Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions which you wish to ask concerning details of the society, please feel free to contact us. However, before you do so, we list below a number of questions which have already been asked, which may give the answer to your query.

1Q Can we buy shares as a group/branch of supporters?
A You can buy shares however you like. A share can be owned by an individual, a family, or a group.
2Q Is it one member, one vote? If so, why should someone buy 100 shares, when they only get the same voting rights as someone who buys one share?
A The Society is a co-operative, and the nature of co-operatives is “one member, one vote”. The most important concept is that it is an entirely democratic group, and nobody has the ability to buy a greater say in decisions of the Society. People are generally buying more than one share, and hopefully they are doing this because they believe strongly in what we’re doing. The more money invested in the Society means that the Society is able to buy mor