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Presidential Commission into ICE Governance Consultation on Interim Report dated August 2019

Submitted by John McFadzean MBE BSc FICE CEng

This submission has been prepared in response to the Commission’s request for feedback on the 
findings detailed in the Interim Report of August 2019.

My response deals primarily with Article 5 of the Full Report -  ICE’s top- level governance 

The Ballot - now there's a funny thing!

The "70% Majority"?

Some have questioned the fact that 120+ were able to call an SGM compared to the "thousands who voted in the ballot"


The ICE made much of achieving the required two thirds majority for the Governance changes, albeit on a turnout of less than 9%; ie 3954 of the 44,437 eligible voters!

It got the required two thirds majority by just 163 votes.  70.8% of those who voted.  But what caused 29.2% to vote against?!

Consider this: