This excerpt taken from the BCS 6-K filed Dec 7, 2007.
CONSENT TO SHORT NOTICE
Barclays Bank PLC
We, the undersigned, being a majority in number of the members having a right to attend and vote at the general meeting of the Company convened by the attached notice and together holding not less than 95 per cent. in nominal value of the shares giving the right to attend and vote at the meeting, agree to the convening of the meeting for the date stated in the notice for the purposes set forth in the notice and to the proposing of the resolution specified in the notice as a special resolution notwithstanding that the meeting is called by shorter notice than that specified in the Companies Act 2006 and the articles of association of the Company.
Dated: 3 December 2007
Company Number: 1026167