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Result of AGM

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The Company announces that all resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting held at 11am today were duly passed on a show of hands.

A copy of the resolutions have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM 

Details of proxy voting instructions, lodged prior to the Meeting, are set out below:-
 
Resolution For % Against % Withheld
1 Annual Report & Accounts 2016 30,634,347 99.70 92,520 0.30 198
2 Directors' Renumeration Report 30,517,889 99.33 207,052 ​0.67 2,124
3 2016 Final Dividend 30,726,811 100.00 191 0 63
4 Election of Simon Miller 30,724,456 99.99 2,063 0.01 546
5 Re-Election of Rob Woodward 30,741,388 99.99 ​1,770 0.01 0
6 Re-Election of Christian Woolfenden 26,341,295 99.12 233,097 0.88 4,152,673
7 Re-Election of Anne Marie Cannon 30,586,827 99.54 140,238 0.46 0
8 Re–Appointment of Auditors      27,410,621 96.71 932,990 3.29 2,383,454
9 Authority to set remuneration of auditors 27,580,340 89.76 3,145,814 10.24 911
10 Authority to allot shares  30,521,990 99.34 203,584 0.66 1,491
11 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights 28,039,474 91.27 2,681,029 8.73 6,562
12 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights for funding 28,026,552 91.23 2,694,311 8.77 6,202
13 Authority to make market purchases of own shares 30,706,042 99.95 16,819 0.05 4,204
14 Allow general meetings to be held on 14 days notice 30,473,924 99.19 250,228 0.81 2,913

Resolutions 1-10 together were proposed as ordinary resolutions and Resolutions 11-14 were proposed as special resolutions.     

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of proportion of votes “For” or “Against” a resolution.
       
The total number of ordinary shares of 50p in issue as at 25 April 2017 is 39,548,231.
 
DIRECTORATE CHANGES

Mr David Shearer retired as a director and as the Senior Independent Director of the Company and resigned his memberships of all Board Committees at the conclusion of the AGM held today. 

Simon Miller took over the role of Senior Independent Director of the Company and Ian Steele was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from the conclusion of the AGM.
 
Jane E A Tames
Company Secretary
25 April 2017