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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 In favour
Votes

%
Against
Votes

​%
Withheld
Votes
1 Annual Report & Accounts 2017 29,638,741 99.99 2,344 0.01 107
2 Directors' Renumeration Report 29,280,853 98.79 358,891 1.21 1,448
3 Directors' Renumeration Policy 23,755,066 80.15 5,884,715 19.85 1,411
4 2017 Final Dividend 29,640,787 100.0 298 0.00 108
5 Election of Simon Pitts 29,637,956 99.99 1,891 0.01 1,346
6 Re-Election of Baroness Ford 29,632,357 99.97 8,057 0.03 778
7 Re-Election of George Watt 29,639,264 99.99 1,712 0.01 217
8 Re-Election of Ian Steele 29,638,734 99.99 1,742 0.01 717
9 Re–Appointment of Auditors      27,247,414 91.93 2,390,828 8.07 2,950
10 Authority to set remuneration of auditors 29,637,840 100.00 826 0.00 2,527
11 Authority to allot shares  29,437,372 99.32 202,363 0.68 1,458
12 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights 26,152,570 88.24 3,487,100 11.76 1,523
13 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights for funding 22,329,428 75.34 7,310,116 24.66 1,648
14 Authority to make market purchases of own shares 27,244,490 91.92 2,396,142 8.08 560
15 Allow general meetings to be held on 14 days notice 29,424,361 99.27 216,496 0.73 336

Resolutions 1-11 together were proposed as ordinary resolutions and Resolutions 12-15 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 26 April 2018 is 39,192,137.
 
Jane E A Tames
Company Secretary
26 April 2018