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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.
 
A copy of the resolutions has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism 
 
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 2019 27,674,842 100.00 0 0.00 2,005,914
2 Directors' Renumeration Report 23,216,273 83.89 4,458,010 16.11 2,006,473
3 Resolution withdrawn - - - - -
4 Election of Lindsay Dixon 29,679,461 100.00 1,000 0.00 295
5 Re-Election of Baroness Margaret Ford​ 27,040,440 91.11 2,640,021 8.89 295
6 Re-Election of Simon Pitts 29,680,461 100.00 0 0.00 295
7 Re-Election of Simon Miller 27,662,342 93.20 2,018,119 6.80 295
8 Re-Election of Anne Marie Cannon 27,673,842 93.24  2,006,619 6.76 295
9 Re-Election of Ian Steele 27,673,788 93.24 2,006,673 6.76 295
10 Re-Election of David Bergg 29,680,461 100.00  0 0.00 295
11 Re–Appointment of Auditors      27,504,274 99.38 170,567 0.62 2,005,914
12 Authority to set remuneration of auditors 29,509,893 99.43 170,567 0.57 295​
13 Authority to allot shares  29,398,639 99.05 281,222 0.95 895
14 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights 25,833,303 87.04 3,846,558 12.96 895
15 Authority to make market purchases of own shares 27,674,788 93.24 2,005,673 6.76 0
16 Allow general meetings to be held on 14 days notice 29,524,987 99.48  155,474 0.52 0

Resolutions 1-13 together were proposed as ordinary resolutions and Resolutions 14-16 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 28 May 2020 is 39,192,137.
 
Jane E A Tames
Company Secretary
28 May 2020