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 |
|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|
|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
28 May 2020