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Result of AGM

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The Company announces that all resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting, which took place virtually and as a closed meeting at 11am today, were duly passed on proxy votes lodged.

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:-
 
  AGM Voting In Favour Votes % Against Votes % Withheld Votes
1 Annual Report & Accounts 2020 32,881,631 100.00 229 0.00 607,802
2 Directors' Remuneration Report 32,843,803 98.08 641,796 1.92 4,063
3 Directors' Remuneration Policy 25,095,568 74.94 8,390,031 25.06 4,063
4 2020 Final Dividend 33,489,135 100.00 0 0.00 527
5 Election of Paul Reynolds 33,484,563 100.00 283 0.00 4,816
6 Election of Aki Mandhar 33,484,509 100.00 337 0.00 4,816
7 Re-Election of Simon Pitts 33,484,846 100.00 0 0.00 4,816
8 Re-Election of Lindsay Dixon 33,483,836 100.00 1010 0.00 4,816
9 Re-Election of Simon Miller 33,484,563 100.00 283 0.00 4,816
10 Re-Election of Anne Marie Cannon 32,936,618 98.36 548,228 1.64 4,816
11 Re-Election of Ian Steele 33,284,863 99.40 199,983 0.60 4,816
12 Re-Election of David Bergg 33,284,809 99.40 200,037 0.60 4,816
13 Re-Appointment of Auditors 32,877,191 98.18 609,170 1.82 3,301
14 Authority to set remuneration of auditors 33,484,892 100.00 0 0.00 4,770
15 Authority to allot shares 33,392,703 99.72 93,704 0.28 3,255
16 Disapply statutory pre-emption rights 27,125,695 81.01 6,360,437 18.99 3,530
17 Authority to make market purchases of own shares 32,658,043 97.52 831,092 2.48 527
18 Allow general meetings to be held on 14 days notice 33,430,012 99.82 59,352 0.18 298

Resolutions 1-15 together were proposed as ordinary resolutions and Resolutions 16-18 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 29 April 2021 is 46,722,499.
 
 Jane E A Tames
Company Secretary
29 April 2021