Voting results at the 2017 Annual General Meeting
All resolutions proposed were duly passed by the majority required, on a poll. Issued Share Capital: 250,000,000

Resolution No Resolution Votes FOR* and % Votes AGAINST and % Total Votes Cast % Issued Share Capital Voted Votes WITHHELD+
1 Annual Report and Accounts 2017 199,789,816 100 1,430 0.00 199,791,246 79.92 783,513
2 Declaration of dividend 200,452,576 100 1,472 0.00 200,454,058 80.18 121,340
3 Remuneration Policy 192,592,197 99.73 514,821 0.27 193,107,018 77.24 7,467,112
4 Remuneration Report 192,562,711 99.32 1,325,490 0.68 193,888,201 77.56 6,685,772
5 Election of M Averill 199,800,043 99.62 764,794 0.38 200,564,837 80.23 7,491
6 Election of K Lever 194,652,767 97.05 5,911,640 2.95 200,564,407 80.23 8,006
7 Election of S Marshall 197,545,146 98.88 2,238,350 1.12 199,783,496 79.91 788,717
8 Election of D Martin 199,800,057 99.62 764,208 0.38 200,564,265 80.23 7,863
9 Election of M Topham 198,586,138 99.01 1,980,429 0.99 200,566,567 80.23 5,990
10 Election of I Wakelin 199,966,625 99.70 605,804 0.30 200,572,429 80.23 2,816
11 Appointment of auditor 199,949,275 99.69 619,645 0.31 200,568,920 80.23 4,809
12 Remuneration of auditor 196,085,625 99.75 495,560 0.25 196,581,185 78.63 3,992,230
13 Allotment of shares 198,336,177 98.89 2,231,917 1.11 200,568,094 80.23 6,436
14 Pre-emption rights – General^ 196,379,799 97.91 4,184,506 2.09 200,564,305 80.23 9,325
15 Pre-emption rights – Specific^ 200,051,326 99.74 512,921 0.26 200,564,247 80.23 9,068
16 Purchase of own shares^ 200,067,019 99.75 501,501 0.25 200,568,520 80.23 5,510
17 Notice of general meetings^ 198,997,287 99.22 1,571,467 0.78 200,568,754 80.23 4,846

* includes discretionary votes
^ special resolution
‘+ a vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes counted ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution