Voting

Voting results at the 2018 Annual General Meeting
All resolutions proposed were duly passed by the majority required, on a poll.

Resolution No Resolution Votes FOR* and % Votes AGAINST and % Total Votes Cast Votes WITHHELD+
1 Annual Report and Accounts 2018 165,999,585 100 1,941 0.00 166,001,526 161,518
2 Declaration of dividend 166,128,404 100 1,056 0.00 166,129,460 33,448
3 Remuneration Report 164,286,843 99.91 143,951 0.09 164,430,794 1,732,103
4 Election of C Chesney 166,122,929 100 3,684 0.00 166,126,613 36,286
5 Re-Election of M Averill 165,601,168 99.68 525,257 0.32 166,126,425 36,474
6 Re-Election of K Lever 139,973,203 84.26 26,153,655 15.74 166,126,858 36,040
7 Re-Election of D Martin 197,545,146 98.88 2,238,350 1.12 199,783,496 788,717
8 Re-Election of M Topham 163,784,567 98.59 2,342,262 1.41 166,126,829 36,070
9 Re-Election of I Wakelin 165,424,639 99.58 702,508 0.42 166,127,147 35,897
10 Appointment of Auditor 166,012,391 99.93 112,883 0.07 166,125,274 37,480
11 Remuneration of Auditor 166,123,338 100.00 1,833 0.00 166,125,171 37,583
12 Allotment of shares 163,086,493 98.17 3,041,844 1.83 166,128,337 34,707
13 Pre-emption rights – General^ 166,012,052 99.93 114,084 0.07 166,126,136 36,763
14 Pre-emption rights – Specific^ 164,298,060 98.90 1,826,980 1.10 166,125,040 37,858
15 Purchase of own shares^ 164,296,316 98.90 1,830,934 1.10 166,127,250 35,648
16 Notice of general meetings^ 164,252,564 98.87 1,872,926 1.13 166,125,490 37,409

Notes:
* 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