2013 Annual General Meeting

The 2013 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 12 November 2013 at 11:30am at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR. 


Results of AGM

Following the Annual General Meeting of the Company, the Board is pleased to announce that all the resolutions proposed at the meeting were passed on a show of hands. 

A summary of the proxy votes validly received prior to the meeting on each resolution is set out below.

NoResolutionIn FavourDiscretionAgainstWithheld
1To receive the accounts and directors' and auditor's report43,985,99134,38887,4380
2To approve the directors' remuneration report43,937,03234,38810,820125,577
3To declare a final dividend44,073,42934,38800
4To re-appoint David Wooldridge as a director44,062,74142,0443,0320
5To re-appoint Paul Ludlow as a director44,044,15242,04413,9657,656
6To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor43,960,21042,04487,52218,041
7To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration44,059,64142,0441,6324,500
8To authorise the directors to allot new shares44,029,24550,04412,88815,640
9To disapply statutory pre-emption rights 44,013,19342,04437,84014,740
10To retain a 14 day notice period for general meetings other than AGMs43,655,61942,044404,2545,900