2016 Annual General Meeting

 

The 2016 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 15 November 2016 at 11.30 a.m. at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR.

 

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

 

The total number of shares in respect of which proxy appointments were validly made for the meeting is 44,510,024.  A summary of the proxy votes validly received prior to the meeting on each resolution is set out below, and is also available on the Company's website, www.mucklow.com.

 

Resolution

Total proxy votes validly cast

 

Votes for (2)

Votes against

Votes withheld (3)

 

Number

% of issued ordinary share capital (1)

 

 

 

1.  To receive the financial statements and the directors' report, strategic report and auditor's report.

44,510,024

70.3

44,510,024

0

0

2.  To approve the Board Report on Directors' Remuneration (excluding the Directors' Remuneration Policy).

44,487,018

70.3

44,264,188

222,830

23,006

3.  To declare a final dividend of 6.88p.

44,510,024

70.3

44,510,024

0

0

4.  To re-appoint David Ian Wooldridge as a director.

44,501,324

70.3

44,500,239

1,085

8,700

5.  To appoint Ian Charles Cornock as a director.

44,498,324

70.3

44,492,451

5,873

11,700

6.  To appoint Peter James Norman Hartill as a director.

44,494,118

70.3

44,488,245

5,873

15,906

7.  To reappoint KPMG LLP as auditor.

44,504,255

70.3

44,501,939

2,316

5,769

8.  To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration.

44,508,955

70.3

44,502,139

6,816

1,069

9.  To authorise the directors to allot new shares.

44,505,024

70.3

44,484,017

21,007

5,000

10.  To disapply statutory pre-emption rights on the issue of new shares for cash up to an aggregate nominal amount of £791,185.00.

44,491,662

70.3

44,453,861

37,801

18,362

11.  To retain a 14 clear days notice period for general meetings other than AGMs.

44,499,410

70.3

40,906,231

3,593,179

10,614

 

Notes:

(1) The number of ordinary shares in issue at 11.30 a.m. on 13 November 2016 was 63,294,833.

(2) Votes "for" include those votes giving the Chairman discretion.

(3) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.