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Result of AGM

Released 16:42 06-Feb-2013
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Grainger PLC
06 February 2013
 



Company Announcements Office

The London Stock Exchange

Old Broad Street

London

EC2N 1JP

 

6 February 2013

 

ISIN Number:   GB00B04V1276

 

 

 

Grainger plc  ("Grainger"/ the "Company")

Result of AGM

 

At the one hundredth Annual General Meeting of Grainger plc held on Wednesday 6 February 2013, all resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting dated 18 December 2012 were passed by Shareholders on a show of hands.  Proxies were received by the Company from Shareholders in advance of the Annual General Meeting as follows:

 

Resolutions

 



Votes For

Votes against

Total votes

Votes withheld







1

To approve and adopt the directors' report and the audited financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2012

275,104,559

8,971,082

284,075,641

0

2

To approve the remuneration committee report for the year ended 30 September 2012

257,717,424

24,886,079

282,603,503

1,472,138

3

To declare a dividend

284,073,766

1,875

284,075,641

0

4

To re-elect Simon Davies

283,776,298

291,051

284,067,349

8,292

5

To re-elect Robin Broadhurst

277,019,108

572,071

277,591,179

6,484,462

6

To re-elect Andrew Cunningham

275,285,324

967,398

276,252,722

7,822,919

7

To re-elect Peter Couch

275,229,358

1,020,364

276,249,722

7,825,919

8

To re-elect Mark Greenwood

275,285,243

967,479

276,252,722

7,822,919

9

To re-elect Nick Jopling

275,285,243

967,479

276,252,722

7,822,919

10

To re-elect John Barnsley

252,774,388

23,452,524

276,226,912

7,848,729

11

To re-elect Margaret Ford

272,847,032

11,177,031

284,024,063

51,578

12

To re-elect Belinda Richards

272,736,194

11,290,628

284,026,822

48,819

13

To re-elect Tony Wray

274,174,612

9,879,228

284,053,840

21,801

14

To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company

245,217,077

38,858,564

284,075,641

0

15

To authorise the directors to fix the remuneration of auditors.

247,161,009

36,914,632

284,075,641

0

16

To authorise the directors to allot shares for the purpose of s551 of the Companies Act 2006

260,961,939

16,345,668

277,307,607

6,768,034

17

To disapply statutory pre-emption rights in relation to the allotment of shares*

276,202,307

50,806

276,253,113

7,822,528

18

To authorise the company to make market purchases of its own shares*

284,057,861

17,780

284,075,641

0

19

To reduce the notice period for general meetings to 14 days*

251,087,263

32,961,360

284,048,623

27,018

20

To authorise political donations up to £50,000 in aggregate

276,406,704

7,650,320

284,057,024

18,617

 

 Notes for the Disclosure

 

As at the date of the meeting there were 414,874,906 ordinary shares of 5p each in issue.  (Excluding treasury shares).

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions other than those concerning ordinary business passed at the Annual General Meeting have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and can be viewed at hhtp://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

 

*Special resolutions

 

For further information:

 

 Grainger plc

Financial Dynamics



Andrew Cunningham / Mark Greenwood / Kurt Mueller

Stephanie Highett / Dido Laurimore / Will Henderson



Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7795 4700

Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7831 3113

Tel: + 44 (0) 191 261 1819


 

For and on behalf of

Grainger plc

 

 

 

 

M P Windle

Company Secretary


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