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Result of AGM

Released 10:05 04-Jul-2013

RNS Number : 6023I
Home Retail Group Plc
04 July 2013
 

The following amendment has been made to the Home Retail Group plc website address shown in the announcement released on 3 July 2013 at 16.14  under RNS No. 5479I

 

http://www.homeretailgroup.com/investor-centre/agm/

 

All other details remain unchanged.

 

Home Retail Group plc

(the "Company")

 

Results of Annual General Meeting 2013

 

The Board of Home Retail Group plc is pleased to announce that all the resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting today were duly passed.  The results of the poll were as follows:

Votes For

%

Cast

Votes

Against

%

Cast

Votes Withheld

Resolution 1:  To receive the Directors' Report, Auditors' Report for the financial period ended

2 March 2013

622,494,835

99.99

40,080

0.01

10,786,530

Resolution 2:  To approve the directors' remuneration Report contained in the annual report and financial statements of the Company for the financial period ended 2 March 2013

560,339,295

93.61

38,227,567

6.39

34,754,583

Resolution 3: To declare a final dividend of 2.0p per ordinary share for the 52 weeks ended 2 March 2013

633,011,229

100.00

7,677

0.00

302,539

Resolution 4: To re-elect Richard Ashton as a Director of the Company

629,843,166

99.51

3,073,561

0.49

404,718

Resolution 5: To re-elect John Coombe as a Director of the Company

624,532,374

99.31

4,370,581

0.69

4,418,490

Resolution 6: To re-elect Mike Darcey as a Director of the Company

629,855,580

99.52

3,048,637

0.48

417,228

Resolution 7: To re-elect Terry Duddy as a Director of the Company

617,511,669

97.57

15,384,101

2.43

425,675

Resolution 8: To re-elect Ian Durant as a Director of the Company

629,466,060

99.46

3,432,733

0.54

422,652

Resolution 9: To re-elect Cath Keers as a Director of the Company

622,111,147

99.39

3,790,444

0.61

7,419,854

Resolution 10: To elect Jacqueline de Rojas as a Director of the Company

631,648,274

99.80

1,262,965

0.20

410,206

Resolution 11: To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company

625,409,374

99.91

573,209

0.09

7,338,862

Resolution 12: To authorise the directors to fix the auditors' remuneration

632,713,989

99.96

266,409

0.04

341,047

Resolution 13: To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations to EU political organisations/incur EU political expenditure

587,399,774

94.37

35,049,458

5.63

10,872,213

Resolution 14: To authorise the directors to allot unissued shares

453,672,052

71.68

179,272,139

28.32

377,254

Resolution 15: To authorise the directors to disapply pre-emption rights (Special Resolution)

543,341,892

85.85

89,564,728

14.15

414,825

Resolution 16:  To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares  (Special Resolution)                                  

620,348,972

99.84

988,648

0.16

11,983,825

Resolution 17: To authorise the Company to  call general meetings (other than AGMs) on not less than 14 days' notice  (Special Resolution)

572,850,302

92.01

49,712,662

7.99

10,758,481

 

The total number of shares in issue is 813,445,001 ordinary shares of 10 pence each.

 

Votes withheld are not a vote in law, and have not been counted in the calculation of the votes for and against each resolution. 

 

Copies of all resolutions will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do. 

 

The voting results will also shortly be available to view on the Home Retail Group plc website at http://www.homeretailgroup.com/investor-centre/agm/

 

 

Gordon Bentley

Secretary

 

3 July 2013

 


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