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Severn Trent PLC - Severn Trent Plc Result of AGM

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Severn Trent PLC
15 July 2020
 

 

LEI: 213800RPBXRETY4A4C59

Severn Trent Plc

(the "Company")

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 15 July 2020

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Severn Trent Plc held on 15 July 2020, all the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were approved by the shareholders which were voted by way of a poll. The total number of votes received for each resolution is set out below.

 

The Directors are pleased to announce that the shareholders of Severn Trent Plc passed all the resolutions that were proposed at this year's Annual General Meeting.

 

Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17 to 20 were passed as special resolutions.

 

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.1 and 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at the Meeting, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, located at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

In total, 73% of the issued share capital, excluding shares held in treasury, was voted and the percentages shown below are rounded to two decimal places.

 

 

 

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RESOLUTION

VOTES FOR

% OF VOTES CAST

VOTES AGAINST

% OF VOTES CAST

VOTES CAST IN TOTAL

TOTAL VOTES CAST AS A % OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL

VOTES WITHHELD

1

Receive the Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020

174,850,037

99.97

50,324

0.03

174,900,361

73.26%

647,526

2

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

173,538,547

99.27

1,267,563

0.73

174,806,110

73.22%

741,886

3

Declare a final ordinary dividend in respect of the year ended 31 March 2020

175,321,383

99.88

207,782

0.12

175,529,165

73.52%

18,832

4

Reappoint Kevin Beeston

175,309,074

99.92

148,885

0.08

175,457,959

73.49%

89,929

5

Reappoint James Bowling

175,320,085

99.92

146,881

0.08

175,466,966

73.50%

80,922

6

Reappoint John Coghlan

175,370,061

99.95

88,424

0.05

175,458,485

73.49%

89,403

7

Reappoint Olivia Garfield

175,390,928

99.96

72,364

0.04

175,463,292

73.50%

84,596

8

Appoint Christine Hodgson

175,382,562

99.96

76,600

0.04

175,459,162

73.49%

88,726

9

Appoint Sharmila Nebhrajani

175,351,501

99.94

105,318

0.06

175,456,819

73.49%

91,069

10

Reappoint Dominique Reiniche

175,206,076

99.86

249,451

0.14

175,455,527

73.49%

92,361

11

Reappoint Philip Remnant

174,675,615

99.56

779,682

0.44

175,455,297

73.49%

92,591

12

Reappoint Angela Strank

163,686,478

93.58

11,234,004

6.42

174,920,482

73.27%

627,406

13

Reappoint Deloitte LLP as Auditor of the Company

170,142,514

96.95

5,351,768

3.05

175,494,282

73.51%

53,605

14

Authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the Auditor

175,282,702

99.88

214,378

0.12

175,497,080

73.51%

50,917

15

Authorise the Company and all companies which are subsidiaries of the Company to make political donations not exceeding £50,000 in total

160,735,549

98.09

3,122,285

1.91

163,857,834

68.63%

11,690,163

16

Renew the Company's authority to allot shares

162,893,282

92.82

12,597,718

7.18

175,491,000

73.51%

56,997

17

Disapply pre-emption rights on up to five per cent of the issued share capital

175,150,023

99.84

277,547

0.16

175,427,570

73.48%

120,318

18

Disapply pre-emption rights on up to an additional five per cent of the issued share capital in connection with an acquisition or specified capital investment

174,577,956

99.52

848,255

0.48

175,426,211

73.48%

121,676

19

Authorise the Company to make market purchases of its Ordinary Shares

171,520,109

97.78

3,899,502

2.22

175,419,611

73.48%

128,385

20

Authorise general meetings of the Company, other than Annual General Meetings, to be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

167,218,047

95.27

8,293,250

4.73

175,511,297

73.52%

36,684

 

 

 

Notes

1.  Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chair have been included in the "for" total.

 

2.  A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "for" and "against" a resolution.

 

3.  Issued ordinary share capital (excluding shares held in treasury) at 13 July 2020: 238,739,638 shares.


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