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Matalan PLC (MTN)

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Wednesday 05 July, 2006

Matalan PLC

Result of AGM

                                  MATALAN PLC                                  

                                 Result of AGM                                 

                     Annual General Meeting of Matalan PLC                     

                     Meeting Date : 5th July 2006
                     Venue :        Matalan PLC, Head Office,
                                    Gillibrands Road, Skelmersdale, West 
                                    Lancashire WN8 9TB

                     Number of Ordinary Shares
                     in issue at 5th July 2006 : 408,581,386

Number of votes per share : one
Meeting Type :              AGM

Resolution  Resolution         Shares         Shares      Abstentions % votes  
Number      Description        For            Against                 in     
    1.      To receive and     306,932,586    271,907     3,285,647   99.91                                  
            approve the                                                         
    2.      To declare a       310,096,540    63,600      330,000     99.98                                           
            final dividend                                                            
    3.      To re-appoint      285,617,911    24,846,279  25,950      92.00                                       
            John Hargreaves                                                      
            as a Director                                                            
    4.      To re-appoint      309,265,764    16,826      1,207,550   99.99                                    
            Martin Reavley as                                                   
            a Director                                                          
    5.      To re-appoint the  309,603,008    886,382     750         99.71                               
    6.      To authorise the   310,147,121    336,269     6,750       99.89                                 
            Directors to                                                        
            determine the                                                       
    7.      To approve the     282,216,977    6,626,773   21,646,390  97.71                                        
    8.      To renew the       307,155,517    1,805,845   1,528,778   99.42                                       
            Directors' general                                                  
            authority to allot                                                  
    9.      To authorise       297,319,960    11,942,825  1,227,355   96.14                                        
            donations to EU                                                     
            organisations and                                                   
            EU political                                                        
            expenditure -                                                       
            Matalan PLC                                                         
   10.      To authorise       297,368,152    11,892,059  1,229,929   96.15                                        
            donations to EU                                                     
            organisations and                                                   
            EU political                                                        
            expenditure -                                                       
            Matalan Retail                                                      
   11.      To disapply        298,718,483    10,234,044  1,537,613   96.69                                        
            pre-emption rights                                                  
   12.      To renew the       309,264,424    299,436     926,280     99.90                                   
            authority to make                                                   
            market purchases                                                    
            of its own shares                                                   
   13.      To approve changes 308,569,433    43,051      1,877,656   99.99                                    
            to the Company's                                                    
            Memorandum of                                                       
   14.      To approve changes 308,507,183    106,001     1,876,956   99.97                                     
            to the Company's                                                    
            Articles of                                                         

Each of the above resolutions was passed on a poll.

Copies of the relevant resolutions have been submitted to the UK Listing
Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing
Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 5HS

Tel. No. 020 7676 1000