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Armour Trust PLC (AMR)

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Thursday 20 December, 2001

Armour Trust PLC

AGM Statement

Armour Trust PLC
20 December 2001

                 Armour Trust plc ('Armour' or the 'Company')

                        Annual General Meeting ('AGM')

At today's AGM of the Company the following resolutions were passed :

  * the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 August 2001 were

  * the auditors, BDO Stoy Hayward, were re-appointed;

A resolution to adjourn the AGM was then put to the meeting from the floor in
accordance with the Company's Articles of Association ('Articles'). Following
a poll of the members of the Company the resolution was defeated.

The resolutions with respect to the re-appointment of three of the directors
were then considered by the meeting. In accordance with the Company's
Articles, polls were requested and the results of the polls were as follows :

  * Re-appointment of R A Pinnington :

               IN FAVOUR                                AGAINST
               10,652,501                               10,970,269

Accordingly, R A Pinnington was not re-appointed.

  * Re-appointment of R M Wevill :

               IN FAVOUR                                AGAINST
               10,656,178                               10,978,592

Accordingly, R M Wevill was not re-appointed.

  * Re re-appointment of G L Dexter :

               IN FAVOUR                                AGAINST
               10,851,643                               10,783,127

Accordingly G L Dexter was re-appointed.

As has previously been announced, the remaining Directors, G L Dexter and J L
D Harris (the 'Remaining Directors'), are due to leave the Company at the end
of January 2002. As a consequence of the decisions reached by the shareholders
at the AGM, the Remaining Directors are considering their positions along with
the future structure of the Board and the strategy of the Company. Further
announcements will be made in due course.

Further details:

George Dexter, Armour Trust plc      01892 502700

Rob Collins, Beeson Gregory          020 7488 4040

20 December 2001