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Tuesday 10 May, 2011

National Express

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3043G
National Express Group PLC
10 May 2011
 

 

 

NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC ("the Company")

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - VOTING RESULTS

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 10 May 2011 all of the resolutions proposed in the Notice of Meeting were passed by shareholders by means of a poll vote.  The votes cast were as follows:

 


Resolution

For/Discretionary

Against

Withheld

Total

1.

To receive the reports of the Directors and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2010.

 

436,831,038

 

245,201

 

168,993

 

437,076,239

2.

To approve the Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2010.

 

430,237,085

 

5,140,644

 

1,872,988

 

435,377,729

3.

To declare a final dividend of 6 pence per ordinary share.

436,895,475

100,642

114,518

436,996,117

4.

To re-elect Roger Devlin as a director.

428,189,733

7,514,581

1,543,295

435,704,314

5.

To re-elect Jez Maiden as a  

Director.

431,642,822

4,157,355

1,449,941

435,800,177

6.

To re-appoint Ernst & Young as Auditors of the Company.

427,094,809

8,590,877

1,561,799

435,685,686

7.

To authorise the Directors to fix the Auditors' remuneration.

430,622,815

5,585,273

1,041,497

436,208,088

8.

To confer on the Directors a general authority to allot shares.

433,629,950

1,874,635

1,745,970

435,504,585

9.*

To disapply statutory pre-emption rights relating to ordinary shares allotted under the authority granted by resolution 8.

430,769,551

5,938,918

540,818

436,708,469

10.*

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares.

435,611,186

676,908

961,377

436,288,094

11.

To authorise political donations under the Companies Act 2006.

433,361,263

3,303,726

585,066

436,664,989

12.*

To renew authority to hold general meetings other than AGMs on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

430,169,552

6,761,680

319,323

436,931,232

 

*     Special Resolution

 

As announced earlier today, Elliott Advisors (UK) Ltd withdrew its request for three additional resolutions to be put before the Annual General Meeting and accordingly these resolutions were not put to the vote.

 

The number of shares in issue at the date of this announcement was 510,057,338 (excluding treasury shares).

 

In accordance with the UK Listing Authority, copies of resolutions 9, 10 and 12 will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

Tony McDonald

Company Secretary

Telephone 0207 805 3807

 

10 May 2011

 


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