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Premier Farnell PLC (PFL)

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Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Premier Farnell PLC

Result of AGM



Premier Farnell plc

Annual General Meeting of the Company

At the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today (12 June 2012), all of
the resolutions proposed were passed on a poll set out below. 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, full details of the resolutions passed
as special business will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and
will shortly be available for inspection at


The following table shows the votes cast on each resolution:

                                 VOTES      %      VOTES     %       VOTES   % of      VOTES
                                   FOR           AGAINST             TOTAL   ISC* WITHHELD**
Receive the  Directors'                                                                     
Report, Accounts and       306,972,185 100.00      2,433  0.00 306,974,618 82.94%      1,681
Auditors' Report                                                                            
Approval of the Directors' 207,290,117  67.86 98,189,880 32.14 305,479,997 82.53%  1,494,302
Remuneration Report                                                                         
Declare final dividend     306,978,926 100.00          0  0.00 306,978,926 82.94%        431
Elect Val Gooding as a     306,425,158  99.83    529,983  0.17 306,955,141 82.93%     24,216
Elect Nicholas Cadbury     306,288,620  99.78    664,499  0.22 306,953,119 82.93%     26,238
as a Director                                                                               
Re-elect Laurence Bain     306,276,537  99.78    663,248  0.22 306,939,785 82.93%     39,572
as a Director                                                                               
Re-elect Andrew Dougal     291,123,988  94.84 15,830,743  5.16 306,954,731 82.93%     24,626
as a Director                                                                               
Re-elect Dennis Millard    288,335,701  93.93 18,619,128  6.07 306,954,829 82.93%     24,528
as a Director                                                                               
Re-elect Paul Withers as   291,111,921  94.84 15,840,885  5.16 306,952,806 82.93%     26,551
a Director                                                                                  
Re-elect Thomas Reddin     289,866,312  94.43 17,085,461  5.57 306,951,773 82.93%     24,526
as a Director                                                                               
PricewaterhouseCoopers     289,311,061  99.39  1,790,048  0.61 291,101,109 78.65% 15,875,190
LLP as Auditors                                                                             
Fix remuneration of                                                                         
PricewaterhouseCoopers     291,663,712  99.46  1,585,855  0.54 293,249,567 79.23% 13,729,790
 LLP as Auditors                                                                            
Authority to allot shares  306,772,104  99.94    180,400  0.06 306,952,504 82.93%     26,853
Donations to EU political  302,158,325  98.50  4,615,774  1.50 306,774,099 82.88%    203,558
Dis-apply pre-emption      306,854,731  99.98     54,361  0.02 306,909,092 82.92%     60,765
Buy-back of ordinary       306,916,068  99.98     53,104  0.02 306,969,172 82.94%     10,185
Buy-back of preference     306,878,130  99.97     91,209  0.03 306,969,339 82.94%     10,018
Notice of general          297,374,214  96.87  9,595,697  3.13 306,969,911 82.94%      9,446


*ISC = Issued Share Capital

**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' the resolution.


The total number of ordinary shares of £0.05 each eligible to be voted at the
Annual General Meeting was 370,125,052. The scrutineers of the poll were
Computershare Investor Services PLC.



Steven Webb - Company Secretary

Premier Farnell plc

12 June 2012

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