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Monday 06 December, 2021

Bellway PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 7230U
Bellway PLC
06 December 2021
 

BELLWAY p.l.c. (the 'Company')

Results of Annual General Meeting ('AGM')

06 December 2021

 

The Company is pleased to announce that at the AGM held earlier today, shareholders passed each of the ordinary and special resolutions by the requisite majorities on a poll.  The full text of each resolution is contained in the Notice of AGM, which is available on the Company's website,  www.bellwayplc.co.uk

 

The total number of votes cast for each resolution is set out in the table below. Resolutions 1 to 13 (inclusive) are ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14 to 17 (inclusive) are special resolutions.  

 

Resolution

Total proxy votes cast

Proxy cards received

In favour *

Against

Withheld

Votes

Votes

 %

Shares

1. To receive and adopt the Accounts, the Directors' Report and the Auditor's Report thereon, and the auditable part of the Remuneration Report.

91,687,101

422

91,682,575

99.99

4,526

0.01

874,880

2. To approve the Remuneration Report except for the Directors' Remuneration Policy.

92,546,271

422

91,041,126

98.37

1,505,145

1.63

15,710

3. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy.

92,355,771

422

89,540,335

96.95

2,815,436

3.05

206,210

4. To declare a final dividend.

92,552,057

422

92,424,480

99.86

127,577

0.14

9,924

5. To re-elect Mr P N Hampden Smith as a director of the Company.

91,788,055

422

91,023,776

99.17

764,279

0.83

773,926

6. To re-elect Mr J M Honeyman as a director of the Company.

92,547,947

422

92,277,727

99.71

270,220

0.29

14,034

7. To re-elect Mr K D Adey as a director of the Company.

92,547,947

422

91,846,026

99.24

701,921

0.76

14,034

8. To re-elect Mrs D N Jagger as a director of the Company.

92,547,747

422

92,239,158

99.67

308,589

0.33

14,234

9. To re-elect Ms J Caseberry as a director of the Company.

92,547,747

422

91,357,049

98.71

1,190,698

1.29

14,234

10. To re-elect Mr I McHoul as a director of the Company.

92,548,733

422

83,703,156

90.44

8,845,577

9.56

13,248

11. To appoint Ernst & Young LLP as the auditor of the Company.

92,551,809

422

91,547,094

98.91

1,004,715

1.09

10,172

12. To authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditor's remuneration.

92,550,061

422

92,517,432

99.96

32,629

0.04

11,920

13. To authorise the directors to allot shares.

92,558,923

422

89,883,088

97.11

2,675,835

2.89

3,058

14. To exclude the application of pre-emption rights to the allotment of equity securities.

91,541,102

422

89,182,888

97.42

2,358,214

2.58

1,020,879

15. Subject to the approval of Resolution 13 to further exclude the application of pre-emption rights to the allotment of equity securities.

91,520,293

422

87,257,162

95.34

4,263,131

4.66

1,041,688

16. To authorise market purchases of the Company's own ordinary shares.

92,377,514

422

91,290,387

98.82

1,087,127

1.18

184,467

17.  To allow the Company to hold general meetings (other than AGMs) at 14 days' notice.

92,551,932

422

90,384,110

97.66

2,167,822

2.34

10,049

 

The percentage of votes cast exclude Withheld votes. *Votes in favour include votes at Chairman's discretion.

The total number of votes cast: 92,558,923 .

Number of shares in issue and therefore the total number of voting rights: 123,401,351 .

Number of shareholders at meeting date: 2,650.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the resolutions (other than those resolutions comprising ordinary business) passed by the Company at its AGM have been uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

 

Simon Scougall

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Bellway p.l.c.

Tel: 0191 217 0717

 

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