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Friday 23 February, 2007

Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Result of Proxy Voting

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
23 February 2007

                          Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
                          2007 Annual General Meeting
                             Result of Proxy Voting

At the Brewin Dolphin Holding PLC Annual General Meeting held on the 23 February
2007 the following resolutions were passed by shareholders on a show of hands.

Shareholders holding an aggregate 203,451,689 shares were eligible to vote at
the meeting. Valid proxies were received by the Company from shareholders prior
to the meeting as follows:

                                                 Proxy votes for Proxy votes     Proxy votes   Total number of
                                                 the resolution  against the     withheld      shares for which
                                                                 resolution                    proxy
                                                                                               validly made
Resolution 1                                         
To receive the Accounts and the Reports of the
Directors and Auditors for the period ended 30
September 2006.                                      141,578,399           5,129         5,706       141,589,234

Resolution 2                                         
To re-elect as a Director Michael John Ross
Williams who retires by rotation.                    141,526,486          20,010        42,738       141,589,234

Resolution 3                                         
To re-elect as a Director Francis Edward Worsley
who retires by rotation.                             141,569,134          11,765         8,335       141,589,234

Resolution 4                                        
To re-elect as a Director William Nicholas Hood.     140,249,896         343,962       995,376       141,589,234

Resolution 5                                         
To elect as a Director David William McCorkell.      141,573,416           8,695         7,123       141,589,234

Resolution 6                                         
To re-appoint Deloitte & Touche LLP as auditors
of the Company at a remuneration to be fixed by
the Directors.                                       141,208,089           2,131       379,014       141,589,234

Resolution 7                                         
To approve the Company's 2006 dividend policy.       141,506,674             260        82,300       141,589,234

Resolution 8                                         
To authorise the Directors to allot shares.          141,122,385          17,885       448,964       141,589,234

Resolution 9                                         
To approve the Directors' Remuneration report
for the financial year ended 30 September 2006.      129,071,543       2,286,078    10,231,613       141,589,234

Resolution 10                                        
To disapply Section 89(1) of the Companies Act
1985 in relation to certain issues and sales of
shares.                                              141,459,024          10,750       119,460       141,589,234

Resolution 11                                        
To amend the Articles of Association.                141,065,033             260       523,941       141,589,234

Resolution 12                                        
To authorise communication with shareholders by
electronic means.                                    141,543,623          12,455        33,156       141,589,234

Resolution 13                                        
To authorise political donations.                    115,178,309      23,745,606     2,665,319       141,589,234

Resolution 14                                        
To authorise the Company to purchase its own
shares.                                              141,539,491          14,900        34,843       141,589,234


 1. Resolutions 9-14 were special business and Resolutions 10 and 11 were passed
    as Special Resolutions.
 2. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been
    included in the 'for' total.
 3. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally
    precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a
    poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was
    given. Voting instructions can be changed at any time prior to a poll being
    demanded and a shareholder, having lodged a proxy, is still entitled to
    attend the Meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their
    shares themselves as they see it.
 4. The 'vote withheld' totals indicate those members who have abstained on a
    particular resolution. 'Vote withheld' is not a vote in law and has not been
    counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'for' and 'against' a

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