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Tuesday 13 July, 2021

British Land Co PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 0947F
British Land Co PLC
13 July 2021
 

The British Land Company PLC

13 July 2021

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The British Land Company PLC (the 'Company') held its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') at 100 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 2RH earlier today. All resolutions were voted on by way of a poll and were passed by shareholders. The results of the poll are set out below.

Resolutions

Votes FOR 1

Votes AGAINST

Total Votes Cast

Votes Withheld 2

No. of Shares

 % of Shares voted

No. of Shares

 % of Shares voted

No. of Shares

 % of Issued Capital

1

To receive the Annual Report and audited financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31 March 2021

621,403,054

99.99

31,522

0.01

621,434,576

67.06

965,198

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 March 2021

612,435,184

98.61

8,657,032

1.39

621,092,216

67.02

1,307,558

3

To declare a final dividend of 6.64p per ordinary share for the year ended 31 March 2021

620,642,225

99.83

1,032,056

0.17

621,674,281

67.08

725,493

4

To re-elect Simon Carter as a Director

621,486,568

99.98

126,684

0.02

621,613,252

67.08

786,965

5

To re-elect Lynn Gladden as a Director

621,454,633

99.97

167,129

0.03

621,621,762

67.08

778,455

6

To elect Irvinder Goodhew as a Director

621,524,763

99.98

96,317

0.02

621,621,080

67.08

779,137

7

To re--elect Alastair Hughes as a Director

621,457,291

99.98

150,477

0.02

621,607,768

67.08

792,449

8

To re-elect Nicholas Macpherson as a Director

621,524,535

99.99

72,648

0.01

621,597,183

67.07

803,034

9

To re--elect Preben Prebensen as a Director

621,458,520

99.97

159,972

0.03

621,618,492

67.08

781,725

10

To re--elect Tim Score as a Director

620,871,116

99.88

736,986

0.12

621,608,102

67.08

792,115

11

To re-elect Laura Wade-Gery as a Director

613,799,960

98.74

7,817,263

1.26

621,617,223

67.08

782,994

12

To elect Loraine Woodhouse as a Director

621,508,730

99.98

103,888

0.02

621,612,618

67.08

787,599

13

To re--appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor of the Company

619,590,349

99.67

2,050,447

0.33

621,640,796

67.08

759,421

14

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

620,854,080

99.87

799,358

0.13

621,653,438

67.08

746,779

15

To authorise the Company to make political donations and political expenditure of not more than £20,000 in total

615,499,951

99.01

6,141,009

0.99

621,640,960

67.08

759,257

16

To authorise the Directors to allot shares, up to a limited amount

550,151,944

88.50

71,489,271

11.50

621,641,215

67.08

759,001

17

To empower the Directors to allot shares for cash, without making a pre--emptive offer to shareholders, up to the specified amount

619,335,614

99.94

361,445

0.06

619,697,059

66.87

2,703,158

18

To empower the Directors to allot additional shares for cash, without making a pre-emptive offer to shareholders, up to the specified amount for use in connection with an acquisition or capital investment

607,137,948

97.97

12,565,633

2.03

619,703,581

66.87

2,696,636

19

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares, up to the specified limit3

619,136,843

99.68

1,990,302

0.32

621,127,145

67.02

1,273,072

20

To authorise the calling of general meetings (other than an annual general meeting) on not less than 14 clear days' notice3

524,556,746

84.38

97,113,639

15.62

621,670,385

67.08

729,832

1 Includes discretionary votes.

2 A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

3 Special Resolution (75% majority required).

 

The total voting rights of the Company as at 6.30pm on 9 July 2021 (the time by which shareholders wanting to attend, speak and vote at the AGM were required to be entered on the register) was 926,732,278 ordinary shares of 25 pence each (excluding treasury shares).

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the resolutions passed at the AGM, other than resolutions constituting ordinary business, will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .  A copy of the poll results for the AGM will also shortly be available on the British Land website (www.britishland.com/investors).

 

Enquiries:

Company   Secretariat

British   Land    

York House, 45 Seymour Street, London W1H 7LX

 

020   7486   4466

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