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Friday 05 February, 2021

Countryside Props

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 2089O
Countryside Properties PLC
05 February 2021
 

5 February 2021

COUNTRYSIDE PROPERTIES PLC (THE "COMPANY")

RESULTS OF 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

At the Company's fifth Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held earlier today all resolutions put to the meeting were voted on by way of a poll and were passed by the shareholders.

 

The results of the poll vote for each resolution are as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes For

Votes Against

Total Votes Cast (excluding votes withheld)

Votes Withheld



No of Shares

% of shares voted

No. of Shares

% of shares voted

No. of Shares

% of issued share capital

No. of Shares

1.

To receive and adopt the Company's audited Annual Report for the year ended 30 September 2020 and the reports of the Directors and Auditor thereon.

490,392,785

99.11

4,400,301

0.89

494,793,086

94.31

383,881

2.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors' Remuneration Policy) for the year ended 30 September 2020.

444,700,732

90.38

47,314,212

9.62

492,014,944

93.78

3,162,023

3.

To re-elect David Howell as a Director.

356,335,419

89.81

40,447,318

10.19

396,782,737

75.63

98,394,230

4.

To re-elect Iain McPherson as a Director

489,245,349

98.80

5,931,201

1.20

495,176,550

94.39

417

5.

To re-elect Mike Scott as a Director.

479,163,159

96.77

16,013,091

3.23

495,176,250

94.39

717

6.

To re-elect Douglas Hurt as a Director.

350,140,129

77.84

99,706,147

22.16

449,846,276

85.75

46,069,591

7,

To re-elect Amanda Burton as a Director

415,353,919

92.48

33,753,457

7.52

449,107,376

85.61

46,069,591

8.

To re-elect Baroness Sally Morgan as a Director.

415,357,273

92.49

33,750,103

7.51

449,107,376

85.61

46,069,591

9.

To re-elect Simon Townsend as a Director.

414,556,328

92.31

34,551,048

7.69

449,107,376

85.61

46,069,591

10.

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditor of the Company.

493,632,859

99.69

1,544,108

0.31

495,176,967

94.39

0

11.

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the Auditor's remuneration.

493,485,649

99.66

1,689,035

0.34

495,174,684

94.39

2,283

12.

To authorise the Board to allot or sell shares and grant subscription/ conversion rights over shares.

474,360,589

95.80

20,815,943

4.20

495,176,532

94.39

417

13.

To authorise the Board to allot or sell shares without complying with pre-emption rights.

428,757,197

86.59

66,419,335

13.41

495,176,532

94.39

417

14.

To authorise the Company to make market purchases.

488,534,616

98.68

6,519,922

1.32

495,054,538

94.36

122,429

15.

To authorise the Company to make political donations and incur political expenditure.

481,232,678

97.19

13,914,761

2.81

495,147,439

94.38

29,528

16.

To allow the Company to hold general meetings, other than an annual general meeting, on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

479,131,728

96.76

16,045,239

3.24

495,176,967

94.39

0

 

 

A 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is, therefore, not included in the calculation of votes 'for' and 'against' a resolution.  The 'for' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.

 

The total number of voting rights as at voting record date were 524,626,870 shares of £0.01 each.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions passed as special business will shortly be available for inspection on the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

 

A copy of the voting results shown above are also available on the Company's website at www.investors.countrysideproperties.com .

 

Resolution 6 (Re-election of Douglas Hurt)

Resolution 6 was passed, with a majority 77.84% shareholder support for the re-election of Douglas Hurt as a Director of the Company. The Board notes the result of this resolution. We engaged widely with shareholders during the year and will continue to do so. We will publish an update on this engagement, in accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, within six months of the 2021 AGM.

 

For further information please contact:  

 

Countryside Properties PLC - +44 (0) 1277 260 000 

Iain McPherson - Group Chief Executive

Mike Scott - Group Chief Financial Officer

Victoria Prior - Managing Director, Corporate Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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