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Just Group plc (JUST)

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Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Just Group plc

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 2547Y
Just Group PLC
11 May 2021
 

11 May 2021

 

JUST Group plc

(the "Company")

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 11 MAY 2021

The Company announces that at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held earlier today, all resolutions proposed were duly passed and details of the results of the poll are set out below:

Resolutions

For

Against

Total votes cast

Total votes cast as a % OF issued share capiTal (exc. VOTES WITHELD)

No. of votes Withheld

Ordinary Resolutions:

No. of votes

% of votes

No. of votes

% of votes

1. 

To receive the audited accounts together with the Strategic Report, Directors' Report and Auditor's Report for the financial year ended 31 December 2020

865,802,652

100.00

33,350

0.00

865,836,002

83.40

14,092,966

2. 

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2020

812,058,742

93.52

56,285,857

6.48

868,344,599

83.64

11,584,369

3. 

To  elect John Hastings-Bass as a Director of the Company

862,390,174

99.31

5,952,936

0.69

868,343,110

83.64

11,585,858

4. 

To elect Kalpana Shah as a Director of the Company

879,830,786

100.00

32,451

0.00

879,863,237

84.75

65,731

5. 

To re-elect Paul Bishop as a Director of the Company

872,779,803

99.19

7,147,678

0.81

879,927,481

84.76

1,487

6. 

To re-elect Ian Cormack as a Director of the Company

795,982,257

90.46

83,945,224

9.54

879,927,481

84.76

1,487

7. 

To re-elect Michelle Cracknell as a Director of the Company

878,679,159

99.86

1,249,807

0.14

879,928,966

84.76

2

8. 

To re-elect Steve Melcher as a Director of the Company

877,588,740

99.73

2,338,741

0.27

879,927,481

84.76

1,487

9. 

To re-elect Keith Nicholson as a Director of the Company

872,779,152

99.19

7,148,329

0.81

879,927,481

84.76

1,487

10.

To re-elect Andy Parsons as a Director of the Company

876,381,985

99.60

3,546,983

0.40

879,928,968

84.76

0

11.

To re-elect David Richardson as a Director of the Company

878,851,874

99.88

1,075,607

0.12

879,927,481

84.76

1,487

12.

To re-elect Clare Spottiswoode as a Director of the Company

878,792,294

99.87

1,136,674

0.13

879,928,968

84.76

0

13.

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's Auditor

868,303,085

98.68

11,623,883

1.32

879,926,968

84.76

2,000

14.

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the Company's Auditor

878,979,364

99.89

946,117

0.11

879,925,481

84.76

3,487

15.

To authorise the Company to make political donations

853,818,342

97.04

26,029,869

2.96

879,848,211

84.75

80,757

16.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares

851,575,522

96.78

28,351,446

3.22

879,926,968

84.76

2,000

Special ResolutionS:








17.

To disapply statutory pre-emption rights on up to 5% of the issued share capital of the Company

878,323,732

99.82%

1,596,515

0.18

879,920,247

84.76

8,721

18.

To disapply statutory pre-emption rights on an additional 5% of the issued share capital of the Company

845,093,068

96.04%

34,823,898

3.96

879,916,966

84.76

12,002

19.

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares

867,332,896

98.67%

11,684,631

1.33

879,017,527

84.67

911,441

20.

To authorise the Directors to convene a general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice

847,299,546

96.29%

32,626,877

3.71

879,926,423

84.76

2,545


Full details of the resolutions passed, together with explanatory notes, are set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 6 April 2021, which is available at
https://www.justgroupplc.co.uk/investors/shareholder-information/agm .   

Notes:

1)  The votes "For" and "Against" are expressed in percentage of the votes cast.

 

2)  Votes "For" include discretionary votes.

 

3)  A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

4)  The total number of shares in issue on 7 May 2021 was 1,038,161,858 ordinary shares of 10 pence each, which was the total number of shares entitling the holders to attend and vote for or against all the resolutions at the AGM. In accordance with the Company's Articles of Association, on a poll every member present in person or by proxy has one vote for every share held.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all resolutions, other than those concerning ordinary business passed at the AGM, will shortly be available to view on the FCA's National Storage Mechanism, at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

Enquiries

 

General

Simon Watson, Group Company Secretary

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7444 8400

 

Investors / Analysts

Alistair Smith, Head of Investor Relations

Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 232 792

[email protected]

 

Paul Kelly, Investor Relations Manager

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7444 8127

[email protected]

 

 

 

 

Media

Stephen Lowe, Group Communications Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 827 301

[email protected]

 

Temple Bar Advisory

Alex Child-Villiers

William Barker

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7183 1190

 

A copy of this announcement will be available on the Group's website www.justgroupplc.co.uk.

 

JUST GROUP PLC

Enterprise House

Bancroft Road

Reigate

RH2 7RP

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