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Thursday 24 April, 2014

Reed Elsevier PLC

AGM Statement

RNS Number : 4653F
Reed Elsevier PLC
24 April 2014
 



 

 

 

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF REED ELSEVIER PLC

 

Results of Annual General Meeting 2014

 

 

The Annual General Meeting of Reed Elsevier PLC was held on Thursday 24 April.

 

The table below shows the results of the poll on all 20 resolutions. Each shareholder present in person, or by proxy, was entitled to one vote per share held.

 


RESOLUTION

FOR

%

AGAINST

%

WITHHELD

1.    

Receipt of financial statements

876,833,886

96.70

29,956,142

3.30

8,220,120

2.    

Approval of Remuneration Report

810,363,386

89.06

99,538,952

10.94

5,107,375

3.    

Approval of Remuneration Policy

834,792,974

93.83

54,920,711

6.17

25,296,745

4.    

Declaration of final dividend

912,938,120

100.00

2,245

0.00

2,069,783

5.    

Re-appointment of auditors

869,102,065

97.36

23,522,742

2.64

22,385,724

6.    

Auditors' remuneration

876,051,484

97.47

22,698,652

2.53

16,253,145

7.    

Elect Nick Luff as a director

909,117,954

99.59

3,787,378

0.41

2,104,716

8.    

Re-elect Erik Engstrom as a director

909,042,566

99.58

3,868,110

0.42

2,099,372

9.    

Re-elect Anthony Habgood as a director

885,828,422

97.27

24,887,251

2.73

4,293,924

10.  

Re-elect Wolfhart Hauser as a director

908,971,222

99.57

3,938,625

0.43

2,099,647

11.  

Re-elect Adrian Hennah as a director

908,780,542

99.55

4,122,045

0.45

2,107,461

12.  

Re-elect Lisa Hook as a director

907,921,413

99.45

4,986,532

0.55

2,101,553

13.  

Re-elect Duncan Palmer as a director

908,960,290

99.57

3,940,897

0.43

2,108,156

14.  

Re-elect Robert Polet as a director

908,816,173

99.55

4,087,341

0.45

2,105,983

15.  

Re-elect Linda Sanford as a director

909,358,256

99.61

3,550,897

0.39

2,100,981

16.  

Re-elect Ben van der Veer as a director

885,987,947

99.48

4,673,350

0.52

24,348,837

17.  

Authority to allot shares

862,823,041

96.32

33,006,263

3.68

19,180,744

18.  

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

910,348,124

99.74

2,351,668

0.26

2,308,641

19.  

Authority to purchase own shares

912,409,562

99.95

499,371

0.05

2,101,215

20.  

Notice period for general meetings

807,933,697

88.50

104,943,076

11.50

2,133,459

 

NOTES:

 

1.     The 'For' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.

 

2.     Votes 'Withheld' are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

3.     Resolutions 7 & 18 to 20 are Special Resolutions.

 

4.     At the close of business on Tuesday 22 April 2014 the total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding Treasury shares, was 1,153,665,180

 

5.     The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual of General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do and on the Company's website at www.reedelsevier.com.

 6.    As per Listing Rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.


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