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Thursday 21 April, 2016

RELX PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 9616V
RELX PLC
21 April 2016
 

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF RELX PLC

 

Results of Annual General Meeting 2016

 

 

The Annual General Meeting of RELX PLC was held on Thursday 21 April 2016.

 

The table below shows the results of the poll on all 19 resolutions. Each shareholder present in person, or by proxy, was entitled to one vote per share held.

 

 

 

Resolution

For

% votes cast For

Against

%

votes cast Against

Total votes cast (excluding votes withheld)

% of issued capital voted (excluding Treasury shares)

Withheld

1.  

Receive the 2015 Annual Report

890,248,286

98.54

13,173,253

1.46

903,421,539

81.92%

92,937

2.  

Approve Remuneration Report

741,001,137

85.66

124,094,898

14.34

865,096,035

78.45%

38,282,891

3.  

Declaration of 2015 final dividend

903,411,348

100.00

15,336

0.00

903,426,684

81.92%

87,282

4.  

Appointment of auditors

902,937,073

99.97

242,945

0.03

903,180,018

81.90%

333,441

5.  

Auditors' remuneration

902,964,620

99.95

447,305

0.05

903,411,925

81.92%

102,002

6.  

Elect Marike van Lier Lels as a Director

902,784,747

99.93

615,608

0.07

903,400,355

81.92%

114,220

7.  

Elect Carol Mills as a Director

902,817,998

99.94

572,913

0.06

903,390,911

81.92%

123,665

8.  

Elect Robert MacLeod as a Director

896,333,920

99.22

7,056,578

0.78

903,390,498

81.92%

124,077

9.  

Re-elect Erik Engstrom as a Director

902,965,721

99.96

377,134

0.04

903,342,855

81.91%

171,072

10. 

Re-elect Anthony Habgood as a Director

898,442,851

99.45

4,954,419

0.55

903,397,270

81.92%

110,398

11. 

Re-elect Wolfhart Hauser as a Director

895,945,907

99.17

7,454,504

0.83

903,400,411

81.92%

109,405

12. 

Re-elect Adrian Hennah as a Director

888,267,268

99.49

4,512,167

0.51

892,779,435

80.96%

10,734,492

13. 

Re-elect Nick Luff as a Director

901,064,267

99.74

2,339,141

0.26

903,403,408

81.92%

110,518

14. 

Re-elect Linda Sanford as a Director

902,825,302

99.94

577,291

0.06

903,402,593

81.92%

111,333

15. 

Re-elect Ben van der Veer as a Director

899,586,088

99.58

3,816,093

0.42

903,402,181

81.92%

111,596

16. 

Authority to allot shares

878,624,461

97.39

23,516,566

2.61

902,141,027

81.80%

1,368,899

17. 

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

829,731,765

95.48

39,287,827

4.52

869,019,592

78.80%

34,494,983

18. 

Authority to purchase own shares

890,292,372

98.58

12,816,211

1.42

903,108,583

81.89%

405,343

19. 

Notice period for general meetings

813,854,946

90.57

84,701,883

9.43

898,556,829

81.48%

4,956,280

 

 

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 17 to 19 are Special Resolutions.

 

4.   At the close of business on Tuesday 19 April 2016 the total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding Treasury shares, was 1,102,815,269

 

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.relx.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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