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Morrison(Wm.)Supermarkets PLC
14 June 2018
 

For immediate release                                                                                             14 June 2018

 

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC ("Morrisons" or the "Company")

AGM announcement

 

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC announces that at its Annual General Meeting held on 14 June 2018 at Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL, each of the resolutions submitted to the meeting (as set out in the Notice of Meeting dated 14 May 2018) was proposed and passed by the appropriate majority on a poll.

 

The poll votes on each resolution were as follows:

 

RESOLUTIONS

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD

1. Report and Accounts

1,857,458,549

99.94

1,195,986

0.06

1,858,654,535

78.89%

2,645,899

2. Directors' Remuneration Report

1,552,589,664

84.66

281,400,948

15.34

1,833,990,612

77.84%

27,309,332

3. Final Dividend

1,860,663,554

99.97

501,838

0.03

1,861,165,392

79.00%

135,042

4. Special Dividend

1,856,493,533

99.75

4,662,309

0.25

1,861,155,842

79.00%

144,592

5. To re-elect Andrew Higginson

1,735,951,333

93.97

111,319,260

6.03

1,847,270,593

78.41%

14,029,740

6. To re-elect David Potts

1,860,427,768

99.96

663,305

0.04

1,861,091,073

78.99%

209,361

7. To re-elect Trevor Strain

1,857,616,409

99.81

3,463,693

0.19

1,861,080,102

78.99%

220,332

8. To re-elect Rooney Anand

1,830,544,786

99.47

9,766,211

0.53

1,840,310,997

78.11%

20,989,437

9. To re-elect Neil Davidson

1,855,673,580

99.71

5,395,660

0.29

1,861,069,240

78.99%

231,194

10. To elect Kevin Havelock

1,860,131,992

99.95

908,421

0.05

1,861,040,413

78.99%

260,021

11. To re-elect Belinda Richards

1,695,225,991

91.09

165,823,342

8.91

1,861,049,333

78.99%

251,101

12. To elect Tony van Kralingen

1,859,946,118

99.94

1,088,511

0.06

1,861,034,629

78.99%

265,805

13. To re-elect Paula Vennells

1,856,150,351

99.74

4,887,110

0.26

1,861,037,461

78.99%

258,003

14. Reappointment of auditors

1,836,225,303

99.78

4,030,121

0.22

1,840,255,424

78.11%

21,041,513

15. Auditor's Remuneration

1,859,860,798

99.94

1,046,204

0.06

1,860,907,002

78.99%

387,019

16. Political Donations

1,684,115,907

90.51

176,507,161

9.49

1,860,623,068

78.97%

670,058

17. General authority to allot shares

1,601,592,096

86.06

259,349,914

13.94

1,860,942,010

78.99%

358,424

18. Disapplication of pre-emption rights

1,728,776,200

92.91

132,006,988

7.09

1,860,783,188

78.98%

502,246

19. Authority to purchase Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC shares

1,834,374,664

98.59

26,181,050

1.41

1,860,555,714

78.97%

744,720

20. Notice period for general meetings

1,707,108,137

91.73

153,970,447

8.27

1,861,078,584

78.99%

221,850

 

Resolutions 1 to 17 were ordinary resolutions.  Resolutions 18 to 20 were special resolutions.

 

Votes 'For' include votes at the discretion of the Chairman. Votes withheld are not counted in the count of the total votes or the calculations of the percentages For or Against each resolution.  Percentages are rounded to two decimal places.

 

Total shares in issue at the time of the meeting were 2,355,993,393.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of resolutions 17 to 20 (as set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting), being the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting not concerning ordinary business, will be submitted today to the Financial Conduct Authority's national storage mechanism.

 

Jonathan Burke

Company Secretary

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC

Tel: 0845 611 5953

 

Registered Office:

Hilmore House

Gain Lane

Bradford

BD3 7DL

Company Number: 358949


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