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RELX PLC
22 April 2021
 

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF RELX PLC

 

Result of Annual General Meeting 2021

The Company held its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") at 09:30am today, Thursday 22 April 2021.

All valid proxy votes (whether submitted electronically or in hard copy form) were included in the poll taken at the meeting.

The table below shows the results of the poll on all 21 resolutions.

 

 

 

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 2020 Annual Report

1,601,922,507

99.88

1,946,313

0.12

1,603,868,820

82.98%

12,859,150

2.  

Approve Annual Remuneration Report

1,468,935,889

92.45

119,930,775

7.55

1,588,866,664

82.20%

27,861,306

3.  

Declaration of 2020 Final Dividend

1,609,982,186

99.59

6,553,089

0.41

1,616,535,275

83.63%

192,695

4.  

Re-appointment of auditors

1,605,394,061

99.31

11,110,978

0.69

1,616,505,039

83.63%

222,931

5.  

Auditors' remuneration

1,615,416,016

99.93

1,074,223

0.07

1,616,490,239

83.63%

237,731

6.  

Elect Paul Walker as a Director

1,603,010,080

99.16

13,506,567

0.84

1,616,516,647

83.63%

211,323

7.  

Elect June Felix as a Director

1,615,513,153

99.94

1,004,708

0.06

1,616,517,861

83.63%

210,109

8.  

Re-elect Erik Engstrom as a Director

1,615,946,103

99.96

574,159

0.04

1,616,520,262

83.63%

207,708

9.  

Re-elect Wolfhart Hauser as a Director

1,569,795,344

97.11

46,727,556

2.89

1,616,522,900

83.63%

205,070

10. 

Re-elect Charlotte Hogg as a Director

1,603,771,491

99.83

2,714,654

0.17

1,606,486,145

83.11%

10,241,825

11. 

Re-elect Marike van Lier Lels as a Director

1,612,873,263

99.77

3,652,667

0.23

1,616,525,930

83.63%

202,040

12. 

Re-elect Nick Luff as a Director

1,613,378,731

99.81

3,145,504

0.19

1,616,524,235

83.63%

203,735

13. 

Re-elect Robert MacLeod as a Director

1,611,739,719

99.70

4,782,452

0.30

1,616,522,171

83.63%

205,799

14. 

Re-elect Linda Sanford as a Director

1,604,614,192

99.26

11,911,484

0.74

1,616,525,676

83.63%

202,294

15. 

Re-elect Andrew Sukawaty as a Director

1,616,406,736

99.99

101,648

0.01

1,616,508,384

83.63%

219,586

16. 

Re-elect Suzanne Wood as a Director

1,528,380,691

94.55

88,138,429

5.45

1,616,519,120

83.63%

208,849

17. 

Authority to allot shares

1,481,405,588

91.64

135,182,628

8.36

1,616,588,216

83.64%

139,754

18. 

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

1,605,275,705

99.70

4,830,848

0.30

1,610,106,553

83.30%

6,621,417

19. 

Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights

1,582,670,235

98.30

27,436,232

1.70

1,610,106,467

83.30%

6,621,503

20. 

Authority to purchase own shares

1,594,692,983

98.74

20,286,503

1.26

1,614,979,486

83.55%

1,748,484

21. 

Notice period for general meetings

1,495,564,627

92.52

120,941,810

7.48

1,616,506,437

83.63%

221,533

 

 

NOTES:

 

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

 

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

 

3.   Resolutions 18 to 21 are Special Resolutions.

 

4.   At the close of business on Tuesday 20 April 2021 the total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding Treasury shares, was 1,932,904,250.

 

5.   The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism 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 https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

 

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