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Boot(Henry) PLC
20 May 2021
 

HENRY BOOT PLC

 

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ('AGM'): 20 MAY 2021

 

 

Henry Boot PLC ('the Company') announces that all resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 16 April 2021 previously circulated to the Company's shareholders were passed by way of a show of hands at the Annual General Meeting ('AGM') of the Company held today.

 

Details of the proxy voting instructions lodged prior to the AGM for each resolution (all of which were passed on a show of hands) are shown in the table below:

 

Resolution

 

Total Votes Cast (excl. Votes Withheld)

 

Total for and at discretion

Total against

Withheld


No. of votes

No. of votes

% of vote

No. of votes

% of vote

No. of votes

Resolution 1:

To receive the Directors' Report, Auditors' Report, Strategic Report and the Financial Statements.

87,381,837

87,373,874

99.99

7,963

0.01

1,685,932

Resolution 2:

To declare a final dividend on the ordinary shares.

89,067,769

89,067,769

100.00

0

0.00

0

Resolution 3:

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report.

86,589,194

85,701,476

98.97

887,718

1.03

2,478,575

Resolution 4:

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy.

89,055,143

87,300,759

98.03

1,754,384

1.97

9,626

Resolution 5:

To reappoint Timothy Roberts as a Director.

89,053,649

88,697,991

99.60

355,658

0.40

14,120

Resolution 6:

To reappoint Jamie Boot as a Director.

87,374,593

84,520,483

96.73

2,854,110

3.27

1,693,176

Resolution 7:

To reappoint Darren Littlewood as a Director.

89,053,649

89,048,224

99.99

5,425

0.01

14,120

Resolution 8:

To reappoint Joanne Lake as a Director.

89,041,121

86,505,426

97.15

2,535,695

2.85

26,648

Resolution 9:

To reappoint James Sykes as a Director.

89,053,648

87,348,787

98.09

1,704,861

1.91

14,121

Resolution 10:

To reappoint Peter Mawson as a Director.

88,184,655

85,827,807

97.33

2,356,848

2.67

883,114

Resolution 11:

To reappoint Gerald Jennings as a Director.

89,053,649

87,489,247

98.24

1,564,402

1.76

14,120

Resolution 12:

To reappoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors.

89,022,404

87,154,870

97.90

1,867,534

2.10

45,365

Resolution 13:

To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to fix the auditors' remuneration.

89,032,590

88,857,125

99.80

175,465

0.20

35,179

Resolution 14:

To authorise the Directors under Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 to allot shares.

89,042,745

88,899,279

99.84

143,466

0.16

25,024

Resolution 15:

To grant the authority requested in respect of the issue of equity securities for cash.

87,023,488

86,989,739

99.96

33,749

0.04

2,044,281

Resolution 16:

To authorise the Directors to make market purchases of the Company's shares.

 

87,024,446

85,300,175

98.02

1,724,271

1.98

2,043,323

 

The 'for' vote includes those giving discretion to the Chairman.

 

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.

 

On 18 May 2021, there were 133,268,452 Henry Boot PLC ordinary shares of 10p each in issue. Ordinary shareholders are entitled to one vote per share held.

 

A copy of the results for the AGM will also be available on the Company's website within the latest news section at www.henryboot.co.uk.

 

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of AGM. The 2020 Annual Report and Financial Statements, together with the Notice of AGM, are available to view on the National Storage Mechanism ('NSM') https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and a copy can also be found on the Company's website.

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Henry Boot PLC

Amy Stanbridge

Company Secretary

Tel: 0114 255 5444

 

www.henryboot.co.uk 

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