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Severn Trent PLC
11 July 2024
 

 

LEI: 213800RPBXRETY4A4C59

 

Severn Trent Plc

(the 'Company')

 

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 11 July 2024

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Severn Trent Plc held on 11 July 2024 (the 'Meeting'), the Directors are pleased to announce that the shareholders of Severn Trent Plc passed all the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting which were voted by way of a poll. The total number of votes received for each resolution is set out below.

 

Resolutions 1 to 17 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 18 to 21 were passed as special resolutions.

 

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.1 and 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at the Meeting, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, located at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

In total, 81.98% of the issued share capital, excluding shares held in treasury, was voted and the percentages shown below are rounded to two decimal places.

 

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RESOLUTION

VOTES FOR

% OF VOTES CAST

VOTES AGAINST

% OF VOTES CAST

VOTES CAST IN TOTAL

TOTAL VOTES CAST AS A % OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL

VOTES WITHHELD

1

Receive the Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2024

245,731,763

99.99

23,423

0.01

245,755,186

81.95%

159,414

2

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

234,708,290

95.48

11,098,184

4.52

245,806,474

81.97%

108,126

3

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

234,640,456

95.45

11,185,775

4.55

245,826,231

81.97%

88,369

4

Approve the Severn Trent Sharesave Scheme to be extended by an additional period of 10 years

245,753,352

99.97

69,612

0.03

245,822,964

81.97%

91,636

5

Declare a final ordinary dividend in respect of the year ended 31 March 2024

236,514,174

96.20

9,345,135

3.80

245,859,309

81.98%

55,291

6

Reappoint Kevin Beeston

237,856,604

96.75

7,979,083

3.25

245,835,687

81.98%

78,913

7

Reappoint Tom Delay

245,507,028

99.87

326,683

0.13

245,833,711

81.97%

80,889

8

Reappoint Olivia Garfield

245,728,042

99.96

107,449

0.04

245,835,491

81.98%

136,809

9

Reappoint Christine Hodgson

234,645,545

95.45

11,190,693

4.55

245,836,238

81.98%

78,362

10

Reappoint Sarah Legg

237,808,527

96.74

8,022,461

3.26

245,830,988

81.97%

83,612

11

Reappoint Helen Miles

245,596,727

99.91

231,682

0.09

245,828,409

81.97%

74,197

12

Reappoint Sharmila Nebhrajani

237,790,132

96.73

8,033,801

3.27

245,823,933

81.97%

78,683

13

Appoint Richard Taylor

245,760,460

99.97

64,519

0.03

245,824,979

81.97%

77,637

14

Reappoint Deloitte LLP as Auditor of the Company

244,025,387

99.26

1,808,345

0.74

245,833,732

81.97%

68,884

15

Authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to determine the remuneration of the Auditor

244,883,298

99.61

956,078

0.39

245,839,376

81.98%

63,240

16

Authorise the Company and all companies which are subsidiaries of the Company to make political donations not exceeding £50,000 in total

209,661,862

99.74

555,691

0.26

210,217,553

70.10%

35,685,063

17

Authorise the Directors to allot shares

239,709,151

97.51

6,121,629

2.49

245,830,780

81.97%

71,835

18

Disapply pre-emption rights on up to ten per cent of the issued share capital

239,083,585

97.59

5,896,082

2.41

244,979,667

81.69%

922,948

19

Disapply pre-emption rights on up to an additional ten per cent of the issued share capital in connection with an acquisition or specified capital investment

229,234,819

94.09

14,388,606

5.91

243,623,425

81.24%

704,190

20

Authorise the Company to make market purchases of its Ordinary Shares

245,037,792

99.72

695,358

0.28

245,733,150

81.94%

169,466

21

Authorise general meetings of the Company, other than Annual General Meetings, to be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

237,514,282

96.61

8,325,838

3.39

245,840,120

81.98%

62,496

 

 

 

Notes

 

1. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chair have been included in the "for" total.

 

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

 

3.  Issued ordinary share capital (excluding shares held in treasury) at 11 July 2024: 299,890,389 shares.

 

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