23rd July 2015
All nine resolutions put to the members were passed on a show of hands. All resolutions were passed as ordinary resolutions except for resolution 8 and resolution 9, which were passed as special resolutions.
Copies of all resolutions passed at the meeting other than as ordinary business are being submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.
Percentages of proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting:
|1||Receive the report and account||99.3%||0.8%||0%|
|2||Approve the Remuneration Annual Report/ Statement||99.0%||0.8%||0.2%|
|3||Approve the final dividend||99.3%||0.7%||0%|
|4||Re-elect Wendy Pallot||99.2%||0.7%||<0.1%|
|5||Reappoint KPMG as external auditor||99.2%||0.7%||<0.1%|
|6||Authorise Directors to set the auditor's remuneration||99.2%||0.7%||<0.1%|
|7||Authority to allot ordinary shares||99.2%||0.7%||<0.1%|
|8||Disapplication of pre-emption rights||95.9%||0.8%||3.4%|
|9||Authority to purchase ordinary shares||99.2%||0.8%||<0.1%|
The numbers of proxy votes lodged for each resolution:
* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes in favour, discretionary or against a resolution.
Group Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
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