The 2019 AGM

The 2019 AGM took place at Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester on Thursday 18 July.

The following resolutions were passed:

Ordinary resolutions

1. To receive the Annual Report and Accounts.

  • For: 559,950 (98.84%)
  • Against: 6,553 (1.16%)
  • Votes withheld*: 5,040

2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report.

  • For: 511,752 (91.06%)
  • Against: 50,240 (8.94%)
  • Votes withheld*: 9,544

3. To appoint Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors.

  • For: 542,608 (96.55%)
  • Against: 19,367 (3.45%)
  • Votes withheld*: 9,577

The election or re-election of Directors

The results of the voting in the election or re-election of Directors are as follows:


Candidate Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld* Candidate Elected or Re-elected
Albert Hitchcock 544,445 17,576 9,515 Elected
Rita Clifton 542,191 20,860 8,479 Re-elected
Mai Fyfield 542,060 20,605 8,866 Re-elected
Joe Garner 537,280 24,997 9,224 Re-elected
Kevin Parry 541,311 20,519 9,697 Re-elected
Lynne Peacock 544,448 18,983 8,086 Re-elected
Usha Prashar 539,234 22,977 9,298 Re-elected
Tony Prestedge 538,243 23,109 10,165
Re-elected
Mark Rennison 540,564 21,354 9,605 Re-elected
Chris Rhodes 538,276 22,961 10,294 Re-elected
David Roberts 542,377 20,014 9,123 Re-elected
Tim Tookey 540,060 21,027 10,446 Re-elected
Gunn Waersted 540,648 21,203 9,659 Re-elected

A ‘Vote Withheld’ is not a vote in law and will not be and has not been counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the resolutions or candidates in the election or re-election of Directors.

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