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27/01/2011

Result of General Meeting - January 2011

Mitchells & Butlers plc announces that the results of the voting at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 27 January 2011 held at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham at 11am.

All Board Directors were in attendance.

Each of the resolutions were voted on by way of a poll and the results of each resolution are shown below. Resolutions 1 to 12, 15, 16 and 18 were duly approved and Resolutions 13, 14 & 17 were not approved.

John Lovering, Michael Balfour, Jeremy Blood and Simon Burke were re-elected by a majority of shareholders excluding Piedmont Inc..

Resolutions For1 Against Number of votes witheld2
No. of shares1 % No. of shares %
1. Receipt of financial statements 318,527,852 99.66 1,073,619 0.34 32,195
2. Approval of remuneration report 218,008,150 97.34 5,952,667 2.66 95,672,847
3.Re-election of Adam Fowle 312,668,647 99.49 1,589,028 0.51 59,895
4. Re-election of John Lovering 308,885,824 98.96 3,261,222 1.04 7,486,619
5.Re-election of Michael Balfour 308,363,640 98.60 4,366,905 1.40 6,903,120
6.Re-election of Jeremy Blood 308,391,211 98.61 4,339,223 1.39 6,903,231
7.Re-election of Simon Burke 308,632,068 98.69 4,095,859 1.31 6,905,738
8. Re-election of Ron Robson 294,174,794 97.95 6,167,120 2.05 19,291,751
9. Election of Douglas McMahon 294,109,368 97.93 6,210,877 2.07 19,313,420
10.Election of Tim Jones 319,184,117 99.89 351,063 0.11 98,486
11.Re-appointment of Auditors 313,863,557 98.22 5,698,559 1.78 71,549
12. Auditors' Remuneration 316,359,824 99.00 3,194,700 1.00 79,142
13. Authority to allot equity securities 111,479,886 35.23 204,929,675 64.77 3,224,104
14. Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights*** 123,597,076 38.68 195,943,422 61.32 93,168
15. Authority to Purchase Own Shares*** 316,833,166 99.89 342,611 0.11 2,457,888
16. Political Donations 316,109,173 98.96 3,332,934 1.04 191,558
17. Amendments to Articles of Association*** 131,632,969 41.20 187,902,526 58.80 98,171
18. Notice of Meetings*** 315,765,747 98.81 3,808,488 1.19 59,431
NOTES:
1 The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.
2 A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" the resolution.
3 Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.
4 Voting was conducted by poll.
5 The number of shares in issue at 11am on Tuesday 25 January 2011 was 409,075,717 excluding shares held in Treasury. 78.14% of voting capital was instructed.
*** Denotes Special Resolutions

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual of General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do and also on the Company's website at www.mbplc.com

A copy of the resolutions passed under special business (as defined by the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority) will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will also be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

Denise Burton
Deputy Company Secretary

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