Result of General Meeting - January 2009
The Annual General Meeting of Mitchells & Butlers plc was held on Thursday 29 January 2009 at the International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA at 11am, all of the Board Directors were in attendance.
Resolution 3(d) regarding the reappointment of George Fairweather was withdrawn at the meeting due to him stepping down as a Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc on 31 December 2008. The results of polls on resolutions 1 to 6 and 8 to 12 were passed by the required majority, resolution 7 did not receive the required majority of votes. The results were as follows:
|Resolution||Votes For (Note)*||Votes Against||Total Votes|
|1.||Report & Accounts||124,476,875||828,802||125,305,677|
|3(a)||Reappointment of Tim Clarke||126,750,818||436,390||127,187,208|
|3(b)||Reappointment of Sir Tim Lankester||124,639,522||1,183,816||125,823,338|
|3(c)||Reappointment of Jeremy Townsend||126,789,686||394,137||127,183,823|
|4.||Reappointment of Auditors||125,697,405||974,456||126,671,861|
|6.||Allotment of Shares||113,980,332||101,614,245||215,594,577|
|7.||Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights**||113,482,636||101,642,837||215,125,473|
|8.||Authority to Purchase Own Shares**||127,475,431||159,454||127,634,885|
|11.||Articles of Association**||127,507,421||84,760||127,592,181|
|12.||Notice Period for Extraordinary General Meetings**||124,093,414||1,202,492||125,295,906|
*The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.
The number of shares in issue at 11am on Tuesday, 27 January 2009 was 405,763,410 excluding shares held in Treasury.
The full text of all the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available for viewing at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, the address of which is shown below, and also on the Company's website www.mbplc.com . A copy of the resolutions passed under special business (as defined by the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority) has been submitted to and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility at the address below.
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