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26/01/2012

Result of General Meeting, January 2012

Mitchells & Butlers plc announces the results of the voting at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 26 January 2012 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. All resolutions were duly approved except resolution 10 which was not approved.

Resolutions VOTES
FOR (a)
% VOTES
AGAINST
% VOTES
WITHHELD (b)
1 Receipt of accounts 223,801,128 99.98 41,607 0.02 114,777,778
2 Approval of remuneration report 315,666,436 95.01 16,570,771 4.99 6,383,304
3 Elect Bob Ivell 279,625,980 95.92 11,900,535 4.08 47,096,550
4 Re-elect Tim Jones 324,738,400 99.47 1,744,796 0.53 12,139,870
5 Elect Doug Evans 324,703,796 99.46 1,752,893 0.54 12,166,377
6 Re-elect Ron Robson 272,570,486 85.69 45,509,920 14.31 20,541,649
7 Re-elect Douglas McMahon 272,549,671 85.69 45,518,205 14.31 20,554,179
8 Reappointment of auditor 331,152,419 99.78 721,099 0.22 6,746,994
9 Auditor's Remuneration 332,346,718 99.90 322,012 0.10 5,951,783
10 Authority to purchase own shares*** 126,697,035 54.46 105,951,017 45.54 105,970,248
11 Political donations 328,525,374 98.78 4,045,728 1.22 6,051,964
12 Notice of meetings*** 329,007,454 98.89 3,682,795 1.11 5,932,817

NOTES:

(a) The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.
(b) A vote "Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" the resolution.

Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.
Voting was conducted by a poll.
The number of shares in issues at 11am on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 was 409,503,482 excluding shares held in Treasury.
*** denotes Special Resolutions

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual 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.

Denise Burton
Deputy Company Secretary

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