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30/01/2009

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Resolution 3(d) regarding the reappointment of George Fairweather was withdrawn at the meeting due to him stepping down as a Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc on 31 December 2008.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
2. Remuneration Report 123,315,232 89,178,866 212,494,098
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
5. Auditors' Remuneration 126,625,234 998,744 127,623,978
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
9. Political Donations 111,880,614 15,563,442 127,444,056
10. Borrowing Powers** 127,343,515 202,421 127,545,936
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

Note:

*The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.
**Special resolutions

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.

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5HS

Tel. (0)20 7066 1000

Rachel Benjamin
Assistant Company Secretary
Telephone 0121 498 5223

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