Mitchells & Butlers plc (the "Company")
Result of Annual General Meeting
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 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|
(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.comnsm.do and also on the Company's website at www.mbplc.com.
Deputy Company Secretary