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 31 January 2013 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.
|Resolutions||%||VOTES AGAINST||%||VOTES WITHHELD (b)|
|1 Receipt of accounts||346,434,803||99.68||1,096,336||0.32||3,898,176|
|2 Approval of remuneration report||345,676,383||99.04||3,354,053||0.96||2,398,879|
|3 Elect Alistair Darby||349,221,816||99.39||2,144,655||0.61||62,844|
|4 Elect Eddie Irwin||326,163,282||96.43||12,075,737||3.57||13,190,296|
|5 Re-elect Bob Ivell||334,353,543||96.83||10,958,005||3.17||6,117,767|
|6 Re-elect Tim Jones||349,175,953||99.37||2,197,751||0.63||55,611|
|7 Re-elect Douglas McMahon||321,245,064||94.60||18,324,916||5.40||11,859,335|
|8 Re-elect Ron Robson||306,423,979||90.24||33,148,415||9.76||11,856,921|
|9 Reappointment of auditor||335,886,021||96.12||13,552,088||3.88||1,991,206|
|10 Auditor's Remuneration||351,230,347||99.96||152,984||0.04||45,984|
|11 Political donations||350,661,300||99.82||620,843||0.18||147,295|
|12 Approval of Sharesave Plan||350,895,641||99.90||338,091||0.10||195,583|
|13 Approval of Share Incentive Plan||350,998,090||99.94||227,995||0.06||203,230|
|14 Approval of 2013 Short Term Deferred Incentive Plan||345,268,411||98.40||5,621,971||1.60||538,933|
|15 Approval of 2013 Performance Restricted Share Plan||329,182,452||94.33||19,800,927||5.67||2,445,936|
|16 Adopt new Articles of Association***||351,085,382||99.93||255,046||0.07||88,887|
|17 Reduce notice of meetings***||346,064,237||98.50||5,283,828||1.50||81,250|
(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 issue at 11am on Tuesday 29 January 2013 was 410,777,816 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