2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on 13 July 2018 at 160 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2DQ.

Total number of shares in issue as at 11 July 2018: 180,362,774 

View our 2018 online annual report here.

Alternatively, you can download the report to read later.

 

 

At the 2018 AGM, the following levels of votes were received:

Resolution No. Description Votes For (including discretionary) % Votes Against % Total Votes % of ISC voted Votes Withheld*
1 Receive and adopt 2018 Annual Report

159,997,379

98.16

2,991,147

1.84

162,988,526

90.37%

127,957

2 Approve Annual Report on remuneration

161,725,502

99.27

1,192,808

0.73

162,918,310

90.33%

198,173

3 Declare final dividend of 18.55p per ordinary share

162,994,361

100.00

0

0.00

162,994,361

90.37%

122,123

4 Re-elect Mr Kitchen

148,576,563

94.52

8,612,883

5.48

157,189,446

87.15%

5,927,036

5 Re-elect Mr Hopkins

162,845,017

99.91

142,266

0.09

162,987,283

90.37%

129,201

6 Re-elect Mr Clemett

161,989,279

99.39

996,437

0.61

162,985,716

90.37%

130,768

7 Re-elect Dr Moloney

162,748,842

99.86

233,441

0.14

162,982,283

90.36%

134,201

8 Re-elect Mr Girling

162,756,019

99.86

225,947

0.14

162,981,966

90.36%

134,518

9 Re-elect Mr Russell

162,756,019

99.86

226,264

0.14

162,982,283

90.36%

134,201

10 Re-elect Mr Hubbard

162,729,316

99.86

225,947

0.14

162,955,263

90.35%

134,201

11 Re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

162,960,328

100.00

5,085

0.00

162,965,413

90.35%

124,051

12 Authorise the Board to set the auditor's remuneration

162,891,113

100.00

942

0.00

162,892,055

90.31%

197,409

13 Authorise allotment of equity securities

160,753,049

98.64

2,209,964

1.36

162,963,013

90.35%

126,451

14 Authorise political donations

112,275,229

68.88

50,716,059

31.12

162,991,288

90.37%

125,196

15 Disapplication of pre-emption rights**

104,454,984

64.22

58,191,104

35.78

162,646,088

90.18%

470,394

16 Disapplication of pre-emption rights in connection with an acquisition or a specified capital investment**

94,668,556

58.21

67,977,532

41.79

162,646,088

90.18%

470,394

17 Authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares**

162,829,221

99.96

72,052

0.04

162,901,273

90.32%

215,210

18 Authorise calling general meetings on 14 clear days' notice**

159,427,970

97.81

3,566,006

2.19

162,993,976

90.37%

122,508

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

**Indicates special resolutions requiring a 75% majority.

Previous AGMs - Notice of Meeting

2018 Notice of Meeting

2017 Notice of Meeting

2016 Notice of Meeting

2015 Notice of Meeting

2014 Notice of Meeting

2013 Notice of Meeting

2012 Notice of Meeting

2011 Notice of Meeting

2010 Notice of Meeting

2009 Notice of Meeting

2008 Notice of Meeting