Company Announcements

RNS Number : 6164M
National Grid PLC
31 July 2017
 

Monday 31 July 2017

 

National Grid plc ('the Company')

 

AGM poll results

 

Today, 31 July 2017, the Company held its 2017 Annual General Meeting ("AGM").

 

The results of the AGM resolutions, all decided by way of poll, are set out below:

 

Resolution

Votes For

For (% of shares voted)

Votes Against

Against (% of shares voted)

Votes Withheld**

1

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

2,115,639,726

99.89

2,259,428

0.11

4,274,894

2

To declare a final dividend

2,115,513,304

99.89

2,374,244

0.11

4,290,920

3

To re-elect Sir Peter Gershon

2,096,477,535

99.03

20,475,011

0.97

5,224,392

4

To re-elect John Pettigrew

2,092,467,463

98.82

25,023,610

1.18

4,686,246

5

To re-elect Andrew Bonfield

2,023,501,154

95.59

93,331,004

4.41

5,345,063

6

To re-elect Dean Seavers

2,080,972,424

98.28

36,312,432

1.72

4,892,368

7

To re-elect Nicola Shaw

2,080,645,001

98.29

36,142,901

1.71

5,390,157

8

To re-elect Nora Mead Brownell

1,881,815,065

88.95

233,729,874

11.05

6,633,118

9

To re-elect Jonathan Dawson

1,875,245,331

88.65

240,194,175

11.35

6,738,550

10

To elect Pierre Dufour

2,106,408,857

99.52

10,073,327

0.48

5,695,875

11

To re-elect Therese Esperdy

2,096,103,870

99.03

20,581,077

0.97

5,493,112

12

To re-elect Paul Golby

2,081,804,604

99.00

21,072,559

1.00

19,300,639

13

To re-elect Mark Williamson

1,862,762,963

88.07

252,430,891

11.93

6,982,211

14

To appoint the auditors

Deloitte LLP

2,093,516,590

98.84

24,515,725

1.16

4,144,852

15

To authorise the Directors to set the auditors' remuneration

2,080,018,643

98.26

36,737,920

1.74

5,420,597

16

To approve the Directors' remuneration policy

2,060,765,320

97.54

52,015,518

2.46

9,396,257

17

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report excluding the excerpts from the remuneration policy

1,828,221,066

87.15

269,507,926

12.85

24,448,230

18

To authorise the Company to make political donations

2,018,578,013

96.42

74,868,307

3.58

28,730,733

19

To authorise the Directors to allot Ordinary Shares

2,037,363,259

96.24

79,703,383

3.76

5,106,541

20*

To disapply pre-emption rights

2,100,144,851

99.31

14,513,432

0.69

7,514,704

21*

To disapply pre-emption rights for acquisitions

1,990,437,191

94.12

124,343,960

5.88

7,391,901

22*

To authorise the Company to purchase its own Ordinary Shares

2,087,973,613

98.58

30,172,433

1.42

4,027,014

23*

To authorise the Directors to hold general meetings on 14 clear days' notice

1,954,986,765

92.90

149,489,305

7.10

17,697,111

 

* Special resolution

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

 

As required by the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority, copies of AGM resolutions numbered 20-23 will be made available for inspection from the National Storage Mechanism, situated at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

The complete poll results and details of proxy votes lodged before the meeting will be available shortly on the Company's website

http://investors.nationalgrid.com/shareholder-centre/shareholder-meetings/2017.aspx


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