Company Announcements

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United Utilities Group PLC
23 July 2021
 

UNITED UTILITIES GROUP PLC

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - POLL RESULT

 

At the annual general meeting held on 23 July 2021 at Manchester Central Convention Complex, all the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed and the result of the poll is set out below. At the record date for the meeting the total number of voting rights in the company stood at 681,888,418 and the total ordinary shares in issue were 681,888,418.

 

Resolutions 1 to 15 and 21 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 16 to 20 were passed as special resolutions.

 

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.1 and 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at the meeting, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, located at:

https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

No.

Resolution

Votes for

 

%

Votes against

 

%

% of Issued share capital voted

Votes withheld

 

 

1

Receiving the report and accounts

480,920,827

99.98

90,318

0.02

70.54

237,846

 

2

Declaring a final dividend

469,985,871

97.67

11,236,241

2.33

70.57

26,789

 

3

 

Approving the directors' remuneration report

 

466,214,257

97.32

12,828,512

2.68

70.25

2,205,642

 

4

Reappointing Sir David Higgins

479,748,465

99.72

1,365,921

0.28

70.56

134,025

 

5

Reappointing Steve Mogford

480,943,227

99.96

181,903

0.04

70.56

123,371

 

6

Election of Phil Aspin

480,690,697

99.91

421,725

0.09

70.56

135,989

 

7

 

Reappointing Mark Clare

440,648,504

91.59

40,458,836

8.41

70.56

139,693

 

8

Reappointing Stephen Carter

479,831,839

99.74

1,266,497

0.26

70.55

150,075

 

9

Election of Kath Cates

480,659,895

99.91

431,893

0.09

70.55

156,623

 

10

Reappointing Alison Goligher

479,853,301

99.74

1,254,322

0.26

70.56

140,234

 

11

Reappointing Paulette Rowe

479,877,207

99.74

1,230,707

0.26

70.56

139,943

 

12

Election of Doug Webb

480,629,660

99.91

455,047

0.09

70.55

163,704

 

13

Reappointing the auditor

478,778,021

99.51

2,363,232

0.49

70.56

107,248

 

14

Remunerating the auditor

480,726,749

99.91

432,943

0.09

70.56

88,809

 

15

Authorising the directors to allot shares

454,249,964

94.41

26,898,418

5.59

70.56

100,029

 

16

Disapplying statutory pre-emption rights

478,586,722

99.77

1,118,983

0.23

70.35

1,542,706

 

17

 

Authorising specific power to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

 

462,666,822

96.44

17,070,461

3.56

70.35

1,511,128

 

18

Authorising market purchases of its own shares by the company

477,601,885

99.52

2,314,856

0.48

70.38

1,331,760

 

19

Adoption of new articles of association

465,002,176

96.66

16,074,680

3.34

70.55

171,555

 

20

Notice of general meeting

447,734,867

93.05

33,423,496

6.95

70.56

90,048

 

21

Authorising political donations and political expenditure

478,451,819

99.48

2,500,062

0.52

70.53

296,620

 

 

 

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Classification - Result of AGM

 

Jane Gilmore, Deputy Secretary 07717 702375

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United Utilities Group's ordinary shares trade on the London Stock Exchange and its ADRs, each equal to two ordinary shares, trade over the counter under the Trading Symbol "UUGRY".

 

 

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