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View the results of the Severn Trent Annual General Meeting (AGM) that took place on 26 May 2011.

The Directors are pleased to announce that the shareholders of Severn Trent Plc passed all the resolutions that were proposed at this year’s Annual General Meeting, as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 26 May 2011.

All of the Resolutions were passed at the Meeting on a poll.  The total number of votes received for each resolution is set out below in Appendix A.

Resolutions 1 to 18 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 19 to 21 were passed as special resolutions.
 
The Meeting was attended by 174 shareholders.

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, have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, located at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

In total, 54.14% of the issued share capital was voted and the percentages shown below are rounded to two decimal places.

Appendix A

Resolution 1:  to receive the accounts and the reports for the year ended 31 March 2011

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
128,581,826 30,802 54.14% 37,556
99.98% 0.02%    

Resolution 2: to declare a final dividend in respect of the year ended 31 March 2011

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
128,468,903 146,647 54.14% 34,680
99.89% 0.11%    

Resolution 3:  to approve the Directors’ remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2011

For Against Percentage share of capital voted Withheld
115,494,097 11,194,469 53.33% 1,960,825
91.16% 8.84%    

 

Resolution 4:  to reappoint Tony Ballance

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,144,636 1,381,373 54.10% 124,885
98.93% 1.07%    

Resolution 5:  to reappoint Bernard Bulkin

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
126,569,026 1,147,501 53.76% 932,151
99.10% 0.90%    

Resolution 6:  to reappoint Richard Davey

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,580,812 931,804 54.10% 136,932
99.27% 0.73%    

Resolution 7:  to reappoint Andrew Duff

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,187,870 1,331,918 54.10% 128,909
98.96% 1.04%    

Resolution 8:  to reappoint Gordon Fryett

For  Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
125,449,796 3,070,069 54.10% 130,690
97.61% 2.39%    

Resolution 9:  to reappoint Martin Kane

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,053,142 1,472,569 54.10% 123,997
98.85% 1.15%    

Resolution 10:  to reappoint Martin Lamb

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,498,792 892,863 54.05% 257,368
99.30% 0.70%    

Resolution 11:  to reappoint Michael McKeon

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,017,073 1,508,367 54.10% 124,444
98.83% 1.17%    

Resolution 12:  to reappoint Baroness Noakes

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,752,695 768,465 54.10% 129,742
99.40% 0.60%    

Resolution 13:  to reappoint Andy Smith

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,047,216 1,481,213 54.11% 122,253
98.85% 1.15%    

 

Resolution 14:  to reappoint Tony Wray

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
123,626,493 4,915,976 54.11% 106,750
96.18% 3.82%    

Resolution 15:  to reappoint auditors of the Company

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
128,031,499 539,264 54.12% 79,871
99.58% 0.42%    

Resolution 16:  to authorise the directors to determine the auditors' remuneration

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
128,153,565 388,996 54.11% 107,760
99.70% 0.30%    

Resolution 17:   to authorise political donations

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
126,257,925 1,871,885 53.94% 520,944
98.54% 1.46%    

 

Resolution 18: authority to allot shares

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
126,217,113 1,687,378 53.84% 745,078
98.68% 1.32%    

Resolution 19: disapplication of statutory pre-emption rights

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,863,158 528,468 54.05% 259,853
99.59% 0.41%    

Resolution 20: authority for the Company to purchase its own shares

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
127,867,288 639,629 54.10% 144,789
99.50% 0.50%    

Resolution 21: reduce notice period for general meetings

For Against Percentage of share capital voted Withheld
119,977,227 8,517,382 54.09% 156,295
93.37% 6.63%