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Go-Ahead Group PLC GOG AGM Statement

  Go-Ahead Group PLC (GOG) - AGM Statement

RNS Number : 5469P
Go-Ahead Group PLC
25 October 2012




                            The Go-Ahead Group plc

                        ('Go-Ahead' or 'The Company')

                                      

                       Result of Annual General Meeting

                                      



At the Annual General Meeting of Go-Ahead held earlier today, 25 October 2012,
all resolutions proposed at the meeting were duly passed on a show of hands. A
summary of the proxy votes registered prior  to the AGM is outlined below  and 
will be shortly available on the Company's website at www.go-ahead.com.



The total issued share  capital of the Company  at today's date is  46,905,978 
ordinary shares of 10p each and the total number of shares eligible to vote at
the AGM was 43,003,748.



Resolution    Total      Votes For  Votes     Votes         Votes            Poll
              Votes Cast            Against   Discretionary Abstain/Withheld Yes/No
              (Excluding
              Abstain/
              Withheld)
1. To receive 28,137,823 28,015,373 2,541     119,909       2,223            No
the reports
of the
Directors and
the financial
statements
together
with the
report of the
Auditors for
the year
ended 30 June
2012


2. To approve 27,755,286 27,489,671 145,922   119,693       384,759          No
the
Directors'                                                
Remuneration
Report for
the year
ended 30 June
2012


3. To approve 28,139,806 28,019,774 1,568     118,464       240              No
the final
dividend of
55.5p per
share


4. To elect   28,133,797 27,766,616 248,446   118,735       6,249            No
Nick Horler
as a                                
Non-Executive
Director


5. To         28,135,248 27,661,541 355,832   117,875       4,798            No
re-elect Sir
Patrick Brown                               
as a
Non-Executive
Director


6. To         27,648,569 27,103,017 427,677   117,875       491,476          No
re-elect
Andrew Allner                               
as a
Non-Executive
Director


7. To         28,132,538 27,766,819 247,844   117,875       7,508            No
re-elect
Katherine                                    
Innes Ker as
a
Non-Executive
Director


8. To         27,653,250 24,906,332 2,629,043 117,875       486,795          No
re-elect
Rupert                                        
Pennant-Rea
as a
Non-Executive
Director


9. To         28,135,634 27,643,325 374,434   117,875       4,412            No
re-elect
David Brown                                                
as an
Executive
Director


10. To        28,133,874 27,948,619 67,380    117,875       6,172            No
re-elect
Keith Down as                     
an Executive
Director.


11. To        28,137,738 26,164,785 1,852,381 120,572       2,307            No
re-appoint
Ernst & Young                                            
LLP as
Auditors of
the Company


12. To        28,138,723 26,493,636 1,523,635 121,452       1,323            No
authorise the
Directors to                                               
determine the
remuneration
of the
Auditors


13. To        28,098,458 27,774,043 236,641   87,864        41,498           No
authorise the
Company to                                   
make
political
donations and
incur
political
expenditure


14. To        28,055,394 24,391,753 3,543,824 119,817       84,652           No
authorise the
Directors to                        
allot shares


15. To        28,126,065 27,897,219 107,495   121,351       13,981           No
authorise the
Directors to                                 
disapply
pre-emption
rights
(special
resolution)


16. To give   28,136,737 28,005,399 11,586    119,752       3,309            No
authority to
the Company             
to make
market
purchases of
its own
shares
(special
resolution)


17. To        28,137,659 26,473,160 1,545,134 119,365       2,387            No
authorise the
calling of                         
general
meetings of
the Company,
other than
Annual
General
Meetings, by
notice of 14
clear days
(special
resolution)



Further details of  each of  the resolutions,  are set  out in  the Notice  of 
Annual General Meeting 2012 available on Go-Ahead's website, www.go-ahead.com.



A copy of the resolutions relating  to special business at the Annual  General 
Meeting have today been submitted to  the National Storage Mechanism and  will 
shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.



For further information please contact:

Carolyn Sephton, Company Secretary - 0191 232 3123

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

END


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