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FIRSTGROUP PLC: Result of AGM


FirstGroup plc

(the "Company")


               Results of Annual General Meeting on 17 July 2013               

The Board of FirstGroup plc announces that, at the Annual General Meeting held
earlier today, Resolutions 1 to 18 were duly passed by the Company's
shareholders on a poll. The results of the poll are shown below.
           Resolution               FOR               AGAINST        WITHHELD  
                                                                               
                              No. of     % of     No. of     % of     No. of   
                               Votes     Vote      Votes     Vote      Votes   

1. To receive the Annual 781,313 642 98.85 9,089,359 1.15 342,748


     Report and Financial                                                      
     Statements                                                                

2. To approve the 553,828,337 70.51 231,648,104 29.49 5,269,308


     Directors'                                                                
     Remuneration Report                                                       

3. To re-elect Professor 654,977,587 89.35 78,080,589 10.65 57,701,919


     David Begg as a                                                           
     Director                                                                  

4. To re-elect Martin 570,813,135 77.26 168,053,343 22.74 51,893,617

Gilbert as a Director

5. To re-elect Colin Hood 707,545,712 95.76 31,299,498 4.24 51,914,885

as a Director

6. To re-elect Tim 787,734,609 99.65 2,792,799 0.35 232,687

O'Toole as a Director

7. To re-elect John 623,295,002 95.93 26,454,042 4.07 141,011,051


     Sievwright as a                                                           
     Director                                                                  

8. To re-elect Mick 787,677,534 99.64 2,847,639 0.36 234,922

Barker as a Director

9. To elect Chris Surch 788,193,712 99.71 2,315,370 0.29 251,013

as a Director

10. To elect Brian Wallace 788,420,945 99.74 2,086,554 0.26 252,596

as a Director

11. To elect Jim Winestock 781,932,691 99.65 2,760,926 0.35 6,066,478

as a Director

12. To re-appoint Deloitte 767,639,289 97.33 21,058,529 2.67 2,062,277


     LLP as independent                                                        
     auditors                                                                  

13. To authorise the 769,944,651 97.61 18,877,721 2.39 1,937,723


     Directors to determine                                                    
     the remuneration of                                                       
     the independent                                                           
     auditors                                                                  

14. To authorise the 737,558,151 93.30 52,966,914 6.70 235,030


     Directors to allot                                                        
     shares                                                                    

15. To authorise the 741,776,113 93.84 48,658,071 6.16 325,911


     Directors to disapply                                                     
     pre-emption rights                                                        

16. To permit the Company 789,536,023 99.87 998,132 0.13 225,940


     to purchase its own                                                       
     shares                                                                    

17. To authorise the 695,978,834 88.06 94,382,008 11.94 399,431


     Company to make                                                           
     political donations                                                       
     and incur political                                                       
     expenditure                                                               

18. To authorise the 743,529,091 94.07 46,883,035 5.93 347,969


     calling of general                                                        
     meetings of the                                                           
     Company by notice of                                                      
     14 clear days                                                             

Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.

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

The current issued share capital of FirstGroup plc is 1,204,926,756 ordinary
shares of 5 pence per share. 64.16% of voting capital was instructed.

In accordance with the UK Listing Authority's Rule 9.6.2R, copies of all the
resolutions passed by FirstGroup plc's shareholders in connection with special
business at today's Annual General Meeting will be submitted to the National
Storage Mechanism.

This document will shortly be available for inspection at:
http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do



END

-0- Jul/17/2013 14:52 GMT

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