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



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