OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC: Result of AGM

10 September 2013 
                        Oxford Instruments plc 
                 Annual General Meeting - Proxy Votes 
At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 10 September 2013, the following
proxy votes were recorded for each resolution. Each resolution was duly
passed. 
Resolution                                                           
Abstentions/
(No. as noted on proxy form)           In Favour         Against       Withheld 


                                     Votes      %      Votes     %      Votes

1      To receive and adopt the    44,081,357  98.6   639,553  1.43       40
       Reports and Financial
       Statements for the year
       ended 31 March 2013

2      To declare the final        44,720,109 100.00     0       0       841
       dividend

3      To re-elect Nigel Keen      43,432,306 98.09   844,851  1.91    443,793

4      To re-elect Jonathan Flint  44,688,505 99.95   20,332   0.05     12,113

5      To re-elect Kevin Boyd      44,689,552 99.96   19,285   0.04     12,113

6      To re-elect Mike Brady      44,296,998 99.08   411,839  0.92     12,113

7      To re-elect Jock Lennox     44,484,281 99.50   224,056   0.5     12,613

8      To elect Thomas Geitner     44,495,068 99.52   213,269  0.48     12,613

9      To elect Jennifer Allerton  44,496,236 99.52   212,601  0.48     12,113

10     To appoint KPMG LLP as      44,695,230 99.95   23,908   0.05     1,812
       Auditors

11     To authorise the Directors  44,693,782 99.94   25,381   0.06     1,787
       to set the remuneration of
       the Auditors

12     To approve the Directors'   42,350,613 96.49  1,538,716 3.51    831,621
       Remuneration Report

13     To authorise the allotment  38,737,257 86.62  5,982,668 13.38    1,025
       of shares

14     To authorise the directors  44,508,033 99.53   212,007  0.47      910
       to disapply pre-emption
       rights

15     To authorise the purchase   44,508,673 99.53   211,367  0.47      910
       of shares

16     To authorise the calling of 43,318,093 96.86  1,402,817 3.14       40
       general meetings on 14
       days' notice

Notes:

1. Votes were tendered in respect of 44,720,950 shares representing 78.5% of
the issued capital.

2. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been
included in the "For" total.

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

The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General
Meeting which is available on our website at
www.oxford-instruments.com/investors


For further information please contact:

Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary 01865 393324
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