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Dunelm Group plc
12 November 2013
 



 

 

 

Dunelm Group plc

 

(the 'Company')

 

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

12 November 2013

 

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 9.30am on 12 November 2013 at The Old Palace Hotel, Minster Yard, Lincoln, LN2 1PU, the resolutions set out in Part 6 of the Notice of Annual General Meeting ("AGM Notice") published by the Company on 4 October 2013 were duly passed.

 

Voting on all resolutions was by way of a show of hands, apart from resolution 17, where the voting was by poll as required by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.  A copy of this announcement will shortly be available on the Company's website at www.dunelm.com.

 

 Prior to the meeting proxy votes had been received as follows:

 

 

Resolution

Votes for

% of votes

cast

Votes against

% of votes cast

Votes withheld

%

withheld

1 - Approve Accounts

 

 

187,172,696

100

0

0

188,731

0.1

2 - Approve dividend

 

 

187,361,413

100

0

0

0

0

3 - Re-elect

G Cooper

 

 

187,254,739

99.9

103,723

0.1

16

0

4 - Re-elect

W L Adderley

 

 

183,222,448

97.8

4,136,614

2.2

216

0

5 - Re-elect N Wharton

 

 

187,204,527

99.9

154,542

0.1

159

0

6 - Re-elect D Stead

 

 

187,204,527

99.9

154,542

0.1

159

0

7 - Re-elect M Sears

 

 

185,317,526

98.9

2,041,543

1.1

16

0

8 - Re-elect S Emeny

 

 

186,479,217

99.5

879,995

0.5

16

0

9 - Re-elect M Davies

 

 

186,477,717

99.5

879,995

0.5

1,516

0

10 - Re-elect L Doherty

 

 

186,478,817

99.5

879,995

0.5

416

0

11 - Approve Remuneration report

 

186,874,938

99.7

480,666

0.3

5,246

0

12 - Appoint auditors

 

 

183,426,193

97.9

3,931,425

2.1

1,610

0

13 - Auditors' remuneration

 

 

183,546,331

98.0

3,812,509

2.0

1,610

0

14 - Authority to allot shares

 

 

187,299,371

99.7

57,947

0.1

1,410

0

15 - Dis-apply pre-emption rights

 

187,348,855

99.9

8,563

0.1

1,310

0

16- Approve own share  purchases

 

187,057,867

99.9

246,811

0.1

55,072

0

17 - Rule 9 waiver - purchase own shares*

 

55,702,567

73.2

20,340,983

26.8

79,054

0

18-  Approve Executive Share Option Plan

 

183,396,479

99.2

1,404,481

0.8

2,558,990

1.4

19 - General Meeting notice period 14 days

 

185,218,059

98.9

2,141,148

1.1

743

0

 

 

 

* Note that members of the Concert Party (as defined in the AGM Notice) were not eligible to vote on resolution 17. The number of ordinary shares held by the Concert Party is 111,237,247, 54.9% of the issued ordinary share capital in issue with voting rights.

 

The Company has 202,781,698 ordinary shares in issue with voting rights, and 52,233 ordinary shares in treasury.

 

Votes withheld do not count in the number of votes counted for or against a resolution.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, the full text of the resolutions passed has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

The annual report and accounts and the AGM Notice are available in the investor section of the Company's website at www.dunelm.com.

 

Name of authorised Company official responsible for making this notification:

 

Dawn Durrant, Company Secretary

                                                                             

0116 2644356


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