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Dunelm Group plc
22 November 2016
 

 

 

Dunelm Group plc

 

(the 'Company')

 

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

22 November 2016

 

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 9.00am on 22 November 2016 at The Dunelm Store Support Centre, Watermead Business Park, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1AD, the resolutions set out in Part 3 of the Notice of Annual General Meeting ("AGM Notice") published by the Company on 19 October 2016 were duly passed.

 

Voting on all resolutions was by way of a show of hands.Voting on resolutions 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 was by Independent Shareholders (as defined in the AGM Notice) only.

 

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/

discretionary

% of votes

cast

Votes against

% of votes cast

Votes withheld

%

withheld

1 - Approve Accounts

 

 

180,074,559

99.75%

446,969

0.25%

11,780

0.01%

2 - Approve dividend

 

 

180,521,991

100.00%

3,748

0.00%

7,569

0.00%

3 - Re-elect

Will Adderley

 

 

177,120,615

98.11%

3,404,808

1.89%

7,885

0.00%

4 - Re-elect

John Browett

 

180,460,021

99.96%

65,009

0.04%

8,278

0.00%

5 - Elect Keith Down

 

 

180,105,526

99.77%

419,297

0.23%

8,485

0.00%

6 - Re-elect Andy Harrison

 

 

179,629,673

99.50%

895,357

0.50%

8,278

0.00%

7- Re-elect Andy Harrison*

 

76,266,250

98.85%

887,001

1.15%

8,279

0.00%

8 - Re-elect Marion Sears

 

 

176,149,717

97.58%

4,375,187

2.42%

8,404

0.00%

9 -Re-elect Marion Sears*

 

 

72,778,131

94.33%

4,375,187

5.67%

8,212

0.00%

10 - Re-elect Simon Emeny

 

 

176,287,942

97.65%

4,236,888

2.35%

8,478

0.00%

11- Re-elect Simon Emeny*

 

72,916,598

94.51%

4,236,101

5.49%

8,831

0.00%

12 - Re-elect Liz Doherty

 

 

180,132,873

99.78%

392,350

0.22%

8,085

0.00%

13 - Re-elect Liz Doherty*

 

 

76,762,029

99.49%

391,415

0.51%

8,086

0.00%

14 -Re- elect William Reeve

 

 

180,433,540

99.95%

87,333

0.05%

8,085

0.00%

15 - Re-elect William Reeve*

 

 

77,065,528

99.89%

87,916

0.11%

8,086

0.00%

16 - Re-elect Peter Ruis

 

 

180,438,236

99.95%

86,587

0.05%

8,485

0.00%

17 - Re-elect Peter Ruis*

 

77,067,585

99.89%

85,459

0.11%

8,486

0.00%

18 - Approve Annual Remuneration Report

 

178,879,529

99.09%

1,643,656

0.91%

10,122

0.01%

19 - Appoint auditors

 

 

 

176,200,021

98.07%

3,466,613

1.93%

866,674

0.48%

20 - Auditors' remuneration

 

 

180,259,948

99.85%

264,221

0.15%

9,139

0.01%

21 - Authority to allot shares

 

 

180,514,044

100.00%

6,229

0.00%

8,685

0.00%

22 - Dis-apply pre-emption rights (5%)

 

180,489,711

99.98%

34,912

0.02%

8,685

0.00%

23 - Dis-apply pre-emption rights  (additional 5%)

171,329,848

94.91%

9,194,775

5.09%

8,685

0.00%

24- Approve own share purchases

 

176,973,358

98.03%

3,551,881

1.97%

8,069

0.00%

25 - General Meeting notice period 14 days

 

177,439,437

98.29%

3,084,785

1.71%

9,085

0.01%

 

 

 

* Controlling Shareholders (as defined in the AGM Notice) were not eligible to vote on resolutions 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17. At the date of the AGM, the Controlling Shareholders hold 103,371,779 Ordinary Shares, 51.2% of the issued ordinary share capital (excluding treasury shares) with voting rights.

 

At the date of the AGM, the Company has 201,552,230 ordinary shares in issue with voting rights, and in addition 1,281,701 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 2644439


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