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Provident Financial PLC

29 June 2022

Provident Financial plc ("the Company")

Results of Annual General Meeting

Results of Annual General Meeting

The Company announces the results of the voting by poll on the resolutions put to its annual general meeting (AGM) today, Wednesday 29 June 2022.

A poll was held on each of the resolutions set out in the notice of AGM and the results of the poll are set out below. All of the resolutions voted on at the AGM were duly passed.

 
                                      Number of      % of     Number of votes       % of        Number        Total 
                                      votes cast     votes     cast "Against"       votes       of votes      votes 
                                        "For"        cast                           cast        Withheld       cast 
                                                     "For"                        "Against"                    as a 
                                                                                                               % of 
                                                                                                              Issued 
                                                                                                              Share 
                                                                                                             Register 
---------------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
  RESOLUTION 
---------------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Directors' and 
          auditor's reports 
          and the financial 
  1.      statements                 202,177,788    99.99          8,837            0.01        923,832       79.66 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Approval of the 
          annual statement 
          by the chairman 
          of the remuneration 
          committee and 
          the annual report 
  2.      on remuneration            200,009,207    98.48        3,092,775          1.52         8,475        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Provident Financial 
          Deferred Bonus 
  3.      Plan 2022                  202,607,567    99.76         493,058           0.24         9,832        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Provident Financial 
          Savings-Related 
          Share Option 
          Scheme (SAYE) 
  4.      2022                       202,952,743    99.93         149,983           0.07         7,731        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Provident Financial 
          Share Incentive 
  5.      Plan (SIP)                 203,055,334    99.98         44,736            0.02        10,387        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Andrea Blance 
  6.      as a Director              198,030,487    98.14        3,746,177          1.86       1,333,793      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Elizabeth Chambers 
  7.      as a Director              200,122,812    99.18        1,653,852          0.82       1,333,793      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Paul Hewitt as 
  8.      a Director                 199,777,608    99.01        2,002,056          0.99       1,330,793      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Margot James 
  9.      as a Director              200,123,242    99.18        1,656,422          0.82       1,330,793      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Neeraj Kapur 
  10.     as a Director              200,836,785    99.54         937,422           0.46       1,336,250      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Angela Knight 
  11.     as a Director              199,887,164    99.06        1,892,500          0.94       1,330,793      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Malcolm Le May 
  12.     as a Director              200,905,694    99.57         872,470           0.43       1,332,293      79.50 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Graham Lindsay 
  13.     as a Director              199,363,016    99.17        1,660,966          0.83       2,086,475      79.20 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Patrick Snowball 
  14.     as a Director              197,816,631    98.78        2,434,593          1.22       2,859,233      78.90 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Reappointment 
          of Deloitte LLP 
          as the Auditor 
  15.     of the Company             201,370,992    99.15        1,728,665          0.85        10,800        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Audit committee 
          to determine 
          the Auditor's 
  16.     Remuneration               200,401,146    99.42        1,172,710          0.58       1,536,601      79.42 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company granted 
          authority to 
          make political 
  17.     donations                  202,305,854    99.61         794,007           0.39        10,596        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Directors authorised 
  18.     to allot shares            201,843,511    99.38        1,259,358          0.62         7,588        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to disapply pre-emption 
  19.     rights                     203,051,848    99.98         44,283            0.02        14,326        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to disapply pre-emption 
          rights (in relation 
          to acquisitions 
          and specified 
  20.     capital investments)       202,073,641    99.49        1,029,228          0.51         7,588        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to purchase its 
  21.     own shares                 202,300,898    99.62         763,458           0.38        46,101        80.00 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Convening of 
          a general meeting 
          on not less than 
          14 days' notice 
  22.     authorised                 195,973,897    96.49        7,127,884          3.51         8,676        80.02 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Approval of the 
  23.     Articles of Association    203,077,525    99.99         19,090            0.01        13,842        80.02 
=====  ==========================  =============  ========  =================  ============  ===========  =========== 
 

Notes

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

2. A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is therefore not counted towards the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

3. As at close of business on Monday 27 June 2022, the time by which shareholders who wanted to vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, there were 253,804,031 ordinary shares in issue and 80% of the voting capital was instructed, as set out in the table above. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of all the resolutions passed other than resolutions concerning ordinary business have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism.

Name of contact and telephone number for AGM queries:

Charley Davies

Company Secretary

0203 620 3689

Name of contacts and contact details for Investor Relations:

Owen Jones

01274 351 900

investors@providentfinancial.com

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