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Speedy Hire PLC

07 September 2023

Speedy Hire Plc

7 September 2023

Speedy Hire Plc ("Company")

Resolutions passed at Annual General Meeting - 7 September 2023

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 7 September 2023 at the offices of Addleshaw Goddard LLP at Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4AG, all resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were voted on a poll and passed by the requisite majorities.

Resolutions 1 to 15 and resolution 20 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 16 to 19 were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll are set out below:

 
 No   Resolution                            For *                     Against              Withheld 
                                                                                              ** 
                                   No. of Votes   % of Vote   No. of Votes   % of Vote   No. of Votes 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To receive and 
       adopt the annual 
       accounts for the 
       financial year 
       ended 31 March 
       2023 together 
       with the 
       reports of the 
       Directors and 
 1     auditors (ordinary).        334,034,160     98.79%      4,092,120       1.21%       382,458 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To approve the 
       Directors' Remuneration 
       Report for the 
       financial year 
       ended 31 March 
 2     2023 (ordinary).            334,750,118     98.92%      3,658,028       1.08%       100,592 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To approve the 
       Directors' Remuneration 
 3     Policy.                     328,333,433     97.02%      10,084,023      2.98%        91,282 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To declare a final 
       dividend of 1.80 
       pence per share 
       in respect of 
       the year ended 
       31 March 2023 
 4     (ordinary).                 338,410,672     99.99%        42,663        0.01%        55,403 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To elect Dan Evans 
       as a Director 
       of the Company 
 5     (ordinary).                 338,181,503     99.96%       122,072        0.04%       205,163 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To elect Paul 
       Rayner as a Director 
       of the Company 
 6     (ordinary).                 338,257,171     99.97%       111,404        0.03%       140,163 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect David 
       Shearer as a Director 
       of the Company 
 7     (ordinary).                 301,328,552     89.66%      34,754,193     10.34%      2,425,993 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect David 
       Garman as a Director 
       of the Company 
 8     (ordinary).                 335,168,528     99.06%      3,187,890       0.94%       152,320 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Rob 
       Barclay as a Director 
       of the Company 
 9     (ordinary).                 338,159,041     99.95%       175,567        0.05%       174,130 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Rhian 
       Bartlett as a 
       Director of the 
 10    Company (ordinary).         335,208,034     99.07%      3,139,392       0.93%       161,312 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Shatish 
       Dasani as a Director 
       of the Company 
 11    (ordinary).                 334,697,764     98.95%      3,541,154       1.05%       269,820 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Carol 
       Kavanagh as a 
       Director of the 
 12    Company (ordinary).         338,198,558     99.95%       172,860        0.05%       137,320 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-appoint 
       PricewaterhouseCoopers 
       LLP as Auditors 
 13    (ordinary).                 336,212,606     99.35%      2,205,924       0.65%        87,208 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to determine 
       the remuneration 
       of PricewaterhouseCoopers 
 14    LLP (ordinary).             338,342,295     99.97%       113,224        0.03%        53,219 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
 15    shares (ordinary).          311,290,311     91.99%      27,118,928      8.01%        99,499 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
       securities free 
       from pre-emption 
       rights, subject 
       to certain specified 
 16    limitations (special).      309,433,862     91.42%      29,036,764      8.58%        38,112 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To disapply statutory 
       pre-emption rights 
       in relation to 
       acquisitions or 
       other capital 
 17    investments (special).      309,236,620     91.40%      29,086,841      8.60%       185,277 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Company to make 
       market purchases 
       of its own shares 
 18    (special).                  328,781,611     97.16%      9,614,705       2.84%       112,422 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       calling of general 
       meetings on not 
       less than 14 days' 
 19    notice (special).           337,948,712     99.86%       489,617        0.14%        70,409 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To permit the 
       Company to make 
       political donations 
 20    (ordinary).                 333,557,753     98.56%      4,857,311       1.44%        93,674 
     ---------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
 

N.B. Percentage figures are rounded to 2 decimal places.

* The votes of any proxy giving the Chairman discretion how to vote have been included in the votes For a resolution.

** A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of percentages of votes cast For and Against a resolution.

As at 7 September 2023, the number of issued shares of the Company was 516,983,637, of which 55,146,281 were held in treasury. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company as at that date was 461,837,356.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all the resolutions passed as special business at the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which can be accessed at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

Neil Hunt

Company Secretary

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