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Just Group PLC

11 May 2021

11 May 2021

JUST Group plc

(the "Company")

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 11 MAY 2021

The Company announces that at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held earlier today, all resolutions proposed were duly passed and details of the results of the poll are set out below:

 
 Resolutions                               For                    Against          Total votes    Total       No. of 
                                                                                      cast        votes       votes 
                                                                                                 cast as     Withheld 
                                                                                                  a % OF 
                                                                                                  issued 
                                                                                                  share 
                                                                                                 capiTal 
                                                                                                  (exc. 
                                                                                                  VOTES 
                                                                                                 WITHELD) 
 Ordinary Resolutions:              No. of        % of       No. of       % of 
                                     votes       votes       votes       votes 
                                 ------------  ---------  -----------  --------- 
        To receive the audited 
         accounts together with 
         the Strategic Report, 
         Directors' Report and 
         Auditor's Report for 
         the financial year 
 1.      ended 31 December 2020   865,802,652    100.00      33,350       0.00     865,836,002    83.40     14,092,966 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 2.     To approve the            812,058,742    93.52     56,285,857     6.48     868,344,599    83.64     11,584,369 
         Directors' 
         Remuneration Report 
         for the year ended 31 
         December 2020 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 3.     To elect John             862,390,174    99.31     5,952,936      0.69     868,343,110    83.64     11,585,858 
         Hastings-Bass as a 
         Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 4.     To elect Kalpana Shah     879,830,786    100.00      32,451       0.00     879,863,237    84.75       65,731 
         as a Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 5.     To re-elect Paul Bishop   872,779,803    99.19     7,147,678      0.81     879,927,481    84.76       1,487 
         as a Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 6.     To re-elect Ian Cormack   795,982,257    90.46     83,945,224     9.54     879,927,481    84.76       1,487 
         as a Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 7.     To re-elect Michelle      878,679,159    99.86     1,249,807      0.14     879,928,966    84.76         2 
         Cracknell as a 
         Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 8.     To re-elect Steve         877,588,740    99.73     2,338,741      0.27     879,927,481    84.76       1,487 
         Melcher as a Director 
         of the Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 9.     To re-elect Keith         872,779,152    99.19     7,148,329      0.81     879,927,481    84.76       1,487 
         Nicholson as a 
         Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 10.    To re-elect Andy          876,381,985    99.60     3,546,983      0.40     879,928,968    84.76         0 
         Parsons as a Director 
         of the Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 11.    To re-elect David         878,851,874    99.88     1,075,607      0.12     879,927,481    84.76       1,487 
         Richardson as a 
         Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 12.    To re-elect Clare         878,792,294    99.87     1,136,674      0.13     879,928,968    84.76         0 
         Spottiswoode as a 
         Director of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 13.    To re-appoint             868,303,085    98.68     11,623,883     1.32     879,926,968    84.76       2,000 
         PricewaterhouseCoopers 
         LLP as the Company's 
         Auditor 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 14.    To authorise the Audit    878,979,364    99.89      946,117       0.11     879,925,481    84.76       3,487 
         Committee to determine 
         the remuneration of 
         the Company's Auditor 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 15.    To authorise the          853,818,342    97.04     26,029,869     2.96     879,848,211    84.75       80,757 
         Company to make 
         political donations 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 16.    To authorise the          851,575,522    96.78     28,351,446     3.22     879,926,968    84.76       2,000 
         Directors to allot 
         shares 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 Special ResolutionS: 
                                 ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 17.    To disapply statutory     878,323,732    99.82%    1,596,515      0.18     879,920,247    84.76       8,721 
         pre-emption rights on 
         up to 5% of the issued 
         share capital of the 
         Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 18.    To disapply statutory     845,093,068    96.04%    34,823,898     3.96     879,916,966    84.76       12,002 
         pre-emption rights on 
         an additional 5% of 
         the issued share 
         capital of 
         the Company 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 19.    To authorise the          867,332,896    98.67%    11,684,631     1.33     879,017,527    84.67      911,441 
         Company to purchase 
         its own shares 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 20.    To authorise the          847,299,546    96.29%    32,626,877     3.71     879,926,423    84.76       2,545 
         Directors to convene a 
         general meeting on not 
         less than 14 clear 
         days' notice 
       ------------------------  ------------  ---------  -----------  ---------  ------------  ---------  ----------- 
 

Full details of the resolutions passed, together with explanatory notes, are set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 6 April 2021, which is available at https://www.justgroupplc.co.uk/investors/shareholder-information/agm .

Notes:

   1)   The votes "For" and "Against" are expressed in percentage of the votes cast. 
   2)   Votes "For" include discretionary votes. 

3) A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

4) The total number of shares in issue on 7 May 2021 was 1,038,161,858 ordinary shares of 10 pence each, which was the total number of shares entitling the holders to attend and vote for or against all the resolutions at the AGM. In accordance with the Company's Articles of Association, on a poll every member present in person or by proxy has one vote for every share held.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all resolutions, other than those concerning ordinary business passed at the AGM, will shortly be available to view on the FCA's National Storage Mechanism, at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

 
 Enquiries 
 
  General                                   Media 
  Simon Watson, Group Company Secretary     Stephen Lowe, Group Communications 
  Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7444 8400           Director 
                                            Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 827 301 
  Investors / Analysts                      press.office@wearejust.co.uk 
  Alistair Smith, Head of Investor 
  Relations                                 Temple Bar Advisory 
  Telephone: +44 (0) 1737 232 792           Alex Child-Villiers 
  alistair.smith@wearejust.co.uk            William Barker 
                                            Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7183 1190 
  Paul Kelly, Investor Relations 
  Manager 
  Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7444 8127 
  paul.kelly@wearejust.co.uk 
 

A copy of this announcement will be available on the Group's website www.justgroupplc.co.uk.

JUST GROUP PLC

Enterprise House

Bancroft Road

Reigate

RH2 7RP

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