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Provident Financial PLC

30 June 2021

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 30 June 2021.

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                 195,659,285    99.04        1,888,651          0.96        170,655       77.89 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Approval of the 
          annual statement 
          by the chairman 
          of the remuneration 
          committee and 
          the annual report 
  2.      on remuneration            195,698,663    98.98        2,015,198          1.02         4,730        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Andrea Blance 
  3.      as a Director              197,538,448    99.91         175,760           0.09         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Elizabeth Chambers 
  4.      as a Director              197,644,520    99.96         69,688            0.04         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Robert East as 
  5.      a Director                 194,983,630    99.96         84,520            0.04       2,650,441      76.91 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Paul Hewitt as 
  6.      a Director                 197,641,831    99.96         72,377            0.04         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Election of Margot 
  7.      James as a Director        197,686,553    99.99         27,655            0.01         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Neeraj Kapur 
  8.      as a Director              197,632,849    99.96         81,359            0.04         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Angela Knight 
  9.      as a Director              197,460,313    99.87         253,895           0.13         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Malcolm Le May 
  10.     as a Director              197,639,217    99.96         76,093            0.04         3,281        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Graham Lindsay 
  11.     as a Director              197,643,635    99.96         70,573            0.04         4,383        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Re-election of 
          Patrick Snowball 
  12.     as a Director              197,642,049    99.96         72,755            0.04         3,787        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Reappointment 
          of Deloitte LLP 
          as the Auditor 
  13.     of the Company             195,041,997    99.99         17,865            0.01       2,658,729      76.91 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Audit committee 
          to determine 
          the Auditor's 
  14.     Remuneration               197,687,071    99.99         20,378            0.01        11,142        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company granted 
          authority to 
          make political 
  15.     donations                  197,359,491    99.83         337,687           0.17        21,413        77.95 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Directors authorised 
  16.     to allot shares            197,007,589    99.64         705,071           0.36         5,931        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to disapply pre-emption 
  17.     rights                     197,673,549    99.98         32,559            0.02        12,483        77.95 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to disapply pre-emption 
          rights (in relation 
          to acquisitions 
          and specified 
  18.     capital investments)       193,694,195    97.97        4,019,234          2.03         5,162        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Company authorised 
          to purchase its 
  19.     own shares                 195,005,811    98.65        2,666,659          1.35        46,121        77.94 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         Convening of 
          a general meeting 
          on not less than 
          14 days' notice 
  20.     authorised                 190,859,186    96.53        6,856,097          3.47         3,308        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         That an increase 
          in the limit 
          set out in Article 
          87 for non-executive 
          director fees 
  21.     be approved                193,006,331    97.62        4,699,912          2.38        12,348        77.96 
-----  --------------------------  -------------  --------  -----------------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
         That the conduct 
          of directors 
          relating to the 
          payment of fees 
          above the limit 
          in Article 87 
          be ratified and 
          the release of 
          any liability 
          relating to such 
  22.     matters be approved        194,879,754    98.57        2,821,498          1.43        17,339        77.95 
=====  ==========================  =============  ========  =================  ============  ===========  =========== 
 

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 28 June 2021, 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 253,615,794 ordinary shares in issue and 78% 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 https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

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:

Vicki Turner / Owen Jones

01274 351 900

investors@providentfinancial.com

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