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Whitbread PLC

07 July 2020

Whitbread PLC - Annual General Meeting Resolutions 7 July 2020

Whitbread PLC announces that at the Annual General Meeting held on 7 July 2020, all resolutions were voted on by a poll and were duly passed. The results of the AGM are as follows:

 
 
           RESOLUTION                 VOTES        %        VOTES        %         VOTES         % of         VOTES 
                                      FORdeg                AGAINST                TOTAL*      ISC VOTED*    WITHHELD 
                                                                               ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 Ordinary Resolutions 
 1. To receive the Annual Report 
  and Accounts 
  for the year ended 
  27 February 2020                 138,129,502   99.39%    846,972     0.61%    138,976,474   68.86%        3,091,655 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 2. To approve the Annual Report 
  on Remuneration                  107,891,324   83.20%   21,786,928   16.80%   129,678,252     64.25%      12,389,877 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 3. To elect Horst Baier as a 
  director                         140,561,062   99.53%    670,771     0.47%    141,231,833     69.97%       836,296 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 4. To re-elect David Atkins as 
  a director                       139,904,098   99.06%   1,330,233    0.94%    141,234,331     69.98%       833,798 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 5. To re-elect Alison Brittain 
  as a director                    140,268,572   99.31%    975,644     0.69%    141,244,216     69.98%       823,913 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 6. To re-elect Nicholas Cadbury 
  as a director                    140,226,982   99.28%   1,010,314    0.72%    141,237,296     69.98%       830,833 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 7. To re-elect Adam Crozier as 
  a director                       126,802,211   89.79%   14,425,799   10.21%   141,228,010     69.97%       840,119 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 8. To re-elect Frank Fiskers as 
  a director                       123,643,067   90.81%   12,508,511   9.19%    136,151,578     67.46%      5,916,551 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 9. To re-elect Richard 
  Gillingwater as a 
  director                         139,288,794   98.62%   1,945,616    1.38%    141,234,410     69.98%       833,719 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 10. To re-elect Chris Kennedy 
  as a director                    139,920,535   99.07%   1,314,536    0.93%    141,235,071     69.98%       833,058 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 11. To re-elect Deanna 
  Oppenheimer as a 
  director                         140,483,881   99.47%    754,786     0.53%    141,238,667     69.98%       829,462 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 12 To re-elect Louise Smalley 
  as a director                    140,277,293   99.32%    959,911     0.68%    141,237,204     69.98%       830,925 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 13. To re-elect Susan Taylor 
  Martin as a 
  director                         140,502,560   99.48%    734,040     0.52%    141,236,600     69.98%       831,529 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 14. To reappoint Deloitte LLP 
  as the auditor                   138,114,347   97.91%   2,951,334    2.09%    141,065,681     69.89%      1,002,448 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 15. To authorise the Board, 
  through the 
  Audit Committee, to set the 
  auditor's remuneration           140,605,528   99.67%    462,417     0.33%    141,067,945     69.89%      1,000,184 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 16. To authorise the Company to 
  make political 
  donations                        137,284,908   96.78%   4,564,128    3.22%    141,849,036     70.28%       219,093 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 17. To authorise the Board to 
  allot shares                     133,746,266   94.29%   8,101,790    5.71%    141,848,056     70.28%       220,073 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 Special Resolutions 
 18. To authorise the 
  disapplication of pre-emption 
  rights                           136,337,763   96.24%   5,329,528    3.76%    141,667,291     70.19%       400,838 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 19. To authorise the 
  disapplication of pre-emption 
  rights in connection with an 
  acquisition 
  or specified capital 
  investment                       134,122,507   94.68%   7,543,275    5.32%    141,665,782     70.19%       402,347 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 20. To authorise the Company to 
  purchase 
  its own ordinary shares          138,344,527   98.13%   2,636,841    1.87%    140,981,368     69.85%      1,086,761 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 21. To enable the Company to 
  call general 
  meetings, other than an Annual 
  General Meeting, 
  on reduced notice                134,374,102   95.25%   6,694,285    4.75%    141,068,387     69.89%       999,742 
                                  ------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  ------------  ----------- 
 

deg Where shareholders have appointed the Chairman of the meeting as their proxy with discretion as to voting, those votes have been cast in favour of the resolutions and are included in the total of those votes for.

* A 'vote withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes validly cast.

A copy of all the resolutions passed, other than those concerning ordinary business, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

Contact: Daren Lowry, Director of Secretariat and Insurance 01582 889346

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