May 26, 2022

HENRY BOOT PLC

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (‘AGM’): 26 MAY 2022

Henry Boot PLC (‘the Company’) announces that all resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 13 April 2022 previously circulated to the Company’s shareholders were passed by way of a show of hands at the Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) of the Company held today.

Details of the proxy voting instructions lodged prior to the AGM for each resolution (all of which were passed on a show of hands) are shown in the table below:

Resolution

 

Total Votes Cast (excl. Votes Withheld)

 

Total for and at discretion

Total against

Withheld

 

No. of votes

No. of votes

% of vote

No. of votes

% of vote

No. of votes

Resolution 1:

To receive the Directors’ Report, Auditors’ Report, Strategic Report and the Financial Statements.

86,402,031

86,391,708

99.99

10,323

0.01

1,685,931

Resolution 2:

To declare a final dividend on the ordinary shares.

88,087,962

88,087,962

100.00

0

0.00

0

Resolution 3:

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report.

87,945,293

83,537,884

94.99

4,407,409

5.01

12,669

Resolution 4:

To reappoint Timothy Roberts as a Director.

88,066,196

79,259,719

90.00

8,806,477

10.00

21,766

Resolution 5:

To reappoint Darren Littlewood as a Director.

88,066,196

85,590,406

97.19

2,475,790

2.81

21,766

Resolution 6:

To reappoint Joanne Lake as a Director.

88,066,196

86,180,996

97.86

1,885,200

2.14

21,766

Resolution 7:

To reappoint James Sykes as a Director.

88,066,195

83,848,623

95.21

4,217,572

4.79

21,767

Resolution 8:

To reappoint Peter Mawson as a Director.

84,700,503

82,110,037

96.94

2,590,466

3.06

3,387,459

Resolution 9:

To reappoint Gerald Jennings as a Director.

88,056,696

86,279,372

97.98

1,777,324

2.02

31,266

Resolution 10:

To reappoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors.

88,086,869

86,253,229

97.92

1,833,640

2.08

1,093

Resolution 11:

To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to fix the auditors’ remuneration.

88,071,869

87,927,584

99.84

144,285

0.16

16,093

Resolution 12:

To authorise the Directors under Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 to allot shares.

86,028,640

85,001,494

98.81

1,027,146

1.19

2,059,322

Resolution 13:

To grant the authority requested in respect of the issue of equity securities for cash.

86,018,585

85,268,400

99.13

750,185

0.87

2,069,377

Resolution 14:

To authorise the Directors to make market purchases of the Company’s shares.

 

86,028,805

84,323,770

98.02

1,705,035

1.98

2,059,157

 The ‘for’ vote includes those giving discretion to the Chairman.

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.

On 24 May 2022, there were 133,447,951 Henry Boot PLC ordinary shares of 10p each in issue. Ordinary shareholders are entitled to one vote per share held.

A copy of the results for the AGM will also be available on the Company’s website within the latest news section at www.henryboot.co.uk.

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of AGM. The 2021 Annual Report and Financial Statements, together with the Notice of AGM, are available to view on the National Storage Mechanism (‘NSM’) https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and a copy can also be found on the Company’s website.

Enquiries:

Henry Boot PLC

Amy Stanbridge

Company Secretary

Tel: 0114 255 5444

www.henryboot.co.uk

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