2014

The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Balfour Beatty plc was held at 11.00 am on Thursday, 15 May 2014 at the Park Plaza Victoria, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EQ.

2014 AGM Information 
Notice of Meeting PDF 0.5MB

AGM Poll Results

The resolutions set out in the Notice of AGM dated 25 March 2014 were passed following a poll on each resolution, with the exception of Resolution 10, which was withdrawn.

The results of the polls were as follows:

  ForAgainstVotes Withheld
Resolution 1: To adopt the Directors’ report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2013 438,859,325
(99.96%)
194,645
(0.04%)
7,708,991
Resolution 2: To approve the Directors’ remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2013 402,287,275
(92.24%)
33,836,389
(7.76%)
10,640,145
Resolution 3: To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy 428,310,747
(97.22%)
12,241,834
(2.78%)
6,211,232
Resolution 4: To declare a final dividend on the ordinary shares of the Company 442,630,249
(99.88%)
531,203
(0.12%)
3,603,509
Resolution 5: To re-elect Mr S Marshall as a Director 422,512,645
(95.36%)
20,548,372
(4.64%)
3,695,449
Resolution 6: To re-elect Mr R M Amen as a Director 441,882,003
(99.74%)
1,153,169
(0.26%)
3,721,295
Resolution 7: To re-elect Mr I G T Ferguson CBE as a Director 416,191,590
(95.23%)
20,852,318
(4.77%)
9,711,406
Resolution 8: To re-elect Mrs V M Kempston Darkes as a Director 434,748,553
(99.46%)
2,349,354
(0.54%)
9,658,559
Resolution 9: To re-elect Mr D J Magrath as a Director 441,537,717
(99.65%)
1,551,158
(0.35%)
3,674,229
Resolution 10: To re-elect Mr A J McNaughton as a Director (Note 1) - - -
Resolution 11: To elect Ms B J Richards as a Director 441,910,283
(99.74%)
1,142,579
(0.26%)
3,701,605
Resolution 12: To re-elect Mr G C Roberts as a Director 441,047,075
(99.55%)
2,006,055
(0.45%)
3,701,337
Resolution 13: To elect Mr W G Thomas as a Director 441,905,487
(99.74%)
1,135,620
(0.26%)
3,713,360
Resolution 14: To re-elect Mr P J L Zinkin as a Director 441,924,971
(99.74%)
1,139,782
(0.26%)
3,696,351
Resolution 15: To reappoint Deloitte LLP as auditor 421,111,264
(99.16%)
3,547,045
(0.84%)
22,106,618
Resolution 16: To authorise the Directors to determine the remuneration of the auditor 426,482,684
(99.03%)
4,194,235
(0.97%)
16,086,042
Resolution 17: To authorise the Company and its UK subsidiaries to incur political expenditure 438,274,732
(98.93%)
4,735,466
(1.07%)
3,752,763
Resolution 18: To authorise the Directors to allot shares 429,315,982
(96.89%)
13,764,639
(3.11%)
3,675,703
Resolution 19: To authorise the Directors to allot shares for cash 427,341,404
(96.45%)
15,724,539
(3.55%)
3,692,381
Resolution 20: To renew the authority for the Company to purchase its own ordinary and preference shares 440,580,908
(99.76%)
1,076,211
(0.24%)
5,107,842
Resolution 21: To authorise the Company to hold general meetings, other than an Annual General Meeting, on 14 clear days’ notice 412,475,155
(93.08%)
30,657,159
(6.92%)
3,638,842

Notes:

  1. Resolution 10 regarding the re-election of Mr A J McNaughton as a Director was withdrawn following the Company’s announcement on 6 May 2014 that he had resigned as Director of the Company with immediate effect.
  2. The percentages above are rounded to two decimal places.
  3. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of votes “For” and “Against” a resolution.
  4. Resolutions 19 to 21 were each passed as Special Resolutions.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of each of Resolutions 17 to 21 will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.