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FIRSTGROUP PLC - Results of 2022 Annual General Meeting - Replacement

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FirstGroup plc

Result of 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) – 27 JULY 2022: Replacement

FirstGroup plc (the 'Company') announces that, at the AGM held earlier today, all resolutions were passed by the Company’s shareholders on a poll. The results of the poll are shown in the table below and will also be available on the Company’s website.

FOR

AGAINST

TOTAL

WITHHELD

Number of Votes

% of Vote

Number of Votes

% of Vote

Number of Votes

Number of Votes

1

To receive the Annual Report and Financial Statements for the 52 weeks ended 26 March 2022

568,347,329

99.99

47,870

0.01

568,395,199

1,097,252

2

To approve the Directors’ Annual Report on Remuneration

478,167,186

84.16

90,005,515

15.84

568,172,701

1,319,750

3

To declare a final dividend of 1.1 pence per ordinary share for the 52 weeks ended 26 March 2022

569,181,440

99.97

188,945

0.03

569,370,385

122,066

4

To re-elect Sally Cabrini as a Director

554,023,238

97.38

14,884,512

2.62

568,907,750

584,701

5

To elect Myrtle Dawes as a Director

568,511,956

99.94

364,865

0.06

568,876,821

615,630

6

To re-elect Anthony Green as a Director

568,552,210

99.93

377,892

0.07

568,930,102

562,349

7

To elect Claire Hawkings as a Director

568,511,668

99.94

359,337

0.06

568,871,005

621,446

8

To re-elect Jane Lodge as a Director

566,542,600

99.59

2,345,668

0.41

568,888,268

604,183

9

To re-elect Peter Lynas as a Director

563,187,636

99.00

5,711,734

1.00

568,899,370

593,081

10

To re-elect Ryan Mangold as a Director

568,186,777

99.88

706,583

0.12

568,893,360

599,091

11

To re-elect David Martin as a Director

561,139,812

98.63

7,806,036

1.37

568,945,848

546,603

12

To elect Graham Sutherland as a Director

568,524,047

99.93

375,424

0.07

568,899,471

592,980

13

To appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors

568,611,046

99.91

526,982

0.09

569,138,028

354,423

14

To authorise the Directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors

568,737,443

99.94

361,599

0.06

569,099,042

393,409

15

To authorise the Directors to allot shares

564,448,947

99.17

4,718,399

0.83

569,167,346

325,105

16

To authorise the Directors to disapply
pre-emption rights

568,470,062

99.91

523,189

0.09

568,993,251

499,200

17

To disapply pre-emption rights for acquisitions or other capital investments

566,994,918

99.64

2,021,174

0.36

569,016,092

476,359

18

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

567,332,702

99.88

705,854

0.12

568,038,556

1,453,895

19

To authorise the Company to make political donations and incur political expenditure

566,402,103

99.68

1,823,384

0.32

568,225,487

1,266,964

20

To authorise the calling of general meetings
on 14 clear days’ notice

561,385,491

98.61

7,886,695

1.39

569,272,186

220,265

Votes 'For' and 'Against' are expressed as a percentage of votes received. A 'Vote withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes 'For' and 'Against' a resolution. Votes were cast for a total of 569,492,451 ordinary shares of 5 pence per share, representing 75.92% of the total number of votes capable of being cast at the AGM. The Company's issued share capital as at today's date is 750,319,702 ordinary shares and the number of votes per share is one. The Company held 157,229 shares in Treasury, which do not carry any voting rights. Resolutions 1 to 15, and 19 were proposed as Ordinary Resolutions and resolutions 16 to 18 and 20 as Special Resolutions.

Contacts at FirstGroup:

Faisal Tabbah, Head of Investor Relations

Stuart Butchers, Group Head of Communications

David Blizzard, Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7725 3354

Contacts at Brunswick PR:

Andrew Porter / Simone Selzer, Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93. Classification as per DTR 6 Annex 1R: 3.1.

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