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Result of AGM

19 May 2010

At the Annual General Meeting of Galiform Plc held on 19 May 2010, all resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed on a poll. The full text of each resolution is contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting. The final votes received in respect of each resolution put to the meeting were as set out below.

Resolution Number Votes for (including discretionary votes) Votes against Total number of votes validly cast Percentage of the Company's issued share capital represented by votes validly cast Votes withheld*
1 Annual report & accounts 385,537,620 13,118 385,550,738 60.8% 23,753
2 Re-elect Will Samuel 385,128,567 398,848 385,527,415 60.8% 48,052
3 Re-elect Angus Cockburn 385,118,030 406,385 385,524,415 60.8% 51,052
4 Re-elect Michael Wemms 384,956,886 568,079 385,524,965 60.8% 50,502
5 Re-elect Ian Smith 345,270,417 18,882,457 364,152,874 57.4% 21,422,593
6 Re-appoint Auditors 378,943,947 446,860 379,390,807 59.8% 6,184,660
7 Auditors' Remuneration 384,983,893 439,050 385,422,943 60.8% 152,524
8 Remuneration Report 355,345,999 12,129,712 367,475,711 58.0% 18,099,756
9 Authority to make political donations 384,725,365 499,395 385,224,760 60.8% 349,362
10 Authority to allot shares 360,247,609 6,432,374 366,679,983 57.8% 18,895,484
11 Disapply pre-emption rights 385,421,994 81,212 385,503,206 60.8% 72,261
12 Purchase own shares 385,164,286 366,661 385,530,947 60.8% 44,520
13 Articles of Association 378,761,738 346,640 379,108,378 59.8% 6,463,714
14 Authority to call a general meeting on 14 clear days' notice 376,846,137 8,713,014 385,559,151 60.8% 16,316

*A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law. Votes "withheld" were not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against each of the resolutions.

In accordance with the Listing Rules, copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority ("UKLA") and will be available for inspection at the UKLA's Document Viewing Facility.

 

Enquiries should be directed to: Caroline Bishop, Company Secretary: 020 7535 1140

 

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