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Speedy Hire PLC

08 September 2022

Speedy Hire Plc

8 September 2022

Speedy Hire Plc ("Company")

Resolutions passed at Annual General Meeting - 8 September 2022

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 8 September 2022 at the offices of Addleshaw Goddard LLP at Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4AG, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands.

The following is a summary of the Forms of Proxy received up to 48 hours before the time of the Annual General Meeting by the Registrars, appointing the Chairman of the Annual General Meeting as proxy:

 
 No   Resolution                                    For*                     Against             Withheld** 
                                          No. of Votes   % of Vote   No. of Votes   % of Vote   No. of Votes 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To receive and 
       adopt the annual 
       accounts for the 
       financial year 
       ended 31 March 
       2022 together 
       with the 
       reports of the 
       Directors and 
 1     auditors (ordinary).                372,282,726      99.99%         53,205       0.01%        271,295 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To approve the 
       Directors' Remuneration 
       Report for the 
       financial year 
       ended 31 March 
 2     2022 (ordinary).                    364,700,578      98.07%      7,173,863       1.93%        732,785 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To declare a final 
       dividend of 1.45 
       pence per share 
       in respect of 
       the year ended 
       31 March 2022 
 3     (ordinary).                         372,570,099      99.99%         32,879       0.01%          4,248 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect David 
       Shearer as a Director 
       of the Company 
 4     (ordinary).                         330,866,731      88.80%     41,728,515      11.20%         11,980 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Russell 
       Down as a Director 
       of the Company 
 5     (ordinary).                         372,508,567      99.98%         86,679       0.02%         11,980 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect James 
       Bunn as a Director 
       of the Company 
 6     (ordinary).                         372,513,460      99.98%         77,816       0.02%         15,950 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect David 
       Garman as a Director 
       of the Company 
 7     (ordinary).                         369,493,264      99.17%      3,101,982       0.83%         11,980 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Rob 
       Barclay as a Director 
       of the Company 
 8     (ordinary).                         367,280,202      99.98%         80,105       0.02%      5,246,919 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Rhian 
       Bartlett as a 
       Director of the 
 9     Company (ordinary).                 369,498,154      99.17%      3,097,092       0.83%         11,980 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Shatish 
       Dasani as a Director 
       of the Company 
 10    (ordinary).                         369,392,828      99.14%      3,202,418       0.86%         11,980 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect Carol 
       Kavanagh as a 
       Director of the 
 11    Company (ordinary).                 372,486,558      99.98%         90,408       0.02%         30,260 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers 
       LLP as Auditors 
 12    (ordinary).                         370,496,430      99.48%      1,951,054       0.52%        159,742 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to determine 
       the remuneration 
       of PricewaterhouseCoopers 
 13    LLP (ordinary).                     372,337,566      99.97%        115,948       0.03%        153,712 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
 14    shares (ordinary).                  359,373,798      96.48%     13,098,113       3.52%        135,315 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
       securities free 
       from pre-emption 
       rights, subject 
       to certain specified 
 15    limitations (special).              372,331,471      99.96%        149,882       0.04%        125,873 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To disapply statutory 
       pre-emption rights 
       in relation to 
       acquisitions or 
       other capital 
 16    investments (special).              358,170,027      96.16%     14,313,826       3.84%        123,373 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       Company to make 
       market purchases 
       of its own shares 
 17    (special).                          370,454,075      99.51%      1,807,847       0.49%        345,304 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To authorise the 
       calling of general 
       meetings on not 
       less than 14 days' 
 18    notice (special).                   371,213,247      99.66%      1,256,589       0.34%        137,390 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
      To permit the 
       Company to make 
       political donations 
 19    (ordinary).                         369,219,100      99.09%      3,375,947       0.91%         12,179 
     ----------------------------------  -------------  ----------  -------------  ----------  ------------- 
 

* The votes of any proxy giving the Chairman discretion how to vote have been included in the votes For a resolution.

** A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of percentages of votes cast For and Against a resolution.

N.B. Percentage figures are rounded to 2 decimal places.

As at 6 September 2022, the number of issued shares of the Company was 516,983,637, of which 23,245,936 were held in treasury. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company as at that date was 493,737,701.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all the resolutions passed as special business at the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which can be accessed at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

Neil Hunt

Company Secretary

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