The specific business transacted at our 2002 AGM can be found in the Notice of Meeting. All 16 resolutions proposed at the AGM were initially passed on a show of hands. An overwhelming majority of those present voted in favour of each resolution, and over three billion proxy votes were also cast in favour.
A poll was demanded by a shareholder on Resolution 2 "That the Remuneration policy contained in the report on directors' remuneration for the year ended 31 March 2002 be received".
The result of the poll - shown below - was announced to the Stock Exchange on 18 July:
Accordingly, Resolution 2 was carried: