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Result of AGM

July 24, 2014

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Tate & Lyle PLC

Result of Annual General Meeting 2014

Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that at its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held earlier today, all resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting 2014 were duly passed.

The results of the poll held at the AGM are as follows:

Resolution   Total For(1)   Total Against   Votes withheld(2)
  No. of votes   % of vote   No. of votes   % of vote   No. of votes
1.   Report and Accounts   295,387,048   99.61   1,169,696   0.39   2,789,229
2.   Remuneration Policy   289,561,233   97.87   6,296,870   2.13   2,779,849
3.   Remuneration Report   290,831,905   98.79   3,572,147   1.21   4,233,899
4.   Approve final dividend   298,407,249   100.00   8,099   0.00   221,956
5.   Re-elect Sir Peter Gershon   294,104,538   98.62   4,118,591   1.38   414,174
6.   Re-elect Javed Ahmed   286,415,048   95.99   11,974,315   4.01   247,941
7.   Re-elect Tim Lodge   298,282,373   99.97   104,014   0.03   250,917
8.   Re-elect Liz Airey   298,272,153   99.96   122,704   0.04   242,447
9.   Re-elect William Camp   298,266,235   99.96   126,192   0.04   244,877
10.   Re-elect Douglas Hurt   298,300,149   99.97   92,247   0.03   244,908
11.   Re-elect Virginia Kamsky   293,916,817   99.67   963,216   0.33   3,757,269
12.   Re-elect Anne Minto   298,277,600   99.96   109,693   0.04   250,011
13.   Re-elect Dr Ajai Puri   298,207,217   99.94   180,417   0.06   249,670
14.   Re-elect Robert Walker   297,842,217   99.82   545,328   0.18   249,759
15.   Re-appoint auditors   295,597,750   99.64   1,063,368   0.36   2,684,854
16.   Approve auditors’ remuneration   296,487,286   99.91   280,872   0.09   2,577,815
17.   Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure   294,462,243   98.54   4,375,258   1.46   509,122
18.   Authority to allot shares   290,293,460   97.78   6,597,324   2.22   2,455,190
19.   Dis-application of pre-emption rights   297,499,604   99.48   1,564,845   0.52   282,175
20.   Authority to purchase own shares   296,425,225   99.11   2,663,302   0.89   257,447
21.   Notice period for general meetings   271,438,186   90.75   27,667,852   9.25   240,585


(1) Includes discretionary votes.

(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.

On 24 July 2014, there were 467,386,228 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury Shares) and 115 shareholders or persons representing shareholders attended the meeting.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions passed as special business at the AGM have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

Lucie Gilbert

Company Secretary

24 July 2014




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