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RNS Number : 6513E

Severn Trent PLC

08 July 2021

LEI: 213800RPBXRETY4A4C59

Severn Trent Plc

(the "Company")

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 8 July 2021

At the Annual General Meeting of Severn Trent Plc held on 8 July 2021, all the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were approved by the shareholders which were voted by way of a poll. The total number of votes received for each resolution is set out below.

The Directors are pleased to announce that the shareholders of Severn Trent Plc passed all the resolutions that were proposed at this year's Annual General Meeting.

Resolutions 1 to 18 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 19 to 22 were passed as special resolutions.

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.1 and 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at the Meeting, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, located at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

In total, 77.18% of the issued share capital, excluding shares held in treasury, was voted and the percentages shown below are rounded to two decimal places.

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      RESOLUTION     VOTES FOR     % OF VOTES   VOTES AGAINST   % OF VOTES   VOTES CAST    TOTAL VOTES    VOTES 
                                    CAST                         CAST         IN TOTAL     CAST AS A %    WITHHELD 
                                                                                           OF ISSUED 
                                                                                           SHARE 
                                                                                           CAPITAL 
      Receive the 
      Report and 
      Accounts for 
      the year 
      ended 
      31 March 
 1    2021           192,812,321        99.99          23,787         0.01   192,836,108         77.16%         93,477 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Approve the 
      Directors' 
      Remuneration 
 2    Report         187,673,058        97.59       4,638,676         2.41   192,311,734         76.95%        617,851 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Approve the 
      Directors' 
      Remuneration 
 3    Policy         191,642,002        99.66         662,228         0.34   192,304,230         76.94%        625,355 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Approve a 
      replacement 
      Long 
      Term 
      Incentive 
      Plan ('LTIP 
 4    2021')         191,976,450        99.55         873,964         0.45   192,850,414         77.16%         79,171 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Approve the 
      Climate 
      Change 
 5    Action Plan    183,450,473        99.44       1,037,235         0.56   184,487,708         73.82%      8,441,877 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Declare a 
      final 
      ordinary 
      dividend in 
      respect of 
      the year 
      ended 31 
      March 
 6    2021           192,316,860        99.69         602,100         0.31   192,918,960         77.19%         10,625 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Kevin 
 7    Beeston        192,561,077        99.84         304,820         0.16   192,865,897         77.17%         63,288 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      James 
 8    Bowling        192,749,241        99.94         118,427         0.06   192,867,668         77.17%         61,517 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
 9    John Coghlan   192,583,381        99.85         280,934         0.15   192,864,315         77.17%         64,870 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Olivia 
 10   Garfield       192,792,858        99.96          78,854         0.04   192,871,712         77.17%         57,473 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Christine 
 11   Hodgson        192,520,048        99.82         350,677         0.18   192,870,725         77.17%         58,460 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Sharmila 
 12   Nebhrajani     192,550,007        99.84         315,593         0.16   192,865,600         77.17%         63,585 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Philip 
 13   Remnant        192,345,854        99.73         520,887         0.27   192,866,741         77.17%         62,444 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Angela 
 14   Strank         191,745,916        99.42       1,126,924         0.58   192,872,840         77.17%         56,345 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Reappoint 
      Deloitte LLP 
      as Auditor 
      of the 
 15   Company        188,681,810        97.81       4,219,586         2.19   192,901,396         77.18%         28,189 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Authorise 
      the Audit 
      Committee 
      to determine 
      the 
      remuneration 
      of the 
 16   Auditor        191,745,267        99.40       1,155,391         0.60   192,900,658         77.18%         28,927 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Authorise 
      the Company 
      and 
      all 
      companies 
      which are 
      subsidiaries 
      of the 
      Company 
      to make 
      political 
      donations 
      not 
      exceeding 
      GBP50,000 
 17   in total       178,075,611        98.24       3,185,663         1.76   181,261,274         72.52%     11,668,311 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Renew the 
      Company's 
      authority 
      to allot 
 18   shares         187,753,430        97.33       5,145,575         2.67   192,899,005         77.18%         30,580 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Disapply 
      pre-emption 
      rights 
      on up to 
      five per 
      cent 
      of the 
      issued share 
 19   capital        191,309,234        99.90         200,858         0.10   191,510,092         76.63%      1,419,493 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Disapply 
      pre-emption 
      rights 
      on up to an 
      additional 
      five per 
      cent of the 
      issued 
      share 
      capital in 
      connection 
      with an 
      acquisition 
      or 
      specified 
      capital 
 20   investment     189,510,683        98.42       3,037,120         1.58   192,547,803         77.04%        381,782 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Authorise 
      the Company 
      to 
      make market 
      purchases of 
      its Ordinary 
 21   Shares         191,288,877        99.65         668,739         0.35   191,957,616         76.80%        971,969 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
      Authorise 
      general 
      meetings 
      of the 
      Company, 
      other than 
      Annual 
      General 
      Meetings, 
      to be called 
      on not less 
      than 14 
      clear days' 
 22   notice         182,869,286        94.81      10,016,998         5.19   192,886,284         77.18%         21,410 
     -------------  ------------  -----------  --------------  -----------  ------------  -------------  ------------- 
 

Notes

1. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chair have been included in the "for" total.

2. A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "for" and "against" a resolution.

3. Issued ordinary share capital (excluding shares held in treasury) at 8 July 2021: 249,931,407 shares.

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