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National Grid PLC

11 July 2022

11 July 2022

National Grid plc ('National Grid' or 'the Company')

Publication of AGM Results

The Company announces that the following resolutions were duly passed at the Company's 2022 Annual General Meeting ('AGM') which was held today at 10.00am at Royal Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

Resolutions 1 to 23 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions; resolutions 24 to 27 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll for each resolution are as follows:

 
           Resolution               Votes For       For (%     Votes against   Against      Votes 
                                                   of shares                    (% of     Withheld** 
                                                    voted)                      shares 
                                                                                voted) 
       To receive the 
        Annual Report 
  1     and Accounts              2,414,142,271        99.94       1,495,933      0.06     3,449,696 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To declare a 
  2     final dividend            2,416,680,460        99.95       1,274,921      0.05     1,072,866 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
        Paula Rosput 
  3     Reynolds                  2,388,882,538        98.82      28,424,338      1.18     1,774,780 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
  4     John Pettigrew            2,415,759,080        99.93       1,768,203      0.07     1,503,781 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
  5     Andy Agg                  2,413,736,546        99.85       3,591,142      0.15     1,762,582 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
        Thérèse 
  6     Esperdy                   2,390,590,755        98.89      26,881,692      1.11     1,558,131 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
  7     Liz Hewitt                2,415,192,698        99.91       2,108,038      0.09     1,788,871 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To elect Ian 
  8     Livingston                2,338,516,365        97.67      55,805,395      2.33    24,706,790 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To elect Iain 
  9     Mackay                    2,414,569,562        99.89       2,668,807      0.11     1,850,183 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To elect Anne 
 10     Robinson                  2,415,625,954        99.93       1,796,854      0.07     1,606,052 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
 11     Earl Shipp                2,390,177,787        98.88      27,117,023      1.12     1,795,742 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-elect 
 12     Jonathan Silver           2,390,747,459        98.89      26,719,585      1.11     1,562,942 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To elect Tony 
 13     Wood                      2,414,585,546        99.89       2,644,990      0.11     1,853,600 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To elect Martha 
 14     Wyrsch                    2,415,569,678        99.92       1,843,513      0.08     1,609,615 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To re-appoint 
        the auditors 
 15     Deloitte LLP              2,414,700,695        99.92       2,036,377      0.08     2,348,277 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        the Audit & 
        Risk Committee 
        to set the auditor's 
 16     remuneration              2,415,906,224        99.93       1,774,132      0.07     1,340,316 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To approve the 
        Directors' Remuneration 
 17     Policy                    2,212,775,649        93.11     163,668,095      6.89    42,647,128 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To approve the 
        Directors' Remuneration 
 18     Report                    2,282,332,960        94.52     132,428,406      5.48     4,257,839 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To approve the 
        Climate Transition 
 19     Plan                      2,334,041,512        98.43      37,262,877      1.57    47,783,363 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        the Company 
        to make political 
 20     donations                 2,371,463,445        98.43      37,815,515      1.57     9,275,923 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        the Directors 
        to allot Ordinary 
 21     Shares                    2,325,763,640        96.21      91,726,591      3.79     1,591,011 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To approve the 
        Scrip Dividend 
 22     Scheme                    2,416,384,190        99.95       1,326,282      0.05     1,315,976 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        capitalising 
        reserves for 
        the Scrip Dividend 
 23     Scheme                    2,415,535,285        99.92       1,932,655      0.08     1,618,734 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To disapply 
        pre-emption 
 24*    rights                    2,395,299,439        99.20      19,308,362      0.80     4,411,318 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To disapply 
        pre-emption 
 25*    rights for acquisitions   2,354,925,954        97.53      59,729,889      2.47     4,366,550 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        the Company 
        to purchase 
        its own Ordinary 
 26*    Shares                    2,393,375,063        99.08      22,127,657      0.92     3,467,892 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
       To authorise 
        the Directors 
        to hold general 
        meetings on 
        14 clear days' 
 27*    notice                    2,231,718,442        92.31     185,861,406      7.69     1,443,454 
      -------------------------  --------------  -----------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 

* Special resolution

** A "Vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

As required by the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority, copies of AGM resolutions numbered 24-27 (inclusive) have been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available to the public for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

The complete poll results and details of proxy votes lodged before the meeting will be available shortly on the Company's website https://www.nationalgrid.com/investors/shareholder-information/agm

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