National Grid (NGG)

Filed: 11 Jul 22, 11:38am
Exhibit 99.1
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:

ResolutionVotes ForFor (% of shares voted)Votes againstAgainst (% of shares voted)Votes Withheld**
1To receive the Annual Report and Accounts2,414,142,27199.941,495,9330.063,449,696
2To declare a final dividend2,416,680,46099.951,274,9210.051,072,866
3To re-elect Paula Rosput Reynolds2,388,882,53898.8228,424,3381.181,774,780
4To re-elect John Pettigrew2,415,759,08099.931,768,2030.071,503,781
5To re-elect Andy Agg2,413,736,54699.853,591,1420.151,762,582
To re-elect Thérèse Esperdy
7To re-elect Liz Hewitt2,415,192,69899.912,108,0380.091,788,871
8To elect Ian Livingston2,338,516,36597.6755,805,3952.3324,706,790
9To elect Iain Mackay2,414,569,56299.892,668,8070.111,850,183
10To elect Anne Robinson2,415,625,95499.931,796,8540.071,606,052
11To re-elect Earl Shipp2,390,177,78798.8827,117,0231.121,795,742
12To re-elect Jonathan Silver2,390,747,45998.8926,719,5851.111,562,942
13To elect Tony Wood2,414,585,54699.892,644,9900.111,853,600
14To elect Martha Wyrsch2,415,569,67899.921,843,5130.081,609,615
To re-appoint the auditors
Deloitte LLP

To authorise the Audit & Risk Committee to set the auditor’s remuneration2,415,906,22499.931,774,1320.071,340,316

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy2,212,775,64993.11163,668,0956.8942,647,128

18To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report2,282,332,96094.52132,428,4065.484,257,839
19To approve the Climate Transition Plan2,334,041,51298.4337,262,8771.5747,783,363
20To authorise the Company to make political donations2,371,463,44598.4337,815,5151.579,275,923
21To authorise the Directors to allot Ordinary Shares2,325,763,64096.2191,726,5913.791,591,011
22To approve the Scrip Dividend Scheme2,416,384,19099.951,326,2820.051,315,976
23To authorise capitalising reserves for the Scrip Dividend Scheme2,415,535,28599.921,932,6550.081,618,734
24*To disapply pre-emption rights2,395,299,43999.2019,308,3620.804,411,318
25*To disapply pre-emption rights for acquisitions2,354,925,95497.5359,729,8892.474,366,550

To authorise the Company to purchase its own Ordinary Shares2,393,375,06399.0822,127,6570.923,467,892

To authorise the Directors to hold general meetings on 14 clear days' notice2,231,718,44292.31185,861,4067.691,443,454

* 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