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2008 AGM

The 2008 Diageo AGM was held at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE on Wednesday 15 October 2008 at 2.30 pm.

The following resolutions were passed at the meeting.

Resolution

Votes for %* Votes against %* Votes withheld
Reports and accounts 2008 1,696,809,740 97.90 36,389,112 2.10 2,480,482
Directors' remuneration report 2008** 1,669,341,825 97.35 45,462,070 2.65 20,870,345
Declaration of final dividend 1,733,473,195 99.98 328,287 0.02 1,876,401
Re-election of Dr F B Humer 1,710,934,417 98.71 22,396,591 1.29 2,345,557
Re-election of Ms M Lilja 1,722,952,506 99.40 10,361,859 0.60 2,356,260
Re-election of Mr W S Shanahan 1,717,001,764 99.35 11,210,218 0.65 7,302,719
Re-election of Mr H T Stitzer 1,722,873,462 99.42 10,031,421 0.58 2,608,266
Election of Mr P G Scott 1,723,013,049 99.43 9,888,646 0.57 2,613,473
Re-appointment and remuneration of auditor 1,693,575,097 99.03 16,537,850 0.97 25,399,204
Authority to allot relevant securities 1,710,332,121 98.71 22,381,184 1.29 2,795,883
Disapplication of pre-emption rights 1,696,763,123 97.94 35,606,546 2.06 3,144,611
Authority to purchase own ordinary shares 1,731,495,978 99.89 1,947,590 0.11 2,071,958
Authority to make political donations/expenditure** 1,591,473,182 96.60 56,087,198 3.40 87,958,697
Performance Share Plan** 1,601,938,103 94.27 97,408,071 5.73 36,160,171
Senior Executive Share Option Plan** 1,646,112,795 96.27 63,777,381 3.73 25,615,150
International Share Plans** 1,674,229,067 96.87 54,170,901 3.13 7,117,950
Amendments to articles of association** 1,679,526,588 97.10 50,207,947 2.90 5,779,663

* As a percentage of the aggregate of votes For plus votes Against (i.e. excluding votes Withheld).

**Resolutions passed other than those concerning ordinary business.

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