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2013 AGM

The 2013 Diageo AGM was held at 2.30 pm on Thursday, 19 September 2013 at The Hilton London Paddington Hotel, 146 Praed Street, London W2 1EE. The company's issued share capital at the latest practicable time before the date on which notice of meeting was given ('the Latest Practicable Date') was 2,510,398,085 Ordinary Shares carrying one vote each, excluding any Ordinary Shares held as treasury shares. As at the Latest Practicable Date, the company held 243,773,696 treasury shares representing 10% of the company's issued share capital (excluding treasury shares) as at that date. As at the Latest Practicable Date the total number of voting rights in the company was, therefore 2,510,398,085.

Resolution VOTES FOR %* VOTES AGAINST %* VOTE WITHELD
Report and accounts 2013 1,742,239,856 99.44% 9,854,951 0.56% 75,440,459
Directors' remuneration report 2013 1,595,322,555 88.17% 214,086,018 11.83% 18,126,693
Declaration of final dividend 1,824,379,472 99.98% 309,750 0.02% 2,845,879
Re-election of PB Bruzelius as a director 1,794,814,507 99.01% 18,003,956 0.99% 14,713,465
Re-election of LM Danon as a director 1,802,545,154 99.43% 10,383,782 0.57% 14,602,242
Re-election of Lord Davies as a director 1,811,580,166 99.29% 12,946,765 0.71% 3,005,031
Re-election of Ho KwonPing as a director 1,811,082,417 99.26% 13,438,037 0.74% 3,007,857
Re-election of BD Holden as a director 1,817,458,135 99.61% 7,106,226 0.39% 2,967,601
Re-election of Dr FB Humer as a director 1,797,511,475 98.51% 27,149,032 1.49% 2,870,673
Re-election of D Mahlan as a director 1,820,038,310 99.75% 4,475,916 0.25% 3,016,986
R-election of IM Menezes as a director 1,823,526,963 99.94% 1,045,006 0.06% 2,959,211
Re-election of PG Scott as a director 1,817,398,560 99.61% 7,150,070 0.39% 2,981,822
Appointment of auditor 1,792,514,193 99.28% 12,976,320 0.72% 22,039,027
Remuneration of auditor 1,814,097,980 99.63% 6,764,256 0.37% 6,661,753
Authority to allot shares 1,793,133,244 98.31% 30,810,779 1.69% 3,588,455
Disapplication of pre-emption rights 1,811,825,368 99.38% 11,390,955 0.62% 4,316,155
Authority to purchase own ordinary shares 1,817,170,234 99.61% 7,120,788 0.39% 3,237,400
Authority to make political donations and/or to incur political expenditure in the EU** 1,751,702,358 96.37% 65,983,954 3.63% 9,842,108
Reduced notice of a general meeting other than an annual general meeting** 1,558,422,111 85.44% 265,471,485 14.56% 3,634,824

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

**Resolutions other than those concerning ordinary business.

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General Meeting (GM)

The company will call a GM if an important matter requiring shareholder approval cannot wait until the next AGM.

For example, an EGM was held on 2 October 2000 to enable shareholders to vote on the proposed disposal of Pillsbury to General Mills, Inc.

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