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2010 AGM

The 2010 Diageo AGM was held at 2.30 pm on Thursday, 14 October 2010 at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL. 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 2,505,547,188 Ordinary Shares carrying one vote each, excluding any Ordinary Shares held as treasury shares. As at the Latest Practicable Date , the company held 248,407,737 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 2,505,547,188.

Resolution VOTES FOR % VOTES AGAINST % VOTE WITHELD
Reports and accounts 2010 1,721,943,754 99.02% 16,972,621 0.98% 18,514,852
Directors’ remuneration report 2010 1,525,196,519 88.26% 202,824,959 11.74% 29,409,749
Declaration of final dividend 1,756,581,966 99.98% 326,440 0.02% 522,821
Re-election of PB Bruzelius as a director 1,638,067,151 94.38% 97,451,444 5.62% 21,907,336
Re-election of LM Danon as a director 1,750,322,040 99.73% 4,822,228 0.27% 2,281,663
Re-election of BD Holden as a director 1,748,649,573 99.72% 4,839,858 0.28% 3,936,334
Re-election of Lord Hollick as a director 1,751,081,726 99.70% 5,183,316 0.30% 1,166,185
Re-election of Dr FB Humer as a director 1,730,335,236 98.50% 26,299,166 1.50% 796,825
Re-election of PG Scott as a director 1,748,860,660 99.56% 7,776,847 0.44% 793,720
Re-election of HT Stitzer as a director 1,751,451,677 99.72% 4,872,566 0.28% 1,106,984
Re-election of PA Walker as a director 1,751,550,954 99.73% 4,775,710 0.27% 1,104,563
Re-election of PS Walsh as a director 1,744,769,548 99.34% 11,595,104 0.66% 1,066,575
Election of Lord Davies as a director 1,753,931,305 99.87% 2,339,316 0.13% 1,160,606
Election of DA Mahlan as a director 1,746,503,639 99.42% 10,116,662 0.58% 810,926
Re-appointment of auditor 1,745,557,900 99.78% 3,793,343 0.22% 8,079,984
Remuneration of auditor 1,754,328,054 99.89% 2,002,423 0.11% 1,100,750
Authority to allot shares 1,607,448,355 92.25% 135,053,079 7.75% 14,929,793
Disapplication of pre-emption rights 1,674,878,518 95.43% 80,178,785 4.57% 2,373,924
Authority to purchase own ordinary shares 1,754,948,421 99.90% 1,730,387 0.10% 751,649
Authority to make political donations and/or to incur political expenditure in the EU 1,682,930,461 96.54% 60,235,623 3.46% 14,264,373
Amendment of the Diageo plc 2001 Share Incentive Plan 1,742,486,263 99.41% 10,369,108 0.59% 4,575,086
Adoption of the Diageo plc 2010 Sharesave Plan 1,740,237,845 99.11% 15,668,645 0.89% 1,523,967
Authority to establish international share plans 1,740,330,419 99.10% 15,741,117 0.90% 1,358,921
Reduced notice of a general meeting other than an annual general meeting 1,619,834,535 92.23% 136,533,390 7.77% 1,062,532

* 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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