Results of RELX PLC AGM

20 April 2017

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF RELX PLC

Results of Annual General Meeting 2017

The Annual General Meeting of RELX PLC was held on Thursday 20 April 2017.

The table below shows the results of the poll on all 22 resolutions. Each shareholder present in person, or by proxy, was entitled to one vote per share held.

Resolution For % votes cast For Against % votes cast Against Total votes cast (excluding votes withheld) % of issued capital voted (excluding Treasury shares) Withheld
1. Receive the 2016 Annual Report 830,547,636 98.84 9,761,612 1.16 840,309,248 78.11 17,256,319
2. Approve Remuneration Policy Report 788,804,530 94.95 41,992,841 5.05 830,797,371 77.23 26,762,399
3. Approve amendments to Long-term Incentive Plan 787,817,896 94.61 44,903,327 5.39 832,721,223 77.41 24,841,362
4. Approve Annual Remuneration Report 772,674,562 92.88 59,274,998 7.12 831,949,560 77.33 25,619,005
5. Declaration of 2016 final dividend 855,582,171 100.00 10,042 0.00 855,592,213 79.53 1,976,354
6. Re-appointment of auditors 854,758,131 99.68 2,734,127 0.32 857,492,258 79.71 73,339
7. Auditors' remuneration 855,405,372 99.76 2,074,762 0.24 857,480,134 79.71 85,463
8. Re-elect Erik Engstrom as a Director 856,049,976 99.83 1,438,886 0.17 857,488,862 79.71 78,215
9. Re-elect Anthony Habgood as a Director 845,833,440 98.70 11,098,157 1.30 856,931,597 79.66 635,480
10.  Re-elect Wolfhart Hauser as a Director 849,491,616 99.07 7,998,069 0.93 857,489,685 79.71 75,912
11.  Re-elect Adrian Hennah as a Director 856,101,776 99.84 1,383,301 0.16 857,485,077 79.71 79,871
12.  Re-elect Marike van Lier Lels as a Director 856,385,823 99.87 1,102,513 0.13 857,488,336 79.71 75,732
13.  Re-elect Nick Luff as a Director 856,031,403 99.83 1,457,467 0.17 857,488,870 79.71 76,727
14.  Re-elect Robert MacLeod as a Director 851,321,369 99.28 6,166,753 0.72 857,488,122 79.71 77,373
15.  Re-elect Carol Mills as a Director 853,040,495 99.48 4,442,453 0.52 857,482,948 79.71 82,649
16.  Re-elect Linda Sanford as a Director 856,874,177 99.93 614,996 0.07 857,489,173 79.71 75,129
17.  Re-elect Ben van der Veer as a Director 855,895,453 99.86 1,169,965 0.14 857,065,418 79.67 500,179
18.  Authority to allot shares 818,896,440 96.29 31,562,511 3.71 850,458,951 79.05 7,106,315
19.  Disapplication of pre-emption rights 851,394,476 99.49 4,360,445 0.51 855,754,921 79.55 1,812,039
20.  Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights 819,260,486 95.74 36,483,247 4.26 855,743,733 79.55 1,820,949
21.  Authority to purchase own shares 845,188,798 98.61 11,915,585 1.39 857,104,383 79.67 461,181
22.  Notice period for general meetings 796,635,012 93.30 57,172,793 6.70 853,807,805 79.37 3,757,760

NOTES:

  1. The 'For' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.
  2. Votes 'Withheld' are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.
  3. Resolutions 19 to 22 are Special Resolutions.
  4. At the close of business on Tuesday 18 April 2017 the total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding Treasury shares, was 1,075,787,287
  5. The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual of General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do and on the Company's website at www.relx.com
  6. As per Listing Rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do