Results of Annual General Meeting

27 April 2004

Aviva plc announces the results of the voting by poll on the resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting held today.

  ForAgainstVotes Withheld
Resolution 1:
To receive the Annual Report and Accounts
1,006,000,386 1,675,742 32,801,438
Resolution 2:
To declare a final dividend of 15.15 pence per ordinary share
1,040,002,089 341,176 134,301
Resolution 3:
To elect Anna Catalano as a director*
Please see * below    
Resolution 4:
To elect Carole Piwnica as a director
1,035,575,177 4,191,594 710,795
Resolution 5:
To re-elect George Paul as a director
1,010,206,423 9,721,895 20,549,248
Resolution 6:
To re-elect Philip Scott as a director
1,034,022,892 5,913,876 540,798
Resolution 7:
To re-elect Patrick Snowball as a director
1,033,798,058 6,111,618 567,890
Resolution 8:
To re-elect Elizabeth Vallance as a director
1,030,858,211 6,519,728 3,099,627
Resolution 9:
To reappoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditor of the Company
1,009,092,549 6,783,830 24,601,187
Resolution 10:
To authorise the directors to determine the auditor's remuneration
1,019,527,307 2,991,026 17,959,233
Resolution 11:
To authorise the directors to allot unissued shares
1,025,170,514 9,443,396 5,863,656
Resolution 12:
Special Resolution: to authorise the directors to make non pre-emptive share allotments
1,029,314,690 10,149,994 1,012,882
Resolution 13:
To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report
917,601,928 41,105,502 81,770,136
Resolution 14:
To authorise the Company to make EU political donations up to a specified limit
995,051,304 38,924,532 6,501,730
Resolution 15:
To authorise the Company to pay scrip dividends
1,038,644,008 1,056,113 777,445
Resolution 16:
Special Resolution: to amend the Company's Articles of Association
1,037,059,746 2,151,148 1,266,672
Resolution 17:
Special Resolution: to authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares up to specified limits
1,039,089,042 925,675 462,849
Resolution 18:
Special Resolution: to authorise the Company to purchase its 8 3/4 % preference shares up to specified limits
1,038,638,019 930,282 909,265
Resolution 19:
Special Resolution: to authorise the Company to purchase its 8 3/8 % preference shares up to specified limits
1,038,605,580 944,288 927,698

* Following the resignation of Anna Catalano, resolution 3 was not put to the meeting.

Resolutions 1, 2 and 4 – 19 were carried

Shares in issue: 2,261,548,563

R A Whitaker
Group Company Secretary
27 April 2004