Company Announcements

Result of AGM

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BT Group PLC
12 July 2017
 

BT Group plc

Annual General Meeting 12 July 2017

Summary of votes cast

 

 

 

Annual General Meeting Resolutions

 

 

For

 

 

%

 

 

Against

 

 

%

 

 

Votes withheld

Resolution 1

That the accounts and reports of the directors and the auditors for the year ended 31 March 2017 be received.

5,465,976,330

81.49

1,241,521,449

18.51

240,120,568

Resolution 2

That the directors' annual remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2017, be received and approved.

6,711,751,544

96.85

218,449,483

3.15

7,604,373

Resolution 3

That the directors' remuneration policy for the year ended 31 March 2017, be received and approved.

6,654,431,173

96.12

268,487,768

3.88

14,886,907

Resolution 4

That the final dividend of 10.55 pence per share recommended by the directors be declared to be payable on 4 September 2017 to holders of ordinary shares registered at the close of business on 11 August 2017.

6,922,845,769

99.92

5,238,643

0.08

9,727,100

Resolution 5

That Sir Michael Rake be re-elected as a director.

6,593,608,660

96.25

256,767,130

3.75

87,459,739

Resolution 6

That Gavin Patterson be re-elected as a director.

6,826,778,789

98.47

106,182,314

1.53

4,878,693

Resolution 7

That Simon Lowth be re-elected as a director.

6,912,942,775

99.72

19,452,090

0.28

5,424,485

Resolution 8

That Tony Ball be re-elected as a director.

6,901,429,711

99.55

31,008,736

0.45

5,385,961

Resolution 9

That Iain Conn be re-elected as a director.

6,245,806,190

92.15

531,701,300

7.85

160,308,585

Resolution 10

That Tim Höttges be re-elected as a director.

6,821,096,033

98.40

111,231,404

1.60

5,474,280

Resolution 11

That Isabel Hudson be re-elected as a director.

6,919,310,074

99.81

13,161,275

0.19

5,352,141

Resolution 12

That Mike Inglis be re-elected as a director.

6,914,432,607

99.74

17,896,883

0.26

5,474,084

Resolution 13

That Karen Richardson be re-elected as a director.

6,233,724,256

89.92

698,829,975

10.08

5,264,026

Resolution 14

That Nick Rose be re-elected as a director.

5,984,692,326

88.01

815,634,000

11.99

137,492,755

Resolution 15

That Jasmine Whitbread be re-elected as a director.

6,234,616,683

89.93

697,805,274

10.07

5,383,249

Resolution 16

That Jan du Plessis be elected as a director.

6,757,993,085

99.72

18,959,172

0.28

160,845,381

Resolution 17

That PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP be re-appointed auditors of the Company, to hold office until the end of the next general meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company.

4,332,169,092

78.85

1,162,296,358

21.15

1,453,168,522

Resolution 18

That the directors be authorised to decide the auditors' remuneration.

6,497,143,450

93.89

422,982,781

6.11

17,687,273

Special Business

 

 

 

 

 

Resolution 19

That the directors are authorised generally and without conditions under Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 ('2006 Act') to allot relevant securities.

6,481,446,766

93.58

444,930,167

6.42

11,431,592

Resolution 20

That subject to the passing of Resolution 19, the directors have power to allot equity securities (within the meaning of Section 561(1) of the 2006 Act) entirely paid for in cash.

6,814,664,880

98.76

85,856,516

1.24

37,280,353

Resolution 21

That the Company has general and unconditional authority to make market purchases as defined in section 693(4) of the Companies Act 2006 of shares of 5p each in the Company.

6,833,235,371

98.58

98,699,863

1.42

5,862,411

Resolution 22

That the Company may call a general meeting (but not an AGM) on at least 14 clear days' notice.

6,456,582,915

93.51

447,759,563

6.49

33,443,158

Resolution 23

That British Telecommunications plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, be authorised to make political donations to political organisations.

6,742,774,228

97.70

158,963,327

2.30

36,066,923

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority ("UKLA") and will be available to view on the National Storage Mechanism website at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

 

The total number of shares in issue as at 6.30pm on 10 July 2017, excluding shares held in treasury was 9,917,211,155. 70.06% of the voting capital was instructed.

 


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