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Wednesday 11 July, 2012

BT Group PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 4792H
BT Group PLC
11 July 2012
 



BT Group plc

Annual General Meeting 11 July 2012

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 2012 be received.

4,962,706,225

99.81

9,673,223

0.19

6,521,539

Resolution 2

That the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2012 be approved.

4,669,900,327

95.58

216,108,429

4.42

92,916,456

Resolution 3

That the final dividend of 5.7 pence per share recommended by the directors be declared to be payable on 3 September 2012 to holders of ordinary shares registered at the close of business on 10 August 2012.

4,971,815,350

99.98

1,215,998

0.02

5,935,030

Resolution 4

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

4,860,539,363

97.80

109,288,046

2.20

9,106,587

Resolution 5

That Ian Livingston be re-elected as a director.

4,952,011,595

99.62

18,743,365

0.38

8,190,539

Resolution 6

That Tony Chanmugam be re-elected as a director.

4,951,035,292

99.61

19,156,065

0.39

8,718,479

Resolution 7

That Gavin Patterson be re-elected as a director.

4,951,538,875

99.62

18,710,194

0.38

8,697,616

Resolution 8

That Tony Ball be re-elected as a director.

4,943,920,831

99.48

26,010,571

0.52

8,968,122

Resolution 9

That Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt be re-elected as a director.

4,870,255,341

99.17

40,781,940

0.83

67,932,743

Resolution 10

That the Phil Hodkinson be re-elected as a director.

4,878,438,438

98.16

91,410,814

1.84

9,067,259

Resolution 11

That Nick Rose be re-elected as a director.

4,941,289,860

99.42

28,680,604

0.58

8,948,458

Resolution 12

That Jasmine Whitbread be re-elected as a director.

4,947,112,831

99.54

22,788,798

0.46

9,015,739

Resolution 13

That Karen Richardson be elected as a director.

4,948,291,157

99.57

21,549,112

0.43

9,117,438

Resolution 14

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.

4,935,928,077

99.29

35,357,605

0.71

7,636,201

Resolution 15

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

4,942,713,733

99.44

27,672,927

0.56

8,543,385

Special Business






Resolution 16

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

4,772,854,654

96.77

159,416,303

3.23

46,650,073

Resolution 17

That subject to the passing of Resolution 16, the directors have power to allot equity securities (within the meaning of Section 561(1) of the 2006 Act) entirely paid for in cash.

4,904,057,785

98.81

59,162,734

1.19

15,697,930

Resolution 18

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.

4,951,008,292

99.61

19,410,648

0.39

8,509,824

Resolution 19

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

4,592,973,825

92.40

377,978,110

7.60

7,967,906

Resolution 20

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

4,808,417,131

96.88

155,033,458

3.12

15,501,565

 

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

 


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