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Legal & General Group Plc
17 May 2018
 

Legal & general group plc

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 17 MAY 2018

 

Legal & General Group Plc announces that at its Annual General Meeting held today at The Honourable Artillery Company, Armoury House, City Road, London EC1Y 2BQ, all of the resolutions proposed in the Notice of the Meeting were passed by shareholders by means of a poll vote.

 

The votes cast were as follows:

 

 

 

Resolution 

For 1

Against

Votes Withheld 2

No. of shares1

%

No. of shares

%

Resolution 1

Receipt of financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017

 

 

4,249,186,406

 

 

 

99.98

 

 

 

996,802

 

 

 

0.02

 

 

 

1,344,366

 

Resolution 2

Declaration of a final dividend of 11.05p per ordinary share

 

 

4,249,559,123

 

 

 

100.00

 

 

 

134,439

 

 

 

0.00

 

 

 

1,828,647

 

Resolution 3

Re-election of Carolyn Bradley as a Director

 

4,229,396,599

 

 

99.49

 

 

21,516,009

 

 

0.51

 

 

609,601

 

Resolution 4

Election of Philip Broadley as a Director

 

4,229,786,953

 

 

99.50

 

 

21,114,858

 

 

0.50

 

 

620,398

 

Resolution 5

Election of Jeff Davies as a Director

 

4,199,212,372

 

 

98.78

 

 

51,679,766

 

 

1.22

 

 

630,071

 

Resolution 6

Election of Sir John Kingman as a Director

 

4,211,993,538

 

 

99.09

 

 

38,671,324

 

 

0.91

 

 

859,495

 

Resolution 7

Election of Lesley Knox as a Director

 

4,214,770,637

 

 

99.15

 

 

36,103,400

 

 

0.85

 

 

648,172

 

Resolution 8

Election of Kerrigan Procter as a Director

 

4,218,157,504

 

 

99.23

 

 

32,780,259

 

 

    0.77

 

584,446

 

Resolution 9

Election of Toby Strauss as a Director

 

4,230,285,889

 

 

99.52

 

 

20,604,496

 

 

0.48

 

 

631,824

 

Resolution 10

Re-election of Julia Wilson as a Director

 

4,226,355,913

 

 

99.42

 

 

24,560,495

 

 

0.58

 

 

607,949

 

Resolution 11

Re-election of Nigel Wilson as a Director

 

4,222,652,248

 

 

99.33

 

 

28,399,188

 

 

0.67

 

 

472,921

 

Resolution 12

Re-election of Mark Zinkula as a Director

 

4,218,330,346

 

 

99.23

 

 

32,671,605

 

 

0.77

 

 

520,258

 

Resolution 13

Appointment of KPMG LLP as auditors

 

4,243,155,722

 

 

99.81

 

 

7,955,444

 

 

0.19

 

 

411,168

 

Resolution 14

To authorise the Director's to fix the Auditors' remuneration

 

4,243,473,215

 

 

99.82

 

 

7,764,867

 

 

0.18

 

 

281,263

 

Resolution 15

Approval of Remuneration Report

 

4,169,081,055

 

 

98.17

 

 

77,681,315

 

 

1.83

 

 

4,760,192

 

Resolution 16

Authority to allot equity securities

 

4,230,237,001

 

 

99.51

 

 

20,645,256

 

 

0.49

 

 

634,940

 

Resolution 17

Authority to allot contingent convertible securities

 

4,187,149,375

 

 

98.50

 

 

63,634,225

 

 

1.50

 

 

733,597

 

Resolution 18

Authority to make political donations

 

4,101,892,403

 

 

96.96

 

 

128,775,939

 

 

3.04

 

 

20,852,867

 

Resolution 19*

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

 

4,197,195,828

 

 

98.74

 

 

53,532,893

 

 

1.26

 

 

788,476

 

Resolution 20*

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights

 

4,092,521,494

 

 

96.28

 

 

158,218,401

 

 

3.72

 

 

777,302

 

Resolution  21*

Additional authority to diappply pre-emption rights in connection with CCS

 

 

4,155,213,040

 

 

 

97.75

 

 

 

95,482,287

 

 

 

   2.25

 

 

 

821,070

 

Resolution  22*

Authority to purchase own shares

 

4,184,256,494

 

 

98.48

 

 

64,725,528

 

 

1.52

 

 

2,535,175

 

Resolution  23*

Authority to call general meetings (other than an AGM) on not less than 14 clear days' notice

 

 

4,026,885,921

 

 

 

   95.16

 

 

 

204,719,052

 

 

 

4.84

 

 

 

 

19,916,434

 

 

Notes:

1          The 'for' votes include those giving the Chairman discretion.

2          A vote 'withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes 'for' and 'against' each resolution.

3          Votes 'for' and 'against' are expressed as a percentage of the votes received.

4          Voting was conducted by poll.

5          The total number of proxy votes cast was 4,241,121,352 representing 71.1% of voting capital as at 15 May 2018.  At the close of business on 15 May 2018, the issued share capital of the Company was 5,958,825,817 ordinary shares (no shares are held in Treasury).  

*           Denotes a Special Resolution.

 

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.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and also on the Company's website at https://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com/investors/investor-news/rns 

 

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.3(1) and 9.6.18 a copy of the resolutions passed (other than those concerning ordinary business) will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will also be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do 

 

Name of person making notification:

Olaitan Popoola

Contact number:

020 3124 2108

Date of notification:

17 May 2018

 


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