Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 1885G
SSE PLC
22 July 2021
 

SSE PLC

 

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

The Annual General Meeting of SSE plc took place in Perth today.  All 23 Resolutions, as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, were passed by shareholders on a poll. The following table shows the votes cast on each resolution:

 

 

 

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD

1.

Receive the Report and Accounts

657,411,168

99.99

64,459

0.01

657,475,627

62.67%

305,800

2.

Approve the 2021

Remuneration Report

634,723,419

97.09

18,991,535

2.91

653,714,954

62.31%

4,066,190

3.

Declare a final dividend

650,080,094

98.85

7,552,020

1.15

657,632,114

62.68%

149,313

4.

Re-appoint Gregor Alexander 

655,917,710

99.76

1,567,019

0.24

657,484,729

62.67%

295,698

5.

Re-appoint Sue Bruce

654,970,708

99.74

1,679,131

0.26

656,649,839

62.59%

1,130,306

6.

Re-appoint Tony Cocker

656,189,474

99.81

1,261,361

0.19

657,450,835

62.67%

329,310

7.

Re-appoint Peter Lynas

656,204,984

99.81

1,274,152

0.19

657,479,136

62.67%

301,009

8.

Re-appoint Helen Mahy

656,188,669

99.81

1,279,303

0.19

657,467,972

62.67%

313,073

9.

Appoint John Manzoni

656,687,943

99.90

624,679

0.10

657,312,622

62.65%

328,655

10.

Re-appoint Alistair Phillips-Davies

656,474,351

99.84

1,034,102

0.16

657,508,453

62.67%

271,879

11.

Re-appoint Martin Pibworth

656,908,535

99.91

569,140

0.09

657,477,675

62.67%

301,752

12.

Re- appoint Melanie Smith

656,152,180

99.80

1,333,350

0.20

657,485,530

62.67%

294,615

13.

Appoint Angela Strank

651,009,440

99.01

6,480,188

0.99

657,489,628

62.67%

290,517

14.

Re-appoint Ernst & Young as Auditor

654,011,992

99.47

3,478,120

0.53

657,490,112

62.67%

291,315

15.

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the Auditor's remuneration

656,834,120

99.89

717,748

0.11

657,551,868

62.67%

229,559

16.

Authorise the Directors to allot shares

646,456,755

98.31

11,135,680

1.69

657,592,435

62.68%

188,991

17.

Authorise the Directors to renew the SCRIP Dividend Scheme

647,544,849

98.48

10,017,138

1.52

657,561,987

62.68%

219,440

18.

Authorise the Directors to renew the Sharesave Scheme

649,421,884

98.76

8,167,835

1.24

657,589,719

62.68%

191,708

19.

Approve on an advisory basis the Net Zero Transition report from the next AGM

648,693,306

99.96

235,946

0.04

648,929,252

61.85%

8,851,893

20.

Special resolution to disapply pre-emption rights

650,278,457

98.90

7,226,810

1.10

657,505,267

62.67%

276,160

21.

Special resolution to authorise the Company to purchase its own Ordinary Shares

652,061,403

99.40

3,936,828

0.60

655,998,231

62.53%

1,783,196

22.

Special resolution to approve 14 days' notice of general meetings

623,795,551

94.87

33,743,733

5.13

657,539,284

62.67%

242,143

23.

Special resolution to approve amendments to the Company's Articles of Association

657,126,690

99.96

294,161

0.04

657,420,851

62.66%

360,294

 

A copy of the resolutions put to shareholders at the AGM (concerning items other than ordinary business) has been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority and will shortly be available for inspection on the National Storage Mechanism (NSM) by accessing the following link: http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/1885G_1-2021-7-22.pdf

 

Notes:

1.    A vote 'Withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' and 'Against' a resolution.

2.   There are 1,049,145,497 ordinary shares of 50 pence each in issue as at 22 July 2021. This figure includes 6,022,741 ordinary shares which are held in treasury. Every shareholder has one vote for every ordinary share held. The voting rights on treasury shares are automatically suspended. The total number of voting rights in the Company was 1,043,122,756 as at 22 July 2021.

 

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