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BT Group PLC

15 July 2021

BT Group plc

Annual General Meeting 15 July 2021

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 2021 be received.          6,914,109,757   99.98     1,043,946   0.02          4,016,590 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 2 
  That the Report on directors' remuneration for the 
  year ended 
  31 March 2021 be received and approved.                6,634,876,487   95.92   282,321,890   4.08          1,975,431 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 3 
  That Jan du Plessis be re-elected as a director.       6,730,815,056   97.30   186,438,683   2.70          1,970,324 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 4 
  That Philip Jansen be re-elected as a director.        6,912,914,684   99.93     4,627,825   0.07          1,709,860 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 5 
  That Simon Lowth be re-elected as a director.          6,906,504,818   99.84    10,796,577   0.16          1,922,345 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 6 
  That Adel Al-Saleh be re-elected as a director.        6,770,949,771   99.14    58,506,601   0.86         89,735,391 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 7 
  That Sir Ian Cheshire be re-elected as a director.     6,860,349,907   99.18    56,923,545   0.82          1,917,910 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 8 
  That Iain Conn be re-elected as a director.            6,912,698,054   99.94     4,482,740   0.06          1,989,039 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 9 
  That Isabel Hudson be re-elected as a director.        6,913,166,371   99.94     4,096,169   0.06          1,895,147 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 10 
  That Matthew Key be re-elected as a director.          6,913,405,962   99.95     3,799,014   0.05          1,964,914 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 11 
  That Allison Kirkby be re-elected as a director.       6,901,772,817   99.78    15,471,797   0.22          1,930,999 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 12 
  That Leena Nair be re-elected as a director.           6,902,815,010   99.79    14,406,556   0.21          1,959,623 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 13 
  That Sara Weller be re-elected as a director.          6,903,293,479   99.80    13,952,146   0.20          1,928,431 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 14 
  That KPMG LLP be re-appointed as auditor of the 
  company, to 
  hold office until the conclusion of the next general 
  meeting 
  at which accounts are laid before the company.         6,826,841,756   98.69    90,662,899   1.31          1,657,914 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 Resolution 15 
  That the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board be 
  authorised to 
  decide the auditors' remuneration.                     6,912,725,943   99.93     4,721,816   0.07          1,721,686 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 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.                             5,451,569,963   95.35   266,143,639   4.65      1,201,486,074 
                                                        --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------------- 
 
 
 Resolution 17 
  That subject to the passing of Resolution 
  16, the directors have power to allot 
  equity securities (within the meaning 
  of Section 561 of the 2006 Act) entirely 
  paid for in cash.                                 6,843,836,738   99.12    60,932,273   0.88   14,376,991 
 Resolution 18 
  That subject to the passing of Resolution 
  16, the directors have power to allot 
  further equity securities (within the 
  meaning of Section 561 of the 2006 Act) 
  entirely paid for in cash.                        6,647,965,311   96.28   256,643,860   3.72   14,519,178 
                                                   --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------- 
 Resolution 19 
  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.                                          6,790,993,421   98.46   106,225,328   1.54   21,964,487 
                                                   --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------- 
 Resolution 20 
  That the company may call a general 
  meeting (but not an AGM) on at least 
  14 clear days' notice.                            6,647,656,733   96.09   270,229,351   3.91    1,279,645 
                                                   --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------- 
 Resolution 21 
  That British Telecommunications plc, 
  a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, 
  be authorised to make political donations 
  to political organisations.                       6,841,814,467   98.91    75,486,946   1.09    1,891,539 
                                                   --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------- 
 Resolution 22 
  That the new Articles of Association 
  be adopted.                                       6,914,056,999   99.96     2,693,828   0.04    2,404,514 
                                                   --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ----------- 
 

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 https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

The total number of shares in issue as at 6.30pm on 13 July 2021, excluding shares held in treasury was 9,918,324,018. 69.76% of the voting capital was instructed.

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