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BT Group PLC

14 July 2022

BT Group plc

Annual General Meeting 14 July 2022

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 2022 be received.         6,884,918,349   99.96     3,090,764    0.04         18,627,473 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 2 
  That the Report on directors' remuneration for the 
  year ended 
  31 March 2022 be received and approved.               6,408,190,533   93.58   439,625,354    6.42         58,845,040 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 3 
  That the final dividend of 5.39 pence per share be 
  payable on 
  12 September 2022 to holders of ordinary shares 
  registered at 
  the close of business on 5 August 2022.               6,903,698,159   99.98     1,552,001    0.02          1,387,433 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 4 
  That Adam Crozier be elected as a director.           6,870,405,553   99.54    31,994,754    0.46          4,248,931 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 5 
  That Philip Jansen be re-elected as a director.       6,898,551,134   99.91     5,954,099    0.09          2,226,347 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 6 
  That Simon Lowth be re-elected as a director.         6,886,397,247   99.74    17,729,620    0.26          2,510,407 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 7 
  That Adel Al-Saleh be re-elected as a director.       6,499,721,607   94.15   403,635,170    5.85          3,278,503 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 8 
  That Sir Ian Cheshire be re-elected as a director.    6,202,483,392   89.84   701,632,470   10.16          2,511,991 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 9 
  That Iain Conn be re-elected as a director.           6,306,485,497   94.53   365,204,219    5.47        234,940,523 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 10 
  That Isabel Hudson be re-elected as a director.       6,564,844,200   95.09   339,235,402    4.91          2,546,602 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 11 
  That Matthew Key be re-elected as a director.         6,553,182,141   94.92   350,853,443    5.08          2,589,339 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 12 
  That Allison Kirkby be re-elected as a director.      6,565,454,993   95.09   338,679,358    4.91          2,500,511 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 13 
  That Sara Weller be re-elected as a director.         6,565,482,663   95.09   338,659,808    4.91          2,492,381 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 14 
  That KPMG LLP be re-appointed as auditor of BT 
  Group plc, to 
  hold office until the conclusion of the next 
  general meeting 
  at which accounts are laid before BT Group plc.       6,885,608,174   99.73    18,716,105    0.27          2,235,437 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 Resolution 15 
  That the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board be 
  authorised to 
  decide the auditors' remuneration.                    6,899,556,184   99.93     4,730,501    0.07          2,295,852 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 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.                            4,880,980,923   95.35   238,220,255    4.65      1,787,401,193 
                                                       --------------  ------  ------------  ------  ----------------- 
 
 
 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.       6,819,953,992   98.81    82,199,972   1.19   4,399,869 
 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.    6,766,054,033   98.01   137,445,641   1.99   3,050,763 
                                                               --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ---------- 
 Resolution 19 
  That BT Group plc 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 BT Group plc.                6,881,778,233   99.68    22,400,610   0.32   2,405,619 
                                                               --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ---------- 
 Resolution 20 
  That BT Group plc may call a general meeting (but not an 
  AGM) 
  on at least 14 clear days' notice.                            6,652,979,608   96.36   251,629,194   3.64   1,955,283 
                                                               --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ---------- 
 Resolution 21 
  That British Telecommunications plc, a wholly-owned 
  subsidiary 
  of BT Group plc, be authorised to make political donations 
  to 
  political organisations.                                      6,834,991,613   98.99    70,001,397   1.01   1,608,818 
                                                               --------------  ------  ------------  -----  ---------- 
 

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 12 July 2022, excluding shares held in treasury was 9,928,556,204. 69.56% of the voting capital was instructed.

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