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Thursday 26 May, 2022

Legal & General Grp

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 9753M
Legal & General Group Plc
26 May 2022
 

 


RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 26 MAY 2022

 

Legal & General Group Plc announces that at its Annual General Meeting held today at the British Medical Association, BMA House, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 9JP 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 2021

3,949,002,837

99.39

24,043,300

0.61

3,338,567

Resolution 2

Declaration of a final dividend of 13.27p per ordinary share

3,970,530,303

99.87

5,164,869

0.13

862,701

Resolution 3

Election of Laura Wade-Gery as a Director

3,972,435,450

99.93

2,791,887

0.07

1,241,304

Resolution 4

Re-election of Henrietta Baldock as a Director

3,900,598,198

98.12

74,580,431

1.88

1,180,446

Resolution 5

Re-election of Nilufer von Bismarck as a Director

3,900,190,625

98.11

74,981,006

1.89

1,234,924

Resolution 6

Re-election of Philip Broadley as a Director

3,890,072,394

97.86

85,076,412

2.14

1,210,415

Resolution 7

Re-election of Jeff Davies as a Director

3,963,232,410

99.70

12,002,152

0.30

1,174,149

Resolution 8

Re-election of Sir John Kingman as a Director

3,921,634,570

98.65

53,660,173

1.35

1,064,478

Resolution 9

Re-election of Lesley Knox as a Director

3,872,055,677

97.41

103,141,281

2.59

1,199,923

Resolution 10

Re-election of George Lewis as a Director

3,889,987,241

97.86

85,120,970

2.14

1,236,004

Resolution 11

Re-election of Ric Lewis as a Director

3,889,857,893

97.85

85,307,864

2.15

1,190,944

Resolution 12

Re-election of Sir Nigel Wilson as a Director

3,972,062,939

99.92

3,235,482

0.08

1,110,001

Resolution 13

Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditors

3,884,103,326

97.71

91,082,145

2.29

1,260,462

Resolution 14

To authorise the Audit Committee, on behalf of the Directors to determine the Auditors' remuneration

3,921,588,173

 

98.65

 

53,630,403

 

1.35

 

1,174,837

 

Resolution 15

Approval of Remuneration Report

3,651,512,293

95.39

176,478,762

4.61

148,401,858

Resolution 16

Authority to allot equity securities

3,928,785,847

98.83

46,574,780

1.17

1,082,286

Resolution 17

Authority to allot contingent convertible securities

3,925,793,746

98.76

49,316,001

1.24

1,283,166

Resolution 18

Authority to make political donations

3,917,825,230

98.55

57,727,590

1.45

891,135

Resolution 19*

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

3,923,923,921

98.71

51,123,002

1.29

1,436,490

Resolution 20*

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights

3,887,627,199

97.80

87,308,221

2.20

1,452,665

Resolution 21*

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

3,919,231,259

98.60

55,626,685

1.40

1,527,518

Resolution 22*

Authority to purchase own shares

3,935,320,452

99.02

39,041,027

0.98

2,132,146

Resolution 23*

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

3,675,119,270

92.44

300,401,314

7.56

1,031,961

 

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 votes cast was 3,975,695,172 representing 66.59% of voting capital as at 24 May 2022.  At the close of business on 24 May 2022, the issued share capital of the Company was 5,970,524,657ordinary 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 https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and also on the Company's website at https://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com/investors/shareholder-centre/agm/

 

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

Name of person making notification:

Leanne Cornish

Contact number:

020 3124 4111

Date of notification:

26 May 2022

 

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