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NWG NatWest

 
FORM 6-K
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
 
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
 
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For April 29, 2020
Commission File Number: 001-10306
 
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
 
RBS, Gogarburn, PO Box 1000
Edinburgh EH12 1HQ
 
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
   Form 20-F X Form 40-F ___
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):_________
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):_________
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
 
Yes ___ No X
 
 
If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- ________
 
 
 
 
The following information was issued as Company announcements in London, England and is furnished pursuant to General Instruction B to the General Instructions to Form 6-K: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc - Result of Annual General Meeting
 
29 April 2020
 
 
Following the Annual General Meeting held today, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc announces the results of the poll vote for each resolution as follows. Resolutions 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28 and 29 were passed as special resolutions.
 
 
For
 
% of votes cast
 
Against
 
% of votes cast
 
Total votes cast as % of Voting   Share Capital
 
Withheld *
 
Resolution 1
To receive the 2019 Report and Accounts
 
43,193,851,26899.994,041,8160.0189.29%239,058,916
Resolution 2
To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy
 
39,142,662,67690.144,281,775,5169.8689.76%12,426,752
Resolution 3
To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration in the Directors' Remuneration Report
 
39,241,815,66890.404,166,591,1089.6089.73%28,522,020
Resolution 4
To declare a final dividend of 3 pence per ordinary share
 
Withdrawn     
Resolution 5
To declare a special dividend of 5 pence per ordinary share
 
Withdrawn     
Resolution 6
To re-elect Howard Davies as a Director
 
43,396,570,32899.9138,160,8160.0989.78%2,215,524
Resolution 7
To elect Alison Rose-Slade as a Director
 
43,430,860,05299.994,082,8960.0189.78%2,011,964
Resolution 8
To re-elect Katie Murray as a Director
 
43,426,604,58899.987,377,5240.0289.78%2,954,820
Resolution 9
To re-elect Frank Dangeard as a Director
 
42,035,116,20096.781,398,477,4003.2289.78%3,346,660
Approval of Frank Dangeard's re-election by independent shareholders only
 
11,997,182,16489.561,398,477,40010.4473.04%3,346,660
Resolution 10
To re-elect Patrick Flynn as a Director
 
43,198,307,46499.994,499,8440.0189.30%234,146,420
Approval of Patrick Flynn's  re-election by independent shareholders only
 
13,160,373,42899.974,499,8440.0371.78%234,146,420
Resolution 11
To re-elect Morten Friis as a Director
 
43,428,815,13299.994,739,4640.0189.78%3,401,440
Approval of Morten Friis' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
13,390,881,09699.964,739,4640.0473.04%3,401,440
Resolution 12
To re-elect Robert Gillespie as a Director
 
41,779,688,46496.191,653,918,5643.8189.78%3,349,256
Approval of Robert Gillespie's  re-election by independent shareholders only
 
11,741,754,42887.651,653,918,56412.3573.04%3,349,256
Resolution 13
To elect Yasmin Jetha as a Director
 
 
43,429,190,08099.994,487,1120.0189.78%3,278,208
Approval of Yasmin Jetha's election by independent shareholders
 
13,391,256,04499.974,487,1120.0373.04%3,278,208
Resolution 14
To re-elect Baroness Noakes as a Director
 
43,421,372,60899.9712,504,3120.0389.78%3,079,364
Approval of Baroness Noakes' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
13,383,438,57299.9112,504,3120.0973.04%3,079,364
Resolution 15
To re-elect Mike Rogers as a Director
 
41,819,733,97296.801,382,985,2923.2089.30%234,237,020
Approval of Mike Rogers' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
11,781,799,93689.491,382,985,29210.5171.78%234,237,020
Resolution 16
To re-elect Mark Seligman as a Director
 
42,049,794,02496.821,383,301,1363.1889.78%3,409,124
Approval of Mark Seligman's  re-election by independent shareholders only
 
12,011,859,98889.671,383,301,13610.3373.03%3,409,124
Resolution 17
To re-elect  Lena Wilson  as a Director
 
43,128,649,80899.30305,093,5520.7089.78%3,209,972
Approval of  Lena Wilson's re-election by independent shareholders only
 
13,090,715,77297.72305,093,5522.2873.04%3,209,972
Resolution 18
To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors
 
43,430,280,57299.994,995,4400.0189.78%1,671,872
Resolution 19
To authorise the Group Audit Committee to fix the remuneration of the auditors
 
43,432,590,38499.992,953,8000.0189.78%1,411,764
Resolution  20
To renew the directors' authority to allot shares in the Company
 
43,137,894,10099.32296,419,4600.6889.78%2,640,224
Resolution 21
To renew the directors' authority to allot equity securities on a non pre-emptive basis in connection with an offer or issue of equity securities
 
43,407,035,28899.9427,124,2120.0689.78%2,796,784
Resolution 22
To renew the directors' authority to allot equity securities on a non pre-emptive basis in connection with the purposes
of financing a transaction
 
43,174,307,45299.40259,744,7120.6089.78%2,903,884
Resolution 23
To renew  the directors' authority to allot ordinary shares or grant rights to subscribe for or to convert any security into ordinary shares in relation to  Equity Convertible Notes
 
43,174,515,23699.40259,403,1920.6089.78%3,032,340
Resolution 24
To renew the  directors' authority to allot equity securities on a non pre-emptive basis  in connection with Equity Convertible Notes 
 
43,166,050,84499.39266,893,8960.6189.78%4,011,540
Resolution 25
To renew the authority to permit the holding of General Meetings at 14 clear days' notice
 
42,866,565,73298.69567,838,9441.3189.78%2,504,180
Resolution 26
To renew the authority in respect of  political donations and expenditure by the Company in terms of Section 366 of the Companies Act 2006
 
43,052,817,56099.12380,529,8880.8889.78%3,577,856
Resolution 27
To renew the authority for the Company to purchase its own shares on a recognised investment exchange
 
43,172,922,65699.40261,947,6360.6089.78%2,072,664
Resolution 28
To renew the authority to make off-market purchases of ordinary shares from HM Treasury
 
13,369,394,52899.7927,570,3480.2127.69%2,045,896
Resolution 29
To amend the Company's Articles of Association
 
43,427,889,73699.994,067,5720.0189.77%4,985,540
Resolution 30
To approve the Employee Share Ownership Plan
 
43,423,028,03299.9810,314,1040.0289.78%3,600,416
* 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.
 
In accordance with the UK Listing Authority's listing rules, copies of the amended Articles of Association and the resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which is located at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism
 
As at 27 April 2020 (being the latest date by which shareholders who wanted to vote at the Annual General Meeting must have been entered on the company's Register of Members) the total number of voting rights in the company was 48,379,236,768.                   
 
Contact
 
RBS Media Centre
+44 (0)131 523 4205
 
 
Legal Entity Identifier: 2138005O9XJIJN4JPN90
 
 
 
Date: 29 April 2020
 
 
 THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP plc (Registrant)
  
 By: /s/ Jan Cargill
  
 Name: Jan Cargill
 Title: Deputy Secretary