Annual General Meeting 2022

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of SSE plc was held at the Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ on Thursday, 21 July 2022 at 12.30pm. All 25 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:

Voting results of 2022 Annual General Meeting

 

RESOLUTION 

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD

1.

Receive the Report and Accounts

684,903,653

99.94

405,873

0.06

685,309,526

63.86%

722,792

2.

Approve the 2022 Remuneration Report

661,201,733

97.42

17,489,152

2.58

678,690,885

63.24%

7,337,070

3.

Approve the 2022 Remuneration Policy

620,165,900

91.43

58,111,404

8.57

678,277,304

63.21%

7,750,651

4.

Approve the Performance Share Plan Rules

654,822,705

95.59

30,214,208

4.41

685,036,913

63.84%

991,042

5.

Declare a final dividend

685,626,190

100.00

22,671

0.00

685,648,861

63.89%

379,221

6.

Re-appoint Gregor Alexander

683,450,535

99.69

2,101,241

0.31

685,551,776

63.88%

475,179

7.

Appoint Elish Angiolini

684,863,540

99.90

686,882

0.10

685,550,422

63.88%

476,533

8.

Appoint John Bason

473,761,197

81.90

104,687,000

18.10

578,448,197

53.90%

107,578,758

9.

Re-appoint Sue Bruce

667,390,246

98.27

11,758,773

1.73

679,149,019

63.29%

6,877,936

10.

Re-appoint Tony Cocker

675,002,872

98.46

10,542,935

1.54

685,545,807

63.88%

481,148

11.

Appoint Debbie Crosbie

684,777,336

99.89

732,453

0.11

685,509,789

63.88%

517,166

12.

Re-appoint Peter Lynas

674,946,079

98.76

8,502,605

1.24

683,448,684

63.69%

476,560

13.

Re-appoint Helen Mahy

674,962,410

98.46

10,575,276

1.54

685,537,686

63.88%

489,269

14.

Re-appoint John Manzoni

666,724,775

97.25

18,843,033

2.75

685,567,808

63.88%

459,147

15.

Re-appoint Alistair Phillips-Davies

684,588,285

99.86

957,420

0.14

685,545,705

63.88%

481,250

16.

Re-appoint Martin Pibworth

684,960,499

99.91

590,334

0.09

685,550,833

63.88%

476,122

17.

Re- appoint Melanie Smith

675,463,430

98.53

10,063,630

1.47

685,527,060

63.88%

499,795

18.

Re-appoint Angela Strank

674,936,427

98.45

10,635,826

1.55

685,572,253

63.88%

454,602

19.

Re-appoint Ernst & Young as Auditor

682,397,875

99.54

3,164,616

0.46

685,562,491

63.88%

465,364

20.

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the Auditor's remuneration

685,241,903

99.95

348,008

0.05

685,589,911

63.89%

437,944

21.

Receive the Net Zero Transition Report

675,119,870

98.92

7,402,699

1.08

682,522,569

63.60%

3,505,286

22.

Authorise the Directors to allot shares

659,750,614

96.21

26,002,620

3.79

685,753,234

63.90%

274,621

23.

Special resolution to disapply pre-emption rights

674,749,099

98.40

10,938,539

1.60

685,687,638

63.90%

340,217

24.

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

673,547,745

98.61

9,470,709

1.39

683,018,454

63.65%

563,813

25

Special resolution to approve 14 days' notice of general meetings

647,474,608

94.78

35,661,985

5.22

683,136,593

63.66%

445,547

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 1,073,136,776 ordinary shares of 50 pence each in issue as at 21 July 2022. This figure includes 5,454,815 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 1,067,681,961 as at 21 July 2022.

Please find below the full Annual Report 2022, Notice of AGM 2022 and other important documents for your information: