Annual General Meeting 2015

Our AGM was held at 2.00pm, Tuesday 12 May 2015 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

The resolutions ForAgainstWitheld
Resolution 1: To receive and consider the Annual report and accounts 2014 883,733,889 698,447  1,943,352
Resolution 2: To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors 863,965,275 17,984,906  4,442,525
Resolution 3: To authorise the Directors to set the auditors’ fees 873,231,686 8,990,369  4,153,600
Resolution 4: To declare a final dividend for 2014  884,535,279  306,213  1,503,481
Resolution 5: To approve the Directors’ remuneration report   832,166,681  26,794,607  27,414,399
Resolution 6: To approve the Directors’ remuneration policy  852,195,858 29,881,743 4,276,901
Resolution 7: To approve amendments to the rules of the Standard Life plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan (the Executive LTIP)  852,073,710  30,231,176  4,070,801
Resolution 8A: To re-elect Sir Gerry Grimstone 878,896,138 4,660,132 2,814,788
Resolution 8B: To re-elect Pierre Danon
871,815,859
4,484,587
10,073,951
Resolution 8C: To re-elect Crawford Gillies
879,414,707
3,475,399
3,485,581
Resolution 8D: To re-elect Noel Harwerth
872,667,645
4,045,359
9,661,624
Resolution 8E: To re-elect David Nish
880,948,069
2,460,918
2,966,701
Resolution 8F: To re-elect John Paynter Not proposed at the AGM.
Resolution 8G: To re-elect Lynne Peacock
879,984,112
3,371,999
3,018,517
Resolution 8H: To re-elect Martin Pike
880,314,479
2,418,571
3,632,679
Resolution 6I: To re-elect Keith Skeoch
880,950,675
2,380,495
3,037,280
Resolution 9A: To elect Isabel Hudson
880,342,413
2,660,744
3,349,274
Resolution 9B: To elect Kevin Parry
880,196,771
2,689,034
3,467,717
Resolution 9C: To elect Luke Savage
880,507,612
2,415,749
3,451,346
Resolution 10: To authorise the Directors to issue further shares
875,069,973
8,669,240
2,606,923
Resolution 11: To disapply share pre-emption rights
875,743,525
6,457,020
4,152,977
Resolution 12: To give authority for the Company to buy back shares
879,116,332
4,755,114
2,503,261
Resolution 13: To provide limited authority to make political donations and to incur political expenditure
837,838,944
44,065,018
4,470,745
Resolution 14: To allow the Company to call general meetings on 14 days’ notice
817,445,241
66,615,752
2,313,714

Issued share capital and total voting rights

On 16 March 2015 - the latest practical business day before the printing and publication of the Notice of Annual General Meeting - the Company's issued share capital consisted of 1,959,696,918 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each. No shares were held in treasury. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company as at 16 March 2015 were 1,959,696,918.

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