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 May 11, 2017
 
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
Legal Entity Identifier: 2138005O9XJIJN4JPN90
 
 
11 May 2017 
 
 
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 20, 21, 23, 24, 26 and 27 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 accounts for the year ended 31 December 2016 and the reports of the directors and auditors therein
 
43,790,133,968
 
100.00
 
1,219,348
 
0.00
 
92.18
 
8,853,888
 
Resolution 2
To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy in the Directors' Remuneration Report
 
42,143,861,332
 
96.33
 
1,603,968,780
 
3.67
 
92.09
 
40,411,396
 
Resolution 3
To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration in the Directors' Remuneration Report
 
43,612,488,456
 
99.60
 
173,420,916
 
0.40
 
92.17
 
14,256,744
 
Resolution 4
To re-elect Howard Davies as a director
 
43,512,958,968
 
99.67
 
143,919,744
 
0.33
 
91.89
 
143,338,852
 
Resolution 5 
To re-elect Ross McEwan as a director
 
43,768,791,580
 
99.95
 
22,665,992
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
8,762,044
 
Resolution 6 
To re-elect Ewen Stevenson as a director
 
43,768,886,544
 
99.95
 
22,561,308
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
8,767,732
 
Resolution 7 
To re-elect Sandy Crombie as a director
 
43,537,101,268
 
99.42
 
254,293,112
 
0.58
 
92.18
 
8,758,928
 
Approval of Sandy Crombie's re-election by independent shareholders only
 
9,799,167,192
 
97.47
 
254,293,112
 
2.53
 
73.01
 
8,758,928
 
Resolution 8 
To elect Frank Dangeard as a director
 
43,764,408,056
 
99.94
 
26,130,184
 
0.06
 
92.18
 
9,622,824
 
Approval of Frank Dangeard's election by independent shareholders only
 
10,026,473,980
 
99.74
 
26,130,184
 
0.26
 
73.00
 
9,622,824
 
Resolution 9 
To re-elect Alison Davis as a director
 
43,535,208,352
 
99.42
 
256,112,252
 
0.58
 
92.18
 
8,833,608
 
Approval of Alison Davis's re-election by independent shareholders only
 
9,797,274,276
 
97.45
 
256,112,252
 
2.55
 
73.01
 
8,833,608
 
Resolution 10 
To re-elect Morten Friis as a director
 
43,769,205,604
 
99.95
 
22,009,812
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
8,941,256
 
Approval of Morten Friis' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
10,031,271,528
 
99.78
 
22,009,812
 
0.22
 
73.01
 
8,941,256
 
Resolution 11 
To re-elect Robert Gillespie as a director
 
43,544,505,864
 
99.44
 
246,773,660
 
0.56
 
92.18
 
8,873,708
 
Approval of Robert Gillespie's re-election by independent shareholders only
 
9,806,571,788
 
97.55
 
246,773,660
 
2.45
 
73.01
 
8,873,708
 
Resolution 12
To re-elect Penny Hughes as a director
 
43,767,966,280
 
99.95
 
23,519,724
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
8,732,492
 
Approval of Penny Hughes' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
10,030,032,204
 
99.77
 
23,519,724
 
0.23
 
73.01
 
8,732,492
 
Resolution 13 
To re-elect Brendan Nelson as a director
 
43,765,326,280
 
99.94
 
25,969,640
 
0.06
 
92.18
 
8,904,128
 
Approval of Brendan Nelson's  re-election by independent shareholders only
 
10,027,392,204
 
99.74
 
25,969,640
 
0.26
 
73.01
 
8,904,128
 
Resolution 14
To re-elect Baroness Noakes as a director
 
43,766,983,476
 
99.95
 
23,701,820
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
9,520,452
 
Approval of Baroness Noakes' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
10,029,049,400
 
99.76
 
23,701,820
 
0.24
 
73.01
 
9,520,452
 
Resolution 15
To re-elect Mike Rogers as a director
 
43,544,438,284
 
99.44
 
246,191,076
 
0.56
 
92.18
 
9,588,688
 
Approval of Mike Rogers' re-election by independent shareholders only
 
9,806,504,208
 
97.55
 
246,191,076
 
2.45
 
73.00
 
9,588,688
 
Resolution 16
To elect Mark Seligman as a director
 
43,768,864,040
 
99.95
 
21,658,840
 
0.05
 
92.18
 
9,680,000
 
Approval of Mark Seligman's election by independent shareholders only
 
10,030,929,964
 
99.78
 
21,658,840
 
0.22
 
73.00
 
9,680,000
 
Resolution 17
To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors
 
43,778,172,140
 
99.99
 
4,910,832
 
0.01
 
92.16
 
8,323,656
 
Resolution 18
To authorise the Group Audit Committee to fix the remuneration of the auditors
 
43,785,298,144
 
99.99
 
6,493,468
 
0.01
 
92.18
 
8,373,928
 
Resolution 19
To renew the directors' authority to allot securities
 
43,633,166,256
 
99.64
 
158,121,164
 
0.36
 
92.18
 
8,913,536
 
Resolution 20
To renew the directors' authority to allot equity shares on a non pre-emptive basis in connection with an offer or issue of equity securities
 
43,737,846,240
 
99.88
 
53,316,872
 
0.12
 
92.18
 
9,030,372
 
Resolution 21
To renew the directors' authority to allot equity shares on a non pre-emptive basis in connection with the purposes
of financing a transaction or capital investment
43,540,851,444
 
99.43
 
250,290,504
 
0.57
 
92.18
 
9,081,932
 
Resolution 22
To renew  the directors' authority to allot shares or grant rights to subscribe for or to convert any security into shares in connection with the issue of Equity Convertible Notes
 
43,720,045,720
 
99.84
 
71,073,500
 
0.16
 
92.18
 
9,069,600
 
Resolution 23
To renew the  directors' authority to allot equity securities on a non pre-emptive basis  in connection with the issue of Equity Convertible Notes 
 
43,709,698,404
 
99.81
 
81,381,540
 
0.19
 
92.18
 
9,127,928
 
Resolution 24
To permit the holding of General Meetings at 14 clear days' notice
 
43,344,970,016
 
98.98
 
446,981,564
 
1.02
 
92.18
 
8,265,756
 
Resolution 25
To renew the authority in respect of  political donations and expenditure by the Company in terms of Section 366 of the Companies Act 2006
 
43,413,433,648
 
99.14
 
377,589,552
 
0.86
 
92.18
 
9,131,492
 
Resolution 26
To renew the authority for the Company to purchase its own shares on a recognised investment exchange
 
43,703,449,528
 
99.81
 
85,287,632
 
0.19
 
92.17
 
11,486,592
 
Resolution 27
Approval of cancellation of the share premium account and capital redemption reserve subject to court approval
 
43,786,173,688
 
99.99
 
4,414,808
 
0.01
 
92.18
 
9,618,232
 
Resolution 28
Approval of the RBS 2017 UK Sharesave plan
 
43,740,536,020
 
99.88
 
50,597,092
 
0.12
 
92.18
 
9,071,344
 
* 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 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: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do
 
As at 9th May 2017 (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 47,507,814,404.                   
 
Contact
 
RBS Media Centre
+44 (0)131 523 4205
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP plc (Registrant)
 
 
 
By: /s/ Jan Cargill
 
 
 
Name: Jan Cargill
 
Title: Deputy Secretary
 
 
11 May 2017