Our AGM was held at 2.00pm, Tuesday 13 May 2014 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

The resolutions For Against Withheld
Resolution 1: To receive and consider the Annual report and accounts 2013 965,491,593 962,751 2,087,285
Resolution 2: To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors 940,033,023 8,922,984  19,596,861
Resolution 3: To authorise the Directors to set the auditors’ fees 955,580,048 2,505,574  10,459,799
Resolution 4: To declare a final dividend for 2013  966,689,638 314,525 1,548,604
Resolution 5: To approve the Directors’ remuneration report  890,059,942  21,307,143 57,170,259
Resolution 6: To approve the Directors’ remuneration policy 894,269,807 39,117,295 35,158,952
Resolution 7: To approve amendments to the rules of the Standard Life plc Executive Long Term Incentive Plan (the Executive LTIP) 22,037,950 41,964,189 4,539,675
Resolution 8A: To re-elect Sir Gerry Grimstone 957,086,582 8,343,850 3,126,087
Resolution 8B: To re-elect Pierre Danon 954,842,492 10,391,223 3,318,810
Resolution 8C: To re-elect Crawford Gillies 960,828,679 4,465,422 3,254,248
Resolution 8D: To re-elect David Grigson 946,812,695 18,454,495 3,281,784
Resolution 8E: To re-elect Noel Harwerth 945,812,081 10,360,444 12,376,349
Resolution 8F: To re-elect David Nish 962,947,821 2,420,230 3,176,097
Resolution 8G: To re-elect John Paynter 961,143,849 4,130,187 3,268,793
Resolution 8H: To re-elect Lynne Peacock 961,088,647 4,315,909 3,144,318
Resolution 8I: To re-elect Keith Skeoch 962,851,642 2,468,303 3,228,820
Resolution 9: To elect Martin Pike 962,197,159 2,884,111 3,467,495
Resolution 10: To authorise the Directors to issue further shares 952,828,861 12,747,187 2,976,711
Resolution 11: To disapply share pre-emption rights 957,002,388 6,647,266 4,892,534
Resolution 12: To give authority for the Company to buy back shares 959,733,841 5,962,785 2,856,133
Resolution 13: To provide limited authority to make political donations and to incur political expenditure 906,825,543 56,460,093 5,266,421
Resolution 14: To allow the Company to call general meetings on 14 days’ notice 878,750,246 87,196,914 2,605,599

Issued share capital and total voting rights

On 26 February 2014 - 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 2,376,680,535 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each. No shares were held in treasury. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company as at 26 February 2014 were 2,376,680,535.M