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Annual Review & Notice of Meeting 2007

AGM information

You have the right to attend, speak and vote at the Annual General Meeting if you are on the BT Group Register of Members at 6.00 pm on 17 July 2007.
    If you are not attending the meeting, you may appoint by post, fax, over the internet or by telephone, someone else as your proxy to attend the meeting and/or vote on your behalf. The number of shares you hold as at the above register deadline will decide how many votes you or your proxy will have if there is a poll. For more information about appointing a proxy, please read the explanatory notes on the enclosed Proxy Card.

Time and place of meeting
Time – 10.30 am on 19 July 2007. Doors open at 9.30 am to the shareholder helpdesk, for questions and queries, and to the reception area which will include a display of BT’s services.

Place – The Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. A map and travel information are available.

Admission Card/Proxy Card
Please bring your Admission Card/Proxy Card as it will speed your admission, and keep it until the meeting ends. You may also find it helpful to bring this Annual Review & Notice of Meeting 2007 with you, in order to refer to it at the meeting.

Joint shareholders
All joint shareholders may attend and speak at the meeting. However, only the first shareholder listed on the Register of Members is entitled to vote.

Before voting takes place on each resolution, shareholders will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you wish to ask a question, please make your way to a question point where someone will help you.

AGM venue


For security reasons and to speed up admission, it would be helpful if you did not bring suitcases or large bags, cameras, laptop computers or recording equipment. If you do, you may be required to deposit them in a secure property store for collection after the meeting.

Smoking will not be permitted at the venue.

Mobile phones
Please ensure mobile phones or pagers are switched off during the meeting.

Tea and coffee will be available in the reception area before the meeting. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.

Shareholders with disabilities
The following facilities will be available
sound amplification
induction loop
sign language interpretation
Palantype speech-to-text transcription
wheelchair facilities

Anyone accompanying a shareholder in need of assistance will be admitted to the meeting.

How to get there
The Sage Gateshead is located on Gateshead Quays at St Mary’s Square, Gateshead NE8 2JR and is accessible by rail and road.

If you travel by train
The nearest rail station is Newcastle Central.

If you travel by Metro
The Sage Gateshead is 15 minutes’ walk from Newcastle Central Metro Station and ten minutes’ walk from Gateshead Interchange Metro Station.

If you travel by bus
QuayLink electric buses Q1, Q2, offer a frequent accessible and easy to use service and are the best way to get around central NewcastleGateshead. Routes shown in the map below connect the attractions and sights of Newcastle Quayside and Gateshead Quays with Newcastle Central Station, Haymarket Bus Station and Gateshead Interchange.
    QuayLink tickets can be bought from the driver. Tickets include a single fare and an HourRider ticket. Day passes are also available and all Network Traveltickets and Transfare tickets are accepted – ask the driver for details when you board the bus. For transport information, visit a Nexus Travelshop located at major Metro stations, or call Traveline (0870 608 2608).

If you travel by car
The Sage Gateshead is clearly signposted and there are local car parks.
Shareholders will be responsible for the cost of their own parking.

Map of Gateshead City Centre


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