EGM Statement

Downing Protected VCT II plc 8 December 2009 At the General Meeting of Downing Protected VCT II plc, held today, all resolutions were passed. Details of the proxy votes in respect of the resolutions passed at the General Meeting received as at 9.20am on 4 December 2009, 48 hours before the time of the meeting (excluding weekends), at Downing Management Services are set out below: For Discretionary Against Withheld Resolution No. No. of No. of No. of No. of Total Votes Votes Votes Votes Votes % % % % of votes of votes of votes of votes 1 1,373,443 92,069 10,300 - 1,475,812 93.06% 6.24% 0.7% 100.00% 2 1,344,263 92,069 25,675 13,805 1,475,812 91.94% 6.3% 1.76% 100.00% 3 1,344,263 92,069 25,675 13,805 1,475,812 91.94% 6.3% 1.76% 100.00% 4 1,344,263 92,069 25,675 13,805 1,475,812 91.94% 6.3% 1.76% 100.00% 5 1,378,593 92,069 5,150 - 1,475,812 93.41% 6.24% 0.35% 100.00% 6 1,378,593 92,069 5,150 - 1,475,812 93.41% 6.24% 0.35% 100.00% 7 1,322,963 92,069 29,280 31,500 1,475,812 91.6% 6.37% 2.03% 100.00% A copy of the resolutions passed has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at: Financial Services Authority 25 The North Colonnade Canary Wharf London E14 5HS Telephone: 020 7066 1000 ---END OF MESSAGE--- This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.