Royal Bank of Scotland's Chairman Philip Hampton will not pick up a share-based bonus, the part-nationalised bank said on Saturday, amid a backdrop of public anger over a 1 million pound stock bonus for its chief executive.

Sir Philip Hampton will not receive the 5.17 million shares he was awarded in 2009 when he joined RBS, said a spokesman for the bank, which is 83 percent owned by the British government after a state bailout during the 2008 credit crisis.

In 2010, Philip Hampton received a basic salary of 750,000 pounds, with no extra performance bonus or benefits added on top of this.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Tim Castle)