Treasury Shares

The Company announces that following the transfer of 7,619 Treasury Shares from the Treasury Shares Account pursuant to options being exercised under the Executive Share Option Scheme, the issued share capital for the ‘A’ ordinary shares of £0.40 each is 33,424,104 of which 1,115,931(3.34%) are treasury shares.

Enquiries: Rebecca Howes-Bolton Company Secretarial Assistant 0208 996 2105