Treasury Shares

The Company announces that following the transfer of 970 Treasury shares from the Treasury Shares Account to participants exercising Share Options under the Company’s Save as You Earn Share Option Scheme, the issued share capital for the ‘A’ ordinary shares of £0.40 each is 33,424,104 of which 923,294 (2.76%) are treasury shares.

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