Capital structure

Ordinary Shares of 5p shares in issue 47,857,317

2 April 12

In accordance with the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, at 31 March 2012 the total number of Ordinary shares of 5p of the Company in issue was 47,857,317.

5 December 08

Buy-back of 20,000 shares

28 November 08

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

13 November 08

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

24 September 08

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

4 September 08

Buy-back of 100,000 shares

3 September 08

Buy-back of 50,000 shares

16 January 08

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

15 January 08

Buy-back of 20,000 shares

9 January 08

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

8 January 08

Buy-back of 50,000 shares

3 January 08

Buy-back of 15,000 shares

21 December 07

Buy-back of 134,000 shares

20 December 07

Buy-back of 125,000 shares

19 December 07

Buy-back of 60,000 shares

17 December 07

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

14 December 07

Buy-back of 30,000 shares

13 December 07

Buy-back of 45,000 shares

6 December 07

Buy-back of 10,000 shares

4 December 07

Buy-back of 100,000 shares

29 November 07

Buy-back of 67,000 shares

21 November 07

Buy-back of 220,000 shares

20 November 07

Buy-back of 32,000 shares

19 November 07

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

13 November 07

Buy-back of 30,000 shares

12 November 07

Buy-back of 57,500 shares

31 October 07

Buy-back of 30,000 shares

29 October 07

Buy-back of 75,000 shares

18 October 07

Buy-back of 285,000 shares

28 September 07

Buy-back of 25,000 shares

24 September 07

Buy-back of 75,000 shares

21 September 07

Buy-back of 20,000 shares

20 September 07

Buy-back of 160,000 shares

19 September 07

Buy-back of 50,000 shares

21 August 07

Buy-back of 150,000 shares

17 August 07

Buy-back of 20,000 shares

27 July 07

Buy-back of 75,000 shares

19 July 07

Buy-back of 100,000 shares

29 June 07

Buy-back of 125,000 shares

18 June 07

Buy-back of 250,000 shares

25 May 07

Buy-back of 70,000 shares

17 May 07

Buy-back of 125,000 shares

9 May 07

Buy-back of 72,556 shares

20 April 07

Buy-back of 125,000 shares

19 April 07

Buy-back of 120,000 shares

4 April 07

Buy-back of 350,000 shares

30 March 07

Buy-back of 300,000 shares

23 March 07

Buy-back of 150,000 shares

13 March 07

Conversion of Subscription shares 11,717

31 January 07

Buy-back of 120,000 shares

26 January 07

Buy-back of 2,170,000 shares

11 January 07

Buy-back of 500,000 shares

29 December 06

Share conversion following 30% tender

3 August 04

276,281 Ordinary shares purchased for cancellation

15 March 02

150,000 Ordinary shares purchased for cancellation

6 July 00

100,000 Ordinary shares purchased for cancellation

7 May 97

£15,000,000 raised via a 25 year 8.375% Debenture issue