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Authority for purchase of own shares

At the Annual General Meeting in 2007 share owners passed a special resolution authorising the Company, in accordance with its Articles of Association, to purchase up to 122,579,509 of its own shares in the market. In the year under review, 59,193,623 million shares (of which 57,193,623 million were cancelled and 2 million shares are held in Treasury) were purchased at an average price of £7.03 per share as part of the Company's share buy-back program.