Accounts

Parent Company Statement of Changes in Equity

for the year ended 31st March 2013

  Share
capital
£ million
Share
premium
account
£ million
Shares
held in
ESOT
£ million
Other
reserves
(note 33)
£ million
Retained
earnings
£ million
Total
equity
£ million
At 1st April 2011 220.7 148.3 (35.8) 1.8 870.3 1,205.3
Profit for the year 183.4 183.4
Actuarial loss on post-employment benefits (53.3) (53.3)
Cash flow hedges 6.7 6.7
Currency translation differences (0.1) (0.1)
Tax on other comprehensive income (1.6) 14.6 13.0
Total comprehensive income 5.0 144.7 149.7
Dividends paid (note 10) (103.1) (103.1)
Purchase of shares by ESOT (37.0) (37.0)
Share-based payments 16.2 16.2
Cost of shares transferred to employees 22.6 (14.8) 7.8
Tax on share-based payments 2.7 2.7
At 31st March 2012 220.7 148.3 (50.2) 6.8 916.0 1,241.6
Profit for the year 196.8 196.8
Actuarial loss on post-employment benefits (49.6) (49.6)
Cash flow hedges (12.6) (12.6)
Currency translation differences (0.6) (0.6)
Tax on other comprehensive income 2.8 5.4 8.2
Total comprehensive income (10.4) 152.6 142.2
Dividends paid (note 10) (328.4) (328.4)
Purchase of shares by ESOT (28.6) (28.6)
Share-based payments 11.5 11.5
Cost of shares transferred to employees 27.1 (25.4) 1.7
Tax on share-based payments 0.1 0.1
At 31st March 2013 220.7 148.3 (51.7) (3.6) 726.4 1,040.1

The notes form an integral part of the accounts.

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