Rule 2.10 Announcement: 16 December 2008

Rule 2.10 Announcement

In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, the Company confirms that at close of business on 15 December 2008 it had 75,704,152 ordinary shares of 4p each in issue. The ISIN code for the shares is GB0032087933.