Consolidated statement of changes in shareholders’ equity

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Share capital and share premium (Note 24)
£m

Capital redemption reserve
£m

Other reserves (Note 25)
£m

Retained earnings
£m

Attributable to the equity holders of the Company
£m

Non-controlling interests
£m

Total equity
£m

Balance at 31 March 2009

519

8

219

241

987

26

1 013

Other comprehensive income/(expense) for the year

1

(75)

(74)

(1)

(75)

Profit for the year

15

15

4

19

Share-based payments charge, including tax

6

6

6

Share purchase

(6)

(6)

(6)

Proceeds from shares issued

1

1

2

2

Dividends paid

(105)

(105)

(2)

(107)

Scrip issue of shares for dividend

2

2

2

Balance at 31 March 2010

520

8

220

79

827

27

854

Other comprehensive (expense)/income for the year

(45)

63

18

(1)

17

Profit for the year

163

163

4

167

Share-based payments charge, including tax

10

10

10

Proceeds from shares issued

1

1

2

2

Dividends paid

(105)

(105)

(2)

(107)

Scrip issue of shares for dividend

2

33

35

35

Non-controlling interests disposed

(5)

(5)

Balance at 31 March 2011

523

8

175

244

950

23

973

Retained earnings at 31 March 2011 include a deduction for own shares held by the ESOP trust of £11 million (2010 – £12 million).

All but 0.01 pence per share of the dividends arising on these shares have been waived by the trust.

The notes form part of these Group financial statements.