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Notes to the Company Financial Statements

7. Share capital and share premium

Number
of shares
000s
Ordinary
shares
m
Share
premium
m
At 1 January 2006 804,020 201 2,477
Issue of shares – share option schemes 2,089 1 10
At 31 December 2006 806,109 202 2,487
Issue of shares – share option schemes 1,919 12
At 31 December 2007 808,028 202 2,499

The total authorised number of ordinary shares is 1,194m shares (2006: 1,190m shares) with a par value of 25p per share (2006: 25p per share). All issued shares are fully paid. All shares have the same rights.

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