National Savings

2006-07-28TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk67881402/41

NATIONAL SAVINGS AND INVESTMENTS

INDEX-LINKED NATIONAL SAVINGS

MOVEMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM GENERAL INDEX OF RETAIL PRICES

For the purposes of revaluing on repayment Index-linked National Savings Certificates (Retirement Issue, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Index-linked Issues) and contributions under Save As You Earn savings contracts (Third Issue), the Index figure issued by the Office for National Statistics in the month of July 2006 for the month of June 2006, and applicable to the month of August 2006, is 198.5. This figure is based on the revised reference base of 100 adopted in January 1987. In accordance with the relevant prospectuses a notional Index figure of 783.1 has been calculated and will apply to Index-linked Savings Certificates purchased in March 1987 or earlier and SAYE contributions which were due for payment and made in February 1987 or earlier.