Redemption or Purchase of Own Shares out of Capital

Companies Act 19852003-03-112003-03-062003-03-072003-03-13TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with section 175 of the Companies Act 1985, that: 1. By Written Resolution of the Members of the Company dated 7 March 2003, pursuant to section 381A of the Companies Act 1985, a Special Resolution (the “Resolution”) was passed approving a payment out of the Company’s capital (pursuant to section 171 of the Companies Act 1985) in respect of the redemption by the Company of its own Shares from Members of 3,000,000 ordinary shares of £1.00 each under section 162 of the Companies Act 1985; 2. The amount of the permissible capital payment as defined by sections 171 and 172 of the Companies Act 1985 is £3,000,000. 3. The Statutory Declaration and Auditors’ Report, required by section 173 of the Companies Act 1985, both of which are dated 6 March 2003, are available for inspection at the Company’s registered office at 4th Floor, 81 Piccadilly, London W1J 8HJ; and 4. Any Creditor of the Company may apply to the Court, under section 176 of the Companies Act 1985, at any time within the period of 5 weeks immediately following the date of the Resolution for payment out of capital, that is 7 March 2003, for an Order prohibiting the payment. S Guha, Director 11 March 2003.