Parent company statement of changes in shareholders' equity

for the year ended 31 March 2012

Notes Share
capital
£’000
Share
premium
account
£’000
Retained
earnings
£’000
Total
£’000
As at 1 April 2010 27 51,660 353,231 53,554 458,445
Profit for the year 26,217 26,217
Actuarial gains on defined benefit pension schemes 30 31,504 31,504
Tax on actuarial gains on defined benefit pension schemes 25 (9,333) (9,333)
Total comprehensive income for the year ended 31 March 2011 48,388 48,388
Employee share schemes (222) (222)
Dividends 11 (12,140) (12,140)
Transactions with owners (12,362) (12,362)
At 31 March 2011 27 51,660 353,231 89,580 494,471
Profit for the year 19,786 19,786
Total comprehensive income for the year ended 31 March 2012 19,786 19,786
Purchase of ordinary shares (420) (420)
Employee share schemes (12) (12)
Dividends 11 (19,786) (19,786)
Transactions with owners (20,218) (20,218)
At 31 March 2012 27 51,660 353,231 89,148 494,039

The notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.