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Consolidated Cash Flow Statement
year ended 31 December 2004

Consolidated Cash Flow Statement year ended 31 December 2004
All figures in millions Note 2004 2003
restated
Net cash inflow from operating activities 27 530 359
Dividends from joint ventures and associates   10 9
Interest received   13 11
Interest paid   (97) (86)
Debt issue costs   (1) (1)
Dividends paid to equity minority interests   (2) (19)
Returns on investments and servicing of finance   (87) (95)
Taxation   (45) (44)
Purchase of tangible fixed assets   (125) (105)
Sale of tangible fixed assets   4 8
Purchase of investments   (1) (3)
Sale of investments   17 -
Capital expenditure and financial investment   (105) (100)
Purchase of subsidiaries 25 (35) (94)
Net cash acquired with subsidiaries   - 34
Purchase of joint ventures and associates   (10) (5)
Sale of subsidiaries 26 - (4)
Net overdrafts disposed with subsidiaries   1 1
Sale of associates   24 57
Acquisitions and disposals   (20) (11)
Equity dividends paid   (195) (188)
Net cash inflow/(outflow) before management of liquid resources and financing   88 (70)
Management of liquid resources   1 (85)
Issue of equity share capital   4 5
Purchase of own shares   (10) (1)
Capital element of finance leases   (2) (3)
Loan facility (repaid)/advanced   (42) 1
Bonds advanced   414 180
Bonds repaid   (456) (159)
Collateral deposit (placed)/reimbursed   (26) 54
Net movement in other borrowings   59 (13)
Financing   (59) 64
Increase/(decrease) in cash in the year 27 30 (91)

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