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Earnings per share and dividends

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  Note Group
2009
pence
2008
pence

*The total cost of dividends paid in the year was £84.1m (2008: £83.4m).

Earnings per share      
Basic 6 67.5 70.9
Diluted 6 67.3 70.5
       
Dividends per share      
Proposed final dividend 7 38.1 38.1
Total dividend in respect of the year 7 63.5 63.5
Paid in the year* 7 63.5 63.5