Preliminary results for the year ended 29 January 2011

 

24 March 2011

 

Consolidated cash flow statement

Year ended 29 January 2011

£ millions Notes 2010/11 2009/10
Operating activities      
Cash generated by operations 10 763 1,130
Income tax paid   (133) (151)
French tax receipt 6 - 148
Net cash flows from operating activities   630 1,127
       
Investing activities      
Purchase of property, plant and equipment, investment property and intangible assets   (310) (256)
Disposal of property, plant and equipment, investment property and intangible assets   87 59
Interest received   19 14
Dividends received from joint ventures and associates   6 5
Net cash flows from investing activities   (198) (178)
       
Financing activities      
Interest paid   (33) (72)
Interest element of finance lease rental payments   (5) (5)
Repayment of bank loans   (57) (130)
Repayment of Medium Term Notes and other fixed term debt   (696) (500)
Receipt on financing derivatives   6 78
Capital element of finance lease rental payments   (12) (14)
Issue of share capital under share schemes   3 -
Purchase of own shares   - (7)
Disposal of own shares   1 -
Dividends paid to equity shareholders of the Company   (129) (125)
Net cash flows from financing activities   (922) (775)
     
Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts   (490) 174
Cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts at beginning of year   1,135 994
Exchange differences   (9) (33)
Cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts at end of year 11 636 1,135

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