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Consolidated cash flow statement

 

Year ended 1 February 2014

£ millions Notes 2013/14 2012/13
Operating activities      
Cash generated by operations 10 976 730
Income tax paid   (142) (129)
Net cash flows from operating activities   834 601
       
Investing activities      
Purchase of businesses, net of cash acquired   (28) -
Purchase of property, plant and equipment, investment property and intangible assets   (304) (316)
Disposal of property, plant and equipment, investment property and intangible assets   12 17
Interest received   8 18
Dividends received from joint ventures and associates   11 10
Net cash flows from investing activities   (301) (271)
       
Financing activities      
Interest paid   (12) (18)
Interest element of finance lease rental payments   (4) (4)
Repayment of bank loans   (89) (31)
Repayment of Medium Term Notes and other fixed term debt   (33) (162)
Receipt on financing derivatives   6 -
Capital element of finance lease rental payments   (13) (12)
New shares issued under share schemes   5 6
Own shares issued under share schemes   8 6
Own shares purchased   (24) -
Dividends paid to equity shareholders of the Company   (224) (221)
Net cash flows from financing activities   (380) (436)
     
Net increase/(decrease) in cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts   153 (106)
Cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts at beginning of year   398 485
Exchange differences   (17) 19
Cash and cash equivalents and bank overdrafts at end of year 11 534 398

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