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Cherries
oil on canvas
22 x 20 in
1981

Penny Machines
oil on canvas
23¾ x 29¾ in
1961

Stack of Books
oil on canvas
30 x 24 in
n.d.

Seven Suckers
oil on canvas
19 x 23 in
1970

Twin Jackpots
oil on canvas
30 x 46 in
1962

Ties
oil on canvas
20 x 26 in
1980

Cake Slices
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in
n.d.

Notes 6-10

For the year ended 31 December 2010

8. Ordinary dividends

Amounts recognised as distributions to equity holders in the year:

Per share 2010 2009 2008 2010
£m
2009
£m
2008
£m
Pence per share
2009 Second interim dividend paid 10.28p 10.28p 9.13p 126.6 126.1 103.1
2010 First interim dividend paid 5.97p 5.19p 5.19p 73.8 63.7 58.7
  16.25p 15.47p 14.32p 200.4 189.8 161.8

Per ADR1 2010 2009 2008 2010
$m
2009
$m
2008
$m
Cents per ADR
2009 Second interim dividend paid 80.5¢ 95.2¢ 91.4¢ 198.3 233.6 206.4
2010 First interim dividend paid 46.2¢ 40.7¢ 48.1¢ 114.1 99.8 108.7
  126.7¢ 135.9¢ 139.5¢ 312.4 333.4 315.1

Second interim dividend for the year ended 31 December 2010:

Per share 2010 2009 2008
Pence per share
2010 Second interim dividend 11.82p 10.28p 10.28p
Per ADR1 2010 2009 2008
Cents per ADR
2010 Second interim dividend 91.37¢ 80.53¢ 95.24¢
Note
1
These figures have been translated for convenience purposes only, using the approximate average rate for the year shown in the Consolidated cash flow statement. This conversion should not be construed as a representation that the pound sterling amounts actually represent, or could be converted into, US dollars at the rates indicated.

The payment of dividends will not have any tax consequences for the Group.