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Notes 16-20

For the half year ended 30 June 2008

16. Trade and other payables: amounts falling due after more than one year

The following are included in trade and other payables falling due after more than one year:

30 June
2008
£m
30 June
2007
£m
31 December
2007
£m
Payments due to vendors 251.8 228.7 261.7
Liabilities in respect of put option
agreements with vendors
54.4 25.9 37.0
Other creditors and accruals 233.9 152.8 161.7
540.1 407.4 460.4

The following table sets out payments due to vendors, comprising deferred consideration and the directors' best estimates of future earnout-related obligations:

30 June
2008
£m
30 June
2007
£m
31 December
2007
£m
Within one year 62.0 55.8 57.3
Between 1 and 2 years 77.5 42.8 62.8
Between 2 and 3 years 87.6 63.6 85.4
Between 3 and 4 years 61.5 64.1 65.0
Between 4 and 5 years 24.1 39.6 48.5
Over 5 years 1.1 18.6
313.8 284.5 319.0

The Group does not consider there to be any material contingent liabilities as at 30 June 2008.