As at 9 March 2016 (being the latest practicable date before the publication of this Notice) the issued share capital consisted of 1,838,696,622 ordinary shares of 20p each, 30,697,310,523 C Shares of 0.1p each and one Special Share of £1. At the AGM, voting on the resolutions set out in this Notice will be by way of a poll. Holders of ordinary shares will be entitled to one vote for each ordinary share held. The Special Shareholder (as defined in the Articles) is entitled to receive notice of and to attend and speak, but has no right to vote, at a general meeting. C Shares do not carry the right to receive notice of any general meeting of the Company nor to attend, speak or vote at any general meeting except one at which a resolution to wind up the Company is to be considered. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company as at 9 March 2016 (being the latest practicable date prior to the publication of this Notice) was 1,838,696,622.