|Dividends paid and recognised in the year||12.9||12.8|
|Dividends per share paid and recognised in the year||4.65p||4.65p|
|Dividends per share proposed but not recognised in the year||3.15p||3.15p|
The proposed final dividend for the year ended 31 May 2019 of 3.15p per ordinary share on approximately 277.8m ordinary shares (approximately £8.8m) was approved by the Board on 24 July 2019 and will be recommended to shareholders at the AGM on 25 September 2019. The dividend has not been included as a liability as at 31 May 2019. The payment of this dividend will not have any tax consequences for the Group.