The directors have been notified or are aware of the following interests, which are in excess of three per cent of the issued Ordinary Share Capital of the Company:
  Number of shares held   % of ISC (1)  
P. G. H. Collins            850,836   31.38%  
G. J. Gibson
272,192   10.04%  
D. N. Gibson 121,378   4.47%  
Dr. George L. A. Bird  112,000    4.13%  
J.V. Bird 111,750   4.12%  
(1)  Excluding treasury shares.

Shares not in public hands:
So far as the company is aware, 1,627,640 ordinary shares representing 51.58% of the total issued share capital, is not held in public hands. This incudes the treasury shares held by the company.