Financial Statements

Consolidated Statement of Recognised Income and Expensefor the year to 31 December 2008

Note 2008
£m
2007
£m
Exchange differences on translation of foreign operations 28 19.1 21.7
Actuarial (loss)/gain on defined benefit pension schemes 24 (90.2) 91.3
Tax on items taken directly to equity 16 (23.7) (28.5)
Net (expense)/income recognised directly in equity   (94.8) 84.5
Loss for the year   (1,840.0) (196.7)
Total recognised expense for the year 30 (1,934.8) (112.2)
   
Attributable to:  
Equity holders of the parent   (1,936.1) (113.4)
Minority interests   1.3 1.2
30 (1,934.8) (112.2)