GUS PLC (UK) - Scheme of Arrangement & Demerger
Changes In FTSE Indices

9 October 2006


Further to the FTSE notice issued 28 September 2006 and in accordance with the proposed scheme, ultimately resulting in the demerger of GUS PLC into two separately listed companies – Experian Group Ltd and Home Retail Group PLC, FTSE announces the following changes:

INDEXCHANGEEFFECTIVE FROM
START OF TRADING
FTSE All-World IndexGUS (B0NH007) will be deleted.

Experian Group (B19NLV4) will be added to the Large Cap index with a shares in issue total of 875,654,724 and an investability weighting of 100%.

Home Retail Group (B19NKB7) will be added to the Large Cap index with a shares in issue total of 875,654,724 and an investability weighting of 100%.
11 October 2006
FTSE MultinationalsExperian Group will be added as above.11 October 2006
FTSE World Index Ex-MultinationalsGUS will be deleted.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE Global Sector - CyclicalGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE Global Style IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE Global Islamic IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE EuromidPartyGaming (B0B3SV4)will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 4,000,000,000 and an investability weighting of 30%.11 October 2006
FTSE 100GUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.

PartyGaming will be deleted.
11 October 2006
FTSE 250PartyGaming will be added as above.

888 Holdings (B0L4LM9) will be deleted.
11 October 2006
FTSE All-ShareGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above..

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE All-Share Ex-MultinationalsGUS will be deleted.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE 350 - Higher YieldGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE 350 - Lower Yield888 Holdings will be deleted.11 October 2006
FTSE All-Small888 Holdings will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 337,096,320 and an investability weighting of 30%.11 October 2006
FTSE SmallCap888 Holdings will be added as above.11 October 2006
FTSE4Good Global IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE4Good Europe IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE4Good UK IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE4Good UK 50 IndexGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.

ITV (3398649) will be deleted.
11 October 2006
FTSE ISS UK CGIGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE ISS Europe CGIGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006
FTSE ISS Developed CGIGUS will be deleted.

Experian Group will be added as above.

Home Retail Group will be added as above.
11 October 2006

Please note on Monday 9 October & Tuesday 10 October 2006 GUS will remain in the FTSE indices based on 6 October closing price.

Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB):
Experian Group - 2791, (Business Support Services)
Home Retail Group - 5373, (Broadline Retailers).

FTSE Global Style Index Series Value and Growth ratings:
Experian Group - Value: 25%, Growth: 75%
Home Retail Group - Value: 25%, Growth: 75%.

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