Group balance sheet
AT 31 MARCH 1996
Notes 1996
£m
1995
£m


Fixed assets
Tangible assets 12 16,496 16,012
Investments 13 1,057 1,082



Total fixed assets 17,553 17,094

Current assets
Stocks
212 247
3,082 2,720
2,568 1,260
121 138

5,983 4,365


315 190
5,774 4,900

6,089 5,090

Debtors 14
Investments 15
Cash at bank and in hand


Total current assets


Creditors: amounts falling due within one year
Loans and other borrowings 16
Other creditors 17


Total creditors: amounts falling due within one year


Net current liabilities (106) (725)



Total assets less current liabilities 17,447 16,369




Creditors: amounts falling due after more than one year
Loans and other borrowings 16 3,322 3,361

Provisions for liabilities and charges 18 1,267 879

Minority interests180 132

Capital and reserves
Called up share capital 19
1,573 1,559
531 415
777 768
9,797 9,255
Share premium account 20
Other reserves 20
Profit and loss account 20
Total shareholders’ funds 21 12,678 11,997



17,447 16,369



Debtors include amounts receivable after more than one year of £87m (1995 - £85m).
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