Financial Statements

24. Inventories

Group Company
1 May 2011 2 May 2010 1 May 2011 2 May 2010
£m £m £m £m
Finished goods 52.3 21.1
Net inventories 52.3 21.1

Inventory write-downs for each period are as follows:

Group Company
1 May 2011 2 May 2010 1 May 2011 2 May 2010
£m £m £m £m
At start of period 0.7 0.9
Write-downs 1.1 0.5
Utilised in period (0.3)
Unused amounts reversed (0.8) (0.4)
Closing provision 1.0 0.7