Annual Report and Accounts 2009

Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements for the year to 31 December 2009

30. Operating lease arrangements

The Group as lessee

At the balance sheet date, the Group had outstanding commitments for future minimum lease payments under non-cancellable operating leases, which fall due as follows:

  2009
£m
2008
£m
Within one year 7.0 8.4
In more than one year but not more than five years 22.4 26.6
After five years 19.5 12.3
  48.9 47.3

Operating lease payments principally represent rentals payable by the Group for certain office properties and vehicles.