23. Share Capital

2014
No
2013
No
Allotted, called up and fully paid ordinary shares of 20p each20,960,20420,745,204
2014
£'000
2013
£'000
Allotted, called up and fully paid ordinary shares of 20p each4,1924,149

During the year £43,000 (2013: £5,000) of ordinary shares were issued for proceeds of £242,125 (2013: £24,375) resulting in a share premium of £199,125 (2013: £19,375).