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Friday 30 September, 2005

Capita Group PLC

Contract re: CC extension

Capita Group PLC
30 September 2005

30 September 2005

       Capita confirms role to support the implementation & operation of
           the Western Extension Zone of the London Congestion Charge

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, today announced that he has now signed the
legal orders to extend the London Congestion Charging Scheme to the Western
Extension Zone (WEZ), with an expected go-live date of February 2007.

As announced previously, Capita signed a supplemental agreement with Transport
for London (TfL), the Mayor's transport agency, in February 2005 concerning an
option to extend certain existing services to support the delivery of the WEZ
Scheme, subject to its confirmation. This option will now be taken up. TfL will
pay Capita £17.7m for the set up and implementation of the WEZ scheme and, in
its first year of operation, £6.9m plus volume related charges for administering
the WEZ scheme.

This follows over two years of Capita operating the Congestion Charge Scheme for
TfL. Capita introduced the original Scheme to TfL's specification on time and to
budget in February 2003. Capita administers the Scheme in accordance with TfL's
requirements and is consistently meeting all key service standards. The original
contract has a duration of five years to February 2008. TfL has an option to
extend both these arrangements with Capita for a further two years.


For further information please contact:

The Capita Group Plc +44 (0)20 7799 1525

Rod Aldridge, Executive Chairman
Paul Pindar, Chief Executive
Shona Nichols, Corporate Communications Director
Press Office +44 (0)870 2400 488

Notes to Editors:

The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of integrated professional
support service solutions. The Group's service capabilities encompass customer
services, financial services, human resource services, software services,
systems and strategic support and property services delivered to both public
sector and private organisations. With over 23,000 employees at more than 230
offices across the UK and Ireland, Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange
(CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues for 2004 of £1,285

Capita has secured a number of awards including Best BPO Services Provider 2004.
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