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Thursday 03 November, 2005

Capita Group PLC

Reselected by Bexley Council

Capita Group PLC
03 November 2005

3 November 2005

The Capita Group Plc announces that it has been reselected by Bexley Council as
preferred partner to administer and collect the Council's revenues and benefits
services. The contract, which is worth up to £50 million over a ten-year period
with an option for an additional three years, will begin in February 2006.

Capita, which has been working with the Council since 1996, was awarded the
contract following a rigorous procurement process involving a shortlist of two
other suppliers. Under the contract, the Council proposes to increase home
visits, provide additional support for local social landlords and enhance
processing times. Capita will continue to deliver its services for the Council
from Erith Town Hall in Bexley.

Councillor John Browning, Cabinet Member for Corporate Resources at Bexley
Council, said, 'We are very pleased to be extending our partnership with Capita
who are a well established provider in this market. Our ambition is to improve
the quality of life of all the people in Bexley. A strong council like ours,
working with our partners including Capita, will not only be able to deliver on
this aim, but ensure good value for money for our residents.'

Rod Aldridge, Chairman of The Capita Group Plc, said, 'Through our work with
many local councils, we ensure strong partnership-based relationships with our
customers and outstanding service delivery. We are delighted to be working again
in partnership with Bexley Council. We look forward to playing an important role
in helping the Council continue to be one of the highest performing local
authorities in the country.'


For further information please contact:

The Capita press office on 0870 2400 488
The Bexley Press Office on 0208 294 6222

Capita Local Government Services, part of the Capita Group Plc, specialises in
providing support, advice and resources to local authorities throughout the
UK. Capita Local Government Services offers an extensive range of
services including council tax administration and collection; housing benefit
and revenues resources; ICT and software services; contact centre solutions;
financial and treasury services and national non-domestic rates administration.

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 23,500 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 Outsourcing Services
Provider 2004.

Further information on The Capita Group Plc can be found at

Bexley Council is a London borough serving a population of almost 219,000 people
in south-east London. Under the Government's Comprenhensive Performance
Assessment (CPA), the Council is rated 'excellent' and has an annual revenue
budget of £265 million. It has achieved five 'Beacon Council' awards and holds
five 'Green Flag' awards for high standards in its parks and open spaces. The
Council currently recycles the highest percentage of its household waste of
any London borough and has a national reputation for its partnership working.

Further information on Bexley Council can be found at

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