Independent Auditors' statement
to the members of
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc

We have examined the summary financial statement for the year ended 30 June 2012 which comprises the Summary Consolidated Income Statement, Summary Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income, Summary Consolidated Balance Sheet, Summary Consolidated Cash Flow Statement, Summary Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity, Note 1, Summary Directors' Report and the Summary Directors' Remuneration Report.

This report is made solely to the Company's members, as a body, in accordance with section 428 of the Companies Act 2006. Our work has been undertaken so that we might state to the Company's members those matters we are required to state to them in an auditor's report and for no other purpose. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we do not accept or assume responsibility to anyone other than the Company and the Company's members as a body, for our audit work, for this report, for our audit report, or for the opinion we have formed.

Respective responsibilites of director and auditor

The Directors are responsible for preparing the Annual Review in accordance with applicable United Kingdom law.

Our responsibility is to report to you our opinion on the consistency of the summary financial statement within the Annual Review with the full annual financial statements, the Directors' Report and the Directors' Remuneration Report, and its compliance with the relevant requirements of section 428 of the Companies Act 2006 and the regulations made thereunder.

We also read the other information contained in the Annual Review as described in the contents section, and consider the implications for our report if we become aware of any apparent misstatements or material inconsistencies with the summary financial statement.

We conducted our work in accordance with Bulletin 2008/3 issued by the Auditing Practices Board. Our report on the company's full annual financial statements describes the basis of our audit opinion on those financial statements, the Directors' Remuneration Report and the Directors' Report.

Opinion

In our opinion, the summary financial statement is consistent with the full annual financial statements, the Directors' Report and the Directors' Remuneration Report of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc for the year ended 30 June 2012 and complies with the applicable requirements of section 428 of the Companies Act 2006, and the regulations made thereunder.

William Touche (Senior Statutory Auditor)
For and on behalf of Deloitte LLP
Chartered Accountants and Statutory Auditor
London, United Kingdom
25 July 2012

 

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