SOURCE: Scottish Power PLC

February 10, 2006 12:22 ET

Scottish Power PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

GLASGOW, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 10, 2006 --

Scottish Power Plc

Transaction in own shares

Scottish Power Plc announces that it has today purchased 1,750,000 of its ordinary shares of 50p each ("Shares") at an average price of 596.4873 pence per Share for cancellation. The highest price paid per Share was 600 pence and the lowest price paid per Share was 593 pence. This completes a repurchase of Shares which has been made for technical reasons in order to preserve flexibility in connection with the possible tax treatment of the return of value to shareholders which will take place following the completion of the sale of PacifiCorp.

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