The Board of Imperial Brands PLC (Company) has approved an interim dividend of 44.90 pence (half year 2023: 43.18 pence) per share which represents an increase of 4.0% over the prior year and is in line with the group's progressive dividend policy. The interim dividend will be paid in two instalments of 22.45 pence (half year 2023: 21.59 pence) per share with the first payment being paid on 28 June 2024 to shareholders registered on 24 May 2024. The second interim dividend payment will be paid on 30 September 2024 to shareholders registered on 23 August 2024.