3 May 2011
BLACKROCK SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC
TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS
In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules ("the Rules")
provision 5.6.1, the Company would like to notify the market that as at
30 April 2011 its issued share capital consisted of 47,879,792 Ordinary Shares of
25 pence each, carrying one vote per share. As at 30 April 2011, the Company
held 2,113,731 ordinary shares in treasury.
Shareholders should use 47,879,792 as the denominator for the calculations by
which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or
a change to their interest in the Company under the Rules.
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Tel: 0207 743 2427