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Friday 30 June, 2000

Booker PLC

Directors' Notification of Dealing in Shares

Booker PLC
30 June 2000

                       DEALINGS BY DIRECTORS

1)  NAME OF COMPANY

BOOKER PLC

2)  NAME OF DIRECTOR

S ROSE

3)  Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of
    holding of the Director named in 2 above or holding of that person's
    spouse or children under the age of 18 or in respect of a non-beneficial
    interest

DIRECTOR

4)  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
    number of shares held by each of them. (If notified)

N/A

5)  Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected
    with the Director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

N/A

6)  Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
    please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non
    discretionary

SEE NOTICE BELOW

7)  Number of shares/amount of
    stock acquired

SEE BELOW

8)   (    % )
    of issued Class

9)  Number of shares/amount
    of stock disposed

SEE BELOW

10)  (    % )
   of issued Class

11) Class of security

ORDINARY

12) Price per share

SEE BELOW

13) Date of transaction

28/6/00

14) Date company informed

28/6/00

15) Total holding following this notification



16) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

N/A

     IF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN GRANTED OPTIONS BY THE COMPANY PLEASE
                    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BOXES

17) Date of grant



18) Period during which or date on which exercisable



19) Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option



20) Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number.



21) Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price
    is to be fixed at time of exercise



22) Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
    following this notification



23) Any additional information



24) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

P HUDSON     01933 371000

25) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for
    making this notification

    Date of Notification........29 JUNE 2000....



                       DEALINGS BY DIRECTORS

1)  NAME OF COMPANY

BOOKER PLC

2)  NAME OF DIRECTOR

C WILSON

3)  Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of
    holding of the Director named in 2 above or holding of that person's
    spouse or children under the age of 18 or in respect of a non-beneficial
    interest

DIRECTOR

4)  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
    number of shares held by each of them. (If notified)

N/A

5)  Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected
    with the Director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

N/A

6)  Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
    please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non
    discretionary

SEE BELOW

7)  Number of shares/amount of
    stock acquired

SEE BELOW

8)   (    % )
    of issued Class

9)  Number of shares/amount
    of stock disposed

SEE BELOW

10)  (    % )
   of issued Class

11) Class of security

ORDINARY

12) Price per share

SEE BELOW

13) Date of transaction

28/6/00

14) Date company informed

28/6/00

15) Total holding following this notification



16) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

N/A

     IF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN GRANTED OPTIONS BY THE COMPANY PLEASE
                    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BOXES

17) Date of grant



18) Period during which or date on which exercisable



19) Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option



20) Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number.



21) Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price
    is to be fixed at time of exercise



22) Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
    following this notification



23) Any additional information



24) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

P HUDSON     01933 371000

25) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for
    making this notification

    Date of Notification........29 JUNE 2000....



Consequent upon Iceland Group plc's offer for Booker plc becoming unconditional
and the Board having determined that, where appropriate, performance targets
have been met, the undermentioned executive options and LTIP awards held by
Stuart Rose and Charles Wilson, executive directors of Booker have vested or
become exercisable pursuant to the rules of the relevant Booker share schemes.


LTIPS                 Number of Shares

S. Rose               1,000,000
C. Wilson               600,000

Executive Options     Option numbers & price

S Rose                1,639,344 @ 91.5p
                        153,846 @ 65p
    
C Wilson              1,000,000 @ 69.5p

As contemplated in the offer document dated 26th May 2000 they will be offered
cash payments equal to the value of their gains under those schemes which will
be the cash cancellation price of 150 pence per share, less (in the case of
option schemes) the exercise price under the relevant option.

A document setting out the proposals is to be sent to scheme participants
shortly.

For enquiries, please contact:

Malcolm C Walker
Tel No: 01244 844 842221

Andrew S Pritchard
Tel No: 01244 842222

Stuart Rose
Tel No: 0207 7411 5584