26 June 2001
LETTER TO: COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS OFFICE - DATED 25 JUNE 2001
Pursuant to Section 329 of the Companies Act 1985 I hereby notify you we today
received notice from Mr M J Lamb, a Director of this Company, that on 21 May
2001, 137 shares were purchased at £2.55 per share in an ISA held in his name.
IMI COMPANY SECRETARY/SOLICITOR