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Wednesday 24 April, 2002

Yorkshire Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Yorkshire Group PLC
24 April 2002

                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   Name of company

     Yorkshire Group plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest

     UBS Asset Management


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

     Non beneficial

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

     Phildrew Nominees Ltd Designation BA        68,700

     '        '       Designation LF20        1,843,600

     '        '       Designation BH            906,928



                                              2,819,228



5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

     821,587

6)   Percentage of issued class

     1.57%

7)   Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


8)   Percentage of issued class

9)   Class of security

     25 pence Ordinary Shares


10)  Date of transaction



11)  Date company informed



12)  Total holding following this notification

     2,819,228

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     5.39%

14)  Any additional information

     The Company has been informed that Prudential plc no longer has a
     notifiable interest in its ordinary shares.



15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     R G Welburn, 0113 2443111

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


     R G Welburn


     Date of notification 24 April, 2002


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