As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by Barclays PLC, in a letter dated 21st May 2002 and received
on 24th May 2002, that Barclays PLC has increased its holding such that it has
a notifiable interest in EMI Group plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each and, as at
20th May 2002, held 23,703,457 shares, being 3.006% of the shares in issue.