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Tuesday 25 June, 2002

William Hill Plc

CGNU - Notification Under Section 198-202


The Company Secretary

William Hill plc

Greenside House Direct Line: 01603 684421
50 Station Road Fax: 01603 680660
Wood Green Our Ref: GRU/MAW

LONDON N22 7TP

21 June 2002

Dear Sir

WILLIAM HILL PLC (THE 'COMPANY') - SEDOL 3169889

This notification is prompted by purchases totalling 359,522 on 20 June 2002.


This notification relates to issued ordinary shares of 10p each in the capital
of the Company (the 'shares') and is given in fulfilment of the obligations
imposed by sections 198 to 202 of the Companies Act 1985 (the 'Act').


1. Notification on behalf of Morley Fund Management Limited (a subsidiary of
CGNU plc).


1. We hereby notify you on behalf of Morley Fund Management Limited that

   immediately after the time when the obligation to make this notification

   arose Morley Fund Management Limited were interested in 13,003,297 shares.

2. The identity of the registered holders of the shares to which this

   notification relates and the number of shares held by each of them are set

   out in the attached Appendix: Morley Fund Management Limited.

2. Notification on behalf of CGNU plc.

1. We hereby notify you on behalf of CGNU plc that immediately after the time

   when the obligation to make this notification arose CGNU plc were

   interested in 13,018,297 shares giving the CGNU group a total percentage

   interest in the shares of 3.04%.

2. The identity of the registered holders of the shares to which this

   notification relates and the number of shares held by each of them are set

   out in the attached Appendix: CGNU plc.


If you require further information as to which companies in the CGNU group hold
interests in the shares (by virtue of s.203 of the Act) please submit a written
request and we will be happy to supply this information.


We are only required to notify interests which are defined as material
interests when the holding is equal to 3% or more of the Company's relevant
share capital. The term material interests exclude certain categories where we
do not hold a beneficial interest, for example where the shares are held in an
Authorised Unit Trust Scheme or Open Ended Investment Company. Holdings in
those categories are therefore not included in the holding notified under this
letter. If you wish us to confirm the level of holdings in these categories,
please let us know.

Yours faithfully

Margaret Watts

for and on behalf of

CGNU plc

The Company Secretary 21 June 2002

William Hill plc

APPENDIX: MORLEY FUND MANAGEMENT LIMITED

registered holders number of shares held

BNY Norwich Union Nominees Ltd 2,698,560 (Material)

Chase GA Group Nominees Ltd 5,924,052 (Material)

CUIM Nominee Ltd 3,962,489 (Material)

RBSTB Nominees Ltd 418,196 (Material)

TOTAL PERCENTAGE INTEREST OF MORLEY FUND MANAGEMENT LIMITED: 3.03%

ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL ON WHICH THIS NOTIFICATION IS BASED: 428,839,000

The Company Secretary 21 June 2002

William Hill plc

APPENDIX: cgnu plc

registered holders number of shares held

BNY Norwich Union Nominees Ltd 2,698,560 (Material)

Chase GA Group Nominees Ltd 5,924,052 (Material)

CUIM Nominee Ltd 3,962,489 (Material)

RBSTB Nominees Ltd 418,196 (Material)

Hibernian Investment Managers Ltd 15,000 (Material)

TOTAL PERCENTAGE INTEREST OF CGNU PLC: 3.04%

ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL ON WHICH THIS NOTIFICATION IS BASED: 428,839,000