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Monday 12 May, 2003

Yorkshire Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Yorkshire Group PLC
12 May 2003

                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1)   Name of company

     Yorkshire Group plc

2)   Name of shareholder having a major interest

     Peter Gyllenhammar


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

     Shareholder named in 2. above - direct and indirect holdings.

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

     Erudite Limited


5)   Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

     1,000,000


6)   Percentage of issued class

     1.92%

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

     9 May 2003

11)  Date company informed

     9 May 2003


12)  Total holding following this notification

     7,646,435

13)  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

     14.62%

14)  Any additional information



15)  Name of contact and telephone number for queries

     C E Baxandall, 0113 2443111

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


     C E Baxandall


     Date of notification 12 May 2003


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