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Wednesday 31 January, 2007

ITE Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

ITE Group PLC
31 January 2007



TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):

ITE GROUP PLC.................


2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( )


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )


Other (please specify) : (Yes)- Initial implementation of the Transparency
                                Directive


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

Aberforth Partners LLP.................


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc: Nortrust Nominees Ltd A/c Aberfrth:
8,360,011 shares; Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund: Nortrust Nominees Ltd A/c
Aberfrth: 8,380,733 shares; Aberforth Geared Capital & Income Trust plc:
Nortrust Nominees Ltd A/c Aberfrth: 1,452,365 shares; The Church Commissioners
for England: The Church Commissioners for England (Chase GIS) Nominees Ltd:
1,430,169 shares..............


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different) (v):

20 January 2007.................


6. Date on which issuer notified:

30 January 2007.................


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

...5%..............


8. Notified details:

.................



A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using  Situation previous to the Triggering
the ISIN CODE                           transaction (vi)
                                        Number of      Number of voting Rights
                                        shares         (viii)

GB0002520509                              19,623,278                19,623,278



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)

Class/type of shares if possible Number of  Number of voting     % of voting
using the ISIN CODE              shares     rights (ix)          rights

                                 Direct     Direct Indirect (xi) Direct Indirect
                                            (x)

                                 N/A        N/A     19,623,278   N/A      7.55%



B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of     Expiration Exercise/       Number of voting rights that may  % of
financial   Date       Conversion      be acquired if the instrument is  voting
instrument  (xiii)     Period/ Date    exercised/ converted.             rights
                       (xiv)







Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights

    19,623,278                                7.55%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Held by Aberforth Partners LLP.................


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

.................


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

.................


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

.................

13. Additional information:

.................


14. Contact name:

David Holland, Aberforth Partners LLP.................


15. Contact telephone number:

0131 220 0733.................


Annex to Notification Of Major Interests In Shares (xvi)


A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation


Full name (including legal form for legal entities):

Aberforth Partners LLP.................


Contact address (registered office for legal entities):

14 Melville Strret, Edinburgh EH3 7NS.

Registered office: Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX...


Phone number:

0131 220 0733.................


Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons):

Contact: David Holland..................


B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii)


Full name:

Mr. Anil Gadhia.; ITE Group PLC.................


Contact address:

105 Salusbury Road, London. NW6 6RG.................


Phone number:

0207 596 5024.................


Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal
entity subject to the notification obligation):

.................


C: Additional information :

.................


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