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Tuesday 20 February, 2007

Unilever PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Unilever PLC
20 February 2007

RNS Number: 627640

20 FEBRUARY 2007

Legal & General Group Plc has provided the following information in respect of
the Disclosure and Transitional Rules Provisions which apply to Rule 5.8.3R



                                  UNILEVER PLC


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1.  Name of Issuer

Unilever PLC


2.  Reason for notification

'Starting point' declaration under the DTR Source Book


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

Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)


4.  Full name of the shareholder(s) (if different from 3 above)

-


5.  Date of the Transaction

-


6.  Date on which issuer notified

19 February 2007


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

Above 3%


8.  Notified Details

(A) Voting Rights Attached to shares Number of Voting Rights (Direct) -
45,027,609 % of Voting Rights (Direct) - 3.46%

(B) Financial Instruments - Not applicable

Total (A)+(B) Total number of Voting Rights - 45,027,609 Total % of Voting
Rights - 3.46%


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

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and
Indirect)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (45,027,609 - 3.46% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)

Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited  (PMC)

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited  (LGAS & LGPL)

Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)



Proxy Voting


10. Name of 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. Any additional information

This is the first disclosure made on behalf of L&G since the implementation of
the Disclosure and Transparency rules in the UK.

The previous notification made by L&G in respect of its holding in Unilever PLC
was on 05 July 2005, at which point, the disclosable interest was 116,106,618
shares representing 3.98% of the issued share capital, where the ordinary shares
were 1.4 pence each.


14. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

STUART WEEKS (020 7822 5190)

15. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification

ALISON DILLON, DEPUTY SECRETARY

Date of notification

20 February 2007



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