Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Dignity Plc
2. Reason for notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
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): Disclosure of holdings follows the sale of Insight Investment Management Limited on 2 November 2009. This notification supersedes any notifications previously issued by Lloyds Banking Group plc. X
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Lloyds Banking Group plc
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): See Section 9.
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 2 November 2009
6. Date on which issuer notified: 4 November 2009
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: N/A - direct/indirect holdings remains above 9%
8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODESituation previous to the triggering transactionResulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights
Ord 9p
5,949,855 5,949,855 554,272 554,272  5,708,194 0.870%  8.956%
B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/ Conversion PeriodNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.Percentage of voting rights
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
6,262,466 49.825%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
6,246,886 shares (9.801%) are under the control of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group plc (Indirect Interests).
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A
13. Additional information: Notification using the Total Voting Rights figure of 63,737,653
14. Contact name: Matthew Wilson
15. Contact telephone number: 0113 235 7729


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