FIRSTGROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS 
This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DTR 3. 
(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the
shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24. 
(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24. 
(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director
/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3
and 17 to 24. 
(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24. 
Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters. 
1.  Name of the issuer                 2.    State whether the notification     


                                             relates to (i) a transaction      
    FirstGroup plc                           notified in accordance with DTR   
                                             3.1.2;                            
                                                                               
                                             (ii)a disclosure made in          
                                             accordance with LR 9.8.6 R(1), or;
                                                                               
                                             (iii) a disclosure made in        
                                             accordance with section 793 of the
                                             Companies Act (2006)              
                                                                               
                                             (i)                               


                                                                           
3.  Name of person discharging         4.    State whether notification relates 


    managerial responsibilities/             to a person connected with a      
    director                                 person discharging managerial     
                                             responsibilities / director named 
    Chris Surch (Director)                   in 3 and identify the connected   
                                             person                            
                                                                               
                                             N/A                               


                                                                           
5.    Indicate whether the notification  6.  Description of shares (including   


      is in respect of a holding of the      class), debentures or derivatives 
      person referred to in 3 or 4 above     or financial instruments relating 
      or in respect of a non-beneficial      to shares                         
      interest                                                                 
                                             ordinary shares of 5 pence each in
      notification in respect of persons     FirstGroup plc                    
      referred to in 3 above                                                   


                                                                           
7.    Name of registered shareholder(s)  8.  State the nature of the            


      and, if more than one, the number      transaction                       
      of shares held by each of them                                           
                                             Purchase of 30,534 ordinary shares
      0 shares                               of 5 pence each in FirstGroup plc 


                                                                           
9.    Number of shares, debentures or    10. Percentage of issued class         


      financial instruments relating to      acquired (treasury shares of that 
      shares acquired                        class should not be taken into    
                                             account when calculating          
      30,534 shares                          percentage)                       
                                                                               
                                             DE MINIMIS                        


                                                                           
11.   Number of shares, debentures or    12. Percentage of issued class         


      financial instruments relating to      disposed (treasury shares of that 
      shares disposed                        class should not be taken into    
                                             account when calculating          
      N/A                                    percentage)                       
                                                                               
                                             N/A                               


                                                                           
13.   Price per share or value of        14. Date and place of transaction      


      transaction                                                              
                                             7 November 2012- London           
      Shares purchased at 196.5 pence                                          
      per share.                                                               


                                                                           
15.   Total holding following            16. Date issuer informed of            


      notification and total percentage      transaction                       
      holding following notification                                           
      (any treasury shares should not be     7 November 2012                   
      taken into account when                                                  
      calculating percentage)                                                  
                                                                               
      30,534 shares                                                            


                                                                           
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes                                         
                                                                           
17.   Date of grant                      18.   Period during which or date on   
                                           which it can be exercised        
                                                                           
19.   Total amount paid (if any) for     20.   Description of shares or         


      grant of the option                      debentures involved (class and  
                                               number)                         


                                                                           
21.   Exercise price (if fixed at time   22.   Total number of shares or        


      of grant) or indication that price       debentures over which options   
      is to be fixed at the time of            held following notification     
      exercise                                                                 


                                                                           
23.   Any additional information         24.   Name of contact and telephone    


                                               number for queries              
      N/A                                                                      
                                               Eileen Malcolmson               
                                                                               
                                               Legal Adviser and Deputy Company
                                               Secretary Tel: 01224 650007     


                                                                           
Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making 
notification                                                                    
                                                                           
Eileen Malcolmson, Legal Adviser and Deputy Company Secretary                   
                                                                           
___________________________________________________________                     
                                                                           
Date of notification:                                                           
                                                                           
8 November 2012                                                                 
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