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RNS Number : 6905Q
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08 November 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are                Next Plc
attached:  ^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                           ü
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which
may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which
voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the            FMR LLC
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                      See attached section (9)
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                   7^th November 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                   8^th November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or              14%
reached: ^vi, vii



8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type of Situation previous        Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering         transaction
              transaction
if possible   Number        Number      Number     Number of voting  % of voting
using         of            of          of shares  rights            rights ^x
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting      Indirect   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                            Rights                 ^xi    ^xii
GB0032089863  22,841,134    22,841,134  23,068,634        23,068,634          14.14
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/           Number of voting    % of voting
instrument          date ^xiii     Conversion Period   rights that may be  rights
                                   ^xiv                acquired if the
                                                       instrument is
                                                       exercised/
                                                       converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of        Exercise     Expiration Exercise/   Number of voting     % of voting
financial      price        date ^xvii Conversion  rights instrument    rights ^xix,
instrument                             period      refers to            xx
                                       ^xviii
                                                                       
                                                                       Nominal Delta

                                                   
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
23,068,634                                    14.14



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


Sum of Factored Shares Held
Custodian                      Total      Management Company
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO 16,768,965 PGATC
CIBC MELLON TRUST (C)             286,180 PGALLC
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK             3,951,300 PGATC
MELLON BANK NA (C)                 18,895 PGATC
NATIONAL BANK TRUST (C)             5,100 PGALLC
NORTHERN TRUST CO (C)             812,799 PGATC
ROYAL TRUST- TORONTO (C)           17,200 PGALLC
STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO     1,202,995 PGATC
US BANK NA (C)                      5,200 FIIS
Grand Total                    23,068,634
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                              FMR LLC
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire to   227,500
hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire voting rights: 7^th November 2012
13. Additional information:             None
14. Contact name:                       Shelley Muller
                                        
15. Contact telephone number:
                                        fil-regreporting@fil.com, 01737 834624





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