FIRSTGROUP PLC: Total Voting Rights

31 December 2012 
                            FirstGroup plc                                  
                       Voting Rights and Capital                            
In conformity with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1, FirstGroup
plc advises that as at 31 December 2012 its capital consists of 482,067,170
ordinary shares of 5 pence each. FirstGroup plc holds 161,375 of its ordinary
shares in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in FirstGroup
plc is 481,905,795. 
The above figure (481,905,795) may be used by shareholders as the denominator
for the calculations by which they determine if they are required to notify
their interest in, or a change in their interest in, FirstGroup plc under the
FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
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