FIRSTGROUP PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

FirstGroup plc                                  
         The FirstGroup plc Share Incentive Plan (the "Plan")               
In common with all eligible employees, each of the executive directors of
FirstGroup plc (the "Company"), the Group Employee Director of the Company and
members of the Executive Management Board of the Company (whom the Company
regards as persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMRs) under the
Listing Rules), may apply for partnership shares under the Plan on a monthly
basis. 
On 1 March 2013, in accordance with standing instructions for the Plan the
following share dealings took place: 
Mick Barker, the Group Employee Director purchased 60 partnership shares. The
Company provides two matching shares for every three partnership shares
purchased subject to a maximum contribution of shares to the value of £20.
Accordingly, Mick Barker received a further 10 matching shares. Following these
transactions, Mick Barker's beneficial holding is 10,976 shares. 
Giles Fearnley, a member of the Executive Management Board, purchased 64
partnership shares. The Company provides two matching shares for every three
partnership shares purchased subject to a maximum contribution of shares to the
value of £20. Accordingly, Giles Fearnley received a further 10 matching
shares. Following these transactions, Giles Fearnley's beneficial holding is
3,186 shares. 
Vernon Barker, a member of the Executive Management Board, purchased 59
partnership shares. The Company provides two matching shares for every three
partnership shares purchased subject to a maximum contribution of shares to the
value of £20. Accordingly, Vernon Barker received a further 10 matching 
shares.
Following these transactions,Vernon Barker's beneficial holding is 24,931
shares. 
Clive Burrows, a member of the Executive Management Board, purchased 51
partnership shares. The Company provides two matching shares for every three
partnership shares purchased subject to a maximum contribution of shares to the
value of £20. Accordingly, Clive Burrows received a further 10 matching 
shares.
Following these transactions, Clive Burrows' beneficial holding is 90,220
shares. 
The shares were purchased at a price of 193.71 pence per share. 
4 March 2013 
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