DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

11 March 2013 
               Daily Mail and General Trust plc (`DMGT')                    


                           Transaction in own shares                           

DMGT has today transferred out of treasury 2,471 'A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares
at a price of £5.465 in order to make an award of shares to meet the vesting 
of
a transition award exercisable from 21 December 2012 to a participant in the
DMGT Long Term Incentive Plan. The share price was that at the close of
business on Monday 21 December 2012 in accordance with the Plan Rules.

Following this transfer, the total number of 'A' Ordinary Non-Voting Shares
held in treasury is 15,567,187 and the total number of 'A' Ordinary Non-Voting
Shares in issue after deducting shares held in treasury is 357,747,275.

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Fran Sallas, DMGT Assistant Company Secretary: 020 3615 2904
                                               Daily Mail and General Trust plc
                                             Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street,
                                                                 London, W8 5TT
                                                              Tel 020 7938 6000
                                                              Fax 020 7938 4626
                                                                 www.dmgt.co.uk
                                     Registered in England and Wales No. 184594
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