REG-Centrica PLC Total Voting Rights and Director/PDMR Shareholding

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LONDON--(Business Wire)--


4 February 2013

Centrica plc (`the Company`)

Total Voting Rights and Director/PDMR Shareholding

Total Voting Rights

In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules (`the Rules`), we
notify the market of the following: 

As at 31 January 2013, the issued capital of the Company comprised 5,199,238,323
ordinary shares. All of these shares carry voting rights of one vote per share. 

The Company does not currently hold any shares in treasury. 

The above figure of 5,199,238,323 may be used by shareholders as the denominator
for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify
their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the
Rules. 

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Purchase of ordinary shares of 614/81 pence in Centrica plc (`Shares` and the
`Company`, respectively) by Directors of the Company and Persons Discharging
Managerial Responsibility (`PDMRs`) under its Share Incentive Plan (`SIP`). 

The SIP trustee, Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Limited (the `Trustee`), notified
the Company on 

4 February 2013 that: 

(1) The following Directors and other Persons Discharging Managerial
Responsibility for the Company acquired Shares under the SIP on 1 February 2013
held through the Trustee:

                                                  Number       Aggregate Shares held                
                                                  of Shares    Beneficially (across all accounts    
 Directors                                        Acquired*    following acquisition)               
 Phil Bentley                                     52           2,219,345                            
 Mark Hanafin                                     52           519,200                              
 Sam Laidlaw                                      54           2,521,230                            
 Nick Luff                                        52           647,104                              
 Chris Weston                                     52           465,804                              
                                                                                                    
 Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility                                                      
 Grant Dawson                                     52           572,004                              
 Jill Shedden                                     52           147,809                              


* The `Number of Shares Acquired` includes 35 Partnership shares acquired at
353.14 pence per share and 17 Matching shares acquired at 350.50 pence per share
(36 Partnership shares and 18 Matching shares for Sam Laidlaw with a higher
residual balance). 

Both the Partnership and Matching elements are registered in the name of the
Trustee. 

(2) The Trustee had transferred 20,000 shares from Equiniti Corporate Nominees
Limited AESOP1 (Allocated shares) to Equiniti Corporate Nominees Limited AESOP2
(Unallocated shares). The transfer was made following the forfeiture of shares,
under the rules of the SIP, by participants who have left the group since the
last purchase and the shares had been used towards the current month`s
allocation of Matching shares. 

Nicola Carroll 

Head of Company Secretariat Services 

Centrica plc 

01753 494009 

Notes:

The SIP is made available to all UK employees and operates as follows:

* Each month the Trustee uses participants` contributions (which may not exceed
£125 per participant per month) to purchase shares in the market. These shares
are called `Partnership shares`. 
* At the same time the Company allots to participants via the Trustee one
`Matching share` for every two Partnership shares purchased that month (up to a
maximum of 22 Matching shares per month). 
* Participants may change their monthly savings rate whenever they wish.
However, Directors and others bound by the Company`s Securities Dealing Code
(the "Code") may not make such a change during a close period or when otherwise
prohibited from dealing by the Code.

Centrica PLC 

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