Holding(s) in Company

SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1) Name of company Aberforth Split Level Trust plc 2) Name of shareholder having a major interest East Riding of Yorkshire Council 3) Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 Notification is in respect of shareholder named in 2 above 4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Not disclosed 5) Number of shares/amount of stock acquired 107,668 Capital Shares of 10p 6) Percentage of issued class 0.35% 7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed n/a 8) Percentage of issued class n/a 9) Class of security Capital Shares of 10p 10) Date of transaction 9 October 2002 11) Date company informed 10 October 2002 12) Total holding following this notification 1,597,668 Capital Shares of 10p 13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 5.15% 14) Any additional information n/a 15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries David Holland - 0131 220 0733 16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification David Holland, for Aberforth Partners, Secretaries. Date of notification - 11 October 2002 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/11/20021011BIT00630/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/11/20021011BIT00630/wkr0002.pdf