Holding(s) in Company

To the London Stock Exchange 4th June 2008 Dear Sirs Re: Holdings in Company - Disclosure and Transparency Rules Aberdeen Asset Management Plc Mothercare plc announces that, in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, it has been advised by Aberdeen Asset Management PLC's Fund Management Operating Subsidiaries that its holding in the company has increased and crossed through the 12% threshold. The number of shares held by Aberdeen Asset Management plc now comprises 10,729,001 ordinary Mothercare plc 50p shares. Mothercare plc's total voting rights as at end of trade on 30 May 2008 were 87,272,573. Further information: Clive E. Revett, Company Secretary : 01923 206185 Lynne Medini, Assistant Secretary : 01923 206186 ---END OF MESSAGE---