TO: Regulatory Information Service
RE: Paragraph 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules
Diageo plc - Voting Rights and Capital
With reference to Paragraph 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules
Diageo plc (the "Company") would like to notify the market of the following:
The Company's issued capital consists of 2,754,146,241 ordinary shares of 28
101/108 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") with voting rights, which includes
245,793,462 Ordinary Shares held in Treasury.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 2,508,352,779
and this figure 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 FSA's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Deputy Company Secretary
2 January 2013