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Westminster Group PLC

19 August 2021

Westminster Group Plc

('Westminster' or the 'Company')

Purchase of Shares by Directors & Company Secretary

Westminster Group Plc (AIM: WSG), a leading supplier of managed services and technology-based security solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been notified that the following Directors, and the Company Secretary, purchased, in aggregate, 569,339 shares of 0.1 pence each in the Company ('Ordinary Shares'):

 
    Director           Title            Number of         Aggregate     Total Ordinary    % of issued 
      Name                            Ordinary Shares     price paid     Shares owned     share capital 
                                         purchased       per Ordinary                      of Company 
                                       on 18 August         Share 
                                           2021 
                  Chief Executive 
  Peter Fowler         Officer            100,000            5.11p         6,601,794          2.00% 
                 -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
 Simon Barrell     Non-Executive         375,000            5.3p           375,000           0.11% 
                 -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
                      Company 
 Roger Worrall        Secretary           94,339            5.3p          2,294,861          0.69% 
                 -----------------  -----------------  --------------  ---------------  --------------- 
 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 
 1.    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
        / person closely associated 
 a)    Names                                   a) Peter Fowler, Chief Executive 
                                                Officer 
                                                b) Simon Barrell, Non-executive 
                                                Director 
                                                c) Roger Worrall, Company 
                                                Secretary 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 2.    Reason for the Notification 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Position/status                    See 1(a) - classified as PDMRs 
                                           of the Company 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)    Initial notification/ Amendment    Initial Notification 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 3.    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
        auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Name                               Westminster Group Plc 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)    LEI                                213800LU5SW6Q8RDVQ64 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 4.    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated 
        for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; 
        (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions 
        have been conducted 
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 a)    Description of the Financial       Ordinary shares of 0.1 pence 
        instrument, type of instrument     each 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
       Identification code                GB00B1XLC220 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 b)    Nature of the transaction          Acquisition of Ordinary Shares 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 c)    Price(s) and volume(s)                        a) i) Price: 5.10p 
                                                      Volume: 72,336 
 
                                                      ii) Price 5.12p 
                                                      Volume: 27,664 
 
                                                      b) Price: 5.3p 
                                                      Volume: 375,000 
 
                                                      c) Price: 5.3p 
                                                      Volume: 94,339 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 
 
 
       Aggregated information:              569,339 
        -- Aggregated volume 
 d)     -- Price                            5.27p 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 e)    Date of the transaction 
                                            18 August 2021 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 f)    Place of the transaction 
                                            AIM 
      ---------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 

For further information please contact:

 
Westminster Group Plc                          Media enquiries via Walbrook 
                                                PR 
Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry - Chairman 
Peter Fowler - Chief Executive Officer 
Mark Hughes - Chief Financial Officer 
 
Strand Hanson Limited (Financial & Nominated 
 Adviser) 
James Harris                                   020 7409 3494 
Ritchie Balmer 
 
 Arden Partners plc (Broker) 
 Richard Johnson (Corporate) 
 Tim Dainton/Simon Johnson (Broking)             020 7614 5900 
 
Walbrook (Investor Relations) 
Tom Cooper                                     020 7933 8780 
Paul Vann 
Nick Rome                                      Westminster@walbrookpr.com 
 

Notes:

Westminster Group plc is a specialist security and services group operating worldwide via an extensive international network of agents and offices in over 50 countries.

Westminster's principal activity is the design, supply and ongoing support of advanced technology security solutions, encompassing a wide range of surveillance, detection (including Fever Detection), tracking and interception technologies and the provision of long-term managed services contracts such as the management and running of complete security services and solutions in airports, ports and other such facilities together with the provision of manpower, consultancy and training services. The majority of its customer base, by value, comprises governments and government agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and blue-chip commercial organisations.

The Westminster Group Foundation is part of the Group's Corporate Social Responsibility activities. www.wg-foundation.org

The Foundation's goal is to support the communities in which the Group operates by working with local partners and other established charities to provide goods or services for the relief of poverty and the advancement of education and healthcare particularly in the developing world.

The Westminster Group Foundation is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, CIO, registered with the Charities Commission number 1158653.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE 7 OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION NO. 596/2014 ("MAR") WHICH IS PART OF UK LAW BY VIRTUE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) ACT 2018. UPON THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, THIS INSIDE INFORMATION IS NOW CONSIDERED TO BE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN

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