Total voting rights

To the London Stock Exchange 1 April 2010 Mothercare plc - Voting Rights and Share Capital In conformity with the Transparency Directive's ongoing disclosure provisions for issuers, the following updated information is provided: As at end of trade on Wednesday 31 March 2010, Mothercare plc's capital consists of 88,116,381 ordinary shares with voting rights. Mothercare plc holds no shares in treasury, therefore the total voting rights in Mothercare are 88,116,381. The above 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, Mothercare plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules. Further information:Clive E. Revett, Company Secretary :01923 206185 Lynne Medini, Assistant Secretary:01923 206186 [HUG#1400180]