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Monday 25 March, 2002

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
25 March 2002

                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1) Name of company

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc

2) Name of shareholder having a major interest

Fidelity Investments

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
Above


4) Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the
number of shares held by each of them

State Street Nominees Limited                    266,000

Chase Nominees Limited                         3,489,000

Chase Nominees Limited                         2,220,821

Mellon Nominees Limited                          162,700

Bank of New York Europe                          321,300

BT Globenet Nominees Limited                      59,900

MSS Nominees Limited                             139,500

Bankers Trust                                    139,400

Citibank                                          50,200

Chase Nominees Limited                            72,900

HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK_) Limited        81,100

Bankers Trust                                    768,580

Nortrust Nominees Limited                        835,106

State Street Nominees Limited                    160,590

RBS Trust Bank                                 1,537,887

Morgan Stanley                                   492,571

Northern Trust                                 1,330,040

Citibank                                          56,900

State Street Bank & Trust                        732,520

Mellon Bank                                      279,260

KAS Associate                                     88,400

Bank of New York Europe                         721,130

RBS EDINBURG                                    108,200

JP Morgan                                       199,920

Bank of New York, London                        512,254

Chase Nominees Limited                          528,499

Chase Manhattan Bank London                     375,868

Deutsche Bank                                    12,900

 5. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

Not Known

6) Percentage of issued class

Not Applicable

7) Number of shares/amount of stock disposed
Not Known


8) Percentage of issued class
Not applicable

 9. Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5 pence each


10) Date of transaction

18th March 2002

11. Date company informed

19th March 2002

12) Total holding following this notification

£15,743,446


13) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

4.04%

14) Any additional information
None


15) Name of contact and telephone number for queries
Judith George - 020 8967 4108


16) Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for
making this notification

Judith George, Assistant Company Secretary

Date of notification 25th March 2002


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