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Wednesday 03 July, 2002

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Director Shareholding

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
3 July 2002


                       DEALINGS BY DIRECTORS


1)  NAME OF COMPANY

TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc

2)  NAME OF DIRECTOR

ANTONY BRIAN COWLING

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 or in respect of an non-beneficial interest



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

ANTONY BRIAN COWLING

5)  Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected
    with the Director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

ANTONY BRIAN COWLING

6)  Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
    please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non
    discretionary



7)  Number of shares/amount of
    stock acquired



8)   (N/A %)
    of issued Class



9)  Number of shares/amount
    of stock disposed



10)  ( N/A %)
    of issued Class



11) Class of security



12) Price per share



13) Date of transaction



14) Date company informed



15) Total holding following this notification



16) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification



     IF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN GRANTED OPTIONS BY THE COMPANY PLEASE
                    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BOXES

17) Date of grant

2 JULY 2002

18) Period during which or date on which exercisable

12 APRIL 2004

19) Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

NIL

20) Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number.

116,000 ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH

21) Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price
    is to be fixed at time of exercise

NIL

22) Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
    following this notification

950,493

23) Any additional information

THE GRANT IS THE FINAL ELEMENT OF COMPENSATION PAYABLE TO MR COWLING, IN
RESPECT OF THE ALTERATION OF HIS TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT.

24) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

IAN PORTAL, GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
020 8967 2196

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

JUDITH GEORGE, ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY

    Date of Notification       3 JULY 2002                          





                      DEALINGS BY DIRECTORS


1)  NAME OF COMPANY

TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc

2)  NAME OF DIRECTOR

MICHAEL ANTHONY KIRKHAM

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 or in respect of an non-beneficial interest



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

MICHAEL ANTHONY KIRKHAM

5)  Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected
    with the Director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

MICHAEL ANTHONY KIRKHAM

6)  Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
    please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non
    discretionary



7)  Number of shares/amount of
    stock acquired



8)   (N/A %)
    of issued Class



9)  Number of shares/amount
    of stock disposed



10)  ( N/A %)
    of issued Class



11) Class of security



12) Price per share



13) Date of transaction



14) Date company informed



15) Total holding following this notification



16) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification



     IF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN GRANTED OPTIONS BY THE COMPANY PLEASE
                    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BOXES

17) Date of grant

2 JULY 2002

18) Period during which or date on which exercisable

31 JULY 2005

19) Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

NIL

20) Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number.

300,000 ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH

21) Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price
    is to be fixed at time of exercise

184 PENCE PER SHARE

22) Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
    following this notification

1,257,725

23) Any additional information

GRANT OF OPTIONS UNDER THE TAYLOR
NELSON SOFRES 2001 EXECUTIVE PLAN

24) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

IAN PORTAL, GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
020 8967 2196

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

J. GEORGE, ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY

    Date of Notification    3 July 2002





                       DEALINGS BY DIRECTORS


1)  NAME OF COMPANY

TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc

2)  NAME OF DIRECTOR

DAVID SOUTAR LOWDEN

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 or in respect of an non-beneficial interest



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

DAVID SOUTAR LOWDEN

5)  Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected
    with the Director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

DAVID SOUTAR LOWDEN

6)  Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
    please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non
    discretionary



7)  Number of shares/amount of
    stock acquired



8)   (N/A %)
    of issued Class



9)  Number of shares/amount
    of stock disposed



10)  ( N/A %)
    of issued Class



11) Class of security



12) Price per share



13) Date of transaction



14) Date company informed



15) Total holding following this notification



16) Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification



     IF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN GRANTED OPTIONS BY THE COMPANY PLEASE
                    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BOXES

17) Date of grant

2 JULY 2002

18) Period during which or date on which exercisable

31 JULY 2005

19) Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

NIL

20) Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number.

200,000 ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH

21) Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price
    is to be fixed at time of exercise

184 PENCE PER SHARE

22) Total number of shares or debentures over which options held
    following this notification

855,000

23) Any additional information

GRANT OF OPTIONS UNDER THE TAYLOR
NELSON SOFRES 2001 EXECUTIVE PLAN

24) Name of contact and telephone number for queries

IAN PORTAL, GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
020 8967 2196

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

J GEORGE, ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY

    Date of Notification       3 July 2002




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