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Wednesday 20 November, 2002

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
20 November 2002


                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1.   Name of company                                   Name of shareholder having a major interest


     TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc                          ZURICH FINANCIAL SERVICES


3.   Please state whether notification indicates   4.  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one
     that it is in respect of holding of the           holder, the number of shares held by each of them
     shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of
     a non-beneficial interest or in the case of       BANK OF NEW YORK (OCS) NOMINEES LTD, 400,000
     an individual holder if it is a holding of
     that person's spouse or children under the        BNY (OCS) MONINEES LTD, 1,257,435
     age of 18
                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LIMITED 17,635,462


     2.   ABOVE



5.   Number of shares/    6.  Percentage of issued 7.  Number of shares/amount 8. Percentage of issued class
     amount of stock          class                    of stock disposed
     acquired



     NOT GIVEN                                                                    N/A
                              N/A                      NOT GIVEN




9. Class of security                             10.    Date of transaction   11.   Date company informed


   ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH                        15/11/02                    18/11/02



12.  Total holding following this notification     13.   Total percentage holding of issued class following
                                                         this notification

     19,292,897                                          4.93%



14.  Any additional information                    15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


     N/A                                               JUDITH GEORGE, ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY
                                                       020 897 4655 OR 07734 044320


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


     IAN PORTAL, GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY, 020 8967 2196 OR 07736613847


Date of notification 19 NOVEMBER 2002


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