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Friday 29 November, 2002

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
29 November 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


As above



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


266,000    State Street Nominees Limited

3,489,000  Chase Nominees Limited

1,622,721  Chase Nominees Limited

273,900    Mellon Nominees Limited

193,100    Bank of New York Europe

36,200     BT Globenet Nominees Limited

75,000     MSS Nominees Limited

578,300    Bankers Trust

141,900    Citibank

449,600    HSBC Client Holding Nominee (UK) Limited

146,660    Bankers Trust

427,500    Nortrust Nominees Limited

763,500    State Street Nominees Limited

904,672    RBS Trust Bank

271,071    Morgan Stanley

2,685,979  Northern Trust

31,500     Citibank

989,724    State Street Bank & Trust

83,900     Mellon Bank

938,130    Bank of New York Europe

553,469    JP Morgan

3,621,747  Bank of New York, London

159,199    Chase Nominees Limited

736,276    Chase Manhattan Bank London

321,023    Bank of New York Brussels

60,200     Deutsche Bank



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


26th November 2002



11. Date company informed


27th November 2002



12. Total holding following this notification


19,820,271



13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification


5.11%



14. Any additional information


None



15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Judith George, 020 8967 4655



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


Ian Portal, Group Company Secretary


Date of notification


29th November 2002


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