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Wednesday 11 December, 2002

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
11 December 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


275,400     State Street Nominees Limited
3,489,000   Chase Nominees Limited
2,129,621   Chase Nominees Limited
2,317,782   Chase Manhattan Bank London
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
201,800     Citibank
449,600     HSBC Client Holdings Nominee (UK) Limited
521,800     Bank of New York London
107,600     Northern Trust
31,400      Deutsche Bank
146,660     Bankers Trust
427,500     Nortrust Nominees Limited
763,500     State Street Nominees Limited
565,903     RBS Trust Bank
271,071     Morgan Stanley
3,088,679   Northern Trust
31,500      Citibank
1,113,126   State Street Bank & Trust
83,900      Mellon Bank
938,130     Bank of New York Europe
553,469     JP Morgan
4,955,616   Bank of New York, London
255,699     Chase Nominees Limited
883,697     Chase Manhattan Bank London
675,223     Bank of New York Brussels
118,300     Deutsche Bank
40,000      Citibank



5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired


5,772,205



6. Percentage of issued class


1.48%



7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed


Not applicable



8. Percentage of issued class


Not applicable



9. Class of security


Ordinary shares of 5 pence each



10. Date of transaction


6th December 2002



11. Date company informed


9th December 2002



12. Total holding following this notification


25,592,476



13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification


6.60%



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


11th December 2002




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