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Thursday 05 June, 2003

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
05 June 2003

                                  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                          FIDELITY INVESTMENTS


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       STATE STREET NOMINEES, 693,320
     an individual holder if it is a holding of
     that person's spouse or children under the        CHASE NOMINEES 8,118,580
     age of 18
                                                       CHASE NOMINEES 4,185,971

                                                       CHASE MANHATTAN BANK LONDON 5,789,472
     2. ABOVE
                                                       MELLON NOMINEES 583,500

                                                       BANK OF NEW YORK EUROPE 273,700

                                                       MSS NOMINEES 94,800

                                                       CITIBANK 308,400

                                                       BANK OF NEW YORK LONDON 1,346,400

                                                       NORTHERN TRUST 296,000

                                                       DEUTSCHE BANK 67,600

                                                       BANKERS TRUST 137,600

                                                       NORRTRUST NOMINEES LTD 591,815

                                                       STATE STREET NOMINEES 1,287,300

                                                       RBS TRUST BANK 321,135

                                                       MORGAN STANLEY 365,571

                                                       NORTHERN TRUST 5,228,868

                                                       STATE STREET BANK & TRUST 2,461,585

                                                       MELLON BANK 111,500

                                                       BANK OF NEW YORK EUROPE 1,359,930

                                                       JP MORGAN 653,369

                                                       BANK OF NEW YORK, LONDON 8,751,966

                                                       CHASE NOMINEES 396,699

                                                       CHASE MANHATTAN BANK LONDON 2,128,528

                                                       BANK OF NEW YORK BRUSSELS 1,117,023

                                                       DEUTSCHE BANK 218,600

                                                       CITIBANK 95,600

                                                       HSBC CLIENT HOLDINGS NOMINEE (UK) 43,800


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



     0                                                                            N/A
                              1.88%                    N/A




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



                                                        03/06/03                    03/06/03

   ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH




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



                                                         10.93%
     47,028,632

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 29 MAY 2003






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