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Thursday 06 April, 2006

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
06 April 2006



NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to 
         the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16,
         23 and 24.
(2)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the 
         shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 16, 23 
         and 24.
(3)      An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
         director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete 
         boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument 
         relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should 
         complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.



1. Name of the issuer

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc

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2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

2(i) SEE BELOW

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3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

JUDITH PASSINGHAM (PERSON DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY - IN ACCORDANCE
WITH 2(i) ABOVE)

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4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

N/A

....................................



5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

IN RELATION TO 3 ABOVE

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6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES 5 PENCE EACH

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

JUDITH PASSINGHAM



8. State the nature of the transaction

EXERCISE AND SALE OF SHARES

....................................

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9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

N/A

....................................



10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

....................................



11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

120,000

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12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

0.03%

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13. Price per share or value of transaction

268 PENCE PER SHARE

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14. Date and place of transaction

6 April 2006 - LONDON, U.K.

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15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

0 (0%)

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16. Date issuer informed of transaction

6 APRIL 2006

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If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes



17 Date of grant



....................................

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised



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



....................................



20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)



....................................

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



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



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23. Any additional information

N/A

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24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

IAN PORTAL, COMPANY SECRETARY, 020 8967 2196

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Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

IAN PORTAL, COMPANY SECRETARY, 020 8967 2196

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Date of notification

4 APRIL 2006

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