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Tuesday 28 November, 2006

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
28 November 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 to 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 in block capital letters.


1. Name of the issuer


TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES PLC.


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)


(iii) BOTH (i) AND (ii).


3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director


DAVID LOWDEN - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.


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


PERSON REFERRED TO IN 3. ABOVE.





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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


8 State the nature of the transaction


EXERCISE OF EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION PLAN ("EPP") AWARD SHARES GRANTED IN
SEPTEMBER 2003 AND RELEASE AND RETENTION OF ASSOCIATED DEPOSIT SHARES HELD IN
TRUST UNDER TERMS OF THE PLAN.


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


39,402 AWARD SHARES ACQUIRED ON EXERCISE AND WITHDRAWAL AND RETENTION OF 46,495
DEPOSIT SHARES.


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


0.009% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL (AWARD SHARES ONLY).






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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


13. Price per share or value of transaction


NOT APPLICABLE.


14. Date and place of transaction


28 NOVEMBER 2006.


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


TOTAL HOLDING FOLLOWING NOTIFICATION 319,402 SHARES, REPRESENTING 0.07% OF
ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL.


16. Date issuer informed of transaction


28 NOVEMBER 2006.


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


17 Date of grant


NOT APPLICABLE.

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


NOT APPLICABLE.

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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


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


NOT APPLICABLE.


23. Any additional information


NOT APPLICABLE.


24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


PAUL WRIGHT, COMPANY SECRETARY, 020 8 967 4130.


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


PAUL WRIGHT, COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification

28 NOVEMBER 2006.


END



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