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Cameron at large

At the Glasgow launch of Right to Read week, the campaign for a national transcription service for the blind and partially sighted, Liz Cameron, the city's Lord Provost, was keen to emphasise that her council ward had the highest percentage of over-65s in Glasgow.

They frequently attested their pleasure in the provision of larger-print titles from their local libraries, she said. More usefully, Cameron added, the elderly tend not to change their vote. "So unless I'm caught naked, riding my bike down Alderman Road, there's a fair chance of re-election,"

she quipped.

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