Hot young man

9th May 2003 at 01:00
'Angry and distressed' heads add to ministers' funding misery as they warn of four-day weeks, huge classes and job cuts. William Stewart reports on the York conference

Former NAHT president Sue Sayles raised a few eyebrows when she told delegates she had spent the night in the back of a van with a handsome young man. She said his hands had been cold so she had decided to warm them up for him.

After a dramatic pause, the head of Riccall primary in the East Riding of Yorkshire revealed she had been conducting a late-night radio interview and had lent the reporter her gloves. The Radio 5 journalist proved quite a hit. Vice-president Dr Rona Tut, was heard to say: "He's handsome. Black.

And all wired up."

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