The lines that got a laugh

14th June 1996 at 01:00
Peter Andrews, fighting off a challenge on his salaries strategy: "If the last debate was bordering on the surreal, this is bordering on the no real."

Malcolm Maciver on the Education Minister: "There is less to Raymond Robertson than meets the eye."

Brian Nugent, Shetland, complaining about union tactics: "Someone told me the EIS is the only union that runs industrial action for a profit" Maureen Watson, North Lanarkshire: "To be frank, I do not like this strategy paper. I think it's a load of bollocks." Arguing for industrial action on national testing, Mrs Watson quoted a morning newspaper article: "The Herald expects it."

Janice Ross, South Lanarkshire, on temporary contracts: "I'm a call-girl teacher."

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