Magic touch

16th February 1996 at 00:00
Ian Borthwick, Dundee's Independent Labour firebrand, is unlikely to be on director of education Anne Wilson's Christmas card list. Borthwick told fellow councillors last week that he had rarely seen a director's report (on school closures) "riddled with so many inaccuracies and inconsistent conclusions".

"Who produced this report?" a constituent allegedly asked Borthwick. "Paul Daniels?"

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