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18th June 2004 at 01:00
Back to the EIS at the Caird Hall in Dundee, where the ageing profession is almost losing its radical touch. Normal practice is for two microphones and podiums to reflect the deep counter-arguments in the flourishing democracy.

But this year, only one was in use most of the time, such is the level of agreement on issues.

"Had we known that we could have got a discount," quipped one veteran.

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