Old blue eyes

24th March 2000 at 00:00
Nothing if not dogged at 65, Fred Forrester told the farewell dinner laid on by the Educational Institute of Scotland, where he has served since 1967: "I am not exactly in retirement mode."

The press can expect a dluge of articles from the ex-depute general secretary, and "if the EIS or any elected member wishes to use my skills or experience, they have only to contact me". What did they say about Sinatra's swan songs?

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