With one voice

27th October 2000 at 01:00
The famed exchanges between councillors Gray and Mason resumed at Glasgow education committee last week.

Bob Gray is one of 74 Labour councillors, chosen to preside over the committee of the great and the good - and a few others. Chris Mason, solitary Liberal Democrat, has been chosen by er, Chris Mason, to represent ... er, well, Chris Mason. P> The lone voice demanded that Gray consult his party on some special education issue or other before sending a stiff letter to the Scottish Executive. "If you do that, I will consult with my group," Mason generously conceded.

"But you can always count on unanimous support," Gray hit back. "Not always," Mason mysteriously replied.

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