Postroom poser;Diary

5th June 1998 at 01:00
The Office for Standards in Education has been looking for mail room personnel and messengers (salary range pound;9,683- pound;13,100). Not just any old messengers, you understand.

Those hatchet-faced men and women at OFSTED require a pleasant and helpful disposition in their mail room. Heavy lifting is involved. And, according to the advert in the South London Press, the successful applicant must be "willing to adapt and help with unusual situations".

What can this mean, asks our informant? Something to do with Chris Woodhead's mail, presumably.

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