Priceless privacy

7th January 2000 at 00:00
CHURCH leaders praised the decision of the parents of Britain's first millennium baby to turn down publicity deals potentially worth pound;1 million for the sake of their daughter's privacy. Alison Webb, 8, who gave birth at 15 seconds past midnight on January 1 at Birmingham Women's Hospital and her partner Mark Heafield turned down a pound;100,000 newspaper contract and sponsorship spin-offs.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now