Quote of the week

14th April 2000 at 01:00
'Tessa Jowell will be very lucky to get her hair cut. I was educated at Clifton College in Bristol. The idea that any person should aim higher than becoming a hairdresser is abhorrent and insulting' Ian Green, owner of The Barber Shop in St Albans, on the Government's suggestion that, through assertiveness training at school, girls should be discouraged from becoming hairdressers.

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