Quotes of the week

23rd December 2011 at 00:00

"It works out at about pound;1 a head and every child is involved." - Auchterellon Primary headteacher Morag McGowan on spending pound;1,000 on camels for a community nativity

"A young person receiving the average British pocket money of pound;5.89 can buy eight litres of cider containing almost 34 units of alcohol - more than enough alcohol to kill them." - Dr Evelyn Gillan, chief executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland.

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