Spin a line

29th September 2000 at 01:00
Peter Peacock, our deputy education minister, hasn't let high office go to his head. He knows what people think of politicians. Peacock told the recent community education conference that politicans had been likened to "a salmon in the moonlight - shining and stinking at the same time". Critics of his immediate political boss might agree with at least half of that description.

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