Sweet charity

28th January 2005 at 00:00
On the subject of independent schools throwing themselves on the charity of parliamentarians, Labour's John Home Robertson was moved to declare an interest as "a product of the private education system, albeit the English one".

The Scottish National Party's Linda Fabiani remarked: "We rest our case."

In mock remonstration, her SNP colleague Christine Grahame told her: "That was unkind."

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