Was Doug there?

9th May 2003 at 01:00
'Angry and distressed' heads add to ministers' funding misery as they warn of four-day weeks, huge classes and job cuts. William Stewart reports on the York conference

Rumours that Doug McAvoy, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers, had been spotted with his sons at the swimming pool adjoining the NAHT conference hall were neither scotched nor denied by the man himself.

"He never comments on his personal life," his spokeswoman explained.

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