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No 62,486 


Howe resists ISjffi 

MPs calls 'Sf 

ft A # By Peter Davenport 

tor sanctions 

• Sir Geoffrey Howe defied the grow- 
ing clamour in the Commons and 
reaffirmed the Government’s opposition 
to all-out economic sanctions. 

• Bishop Desmond Tutu said Mrs 
Thatcher’s resistance to sanctions was 

K'. **a slap in our face”. 

• Pretoria claimed to hare frustrated 
dissident plans for. violence on the 
Soweto anniversary and said 11 blacks 
died in related unrest. 

• It plans a reflation package for its 
drooping economy, including £267 mil- 
lion for low-cost housing. 

By Philip Webster, Chief Political Correspondent 

yesterday economic action, was trying to serious extension of economic 

The Government yesterday economic action, was trying to 
resisted the growing clamour steer a delicate path between 


By Peter Davenport . 

The Government is pho- 
ning new legfstatkxi to emu- 
tee the rights of mem b ers of i 
the EJnios of Democratic 
Mhew H MB B ah negotiat- 
ing structures of the coal I 
industry. I 

-It would be rimed at coun- 
tering toe persistent refusal of 
Mr Arthur ScargQI and the l 
National Union ' of 

Mlaeworkera to recognize the 
rival organization, which was i 
bom out of the Utter split 
daring the coal strike. 

from Commonwealth coun- 
tries. leaders of the opposition 

the camps on his backbenches, 
one opposed to further sane- 

serious extension ol economic The legislation win be in- 
measures. The, majority of eluded Jb the Coal Industry 

political parties and many of lions and the other in favour 
its own backbenchers to com- of stronger action to influence 

mil itself to sterner economic 
measures against South 

Sir Geoffrey Howe, the 
. Foreign Secretary, speaking in 
a full-day Commons debate, 
gave a cautious response to 
the report last week of the 
Commonwealth Eminent 
Persons’ Group, disappoint- 
' rag many MPs by declining to 
gve details of any. additional 
measures the Government 
might be prepared to include 
in an internationally-agreed 

But Sir Geoffrey, and earlier 
the Prime Minister, again 
underlined their opposition to 
policies which would have the 
effect of ruining the South 
African economy and would 
risk economic upheaval for 
South Africa’s neighbours. 

The Government’s aim was 
to bring apartheid to an end 
■ and see established in its place 
i . a non-raciai society with dem- 
ocratic government, which 
could be the only secure 
foundation of a prosperous 
South Africa, he said. 

To be effective, any steps 
must be directed not at the 
destruction of the South Afri- 
can economy but at influenc- 
ing opinion there firmly in the 
direction of reform, he said. 
They must be introduced with 
the fullest international sup- 
port and must give the South 
African government the in- 
centive to respond positively 
rather than the excuse to 
retreat further into isolation. 

Sir Geoffrey, by holding out 
the prospect of further mea- 
sures while opposing strong 


Part of 
the union 

Bernard Levin finds 
a lack of vision 
and understanding 
among Britain’s 
union leaders 


• The £8,000 prize in 
yesterday’s Portfolio 
Gold competition, 
double the usual 
amount because there 
was no winner the 
previous day, was 
shared by two readers, 
Mr John B Stanley of 
New Brighton, 
Merseyside, and Mr 
Charles D unton of 
Paignton, Devon. 

• There is another 
£4,000 to be won in 
today's competition. 
Portfolio list page 24; 
rules and how to play, 
information service, 
page 20. 

'Jobs plea 

The Government should give 
a job guarantee to anyone out 
of work for more than three 
years and launch a pilot 
scheme offering a year’s work 
to long-term unemployed, a 
Commons committee recom- 
mends page5 

Hone News 2-5 ( Lw Report 12 
Otencss 7-9 Leaden 17 

Appts IS 

Arts 19 

Births, deaths. 
Barrages IS 

Bridge 18 

Business 21-24 
Cobh 18 

18 Letters 17 

19 O binary 18 
Parliament 4 

IS P roperty 32J3 
18 Stieflce 18 
24 Sport 36-38.40 
18 Theatres, etc 39 

Crossnonb 1-L26 1 TV A Radio 39 
Diary 16 1 Weather 20 


them would be prepared to 
vote , against£ legislation 
required • — — ... 

The Government is to dis- 
Soulh Africa. • cuss measures with the Com- 

But his difficulties and the monwealth, the EEC amd its 
Government’s dilemma were economic summit partners, 
immediately exposed in a The crucial discussion will 
speech by Mr Francis Pym, come in the Cabinet tomor- 
ihe former Foreign Secretary, row when it will- discuss its 
who called on the Govern- approach to next week's roeet- 
ment to take a “positive lead” ing in The Hague of beads of 
in drawing up the measures EEC governments. 

Sir Geoffrey was responding 

to a scathing attack on the 
ON OTHER PAGES Prime Minister for her role in 
_ __ . _ opposing sanctions by Mr 

Parliament 4 Denis Healey, the Shadow 

T^bo outburst 7 Foreign Secretary. 

Satellite ban 7 Mrs Thatcher, he said, had 

Leading article 17 created toe gulf between Brit- 

Spending package 21 ain and other members of the 
“ " Commonwealth at Nassau, 

which the EPG report had and if she deliberately wid- 
unanimously agreed were ened that gulf the Common- 
required. wealth itself might not 

He said that the Govern- survive, he said, 
mem should not be the “reluc- “On South Africa, as on so 
tant co-operators" in any many issues closer to home, 
international action and her total incapacity to under- 
should put aside their objec- stand bow the victims of 
lions. He said that be had not society feel about their predio- 
detected in Sir Geoffrey’s ament makes her unfit for 
speech any great enthusiasm office." Mr Healey said. 

for the task ahead, or any 
indication that he was going to 
approach it with the vigour 
and enthusiasm required. 

Mr Pym said the sooner the 
first measures were put in 
place the belter “and ifit turns 
out to be restrictions on 
investment, so be iL" 

Mr Pym’s remarks were 
cheered by maAv of his col- 
leagues. in contrast to the 
muted response given to the 
Foreign Secretary when he 
ended his speech. But Sir 
Geoffrey was aware that at 
least 75 of his backbench 
colleagues are opposed to any 

Accusing the Prime Minis- 
ter of “imperious vanity”, Mr 
Healey said that if she 
emerged once again from a 
Commonwealth summit 
boasting that she had outwit- 
ted her colleagues she would 
be condemning the Common- 
wealth to disaster. 1 - 
He added: “We in Britain 
have become nsed to the chilly 
indifference of the Prime Min- 
ister to human suffering. We 
are used to her armour-plated 
complacency on issues where 
her ignorance is totaL We are 
used to it but we are sick and 
tired of it as well.” 

Pretoria says 11 
blacks died 

From Michael Hornsby, Johannesburg 
The South African Govern- claims is severely limited by 

meni claimed yesterday that it 
had successfully thwarted a 
planned campaign of violence 
try the outlawed African Na- 
tional Congress (ANC) on 
Wednesday, the 10th anniver- 
sary; of the 1976 Soweto 

Brigadier Leon Mellet, the 
chief spokesman for the Bu- 
reau for Information, now 

the emergency regulations in 
force since last Thursday. 

All journalists are forbidden 
to enter any black residential 
area, or any other area where 
there is “unrest”, and no 
“news or comment” on the 
activity of the security forces 
can be published without po- 
lice approval. 

The number of “unrest 

BOl doe to go before toe-next 
session of Partiamest unless 
.the NUM changes its position. 

The pledgee* new legisla- 
tion was gives yesterifay by 
Mr David Host, Under-secre- 
tary of. State at die Depart- 
ment of Energy, who was 
speaking to the in au gur al 
annual conference of toe 
UDM at Buxton in Derby- 
shire. Sir Ian MacGregor, . 
chairman of British Coal, was 
on toe platform. 

Delegates at the conference 
yesterday repeatedly ex- 
pressed their anger that 6,000 i 
of toe onion's churned 34500 
members have still not re- 
ceived the £5.50 pay settle- 
ment agreed last November. 
They are at pits where toe 
NUM, which has still not i 
settled its own pay chum, has a 


A decision of the High 
Court is awaited on a British 
Goal action to deair die way to 
paying the award to all UDM 

Mr Hunt made it dear that 
the question of pay was a 
matter between British Coal 
and the union. However, be 
went on to outline plans for 
new legislation that would 
guarantee the UDM equal 
rights with the NUM. 

He said: “I share the justifi- 
able fr ustrati on which many of 
you fee! at toe diffvcaltiea 
which v the NUM executives 
have pttin die way of intro- 
ducing changes.” 

Mr Hnm added, to applause 
from delegates; 

“lean assure yon that this 
Govtranent will not stand by 
and watch a democratic trade 
union's fight for fair represen- 
tation fafl. It is outrageous, an 
affront to natural justice, if 
substantial bodies of mine 
workers cannot be represented 
in the industry's institutions 
by the trade muon of their 
choice. If die matters cannot 
be satisfactorily resolved by 
negotiation, dial it is the 

Continued on page 2, col 6 

Miss Sarah Ferguson, supporting (he naval theme yesterday in boater hat and- sailor dress 
at Ascot (Photograph: Suresb Karadia). Family album, page 20. 

Anglo-Irish talks Naval tip 

expose tensions fnr * wnt 
in Unionist ranks 

By Richard Ford 

The sixth meeting of the' unveil its draft proposals for a 

joint Anglo-Irish icier-govern- 
mental conference took place 
yesterday, demonstrating both 
governments' determination 
that iheBgreeraeni remain and 
the impotence, of Unionist 
protests. - 

Despite loud calls from the 
Rev ton Paisley for “massive 
in. towns across the province, 
tire response was sporadic 
with fewer than 1.000 people 
attending a meeting outside 
Belfast City HalL 

And as Mr Peter Barry, the 
republic's Minister for For- 
eign Affairs, arrived back in 
Dublin last night after tire 
Stormont Castle meeting, the. 
tension and division within 
Unionist ranks was again on 
public display over the value 
of street protests. - 

A huge cordon of police 
were on duty at the castle for 
the meeting, which Mr Tom 
King, tire Secretary of State for 
Northern Ireland, heralded as 
a “significant landmark in the 
development of co-operation” 
between tire RUC and Garda. 

He added the work that has 
so far been done between both 
police forces “offered toe best 
prospect we have had in 

new police complaints proce- 
dure. It is to introduce legisla- 
lion allowing voters bom in 
the south before 1 949, when a - 
republic was declared, to vote 
in local and assembly elec- “JJJ* 0 ! 
lions in toe North as well as 
pariiamenfery polls. "" ' “jjjrvj" 
-• Tbe statement also indicat- 
cd the Go verb mentis to-alfijw "j?"-, 

■ ninna.' -DU WU. 

BySuzy Menkes 

A naval theme predominat- 
ed in toe Royal- Enclosure at 
Ascot yesterday with the 
Queen and Miss Sarah Fergu- 
son both sporting jaunty boat- 
ers and saOor-styfe dresses. 

The Princess of Wales was 
to a .quiet fashion mood in her 
trim coat dress and dotted 
cream hat Princess Airoe 
chose a deeper butterscotch 
autf wqre yet another crisp 
straw boater, softened with a 

dnaHanguage' ■ street names 
where there is support of tire 
local community^ _ .. 

Although Mr King admitted 
there was a certain i 
“impatience" particularly on 

Princess Margaret to flora} 
pink and bine and Queen 
Elizabeth the Queen Mother 
in apricot and sky blue silk 
chiffon were the only members 

nrodurin. -Vo.™. staging a remake of My 

progress being made by the 
conference, he ’said it was 
producing “concrete 
achievements” iq areas of 
security co-operation. “Grad- 
ually and slowly we are mak- 
ing progress in a number of 

The protest , in Belfast was 
led by a -small number of 
Hartand and . Wolff shipyard 
workers. They waited in vein 
fbr Mr Paisley, who arrived 
after the rally was over. 

The failure of loyalists to 
answer Mr Paisley's call for 
massive demonstrations has 
been predicted in private- by , 
some Unionist politicians j 

fair Lady. Black and white, 
spotted, striped or graphically 
patterned, was the favourite 
raring combination with the 
capacity crowd. A rash of 
spots, from coin-sized poDm 
dots to tfoy specks, appeared 
on dresses, jackets, shoes and 

getting to grips with some of who are increasingly recogniz- 
the worst features of cross ing the difficulties they are 

.•Lester Piggett, 11 times 
champion jockey, won as a 
trainer when his first Royal 
Ascot nuuter Cutting Blade 
took yesterday’s Coventry 
Stokes. Cash Asmassen, an 
American jockey, rode Cutting 
Blade. - 

Raring, page 36 

urged to 

From Richard Wigg 


The need for British, holi- 
daymakers in Spain to have 
“timely and accurate” infor- 
mation about Eta bomb at- 
tacks and other safety risks 
was emphasized by Mr Timo- 
thy Eggar, Under-Secretary of 
State at .the Foreign Office, 
when he met reporters here 
yesterday . 

On a four-day visit here, he 
is looking into the safety of 
British tourists. He spent an 
hour disnlssirtg the issue with 
Seftor Jose Barrionuevo. toe 
Spanish Interior Minister. 
"More official information, 
suitably translated, should be 
made available. Mr Eggar 
suggested, so that British tour- 
ists “do not have to wail for 
the English papers to arrive 
two days late before they bear 
what's happening”. . . 

In the light of the criticisms 
about British press reporting, 
voiced by a British tour 
operator and some British 
residents on the Costa del So! 
during his visit. Mr Eggar's 
remarks represent a vindica- 
tion of the media's role. 

He repeated his view that 
the rash of bombs planted by 
Eta. the Basque terrorist orga- 
nization, should not cause 
anyone to change holiday 
plans and added: “I am com- 
ing to holiday here in Spain 
this year myself." 

Turning to. the problems of 
drugs. Mr Eggar announced 
that Spain and Britain would 
be increasing the exchange of 
specialist personnel in order to 
step up the fight against drug 

In toe field of public safety, 
improved street lighting and 
interpreters at police stations 
in holiday resorts were among 
the practical measures taken 
by Spain wh-ch had impressed 
him. the minister said. 

Mr Eggar praised the Span- 
iards for having reduced the 
level of street crimes but those 
involving break-ins remained 
"a major problem”, he said. 

Refecting discreetly his evi- 
dent concern after visiting a 
Marbelia hotel where a bomb 
had caused serious damage. 
Mr Eggar said he had received 
an assurance from the Interior 
Minister that there was no 
policy" against evacuating 
guests from hotels which were 
the victims of bomb threats. 

Mr Eggar expressed the 
British Government's “deep 
regret at a terrorist outrage” 
on hearing of the lunchtime 
murder yesterday of two Span- 
ish Army officers and their 
driver in Madrid, presumably 
by Ela gunmen. 

• Police made harmless early 
yesterday a bomb placed in a 
bedroom cupboard of ihe 
Melia Don Pepe Hotel, in 
Marbelia. after a warning call 
It was the second five-star 
•hoteHn the resort to become 
the target of Eta's summer 
. terror campaign. 

Officers killed, page 7 

virtually the only source of deaths” reported by the Gov- 
information about unrest cm men t since Thursday now 
which can be published legal- stands at 42. 

1v. reported at his daily press Brigadier Mellet was ques- 
conference that 1 1 blacks died tioned about reports of other 
in “unrest-related” incidents incidents of violence and po- 
in the 24 hours up to 6 am lice action, but refused to 
yesterday. comment on them, saying the 

Four of the deaths were Bureau would not provide 
caused, he said, when the information on “every minor 
police took action against incident”. The Bureau, he 
rioters and petrol-bomb said, was “reflecting the faclu- 

Mr David Hunt shares 
UDM’s frust rati ons 

border terrorism”. • . • 

A statement issued alter the 
meeting, which was toe third 
to be held at Stormont since 
toe agreement was signed last 
November, revealed that 
agreement had been reached 
between the RUC and Garda 
on a number of measures to 
improve arrangements for ex- 
changing information and de- 
veloping liaising structures. 

The Government will soon 

throwers in various parts of a! situation in the country and 
toe country. The rest were suggestions to toe contrary are 

klnrbc rtnciirtinrl to hotr* hnon 

blacks presumed to have been 
killed by other blacks. 

There had been no deaths in 


Brigadier Mellet also said he 
could not comment on reports 

Soweto, he said. Independent that Mrs Winnie Mandela, the 
verification of government wife of the jailed ANC leader, 
• Mr Nelson Mandela, had been 

j a. confined to her Soweto home 

[ yy/<jyvtjUZ// between 6 pm and 8 am until 

1 it midnight on Friday, and for- 

o g c » iXAf*£' bidden to give any press 

_ p interviews in the Transvaal. 
'EnLbffM. ttriAfZ' The reports were confirmed 
[umPP *'*' yesterday by Mrs Mandela's 
* 1 lawyer. 

'XVh The Bureau still refuses to 

give any information on the 

Late US rescue bid for 
Nimrod confirmed 

By Nicholas Wood, Political Reporter 

The US company istry of Defence ca 
Grumman is among six con- ulariy proud " 
tractors who have submitted The deadlines 
rescue bids for toe £1 billion costings for the bit 
Nimrod airborne early warn- extended to July 7 
ing aircraft project, toe Minis- modate the late it 
try of Defence confirmed of Grumman, 
yesterday. _ The project is 

Other contenders include because of toe d 
GEC Avionics and two more fining on-board cm 

number or the identity of US firms — Boeing and Lock- 
people arrested so far since the " Mr John Lee. U nder 



imposition of toe emergency. 
Unofficial estimates put toe 
total at more than 1,000. 
mainly grass-roots anti-apart- 

Secreiary of State for Defence 
Procurement, told the 

Replying to scornful Labour 

( u 


heid activists, trade unionists Questioning, Mr Lee admitted, 
and church workers. P™}** 1 * history had been 

The Government announ- « r _from happy. “This is a 
_ . . . project of which, historically. 

Continued on page 20, col 1 neither industry nor the Min- 

istry of Defence can be partic- 
ularly proud " 

The deadlines for firm 
costings for the bids has been 
extended to July 7 to accom- 
modate the late intervention 
of Grumman.- 
The project is in trouble 
because of toe difficulty of 
fining on-board computers for 
over-toe-horizon radar into 
the Nimrod airframe. 

Grumman is proposing that ’ 
the RAF should buy the E-2C 
Hawke ye, in service with the 
US Navy, or that the plane’s 
electronics should be slotted 
into Nimrod. 

British Aerospace wotild 
carry out any modifications to 
the Nimrod. 

Hardliner named as US top judge Car ! er 

Fran Michael Binyon, Washington ■ after the big 

iwnunrwi Thai GhW liraiw .r .L n * re time of change fish in Wales 

Fran Michael Binyon, Washington 

President Rea^n yesterday rations for the 200th anniver- time of chan® 

constitution Judge^fe. 

toe 1 ^t J ?7 S v U rarl m ^re“l^ r Under . his leadership, toe of Appeals for i 
me past i / years, nas retired. coim lQQ ^ several momentous Colombia, is 

In his place Mr Reagan decisions, including those that Reagan's second 
nominated Associate Justice permitted the reimroduction to the nation's hii 

William RehnquisL 6 1 , a lead- of capital punishment, made 
ing conservative. He also abortion legal and ordered 

appoined Judge Antonin 
Scalia to fill the vacant seat on 
the court. 

J ustice Burger, aged 78. who 
was appointed as Chief Justice 
b> President Nixon in 1969. 
said he wanted to devoie 
himself full-time to the prepa- 

Presidem Nixon to release the 
Watergate tapes. 

President Reagan yesterday 
said he had accepted the 
unexp ected resignation "with 
regret”. He paid generous 
tribute to Justice Burger, say- 
ing he had led toe court at a 

Judge Scalia. SO. who has 
been a judge on the US Court 
of Appeals for toe district of 
Colombia, is only Mr 
Reagan's second appointment 
to toe nation's highest court. A 
former Assistant Attorney 
General, he has supported 
several Conservative posi- 

The new Chief Justice-des- 
ignate. who has still to be i 
confirmed by the Senate, is , 
likely to give toe court a more j 
clear cut conservative lead i 
than Justice Burger. 

Mr Jimmy Carter, the for- 
mer US President, cast aside 
American fears of terrorists in 
Britain yesterday to go fishing 
in Wales. 

He spent the day on a boat 
armed with a fry-fishing rod in 
search of rainbow and brown 
trout at Llyrt Ciywedog reser- 
voir near Llanidloes' in the 
Cambrian Mountains during 
his first visit to Wales. 

Mr Carter will also visit the 
home of Dylan Thomas, the 
late Wel^b poet, in Laughame. 


having in mobilizing their 

. Last night Mr Paisley’s call 
for toe mobilization of 
“loyalists” on the streets of 
Ulster was greeted with scepti- 
cism by . Mr James 
Molyneaux, leader of the Offi- 
cial Unionists, who warned 
that Unionists would have to 
consider very carefully such a 
course of action and the 
clangers involved. 

Delay on 

By Teresa Poole 

The Government has post- 
poned the £150 nriUiott-£200 
million privatization of Royal 
Ordnance, toe state-owned 
arms manufacturer, which was 
schednfed for next month. 

The decision not to proceed 
with toe planned pnbtic offer 
of shares comer in the wake of 
protests from rival arms con- 
tractor, Vickers, that Royal 
Ordance was set to win a £100 
million order for Challenger 
tanks which had not been pot 
out to co mp et i tive tender by 
the Ministry of Defence. ' 

Mr George Younger, toe 
Defence Secretary* said yes- 
terday in a written paftiameu- 
tary answer “In ihe process of: 
transforming Royal Ordance 
into a fully Hedged commercial 
entity it has not been possible 
. to take tobfor enough and to 
have in plaa airtiie- features, 
necessary to provide a success- 
ful flotation this summer.” 

There has been some criti- 
cism from both inside and ont- 
side the company that the pri- 
vatisation was being rushed 
toroi^h - 

The Ministry of Defence 
will consider methods of priva- 
tization other than a stock 
market flotation, such as sell- 
ing off parts or all of the; 
company. With the British 
Gas seU-efT due tn November, 
further mores are unlikely this 


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Alliance split 
threatens over 
approach to 
nuclear energy 

By Sheila Gunn, Political Staff 

The Liberals and Social 
Democrats could face another 
damaging split next month 
over the strength of their 
commitments to a non- 
nuclear energy policy. 

A campaign launched by the 
Liberals yesterday, calling for 
the phasing out of reliance on 
nuclear power, will force their 
SDP partners to pursue a 
similar policy if a clash is to be 

The SDP does not have a 
comprehensive nuclear energy 
policy. A group chaired by Mr 
Leslie Murphy, a party trustee 
and former chairman of the 
National Enterprise Board, is 
working on a policy docu- 
ment It is expected to be 
published next month and will 
go to the party's annual con- 
ference in Harrogate in 

A recent SDP environment 
policy document called for the 
problem of nuclear waste dis- 
posal to be solved before any 
large expansion in the nuclear 
industry. While not backing 
pressurized water reactors 
during the 1983 general elec- 
tion campaign, supporters 
were more enthusiastic about 
the potential of advanced gas- 
cooled reactors. 

Yesterday Mr Malcolm 
Bruce, the Liberals' energy 
spokesman, emphasized his 
party's traditional distrust of 
nuclear energy. The energy 
industry, he said, had become 
dominated by an obsessive 
and irrational commitment to 
nuclear power. 

While the other parties were 
divided on the issue, the 
Liberals had always main- 
tained a coherent and consis- 
tent policy, he said. The 
Chernobyl disaster and leaks 
at British power stations had 
given them better opportuni- 
ties to promote their policy. 

Mr David Steel the parly 
leader, said that nuclear power 
had been put forward as the 
easy and obvious answer to 
the energy problem. 

“Yet we now know that 
there are do easy answers, that 
generating power from the 
atom has inescapable prob- 
lems of its own. Far from 
offering us a short cut into a 

regime of dean, cheap energy 
production and the continua- 
tion of a high-energy society 
for generations to come, it 
may actually be the poisoned 
apple that will Anally destroy 

“So while we support fur- 
ther research in the nuclear 
industry, including the dispos- 
al of waste, we do not support 
new nuclear power production 
at Sizewell or anywhere else* 1 . 
The campaign will call for 

• Abandoning the PWR 

• Phasing out the oldest 
Magnox reactors; 

• Better energy insulation: 

• More research into wind, 
water and other alternative 

energy sources; 

• More research into deaner 
ways of burning coal and oil to 
avoid creating add rain; 

• A full investigation into the 
health of those living near 
nuclear power stations: 

• Better monitoring of radio- 
active leaks. 

Mr Jim Wallace, the 
Liberals' chief whip, said that 
parliamentary tactics would 
be used to get debates on 
better safety measures and 
more information. 

• Mr Tony Berm. the former 
Labour Energy Secretary, yes- 
terday warned his colleagues 
against toning down their 
opposition to nudear energy. 
The phasing out of nuclear 
power must not become “re- 
ducing our dependence on 
nudear power", he said. 

The Labour Party is divided 
on the issue. Many share the 
Liberals' distrust of nudear 
energy, but this has been 
balanced by trade union and 
constituency concerns. There 
have been recent calls for the 
replacement of Dr John Cun- 
ningham as the party's envi- 
ronment spokesman as. with 
Sellafield in his constituency, 
he has not opposed nuclear 

Mr Benn said; “It is dear 
that if we maintain a cam- 
paign inside and outside the 
party we shall succeed in 
getting a two-thirds majority 
at this year's conference for 
the phasing out of nudear 
power, building on the 1985 

Blood crisis may 
delay surgery 

By Nicholas Timmins, Social Services Correspondent 

Waiting list operations may 
have to be cancelled in Lon- 
don and the south-east unless 
more donors give blood, the 
regional blood transfusion ser- 
vice which covers south Lon- 
don, Surrey, Sussex and Kent 
has warned. 

Blood collections have been 
down by 1.000 pintsa week, or 
20 per cent, for several weeks, 
with the service having to beg 
blood from other regions. 

“If blood collections do not 
improve very rapidly we shall 
be in a crisis and patients will 
be affected". Mr Keith Rogers, 
director of the regional blood 
transfusion service, said yest- 

The donor shortage is the 
second the region has faced in 
little more than six months. 
Routine operations were post- 
poned throughout London 
and the south-east for a fort- 
night in December as the 
number of donors fell. 

Publicity about that crisis 
produced an increase in dona- 
tions which has now fallen off. 
“We are at a loss to know 
why", a spokesman for the 
service said yesterday. 

“It may be that people are 
apprehensive about Aids, but 
we would stress that there is 
no possibility of catching Aids 
by coming along to a donor 
session", the spokesman said. 

“We have also had to 
change the times of some 
donor sessions to mornings 
and afternoons rather than 
evenings because the demand 
for platelets for the treatment 
of leukaemia and cancer has 
risen" he added. 

The service urged donors to 
try and keep their appoint- 
ments and to bring a friend 
along too. It needs a sustained 
response, not just a brief rush 
to give blood. 

Other regions had been able 
to help the south-east over the 
past few weeks, but with 
holidays coming up their 
number of donors could fall. 

Other transfusion centres 
have also faced problems in 
the past couple of years as 
donations have failed to keep 
pace with the demand 

The south London transfu- 
sion service is planning a 
survey to And out why some 
donors are staying away. 


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Kinnock in 
call for 
cash boost 

Mr Neil Kinnock, the La- 
bour leader, yesterday called 
for sabstantial new investment 
in education to improve oppor- 
tunities for Britain's young 

He told a seminar in London 
of parents' representatives, 
teachers' leaders and local 
education authorities, orga- 
nized by the Labour Party, 
that action most be taken to 
create freedom and fairness. 

“Without free education 
available to all at Che highest 
possible quality, freedom itself 
is confined. There is little 
fairness unless all children 
have that chance," Mr 
Kinnock said. 

Schools were under pressure 
because of the “arbitrary and 
disadvantageous effects" of a 
real reduction in resources and ; 
the need for modernization ; 
and reform of the curriculum. 

Mr Kinnock described edo- 1 
cation as “the absolute precon- 
dition for economic pr o gr e ss 
and social survival" and mged 
the seminar members to 
achieve a consensus on best 
practice in schools to bring 
future improvement 
The party would hold simi- 
lar meetings in other parts of 
Britain, be said, and he hoped ' 
that a similar fonira for moai- i 
toring and advising on the ; 
education service might be 
established under a Labour j 
government ! 

Mr Giles Radice, Labour's 
education spokesman, said 
that Labour was the only 
political party which “because 
of its contacts and resources" 
could convene a meeting of 
parent teacher and focal au- 
thority representatives at na- 
tional level. 

But the party leadership 
was sharply questioned by 
some of the 80 representatives 
on the detailed education 
plans of a Labour 
govenunentln the past Mr 
Radice has called for Mg new 
resources for nursery, school 
and higher education without 
reference to precise figures. 

Beverley Anderson, a lectur- 
er at Oxford Polytechnic and a 
former TV presenter, told Mr 
Kinnock: “Yon have to tell as 
how much money they will cost 
and how much will go on our 
taxes and rates. If yon do not 
we will not take yon 

In reply, Mr Kinnock de- 
clined to mention specific 
constings or priorities, but 
promised: “We will tell the 
troth and act in pursuit of 
honest and achieveable pur- 
poses and scale of 

In return he wanted a “very 
serious contract" with all edu- 
cational interests to campaign 
for the return Vf a Labour 
government to secure the extra 
financing and other changes 
they all wanted. 

Mrs Frances Morrell La- 
bour leader of the Inner Lon- 
don Education Authority, said 
“lots more money" would be 

“Money alone is not 
enough, but it is a prerequisite 
for everything rise. We should 
say that loud and dear." 

courses to end 

The architecture courses at 
North East London and Hud- 
dersfield polytechnics are to 
dose, with no new intakes 
being allowed this September, 
Mr Kenneth Baker, Secretary 
of State for Education ami 
Science, announced yesterday 
(Lucy Hodges writes). 

Students in the middle of 
courses win be able to com- 
plete them, and many of those 
accepted to begin this Septem- 
ber wifl be transferred to other 

The closures have come asa 
result of a review of architec- 
ture training and in the tight of 
figures which showed an over- 
supply of qualified architects. 

The Tigerfish torpedo explodes beneath the finuel of the hulk of HMS Lowestoft 

Ship sank 
repairs by 
dockyard 9 

The company managing Gi- 
braltar dockyard fitted a pro- 
peller to a frigate bacfc-io- 
from. so that the warship's 
forward and reverse gears 
would have been changed, the 
Commons was told yesterday. 

The company also mended 
the pumps of a privately- 
owned vessel so that water 
was pumped into the ship, 
which then sank, it was also 

Labour's defence spokesman. 
Mr Kevin McNamara, had 
asked how much of the de- 
fence budget had been spent 
“on the Appledore company, 
which is supposed to be 
managing the dockyard in 

Mr George Younger. Secre- 
tary of State for Defence, 
replied that if Mr McNamara 
would table a specific question 
about how much had been 
spent in Gibraltar, he would 

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By Rodney Cowton, Defence Correspondent 

The Royal Navy has torpe- cer Submarines, said 
doed one of its own frigates to yesterday: “These are very 
de m o n strate that it has at last welcome results, and are quite 
eliminated the problems from outstanding for any subtoa- 
a torpedo system that has been Hue-launched weapon 

in service since 1974. 

HMS Lowestoft, a decom- 
missioned, 25-year-oM frigate, 
was sunk by a single Tigerfish 
torpedo in the seas near the 
Bahamas on Jane 8. .The 
torpedo was fired by the 
i*. dear-powered submarine. 


He was confident that Brit* 
ish submarines now had a 

Two psychiatric nurses who 
took part in the occupation of 
Dulwich hospital's telephone 
exchange as part of a long- 
running industrial dispute yes- 
terday lost their appeal against 
Camberwell Health Authority 
for unfeir dismissal. 

Ebury Bridge industrial tri- 

weapon which was quiet, bunal rejected the claim of 
stealthy, intelligent and refr- ward sister Mary Riley and 


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HMS Conqueror surfaces after the successful test strike. 




By a Staff Reporter 

Several hundred demon- 
strators blocked the entrance 
to News international's 
Wapping plant yesterday in an 
unexpected demonstration 
which almost seated off the 
site until police reinforce- 
ments with horses arrived to 
push the crowd back. 

The demonstration, which 
resulted in eight arrests and 
one injured policeman being 
taken to hospital came three 
days before a hearing in the 
High Court when News Inter- 
national will ask for court 
orders to restrict ptekeiing at 
its London and Glasgow 

The company has issued 
writs against the NGA, Sogat 
'82, three London brandies of 
Sogat and Sogat officials. 

In the demonstration yes- 
terday. similar to one last 
Saturday morning, demon- 
strators gathered on The High- 
way . the main road that runs 
past the Wapping plant, and 
then flooded across into Vir- 
ginia Way at the entrance . 

Mounted police were called 
and for a time people could 
leave or enter the plant only 
on foot along a path cleared by 
police on horses. Lorries and a 
coach taking workers into the 
plant had to park and wait 
before they could enter. 

After more than an hour the 
crowd was pushed back and 
access for vehicles restored. 

mummas on June o-.tne ^e. charge nurse Roland Lamb,* 

tor P et *° was b y . e Tkw results have been Man Chun that they weni : ' 

assAdss -S3-Sr*2S 

the AigenSw cruiser. General year, £4ftmi^ programme cratewfade taking the direct 
Beforano, during the Falk- by Marconi Underwriter Sys- 

lands conflict four -years ago. terns to overcome the problems JpQO fUM) fnf 
The torpedo expfodednn- of unreliability hr the Tiger- lUt 

demeath the frigate, breaking Ash, which lad I bam heavily Hfp 

its back and causing it to sink criticized by the Commons vrl CvKCU UIC 
within 20 minifies. pnblic accounts commktee and Kenneth Jacobs, a fashion 

The sinking of the Lowes- others. designer, wort £99,194 dam- 

toft was the cnbnination of two Its work has included ages in the High Court yestcr- 
months of trials daring which potting in improved homing day for abroad accident that 
more than SO Tigerfish torpe- ami guidance systems, and wrecked his life and ca use d his 
does were fired, although only improving the interfaces be- thriving clothes business to 
tire one which' sank Lowestoft- tween the torpedo and the collapse, 
had an explosive warhead. - - ' firing and other mechanisms He suffered severe head 
Rear-Admiral Dick on the submarine which sends injuries when he was knocked 
Heaslip, the Navy’s Flag Offi- ft. - down by a fire engine in 1 

: — : Oxford Street London, in 

lower Nalso nsk ie? nSs 

1U ▼▼ VI .* # that he allowed his company 

• wi fni* n 1*1 ifA to go downhill 

HMS Conqueror, which sank achieved as the result ofatwo- 
the Argentine cruiser. General year, £40 million programme 

public accounts committee and 

Its work has included 
petting in improved homing 
and guidance systems, and 
improving the interfaces be- 
tween tire torpedo and the 
firing and other mechanisms 
on the submarine which sends 

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within 20 minifies. 

The sinking of the Lowes- 
toft was the crimination of two 
months of trials durum which 
more than 50 Tigerfish torpe- 
does were fired, although only 
the one which sank Lowestoft 
had an explosive warhead. - 

Rear-Admiral Dick 
Heaslip, the Navy's Flag Offi- 

NUM faces lower Nalgo ask 
rise than rivals 

By Peter Davenport 

Members of the National Secretary to the Treasury, that 

: ■ Earth moved 
on l ories to save Sam 

Union of Mineworicers may rises are too high and that 
get a much smaller wage offer industry should aim for in- 

than that accepted by the rival creases ofless thai 
Union or Democratic in foe next round. 
Mineworkers when stalledtoay "Circumstances have 
negotiations are resumed. \ ' changed materially and im- 
The prospect of an offer less portant people in the land say 

Secretary to the Treasury, that . members of 

rises are too high and that Naigo woe advised yesterday 
industry should him for in- to vote the Conservauves out 
creases of less than 1 percent of office in defence qfjobs and 

. . r - • mvhlir* eannronc 

public services. 

An earth-moving machine 
yesierday shifted 400 tons of 
rock so rescue Sam. a Lake- 
land terrier, trapped 15 ft 
underground for four days at a 

At its annual conference in quarry near Bury, Greater 
Bournemouth, ..Mr Nome Manchester. 

Steele, the public employees’ 
union leader, condemned cuts 

The rescue was watched by 
the dog’s owner. Steven Ross, 

than the £5 A0 deal with the we are in a period of low we dogs owner. Meven koss. 

UDM, was a dear inference inflation with very low rates of JP PV° 1C spending *j™pnro~ aged l/.ofRawtenstall.Lan- 

“ Uzation and said career pros- SS,™. ju e ^ became 

from comments by Sir Ian 
MacGregor, British Coal 


Sir Ian said the UDM had 

chairman, yesterday speaking better negotiating skills than 
after addressing the UDNTs the NUM, but he denied the 
inaugural annual conference board wanted -to give better 

at Buxton. Derbyshire. 

The 5.9 per cent rise accept- 
ed by 34,500 members of the 
UDM had been made to the 
NUM. which refused to accept 
h because of conditions re- 

pay deals to the new union in 
preference to the-NUM. 

Sir Ian also spoke about the 
problems of the 6,000 mem- 
bers of the UDM who have 
not been paid the rise because 

•a uvvuwjv, vi wnviuviu • - _ 

q luring men to make up they are riP 115 . . w !?f re 
pension payments missed dur- NUM ■' £■' . 

ing the year-long strike. 

The offer was withdrawn 
last month and there are no 
new talks planned. 

British Coal hopes that a 
High Court decision this 
week, based upon the cases of 
UDM members at EUistown 
colliery, Leicestershire, will 

Yesterday, when Sir Ian was dear the way for payments, 
asked if the NUM could However, if the judgement 

expect the same deal as the goes against the board. Sir Ian 
UDM, he referred to the call said be would appeal to the 
by Mr John McGregor, Chief Lords. ' 

Police ram suspects 9 
car outside Commons 

By Nicholas Beeston 

Armed undercover delec- was arrested in front of the 
lives arrested five suspected Guards memorial at Horse 
bank robbers after a chase Guards Parade, where armed 
through central London yes- officers rammed a blue Escort 
terday morning which ended and handcuffed three men. 
with one car being rammed Mr Bayo Awoyeml an ice- 
outside the Houses of cream vendor in St James's 
Parliament. Par k. said: “Several police 

Scotland Yard said two men cars were chasing the Escort 
in a Coruna were under when suddenly one swung out 
surveillance by detectives at in from and blocked the road. 
Waterloo who chased them to "Armed policemen ran up 
Parliament Square where they to the car. smashed the win- 
were arrested- dows and pulled out the three 

Pick-axe handles, tools and occupants. The policemen 
clothing were found in the car pinned the men down “ 

and police said they were still 
searching for firearms. The 
suspects were taken to 
Kennington police station 
A second group of suspects 

Scotland Yard said both 
arrests were connected. A man 
and a woman were later 
arrested in Kennington and 

Scargill will 
be seen but 
not heard 

Mr Arthur ScargfH the 
miners' leader, is to join a 
mass gathering of pitmen in 
his native Yorkshire, but he 
wili be silent. 

The Yorkshire National 
Union of Mineworkers have 
invited their national presi- 
dent to their annual gala and 
demonstration on Saturday, 
but not to speak. 

He will be a guest at the 
event in Doncaster when the 
chief speakers wtil be Mr Km 
Gill chairman of the Trades 
Union Congress, and Mr Den- 
nis Skinner, Labour MP for 

In die past national. presir 
dents have usually been called 
on to address the gathering of 
thousands of miners and their 

This -year, however, the 
Yorkshire NUM council has 
ignored Mr Scargill who was 
their president before being 
elected to national Office. 

Mr Jack Taylor, the York- 
shire president, said: “Arthur 
has been invited to attend but 
be is not a speaker. He win be 
on the platform like all die 
other past officials." 

Rebel pitmen 
promised law 
on equality 

Continued from page! 

Government's intention to 
institute legislation to put 
right these problems at an 
eariy opportunity." 

It is understood that the 
legislation would be included 
in the Queen's Speech, - - 

Mr Hunt also reassured 
delegates that the Govern- 
ment had no plans to privatize 
the coal industry. • 

Sir his address, cover- 
ing the performance of the 
industry after the strike told 
the conference that the estab- 
lishment of the UDM marked 
a new era in the industry. . 

He said that because of the 
High Court case, he could not 
go intqall the implications of 
the problems of paying, last 
year's award to all UDM 
members. He added that liti-. 
gation supported by the NUM 
and based on the Employment 
Protection Act of 1978 was 
also creating difficulties. 

The conference yesterday 
passed unanimously a motion 
to pursue a system of two-year 
pay deals with a minimum 
award of 1 per cent above 
current inflation. 

pects and job security . were 
being threatened. 

."The -effect of government 
decisions on these important 
day-to-day -bread-and-butter 
issues has forced this union 
into the centre of political 
controversy," he said. 

Mr Steele, aged 56, a quanti- 
ty surveyor for Glasgow Dis- 
trict Council and a member of 
the TUC general council said; 
“We must work hard to 
increase public understanding 
of the serious consequences of 
government policies for the 
public services, and by all our 
efforts make sure that by 1988 
we have elected a government 
more representative of the 
best interests of the whole 

• Legal moves have been 
made in an attempt to prevent 
water authorities spending 
thousands of pounds prepar- 
ing for privatization. 

Nalgo has lodged papers in a 
test case calling for a High 
Court judge to sanction a 
judicial review of the issue 
because it involves? the 
Thames Water Authority. 

The papers are fit the name 
of Mr John Daly. Ihe union's 
general secretary, as a 

Mr John .PitL Nalgo's na- 
tional officer for water, said 
that Thames has Spent more 
than £500,000 on an advertis- 
ing campaign in an attempt to 
portray- itself as an attractive 

cash ire. The dog became 
trapped after diasmga fox and S> 
survived by drinking from an 
underwater spring. 

Extra trains 
on scenic line 

The Settle to Carlisle rail- 
way. which has been threat- 
ened with closure, is to have 
two extra services each week- 
day, with an extra train on 
Saturdays, British Rail said 

Local authorities would pay 
£72,000 for the services, due 
to operate from July 14 until 
June 30 next year, at a cost of 
about £150,000. 

Two arrested 

Mr Tony Harlow, aged 24. 
and another man were arrest- 
ed by police in Dudley. West ^ 
Midlands, yesterday after a 
shooting incident at a public 
house on May 25. 


In the list of university rankings 
published on June 3. ihe entry 
for Leeds University under the 
heading "Mechanical 
Engineering" should have a star, 
rating it as outstanding. 

In yesterday's report of the 
Epson. . Simultaneous Bridge 
Pairs Championship, the British 
pair of J.P. Wilson and J de 
Ferranti was placed 23rd. fThis 
corrects name of P. Williams to 
J.P. Wilson). 0 

Support for minister’s call on ‘slum 9 homes 

By Tim Jones Mr David Winnick, Labour 

_ , . MP for Walsall North, who 

Mr Geoffrey Pattie jester- made the call said that conncil 
day received support from hooses had been baUt to 

council tenants in his own 
constituency for his criticism 
of council estates as “the 
world's most expensive 

The remarks of the Infor- 
mation Technolog}' Minister, 
who is a leading contender for 
promotion to tire Cabinet, bad 
outraged Labour MPs and led 
to a call for his immediate 

n tils _ owe replace slums erected by pri- 
asenfaosm «te landlords, 
s as ^he Some of Mr Pattie's Con- 
expensive serrative colleagues were em- 
barrassed by the speech, made 
the Infer- is an address to the Carlton 
y Minister, Club. However residents on an 
inteoder for estate in the heart of Mr 
abinet, bad Parties Cbertsey and Walton 
IPs audited constituency supported him 
immediate yesterday. 

Mrs Trudy Underwood, 

aged 23, who lives in a three- 
bed roomed maisonette at Mid- 
dlesex Court, Addlesurae, 
Surrey, said: “He is quite 
right They, are slums." 

She added, however: “We 
must have council houses for 
people like us who cannot 
afford their own homes. Some 
estates are only slums because 
of the way they were thrown op 
and because of some of die 
people w bo live in them." 

Mrs Christine Roake, who 
pays just over £25 a week for 
her maisonette, said: “They 

were badly bnOt in the first 
place. Alpiosf all of us have 
our names down to be moved 

By many standards, the 
estate is for superior to some 
found in deprived large inner- 
city areas, and other views 
differed. Mrs Linda Bryan, 
wbo is moving from the estate, 
said: “I have been very happy 
there. We have to have council 
homes or people would be- 
forced to live on the streets, 
because' of. the ridiculous cost 
of private acco mmo dation.". 


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.The number of people com- 
ing- into Britain from South 
Africa more than trebled last 
year, when for the first time 
since 1964, mom Britons re- 
turned home than left, accord- 
ing to an Office of Population 
Censuses and Surveys report. 

Seven thousand 7 British 
passport holders came to Brit- 
ain from South Africa between 
mid-1984 and 1985j com- 
pared with two thousand the 
previous year. 

Immigration from the New 
Commonwealth fell but a- 
record number of British citi- 
zens arrived to take upperma- 
neni residence. - The fignres 
come from the office's Inter- 
national Passenger Survey 
which records the intentions 
of a large sample of migrants 
passing in and out of Britain's 
ports and airports .in the 
period June 1984 to June 

For the first time since 
OPCS records began in 1964 
more Britons returned to the 
United Kingdom than left 
The numbers of immigrants 
from Commonwealth coun- 
tries in the Indian sub-conti- 

By Paul Valldy 

nent. Africa and the 
Caribbean declined. .■> 

The survey has a wider 
coverage than the immigra- 
tion statistics published by the 
Home Office. It encompasses 
the migration of British citi- 
zens who are not subject to 
restrictions on their move- 
ment inland out of the country 
and also includes the- inten- 
tions of those arriving foreign 
and Commonwealth immi- 
grants who have not received 
government permission to 
take up residence here. 

It shows that the influx of 
British citizens rose by 30,000 
to 120,000. The number of 
Britons leaving also rose, but 
only, by 9,000 to 114,000,' 
resulting in the first-ever re- 
corded gain of British citizens 
by immigration. This com- 
pared with a 15,000 net loss 
last year. 

The arrival of foreign citi- 
zens declaring their intention 
permanently to live here rose 
by .12,000 u> 121,000, a level 
reached only once before in 
the past decade. Of these, 
10,000 more than last year 
came from the Old Common- 
wealth countries of Australia, 

Princess’s brother 


By Michael McCarthy 

Lord AJ thorp, brother of the 
Princess of Wales, made a 
personal plea to young people 
yesterday to keep away from 

He sai±"Just don’t: get in- 
volved. From my personal 
experience of seeing what it 
can do -just don’t .take 

He was speaking on the TV- 
am programme Good Mom - 
ingBrimn in the aftermath of 
the death last week of Olivia 
Chan non. his acquaintance 
and fellow student al Oxford, 
who was the daughter of Mr 
Paul Chanson, Secretary of 
State for Trade and Industry. 

Lord Alihorp. aged 22, who 
is heir to Lord Spencer, em- 
phasized that he had never 
lakeo or been offered drugs in 
his three years of reading 
history at Magdalen College. 
He denied reports of wide- 
spread drug abuse among the 
university’s undergraduates. 

He was also at pains tb try to 
counter the image of Oxford, 
widely publicized since Miss 
Channotfs death, as the home 
ofa “fast set” for whom drug- 
taking was only one of a 
number of wild excesses. . . 

He addressed himself to 
young people watching the 
programme and said: “Just, 
don’t get involved from the 
start. That’s the easfest thing;-. 
It is a temptation, and it may 
seem very easy for me sitting, 
here. ' ' • 

*Tve got a very cosy life, 
perhaps, and all that, 

Lawyer jailed 
for £lm bank 
swindle plot 

A solicitor who master- 
. minded a plot to swindle 
banks out of £1 million was 
jailed for two years at the 
Central Criminal Court yest- 

Anthony Willson.. aged 40, 
used his inside knowledge of 
how banks dealt with sol- 
icitors’ clients'- accounts to 
plan the swindle. 

Willson found ont the 
names of solicitors, arid the 
names of banks where they 
had their clients’ accounts: 

Someone would pretend to 
be a solicitor and would 
telephorre the banks, authoriz- 
ing the transfer of money. . 

Willson, of Layer-de-la- 
Haye, Essex, and Robert Con- 
don, aged 44, a~sel£empfoyed 
builder, of Chingford, north- 
east London, who was jailed 
for two and a half years, were 
said to be principally responsi- 
ble for operating the plot 
Both men admitted conspirr 
ing-io steal money from banks. 

may seem very easy for you to 
go out there and get away from 
your problems by taking 
drugs, but it really isn’t an 
■answer.”' - 

- Questioned by the present- 
ers. Anne Diamond and Nick 
Owen, about Oxford’s “drug- 
taking set” Lord Alihorp said: 
“The drug-taking people, it’s 
such a small community in- 
side Oxford. and 99 per cent ; 
of Oxford can't afford drugs , 
anyway.” . 

He added: “It’s such an ! 
unreal picture that's been 
painted over the Iasi few days 
of Oxford, and the people that 
take drugs were about three or 
four people, mostly not con-’ 
nected directly with the uni- 
versity, but affiliated colleges 
in Oxford and Londoners who 
came down to try and capital- 
ize ori the limited high life.” 

Ho was asked what he 
thought of the “Hooray. Henry 
typeset.” '• ■ 

. He feplied:“A Hooray Hen- 
ry seems to be anyone who 
goes to public school in the 
eyes of the media, but Hooray 
Henrys, as I see h, is an 
attitude as opposed to a 
background, and it’s people 
smashing up places, and pbi- 
.listines, and I’ve kept well 
dear of it.”” 

• Police confirmed yesterday 
that they had interviewed a 
man in London during their 
inquiries into Miss Cbannon's 
death, ' 

• Letters, page 17 | 

Canada and New Zealand. 
4.000 more from the United 
States and 4.000 more from 
EEC countries, but there were 
.4,000 fewer from the New 

There were 48.000 arrivals 
from the New Common- 
wealth .(compared with 54.000 
the year before) while migra- 
tions to those countries in- 
creased by 4.000 to 35.000 
produdng a net gain of 1 3.000. 
In . contradistinction there 
vt-ere 39.000 arri vals from the 
Old Commonwealth while the 
outflow to those countries was 
down 2.0 00 to 30.000. . ] 

The combined influx, at i 
241,000. was greater than for ' 
any year since 1967/8. j 
The result was a net gain of I 
population of 64.000, double | 
that of last year which itself 
was the first time that there 
had not been a net loss. 

The survey also shows 
changes in the destinations of 
the immigrants to the differ- 
ent pans of Britain. On bal- 
ance there has been a drop of 
immigrants to Scottish regions 
while the East Midlands has 
experienced a great upsurge by 
comparison with test year. 

MPs move 
on child 

. By Nicholas Timmins 
Social Services . 

. Correspondent 

A fresh attempt by Conser- 
vative backbenchers to index- 
link the child benefit to 
preserve its real value is to be 
made today. 

The move comes after last 
year's derision to raise child 
benefit by only ISp to £7, 
instead of the 35p needed to 
keep pace with inflation, and 
fears that the Government 
intends to reduce the value of 
the benefit to help to pay for 
the new Family Credit. 

Sir Brandon Rhys-WTI- 
Jiams. .Conservative MP for 
Kensington, is planning to 
table a 10-minute rule Bill 
today after a similar amend- 
ment to the Government’s 
Social Security Bill, which had 
foe. hacking of 40 Conserva- 
tive backbenchers, was talked 
out during the Bin’s report 
stage. •; 

Sir Brandon said; “People 
forget ' that child benefit re- 
placed the old child tax allows 
ances. If foe benefit had been 
uprated in line with prices in 
the same way as tax allow- 
ances, it would be worth £8 a 
week now instead of£7. 

“The effect has been .to 
transfer £600 million away 
from families with children 
towards the general taxpayer, 
but only atom one in four 
taxpayers receive child bene- 
fit- -The result has been a 
reduction in foe real value of 
family support.” 

Ian Brady on ‘strike’ 
over prison work 

lan -Brady, foe. moors mur- 
derer, has gone bn strike from 

- his old prison job of transcrib- 
ing, books into braille for foe 
blmd because of a dispute 
ova: working conditions. Lord 
Longford, the prison reform 
campaigner, said yesterday. 

Brady, who was sent to 
prison for fife more tiffin JO 
years ago', wants, to continue 
his work inside his own cefl. 

Lord Longford said that the 
authorities -at- Park Lane Se- 
cure -- Hospital Liverpool, 

- where Brady is being held, 
have refused his request. 

“His main complaint is that 
since he has been at foe 
hospital be has not been 
allowed to do the braille work 
in his room.” Lord Longford 

He said he. visited Brady, 
aged 47, about-two weeks ago 
and found him “very 

Brady has been transcribing 
books into braille to help blmd 

Spelling aid ; 

schoolchildren for foe past 20 

He was transferred to Park 
Lane from Gartree prison, 
Leicester, last November. 

.. The Department of Health 
said foal all special hospital 
patients’ activities must be 
monitored and supervised al 
all .times. It was unable to 
comment on an Individual's 

Lord Longford, who was 
speaking in London after a 
press conference held by foe 
Matthew Trust charity, a men- 
tal health reform group, said 
that he had also visned Myra 
Hindley, Brady's former ac- 
complice. at Cookham Wood 
prison, Rochester. (0 days 

The trust urged Mr Nor- 
man Fowler, Secretary of State | 
for Social Services, to permit I 
Broadmoor hospital to change | 
its name to help remove foe i 
social stigma towards dis- 
charged- patients. 

Students at the Kingswa] 
60 mphiB three seconds. 

Kingsway High School In Chester, demonstrating their nuclear escape vehicle which goes from standstill to 
; seconds. BnQt with a £40 MoT-failnre engine, it mil be In the national finals of BP’s BuUdacar Competition 

in October (Photograph: Saresh Karadia). 

Tour operators freeze 
winter holiday prices 

By Derek Hams 

Prices of most of foe million 
winter package holidays on 
offer from Britain’s biggest 
tour operator will be held at 
last year's prices. But about 
100,000 holidays offered by 
Thomson Holidays wiR be 
cheaper than last winter. 

Long-stay holidaymakers, 
typically the retired, will be 
able to pay as little as £1.99 a 
day in self-catering accom- 

Thomson is expanding its 
programme for the over-55s 
and claims to be “significantly 
undercutting” prices of key 
competitors in this market 
which is estimated to have 
grown to more than 150,000 

It will be cheaper to take a 
winter package than to stay at 
home, foe company says. 

More people are expected to 
take long-stay breaks abroad, 
but Thomson is also forecast- 
ing growth in both ski and 
sunshine holidays. 

Overall, Thomson predicts 
that foe winter market is likely 
to grow by 15 per cent from 
last winter to about Z25 

New extras are being offered 
in holidays for foe over-55s, 
including tuition, mostly free, 
in golf, bowls, dancing, paint- 
ing and photography during 
12 different theme weeks 
which are being organized. 

Horizon, which launched its 
winter brochures a fortnight 
ago. says it has already sold a 
fifth of its 200,000 winter sun 
holidays. Horizon has also 
largely held its prices down to 
the levels of last winter. 

Hurd deplores 
British failure 
to deter theft 

Only one home in 10 is 
protected against burglars by 
strong locks, Mr Douglas 
Hurd, foe Home Secretary, 
said last night 
Some people even had 
doors and windows unlocked 
and one in five motorists 
regularly left his or her car 
unlocked, he told foe British 
Security Industry Association 
in London. 

“There is no need for foe 
citizen to spend a lot of money 
turning his home into a bris- 
tling fortress, but foe cost of a 
reasonable degree of security 
is well worth while, both in 
making the burglar’s job much 
more difficult and in reducing 
the householder's fear of 
crime", he added. 

A quarter of burglaries in 
' Britain did not involve forced 
entry, because doors and win- 
dows were left unlocked. 

Five in court 
on vicarage 

Four men and a woman 
appeared before Acton magis- 
trates yesterday charged in 
connection with an alleged 
rape and aggravated burglary 
at an Ealing vicarage. 

Three of foe men are 
charged with rape, aggravated 
burglary during which proper- 
ty worth £2.000 was stolen, 
and assault causing grevious 
bodily harm on the vicar and 
his daughter's boy friend. 

Sexton Bignail, aged 44, of 
Albrighton Road. East Dul- 
wich. and Jacqueline Defelice. 
aged 36. of Limes Walk. 
Ealing, are charged with han- 
dling stolen goods, allegedly 
taken from foe vicarage. 

Defelice is also charged with 
intending to pervert the 
course of justice by harbour- 
ing knives. 

The hearing was adjourned 

‘has no 
for IRA’ 

A Glasgow landlord accused 
of aiding a cell of Irish 
terrorists plotting a bomb 
campaign in Britain told the 
Central Criminal Court yes- 
terday he had no sympathy for 
the IRA. 

John Boyle, aged 26. said he 
had no interest in Irish poh~ 

I tics. ‘T would like to have 

j nothing whatsoever to do with 
^ politics.” he told the jury. 

Mr Boyle, an electrician, 
has been accused by Mr Roy 
Am lot. for the prosecution, of 
remaining silent about an 
arms and bomb-making cache 
I in a cellar at James Gray 
Street. Glasgow, where he had 
rented a room to Patrick 
Magee, aged 35, Gerard Mc- 
Donnell. aged 35. Martina 
Anderson, aged 23, and Ella 
O’ Dwyer, aged 26. 

Mr Boyle said he had lived 
at 17 James Gray Street since 
he was nine. He and bis 
mother went to Donegal to 
live for 18 months but re- 
lumed in 1 983. And Mr Boyle 
said he had no links with the 
Irish community while living 
in Donegal- 

Mr Geoffrey Robertson, his 
counsel, told the jury: “This 
story is about a young man of 
good character without foe 
slightest motive to help the 
IRA or the slightest interest in 
their political acts who had 
become innocently caught up 
on the fringes of their 

Mr Boyle is accused of 
procuring, counselling, aiding, 
abetting or being an accessory 
to the commission of a crime 
by assisting with foe provision 
of premises and the storage of 
materials for causing explo- 

Mr Boyle is also alleged to 
have possessed or controlled 
explosive substances and to 
have been an accessory to foe 
commission of a crime by 
Magee. McDonnell. Anderson 
and O’Dwyer by secreting 
materials for causing explo- 
sions in foe cellar of his home. 

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Sanctions debate 

PM questioned 

Lost plutonium 

could be 
ended by 


. Mrs Thatcher, the Prime Min- 
ister. made plain her dislike of 
' economic sanctions against 
South Africa when she clashed 
with Mr Neil Kin nock. Leader 
of the Opposition, over their 
effectiveness during question 
time in the Commons. 

She said the important thing 
was to try and end apartheid by 
negotiation. However. Mr 
Kinnock said negotiations could 
only come through pressure and 
sanctions were vital to that 

Mr James Craigcn (Glasgow 
Man hill. Lab), who opened the 
exchanges, asked in what sense 
could Mrs Thatcher claim her 
administration was giving moral 
leadership on the issue of South 

Mrs Thatcher We tried at the 
Commonwealth conference to 
.see if we could get the solution to 
the South African problem by 
negotiation and helped to set up 
.the Eminent Persons' Group. 

That EPG was widely wel- 
comed. It was due to our 
leadership. If it had not been for 
the bombing of the three capitals 
that group would have continued 
and could have come to a 

Mr Kinnock; When Bishop 
Tntn and his colleagues as well 
as the African National Con- 
gress and the United Demo- 
cratic Front together with other 
organisations representative of 
. majority black opinion in South 
Africa, say repeatedly that eco- 
nomic sanctions are the most 
effective non-violent way to pur- 
sue the end of apartheid, what 
right has she got to disagree 
with them? 

Mrs Thatcher: With due respect 
to him. we each have a right and 
duty to formulate our own 

Mr Kinnock; fn that case, we 
can tell she is not black and in 
Sooth Africa where they do not 
have the right to formulate their 
own opinions. That is what is 
wrong with the system. 

Since she offered her opinion, 
as she is perfectly entitled to do. 
last Friday about what was best 
for the black people of South 
Africa, what was her authority 
for stating that? 

Mrs Thatcher I have given, and 
will continue to give, our own 
view on the lack of effectiveness 
of economic sanctions. I will 
' continue to give our own view 
that the important thing is to try 
and end apartheid by negotia- 
tion and to try to get the 
cessation of violence on all sides. 
That will continue to be our 
. objective. 

Mr Kinnock: Mr Botha's regime 
will continue to mock it. If she 
really wants negotiations they 
can only come through pressure 
and economic sanctions are vital 
to pressure. 

Mrs Thatcher Perhaps he will 
remember what previous mem- 
bers of his own party have said 
about sanctions? Perhaps he will 
remember what Mrs Helen 
Suzman has said about ' sanc- 
tions. that they dearly would not 
be effective, they would be 

Mr Kinnock wants sanctions 
which will increase unemploy- 
ment in South Africa and which 
will increase unemployment 
here. How does he think that 
will bring about peaceful 

Mr William Hamilton (Central 
Fife. Lab): With regard to her 
meeting with the Queen tonight, 
and in view of her Majesty's 
known anxiety about the need to 
preserve the unity of the 
Commonwealth, will the Prime 
Minister, despite what she said 
last week, give her Majesty an 
assurance that she places Che 
onity of the Commonwealth 
above the unity of her own party. 
Mrs Thatcher If Mr Hamilton 
had listened he would have 
heard that I do not have an 
audience of her Majesty this 
evening. There are certain 
things I discuss with her and not 
w itta anybody else. 

Mr Norman Si John-Stevas 
(Chelmsford. CJe WBl she con- 
vey to her Majesty Mr 
Hamilton's concern about her 
welfare. (Laughter) 

Mrs Thatcher I have nothing to 
add to what I have already said. 
Mr David Steel. Leader of the 
Liberal Party: In advance of the 
debate will she explain the 
distinction in her mind between 
sanctions, effective economic 
measures and effective 

Most of ns find it humiliating 
that Britain has to be dragged 
along to inevitable action to 
bring pressure to bear on South 
Africa ' for positive change. 
Should we not give leadership? 
Mrs Thatcher. We took the lead 
in setting up the Eminent Per- 
sons Group which would have 
been successful but for the 
circumstances 1 have mentioned. 
The aim is to secure effective 
measures to end the system of 
apartheid and enable black 
South Africans to play a proper 
part in the development of South 

Mr Michael Hirst (Strathkelvin 
and Bearsden. Ck Bishop 
Moekeno. leader of the Indepen- 
dent Reform Church in Sooth 
Africa, with four and a half 
million black Christian adher- 
ents, is here and has brought a 
dear message to the British 
people that, while apartheid is 
totally unacceptable, economic 
sanctions and disinvestment 
would be profoundly damaging 
and unhelpful to die Ssetls 
African people. 

Mrs Thatcher: That underlines 
our view that any measures 
should be aimed to bring about 
tbe end of apartheid. 

Mr Roger King (Birmingham, 
North field, C): Has she read 
reports that the Church 
Commissioners are not able and 
willing to withdraw investment 
from Sooth Africa because it 
might affect (he livelihood of 
clergy in this country* Thou- 
sands of work people and many 
companies in Oils country will be 
similarly affected if diem are 
swingeing trade sanctions OB 

South Africa. 

XL-. .1 

Healey warns Thatcher 
on widening gulf 
in the Commonwealth 


If measures taken by Britain 
against South Africa were to be 
effective, they must give the 
South African Government an 
incentive to respond positively 
rather than an excuse to retreat 
still further into isolation. Sir 
Geoffrey Howe. Secretary of 
State for Foreign and Common- 
wealth Affairs, said during the 
Commons debate on an Oppo- 
sition motion on South Africa. 

Opening the debate. Mr De- 
nis Healey, chief Opposition 
spokesman on foreign and 
Commonwealth affairs, said 
that if the Prime Minister 
vetoed action against South 
Africa again it could inflict 
massive shame on the Govern- 
ment from which the British 
people could not escape. 

Last year, he said, she had 
deliberately created a gulf in the 
Commonwealth. If she widened 
that gulf this year the Common- 
wealth might not survive. 

Mr Healey moved an Oppo- 
sition motion calling on the 
Government, in view of the 
worsening situation in South 
Africa and the report of the 
Commonwealth Eminent Per- 
sons Group, to work actively 
with the European Community. 
Commonwealth and United 
Nations for the imposition of 
effective economic measures 
against the Government of 
South Africa. 

He said that last year at 
Nassau the Prime Minister cre- 
ated a gulf between Britain and 
all other members of the 
Commonwealth both old and 
new. If she deliberately widened 
that gulf this year the Common- 
wealth itself might not survive. 

inside South Africa the situa- 
tion had dramatically deteri- 
orated in the past lew days. 

We have in South Africa 
today (he went on) a police state 
in which the government's 
agents have a licence to arrest 
without explanation and kill 
without being called to account 
South Africa today suffers from 
a news blackout far more com- 
plete than any communist coun- 

try has ever known. 
(Conservative interruptions) 

Armed men could break up 
church services and no word 
could be published of what bad 
happened. The apartheid regime 
had blotted out the truth in the 
blackest Arctic nighL The Emi- 
nent Persons Group bad de- 
scribed tire system in South 
Africa as "awesome in its 

The report described a system 
where the shooting or torturing, 
of political opponents was ac- 
cepted practice and where the 
state systematically used exces- 
sive violence against peaceful 
demonstrators, including 
mutilating the faces of school- 
children with sjamboks. 

Yet all the Prime Minister 
■ could find to say about that 
system on television last week 
after reading the report was: “It 
must have been so irritating, so 
.full of resentment. I understand 
"how they fed.” 

Poes she (he continued) really 
understand? Can she really 
understand? Can she not see 
that on South Africa as on so 
many issues closer io home her 
total incapacity to understand 
how the victims of society feel 
about their predicament makes 
her unfit for office? 

The Eminent Persons Group 
had been as shocked and as- 
tounded by the reality of apart- 
heid as they were impressed by 
the quality and moderation of 
those who opposed it. 

The Group had found the 
leaders of the ANC and the 
United Democratic Front 
wanted to achieve a multi-racial 
society by peaceful negotiation. 
They were prepared to suspend 
violence in order to achieve 

But the British Government, 
until very recently, had refused 
all contact with ANC members. 
Even now. it refused to allow its 
Ministers to talk with them. 

Instead, the British Govern- 
ment. like the United States 
administration, had chosen 
constructive engagement with 
apartheid. The Pretoria regime 
had rewarded them by sys- 
tematic deception. 

The EPG bad said that the 

South African Government had 
effected a specialized vocabu- 
lary whereby saying one thing, 
they meant another. 

The Prime Minister (Mr 
Healey said) and President Rea- 
gan fell for it hook, line and 
smker. President Botha has 
played the Prime Minister and 
President Reagan for suckers. 
(Conservative cry oft 
"Rubbish." and Labour cheers). 
. Mr Botha bad admitted as 
much last week, when address- 
ing his own pari lament. So (Mr 
Healey added) constructive 
engagement wasa farce from the 

The Prime Minister had 
agreed to that in Nassau last 
year because she bad signed the 
communique saying that 
constructive engagement had 
failed to end apartheid or to gain 
freedom for Namibia. 

South African aggression 
.against the Commonwealth 
countries who were her neigh- 
bours was the business of the 
whole outside world. 

This aspect had received far 
too little attention. It had delib- 
erately disrupted the oil supplies 
of six of its neighbouring states 
and attacked vital railway 
communications in seven. 

Mr Malcolm Fraser, the for- 
mer Australian Prime Minister, 
who was a co-chairman of the 
EPG. had said slaughter and 
bloodshed in South Africa 
would be worse than it had been 
in Vietnam. The EPG as a whole 
had commented that it would be 
the worst since World War II. 

It would be a bloodbath that 
black people would be bound to 
win in the end but one which 
they wished to avoid if humanly 

The key paragraph, almost at 
the end of the EPG report, said 
that the question was not 
whether such measures would 
compel change. It was already 
the case that their absence and 
Pretoria's belief that they need 
not be feared deferred change. 

That was a condemnation of 
the Prime Minister by a jury of 
her peers, which she had helped 
to appoint. 

Her action at Nassau had 
prevented effective action by the 

Thousands of British jobs 
depend on trade with SA 

Sir Geoffrey Howe moved the 
Government amendment which 
called on the Government, in 
■ view of the worsening situation 
in South Africa and in the light 
of the report of the Common- 
wealth EPG. to work actively 
with the European Community, 
the Commonwealth, and the 
Economic Summit Seven coun- 
tries for effective measures 
which would help achieve a 
peaceful solution in South Af- 
rica based on negotiations and a 
suspension of violence on all 

He said if he had to identify 
one consistent thread running 
through Mr Healey's entire ap- 

R roach to foreign policy it was 
is insistence that Britain 
should do everything now that it 
did not do when he was in 
Government. If this problem 
was as easy as he suggested, it 
would have been solved long 

Apartheid cast a shadow not 
only over South Africa but over 
the whole region and South 
Africa' defence of that indefen- 
sible system brought her into 
conflict with her neighbours. 

Britain had major economic 
interests in South Africa which 
had been totally ignored by Mr 
Healey. He had taken no ac- 
count either of the extent to 
which British capital and British 
skills and British people had 
contributed much to its eco- 
nomic vitality. In considering 
measures that should be 
adopted to promote change in 
South Africa, it would be quite 
wrong to overlook completely 
the 120.000 jobs in Britain 
which depended directly on 
trade with South Africa. If these 
jobs were destroyed in Britain 
they would not be created 
elsewhere in the world. 

There could be at least 2 
million people of British birth 
and descent in South Africa and 
800.000 of them might have a 
right of abode in this country'- 
Those people aspired to play a 
part in the development of that 
country as well as all other 
people including the black 

Yet for all of them that future 
was at risk if it was to be 
dominated by economic strug- 
gle and racial conflict and it 
would not help if the South 
Africa that emerged from such a 
conflict saw itself as having 
done so in the face of opposition 
from Bn tain or the West 
Against that background, he 
and the Prime Minister had 
repeatedly made plain that the 
objective of the Government 
was to see apanheid brought to 
an end at as early a date as 

possible and a non-ractai society 
and democratic government 
established with proper safe- 
guards for the minorities. 

That was the only hope for a 
prosperous South - Africa living 
in harmony with its neighbours, 
but that had to be achieved 
peacefully and without 

it would not help to promote 
changes of that kind if there 
were to be implemented policies 
that would ruin the South 
African economy. 

The past year or two had seen 
the repeal of a great deal of petty 
apanheid. That was something 
that could not be brushed aside. 
There had been fundamental 
reforms in legislation which a 
year or so ago would have been 
beyond imagination. 

The South African Govern- 
ment had begun to find the 
courage to make a start but they 
had not yet found the final 
courage of conviction, the 
conviction necessary to say that 
apartheid in all its guises must 
be swept away. 

Tbe EPG had said that vi- 
olence was firmly rooted in the 
apartheid system. Treating it 
only as a security problem 
without tackling the underlying 
causes of the problem could 
only make things worse. It was 
that underlying problem, the 
nature of the system itselC that 
cried out for change. . 

For that change to be effective 
it needed to come from dialogue 
and the suspension of violence 
on all sides. 

realistic hope ot progress. 1 
hope, as he: does, but what 
grounds ofhope has. he that the 
Botha Government will enter 
into realistic negotiations? 

Sir Geoffrey Howe: It is because 
the group concluded as it did 
that the House is considering 
this motion and amendment 
We must ensure that the 
contribution made by the group 
is not wasted because in tbe end, 
and sooner rather than later, we 
must all hope that the only way 
forward is to be found by 
negotiation. The objectives 
must surely remain the same as 
those defined at Nassau. 

Mr Robin Maxwell— Hyslop 
(Tiverton, C); If South Africa 
threatens or executes military 
action against its neighbours, 
like Botswana, or strangles them 
economically, should we not 
warn South Africa that it is an 
act of war which will be met 
accordingly? (Cheers and 

Sir Geoffrey Howe said that the 
point deserved further 

It is also increasingly dear (he 
added) that the key to 
commencement of dialogue is 
the unconditional release of 
Nelson Mandela. That must be 
seen as the most important act 
of reconciliation it is necessary 
to take. 

The Eminent Persons Group 
had overcome suspicion and 
mistrust and offered the South 
African Government an 
opportunity without precedent 
to break the vicious cirde of 

All regretted that the South 
African Government had failed 
so far to take that opportunity. 

We must urge on the South 
African Government above all 
(he said) to think again about 

Experience taught them that 
measures directed at the econ- 
omy of a country were most 
unlikely to be effective. 

No one should underestimate 
how resistance in South Africa 
could be maintained if the 
economy was seen to be under 
siege. There would be severe 
and long-term consequences for 
the South Africa 

It was on that basis that the 
Government was considering 
what measures should be put 
into place. If measures were to 

be effective, any steps taken 

must give the South African 
Government the incentive to 

The group had charted the 
course for negotiations which 
must eventually take place, and 
had identified the obstacles 
ahead and some ways round 
them. The mission would have 
been worthwhile for that alone. 
Mr Neil Kinnock. Leader of the 
Opposition: He has referred to 
negotiation as the Prime Min- 
ister has. and has talked about 
dialogue. The EPG said the 
adequate progress they had 
looked for had not materialised. 
In recent weeks, the Govern- 
ment would appear to have 
moved consciously away from 

respond positively rather than 
offer th 

them an excuse to retreat 
still further into saolauon. 

If such steps were to be 
effective, any steps they took 
must should be designed to 
encourage the South African 
Government and business 
community to press ahead with 
the agenda of reform. Any such 
steps must secure the support of 
the international community. In 
the absence of that they would 
be no more than an empty 

They would be in toucb with 
their partners and in Europe. 
Consultations had already be- 

Howe: Unconditional release of 
Mandela is the key 

Healey; Troth Matted out in 
blackest Arctic night 

Commonwealth. If she vetoed 
action again, it could inflict 
massive shame on her Govern- 
ment. from which the British 
people as a whole could not 

How this issue was tackled 
might well determine whether 
the Commonwealth survived as 
an institution. Warnings had 
been given by some Common- 
wealth leaden that they might 
leave the Commonwealth if the 
Prime Minister exercised her 
veto again. 

Mr Antony Marlow (Northamp- 
ton North. Ck Good riddance! 
(Labour protests) 

Mr Healey said he hoped - they 
would not carry that out because 
within two years there would be 
another British Government 
which would have a very dif- 
ferent policy on South Africa. 

Bui the warnings could not be 
ignored and nor. as the Prime 
Minister knew, could the Palace. 

The arguments which the 
Government were using against 
sanctions were increasingly 
threadbare and contradictory. 
The Prime Minister’s real con- 
cern was the future of Britain's 
economic interests. But the 
value of Britain's investments 
had already fallen by half with 
the value of the Rand. 

More . and more British 
companies as well as other 
.multinationals were gening out 
as fast as they could. There was 
an imminent prospect of the 
South African Government 
imposing : exchange controls 
which would stop British 
companies repatriating their 
profits and South Africa might 
default on its debts. 

In feet. South Africa was no 
longer a shining pillar of indus- 
trial enterprise. It -was sliding 
fast into the condition of a 

banana republic. 

But did the Government 

really oppose sanctions? Its 
amendment today would be 
quite acceptable to him. pro- 
vided the omission of the word 
“economic" did not exclude 
economic measures. The objec- 
tives which the Government set 
in its amendment were totally 
acceptable to the Opposition. 
He had been tempted to accept 

If he found the Foreign 
Secretary's speech allayed 
doubts about the meaning of the 
amendment he might still dis- 
cuss the possibility of accepting 
it with his colleagues. 

- If the Government's words 
meant what they said, and they 
were not part of the Sooth 

African vocabulary, then it was 
committing" hscJfto a course of 
action which meant increasing 
pressure -on the apartheid re- 
gime steadily over the months 
and years until it finally agreed 
to negotiation 

We would be wise (he said) to 
consider graduated economic 
and other measures to be ap- 
plied at intervals as envisaged at 
the Nassau meeting until finally 
negotiation takes place. If that ts 
what the Government is 
recommending to the House, 
that is fine by .me but if not. if 
these are simply weasel words 
by which the. Governme n t 

hopes' to escape criticisin' and 
responsibility for a few months, 
then I warn it; it is riding 
straight for disaster. 

We in Britain (he said) have 
become used to the chilly indif- 
ference of the Prime Minister to 
human suffering. We are used to 
her armour-plated complacency 
on issues where her ignorance is 
toiaL We are used to it but we 
are sick and tired of h. (Labour 
cheers) But what we cannot 
accept is her monstrous sacra 
egoism which allows her to say: 
Ir 1 were the odd one out and I 
were right it would not matter. 
She is not always right 

Economic action must not 

be judged by cost to UK 

Dr David Owen. Leader of the 
SDP. said it must be dear to 
anybody listening to the Foreign 
Secretary, that he had not made 
up his mjnd what, if anything, 
he intended to do. That might 
be an advantage to all of them, 
because the debate was early 
enough, perhaps, to influence 

There had been a crack in the 
previously solid facade which 
white South Africa presented to 
the world. There were signs oF a 
crack in the moral judgement of 
the Dutch Reform Church. 

I say to the Prime Minister (he 
went on) that on this issue above 
all more genuine moral indigna- 
tion about what is going on in 
South Africa would not come 

There was a desperate need 
for this country to show that it 
was prepared to pay a price, to 
live up to its feelings of moral 
repugnance. We must not pie 
said) judge any economic action 
that may be necessary by the. 
cost to us. 

Any sanction or measure if it 
was to have value must have the 
support of the entire inter- 
national community. They had 
seen in Rhodesia the problem 
when that solid support was 

But no one writing the history 
of the independence of Zim- 
babwe . would ever say that 
sanctions had no impact on the 
Smith regime. They had. The 
tragedy was that they coukl have 
been much more powerful and if 
they had been carefully and 
determinedly applied, the 
armed struggle would not have 
wreaked such a toll. 

The Government should rec- 
ognize that the threshold of 
economic sanctions had to be 
crossed. The best way was a ban 
on new investment It would be 
the dearest and most positive 
signal to the business commu- 
nity in South Africa that the 
squeeze would be relentlessly 

it would also be beneficial if - 
an international strategy could . 
be devised which would restrict 
loans to South Africa, and a ban 
on direct intercontinental air 
travel Into South Africa was 
among other measures which 
ought to be thought oC 

Another sanction which was . 
much discussed was whether 
action should be taken against 
fruit and vegetables. This would 
be a way of impacting on the ' 
Afrikaans farmer, an important 
element in singling out the 
groups of people to whom it was 
necessary to bring home the 
impatience of the world. There 
was not much time. 

Mr Francis Pym (South East 
Cambridgeshire. O- a former 
Secretary of State for- Foreign 
and Commonwealth Affairs, 
said there was something 
approaching a universal feeling 
that it was no longer adequate to 
look on. wring one's hands and 
do nothing. The feeling was that 
inaction in this case was im- 

Sanctions would inflict hard- 
ship an individuals in South 
Africa and on the national 

But the opposite policy — not 
applying sanctions — bad not 
resulted in political progress, let 
alone power-sharing. Rather; it 
led to an extension of privilege 
and use of emergency powers. 

It also increased hardship on 
indiviuals. It was a Catch 22 

He wanted the British Gov- 
ernment to take a positive lead 

Owen: Signs of crack 
in white fe 


in identifying . the measures 
which the EPG report unani- 
mously concluded were nec- 
essary against South Africa — 
not as reluctant co-operators, 
but rather setting their abjec- 
tions aside. 

• We look (he said) to i he 
Foreign Secretary and the Prime 
Minister to take the initiative to 
lead the way and the sooner the 
first measures are in place, the 

On. any geo-political and 
strategic analysis, the free world 
needed SOuth Africa, because of 
its - huge resources . and geo- 
graphical position. 

-No wonder the communists 
did all they could to undermine 

We have to bring it back into 
the fold of our civilized democ- 
racies (he said). That, aside from 
the great disarmament issue, is 
the greatest challenge feeing the 
world today. We look to the 

British Government to meet 
that challenge. 

Dame Judith Hart (Clydesdale. 
LabV a" former' Minister for 
Overseas Development, said 
she hoped Labour MPs would 
not vote against the Govern- 
ment amendment because she 
welcomed anything that might 
lead to effective measures. 

The real issue, though, was 
what those measures should be. 

.She rejected the kind that 
merely sought to say us the 
Pretoria regime: “Behave better, 
we do not like you.” 

What she was after was what 
Mrs Thatcher had talked about 
— effective measures. 1 

Tbe trans-national corpora- 
tions operating in key areas in 
South Africa. 142 of which were 
British, should di&irrvesL- Such 
disinvestment, together with 
. effective financial ' sanctions, 
need not mean great damage or 
loss of jobs to the British 
. economy. . =•.. .. 

Sir Anthony Kershaw (Stroud. 
C) said trade sanctions were not 
appropriate because he did not 
believe Mr Botha "intended to 
refinqnish power, whatever the 
pressures and whatever the cost. 
Neither sanctions nor. anything, 
else were relevant W : changing 
. his mind - f , 

Sanctions would be" an- ex- 
ercise in moral indignation. Of 
course' South Africa feared sanc- 
tions and they would make life 
more difficult, but it did not 
follow that it would change its 
mind. The idea that the present 
; . regime would have one man. 
one vote and agree, in effect, to 
commit suicide -was absolutely 

Sanctions would not bring 
parties to ibe conference table. 

. War was not the price people 
from outside were renti tied to 
ask the people of South Africa to 

Had diplomacy .really: been 
exhausted? Britain should not 
be stampeded by the shouts of 
those behind her and those who 
in many cases stood in no 
danger and perhaps themselves 
hoped to gain, stampeded into a 
policy of cry .havoc and let loose 
the does of war. 

Mr Guy Barnett (Greenwich. 
Lab) said if. there was not 
already a war in South Africa, 
there soon would be. The- vi- 
olence in South Africa and the 
violence committed by South 
Africa against its neighbours 
immediately to the north were' 
the first signs of that developing 
bloodbath. That was the reason 
he believed . this was a des- 
perately urgent situation and 
one that ' the Govdriiment's 
attitude did not measure tip to. 

Role of new court 


When the European Commu- 
nities (Amendment) Bill began 
Its committee stage In the Com- 
mons MPs from both sides of 
tbe House questioned the need 
for an additional European 

Mr Edward Taylor (Southend 

East O moved an amendment 

which was subsequently neg- 
atived. challenging whether the 
proposal to set up the new court 
should be incorporated into the 
1972 ACL 

Mrs Lynda Chalker. Minister of 
State for Foreign and Common- 
wealth Affairs, explained that 
the proposal was that the Court 
Of First Instance would do no 
more than relieve the Court of 
Justice of some of the existing 
burden of work. It would hear 
certain classes of action brought 

subject lu a right of appeal on 
points of law to the Court of 
Justice itself. 

ft would not bear cases 
brought by member states nor by 
(be institutions of the Commu- 
nity. These went to the Euro- 
pean Court of Justice. It would 
be there to clear np some of the 
very detailed probing necessary 
in cases which came to tbe Court 
of Justice. 

We are seeking (she said) to 
make it easier and quicker to 
fntroduce procedural' reforms. 
Substantive power changes will 
have to go before national 
parliaments. There is nothing in 
the Single European Act nor in 
this Bill which alters that in any 

This dear-cut and eminently 
practical measure could help the 
load on the European Court of 
Justice in a forthright and 
sensible way. The amendment 
would hinder that very objective. 

.The . committee case, was 

Misunderstanding led to loss of plutonium 


A misunderstanding between 
British Nuclear Fuels Ltd and 
the Atomic Energy Authority 
led to the disappearance of eight 
kilogrammes of plutonium be- 
tween Seltafieid and Dounreay. 
Lord Gray of Contin. Minister of 
State for Scotland, said during 
question time in the House of 

Answering a question from 
Lord Brockway (Lab) about the 
missing material, he said: Resi- 
dues containing plutonium 
from the fabrication at Sella field 
of fuel for the prototype fest 
reactor at Dounreay are sent 
from Scllafield to Dounreay for 
recovery of the plutonium. 

A discrepancy was identified 
beiween the estimated pluto- 
nium content of materials sent 
and the plutonium recovered. 

plutonium was subsequently 
found to be still undissolved 
within the reprocessing plant. 
Thai was recovered. There was 
no possibility of an explosion 
and there was no danger to staff 
or the public. 

Lord Brockway: The . extraor- 
dinary and disturbing feet is that 
eight kilogrammes of pluto- 
nium. enough to make two atom 
bombs, was officially listed as 
missing in 1984 and it was not 
found until 1 1 months later at 
the bottom of the dissolver at 

Would he confirm that it was 
wrongly labelled when it was 
sent from Sdiafieid and should 
not have been sent at all because 
it had not been sintered and 
would not dissolve in nitric 
acid? Will the Government take 
action to prevent a recurrence of 

this extraordinary event? .. 

Lord Gray of Contin: I cannot 
confinn. tiie ; quantityJnvolved_ 

bombs. There was no risk at any 
lime of this material being so 

Lord Motley (Lab): Will the 
system be investigated to make 
sure this, cannot happen again? 
Lord Gray of Contin: There was 
dearly some misunderstanding 
between British Nuclear Fuels 
Ltd and the Atomic Energy 
Authority about the quantity of 
potentially insoluable material 
sent from Sella field. Bath bodies 
are taking steps to ensure there 
is no recurrence. 

Lord Avebury (Lk Would the 
Government ensure there is a 
review of the accounting 

Lord Gray of Contin: ft was as a 
result of the accounting proce- 
dure that the initial discrepancy 
was discovered. 

LordStoddartof5*indoii (Lab): 
Eight kilogrammes of . pluto- 
nium is an enormous amount of ■ 

mind that it is .measured and 
accounted for in grammes. 

Has not the impression been 
given of slackness in manage- 
memai Sdiafieid which must be 
put right and-a lack of. com mu- 
ni cation between Dounreay and 
Sellafiekf? - 

Lord Gray of Contin: I would 
not accept that. There has been a 
great deal of care taken through- 
out the. industry to ensure that 
there is no ' danger in . the 
transporting of materials be- 
tween Sdiafieid and Dounreay. 
These procedures are being 
checkccL.The highest standards 
have already been attained. . 

Parliament today 

Commons (2^30): . Debate on 
'foreign affeirs. 

Lords (230y. Debates on public 
investment in bousing, on. tbe 
environment and on 

Six seek 


Lee: Nobody can be 
proud of events 

Prior (Waveaey, O only so that 
they conk! effectively impress 
Cabinet members with undue 

Mr Lee: We are in tbe air, not 
under water at the present time. 
(Conservative laughter and 
shoot o£ “He does not know the 

I repeat, this is a project of 
which, historically, neither in- 
dustry n«r the Ministry of 
Defence can be particularly 

Sir Anthony Buck (Colchester 
North, O, a . former Under 
Secretary of State for Defence, 
wanted to know when the Gov- 
ernment would be aUe to an- 
nounce something definitive, 
more firm and specific, about Che 
Nimrod programme. Would h be 
in a month, or a year? 

Mr Lee said the Government 
had something like 50 officials 
wo rkin g on the overall pro- 
gramme, some of whom would 
carefully evaluate the proposals 
as they came in- 
Mr. Kevin McNamara (Huff 
North, Lab): The , Ministry 
seems to be all at sea over this 
matter. Why on this* as on 
previous occasions, has it de- 
cided to move the goal posts in 
terms of rendering? This has all 
the unsavoury atmosphere that 
attended the tendering for the 
RAF- trainer. 

Has- the department given up 
all - belief in a British early 
warning over-the-horizon radar 
system? wai he give an under- 
taking that the announcement 
about which system is to be 
adopted will. be made in the 
House and sot leaked from the 
department or slipped out when 
the House is in recess? 

Mr Lee: In doe course tbe 
decision, by the Secretary of 
State for Defence, will be an- 
nounced in the House. We 
intend this competition to be 
iota] lyevm-hnaded ■ . 

^ir Hector Monro (Dumfries, 
Cy. Io the Nimrod we have a 
first-class airframe and eng i nr . 
Is it really beyond the wit of oor 
industry to provide a radar set to 
be added so that we can fulfil the 

Mr Lee: It would be inappro- 
priate for me to answer that or be 
drawn. We are in a toll and 
genuine competition situation. 

Frigate orders 

before recess 

It was . the Government's 
intention to make ad announce- 
ment on frigate orders before the 
House rose - for the summer 
recess. Mr r John Lee: Under 
Secretary of State for Defence 
Procurement, sahl during Com- 
mons questions. 

Mr Dentil Davies, chief Oppo- 
dc fence 

sition spokesman' on 
and disarmament, had asked: 
Has' the minister not In effect 
confirmed what we all believe 
that this Government, will not 
he able to honour the commit- 
mem to a SO warship Navy and 
that means ordering three type 
23. frigates every year for some 
considerable time. The implica- 
tion is that the Navy will be cut. 
reduced and rob down in order 
toj»y for Trident,;-- - 
Mr Lee He is totally wrong, ft is 
" MilLX 

The Government confirmed that 
it had received proposals for 
airborne early , wanting (AEW) 
systems fr om six contractors, 
including GEC Avionics and 
three United States companies 
— Boeing, Gnminu mad 
. Lockheed. 

Mr John Lee. Under Secretary 
of State for Defence Procure- 
ment. also told MPs during 
CMtsieas questioning that the 
US Government bad made pro- 
posals to supply either of flte 
systems currently used in their 
nrifitasy service: A0 contractors 
had been asked to state firm 
prices by July 7. 

Tbe Ministry of Defence had 
something like 50 officials work- 
ing on tbe overall project. 

Mr - Alexander Carlile 
(Montgomery, L) asked why the 
tender dace had been moved so 
often — row times, he believed. 

Was it because of a running 
dispute between the Department 
of Trade and (be Ministry of 

Mr Lee said the Gove r n m ent 
.was running a fair competition 
and Intended to be totally even- 
handed. (Labour tanshter) 

Mr Gerald Howarth (Ouroock 
and B nr n tv ropd, C) said that a 
number of overseas proposals 
would provide aircraft other 
than the Nimrod. 

If one of those was selected, 
did Mr Lee foresee the 11 AEW 
Nimrods could be possflrfy re- 
deployed in the anti-submarine 
warfare (ASW) role? 

Mr Lee said that suggestion 
would be considered, as would 
any cost-effective solution. 

Mr Dale Campbell -Savours 
(Workington, Lab) suggested 
that the scandal of Nimrod, 
made by Marconi Systems, was 
surpassed only by Tigcrfish. the 
torpedo that did ml work. 

Did tut Marconi Underwater 
Systems Limited need a major 
shake-up? Had they not pur- 
chased the services of Mr James 

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MPs want guaranteed 
jobs scheme for the 
long-term unemployed 

The Government should 
give a job guarantee to every- 
_one out of work for more than 
three years, an all-party Com- 
mons committee recommend - 
-- ed yesterday. . 

- It called for pilot schemes, 
.offering a one-year job to 

* some of the long-term unezn- 
. ployed, as a way of reducing 
“ the “prison sentence" of 
7 unemployment. 

Ministers have promised to 
-give the proposal full consid- 
eration, as well as other mea- 
; sures suggested by- the 
' employment select committee 
. to cut the dole queues. 

Mr Eric Forth. Conserva- 
;uve MP for Mid Worcester- 

- shire, was the only committee 
member to vote against a 

• nationwide jobs guarantee 
scheme, estimated at costing 
£1.000 million. Two other 

' ' Conservative MPs on the 
committee yesterday repeated 
their strong backing for it, - 

The committee, originally 

- called for a £3300 million 
' package of measures to tackle 

long-term unemployment 
‘ But the Government disputed 

- the costings and did not back 

- the proposals. 

The committee responded 
yesterday by scaling down its 
original demands and said the 
£1.000 million jobs-guarantee 
scheme would lead to savings 
' in social security benefits. 

It stated: “We welcome- the 

. By Sheila Gmm Political Staff 

reiteration of - the 
Government’s concern about 
the long-term unemployed 
and lake its reply as in no way 
a rejection of the committee's 
assertion that the- long-term 
unemployed represent a prior- 
ity category for assistance. 

“It is for them that the 
privation and damage caused 
by long-term unemployment 
is greatest and that is why we 
recommend urgent action 
should be taken to make these 
people a potential employer's 
first choice, not bis Hast." 

Mr Ron Leighton, the com- 
mittee chairman and Labour 
MP for Newham North East. 
sai± .-“People have compared 
unemployment to a prison 
sentence. We should at' least 
put a time limit on the 
sentence. Three years should 
.be the maximum that any- 
body is in the prison of 


• Lending his support, Mr 
Andrew Rowe, Conservative 
MP for Mid Kent, said: “The 
offer of a guarantee to those 
unemployed for three years or 
more would dramatically alter 
the climate and the whole 
debate about long-term unem- 
ployment. L think the Govern- 
ment is much closer to giving 
this guarantee than appears to 
be recognized." 

Mr Bryan Nicholson, chair- 
man of the Manpower Ser- 
vices Commission, was also 

* Double life sentences I Outbreak of 

for shotgun robber 

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Paul Ross, who shot two 
men and carried out a number 
of armed robberies, received 
, two life sentences and addi- 
tional terms totalling SO years 
. when be appeared at the 
Central Criminal Court 

Ross, aged 22, .was de- 
scribed by Sir James. Miskin, 
QC. the Recorder of London, 
as “a very serious and con- 
tinuing danger to the public". - 

Sir James said that he 
wanted everyone to know that 
deterrent sentences would be 
handed out to those prepared 
to use firearms. ' 

Two men. who were shot 
were lucky to survive. 

The judge awarded one, of 
. them. Mr Andrew Douglas, 
aged 27. a travelling salesman, 
1-of Walerhall Avenue, 

• Chingford, north-east Lon- 

don. £200 for his “incredible , 
' bravery". He lost the sight of j 
bis right eye and has only one- 
third of vision in the left eye. 

Mr Martin Wright, aged 28, 
a mini-cab driver of Dan by 
Street, Peckham, south-east 
London, was shot in the chest 
when be refused to hand over 

his takings. j 

Rbss, of High Level Drive, 
Sydenham, south-east Lon- 
don. pleaded guilty to causing 
grevious bodily harm to Mr 
Douglas and Mr Wright, eight 
armed robberies, two attempt- 
ed robberies, assault with 
intent to rob and possessing 
four sawn -off shotguns. 

Mr Dorian Lovell-Pank, for 
the prosecution,.' said that 
Ross led a gang - others have 
already been sentenced — 
which stole cash and. property 
worth £47,000 

hepatitis at 
junior school 

Twenty-three children at St 
Ives Junior School, Cornwall 
have been taken in with 
hepatitis, the infectious liver 
disease. " 

Several more are suspected 
of having iL 

Mr John Abrahams, head- 
master of the school- which 
has 260 pupils, said yesterday. 
“The exact cause of the out- 
break is difficult to pinpoint 
because the incubation period 
is between two and six weeks." 

He added:“We have em- 
phasized the need for personal 
hygiene and have withdrawn 
common drinking utensils." 

It was a mild form of the 
.disease, he said, and there was 
no danger of anyone dying 
from it or suffering any long- 
term effects. 





enthusiastic about the scheme 
and told .the committee the 
MSC “would be able to deliv- 
er such a guarantee". 

. Mr Leighton said he hoped 
Lord Young of Graflham, 
Secretary of State for Employ- 
ment. was right in predicting a 
drop m unemployment, but 
the committee could not see it 

“We are asking the Govern- 
ment to go a little further and 
a little faster. I suspect there 
will be an increase in the 
public debate on this dilemma 
of long-term unemployment 
Otherwise these people will 
never ever work again. That is 
not good business or good 

The committee repeated its 
call for more jobs to be created 
in the building industry, social 
services and the health 

• Unemployment in Glas^ 
gow is running at more than 
oiie in five of the adult 
population, with almost a 
third of all men of working age 
on the dole, a report prepared 
by the district council says. 

The city. has 76,514 people 
out of work, but it is the long- 
term unemployment that is 
causing most concern. 

The report discloses that in 
30 of the city's 66 council 
wards, more than 50 per cent 
of the jobless have been out of 
work for more than a year. * 

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Royal Marines with the SA80 at Buckingham Palace yesterday (Photograph: Harry Kerr). 

Marines show new stubby rifle 

They were changing the Commando, who took over powerful more accurate and 
guards' rifles at Buckingham from the Soots Guards y ester- its recoil is negligible. 

Palace yesterday. But gone day morning, are the first Sgt Williams admitted that 
were the traditiOBa] crunch of operational unit to be equipped ft had taken some time to get 
rifle butts on gravel and the with the new Enfield used to the new gnn. 
smart slap of slumldered arms. 536 millimetre weapon. In practice sessions, be said, 

A new drill had to be created The SA80 is 4 in shorter Highland soldiers had com- 

for die SA80, a stubby assault than the standard SLR weap- plained that the procedure for 
rifle, seen at the Changing of on and the men think it is fixing bayonets, which in- 
the Guard ceremony for the “great" Sergeant Peter Wil- volves grasping the rifle be- 
first time yesterday. liams, a Royal Marines tween the knees, was ruining 

The Royal Marines of 42 .spokesman, saitL It is more their kilts. 

Commando, who took over 
from the Scuts Guards yester- 
day morning, are the first 
operational unit to be equipped 
with the new Enfield 
536 millimetre weapon. 

The SA80 Is 4 in shorter 
than the standard SLR weap- 
on and the men think it is 
“great" Sergeant Peter Wil- 
liams, a Royal Marines 
.spokesman, saitL It is more 

of planned 
ridicule 9 

Mrs Rosemarie Marciei-RI- 
viere, the wealthy socialite, 
threw Mr Taki 
Theodoracopulos out of her 
jet-set lunch party .'like a dog' 

as part ofa plan to ridicule and 

humiliate him in front of his 
friends, it was claimed in the 
i High Court yesterday. 

In his closing speech on the 
tenth day of the libel action 
brought by Mrs Marcie-Rivi- 
ere, aged 71. against Mr 
Theodoracopulos. aged 48. Mr 
Andrew Bateson. QC. for the 
defence, told the jury that the 
evidence left no choice but to 
accept that was so. 

The first question for the 
jury was whether the case was 
really a libel action or just “a 
lady using her considerable 
wealth and the English courts 
j to pursue a vendetta against 
Taki." Mr Bateson said. 

Mrs Marcie- Riviere, mar- 
ried five times, claims that she 
was made out to be a “high 
class tart" and a “coarse and 
ill-mannered woman of loose 
sexual morals” by Mr 
Theodoracopulos in his “High 
Life” column in The Specta- 
tor. after the lunch party at her 
villa on the Greek island of 
Spetsai in 1982. 

In the article Mr 
Theodoracopulos said that she 
had set a trap for him. Mr 
Bateson said that he accepted 
the words used were offensive 
and would be a libel if they 
were not true. 

Mr Theodoracopulos, the 
publishers of The Spectator 
and Mr Alexander Chancellor, 
its former editor, all deny 
libel Mr Theodoracopulos is 
counter claiming libel dam- 
ages over an interview given 
by Mrs Marcie-Riviere to 
another magazine, in which 
she said his article was all lies. 

The hearing continues. 

Action against solicitors made easier 

By Frances Gibb, Legal Affairs Correspondent 

A foster, cheaper way for 
dissatisfied clients to pursue 
complaints of negligence agai- 
nst solicitors is launched to- 
day by the Law Society. 

It is funding a new arbitra- 
tion scheme which means that 
for the first lime, allegations of 
negligence need not be pur- 
sued through the courts. 

Instead for a fee of £40, plus 
VAT, clients can have the 
complaint referred to an arbi- 
trator. iq be appointed by the 
Chartered Institute of Arbit- 

If negligence is proved, the 
arbitrator will have power to 
make damages awards. In 
practice these are unlikely to 
amount to more than several 
hundred pounds; as bigger 
claims would probably be 
more appropriately pursued in 
the courts. 

The scheme is the latest of 
several proposed reforms to 
the solicitors' complaints ma- 
chinery; and coinrides with a 
similar move, expected soon 
to be announced bv the Bar. 

The Law Society has also 

been granted new powers to 
handle complaints about 
shoddy work, under the 
Administration of Justice Act 
1985: and those powers, along 
with a new Solicitors' Com- 
plaints Bureau separate from 
the Law Society, are expected 
to come into force by the end 
of the year. 

The Law Society has no 
power to investigate com- 
plaints of negligence, which - 
until the new scheme - had to 
be resolved by the courts. But 
it is setting up a nationwide 

negligence panel of solicitors 
to give one hour's free advice 
to aggrieved clients wanting to 
pursue a complaint 

Under the new Complaints' 
Board, it is expected com- 
plaints will be investigated by 
a committee, with a lay major- 
ity of members. 

The Solicitors’ Disciplinary 
Tribunal with its powers to 
reprimand, fine, suspend or 
strike off the roll, will still deal 
with the most serious com- 
plaints of professional mis- 

inquiry on 
‘anti-race 9 

By Nicholas Wood 
Political Reporter 

The Home Office has 
launched an inquiry into ibe 
activities of some staff at a a 
multicultural education centre 
in BristoL 

It wants to know whether 
they are fulfilling their duty to 
confine themselves profes- 
sionally to teaching children 
of Commonwealth origin. 

If. as has been claimed, they 
are found to be spending time 
on campaigning on racial 
matters, the Avon Centre in 
the city would lose some of the 
£700.000-a-year gram it re- 
ceives from Whitehall under 
section 11 of the Local Gov- 
ernment Act 1986. 

The investigation comes af- 
ter controversy about the case 
of Mr Jonathan Savery. aged 
37. a teacher based at the 
centre but attached to a local 
school, where he leaches En- 
glish to pupils from ethnic 

He was cleared recently of a 
charge of racism brought by 
about 20 staff at the centre. 

The inquiiy was disclosed 
by Mr David Waddington. 
Minister of State at the Home 
Office, in a Commons written 

His officials have ques- 
tioned council officers “about 
the functions of certain post s’* 
and have asked for more 

“In the light of this informa- 
tion, which is awaited, we will 
determine whether these func- 
tions can properly be support- 
ed under section li." Mr 
Waddington said. . . 

The move was welcomed by 

Mr Savery, 

“There are around half a 
dozen people who. in my 
view, are drawing money un- 
der false pretences. 

“They do nothing of tangi- 
ble benefit to the section 11 
group: they just swan around 
the county drawing fot sala- 
ries. They do no useful work; 
in fact they undermine the 
positive work done by others 
because they are not suffi- 
ciently anti-racist." 

Police death 

The body of Mr James 
Tuplin. Chief Constable of the 
Port of London, will be flown 
back to Britain after his death 
in Taiwan four days ago. Mr 
Tuplin. aged 62. collapsed 
with a heart attack at an 
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Two senior army men 
killed in Madrid 

gun attack 

• Two senior Spanish army. 
1 officers and the driver of their 
-official car were shot dead in a 
Jhaif of machine gun fire by 
-two young men- and one 
rwoman during the lunchtime 
^rush hour yesterday. They 
Twere on a boulevard flanking 
Madrid's Manzanares river. 

-» Witnesses safd the killers 
I' fired directly through the 
-army vehicle's windows from 
Uheir passing car. 

31a jor Ynestrilias: known 
^ for his right-wing views. 

From Richard Wijgj, Madrid 

. ETA. the Basque separatist 
organization, was immediate- 
ly suspected. "It has often 
struck during election cam- 
paigns — Spaniards go to the 
polls on Sunday in their fourth 
genera] election since the ad- 
vent of democracy in 1977. 

Spain's Socialist . Party, 
seeking a second four-year 
term, immediately put out a 
statement condemning a “ter- 
rorist provocation” aimed to 
destabilize Sunday's vote. 

One of the victims was 
Major Ircardo Saenz de 
YnesuiUas, aged SI, who was 
well known as an officer of 
extreme right-wing views. He 
was a -friend of the former 
army colonel. Antonio Tejero, 
who stormed Parliament at 
gunpoint in the 1981 coup 

The other victims were 
Lieutenant-Colonel Carlos 
Besieiro. aged SO, and the 
soldier, driver. 

' An attempt was made by 
several passers-by to stop the 
killers who fled in.a Renault 

with false number plates. A 
policeman on a motor cycle 
was injured when be attempt- 
ed to stop them. 

Large crowds quickly gath- 
ered on the boulevard and 
began angrily shouting: “ETA 

Major Ynestrillas was 
couit-martialled with Colonel 
Tqero for plotting in 1978 to 
seize the office of the then 
Prime Minister. Sefior Adolfo 
Suarez, and take him hostage. 
The- major served a one-year 
prison sentence. 

There is a clear risk now of 
an extreme right-wing reac- 
tion in the last days of the 
election campaign. A coalition 
of minor right-wing and Cath- 
olic groups is running on 

ETA's last main attack in 
Madrid was in late April when 
it killed five members of the 
paramilitary Civil Guard as 
their van was hit by a car 

This election campaign has 
been relatively quiet. 

Scandal may cut majority 

- A currency evasion scandal 
and a simmering conflict with 
church leaders threatened yes- 
jenfay to diminish the marg in 
■of the anticipated Socialist 
victory in next Sunday's gen- 
eral electron. 

A director-general at the 
-Defence Ministry, General 
Valentin Harnandaz Paladau 
resigned on Friday just before 
.testifying in a judicial investi- 
gation into the illegal removal 
■of an estimated 800 million 
pesetas (£3.9 million) from the 

- Among others under investi- 
gation is a member of the press 

From Harry Debelins, Madrid 

section at the Prime 
Minister's office. 

The monarchist daily, ABC, 
a strong snppporter of the 
conservative opposition, de- 
manded yesterday that “the 
Government should clarify the 
matter of the currency evasion 
before next Sunday”. 

The standing committee of 
the Spanish Iranian Catholic 
Episcopal Council met here 
yesterday to decide whether to 
distribute, before die elections, 
an • anti-abortion document 
which has already been 

But some members of the 
hierarchy did not wait. The 

bishops of five dioceses dis- 
tributed pastoral letters which 
were dearly designed to dis- 
courage votes for the Social- 

The Archbishop of Burgos, 
Monsignor Teodoro Cardemai 
Fernandez, warned the faithful 
against “an electoral offer 
which includes legislation on 
abortion, contrary to the dear 
doctrine of- the Catholic 

He urged them “not to 
favour with their votes the 
implantation of a design for 
society inspired by material- 
ism, secularism and God- 

Talk with 
PLO rocks 

Jerusalem — Mr Moham- 
imed Mian, a member of the 
■Knesset, has had a secret 
: meeting with Mr Yassir 
Arafat, chairman of the Pales- 
tine Liberation Organization 
(lan Murray writes). . 

The announcement, made 
by Mr Miari himself, came as 
a shock to the vast majority of 
members, who regard the PLO 
as a terrorist organization 
-which must not be contacted. 

; Mr Miari however, who 
was accompanied at the meet- 
ing last week by a senior 
member of the Anglican 
church from Nazareth, said 
that he and the PLO leader 
had agreed when they met that 
the only way for peace was to 
establish a direct dialogue 
between Israel and the PLO. 

- Meetings between Israelis 
and the PLO are not forbidden 
by law. although a Bill is 
before the Knesset which 
seeks to make it an offence. 

World jogger 
yows to go on 

* New York— Henry Weston, 
from Forest Road. Denmead, 
near Portsmouth, vowed to 
continue his attempt to be-, 
come the first man to jog 
round the world despite being 
robbed of his passport and all 
his belongings in New York. 

V On Monday, after the day- 
light robbery, Mr Weston said 
he was giving up. But after a 
night's sleep, he confirmed: “I 
will go on. It will just take me 
a bit longer, I suppose." 

On air again 

: Tehran (Reuter) — Iran’s 
iniemationri direct-dial tele-? 
phone and telex communica- 
tions returned to normal after 
pine days of difficulties fol- 
lowing an Iraqi air raid oh a 
satellite ground station. 

Air exercise 

Rabat (Reuter) — The Mo- 
roccan and Spanish air forces 
will hold joint manoeuvres 
next week concentrating on 
the defence of the Strait of 
Gibraltar area. 

Quake benefit 

Vienna (Renter)- A benefit 
concert held in Vienna by the 
Spanish tenor Placido Domin- 
go raised about £134.000 for 
the victims of last year's 
Mexican earthquake. 

Tough talk 

Singapore (Reutetf - Tain 
drivers who malign the Singa- 
pore Government by holding 
“scandalous conversations" 
with passengers will be pun- 
ished by their union. ■ 

Mercy flight 

Tokyo (AFP) - Six-year-old 
Siamese twins, one of them in 
a coma, are to be flown from 
Vietnam to Japan in an effort 
to save them. • - ’ • 

Her time 

Jakarta (AFP) —A woman 

in her seventies died here 

Minister survives 
Bogota ambush 

From Geoffrey Matthews * Bogota 

Colombia's Interior Minis- 
ter, Senor Jaime Castro, nar- 
rowly survived an 
assassination attempt when 
his car was - ambushed in 
central Bogota early yesterday^ 
The April 19 Movement 
(M-19) immediately claimed 
responsibility, saying it was an 
“act of vengeance" for the 
bloodbath which resulted 
when government troops 
stormed the Palace of Justice 
when it was in the hands of M- 
19 guerrillas last November. 
Two of Senor Castro’s 

bodyguards and a police offi- 
cer were wounded in the 
attack, which came only 24 
hours after the minister had 
announced that the foU text of 
a controversial official report 
on the government manage 
mem of the siege would be 
published, regardless of 
whether or not its conclusions 
were favourable to President 
Belisario Be tan cur, his Cabi- 
net or the security forces. 

The attackers, including 
three women escaped. . 

Diplomat expelled for beating apartheid demonstrator 

A camera caught the drama as a 
Sooth African diplomat beat a woman 
anti-apartheid demonstrator to the 
ground with a broom handle in 
Canhenrra on Monday. 

Mrs Kirsty VaBaho had scaled a 
wall and smashed two windows of the 
Sooth African Embassy during a 
protest marking the 10th anniversary 

on Britain 

From Zoriana Pysariwsky 
New York 

Angola told the United 
Nations Security Council yes- 
terday that South Africa's 
attack on its oil port of 
Namibe on June S was tanta- 
mount to an act of war against 
shipowners and accused Brit- 
ain and the United Slates of 
shielding Pretoria from any 
real punishment. 

According to Mr Elisio de 
Figueiredo, the Angolan repre- 
sentative. one Soviet ship was 
sunk and two Cuban ships 
damaged in an attack which 
South Africa denied took 
place. The Angolan Am- 
bassador said seven battalions 
of South African troops had 
invaded and were still inside 

The council is expected to 
consider economic sanctions 
against South Africa later this 
week as a result 
The South African represen- 
tative. Mr Kurt von 
Shirnding, cited evidence of 
an increase in Cuban troops 
and growing Soviet involve- 
ment in Angola. 

The council is expected to 
take up South Africa's internal 
crisis and the reinstatement of 
the slate of emergency later 
this week. 

• MOSCOW: • Praxda ac- 
cused Washington yesterday 
of encouraging the South Afri- 
can Government, as limited 
sanctions imposed last year 
had left no mark on the 
administration of President 
Botha (Reuter reports). ■ 

of the Soweto uprising. She was 
caught by Mr Couze Alberts, the 
administrative attache at the embas- 
sy, who was yesterday expelled from 
Australia and has been given 10 days 
to leave (Tony Dnbondin writes from 
Melbourne). ' 

A federal police report concluded 
that Mr Alberts had nsed reasonable 

force when dealing with the protester. 

Mr Cornelias Bastiaanse, the 
South African Ambassador, showed 
no regret and said; “We live in a 
world, unfortunately, where embas- 
sies and embassy officials are of 
course particularly vulnerable to 
attacks. . .We would hope for the 
continued support of the Australian 

anthorities to see that we get the 
necessary' protection.” 

Senator Gareth Evans, the acting 
Minister for Foreign Affairs, said 
“that kind of behaviour is 

Ms Valiaho has been charged with 
trespasssing on protected premises, 
resisting arrest and hindering police. 

South Africa bans satellite broadcasts 

From Michael Hornsby 

Live satellite transmissions 
from South Africa by foreign 
television companies have 
been banned by the 
Government's Bureau for In- 
formation under the national 
state of emergency declared by 
President Botha on June 12. 

Television companies are 
already forbidden to take or 
broadcast any film of 
“unrest", which coven; any 
form of riot or disturbance, as 
well as strikes and boycotts, 
and any counter-action taken 
by the police. 

The main purpose of the 

latest restriction is to prevent 
live “two-way" interviews 
which, unlike pre-recorded 
material are not subject to 
any editing process. Live radio 
interviews, conducted from 
abroad, are also banned. 

“We were told that the 
reason for not allowing us the 
(satellite) facilities was to en- 
able us to check for subversive 
statements before the material 
is viewed in America.” Mr 
Dave Allen, bureau chief of 
the American ABC television 
network, said. 

In a live interview, a televi- 
sion company could reason- 
ably plead that it had no 

control over any “subversive 
statements" made by the in- 
terviewee. Now that possibili- 
ty has been removed 

At his daily press confer- 
ence in Pretoria, Brigadier 
Leon Mellet, the Bureau for 
Information's chief spokes- 
man. also said that govern- 
ment ministers and officials 
would not agree to any more 
interviews conducted by for- 
eign radio and television sta- 
tions from abroad, “for the 
time being". 

The news media have been 
significant targets of the emer- 
gency measures.One of the 

ANC blames ‘allies of a truly murderous regime* 

West accused of backing Pretoria 

From Diana Geddes 

Mr Oliver Tambo, president 
of the African National Con- 
gress, yesterday accused 
Western powers — in particu- 
lar Britain, France, West Ger- 
many and the US — of being 
“co-conspirators in a crime of 
immense dimensions” for their 
failure to Impose sanctions on 

Speaking in Paris at the 
five-day United Nations con- 
ference on sanctions against 
Sooth Africa, Mr Tambo. who 
was praised in the recent 
report of the Commonwealth 
Eminent Persons Group, said 
Britain, France, West Germa- 
ny and the US could not avoid 
the blame for “the inevitable 
and terrible outcome of chaos” 
throughout southern Africa. 

It was they who had shel- 

tered the apartheid regime 
from decisive international ac- 
tion, he claimed, adding that 
they had helped that regime in 
the past and were continidng 
to do so. 

“Current reports confirm 
that the governments of these 
countries remain determined 
to persist in that ignoble and 
dishonourable role of allies of 
a truly murderous regime. If 
those who have the power to 
impose sanctions fail to do so 
now, then history will sorely 
judge them as co-conspirators 
and participants in the com- 
mission of a crime of immense 

Mr Tambo said the ANC 
“would have loved to have 
liberated its country from a 
racist tyranny by pacific 
means, including negotiat- 
ions", bnt had failed. The 

Commonwealth mission had 
confirmed that the regime of 
President Botha was not pre- 
pared to resolve South Africa's 
problems by negotiation. 

In its report on Sooth 
Africa, published last week, 
the group described Mr 
Tambo and Mr Nelson 
Mandela, the imprisoned 
ANC leader, as “among the 
most striking figures whom we 
met in the course of our work”. 
It had been particularly im- 
pressed by their “reasonable- 
ness, absence of rancour and 
readiness to find a negotiated 
solution . . ." 

Mr Ide Oumaron. the secre- 
tary-general of the Organiza- 
tion of African Unity, who is 
also in Paris for the UN 
conference, deplored the in- 
ability of the 12 EEC countries 
to agree on sanctions. 

main restraints is a prohibi- 
tion on the reporting of “sub- 
versive statements", which 
includes statements advocat- 
ing civil disobedience, strikes, 
boycotts, economic sanctions 
and conscientious objection. 

All journalists are forbidden 
to enter any black residential 
area, or any other area where 
“unrest” is occurring. No 
“news or comment” about the 
activities of the police and 
Army may be made public 
without the permission of the 
Commissioner of Police. No 
film or sound recording of 
unrest may be taken or broad- 
cast without permission. 

Briton arrested 
after raid freed 
by Zimbabwe 

From Jan Raath 

Mr Callum Anderson, one 
of the first people to have been 
arrested in the wake of the 
South African raid on Zimba- 
bwe last month, has been 
released from detention. 

Mr Anderson, aged 33, who 
holds British citizenship, said 
in a telephone interview from. 
Bulawayo that he had been 
told after being held for five 
days by security authorities 
that he was “in the clear”. 

However, he was held for 
another 25 days . 

Local press reports said at 
the time of his arrest that he 
was suspected of having let the 
South African commandos 
spend a night at his house. 

Yesterday. Mr Anderson 
said there was “no truth at all” 
in the report 

Pay strike 
sets test 
for Athens 

From Mario Modiano 
' Athens 

A strike by Greek pilots 
over a pay dispute is becoming 
a test of the Socialist 
Government's determination 
to stick to its economic auster- 
ity programme. 

The dispute has crippled 
Olympic Airways, the state- 
owned national airline, for the 
past'eight days. 

When the airline's 365 pi- 
lots and 112 flight engineers 
defied a civil mobilization 
ordet which bans strikes as a 
felony, the Government jailed 
six pilots, dismissed a further 
39 and applied to the courts to 
confiscate their personal prop- 
erty, to support claims of 
damages to' the company re- 
sulting from their action: of 
more than £Y million a day. 

At the same /time it char- 
tered four aircraft and 80 crew 
from Lebanon's Middle East 
Airlines. With the help. of 35 
Greek pilots who opted to 
work -it operated 45 of the 
scheduled 120 daily interna- 
tional and domestic flights. 

Mr George Rapadimiirioou' 
the Transport Minister,. yes- 
terday rejected mediation of- 
fers from the European Pilots' 
Union and the Athens .Bar 

Mr Spyros Horafas, presi- 
dent of the Greek pilots' 
union, said yesterday -that the 
strikers were ready to resume 
work if the Government re- 
voked all legal measures taken 
against colleagues and guaran- 
teed negotiations. 

Norwegians remain on 
alert after Chernobyl 

From Tony Samstag, Oslo 

As health officials from the 
Nordic countries meet today in 
the Swedish city of Uppsala to 
compare notes on the effects of 
the Chernobyl disaster, Nor- 
wegian authorities, hare 
warned the public not to eat 
freshwater fish because of 
radioactive contamination. 

The Health Directorate said 
preliminary tests had shown 
levels of radioactive caesium in 
Arctic char from the county of 
North Troendetag to be more 
than 10 times the permitted 
maxim tun.. 

The latest findings suggest 
that contamination of plants 
and animals over a wide area 
of Norway may have been for 
worse than was first thought. 
Reindeer, cattle, deer, elk, roe 
and even bears have been 

There are fears that the 
traditional hunting season win 
have to be curtailed because 
venison may be unfit to eat; 
and scientists gave a warning 
several weeks ago that the 
particular vulaerabQity of 
reindeer to radioactive iso- 

topes, concentrated in the 
lichen on which they feed, was 
cause for alarm in the huge 
ranching industry of the north- 
ern counties and Lapland. 

Confirmation of high radia- 
tion levels in farm fish could 
also prove catastrophic for 
Norway's thriving aquaculture 

Thousands of tons of vegeia- 
ble crops have already had to 
be destroyed, and for the first 
time minute traces of radioac- 
tive strontium have been de- 
tected in milk. 

AD government statements 
emphasize, somewhat confus- 
ingly, that there is nocanse for 
alarm, comparing even the 
highest levels of radioactive 
contamination in foodstuffs to 
that of Tontine X-ray examina- 
tions. In private, however, 
some officials joke that such 
reassurances may be true as 
for as they go, bnt the dosages 
are in foct the eq divalent of 
“routine” examinations every 
day over a period of many 

Phalangists elect new leader 

Beirut (Reuter) — 
Lebanon's main Christian 
Phalange Party has chosen a 
new leader as fighting went on 
around three refugee camps. 

The party elected Mr 
George Saadeh president in a 
landmark victory for reform- 
ing “young hawks” eager to 
win a bigger say in moves to 
end the civil war. 

The vote gave Mr Saadeh a 
53-41 victory over Mr Hie 
Karameh. a close associate of 
President GemayeL 

Political analysts said the 
poll was a contest between 
traditionalists and Phalange 
leaden who wanted greater 
democracy in the parly, long 
seen as a Gemayel family fief. 

Church accused of guerrilla links 

From John Carlin, Mexico City 

A battle" is brewing in El 
Salvador between the US- 
backed Government and the 
Roman Catholic Church over 
accusations that. church and 
human rights groups have 
been acting as fronts for left- 
wing guerrilla organizations. 

According to testimonies 
allegedly submitted to the 
authorities ; fary former mem- 
bers of two wril-esiablished 
human rights groups, these 
groups for several years have 
been systematically providing 
disinformation . on human 
rights issues ter discredit the 
Government • ; of President 
Duarte., its Army, and the US. 

country afloat with annual aid 
totalling 5500 million (£329 

The testimony of one wom- 
an in particular. Scnora Luz 
Janet Alfaro, has been given 
great publicity by the Gov- 

Arrested on May 21. this 
former member of the Com- 
missioir for Human Rights has 
claimed that an umbrella aid 
organization known as Dia- 
oonia. which organizes inter- 
national relief programmes on 
behalf of various churches, 
channels 95 per cent -of its 
funds to the Farabundo Marti 
National Liberation . JFront. 

But Monsignor Arturo Ri- 
vera y Damas, the Archbishop 
of Sian Salvador, has cast 
doubt on her allegations. 

In a sermon inis week he 
said she and a former member 
of a group of mothers of 
people who had disappeared 
were arrested and tortured 

The US Embassy in El 
Salvador, however, appears 
convinced, having long be- 
lieved that the two human 
rights groups were influenced 
and manipulated by the 

The embassy said it had 
reason to believe Seftora 
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have tended tofte rather short- 
sighted on training. We’ve 

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dozens of Solidarity 
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Hie Polish authorities have 
launched a big operation 
against the Solidarity under- 
ground in the wake of the 
arrest of the fugitive union 
leader, Mr Zbigniew Bujak. 
Several dozen activists have 
been detained, flats raided and 
several important clandestine ' 
printing presses have been 

The thrust of the offensive 
appears to be in Warsaw, 
where Mr Bujak was the 
regional Solidarity leader, but 
police action in Gdansk led to 
the detention of several activ- 
ists. including Miss Anna 

Mr Jerzy Urban, the gov- 
ernment spokesman, con- 
firmed yesterday that Miss 
Waientynowicz. a crane driver 
who was at the centre of the 
1980 strike wave, was de- 
tained by police on suspicion 
of trying to stir up public 
unrest, but was later released . 

The police campaign has at 
least three dimensions. First, 
having arrested Mr Bujak just 
over two weeks ago. there was 
no logical reason for allowing 
lower-level Solidarity cells to 

Some had already been 
infiltrated by informers — 
General Czeslaw Kiszczak. the 
Interior Minister, haspublidy 

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lead party 

From Christopher Mosey 

Sweden yesterday elected its , 
first ever woman party leader 
— rather late in the day for a 
country that prides itself on 
equality in all things. 

Mrs Karin Soder, aged 57, 
known as “Dynamite Olga” 
because of her fiery tempera- 
ment. takes over the agrarian- 
based Centre Party. 

She contradicts most of the j 
usual misconceptions concern- 
ing Swedish womanhood still 
held by foreigners, marking a 
return to a fiercely puritan 
tradition, opposed to both 
sexual licence and the easing 
of her country's archaic liquor 

During her time as Minister 
for Social Affairs Cram 1979 to 
1982, Mrs Soder was respon- 
sible for the drafting of legisla- 
tion which curbed the activit- 
ies of Sweden's sex dubs so 
drastically that most have 
since gone out of business. She 
also banned the sale of alcohol 
at state liquor stores on Satur- 
day mornings. 

Mrs Soder's chances, how- 
ever, of becoming Sweden's 
first woman prime minister are 
not good. Her predecessor, Mr 
Thorbjora FaJJdia, caused a 
political sensation when he 
toppled Olof Palme in 1976 to 
head Sweden's first non-So- 
cialist administration for 47 
years, but his sorry perfor- 
mance in office considerably 
weakened the party. 

Mrs Soder. however, an 
implacable opponent of 
nuclear power, is expected to 
gain support in the wake of the 
Chernobyl disaster. 

From Roger Boyes, Warsaw 

admitted that this was hap- 
pening — and others were 
dangerously exposed when a 
large pan of the Warsaw 
Solidarity leadership fell into 
police hands. 

Second. Poland will soon 
stage its Communist Party 
congress and wants to demon- 
strate that it is not soft on 

Finally, an amnesty for 
political prisoners is under 
consideration - if. as Mr 
Urban said yesterday, the 
domestic conditions warrant 
h. Waves of arrests also 
preceded previous amnesties, 
partly to dramatize the gesture 
of throwing open the prison 

Much depends on the sym- 
bolic importance of Mr Bujak. 
The authorities claim that 
they found espionage materi- 
al. including encoded infor- 
mation. in his flat. 

The owner of the flat, a 
senior official at the Foreign 
Ministry. Mr Zbigniew 
Wrozniak, is to be charged 
with hampering the investiga- 
tion into the Bujak case, Mr 
Urban said. 

Apart from the Warsaw 
Solidarity organizers arrested 
simultaneously with or soon 
after Mr Bujak, there have 
been several other arrests. 

on trade 

From John Best 

The Canadian Prime Minis- 
ter, Mr Brian Mulroney, has 
launched the nation into a 
politically sensitive set of free- 
trade negotiations with the US 
by telling Canadians that “an 
important turning-point” in 
their country's life has been 

The talks, expected to last a 
year or more, officially started 
yesterday in Washington be- 
tween US and Canadian 

Mr Mulroney went on na- 
tional TV on the eve of the 
opening round to try to tally 
Canadians behind his init- 

The Prime Minister has 
been under fierce attack from 
both opposition parties in the 
Commons, the Liberals and 
the New Democrats, for pro- 
posing the free-trade discus- 
sions. The country appears 

It is already dear that the 
question will be an issue in the 
next federal election cam- 
paign. about two years from 
now, and could make or break 
the Conservative Prime Min- 
ister's political career. 

Mr Mulroney sounded al- 
most Church ill inn as he asked 
Canadians for their support 
“These discussions represent 
an important turning-point in 
the life of our country,” he 

Mr John Turner, the Liberal 
Opposition leader, who ap- 
peared after Mr Mulroney, 
told Canadians that his party 
“cannot support the Tory 
trade initiative”. 

UN body gets its cash 

Geneva - Despite the Unit- 
ed Nations economy drive, 
the UN Development Pro- 
gramme has achieved its 5780 
million (about £510 million) 
target for the year, an 8 per 
cent increase on the 1985 
figure (Alan McGregor 

Announcing this yesterday, 
its new administrator. Mr 
William Drake, pointed out 

that expenditure in real terms 
had remained unchanged for 
15 years. 

Reduced contributions by 
the US. Britain and France 
have been made up by larger 
donations from the Nordic 
countries. Italy. The Nether- 
lands and Spain. 

Mr Draper intimated that 
the UN Volunteers Pro- 
gramme will be doubled. 

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including a number of people 
involved in printing the week- ! 
jy Solidarity news bulletin, 
Tygodnik Mazowsse. 

A concerted raid on flats in 
Warsaw's Zoliborz district led 
to the charging of about six 
union activists. 

Most of those arrested from ; 
the medium ranks of Solidari- 
ty are being charged under 
Article 282. an all-purpose 
political article, which is used 
against those who engage in 
“anti-state activity” 

It is assumed that almost all 
of those so charged will be 
freed under whatever amnesty 
emerges this summer. The 
leadership of the union — such 
as' Mr Bujak and Mr Tadeusz 
Jedynak - are, however, sub- 
ject to the military prosecutor 1 
and may face charges of 
preparing to overthrow the 
communist system by force, 
an article that carries a possi- 
ble 10-year jail term. j 

Solidarity is very much on j 
the defensive. Mr Bujak has ! 
teen replaced - by a 50-year- j 
old former schoolteacher, Mr < 
Wiktor Rulers ki — but even 
the simple printing of leaflets 
has become a dangerous pur- 
suit Sympathizers who used 
to lend their flats to clandes- 
tine printers for the night are 
now having second thoughts. 

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US to reject Kre mlin demand on SDI 

By Henry Stanhope 

The United States wifi not 
agree to the latest Soviet 
demand that hs Star Wars 
defence programme be limited 
to laboratory research, a se- 
nior Pentagon official said 

More than half of the 
Strategic Defence Initiative 
(SDI) is now devoted to the 
development of test models, 
which would have to be 
scrapped if the Soviet proposal 

at the Geneva aims talks, were 

The official, who was in 
London for talks at the Minis- 
try of Defence, said a test 
planned for about 1990, in 
which a ground -launched mis- 
sile would try to destroy an 
enemy weapon in space, would 
be among the casualties. 

So would anotberwfaich 
would involve branching an 
infra-red sensor mto space to 
detect and track rockets. 

Meanwhile, the Russians 
were continuing laser and 
particle beam weapon re- 
search at a number of sites 
including their ah- force re- 
search station at Sary Sbagan. 

The Soviet demand was 
contained in a confidential 
package of proposals put for- 
ward recently at the Geneva 
talks — then repeated in public 
by Mr Gorbachov hi a speech 
to the Central Committee of 
the Communist Party on 

' He also wanted a premise 
that Washington wonld abide 
by the Anti-Ballistic Missile 
Treaty for at least 15 years - 
in retnra for which the Rus- 
sians would agree to cuts in the 
number of strategic missiles 
and warheads. 

Although unacceptable as it 
stands, “the demand is bring 
seen as a sign of some move- 
ment by the Russians who at 
one time insisted on an end to 
SDI- altogether. 

mourn at 
funeral for 
torn bibles 

From Ian Murray 

Thousands of mourners 
from all over Israel yesterday 
attended the orthodox funeral 
of the prayer books torn apart 
on Saturday by vandals who 
attacked a Yeshiva (bible 
school) in Tel Aviv. 

A funeral of this kind is laid 
down by religious law as bring 
necessary and die orthodox 
leaders wanted to make an 
occasion of it to emphasize 
their horror at the desecration 
of the school in the spiralling 
conflict between the religious 
and secular communities. 

Vandals yesterday attacked 
another Yeshiva in Ashdod. 
spray painting graffiti con- 
demning the orthodox on the 

In a statement to the 
Knesset, Mr Shimon Peres, 
the Prime Minister, has prom- 
ised that the full force of the 
law will be brought to bear on 
anyone convicted of 

His statement followed a 
fire in the offices of the secular 
Citizens Rights Movement, 
which caused extensive 

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claimed it had been started by 
supporters of the right-wing 
Kach party, which vehement- 
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\ Israel’s outgoing chief 
\ law officer accused 
) oyer hijack deaths leak 

A member of the Knesset 
has accused Mr Yitzhak 
i Zamir, the outgoing Attorney- 
\General. of telling the media 
that two Palestinian bus hi- 
jackers were lynched by mem- 
bers of the Shin Bet counter- 
intelligence agency on the 
express orders of Mr Avraham 
Shalom, the agency’s chief. 

The Knesset member, Mr 
Ehud Olmeru has written to 
Mr Shimon Peres, the Prime 
Minister, protesting that Mr 
Zamir has committed a griev- 
ous criminal offence and dam- 
aged the security of the state 
by releasing top-secret infor- 
mation obtained before he 
retired as Attorney<3eneral at 
the beginning of this month. 

The aim of the leaks, Mr 
Olmen said, was to force an 
inquiry into the affair. 

The Israeli media yesterday 
was full of reports from an 
anonymous ^senior judicial 
source" describing in some 
detail how the two Palestin- 
ians were severely beaten and 
then killed afler they were 
captured on a bus they had 
hijacked to Gaza in April 
1984. The stories all appeared 
afler a farewell party given by 
Mr Zamir to Israeli legal 

The reports say that the 
Chief of Staff. General Moshe 
Levy, ordered that all four 

From Ian Murray, Jerusalem 

hijackers on board the bus 
should be killed when the 
Army stormed it Killing them 
in this way would have been 

But only two were killed 
and the survivors were hand- 
ed over to Shin Bet. Rve 
agents then interrogated them 
and killed them, the stories 
say. having been ordered to do 
so by Mr Shalom. 

Information about this is 
known to have been given to 
MrZamirby three senior Shin 
Bet officers, Mr Reuviu 
Hazak. Mr Peleg Raddai and 
Mr Raff Malka. Mr Hazak is 
first said to have gone to Mr 
Peres to tell him about the way 
the men died and about a Shin 
Bet cover-up for two subse- 
quent inquiries. 

The Prime Minister, how- 
ever. is said to have dismissed 
these allegations, believing 
they were an effort to get rid of 
Mr Shalom and for Mr Hazak 
to take his place. 

The three then tried to see 
Mr Zamir but were refused 
permission for several weeks 
and h was only after the 
former Justice Minister, Mr 
Moshe Nissim. intervened 
that Mr Feres reluctantly gave 
his permission. 

In a secret session of the 
High Court on Friday Mr 

Malka is to lay a complaint 
against Mr Shalom ana Mr 
Peres on the ground that the 
Prime Minister himself tried 
to block investigations of the 

These leaks, which have 
grown from a trickle to a 
torrent in the past wok. come 
just as the new Attorney- 
General. Mr Yosef Harish, is 
making up his mind how to 
continue the investigation 
into the hijacking and any 
subsequent cover-ups. 

In Mr Harish's view the 
facts surrounding the hijack- 
ing and deaths ofthetwo men 
have “been investigated 
enough. The continued re- 
hashing of the killings is 
harmful to the state and shows 
a lack of responsibility”. 

He is. however, concerned 
about the claims that there 
was a cover-up of what hap- 
pened which was approved by 
the highest levels of Shin Bet 
who deceived two official 
inquiries. By the end of this 
week be has promised to 
announce what kind of inves- 
tigation, if any, he will want to 

Whatever their true source, 
the latest leaks have made it 
very difficult for Mr Harish to 
refuse some kind of 

Seoul gets 
a surprise 
from north 

From David Watts 

The North Korean military 
has made an unprecedented 
approach to its southern coun- 
terpart suggesting a meeting to 
ease tension on the p eninsula. 

The suggestion was made in 
a letter from Mr O Jin U, the 
North Korean Minister of 
'Defence, to his southern oppo- 
site, Mr Lee Ki Back. Mr O 
suggested the two sides, to- 
gs*®* with the United Na- 
tions command, discuss the 
halting of both military exer- 
cises and tiie expansion of 

It was the first time there 
had been such contact between 
the military establishments of 
the divided peninsula. 

The Sooth Korean Govern- 
ment said the "unpre- 
cedented” letter was “being 
closely scrutinized”. 

Mr O is rumoured to have 
been in favour of increased 
contacts for some time: per- 
haps to counter increased 
Soviet military influence in the 

In his letter he said: “If war 
comes to onr country it will be 
devastated and all of the 
people wOl face nuclear 

The reason for the riming of 
the northern approach is nu- 
clear, bnt it may bea none-too- 
subtle reminder that it has the 
military power to disrupt 
South Korea's carefully laid 
plans for both the Asian 
Games in September and Oc- 
tober and the Olympic Games 
in 1988. 

The north has proposed a 
preliminary session between 
the two commands, which may 
take place at the trace village 
of Panmnnjom in 10 days. 
That meeting could lead to a 
meeting of senior military 
leaders next month. 

Mr O said the north was 
ready to listen to any sugges- 
tions from either the South 
Koreans or the Americans 
which may help alleviate 

Anti-Jewish tone 
returns in Egypt 

From Robert Fisk, Cairo 

Claims that the Holocaust 
in Nazi Europe was a myth 
and that Jews control Ameri- 
can banks and the media have 
resurfaced in the Egyptian 
press in a disturbing recur- 
rence of anti-Jewish sentiment 

Israel has in the past com- 
plained to President Mubarak 
about anti-Semitism in Cairo 
newspapers, and the Egyptian 
leader has taken steps to 
suppress offensive material 

But the latest examples — in 
the newspapers Al-Akhbar and 
Al-Gomhouria — have crept 
into print in editorials about 
the election of Dr Kurt Wald- 
heim as Austrian President 

Egyptians, like most Arab 
nations, regarded the Israeli 
allegations against Dr Wald- 
heim of complicity in war 
crimes as unwarranted Inter- 
ference in Austrian internal 

But in the state-owned Cai- 
ro daily Al-Gomhauria last 
week the columnist Mohamed 
al-Hayawan goes further than 
mere criticism, claiming that 
Israel “has always sought to 
capitalize on what it constant- 
ly describes as Nazi persecu- 
tion of the Jews. It has always 
sought to remind Europeans 
of these fictitious crimes”. 

The Israelis, Mr al-Hay- 
awan wrote, interfere in the 
internal affairs of Egypt — by 
criticizing its relations with 

the PLO — but “have never 
ceased to trumpet out Hitler’s 
intentions to liquidate the 
Jews, the main motive each 
time being to extend support 
for Israeli aims and ob- 

On the same day, Al-Akhbar 
carried an editorial condemn 
ing the US for supporting 
Israel in its claims against Dr 
Waldheim and asking why it 
should wish to jeopardize its 
relations with Austria. 

“The fed . . .is that Zionist 
and Jewish organizations in 
America control the news 
media, financial establish- 
ments and commercial and 
industrial companies,” the par 
per said. 

Arabs often reject charges of 
anti-Semitism on the grounds 
that the phrase has been 
appropriated by Jews. Arabs, 
too, are Semites and they 
sometimes argue that it is just 
as anti-Semitic for Jews to 
criticize Arab Muslims. 

Yet most educated Arabs 
are well aware that the Nazi 
Holocaust was a terrible reali- 
ty and thus they also know 
bow offensive it is to the 
survivors — and to Jews in 
general - to suggest otherwise. 

Arabs are equally unhappy 
in acknowledging the support 
which Sheikh Amin al- 
Husseini, the Grand Mufii of 
Jerusalem, gave to tire Nazis 
during the Second World War. 

Wife tired of suffering 
wants to die at home 

South Toms River. New 
Jersey IAP) — a woman who 
agreed to become permanent- 
ly attached to a respirator to 
have more time with her two 
sons, is tired of suffering and 
wants to die in her home, her 
husband says. 

Mr Francis Farrell, who has 
been married to Kathleen 
Farrell for 17 years, has filed a 
suit in the Superior Court 
seeking permission to detach 

her from the respirator. He is 
prepared to do it himself. 

Mrs Farrell, aged 37, suffers 
from amyotrophic lateral scle- 
rosis. commonly known as 
Lou Gehrig's disease. It causes 
fluid in the spinal column to 
harden and muscles to shriveL 

She is completely paralysed, 
unable to swallow, has a 
limited life expectancy and 
has no hope of recovery. 

Papandreou warns against Torkey links 

Stormy EEC summit looms 

From Richard Owen, Luxembourg 

This week's two-day meet- 
ing of EEC foreign ministers, 
which ended here yesterday, 
has left at least three conten- 
tious issues for EEC heads of 
government to deal with at 
their summit in The Hague in 
a week's time: the co-ordina- 
tion of sanctions against South 
Africa, the growing trade dis- 
pute with the US and a 
simmering row within the 
EEC over Greek objections to 
closer links between Turkey 
and the EEC. 

EEC officials said yesterday 
there was a glimmer of hope 
over Europe's trade conflict 
with Washington, which arises 
from America's complaints 
that it has lost agricultural 
markets in Europe because of 
EEC enlargement 

Washington has already 
taken largely symbolic action 
against EEC products over 
trade arrangements for Portu- 
gal which exclude American 
imports. Bui the US is threat- 
ening more substantia! action 
on July 1 aver the loss of 
markets in Spain for Ameri- 
can maize and sorghum. 
Washington says it will re- 
strict EEC exports of spirits, 
cheese, wine and vegetables. 

The July deadline immedi- 
ately follows The Hague sum- 
mit and coincides with the 
handover of the EEC presi- 
dency from The Netherlands 
to Britain. With France press- 
ing for instant and specific 

EEC retaliation, the foreign 
ministers drew up a list of 
American grain products 
against which the EEC will 
impose restrictions. 

But officials said Mr Willy 
de Clercq. the Commissioner 
for External Relations, would 
seek a negotiated solution 
before the July deadline, and 

Mr Papandreou: revival of 

EEC ties inadmissable. 
that even if America did go 
ahead the EEC would wait two 
weeks before responding. 

Sir Geoffrey Howe, the 
Foreign Secretary, called on 
Washington to postpone the 
July deadline, warning that 
the risk of transatlantic com- 
petition degenerating into 
open trade warfare was “closer 
than it ought to be". 

There is less optimism over 

the prospects for agreement on 
sanctions against Pretoria by 
the time of the summit. 
Officials from the Twelve are 
urgently drawing up a list of 
possible measures. But even 
the most likely sanctions — a 
ban on South African food 
imports - is viewed sceptical- 
ly by Britain. Sir Geoffrey said 
before leaving for yesterday's 
Commons debate that a food 
ban would hit blacks em- 
ployed in South Africa's food 
industry rather than the Gov- 
ernment in Pretoria. 

Diplomats say tensions are 
also likely at the summit over 
Greek objections to plans to 
revive Turkey’s Association 
Agreement with the EEC, 
which lapsed in 1980 after 
martial law in Ankara. 

An Association Council is 
to be held in September, under 
the British presidency. Mr 
Andreas Papandreou. the 
Greek Prime Minister, this 
week warned fellow heads of 
government and M Jacques 
Delors. the Commission Pres- 
ident. that Ankara's “aggres- 
sion towards Greece” the 
oppressive nature of the Anka- 
ra Government and its "illegal I 
occupation of a sector ofl 
Cyprus" made any revival ofl 
EEC links with Turkey 

Despite this warning the! 
foreign ministers appeared de- 
termined to go ahead with the 
September meeting. 



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(below) had not escaped abroad to a secret life after a fake suicide. 

Dutch dig up war 
traitor’s remains 

Rotterdam (Renter) — Po- 
lice dug up the remains of The 
Netherlands' most notorious 
war traitor yesterday and end- 
ed years of speculation that be 
had escaped abroad in 1946 
after a fake suicide. 

Examination of the remains 
confirmed that Christiaan 
Lindemans, a double agent 
who betrayed about 250 resis- 
tance, fighters to the Nazis, 
died and was buried here 40 ' 
years ago despite confusion in 
the official records. 

His bones were dug up from 
their grave in a Rotterdam 
cemetery at dawn behind a 
shield of tight security, with 
die traitor's surviving brother 
ami two daughters looking on. 

Belinda Thane, a former 
comrade-in-arms of Linde - 
nwns, had formally requested 

the exhumation after several 
historians suggested that the 
man who sent several of her 
Wartime companions to their 
deaths might have survived 

The last doubt was removed 
when Mr Martin Voortman, 
the chief pathologist;' said: 
“As Ear as we are 'concerned 
there is no . doubt that this is 
the body of Mr lindemans.” 

Lindemans, a garage me- 
chanic whose massive build 
earned him the nickname 
“King Kong”, was a resistance 
hero until he switched sides to 
save the life of a captured 

He had access to the highest 
levels of Dutch command in 
the final months of the war 
and was able to betray dozens 
of French, Belgian ami Dutch 
resistance cells. 


Acid rain 
rift fails 
to deter 

From Tony Ssunstag 

In barely a mouth in office. 
Norway's new Labour Gov- 
ernment has taken ihe British 
by surprise in at least one 
respect: an aggressive line on 
environmental issues which 
has already resulted in two 
strongly worded letters and 
caused speculation that a visit 
to Norway by Mrs Tbatcher 
might be cancelled before it 
was even announced. 

The proposed visit was 
finally confirmed by 10 
Downing Street on Monday. It 
wilt take place in the autumn, 
probably in September. 

Mrs Sissel Roenbeck, the 
new Minister for the Environ- 
ment, has lost no time in 
warning her British counter- 
part, Mr William Waldegrave, 
that the “softly, softly” ap- 
proach on vexatious issues, 
such as acid rain, taken by her 
Conservative predecessor is a 
thing of the past. 

Mrs Roenbeck signalled the 
start of her offensive ai the 
beginning of this month in her 
introductory letter to Mr 
Waldegrave — normally an 
anodyne document — express- 1 
ing Norway’s “very strong 
concern” over plans for a fast 
reactor plant at Dounreay. 

Three days later, on World 
Environment Day, she fired a 
second round. This time, she 
accused the British Govern- 
ment of “provocation against ; 
international society” because j 
of its failure to install anti- 
pollution equipment at the 
new Drax B coal-fired power 
station in Yorkshire. 

The office of the Norwegian 
Prime Minister, Mrs Gro Har- 
lem Brundtiand. confirmed, 
however, that it had been in 
touch with the British Embas- 
sy here three weeks ago to 
confirm that the visit was still 
on, despite the collapse of the 
Conservative administration 
which issued the original invi- 
tation in ApriL 

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on a cross channel ferry. 

Endless (as in queue), aching (as in feet) and chocka (as 
in block) spring more readily to mind. 

Unless, that is, you’ve been lucky enough to have 
sailed with Sealink recently from Dover to Calais. 

For our ships on this route, the St, Christopher and ■ 
St. Anselm, have had their duty free areas completely re-built 
They’re now four rimes as big. 

They carry a far wider range of goods. 



And because they’ve been designed along the lines of a 
first class department store, shopping is a positive pleasure. 

A duty free from hassle and haste in fact 

These aren’t the only changes you’ll notice, either: 
Since Sealink became a private company, we’ve spent a lot of 
money re-building and refurbishing our ships. 

And a lot of rime re- training our crews. 

Because without their goodwill, we can hardly expect 
yours. And without yours, we really would be sunk. 

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Students clash 
with police as 
national strike 
looms in Chile 

From Lake Sagaris, Santiago 

Students at universities 
throughout Chile began boy- 
cotting classes and assemblies 
and holding marches this 
week as part of a national 
student strike against military 
rule. . . , 

The first serious incident 
was on Monday when bus- 
loads of heavily-armed riot 
police blocked access to the 
University of Chile law facul- 
ty. firing grapeshot and tear- 
gas bombs into the building in 
an attempt to dislodge a 
peaceful assembly of students. 

Later, police supported by 
soldiers armed with automatic 
weapons raided several cam- 
puses of the University of 
Chile and the Metropolitan 
University, arresting more 
ihan 100 people, among them 
seven professors. 

At the time or the 1973 
military coup, thousands of 
students were expelled and 
professors purged. More re- 
cently. universities have been 
restructured to conform to the 
junta’s free-enterprise 

During the week, students 
have presented petitions to 
faculty officials and held sev- 
eral marches around campus- 
es. preparing the way for a 
two-day national strike in July 
against the regime, led by 
Chile's largest opposition co- 
alition. the National .Assembly 
of Civil Society 

On Monday, spokesmen for 
the National Association of 
Lorry Owners, which paved 
the way for the coup through 
strikes' and other actions, 
threatened to block highways 
with lorries if the junta did not 
respond to the National 
Assembly’s demands. 

• Bomb death: One man was 
killed and seven people were 
wounded when a bomb de- 
stroyed a carriage of an under- 
ground train yesterday as it 
left a Santiago station {Reuter 

The bomb went ofF just 
before the morning rush hour 
at the Tobalaba station in the 
heart of Santiago’s fashionable 

Ten minutes earlier, a bomb 
had exploded in the Los 
Heroes station in the city 
centre, causing minor damage. 

Service was suspended 
along one stretch of the 
Tobalaba line. Huge traffic 
jams built up on main roads to 
the city centre, compounded 
b> flooding after 24 hours of 
torrential rains. 

No one claimed responsibil- 
ity for the attack. Leftist 
guerrilla groups have admit- 
ted sabotage bombings and 
attacks on security forces in 
the past but have generally 
avoided indiscriminate bomb- 
mot in mihlic. 

The damaged remains of an underground railway carriage after a terrorist bomb killed a passenger m Santiago 

Indian holy city faces 
more riots and arson 

Delhi (AP) - Hindn-Mns- 
lim rioting and arson flared 
again yesterday in the Hindu 
holy city of Allahabad despite 
a round-the-clock curfew, the 
United News of India re- 

The news agency said bomb 
attacks and shootings were 
reported in the five riot- 
scarred districts of Allahabad, 

tni, Jhh, 

in Uttar Pradesh, India's most 
populous state. 

The agency said extra 
armed police were rushed to 
Allahab ad yesterday after the 
renewed rioting. 

Police arrested S3 people on 
charges of rioting and arson, 
raising the number of those in 
detention to 230, the report 


Turkey sentences 19 
left-wingers to death 

Ankara (Reuter) — A Turk- 
ish military court in Adana 
sentenced 19 leftists to death 
yesterday on charges of trying 
to overthrow the stale and 
killing 4S people, the Anato- 
lian news agency reported. 

Thirteen defendants in the 
case against the underground 
organization. Dev Yol (Revo- 
lutionary Way), were sen- 

tmuwl tn lift* imnritnnmmt. 

while another 1 56 received jail 
terms ranging from two to 24 

They were charged with 
trying to establish a Marxist- 
Leninist state, killing 48 peo- 
ple. including two policemen, 
attempted murders, armed 
robbery and assaults in Ada- 
na, both before and after the 
1980 military coup. 

Release of 
by mix-up 

From Keith Dalton 

The Philippines Govern- 
ment is committed to freeing 
all political prisoners but 
problems la distinguishing 
them from common criminals 
are hampering their release, 
the Justice Minister, Mr 
Neptali Gonzales, said 

Tramped up criminal 
charges were often used to jafl 
opponents of former President 
Marcos and these prisoners, 
mostly ia civilian jails, were 
not among the 519 political 
detainees freed from military 
stockades by the Government 
of President Aquino, he said. 

The Church-backed Task 
Force Detainees says 5% 
political prisoners are de- 
tained in town an d cit y jails 
throughout the country. 

The Justice Ministry claims 

to have no official record of the 

number of political detainees 
but admits many prisoners 
have been detained for more 
than five years, well beyond 
the minimum jail sentence, 
and cannot be released on 
parole because records have 
been last. 

• 10 killed: Communist rebels 
fired automatic weapons and 
hissed grenades at a village 
riamiHg hall where an army 
captain was giving a speech, 
killing the officer and nine 
other people, a military 
spokesman said yesterday (AP 

Fifteen other people were 
wounded- hi the attack in 
Alungan village, 75 . miles 
north of Tadobaa City and 
355 miles from Manila. 

in raid 
on settlers 

From Ahmed Fazl 

The Bangladesh .Army was 
called out at the weekend to 
quell clashes between Bud- 
dhist Cbakma tribesmen and 
Muslim Bengali settlers. Five 
people were killed and 12 
wounded in Bangladesh's 
troubled south-eastern Chitta- 
gong hill tracts. 

Troops were rushed to a 
Bengali hamlet about 15 miles 
from the township of 
Dighinals in the region's 
Khagracbari district after 
armed tribesmen attacked, 
killing three Bengalis. 

Officials contacted by tele- 
phone said the Bengalis later 
launched a revenge attack on a 
neighbouring village, hacking 
iwo people to death. 

They said calm was restored 
after the Army took up posi- 
tions around the affected 

Authorities saio more than 
80 Bengalis had been killed in 
attacks by separatist tribal 
guerrillas belonging to the 
outlawed Shanti Bahini (peace 
force) in the past two months 
and about 6.000 tribals had 
crossed into the neighbouring 
Indian state of Tripura during 
a security operation to flush 
out insurgents. 

The rebellion m the hills 
started in 1976 after dissident 
Cbakma and Manna tribes- 
men opposed the resettlement 
of Muslim Bengali farmers on 
tribal lands. More than 10.000 
regular troops have since been 
fighting a jungle war against 
the guerrillas. 

Announcement from the board. 
British Rail are redeveloping Liverpool St. 

Throughout Network SouthEast, moves are now afoot 
Take Liverpool Street, one of our busiest commuter stations 
that's long over-due for improvement. £90m worth of improve- 
ment to be exact. 

Here's the gameplan. Firstly, we're building a brand-new 
concourse and ticket office (You've stood for lengthy queues 
quite long enough.) 

Next we're planning more station information, more station 
toilets, more station car parking and less station litter 

We're carrying out similar good works at Waterloo, 
Fenchurch Street, Ffcddington, Victoria, Marylebone, Charing 
Cross and Euston. 

So next time you travel up to town, advance directly, 
to your station. It's the best way to go. 

Network SouthEast 

Eliciting consent 
defence in rape 

Regina v Cox (David) 

Before Lord Lane. Lord Chief 
Justice. Mr Justice McCowan 
and Mr Justice Rose 
[Judgment given June 1 7] 

The difficulties involved in 
section 2 of the Sexual Offences 
(Amendment) Act 1976 were 
acknowledged by Lord Lane. 
Lord Chief Justice, when 
delivering the judgment of the 
Court of Appeal allowing an. 
appeal by David Cox. aged 24. 
of Whitehead. Oldbury, against 
his conviction at Dudley .Crown 
Court (Judge Evans. QC and a 
jury) of rape of a complainant 
aged 20. 

Section 2 provides: '“If at a 
trial any person is . . . charged 
with a rape offence to which he 
pleads not guilty, then, except 
with the leave of the judge, no 
evidence and no question in 
cross-examination shall be ad- 
duced or asked at the trial, by or 
on behalf of any defendant at 
the trial, about any experience 
of a complainant with a person 
other than that defendant. 

“(2) ... the judge shall rive 
leave if and only if be is satisfied 
that it would be unfair to that 
defendant to refuse to allow the. 
evidence to be adduced or the 
question to be asked.” 

Mr Derek Stanley, assigned 
by the Registrar of Criminal 
Appeals, for the appellant: Mr 
Christopher Hotten for the 

said that sexual intercourse 
between the appellant and the 
compbtinam took place during a 
night while her boyfriend who 
Jived with her was detained 
overnight by the police. 

The appellant left the flat at 
about 8 am and she was rejoined 
by her boyfriend. Not until 
about 11.30 pm did she allege 
that she had been raped by the 
appellant. Not until 4 am the 
next day was he arrested by the 
police and questioned. 

The defence was that she 
consented. The appellant 
wished to cross-examine her and 
doubtless adduce evidence 
about an earlier occasion. 

It involved that she, while her 
boyfriend was away, had had 
sexual intercourse with another 
man. “Steven". He. somewhat 
ungallantly. told her boyfriend 
what had happened The boy- 
friend was enraged and tackled 
the complainant about it. 
whereupon she said that, she had . 
been raped by Steven. 

A proof of evidence from 
Steven was available to the 

appellant. In it Steven asserted 
that sexual intercourse was with 
her consent, he bad told the 
boyfriend about it. he (Steven) 
bad heard that he was being 
accused of rape by the com- 
plainant. had gone round to see 
the boyfriend and complainant 
together and. in the boyfriend’s 
presence, the complainant had 
admitted that she had accused 
Steven of rape and that the 
accusation was false. 

The trial judge ruled against 
the application to question her 
about that occasion. 

The proper approach — his 
Lordship acknowledged that it 
was a difficult matter for any 
judge to decide in any particular 
case — was whether it would be 
unfair to exclude such cross- 

In R r Viola ([1982] I WLR 
1 138. 1443) the court had said: 

“Questions . . . going simply 
to credit will seldom be allowed 
... On the other hand if the 
questions are relevant to an 
issue in the trial . . . for instance, 
relevant to the issue of consent 
. . . they are likely to be admit- 
ted. because to exclude a rele- 
vant question on an issue in the 
trial as the trial is being run will 
usually mean that the jury are 
being prevented from hearing 
something which, if they did 
hear it might cause them to 
change their minds about the 
evidence given by the com- 

“But we are very far from 

laying down any hard and fast 

The effect of the proposed 
questions and evidence was to 
indicate that it was not so much 
the sexual intercourse with Ste- 
ven which was of importance 
■ but what the complainant had 
said about it afterwards. That 
really was the subject of the 

The judge had indicated a line 
of questioning falling short of 
the questions which he had 
ruled against However, if the 
defence was to be prevented 
from putting to the complainant 
the real nub of the Steven 
incident the effect of the cross- 
examination would be largely 

Their Lordships had con- 
cluded that to slop the question- 
ing short of that point was unfair 
to the appellant 
The • conviction would be 

Solicitors: Mr I. S. Manson. 

Condition of old oven 


the ingress of water into the 

Mr David Parry for the 
plaintiff: Mr Frederic Reynolds. 
QC and Mr Michael Brampton 
for the defendant 

Morris-Thomas v 
Lane Rentals Ltd' 

Before Lord Justice May. Lord 
Justice Ralph Gibson and Lord 
Justice Stocker 
[Judgment given June 17] 

Where a 'person had been 
granted a licence to occupy a 
100-year-okt oven: the age and 
condition of which was well 
known to her. for the purpose of 
storing, displaying and selling 
antiques, and no express repair- 
ing provision had been incor- 
porated in the licence 
agreement there was no basis could only be corrected by 
for implying into the agreement letting the plaintiff start again 
an absolute obligation on the with a fresh trial it would rarely 

GIBSON said that the court 
would not permit a litigant to 
suffer from the mistake of his 
lawyer if the mistake could be 
corrected without injustice to 
the other side fsee Dovle r Ofhv 
(Ironmongers) Lid <[1969] 2 QB 
158)): but when the mistake 

licensor to make and keep the 
oven reasonably fit for the sale 
and storage of antiques. . 

The feet that counsel had 
made a mistake in presenting 
his client's case would rarely 
justify granting a retrial, since 

be possible to assist such 

- It was impossible to suppose 
that the defendant, if asked, 
would have agreed that It should 
be treated as having warranted 
the fitness of the oven for the 

that would be unfair to the other plaintiffs purpose. Such a war- 


The Court of Appeal so held 
in a reserved judgment dismiss- 
ing an appeal by the plaint iff. 
Mrs Gwenda Mary Morris- 

ranry was in no sense necessary 
to give efficacy to the agree- 

The defendant was not free to 
rouse or permit the premises to 

Thoma$._from an order of Sir decay so as to render the oven 

useless to the plaintiff but it was 

not necessary . to ..assert such 

. freedom, in. the defendant in 

her claim Tor damages. from the order to deny tfie existence of 
defendant Petticoat Lane Rent- the term' for which the plaintiff 
ah Ltd. the. owner of an oven of . contended. -. 
which she was licensee, in . Solicitors: McCulloch & Wil- 
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A new heart 
for the 

divided city 

One man’s vision and the faith to see it through won for 
Londonderry The Times/RIBA Community Enterprise 
Scheme’s top award last week. Richard Ford reports 

Londonderry was where it all began 17 
long years ago. It is a city linked 
irrevocably with gerrymandering and 
violence, where on either side of the 
steep banks of the River Foyle the 
emotions and fears of two cultures and 
identities clashed like warring tribes. A 
city with two names, each more than 
enough to indicate from which side of 
the sectarian divide its people are from. 

The troubles, as they are euphemisti- 
cally called, have left their scars on its 
people, its buildings and demography. 
Three hundred years of ill-feeling and 
spilt blood between Protestant and 
Roman Catholic have culminated in a 
city virtually divided by the river flowing 
in Its midst 

Blitzed by the bombers time and time 
again, blighted by economic depression 
and some of the highest unemployment 
in the United Kingdom, the spirit of its 
people and their pride in their communi- 
ty has not been broken. “Sure it's 
nothing more than an overblown village. 
Everybody knows everybody else and 
there’s a tremendous attachment to the 
place”, said one young woman. 

Now. having taken just about every- 
thing that could be thrown at it, a new 
spirit is abroad in the city — the spirit 
that proclaims “we can do it, we will 
show the world”. 

In .their first season in the League of 
Ireland the football dub has attracted up 
to 1 2,000 supporters to each home game, 
astonishing both the club and the 
League. And in the walled dty itself the 

Derry Inner City project last week won 
the top award in The 77mes/Royal 
Institute of British Architects Communi- 
ty Enterprise Scheme. 

Providing training, jobs and interests 
to hundreds who would otherwise be on 
the dole, it is an urban renewal 
programme showing what men driven by 
a dream for their own community can 
achieve by persistence and all-round 
effort. It involves church, commerce and 
government departments but, most im- 
portant. it involves the people 

Scrawled on a wall near the project's 
office are the words “keep Derry udy — 
Brits out”. Inside, the scheme's driving 
force and visionary relishes the irony 
that he. an uncompromising Republican, 
longing for the day when Britain packs 
its bags, shook hands with the Prince of 
Wales on receiving the award. Affection- 
ately known as “Paddy Bogside” or 
“King of the Bog”, Paddy Doherty, aged 
60. smiled at the thought before adding 
“I had no problem. My line is as long as 
his line. The O'Dohehys were the last 
family who with a chieftain at their head 
fought the British.” 

He has first-hand knowledge of the 
effects of the troubles but has refused to 
be beaten by them. Early on he was 
prominent in the Republican Bogside, 
organizing a community when the area 
was a no-go district. One son is in prison, 
convicted on the word of an informer of 
membership of an illegal paramilitary 
organization; and last year a son-in-law 

Award winners: Paddy Doherty, creating the space for comnuHiities to come together; and some of his workers on a project 

was shot dead by the Provisional IRA for 
being an alleged informer. “It's very 
painful”, he says. 

Outside his office there is the ever 
present hum of activity. In one room 
young men and women operate ma- 
chines to do the trust's accounts; by the 
door a fair-haired youth acts as security 
man; and another jokes with three 
friends as he hammers away a 
doorframe. Stephen FrieL a 24-year-old 
married man with a child of 16 months, 
has worked as a carpenter on the project 
for seven months after one and a naif 
years on the dole. “Anything is better 
than lying around”, he says. “At the start 
nobody wanted to come on this job but 
now the whole town is looking to get in.” 

In the yard below two men mix cement 
and lay a kerb while two more clamber 
up scaffolding to fix a window in a 
building being renovated. Alfie John- 
ston. aged 20. is another who joined the 
project immediately he left school with 

no qualifications and little prospect of a 
job. In a community workshop he tried 
his hand at carpentry, plumbing and 
finally plastering, in which he specialized 
until fully trained. 

He says with evident pride that be is 
now a qualified plasterer: “It's given me 
a steady job and wage. I'm pleased that 
we have shown that we can make it with 
the rest of them. If I. wasn't here I would 
be doing nothing.” 

The door to Paddy’s office is constant- 
ly opening with people seeking his advice 
and guidance and be is nothing if 
forthright, calling in a foreman to tell 
him one building must open within a 
matter of weeks as he has organized a 
celebration for visiting Americans whom 
he hopes to persuade to part with cash. 

A carpenter by trade and a father of 1 3, 
his visions have transformed and re- 
stored part of the dty, providing work 
for SOI people on the Action for 
Community Employment Scheme for 

the long-term unemployed and the 
Youth Training Programme for younger 
people needing training and skills. 

He learnt the lessons of local action in 
the early 1960s, when he set up a Credit 
Union as a form of community banking, 
and through his role in the Bogside. “I 
want people to take charge of their own 
areas, to be responsible for house repairs, 
looking after the elderly, and their own 
environment. If governments trusted us 
more we could do iL” 

Almost 10 years ago he began using 
unemployed youth to restore derelict 
buildings. His theory: “People only grow 
through the willing acceptance of respon- 
sibility. That is the centrepiece of our 
philosophy. Shift responsibility on to 
ordinary people. I think the Prince is 
very much into that.” 

Success in restoring a disused school 
(about to become an art centre) tempted 
Paddy to be more ambitious and on a 
walk around the dty he earmarked 

bombed-out buildings and others aban- 
doned and decaying for his work. An 
initial fund-raising exercise got £37,000 
to purchase two buildings and a typical 
mixture of cy cling, pleading and grants 
from the local council to government 
departments has brought expansion at an 
unprecedented speed. Banks parted with 
£250,000 and a branch of the World 
Coundl for Churches gave £152,000 
after being persuaded that the dty 
deserved support because it was really a 
Third World area. 

‘I want people to be 
responsible for looking 
after the elderly and 
their own environment. 
If governments trusted 
us more we could do it 9 

Paddy Doherty 

The trust has an annual turnover of 
£2m; eight buildings have been restored: 
three are being worked on, including one 
restored and then damaged in a Provi- 
sional IRA bomb attack; and a further 1 1 
are on the drawing board. 

In Londonderry the restored buildings 
hum to the activity of young people 
being trained in carpentry, plumbing, 
electrical work, computers, jewellery- 
making and graphics. Others restored by 
youngsters learning their skills as they go 
have been leased to government depart- 
ments. and three have been rented as 
shops in the city centre. One of the great 
successes was an art exhibition by six 
“lough kids" who bad been taught an for 
five months. 

In a city as divided as Londonderry 
the overwhelming majority involved in 
the project are nationalist Many Protes- 
tants privately admire the quality of the 
work, but would be uneasy working in 
the predominately nationalist city cen- 
tre; others are suspicious of involvement 
with something that has a Republican as 
its motivating force. 

Paddy say’s: “If Northern Ireland is to 
achieve anything it will be through the 
two traditions coming together. But 
don't make me out as some kind of patsy 
trying to bring both communities togeth- 
er. My job is to create the space where it 
can happen. Naturally, if at alL At the 
moment we're showing die world and 
leading the way with community action 
which is doing something for the morale 
of everyone.” 

The serious business of 87th Police Precinct, Isola 

Last month Newsweek maga- 
zine voted Ed McBain’s Ice 
one of the 10 best crime novels 
of the century. He was one of 
only two living writers on the 
list The choice of that novel as 
his finest wonM probably not 
be shared by most critics; bat 
bis place among die greats of 
the genre would not be 

Just as Dashiell Hammett 
and Raymond Chandler domi- 
nated the fictional world of the 
private eye, so McBain for the 
past 30 years has been the 
master of the novel in which 
police procedure plays die 
central part. Television series 
like Hitt Street Blues are 
direct descendants, though 
mention of that series annoys 
McBain. He is careful not to 
say that he believes it to be a 
direct crib, hot he speaks of it 
with heavy irony as 
‘‘borrowing” his ideas. 

Like Sherlock Holmes's 
Baker Street, McBain's 87th 
Police Precinct in the fictional 
city of Isola has assumed a 
cosy familiarity with millions 
of readers in countless conn- 

tries. Over 39 novels and 
hundreds of passing police 
characters. Detective Steve 
Carefla has emerged as the 
most important and sympa- 
thetic single figure. “I actually 
killed Carella in my third 
book, but my agent and pub- 
lisher complained. I had to 
take the manuscript back and 
ressurect him”, McBain re- 

Ed McBain is a pseudonym 
of novelist Evan Hauler. Be- 
tween the two of them they 
have written more than 60 
books, and Hunter doubles as 
a screen writer (Hitchcock's 
The Birds is among his cred- 
its). McBain has also pub- 
lished five prime novels 
featuring Florida attorney 
Matthew Hope, and his latest 
work Another Part of the City , 
published tomorrow (Hamish 
Hamilton, £9.95) introduces 
New York's Fifth Precinct. 

McBain likes and admires 
cops. “They are underpaid, 
overworked and do a job that's 
enormously stressful, under a 
great deal of psychological 

Ed McBain: Tve never let myself get stale’’ 

pressure. They deal with a side 
6f society with which the 
average citizen would not want 
to come into contact, and they 
do it 24 boors a day. 

“They become policemen 
because of a high sense of 
idealism. Some drop oat or 
become over-cynical or even 
dishonest. But I'm convinced 
that most iff them want to be 
the good gnys getting the bad 

_ Occasionally McBain's fic- 
tional cops are a little too 

pleasant and sympathetic to be 
totally convincing. But that is 
dearly what his pnblic wants. 
“What appeals to my readers 
is the humanity of the cops. 
They are less concerned with 
who solves the crime and who 
did it than with human things 
like whether the detective b 
ever going to find happiness 
with his girL They want to be 
sure that Carella is never 
going to cheat on his wife. 
Once when in the coarse of 
duty Carella had to kiss 

another woman I received 
indignant letters.” 

His pnblic have also sur- 
prisingly taken to his frequent 
villain, known only as the Deaf 
Man, who regularly and with 
increasing ririonsness makes 
fools of the police and is never 
captured. “I've been accused, 
as Evan Hunter, of. writing 
very moral stories. I think I 
agree, and its also true of my 
87th Precinct books.' Trans- 
gressors and sinners almost 
always get punished. At 
present the Deaf Man is an 
exception. I don't quite know 
what to do with him. He's also 
very difficult to write, because 
he’s brilliant and I'm not So I 
have to work very hard.” 

McBain has always taken 
his writing seriously. Now a 
young-looking 59, he grew up 
poor, in New York's Italian 
Harlem, the son of a postman. 
Then came art college, a stint 
in the navy and the decision to 
become a writer, accompanied 
by taki n g on the name of Evan 
Hunter instead of his original 
long Italian one. 

He seems to regret adopting 

the McBain pseudonym. “The 
crime writer was not held in 
high regard when I started 
writing, and as 1 had achieved 
some success as a “serious” 
writer on social themes with 
The Blackboard Jungle, I took 
on McBain for my 87th Pre- 
cinct books. Bat I don't regard 
my McBain. as less serious 
than my Evan Hunter.” 

The Blackboard Jungle his 
first best-seller, was an angry 
indictment of the New York 
schools system, provoked by a 
few months teaching which he 
did (and hated) while waiting 
for his . break as a writer. 

McBain claims that he's a 
happy man. “I'm doing exactly 
what I want to do. I enjoy 
writing enormously and I've 
never let myself get stale.' De 
oof a happy marriage (his 
second) and three sons (by his 
first) of whom I'm proud. Tve 
got two lovely homes in Con- 
necticut and Florida. And 
when I need some sunshine I 
can always come to England. 
What more can a guy want?” 

Marcel Berlins 


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Frank Atkinson was nine 
when he found the fossil of a 
tiny shell near his home in 
Barnsley. That discovery was 
enough to start him on a 
lifetime of collecting. The 
items he has amassed since 
have grown somewhat, both 
in size and scope — at one time 
his collection was so vast it 
filled the entire headquarters 
and parade ground of the 
former Durham Light Infan- 
try while awaiting a perma- 
nent home. 

Now it forms the basis of 
the 264-acre Beamish open air 
museum in County Durham, 
whose farm, mine and work- 
ing trams and steam trains re- 
create an authentic slice of the 
North-east’s past. The build- 
ings alone are valued at £7 
million and their contents at 
several millions more. 

The award to Beamish as 
the 1986 National Heritage 
Museum of the Year is testi- 
mony to the vision of Frank 
Atkinson, the museum's di- 
rector. Now aged 6Z and still a 
self-confessed inveterate col- 
lector, he first conceived the 
idea of an open-air museum 
for this country while visiting 
a similar project in Scandina- 
via in 1952. He first put the 
suggestion to local councillors 

in 1958. 

Another 12 years of political 
wrangling arid financial uncer- 
tainty passed, however, before 
work finally began on convert- 
ing the former regional coal 
board headquarters at 
Beamish. - ■ 

The museum's success is 
now evidenL It employs .200 
staff, attracts 2S0.000 visitors 
a- year and generates enough' 
income- to - meet two thirds of 
its annual £l*s million expen- 
diture. The rest comes from 
nine local councils. 

The museum includes a 
Victorian form, an old drift 
mine, miners' cottages, work- 
ing trams and its own railway 
station and steam locomo- 
tives. But the latest and per- 
haps most popular 
development is the re-creation 
of a town street from the 

The six Georgian terrace 

Slice of 
life at 

Award for the man 
who recreated the 
North-east’s past 

Frank Atkinson f had to 
be pig-headed' 

houses were demolished on a 
site in Gateshead and rebuilt 
at Beamish brick by brick, as 
was the old Sun .Inn, trans- 
ported from Bishop Auckland, 
and the former Co-operative 
store from the pit village of 
Annfield Plain, near Consen. 

The street its house interi- 
ors and packed shelves at the 
Co-op. ail- uncannily accurate 
in detail, daily revive memo-' 
ries for the elderly visitors and 
fascinate today's children, 
who live in more complicated 

Work on Beamish is not' yet 
complete, with a £1 million 
project under way to provide 
parking facilities for 1 .000 cars 
apd a new visitors’ centre 
being constructed from an 
18th-cetuury stable block. 

Mr Atkinson lives in the 
vijlage; of Ovingham. 30- 
minutes' drive away, in a 

“ iu 

former vicarage that dates 
back in parts to the 14th 
century, what does the award 
mean to him? 

“It may sound cfichgd, but 
it is the satisfying climax to a 
lifetime's work. It is im- 
mensely satisfying to stand on 
the high ground at Beamish, 
see the locomotives in steam, 
the trams moving along the 
town street and thousands of 
people enjoying themselves. 

“I am a Yorkshireman by 
birth and I had to be pig- 
headed to achieve ail this. In 
the early days it almost folded 
before it started because of 
political differences between 
all the different councils.” 

He believes it is important 
to preserve aspects of North- 
east life before they disappear 
altogether. For instance, he 
plans a purpose-built colliery 
spoil heap on the site because 
today's children have often 
never seen one, simply be- 
cause the heaps have -been 
landscaped and grassed over 
for environmental reasons. 

The exhibits at Beamish are 
a reminder of the spirit and 
the character that have en- 
abled the people of the North- 
east to endure hard times 
economically and still come 
through as a community. 

The museum is not just 
about preserving buildings 
and machinery, however. 
When Mr Atkinson heard that 
a famous breed of local cattle, 
die Durham Short Horn, was 
in danger of dying out, he set 
about creating his own herd at 
Beamish, not to become a rare 
breed centre but because the 
cattle were as much an ele- 
ment of the rmion's history as 
the coal-mines and the engi- 
neering works are. 

As part of the award Mr 
Atkinson receives £2.000 as 
museum director to spend as 
he wishes. In the scale of 
things at Beamish it is but a 
small amount He intends to 
put it towards the cost of 
publishing a book on the 
museum's large collection of 

Peter Davenport 

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To love, honour 

and share 

An increasing number 
of couples are 
willing to share the 
household chores, but 
as Alison Miller 
discovers, equality 
is nowhere near as 
widespread as many 
would have us believe 

S ome people say that you can 
tell as much about a marriage 
by wbo-does-what as by any- 
thing either partner says. 
Domestic labour is part of 
the lottery of married life -and a 
means by which many feelings are 

The most recent figures from a 
1981 survey by Market & Opinion 
Research International (MORI) on 
the division of domestic labour 
suggest that women are not exploit- 
ing a greater willingness among' men 
to share the chores, and that it is not 
until retirement that any real mea- 
sure of equality emerges. 

It is a fact demonstrated in the 
1986 edition of Social Trends^ 
produced by the Central Statistical 
Office and published by Her 
Majesty's Stationery Office. Eleven, 
per cent more women do the 
washing and ironing than need to; 16 
per cent could have help with 
cooking the evening meal and 19 per 
cent with the shopping. 

Of married couples polled, 64 per 
cent say washing-up should be 
shared m the evening. 62 per cent are 
for sharing the shopping, and 58 per 
cent would like to share the organiza- 
tion of household money and bills. 

Eighty-three per cent say that 
repairs of household equipment are 
carried out by men — and 79 per cent 
tbat.they should be. Eighty-eight per 
cent of married women still do ad the 
washing and ironing, 77 per cent 
cook the evening meal and 72 per 
cent do ail the cleaning. 

The report says that “for each 
'household task, the proportion of 
couples where the task is undertaken 
mainly by the woman is always 
higher than the people concerned 
think it should be . . . one aspect 
not obvious from the table is the 
tendency for married men to over- 
state the extent to which they shared 
the housework.” 

A hundred years ago, division of 
labour in the home was a question of 
whether the wife was mistress of the ■ 
house or a housewife: The functions - 
of the mistress, Mrs Beeton wrote, 
“resemble those of the general of an 
army or the manager of a great 
business concern”. 

The terra housewife “seems more 
fittingly applied to those who per- 
sonally conduct their domestic af- 
fairs than to others who govern with 
the assistance of a large staff of well- 
trained servants". Now the question 
is not so much which type of 
housekeeper you are, but what kind 
of relationship is shown by who does . 
what The Times decided to contrast 
two generations of married couples 
in one family and then looked at how 
thefr attitudes compared with the 
findings of the poBsters. 

Bruce Aitken, aged 58, is the son of 
a former RAF Officer. Ed u c ate d at 
Sherborne, be won an exhibition to 
Cambridge where, he says, “unfortu- 
nately I met a girl at Girton and we 
got on ail right”. The gni, Anna, the ; 
daughter of a suffragette, was reading 
moral philosophy. She is now . 
Bruce’s wife. 

She says: “My mother was so 
insistent about brother and sister 
being equal that I had a fearfully 
expensive education — I got married 
at 24 and had four children by the 
time I was 32. It wasn’t until I was 45 
that 1 started getting a conscience 
and felt 1 had to do something about 

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Bruce and Anna Aitken: a case of the breadwinner male and the domestic wife 

‘Brude does nothing about the house except Hoovering. 
He doesn’t iron or wash up and certainly can’t cook’ 

Anna — “bom of the British Raj” 
— settled into the expatriate life of 
gin-and-pink, house servants and 
local ayahs to look after the children. 
“I never did a thing, and I have 
never washed a floor” When their 
eldest child was eight the family 
moved back to England so that they 
could get on with schooling. Bruce 
went into industry, winding up at the 
Department of Economic Affairs for 
four years. 

“The thing gradually folded”, he 
says, "but fortunately I knew a 
stockbroker. It was 1971. At that 
time you were paid a very small 
salary and a huge bonus, which was 
all very well, but in 1974, when the 
market collapsed, Thad four children 
to keep on £3,000 a year and no 

He took up where he had left off - 
as a company secretary in the Far : 
East, and joined a firm of chartered 
accountants which were subsequent- 
ly taken over by Touche Ross. “I 
have ended up where my son Robert 

.began. I'm probably earning a lot less 
now than he is and doing more work 
than he’s ever done, but it doesn't 
worry me. The partners I have 
known for 20 years are now knocking 
at my door saying ‘What’s Robert 
doing? Can we ask him round to 
lunch? and all this sort of rhubarb”. 

T oday the couple live in a 
village near Dartford, 
Rent, with Anna's elderly 
father in a house at the end 
of the garden. She has 
trained as a nurse and works part- 
time in an ophthalmic ward at St 
Mary’s Hospital Sidcup. 

Their day starts with Anna's alarm 
going off at 5.15am. “I get up. feed 
my quails, my doves,, have a bath 
and finally wake up Brucie. I push 
him off to work — we have two cars 
so he takes his. I’ve never made 
breakfast for anyone in my life. 
Bruce has coffee from his tea-making 
machine. I’ve always believed in 
everyone looking after themselves. 

Brude does nothing round the house 
except Hoovering — he doesn't iron, 
he doesn't wash and he certainly 
can't cook. I just couldn't do without- 
Doris, our daily. She cleans the 
silver, does the windows, and the 
Hoovering when Brucie’s not there. 
She makes the beds with me and she 
cleans up the dog’s mess. 

“Bruce can't dean the bath and 
never hangs anything out. He 
doesn't feed the quails. Doris and I 
spend our time picking things up 
after him. When he’s having a male 
bridge four, I do all their sandwiches 
before 1 go off to work and this is 
where it is so unfair — having to put 
his beer out. But when I give 
barbecue parties for the staff on my 
ward, Bruce is wonderful and every- 
one adores him, so it does balance 
out. The truth is I'd collapse 
completely without Doris.” 

Bruce says: “The first thing we 
bought when we came back from 
Malaya wasn't a bed but a dishwash- 
er. A lot of people in this country 

would never think that was the main 
priority, but it was and we've had 
one ever since. I do all the loading 
and unloading and filling it with 
powder - in other words I do all the 
washing-up. I can make boiled eggs 
andpoachoi eggs. I do all the heavy 
stuff - things where she says Til 
leave that to you*. 

“ I do all the gardening, not only 
for me but for her father who lives 
next door. I've had to build her five 
ponds, and what does she do but buy 
100 fish which have been breakfast 
for the heron. 1 walk the dogs. And 
I’ll lay the table for a dinner party, 
dear away, do the coffee — and all 
the washing-up." 

Robert Aitken, their second child, 
is 30 and riding the “big bang” in the 
City. He lives with Kathy, whom he 
married eight months ago, in a 
basement flat in Pimlico. Educated 
at Tonbridge. Kent, Robert did his 
foundation course in accountancy at 
the City of London Polytechnic 
before training at Touche Ross, 
where he met Kathy, who had read 
agricultural botany at Reading. 

After secondment to a firm of 
stockbrokers, he joined Henderson 
Crosthwaite. “After 18 months they 
asked me to stay and last year 1 
became a partner. Now we’re being 
taken over by Guinness Mahon, the 
merchant bankers. In the old days, 
having become a partner would have 
been the end of the story. Now we’re 
going into a corporate structure and 
heaven knows where it will end up. 
Ultimately, the ambitious ones will 
aim for chairmanship of the whole 
Guinness Peat Group.” 

K athy. 28. who did accoun- 
tancy after her botany, is 
a treasury analyst at .a 
firm of market research- 
ers in the pharmaceutical 
industry. They sleep with separate 
alarm clocks. Robert says: “I get up 
early to join a partner on the drive to 
work. Kathy gets up later and takes 
the Tube. We don't have breakfast 
but quite often we'll ring each other 
in the day to see who is getting the 
food. We share the cooking — die'll 
do two meals and I'll do two. We 
wash up together next day.” 

Kathy says: “Usually we eat out or 
have a take-away. Sometimes I'll 
shop late round the comer on the 
way home. We have two cars but 
neither of us uses them in the week. 
Since we married, money hasn't 
been tight Robert pays our joint 
mortgage. I plan holidays and do 
anything mundane. He'll ring me up 
at work and get me to see that the 
central heating is fixed. He doesn't 
do the Hoovering, or clean the bath 
out but he'll iron his shirt and we’ll 
go to the launderette together.” They 
don't have a joint bank account and 
they share the domestic bills. 

Although the lifestyles in two 
generations of the same family are 
different, all are agreed that it should 
be the woman who looks after the 
children when they are sick, and that 
family discipline should be shared 
equally, as should gardening and 
paying the bills. 

where Bruce and Anna agree that 
washing, ironing, cleaning and shop- 
ping should be done by Anna, the 
younger Aitkens say they should be 
shared equally, as should household 
repairs, which the parents say is 
Bruce's job. 

Anna believes that the evening 
meal should be her responsibility 
and so. loo. should domestic finance. 
Her husband, son and daughter-in- 
law all say they should be shared. 
Only Kathy says that she should do 
the cleaning. 

All of which tends to suggest that 
young couples without children are 
disposed to help each other in many 
ways — and that older working 
couples find it easier to hold on to 
old habits than to let them go. The 
vast majority of all people polled by 
MORI and the Central Statistical 
Office are still stuck with stereotype 
marriages — and presumably with 
children — where the man is the 
main breadwinner and the wife looks 
after the home. 

0 Than Newspepere Ltd, 1986 I 

Rattled by rail 

Killing off pride 
and perfection 

^ I feel a bit like Jonah, 

ff casting doom and 
shipwreck on materni- 
ty homes. Every time I 
have a baby they seem 
to close the hospital down. 
The first time was in London, 
in 1982; I gave birth at a 
splendid titde institution 
called the British Hospital for 
Mothers and Babies, in 

It was quite famous, in its 
day; for 77 years midwives 
trained there and moved on to 
hospitals all over the country 
and the world, notably to the 
Missions. I have yet to meet 
any group of middle-aged 
in id wives among whom the 
name of the good old British 
did not raise an affectionate 

It was, admittedly, a worn 
and battered sort of place: 
after the birth I was bundled 
into a wheelchair, baby in 
arms, and covered in a mack- 
intosh to be poshed across an 
open drive to the post-natal 
"House of the Star”. Primi- 
tive, they say, apologetically; 
but the midwife and the porter 
wbo took us on that dawn ride 
through the rain were infi- 
nitely solicitous of me and my 
new son. and a glimpse of the 
warm, flowery little chapel as 
we bowled past it was worth 
any amount of new paint and 
designer-tiling in a modern 

We mothers loved the Brit- 
ish; we wrote our babies* 
names in its ancient Birthday 
Book and paid oar subscrip- 
tions with pride; we were 
gratefnl for its smallness and 
intimacy and for the sense of 
seven decades’ dedication to 

But they closed the British 
all the same. Statistics, slide- 
rule predictions and centralist 
theories converged upon it, 
and since July 1984 there 
have been no babies in the 
wards and no flowers in the 

And then I bad a baby here, 
in Suffolk. She was born in 
the amiable but hurried atmo- 
sphere of the huge maternity 
block in Ipswich, and moved 
after a day to a delightful 
place called the Phyllis Me- 
morial Maternity Home. It 
serves the long, straggling 
coastal strip, enabling post- 
natal mothers to be visited 
more easily by their families 
in this rural area. 

Infinitely reassuring 
old-fashioned nursing 

It was founded in 1929 by a 
wealthy family in memory of 
a daughter who died in child- 
birth. The NHS took it over, 
and has run it for half a 
century as a snperb maternity 
borne, doing fewer and fewer 
deliveries but concentrating 
on the vital and underrated 
work of getting new mothers 
happy and fit to go home after 
their week’s rest 

At the Phyllis, as at the old 
British, mothers and babies 
are never rushed or forced 
into routines, never have to be 
ignored in favour of acute 
cases at the other end of the 
block; they are glowingly 
important, cared for and re- 
membered long afterwards by 
the staff. 

They come back and ran 
fetes, and clnb together to bay 
new chairs for the rest room. I 
used to walk out into the 
small rose-garden in my 
nightdress, still dazed from 
shortage of sleep, and find 
solace in the early blooms 
growing on the rose-tree 
which commemorated Sister 


Libby Purves 

Peck's 25 years in the hospi- 
tal. Sister Peck herself would 
be indoors, whisking around, 
creating comfort and security. 
There are several long-serv ice 
records at the Phyllis; girl 
babies who were first breast- 
fed under careful guidance 
from a young midwife now 
turn up with their own babies 
to learn the same lesson. 
Infinitely reassuring old- 
las bioned nursing is given 
day and night; relaxed, 
watchful utterly dedicated. 
And small-scale. 

So, naturally, the Phyllis is 
now for the chop. Any day 
now we expect the health 
authority to dismiss the pro- 
tests and name the last day. 
Rural GP5 plead that their 
patients need to be closer to 
home than Ipswich; mothers 
point oat that nobody has ever 
produced statistics on the 
further progress of Phyllis 
families — it could well be 
rl mt they have fewer prob- 
lems, and end up costing the 
NHS less in tranquillizers 
and GP visits. Nobody both- 
ers to tot up the cost-saving of 
breast-fed babies' healthier 
infancies, either. 

But the argument rarely 
used, because it would not 
even be understood by gov- 
ernment departments, is that 
such places have souls. And 
that once yon kill off a 
beloved old community-based 
institution, yon will never get 
it back: generations of loyalty 
and dedication and patient 
perfectionism will be dissipat- 
ed and wasted. Ironically, so 
will the spirit of economy and 
careful use of resources that 
goes with high morale and 
traditional values. 

It seems odd, sometimes, 
that a Government which 
preaches excellence and good 
housekeeping and hard work, 
should not be able to see when 
the embodiment of all these 
virtues is staring it right in 
the face. They should be 
sending study groups In to 
find out why these places are 
so good; not closing them 

We all have our car stickers 
saying “Fight for the 
Phyllis”; bnt we don’t have 
much hope. Not really. Cen- 
tralization, rationalization, a 
health service that looks won- 
derful on paper, is what we 
are going to get. We have seen 
it where business administra- 
tors have replaced awesome 
matrons; we see it when huge 
hospitals replace local ones. 
The people in the system will 
go on doing ttaeir best, as 
individuals; but unsupported 
by the intangible 
strengths of atzno- gft 
sphere and tradition of xH 
institutional people. O M 
brave new world. ^ 

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If they were ever to ask me to 
do Body Language at O-level, 
I used to think I'd stand a 
pretty good chance. Ail that 
business about how to take up 
position at a drinks party and 
observe who’s actually yawn- 
ing bored with whom, who’s 
frightened of whom, and who 
likes whom. 

I'm even pretty good at 
spotting shoplifters in our 
local supermarket. Now and 
again you can see. someone 
whoa body movements are 

out of synchronization with 
the rest of the hypnotized 
shufflers. Jerky little gestures, 
furtive eye shifting, and {a 
dead giveaway, this one) slow- 
ly moving backwards out of 
the in-door with laden trolley. 

A long train journey is an 
excellent time for doing body 
language revision. Even if you 
catft stare at people directly, 
you can always observe them 
reflected in the window- 

I was standing, at Crewe 
station the othn , ‘ day with 
several million other people, 
waiting for the slow stopping 
train from Dundee to Poole. 
We surged forward when the 
train halted. Too many bored 
feces gazed out wonderful 
body language material, but 
hopeless for finding a decent 
spare seaL A quick sprint 
down the aisle and I couldn’t 
believe it - a forward-facing 
window, seat spare. And the 
next seat to it 

Throwing myself in I rapid- 
ly established territorial rights 
with the punk youth opposite. 
The train drew away and we. 


were soon among the restful 
scenery of green fields. 

But it was not restful for 
long Down the corridor 
strode a fellow in his late 30s, 
well dressed, with purposeful 
bearing. There were still sever- 
al aisle seats vacant, yet 
without a second's hesitation, 
he banged himself down next 
to me. 

The jolt startled both me 
and the punk. The newcomer 
proved to be a most disturbing 
fellow traveller. There was no 
armrest between us and I 
couldn't believe how insensi- 
tive the man could be. 

The ma ft sat too large and 
too close for comfort. Was he 
a con man trailing women 
travelling on their own? 
Would he wait until I got off at 
Did col and follow me through 
the fields to Wantage? There 
was no denying that he was 
radiating a set of very strong 

At Oxford he suddenly 
.stood up. Reaching over my 
head to the luggage rack he 
pulled down a mackintosh, 
umbrella and briefcase. 

His mackintosh, umbrella 
and briefcase. For 120-odd 
miles I had been too busy 
misinterpreting his body sig- 
nals to notice that I was sitting 
in his seat. Ah, but where was 
he when - 1 boarded at Crewe? 
Could such a restrained indi- 
vidual have been performing 
that most irregular of acts 
while the train was standing at. 
the station? 

Vivien Tomlinson 

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As undaunted as he is outspoken. 
Tory MP John Carlisle will make 
another attempt in November to 
address Oxford university stu- 
dents on a matter close to his 
heart - freedom of speech. Ea rlier 
this year he was prevented from 
speakmg at Oriel College by 
students who did not share his 
\ iews on the maintenance oT Lrade 
and sporting links with South 
Africa. It will be interesting to 
observe how he fares next time 
round, as the Education Bill now 
going through Parliament should 
be enacted by the end of the 
present parliamentary session in 
October. If Tory backbenchers 
have their way. the new legislation 
will reinforce the rights of NIPs to 
visit campuses on speaking 
engagements, and emphasize the 
duties of vice-chancellors to 
strengthen security on such occa- 


When Brighton's Grand Hotel re- 
opens for business in August, the 
room in which the IRA bomb 
exploded during the 19S4 Tory 
conference will be deemed not to 
exist. After spending some £12 
million on rebuilding the dozen or 
so destroyed rooms and refurbish- 
ing the rest of the building. Room 
629 has been renumbered. The 
hotel says this is because the 
structure of the building has 
changed so that there are now 
fewer rooms. Perhaps manage- 
ment just fears guests would be 
superstitious about sleeping in a 
room with such tragic associ- 
ations? Incidentally, the suite Mrs 
Thatcher stayed in has now been 
named the "Presidential Suite”. 
Surely "Premier" would have 
more appropriate? 

Last post 

1 can safely predict that the Tories 
will be unseated at the coming by- 
elcction in the Sudell ward of 
Scfton District Council. Mer- 
seyside. Indeed, they won't even 
be taking part. The Conservative 
nomination papers were among 
the two million letters held up 
during the recent postal strike, 
consequently missing the closing 
date for registration. Labour and 
the SDP cannily made their 
deliveries by hand. Does this 
make them strike-breakers? 

• Overheard in the public gallery 
of the Commons yesterday — an 
American tourist asking one of the 
nshers: “ Can you please tell me 
where Bob Geldof sits?” 

Treasure hunt 

Genealogist Hugh Peskett is being 
besieged by letters and calls from 
people claiming to be the rightful 
heir to Texas oilman Pelham 
Humphries* £1.3 billion oil for- 
tune. Some correspondents, how- 
ever. not knowing Peskett's name< 
merely address their envelopes: 
“The Genealogist. Winchester. 
Hampshire". They get there in the 
end, I am told, but not before the 
post office has dutifully delivered 
them to the nearest hospital. 


Male guests perspiring in the heat 
at the Think British Awards 
ceremony at the Waldorf yes- 
terday were firmly told by director 
Margaret Cham'ngton that they 
could remove their jackets only if 
they were Bntish-made. Fifty, 
about half, sat shame-faced and 

Ad Libby 

Debating the Education Bill the 
other day. Derek Fatchett. Labour 
MP for Leeds Central, attempted 
an allusion to the Federation of 
Conservative Students' notorious 
handbook on how to disrupt 
student union conferences. The 
book is called, in homage to 
Watergate. The Gordon Liddy 
Guide. According to Hansard, 
Fatchett refers to “the guide 
produced by Gordon Libby, an- 
other member of the Fed- 
eration . . 

Honest toil 

Yesterday I referred to the dili- 
gence of the cleaning Jadies in the 
House of Commons. Well, thev 
have been at it again, but this time 
with a laudable measure of dis- 
cretion. One evening recently, in 
the office of Hansard's assistant 
editor Peter Walker (unrelated to 
his namesake), they tidied away an 
oil pump from his motor bike, but 
laid not a finger on a half-drunk 
bottle of champagne. 1 applaud 
their values. 

Hippy kippery 

Students at Lady Margaret Hall. 
Oxford, have invited the displaced 
hippy convoy to stay. Indeed, such 
is the generosity of youth that in 
the junior common room debate 
the original motion from the left- 
wing caucus, which would have 
allowed the hippies to pitch their 
tents in the quad, was amended so 
that students would vacate their 
own rooms if necessary. The 
overwhelming vote in favour up- 
holds the college's new-found 
desire for sexual equality (it began 
admitting men only in 1978) by- 
asking the convoy to ensure an 
equal number of men and women. 
Duncan Stewart, the college prin- 
cipal. assures me he is not 
“shaking in his shoes" But stu- 
dent president Philip Holiobone 
admits he is slightly concerned 
that what was intended as a jape 
could backfire and tarnish the 
university's image. What, still 

funhcr? PHS 

Frustrated by their ignorance of 
employment trends, the Occupa- 
tions Study Group, a group of 
industrialists led by Sir Austin 
Bide, has just brought out a 
survey* of what the labour market 
could'look like in 1990. 

The authors. Amin Raj man and 
Richard Pearson, have gone about 
their task thoroughly, polling and 
interviewing employers of more 
than half the nation's workforce, 
and producing a picture of change, 
both in total and in structure. 

The result for the total is 
depressing: it will fall by about 
125.000. As for structure, employ- 
ment in service industries will 
expand, in manufacturing and 
agriculture will contract Among 
occupations, opportunities for the 
professions, part-time service sup- 
port staff and production tech- 
nologists will expand, while those 
for managers, operatives, special- 
ized pnxjuction craftsmen and 
full-time service staff will con- 

The survey is on its strongest 
ground in its assessment of chang- 
ing structures. Much of this 
change is by now a mailer of both 
common observation and com- 
mon sense. Changing technology 
is creating a need Tor versatile 
people who can work with 
computers — a need that cannot, 
or only very expensively, be filled 
by automation. The expansion of 
services requires flexible and 
cheap pan-time labour. Unskilled 
labour is in decline, as is labour 
with specialized skills made valuer 
less by new technology. The 
weaknesses of the survey lie in its 
neglect of the price mechanism 
and its lack of any overall forecast 

Patrick Minford takes issue with a survey 
on emplo yment trends for failing to 
pay sufficient attention to market forces 

tor the economy. The employers 
intervewed were told: “.Assume 2 
to 3 per cent growth in the 
economy", but were told nothing 
about wages and prices. Yet. for 
example, the trend towards part- 
zime female labour owes a lot to its 
cheapness relative to full-time 
male labour. And as for the overall 
economy. 2 to 3 per cent growth is 
simply an ad hoc figure, but it is 
crucial to the assessment of the 
overall employment trend. 

In effect, what we have is an 
extrapolation of current trends. 
The trouble is that there is a 
serious downward bias of the total 
trend while employment is cur- 
rently growing by about 275,000 a 
year. Employment will have to fall 
by 400.000. not 125,000. for the 
survey to be righL 

How much, then, do we learn 
about the overall employment 
prospects? Nothing much at all. 
The forecasts of employers are no 
more valuable than the assump- 
tions on which they make them. 
Employers are notoriously bad at 
ihinking about hypothetical 
changes in prices or the state of the 

It is clear that we have, in any 
forecast based on current policies, 
a problem of employment trends; 
even if employment continues to 
grow at 250.000 a year, unemploy- 
ment will fail only very slowly and 
long-term unemployment among 
unskilled workers wj|| probably 

nse. The survey shows that 
employers share this generally 
gloomy vision, not suprisingly 
considering the assumptions they 
have been fed. 

The interesting questions, 
though, are why these trends exist, 
and what policy changes could 
improve them. The survey virtu- 
ously but vacuously abstains from 
direct comment, proclaiming itself 
only as fact-finding. My own 
views are that the labour market, 
and the related housing market, 
have been ossified by government 
intervention. Wages of unskilled 
workers, which badly need to fall 
as some 80 per cent of the 
unemployed are such people, do 
not and cannot fall because social 
benefits are paid for unemploy- 
ment instead of for (low paid) 

In addition, because of the Rent 
Act, such workers have no in- 
centive to move from areas of high 
unemployment to more pros- 
perous areas. Important improve- 
ments have been made (for 
example, trades union reform and 
the restructuring of national insur- 
ance contributions) but the prob- 
lems manifestly remain. But there 
is still time to make important and 
rapid improvements. The future 
not be as gloomy as the survey 
seems to suggests 

If this or any future government 
could be convinced of the need to 
deregulate the labour and housing 

markets, the trend would alter, 
possibly quite rapidly. Unskilled 
workers would become employed 
in lower-paid jobs; they would 
also retrain in much larger num- 
bers because the incentive would 
be greater; they would migrate 
from north to south; and there 
■would be higher growth as they 
were reabsorbed into the produc- 
tive economy. 

A last point: do 1 detect in the 
survey the old demand for 
“national effort" to train more 
engineers and others in 
“desirable” skills? I hope not. 
Governments that have gone in 
for this sort of manpower planning 
have fallen flat on their faces as 
trends unexpectedly changed. An 
example is- that of engineers, 
themselves where the contraction 
of manufacturing has substantially 
reduced demand for their skills. 

Let these decisions be taken by 
independent private companies 
and educational institutions. They 
have better information than the 
government because of their grass- 
roots position; they can respond 
faster and more flexibly; and if 
they get it wrong, they can 
withdraw quickly, unprotected by 
a political process. 

In sum, I fear that hidden 
beneath the plausible guise of 
impartial fact-finding worn by this 
survey there lurks the old Adam of 
planning and price-less econom- 
ics. Our past mistakes should lead 
us to prefer Adam Smith — and a 
return to a properly functioning 

The author is professor of econom- 
ics at the University of Liverpool. 

• UK Employment Trends to 1990. 
compiled by Sussex University's 
institute of Manpower Studies. 

It London had not had a green belt 
for the past 30 years there would 
have been property development 
without a break from Henley to 
Southend and from Tonbridge to 
Luton. Look at the maps in any 
Home Counties planning office 
and you will see that thousands of 
applications for development 
have been turned down because 
they were in the green belt. The 
same is true of other big urban 

The green bell, according to the 
former Environment Secretary, 
Kenneth Baker, “has been one of 
the best developments of the 
planning system this century. It's 
very much an English thing, and it 
has slopped the sprawl of 

Stopping urban sprawl, which 
wastes space and swallows up 
countryside, has always been its 
main purpose. It obviously takes 
longer to get anywhere in a 
sprawling city; the roads, sewers 
and other service lines have to be 
longer and therefore more costly. 
Businesses want to be at the very 
centre; this pushes up land values 
to the point where smaller enter- 
prises. which add so much to the 
vitality and colour of cities, find it 
hard to survive. 

Protection of the countryside 
was another declared purpose of 
green bells when, in 1955. the 
government first asked the county 
planning authorities to define 
them. An "appreciable rural zone" 
should exist round the built-up 
areas, read the rubric; apart from 
protecting agriculture, green belts 
have helped to preserve hundreds 
of miles of footpaths, attractive 
picnic spots, wildlife and enor- 
mous recreation areas. 

The London green belt, which 
began with nearly 1,200 square 
miles in the late 1 950s, now has an 
area of nearly 2.200 square miles, 
as the result of large extensions in 
the late 1960s and early '70s. 

But the point that is too seldom 
made about green belts is that to 
make real sense they have to be 
part of an overall ‘development 
strategy for the whole of their 
urban region. If you prevent 
development in green belts then 
you have to allow it elsewhere. 

There are three options; (1) 
cram all development into exist- 
ing built-up areas; (2) make 
development leapfrog the green 
belt and go to existing towns and 
villages in the surrounding re- 
gions: or (3) allocate new green- 
field sites. 

The scope for the first of these 
varies but. on the whole, people in 
this country don't like living at 
high densities. If you count the 

David Hall urges a comprehensive strategy 
for new housing and development 

green belt and 

latent demand for houses of 
people now living in high-density 
flats that they do not like, and add 
the demand from the general 
increase in households and people 
wanting to move from older 
property, you have a total demand 
that cannot be met in the existing 
conurbations, even if some of the 
derelict land is built on. In the 
words of Sir Ebenezer Howard, 
founding father of the garden dry 
movement and modem inventor 
of green belts, “Where will the 
people go?" 

The trouble with the second 
option is that further development 
of existing towns and villages 
beyond the green belt recreates on 
a smaller scale the same problem 
that the green belt is designed to 
solve for the conurbation itself. 
Throughout the 1960s and '70s 
scores if market towns had large 
spec-built estates tacked on to 
their edges. This often meant a 
supermarket where the old moot 
hall used to be. a multi-storey car 
park on the allotments, and a town 
centre by-pass through the old 

churchyard. Most of the small and 
medium-sized towns within com- 
muter distance of our major dries 
have already had more peripheral 
development than is good for 
them and the structure plans of the 
country planning authorities pro- 
vide for even more. 

The third option, of building on 
free-standing greenfield sites, is of 
course the new towns option. 
Almost 2.5 million people now 
live in them and they are a classic 
example of public sector invest- 
ment stimulating private sector 
industry of all kinds. But we no 
longer have a new towns' pro- 
gramme. The government has 
wound up all but a handful of the 
new town development corpora- 
tions. an act of folly given their 
wide-ranging ability to create jobs 
and provide homes. The new 
towns have never been a threat to 
the inner city areas. Only about 10 
per cent of the outward movement 
of population from our big dries 
in the last 30 years has gone to the 
new towns and most of their 
induslry has either been expan- 

sion of existing firms, companies 
coming in from abroad, or brand 
new businesses flourishing from 
small beginnings. 

In the absence of any govern- 
ment initiatives of this kind it is 
the private sector that is having to 
respond, especially in the South 
East, where there has been a rash 
of applications for small private 
sector new towns. The latest is at 
Tillingham Hall between Basil- 
don and Llpminster in Essex, 
which is now the subject of a 
public inquiry. This scheme is 
intended by the developers. Con- 
sortium Developments Ltd 
(CDL), to be the first in a series of 
small country towns around 
Greater London. 

But all these schemes will add 
only a maximum of 40.000 
houses, whereas even the lowest 
official estimates show that 
400.000 will be needed in the 
South East outside Greater Lon- 
don in the year 2000. That does 
not take into account the effects of 
the Channel Tunnel and the 
expansion of Stans ted airport 

For one reason or another all 
three options have their draw- 
backs and their advantages. The 
important question, therefore, is 
not which option should be 
adopted but how much of each 
option, and in what way. and how 
we can find out the right mix for 
each. This brings us back to 
regional planning. Yes, our inner 
city areas must be regenerated, 
and this requires more political 
will and money than we have seen 
so far. Yes, we must accept that 
more development should go to 
existing towns beyond green belts. 
And, yes, we shall need to build 
some new settlements on green- 
field sites. 

There are no easy answers. 
Every region in England and 
Wales (they do things better in 
Scotland) is long overdue for an 
up-to-date, well researched plan- 
ning strategy of the kind produced 
(or the South East in (970 (which 
has been progressively diluted 
ever since) and the Noah West in 
1974. A review of green belts 
should be a pan of those strategies 
and no TiJJjngham Hall schemes 
or any other changes in green belt 
allocations should be contem- 
plated until those strategies are 
prepared and approved. Until 
they are, the name of the game will 
be ad hoceery and every developer 
with an option to buy green belt 
land will claim that his bit should 
be developed as a special case. 

£> Timm Newspapers, 1986. 

The author is director of the Town 
and Country Planning Associ- 

The Achille Lauro sails into court 


Today sees the stan of the trial, in 
Genoa, of the men accused of 
hijacking the Achille Lauro cruise 
liner last October. 

The hijack was one of a series of 
events which annulled Italian 
efforts to find a basis for negotia- 
tion on the Palestinian problem. It 
was preceded by the Israeli bomb- 
ing of the PLO headquarters in 
Tunisia and followed by the 
American bombing of Tripoli and 

Leon Klinghoffer, a crippled 
American Jewish passenger who 
was murdered during the hijakek, 
became, in transatlantic opinion, 
the archetypal American victim, 
caught between Arab terrorism 
and the European predilection for 
compromise. One result of the 
hijacking was the greatest crisis of 
understanding for many rears 
between the US and Europe, 
particularly Italy. 

The Genoa trial is unlikely to 
produce any great surprises. The 
Italian judicial inquiry' into the 
hijacking covered the ground in 
detail and. on the whole, convinc- 
ingly. The 1 1 5-page report calls for 
14 men to stand trial, of whom 
three are in custody and a fourth is 
free but due to appear at the 
hearings. A fifth was found to be 
aged only 17 at the time of the 
hijacking: he is to be tried by a 
juvenile court. 

The principal accused is Abu 
.Abbas, the Syrian-born head of the 
Palestinian Liberation Front. He 
will be tried in his absence because 
the Italian authorities freed him 
immediately after the hijack. At 

Ian Bradley 

Morals making 
the man 

Achille Lauro: the cruise that ended in crisis 

that time it was felt that there was 
insufficient evidence to arrest 
him. despite US insistence that he 
be held pending extradition. 

The Italian report — which 
identifies him with 24 aliases as 
well as his own name — charges 
him not only with planning the 
hijack but with controlling it 
throughout up to and including 
the final decision that caused the 
hijackers to surrender to the 
Egyptian authorities. 

The hijack began in the early 
afternoon of October 7. and ended 
more than 48 hours later. While 
the ship was in the hands of die 
hijackers, it headed for the Syrian 
port of Tartus. was refused per- 
mission to enter, then returned to 
Egypt, where the hijackers surren- 
dered. In the period of confusion 
following Syria's rejection of the 
ship. KJmghoffer was murdered 
and his body thrown into the sea. 

One member of the crew was 
injured and all the passengers were 
subjected to threats and extreme 

discomfort There are indications 
that the hijackers took drugs. 

The judicial inquiry arrived at 
the conclusion that the hijackers' 
motivation was political. It said 
the object was to take the Achille 
Lauro to Syria and there exchange 
the passengers for 50 Palestinians 
held by the Israel is. This would 
have proved to the world that the 
militant methods of Abu Abbas 
were more effective than the 
.moderation of Yassir Arafat head 
of the Palestine Liberation 
Organization, of which the Front 
was theoretically a pan. At that 
lime Italian diplomacy, backed by 
the EEC. was trying to put together 
an understanding between King 
Husain of Jordan and Arafat on 
who would represent Palestinian 
interests at talks with Israel. 

The Israeli attack on the PLO 
headquarters in Tunisia had al- 
ready damaged this idea and the 
Achille Lauro hijack sealed the 
fate of a diplomatic move which 
never showed much likelihood of 
success. Nevertheless, and ironi- 


me mx veurgnui innuv minutes' drive 

cally, it worked during the hijack 
itself because Italian contacts with 
Syria are seen to have closed 
Tanus to the hijackers and, at the 
end. Italian promptings persuaded 
Arafat to make a contribution to 
the decision to surrender. 

Abu Abbas says there was no 
intention of hijacking the ship. 

The four men were going to the 
Israeli port of Ashdod — on the 
Achille Lauro itinerary — to cany 
out an attack. But in Egyptian 
waters they were discovered by a 
member of the crew as they 
checked their arms and had to take 
over the ship or risk arrest. 

The sling in the tail came after 
the surrender. The four hijackers. 

Abu Abbas and a sixth man were 
put on an Egyptian civil aircraft to 
be flown to Tunisia. The aircraft 
was intercepted by American 
fighters and forced to land at the 
Nato base at Sigonella in Sicily. 
Documents attached to the report 
provide a graphic account of how 
American officers at the base 
showed every intention of taking, 
over the group so that they could 
be tried in American courts. They 
were stopped by a show of strength 
by the Italian carabinieri. One 
minor mystery dealt wiih in an 
intelligence document annexed to 
the report is how the Americans 
knew the route of the Egyptian 
aircraft. The answer, according to 
this document, “can be only one”, 
and the person indicated is Field 
Marshal Abu Ghazal. the Egyptian 
defence minister. The allegation 
has been denied in Cairo. 

Peter Nichols 

away, in 3 igi Ttaw Hew pap a/ a Utf. 1936 

Is the government's determina- 
tion to have morality taught in 
schools compatible with the 
maintenance of a free society, let 
alone feasible in the pluralistic and 
mulii-cultural atmosphere of Brit- 
ain in the 1980s? 

The last-minute amendment to 
the Education Bill, prescribing 
that teachers responsible for^sex 
education classes should en- 
courage pupils to have due regard 
to moral considerations and the 
value of - family life”, has been 
widely criticized by liberals as a 
reactionary move against a more 
tolerant society dating from the 
“permissive" Sixties. 

The fact is that, in many 
respects, the permissive society 
has been profoundly illiberal. Far 
from bringing freedom to young 
people, it has often made them 
slaves of powerful commercial 
interests and created a new confor- 
mity to peer group pressure just as 
stifling and inimical to individual 
expression as stem Victorian dic- 
tates. Liberty is not the same as - 
life. Rather it is the exercise of free 
and independent moral choice, 
guided by individual conscience 
and reason, informed by the 
received wisdom of the ages and 
operating in a framework of order 
and stability which provides the 
conditions for its growth and 
ensures that one person's freedom 
will not be another’s misery. The 
family can be one of the main 
providers of that stability, though 
not the only one. 

So there is nothing intrinsically 
illiberal in the Education Bill’s 
amendment The progressive 
withdrawal of moral guidance 
from the young over the past 20 
years or so has tended to weaken 
rather than strengthen their capac- 
ity for self-development and their 
true freedom. It has not created a 
more caring and tolerant society. 
Instead of learning the altruistic 
values of mutual co-operation, as 
was hoped, children are increas- 
ingly being brought up with a 
selfish, “me too” attitude — en- 
couraged by the media and, also, 
by aspects of this government's 

Indeed, if the government really 
wants to improve the moral 
climate and strengthen family life 
it must show that it is not just on 
the side of profiteers and commer- 
cial interests. The recent attempt 
to legalize Sunday trading partly 
suggested no great regard for 
Christian morality or for the 
family lives of those who would 
have had to work on a day 
traditionally spent at home. 

But limited though it is, the 
government's initiative should be ■ 
welcomed as at least showing 
official awareness of a desperate 
social problem. We are now 
approaching the point where 50 
per cent of all children in Britain 
will experience lone parent status 
for five years of their childhood. 
The divorce rate has increased 30- 
fold over the last 50 years and the 
number of teenage pregnancies is 
more than 100,000 a year. 

The disruptions to children's 
lives that these figures represent is 
having a devastating effect on 
academic performance, quite 
apart from that to their emotions 
and expectations. A recent study 
of achievement in science subjects 

found that family disturbances 
were 20 times more significant 
than anv other variable in affect- 
ing results. Yet schools have 
hardly begun to put the subject of 
personal relationships and 
preparation for family bfe on the 
curnciiJum. A recent survey tound 
that no local education authority 
had a policy on education for 
parenthood. Where the subject 
was taught it had low status and 
was largely confined to classes of 
low-ability girls. 

There are at last signs that the 
subject is beginning to be taken 
seriouslv in both maintained and 
independent schools. A con- 
ference at Leicester University in 
April brought together teachers, 
psvchologists and representatives 
of" the Marriage Guidance Coun- 
ciL It was held on the initiative of 
OundJe School, which has ap- 
pointed a research officer in this 
field in a joint venture with the 
Marriage Research Centre. 1 my- 
self have been involved over the 
last year in setting up and running 
a pilot scheme at Cranleigh School 
in Surrey in which, under the tide 
“The Way We Live", small groups 
of sixth formers have met every 
week under the guidance of teach- 
ers to discuss topics ranging from 
friendship and marriage to coping 
with illness and bereavemenL 

Accepting the need for more 
education in this area is one thing; 
actuallv putting it into practice is 
more difficult Many teachers are 
understandably reluctant to take a 
moral stance, or to talk about their 
own relationships. There may well 
be a strong case for bringing in 
outsiders who are not seen by 
pupils as representing authority. 
More use could also be made in 
schools of trained counsellors. 

Then there is the fundamental 
problem of how far teaching about 
relationships and behaviour 
should be prescripted. The im- 
petus here may well come from 
the young who on the whole want 
much clearer guidance and greater 
direction than their teachers — 
many of whom were themselves 
schooled in the Sixties — are often 
prepared to give. Inculcating a 
sense of respect for other people's 
points of view is vital, and that 
includes the girl who says “no" 
just as much as the committed 
feminist or the couple who choose 
to live together outside marriage. 

And while it is right to stress the 
strengths and responsibilities of 
family life, it is very important 
that it is not presented as the be all 
and end all of existence, with those 
who choose not to marry or not to 
have children being regarded as 
deviant or abnormal. 

The government is right in 
wanting to see moral consid- 
erations taught and thought about 
in school, but wrong in suggesting 
that the proper place for such 
teaching and discussion is in sex 
education classes. It would be 
much belter to create a new core 
subject which encompasses the 
emotional and spiritual prepara- 
tion that is necessary’ for coping 
with adult life. Learning to func- 
tion as an independent moral 
being, making choices in an 
informed way, is a vital part of 
that process of developing the 
whole personality which lies at the 
heart ofliberai education. 

moreover . . . Miles Kington 

Honourable tea 
break ceremony 

People who do very unusual jobs 
indeed (No 28: An Englishman 
who has opened a factory in 

It is common enough to hear of 
Japanese companies setting up 
factories here in Britain, so it is all 
the more welcome to come across 
someone who has done the op- 
posite. That is exactly what 37- 
year-old Brian Duggle did when, 
in 1984, he became general man- 
ager of MacPrestile’s factory in 
northern Japan, where they make 
compact floor-tile accessories. 

By so doing. MacPresrile cre- 
ated 600 jobs for Japanese work- 
ers. But wasn't that a strange thing 
to do when so many people in 
Britain are unemployed and so 
few in Japan are jobless? 

“Yes”, Brian admits. “On the 
Tace of it, it’s quite loony. But we 
wanted to prove that our floor-tile 
operation could be extended over- 
seas. using tried and proven 
British methods. I think now we 
have proved that." 

And how have the Japanese 
taken to British working methods? 

“They were very suspicious at 
first. They didn't like starting the 
day without communal exercises, 
for one thing — in fact, they even 
got to work early to organize 
voluntary physical drill them- 
selves. We had to come down 
pretty hard on that, I can tell you. _ 
“Then again, they were very ‘ 
surprised when we turned down 
the one-union, no-strike agree- 
ment that they offered us. We had 
to insist on dealing with as many 
unions as we could, introducing 
areas of future conflict, wage 
differentials, and so on. 

“It was a bloody hard battle. 
They didn't have enough unions, 
for a start, so we had to form one 
or two. And I sometimes got the 
impression (hat they were actually 
mentally incapable of grasping 
concepts like demarcation and 
inter-union rivalry. They just 
couldn't adapt to our way of 

Six hundred jobs is a lot for one 
factory to provide. Did he put this 
down to the success of their 


“Not especially. Again, I put it 
down more to our working meth- 
ods. The Japanese keep telling me 
that they could run the factory 
with 60 people, so I have to tell 
them: ‘Look, you're doing things 
the British way now, sunshine!’ 
Anyway, with 60 people I doubt 
we could run (he cricket and 
football teams.” 

The Japanese play cricket? 

“Oh, yes. Well, only at our 
factory. But our in-factory league 
is highly successful, as are the 
darts tournament, leek contest, 
pigeon-racing and so on. After 
initial resistance, our workers 
have taken to all this like a duck to 
water, and if you stroll round the 
plant you can see them every- 
where, chatting about the coming 
weekend's activities as they pop 
behind a crate for a quick fag. Of 
course, they go pretty quiet as I 
approach, but I imagine that's 
what they’re talking about." 

Why do they go so quiet? 

"Because they hate me. of 
course. I'm management. They’ve 
got the good old Us versus Them 
approach. Finally.” 

And how is the product doing in 

“Not well". Brian admits. “We 
didn't do our initial research as 
well as we could have, so we didn't 
realize that the Japanese aren't 
actually interested in compact 
floor-tiles or their accessories, and 
what little they buy they can get 
cheap from Korea. But we export a 
lot, to Britain. Of course, it makes 
it expensive, but l like to think it's 
a typically British solution to the 

What do his Japanese workers 
think about die situation? 

"I’ve_ no idea. Once you start 
consulting your workers, you’re 
on the slippery slope down to - 
well, I hate to think where. And it 
doesn’t do to get too close to 
people. When we close this factory 
down suddenly, as we shall almost 
certainly have to soon. I won’t 
have that personal wrench that 
real involvement would have 
meanly Good Lord, is that the 
time? I'm due on the golf course at 
three. Must dash ” 
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When the South African Dep- 
uty Information Minister; Mr 
Louis Nel, was seeking an 
example of the land of press 
bias that his government’s new 
censorship regulations are sup- 
posedly intended to curb, he 
claimed that foreign journal- 
ists had not sufficiently distin- 
guished' in their reporting 
between blacks shot by the 
police and blacks killed by 
other -Macks. Let us suppose, 
for the sake of argument, that 
this interesting criticism was 
just What conclusions would 
flow from it? 

'Die sceptic might observe 
that if censorship is being 
imposed to remedy such a 
complaint, then it will in- 
evitably prove to. be self- 
defeating. Once reporters are 
forbidden to report rioting and 
unrest then they will be 
forbidden ipso facto to report 
the circumstances of -the 
deaths in such rioting. In the 
absence of such independent 
information, all deaths ~ hot 
merely some — will be then 
attributed directly to police 
repression by a world opinion 
which has not found the 
statements of South African 
Ministers upon the deaths of 
black people at police hands to 
be invariably reliable. 

The sceptic will finall y won- 
der if there , are not darker 
motives behind the Minister’s 
argument Perhaps the South 
African police wish to be able 
to shoot black people away 
from the embarrassing glare of 
media publicity that reporters 
bring in their train. Or maybe 
they fear that the presence of 
reporters would reveal some- 
thing even more embarrassing ' 
to a South African police force 
than a few deaths of people on 
their way to a funeral — 
namely, that they are hot able 
to suppress continual rioting 
even when granted emergency 
powers and freedom from 
press attention. 

In short, the arguments used 
to justify the censorship 
regulations do not soothe any 
of the fears expressed by either 
journalists or the general pub- 
lic. They actually serve., to 
create new anxieties. The 
mildest curbs could hardly be • 
justified by such feeble 
argumentation — and these 
particular regulations are ex- 
treme in the extremes There 
has been imposed a ban on all . 
first-hand reporting of unrest 
or police and array activity 
without the prior permission 

of the authorities. Without 
that permission, the news me- 
dia are prohibited from dis- 
seminating, within or outside 
South Afnca, any news or 
comment concerning any ac- 
tion taken by the security 
forces to protect the safety of 
the public; maintain public 
order or terminate the state of 

Such a wide-ranging pro- 
hibition, if faithfully observed, 
would render all reporting 
from. South Africa absurd. 
Newspapers could report cat- 
tle-shows, economic statistics, 
company accounts, even 
beauty contests r- all the 
incidents and apparatus of 
normal everyday life when the 
world knew that a state and 
society was being shaken to its 
foundations. - The eerie sur- 
realist picture created by such 
censored reports would be 
paradoxically more damaging 
to the Botha regime than even 
the reports of the riots and 
repression have been — for it 
would convey the impression 
that South African Ministers 
were living in a dream world, 
assiduously g ag g in g any mes- 
senger who seemed likely to be 
carrying a warning. 

But the South African gov- 
ernment, as the Eminent Per- 
sons Group noticed, is fertile 
with rationalisations. The first 
is that a government — even 
one whose legitimacy is in 
doubt — has a duty to maintain 
order. Media coverage of riots 
both assures potential rioters 
on foe spot that their protest 
will receive major attention 
and advertises future distur- 
bances. to those who might 
wish to attend. Pretoria is 
therefore acting prudently in 
halting this flow of dangerous 

That might be a respectable 
argument if foe riots could be 
depicted as foe result of 
“agitation” or a “copycat” 
tactics. But no-one can sup- 
pose that to be the case. 
Rioting in South Africa is foe 
effect of long-suppressed and 
genuine grievances. & might, 
even be argued, following de 
Tocqueville, . that the : 
government's reform pro- 
gramme has played an un- 
intended part by suggesting to 
black people that their oppres- 
sion, long endured as in- 
evitable, was something that 
could be changed by direct 
action. That belief will- not 
now be conjured out of exis- 
tence. And if rioting and 

publicity about h are sup- 
pressed, foe sole effect will be 
to drive discontent into new 
channels of subversion of 
which the government is ig- 
norant. That is not a result 
which any sensible despotism 
should aim at 

A second rationalisation is 
that foe new methods of 
censorship are nothing very 
startling; Such censorship is 
foe rule in Soviet Russia, most 
communist countries and the 
bulk of foe Third World. The 
media, alleges Pretoria, makes 
little fuss in .its reports about 
these examples of censorship 
— and in the past gave little 
credit to Pretoria for foe 
considerable leeway allowed to 
its own “semi-free press". So 
what has foe Botha govern- 
ment to lose from this rever- 

There is just enough truth in 
this to make it pernicious. 
South Africa has long been a 
curious society in which 
oppressive government prac- 
tices were restrained at foe 
margin by a remnant of liberal 
institutions — a semi-free 
press, an independent ju- 
diciary, outspoken churches. 
Those insulations have often 
been cited by Nationalist gov- 
ernment Ministers (when 
speaking to foreigners) as ev- 
idence that South Africa was 
part of the Western world — 
with terrible injustices to be 
sure, but distinguished from 
foe totalitarian world in which 
oppression was a seamless 
garment covering the courts, 
foe press, foe judiciary, and all 
aspects of life. The freedom of 
foe press, in particular, was 
something which ensured that 
foe injustices of apartheid 
never slipped from view. It 
was an essential factor pushing 
foe whole nation and foe 
Botha government however 
reluctantly, in foe direction of 

Now, however, that voice is 
being stilled. The police state 
has extended its sway not just 
over journalists, but over foe 
right of South Africans, and 
outsiders to know what is 
going on at foe moment of 
gravest crisis. At a time when 
its government is still declar- 
ing a willingness to reform. 
South Africa has slipped over a 
crucial boundary between free- 
dom and despotism in fo 
wrong direction. 

It will be foe plain duty of 
newspapers and television to 
ensure that these restraints do 
not succeed. 


Two months after foe 
American air raid on his 
capital Colonel Gadaffi of 
Libya is reported to be in deep 
trouble; He foiled to appear at 
a rally last week, instead 
marking the anniveisary of his 
accession to power with a 
television monologue which 
was not even live. He is said to 
be under medical treatment — 
and on television it looked as if 
it was not doing him very 
much good. So what is going 

The answer to that could 
still be — nothing. Gadaffi has 
disappeared and reappeared 
before, thereafter continuing 
with his highly individual style 
of government as if nothing 
had happened. In a country 
which hardly believes in free- . 
dom of information, journal- 
ists and diplomats can' only 
speculate and this time as 
before, they might just have 
got it wrong. 

The length of his political 
convalescence since foe raid 
and foe evidence that can now 
be accumulated, suggests how- 
ever that for once they may 
well have got it right What- 
ever the nature of his com- 
plaint or the imminence of his 
demise. Gadaffi is fecing prob- 
lems which in a different kind 
of system might at least have 

lost hint the next election. 

In the first {dace foe Libyan 
economy is going through hard 
times. CHI revenues on which it 
depends have slumped by 75 
per cent to around £3.5 billion 
in five years — chiefly because 
of the international collapse in 
prices. Now he has been 
warned by foe Italian govern- 
ment that it is preparing to 
diversify its oil supplies — 
about 16 per cent of which 
now come from Libya. This is 
in response to repeated Ameri- 
can requests for sanctions 
against Tripoli and despite a 
succession of Libyan price cuts 
to keep its customers happy. 
With foe number of Italians 
working in the country down 
to below 3,000, foe Craxi 
government now feels able to 
take the tougher line which its 
allies have been urging upon it 
In foe second place Libya 
looks increasingly isolated. Al- 
though the Arab work! reacted 
angrily to foe April raids on 
Tripoli and Benghazi, it has 
not followed up by joining 
Gadaffi in foe political crusade 
he keeps preaching against the 
West Nor has the Eastern 
bloc. The Soviet Union, not a 
country which relishes any 
shocks to its system, views 
Gadaffi’s maverick leadership 
with deep mistrust. The East 
Germans moreover are said to 
have shown little enthusiasm 

to supply Gadaffi with foe 
arms he has been requesting 
unless he can let them see foe 
colour of his money — which 
at present he is in no position 
to do. 

Thirdly there have been 
indications for some time that 
other officers, subordinate to 
Gadaffi in Libya's ruling coun- 
cils, have begun to assume 
more power. His deputy, Ma- 
jor Jalloud, in particular would 
seem to have risen to a more 
prominent role. It is hard to be 
sure in Libya but foe conjunc- 
tion of events leads this time to 
the conclusion that there is 
growing dissatisfaction in 

Whether this might lead in 
turn to changes in favour of 
the West, is another matter. 
Nor is it clear how much 
Gadaffi's apparent dis- 
comfiture has been intensified 
by foe raid on his head- 
quarters. Libya's growing 
problems date back to earlier 
beginnings. But the evidence 
would suggest foe attack has 
deepened them, plunging the 
country in general and Gadaffi 
_in particular into a state of 
deep shock from which neither 
has frilly recovered. . Libya 
undoubtedly will do so in 
time, but the question marks 
now prominently hang over its 
front man. 


Prince Philip is a tall man — 
and he speaks from an ele- 
vated point of view. He has 
also just celebrated his sixty- 
fifth birthday, an occasion 
which may beget a certain 
elevated regret even in princes. 
Bui it somehow still comes as a 
shock when the man whom 
most of us associate with foe 
"puH-your-finger-out " school 
of philosophy, . if with any, 
should tell Woman 's Own that 
“the older I get, foe more 
cynical I gel in foe sense that I 
just think things are going to 
gel worse'*. 

Maybe we have misunder- 
stood the Queen's husband 
over all these years. His birth- 
day interview was not foe first 
time he has expressed alarm 
about foe -frightening" growth 
in world jMp^aiion, the dan-. 

ger that nuclear war will be 
started by “idiots” or foe 
“inevitable? grave' damage 
that will be done to our 
environment oyer foe- next 
century. But in all those past 
speeches to one' group ■ of 
worthies or another there was 
never quite foe sense that he 
meant it. His warnings were 
more in the nature of a 
frustrated kick up foe backside 
than a firm moral reflection. 

The image of foe Duke of 
Edinburgh — to the vast 
majority who are not speech- 
loving diners for foe World 
Wild Life Fund or generous 
purchasers of charity books — 
is of the family disciplinarian 
fix* whom, foe. best cure-all is 
foe Gordonstdiin cold shower.' 
Now we must all learn to live 
with a . royal consort . who . . 

sounds resoundingly de- 
pressed. Which is a pity. For 
foe nation has no shortage of 
gloom-merchants, many of 
them more subtle in their 
dispensations than is the 
Duke. Where we are weaker is 
in those very values of vig- 
orous optimism that the Duke 
once seemed to represent. 

The royal family needs at 
least one resident hard-man. 
So if Prince Philip is, at 65, a 
trifle bowed. If he is to be now 
permitted • to let his public 
persona match gloomy reality, 
who is to take his place as foe 
standard-bearer for foe bright 
and spit-and-polished side of 
life. We have already had one 
disciplinary lecture from this 
Summer’s bride-groom-to-be. 
As one image fades can an- 

Mber ylapt.tataJce its Diace?. „ .'.June 12. 

Putting pressure 
on South Africa 

From the High Commissioner for 
the Republic of Zambia 
Sir, I refer to your recent leading 
article. “The Commonwealth and 
sanctions" (June 10), in which an 
argument was constructed on the 
suggestion that President Kaunda 
had warned her Majesty the 
Queen of the possibility of a 
Commonwealth break-up unless 
Britain agrees to sanctions against 
South Africa. President Kaunda 
has not involved her Majesty in 
this matter and it is unfortunate 
that this feci was not checked 
before the article was written. 

As to the merit of sanctions, 
Zambia needs no lectures on this. 
When, at the request of HM 
Government and the UN, we in 
Zambia imposed sanctions against 
the illegal Smith regime, we were 
the first to suffer and our economy 
still suffers as a result. Lesotho, 
recently blockaded by South Af- 
rica, can also testify as to the 
effects. Your leading article stated 
that sanctions do not work. It is 
agreed that partial sanctions, ap- 
plied half-heartedly, have a lim- 
ited effect The matter under- 
review is, however, not about 
limited measures. 

Your article stales that sanc- 
tions win cause black unemploy- 
ment and this is admitted even by 
the majority of South Africans 
who still fee! that only the 
demonstrated strength of the out- 
side world will avert a disaster. 
Black leaders, including Church 
leaders, call persistently for sanc- 
tions. They prefer the temporary 
suffering to the continued evil of 
apartheid. That sanctions will hit 
British employment is also 
known, yet the TUC has voted in 
favour of the imposition of sanc- 

As the EPG (Eminent Persons 
Group) report makes dear, we are 
faced with the threat of nation- 
wide conflagration in South Af- 
rica, with resultant suffering to the 
whole of southern Africa and only 
determined, united measures can 
prevent this. Since dialogue over 
the years has failed, since South 
Africa has ignored the voice of the 
world, the voice of most of its 
citizens, the requirements of the 
UN and the International Court of 
Justice, there yet remains the 
possibility that it may listen to the 
voice, and actions, of a united 

Yours faithfully, 


Office of the High Commissioner 
for the Republic of Zambia, 
Zambia House. 

2 Palace Gate, W8. 

June 12. 

Levy on housing 

From Mr C. Mackenzie 
Sir, Mr Christopher Johnson. 
Lloyds Bank economic adviser, is 
reported (June 9) as suggesting the 
replacement of the current domes- 
tic rating system by a levy of 15 
per cent v AT on new houses and 
an indexed CGT (capital gains 
tax) of29 per cent. 

Quite apart from the impact of 
the former on house starts (pay 
now, benefit later), what effect 
would the latter have on the 
decision by house owners whether 
to move? This may be expected to 
considerably undermine foe 
predictable economic model of a 
regular annual levy and find the 
local authority director of finance 
having to juggle with a slow, 
quick, quick, quick, slow . . . from 
year to year (and, in our more 
deprived areas, slow, slow, stop). 

No, one may assume (despite 
the diminishing benefit of income 
tax relief on mortgage repay- 
ments) that home owners would 
deride not to move at all — at least 
for as long as possible. Mind you. 
this may encourage Mr Johnson's 
employers to find an alternative 
use for the expanding chain of 
estate agents that they are cur- 
rently publicising. 

Yours faithfully, 



Old Heathfield, 

East Sussex. 

June 9. 

Stag hunt decsion 

From the Chairman of the British 
Field Sports Society 
Sir. Mr Richard Course's intem- 
perate attack on the formers of 
Exmoor (June 5) will cause no 
surprise. Somerset County Coun- 
cil rejected the motion against 
bunting which his friends pro- 
moted because a majority of 
councillors had the good sense to 
realise that if hunting was stopped 
the herds of red deer would 
disappear — as they so nearly did 
when hunting lapsed in the 19th 

Deer worth more than £300 as 
venison or as much as £1,000 as 
trophies, crossing and recrossing 
several individual holdings every 
night would, if they ceased to be 
seen as a common resource, 
sooner or later be converted into 

The le^ue Against Cruel 
Sports now appear to suggest they 
should be allowed to mastermind 
some sort of armed quango to 
“manage" the herd. Exmoor is a 
patchwork of different land- 
ownership. Is it proposed that this 
body should have power to enter 
private land at will and against the 
owners* wishes in order to shoot 
the deer? 

Such a proposal would involve 
radical and threatening changes in 
the law. It is a preposterous idea 
and the public should be aware of 
what might be involved. 

Yours faithfully. 



British Field Sports Society, 

59 Kennington Road. SEI. 

A student’s death at Oxford 

From the Vice-Chancellor of 
Oxford University 
Sir. With court proceedings pend- 
ing it is clearly improper to 
comment on a recent tragic death 
in this university. There are, 
however, some statements of gen- 
eral character in your leading 
articIe.~Questions for Oxford" 
(June 16). on which something 
needs to be said. 

First, students of this university 
are as a community hard-working 
and dedicated to achieving success 
—in examinations and in research. 
For this purpose physical and 
mental fitness are essential as 
they well know. 

Secondly, the health and welfare 
of the students is the constant 
concern of the college authorities. 
In the experience of college heads 
and deans the taking of drugs by 
students is rare. College doctors 
tell me that the incidence of drugs 
among students here is less than 
among comparable age groups 
outside the university. 

Thirdly, it is misleading to say, 
as your leading article does, that 
there is in practice “an uneasy 
division of responsibilities be- 
tween university and college 

Fourthly, it is wrong to insinu- 
ate that the university authorities 
“regard post-examination revelry, 
even when it gets out of hand, as 
just another tradition to be 
maintained". I know of no basis of 
fact which could possibly substan- 
tiate this suggesion. 

Finally, while it is not possible 
in the space of a short letter to 
controvert every erroneous state- 

ment in your leading article. I 
must take exception to the 
extraordinary description of the 
undergraduate courses at Oxford 
as “very loosely-structured 

Yours faithfully, 


University Offices, 

Wellington Square. Oxford. 

June 17. 

From Mr Leonard Cox 

Sir. May I refer to your leader this 


There is nothing “peculiar" about 
the poignancy of early death, 
whether or not the victim has 
come from a privileged back- 
ground, and there must be very 
few deaths at the age of 22 that 
cannot be described as 
“untimely". Circumstances of 
birth and wealth have absolutely 
nothing to do with the awful ness 
of the event- All the sadness lies in 
the utter defeat of future hopes. 

What for parents and other 
relations, "especially those who 
happen to be well known or have 
well-known connections, makes 
bad much worse is newspaper 
publicity, in particular publicity of 
the nastier kind that is quite 
unsparing of the pain it may cause. 

The photograph of poor Olivia 
Channon that you chose last week 
to illustrate her tragedy 1 would 
include in the latter category. 
Yours faithfully, 


7 Needwood Drive, 


Wirral Merseyside. 

June 16. . 

Trade with Europe 

From Mr Basil de Ferranti. MEP 
for Hampshire Central (European 
Democrat (Conservative)) 

Sir, Making it as easy to trade in 
Europe as it is in the united States 
would not only save 80 pence in 
every £10 we spend, but is an 
essential freedom if we are to 
maintain living standards and 
reduce the numbers of un- 

The recent changes to the Rome 
Treaty are aimed at encouraging 
the use of majority voting in the 
very technical areas involved. 
This means making it easier for 
salesmen from one European 
country to get orders in another, 
and making it possible for lorries 
to cross the frontiers without 
having three-hour delays and 
paperwork, which incur £9 billion 
of unnecessary costs. 

This is not a “steamroller" we 
must “ward off" (to paraphrase 
your headline of June 16). It is a 
vital precondition for, our sur- 

vival. The trouble with it is not 
that it threatens our liberty —quite 
the reverse; it is that the details are 
inordinately boring. 

The European Parliament, in 
general, and the Kangaroo Group, 
more specifically, have got on with 
it. The “internal market", to use 
the jargon, is the top priority of the 
Community institutions because 
of pressure from the Parliament. 
We have been struggling with the 
details for many years pasL 

Our “executive" is the Council 
of Ministers and the Commission, 
and with Lord Cockfield’s pro- 
gramme to eliminate the frontiers 
by 1992. they are gening on with 
the job. 

The interest and enthusiasm of 
members of the UK Parliament. 
Mr Cash [writer of the article] 
included, is always welcome. 
Yours faithfully. 


Chairman. Ferranti pic, 

Millbank Tower, SW1. 

June 16. 

Channel tunnel 

From Sir John Arbuihnot 
Sir, Brigadier Calvert, in his letter 
today (June 13), quotes Sir Auck- 
land Geddes as saying “the prop- 
erty owners of Kent have always 
been prepared to sacrifice their 
only sons for their country, but 
not one square yard of their land". 

We are not all tarred with this 
brush. The Channel tunnel will 
come out on land owned by the 
Folkestone and District Water 
Company, of which I am chair- 
man. The view that my company 
takes is that, provided there are 
adequate safeguards against pollu- 
tion of the water supply and the 
maintenance of the water table, we 
will co-operate fully in the 
construction of the tunneL 

In our view it could well be that 
with the tunnel the cost of 

transport of our exports might be 
significantly reduced to Europe. 
Transport cost is a major factor in 
our ability to compete in this 
major area of our trade. In fact we 
have already seen a reduction in 
freight costs for cross channel 
traffic and the proposal to build 
larger ships which will be more 
competitive. Might this not be a 
direct consequence of the impend- 
ing tunnel? 

There is also the factor of 
increased employment, not only 
in the building of the tunnel but 
also in the rolling stock which will 
be necessary. 

Yours faithfully, 


Poulton Manor, 


Canterbury. Kent 
June 13. 

SDP and defence 

From Professor David Marquand 
Sir. You describe (leading article, 
June 10) Mrs Shirley WUliams, Mr 
William Rodgers and Mr John 
Roper as “professional fudgers". 
What precisely have they fudged? 

Presumably, Mrs Williams's 
crime is to point out that the 
proposals contained in the report 
of the joint Alliance commission 
on defence are in line with the 
existing policy of the SDP. That 
happens to be a foot Those who 
wish Britain to remain a nuclear 
power in any but inconceivable 
circumstances will, no doubt find 
it an unpalatable fact. It is a feet 

As for Mr Rodgers and Mr 
Roper, I suppose their crime is to 
have served as SDP members of 

the joint commission. Had they 
abandoned the SDPs existing 
policy for the sake of reaching 
agreement with the Liberals, your 
strictures might have been jus- 
tified. But they have not done so. 
The commission report clarifies 
and sharpens the multi lateral ist 
position for which the SDP has 
always stood — and in support of 
which, for that matter, some of us 
rallied to Hugh Gaitskell in the 
tatties in the Labour Party 25 
years ago. 

It is lime you realised that the 
SDP is not, never has been, and is 
most unlikely to become a branch 
of the Conservative Party. 

Yours etc, 


2 Bux worth Hall, 

Bux worth, 

via Stockport. Cheshire. 

Embassy garden 

From Sir WiUiam Hayter 
Sir, It is sad to hear from your 
diarist (June 9) that the project of 
building on the garden of the 
British Embassy in Vienna is still 
alive. This is one of the 
handsomest of all British em- 
bassies. but when I was a secretary 
there in the thirties it was maned 
by the total absence of any space 
round it (it used to have a garden, 
and the embassy church stood in it 
until a road was driven between 
them). The World War II destruc- 

tion of a neighbouring block 
enabled this lack to be remedied. 

If building in the garden thus 
created was going to save a great 
deal of public money one could, I 
suppose: reluctantly accept it as a 
sad necessity. Bui if your .diarist is 
right and it is going actually to cost 
money it seems absurd to go ahead 
with iL 

Yours faithfully. 


Bassetts House. 

Stanton St John, 


The hippy convoy 

From Mr Reg Collett 
Sir. How 1 laughed when I read the 
letter written by Mrs Judith Verity 
(June 12). Her reference to “the 
hippy caravan" as a “relatively 
harmless proportion 1 of the 
population" could only have been 
written from London SWI5! 

My partner and i rent 25 acres 
of land on which we keep a small 
flock of sheep: during the summer 
the sheep graze about half the land 
while the other half is used to grow 
grass which we hope to turn into 
hay. The hay keeps the flock going 
in winter, so if a relatively 
harmless proportion of foe 
population choose to use it as a 
spot to camp upon, trample down 
and fertilize with their excreta we 
will have nothing to feed our 
shew in winter. 

What will we do? My wife and I 
are old-age pensioners and my 
partner is a milk roundsman, so 

you see we are not exactly wealthy 
and couldn't afford to buy in hay 
for fodder. 

I understand and sympathise 
with people who wish to “opt out” 
of this society, but what I don't 
understand is why they expect 
hand-outs from foe very society 
they despise. We have to rent our 
bit of land, but Mrs Verity suggests 
we help with taxes to supply free 
land to alternative lifestyles. 

No doubt the intelligensia of 
SW15 have an answer, but I 
suspect that Mrs Verity would not 
like it ifl came up to London and 
squalled in her secretarial agency. 
She chooses to forget that foe 
fields are just as much a place of 
work as her office is and should be 
respected as such. 

Yours truly. 


White Witches. 

S Mapsionc Close. 

Glastonbury. Somerset. 

June 13. . ... 


JUNE 18 1829 

Hardly a month parsed without 
The Times recording several 
instances of suicide, often 
ingenious in their methods and 
bizarre in their circumstances, but 
each conveying the same messagi 
of misery. The Lambeth-street 
magistrate. Mr Hardwick, had 
ordered an inquiry into "the 
circumstances attendant on the 
melancholy suicide of Miss 
Hermandine Both, and the 
unsuccessful attempt made to the 
accomplishment of a similar 
catastrophe by her sisters. " 

... It appeals that their erratic' 
conduct is to be attributed to an 
excessive feeling of the dishonour 
inflicted on their family by the 
supposed seduction of a young 
sister by an officer of the English 
army. This quite disorganised their 
min d s; and under the impression 
that their self-destruction would 
wipe away the imaginary stain, the 
sisters, (five in number), were 
rowed into the centre of a lake, into 
which they simultaneously plunged 
with the intention of terminating 
existence. Two of them were the 
sacrifice of their distempered sen- 
sibility, and the three surv- 
ivors' . . . conduct has excited so 
much interest. 

To this idea of disgrace another 
succeeded — viz that they had large 
claims on this Government for 
services alleged to have been 
rendered by their father; and to 
recover these they came to Lon- 
don. On arrival here, they lived in 
the most fashionable and expen- 
sive hotels, and incurred so many 
debts as shortly to place them 
within the walls of gaoL On their 
liberation, His Majesty was g 
ciously pleased to transmit 50/ to 
enable them to return to their 
native country; but in ^lace of 
appropriating it to the purpose for 
which it was destined, it was in 8 
few months expended, and they 
were left as before, pennyless. 
Count Munster, the Hanoverian 
Ambassador, subsequently inter- 
vened in their behalf and humanely 
offered to pay their expenses home, 
if they would engage to return to 
their friends. To this considerate 
proposition they at first joyously 
acceded: but on being informed 
that their conveyance to Dover was 
to be a stage-coach, their pride 
recoiled, they contemptuously 
spurned the offer, and peremptori- 
ly refused to move, unless a private 
carriage were provided for their 
journey. Having learned that the 
young ladies to whom he [Mr 
SchmidUtranslator at Lloyd’s] has 
been a steady friend were in 
lodgings at Mill-wall. Poplar, he 
went there to ascertain what state 
they were in . . . Their father, he 
said, was formerly chief fencing- 
master to the Hanoverian court, in 
virtue of which he enjoyed 
pension, which, through the liber- 
ality of the Government, was 
continued to his family. Having a 
larger house than he had occasion 
for, he received — a circumstance 
not unusual with respectable fam- 
ilies on the Continent — several 
persons en pension, or boarders. 

Among these was Mr C , who 

eloped with one of his sisters which 
he understood was the original 
cause of the strange conduct of the 
other sisters . . .The eider sister 
observed to him that they were 
offered a shelter, on conditional 
terms, in a convent in France, if 
they would accept it. The terms 
were that they should abjure their 
religion, the Lutheran, and adopt 
the Romish faith. This they could 
not think of, and consequently lost 
the proffered advantage. They 
seemed when he saw them to be 
under the influence of a strong 
religious feeling, and expressed an 
anxiety for the spiritual assistance 
of a German clergyman. The 
unfortunate female who perished 
was. he said, the youngest, and 
constantly carried a dagger in her. 
girdle, as indeed did the others 
some destructive instrument, and 
his opinion was, that they were 
mentally deranged, and that at 
some period or other they would 
effect their deadly purpose . . . 

Cleaning up 

From Mr C. F. MacLaren 
Sir. If Mrs Thatcher wants cleaner, 
liner-free British streets she might 
do worse than send a competent 
delegation to Leningrad to ask foe 
city fathers how it's done. 

In a week just spent there, seeing 
thousands of people, mostly Rus- 
sian. trekking over the vast 
squares, over the splendid palaces, 
the Summer Palace parks, 
debouching from fleets of In- 
tourist buses. I saw one. solitary 
hideously wicked, lid of an ice- 
cream canon. 

I was so horrified after litterless 
days, that I as near as dammit put 
it in my pocket, lest I sin by 

Yours sincerely. 


The Old Post Office. 


Nr Brackley. 


June 5. 

Signs of the times 

From Lieutenant-Colonel J. H. 
Price (retd) 

Sir. Reading Major-General 
Bragging's letter (June 13) on foe 
“bncks and mortar" course re- 
minded me. T met a major- 
general's wife who„ said her 
husband was due to finish one of 
these courses. She was con- 
sequently rushed off her feet 
gening all foe plumbing, electrical 
repairs, carpentry' and painting 
tasks up to date before he came 

Yours sincerelv, 


Old Glebe Farmhouse, 
Winterbourne Stoke, 

Nr Salisbury, 


.June 13. 









June 1 7; The Queen, with The 

Duke of Edinburgh, honoured 

Ascot Races with her prcsenbcc 


The Duke of Edinburgh this 
morning opened the British 
Aerospace 146 Flight Simulator 
Centre at British Aerospace's 
Civil Aircraft Division. Hat- 
field. Hertfordshire. 

His Royal Highness travelled 
in an aircraft If The Queen s 
Flight and was received upon 
arrival by the Chairman. British 
Aerospace (Sir Austin Pearce) 
and the Managing Director. 
Civil Aircraft Division (Mr S. 

Squadron Leader Timothy 
Flnneron was in attendance. 
June 17: Princess Alexandra 
todav attended the 40th Annual 
Outing of the London Taxi 
Benevolent Association for War 
Disabled at Worthing Town 
HalL West Sussex. 

Mrs Peter Afia was in 

Appointments in 
the Forces 

MAn A Isaac to be Rear 
Admiral and to be Director On 

Marine owo In succession u> Rear 

Admiral M A Vaua. Aug 86: F O 
Crain- AIH. as Pres. Sept 1. 86 

RESOLUTION lfORT| l n Crnd. 
16 12 86: P J Gale - MCM2. Jun 87: 
W F G Grtltui - SNOF1. Jun 8& P 
Jackson - MOD < London 1. Oct 86: D R 
& Lewis • 

The Duke of Edinburgh, presi- 
dent and life member, will 
attend the Windsor Park Eques- 
trian Club ball at Clandon Park. 
Merrow. Surrey, on June 21. 

A memorial service for - Sir 
Harold Wilkinson will be held at 
Holy Trinity. Brompton. at flam 

Canon Ronald O. Jennings re- 
grets that he was unable to be 
present at the memorial service 
for Mr Erik Cal laghan at St 
Margaret's. Westminster, on 
Thursday. June 12. 

Birthdays today 

Mr Michael Blakemore. 58,- 
Lord Brough shane. 83; Mr 
Sammy Cahn, 73; Mr lan 
Carmichael 66; Dr G.M. 
Carstairs, 70; Lord Chesham. 
7(h Major Leonard Dent 98; Mr 
Cari de Winter. 52; Mr Paul 
Eddington, 59: Miss Patricia 
Hutchinson, 60: Lieutenant- 
General Sir Leslie Kenny, 52: 
Mr Paul McCartney. 44; Sir 
Brian Marwick. 78; the Duke of 
Portland, 89: Mr Llewellyn 
Rees. 85; Miss Delia Smith. 45; 
Sir George Thalben-Bali, 90; 
Miss Marjorie West bury. 8L 

aasfpftrehnb ffotreew. * c g! 

COLONEL: J M Walts - to COD 

. - Hd MDCS Facuny. Nov 86 

A Rose - COCHRANE Nov 86: J F J 

Suraeon Commanders: F H Rowland 
- DRAKE. Jun B6: PC Runctiman - 
RNH Mastar. Sent 86 

REAR ADMIRAL: D M Ecketatev- 
Masin CH - JUly 86 
COMMANDERS: B R F Connolly - 
July 86: F M Flynn - Jun 86: J C 
Taylor - Aug 86 

MaKten J*fc Reilly to be Comrnaruter 
Training and Arms DUeeiors. Sep* 
1986. (n the rank of UeoLCen. in 
Succession la LJeul-Gen Sir Ctiarief 

... Jun 86 

w w „ sun or a. late Royal Army 

Drummond r Anglian -to ADA 
APP«. Jun 86: R M Gamble RCJ - to 
anMA AppL Jun 86: J H Lewin I RA - 
to be CoT?rt Regt R«A Jun 06.JW 
Parker U - lo be CO 2 U. Jun 86jP 
M Caro Lin fiCT . U HQ NE DBT. 
Jun 86. 

"SIGNALS. Jun 86. 

'CAPTAIN: K R Edmonds - to 

MOD. I Central Sufis). Jun 86 

GF^p'ootaINK R 

— IQ MUUlWtbf. JU1I OU. n *r pim p - 

to MODiCVEl. Jun 86- K B Moore - Ip 
RAF UwsXUKkjUi. Jun ftS: J L 
uurtenard - to RAF Brue Norton . Jun 
86: A J Needham - to HQSTC. Jun 
86: P J P Hutchings “ I°s5c9emley 
Priory. Jun 86; C B Adcock - to 
MODiAFD). Jun 86: P B Atkins - to 
HQSTC. Jun 86: K Cfebum - to RAF 

Leurt* 1». jimB&B O Longman - !<7 

moo. jun 86: P C Ayee - to HQSTC. 
Jun 86 



The following awards have been 

Entrance scholarships: B G Helm IS 
Anselm's!. A W Frtedleln tHotmewood 

House and Uppingham). _ 

Exhibitions: C C Johnson (Moists). O P 
W Lawrence (Winchester House). J M 
M Holder (SI John's OoUege School. 
Cambndoe). I N Tlirooo (S Anselm si. 
E J Hamson (BUloo Grange and 
UppUmnami. J K Wade tSt Hugh's. 
woodluU fioa). 

mSc SclKrtarsWp*: T D Head AW 

Webster (Westminster Abb ey C hoir 
school i. O F L Cohen tForemarke 
HalU. DEL Weiunan I Lincoln 
dihedral School). M J R Castle 

Mus^exhSmon: N G Todd (SaUsbury 

Jixlh form exhibitions: 
(Central Newcastle High 
McKay -Ferguson T‘“ 

A J Mi 
Stde H 


form rmtdc scholarshlh: 

_ i lets (St Bees School!. . 

_ixth form music exhibitions: J C 
Shaw iBeaucnamp College. Leicester) 
S C Wales (Tudor Half) 

Bridge win for 

The North- Western Associ- 
ation had a long-overdue win in 
the official county diampion- 
ship of the English Bridge Union 
played at The Grand Hotel. 
Birmingham, at the weekend. 
The Pacha bo Cup is open only 
to the official winners of the 
county or regional bridge 
associations’ own champion- 
ships: 27 teams competed. 

1 - North west GW Hyeu.SL Caution. 
BL Ewart, Miss M Brun ner. WJ 
Holland. 166-2 - OHhK^ersnlre: PJ 
Denning. JD Rue. J Angseesmg. aj 
K amMua. 163. ft. 3 -Combs and 
Hunts: DJ Harrison. EH Onfield. AC 
Dyson. A Johanowon. 167ft. 

Oundle School 

The following scholarships have 
been awarded for 1986: 
IS-ytONKB award* 

Scholarships: R P F 

Blacks tone 

— R JT ■ 

(S Anselm's School. Bakeweil). 

(Bea udesenWrk . Sfroud).R J T tmiey 


AktfTK>V friqel. 

ExrnSiiKmvG H Hamwoo ®mon 
Grange. Dunrhurch- RWWM. A D B 
Smith iDttiwfcn College Preparatory 
School i. M W Wrtghi (Duke^of Kern 
School. Ew hurst). M E Rink (Klng^ 
college Junior School. wimbWow. V 
SelCavinayagam CSt George's EngUsft 
School. Rome). _ ___ „ . 

The stainforth Scholarship-. P A 
Lamming (St Hugh's. Woodhafl Spa). 

1 1 -year old awards: 

Preparatory Schools CoodnuaWKi 
Scholarships: R Afderson Ohe Beacon 
School. Amennam). D A Eckford 
(Aldwtckbury. HarpendenL_ M_E 
HoIIkt (Thorpe House. Gerrards 

gKSS. ge^i.’fS. 

(Waterside Prenarbiory. Bishops 
Stortford). T B IHttc/Uoton (St Faith T. 

junior Entrance Awards A JOjrto 
(Duocombr School. Bengeo. Hertford). 
A J Goddard iKlnkns Pranary. 
Forres. Morayshire). R R Ltoyd 
williams (CrosDeld School. Reading). 
E M Poel (The OW Hall- WefllrWonL 
Sixlh Form Scholarships:. W H C 
josiurg <St Albans School. St Albans). 
C J WDlunn (Beauchamp college. 
Daddy. LHcmtersjureh J . Pevey tn 
•King Edward VI School. Norwich). 

Mu* awards . . „ . 

Scholarship: C AG Funtess (Town 
dose House School. Norwich!. 
Exhibitions: R_ NichoUs (Wertminder 
Abbey Choir School!. M A Bowman 
.Cundafl Manor. Hetperbar. York). 

Ladies 9 College 

The Guild of the Cheltenham 
Ladies' College would like to 
thank the directors of Christie’s 
South Kensington and all who 
attended for an enjoyable and 
very successful evening in aid of 
the college’s appeal. 

RHS early summer show 

Blooms banish winter blues 

By Alan Toogood, Horticulture Correspondent 

Gardens have revived amaz- 
ingly rapidly after the Arctic 
winter and the cold late spring. 

The Royal Horticultural 
Society's New Hall in West- 
minster is full of colourful 
early summer flowers and 
shrubs; lupins from 
Butterfield Nursery, of Bourne 
End. Buckinghamshire, and 
Woodfield Brothers, of Strat- 
ford-upon-Avon. Warwick- 
shire: sweet peas from Sand N 
Brackley. of Wingrave, Buck- 
inghamshire; and irises, del- 
phiniums and other 
herbaceous plants from 
Rougham Hall Nurseries, of 
Rougbam, Suffolk. 

A great deal of colour and 
interest is being created by the 
RHS flowering trees and 
shrubs competition. A leading 
prizewinner is R.N. Stephen- 
son Clarke, of Borde HilL 
Sussex, who is ■ showing 
Embothrivm coccineum with 
brilliant scarlet flowers, the 
yellow Berber/s fyceum, or- 
ange Rhododendron cocci nea 
spcciosa, the white-flowered 
Viburnum plicatum. Rhodo- 
dendron insigne, and 

CaUistemott dtrinus with red 
bottlebrush flowers. 

The National Trust, of She£ 
field Park Gardens, Sussex, 
has won prizes for the pink 
Enkianthus campanalatus 
and Rhododendron ‘Duke of 
York'; and G A Hardy, of 
SandJing Park, Hytbe, Kent, 
has gained a first for azalea 
'Bouquet de Flore’. 

The British Iris Society’s 
show is well supported and 
leading prizewinners are: 

Mrs M Fooler, of Powys. Wales, the 
Geoffrey PflkiDStoa 1 * 1929 A1S nMM 
trophy for highest number of points in 
show: Hvry Foster, of Powys, the 
Spender challenge trophy for beard- 
less hybrid irises: J warren, of EweB. 
Surrey, the Pec ta m cup (or can 

bearded. hybrid irises: c Bartwn. of 

Canning) on, Somerset, the Chrtsde 

Miller challenge cup (or a collection of 
■pedes, and the Hewtn trophy for best 

vase of beardless Iris (variety ‘Navy 

Brass': B Dod* worth, of East 
Bridge} ora. Nottingham, the Pasel 
Challenge bowl (or seedlings, the 
Aurettan trophy for Dae best beamed 
seedling, and ms Josephine Romney 
Towndrow trophy for the best spike tn 
show (bfuo variety ‘Annabel Jane'!: S 
Unnepar. of Reading, the Runrtmai) 
cup lor an Iris- related exhibit; and J 
Metcalf, of Norwich. Norfolk, me 

Marlene Ahtburg trophy for the best 

beardless seedUng. 

The committees have given 
the award of merit to the 
following plants: 

Cranmhia 'Concha', deep Hue D ow n, 
exhibited by Mrs Rose Clay, .of 
Abergavenny. Cwenc .VuM/m 
nun-rum •Stripes Hill', a long-petalled 
orchid with ti m e -gre en aria bronze 

OrrAi irtr/afuin 
' orchw wiui 

ed flowers. 

bom shown by M« b o Muipu. of 
Ledbury Hereford and Worcester . 
rtirhrnprdiliim ■ htrailiaimunt airwm 
■Aim - , a green and cream orctud. 
gown by Raid iff p Orctrtds. of Didcot. 
Chdonfdure: garden pink tdlanihusi 
‘Becky Robinson', pink Dowers zoned 
crtiwon. shown by John Galbalty. at 
Eastbourne. Smbl- Drmaa -Rutty 
Field', atom* wtm deep pmk Dowers. 
< nmma rtwnfrra. alpine with mistie- 
bke penk dowers, and -Hamm onfr 
‘Jeannlne . ywflow flowers, alt extMb- 

^d^ U « r gSW RaV * 1 
A gold medal has been 
awarded id the National Asso- 
ciation of Flower Arrange- 
ment Societies, North-west 
area, for flower arrangements 
depicting Wigan of the past 
the canal, the Maypole Col- 
liery disaster of 1908 and the 
annual Maypole celebrations. 

County Park Nursery, of 
Hornchurch. Essex, gained, a 
gold medal foralpiues, includ- 
ing New. Zealand kinds. Par- 
ticularly outstanding is a 
collection of carpeting pratias 
studded with pale blue starry 
flowers A gold medal has also 
been awarded to Alan C 
Smith, of Kestoru Kent, for a 
collection of senipervivums 
and jovibarbas. 

The show is open today 
from I Oam to 5pm. 



Mr J.R. Davie, 
and Miss BjM. Blake 
The engagement is announced 
between Jonathan Richard, only 
son of Mr R. Davie, of WimWe- 
don. SWJ9. and Mrs AC.M. 
Davie, of Esher. Surrey, and 
Belinda Mary, elder daughter of 
ihe late Wing-Commander 
M.V. Blake. DSO, DFC, and of 
Mrs M. Blake, of Virginia 
Water, Surrey. 

Mr A Lamer 
and Miss T.GJL Bayliss 
The engagement is announced 
between Adrian, only son of Mr 
and Mrs D. Lamer, of Coventry. 
Warwickshire, and Tessa, eldest 
daughter of Mr and Mrs R-A 
Bayliss. of Normandy. 
Guildford, Surrey. 

Mr M-AR. Hiller 
and Miss AJ. Ingram 
The engagement is announced 
between Mark, son of Mr and 
Mrs RJ-C. Hiller, of LimpsfiekL 
Surrey, and Alison, daughter of 
Mr and Mrs J.F.W. Ingram, of 
Crockhaxn HilL Kent. 

Mr AR. MBne 
and Miss AJ. Bevis 
The engagement is announced 
between Andrew Milne, RM, 
son of Mr and Mrs A.R. Milne, 
of Poriock Weir, and Jane, rider 
daughter of Mr and Mrs G. 
Bevis. of Chester. 

Mr D5. Pinder 
and Miss K-EJL Brown 
The engagement is announced 
between David, younger son of 
Mr and Mis R. Pinder. of 
Manchester, and Katie, eldest 
daughter of Mr and Mrs H.H. 
Brown, of Greywell, Hamp- 
shire The mamage will take 
place in Greywell in August. 

Mr E. Posada Carbd 
and Miss L. L" Estrange Fawcett 
The engagement is announced 
between Eduardo, eldest son of 
Mr and Mrs Francisco Posada 
de la Pena, of Washington DC 
and Barra nquilla. Colombia, 
and Louise, second daughter of 
Mr and Mrs Robin L'Estrange 
Fawcett, of Winterdown. Esher, 

Mr CJ. Rose 
and Miss TJL Rymes 
The engagement is announced 
between Christopher John Rose, 
of Hammersmith, London, and 
Tracy Lucille Rymes, of 
Shepton Mallet, Somerset. The 
marriage will take place in 


Mr J.V. Swales 
and Miss G J. Johnstone- Burt 
The engagement is announced 
between Joseph, son of Mr and 
Mrs W.E. Swales, of Findlay. 
Ohio, United Slates, and 
Gwendoline, daughter of Com- 
mander and Mrs C.L. 
Johnsione-Burt, QBE, RN. of 

Mr M-I.B. Tower 
and Miss C. Hogg 
The engagement is announced 
between Mark Jerem> 
Browntow. second son oT Dr 
and Mrs Julian Tower, of 
Biddenden. Kent and Caroline, 
younger daughter of Mr Douglas 
Hogg and Mrs Josephine Hogg, 
of Berkshire 
Mr P. Walker 
and Miss Z.E. GSl 
The engagement is announced 
between Paul, son of Mr and 
Mrs David Walker, of Sleights, 
Yorkshire, and Zoe, eldest 
daughter of Dr Brian GilL of 
FranL Tunbridge Wells. Kent, 
and Mrs Janet Faulkner, of 
Chiswick, London. 

Mr SX.C. Whicker 
and Miss CJLL Marshall 
The engagement is announced 
between Simon, son of Mr and 
Mrs John Whicker, of Krymer. 
Sussex, and Candida, rider 
daughter of Mr Laurence Mar- 
shall. of Siourton, Warwick- 
shire, and Mrs Marian Marshall, 
of Chelsea. 


Mr A de Serpa-Ldtdn 
and Miss J. More 
The marriage took place on 
Friday, May 16. in Lisbon of Mr 
Antonio de Serpa-Leitdo. eldest 
son of Dr Jose Simbes Leritao 
and Donna Ana Isabel 
Carvalhal Serpa-Leitio. of Lis- 
bon, and Miss Julia More 
daughter of Mr and Mrs Francis 
More, of Dick’s Croft, Ancrum. 

Mr WJA. Nash 
and Miss DJ. Pemberton 
The marriage took place on 
Thursday. June 12, at St Mary 
the Virgin, Burton Latimer. 
Northamptonshire, of Mr Wil- 
liam Nash and Miss Jane 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her cousin, Mr 
Robin Denison-Pender, was at- 
tended by Miss Alexandra 
Grosch. Mr Dominic Standing 
was best man. 

A reception was held at the 
Manor House. 


HM Government 
The Hon George Younger, Sec- 
retary of State for Defence, was 
host yesterday at a luncheon 
held at Admiralty House in 
honour of M Francois-Xavier 
de Donnea, Minister of Defence 
of Belgium. 


St George's Hospital Medical 

Dr Richard West, Dean of St 
George's Medical School, Toot- 
ing. was presented with a cheque 
for the endowment at the school 
of the British Heart Foundation 
Prudential Chair of Clinical 
Cardiology by Professor Sir 
Cyril Clarke, chainnan of the 
council of the foundation, at a 
reception held at the school 
yesterday. Professor John 
Camm also spoke. 


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The Lord Chancellor, Lord 
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CH. and Lady Hailsham were 
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to celebrate the 150th anniver- 
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ALCOCX • On June l2Ui to Angela awl 
Rfohard. a son. NiaU. 

BLACK - On June I4ih at (he Claren- 
don Wing. Leeds General Infirmary 
lo JU1 (nee Cumei am) CUvul a son. 
Andrew Michael Charles, a broUter 
for Chartotle. 

mmCUT • On June 1 6m lo Suzanne 
inee Freeman) and John, a daughter. 
Julia Margaret, a sister for Jonathan. 

mnmen ■ On June isoi at Paste Ma- 
ternity Hospital. Cambridge to Sara 
in*e Moody) and Brian, a son. Wit- 
Mam Arthur, a brother for Tom. 
Charrte. Harry and Emma. 

CHAPMAN . On June 16th at Poole 
Mai entity HcosHua lo Peter and 
Heather <n«e Smith), a son. Christo- 
pher Edward, a brother for Andrew. 

fMCKMSON - On June lath to Mario- 
rle into Brunskui) and Rok. a son. 
E uan. 

FOBSTI3T - On I lift June lo Janet 
<Nee PaJini and Roger a son. 
Matthew James. 

GfOFTTTHS . On June 16Ui lo Sally 
w*e Gordon -Creed I and William, a 
daughter. Pony Jane, a stster for 

HALSWOOb On June 4th to Ruth and 
Mam a daughter. Rosemary Alice, a 
sis ter fo r Wer. 

HWttTBMHE - on lOOt June 1986. 
at the Undo wing. St- Mary's Pad 
dfngton. lo Veronica inee Sul I rvan l 
and Christopher, a daughter. 
Katharine Entnu Margaret a Sister 
for James and Clare. 

ttE-SIHTH • On 12th June, lit Singa- 
pore. to Caroline <n4e Heath i and 
Edward, a daughter. Tantsan Norah. 
a SKIer lor Thomas. 

LYEU- - At Edinburgh on 11 to June, 
to Anne inee Tod) and Alexander, a 
daughter. Sophie. 

NEWMAN ■ On 4th June » Janlcv and 
Peler. a son. Fraser Benedict Peter, a 
brother for Alexandra and 

PATRICK . On 160) June. 1966 at 
Pembury HosUlal. lo Joanne (nfe 

On 16th June, to Louise 
and David, a daughter. Franca Lau- 
ra. a sister for Tommy. 

ROOTS - On June lOth to Caroline 
(nee Clarkson) and Guy. a son. Sam. 
a brother for WtUtam and Harnett. 

SACKUR - On June 12th. 1966. at 
West Suffolk HospftaL Bunr-S! Ed- 
munds to Joanna and the late 
Christopher John Sadfttr. a daugh- 
ter. Chtoe Emma Margaret 

SKOYUE3 - On June 17th to Lynne 
and Derek, a son. Liam Thomas. 

SMITH . On 14to June 1986 » Queen 
Mary's. Raehamplon. lo Annabel 
tnee Church) and Jeremy, a son. Al- 
exander James Laratt. 

TURNER - On 14 th June at Queen 
Chartoae’s Hospital to Sarah tnee 
Swann) and Raul, a daughter. 


DORE - The mamage took Mace on 
Saturday. June 14th at WatertoovtUe 
Baptist Church between Mr David 
Anderson and Miss Alison Dare. The 
Rev . Terrence Thomas officiated. 


BAYLEY - On June 16th. Freda (nee 
Spencer) aged 94. Widow of 
Thomas. Henry Bay Icy. dear mother 
of Chris. Trevor (deed) Nancy and 
Audrey, loving grandmother and 
great-grandmother. Funeral at 
Adderhury. Saturday June 21st at 

2 JO pm. 

BLACKETT - On tsth June. Lady Pat. 
widow of Lord Blacken, -peacefully 
after a happy day's gardening. Fu- 
neral service jt Bangor Crematorium 
on Friday 20th June at 3 30 pm. En- 
quiries to Watktn Jones and Son Lut_ 
16/22 Mount Street. Bangor. Gwyn- 
edd. Telephone: Bangor 362516. ■ 

BRUNT ATE u Col. (Rid) Jack Mitton 
O.B.E. aged 79 peacefully on 12th 
June to Malmesbury. 

COLFER - On 15 June peacefully at 
HealhfleM. Thomas Francis. MS- 
B.Ctv. B-A.O.. in hss 97th year. For- 
merly ot South Norwood and 
Southampton Dearly loved husband 
of Winifred, and imui loved father, 
stepfather and grandfather. Crema- 
tion privately at Eastbourne. No 
flowers. Donations to chanty u 

COOPER - On June 16 th 1986 at 
Pembroke Mews. London, n her 
68th year. Phee M.B.E. Elder loved 
daughter of Mn Georgetanna Cooper 
of Norwich, loving sister or Pauune 
and brother-in-law Craeme Butcher 
of Untliank Road. Norwich, immedi- 
ate Past Principal of queen 
Alexander's House. Kensington. Lon- 
don and also First Officer W.RA5 
ireddi. A beloved friend of PetroneUa 
and Anthony Burnett-Brown of 
Lacock Abbey. Wilts. Funeral service 
at St GyrteCs Church. Lacocfc at 2.30 
p m. Friday. 2DU> June, preceded by 
a Recital by Peuvneiia Dormer and 
Richard Goubon at 2.00 o.m. In 
Church. Buna) at Lacocfc Cemetery 
at 3.30 c.m. Flowers please to J.H. 
Keg yon. 49 Mottoes Road. London 
W8. or Lacocfc Aooey. near 
Chippenham. Wilts. Enuuines to J.H. 
Kenyon. 49 Mariam Road. London. 
Tel: 01-937 0767. k 

COOPER On June 7th suddenly. Eric 
RandeU. aged 68 years. of 
5RtfngDQurne. Kent. Fanner Prison 
Governor. Loving Husband of Chris. 
BctovM Father of Frances and Rum 
and Dearest Grandad of Richard. 
Craig. Simon and Lavuua. Crema- 
tion at v inters Park. Maidstone at 

3 30 pm on June 20th Faintly flow- 
ers only. Donations to be made 
Payable to ihe Maidstone Family 
Support Service (Leonard Cheshire 
FourdaMon)_or lo Ihe STjObh Heart 

DUNCAN - Peacefully at home to 
Weotey Hill on June 16tb to ha 91st 
year, william Ogflvy Duncan. Char- 
tered Patent Agent and Consulting 
Engmeer. beloved husband of Nan 
and dear father of Nori-Aune and 
Angus- Funeral Service at Weotey 
H1U United Reformed Church. 2JSO 
pm. Friday. June 20th. followed by 
cremation at Lodge HID. Flowers to 
v. Morton. Funeral Directors. 70S 
Bristol Road South. Northflcfd. Btr- 
mtogham B31. 

. • On Sunday. June 15ih at 
the Friary. Llanidloes- Very Rev. FT. 
Kenneth. Order of Friars Minor. 
v.F.. in his 75th year. Requiem Mass 
at The Friary. 2.00 pm on Thursday, 
foflowed tty Funeoal Service at Sl 
idtoes Church at 3-50 pm. Interment 
at Dolhafren Cemetery. Llantdloes. 
Mass Offerings or donaooro as 

COODE - on June 11 to. suddenly and 
peacefully. Charlotte Emma, aged 22 
yean, at home. Dearly beloved 
younger daughter of Douglas and 
Rosemary and sister of Sarah. Fu- 
neral at Stokenham Parish Church 
on Friday June 20tn at 2 JO pjn. 
Donations to any Nature Conserva- 
tion Fund. 

GRAY Margaret Elizabeth - Much 
loved mother of Kate John and Rich- 
ard. Quietly at home on 14th June 
1986. Al her own particular rvauesL 
no (towers, no letters. Funeral pri- 
vate and family only. 

RAW - in New South Wales. Austra- 
lia on 15th June. Leslie. loved, 
husband « Eve and brother of Mar- 
forte. Non). Mike and Dtckte alter a 
tong illness. 

HAYES - Phyllis Barbara Hayes MBE. 
aged 75 years, peacefully on June 
1 2th at the Arthur Rank Hospice. Fu 
nera! serv ice on Monday Jtme 23rd 
at 2 30 pm. in Saffron Walden Ceme- 
tery Donations if desired to The 
Friends or Arthur Rank Hospice, ml 
Road. Cambridge. 

HUOtflES - On June 16th. peacefully al 
1 1 Norfolk Road. Sheringham. Doris 
crasswell Dearly loved daughter of 
the late Frank and Nettie cresswel) 
Hughes of Sutton CmdfietB. Funeral 
Service ol All Saints Church. Becston 
Regis. Sheri ogham. Norfolk on 
Thursday. June I9tn at 2.30 pm. 
Flowers lo Birth's Funeral Services. 
Shenngham. Mease. 

NUNTOT- fteacefUiy at Bridge of Earn 
Hosotial. on Saturday June 14th 
t986. after a tong illness, lan Havard 
Hunter. DS C. late Housemaster at 
Gtenalmond College Funeral service 
to Ihe College Chapel al 3.50 pm on 
Wednesday turn June. Oenuuon 
thereafter private. 

JOHNSON Ethel - Passed away sudden- 
ly but peacefully on June lBfo and 
wtu be sorely missed by all her 
friends. Funeral on Friday. Jura 
20to al 1030 am. MortUke Crema- 
torium. R ich mond. Surrey, flown 
to Sanders & Sons- «*7 Lpoer RKh- 

aamid Rood west- East Sheen. SW14. 

KING - On 15th June, suddenly but 
peacefully- Grace Ltbaii. aged S3, of 
Can lord did. Poole. Dorset Lev mg 
mother of Otorw *nd to ton. Beloved 
grandma of Diane. David and to 
Paul Great grandma to Charlotte 
and Altstoir Sadly missed but al- 
ways chenshed. Funeral service to 
be held al West Bourne Baptist 
Church at 2 00 Pm on Tuesday 
24 6 86 followed ay cremation at 
Bournemouth Crematorium al 3 pm. 
FamiU flowers only please but dona- 
tions if desired to British Heart. 
Foundation or Cancer Research r o 
J-). Ai ten FnneraL l Arocws. 

LANE -On June 13th. peacefully at the 
Royal Free Hospital. London. Clare 
Joan Davies Lane. Manoras Service 
al Old SL Pancras Church on Tues- 
day. June 24th U 2-30 pm. followed 
by cremation at Golden Green. Fam- 
ily (towers only. Donations may be 
sent to the British Retinitis 
Ptgmaiuea Society. 17c Downside 
Crescent. Hampstead NW3 TAN. 

LAWREY - On June 4th. suddenly at 
Ms home to West Ealing. John An- 
drew. dearly loved twin brother of 
Frank. Funeral Service was hew at 
SL Mary’s Church. Wanstead on 
June 13th. followed by cremation al 
GoMen Green. 

On June 15th. Ronald 
George M.BX. iMH.) of Grinders. 
Homed Keynes, west Sussex, after a 
s h ort Ulness. Dearly loved husband 
of Marion, father of Peter and Rich- 
ard. and grandfather of Gordon. 
Tom. and Huw. Funeral service at 
CuckOeM parish Church on Monday. 
23rd June at 1 1.30 am Family (tow- 
ere. Enquiries to M a tth ew s F.D. Tel 
0444 413065. 

UmMS-On 16th June 1986. Count 
Ley on Uppens. of Boslaan 43. 8300 
Knokke. Belgium, member of honour 
Of Die World Wlkfltfe Fund: suddenly 
but peace! Mtty at home, surrounded 
by hts family. If desired, donations to 
Ms memory to the World wumiTe 
Fund, or the Severn Wild Fowl 
Trust. SUmbridge. 

MACKANESS - On June 16th. none, 
fully at home. Peggy, wife of the law 
Bill Matfcaness and much loved 
mother of MtchaeL Barry. Richard 
and Mon. Funeral Service at All 
Saints Church. Wroxton. Banbury. 
Oxon on Monday. June 23rd al 3.00 
pm. followed by private cremation. 
Sheabre. sprays or donati on s to 
Church of England Childrens Soci- 
ety. c. o J. * m. Humphrts. Albert 
Street Banbury. 

MUMRO - On 14th June, peacefully al 
CTOwiey Hosottal. Donate Arthur 
Munro. O B-E- of The Mtlbank. 
Crawley. Sussex. Beloved husoand 
of Joyce and father of Stuart and his 
(amity. Funeral Service at Surrey 
and Sussex Crematorium. Bafcomhe 
Road. Worth on Thursday. I9to 
June at 10.00 am. 

OTLUS Helen, peacefully in London 
on 13th June. 1986. wife of the late 
James Haldane O'Hare. Business 
Manager of Howard A Wyndham 
Theatres unto tea death in 1966. 

PARSONS On June t3Ui neacefutty at 
home. Prniee. Tregony. Cornwall. 
Kenneth Owen MC. FRCS aged 88. 
ffrivate cremation Memorial Service 
ISO) June 2.30pm at St KUwy 
Church. Tregony. 

FTTCAITHLY - Peacefully at «. 
Johnsloun'3 Nursing Home. Perth, 
on Sarurday June 14th 1986. after a 
long iltnesL borne with Christian ter- 
tuude. George W. PucaHhiy. J-P-- at 
West Dron. Dearly wvrt hustsend of 
Ra Crehan and much loved father of 
Mary. George and Anne. Funeral 
service took place m Perth Cremato- 
rium on Tuesday June 17th. 

STEVENSON . On 17th June. 1985 at 
home peacefully. Desiree Lynette 
iNrttyt of Marlborough. Wilis. Be- 
loved mother of Georguia and Kale 
and grandmother of Edward. Funer- 
al on Friday. 23rd June at St Mary's 
Church. Marlborough al 9-30 am. 

ilWPMN - On June 16th. peacefully 
In Swanagr. Elizabeth Ann (Nance) 
aged 87. Dearty loved mother of 
Rufus and Kathte and much loved 
Nana- Funeral Service at All Sotob 
Church on Friday. June 20th at 2.00 
pm. followed by family cremation. 
Family flowers only but dotations. If 
desred. for Cysuc FSbmts Research 
Trust, c/o James Smith Ltd. 6Qa. 
Kings Road. Swanage. teL 422445. 

TENNANT Miss Alteon Margaret. 
O.B.E.. on 15th June. Funeral at SL 
Mary the virgin. Rolvenden at 2-30 
pm on 24th June. Family (towers 
'only. Donations may be sent to ‘All- 
son House Purchase Appeal*, c/o 31 
Ashley Court Morpeth Terrace. 
SWlP JEN. Memorial Service to 
London will be announced later. 

Alan PnscotL On June 
17th of Sutton Vent WBIsMre. aged 
84 yean, father of Hazel and Colin. 
No funeral as body, at lus reqoeoL 
donated to medical research. 

TVRtOR On June 14th, 1986. aged 76 
yean. Mary Rosa Dorothea of 
Thui-staxon Hafl. WlrraL Widow of 
Col. R.V. Turner DS.O. Beloved 
mother and Grandmolher. Funeral 
at St BartfxHonrewls Church. 
Thuretasion on Friday June 20th at 
12 noon. Family dowers ooiy Mease 
hut donations may be made to lieu to 
the NSPOC care of TJL aall Fimeral 
Service. 96 Wood Church Road. 

UPCX • On June 18th. peacefully tn 
hospital. Catherine Rboda. dearly 
loved wife of Stanley, mother of Rob- 
ert and Anthony, mother -In- law of 
Kaanna and grandmother of Peter. 
Fimeral Service at SL Mary's 
Church. Frensham. near Fttrnham. 
Surrey on Friday. June 20lh al 
10 JO am. FhaiUy.nowers and enoul- 
rtes to H.G Patrick * Co- 86 East 
Street. Famhara. Donations. IT de- 
sired. to Oueen EttzabeOi Foundation 
Home. Leothertoead. Surrey. 

VE5SCY - On June IStfL 1986. sud- 
denly at home. Peter, much loved 
husband of Betty, father at Struts n_ 
Martin. Roger and Jane Grandpa at 
Katnna. Andrew and Oliver. Funer- 
al Service al Breakspear 
Crematorium. Rubflp on Thursday. 
June 19th at 1.16 pin. Family Dow. 
ere only pi ra s e but donations. If 
derired. to the British Heart Founda- 
tion. ooJ. A. Massey A Sons. 16 -I 8 
Lowlands Road. Harrow. Middlesex. 
M. 01-422 1688 . 

WAPLE - On 16(h June. 1986. Alan 
John Wapte. OBE, at the age of 68: 
Defac ed and loving husband or Ankle 
WUhelmuia and much loved lather 
of Gary and Annefce. unexpectedly 
but peacefully in Ms sleep, while 
stay mg with close Mends. He will be 
sadly missed by ad lus fondly and 
friends. No flowers please, out dona- 
tions to the British Heart Foundation. 

WIOANOn 15th June 1986, Suddenly 
from a neon attack. Audrey Adeline 
»nee Furze; aged 62 years. Dearty be- 
loved widow at Anthony Wigan. 
Stepmother to Jennifer. Angela and 
Diana and sister to Oieen and Rose- 
mary- Funeral service Thursday 
19th June at Oakley Wood Cremato- 
rium. weoesboume. Nr Warwick at 
2-30 p.m. F amity flowers only 
please, donations for Cancer ReUef 
rod A E Bennett and Sons. 34 
Sheep SL Stratford- upon -Avon. 

WOOD • on June 12th al Hampden 
House. Harrogate. .Constance Helen, 
much loved wd« of die Ute Hubert 
Wood and dearest mother of Barbara 



Sanskrit and Dravidian 

Professor Thomas Burrow. 
FBA. who died on June 8 ai 
the ege of 76. was Boden 
Professor of Sanskrit in, the 
University of Oxford from 
1944 to 1976. and a distin- 
guished international author- 
ity on the Dravidian languages 
of India. 

He was born on June 29, 
1909. in the village of Leek in 
North Lancashire. He re- 
ceived his early education at 
Queen Elizabeth Grammar 
SchooL Kirkby Lonsdale, 
from which he won scholar- 
ships to Christ's College, 

At Cambridge he graduated 
in Classics, having specialized 
in Comparative Philology, 
which in itself created a taste 
for Sanskrit studies. 

He subsequently read for 
the Oriental languages Tripos 
graduating with firsts in Pans 
I and II. 

Then followed three years of 
research, one at the School of 
Oriental Studies in London, 
after which he returned to 
Cambridge. He was awarded 
his PhD at Cambridge for a 
thesis on the language of the 
Kharo shti documents discov- 
ered in Central Asia by Sir 
Aurel Stein earlier in the 

These documents were in a 
previously unrecorded Prakrit 
dialect of North-Western In- 
dia which had been used as the 
official language in Central 
Asia in the post-Kushana 

From J 935 to J 937 he was a 
Research Fellow of Christ's 
and from 1937 to 1944 he was 

Mr Hugh Kay, editor of the 
Jesuit publication. The 
Month, and a noted writer and 
broadcaster, died on June 14, 
aged 63, after many years of 
coping determinedly with se- 
vere asthma and bronchial 

Boro in London in 1923, be 
was educated at St Ignatius' 
College, Stamford HilL and 
then began to train as a Jesuit 
at St Beuno's College, North 

After four years he decided 
that his future lay elsewhere, 
and he entered upon the career 
of Catholic journalism and 
writing to which be was to 
devote the next 40 years. 

These inducted periods as 
Assistant Editor of the Catho- 
lic Herald (1954-65), with an 
interval of two lively editorial 
years (1956-58) on the Scottish 
Catholic Herald. In 1965 he 
became Assistant Editor of 
The Month, and for the last 
ten years he was its first lay 

Kay soon impressed upon 
this review of Christian 
thought and world affairs his 
own informed view of nation- 
al. international and religious 

Assistant Keeper in the De- 
partment of Oriental Printed 
Books and Manuscripts at the 
British Museum. There he 
began to study the Dravidian 
languages of India, with which 
few Sanskritists have been 

In 1944 he was appointed 
Boden Professor of Sanskrit at 
Oxford and Keeper of the 
Indian Institute, a post which 
carried with it a Fellowship at 

His publications were nu- 
merous. The Language of the 
Kharasthi Documents from 
Chinese Turkestan (1937) and 
a translation of the same 
documents (1940) were the 
fruit of his PbD thesis. 

In 1955 he published The 
Sanskrit Language in foe 
Faber and Faber series “The 
Great Languages." This book, 
of which be . published a 
revised edition in 1973, was 
received with some controver- 
sy. for it was for from conser- 
vative in its views on the 
relations between Sanskrit 
and Indo-European. . 

It will have to be taken into 
account in future genera! 
works on foe Sanskrit lan- 
guage and may prove influen- 
tial. His unorthodox views 
were elaborated in The Prob- 
lem of Shm in Sanskrit 

However, it is above all as a 
Dravidolpgist that Burrow 
will be remembered. In a 
series of field trips to India he 
collaborated with Dr S. 
Bhattacharya of the Anthro- 
pological Survey of India to 
record hitherto virtually un- 


issues. And when the Society 
of Jesus in Britain decided on 
the unprecedented step of 
appointing a Jesuit Informa- 
tion Officer, he was the obvi- 
ous appointee. 

In both capacities he was 
widely esteemed as an obliging 
source of information and 
comment on the sometimes 
arcane acti vitiesof the Roman 
Catholic Church, and he in- 
spired affection in many for 
his dogged Christian realism 
and for his patient fellow- 
feeling in exposing his own 
hard-won faith - qualities also 
appreciated in his regular 
domestic and foreign broad- 
casts. including Thought for 
the Day. 

His work as Director of the 
Christian Association of Busi- 
ness Executives was further 
witness' to a practical concern - 
for social realities, as was his 
regular teaching on current 
affairs to African Students in 
London, to whose personal 
care he also quietly devoted 
much of his time and other 

And his respect and concern 
for individuals was also to be 
glimpsed not just in an inter- 



known Dravidian languages 
spoken in central India. To- 
gether they published The 
Parji Language (J953J. A 
Comparative * 'ocatwlarv of 
Oondi Dialects ( 1 960) and The 
Pcngo Language 1 1 970) $ 

Collected Papers on Dravid- 
ian Linguistics ( 1 968) reprints 
much important work tn 
which Burrow identified Dra- 
vidian loan words in Sanskrit 
and discussed Dravidian com- 
parative grammar. 

This pioneering work was 
complemented by the books 
he published in collaboration 
with Professor M. B. 
Emeneau: Dravidian Borrow- 
ings from fndo- Aryan 1962 
and the great Dravidian Ety- 
mological Dictionary (1961) 
on which they began work in 

Burrow justly regarded the 
latter as ms most ingxurant 
accomplishment and it gave £* 
him great satisfaction to see 
the revised second edition 
published in 1984. He bad 
tong intended it to be his last 

Burrow was a single minded 
scholar of immense learning 
and complete integrity, inter- 
nationally admired. In 1979 a 
number of the Bulletin of the 
School of Oriental and African 
Studies was devoted to articles 
in his honour. 

He had little time for ad- 
ministrative duties which in- 
terfered with scholarship but 
was always ready to see stu- 
dents. About himself he was 
extremely reticent. 

In 1941 he married Inez 
Mary’, daughter of Herbert 
John Haley. She died in 1976. 

est in penal reform tint in his 
regular work m prison visiting 
and rehabilitation. 

In addition to his often 
trenchant editorial comments 
on domestic political, social 
and economic issues, and to 
an abiding interest in Europe- 
an affairs, as shown in his 
1 970 study. Salazar and Mod- 
ern Portugal. Hugh Kay trav- 
el led regularly among the - 
world's trouble-spots. 

h was particularly, howev- 
er. to Latin America and 
southern Africa that he direct- 
ed his Christian and editorial 
attention, seeing in such cru- 
cial areas not only matters of 
profound significance for the 
world's future, but also a test 
of the credibility of Christian- 
ity, including Roman 

Valiant, even impatient for 
truth, and passionate for jus- 
tice. as well being staunchly 
loyal to the best interests of 
the Church in which he dis- 
cerned the Lord whom he 
strove to serve. Hugh Kay was 
also a man of private strength, 
of welcoming friendship, ait(i 
above alL of integrity and 
inner goodness. 


Mrs Anbara Satam aJ- 
Khalidi, the eminent Leba- 
nese author and translator, 
and a pioneer campaigner for 
Arab women's rights, has died 
in Beirut at the age of 89. 

Bom in that city in 1897, 
she was the daughter of Salim 
Salam, a prominent Sunni 
Moslem politician and a depu- 
ty in -the Imperial Ottoman 

She was educated at home 
fry tutors including Sheikh 
Abdallah al-Bustani, foe most 
famous Arabic lexicographer 
and grammarian of the day. 

By foe age of 14 she' was 
writing artides for nationalist 
papers, calling on women to 
play their part in the Arab 
struggle for liberation from 
Turkey. In this 'endeavour die 
was strongly supported by her 
father and her brother, Saeb 
Salam, later to become Prime 
Minister Of Lebanon. 

After the collapse of the 
Turkish Empire and the impo- 
sition of France's rule, Anbara 
Salam continued to call for 
women’s rights in print and at 

In 1 927 she became foe first 
Arab woman in greater Syria 
to unveil her face in public. 
She did this as a deliberate 
feminist gesture white deliver- 
ing an oration at the funeral of 
her former tutor. Sheikh 

This courageous act pro- 
voked both widespread sup- 
port and enormous hostility. 
Women who dared to emulate 
her were insulted and at- 

- tacked. Some had add thrown 
in their faces. She herself had 
to withdraw temporarily from 
public life. 

■ In 1929 she married Ahmad 
. Samih al-Khalidi, Prindpalof 
.. ihe Arab College in Jerusalem 
and Deputy Director of Edu- 
cation in the British adminis- 
tration of Palestine (the 
highest ranking Arab educa- 
tion official during : the 

The couple formed an out- 
standing literary partnership, 
collaborating on histories of 
Medieval Arab Palestine as 
well as works on modern 
theories of education. 

In the J940s she completed 
her translations of Homer’s 
Wad and Odyssey and of 
Virgil's Aeneid. Of these clas- 
sical epics only the Wad had 
previously been translated 
into Arabic: Published in Cai- 
ro and Jerusalem, all three 
became best-setters. 

They were reprinted marry 
times in Beirut and are still 
studied as set books at univer- 
sities in many Arab countries. 

With foe outbreak of war 
between Jews and Arabs at foe 
end of the Mandate in 1948. 
Anbara arid her husband 
joined foe Arab exodus and 
moved to Lebanon. He died in 
1951- but she continued to 
speak frequently in public. 

In 1978 she ' published a 
book of memoirs, which also 
became a best-seller, also re- 
ceiving academic acclaim. Her 
literary success was founded 
on a vivid yet concise style . 

and a stream of anecdotes, 
beautifully told. 

Petite, bright-eyed with a 
. sunny temperament that sur- 
vived the worst days of 
Lebanon's civil war die re- 
mained optimistic about the 
future both of her country and 
the rote of women within it 


Mr David Colville, a much 
respected figure in the City of 
London, has died at the age of 

A friend writes: 

David Richard Colville was 
educated at Harrow and Trin- 
ity College, Cambridge. 

He was recruited by LJoydv 
Bank as one of their firs*- 
graduate entrants, and rose 
before the war to become 
treasurer of the bank. 

At the outbreak of the 
Second World War he joined 
the RNVR and remained with 
it throughout, seeing service at 
one time with foe Free French 

After it he was offered a 
partnership in N. M. Roth- 
schild. a signal honour for a 
non-member of the family. 

He remained with the firm 
until his retirement seven 
years ago, becoming a 
recognised specialist in the. 
banking side of the business. ^. 

He also bad a number of 
outside interests, including 
foe deputy chairmanship o? 
Eagle Star and a directorship 
in RTZ. 

He married, in 1933. Ladv 
Joan Child-Villiers. 

Science report 

How insects use chemical warfare 

Several animal species, from 
bfg cats is the j angle to 
domestic animats in foe street, 
nse scented chemicals to mark 
out their territories. 

New research shows that 
insects also behave in a some- 
what similar way hot that they 
nse just a trace of various 
molecules to which other spe- 
cies are sensitive for protection 
Of four food supplies. 

Larvae of foe American, 
willow leaf beetle ( Piogtodera ) 
mark the leaves on which they 
feed with an agent which Ss 
repulsive to rival feeders. 

Even fully grown beetles of 
foe- same species avoid adul- 
terated leaves. Dr Michael 
Raopp and colleagues from foe 
University of Maryland de- 

urSHournal Sdence thaCd 

iarvae and adult beetles jointly 
colonizes particular tree, they .“ 
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By Andrew Coghlan 

simultaneously on the same 

Moreover, the chemical se- 
creted by foe larvae, called a 
mouoterpene, repels larvae 
from other beetle species. The 
researchers, found .that larvae 
of another willow-dwelling 
beetle, uympbtiBs, vomit when 
exposed to the chemical. 

The scientists also speculate 
that foal is not an act of 
revulsion but' a countermea- 
sure to the chemical secreted 
by the wflldw leaf beetle 
larvae. It amounts to ‘'chemi- 
cal warfare" at entomologicai 
level, they say. 

Bot chemicals are not used 
solely by insects to protect 
their dinner. They are similar 
to foe molecules of scented 
cfaesucab called pheromones, 
which- are secreted in tiny 
amounts by insects to attract 
mates:.;. , ... 

lian and German team has 
helped to identify a number of 
new pheromones produced bx 
foe Australian fruit fly, T 
serious pest which threatens 
tomatoes and other crops 
throughout Australasia. 

The chemicals, called 
spiroacetals, are produced in 
glands located in the rectum of 
the male insect. 

The researchers believe that 
if the chemicals can be pro- 
duced synthetically in greafc* 
amounts, they can be used in 
traps to lore the male insects 
away from their female mates. 
In this way, mating would be 
disrupted, the pest controlled, 
and the crops protected, they 

Sources: Science. June 13. 
1986. Vol 232, pp 1408-1410: 
and Journal qf ihe Chemical 
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One of the few non-repeals on 
ITV to escape the pro- 
grammer's dilemma of Pattern 
A and Patton B during the 
World Cop. Ladies in Charge 
(Thames), bowed out with 
Anne Valery's All Thai Gut- 
ters . Or was it a repeat after 
all? For the sixth week run- 
ning, the gamesome threesome 
. got themselves embroiled in a 
quizzical assignment involving 
moral dubiety; for the amp- 
teenth time, Diana's posh 
background was milked for 
irony; and, yet again, the 
inarch of history, was evinced 
by such devices as a one- 
second glimpse of period head- 
lines being used to start a fire. 

Against all this, the specta- 
cle of Irene Worth and Nigel 
Davenport camping tip then* 
White Russian labials over- 
shadowed a sub-Mutder plot 
of hydra-headed duplicity 
which short-circuited some- 
where around the second com- 
mercial break. “I do wish**, 
walled tabs, “they’d take ora' 
work more seriously.*' Hum. 

Did Halle Selassie take his 
work with full-time serious- 
ness? Did he ever (one won- 
ders) take time off for a. game 
of football? In last night's 
Caribbean Nights: Rasta and 
ike Ball (BBC2) his spiritual 
followers in Jamaica were 
shown rehearsing their wizard 
ball-control. When It came to 
explaining the relationship be- 
tween religion and sport, how- 
ever, the programme foun- 
tdcred on that patois which 
brings to mind the delightful 
pictnre of the James Bfl 
being translated in a smoke-' 
filled room. I shall not attempt 
to reproduce Big Youth's ram- 
bling assessment of football's 
role in the life of the right eor 
but it seemed that he was 
talking about seif-expressum. 

The late Bob Marie; was 
more terse: football was **a 
whole universe to itself*; 
“football is freedom". No 
fundam e ntalist cult can sur- 
vive without this kind of off- 
the-cuff reductiontsm, bat the 
second least attractive feature 
of Rastafarianism is its sub- 
lime hippy arrogance: if Jab is 
I is freedom, then presumably 
I is also football — a chum 
unlikely to appeal to the 
majority of World Cup refer- 
ees. The most . unattractive 
feature is that h has laden 
reggae with portentoosness. 

Martin Cropper; 


Theatre in Canada: Irving Wardle visits the Du Maurier 
World Stage, growing from the ashes of the ill-fated Toronto 
Festival, and the Shaw Festival at Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Masterpiece of revivalism 

With due respect to Ontario's Shaw and 
Shakespeare Festivals (both in good 
shape this year), they do not have much 
to tell you' about the state of Canada. As 
the only classical outposts in North 
America, it . is not their business to 
project a specifically Canadian voice. 
One attempt to do this bit the dust six 
years ago in the financially ill-feted 
Toronto Festival; but out of its ashes, so 
to speak, there now appears the Du 
Maurier World Stage — a biennial event, 
incorporated in- the city's 100-acre 
Harbourfront Development 
Launched at the beginning of this 
month in four convened warehouses on 
Queen's Quay, its programme featured 
European work alongside Newfoundland 
satire, . hockey drama from Edmonton 
and Inuit feminism from the Mackenzie 
River Delta. With one night to spare, I 
settled on a Quebec piece called The 
•Dragon's Trilogy playing in a waterfront 
studio. It proved to be a masterpiece. 

Spanning 50 years and seven tinted 
zones, it tells the story of two French 
Canadian girls and of the other lives, 
intimate or casual, that cross their path. 
The style is one of dislocated realism. 
Every encounter offers a moment of 
point-blank actuality in an existence that 
otherwise we know nothing a bom. An 
arrogantly destitute young Englishman 
arrives in town trying to sell shoes. A 
disgusted geisha describes the tastes of 
her western clients. A Chinese laundry- 
man converts his opium den into a 
gambling joint Each case is fascinating, 
and each fades out to give place to the 

The production is the work of ThSfitre 
Repere, a company whose method is to 
approach ideas from the starting-point of 
concrete imagery. Personal stories are 
only incidental to the image of Canada 
itself — represented by a traverse acting 
area strewn with gravel where the action 
unfolds in time and space from pre-war 
Quebec to contemporary Vancouver, 
evoked by actors who are equally at 
borne in French, English and Chinese. 
Lives emerge, vanish and -reappear like 
an extended network of roads and rail 
tracks, briefly intersecting or running in 
parallel, so as to minor the physical 
landscape. It is at once a journey from 
the eastern coast to the Pacific, and from 
social competitiveness towards an inner 

In such a piece; everything depends on 
the images, and these are of a quality that 
reveals Robert Lepage — the show's 
director and leading actor -!— as a 
magician comparable with the young 
Peter Brook. Isolated examples cannot 
evoke the current of visual invention 
that sweeps the characters along like 

twigs in a river. But one can identify two 
sources of Lepage's power. 

first, his transformations of common- 
place objects — so that a park-keeper’s 
cabin becomes a projection-booth for 
Taoist silhouettes, or a slide-lop table a 
route into the underworld. A constella- 
tion of the night sky laid out on the floor 
becomes, a lighted city when a pilot 
spreadeagles himself above it, miming 
his own aircraft. Secondly, the extended 
scenes have the mercilessness of sym- 
phonic crescendos: as where the compa- 
ny gradually fall into step behind a 
solitary figure marching round the stage 
perimeter, and finally invade the acting 
area to the terror of the civilians 
crouching among their shattered belong- 
ings. This may refer to Canada's harsh 
wartime treatment of its Japanese com- 
munity, but its impact is universal. 

Until the opening of Denise Coffey's 
Bark to Methuselah (with one-day 
performances of all five plays), the main 
event at the Shaw Festival of Niagara- 
on-the-Lake is the return of Christopher 
Newton's acclaimed 1985 production of 
Coward's Cavalcade. With dire memo- 
ries of the Chichester version, I ap- 
proached this occasion with foreboding, 
and emerged partly converted. Despite 
its obsequious brand of stockbroker-belt 
patriotism, the piece does contain some 
good, writing (as where the Mareyotts are 
obliged to drink their victory toast in 
German wine) and, however glib its 
. celebration of the British stuffed shirt, its 
underlying mood is insistently anti- 
jingoistic. Perhaps its virtues are more 
visible to a class-free Canadian director, 
at all events, it has bad an overwhelming 
impact on Canadian audiences, and one ' 
cannot imagine any production that 
made out a better case for the piece. 

Taking Cavalcade as a chapter of 
English history as revealed through a 
group of private' lives, Mr Newton starts 
with tiie assumption that all those lives 
are of equal value; and ignores the fact 
that Coward is patronizing some of 
them. Where Chichester represented the 
English people with docile crowds of 
local residents, the Niagara production is 
so well cast throughout that there are no 
small parts. Every crowd scene is packed 
with individual detail and simultaneous 
action. A hulking officer surveys embar- 
kation on a troop train, impatiently 
watching the parting embraces of those 
on the way to the front; then his own wife 
arrives, and he merges into the crowd as 
yet another ordinary man saying good- 
bye. It is a wordless scene that arouses a 
sequence of violently conflicting emo- 
tions in under a minute. By such means 
is pageantry converted into drama. 
History, meanwhile, is inscribed on a 

set (by Cameron Porteous) consisting of 
two superimposed circles a stage revolve 
and over it a dome-like hemisphere 
serving as a screen for documentary 
projections which, say, at the death of 
Victoria present stills of the actual 
mounting procession above a stage 
representation of the same event 

In 3D evening of salva^ operations, 
nothing is more astonishing than the 
reclamation of Jane MarryotL the arche- 
type of well-bred British womanhood, at 
the hands of Nora McLellan, who — at 
the moment of her spouse's departure to 
face the foreign foe — advises him in bell- 
like tones to “lie down on every possible 
occasion". The first impression is that 
she is sending Jane up through the roof. 
This is not the case. What Miss McLeilan 
has done is to banish the long-suffering 
shadow of Celia Johnson, and substitute 
a spirited, articulate woman, with a 
strongly developed sense of the ridicu- 
lous, who is equally compatible with the 
role. She goes through the action wearing 
a broad smile. Even afler the death of her 
son, she appears in Trafalgar Square 
wearing the same expression, except that 
now she happens to be screaming 

The impression that Mr Newton has 
built up a crack company for the festival 
is strengthened by the other Niagara 
shows. Leon Major's production of Arms 
and the Man, for instance, gets at once to 
the core of the play by showing Raina 
(Donna Goodhand) gorging chocolates 
alone in her bedroom, and then intro- 
duces a magnificent frenzied Sergius 
(Jim Mezon) who really does seem to 
contain six different men fighting it out 
inside his ample uniform. Girl Crazy. 
Gershwin’s 1930 musical about a film 
cowboy who derides to run for sheriff, 
turns out to have an extremely entertain- 
ing book as well as numbers like 
“Embraceable You” and “Delilah**. It 
also has Mary Trainor in the role of the 
night-club queen “Frisco" Kate Folfaer- 
giJl-Gabor who, in the midst of “I Got 
Rhythm”, invades the audience with a 
pair of drumsticks and take it away on 
every piece of resounding metal in the 

The festival did not strike so lucky 
with Ben Travers's Banana Ridge which, 
after a marvellously enraged opening 
scene (“I’ve just stuffed my wife in a 
taxi” “That’s your affair.’’) subsides to 
the Malayan plantation of Bucket- 
Pissang for two acts fatally divided 
between farce and mild domestic come- 
dy. Altogether Travers’s theme of the 
sexual havoc inadvertently caused by a 
garcon fatal is more amusingly haridted 
in Down and Out in Beverley Hills* which 
was among other comforts laid on by 
British Airways on my return flighL 

Girl Crazy : Mary Trainor as the rumbustious “Frisco” Kai f at Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Theatre in London 

Leaving Home 

Soho Poly 

Northern family life, as I 
shudderiogly recall iL is rich 
in gags about runaway males: 
a gutless tribe of rabbity 
husbands and misunderstood 
teenagers who slam out of the 
house, vowing never to return, 
and then come crawling back 
as they have forgotten their 
sandwiches and the night is 
turning a bit chilly. There has 
been many a play on this 
topic, usually prompted by 
wish-fulfilment or revenge. 
Julia Kersley's Leaving Home 
is exceptional in being written 
in a spirit of unbiased under- 
standing with no old scores to 

Dad, still wearing his car- 
pet-slippers, has walked out 
on the family and vanished 
without trace. We never find 
out much about him. apart 
from the fact that one day he 
suddenly snapped after 25 
years of deadening routine. 
Miss Kersley’s concern is with 
the wife and children he left 
behind: the jobless son and 

widowed daughter, and the 
distracted wife, dazed by hav- 
ing no man to sort the money 
out and nib her back. They 
could stand it if he had 
abandoned them as a form of 
punishment What they can- 
not face is his manifest 

True to northern form, the 
family consists of three long- 
suffering characters and a 
bully — Greta, the eldest 
daughter (by a previous mar- 
riage). a career girl whose 
trouble-making arrivals have 
the others flee for cover. 
Played to the well-tailored, 
brass-lunged life by Rachel 
Davies, she is one of the 
fearsome Lancashire breed 
forever armed with a list of 
tasks for other people to do, 
and who cannot open her 
mouth without judging. 

Having assembled this 
group of northern stereotypes. 
Miss Kersley proceeds to re- 
veal their unsuspected com- 
plexities. Colin, the sup- 
posedly feeble son. disarms 
Greta without a fight: while 
the mother shows a powerful 
sense of regret and pity for the 

daughter she so much dislikes. 
These undercurrents break 
surface when Colin brings in a 
middle-aged down-and-out 
who makes himself useful 
around the house and steps 
into the father’s shoes: a move 
that splits the family in two by 
redoubling Greta's fanatical 
determination to track down 
her beloved parent 

The plot hinges on a revela- 
tion which would surely have 
been woundinglv familiar to 
Greta even if he had never 
walked out Otherwise, the 
play delivers a sensitive and 
sometimes blisteringly funny 
account of the habits, compro- 
mises and hungers thatjjgo 
under the name of family love. 
From Bridget Turner's fragile 
but implacable mother to 
Ewan Hooper as the domesti- 
cally rehabilitated intruder, 
the piece gets stunning perfor- 
mances from Brian Stirner's 
cast: not to mention an interi- 
or and exterior set by Douglas 
Heap which enables you to 
visit the family along their 
own gravel patb up to the 
front door. 


Formal yet sociable: Daaida Bason (centre) and company in Ancient Airs and Dances 


Celebration of generosity 

Northern Ballet 

Alhambra, Bradford 

Who could have guessed, 
when RudolfNureyev decided 
to settle in the West, that he 
would be celebrating the twen- 
ty- fifth anniversary of that 
momentous choice in Brad- 
. ford? His presence is a tribute 
! to the city's splendidly re- 
stored Alhambra Theatre, to 
the enterprise of Northern 
Ballet and to the complete 
absence of snobbery* in a man 
to whom an audience to be 
entertained is equally worth- 
while anywhere in the world. 

For the occasion he chose to 
dance not only Jean in Miss 
Julie, a role which suits his gift 
for drama in dance, but also a 
lyrical ballet that he made 
uniquely his own as a young 
man and has not danced for 
some years, Les Sylphides. • 
You must not look now for' 
ihe/oari ng cabrioles and fleat- 
} ing grands jette of bis youth 
(and he adopted for the fust 
time the usual western solo, 
replacing the Russian one he 

formerly preferred), but his 
entrechats are -still high and 
.clean. More to the point, he 
still has a sense of this toilet's 
romantic style which nobody 
else has rivalled. That amaz- 
ingly poised, rounded atti- 
tude; that long low arabesque, 
are signatures of bis Kirov 
training and also of his own 
individual understanding of 
the ballet. 

Northern Ballet Theatre has 
a good production of this 
work; staged for ft by Alicia 
Markova. It is well danced by 
a careful, mainly rather 
young-looking corps de ballet 
and by three excellent leading 
women, Evelyne Desutter m 
the mazurka solo and as 
Nnreyev's chief partner, Syl- 
vie Guillaumin in the prelude 
and Daniels Busoa notable for 
the brio and warmth of her 
waltz sola 

Desutter took the title part 
in Miss Julie (as powerful- a 
performance as we have come 
to expect from them), and the 
other two women were seen 
also in Ancient Airs and 
Dances, a ballet by Michael 
Corder receiving its warmly! 

applauded premiere.The mu- 
sic is a selection, seven pieces 
in all. from Respighi’s three 
suites based on 16th- and early 
17th-century Italian lute mu- 
sic, arranged for small orches- 
tra by the company's con- 
ductor. Robin Barker. 

With his cast of four princi- 
pals and four supporting cou- 
ples dressed by Charles 
Maude in designs after Botti- 
celli, Corder has devised 
dances which add a spice of 
period flavour to the basic 
ballet technique. . 

At just one point, a villanel- 
2a for Guillaumin with Michel 
Mesnier. Corder allows hints 
of personal emotion: a head 
leant on a hand, a gracious 
bow. Otherwise the dances are 
all formal extrovert sociable: 
nicely varied in mood, pace 
and numbers too. The final 
bergamasca, started by Mar- 
cello Angelini with others 
gradually joining in. alone 
displays the foil cast It makes 
an attractive work, showing 
the company at strength. 


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Festival Hall 

Isaac Stem is not one of those 
violinists who could be called 
conservative: a week from 
today he is to play Peter 
Maxwell Davies’s new Violin 
Concerto, especially written 
for him, in this very halL In 
this concert of the Andre 
Previn Music Festival, how- 
ever, he chose to play safe, if 
safe Bruch's G minor Violin 
Concerto really is. On two 
counts I rather doubt it 
First, of course, there is the 
small matter of the technical 
problems it poses, though with 
a man like Stem in command 
there is little danger that these 
will not be solved. But even he 
cannot overcome the second 
hazard. For, despite its su- 
perbly idiomatic writing, in 
the end this is a composition 
which lacks real creative fer- 
vour. Although the tune of the 
middle movement is undeni- 
ably sweet and memorable, it 
does nowadays cloy a little, 
while the pre-echoes of 
Brahms in the finale only 
emphasize further Bruch's rel- 
ative impotence as a compos- 
er. And the concerto does take 
a little while to get going. 

How fortunate it is to have 
an artist like Stem to serve iL 
Playing garnished by such a 
gorgeous tone as bis is anyway 
rewarding for itself, while the 
Royal Philarmonic Orchestra, 
conducted by AntaJ Dorati, 
was obviously as unwilling as 
the audience to entertain a 
mere critic's uncharitable mis- 
givings. But there are more. I 
am afraid, for Franck's D 
minor Symphony is another 
immensely popular piece that 
one finds peculiarly difficult 
to swallow without some 

Dorati conducted it as it 
should be conducted, -with a 
fervour unquestioning of its 
brashness, its developmental 
awkwardnesses. The central 
movement was taken fairly 
fast which meant that the cor 
anglais solos thus came across 
with slightly less sentimental- 
ity than usual The harpist's 
contributions were unusually 
crisp and dear, while the brass 
and strings seemed to enjoy 
every big tune to the folL 
It was slightly sad that the 
most rewarding piece in the 
programme. Haydn's Sym- 
phony No 104, should have 
been spoilt by the occasional 
infelicity, most seriously at the 
end of the Andante, where a 
bassoonist tragically mis- 
counted. temporarily throw- 
ing the ensemble into disarray. 
Never mind, for the outer 
movements were grippingly 
exuberant as if conducted by 
a man half Dorati's age- 

Stephen Pettitt 

Ivo Pogorelich 


It is sad, unnerving even, to 
watch an artist who, at the age 
of 28, has it seems said all 
there is to say. With scarcely 
the will to propel his body on 
to the stage, let alone the 
desire to move or be moved. 
Ivo Pogorelich languidly 
inched his way through Mon- 
toy night's recital of Beetho- 
ven, Bach, Chopin and 

Pogorelich has simply spent 
himself, exhausted by what his 
biography boasts as a “packed 
schedule of recital totes”: or 
this literal world-weariness is 
being worn as yet another 
mask to disguise the deep 
ennui which he clearly feels 
with the whole business of 
music-making. There is no 
hiding-place from boredom,, 
only temporary cover. But 
Pogorelich is not without a 
handful of ingenious methods 
of exploiting iL 

The first is to realize that 
languor itself can have its 
charm. This he revealed in a 
winsomely contrived render- 
ing of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise” 
which, in retrospecL was quite 
the best thing in the entire 
evening. It was played as one 
long recurring wave of half- 
tone. hypnotic in its pattern- 
ing. firesh in its central major 

The second is to turn myo- 
pically away from the score 
and towards , the instrument 
itself. At first Beethoven’s 
Sonata No* 27 in E minor 
seemed to reflect imaginative- 
ly what the composers own 
reaction might have been if 
faced with an instrument as 

advanced in acoustic technol- 
ogy as the Barbican's Stein- 
way. But a sense of wonder at 
its palette of tone-colour, at 
the vast distances it is P 9 ssible 
to travel between pianissimo 
and fortissimo, begins to pall 
after a while. It would be hard 
to imagine a more joyless 
release into the last move- 
ment's erstwhile regenerating 

Given that exactly the same 
anaesthetizing principles were 
applied indiscriminately to 
Chopin's Third Scherzo and a 

S ly ill-phrased Schumann 
?s syniphoniques. there 
remained' one last bolt-hole. If 
the composer’s own invention 
is felt to flag, then one can 
simply replace his artefact 
with artifice of one’s own. 

So it was in Bach's Third 
English Suite. The intricate 
cross-patterning of entries and 
rhythmic disposition in Pre- 
lude and Gigue was flattened 
out to accommodate Pogo- 
relich’s own gawky, hurtling 
accentuation. while the gar- 
gantuan centra] Saraband be- 
came a most skilfully 
controlled exercise in the 

Hilary Finch 

Medici Quartet 

Elizabeth Hall 

Rather much of the Medici 
Quartet’s programme on 
Monday night in the Royal 
Philharmonic Orchestra’s 
continuing Andre Previn Mu- 
sic Festival was pitched in 
different tones of melancholy. 
Sensibly th^ started with 
Britten's Third Quartet, his 
last major work, so that the 
haunting final movement 
with its valedictory spirit and 
associations with Death in 
1 1 mice ; could also be enjoyed 
for the freshness of its musical 

ft is good that such ensem- 
bles are taking this work into 
their repertories, as its five 
movements traverse such a 
wealth of musical motivation, 
in a direction that was newt for 
Britten, perhaps because ofhis 
physical condition. It was a 
perceptive, balanced perfor- 
mance that we heard, but 
making less than might have 
been hoped of the dramatic 
contrasts to be found within 
each movement as well as in 
Iheir sequence. 

Milhaud expressed a more 
conventional lament for the 

death of a poet friend in his 
Third QuaneL which involves 
a sombre meandering among 
adjacent tones for a whole 
movement followed by a set- 
ting of one of the poems. 
Christine Cairns was an ex- 
pressive soloist so far as it 
went, making me wonder why 
nobody seems to think, in the 
context of a singer with siring 
quartet, of Respighi’s much 
more rewarding ll iramonto, 
based on Shelley. 

Miss Cairns joined Imogen 
Cooper at the piano as well as 
the siring players for yet more 
but briefer lamentation of a 
deserted woman in Chaus- 
son's Chanson pcrpetuelle, 
beautifully sung, and the pia- 
nist then remained to partake 
of Franck's Piano Quintet in a 
romantically reflective perfor- 
mance. It offered easy enough 
listening as a modest return 
for ensemble playing of con- 
sidered character. 

Noel Goodwin 

• GJyndeboume Festival Op- 
era will bring Sir Peter Hall’s 
production of Britten's Albert 
Herring io London for a semi- 
staged concert performance at 
the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 
August 16. 



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Hurd moves to 
end misuse of 
police computer 

By Richard Evans, Political Correspondent 

Mr Douglas Hunt Home 
Secretary, yesterday ordered a 
lightening of the use of the 
police national computer, 
which stores details of every 
vehicle owner in Britain. 10 
prevent abuse by the police. 

His action follows an inves- 
tigation into the BP number 
plate competition when a 
number of officers used the 
computer based at Hendon to 
tip off car owners whose 
registration numbers had been 
selected at random by the oil 
company, thereby enabling 
them to win thousands of 
pounds in prizes. 

During a 1 0-month inquiry 
by the independent Police 
Complaints Authority three 
officers resigned and a further 
19 face or have been through 
disciplinary hearings. 

No evidence was found of 
any officer receiving money 
for supplying information to 
potential winners. 

But a report published by 
the authority yesterday pin- 
pointed the need to eliminate 
“illegitimate transactions” 
and produced a number of 

It insisted that the climate 
of public and parliamentary 
opinion demanded that access 

to ihe police computer should 
be capable of being monitored 
and validated. 

Mr Hurd said yesterday he 
was drawing the authority's 
report to the attention of all 
Chief Constables. 

The Police National Com- I 
puter Board will discuss ihe- 
authority's proposals with the 
Association of Chief Police 
Officers and the Inspectorate 
of Constabulary “to deter- 
mine what further action is 
nsquired„to ensure that mis- 
use of the computer facility 
does not occur again." 

The report revealed that 
instructions for use of the 
computer varied considerably 
from force to force and it 
produced a set of guidelines 
which should be applied 

It stressed that access to 
personal data on the computer 
must be permitted only for 
bona fide police duties “and 
personal or private use must 
be strictly forbidden.” 

Random sampling of re- 
quests for information from 
the computer is proposed, 
together with accurate record- 
ing of police officers who ask 
for information and those who 
handle requests. 

South Africa says 11 
blacks died in unrest 

Continued from page 1 
ced a 1.500 million rand (£375 
million) package of stimula- 
tory measures in a move to 
boost economic and business 

Earlier in the day. Mr Terry 
Waite, the special emissary of 
the Archbishop of Canterbury, 
was greeted at Johannesburg's 
Jan Smuts airport by Bishop 
Desmond Tutu. 

Bishop Tutu said that Mrs 
Thatcher's resistance to the 
imposition of economic sanc- 
■ lions on South Africa was “a 
*slap in our face". If she 
persisted in this attitude, he 
said, he might not feel like 
inviting the British ambassa- 
dor to his enthronement as 
Archbishop of Cape Town 
next September. 

Mr Waite said be did not 

Today’s events 

Royal engagements 

Princess Anne, Chief Com- 
mandant Women’s Royal Naval 
Service, visits HMS Dryad, 
Southwick. Hampshire. 10.30. 

Prince Michael of Kent. Presi- 
dent, attends Members Day of 
Ihe Motor Industry Research 
Association. WatlingSt, Nunea- 
ton, 10.05. 

New exhibitions 

Floral exhibition: Salute to 
Industry. De La Ware Pavilion, 
Bexhill-on-Sea. East Sussex; 
Wed and Thur 10 to 8 (ends 

Stoneware and Porcelain by 
Nanette Benesford; Rugs and 
hangings by Sue Mace, Trinity 
Arts Centre, Church Rd. Ton- 
bridge Wells; Mon to Sat 10 to 
2.30. (ends July 8) 

The Times Crossword Puzzle No 17,075 


I He may be down a set to 
Edward, and harassed (8). 

5 The second pawn I won was 
a stopper (6). 

10 Girl's back afflicted here (5). 

11 Change partners in free art 
class (9). 

12 A reversal of order in 
translation (9). 

13 Canvas holder as fish carrier 

14 Player’s dub (7). 

16 Emigre can be forced out of 
this government (6f. 

19 To some degree it’s a test 

21 One of the cardinal points 
in bridge (7L 

23 Division in song the singer 
docs not finish (S). 

25 It enables one to see if the 
water level is right (9). 

27 Clothes collected for union, 
so a suture may be needed 

28 Who’s deep point? Little 
me! (51. 

29 In Dr Syn 1 read about The 
Avenger (6). 


1 One is ail at sea if one loses 
these devices (8). 

2 Rescuer from the gutter? (9>. 

3 One of the Bible’s familiar 
places (5). 

4 Arrange ticket right to the 
shepherd's place (7). 

6 This traveller is carried bv 
his mates (9). 

30 Earthenware about the Al- 
pine garden (8). 

7 Deceptive external appear- 
ance causes comment (5). 

8 It was haunted by the mart- 
let in Macbeth (6). 

9 Shaw's sixpenny hero (6). 

15 Native soldiers can be lousy 

— sinfully so (9). 

17 “The Maiden and ihe Love 
Letter" — as related to the i 
lute (9j. 

18 The right place for putting a 
variety or rye grass (8). 

20 Soldier author (6). 

21 A chaser for the plaintiff (7). j 

22 The grass cutter for chesty ; 
characters (6). 

24 A single complaint upset I 
Ruth's mother-in-law (5). 

26 French writer up a tree here 

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plan to meet any government 
ministers or officials, though if 
they asked to see him. he 
would discuss it with local 
church members, and then 
make a decision. 

“I am not here in any 
negotiating role." he said 
“I’m here on a churcb-to- 
church mission." The “prime 
purpose" of his visit, he said, 
was “to take back an accurate 
report” about what was going 
on in South Africa to the 
Archbishop of Canterbury. He 
said he did not know how 
many Anglican priests had 
been detained. 

Mr Waite later visited 
Soweto with Bishop Tutu, and 
attended the treason trial of a 
group of ami-apartheid activ- 
ists in Delmas. 

Last chance to see 

Caribbean Focus: photo- 
graphs of Caribbean working life 
by Rosbini Kempadoo; Melton 
Carnegie Museum, Melton 
Mowbray; 10 to 5. 

Lee Miller a retrospective; 
Gardner Arts Centre Gallery, 
University of Sussex. Sianmer 
Park. Brighton; 10 to 6. 

Works by the Ulster 
Watercolour Society; Ben Gal- 
lery. 13 Adelaide Park, Belfast; 
9io 6. 


Recital of music composed in 
Terezin by the Group for New 
Music - Karel Berman (bass) 
and Edith Kraus (piano). The 
Old Synagogue, King St, Canter- 
bury, 2. 1 5 and 4.30. 

Concert of open-air music, 
devised and directed by An- 
thony Piiher, Fielding Johnson 

of royal 

By Paul Valldy 

The Ferguson clan have 
been sorting oat there photo- 
graph alburns, no doubt to 
make room for the informal 
fitmily snapshots which will be 
taken at the wedding of Prince 
Andrew and Miss Sarah Fer- 
guson in Westminster Abbey 
fonr weeks tomorrow. 

The results have been pub- 
lished in a new book about 
Sarah and her home “Dimmer. 
VHlage” wiudi is to go on sale 
In aid of the charity, 

It raises money for the 
Royal College of Obstetricans 
which already has a formida- 
ble mentor in the Princess of 
Wales who has deemftd It her 
favourite good cause. 

The pictures chronicle the 
childhood of the bride-to-be. 

They begin with a pouting, 
somewhat determined one- 
year-old, podgy-fingered in a 
high-waisted smock, and end 
with an equally self-assured 
though rather more elegant 
adulthood in the snaps taken 
at a recent Christmas 

Between there is a pixkd- 
hatted youngster with a sledge 
in the melting Hampshire 
snow near her family home 
and an unmistakably Home 
Counties shot of Sarah, her 
sister Jane, and their father 
Major Ronald Ferguson, at 
Dimmer Down House in 1968 
uith a motley collection of 
family dogs Kerry, Puffy, 
Tweed, Ttgger and George. 

Other members of her fam- 
ily who appear hi the book 
include Major Ferguson, who 
is the Prince of Wales* polo 
manager, and Sarah's mater- 
nal grandmother, the Hon 
Mrs Doreen Wright and her 
paternal grandmother. Lady 

Flmhir vl- 

Tbere are pictures, too, of 
Sarah's nephew Seamus 
Makira, and her half-brother 
and half-sister Andrew and 
Alice Ferguson, the children 
who w01 be pages and brides- 
maid at the wedding. 

The book is available from the 
Birthright charity. 27 Sussex 
Place. Regent's 'Park. London 
NVn. priced £3.50. 

Miss Sarah Ferguson (right), who is to marry Mace Andrew next month, with her sister Jane at their family home in 


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A Christinas portrait: (Back, left to right) Sarah's sister Jane Malum and her husband Alex, her stepmother Mix Susan 
Ferguson, her father and Sarah. (F root, left to right) the Hon Mrs Doreen Wright, Sarah's maternal grandmother; Seamus 
Makim, Alice and Andrew Ferguson and Lady Elmhirst, her paternal grandmother. And (right) Sarah aged six. 

attack new 

The heads of secondary 

schools have launched a sharp 
attack on toe Education Bill, 
urging MPs to reject much of 

,L Tbe Secondary Heads Asso- 

ciation has written to MPs 
asking them to reject the 
clauses covering sex educa- 
tion. corpora J punishment, 
political bias in leaching and 
the role of police in schools. 

The association, which rep- 
resents most secondary school 
heads, said the Government's 
move to force schools to 
“have due regard to moral 
considerations and the value • 
of family life" in sex lessons 
suggested that such qualities > 
were not already present. 

**For any Government to - 
instruct schools how to teach 
an individual subject is totally 
oat of character with the * 
English tradition — and fire 
these reasons toe clause 
should be rejected,” the asso- 
ciation said. 

Opposition to Whitehall in- 
terference in the classroom is 
also cited as the justification 
fire contesting the BilTs provi- 
sion to “forbid the promotion 
of partisan views” when deal- 
ing with political issues. 

The association said the 
Government's attempt in the 
Bill — which is now at the 
committee stoge in toe House 
of Commons — to leave toe 
use ofcorporal punishment np 
to individual schools rather & 
than abolish it, would be 
unworkable and would create 
two classes of pupfi. 

The heads say corporal 
punishment should be 
scrapped in line with a Euro- 
pean Court judgment. • 

On toe role of police, the 
association objects to the Bid 
mentioning only the chief 
police officer when referring to 
community Agencies to be 
consulted regarding noo-aca- : 
demic aspects of schooling. 

Mr Peter Snape, tbe 
association’s generaT secre- 
tary, said: “These clauses are . 
full of problems for the future '* 

. . .The Bill is beginning to 
look like a tattered portman- 
teau of prejudices and wretch- 
ed compromises to satisfy 
party members, instead of a 
genuine attempt at much- 
needed reform." 

Kautock plea, page 2 

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> Building (outside). University 
of Leicester, 1.10. 

Organ recital by David Flood; 
All Saints. Ryde. Isle of Wight, 
8 . 

Concert by tbe London Festi- 
val Orchestra with the Carlisle 
Cathedral Choir. Carlisle Cathe- 
dral, 7 JO. 

Cello recital by Oxyfia 
Barczyk; Croft Castle, Leom- 
inster, 8. 

Exhibitions in progress 

Prints and drawings by Wil- 
liam Blake, National Gallery of 
Scotland. Tbe Mound, Princes 
St, Edinburgh; Mon to Sat 10 to 
5. Sun 2 to 5 (ends July 13) 

Paintings by Aleksander Zyw, 
Scottish National Gallery of 
Modem Art. Bel ford Rd, Edin- 
boigh; Mon to Sal 10 to 5. Sun 2 
to 5 (ends July 20) 

Lancashire South of tbe Sand, 
Blackburn Museum and Art 
Gallery. Museum Sc Mon to Sat 
9.30 to 5 (ends June 21) 

Painting and Collage. Frame 
Museum Gallery. I North Pa- 
rade. Frame; Mon to Sat 10 to 4 
(ends June 28) 

Works by Eric James Mellon. 
Joyce Maantyre. Willy Tirr and 
Stephen Radnedge. Abbot Hall 
Art Gallery and Museum. Ken- 
dal. Cumbria; Mon to Fri 10.30 
to 3.30. Sat and Sun 2 to 3 (ends 
June 22) 

Earth. Waves. Wind and Fire. 
Brighton Art Gallery and Mu- 
seum. Church Sc Tues to Sat 10 
to 3.43. Sun 2 to 3 (ends June 


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The Literary EtHofs selection of 
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Best Rado Ploys of 1985, the Gles 
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Burchett, Reporting the Other Side 
of the World, edited by Ben Ktaman 
(Quartet £14.95) 

Images of the Spanish CM War, 
introduction by Raymond Carr (Al- 
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Melanie Klein. Her World and Her 
Work, by Phyllis Grosskurth 
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MaJfigence Chief Extreentoary. 
The Life of the tfnth Duke of 

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Seefrig Through Words, The Scope 
of Late Renaissance Poetry, by 
EEzabeth Cook (YbIb. £15) 

The Idea of the Good hi Platonfc- 
Aristotafian PMosophy. by Hans- 
Georg Gadamer, translated and , 
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» National That Rivers at Brit- 
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The Joy of Words, by Fritz Spiegel ; 
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The Spanish CSwl War 1S36-3S, by 
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The Halifax House Price Index 

1 993 



1985 Quarter 1 
Quarter 2 



1986 Quarter 1 

1985 May 

1986 January 

Average Annual 

pricaC cbe ng e % 
3a MS 

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32553 9.1 

31^29 9.0 

32,683 8 3 

32*7* 7* 

34^07 . &7 

35.164 92 

32,613 8.8' 

32.409 . 03 

31 .562 -S3 

32*52 7-fi 

33.690 8.1 

34,068 8.4 

34^99 82 

3**17 9.7 

34J72 8.7 

34941 9J 

36.034 9.7 

37936 109 

37*00 11.0 




Pollen count 

' The pollen count for London 
and the South-east issued by the 
Asthma-Research Council at 10 
am yesterday was 95 (High). 
Forecast for today. High. For 
today's recording call British 
Telecom’s Weatherline: 01-246 
8091. which is updated each day 

Parliament today 

Commons (230): Debate on 
: foreign affairs. 

Lords (2.30k Debates on pub- 
lic investment in housing, on 
the environment and on Nirex 
special development order. 



A ridge of high pres- 
sure will build over the 
UK in advance of a de- 
pression moving E to- 
wards Ireland from the 
Atlantic. A weakening 
slow-moving cold front 
will remain dose to the 
extremeSE. | 

6am to midnight 

London, Central S Engbrnd, E, W 
MMradK Mostly dry. sunny Marais; 
wmd W to NW. modera te ; rax tempi 6 to 

SE Engtand, East AnaSjc Cloudy, 
perhaps somo ram or drizzle at first trim 
coastal fog patches, sunny mterals 
developing; wind northerly, *ghE am 
temp 19 to 21 C (66 to -70F), coaler an 

E, NE Bigtand. Bortten: Rttn or drizzle 
in places, sunrw Menrals • d a vttbpmg. 
coasal tog patches;' *npd7t, bgfc max 
temp 'TS to 20C (64 to 68R So ter oh 
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moderate; max temp IBto 20C(64 to 68F) 
cooler on cpfmm. 

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Me of Man.' SW S^tend: Dry. sunny 
periods; wind NWAgts; max tamp 17 to 
1 9C (63 to 66FL 

Emnburgh, Dm de e . Aberdee n, Oas- 
gow, cental tflOM a od e . Atm* Dry. 
sunny periods: wild variable, fight; max 
tens 1 S to 2QC (64 to 68FL 

Moray Firth, NE, NW ScoSsnd, Orkney, 
Shetland: Dry. sunny panoas: wtno SE. 
Bght max term 16 to 18C (61 to 64F) 
cooler on coasts. 

Northern Iretead: Sunny intervals at 
first becomei g -overcast perhaps rain 
later: wind SE. fight becoming fresh: max 
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Births: Robert Stewart, Vis- 
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of £91 .2m 

Pegler falls 
to Tomkins 

FH Tomkins, the engineering 
group headed by Mr'Gi 
Hutchings, has won its £} 
million takeover battle for 
Pegler-HattersJey, the valves 
and . bathroom taps 

The- Pegler board; headed by 
Sir Peter Matthews, had resist- 
ed the advances of FH 
Tomkins: even when it in- 
creased hs terms to what it 
described as a “knock-out 

Under the management of 
Mr Hutchings — who earned 
his spurs on the staff of Lord 
Hanson - Tomkins has risen 
rapidly, taking in the manu- 
facture of industrial fasteners, 
grass cutting machinery, safe- 
ty ■ footwear and motor 
components. Mr Hutchii 
claimed during the bid battle 
that Pegler had 4 dismal 
record of unimpressive earn- 
ings growth, unsuccessful ac- 
quisitions. and inadequate 
returns from capital spending. 

Oxford up 

Oxford Instruments* pretax- 
profit jumped 88 per cent to 
£1 7.2 million.for the year to 
March 30. Turnover rose 28 
per cent to £76 million and the 
dividend was increased from 
l.2p to 1.8p net 

Tempos, page 23 

Meyer higher 

Meyer International, the 
timber company, . increased 
profits from £30.3 million to 
£32.1 million before tax in the 
year to March 3J. Turnover 
rose fiom £M9. -millkm -^ 
£565 million and the "final 
dividend is 3.8p, up from 

Tempos, page 23 

Cape recovery 

Cape Industries made pre- 
tax profits of £33 million in 
the year to March compared 
with losses of £4.5 million for 
the preceding 15 months. 
‘Turnover, on a similar basis, 
feU from £171 million to £137 

.. Tempos, page 23 

£15m issue 

Smith Newcourt, the stock- 
broker. is to issue a nominal 
£15 million of 12 percent loan 
stock 2001 at £105 for each 
£100 of slock. The stock will 
carry 1.5 million warrants 
which entitle the holder to 
subscribe for ordinary shares 
at J65pasbare. 

US purchase 

Associated British 
Industries’ US subsidiary has 
acquired Trans Penn Wax 
Corporation, of Pennsyl vania, 
for S2 million (£1.32 million). 

By Dare Dobie - ■ . 

Thames Television, the 
company with a string, of 
production successes rad tid- 
ing Minder. The BennyHiU 
Show and Edward and Mrs 
Simpson, is joining the stock 
market with a value of £91.2 

The first of several 40- 
second advertisements advis- 
ing viewers ihn 'prospectuses 
are available appeared -on 
Thames last night The com- 
mercial ' will also- be Shown 
tonight tomorrow and Mon- 

County Bank is making an 
offer for sale of 17.1 million 
shares at 190p each. Employ- 
ees have been .given preferen- 

tial rights over a maximum of 
1.7 million shares. 

- The shares on offer are 
being sold by BET and Thorn 
EMI who currently own the 
whole company." After the 
flotation they will -own 28.8 
per cent oFThames. Mr H ugh 
Dundas. the chairman of BET 
is also chairman of Thames. 

Mr Richard Dunn, the man- 
aging director, and his two 
fellow executive directors will 
receive 2.6 million shares 
between them at the offer for 
sale price. Mr Dunn also has 
options over 29,000 shares 
exercisable at the offer for sale 
price: He already has options 
over 227.000shares granted at 
90p. suggesting an immediate 

notional profit of lOOp a 

Thames was granted the 
franchise for weekday televi- 
sion in London in 1968. and' 
the present contract began in 
1982. The franchise comes -up 
for renewal in 1988. 

Mr Dundas said yesterday: 
"The renewal of the franchise 
is very important indeed." 
Asked about the risks o Hosing 
the franchise, he said Thames 
would still be a strong compa- 
ny without iL 

The prospectus, however, 
stales that non-renewal of the 
franchise would have a funda- 
mental effect on the 
company's business. It also 
warns mat proposed changes 
in the Exchequer Levy may hit 

earnings growth in the short 

Thames's profits rose from 
£8.43 million to £14.1 million 
in the year to March 3! 1984 
before falling back to £8.75 
million in the following year 
and recovering to £14.6 mil- 
lion last year. 

At the offer for saleprice the 
shares are being offered on 
10.9 times historic earnings. 
The company has forecast a 
dividend of 9.5p for next year, 
giving rise to a prospective 
yield of 7.04 per cent. 

Applications for shares 
have to be made by June 25 
and dealings are expected to 
stan on July 2. 

The prospectus will appear 
in The Times tomorrow. 


By AGson Eadie 

Dixons Group last night 
issued its offer document de- 
tailing its increased and final 
£1.8 billion bid for Woolworth 
Holdings which h said offers a 
huge exit price-earnings multi- 1 
pie of 303" times. 

It insisted that its bid would 
not be like other recent retail 
takeovers and mergers, which 
have suffered from . disap- 
pointing share performances, 
but' that it would be strikingly 
similar to the successful take- 
over of Currys. 

The document revealed that 
Currys' profit, before interest 
charges connected with the' 
takeover, doubled to £45.3 
rrifllion in 1985-86 from £22.5 

Dixons also provided more 
information about Operation 
Ramrod, its plan for the 
Wool worth stores. The num- 
ber of stores will be reduced to 
650 from 81 1 and the average 
scOing space to. 7,500 sq ft 
from 8.900 sq ft 

_ Currys? , stores will be in- 
creased to 6J0 from 523, with 
average space rising to 3,300 
sq ft from 1350 sq ft, and 
Dixons* stores will be in- 
creased to 470 from 290 with 
average space rising to 2300 
sq ft from 2,000 sq it • 
-Ramrod will also seek to 
improve the merchandise, and 
addio the range and density dF 
products sold by Wool worth. 
Dixons claims that Wool- 
worth is understocked and 

It wants to compress Wool- 
worth to 5 million sq ft from 7 
million sq ft, and to give the 2 
million sq ft to Dixons and 
Currys. Currys will then ex- 
pand into areas like cooking 
and heating appliances* 

Other plans include intro- 
ducing a Woolworth credit 
card to keep customers com- 
ing back, and an electronic 
point-of-sale system. Dixons 
estimates the .cost of this 
system at between £1 6 million 
and £20 million on the basis of, 
one till per 1,000 sq .ft of 
selling space. 

Dixons again took the op- 
portunity to criticize the 
Woolworth management for 
making a "premature profit 
forecast" when, in May last 
year the then chairman of 
Woolworth. Mr John Beckdx 
said it was too early in the year 
to save- any firm view of the 
prospects for the year as a 
whole. Woolworth is fiercely 
resisting the bid. 

Myson bids for Biddle 

Myson Group, the heating 
and ventilation company 
based in Ongar, Essex, is 
making a 1 70p-a-share bid for 
Biddle Holdings— topping the 
agreed 1 6 Op offer from Kone 
of Finland. 

Myson’s -offer values Lon- 
don-based Biddle's ordinary 
share capital at £6.8 million 
and will include a loan note 
alternative. There is also an 

offer of IOOp cash for each 7 
per cent preference share, 
which matches Kone’s terms. 

But Myson’s offer is condi- 
tional on the defeat of a 
resolution which will be pro- 
posed at an adjourned extraor- 
dinary meeting of Biddle 
concerning the sale of the 
heating companies ton com- 
pany controlled by members 
of the Biddle family. 



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By David South, Economics Correspondent 

The public sector borrowing 
requirement was £1.1 billion 
last month, below the average 
of market expectations. The 
figure, coming after the sharp 
rise in money supply an- 
nounced last week, reassured 
the City. 

Analysis said that a large 
PSBR last month, coming on 
top of the 3 per cent rise m 
sterling M3 in the May bank- 
ing month, would have im- 
plied a loss of control for fiscal 
and monetary policy. 

The PSBR of £M billion 
compared with £867 million 
in April The cumulative total 
for the first two months of the 
1986-87 financial year was 
£1.9 billion, against £2.7 bil- 
lion in the corresponding peri- 
od of 1985-86. 

Treasury officials believe 
that, while it is very early in 
the financial year, the figures 
are consistent with the Chan- 
cellor’s PSBR target of £7.1 
billion for 1986-87. 

In the first five months of 
the year the PSBR totalled £81 

million compared with £2.6 
billion, partly boosted by the 
coal strike, last year. 

The central Government 
borrowing requirement was 
£2.6 billion last month. There 
was a £1.1 billion net repay- 
ment by the local authorities 
and a £0.4 billion repayment 
by the public corporations. 

Revenues, particularly Cus- 
toms and Excise receipts, are 
running ahead strongly. Last 
month they totalled £3.36 
billion, nearly 10 per cent up 
on a year earlier, and outstrip- 
ping the 6 per cent rise in the 
value of retail sales. 

Inland Revenue receipts 
were £3.69 billion, well down 
on April but just above the 
£3.57 billion ofMay+98^.G^ 
firials said non-oil revenues 
remained strong. 

There is evidence in the 
figures to support Govern- 
ment, chums that public 
spending is under controL 
Supply spending is running 
about 1 per cent above its level 
a year ago, with no sign of any 

Monopolies probe into 
P&O’s ferry stake 

By Onr City Staff 

P&O’s purchase of a minor- and Larne, while European 
ity stake in European Ferries takes passengers and goods 
— announced two days before from Cairayan to Larne. Euro- 
Christmas — was referred to pean has a freight operation 
the Monopolies and Mergers from Felixstowe to Rotter- 
Commission yesterday be- dam. while P&O has a 50 per 
cause of competition worries cent share in North Sea Fer- 
on ferry routes between Brit- ties, which operates mixed 
ain and Northern Ireland and services from Ipswich to Rot- 
Tbe Netherlands. terdam. There has been no 

The decision was an- competition across the chan- 
nounced. by Mr Paul nel since P&O sold its opera- 
Channon. the Secretary of tions on those routes to 
State for Trade and Industry, European 17 months ago for 
who said that the 20.8 percent £ 12_5 million, 
stake “constituted, or might P&O announced it was 
constitute, a situation of mate- buying the stake for £36 
rial influence by P&O over million on December 23 
European Ferries, and that through the purchase of 50.01 
this situation raised issues of per cent in Noimaco, a corn- 
competition in the mariiet for pany owned by two Canadian 
ferry services." directors of European, Mr 

The Office of Fair Trading, John Dick and Mr William 
which recommended the re- Pauls, 
ferrat calculated the com- Sir Jeffrey Sterling, the P&O 
biiied market shares held by chairman, was asked to join 
the two groups at between 44 the European board after the 
and 49 per cent on the deal went through. 

Northern Ireland routes and Mr Channon's announce- 
between 53 and 56 per cent on menu which came almost five 
the Dutch run. months after the purchase 

P&O runs cargo-only ser- took effect, also took the City 
vices from Fleetwood, Liver- by surprise. Most analysis had 
pool and Ardrossan to Belfast forgotten about the deal 

RFD talks 
to second 

By Richard Lander 

The RFD industrial group 
made it dear yesterday that it 
was still making a last-minute 
effort to fight off Waidle 
Storeys, the plastic sheeting 
manufacturer, even though its 
non-executive directors last 
week recommended accep- 
tance of Wardle’s £29 million 
takeover offer. 

RFD said it was still holding 
talks with a third party which 
could lead to a higher bid. The 
unnamed bidder is thought to 
be BBA Group, which bought 
Automotive Products for £98 
million in January. RFD’s 
banker. Kleinwort Benson, 
was said to be scouring the 
City last night for irrevocable 
acceptances from institutional 

At the same time. Scapa 
Group, the industrial products 
maker and RFD's original 
white knight, announced it 
was dropping its £27 million 
bid and signing an option with 
Wardle that would allow the 
two companies to carve up 
RFD if the Wardle bid 

News of the rival offer 
helped RFDsharesjump6pto 
208. just above Wardle's 16- 
for-25 share offer which val- 
ues RFD shares at 2P3p with a 
cash alternative of 205p. 

Under the terms of 
yesterday's option agreement, 
Wardle can sell RFD's textiles 
and cable components divi- 
sions to Scapa until the end of 
the year for £14.5 million. 
Another option, structured 
differently for tax purposes, 
stretches from November 30 
to next March 31 and allows 
Scapa to buy these businesses 
for £15.5 million. 

The deal allows both Scapa 
and Wardle to end up with 
what they wanted from RFD. 

The divisions under option 
to Scapa made a trading profit 
of £1.8 million in 1985/86 on 
turnover of £15.4 million. If 
excersised. the deal would 
leave Wardle paying about 
£14.5 million for a company 
which made £1.1 million, last 
year on sales of £26 million. 

Hill Samuel in 
$100m issue 

Hill Samuel yesterday an- 
nounced the issue of Si 00 
million (£66 million) in float- 
ing rale notes on the Eurodol- 
lar market despite a claim two 
weeks ago that capital was 
adequate for its needs. 

Mr Dolf Mootham, the 
group's finance director, said 
the group's capital require- 
ments had not changed since 
two weeks ago when it an- 
nounced its results for last 
year. The new issue was 
simply taking advantage of 
unusually favourable market 
conditions and no more capi- 
tal was likely to be raised this 

The new issue carries a 30 
year maturity to 201 6 and has 
a series of stepped interest 
rates during its life. 

Pretoria spending package 
aims to restore growth 

By Our Economics Correspondent 

The South African Govern- 
ment yesterday announced a 
package of refiationary mea- 
sures designed to restore 
growth and boost badly fiag- 
gng confidence. 

. Mr Barend dn Plessis, the 
finance minister, tmvefled a 
1.2 billion rand (£295 million) 
package of spending mea- 
sures, a target of relief for 
industry and removal of im- 
port surcharges. In addition, 
the 1980 loan levy of R292 
million fs to be repaid to 
companies and individuals. 

The package, which was 
expected, comes at a tune 
when, in addition to the loss of 
overseas confidence and a 
collapse in the of tfie 
rand — the financial rand has 
been as low as 21 US cents — 
growth, in the economy has 

Gross domestic product in 
the first quarter fell at an 
annnalized rate of 1-5 percent, 
compared with a growth rate 

in the second half of last year 
of 35 per cent. 

The official growth target, 
of a 3 per emit rise in gross 
domestic product this year, 
had begun to look very opti- 
mistic. The current account 
surplus, R11.9 billion in the 
fourth quarter of last year, feU 
to R1.8 billion in the first 
quarter, Mr do Plessis said. 

And, despite the slnggish- 
ness in the economy, inflation 
continues to nm at high levels. 
In April the rate was 18.6 per 

Mr do Plessis's claim that 
the stimulatory package will 
restore growth to 3 per cent, 
ensure a healthy current ac- 
count surplus and allow infla- 
tion to come down was greeted 
with some scepticism. 

One London analyst de- 
scribed the package as an 
exercise in public relations. 

The Association of Sooth 
African Chambers of Com- 
merce said that the package 

would help rebuild business 
confidence, but that bolder 
measures were needed. 

It is dear, however, that the 
South African government is 
hemmed in financially as 
much as it is politically. 
Capital outflows feU from R5 
billion in the fourth quarter of 
last year to 827 million in the 
first quarter, figures published 
yesterday showed. 

But outflows are certain to 
have increased substantially in 
recent weeks, as the country's 
political problems have ap- 
proached crisis pointThe be- 
haviour of the financial rand 
suggests that the scale of 
disinvestment could have been 


Yesterday, in response to 
the package, the rand was 
marked higher. The commer- 
cial rand, which hit a low point 
of 35 US cents last week, 
climbed above 40 cents. The 
financial rand closed at 24 

Executive Editor Kenneth Fleet 

Rowland accusations 
under fresh scrutiny 

For 15 months The Observer has 
been campaigning in support of the 
claim that the acquisition last year of 
the House of Fraser and Harrods by 
the three AJ-Fayed brothers was not 
financed by them but by the Sultan of 
Brunei. The evidence it has repeatedly 
promised has however not been 
forthcoming. It has also been sug- 
gested with equal vehemence that the 
Al-Fayeds’ path was unfairly 
smoothed by the Government's de- 
cision not to refer their bid to the 
Monopolies and Mergers 

The Observer’s targets are thus not 
confined to Mohamed, Salah and Ali 
Al-Fayed. They include the Prime 
Minister and her son, Mark Thatcher, 
past and present Cabinet ministers, 
the Director General of Fair Trading, 
KJeinwort Benson, the merchant bank 
which acts for the AJ-Fayeds, and 
olhersjn what apparently seems to 
them the greatest miscarriage of 
natural justice since Adam was de- 
prived of Eden: the failure of Lonrho 
to acquire House of Fraser. “Tiny”, of 
course, is best known as the executive 
head, body, heart and brains of 
Lonrho. He also controls The 

Although to those not immediately 
concerned The Observer’s repetitive 
attacks on the Al-Fayeds are tedious 
in their predictability, the issues 
involved are serious, not least for the 
newspaper itself. Late last night on 
the initiative of Tim Smith, Conserva- 
tive MP for Beaconsfield, the role of 
the independent directors was due to 
be debatkl — an iniative that appears 
to have prompted those three Socialist 
scourges of the unacceptable face of 
capitalism, Brian Sedgemore (Hack- 
ney and Shoreditch), Dennis Skinner 
(Bolsover) and Dale Campbell-Sav- 
ours (Workington), to put down mo- 
tions censuring Mr Smith and Sir El- 
don Griffiths, Conservative MP for 
Bury St Edmunds, for attempting “to 
censure and and silence The Observ- 
er” in reporting the takeover of House 
of Fraser, After Parliament has had its 
say, 'the court is likely to follow. On 
Friday a judge in chambers decided 
the Al-Fayeds’ application for an in- 
juction restraining The Observer from 
repeating certain allegations against 
them should be “dealt with expedi- 

The Observer’s attacks against the 
three brothers, in particular the head 
of the family, Mohamed, range from 
the colourful to the lurid. “Mark That- 
cher's mystery trip to see Sultan’* 
(January 12); “Fayeds called to ac- 
count on loans'* (by whom? The Ob- 
server naturally: May 4); “Mark That- 
cher and guru clues to Harrods deal” 
(May 18) — which claimed “powerful 
new evidence” that Mark Thatcher 
had visited Brunei with Mohamed AJ- 
Fayed "at a crucial lime in the Har- 
rods battle. The Observer is in posses- 
sion of a certificate, signed by the Per- 
manent Secretary in the Ministry of 
Home Affairs in Brunei, confirming 
the visit.” 

The authenticity of the certificate is 
vigorously denied, and by the man 
concerned. Dato Ali Daud, as was the 

alleged visit to Brunei in October 

It is rare for the character of public 
figures to be constantly assailed in this 
way. It is also extremely serious. As 
lago shrewdly observed: 

Good name in man or woman, dear 
my lord. 

Is the immediate jewel of their souk 
Who steals my purse steals trash; ’ lis 
something, nothing; 

Twas mine, 'lis his. and has been slave 
to thousands; 

But he that filches from me my good 

Robs me of that which not enriches 

And makes me poor indeed. 

The kernel of Mr Rowland's case is 
that the Al-Fayeds, maintaining that 
they were acting for themselves in bid- 
ding for House of Fraser and not as 
nomimees for the Sultan, had deliber- 
ately deceived the Department of 
Trade, the Office of Fair Trading and 
the Takeover Panel when obtaining 
their various approvals to proceed 
with the bid. ' 

Leon Brittan, Secretary of State at 
the Department of Trade at the time, 
wrote to Sir Edward du Cann at Lon- 
rho in November “You have provid- 
ed no evidence to support these asser- 
tions. Mr Rowland has claimed to the 
Director General of Fair Trading that 
he has evidence but, in response to a 
request of the Director General, has 
declined to make it available.” 

The Sultan and the Prime Minister 
are not his only lines of attack. He has 
alleged that scheming ministers and 
officials effectively prevented Lonrho 
from bidding for House of Fraser 
against the Al-Fayeds. thus delivering 
it to them on a plate. This is an 
attempt to rewrite history. 

Lonrho’s account was completely 
rejected by Norman Tebbit, then the 
Minister responsible, in a letter to Sir 
Edward du Cann on June 12. 

Tiny’s real fury however is, or 
should be. directed against himself. 
His errors of judgment, his miscal- 
culations, delivered House of Fraser 
to the Al-Fayeds. 

The subsequent accusations against 
the Al-Fayeds raise important ques- 
tions about the way in which they can 
be made and the effectiveness of the 
forms of redress available to the 

“My brothers and I,” Mohamed Al- 
Fayed wrote in a letter m January to 
various members of the House of 
Lords, “are foreign nationals, who 
have chosen to make substantial in- 
vestments in the United Kingdom for 
a value in excess of one billion 
pounds, and have procured very sub- 
stantial orders for British manufactur- 
ed goods and equipment We have 
done this not only because we believe 
strongly in the strength of the invest- 
ments we have made and the quality 
of the goods, the orders for which we 
have procured, but because we admire 
British institutions and feel that the 
United Kingdom has a continuing 
stability because of them.” 

In this extraordinary affair of 
Lonrho and House of Fraser, we are 
not showing the qualities for which, it 
would appear, we are still admired. 

do better’ 

By Cliff Fehham 

Most of Britain's leading; 
charities invest wisely, accord-! 
ingto a report released yester- 
day. but some could do a lot 
better. Their investments 
earned 1 5.5 per cent last year, 
slightly better than the 14.4 
per cent achieved by the coun- 
try’s big pension funds. 

The figures, compiled by the 
WM Company, formerly the 
computer services arm of the 
stockbrokers Wood Macken- 
zie. analysed the performance 
of 53 fends with assets worth 
more than £! billion. 

Money available to these 
funds, which are managed by 
professional advisers, varied 
rom more than £100 million 
to- £500.000. and included 
funds banned from investing 
in certain areas because of 
legal or ethical restraints. 

“Although the survey shows 
an average return of more 
than 1 5 per cent there was a 
wide difference in results — 
some fends got more than 22 
per cent while others made 
only 10.5 per cent,” WM said. 

It feels one of the benefits of 
the survey is that it will pro- 
vide a benchmark of perform- 
ance by which the trustees of 
charities can gauge the effi- 
ciency of their advisers. 

“Inevitably, the funds cov- 
ered by our survey tend to be 
the larger ones. The evidence 
suggests that many of the 
smaller funds, of which there 
are probably hundreds, do not 
measure up to anything like 
the performance achieved in 
the survey, which should 
hopefully keep charities on 
their toes." 

The survey shows that UK 
equities produced the highest 
returns last year - 18.6 jjer 
cent - with overseas equities 
showing a return of 1 1.6 per 
cent * 

Un splash de rigueur 








New York (Renter) — Wall 
Street shares poshed higher in 
moderate early trading yester- 
day amid new indications of a 
weak economy. 

The US Commerce Depart- 
ment said that boosing starts 
fell 7.4 per cent in May, a 
bigger drop than expected. 
The latest indication of a 
sluggish economy raised hopes 
for a discount rate cut. 

The Dow Jones industrial 
average, which rose six points 
to 1.S77 shortly after the 

opening, trimmed its rise to 
3.92 at 1,875.69 about an hoar 
and a half later. 

The transport average was 
up 0.62 at 787.25. with the 
utilities indicator up 0.33 af 
189.23 and the broader 65 
stocks average up 1.07 at 

But the New York Stock 
Exchange composite index 
slipped 0.06 at 141.11, with 
Standard & Poor's composite 
index down 0 JO at 245.83. 



AMR 52% 

ASA 33% 

AIliM Signal 43% 
AhKiSJTS 43*. 
An$ Cnlmrs 5 
Alcoa 39-i 

Ama» Inc 14 

A m'rta Hs 21 
Am Brands 86Vj 

Am Can 76 

AmCynmd 76% 
.VnElPwr 26% 

Am Express 61 % 

Am Home B7V, 

Am Motors 3-i 

Am Si rrrd *"'• 

Am Tetepti 25 
Amoco 63' i 

Armco Sieei 10 
Asareo 16% 
Ashland Oil 54% 

At Richfield 531. 

Avon Procs 34". 

Birrs T51 NY 46'i 

BanLamer IS'. 
Bk ol Bsion 39 
Bank of NY 63% 
Bern Steel 15% 
BrKnq fi»% 
BssCascaa 59 
B*Uen 447, 

Bg Warner 33% 
Bnsi Myers 83% 
BP 35% 

Bwftonlnd 39% 
But r ran Ntn 67% 
Burroughs 62% 

CmpbefiSp 61% 
Can Pacific 12% 
Caierpfler 51% 
CeUnese 232% 
Central SW 29% 
Champ«on 25% 
Chase Man 42% 
ChmBkNY 51% 
Chevron 40 
Chrysler 36'4 
Citicorp 59% 
CterV Equip 22% 
Coca Cote 116% 
Colgate 41 '1 
CBS 133% 

C ImOta Gas 40% 
CmeHiEng 33 
Comwltil Wl 31% 
Cons Eds 41% 
Cn Nat Gas 29% 
Cons Power 13% 
Cntri Data 24% 
Coming G1 69% 
CPC Inti 66'-'. 
Crane 33% 
Cm Zeller 41’/. 
Dart & Kraft 57% 
Deere 28% 
Delta Air A Vi 
Detroit Ed 16% 
Digital Eq B5V. 
Disney 50% 

DowChero 59% 
Dresser Ind 10% 
Duke Power 43’/. 
Du Pont B5V: 
Eastern Air 9% 
Estm Kodak 60% 
Eaton Com 68% 
Emerson B 88% 
Exxon Corp 60% 
Fed Dot Sts 83% 
a East. dwfcc.cE 

Jun Jim Ju" 1 

13 IB 13 

52‘j Fresrone 24% 24 1 
34% FstCtoeago 33% 34 | 
43% FstimBncp 59 59% 

44% FstPermC 8% 8% 

5 Ford 54% 54% 

41 FT Wecfwa 43% 44 

13% GAFCorp 35% 35 

20% GTE Corp 5 IS 50". 

86i. Gan Corp 74% 74% 

76 GenDymcs 78% 77% 

74 Gen Electric 62% 81% 

26% Gen Inst 22% 23% 
61% Gen Mats 76% 76% 

85V.' Gen Motors 78% 78% 

3!. GnPOUtny 20% 20% 

43 Gene SCO 3% 2% 

24% Georgia Pac 32% 32% 
63'.; Game 42% 42% 

10 Goodrich 40% 40% 

1751 Goodyear 31% 31% 

54% GouJdtnc 20 21% 

53% Grace 54% 55% 

33% GlAU&Tac 26% 25% 

48 Grhnd 35% 34% 
16'. Gruman Cor 29 29% 

377, Gu*1 A West 65% 647, 

63% Heinz hU. 43% 43% 
15% Hercules 53% 51% 

S0!t H-lett-Pknf 43% 43% 

58 Honeywell 79% 79* 

44% 1C bids 45% 44% 

34% (ngersoU 61 62% 

01V, inland Steal 22% 22% 

35 '* IBM 148% 149% 

40 INCO 13% 

67% Ini Paper 64% 

61% im Tel Tel 45% 

61% Irving Bank 53% 

12% Jhnsn & Jhn 70 

52 Kaser Alum 19% 

231% Kerr McGee 28% 

29 U Kmb'ly CWc 90% 

26 K Mart 53% 

42% Kroger 54% 

51 L.T.V. Corp 6 

39 V. Litton 707 

36': Lockheed 53% 

59% Lucky Sirs 28 

23 Man H'nver 51V 
115 ManvdlaCp 3 
42% Mapco 46 
134% Marino Mid 51% 

40% MriManeca 45% 

33 Masco 32% 

31 McDonalds 101% 

41% McDonnell 82 

28% Mead 52% 

13 Merck 99% 

24% Minsta Mng 108% 

69% MoMOil 31% 

66% Monsanto 69% 

31% Morgan J.P. 87 ! i 
41% Motorola 40% 

57 'A NCR Corp 53% 

28% NLtodstrs 13% 

42 .VatDWks 38% 

16% NaiMedEnt 22% 

87% NarSmcndt 12% 

51% NortokSth 88 

59 NWBancrp 37% 

18S OcodntPet 27% 

43% Ogden 35% 

85% OwiCorp 48% 

9% Dwens-UI 77% 

60'-'. Pac Gas Ef 22% 

69 Pan Am 6% 

80% Penney J.C. 82% 

60% Pennzoil 50% 

64% Pepffico 34% 34 | 

■ aanamm tBm bHarveidnsro * Nr* issue, p 

Jun Jun 
16 13 

Phelps Doe 
PTHip Mrs 
PPG Ini) 
RCA Corp 
Royal Dutch 
Sara Lee 
Scott Paper 
Sears HDck 
Shed Trans 
SmtfiMn Bk 

Sperry Corp 
Sid Oil Ohio 
Sterling Dra 

Sun Comp 
Texas E Car 
Texas Inst 
Texas litas 
TRW toe 
UAL Inc 
Unlever NV 
Un Carbide 
Un Pac Cor 
Utd Brands 
US Steel 
Wmer Lmbt 
Weis Fargo 

Xerox Corp 


Men Alum 
Can Pacific 
Imperial CHI 
In Pipe 
Mass -Forg 
Ryi Trusted 

Slaw Co 
Wlkr Hiram 

n/a 25 

n/a 44% 

S a 15% 

a 17S 

n/a 14% 

n/a 25 

n/a 28 

n/a 29 

n/a 34% 

n/a 39% 

n/a 44 

n/a 4.10 

n/a 31% 

n/a B3 

n/a 25% 

Mattel tmea 
day's range 
June 16 

N York 15207-1 .5270 
Momma 2. 1082-2 1 158 
Amsdam3 7668-3.7836 
BmsMA* 6S.30-68.67 
C-phgen 124069-124617 
Du Dim 1 1023-1. 1090 
Frank tun 13425-3 3559 
Lisbon Z24.19-227.G3 
Matjnd 214.22-21496 
Milan 229640-2305.06 
Oslo 11.4422-11.4839 
Pans 106590-10.7021 
SiXhlm 10 B555-10.S860 
Tokyo 251.50-25264 
Vienna 23.5f-23.S1 
Zurich 2.7560-2.7741 

1 month 













f 034-5% prem 

3 months 
0.58-0 50prwn 






265-8 ICkCs 


10-1 7ms 





27%-24% pram 


Sterling index compared with 1975 was dawn at 75-7 (day's range 75.7-759). 
Rates su ppied by Ba r d ay a Bank HOFEXand E xteL *Uoyds Beak Mmiationnl 




7 days 6%-6'*i' 
3 mnth 7-6% 

7 days 4%-4% 

3 nviffl 4 s n— 41., 
French Franc 
7 days 731-7% 

3 mnth T *9-75 it 
Swiss Franc 
7 days 2-1% 

3 mnth 5-4% 


7 nays 4V,-4% 

3 ninth 4 ,J i*-4 l '« 

can 7%-6% 

1 mnth 7-6% 

6 mnth 7 l w4» B i« 
calf 4X-3K 

1 mnth 4>ie4'ia 

6 mnth 4%-4% 
caa 7%-6K 

1 mnth 7%- 7% 

6 mnth 

can m-% 

1 mnth 5%-S 
B ninth 4'b|«/ l3 ia 
can 54 

1 mnth 4V4K 
6 mnth 4%-4% 


“Excludes VA' 

Fixed Rate Sterling Export Finance 
Scheme IV Average reference rate far 
interest period May 7, 1996 to 
June 3, 1986 inclusive: 10.176 per 

Three Month Starting Open 

Jun 86 9022 

Sep 86 90.84 

Dec 86 91.03 

Mar 87 aiJW 

Jun 87 SO-SO 

Sep 07 — 90.65 

Previous day's total open interest 17612 
Three Month Ewodour 

Jun 86 9236 

Sep 66 93.13 

Dec 86 93.00 

Mar 87 92.79 

US Treasury Bond 

Jun 86 N/T 

Sep 86 9535 

Dec 85 N/T 


Clearing Banks 10 

Finance House 10% 

Oscoant Market Leans % 

SSK» ,<KU ~ 5 

Treasury BAs (Discount %) 

2mS 9"i# ImS 9»is 

3 mnth 9% 3mm 9% 

Pikne Bank BMs (Discount %) 
Tmnth9'a.r9»» 2mnth fl"nw9% 
3 mnth 6 mnth 9V9 

Trade Bfts (Discount %| 

1 mrah IQ’* 2 mnth 10 s * 

3mnth 1(P» 6 ninth 9% 

Wartanfc rq 

Oueroigm: open 10% dose 9% 

1 week 10X-10 6 mnth 9”n-9«.8 

1 mnth 10' i«-1 0 9 mnth 9%-9% 

3 mnth 9“ra-9% i2mth 9>u-S'« 

Local MBMrtty Deposits (%J 

2 days 10 7 days 10 

1 mnth 9% 3 mnth 9% 

6imtb 9% 12 rath 9% 

Local Authority Bauds f%) 

1 mnth 10%-10K 2 mnth 10*4-10 

1 mnth 10X.101 
3 ninth i0%-9% 
9 mnth 9%-9% 

1 ninth IO'to-10 
6 mrah 9*io9»» 

Dollar CDsnu 
1 mnth 690-6.85 
6 mnth 7.00^95 

6 mnth 9%-9% 
tZmffi 9K-9X 

3 mnth 9%~9% 
12mth 9%-9% 

3 mntti 6 .95-6.90 
12mth 7.15*7.10 











91. Od 











d^ total o 

pan interest 21S10 

93.00 315 










9299 9235 93.00 315 

9X22 S3.T1 93.21 4500 

93.10 9298 93-09 964 

9284 92.75 3288 371 

Previous day's total apriruntwwt 5367 

96*27 94-23 9&T9 7962 

95-23 0 

Short GW 

Jun 86 

Sep 86 

Dec 86 

Long GW 

Jun 86 

Sep 86 

Dec 86 

Mar 07 

FT-SE 100 

Jun 86 

Sep 86 

Previous day's total open Merest 1097 
102-38 102-38 102X3 102-33 84 

102-40 102-40 102*29 IBM 0 152 

N/T 0 

122-23 1225" WtaU lSB Wal 
122-29 123-04 122-19 122-25 6009 

122-21 122421 122-21 122-19 1 

N/T 122-15 0 

Previous day's total wen Merest 2624 
16060 161-20 16000 161D0 168 

163J0 164.00 162^5 163-90 107 

Argamma austral* 

AustrakadoDar — — 

Bahrain dinar — 

Brazil cruzado’ 

Cyprus pound 

Finland marks 
Greece drachma— — 

Hong Kong dollar 

Incfca rupee 


Kuwait cftnar KD — — 

Malaysia ooflar 

Mexico peso 

New Zealand doflar — 

Saudi Arabia riyal 

Singapore dokar 

South Africa rand 


__ 1^363-13288 




0.7 585-0.7665 





_ 0^450-04480 
... 3J707-3J976S 


_ 2.8442-2.8568 
_ 57035-0.7435 


... 3-9392-3.9624 

— 5^870-5.6270 










Z 1975-2.1985 

181 32-1 .81 42 



16545-165 35 










Norway — 


West Germany 



France — — 



BekyumtComm) „ 

Hong Kong 




The prices and unit trust 
quotations on this 
page refer to 
Monday's trading 


G W Joynson and Co report 
SUGAR (From C. CzamUcow) 

Aug 145.6-86.0 

Ort 153 -6-53.8 

Dec 157 0-MQ 

March 164.6-64-8 

May 188 6-69.2 



Sept 1318-17 

Dec 1354-53 

Match 1384-83 

May ,4 9f1£ 

July 142S-23 

Sew 143^K 


July 1775-70 

Sept 1810-09 

NmT 1949-46 

Jan 1685-84 

March 101MOO 

May 1845-10 

July 1975-10 

vat — — 3300 


June 123JK3.0I 

Aug 125.0-24.0 

0 Ci 124-5-215 ! 

Dec 1243-23.7 

Feb 127.0-26.0 

April 1280-263 

June 128-0-285 

Vot 153 



Aug — 









Unoffic ia l prtaea 
OWidM Turnover figures 

Price fat £ per metric tow* 
saver m pence per trey ounce 
RudO« Well & Co. Ltd. report 

Cash 9S3-954 

Three months 


Tone Swacfy/Cknef 


Cash 930-940 

Three Months 

vol ZOOfASCamwl 

Tone Quasi 


Cash Suspended 

Three Months 




Cash 282-294 

Three Months 291-292 

Vol 3350 

Tone Easier 


Cash 480-490 

Three Months - 

Vol I'M 

Tone Idle 


Cash 545-547 

Three Months 547-540 

Vol 5650 

Tone - Barely Steady 


Cash 3320-3330 

Three Months 3400-341.0 

vol 1 

Tone Easer 


Cash 332.5-3330 

Three Months — 340.0-341 0 

Vd Nil 

Tone Me 


Cash 780-782 

Three Months 770-771 

Vd 6300 

Tone — Irregular 


Chstt 2730-2725 

Three Months 2730-2735 

Lj 350 

Tone _ S»at5«r 

Average tarshic fc prtcen at 
l euia M iiMBU W marke taon 
June 16 

GBs Cattle, 1C2.73P per kg Iw 

^B^eep 206JSp per kg «st d 
CW (-37.711 _ 

GB: Pigs, 7IL80p par kg Iw 

England and Wales; 

Caitie m» aown69*». we- 
pnee, i0258pt-i 82 1 
Sheep nos. up 1 50 ave. 
price. 2tJ6-24p('36 98) 

Pig nos. oown 4 7 ave. 
prtoe. 78 7fip(-2.53) 


Came nos. down 8.7 li. ave. 
price. 103 68p(-2.77) 

Sheep nos. up 18.1 ave. 
puce. 207.09p(-5O 71t 
Pig nos. oown 23.1 ave. 
pnee. 638lp(+2.47J 
E par tonne 

Wheat Barley 
Month Close Close 
July 11000 

icri 103.5 102 S 

.lay ’Ols 


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JV 1955 laS 5 

ug ISO 5 19CS 

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92 5 




115 ! 



1JS 0 



87 5 

Vot 532 









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Barley ... 

9830 9890 

10131 100.40 

10430 103 £0 

106 65 108 W 

10930 107JS 


G-NJL Freight Fuiures Ud 
report S10 per mdex pom 
fmghi index 
Hign/Low Clci* 
jyies 61S0-6IGO 6i«0 

Oa 86 678.0-672 C 6720 

jan 87 702.0-700.0 701.0 

A=r 87 76C S 

Ju«B7 69SJ>6^-0 695 0 

Oct 87 7S9 0 

Jan8tS 1 832.5 

Srsa 8550 

Spot 650 5 
VCL201 Ids 



Hmu'Low Close 
Jun 86 1100-1100 MOO 

Jul86 1075-1075 1075 

Aug 86 1000-1000 1060 

Sep 86 1051 

Dec 66 1 1CSLS 

Mar 87 1150 

Open interest 45 
Spot market commentary: 
Tanker noejc 
11 49.0 up 2.0 
Drv cargo mdex: 

6505 down 3.5 


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General Cans 

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Accum Trust 54*2 5795 -*4.4 303 

American mcome 31 3 332 *02 4 47 

H>gn Mxane Tsi 2472 2634 *18 4.7! 

Equity moorre 1392 1482 410 176 

Hgn Vmk) 1418 15UJ* 41 l 549 

Gow Secs Trust 303 3l« 40.1911 

imernaaonai 792 B4J *W IK 

Japan Fund 1016 1002 -0 3 0 01 

PeWhc Trust 1552 165 3* -<2 1.08 

Amer Sod Sns G»2 71.7 40.7 127 

Secs 01 Amer Tsi 2172 231 J» *28 0.90 

au A roar Value Z2S 6 2*0 M *2* 32* 

GM Growth 375 39.1 *0 1 289 

Smarter Ol 1175 1251 410 262 

2nd Sraanei Co s 155.1 1052 *0 7 283 

Recovery Trim B3 1 685 *05 2 11 

Met moi S Cmdty 8W) 883W *11229 

Own Eanengs IBIS 1917» *12 106 

Teaewwgy Hi 909 96 9 *03 033 

Income E,empr 1292 1353c +05 584 

E> m, Smaller Go's 2243 TV A +12 268 

Fast Treat 

Growm a Income 
Caprad Trust 


Acorn Trust 
Amanean ncomo 
Hign mcome Tsi 
Eqwty moan* 
Hgn View 
Govt Sara Trust 
Japa" Fund 
Padhc Trust 
Amer Sod Ses 

GW Growth 375 39.1 *01 2 

Srraner O* 1175 1251 +i 0 2 

2nd Smaller Co's 155.1 1562 *0 7 2 

Recovery Trust B3 1 885 +05 2 

Mat Mm 6 Cmdty 8'0 B83W »i i 2 

O was Eanvngs 1913 193i7» +12 3 

TcowWogy Tsi 903 96B *03 0 

Income E,empr 1792 1353c *05 S 

E>fmM Smaller Co's 2243 2378 +12 2 

USA Ejutmpt Trust 346.7 3675 *3.9 I 


131. Fnsoury Pavemem. umdon ECZA 1 AY 
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Cam ai Growm Vic 57 6 61 5 +0.7 i 

Oo Accum 64 4 69 9 *06 1. 

Eastern 6 ird 1262 134 9 +10 0 

Oo Accun 64 4 69 9 

Eastern 6 ire 1262 134 9 

Do 6% Withdraw* 67 7 72J 
Fmance 6 Property 60 B 650 

Gm 6 Fare income *a i 50.8 
Do Aocwn 80 5 64.7 

Eourry Incwn* 74 4 79 5 

Do Accum 1739 USB 

48 I 50.8 +05 7 77 

80S 64.7 +11 7.77 

74 4 795 +03 457 

1739 1BSB *07 4 67 

73 9 7B.M .. 758 
1943 207 8* .. 758 

722 772V +10 239 
65.4 GSM +03 239 
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305 328 ..971 

SO-9 1(0.6 .. 9.71 

Hon Yield Income 73 9 7B.9* 

Do Aceum 1943 207 8# 

Ml Accum 722 77 29 * 

Oo 5*k vntndrwj 65.4 693* I 

Managed Fund M 1 612 1 

Pietanmce Income 305 328 

Do Accum 965 1036 

Smaller Cos Accum 1362 1478 
Wore FVmny Share 9.7 103 

Pomona Tsi IK 775 803 i 

pornoao Tsi Japan 925 958 - 

PortroAq Tsi US 723 743 - 

Porttcto Tsi Etaope 1006 1042 * 

Ponftwo Tsi HK 372 365 1 

pan iff rmrona m 

3. menlwes Sc Ebnowgn EHJ 6YY 
Mi-225 2581 (DMMre.031-226 6066) 

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BG Amenta 
BG Energy 

4293 4*82 
3644 JSOfl 
2245 2380* 
448 0 4716 
199 0 2098 
1669 177.6 
1260 13*0 

BG income Grwth 193 9 2063* 

EK Japan 
BG Terttnoiogv 

157.7 1678* +03 139 


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01-491 D295 

Amanean 50 4 533 +0 2 0 76 

Australian iw Ml .20) 

Japan 6 Genera! 892 106.1 -OA 0 '7 
Man income 451 483« -Ol 7.40 

imemaPonal Trust 755 803 -04 1 06 

Income GBi TsJ 482 518 .. 4 07 

Guts 6 Fmd im 20.6 22.1c -011069 

GMiel Markets JS1 Ml .. 192 

Epeni Snuanons 414 443 .. 1.47 

Uncom House. 252. Rondoro Rd E7 

01-SJ4 Uu 

America 6*5 903m +08 1.«6 

Aral Accum 131 1 139 4* *1.1 134 

Do mcome 930 99S* -0.7 1.94 

Cacrtai 69.4 72.7 +04 232 

Eiontot Trust 4163 4455 *17 3SS 

Ertra tow 74 J 79.0 +03 535 

Amence 843 ■ 

Aral Accum 131 1 139 4* 

Oo mcome 930 999* 

Cental 68.4 72.7 

Eaemoi Trust 4163 4455 

Enre Incama 743 7SG 

Fminoal 222.6 2368* +16 311 

MO 261 5 2711 *15 306 

General 1342 1*2 7 +0.9 3 13 

Grt A Pood Me 553 583B +02 9*1 

Jjpan 6 Gen 4v 1*75 1569 ^6017 

Oo Aw 1492 1567 -a& 0 17 

Growth Accum 176 8 I860 +12 234 

meom# Trun 329 5 3505 +18 366 

Leisure Trim 79.9 843 +04 126 

Special Strattons 1404 1*93 +05 215 

Recovery i8B7 7018 +13 2*2 

Trustee Cund 107 5 H*3c +08 288 

Um Teen Accum 52 3 55 6 -02 031 

Do income 520 553 -01 021 

Wondw*Je Trust 1*4 * 1508 +1 1 032 

8' Tst trie Fimo Ace 319* 3397 

Do me 2863 2201 

PO Bn 156. Beckemum. Kam BR3 • 

01-656 9002 

Austrata 60S S79 

Eastern S3 3 57 5 

10*7/ Income 55 4 505 

Europe 1095 nB4B 

Grow** A me «22 HS 

Jraun 5pecul 919 981 

Jaoai 5wma 820 87 7 

Frsi Europe 974 10O&B 

Tv-il Jopwi 783 to 7 

Fror N Anw 502 S35 

F«tti Smaier Co's 628* 675 


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01-623 8000 

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Oo Accum 225* 2373 *05 173 

N Amend" Ire 52 IB .015 88 

Do Accum 569 SO* -04 OH 

Panta mcome 1231 1294 -02 026 

Do Accum Ud 6 145 8 -02 0 28 

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1223 1302 . 235 

928 B69B *08 139 
1021 1066* *07 139 
>SS* 165.1 *0 7 250 

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0*44 458144 

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01-902 8876 

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377 7 795-* 
32*8 3450 
1837 194.7 
1512 1609 
475 505 
47.7 50 7 
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01-621 0011 

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1. King VMhm 
01-623 8314 

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2 Fora Sonet Lender ECZT SAG 
01-588 ISIS 

in Fret) 408 AS .. 435 

FVwd Hit 1493S . . 988 

Depot* 1050 .. 1080 

2. Fore SneL London EC2T SAQ 
01-588 1815 

mcome 373 BS • .. 4 .78 

Accum E IP 7993 .. .. 

DeooM 105Q .. 985 


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0800 373393 

Amer Growth 244 360 +03 190 

Eounr Hun mcome *22 *4 9# +03 *30 

Eurocean Growm HD 262 +02 TOO 

Genera' Eorey 362 *07 +OJ 250 

Get a Fore W Gffi 29.6 318 +51 320 

Oo A Fived me 261 266 +03 950 

Inaa* SecreMtt 256 273 -OJ 220 

Japan Growm 27. B 399 -0.1 050 

161. Cheamida. London EC3V 6EU 
01-726 1999 

GUMS Accum 2859 304. IB +28 147 
Enerov Trust *33 *ft7 *02 4J7 

Extra mcome 1614 171 6 +04 526 

FrtareM 1569 1701 +09 187 

Gil Strangy 56 1 57 8# . . 1 71 

Growm investment 777 D 29*6 +2* 247 

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'JewniLPwtc 1*9*1518 *0*062 

Ndi Amer Growdi 105) 1116* +0 6 0 84 
Inn R e co very 1085 115 7 +0 1 1 77 

Smaier Co S 2938 3166 +03 166 

GUXMi Inc TM 558 S90B +02 556 

Crown Horae. Waong GU3i IXW 
0*862 SOU 

lean Mcome Trust 2367 255 3 *18 512 

Growm Trust 2202 2355 *1 5 3 06 

Amencen Trust 1122 1*14 +20 071 

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07372 1242* 

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UK Growm Accum 500 .. 249 

Do tXM 5Q0 .. 2*9 

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Paahc Growdi 508 . . I 

* MefcWa Craiorei Eantwnh 
031-236 3492 

Ampncan Fund 
Caraw Fred 

ttlJ 7S2 
92 2 966 

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HOh Or» Fund 
Wornauonal Fund 
Rawxaon Funa 

1056 U31# 
1656 198 5 
198 206 

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Bam Road Ctatanham Ocucaw GL53 7LQ 
02-12 521311 

UK Baumeed ine 68 3 737# -0 7 3 09 

Oo Accum 692 738* -07 SW 

UK Growth taCum 810 BMB -07 130 

UK Hta Me Me S38 «0B *02 4 ff 

N Amencan Aeon 663 707 +04 1 41 

Far Eivam Aceum S74 87? -02 057 

Eutaoean Accum TOO 7*7 +03 1 17 

UK Gar A FI Inc 
Dp Accum 

&d Offer Chng TM 

64* MOB +03 652 
561 S95B +02 636 

Admin Gaiw«. Hnaoon House. 26. Western 
Road. Romford RMl JLB 

Endurance 103.1 1105 .. 128 

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061-736 5685 

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0203 553231 

UK Growth Acerei 1457 1549 *14 350 

Do Mcome 1265 134 5 +12 350 

honra me Accum 3412 2565 *22 4 61 

Do mcome 194.1 3*5.4 +1 6 481 

GAtVFtaeo Aceum 1026 1072 *04 266 

Do mcome 87 7 922 *03 265 

Ndi Amer Tm Accum 1399 1468 +05 0.48 

Far East Tsi Accum 1361 i«08 -02 081 

EiXO Tst Aoerei 1460 15)0 +14 130 

General Trust 231.1 2452 +15 673 


1. ureem* F’oumoy hr. London EC4R DBA 

01-623 *680 

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460 447e -02 

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0732 382323 

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Amer Earey mcome 3) 4 33 6 
Amer Soecai Sds 50 7 54 3 

Far East M 311 33i> 

Ger A Ffced tm 30 9 3 22 

Growth & income 95 5 1023 

japan soecna Sn 38 7 0 4 

Japan Trust 118* 174 5 

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Mflr meom* Eouey 74 4 79 6B 

Protwsswnal Gn 367 3a a 

&>Jdi Ea« ASM Tit 26 I 67 5 
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6 Crasov So. Lendre EC3A BAN 
01-638 5656 

American Eaempl C3662 37*2 
Japan Esemot £3716 3822 
Am Properly Tit 11076 9 0 

property Trust £2033 0 

50 7 54 3 -. 029 

311 33 IB 39S 

30 9 322 +0 l 678 

95 5 1063* -02 4.70 

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116* 174 5 

131.0 1364 .. 001 

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3. Loncrm Wa> Slogs. Lonoon wan. London 

01-626 5161 
Amer 6 Gen Inc 
Do fcom 

237 8 252 9 
2*2 6 2582 

Pimam End Dortunc, Surra* 

0306 885055 

FP Scanty ttsl 
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1223 3*2 f* 
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01-263 2575 DNkng 01-676 9*31 

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Teen & Growth 
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1366 146 3 
770 82* 
162 3 1700 
156 7 1E7 7 

62 l 86.5# 

725 776 

212.9 227 3 
92 8 99.1 
219 2 23* 5 

63 2 S’ 7 

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Australian Trusr 166 177 -O' 035 

Braun TM Accum 553 593 -0 5 236 

Do Dur *8 5 52 0 +9 * 2 36 

CpmtaOrtv snare 82.5 582B -a, r 51 

European (njV *4 5 *3A +05 CM 

Exna Inctpre Truu 45? *30 +01 5*7 

F# Easwm Trial 1I!0 1263 .. 009 

Fraad mraml Fund 26 5 26* -O I 962 

On Trust 27 1 28 3# 864 

Gujosi Fiine *=um 1*9-2 »«5 — r 6 023 

DO Oil 151B 16'3 *15 023 

GW Snare Trja ill 137 TK 

Hedged •rmroin 31.0 332 +Q* 0]0 

ram mcome t -jsi iJTfl i*r6 -OS 522 

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Income f-.-no 73 8 766 +0.5 3 30 

muranu 4-»noes CSB5 49K *004 195 

Japan Truji 1285 1368# -0 > 0C0 

Marwjc-e Enemct 2632 Z**2 -20 199 

0 * a £*mn trust J’ ! 1U -52 150 

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01-588 5a2C , 

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Japan Growdi 

Bk) oner Chng YU 

769 8229 *0 2 1 68 
66 5 71 1 +04 0.63 

60B 73 s +05 4 89 

1038 20*2 *M 021 

362 369 *OJ 2 18 

1534 1540 -04 0.17 

Bd Otter Chng VU 

Royal Exchange. EC3P SON 
01-688 8903 

Gin A Fixed be 
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N Amencan 

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1235 1264 
205.0 2161* 
288 2 2398 
1381 147.0 
2137 2274 
257.2 2717 

+04 BBS 

+10 £01 

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Ev#Wi Trial 2l74 23U* +U 


PO Box 442. 32 a Mary-U-HB. London I 

High Hxxxn® 
N Amer Trust 
GN Trust 
St vmcam me 

519 575 
H14 1165 
198 3 21)2 
407 442* 
835 86.1 

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Co Aceum 220 * 2J44* -12 11* 

Caskai Tsi me 198 8 3ji * *'+ 

Do Accum 2392 254 1 +15 225 

COTV A Grt II* 876 93 OB .. 525 

Do accum 1164 1238# 525 

Extra me Tit me 1808 Ui 4 +09 *28 

Da ACCum 1710 iei 3 +10*28 

Income Tros 1188 12*M +08 428 

Do Accum 1228 13G 6# +0 7 *26 

lid Growth Fd Ine 168 4 1750 

Do Accum 1870 1988 

Japan & Gen Inc 786 835 -0 a DOS 

Do a^cum 79 6 8*8 -02 006 

Mommy taome Fd 803 852# +08 4 68 
Recovery 135* 1*72 .. 1/5 

DC Accum 149 8 1593 .. 175 

Emooea-n me 535 57 2 +04 C -U 

Do Fare 53 * 572 -0.4 03* 

St Vnaurt US Glh 818 B5.0 .. 070 

Temple Bar sm Co t. 1708 1800 .. 3.17 

TempU Bar USM 3536 3815 . . 26* 

Pr raraer UT Admxi. 5. Raytogn Rd. Brentwood 

0277 217916 

Ham Bras 5m* Cos 1307 139D +1 3 1 86 

Hatvos N Amer 70.0 745* +05 089 
ttaroros Jap A F E 1112 1184 +02 038 

Hamcros Sctndvn 7GS 819 *03 094 

Kamonn European go t 959 +1.1 0.96 

Hampras Canedon 480 5l 1 -02 187 

Hampton EaxTr me 834 887* +0.1 444 

Hamnros Hon me SB 1 62.9 . . 586 

Homoras Res Asms 572 008 +0.1 £91 


Premier UT MnwusOTBon 5. Reytagh W. Hudon 

Bremwood Essaa 


Speoal S*9 Inc 132J 1409 +2.8 

Do Accrai 1882 198J +3.4 

Recovery Tnre 90 B 105 2 +14 

Cqpoai Growth me 59 1 638 +00 

Do Accun 879 73 D +0.6 

mcome Assets 1102 H72 +T0 

FMneel TruM 1394 1492* +12 
income* Growdi me 1449 154.0# +15 
Do Accum 2828 30Q5# +28 

Hrpn mcome Trim 1749 >883 *23 

Extra Incoma 1617 1730# +1.8 
SmaBer Cos Dm 1054 1123 *08 

Pnel & Gat 48.1 518* 

G4r Trun *88 488 -02 

fixed mrerasr Trus) 54 4 577* +0.1 
Gtanai Heawsare 737 +03 

Global Teal 1109H7 6C *08 

Gow 388 41 3 +0.1 

Maroadmjl 160* 1708 +3.1 

GUbOl Resources 679 720 *04 

Wcrtdwde I5| 3529 371 5 

AuSdahari 617 65 7 -08 

European 211B 225 8 *19 

Euro SmeW CDS BOB 6S6 +02 

Japan Toai 1428 iSlfi -05 

japan sure 5*s 150*161.7 -o* 

PBCHC Smaner COS 661 690 -0 4 

Smgaooi 6 Mauy 259 278 +04 

Nonn amencan 1458 1564 -29 

Amer SmaPer Cos 538 S7.6 +1.0 

Amer Recovery T« T138 121 «• +1.1 

>ngn mecro Exempt '2i a 1J78# +03 

Smeear Co* Exempt 1188 124 7# +06 

EuTO Emempl 107.8 1118 +05 

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N Amer 895 9*2# +09 

GKOai T»ch Ex HI 922 97 1# 

Pac*s Exempt (St 1J74 l** 6# -11 

NLA Tower. Acoocomne RONJ. Croydon 
01-886 4355 01-828 8011 
ararsrr Trun UntS S294 5632# +AT 221 

Caixi# Trust Ura+i 97 5 1038 +08 171 

PcAar Tron Unas 1BB4 20P5 +IP295 

European Tiuu 1188 12*J +06 079 

Far East Trust 1122 H94# -09 200 

Frtaraal Trust 338 6 381 5 +1* 273 

Gji Fixed mr Inc 293 305# -oi 952 
Do Growdi *32 *58 +03 75* 

HOT YOU Trust 618 879# *04 5.08 
mcome Tnol 82 1 67.4 +05**4 

(nre manorial 1159 123* +03 23* 

Japan Tecrr TM 340 M2 -02 04T 

Natural Resources 311 311 +0*282 

Security Trust 1819 1918 +12 £95 

Smaner Co* 99 5 853 -1.0 1 *9 

Soecai Ses 973 1018 *1.4 £36 

PcAar Tron UmtS 1884 2005 +IP295 

European Tiuu 1188 IJ4J +08 079 

Far East Trust 1122 H94# -09 200 

Fmancal Trust 338 6 3815 *14 273 

Cjt Fixed rnr Inc 293 305# -oi 952 

Do Growdi 412 458 *03 754 

HOT v#u TruM 618 879# *04 5.08 

mcome Tiusl 82 1 67.4 +05 4 44 

(nre manorial 1159 123* +03 234 

Japan Tech TM 340 M2 -02 041 

Natural Resources 311 HI +0 4 282 

Security Trust 1819 1918 +12 £95 

Smaller Cos 99 5 953 -1.0 1 49 

Soecai Ses 973 1018 *1.4 £36 


32 Oman Annas Gant London SWIM sab 
01-222 1000 

IBI Br* 6 O'Siuai 131X 139 9* *08 1.70 
W me Phis 54.4 57 9 .. I0OT 

IBI Capwn Growdi 564 60 1 . 200 

e rveswent Tst Fna 65.6 9389 +04 3M 


20. Fenthuicn SL London EC3 

01-823 BOOS 

Amer Growdi inc 645 684 -a 1 08* 

Da *<xum 66 0 70 0 -0.1 . . 

Free Wv TM ms 145 209 . . 233 

Da *cerer 248 288 +0.1 

Da 4ca«n 
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24 8 285 +0.1 

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tarav Horae. Ccpens Awe. EC2H 7SE 
01-688 2800 

mcome Fred 441 8 4507 . 4 90 

mramatoiai 6 Gen +365 2*34 .. 026 

5 Ra ytaOT Road. I 

0277 234534 

Eauty acmoubon 2ffl.o 2877 
Dc Aceum *20* 4*88 

Do taeroe 60 9 66.1 

Eurcxxun 648 690 

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PO Box 4. Normal NR1 3NG 
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1325 1*10 +17 298 

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0705 827733 

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031-556 9i01 

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profits for Oxford 

Oxford Instnsmems has not year, underpinning a pretax 
always been well understood . profit forecast of about £22 
by the City. When hi-tech million for the year to next 
electronic companies saw March. The shares look fairly 
their markets turn sour and valued on a multiple of just 
their shares fall out of favour, over 13. 

Oxford Instruments found 

that its shares were tarred Cape Industries 
with the same brush. 

Certainly, it is a hi-tech Compared with a year ago. 
company, but a very special- Cape Industries' balance sheet 
ized one. Half its turnover ‘ has now been restored. Bor- 
and profit comes from the rowings are down from £42.5 

manufacture and supply of 
magnetic resonance imaging 
(MR1) magnets for use in 
body scanners. With between 
65 and 75 per cent of the 
market, it makes more 
magnets than all its competi- 
tors put together. 

The rest of its business is in 
the supply of specialized low 
temperature equipment and 
superconducting magnet sys- 
tems for research purposes, 
and the supply of patient 
monitoring equipment, espe- 
cially in ECG. 

It is also involved in a joint 
venture with Furukawa Elec- 
tric to supply magnets for the 
emerging Japanese scanner 

During 1985, the company 
started producing magnets at 
its new plant at Eyn&ham. 
Oxford, the world's most 
advanced MRI magnet pro- 
duction facility. The success 
of this move is reflected in its 
results for the year to March 
30 1986 announced 


Volumes increased across 
all its businesses, and over- 
heads -were contained. But 
the biggest single contributor 
to the 88 per cent jump in 
pretax profit to £17.2 million 
was the benefit of a full-year's 
operation of the new plant, 
which is both efficient and 

The main criticism levelled 
at Oxford Instruments is that 
it is overdependent on a 
single market where it feces 
competition from its own 
customers who could make 
the magnets themselves. Its 
strategy to meet this threat is 
to invest in development, to 
engineer costs down and keep 
maigins up. 

The company is continuing 
to work closely with universi- 
ties, always looking for new 
ideas to develop profitably. It 
is financially strong and de- 
spite having 90 per cent of its 
sales overseas, it minimizes 
its exposure to currency risk 
by forward purchasing. 

Its order book across the 
range is full, and ahead of last - 

million to £12.8 million and 
shareholders funds have re- 
covered by £10 million to £32 
million. For a company which 
not that long ago had to be 
rescued, a gearing of 40 per 
cent is positively respectable. 

Of course the company has 
not achieved all this without a 
bit of help. The convertible 
preference share issue brought 
in about £9 million with a 
simitar amount from the sale 
of the automotive compo- 
' nents business to BBA. But it 
is encouraging that the trading 
companies' themselves man- 
aged a £6.7 million reduction 
in debL 

Trading is also reasonably 
encouraging. The figures pub- 
lished yesterday are in com- 
parison wifo a IS month 
period but on a yearly com- 
parison building products was 
up by 12 per cent to £6.5 
million and contacting by 
aboutaquarler to £511.000. 

at building products is now 
virtually complete, the return 
forindustrialcontractingon its 
£82 million turnover is still 
miserable. Further provisions 
had to be taken above the line 
in the second half on problem- 
atic historic contracts. The 
newly found emphasis on 
margins rather than sales is 
long overdue but unfortunate- 
ly comes at a time when the oil 
price is inevitably impacting 
on the amount work at power 
stations and in the petrochem- 
ical industry. 

With the hope that Cape has 
now turned the corner and can 
look forward to a profitable 
asbestos and insulation free 
future, the dividend is being 
restored after a two year gap. 
Cape’s shares gained I p to 78p 
but both the price and the 
company both look set for a 
period of consolidation 



Change is afoot at Meyer 
International. Mr Ron 
Groves is retiring as chair- 

Abaco buys Toplis and 
Harding for £12.2m 

Abaco Investments, the rap- 
idly growing financial services . 
and property group, is buying 
Toplis and Harding, a leading 
insurance loss adjuster, for 
£12.2 million. 

It is funding the acquisition 
via a one-for-four rights issue 
to raise £14.2 million net. 

An additional £5-5 million 
net is being raised by the issue 
of 10 million shares to The 
British & Commonwealth 
Shipping Co- which will in- 
crease B & Cs Abaco stake to 
21 percent from 16.3 percent. 
B & C is paying 56p a share for 
its 10 million shares, a premi- 
um to the market price and a 
7p premium to the rights issue 

Mr Peter Goldie, chief exec- 
utive or Abaco. said that Mr 
John Gunn, a non-executive 
director of Abaco and a direc- 
tor of B & C, was keen for B & 
C to raise its stake but. with 

Abaco slock being tightly held, 
it was felt fairer to other 
shareholders to charge a 
premium. • 

Toplis. which has 80 offices 
in 28 countries, made taxable 
profits of£1.4 million in 1985.' 

Abaco believes — as with its 
recent purchase of the char- 
tered surveyor, Anthony 
Brown Stewart — that it can 
provide capital for expansion. 
It also believes that there are j 
good opportunities to buy ] 
more loss adjusters. 

Abaco's acquisition pro- 
gramme shows no signs of 
slowing and, with more than 
£10 niOlion cash in hand and 
no gearing, it could go for a 
much larger target. It is still 
seeking an insurance broker to 
round off its package of ser- 
vices to housebuyers and it 
has “several attractive 
acquisitions” in its sights. 



man next year after 52 years 
in the business. His successor 
is an outsider, Mr Oscar 
DeVille. formerly of BICC. 
By the time he takes oveT. 
- Meyer may be ready- to 

Yesterday it announced in- 
creased profits of £32.1 mil- 
lion for the year to March 31 
against £30.3 million. That 
result benefited from a £3.25 
million increase to £4.78 
million in profits on property 
disposals, but even so it 
reflected a creditable perfor- 
mance for the bottom of the 
limber cycle. 

Of the three activities, 
merchaming and timber trad- 
ing each account for about 40 
per cent of profits, and manu- 
facturing for foe test. In lime 
Meyer may well carve out a 
fourth leg by acquisition. 

It could afford to spend a 
fairly large amount of money. 
At the year-end borrowings 
were down to £10 million 
despite the acquisition in 
October of Powell Duffiyn's 
timber division for £18.4 
million. Admittedly borrow- 
ings were helped by a tempo- 
rary rise of £8.1 million owed 
. to suppliers. 

While that benefit has been 
lost since the year-end, the 
effect has been offset by a 
£9.4 million inflow following 
the rationalization of Meyer’s 
Dutch business. 

The company's dividend 
policy seems to indicate that 
it is keen to conserve cash. 
Last year foe increased total 
dividend of 5.75p (5_25p) was 
covered nearly four times. 

At this stage Meyer's acqui- 
sition plans can only be 
guessed. A large acquisition, 
however, is unlikely until 
there has been a farther 
i m pro vement in trading. 
While the company 
succesfulty limned the de- 
cline in profits last year, when 
limber prices were falling it 
is not about to bounce back 
suddenly. The timber cycle is 
not so vicious as it once was. 

Timber (vices have im- 
proved modestly this year but 
Meyer does not expea them 
to rise further. 

The overall outlook, how- 
ever, isencouraging especial- 
ly for the Jewson 
merchaming chain where the 
benefits of a £2.6 million 
television advertising cam- 
paign have yet to emerge. . 

■ At 27 Ip, up lOp yesterday, 
shares are trading on II times 
earnings, assuming a profits 
rise to £35 million this year. 

Cullens group 
in £1 ,75m 
surprise loss 

Cullens, the quality conve- 
nience stores group which was 
taken over by three former 
Imperial directors in January 
last year, yesterday announced 
a surprising pretax loss of 
£1.75 million and an attribut- 
able loss of £382,000 for the 
year to March 2. 

At the time of its £5.1 
million rights issue In Febru- 
ary, Cullens forecast pretax 
losses not exceeding £1,4 mil- 
lion and attributable profits of 
not less than £700,000. 

The problem was of an ac- 
counting nature, Mr Peter 
Matthews, the chairman, said. 
Previous management's fail- 
ure to depredate lifts and 
other fittings and fixtures 
caused an unexpected write- 

Trading in the new format 
stores is going well, Mr Mat- 
thews said. 




By Carol Ferguson 

Apricot Computers dis- 
closed a £154 million loss for 
the year to March in a surprise 
announcement yesterday. It 
has also dedded to withdraw 
from foe lower end of foe 
personal computer market, 
due to a flood of low priced 
imports from the Korea and 
Taiwan, and concentrate pro- 
duction on foe Apricot XEN-i 
— an IBM compatible version 
of foe powerful XEN machine. 

Apricot recorded a profit of 
£43 million from its mainte- 
nance and software business- 
es. But this was wiped out by 
provisions totalling £18.6 mil- 
lion - mostly for unsold stocks 
of personal computers other 
than foe XEN. 

The XEN-i has been under 
development for a year and 
will be launched this weekend. 
The adoption of the IBM stan- 
dard, which is effectively foe 
industry standard, marks the 
end of Apricot's lonely strag- 
gle to establish a niche for its 

After foe write-offs. Apricot 
has more than £20 million 
(39p per share) of net assets, 
including £5.9 million cash. 
Due to the deficit in foe profit 
and loss account, it was unable 
to declare a final dividend, 
which in the previous year was 
. M5p. 

The XEN-i wfll compete in 
foe low-volume, high-margin 
market for multi-user systems. 
Apricot intends to compete on 
price, selling its systems for 
£4,000 to £40,000. 


Indexes advance but gilts 
slip on a weaker pound 

Takeover talk and cheerful 
trading statements kept inter- 
est alive in quiei trading 

The FT 30 index dosed 7.4 
points higher at 1.326.0. while 
the FT-SE 100 ended 1 1.7 
points better at 1.605.3. But 
gilts slipped by £% as foe 
pound weakened against the 
stronger dollar. 

Leading industrials barely 
stirred but British Telecom 
attracted demand at 230p. up 
6p. ahead of tomorrow's re- 
sults. with analysts looking for 
about £1.8 billion for the full 

Cable and Wireless, report- 
ing next week, rose by I3p to 
668p. additionally helped by a 
39 per cent profit increase 
from its Hong Kong telephone 

European Ferries dipped 
4.Sp to I35p following foe 
surprise reference to foe Mo- 
nopolies Commission of foe 
planned acquisition of a 20.8 


Accord PuD (125p) 
Alumasc (150p) 
Arlington (llSp) 

Barker (Chariesf (tSOp) 
Bticfc (1<7p) 

Br island (60p) 

Brodero (145p) 

Clarke Hopper (130p) 
Dafepak n07p) 

Dean & B (50p) 
Densrtron (58p) 

Evans IStaw (T20p) 

per cent stake by P & O, which 
was 7p lower at 513p. 

Elsewhere in shipping. 
Ocean Transport attracted re- 
vived speculative interest at 
2G3p. up 7p. Stylo jumped !Sp 
to 238 p on reports that the 

Delta Group dipped 5p to 206p 
reflecting fears about South 
Africa, but its Manganese 
Metal subsidiary supplies 
more than 50 per cent of world 
supplies and is unlikely to be 
affected by tbe troubles. Quilt- 
er Goodison. foe broker, met 
foe company yesterday and 
reckons foe selling has been 

chairman was seriously ill. 
Last January' .the company 
fought off a bid from British 
Land, which reports full-year 
results today and still holds a 
substantia] stake. 

Reed international was a 
strong market at 977p — up 
23p — on hopes that it will 


Fields (MRS) (140p) 
Gren (E) (120p) 
Haggas (J)(140p) 
Hodgson (85p) 
Jurys Hotel (115p) 

soon be traded on the options 
market. Profit-taking knocked 
I8p from the recent high-fiier 
Avon Robber at 355p. 

Disappointing profits upset 
GEI at 1 1 Op. down I5p. while 
Moss Advertising tumbled an- 
other I3p to 70p on farther 
reaction to Monday's setback. 
In contrast, bumper earnings 
stimulated British Steam at 
272p. Oxford Instruments. 
568p. Alexon, I56p and Al- 
phameric; 1 80p — up by 8p to 

Apricot Computers was ner- 
vous in early trading, falling 
by 54p at one stage on news 
that the company was bringing 
its results forward. The shares 
later rallied to 69p — a net fall 
of 10p. Beiier-than-expected 
profits lifted Meyer Interna- 
tional by lOp to 27 Ip. Boosey 
& Hawbes added 2 Op to I95p 
as Music Sales raised its offer 
to 250p. Loses sliced 25p 
from Cullen's at 2l5p. Bristol 


Jurys Hot) . 
Lopex (145oj_ 
Monotype (5/p) 

SEC says Revlon 
misled investors 

Washington (NYT) — The 
Securities and Exchange Com- 
mission has accused Revlon 
Inc of misleading investors 
during its takeover battle with 
Pantry Pride by not promptly 
disclosing foe existence of 
discussions with two invest- 
ment companies. 

The SEC action comes after 
foe cosmetics company was 
bought by Pantry Pride for 
SI. 74 billion (£1.15 billion) 
following one of last year's 
most protracted takeover bat- 
tles. During the battle Revlon 
signed an SEC consent order 
agreeing to comply with the 
disclosure provisions of the 
securities laws. 

Revlon neither admitted 
nor denied the charges at an 
administrative proceeding on 
Monday. ■ 

In foe Revlon case. Pantry' 
Pride began the takeover bat- 
tle with a bid last August. 
Revlon's management coun- 
tered by offering to buy each 
common share with $57.50 in 
notes and preferred stock. ‘ 

In making that offer. 
Revlon had to file a 14D-9 
form with the SEC. which 
included a requirement to 
disclose “whether or not any 
negotiation is being undertak- 
en or under way." In that 
filing, Revlon said it “may 
undertake" negotiations, add- 
ing “currently, however, no 
negotiations have been under- 
taken with third parties." 

But by the middle of Sep- 
tember. Revlon had been 
approached by two New Yoric 
investment firms. Forstmann 
Little & Co. and Adler & 
Shaykin. about a possible 
leveraged buyout to fend off 
Pantry Pride. And by Septem- 
ber 26. the talks had devel- 
oped sufficiently to require 
prompt disclosure to the pub- 
lic. according to the SEC. 

By that time. Pantry Pride 
had made another bid and 
Revlon had filed a second 
14D-9 form, in which it said 
again that it “may undertake" 
merger discussions with a 
friendly party for possible 
purchase of its assets. But the 
company did not disclose the 
specific talks until October 2, 
when it announced foe buyout 
proposal by foe two invest- . 
ment firms. 

“Under foe circumstances 
of the case. Revlon should 
have disseminated informa- 
tion at least before the market 
opened on September 30," the 
SEC said. 

It suggested that foe late 
dissemination of information 
disadvantaged holders of 
notes offered by Revlon m 
exchange for its common 
stock as pan of its defensive 
tender offer. Once it became 
known that a leveraged 
buyout was in the pipeline and 
the Revlon tender was essen- 
tially moot, those securities 
lost value. 

Profits down at LMI 

London & Midland Indust- 
rials saw its pretax profit fall 
to £7.16 million from £7.72 
million in the year to March 

Operating profit dropped to 
£7.92 million from £8.19 mil- 
lion and turnover was down to 
£80.33 million from £82.08 

The final dividend is main- 

tained at 5.25p. making a total 
of 9.95p against 9.5p 
The company said the last 
quarter of the financial year 
was disappointing. Extreme 
weather affected home im- 
provements in the United 
Kingdom, while in the United 
States Wykeham Farrance En- 
gineering unexpectedly lost 
two contracts. 

P-E irrtf (165p) 
Savage (100p) 

Task Force (95c) 
Tech For Bus (1 10p> 

usher (Frank) ( 100 p) 
Westbury (145a) 
Worcester (110p) 

25 Amah N/P 

Cater Aten F/P 
iifl r? CHfbrtJS Dames N/P 


22? FrierKfly* Hotels N/P 
2!5 Gerrard N/P 

liS Molyrw N/P 
Nat West N/P 
Nefl & spencer N/P 
160 £4 Prudential F/P 

142 -3 (issue price In brackets). 

Evening Post reporting next 
month, gained 30p to 6 1 Op. 

Bradstock Group continued 
to benefit from recent good 
figures, 15p higher at S45p. 
Newcomer Task Force record- 
ed a 15p premium at 1 lOp in 

Proposals by foe Secretary of 
State for Education and Sci- 
ence that more children should 
learn foreign languages conM 
be good news for WSL Hold- 
ings. formerly Wolverhamp- 
ton Steam Launderies. WSL, 
op 2p at I89p, arranges spe- 
cialist school travel through its 
Schools Abroad Group subsid- 
iary bought earlier this year. 

first dealings. MK Electric was 
supported at 395p. up I7p. 
The results arc due next week, 
but some dealers feel foe 
company may launch a rival 
offer for Rotaflex. 

There was also vague talk of 
a possible bid from B rammer. 
Delta Group eased 7p to 204p 
in sympathy with its South 
African interests, but Metal 
Box recovered 2 Dp to 755p. 
Lookers hardened 3p to I53p 
in front of today's interim. 

The shares of Cookson 
Group, formerly Lead Indus- 
tries. dipped by I Op to 51 6p. 
Cazcnove. the broker, placed 
8 million shares at 500p with 
various institutions. The 
shares belonged to imeta! and 
reduces its holding from 18.4 
to 12.66 percent. 


Grand Metropolitan: Mr B 
J Gibbons bas been appointed 
managing director, foe Bemi 
and Host Group; Mr J J agger 
managing director of a group 
of agency companies compris- 
ing Holsten Distributors. 
Watney Mann National Sales 
and Watney Mann & Truman 
Brewers Export: Mr J B 
McGrath managing director 
of Watney Mann & Truman 
Brewers: Mr A O Norman 
managing director of Clifton 
Inns: Mr R G Williams man- 
aging director of MER Proper- 
ty Company: Mr K Holloway 
commercial affairs director: 
Mr W D Shardlow personnel 
and administration director, 
and Mr B Wright finance 



Quality award for 
Racal- Y odaphone 

By Derek Harris, 

Racal-Vodaphone, which 
has invested £100 million in 
establishing a cellular tele- 
phone network in Britain, has 
won this year's Think British 
Campaign award for quality 
and customer satisfaction, 
which is awarded by Jaguar 

At the campaign's annual 
awards presentation yesterday 
Mr Jeffrey Archer, deputy 
chairman of foe Conservative 
Party', said: "If every house- 
hold thought British before 
buying and moved £5 each 
week away from foreign to 
domestic goods 580,000 more 
people would be employed." 

The award by Wilkinson 
Sword for the company doing 

Industrial Editor 
most for the Think British 
Campaign went to Berol, 
which found ihqt using a 
Think British symbol on its 
pens increased sales nearly 
tenfold. Mr John Price, chair- 
man of Arthur Price of Eng- 
land. foe cutlery makers, won 
an award for the individual 
doing most for the campaign, 
another went to Mr Sidney 
RothwelL secretary of the 
North West Think British 

Sir John Egan, chairman of 
Jaguar Cars, said: "British 
industry has greatly increased 
its ability to compete and now 
its primary objective must be 
to regain its reputation by 
fully satisfying the customer." 

‘Bloodbath’ predicted 
among gilts IDBs 

Ian H. Ross 

John Walker & Sons: Mr 
Ian H Ross has become a 

E W Payne: Mr P J Bayfield 
has been named a director. 

Thorn EMI: Sir Ian 
Tretbowan has become a non- 
executive director. 

Mowlem (Building): Mr 
Bernard Sanders has been 
made a director. 

The Policy Studies Insti- 
tute: Mr W W Daniel is to be 

Costain Group: Mr R H 
Samuel has joined the board. 

EJPTeam Public Relations: 
Mr David J Mulrine has 
become a director. 

Midland Bank Fastrak Val- 
ue Added Network Service: 
Mr Ian Ogilvie has become 
managing director. 

A mini-bloodbath in foe 
gills inter dealer broker net- 
work was predicted yesterday 
by one of foe six inter dealer 
brokers (IDBs) which will 
serve the 28 gilts market- 
makers following big bang on 
October 27. 

Mr Michael McCarthy, a 
director of Charles Fulton 
(IDB) Ltd. said that only three 
or four of the inter dealer 
brokers will survive foe six 
months following big bang. 

The function of IDBs is 
primarily to allow rival mar- 
ket-makers to deal anony- 
mously with one another 
through the IDB. Market- 
makers wanting to take up or 
Unwind their positions with 
one another will be able to do 
so via the I DBs' screens, 
installed in their offices, with- 
out revealing the state of their 

The IDBs earn their profits 
by charging commission to the 
aggressor — foe market-maker 

who responds to a bid or offer 
on foe lDB's screen.. Charles 
Fulton, which is a subsidiary 
of International City Hold- 
ings. the money broker, will 
charge commission of 1/I28fo 
ofl percent 

Mr McCarthy, who yester- 
day unveiled Charies Fulton's 
£ i .5 million dealing room and 
computer network, said that 
information from six IDBs 
would exceed market-makers' 
requirements, as well as being 
too difficult to monitor. More- 
over there would not be 
enough business for all the 
IDBs to provide a sufficiently 
active price service. 

He estimated that the jplis 
IDB neiwoTk, which essential- 
ly will represent foe wholesale 
side of the gilts markeL will 
need a daily volume of about 
£1 billion to be transacted 
through it. for it to be profit- 

Current daily turnover on 
the gilts market" is £1.5 billion. 





Adam & Company 

BCC1 _ . 



Citibank Satfmgsf 

— 1075% 

Consolidated Cnls 

Continental Trust .... 

Co-operative Bank— 




C. Hbare & Co 

Hong Kong & Shanghai. 
1 1 nytk Rank 

— nun 

tot WesttrinstK 

Royal Bank of Scotland. 

—io m 

Citibank NA ; 

— 10 m 

t Mortgage Base Rue. 

INGS): Interim dividend un- 
changed at 2p. Half-year to 
March 1, 1986. Turnover £7 1. 53 
million (£79.89 million). Pretax 
profit on ordinary activities £2 
million (£643.000). Earnings per 
share I.68p(I.96p). 

SPECIALTIES: Year to March 
31. 1986- Total dividend 7.75p 
(6_25pX Turnover £76.61 mil- 
lion (£66.27 million). Pretax 
profit £5.61 million (£3.71 mil- 
lion). Earnings per share 24 Jp 

• ALEXON GROUP: Year to 
March 29. 1986. Total dividend 
.3.25p (2.2p). Turnover £51.9 
miflioo (£45.88 million). Pretax 
profit £3.46 million (£2.04 mil- 
lion). Earnings per share 16.3p 

(8.8 ip). 

Meyer International 

Improved results 
in a difficult year 

Mr. Ronald E Groves, CBE, Chairman, reports- 

* Pre-tax profits up 6% at £32.1 nalKon. 

* Earnings per Ordinary share up 10% at22.57p. 

* Net borrowings, reduced during year by over £16.5 
miHion to £9.3 million, now represent less than 5% of 
sharehoteters’ funds. 

* Final Dividend 3.80p, making the total for.the year 
5.75p, an increase of 10% on last year. 

Future Prospects ■ 

“There is every indication of greater stab ffityin timber prices \ 
and rather more activity in the construction industry. A 
reasonable outcome forthe current year is expected.” 

Copies of the Annual Report for tbe year ending 
SistMarch 1986. containing the Chakmarfe 
The Secretary, Meyer Wematianal pfc. 

VBBere House, 41-47 Strand, London WC2N 5JG. . 

Year to Feb. 28. 1986. Total 
dividend unchanged at 73p. 
Turnover £39.52 million 
(£41.54 million).' Pretax profit 
£857.000 (£1.62 million). Earn- 
ings per share (nil basis) 9-9p 

• I Cl (AUSTRALIA): Half- 
year to end-March. Net profit 
Aus$23.65 million (£10.8 mil- 
lion). against AusSI9.74 mil- 
lion. Sales A us$970.49 million 
(Aus$753.l3 million). Interim 
dividend 7 cents (same). 


Interim dividend l.5p <1.25p). 
payable on July 25. Half-year to 
March 31. 1986. Turnover 

£62.48 million (£61. 1 9 million). 
Pretax profit £4.42 million 

(£4.25 million). Earnings per 
-share 8.58 (7.75p). 

Dividend raised from l.4p to 
!.8p for foe year to March 31. 
1986. Turnover £5.84 million 
(£5.78 million). Preiax profit 

£1.54 miHion (£134 million). 
Earnings per share 10. Ip (9.9p). 

ERTIES: Six months to March 
31. 1986. Interim dividend 
235p (2.03p). Turnover £12.77 
miHion (£12.8 million). Pretax 
profit £13 million (£859.000). 
Earnings per share 15.3p 

Total dividend 1.6p (lp) for the 
year to April 30. 1986. Turnover 
(including rentals) £1.88 miHion 
(£13 million). Pretax profit 
£902.000 (£368.000). Earnings 
per share 6.49p (2.45p). 

• MICRO SCOPE: Half-year 
to April 30, 1986. Interim 
dividend D33p (same). Turn- 
over £1.85 million (£1.72 mil- 
lion). Pretax profit £284.000 
(£431.000). Earnings per share 
(weighted average) 1.71 p 

The company has bought 
Antony Worham for £328.752 

in cash. Worham is an importer 
and distributor of canned meats, 
selling under foe Tudor Queen 

INGS: The company is to buy 
Normand-Sweet for a maxi- 
mum of £439.500. Normand- 
Sweet’s main business is shoe- 
repairing and key-cutting, 
operating from 18 locations in 
South England. 

• LANCA: Dividend 0.375p 
(same) for 1985. Turnover £3.7 
miHion (£3.03 million). Pretax 
profit £249.000 (£260.000). 
Earnings per share 1.78p (1.9p). 

Half-year to March 31. 1986. 
Pretax profit Ir£6. 1 7 million 
(£5.56 million), against lr£6.03 
million. Sales lr£ 14237 million 
(Ir£l34.5 million). Earnings per 
share 6.9p (6.8p). Interim divi- 
dend unchanged at 2.8p. 

Year to March 31. 1986- Total 
dividend 525p (4.5p). Concrete 
and quarrying sales £54.35 mil- 
lion (£46.38 miHion): engineer- 
ing sales £14.9 million (£14.58 
million). Pretax profit £7.18 
million (£5.96 million). Earn- 
ings per share I2llp(14.48p). 

A successful year 
of significant growth 






1.70p (1.525p) 


Extracts /rom the Annua/ Kerrew by the Chairman of 
Hewdeo-Sluart Plar.i Pic. Matthew DOoodivm 

“The past three years have seen an investment 
in new plant in excess of £50m . . .* 

"Our marketing division. . . has developed 
into one of the UK’s leading distribution, 
parts and service organisations. . .’ 

‘Since the end of the year . . v/e have 
purchased . . . Powertech Plant Services 
. . . at a cost of£1.7ra. . - and the plant hire 
interests of Isis Group Pic, at a pnceof£6m.‘ 

“The current outlook is encouraging. The 
Directors are confident that profits . . . 
should advance substantially." 

For further m/crmaricn 
Annual Report contact 
AJasrair Ceetin. Finance Director. 

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When a Member of Pariia- active mining. By the stan- 
menl for a seat in the North of dards of the North-East the 
England makes a speech about total job loss, with tin directly 
the “dramatic series of ham- employing some 1,500 people 
iner blows experienced in in Cornwall, would be small: 
.recent weeks in the North- but no one, least of all 
East", that looks about par for Cornwall’s Conservative MPs, . 


the course. 

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turns out not only to be a 
Conservative, but a former 
Secretary of Stale for Trade 
and Industry, and to be rec- 
ommending the full-blooded 
revival of regional economic 

wanted to- minimize the effect 
on the regional economy. 

David Mudd, MP for Fal- 
mouth and Camborne, said 
the Conservative whips in the 
Commons could no longer 
count on his support. His 
Parliamentary neighbour Da- 

policy, then it is an unmistak- vid Harris MP wanted ad hoc 

able sign of a political shift. 
Yet there was Leon Brittan 

assistance from the Depart- 
ment of Trade and Industry. It 

speaking in his constituency of was not forthcoming and be 
Richmond, North Yorkshire, loo muttered rebellion. 

l^C.A DVBfo 

a fortnight ago. He had^ he 
said, become increasingly per- 
suaded that major changes in 
the present arrangements for 
regional assistance should be 

“The .time has come," be 
went oh, “when we' should 
took urgently at the possibility 
of setting up development 
agencies for some of die 
English regions that would be 

No one denigrated the ef- 
forts of Cornwall County 
Council to support tin-mining 
on a temporary basis or its 
longer-term efforts at promot- 
ing economic development 
But the scale of the structural 
economic decline seemed far 
beyond the county councillors 
of Truro. No wonder that in 
Mr Tebbit's thinking aloud a 
regional development agency 

regional development agen- 
cies are significant in another 
sense, too. They carry with 
them a flavour of the 
Government's enthusiasm for 
direct action, centrally orga- 
nized. The Scottish Develop- 
ment Agency is admired even 
by Conservative ministers 
who might otherwise be rather 
sceptical of activist quangos,- 
because it appears to get things 

Mr Tebbit’s regional agen- 
cies would be very unlikely to 
have nominees from local 
authorities on them. They 
would be organs of central 
government — there being an 
obvious paradox if English 
regional agencies were expect- 

Froits of NCB Enterprise: Stained-glass and boat 
The pattern of inducements ume of public investment in. 

-building businesses are among those helped, replacing jobs lost in the coal industry 

and penalties remained in 
place for 30 years. Carrots in 

to advocate on behalf of the 1960s included subsidies 


Regional policy in England 

to labour movement, for ex- 
ample the operation of the 

comparable to the Scottish for Devon and Cornwall was 
Development Agency. This hinted at 

would be a positive and 
radical initiative aimed at 
achieving a more effective 

. What Mr .Tebbit did not 
vouchsafe was bow much new 
public .money such English 

has generally avoided giving Selective Employment Tax. 
regional bodies much power Sticks were applied to office 
or much executive capacity, location. In the 1980s the 
Lack of either characterized penalties on movement have 
the regional economic plan- gone, 
ning councils established by The carrots primarily are 
Harold Wilson in the 1960s. the regional development 
Regional economic policy has, grants. These subsidize capital 
for the most part, involved spending on plant and equip- 
departraents of central gov- mem in the designated devel- 
emment dispensing cash and opmeni areas (as redefined by 

_ * .1 - |1. * m.1 _ / 

regional policy, a task of the .: regional agencies might have 
utmost importance." to spend nor bow their work 

One former Secretary . of; might interact with the pletho- 
State perhaps does not makea ■ ra of geographically specific 
trend. But Mr Brittan's en- policies already mounted by 

advice at arm's length. 
Regional government, has 

Mr Tebbit in - November 
1984). Economic activities 

dorsement of the Scottish 
Development Agency and re- 
vived regional pofcty came 
soon after Norman Tebbit, a 

government. . 

It was none the less a sign of 
the times. It had, after all, 
been Mr Tebbit who in De- 

Some local councils have shown they 
are adept at playing the grants game 

always been weak. Alone qualifying for grants used to 
among the departments, Envi- be for manufacturing alone. 

fellow former Secretary of cember 1983 produced a 
State for Trade and Industry, Trade Department White Pa- 

let it be known (Mr Tebbit is 
no slouch when it comes to 
briefing) that English regional 
agencies could well appear on 
the Conservative Party’s man- 
ifesto for the next election. 

per trimming eligibility fin- 
regional assistance, redrawing 
the map of assisted 'areas and 
anting outlays on grants. 

“The economic case for 
regional industrial policy to- 

ronment, and Trade and In- 
dustry, have senior officials 
based outside London. 

but now are also available for 
service industries. 

But regional policy has al- 

ways been a misnomer A 
University geographer, calls better disti nctioi] * between 

post-war regional economic 
policy “carrot and stick". 

policies Wind to the geograph- 

The political benefits of day is not clear-cut,” Mr 
revived economic regionalism Tebbrt said at the time, “and 
— or rather, the costs of the economic costs of such 
inattention to economic de- policies must be set against the 

K-iinTUSS. tZinZrJ Seal incidence of public expen- 

diture and lio* which aim 
the carrot varied a good deal ...lij. 

« ma .ha „„ ^ public money at specific areas 

dine and unemployment in 
England — were being illus- 
trated almost as Mr Brittan 

The countdown to the clo- 
sure of the Geevor tin mine at 
Pendeen, Cornwall, had al- 
ready begun. On June 2 the 


- The remark was interpreted 
by some as evidence that Mr 
Tebbit had been defeated in 
Cabinet in pressing for a root 
-and branch approach to re-' 
gjonal industrial assistance, in 
which the “soda! case” for a 

as did the size of the stick and 
the strength with which it was 
wielded". The donkeys to be 
moved were industrial firms. 

— whether or not they are 

Naturally, money spent on 

The 1945 Distribution of . category, such as 

Industry Act, for example, shipbuilding support or de- 

prpvided carrots in the shape 
of government advance de- 

fence. may come to take on a 
“regional" pattern. Examples 

tones in designated develop- ^expenditure in the second 

mine closed, with the loss of policy of trying to reduce 
390 jobs. The “Tin Coast" regional imbalances ip em- 

between Land's End and St 
Ives would soon have no 

pioyment is acknowledged. 
Mr Tebbit’s hints about 

ment areas- together with category are rate support gram 
grants and loans. The 1947 JttJJwiJons .and allocations 
system of industrial develop- 10 mner nlj es or areas, 
ment certificates brought a The distinction convention- 
stick: all industrial projects ally made between economic 
larger than 5,000 square feet and social objectives does not 
had to be sanctioned. always apply. The large vol- 

Scotland, as a general location, youve already looked at It’s always 
one of the first that comes to mind. 

But does any specific location, here recommend itself dearly? 

and remove yourself westwards for 15 minutes. 

^bure in Uvingston, in beautiful rolling countryside. 

%u’re on the M8 Motorway, 30 minutes from Glasgow’s Airport 
and 10 from Edinburgh's. 

Youve got a choice of fully serviced industrial estates - induding a 
hi-technology park-and a wide variety of available factories and offices. 

Youve got neigbboiirs. Over 250 of them. Burroughs, Burr-Brown, 
Johnson & Johnson, Ferranti, NEC- to name just a few who are 
expanding vigorously. . 

Youve got specially dose research links with Edi n burgh University, 
theWolfson Mi^elecironics Institute and Heriot Witfs Computer 
Applications Services. .*:. 

\r » '/ tS 1 , A . . . 1b: James Pollock. Commercial Director, Livingston 

lOUVe gOt development xVrea - status. Development Corporation, Itest Lothian EH54 6QA. 

Investment grants of up to 35°/o, rent-free ProvethatLjWTigstonistheiTOSttogtt^ocationforn'iy I 

periods of at least 2 years, plus European 

Community assistance. Na™ 

And youve got us. ' ^ aton - ; 

A Development Corporation that can 

put together a detailed personalized prospec- i 

tus onLivingston for your particular company. -v# — ■ — 

In hours if you push the ABRj | T 4 

panic button. ' -Wm ' &5AKI IT IN 

Gould anything oe clearer' j \ 

or more specffic than that? . . i most logical joezmon. * 

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for example, the new towns 
(an investment estimated by 
the Commission for the new 
towns at £3.7 billion in En- 
gland over 35 years) has 
simultaneously had economic 
and social purposes. 

Victor Hausner and Profes- 
sor Brian Robson, summariz- 
ing the results of a large-scale 
survey by the Economic and 
Social Research Council of 
inner cities, concluded: 
“Many policies have unin- 
tended spatial consequences 
which often work against the 
explicit aims of spatial urban 

“Bristol provides the most 
dramatic example of the unin- 
tended impact of government 
spending in sectors such as 
defence and health. The area 
has benefited strongly from 
procurement policy for de- 
fence in the aerospace indus- 
try which is the main motor of 
the local economy ” 

During the 1980s cities, 
zones and sectors of cities 
became a focus for new gov- 
ernment programmes intend- 
ed to generate or sustain 
investment and economic 

The Department of the 
Environment, though ostensi- 
bly responsible for the physi- 
cal condition of urban areas, 
in effect took responsibility 
for their social and economic 
well-being. The advent of 
Michael Heseltine as Secre- 
tary of State for the Environ- . 
ment in 1979 made this 
explicit: the Urban Pro- 
gramme was redefined as an 
economic programme and the 
stimulation of economic en- 
terprise, for example, through 
the Enterprise Zones was mar- 

ried with the department's 
responsibilities for land recla- 
mation and urban renewal 
Confusion was sown. 

Hausner and Robson argue 
in Changing Cities (Economic 
and Social Research Council ! 
£2) that there is inconsistency : 
between the aims of Environ- 1 
ment Department policies to 
support cities, and those of the 
Department of Trade and 
Industry which arc designed 
to sustain regions regardless of 
whether or not investment is 
channelled into cities per se. 
“A study of government pro- 
grammes in the West Mid- 
lands showed * lack of 
coordination between the two 
departments, and between 
both and the Manpower Ser- 
vices. Commission with its 
responsibilities for skill 

They maintain that the 
distribution of regional devel- 
opment grants has heavily 
favoured the outer areas of 
cities. The new towns, espe- 
cially in the North-West, have 
likewise been accused of suck- 
ing population and invest- 
ment from the inner areas of 
such cities as Liverpool Sev- 
eral of the enterprise zones 
have, according to prelimi- 
nary surveys, succeeded only 
in transferring employment 
from one pan of a region to 
another by encouraging firms 
to shift in pursuit of tax reliefs. 

Britain's decision to join the 
European Economic Commu- 
nity added further complexity 
to regional economic policy. 
Membership itself affected, 
for example, the attractiveness 
oflocation within the UK for 
foreign enterprises. 

It also altered the position 
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Jobs for thousands 
after steel closures 

The “opportunity areas" la- 
belled by BSC (Industry) read 
like a gazeteer of the first 
industrial revolution, when 
commercial smelting grew up 
on the coalfields of South 
Wales, Lanarkshire, Dor ham 
and Yorkshire. For Britain the 
revolution is conclusively end- 
ed: either balk steel is no 
longer made, or it is hi plants 
thousands of miles from where 
the ironmasters set op shop 
and the steelmen followed. 

BSC (Industry) has the job 
of mopping up the remnants of 
the industrial revolution. Es- 
tablished II years ago, when 
the “rationalization" of the 
British Steel Corporation had 
become inevitable, the subsid- 
iary claims to have created 
30,000 jobs in areas affected 
by closures. 

Its package of help includes 
sites and workshops, factories 
and offices, loans and advice — 
not least about how to tap into 
the various pots of money 
available for business io the 
steel closure areas. Scun- 
thorpe, Rotherham and Dud- 
ley a!) have enterprise zones; 
BSC (Industry) local teams 
promise introductions and dis- 
cussion with relevant officials 
and money managers. 

The company has pioneered 
the conversion of redundant 
btrildiiigs into small work- 
shops. Two people who wait 
into partnership in such a 
workshop, with 1,500 square 
feet, needed £64)00 for plant 
and working capital. They 
found a third themselves, a 

third came from a bank and 
BSC (Industry) lent the rest. 

BSC (Industry) now has a 
junior cousin in such work. 
NCB Enterprise was launched 
in spring last year with £5 
million from the National Coal 
Board (now British Coal) to 
create tong-term job opportu- 
nities in the coalfields. Merrik 
Span ton, the chairman, says 
the aim is to replace all mining 
jobs lost daring the present 
restructuring “over a reason- 
able period . 

Like BSC (Industry) the 
NCB offshoot is trying to work 
closely with enterprise agen- 
cies, organizations which have 
flowered in recent years to 
bring together in a local forum 
councils, banks, and private 

NCB Enterprise has ex- 
panded quickly. The Energy 
Secretary, Peter Walker, ap- 
proved an increase in its 
provision to £20 million last 
July, and its executives are 
certainly bullish. They say 
that in its first full year of 
operation it has supported 
about 430 projects, which are 
expected to create 5,400 jobs. 

In the North-East the com- 
pany has made loans to com- 
panies in heavy engineering, 
frozen foods and computer 
software. Elsewhere it has 
helped set np starter work- 
shops: the Rotherham Enter- 
prise Agency workshop at 
Wath upon Dearne received a 
grant from it, and has let aO its 



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ft is difficult 10 travel far in 
Scotland south of the High- 
land line without sighting the 
distinctive blue logo of a 
ubiquitous factory-builder, 
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sor and general refurbisher of 
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ratism from Harold Wilson 
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blessed by Conservatives; here 
is a holdover from the profli- 
gate 1970s that has Norman 
Tebbit's approval. The recent 
Scottish Conservative Party 
conference heard ringing de- 
nunciations of high taxation 
and state interference; but 
references by the Secretary of 
State. Malcolm Rifkind. to the 
agency's positive contribution 
to the regeneration of Scotland 
brought applause. 

The agency is now being 
held up as a model. Spokes- 
men for the North and North- 

West and other depressed 
English regions have long 
complained of the agency's 
potency in promoting Scot- 
land and attracting inward 
investment. Now, it seems, 
the Government is thinking of 

Springboard for 
Glasgow's rebirth 

building regional develop- 
ment agencies on the same 
lines for them. 

The Scottish Development 
Agency, needless to say, is 
extremely good at public rela- 
tions. It is also the creature of 
a Scottish political set-up that 
by the very nature of die 
Scottish Office and the Cabi- 
net position of the Secretary of 
State for Scotland, cannot be 
replicated south of the border. 

It was established in 1975, 
endowed by the then Labour 
Secretary of State. William 
Ross, with a directly interven- 

tionist role in industry, ft was 
to stop businesses closing and 
support lame ducks. In feci, 
the agency's role was ambigu- 
ous. As wed as industrial 
support, it became involved in 
urban renewal in Glasgow as 

Even alter the Thatcher 
Government reduced its ca- 
pacity to take equity shares in 
industry the agency still has a 
confusing variety of purposes, 
from sectoral economic ana- 
lyst to dockside developer, 
from Scotland's American 
public relations agent to prop- 
erty speculator and promoter 
of onshore trusts. It has an 
urban focus because economic 
development in the rural 
north of Scotland is the re- 
sponsibility of a separate and 
older agency of government, 
the Highlands and Islands 
Development Board. 

The agency’s reputation 
rests, in some measure, on its 
work in “turning round" 


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Oydeside. ft has participated 
in foe £305 million Glasgow 
Eastern Area Renewal, the 
success of which has been a 
springboard for Glasgow's re- 
naissance. The agency has a 
share in the continuing regen- 
eration of Glasgow's shopping 
area in Buchanan Street, the 
refurbishment of Anderslon 
on the Clyde and what, by 
comparison with other enter- 
prise zones, is the success of 
the Clydesbank zone. 

Another string to the bow is 
"Silicon Glen", the belt of 
investment in the Strathclyde, 
Central, Fife and Lothian 
regions in high tech industry. 
Electronics now employs 
40.000 people in Scotland in 
300 companies. By no means 
all the investment that pro- 
duced this new sector is recent 
'-companies such as IBM and 
Burroughs have been in Scot- 
land since the 1950s. But 
Scotland is now said to have 
Europe's highest concentra- 
tion of wafer fabrication and 
few of the major manufactur- 
ers of computers and semicon- 
ductors are not represented on 
the Scottish roster. 

Alastair Macpherson, head 
of the agency's electronics 
division, has said the semi- 
conductor industry came to 
Scotland because it could get 
the level of skill i! required as 
; well as support facilities, and 
| access to the European market 
j from within EEC tariff 
I harriers. 

But the agency has now set 
itself the task of encouraging 
spill-over from assembly work 
in electronics to product de- 
velopment Great hopes rest 
on Wang Laboratories' $55 
million office automation 
plant at Stirling University 
which might demonstrate how 
inward investment can be 
married with Scottish applied 

Through the Locate in Scot- 
land campaign, run jointly 
with the Scottish Office, which 
administers grants to industry, 
the agency has raised 
Scotland's promotional pro- 
file. Scotland has its own 
offices in San Francisco, Chi- 
cago, Houston and New York; 
and Scottish MPs rebuffed the 
T reasury's efforts to amalgam- 
ate them with UK-wide pro- 
motional activities in the 
United States. The agency 
reported some £1.2 billion in 
inward foreign investment in 
Scotland between 1981-82 and 
1984-85. together with the 
creation of 19,000 jobs. 

Yet in the agency and in its 

Dr George Mathewson, Scottish Development Agency chief 
executive, and Alastair Macpherson, electronics head 

junior relative, the Welsh 
Development Agency, the em- 
phasis is moving away from 
competition for the limited 
pool of mobile foreign capital 
towards stimulating indige- 
nous sources of economic 
enterprise. Edward Cunning- 
ham, the agency’s planning 
director, has referred to its 
role in making the Scottish 
economy "dynamic and vitaT 
by, for example, mobilizing 
venture capital for local 

This is territory the Welsh 
Development Agency, formed 
in 1976 with similar ambi- 
tions. has recently staked out 
for itself. In April the Cardiff 
Consortium was launched as 
"a one-slop shop for entrepre- 
neurs in need of. equity 
finance", in the words of 
David Waterslone, the Welsh 

Edinburgh’s wealth 
offers benefits - 

Development Agency's chief 

The Cardiff '■ Consortium 
finks the agency's funds with 
money from such Q'ty funds 
as Charterhouse Japhet and 
Citicorp Venture Capital to 
provide, within a Welsh enve- 
lope. backing for risk-takers. 

Whether Cardiff has tradi- 
tionally been deprived of risk 
capital sources is disputed by 
some, but the new scheme will 
try to marry the availability of 
finance with the agency’s 
package of supports for 
fledgeling business — its busi- 
ness development unit spe- 
cializes in management and 
technical advice to smaller 
firms and, like the Scottish 
agency, it is a large-scale 
industrial landlord with a 
variety of premises and sites. 

Investment in Scotland has 
always benefited by contrast 
with Wales, from the wealth 
and sophistication of Edin- 
burgh as a centre for financial 

services. The problem, is hot 
shortage of capita! but secur- 
ing the fruits for Scottish 
benefit The Scottish agency 
recently bad a hand in launch- 
iriga new investment trust the 
Scottish American Venture 
Enterprise (SAVE); the agency 
will act as fund manager 
rather than equity participant 

Dr George Mathewson, the 
agency's chief executive said: 
"SAVE is designed to tap the 
flow of funds from Scottish 
and other UK investment 
institutions into the tradition- 
al United States securities 
market and channel these 
through the highly developed 
venture capital sector in 
promising high technology 
companies which, in time, are 
likely to consider- a European 
manufacturing or support 

The agency, in other words, 
thinks ambitiously. It is al- 
lowed to do so because of the 
nature of Edinburgh and Glas- 
gow politics. The Secretary of 
State has considerable autono- 
my. Some people have talked 
of "Keynesianism north of the 
border" in recent years. Thisis 
probably stretching a point ft 
is true; however, that George 
Younger and now Mr Rifkind 
can use the powers of their 
office and its agencies in a i 
more dirigisie and active way | 
than might be thought proper : 
in England. 

Behind the agency stands a 
politician able, in principle, to 
co-ordinate the various arms 
of government in a region, 
which is, of course, also a 
nation, and able, too, on 
occasion to bang the Cabinet 
table, as Mr Younger is 
thought, to have done, to 
secure an objective of regional 
policy such as keeping 
Ravenscraig steelworks open. 
Because no English region 
would have a similar ministe- 
rial presence, the agency mod- 
el is of only limited use for 
lhem~ - - 

of hope 

Continued from previous page 
of the regions in relation to the 

Community-wide market: the 
peripheral areasareeven more 
peripheral on the European 
scale. On the positive side, 
UK regions stand to benefit 
from European regional 
policy. . . 

The main vehicle for this is 
tbe ERDF, the Community's 
regional development fund. 
Member states submit appli- 
cations to the fund, the total 
cost of which is shared be- 
tween them, ft isa moot point 
whether any specific pant is 
“new" money for the country 
but individual regions may 
secure a net benefit Scotland, 
for example, has been award- 
ed about £600 million from 
the fund since 1 975; such local 
authorities as Strathclyde re- 
gional council. . which has a 
lobbvtst in Bnissels, have 
shown themselves adept at 
playing the grants game. 

For the Scottish and Welsh 
Development Agencies, tbe 
new town corporations, local 
authorities, the Department of 
Trade, the promoters of the 
enterprise zones, BSC (Indus- 
try) and the rest "the game" 
has imtil recently been pri- 
marily one of working to 
attract non-local capital to 
produce local jobs. 

A consequence, in the 
North, Scotland and Ulster, 

has been to reinforce structur- 
al tendencies increasing the 
proportion of employment 
provided (in manufacturing) 
bv foreign firms and decreas- 
ing still further the regional 
distribution of corporate 

In the 19SQs the decline of 
manufacturing and shrinkage 
in the pool of mobile capital 
investment in many sectors 
has led to a change in attitude. 

One of the decade's buzz 
words is “enterprise". 

The regional agencies are 
trying to promote local entre- 
preneurship and the creation 
of small business as actively as 
they. stiH. seek inward invest- 
ment. Tbe university-linked 
science park has become a 
symbol of attempts to gener- 
ate economic activity from 
indigenous sources. 

Having gone through its 
hour of trial at the hands of Sir 
Keith Joseph. Mr Tebbit and 
then Mr Britnrn, regional poli- 
cy still occupies considerable 
space in the Department of 
Trade's budgeting, even 
though holding only half the 
value in cash terms this year 
that it had tn 1980-81. 

But since the (986 public 
expenditure White Paper was 
published, Geevor has closed 
and the price of North Sea oil 
has fallen and British ship- 
building has shed thousands 
of workers. In the words of Mr 
Brinan it is "our right and our 
duty to ask again whether wc 
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When it comes to criticism of 
capitalism for feiliflglhe re- 
gions, the trenchant- voices 
have, at least in. recent years, 
been on the right rather than 
the left of polibcsu . 

“Decisions taken in the 
boardrooms of the City of 
London need late no account 
of the profound, sometimes 
devastating impact on. a local 
cbrhmuniiy. Many ofthe Dew- 
style' industrial .and commer- 
cial landlords are absentees. 
Those taking the big decisions 
rarely live in the local commu- 
nity. Few have a sense of 
responsibility for the commu- 
nity in whose area they take 
operational decisions-” ■ 

The words corae from Mi- 
chael Heseltine, erstwhile 
minister for Merseyside. As he 
wrote in a .celebrated memo to 
the Prime Minister after the 
Toxlelh riots in 1981, “it took 
a riot” to awaken London 

S jliticians to the decay of 
ritain's urban centres, but 
once .awakened, there was 
much that could be done. 

Mr Heseftine's tenure at the 
Department of the Environ- 
ment from. 1979 to 1983 saw 
the department’s “regional”' 
and economic responsibilities 
enhanced- 1 ’ to the point where 
it was in direct competition 
with Department ofTrade and 
Industry as the ministry sym- 
bolically responsible for the 
regional economies. In the 
aftermath of the. riots new 
initiatives : streamed out of 
Department of the Environ- 

ment in profusion to add to 
existing novelties such as the 
docklands development’ cor- 
; potations and the enterprise 
zones.. V . ' 

Mr Heseltine, like many 
. visitors to the United States, 
relumed impressed by the co- 
operation between public and 
private sectors that had regen- 
erated downtown areas in 
Baltimore and Boston: - 

The resulting policy mnova- 
1 tion was the Urban Develop- 
ment Action Grant Special 
grants were needed, in Mr 
■ Heseltine's words, “to encour- 
age imaginative projects to 
come forward".. 

But Urban ‘ Development 
Grants, as the British variant 
was known, required co-oper- . 
ation between private sector 
and local authority and be- 
tween town hall and White- 
hall. . Events in Liverpool 
demonstrate how difficult this 
can be. A recent strand , of 
thinVtno among civil servants 
and ministers has favoured 
more directly interventionist 
programmes, with central gov- 
ernment . itself adjudicating 
business schemes. 

With some fanfare the Gov- 
ernment two years ago un- 
veiled new City Action Teams 
in live inner areas, including 
Liverpool, Manchester and 
Newcastle upon Tyne. Thor 
aim nos better targetting of 
available pockets of govern- 
ment money — training grants 
from the Department of Em- 
ployment money to refurbish 

older buildings from English 
Heritage. Department of 
Trade and Industry advice 
and support for business, the 
Youth Training Scheme run 
by the Manpower Services 
Commission, derelict land 
grants and so on. 

But even these teams are 
regarded by some as too weak 
an agent of government pur- 
pose. Only last week a study 
commissioned by local au- 
thorities in Cleveland from 
Graham Moss Associates ar- 
gued for an urban develop- 
■ ment corporation to tackle the 
eotXniy's problems of road 
construction, land reclama- 
tion and investment 

Not all analysts of urban 
decline • think more govern- 
ment is the right answer. On. 
behalf of the National Council 
of Building Materials Produc- 
ers. Harry Cowie surveyed the 
American scene and conclud- 
ed that freedom from restric- 
tions was needed in 
downtown areas to promote 
comprehensive redevelop- 
ment This chimes with recent 
White Papers published by 
Lord Young. Secretary of 
State for Employment whose 
theme is “lifting the burden” 
of regulation from businesses. 

His criticisms identify town 
and country planning law, 
barriers to physical develop- 
ment of buddings and sites, 
restrictions on employment 
for the sake of sex equality, 
protections for workers. 


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Regional policy is multiform. Hereis a partial 
list of government agencies and departments 
with a role in assisting economic develop- 
ment in the regions. 

English Regional Development Organiza- 
tions, supported by the Department ofTrade 
and Industry, local authorities and business 
to attract industry, especially from overseas. . 
English Industrial Estates Corpor ati on, to 
provide, industrial and commercial premises 
in parts of England where regional policy 
encourages basinesreo set up or relocate. The 
corporation is obliged to achieve a set rate of 
return on lettings. 

British Tmnist Authority: Can make grants 
under the 1 969 Development of Tourism Act 
to encourage visitors to visit places other than 

Local Enterprise Agencies; to promote indus- 
try and commerce with; special reference to 
small firms. Central government pays a small 
grant to them selectively. ....... 

Cooperative pevetopment Agency: Receives a 
grant in aid to promote co-operative 

- Small Firms Loan Guarantee Scheme: Under 
the * Department of ' Employment's ' aegis 

. guarantees certain loans to small firms. 
Employment Transfer Scheme: Helps em- 
ployers by paying for unemployed people to 

• move to jobs when they would not otherwise 
do so. 

Development Commission: Promotes ' the 
economic and social development of English 
rural areas by, for example, building factories 
and workshops. The commission's agency for 
helping small firms, the Council for Small 
Industries in Rural Areas, provides a pro- 
gramme of advice and financial assistance. 

- Northern Ireland Indnstrial Development 
Board, a general programme of assistance to 
develop business m Ulster. The Local 
Enterprise . Development, Unit promotes 
small business. ." 

. Highlands and Islands Development Board, 
to assist industry, agriculture, fisheries and 
tourists, to build factories and undertake 
development projects in the north of 

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“What will happen to support 
for industry?" Some kind of 
victory for socialism was rep- 
resented by the very feet, that 
that question was put in the 
pamphlet brought out last year 
by the Department of the 
Environment to explain what 
would happen after the aboli- 
tion of the Greater London 
and the metropolitan 

For years councils have had 
powers to promote their areas 
and support industry. But it 
was the “new municipal left” 
that came to power in the early 
1980s that brought into local 
government a new, purposive 
set of ideas about how the 
municipal machine could be 
used to restructure local econ- 

It is often forgotten that the 
attempt to cut London's feres 
that brought Ken Livingstone 
and colleagues before the 
courts was the central element 
in' an economic strategy for 
the capital carefully worked 
out before the Labour left took 
control of the GLC in 1981. 

That strategy was for La- 
bour local authorities not 
merely to promote economic 
development (by building fac- 
tories or making loans or 
singing the local area's praises 
in newspaper advertisements). 

It was for the council also to 
take an equity stake in compa- 
nies and to act as an entrepre- 
neur and financier. 
Councillors and officials had 
realized that sections 137 and 
143 of the 1972 Local Govern- 
ment Act empowered them to 
assist economic enterprise in 
various ways; and in the 1980s 
the GLC, the West Midlands 
and other metropolitan coun- 
ties .discovered that their eco- 
nomic role could be expanded 

Pressing forward: Clothing manufacturers EJL 
Hammers! ey, a West Midlands Enterprise Board success 
by, for example, channelling West Midlands economy will 

pension and loan funds into 
investment projects. 

The West Midlands Enter- 
prise Board is one of the most 
successful examples of the 
new breed. Its leading light is a 
Birmi ngham Labour council- 
lor, Geoff Edge. The analysis 
begins with the striking 
growth in unemployment in 
the West Midlands — from 6 
per cent in 1979 to more than 
15 peT cent in 1985 — job 
losses and the decline in staple 

The West Midlands has 
become unattractive to insti- 
tutional investors. Its stock of 
capital equipment is becom- 
ing antiquated. Government 
support has not been forth- 
coming for a region still not 
recognized as depressed on the 
official indices. Apprentice- 
ship schemes have shut down 
mid the workforce is losing its 
traditional skills. * 

“Problems of this magni- 
tude cannot be dismissed as a 
temporary feature of 
recession,” Mr Edge said to 
the board's directors in Janu- 
ary. “The regeneration of the 

involve investment geared to 
maximize the potential of the 
area's resources.” 

The board's task is seen as 
the provision of long-term risk 
capital wbteh financial institu- 
tions are unwilling to provide. 

The companies supported 
by the board include Tangye, 
of Greet, which makes ma- 
chine tools, and Hi-ton, of 
Selly Oak, manufacturer of 
gears. The West Midlands 
Enterprise Board wants to 
revive traditional industry, 
rather than foment a shift into 1 
the service sector. 

Is it socialism? The West 
Midlands Enterprise Board 
bears a striking resemblance 
in miniature to the National 
Enterprise Board established 
by the last Labour govern- 
ment and wound up under 
Mrs Thatcher. Yet the appar- 
ently successful launch in 
1985 of the West Midlands 
Regional Unit Trust by the 
board in co-operation with 
Lazard Brothers as a mecha- 
nism for commercial invest- 
ment indicates at least 

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If you’re planning to develop your business you 
need look no further than Corby. 

Corby is a Development Area so your business 
gets the help of Development Area benefits. For 
most companies this means the better deal for ^ 
them of either 15% grants on plant, machinery m 
and equipment or £3000 per job created. There ] 
is also selective assistance for some job creating 

Corby is also a Steel Opportunity Area, and 

this means even more incentives. 

Corby is England's first Enterprise Zone. There are 
factories off the peg, from 500 sq.ft, to 50,000 sq.ft., some 
of which are rates free until 1991. You can also choose — ^ 
from offices, warehouses, and high tech buildings. 

Corby has EEC aid for small businesses. Jr 

£lm is now available to aid efficiency. 

Above all, Corby is right in the heart of England. k 

'Within 80 miles of London. 50 miles from f 

Birmingham. Strategically placed for any business M 
that needs fast, inexpensive, easy access to the big^-pj^^ 
South East and Midland population centres. 

However far you look, you will find that, 

as a total .package for the success of ^ 

your business, nowhere else comes 

within miles of Corby. 


Does the area 
youte considering 
have an available, 

skilled workforce 
with an enviable 
good labour record? 


Will you be eligible for the 
maximum available Capital Grant, 
or £3,000 per job, and/or reduced 
rents up to 3 years on one of the 
largest ranges of premises in 
the country? 



Are you moving into the heart of the 
country^ communications network. . 
with major road. rail, air and 
sea links, and with 15 million 
consumers and half of the < 

UK's industry within an 
hours drive? 


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I n today's fiercely competitive recruit- 
ment business client loyalty cannot be 
bought, it has to be earned. 

At Senior Secretaries, our list of clients 
has endured over the years to become a 
byword for continuity in a business marked 
by change and shifting relationships. 

Well over three quarters of our current 
assignments come from clients who have 
already used Senior Secretaries or Have 
been recommended to do so by existing 

We must be doing something right! 

iWe're on our third PR agency hut our vows 
to Senior Secretaries are sacred.^ 

SW SeniorW 
r Vro Secretaries 


£12,000 Nag, W1 

Newly established enthu- 
siastic expanding team 
requires a bright ambi- 
tious career oriented self- 
starter to assist in die 
development of a financial 
company. You will be 
responsible for an office 
management and a mini- 
mum 'of secretarial work. 
There wifi be a junior sec- 
retary to assist you. Skins 
100/60. Word Processing 
essential. Age 20's. 

01-499 0092 



Package c. £14,000 

Do you have the savaire fadre and Mttativa to assist thn senior paruwr of 

a presUg io ws s toc hty (A u ng Ann based In EC27 Your role as PA/Sw stao 1 
ml require a high degree ot discretion aid tact to fiafss effectively with 
■aai n ati onal clients and to organise his (Averse social comminnants. 
State oi 100/60 end experience ot word q ffy 

processing are essential. Age 24-35. SdUOT®? 



The Managing Director ora large and expanding advertisfrig and design 
consultancy fcs In need of a calming influence. As In most creative 
environments, the pace Is hectic, the Sparta fly and Hie air sometimes 
can be Hub. TWs is a young and relaxed company who essentially need 
soRd shorthand, typing andadnUnistratlvesknsttiai are exerdsea ImeK- 




Yob are reading tins page and 
wondering wtetfer yo ur qtafifica- 
pons match the Senior Secretaries 
praHe. H you bays good seo^rai 
sfcdis, enthusiasm and a willing- 
ness to loam m order to develop 
vour mam abfioes, yoo already 
have the qualities required. Yon 

opportunity and {*»!»»<** 
wards carl be better. Wa look 
forward to meeti ng you to discuss 
your career progressed. 

ranted p* YwWfcf »i 
West End 01-489 0092 

KmgMMMge 01-S89 4422 



Become a re/njxwry secretary vwth 
us and ate a pemanefl sap aft) 
the best oi bolb wtrtis. 

West Encfc 01-489 0092 
CStie 01-606 1611 . 

KRgrfdaCfdMc 01-5BB 4422 

Key to 
the City 

c £12,000 package 

The Corporate finance department of our 
client, a mayor City merchant bank, is 
tookingfora PA aged 26-30, who Is happy 
to worti as one of a team advising on 
takeovers and mergers me key area of this 
thriving organisation. 

Ybur day will include organising travel and 
meetings and dealing with clients effectively 
on the telephone. The hours may be long 
and the level of commitment high; the 
successful applicant will be a flexible 

Individual who can cope with pressure and 

wants to become part of the t»y revolution, 
where rewards are high and career 
prospects are good. 

Initial salary will be c£lZ000. including 
(mmetiiste mortgage subsidy and skills 
required are 9060 with WP experience. 

Please telephone 01-439 6477 

MID 20’s+ 


Join thi« fas t, ex panding writing but infor- 
mal company in Covent Garden. As 
secretary to 3 people you will have the 
‘buzz’ of the business getting extroverts 
together with the figures from the Finan- 
cial Director. Age 25+. 



Audio, not shorthand requested as PA to 
the Chairman of a large firm of Wl 
Managment Consultants.* A* level educa- 
tion required. Age 26-35. 



You wtt form an Integral part of this 
( 0(7 person team, maintaining good 
cflent relations In person and on the 
telephone. If you are an efficient, 
personable and presentable secre- 
tary with good typing (inffiafiy the 
load will be heavy!) and W.P„ our 
dents would like Id meet you 

Enjoy a busy workload as secretary to the 
Senior Partner of a major firm of Mayfair 
Estate Agents. He has outside interests 
and requires shorthand, some audio + WP 



You will run the small office of an invest- 
ment company as well as providing 
secretarial back-up to the 2 Directors. 90+ 
shorthand and basic bookkeeping 

City 3778600 West End 4397001 

Secretaries Plus 


Elizabeth Hunt 



Join this large and very prestigious merchant bank 
as secretary to their personnel manager. A great 
opportunity to team all areas of recruitment and 
handle your own areas of responsibility. Benefits 
Indude a free lunch and mortgage subsidy. 100/60 
skits and WP experience needed. 



Just a year's experience behind you? Join this very 
famous Chy based company es secretary to thee 
marketing team. You should enjoy a hectic, busy 
a tmo s phere as you Boise whh the metfia and hanefie 
your own adm in i s t ra tive projects. 80/56 skSs 


23 College HI London EC4 01-240 £>51 


Tory MP with a variety of business inter- 
ests needs an experienced sec/PA to get 
involved with all aspects of his business 
and Parliamentary work. 

The successful applicant will have good 
shorthand, integrity, confidence and a 
sympathetic nature to deal with his con- 
stituents, Parliamentary colleagues and 
business associates. Interested? then call 
us now on 01-499 6566. 





This is a key position for a professional and experi- 
enced PA to join the MD of a prestigious, 
international PR Corporation where total involve- 
ment is assured. 

This high powered environment will require 
commitments, excellent organisational abilities, 
sound secretarial skills, and fluent French as well 
as the desire to succeed in a challenging world. 
Contact Melanie Laing. 

I OI 631 B4inec Cons* 

Price -Jamieson 

ADMIN SEC/PA c£ 10,500 

The Chairman's Executive Suite is the heart of Fleet Street. 
An exciting, varied sometimes hectic position is o Bored to a 
lop person who wiD possess good communication and 
admin skills with excellent SH/ivpiire amt WP e x perie n ce 
Meuse call or semi O' fa." 

Roy Stockton 01 724 8466 
Stockton Associates, 

29 Glasshouse St, Wl (rec cons) 

PA £12,000. 

High profile ftamottons Company wishes to recruit an 
outstanding PA for their Chairman. It Is envfeapd that 
»ou will have worked previously at this level, and there- 
fore possess the necessary panache to handle their top 
level clients and cope diplomatically with a high volume of 
vaned work. 

Please Telephone 01 631 4978 
DeMaln Consultants Ltd. 

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We are currently handling three va- 
cancies for Personnel Secretaries/ 
administrators in the fields of pub- 
lishing. property and investment. 
You vtH need some relevant expe# 
ence, maturity to deal with 
problems and enquiries, and sklls of 
90/60/WP. AH three present chal- 
lenging opportunities for career 



We are a national firm of chartered accountants with over 400 staff in 
our London office. We need a Senior Secretary to assist one of our 

The requirements are: 

* Age 23+ ’ 

* First-class skffis (shorthand is a must) 

* Good academic background 

* Proven organisational skills 

* Experience working at senior level 

In return we offer 

* Pleasant, modern offices near Liverpool Street station 

* 21 days’ holiday 

* LV’s, STL, pension scheme 

please write, with fid c.v„ to Khn West, Personnel Officer, Neville 
RusseR, 246 Bishopagate, London EC2M 4PB or telephone 01-377 
1000 for further i nf or ma tion. 

(No Agencies) 

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adaptability and enthusiasm with an 
ability to work under pressure are 
vital. A competative salary will be 
offered to the right person. 

Contact Georgia Smith on 
01 485 8528. 


Required for chairman's office of Interna- 
tional Engineering Company specialising in 
Overseas Projects in the Ceramics Industry. 

Must posess impeccable secretarial skills, be 
well presented and have a good telephone 
manner. WP experience an advantage. The 
successful applicant will be a member of a 
small but highly professional team and will 
enjoy the challenge of varied work in a fast- 
moving environment 

Excellent salary and benefits. Please write 
with foil C.V. and details of current salary to: 

Salgo Engineering (Interkiln) Ltd 
13/17 Long Lane 

13/17 Lo 
London E< 


The Senior Partner of this leading firm needs 
a professional Sec/PA to assist. You will 
be responsible for organising a very busy diary 
and liaising internationally. Aged 28-35. 
Speeds 110160. 

£11,000+ PR/PERSONNEL 

This international bank based in lovely West 
End offices needs a bright PA to assist one of 
their Senior Executives. The successful 
candidate will be well educated, a good 
communicator and willing to take on additional 
admin* dudes. Aged 28-35. Speeds 80/60 + WP. 

i mwm 

35 Bruton Place Wl. 01-4837789 



Tbe position art offering wiH fit vary ml! with a person who 
hrkL a few yrvra apt a PA eweuthnr position and. after ranine 
the family, nmla to gH back to proteasxmaJ activities. 

- To be perfectly fluent in EnR&gh. 

- Some knowledge of French. 

• Experience with Wonf-proceaeor. 

- Prior exposure lo Data base system on PC 

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE not to exceed .10 hours / week SAL- 
ARY emnoMnu b> e xp e ri en ce . 




Small, friendly International Law office in West End 
seeks graduate PA. with WJ>. experience, good tele- 
phone manner, numerate, well organised, self motivated 
and wilting to get involved in all aspects of the firm. 
Legal exp. not required - age 26 to 45. non smoker, 
sanuy £10.000 + negotiable plus med plan. 

Telephone 01-409 1903 
(no agencies) 

Well 1 i«y for pan time work 

in pr-v j. lypmg and shorthand 

rEQtweu .. ..on and spoken French. 

Writs with CV to ll Tregurrter Rd, London SW10 9LS or 

Telephone 01-373 7867 




Salary up to £9,732 inclusive 

This post offers an exciting opportunity for 
an experienced Personal Assistant to join one 
of Great Britain’s lending educational 

The Polytechnic is entering a new and stimu- 
lating phase in its development and therefore 
applicants for this senior post should possess 
initiative, drive, excellent secretarial and ad- 
ministrative skills with a willingness to both 
expand and develop the role as necessary. 
The ability to communicate well at all levels 
is essential and is confidentiality and a com- 
mitment to an extremely demanding career in 
higher education. 

Application forms and further details are 
available from the Personnel Depart- 
ment. South Bank Polytechnic, Borough 
Road, London SE1 OAA. Telephone 01- 
928 3512 (answering service 9.00am - 
6.00pm). Please quote Ref: ADM/40. 
Closing date: 4th July 1986. 

An Equal Opportunities Employer. 

South Bank 

I Polytechnic! 

Teaching for tomorrow 
in ttw heart of London 

Tasteful Temping . . . 

No hassles. No let-downs. Just plain, simple, 
high grade temping. Now with WP support. 

Wfe now offer privileged training across a wide 
range of WP systems. And continuous 
one-to-one support for our temps out on 
assignment. There is no charge, no obligation. 

If you have sound skills and experience, call 
today. Sue Cooke. The Wbrk Shop. 01-409 1232. 

fEKmumeni Consultants 


Required by the Royal Association for Disability and 
Rehabilitation to organise conferences and exhibitions 
both in and out of London. The appointee must be 
agood organiser with the ability to relate to people and 
their problems, posses a good telephone manner, 
clean driving licence and be able to type. Salary NJC 
scale (£7,551 -£10,014). 

Job description and application form available foom: 
The Office Manager, 

25 Mortimer Street, 

London WIN 8AB. 

RADAR is on equal opportunities employer. 

for Estate Agents 

Established Chelsea Estate Agents need a 
bright intelligent secretary for new depart- 
ment. First class typing, audio experience 
essential. Busy varied atmosphere. Lots of 
diem contact. Salary negotiable. 

Telephone 01-351 0821 


to Senior Partner 
Chartered Surveyors. 
Covent Garden. 

Circa. £11.000 
Write with CV to 
Miss Vince, 
Kemp & Hawley, 

13 Monmouth Street, 
London WC2H 9DA. 


Have VAT In mid July Eat 
SerfAM u partner leal] 
leaver ron&idnedl. 

Anita Chambers 
Roy Brooks 
Estate Agents 
359 Kings Rd, SW3 
Tel 01-352 0061 





Marsh and Parsons one of Londons leading 
estate agents require a negotiator with a 
proven track record and good knowledge of 
furnished rentals to join their busy and 
ex panding furnished department. The suc- 
cessful candidate will be hard working and 
capable, with a sense of humour and team 
spirit and be based in Symons Street Office 
Please contact Fiona Dunlop on 937 8760. 


Part Time 
Mature Typist 

! Required for busy prestigious co in Wl. The 
; ideal person wiB be mature, bright with good 
! organisational skills and helpful attitude 

| Typing not less than 45-60 wpm. 

Hours 9-4pm. 3 days per week (negotiable). 
This position would suit an older person wishing 
to return to the work scene after a spell away 
from the business world. 

Tel: Jacqui Lane, 439-7031. 

£8,000 PA 

Well organised young secretary wanted to 
work in the Royalty Department of major 
film and record co in W London. The suit- 
able applicant will be numerate, 
hardworking and flexible, preferably with 
computer experience. Suit secretary who 
has previously worked in accounts. Very 
busy and interesting position. Please con- 
tact Lydia France, Alfred Marks 
Recruitment Consultants, 215 Kensington 
High Street W8. Tei 01-937 3603. 


TO £10,500 pa 

Expansion within this exclusive property consul- 
tancy has created a superb opening for a PA who 
would truly welcome a developing role. Co-or- 
dinating all appointments, property visits, 
meetings and travel arrangements make up an 
extremely varied and foil day. Accurate audio 
skills (shorthand useful) are essentiaL Contact 
Ann Grover 

OI 631 1541'Rec Cons' 

Price Jameson 



EARNING £11,000 pa? 

An aqpanenced secretary wkfi WPsfcSB wtthki 0 m Cantina 
I0ng temporary loam can expect to rant In excess ot the 
above wMe entoying • variety of assignments in att areas of 
Lortcm. We esso nave a great demand tor shorthand, uxlo 
and copy tints. Please wtepbone- Brenda Stewart. 


01-4998070 J 



For Mayfair Estate Agents. Should be pleasant 
and experienced with audio and word process- 
ing ability. This is an important position with 
responsibility for a competent person. Age im- 
material. Salary c £9,000. 

Please call 01-499 2271 


High povered wrmary and personal mtstant required be Mut- 
ating Director. able 10 atr charge of smalt and lively office of 

aging Director, able u> take charge of smalt and lively office of 
U TO p e m and Investment Company In Chebea. Efficient - iccre- 
tanal ski lb essential pins the aknliiy to esr initiative. Ex ce llent 
salarj. Please telephone 01-352 6769 or write with full career 
death tog* 

Romulus Construction Ltd 

Lodge House, Scanfon Street. London SW3 SAJ. 



IN THE CITY to £10,500 

A chance lo shine, providing a nret class Sec- 
retarial and Administrative service to a 
firouo Partner and his team. Good phone 
manner and initiative are vital reqmreroems. 
Refi 551/24034 

along the ' 

STRAND! £10,000 

Very much a PA role, a “front person when 
important visitors are around and respM»rae 
for arranging the soci^l and bi^mcK life of 
Senior Management Refi 551/24003 

UP WEST! .e- £9,000 

Full secretarial position with Audio and wr 
(will cross train). An opportunity for a smart 
person with a sense pf hummir to baxxne 
involved in Public R el a tions . Refi 551/24013 

Lots of great TEMP assignments 
too— either short or long term to 
suit your needs— at the highest 
rates in town for skilled SEC- 
WPs. * 

19/23 Oxford St, Wl Teh 437 9030 
131/133 CanwmSt, EC4 Tefc 626 »15 
185 Victoria St, SWl Tet 828 
22 Wormwood St, EC2 Tefc 638 3846 

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c£9,000 NEG 

We are a large international Advertising 
Agency in Mayfoir and are looking for a first 
clam secretary to work for one of our Board 
Directors arid bis team on some of the 
agency’s major accounts. 

This varied and demanding position requires 
excellent secretarial skills, a sound educa- 
tional background, lots of common sense and 
the ability to liaise with both staff and clients 
at the highest level. 

If you are looking for more responsibility and 
would enjoy working in a friendly environ- 
ment with subsidised restaurant/wine bar and 
company shop please telephone Susa nna 
Jacobsen on 01-629 9496 


required for. Under Sccrmiy of Professional 
Association in London Wl. Fust class secre- 
tarial 'skills are essential, but equally important 
is the ability to organise a very busy depart- 
ment anil deal effectively with telephone 
enquiries from dentists, press and public. 
Organisation of and attendance at meetings 
will also be required. Salary to £9,400. 

Please send applications, including a foil 
curriculum vitai^. by Friday 20th June, to Miss 
D M Scarrott, Under Secretary, British Dental 
Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London 
W1M SAL. Telephone 01 935 0875. 



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Moor post State 100/70, WP. 


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m. AbnrMiB interesting post. StfRs 

nark coraUnad wttfi secretarial m wary 
tr Merchant Bank. State 100/65. Age 

430 1551/2653 


And two secretarial staff with friendly, 
hard-working Consultants in Westminster. 
Senior Partner seeks educated and experi- 
enced secretary PA. Legal and Wang 
experience helpful No shorthand. Top 
terms. Write with CAL to: 

William J Marshall & Partners 
35 Westminster Palace Gardens 
Artillery Row 
London SWiP 1RR 



with- private practice experience needed to 
work for busy consultant cardiologist and car- 
diac surgeon. Good shorthand typing, 
administrative and book keeping experience 
inquired. Salary £12*000 per annum. 

Pkase ring 01-935; 3922-for; details. 





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the rewards to match. 

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Salary £14,000 - £15,000 

We are a national firm of chartered accountants with over -400 staff in 
our London Office. We need a top PA for our senior partner. 

The requirements are: 

* Age 30+ 

* Educated to ’A' level or degree standard . 

* Excellent organisational sWBs 

* First-dass senior level City experience 

* WBfingness to work a. standard &30 - 6.00 day 

hi return we offer: 

* A satisfying, demanding job with a high admm/organising content 

* Good benefits package including pension scheme and Sri. 

* Attractive working environment in modem offices 

For further details, please ring State Lonsdale on 01-377 1000. 




PPM— the investment subsidiary of the Prudential Corporation -looks 
after2.8 billion pounds worth of property investments. It's a huge 
responsibility that falls largely on the shoulders of a number of key 
Surveyors-so, understandably, they need the best administrative 


You will be providing administrative support to two or three very busy 
Surveyors. The job will involve some typing but you will also be involved 
in numerous other tasks. These could include pfenning their itineraries, 
booking travel arrangements, intercepting calls, answering 
correspondence, preparing property analyses and compiling 
information using computers. 

That’s why we are insisting upon at least three years’ solid office and 
some previous PA experience. You must welcome a challenge, have a 
good head for figures and you really must thrive on pressure and sheer 
hard work. Equally, you must enjoy meeting all kinds of people - 
Architects, Solicitors, Estate Agents, Property Investors . . . you name rL 
In short these are fascinating opportunities for PAs - who'll want to 
earn up toQJ.000 pa, depending upon experience aid qualifications, 
and enjoy a host of outstanding benefits, including subsidised staff 
restaurant season ticket loan and low-interest mortgage facilities after 
a qualifying period. 

Interested? Then please write with details of past experience to: 
Heather ward. Personnel Officer, Prudential Portfolio Managers 
Limited, 142 Holbom Bars, London EC1N 2NH. 

Office Management 

a £12,000 City 

The dynamic growth of our Tax Department has created the need for an 
experienced office senices/equipment supervisor to assume full day-to-day 
responsibfliry for the provision and efficient running of office services. 

Reporting directly to the Administration Manager, you will assume total 
responsibility for a team of T. your primary duties will be the installation/ 
supervision of office equipment, planning the use of accommodation and 
implementing those plans. 

Aged around 30 with A level standard of education you will bean effective 
communicator and excellent organiser, with some office automation and 
communications experience. In addition to an excellent salary' other benefits 
include a subsidised staff restaurant and active sports facilities. 

Please apply enclosing full cv to Julia Dabney. Divisional Personnel Officer; 
at the address below: 

Deloitte Haskins + Sells (1 QiOITlO 

128 Queen Victoria Street LJOIvllllW 

London EC4P4JX ■ ■ ■ ■ ■■ 

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7tos ts a SiJtantfld opportunity to Executive Secretary to run tfto Cltermans office In a 
fw&og tfWroaborw company. ResponstAtes wfll cover ihe spectrum of the executive 
suaa and dedicat io n ana high moflvatoon mil be conskXwad automate. 

suaa and dedicat io n and high moflvatoon mil be coratdered automate. 


Ow of trie country's touting Sweat peraonaKtos whose CKy ec tt ribee are legion 
needs a gentle home orientated person lo iui (as Krtghtsfandge house and take can of 
his imy private interests. 

01-629 9323 

First Step? 
College Leaver? 
£7000 pa 

An excellent opportu- 
nity exists for a nawty- 
quaiifwd Secretary to 
join en international, 
successful employer 
dose to Covent Garden. 
The efient offers step- 
by-step advancement, 
asssting a PA Initially 
for the best in practical 
secretarial training. A 
fufi introduction to- word 
processing is guaran- 
teed for candidates 
aged 18-22 with accu- 
rate shorthand and 
typing strife and a high 
standard of personal 
p re s enta t ion to mirror 
their beautiful offices. 
Please contact Bo saB a 
Pie ake tt. 

01-491 1868m 

What’s the difference between 
Basic W'P work and Advanced? 

About £30 

Manpower lakes core to asticyi It* 
temporaries tor their drills. personality, 
ancriype of woric. So we pay 
accordngly. If you ecu handle 

But even if you're at the lower level 
It's still pretty good and we provide tree 
"SldUwarB" frainmg fc> move you up. if 
you're ertthe top of the temporary tree. 

advanced word processing, well give that* how well pay you. If nof yet. weti 

you assignments that will pay you 
around 530 a week more than 
someone at txsic' level. 

help you efrmp. 

Talk to us about pay ... and ait 
the other benefits. Can us now. 


The busy Personnel Officer of this property com- 
pany needs a secretary/ass&ant Bode and 
monitor temps, administer personnel systems 
and records and become involved to aB aspects 

of this, interesting area. 90/55 + wp skSs. 


Capttefisa on your secretarial experience by join- 
ing this leading merchant bankand quaftfymg for 
free tares, mortgage subsidy and bonus. Our 
cSent has several openings, not requiring bank- 
ing experience. All positions need Wtiathw aid 
involve people contact 100/60 skSs. • 

* TEMPS * ‘ 

WB urgently need more temporaries and w* pay 
top rates. 

Please call Debbie Beritovft ch. Anna Friend. Judl 
Osborne or Qeen Richardson, 8 am - &30 pm. 

ra £10,000 

This tot co mures a tost 
class PA/sec educated to at 
toast *A* level standard and 
w* good sJd&s. You wi as- 
sist a Director, liaise with 

corses, exraoraons ana 
functions. The position re- 
quires someone who can 
wort on their own initiative 
wishing to pasue a career to 

01-935 8235 

.. (Bee Cons) 

O MANPOWER Tel: 225 0505 

Temporary Stiff Specialise 2d hour answering service 



We ore a well known practice in Holland Park. We are looking for a 
Secretary to work with two partners. Age 25+ with three years experience. 
Salary £9,000 in the fin*- instance. No Agents. Please write in confidence 
with CV to 

Yolanda Craig. Andrew Dowcie & Partners 
6 Addison Avenue, 

London Wll 4QH 

P. A. / Secretary 


Managing Director 

Ascot £10,000+ pa 

Our client is one of Ihe foremost recruitment 
consultancies in the UK. specialising 01 appointments in 
the computer and high technology industries. 

Working directly for the Managing Director in a 
superb rural manor house setting in Ascot, the position 
of PA /Secretary is a demanding one and calls for a 
highly competent, self motivated, mature person with a 
lively personality and a confident approach. Excellent 
shorthand and audio typing skills and fomSisrily with 
office automation systems particularly word processing 
is essential. There Is a strong emphasis on 
administration as you will be responsible for setting up 
and implementing policies and procedures within the 
company’s three offices. 

If you have the qualities we seek, hold a driving 
licence and would like the opportunity to work for a 
young, progressive organisation in a team environment, 
you can expect an excellent salary plus benefits. 

In the first instance either telephone Nigel Judd on 
til-253 2552 or send your C.V. to AMP 
Communicatlona Ltd, Inform House. 5-9 
SlMabosM Yard. Barbican. Loudon EC1 A 4JN. 
Applications will be forwarded directly to the client 


£5.60p J k (S/hand) fi6.40pJi.CWP) 

Our senior level team is constantly in demand in central London. We are 
extremely busy and are looking for first class secretaries lo join the team 
which has established an excellent reputation over the years. 

You should have speeds of 100/60, 2 years’ Director level secretarial 
experience in London and proficient WP. skills, particularly on Wang and 
Multi mate. 

Our skilled temps are ail paid the same hourly rates and there are always 
permanent opportunities to explore. 

Make temping a rewarding experience by working at the level you deserve 
where you will be positively appreciated. 

Please telephone us now for an immediate appointmen t: 

01-4344512 (West End) 01-588 3535 (City) 

Crone Corkill 


ASA LAW SECS is London's busiest specialist Agency for Legal Secretar- 
ies. We are In constant contact with most firms of solicitors in Central 
London. — It's who we know that matters! 

Many of our clients are currently seeking to recruit experienced Legal 
Secretaries to work at Partner leveL Excellent salaries and superb fringe 
benefits are offered. 

If you are seeking a new position and are looking for an agency that will 
offer you a professional service and take care in actuary listening to your 
requirements, let ASA LAW SECS help you. 

Call Sandra Keman on 01 236 1682 or send CV to 
7 Ludgate Square 
off Ludgate Hill 
London EC4M 7 AS 



The editor needs a second secretary. Are you 
young, enthusiastic, conscientious, adaptable 
and willing to work varied, hairs, with at least 
one year’s secretarial experience? • 

If so, please send a handwritten fetter and full 
CV to: 

Angela Maekworfth-Yoimg 
Personnel Manager 
The Economist 
25 St James?* Street - 
London SW1 A 1HG 


This evening we are keeping our West End 
office open after office hours. Come In and 
talk over your next career move without the . 
worry of rushing tack to work or taking 
valuable time off. Whether you are looking for 

a permanent position or would like to become 

part of our exceptionally weti paid temporary 
team, we'd Bee to meet you. Please telephone 
for an appointment 

SndbeHi Hunt Recruitment GbnsuRonb . 

V ^OrosuonorSb^LsridoriWI 0F240353I J 


managing DIRECTOR ^ : . 

Required lor acta Wflpany flPWMtog ton ne w .gMcw to 
Battersea Wfe requrt aatwone who to fiextoje. with fats of 
rnmanow <pH assurance otto notation. -Good admnfetrattva 
are ewi je gete jtilji good 

stariiwS «d UW 

muraca® and a sense cd humour eewsawe. Pretermt age 25 - 
35. A!tractHesatoy8fldconi#ora/n»[iapphinw#>owWi 



* Excellent opportunity within large comparer company. * 
J SW 15 Lots of admin, scope for promotion. £8.600. J 

| MD IN SW19 j 

* requires PA wlUi strong personality (but no dragonsi). £ 
J Musi toe (tiptomaUc and well {roomed. £8^00+-+. J 

A *** **** *** * * 

* Phone Seekers Employment * 

l 01-789 8292 £ 

* «rs— d CVIwtfc w nd other le mNri il vsruiM In; J 

* Seekers Employment. 158 High Street, * 

* Piitney,.SW15 IRS * 

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c £9,000 + 

Require both an Ad mi nis t r ator & Research Assistant 
(wrth secretarial sMtts) tar their prestigious West End 
office. Their policy of internal promotion guarantees 
exosBent career prospects. Benefits are generous 
and include a tree holiday. 

Please contact Linda Mcteod on 01-439 3054 
(439 0482 24 h re). Suite 220, Ltoen Hafl, 
*62/168 Regent St, London W1R STB 

ASSISTANT - £11,000 

A woB known property company in the West End 
is tookfog for a Personal Assistant for the Lon- 
don Administrator. You should enjoy dealing 
with people . and must be well organised and 
meticulous as it is a very busy job. Your respon- 
sibilities include running the Pension Plan, .the 
staff health scheme, the car fleet and all general 
office maintenance together with some secre- 
tarial back-up. Numeracy is essential and you 
should have good skffis (90/65+/WP or 
computer). Age 24-35. Please caU: 

434 4512 


* aMWMtolk^ 

f CMMt wno ■ 


£11,500 + MORTGAGE 

Hyou toraMBiasiBd In f» world of financ* xndttjrtvcto » 

tiynanifc envkonmnt. ttite mw |wt be Bio opportwwy ter 
yoo. Jon ibto wtfi known U.S. Bank to tabx * ttm <4 
dea tots. Lots of adminotratton and tetopbon* w*A 
i n tr ir r m*ynVT *i* < approach and excaltont groomino 

1 WWritiaL 

L 01-4998070 

A Time to Temp 

What do kx>k (or from temporal’ work? 
Hi^i regards, certainh- — but more besides? 
The question is valid, because in today's 
marker >\xj do tens a choice. 

Our own temporaries form an exclusive, 
high calibre team: our clientele amongst the 
most prestigious in Lot don. With good 
secretarial skills, quite frankly you can make 
good money anywhere Bur if>ou want the 
best, in ei ay sense, then give me a call Sara 
Dyson, on 01 -493 5TS7. 


Admin/PA Plus 


High-flying opening for an ambitious career type, with 
this'*orM hotels group. As Admin PA toPredoent you 
will cover operations in three continents. Lots of 
liaison, organising and action Ttgbl-koit team. Proven 
prospects. You will need motivation, energy and 
charm: good skills (90' W — shorthand used only 
miniraallyl and preferabJy fluency in at least one 
European language. Age 23-27. Please call 01-409 

RecruMinrat Coasulunis 




GPO trained Telepho- 
nist Receptionist 
required for a Monarch 
switchboard. Luxurious 
offices. Good salary. 
LVs, BUPA & 4 weeks 
holiday. Excellent refer- 
ences required. 

01-408 1477 
ra Pollard 

No Aeendes 


To MD of growing 
Leisure Developer. 
Willing u> undertake 
a variety of tasks. In- 
teresting position for 
right applicant- Salary 
c£12.000. Immediate' 
stan. Telephone 

01-430 2691 
(No Agencies) 

£ 1 &-£ 1 3.088 aae 

M0 of international 
consultancy is looking 
for high calibre, 
career minded 
Secnan mother tongue 


Fluent French 
+ benefits 

A famous champagne 
company frith superb 
West End offices is 
seekng a test class PA 
wdh at least 4 years 
Mpenentx for their 

£1D-£13£00 aae 

Bt lingua 
with excedsnt 

French is essential. 
100/60 English skiHs are 
equally important Please 
contact immediately. 

T74 New Btmd St W1 

shorthand and typing 
to MD ol international 

L<<^. International 
K.-4r'J| Secretaries. 

tanguago. Spanish. 


MsmMs e. £184188 

Ife Owl Ereutoe Of m te Mtod Mna eutoant etadi s to be 
fced in Qrencaste. Oowssteism mms a Secreory/ftrsona 

An arteuto. we* groomed persm wo sound seoaaraJ quahteteom 
■to ® «mib Mffdprocessng s raomred. Fatty beams, 

■ patcuferiy Bate) and/or French, tel M oonsdered an artantw MS 
txtieeoce grron n tost sutaants. 

DetitW I warn appialOK Should nates expemnee to dde as ndl m 
personal tastory. 

MBVtea «d tee place n London and Caencestor. 

Wm# nr 

P. A. 

Rekmanor Consultants 
Y anwo f tb House 
Yanworth. Cheltenham 
GL54 3LQ 




Two ycwig envepremirai 
Property Developers urgent- 
ly requee gemene PA verb a 
senea vt to to jam tusy 
teem « hnutgw SW1 Ot- 

Aces. Good socratanri sktts 


£ 10,000 

Enpy neoc but smal head 
otAca ot toadrog Newspaper 
Group based tn Kensington 
ectaig es secretary to leetfng 
rmeutrve (taring Mth Per- 
sonnd t InduMmt Ftetasane. 
OpporvHy 10 get bwoMd. 
StoortmVAuSO & totbc to- 
tereet *1 WP. 



3SJ or telephone 01-850 ISOO 

. . covetrenoEN. 

• CafW/Sate omnled (rterriww to run and develop toe Temporary • 

T . Agency eqmenceeouti be {Btfered-ExceteiitsaBr; and Z 

2 me oegteala. • 

{ Phiee Itay T^tor fft-036 ** § 




Rmoad for ajaB-firefy' office rf a property company to 
Chelsea. AMay to use om toitialire and eoffio tyjAw w* 
poind. 9.®* a * 54fost. Sriaj waoiieMe. Bsniteil 
nforeiias maBid ■ . - 

Phme (dejJwae fll-3588T08or write tedo^CV and refor- 

Beanfort Snr«. L(»odQu SW3 aAJ.^ 


DtepcfBMy needed by smafi 
hectic City PR to new ». 
e n pittonett offices. Must 
hare accurate W/P and 
bright brain and p ap m n afi ty. 
No wflcfos. 


99 Ses .'PA no for M) of tfy- 

£9^00 neg. 

01-628 5518 

S1MD0 Reg 

Prasare. dwftoes. Md bst 
ROWto anmmm «e 41 p*l 
of die sonMMng wend of PH 
whch reqares m return dmro, 

emiuoam nd mne. 

H you are a mmus nel 
eraxsal PA 1100/60 t WP 
PRES!, ns gnsbpus re Ga 
wfl 9 M you ’ scope to iosm 
trade ab l e letponsbtty and 
toge ter Hbng eareer m PR. 
Genoa Jaeqoehae Turney 

Dhdoii of fansy Sodi Iambi 
(5W19j jutes mqwB yang R4 fee 
RbgUb tbie nduefog csttecr 
bsotL Ata hare rypog 
and deal bass. Pro# 
bwledge re afcrtageta jab 
bdtoMtonhnairei eanftL 
Gasan— ntonapafaypls 

Phai pta« Dovid Botaes 



Enter the wona or exclusive 
property wnen you )qe i on 
iNranc and estrenww su> 
C889M ttWOOl » m 9K 
you T«s rnea a strong 
peroonetoy. rowwe. excei- 
lem eommuMCatron sUb and 
me snaty to tese wim cb- 
ena at e eenor iere> as wee 
a me Omutoety ro asset m 
whatever comes yaw way. ' 
Typng skds are needed and 
apmide on a computer a de- 
siraote Commitment » a 

frr- 'fr' W 


Join t»s aoecatei oubisswtB 
nous* ane eryoy fit* involve- 
rnent at M sales end 
adeeming dep a nmenL You 
w4 w trained to <tok earn 
dants and adrenano aoen- 
oes. cuase and proof road 
cony, book spec* etc Sten- 
hand and typng tUk are 
essenaai but you stnidd also 




To work for Chairman of old established 
company in friendly offices in Holborn. 
Good typing speeds and shorthand essen- 
tial. Knowledge of French an advantage. 
Excellent salary, staff dining room and 
other benefits for suitable applicant 

Please write enclosing a cv. la 
Marie Pounder, 
c/o l.D.C. 

86 Hanon Garden. 

London EClN 8QQ. 

Royal Lancaster Hotel 
£8,000 pa + benefits 

An i*ipo(unitv bat, ansnt 10 
sm ite ui our Deputy Geneoi 

lire House 

flrfttiwKtrjHfw and 

hand ud i>pmg speeds of 90/50 *p 
cnmmururaiwD sjctlb are esamtial. 

For Cunter details phase ttfephoae Ihc Ptnonnel Depattmeai or 
xnd-iour CV to : 

Gffl Griffiths 
Penmoel Officer 
Rmil Lancaster Hotel 
Lancaster Terrace 
Londun W2 2TV 
Tri 01282 6^37 

igjiamiai»yja»jflaa»aCTm aMCTKHq 



□f UK, the British subsidiary of a major international oil 
company, is looking for an enthusiastic young secretary to join 
the Corporate Affairs department 

Ideal candidates will be in their earty 20's, educated 
preferably to A-level standard, have at least 2 years? previous 
secretarial experience and skills of 100/60. A knowledge of 
French and word processors would be highly desirable. 

In return we offer a competitive salary package which 
includes: lunch allowance, twice-yearty bonus 
and an interest-free season ticket loan. ta«ra 

Please write with full cal and daytime 
telephone number to: h 

Mrs Tessa Bio re, H 


London SW71RZ. 


BQFA Metical Centre 
e. £9,080 - Kings X. 

Smart, non-smoker with 
excellent shorthand typ- 
ing skills. A good com- 
municator able to use 
discretion. Some knowl- 
edge of medical termin- 
ology an advantage. 
Salary reviewed after 6 
months, season ticket 
loan, subsidised restau- 
rant, free BUPA. mort- 
gage subsidy. 


Lesley Rogers on 
01-037 6484 exL 2495 
or write to her at 
BUPA Medical Centre, 
Webb House, 

210 PentomrHIe Road, 
London N1 9TA 

c.j£l4,0Q0 - EC2 

Our client is looking for an Executive Secretary, to ensure the 
smooth running of the London In vestment management operation 
of an old-established U.S. trust company. You will be part of a 
small, young, enthusiastic team where someone with.chamxanda 
sense of humour will be much appreciated. An important aspect of 
the job b the client contact - other duties will be mainly administra- 
tion and you will use a WANG to type reports and letters. 

If you are educated to ‘A’ level standard, aged- 23-35 with good 
secretarial and WJ*. experience, please ring 588 3535. 


Secretary wishing to become a PA "anted by 
Director of fast expanding young City jmd con- 
sumer Public Relation company. 

Reel Street Salary negotiable, and so are the 


Please Cali Ruth Westlake or Lynn FuBer on 



Heart of the Matter cJtl 1,000 

As PA to the new head of finance of this 

members and handling all confidential infor- 
mation relating to the running of an 


for Managing Director of 
international Publishing Company 

We need a mature experienced P A/Secretary 
to run our Managing Director's office. The ideal 
applicant will have excellent audio typing skills 
and good organisational ability. The job involves 
work often of a confidential nature and contact 
with all levels of staff, liaison with inter-company 
personnel and the academic community. 

We offer an attractive salary and non- 
contributory pension. The hours of work are 9.00 
am until 5.00 pm with one hour for lunch. 

If you are interested in this position please send 
your c.v. to Mrs P. Scott, Academic Press Inc 
(London) Ltd, 24-28 Oval Road, London NW1 7DX 

international organisation. This is a key position 
which requires professionalism and discretion. 
A banking or City background would be an 
advantage. Age:- 25-35 Stills:- 100/60. 

Property Development £10,000 

At director level in this successful property 
company you will be encouraged to develop 
strong client relationships. As well as providing 
secretarial support, your role will involve de- 
tailed liaison on project development to ensure 
that client requirements are progressed effi- 
ciently. Poise and confidence are as essential as 
good secretarial skills: Age:- 24-30 Skills:- 90/60. 

Advertising - No Shorthand £8,000 
An opportunity to get into one of London's live- 
liest advertising agencies. With two years' 
experience and good fast typing you can work 
with this young team on video, television and 
cosmetics accounts. Promotion prospects are 
good. Age:- 19+ Skills:- 60 typing. 

J Academic Press 


X TEL 01-831 1220 

Trower, Stiil&Kedihg 



Trower, Still & Keeling, a 
of Solid tors with attractive t 

New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, require a very 
special Seoretary/PA tbr an energetic and . 
busy partner, whose time is divided 
between an interesting commercial and 
international legal practice and the 

emenc and administration of the - 

d rive, initiative and first class shorthand 
and audio skills are vital proeauisjtes. The 
work will be stimulating and tnis vacancy 

This position oners a competitive salary, 
BUPA, membership ofthe firm's Pension 
Scheme, four weeks' holiday and other . 
benefits. . . 

Please send full curriculum vitae, 
in confidence to: 

Carole Tnckty. Personnel Manager 
Throw, SlM & Keeling 
5 New Square, Lincoln 'sum 
London WC2 A 3RP 
or (prtfembly) telephone: 01-831 6292 

Around £9,500 (inc. bonus) + free lunches 

American Institute for Foreign Study, the ■jgjgajftU 

PA/Secretery tor its Financial Director. Applicants must tew ^ 

190/60). be practical and reasonably numerate wflh aPKtfJ*** XPSSSs and 
Piranelani will akn haw artnwnsitnttiW duties U1 COifflE^OD *dh OXtfCB SUPW8S otu 

SffiSS Moffi BffiflSMiSSSUSJ'S 

contributory pension scheme. Call Karen BenBey on 01-561 2733 tor a job descnptwn or wme 
with c.v. to: AIFS, 37 Queens Gate, London SW7 5HR ... 


Judy Farquharson Limited 

•17 New Bond Street. London, Wl Y9HA. 
01-493 8824 

cmr PROPERTY - c£1 1,000 

Top PA/Sec. needed for busy MD. Professional 
image, efficient organiser, good skills (100/60) 
and sense of humour essential. Total involve- 
ment and responsibility. Age 25-35. 

A varied & aerating postal ex- 
ists to the noting wortd of 
computers. As tip-top PA watting 
tor ibe manager you mH be n- 
wtad m toe ot tngama no n A 
admen, deahng w*h cherts and 
maDr itrang 0 h show. Superti 
Company benefits aid prospects! 

ART GALLERY - £10,000+ 

Young Director needs bright secretaiy/Jill-of-all- 
trades to run busy, chaotic gallery. Must have 
office experience and be a well-educated self- 
starter with excellent typing (70 w.p.m.}. Age 

CITY: 01-4S1 2345 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 



Excdtert PA/sec tram) to assist 
two entiepreneus In iMs Jtmsn- 
oous rapidly expandno finance 
Co. Dubes ndbda acting] 

Elizabeth Hunt 

Co. Duties ndbda acting as back- 
up wdli you exceiont sWs 
deafcng wot tats of admin and 

at tong to dents. Use yaw 
■srtHNe In ttws busy |do! 



CITY: Qi-4812345 
WEST END-' 01-938 2188 


A wortd famous intsmationai company seeks an experi- 
enced se cretary to join a senior executive. You should 
enjoy using your secretarial skills (100/60) and be wafl 
educated with a stable career history. Age 254-. ' 

IT W: ; i.TT 

to £11,000 


Computer friendly PA to assist delightful young 
director. 50/50 admin and secretarial - bright 
confident personality with good typing and WP 
experience. Age 24-30. £9,000 - £10,000. 


Seeks young enthusiastic secretary who can 
work to deadlines. Must have outgoing lively 
manner, good communication skills and ideally 
experienced at international level. Good typing 
and SH useful. Age 22-26. To £9,000. 

enjoy tatang control ot the office 
Own you wia fit n wdl wdti these 
City AreMads. ftrsonatity nd 
hub of humour a must! 

CITY: 01-4812345 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 


-ill I ri i 1 

<■ ■■ i, 

£9,500 + BENS. 

bit Pubhstas raoun a good sac 
wAh excellent debts, ngnsave 

Jain ttws anal successful company as secretary/ 
administrator. You will be responsible for all office 
aterdn and wfU enjoy extensive ckent contact H you are 
ambitious with 100/60 skills and keen to work wry 
much on your own initiative this is for you. 

uowte Uo n al atiitty & a wifino- 
ness to tan. An aptitude fa WP 

ness to tan. An aptitude fa WP 
s essential as tfw position wil n- 
votve mm omen. lots of 
variety! Supvftxfcs include 
oib hoHays A short wortang ns. 

Efizabeih hfcjnl Recruitment Consultants 

2-3 Becflad Sheet London WC2 01-240 3511 


A font class secretary is required to work in the West 
End Sales Office of Read Pye & Campbell Ltd, the 
UK agents for Krog Champ a gn e. . 

Good shorthand and typing skflb (100/60 w.p.m-) r 
together with the ability to act on your own initia- 
tive, are essential m ordo- to provide a fall secretarial 
savin including setting up meetings, organising 
lunches, making travel arrangements, coordinating 
PA activities, and carrying out other general office 

The ability to communicate in both written and spo- 
ken French is desirable, along with a pleasant 
manner in older to laisoa with customers and 

If yon are competent; cheerful and -self confident; 
with at least two.yeare secret ari al experience, and are 
looking for a varied position in a small busy - team, 
please apply in writing toe 

David Hodges Esq. 
Reid Pya & Campbell -Ltd. 
14 Cunon Street. 
London W1Y 7FH. 

(No Agenda Plane) 

CITY: (H- 481 2345 
WEST END: 01-938 2188 




CflRQUflE H(1Q 



Organising Flair 

As project secretary you will be involved tram the 
start in top level meetings with clients, dscussing 
ideas on anything tram company logos to packaging 
design. There is minimal secretarial work, meetings 
to pfen and research to do as well as keeping in 
contact with diems. 80/50 skESs needed. 


A shorthand secretary to liaise with their (dents and 

ptaretetstAtsw: 01-499 8070 
46 Old Bora! Street London Wl . 


£ 8£00 

Small design team nr Shaftesbury Avenue urgently 
require admin/ sec to organise their office. Relaxed, 
trendy environment. Lots of scope to develop client 
liaison and marketing, office systems, project manage- 
ment and genera] admin. No shorthand necessary but 
good typing and minimum i yrs experience essential 
Age probably 20-23. for further details please 
telephone 01-409 1232 today 

Recruitment Consultants 

We have increased our rates for ALL temporary 
positions, so call us now if you are a> 



There has never been a better time to temp with 
Kelly Girt. 

CaH us on: 

105-109 Strand, WC2 
01-836 3856 
163 New Bond SL Wl 
01-493 3051 

62-63 Penchurch St, EC3 
01-480 6367 
240 High Hotoom, WC1 
01-242 1832 
45 South Molten St, Wl 
01-629 6821 


: City Sanction sack a competent Secretary who hasted 1-Z years 

work experience . Logoi knowledge is a must (marine law would ba 
Uni). Ymi wfl need your spoken and written German for audo 

eed yar spoken end written German for aufo 
tBtex and some translations. Preferred age: nfo 


Un Orecteir GMa charmant recherche unfe) one titague at 
tamcte(a) da tongue matsmsto angtaraa. Vous aurez une txvtna 
expOwncs conunerdala (Zans], stwo/dsctyfo dans In 2 tongue! 
et la sens Oe I'kWrative. 2S-30ans. ENeg. 


racep B av ta s I M tane <TAceuel rachercMfe) pour une bsnqua 
preatigwjM. Do pre tt r a nc e vous aurez 1'angbds comma tongue 
matBmale. une bonne prattque du fiencato ainsf qu'une 
comaissance de daOyto. Par ceposte we presentation sofgnto 
est jndrapensable. 3Crara. Max £9.000- 

est jndrapensable. 


01-236 5501 

7 Ludgate Sn, EC4 (open 9.30-4^0) EMP AGY 


Required to look after two Directors of a small 
but rapidly expanding publicly quoted property 
company specializing in historic buildings in 
the West End. An interest in the history of art 
and architecture would be an advantage. Salary 
is negotiable and the usual company benefits 

Please send c.v. together with details of current 
salary etc. to: 

Priest Marians Holdings P.L.C 
219-229 Shaftesbury Avenue, 

London WC2H 8AR. 


£10,000 p.a. plus staff discount 

Work as part of a busy team at our prestftous Mayfair 
offices. We are a Property Development Company who 
require a shorthand and audio secretary, already wortang 
at Director level (age 21 - 28) with a sense of respon- 
sibility (and a sense of humour!) 

Telephone for an interview 

Paula Wallace on 01-409 2322 

Dixons Commercial Properties Ltd 
(Part of the Dixons Group pic) 




Graduate Senior Secretary/Personal Assistant 
28+, required for prestigious and interesting 
post Good secretarial drills will be rewarded 
with excellent tax -free salary, car, housing allow- 
ance, business travel, and many other benefits. 

C.V. plus photograph to: 

Jean Kerr 
26 Thames House. 
South Bank Business Centre, 
140 Battersea Park Road, 
London SWll 4NB. 

Largs minin g co. In prestigious SW1 office have an 
urgent requirement lor two secretaries wtttrS/H. One 
requires legal and WP exp, the other requires good 
S/H and organisational ability. Salary £9,000 -£10,000 
+ excellent Co. benefits. Ring Jane Shirley 


Lots of other poaMtan s a va fla bte too 

Ring 01-734 0157. Or cal in. to our branch 
Alfred Marks Recruitment Consultants, 

Marks Recruitment Consultants, 
151 Regents St un. 


£8,748 TO START 


Capable and experienced secretary with 
good administrative abilities and an eye for 
detail required for small but hectic agency In 
Co vent Garden. Advertising/Self promotion 
experience an advantage but sense of hu- 
mour a necessity to organise the Directors 
and running of the office. Good benefits and 
salary offered in return for 70 wpm and WP 


Wffli Ba aft nt sfefls (80/100] to rut new business office outing 
shortly. AnA-ants must be smart, ml spoon aw be able a cotimu- 
neaE a almfe Age S ■ 35. Stay £9.000 {Has fra metis an dot;. 

Far further details please contact 
Personnel Department 
Churchill Hotel 
Portman Square 
London Wl. 

01-486 5800 


is a ftvety and ex pa nd i ng Charity caring for diabetics 
end funding medical research. We require a secre- 
tary for the Head of Service division and the nurse 
in charge of Diabetes Care. Duties indude acting as 
personal secretary and hsncSng enquiries from the 
public. Salary £7.800 with a yearly review. 4 weeks 
paid leave per year. You should be wiHng to team 

Enquiries to Suzanne Redmond 
British Diabetic Association 
10 Queen Arms Street 
London W1M OBD 
Telephone 01-323 1531. 

We require a competent «jd reliable secretary 
to work on one of the specialist journals pub- 
fished by the British Metical Journal. Good 
typing, some audm/dhocthand and ability to 
use a computer/WP essential. 

Cantidatss must be able to woric on thar own ' 
initiative and take responsibility for administra- 
tion of a small office. Non-smoker preferred. 
Please apply in writing or. telephone for an 
application form to Anne Chatterton, Person- 
nel Officer, BMA, BMA House, Tavistock 
Square, London WC1H 9JP 


Contact Lu Swainston on 01-379 5952 
(No agencies) 

Secretariat Opportunities 

Double Vision £7,000-48,000 

Too noting opparmriaa w pubtistong - a wcU known pubUshiax 

liause seeks pop bri^mearananwai far MmuagnatnTlScfw 

cnourire m cuping wj'tfi 3 busy cmirmroaii V ka rf cheat coated. 
Good sente at humour and 9Q/SQ stalls needed. 

Room at the Top £%SOO + bonus 

/am dm expanding eompmf at PJL to t druanuc host Tooth 
ormne bit beak itrr, /tone with diem and beam an integral pan 
of a bappr team. 60 tipm and audio ability required. ' 
none cefcptaK Susan ftdHan, Joan Badte, Barbara Cmter or 
Kasha VadassSoe an Owl 4146 


Coa i lttirti in ScqcboU Selection 
EBtpK Book, 16*19 Eunale St, Laadon WIN 7PAQ1-43L 4M6 


Secretary lo General 
Practitioner. 14pm. To 
suui as soon as posable. 
Annual salary & 

Mornings 348 1961 
Afternoon 340 1669 



PnxesBQMi ana ma rngant tar 

Bxptnence o> roemify lBH®ner 
and tag to lam WP. Imcrast- 

^ t jff60TUfiLE Stt WY 

CaH Mrs Plrttor 734 0272 
No aonoto 

£9,000 + TRAVEL 

Based n com U nab le west 
End Oibces. you ta supar- 
«se mo secretaries plus 
deal wdh att die oflee ed- 
mv urau t iu and ample 

accounts mxH. Handle «v- 
ponant cbentE bom on the 
ttaptaw aniiln person and 
sanarafly run die Office. IT 
Jta tow mertent mm 
sfclB. some wp knowledge 

you ere ma anxmisd 
a* wt socken. tfts poo- 

Sounds Me you? col 
734 0911. 

*] r/- 1 [4 


El 1,000 



Executive secretary needed. for President of interna-' 
tionai association In central Wimbledon. ' Lots of 
panache and good speeds could earn you £11,000 + 
many perks. Please send, CV to: 

Top Ffight Secretaries 
26 The Broadway 
Wimbledon, SW19 

H yrxj are ansfec. you w<X bfl 
involved In the 00071 and 
tayoui oi travol nro en u r oa. 
calendar, ora. asstaig dw 

We need yon 

tap executive in the rawing 
Oi these one teams sod 

Oi these Siree teams ana 
haramg vnth ms European 
subsKXary. Bm a aamOai- 

Jem our team of elite 
temps and reap the 
benefits. Exceflent 
rates, hoi and B/hoi 
pay. guaranteed work 
for fop skSs. 

t Cafl MOIRA on 01-229. 
9344 and discover the 
exciting opportunities 
ewatfing you. 


. or phone Carol Wlsby on 

01 947 0319 or 946 4424- 


Busy successful Production Compeny. needs 3 seoeui% / 
pa eo help our. producers, trs a demanding and abwrbtuc 

M>- . . • • • • ‘ • ... 

You should be wen et^mued. comptetdy reiiabie. prepared 
to »oA Jong hours aod-hirve good skilk indiidint WP... 

• Sutery : £9.000 phis profir sharing, t .. 
.Contact; Rachel. Stevenson 01-322 1744." 


nsm s um 



Astra Neorosdence 
Researdi Unit 


We require an experienced and versatile 
secretary for the Director of this new 
research unit which will be moving to new 
p remises in August- The work, which is 
varied and interesting, would suit someone 
who is responsible and able to show 

■ The ideal '.candidate wiB have excellent 
audio and typing skffls, experience of word 
processing and able to cope under pressure. 
A scientific or medical background, 
although not essential, would be an 

We offer a competitive salary, which is 
negotiable, plus benefits. All enquiries will 
be treated with strictest confidence. 

Applications with CV to Mr JA. Rose, 
Astra Neuroscience Research Unit, 
Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, 
London WC1N 3BG. Tel: 01-837 9242. 





A splendid opportunity to work as assistant to 
the Editor or loading Journal. One of your 
many duties will involve the organising of social 
gathering-arid you wilt need the intelligence and 
confidence to deal with Royalty and VIP's. 
Good typing skills and O Level standard of 
education are essential. Salary £9,000 + many 
perks. Please phone Gaye Neville or Sue Witty 
on 486 6717. Alfred Marks Recruitment 



c £10,000 

Investment department of young 
partnership requires an experienced 
Audio Secretary to keep them 

Contact Janice Page or 
John Miles on : 

01-580 0932 

(No agencies) 



Wtea re a awaU and fatenOy recruitment consultancy who 1 
ctettzs solely In new lob opportunities by Sacretvfeft 

Whether you 
hCHv equafly 

( » lunwr or aenfar lewl, we retota 

‘JV® to make ihe right move to 


. 437 6032 


~ : P B ^ti*temdonauliaMx ;. 



Well spoken, mature lady. (26-40),. with ‘A’ 
Level English, j sought to assist Japanese 
gentleman, with day-to-day running of new 
London office. •: 

She win type accurately, edit gentleman's 
English, compose own correspondence, use 
electric typewriter and-fex. She is friendly, 
helpful, non-smoker, enjoys working in quiet 

Salary negotiable. 

Phone 01-638 9598 


Junior Secretary /Receptionist . 

AWJOnMen thnrifir Inelrlry fiw 

ao opportunity to utilise your Typing «fa~p«. yury fjwJutiA: 
phone manner and yaaz adnzlnfetrotive tirfUtias? 

Q» to be partcE * friend]? and dynamic tan in a 
varied and dtafio^mg mte? . 

S so. tha n would fike to meet joa Sabry fcnp to E&D00 

Phone Avieto 01-499 7781 


A young, energetic, 
to three negotiators 

Good typing and anSed 
tefcphone namer essential 
£7,006 per m 

Sandra BJytba 

. 01-629 6362 

in SWS need 2 bright yaaagataz to i 
on O/settB prop sates. A gd typing 
voice nwentiaL O wum i travel pore 
cSnjbQQ. Phone now for more.dete 
other vacancies. 

isl as Admin/Sec 
eed &■ telep h on e 
3. Super pete + 
of this + many 




To Sales Director in 
film production 
company. Must have 
good shorthand and 
typing and be able to 
work on own 
initiative. Salary 

Telephone Julia on 
01-240 1277 

Hampton & Sons 

aw «■. » """""iE" „ 



feteeWC. ter 

scMtsuu puce, m 


te ■** ww KeRsotfm The Ua rm j StfuJart md omu pw te 00 m AeeMmA- 

Mtoah lanr. 3 fete pmm. 2 tafcSx dmgiiinhqa 2to£££ 

■aqaoB non sod te»y feed tern 875 p* nawoon. seorae WC ad Uy tod hS? 

«Sfi ii 


6 Arlington Street, London SWIA 1RB 01-493 S222 

Walpole street, sw 3 paned chat eau House avaitebte fur- 
nished or unhvnisned. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Receptions. 2 
Bathrooms, finec Kitchen & Garden. EBOOpw 
BARKSTON GAROSiS. SW5 Avertable early July. Rat m brand 
now Cameroon with nit A porter consispna ol l Bedroom. 
Reception. Fined KBcnen & Bathroom. £23tpw. 

CAROLINE TERRACE, SWt Avtota&to imfunusnetL. Charming 
Befapawa House 3 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. 2 Reception s . 
Fnte Kitchen. Small Garden. £7Mpw neg. 

FRINCESS GATE HEWS, SW7 2 unts n same budding, beauh- 
5ft daeoratad. Unt l. 1 Bedroom. Reception. Khcnen. 
Bathroom S Garage. E225pw. few 2. 2 Bedrooms. 2 Bath- 
rooms. Lovely range double reception with terrace. Fitted 
Kachen Available early July. £450pw. i 

i-C'vwOM i.Vc- - 01 : 937 _ ??-- T .'9J7 S53- 

i i Tl= 



Superb 3ro floor totinp ras aoiOMS trior* m heart of Knrpm sbnd a e . i 
douto bedroom. stuOrlinti bearoom. Dafluoran. ooSoomTSov 
mcepoon. Ufchaa wth dnng area. CH/CHW. Co-M 1-2 ym. mso 


Daw me ty clean raised gnM floor flat h papular square M . 
tooMig gardens. 2 bedrooms ft erwuw s ho w ed, t bathroom, 
dnng I2«n tei sfljdjr area, large recapom room. Ch/CHW. Gfrtot 
1 yr. £900 p.w. 


Excepeonal parahouM a pa rtment wtr efle nt tor emeftrining. 2 bed- 
rooms, l large reception room wan omen areas, i bathroom. 1 
shower room, kachen. CH/CHW. Gotot T yr + £800 p.w. 

Comontonflyeituatod 1 bedroom apartment doM to Sloana Square 
A good Hock wtti Hi and pertar. Cotot £300 p.w. 

To view those properties today, pieties ring Kristina, 
JtxfiSk or Peter oo ftl-feB 9641. 


Rsqures tn*t atC fHhigtat 
•too secretary with good tele- 
phone manner to took after 
Une ORctos. Salary nsaota- 
Me. tars ax to 530. 



9 limtrfoudy Mty serviced mart- 
mofls ovedooting Pari Laoe. 1 & 
2 beds pks 3 too P/Jioose with 
root ten from E500 p». 

Miyfair Office 
01-629 4513 


Require aegotmors to be 
based to both at our busy 
Hempstead and 
Knigmsbrldge offices. 
Previous experience de- 
sfrabte. bat mottvatkxi end 
uriingoBss to work herd 
of more knporunce. Good 
basic salary, 

scheme, car ahowrance 
and BUPA. 

toOialy telephone 

Quraishi Constantine 

IMgWid Htoi bourn uxt nor towiy- 3 teh. 2 bads. 2 t urps . 
S/Xw SmI 0 dm. S mw» fr om a apoa tJSt pm. 


Dram henw W ««o of setfcdto Win tea. pma house on Lsww Retaml 
to. oote bed. 2 naps. amwatoSgm naa pa lae. 

CtoRara 2 bed lie In new drwtowajj) m own padm. dese to conran 
tottUM era sM mod com. COO pm 


3umd sea Its ■ saw dMopewM ok i»d Dwcu i Road DMa badroom. 
k-p Mr ft toesm. ms ol aimp peel Uy Hud ggna. iw am 
Hdt. Qxrowy M tee pa. 


Bratoi ddo no n bam of Ctem. FimeaM aod toceraed to Up 

01-244 7353 

Marsh & Parsons 


Attractive second floor flat (with lift) in small 
modern development. Newly decorated and 
furnished. 2 double beds, spacious reception, fully 
fitted kitchen with w/m. Modem bath. Available 
now for long company let. £170 p.w. 

01-221 3335 


^ — R ESIOENTIA L v - / 


SMM gronto floor U nttb 

nagntoa nfl y tumsued hexagonal 

rtroasno room win 

room. 3 beds. 2 bib. til patto 
£875 p*. 

Chelsea Office: 
01-589 5211 

C1APHAM SW4 Chanting 
newly decorated Edwardian 
house in pretty tenace with 
2 bedrooms, 2 receptions, 
tatchen/dining, bathroom. 
Defightful south facing gar- 
den. £150 per week. 

PIMLICO SW1 Newly con- 
verted flat on 1st floor in 
emnaculate period house. 2 

01-351 6295 



W on IBM pr H you vnow UU» 
wit him to irae m kmt r ring 
377 aeao kmpiw two wp 

Ws ton i team of erosng 
imp twftani to tear eai auto 
sacs aeb 1 00/80. + WP «pi 
to pmateOlWm ET351 ffltt 
iAfl-ieiATE & WQROSTAfg. 
Jon cur ptemte tom today? 

'*•7 ’■ A M'i /a,-" ■ 

ON 01-235 8427. 


w«o 9 . witn or wtumd mon 
tranfl w# mad you tor both 
Into ana non urm work, wp 
cUrr rxrrtinn ram. hoUda»- 
W and ik* w oom rompa 
nwt. and imp) of a M o nn w m v 
mm mmv w* aoai 

TOP Hutu wp trim mnurwttra 

Otv Bank Wandas' OMfcM*. 
PM» nno 377 2060 WtordPlu* 
two wp strouib 


Tha CASSL Accommodation Service places only young 
professional men and women in fufl-tane employment 
wider 3 year c ommas for entry Into the Institute of 
Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 


The A ccomm odation Department. 

The C ha rtere d Acco un ta nt Students’ Society of London, 
189 New Bond Street, London W1Y SPA. 

Telephone 01-493 0738 or 01-483 0465 

B & B/Fua Board Accommodation not suitable 


01-949 2482 

GARDEN FIAT. SW8. Extremely aaradhe mtertor desiped 2 bed flat. 
Gas cb Long to. £120 9". 



Stunning 1st floor flat Beau- 
tifully decorated won i dWe 
bed. anting rm. aimng rm. 
tel equvped kit and bath 
Avari now Long Co Let 


Spataous manor desnrwd 
ground floor flat. Lge tfiaw- 
eig rm. d«ng rm. study t 
dote and 2 sal bedims 2 
bathe. Mod Kit, gge. Use of 
9*». Avari end Jufy. Long 
Co. Let. £500 p.w 

01-581 2216 




Plan \& floor Ito Win Igi lenacs SenMci Iso sa tori Item M wto 
Dot tod. date recap, m & bam OH Gaage. 4 tods. 3 reesgs. to 2 
E2ls p» _ bats. Dton. tan/uofim £SOO pw 


Bngw and modem «m floor tto Mb Spams unto 
usaoigartens l floir ted. ige recep. won to, porta, 
to Sd tsab £280 pw baa^terccm, 


s urim/im 4th flow Bd 

porte.desmfdecftlini 3 
halEot sa nwi 

BnMW. rawty Beaned 2nd flew &nj«rie istitowRaavwbMriangSn. 
(to. 2 borfc. dH> raccp. Ige U «rih Cons. «hJ hob aandM tf detwa- 
dranp ana. ruth, use of gdas. bwi aid hrmsiiiq. 2 tods, recep. be 

£350 pw. 

01-352 Bill 

* ban. £170 pm. 

01-586 9882 

[fie receps. new fat Ai irabnes. 

lum & dec 4 bed hse. 2 baths. 2 
se snentos. £250 pw. 

KBWfGTOff, SE11. Nealy turn A dec 3 bed tse. SA feng pain & 
gCn. FWfi ferities. £170 pw. 

CQIEHERKE COURT, SWS. Spados 3 bed. 2 turn. 2 recep flat 
overtooiong pnvae gdn. Fum to a very lugh standard. £420 pw neg. 

BEAUFORT ST, SW3. Wet equpped spadtus 3 bad flat Lge to Ail 
machines. £200 pw. 



GEORGE KNIGHT -.The Letting- Agent 




knaaoriao irterot dc^jnw t oan home E 

wonctlcnswie) n kjfcnen. rate Gm CH afmacrvnm , 

(Ol) 370 6781 

DtURcn STRST. CKSVflCX W4. Oeb^afui Tudor Cooape m naet "COIIV- 
try ane". 3 Oaitfe beds. 2 reception rooms. Ntdien with aflrnadwies. 
Bathroom, separate WC. Corn parry to for 1 year plus. E350prr. 
CffiSTEB NIK. S.W.L EraeUent tee. Menor desired flaL 2 doubto 
bedrooms Bathroom, separata shower room. Reception, tatchen. Company 
to 1 par pte. £400 pw. 

MajemSe & Company 
102 Draycott Avenue 
London SW3 
01-225 0433 

tanoc Gwias asm. 

sm 3 

6m House (Ertumiin bcoun- 
U panlm apn. 3 bras. I 


hri pantoi geil teB. I 
w*p. th men m tf m 

ntroN sttket. sm • 
taw aH 



MlWonto wound How 
(to « wmctoc WKd. T tod. 1 
ikco. i rum and ffum 

swsftn itwp ♦ pu 
kw tor mtoyr. 1 Of 
““ta MPi. pnstywfe cm LK 

£14S Hr 

aaam iml saai m m m m 
tor He brew m 7 mas. to + 
wftorbte « star Co tel Mf 
rro Jwr. n» d* 
tete ME.SWLGdmM| 
*w dan Fdbun AL « neap 
♦ nro mnu ii . 3 beds 1 turn + 

StNJTH KEHSMGTQN. Stunning tntenor denned luxury first 
floor flat over looking gardens. 1 dble recap room, 1 tfimng 
room. 2 dble beds with batteooms ensuite, private balcony, 
American kit with ail madotes. access to communal gardens. 
Available 6 months phis. £475 pw. Co Let 
SEYMOUR WAUL Spacious comfortable family house with 
lovely garden. 3 dMe beds. 1 angle bed. 3 recep. 2 baths. 
Available 6 months plus. £475 pw neg. 
Co Let 

PARK WALK. Cosy comfortable newly dec one bed flat in 
block. Americai Id with all machines, 1 reep. Co let Avadable 
1 yr plus. £175 pw. 

Tet 01-351 0821 , 

NEWLY CONVERTED aid nd ni hgtod Gantfn Boor Rat wnh PxOo Gwdeo and 
C H. 3 todmora. 2 bathrooms, huge itatmon room, hrihr oaupped ktthn. 
itetde wth cuibbs md carpets fw long Oompniy to. £350 p.w. inctewi of 


PURPOSE BUILT FLAT 4 todttxm (bDed), 2 Darkroom s , (tan mom, lounge. 
Mly etupped krldien. mwwng mom. CJL atebta with cutobb and carpels 
tor long Company to. £475 p.w mckswri id Raws and Serwca Charge. 

486 9884 (weekdays) 

586 2246 (evenings & weekends) 

48 Unw FLAT « a frit das Uock 
wrih a My *ar Sortb owr prmte 

modemead 3re Uoo> FIAT owrlook- 
ng and udh aecee Is the imay 
cqowo. AI awwMo s 4 rowns. 2 
terooms, Wchen/weakiasj mom. 
TEflRACL UrforoshetL Hd July - 
long to ES50 » week 
01-730 0686 


In heart of Hampstead 
Gdn Suburb. 6 beds. 2 
baths. 3 reepts. lux mod 
kttch afl machines, gge. 
gdn. GCH, co let or 
guarantiee. £650 per 
week. Phone 01-209 1144 
Glentree Estates. 

HAMPSTEAD NW3 Wp navp a 
iovrtv room to fc-t. wtth showrr 
*11 sow In btauUIul auanmeni 
nvtth ttrrxr over rootema oar 
Owo for 3 months, cafi SO pu 
Trt: Ol 436 8308(B-10ara> 

Ot 36T 71 73. flii) 

WJNOTOH, PO. LovHy Ceoroton 
tprrarpd rtousp. close 10 snom 4 
transport. lO mins Oty rmiy 
(urn. S bed. rerep. kit. duung. 
study- tram, garden £200 pw. 
Avail I'd years 01 3S9 2t23 
01-833 0686 

HM Ca iTS ai HDBC Peoanl new $ 
bed ru wrtn foo length win- 
dows overlooking park 
ImmaruUle kurtten all nu- 
rbtnes. marble bathroom, sep 
«»e Lono CO let C390 pw. Cod 
Hard & Smith Ol 930 7321 


KiuaMsOndgr. Lovely IW IKior 
balfoas flaL 5 beds. 2 bath, dble 
rertv. If kit caoo pw Please 
rontan Suzanne Conway ai 
S 9 imdm of KresMglon on SBt 

OMCJLSCA Period house a beds. 2 
rerots. kUctven an nraenmet. 
lanurepea pauo garden. 
I ur rushed uninmsned. Long 
roM C960S- Cooaard 4 Smith 
930 7321 

mtesnaymkal EXECUTIVES 

Lrgenijy require (lab A houses 
in renirai London from CISC is 
L2.000 pw Pleaw- rail Sally 
0»m or Lorraine CairoKK on 
Ol 057 9684 

rtlv teenaveaiaroeseteruonor 
lirvuTy lilJ bedroom flats 
wiin mad White Interior de- 
smnetl and rrntraJlr locaied 
Angela wntrann 01' 25B 3639. ' 

not 3 bem. g receps. kiKtirn 
dMiUldil enMUiei.tanCH 
enw AU MKunres. Long let 
pref C3S0pw Tel 01-629 
ol OO >t> 

12 Plaza Estates 


SUHang irtimstod horse on 3 
Hoars rath 3 tovWy seteed om- 
drn B tods. 2 tofts, sixmo. 2 
mos. tom. garage. Cte TV 
Lang la E1.000 pw. 

kini.T«sr lehK-txnC! 

31-7213100 01-531 7646 

& pxeculues urgently seek 
aualtly orapernes uv all central 
Wesl London areas For alien- 
uon please nog O! 938 3fl2S. 

REHND European Family seeks 
large 4 S oearoomed dwelling 
m South Kensington (near Ly- 
reei August Is! occupancy Tel 
Ot 2SS 3731 ex IS7 


avail. & reqd lor dipiomau. 
executives Loro A short lets m 
ad areas U Pin end & Co 48. 
Albemarle St wi 014996334. 

SW7. 2 Bed 3rd fir. fully fur 
nished rial aval early Jut 
Co Private Let 1 Yr No 
Agents. £200 pw Tel: Day 233 
0201 Eves 373 7480 

5WX Owner’s very pretty I 2 
bedroom flat, dose aH amenj 
lira Recep with fireplace, ku. 
dming nail. 2 baths £175 pw 
C doles Ol 828 8261 
SWL2 sunny mod. 6 C Dm. dble 
bed. kikflen .lounge, bath, nr 
lube BR. single Prof person 
preferred C^O pw me lei. 01 
675 4881 after 4pm 

01-736 4851 

Mansion block 2 mats from 
tube wrfti high carings and Ml 
length windows. 2 able beds, 
spaaous reepts. kwcherV- 
efiner, with washer/dryer. 
bathrm/shower & sep wc. 
and res porter- Long co tot 
£280 pw. 

Newly decorated cosy 1 bed 
ftot on 5 th floor wdh Hft Kit 
w/dryer. bathrm/shower. long 
co leL £155 pw. 

01-930 7321 

Cun wharf 

liPnry sorted 4 tod. 3 hath nver- 
te HR" ranwM Whet. Every 
keuy md Jacuos. Balcony ner- 
f ianpng Thames. Uwtogid carpri. 
intonwd oofter esl. 

£600 per week exd 


481 9173 am only 

PnsUge Bens Ltd 
7 EMtaa Mace 
iM to uf S pa, Be rts 
Tel (B926) 83222* 


For quakty tennants. 
AM areas. 


736 5505 




Lettiag& Hanagemeni 



TEL: 01-584 3285 

Uflfarnstofl bou» Men gedmi md 
garage 4 totems. 2 rececOHs. 
2 tattimms, efts, kachen £500 

P "' E7M SQIIME mn. 
Mrarove {yard Hoar fto 2 tod- 
moms. bathroom, efts. mown, 
krttton ! DreaBaS room. £400 pw 

01-581 8025 


rarely avail 3 bed Mens 
bouse with 2 ensuite 
baths, lux kit/dining rm. 
with balcony. Spacious 
loupe? also with bakxroy 
which leads to large roof 
terrace. Co let £300 pw. 
Ring now DAUNTONS 
834 8000. 

O HfA . detfghrtia l bedroom, 
garden rial 10 in lor t y«r mm. 
CSOOper wk. incluuvr. Th: 01 
3S2 06R? 

CHELSEA, brand nru vludfo. k ft 
p. viut rxw rouplr. non ymok 
rrs. CIOO pw excL Trl. 01 352 

SWISS COITME. do you n»r 
cvrjlrnl laslc? Want spacious, 
wm nurd 5 bra lux appi.. qui 
n rrniral. good lor mnuiort? 
For C200p*» Trl- 01431 J2b3 

W4 BEDFORD PARK nmv lur 

■ushni nous*. * bn*-. 2 nnm. 
3 bain*. Harden Owner abroad. 
CO LPt UOO D w TH 01 9«4 
4919 or 01 995 0482 

turmshM Hal. use m &19 9 * 
ora UKQiv Tfl Ol 747 1309 
aflrr opm 

HAMPTON HILL. Sfwnotn dr- 
larnrd umun tamiiy nousr sol 

in nlliaclivr odidnrv C396 pv. 
Prion.- Ol 940 4586 

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2 intercommunicating reception rooms, 3 further 
reception rooms. Double height marble entrance 
hall. 2 principal bedroom suitesuwith palatial marble 
bathrooms, 8 further bedroom suites all with ensuite 
luxury bathrooms. Fully fitted domestic kitchens 
with cold store and wine cellars. Domestic quarters 
of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Secluded patio 
garden. Safe room. Sauna. Lift. 

Total area of approximately 13,500 sq ft 
LONG LEASE. £2,950,000. 

Joint So le Agents 

VI riFDPD ^\\ferrHERELL 

440 Kings Road 
London SW10 
Tel 01 351 2383 

47 Upper Grosvenor Street 


London W1 

Tel 01 493 6935 


A Beautiful Conversion of this Elegam Period Building 
into 7 Luxury Family Fiats. Interior Designed with 
Palatial Reception Rooms. Close to Hyde Park. 


2 BEDS. LARGE REC.. KIT./DINER. 2 BATHS from £220.000 

3 BEDS. LARGE REC., KITVDINER. 2 BATHS from £269.000 

2 BATHS, TERRACE £385,000 

Nelson Hearn 

96 Earls Coon Road 
Td: 01-937 381 1 


3A Albert Court Prince Consort Road 
Tel: 01-581 3771 

Marsh & Parsons 


De fi gbt fi ri Ira fora flat offering bright and spacious ■ccomniod it - 
tami in this sought afier road. It is in pood decorative order with 
planning peranum to extend upper floor. DU- recap, 2 beds, 
nth. neO titled kit. Gas CH. Use of romnwawl gardens. 120 
yean. 4U2&000. 

01-727 9811 


In ■ chnic Kensington Square and omfookinc Church and 
coramunfl] gardens, a late Regency home with BOft private par 
den. superb DUe recep wilh airbed windows. 2 farther Keeps, 4 
dMe bras, kit, 2 baths. CUn. Utility area. Some modernisation 
and redecora lion required. F/H. £485,000. 

01-603 9275 

A (banning newly modernised architect's cottage in this superb 
bcaunn off Addison Avenue. Recep- hiUy fitted kit/bUnt rm. 2 
dble beds. both. Gas CH and small gnmiji patio. 125 years. 
Reduced In L 148.000 for Qukk Sale. 

01-603 9275 

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CtSOeK Carrara 493 6600. 

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comWon throughout. 120 yr 
tee. £250,000. 

01-749 3042 

Tel: 01 - 724 3311 


M agnific e n t Interior Dengncd House - 
Refurbished u the highest of standar ds 
6/7 Beds 4/5 Recps 4 Baths 
Staff Quartern Sauna Roof Garden 
Offer* m ike npn rf £700j00Q 


33 Ivor Place, Regents Park. London NW1 6DA 

By Christopher Warman f 

Property Correspondent : 

The past few. days, give or take a 
thunderstorm, have shown that summer 
has arrived. It is late arriving, and 
whether it is going fa be good or bad de- 
pends on the gods or the weather 
forecasters, but it is summer. 

It is then that the thoughts of many 
people turn to the water, to rivers and to 
boats, and a visit to the mouth of the 
Hambie, near Southampton and oppo- 
site the Isle of Wight, shows why. When 
the sun shines- on the water, and the 
boats bob up and down like corks, there 
is every reason to believe that Ratty in 
The Wind in the Willows and the 
assembled company in Three Men in a 
Boat were right to think . highly of 
messing about in boats. . 

Other people seem to think the same, 
which is why property in the vicinity is 
more expensive than elsewhere. Jeff 
Shorter, of the agents Fox and. Sons, who 
looks after the ansa from his .offices in 
Hedge End, Southampton, says there is a 
20 to 30 per cent premium on properties 
on the water or close to it And that 
means bouses built nearby are often 
given tiny windows offering an angled 
view of water so that they can be truly de- 
scribed in the estate agents' details as 
having an unparalleled view of the river. 

That may be unfair, btit an interesting 

The village is picturesque, 
an almost unspoilt oasis 

illustration is a new house at Manor 
Court Green Lane, Harable. It is one of 
three built in the farmer pounds of 
Hambie Manor, close to the river, but it 
is behind another which looks directly on 
to the Hambie and therefore has had to 
be designed cleverly to allow views to the 
water, except from the garden. 

At the same time the house is in the 
centre of the yachting haven, apart from 
being dose to Southampton and Ports- 
mouth, and is helped by the M27 and its 
links with the M3. It has a master 
bedroom suite, three further bedrooms 
and three reception rooms, and it is built 
to a high spedfication by a developer 
who lives in one of the other houses in 
the group. The third house has been 
bought by a partner in the estate agents 
involved in selling it Plot 1, Manor 
Court is for sale at £175,000 through 
Fox and Sons' Hedge End office and 

Coinddentally quite a lot of new 

% Wb 

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Second homes for yachtsmen: This farmer shop opposite ^ 

has been converted into two flats costing £74,000 and £764)00 

property is coming on. to the market in to build, the fitted kitchens that mo 
the area, partly as a result of a relaxation other developers buy from ootsid 
of planning controls, and not far from These flats— one on the ground floor at 
Manor Court a development of three one on the first floor — really are secon 
terrace houses overlooking the river at homes. Each has two bedrooms aim ot 
Rope Walk. Hambie; has just been living room, and they cost £74,000 an 
completed. The village is a picturesque £76,000 respectively, 
and almost unspoilt oasis, and these The Copse, in Hambie. is a devdo] 
houses blend in wdl with the existing ment of 55 to 60 new houses built on ti 


They are next to Ye Glde Coffee 
House, a former yacht store dating from 
1878. This house has no known connec- 
tion with coffee, but was once owned by 
the Earl of Sandwich and is a good- 
looking building of brick described by 
the estptp agents as “tired''. It has been 
improved in recent years, but needs a 
facelift, and could then be a splendid 
permanent or weekend home in one of 
the best sites in the village. It has three 
reception rooms and five bedrooms, and 
is for sale at £139.000. 

The new houses, occupying one of the 
last undeveloped sites on the west bank 
of the Hambie, have uninterrupted views 
over the river (across the car park of a 
yacht club) and have been planned to 
give full advantage to the living accom- 
modation on the first and second floors. 
They have four or five bedrooms, 
balconies and double garages built to 
enable a boat to be parked inside or 
indeed through into the back garden. 
They are priced by Fox and Sons and 
Pearsons at £145,000 to £165,000. - 

Mr Shorter sera these properties as 
second homes and says there is consider- 
able interest in the second home market 
at this sort of price. The combination of 
boating, luxury accommodation 'and 
access to London make the demand. 

At the other end of Rope Walk, on The 
Quay, a house built in the 1930s and 
until recently used as a shop, has been 
convened into two flats by a local, firm, 
H.G. Lane, which still has the craftsmen 

to build, the fitted kitchens that mast 
other developers buy from outside. 
These flats— one on the ground floor and 
one on the first floor— really are second 
homes. Each has two bedrooms and one 
living room, and they cost £74,000 and 
£76,000 respectively. 

The Copse, in Hambie. is a develop- 
ment of 55 to 60 new houses built on the 
site of woodland from an old estate, 
which has. the advantage of ready-made 
landscaping and fine trees, ami the 
disadvantage of having to fit houses 
between them. This new estate, proving 
the demand for-goodkdzed family houses 
in the area*, is being built by Bfoor 
Homes, the company’s first up-market 
development. The traditionally styled 

The house that will strike 
a chord with televiewers 

houses, of four and five bedrooms, cost 
from £130.000 to £] 70,000. 

It is interesting that a lot of new 
building in the Hambie area is on the 
market, but little older property. There 
is, however, one property far sate in Old 
Bursledon. in the heart of a conservation 
area, which may strike a chord with 
people who see it- Bondfidd House in 
Kew Lane is a large Victorian house, in ~ 
3.5 acres looking down to the river, and 
it is the bouse used in the television 
series Howard's Way, which not surpris- 
ingly is set in a boating environment 

Bondfield House, built in 1896, has 
been modernized recently and has a targe 
drawing room, a conservatory, a study, a 
sitting room or dining room, five 
bedrooms, outbuildings, an orchard and 
a paddock. The house has a replica of 
some of therooms built in the television 
studios, in Birmingham. This is die real 
thing though, and is. for sate, at £225,000 
through Fox and SOns’ Hedge End office. 


DeUgtaifal period boose 
beauliluJIy renovated in the 
h^besi standard roaming 
ongmal founts. 3 Recep- 
tions 3 bedrooms. 2 baths, 
samu. Jacuzzi. Gentian 
kiichcn. conservatory, patio 
garden. FH. 


View Today 
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Park 3 tads. 2 bate 2 reaps, 
drag bri, tabes. gan chain. 
M gtaso. Uh. porta, lane 49 


01 722 9793 


Lame tody mod Vsaorian house ol 
character, ora leans. 4/5 beds 
3 recepL 2 bam. 2 ettuhs cedar on 
SI stag. 2 mas Thames SI 
Pews Same. W6 Qua sale 
needed, hence Mu prax 
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Oram Bell area. Grade B Used 
Freehold Pfotwir. oeftwm Ntaewn 
& Cat hedral 4 bed ro o m s. 2 baro- 
100 ms. superb kricasn/dmer. I- 
Uuped famag room. ut*n room. 
2nd tatt ten. eery potty patten. GCH 
mac cond- No asset, no chans 1 

Sunday/evesOI 928 1534 
Day 01 603 9103 


Large luxury marsonetta. a 
b a u roong vary large kachen. 
sating roam. Plus ^anny Hat 
Fu#y fitted carpets throughout, 
balcony. 3 seres at communal 
gardens. 12S year base Bar- 
gan. ra&jaam seta £ 210 . 000 . 

Tel 01-459 4355 


3 truly superb 2 bed/2 
bath apartments. Folly 
equipped luxury kitch- 
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bathrooms, carpets, fit- 
tings. Gas C.H. 99 year 

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balcony and dining 
room. 19ft reception: 
offers over £210.000. 

Ground floor 

offers over £146.000 

Lower Ground 

Floor with patio; 
offers over £146.000 


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Sl Georges Square, 

Teh 01 - 724 3311 



4 Beds 3 Rrcps. 3 Bah Fatdiea. 

Sob + Saif Qonm 
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flo the 5tt tor of a Hcama-bucA w 1 sms of svinH M ceinpd 
now at tacan Sattt & West S’badL 3 tads, 2 mans. Study, lag bad. 
Porter. ULOL Prtete pariottg. CH 121 yo. 

tenxed house WBi news towards tee [Hrk. Reantty ttaanact) 4 
clan. 2 good recep rms. toge W. cettar. CH garden, Many. 

hamypapute road, in saxantterriced boose in 
UPi. dnMo recep, M/bfon rm, oflar. CH pretty ( 

order. 3 beds. 

Fufham Office 01-731 4223 

BwBred. I W1I Q4UH 

A Manhd Rnu-detacM Vkkrat body houss n good order dmg to 
Wand sm rai Common. 5 tads, douUe rem. sasSy. anseivatory/ tfiran rm. 
Ptamtv W. Z Whs. targe grim. CH FtakL 
MW Square. SM C2SBJM 

A Ug &ade B asted sacra fronted house in Ms eteraH ga rden square n 
Ctepnam ou Tom nqson tatter modennaBoo. 4/5 tads. 2 baths. ooMt 
roup, tang im/tad 5. K4. blast ra/ptayim. Terrace. Garten. CH FhoU. 
Batata sarot SW11 tnsjUD 

A pretty sen da VMran house in good dKoratbv enter, in a qua rostdeneeJ 
endosuro near the Part. 3 taOwans. S' recqrooa KH/fa'tast rm. 36' garden. 
CBmtL CH Fhoid 

Battersea Office 01-228 0174 

Oowwftr Bek, NV1 CHU M 

Mata ttah Iteusa reooMtad to the tagbest stwdarts notarta PM 
wins. Master tattm with an srtte dressog im & 2 tathrms, 3 tether tads. Z 
Mtt&recap. ferm. ntLttHdy/npd 5. staff tad S bath. gt^84jra 

Olootang the Park «nth taoct access onto bvtaffttul gdns, an ncepiianri apL 
«nth oread s taying nas.PrnsutEwdh 2 drasang rms. batn. S strer. Ftsflw 
tad. tath. s&dy. 40' men. dswtg na superb Uffitat no. otttty, guest dtara, 

CH A «r co n d ttioncg 2« hr porter. Garage, mate pahdag. 81 g-_ 

Kent Tram, Nfl 1 ®Mtt 

A msgrat' Hash bonsa modonsed to the tegtast stated wab mens ow 
Regens IM tram Noel Terrace. 4 tads, dressng mj, 3 baths. Z imam , 
Wt/b'fast mv. tape (pad tan- knfccaoed gdo. S/C flat recert Wttanettt. 
bed. bath, utety im, pared raurtjart, CH off street tutag. New Do* 

Wm 1 Tonan imjM 

An anmaetdae aparenent on the top floor at Ofc hwehr Ksb Man oreotooks 
the Path and ornate Squm gardens. 3 tads. Z bams, avert dram rm. 
dang rm. tata lilted tactaa. CH, Bt 24 br porter, store .roam, 87 yo. 

Regents P«ik Office 01-267 3267 

to a pduresQuc sort! ( 
aeemgmtecaabai B 
am bath. CH FtaM. 

* 5 ^ SI a nos Cteagon bouse 
Pip tad mate. Z tatter tads. 

A snnl Vtotaian home, attredtav decorated 8 Mad toa bigb stantHnl. tat 
(tench mdows trore the tasngnn n a Sony pnvate gintai.«fft dranmg ra. 
Large taL .3 tads. Ml CH FtaU. 

OfficeOl-727 0705 

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preswthr me office of an arcMecL at 2 ntqmoo mans, bakoam. stamr 
im. tatefan. 91 yre. 

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nr & possdmy ol root tee. 3 betas, tart, shnr.rm. recap na,^ Wd»w.XH 
122 yn 

WestbourneGrove Office 01-221 1341 

tranche Caori Head. SW17 . WJ 

A pretty Vidoim borm na qtasaret mDrtML 2 tads, dbte recep. bath. 

tt. CH 44 tt mst tong 0®. FWd. 

HflfltfiflRM BdwL SM1I QSU00 

a sptendKl vrotenao house on Watdnmrih Common. San del wtb Us id 
ongnatdetilpa otaTaaMonM sheet 6 beds, tab reap, tattig an. Z 

bite, fat /blast im. «im, SSIt snth.taraog gdo. CHFttoU. 

BaSefae Road. SWH Odtore an £t»3BB 

Seaotdiffy decorated groeod floor (bt on Wsrtswflft Carenm mtt many 
ong (eatores. 2 tatH Awng ittr. taaog rm. U. tarat*. Z baths (J an Bam) 
storage, cata/ptoyrra. CH B1 to. 

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purpose beta flat. Mr tube, 
shops and ail amends. Bat- 
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MOkng gardens Mafem fully 
feted Wehen Bathroom. Park- 
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SI Exonne feur £ 160.000 anota 
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3 bedrooms. 2 oshroams. At- 
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manor house 

■ POton Manor and Vineyard, near 
Shepton Maflet Somerset which 
combine a fine 18th-century house 
with a business producing some of the 
best English wine, is for sate through 
Knight Frank & Ruttey's Sherborne office 
at around £500,000 for the whole. The 
Grade II listed manor house has 6.5 acres 
of wines averaama about 23.000 

potnes a year. The vineyard was planted 
in 1966, 1968 and 1981 and produces ■ 
three main varieties — Mutier-Thurgau, 
Huxelrebe arid Seyval Sane grafted 
on to American root stock. 

The house has a dassfc frontage with 
added Gothic features, and the 
accommodation includes four 
reception rooms and seven bedrooms. 
There are aiso cellars, outbuildings 
and a swimming pool and a Grate II listed 
dovecot withm toe 27 acres. 

■ Orchard House, Hurst, Martocfc, 
Somerset is a village house dating from 
the 18 th century, and has period 
features metudmg a deep moulded 
beam panelled ceffing, raised crucfc 
beams and a circular stone stabway. tn 
a recent resurvey of buildings A has 

been recommended for fisting, and the 

house, with four reception rooms and 
five bedrooms, and standing in one acre, 

is for sale through Jackson-Stops 

and Staffs Yeova office* at £ 11 (^ 000 . 

The baron’s lodge 

■ Petersham Lodge, dose to the park 
at Richmond, Surrey, and near the 
Thames, is a fine 18th-century Grade H 

fisted house set in three acres and built to 

its present size in 1740 for Robert Ord, 
chief baron for the Exchequer of 
Scotland. In 1902 the then owner. Sir 
Max Waechter, presented the house to 
Richmond council so that the view 
from the terrace could be preserved for 
ever. Until 1940 it was leased to toe 
Princess of Wales, later Queen Mary, as a 
holiday house for retired lades-in- 
waiting. It has recently retorned to private 


The house, of white-painted stucco, 
has a grand reception hall and three 
reception rooms, with two bedroom 
suites and four further bedrooms. 
A^e sfortfs Chelsea office is asking 

■ Property prices, already rising 
test, are getting an added impetus in 
towns and villages near the M25, 
says a report from Flatt & Mead, estate 
agents operating In Hertfordshi re, 
Buddnghamshba and Oxfordshire. They 
say toot In this area, three-bedroom 
houses priced a year or 18 months ago 
at £90,000 are now fetching 
considerably more than £ 1 20 , 000 . 
“There Is no doubt that, wito toe final 
part of the M25 nearing completion, this 
activity wffl continue,” they report 
The agents also say people seeking 
properties from them are beginning 
to outnumber vendors. This trend 
app&es to areas near the M25 and 
flanking the RM); improvements to 

whkto have reduced driving time for 

London-bound commuters. ' ' 

The boom in recrement homes predict- 
ed in the past two years has now reached 
a level where one in 10 of all private 
housing starts is now designed, built and 
sold exclusively to retired people, says a 
. report by a University of Surrey research 

The report is the third by Dr Malcolm 
Parry and Dr Stephen Baker, who in 
1 983 estimated the size of the market at 
. between 250,000 and 400,000, at a time 
when only about Z500 purpose-built 
units bad been completed They then 
said 20,000 to 24,000 units would be 
needed every year to satisfy demand in 
this growing market — a figure still not 
achieved, according to their latest re- 
search, which suggests a rate of about 
16,000 a year. 

Dr Parry said the present rate of 
development represented a £450 million 
market for the house-builders, “but they 
must get the product right”. By Decem- 
ber 1985 more than 36,000 retirement 
homes for sale had received p lann in g 
consent, of which 31,000 - in about 900 
schemes throughout England, Wales and 
Scotland —had been built or were under 
construction. Almost half of all the units 
are in Sussex, Greater London, Hamp- 
shire. Kent, Devon and Surrey — 
developments encouraged by high prop- 
erty values in these counties, the authors 
say. Land with planning consent for 
retirement housing is now achieving 
higher values than land zoned for any 
other type of residential development 
Looking at what has been provided so 
ter, they say that existing sheltered 
housing for sale is primarily suitable only 
for the active elderly, and they argue that 
there is also a need for accommodation 
suitable for those elderly whose bousing 
needs exceed those provided by this 

this limitation they recommend the 
development of full “continuing care” 
schemes capable of housing the elderly 
even if they lose their independence 
through disability or ill health. 

They acknowledge that there is now a 
growing interest in the development of 
schemes which combine sheltered hous- 
ing with access to foil nursing care in the 
same development “We believe there is 
likely to be a significant demand for such 
continuing care schemes,” they say. 

The report. Housing for sale to the 
eideriy — the retirement housing boom 
and future trends, says the leasehold 

Residents’ welfare depends 
on quality of management 

agreements for a number of schemes 
contain unfavourable lenns, including 
the return only of the original purc hase 
price when a resident leaves; excessively 
high charges by managing agents on 
resale; restricting occupation to named 
occupiers; and non-assign able leases 
where only the managing agents have the 
right to sell the property. 

The authors believe the welfare of 
residents in sheltered schemes depends 
to a large extent on the quality of the 
management and on the performance of 
the wardens. To ensure this, there should 
be a code of practice giving guidance on 
the management of sheltered bousing for 
sale. . 

The report is obtainable from the 
Commercial Department. National 
House-Building Council, 58 Portland 
Place, London WIN 4BU. 

MMUCOl UPtdUP devetotoivml 

onoomity 2nd fir fit m prime 

lecaai wiiii pnrawn u> 
rated lor lo construct addtaaoai 
(loar » form a 5 Md. 2 Bain, lor 
rreep iMOnalW worth 
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I A magnific ent period residence, largely unaltered 
U since the 18 th Century. Hie reception rooms and 
p principal bedroom suites are of classic proportions 
■ with high ceilings, large windows and extensive 
pandfing. There is also a luxurious self contained 
p entho us e suite which has recently been restored 
and modernised to an exceptional standard. 

The entire property comprises large entrance hah, 
F 5 reception zooms, 6 bedrooms and bathrooms. 
. large domestic kitchen. Self contained 2 reception 
room, 2 bedroom penthouse. Staff accommoc&iaoD 
of .1 bedroom, sitting zoom and bathroom. Lift. 
Paved garden. 2 mews houses with garages 
(subject to tenancies}. 

LEASE HO LD £2*500,000 


UfM locaucn In wbm etogant 
cul-dc-nc 3 Bed*, large (dung 
room & kitchen. Bathroom. 
Brauitfui airy uan-cara. mix 
storage, planted roof terrace. 
Original realms, £148.000 
freehold Tel: 01-229 0836 

CONNAUGHT men MS 3 bed- 
room PM floor iu 
O verlooking Connaught Square 
Qwet locthon. 3 mins Mart*.? 
Arch. Prestige budding. 60 year 
leme. £146.000. TetOl 244 

KM68 BEACH SO 3rd floor Rat 
In mod arvetoMBMH opp cuy 
by Black Friars Boor. 2 bed. 
aide reew. k * b. UfL porter. 
Of. CHW. penile parking. £90 
yr toe. £84.000. Frank Harris 6 
Op 387 0077 

FI S NA M SUNK. A Charming mil 
sonriie m popul a r Brest nr 
Fid ham Bdy lube. 2 beds. bath, 
targe neenf. keener , pauo. gas 

SL ~ carom. Leasehold. 

£79.960. Rina today 026o 780 
AS5 No agents. 


W4 2 bed. O. F. manonetie in 
quiet tree wed road. Bath nan 
floed ksKrwn diner Rerratton 
inounes grand raanoi. Prime 
garden use Low outi n o s Oum 
saw £61.960. TctOl 996 

EMU TOWIL OH period gen- 
tlemans resume*. 3 receo. 4 
bed. new laL, o« garage, walled 

440 Kings 

uposmg Grade II listed 18th Century Country House 
dose to the River .Thames and Richmond Park, 
under 20 minutes from Central London. 


Road, Chelsea, Xoudon SWIO. Teh 01 351 2383 



hexagonal budding with an extension linked by a conservatory and is one of A 
number of follies ongmally built to complement the main Georgian house. Nut- 
meg Hall, which was designed by Robert Adam. Grandfathers was completely 
renovated by the present owner in 1982 and foe architectural plans exhibited at 
??J al Acade “y Summer Exhibition in 1983. The accommodation includes 

Build-up to retirement 

5W7 Bargain Oun Sato immae 
b^II- mod flat wim Ig* bngm 
rms Rrrpt Fmad kU 3 ted*. 3 
“hi- shown-. ind gas CH .123 

yrj.U6g.ooa holmans 370 

CMSWtCK wc spanous l bad 
J«. ctow ig Tunuiara Green. 
Long h. rmiim lor giack 
Mto C48.9S0 Tn*r Gma 
UNMd 6 Co 01 994 7022. 

CT *q *WB unmod 2 nd 
ftoor flat. 3 kto rooms, kd out 
TTn Wh. Bair. 7B vrv. 
£106000 HOLMANS 370 

HW1I irnmac 2 bed ifHmor fto- 
P b flat wnti mkhw 

MMTWCTON RO W4. Shaming 
SOu sui frng gdn to th* mcr 
6 «**4rm wmty m. 
M6 000 John Sp*nc*f 996 
Oo^i today 

UTTU KMCC Qo» to canto 
immfe. sunny. 1 bed hN floor 
n*. ttrw r«*n. pr*ny W Lw 
ma oaho 9b iwpr in, 
£74-000. T«. 01 402 2362 
ning 4 Mnn town ns* . a 
raerps. Ui. 3 baths, op* Con a 

mir imi C 1 40.000. John 
Spromegoa 8904 opm today 
Nl OFF ORD ROAD. LArg* 3 4 
■M nous* large bMhrooa. 
Study, dining room, anting 
room and targe garden, reduced 
to £114.000 TM 0726 6203 

Boat tte Kea n your mnfl. A 
2 Bed Comp, h hoof dmn 
from Cnelsna which you tan 
take to Pans tor the weekend 
Tun of CMtxy 5211 CARVEL 
designed motoi yacht Seore 
moomg oo pmots isiand with 
garden & sfudn. vay tow 
ougongs. OahgKtie Thames 
iocOob. UoyK rostered & 
marine stfvey. £58iXH). 

Sole Agents. 

01-351 6732 


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commuKrs looking for 
houses in greenery & 
peace minutes Central 

01-658 9375 

SW11 An imnanMr Vernon 
Uo-cemce. 4 dbb. 2 tans 2 
lecepuD rros. m an pngral a- 
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£139500 m COmdOB C Ota 

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for sato. Docklands Property 
Catilre 01-790 966a 
CAUN6 Designer par am flat. 2 
Ig db. ig u. si m. dm rrn. New 
O+cot CM £04.960. 579 6970 
ISLE OF DOBS Houses and flan 
for imp Docklands property 
Gmtrr 01 -790 9600. 
dW teas. Ig* iwcp. Quick sMr. 
£70.000 Ot 736 9065 
46. THORfebankbdl Tenanted 
Iraenoid. £32.000 Tel: 01 221 

WAFTING Houses told [UN for 
sale. Oorkiana* Property Cm 
ire. Ot 790 9360. 

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h e ada ch e ol luidmg a property, 
can Jill or Mark. 499 0642.iT) 


£110000 F/H. 
tt-351 BBSS FOR VCt 


CharnMn Vaaonan tBnaced 
louse. 3 bees, 2 receomns. 
large tatctmjOm. ccflv. beaub- 
(d btgg gamen. GCH. hew roof, 
good corttwin ttraxtac. hear 
shoos ano CWrttoo (20 nans 
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v B 1-853 6237 

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Comomes reern nalL In inp mi 
wnn xm KNinge. 2 dole beunra 
>■> k|l. bathrm. wt, gas CH. own 
pniale gan New tee. £96.000 
Dun too 6 ca oi 660 2321 
bed gran flat, finished lo a luge 
standard GCH. ten w!U> Med 
worktop and while hleff appn 
awn. Urge Rep with recessed 
iWUing. doors lo nano £39.9fic 
TM; 01 870 6764 
BAUCAM SWli 2 newly cm 
» cried flan lanefulty dec. ready 
for immediate orr 2 beds. bath. 
kH m Ml tm. 99 yr 1 h 
£30.000 earn Craigie & Co 
TM; Ol 874 7476. 
BATTERSEA $W1L Soactous I 
bed ground flow fui m presu 
(nous mansion Meek Good 
dec oralis e order 998 vest 
fease £S6J0a Tef: Ol t£Z< 
7163 lOl -428 6957 day I 
putnet hnmar 2 bed to warm 
an flat in otnet rd At tube 
Large, burn lounge » dinant 
area, ah wring btocony Pwn 
am slews Tastetuliv aeegraied 
£92 500 TM Ol 874 3016 
v k im me. 5 awe oral, in* 
rerpL Ige kil omMc. sunny 
consers to 60 * gdn r 149 sot 
r H Hugh Henry 789 7077 
BURLEY Compart Detartiec 
House 1 1 907 j 5 Beds. 4 Reepi 
GCH Garden 10 mins Station 
£145.000 TM. Ol 6603248 
6WS7. Preny gtnd Or ftal will 
gdn Lge i*c 2 beds. Ul. bathrm 
94S Ch. 98 yr*. £63.500. SulU 
»an Thom — 767 7711 
ItritMONDSEY House* and flab 
lor sale Dockland* Property 
Outre Ol 237 3434 
bed 2 mu Pa no Flat GCH 
£72.000. Ol 996 6699 
DOCKLANDS Houses and flan 
lor sate. Docklands property 
Centre Ol 237 6464 
DOCKLANDS Houses and flat: 
lor saw Dockland* Property 
Centre Ol 237 6464 
PUTNEY 2 rm. k A b. * c modem 
flu. Megan! area. 99 yr lease 
£47.600 ono. 01 789 1638. 
ROTNEMIHE Houses and flag 
for Mie. Docklands Properly 
Centre Ot 237 5464. 



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Modern Georgian lypr house in 
evtusne snuu oetetopemefli. 
set in 4 or res ol me aHighimi 
Aroundy ol Cornell's Villa, next 
10 Busily Park 3 bedroom*. 2 
bathrooms <1 ensuilei. lurthet 
bedroom or study A bathroom 
or utuiy room on ground floor 
Open plan 32 tool lounge 
dining room, kitchen, double 
gaiaor. lull gas CH £1 79.930 
TM 01-979 0734 


Tut Off Mrs 
01-581 4065 


Vaty special 2 bedroom 
with large draumg room, 
ground floor apartment 


123. Sydanr Som. 
Lewtoa S.WA 

TeL 01-351 0077 


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(PNh oil ms to envitr garoenv 
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0*352 3746 

KNKBfTSmDBE Mim walk 
Harroas Lux I a 3 Bed flats 
from L2SOPW Bell 6 Co 01 
641 1921 

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penlhouw A\ailabie l«l Au 
ausi LIM pw Ot 289 7012 
MAJDA VALE Luxury 3 bedrm 
Hat. lull}' lumnned. CH. lined 
kU. Dam rm Klin Shower £ 1 73 
pw TM 402 4602 ar 675 4610 
WMRLCDOM s Beds. 2 rrcru. hit 
nain. luiry turn, garden Nr <M 
lion Suil lamriy LldOpw 947 
7045 eirs. 

MW LONDON Aiajlabk- Luxury- 
(laia ana noian Emnaiay Co 
leu Parry Rodgers 46t) 9M7 

mCHMOND MLL Luxury Gdn 
dpi sparrou* lounge 3 dMe 

ord bit Bain Liiinv Parking 
tmmarulalr £133.000 LotW 
Hr TM. Ol 948 6655 
ST- MARCARET6 luxury town 
nousc style manonrlle 3 
ylorevx 2 bed Prime p*»s*llori 
U- 6 . 0 CO a Luck sale TM 01 -891 
3970 ides A W endsi 
mCHMOtfD PARK del 4 beds. 2 
pains 1 en- suite. GCH. Dole age. 
waued Gdn. Pristine condi non 
£270.0X1 Tel. 01-878 6970 
Htotee. 4 beds. 2 baths. 2 
recrou. Ini garage, gardens. 
£116.960 TM Ol 891 l8o2 



5 bed comar flouse on min 5trea 
ms! Sourti of Kensmgmn H^t Sl 3 
receos. tol/bmisl rm. uuoy area, 
rasief beorm. dressing mi. en 
surte bauwm. 4 aaomorai Dedmis. 
2nd Oamnti. dkrm OSP lor Z care, 
ggs. mracN* isved gnu win 

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park, superb mod flat. 3 beds. 
Freehold CI6LOOO 736 0052 


HYDE PARK S r 2 bedroom ed 
flat in a wMi mamiained mod- 
em p e block. 2 bedrmd. 
baUirm. nued kiL toe 
recpl. dining rm wllh sun ter- 
race £223 pw TM 402 4502 
Home Link International Lid 
toedon 2 Bed period cotiaoe 

as ail Wi mmerm n lorrmgni 
0.1 l in Cowper Ol 551 6732 

nHBLEDOK. Attracme and 
runny lu floor purpose buill 
ifui nr common and iuoe 2 bed 
rooms, l reception, lined 
hiU-nm bulniuura. gaiage 
GCH Excel lent ronmuon. L n 
C666CO Tel Ol 789 7641 

yersion 2 idbrei bearotims flat 
Fully filled kil. £oS.OOO O n.o 
for quirk sale Close to Wimble 
don Town Cemre Tel 01-947 


woman family house in auiei 
resMemial road. Modernised to 
yerv high lUndyrd reuimng 
original features. 5 beds. 3 
rerens. large garden £ 197.500 
Johnston A Pycraft 01 946 


NWIO. 3 bedroom semi defamed 
nouw. (urnmed. c h. 2 mins 
walk to DOIIIS Hill SlallOn £166 
pw TM Mis Heves Ol 588 
I9CO 263 1-107 ollice hours 

Country Property 


Oats T* DM Ead 

Luxury Pantfloun maf- 
sonetto with ou tt a m flng 
mews over London. 

3-4 dbto bedrooma. trtpto 
■spaa reogpeon room 
Htoh origna) freotocai. 
Pnvxte toot terrace wdh 
pabo doors. Vary Urga 
litoy ftaad kitchar. targe 
homy bathroom. 2 WCS. 
In good de co r ati ve order 
ttvoughout V8ry Low 
outgoings .5 cormurttai 

£210*000 ONO 

Tet 01-722 2477 

TIh bas to be one oi the nfcaa 
largast P/B Mts n tfls pma«aid 
oea. Ten*: (aow? wta dm 
floor Comp fired beomoms. Mje 
uum goi balcony. Douofe 
gtazed. Carpeted OreughouL 2 
larpe Mto (toad wfl titvay 
irafves) Fusl floor. Ul todeoan- 
ae« c/h. Orty ia morenc cm. 

Can 01 281 1075 eves 
01-348 4294 daytime 

l i wi tol. 30ft- lecepaag^nfr 
te me e/toogg ptom. 236. 
toe itoM ra Goto dte onto 
order. Pare d Naxeto. Uiy uto 


01485 7969 
01485 7250 

Byte s Tenet*. 

A ram BRANf to ecQuni m 
pwr freeww. ootM fnwnw 
Hens moany. Feaunq 300 ft* 
m MXKSB a* floors m 
made OBSajrw tanhen 2 oeos. 
KungeaviLv. kxmpe Ques cm*- 
rom taoRoem mo X' tort 
tsfiaea. Uany omar mi mam 

Gttddud Co. 01-637 8951 


Wagnffloara devetapmert 
Of 8 luxury flats 
Pnces from £62,500 

625 4567 


Cnamwig 3 bedroom house 
a«h 2 Wfrooris. 2 Reception 
mom, toad mcwn/bi eeMafl 
mom, and DDfiy/cicakrm. 
Garage. Preny 50 ft garden 
and terrace. 

Emaao f/hou 

Tel: 01478 2003 

rearmouse, roxgrose Rd. 

Brruiuum. Nmil 5 bra. roof 
k™. toirrt vistas. 2 g> 
ragiw. larani £ 120.000 
FLAT'S 4 UX oem II 3 Sun 
toy Of hM* flats starring iron 
£33.000 Ihng OI 668 
7761 7046 

UNKXJE FREEHOLD property in 
ptrtfwmf area Pi bt. 1 S. 7.000 g 
•to Formally 

RKtflK-fue PMUurBM and 
Manaorr'sfUl &unaWr lor con 
yarsion up lo 8 Hals. £l 2 eDOO 
ono Fast romMMion waiura. 
Ol SSI 4744 or Ol 388 6201 

Ground Qoor omfoobag gdu. I Ms. 74 yn. JSKUUQ. 


let floor Qsl 2 ifide beck. 2 batin. P ortngd block- 60 ys. 


Fabukras 1st floor 1 bed Wcony flaL Gdn vims. AS ja 

HlhS.OOU. - - 

01-589 7774 

T6WM- Writ Ui* i Md apt in tetotortSaeora. uc 

nni -HP toll LIP bf SaUMh ft *-• “■ MHbHl RM Rtl- 


Trniunv E5UWK MA 1645. Lono 624 «M 

MAYFAIR FLAT. 2 bed. retro, 
kil. oaih. CH Courtyard 
MUMwre Porterage Mnung. 
pflD vr tea Good rontottoo 
citelOOQ tm 0903 8i2 2T6- 

HOBART NA RDYMi Charaupg * 

bed OTdftraPf «-rthlw^nw. 
■ini rm Lae 96 wre. ElOSXW 
boamn 6 Co >» »* »* *»• 
Ionian SW1 Ol 361 0078. 

nrigiiL raacNHiy twiBtof- s 
AH Pdrnry. Si* «tal "l OuM 
St 999i r I ra>» Gdn Os U»- 

unn U45 ooo- Oi H» 4223 

Straw WVWTMDfT. ian A 
lew nr diww m tux no Mark 
2 mi. luiiilUL Balcony, sky 
hue <r» Low oulgomg* 
CU0.95O WMWH 486 9666 



IksMi Onto 359 Kan tad 2 SW ANtor Sara 

CtaSto. WtB 9>¥3 H5 »m»i - • 

or 352 5061 CM® HR 



Handsoraa Earto I9th Cent Hse in ttn Fine GON SO. 
1st FlrOremfth. Direm. Situfly. Gdn Rm. Kit. Af& Bedrme. 
4 Batftrms. Smal PaTIO GON. 

In need pf to»e B"d modemisatiort 
for FHLO. to Jovd Sote Agents by 10 a.m.. Eist July, 1986. 

BAVSWATER Anrarth-* apacMMai 
Umwnl Nudio. 130 yr (raw. 
comrairnt amentaps. SECkOOO. 
ring 243 1003 ms or w end. 


i bra im. 86 mr Jwro. 
C7SroD F»aK6 4taUHie 7« 
- Ol 573 7135 Drvr.6 30pm 

a run and hsim lor up. 
nunv wiln Bmt liawa 
A Qwtrcli Ol 067 4473 

(USE MOOSE Hams and nab- fM 
.DdcfciuMti pro p rrty On 
Irp Ol 790 9560 ;• 

8IATFA* Largp 2 ba« ItH. D6k- 
Rsrcpuon hil 28Mn Lrfl Hoc 
In- W iw4n Cl 85,000 
Cwow Esiaim 6SV OHi 

PBHUCO Bar-B-Qw llai. 2 IM 
loom-- Pm«r. miv. Oma 
Sumo C9»000 1«- Moivikv 
lo Fnaav Ol eze 0575 

wci cm floor 1 era flat m p.g 
Lour* r Car to"- ita* 9°9 yr 
to Cot ooo tfrovmi Taw A 
Co Ol SJ2 8275 

C80 000 Ring MIMar* tor DW 
■ Latont-UH Ol .289 3666 

swie. OMMnifui a bra o mr 

rnpp gardrtl Hit f HO. OOO 
L P F Lama Pimm. 938 3233 

WANTED URBOm-T ibiwici 
mum> «wa. Any rotoinon up 
la UAOOa Rrau* IP BOX £14 

CHISWICK. Drawn S bra Cdwar 
(Kail PW with W drawing rtn. 
in kil. *ra dining rm. lux 
oai9rm I iM aa* 171 Manx oral 
iiVura sir torn, law WU>- 
L||*U ago WM co4A Oi MIM 
nun Porin 996 2346. 

oft vweeHT sn, sun. dmmm 

lu 3 bra ton- rofiav who muo 
in (MM ronrtnwn ihrougnou 
FirtMM CluaOOO TuCkarman 
229 5611 

nal by ounua ana now la Hol- 
land Part., a anonnous bohi 
n e awiwi room* with sw ban* 
TO. 5 -double tearooms. 2nd 
floor Ufl. 96 year* Cl 95.000 
Ol 2?l 6244 office hour* 
AVEHUC RD MW* immoc in pm 
M drogned Ral in presage 
work. Dow ram. rmra orarra 
Lux kttrnen and ggih. Lore be 
£140.000. Howard estates Oi 

289 0104 6656. 

, close smTHsasm-suaen}. 

' ly presemra omd fir Hal in 
popular Mock Rec. 2 bra*. 
Mi o tst. ban. Porter, ch. chw 
In 117 yre £ 120 . 000 . 
Turkerman 2z2 5611 
EC*. Aiiractur 1 bed flat in luk 
4M Mock in neart of Cuy Ac- 
cra lo communal roc* terrace 
affording «c nvenuM nod 
C82JOO teeti kl E A. Shaw A 
Pints 01 403 7250 
***** F H Edwardian cetiaar 
m PxrMiml rondl. 2 tub. gar- 
ten Irons ana tear, gn OL 
carpus. £90.000. Howard Ei 

laws 289 0104 6666. 

ISLE or DOCS El 4. Two 1 Ml 
TLals runenuy bona bum in *u- 
. pert mraude drvngpmml 
Reads- far orrureuen Aulumn 
19tl6. Lars 999 vn CT9.0O0 
earn Danw Smith 5B2 5650. 
M ARIA VALE we SMrrtaon of 
new- lux runs, tparunte elet aied 
grbund floor flat wnn 22* renH 
CO9.950. And 2 ON 3t 
C7O.000 Howard Eatain 289 
0104 9666. 

NOTTMO MU MTU. Bngm and 
soanouk ground floor 1 ted flat 
m Mlnnnt ud house Dirert 

arr m to 3 in- of Mr ranm 

gun C 75.000 Leasehold 
Pfllwew A Pins Ol 727 6 612 
ST. JQMNS WOOD- Ftomuton Ter 
rare AwS Ski'ton 2nd fir apt 
. in rv order wiih 3 realm. 3 
lur rirtju. wMI fined klL 2 
Oethmw.9Ch U 90 OOO L ft 
SnHI A Co 286 6181 
mowmral 3 bn* leer Viet hse 
in auiei St Gat CH lge receo. 
lux Ml. MHO £245.000 F H 
. TM Open DOW Ol 794 6601 

KKMATt, Shatoon Ave. uaurv 
3 ora flaL i f kiTcnra. A ora 
rm. Oath. *ep WC own GCH. 
dtai gtr garage, com gdn*. En- 
trance phone. Furniture 
OPIionaL Quirk sale £115.000 
ono Tel Ol 34i 1341 anytime 

(doie< Ldwaraian rial wim bal- 
cony Fully rMortnghrd U>( 
de tum ra with new anouances. 
wool rarprtx. CC.H. «r Lease 
IS* year* C5-S.OOO Tel 01341 
99oO itoed Thursj 

N6 HIL limn. H er e in flat com. 
97 yr Be 2 oeos. fu kil. carpett 
Mr, Superb \ tews from auo me 
mu- £88.000 Ol 341 6373- 


CLAPMAM 6W4. Charming 
IM4CV* B bra rotiaoe 2 rvrep. 
Ml. bath Recenlly co m a to ft 
renoitoed retaining on«nal 
teaium. Lot ety sunny 70fl gar 
■ton F H 179DOO TM: 757 

M slreM \ irwnin lerraced 
nouw wme ordinal Irature^. 4 
bed. 2 bales. o««iu> recepugn- 
torqe larw QCH Sunni gar 
oen 1 1 Mi.0tVI TM. Ol 228 
051* <01 Ol 720 8963 ie> 

OCTAViA ST SWlt Semi tel. 2 
broa - Nkin. MW * 2 V*C.«v 
rerra F f ku dining. Ii lann| 
odn New rmf GCH Low ram 
U 36 000 FH 01 223 77B1 

Fully modern 4 ora \monan 
fetrare house IB ou*M tree lined 
St Many original traturr*. 1 
bth. 1 u>wr rm Double reep. lge 
kil. preny pan. 11 38.000 TM 
IHIOI 228 8101 lOf 408 6342 

oua family 4 ora. 2 Oath house 
2 reception loom*, pretty gar 
Oen. new fitted kiMnen. For 
auirk tor offers around 
£110.000. Phone Monday of 
fice hours Ot 789 9311 

MMUULIIRISLfl 2 bedroom oar 
den nal. Lasennet oarnens. 
SWI I Needs general overhaul 
* decoration, parti non tor new 
kilrnen. has gas urra central 
healing. oO* garden, lease 86 
year*. £59 950 Ol S84 7020 

nous fully mooemoed 4 
bedroom lamily house. 2 rerep- 
lion. Ong fireplaces. Kitchen 
OTPakiasi rm Bainrm «ep wc 
Ca* rh Lovely BO gardep. f h 
£ 157.000 TM Ol 074 8693 

p e lop floor flai in conserva- 
tion area. 3 nun* 89 station. 15 
rmm West Cnd.Fuuy raroeled 
own parking »pare.L«o.7SO 
0708 863320 Oayume OMy 

BATTERSEA. Charming newly 
moo 2 Double pedroom garoen 
leiM flat with own em ranee 
and pauo Mortgage available 
£72.500 Ol 748 1081 iT> 

BATTERSEA. Charming newly 
modernised Urge 1 beoroom 
nat with own entrance tram 
srre»s. Mortgage available. 
£58.500. Ol 748 1081 07 

BATTERSEA SWS. Sunern newly 
moo 2 ooie ora tst nr m wim 
Ire Onomat features, lully no 
kil. carpus. £o3 950. OI 720 
8959 iSuneOI 630 0563 <OH» 

BATTERSEA Brytimaer Rd too 
yds Park Newly re wo r m and 
exl ended period 6 DM bouse. 
£230.000 freehold TM 622 

FENTMMN ROAD 4 bed. double 
reception, large Kttmen inner, 
bathroom. Ca» CH. toaiy gar- 
oen oil drees parking Freehold 
080 OGO TH.Ol-687 1542 

BATTERSEA Superb 3 beorm 
semi 0*1 nse wiinm 2 nuns at 
The Park « Tne River Dbie 
terra, mod kil 'duunorm. OCH. 
lge sunny well stockM odn 

F/H Ll 50.000 Tins nse n 
arauuiuuy oecorira A must be 
seen 10 oe apprrCHtfd TM. 01 
223 69o2 Fies 

A TWO BEDROOM rotaop ayto 
garden AM 41 Telegraph FUI 
Park SLI4 In an imaginative 
V Klonan Conversion on auiM 
tree WiM Avenue TH £*4.950 
Cenlral London 12 nunules. 
GCH filled knrhen. carpets 
Low oulganoa.01 286 8040 iTJ 
BARNES VILLAGE. Pretty semi 
tel L ic house m ouim cul te cac 
a moment from Pond and 
shoos 4 bed*, bath, double 
rerra lane kil b faa rotors 
GCH Large Wed (Bring oar- 
den. Large loft. F H ti 66.000 
KiUort A- Km* 078 4942 
Bnaem g v U4 spooouv 2 
beorm P8 lsrFlcor flat u-nn en 
Irvpnonr In iwwnnm area. 
Cinsr to BR 5*n Carpeted. 
OCH. note guiing Comm Gan. 
Got Lg 7,000. in 01 633 2335 
W tev* or 01 691 Ob6S eves 
and w ends 

BARUCS VILLAGE, rlow station, 
snaps and Pond Attractive Sic 

■am hte a toot. 2 bains, d&ie 
rerep ui Blast room, cloaks, 
reilar CC.H western' qaraen. 
Freeflow Cl 79.300 httson to 
Kina: Ol 878 4942 
PUTNEY Alirocthe Z bed llat ■! 
dibe. 1 sgiei lai rerep rm. 
stuo}. kil urkra rm. Cardens 
pna Irnnv raurf Osnef Iprauop. 

S cons enlienl for lithe. BR. 
simps Lnng be £72.000 TM 

HTO 4400 


nmq hut mei o w romoMety 
r~urrav»ra 4 bras. 2 aaua. 
32X23' lounge spac ku tuner, 
gar. «1 in i acre -Seeing a 
braes mg' C27&J000 John 
Sbrarer gas 8904 Open today 
BURRET DOCKS Hausra an* 
(tats i or sale Oort tanas Proper 
l> Centre 01 237 

souare. patio fidl.l dbie bed. 
*mgte bed study, sunny receo. 
with open Han lined kitchen, 
bathrm. tnd gas ch. very low 
out Prangs. brautHuuy Dec Lau- 
ra Astuey Waupaper lO Mins 
L- Grove Tube Fined cots, tncl 
oi once XeOdOOO TM 01 9eO 
2407 home OT 361 3666 Ollice 

De waned Rnecvioe Aparunems 
in wmiMiau and Chetwa. 2 
bedroomed or 1 bedroomed. All 
the services of an hold avail- 
able £ 155 0001 150.000 

£195.000. TM- 01 730 7430 or 
01 730 2989 CTl. 

Outstanding lamily period 
Muse ready lor decoration on 
quite ireMmed *urM • beds. 2 
reception, from garden, pano. 
bath and chower 7WC. OCH. 
lira hmd. £350 000. TM Ol 
351 7144 view Sunday 

nmu tint floor 2 3 two liar I 2 

reception s , luxury twin room 
and kitchen breakiastibam 
Mudernned and decorated In a 
tugn sunoarrl FH L1B5.000 
TM Ol 244 8189 

HOLLAND RO Hi Cxrettenl 
raisragma fir flat vicionanai 
tire rm. marble fireplace, 
modern Obk> bed rtn. good sued 
kitchen, wen designed bainrm. 
£58.000 short tee 3o yrs can oe 
extended. Tel oi oca 8236 

W 14 Immaruiale 1 OM ftal ui 
period com eraon £67300 
Lng Lsr E wends 01 381 
9248 W days Ol 937 3294 

Urmrty well presented recently 
construrtra house, offering weO 
planned accommodation Draw 

rm. din rm kil. ctoakrra. mas 
ler bed wiih ensure bath. 3 
furl her teds. 2nd Da in. ggr. pa 
no garden and use ol souare 
gdns. «9 yr lsr £380000 
kalrunl Cranam 01 382 0113 
vupertoy presenird 2 bed. 2 
bam ftal in a presiioe new de- 
letoomeni overtoojung a du>M 
garden souare 20 \ 14 rrreo 
Wllh gallery oier Fully luted 
kil. Ind CH 3 CHW Ponce Lse 
125 yrs. £169.500 
View 7 days a wee* i lam- Tom 
TM 01 244 8263 iTI 
ly brail Georgian slvle town 
house in excellent rondiuon. 
near lo Sioane So Draw rm 
din rm. Ml. mauer bra wnn 
enunte bam. 3 runner begs, 
bain, balcony . ggr nursery 
gdP. 93 vr Be L4IOOOO 
kairvni Graham Ol 362 Ol 1 3 
EATON SO. 6nmarula|p bnghi 
south lanng peninouse rial wim 
Iwo oa ironies. 2 ord*. 2 barns • 1 
en suiipi. rerepnon. dinmg nail, 
lift, porterage 6« vr lease Must 
be sold uus week. 
ono- To iiesv today 12 noon ■ 
bom to w day eves ring. Ol £45 
9063 or 01 245 6321 I Office) 

bed gdn fit in sought after SO 
65 yn. v ouick sue. L12&.000 
Reed to Lewis. Ol 244 8377 

KENSINGTON Betwixt high strral 
6 Holland Park 2.700 So It 
Virtually imtnarulatr condition 
4 dbie berms. 1 en-suiie 
Dressing bathroom. 2 lunner 
bams, dmtng rm. 2 further 
rccras. 24 ft x 18ft each 88 
years £340.000 10 me CtoC 
Ooen Sunoay 10-2. 493 2091 

3 * ora count 1 rooted us 
house, garage- south facing gpr- 
nen. 2 bauts. beauMul 2&x2Stt 
imp. luxury kit breaktasl 
room £389.500 F H 0792 
390281 Sun. Ol 263 2120 day 
727 0058 eves. 

Cheese* Sw 1 1 2 bedroom. 1 
large reception. KLB. overlook- 
ing park, minutes from Km as 
Rd Own garage, double glaz- 
ing. enlrv pnone. 85 year lease 
£74 OOO TM 063* 32230. 

ALBERT PLACE. W8 Beautifully 
moorrmsra house in iromaru- 
latr condition ? 3 Recra Rms. 

2 3 Bed*. 2 Bath*. Kilrnen 
Dmsana Rm. Utility Rm Pauo 
FreefMad £297.500 Chester 
1M40 6 Co 01 581 5234 

HP ]«l flr flat in po work 5 
bedrm*. 2 oainnm. clkrm. 
recra rm. lge tuL porter, car 
parti Comm rh LSPh'ld 112 
yrs C2 10.000 For viewing 
romart 643 4j«j. 

Ded roomed flat, rebutll 1970 
befund Edwardian facade tm 
manuate 99 year lease plus 
share of F H Cl 19 750 TM 
01 e29 4036 m 

spacious unmod 3 bra tower 
ground finer com fit 50 yrs lie 
1 Long lease Ji at latte a) an extra 
<25.0001 £40.000 Rem A 

Lewis Ol 244 8377 

iremely taeasani 2 bed oartMi 
ftal wtth 3 O’ garden 94 yrs. 
Early sate £90.000 ReM 8 
Lewd- Ol NJ 8377 

house Four bedrooms. Two 
bamrooiK Spariou*. open-plan 
interior £250000 01-362 

3923 mngv. 

Ins 1*1 ft two double bedr flai 
■n ora pan Rcdrtifie 5a 
C2&5000 T HOSKINS 730 

Bedroom i« floor flat wan ba! 
run)- Long lease Pnre lor 
quirk MM- £93 500 Ol 561 
7092 evemnos 

FULHAM 5WC unntodernwMj 
Dome ne ra s work £92.000 
lei PI 248 2323 Ti-TOiStoi 
■ work I Ol 736 4335 < Unfurl 

stains b guiri W nr 1 nramya 
flat Pnnw- uyaiion Cl 05.000 
TM Ol 229 0810 iTl 

LARGE THREE bedr flat, excel 
mu terpr to turnntiings 2 
Bjmrt el Sioane So L3S3COO 
T HOdtilNIr 730 9937 




Banbury 6 miles London 72 miles 

Attractive Residential 
Dairy and Arable Farm 

A Substantial 6 Bedroomed Frmhouse 
wih Swimming Pool 
2 Pairs of Cottages 

Modem and Traditional Farm buildings 
468,000 Litre Milk Quota 
Productive Farmland 

664 Acres 

For Sale As A Whole 

127 Mount Street, Mayfair, London. 
W1Y 5HA 

Tel: 01-499 4155 

23 Beaumont Street, Oxford. 

0X1 2NP 

Tel: (0865) 256611 



Ipswich 15 miles. Woodfaridge 12 miles. 
London 95 miles 

Outstanding residential and commercial 
arable farm with a ring fence. 

Distinguished Grade II Elizabethan 
moated manor house. 

Fine secondary period Suffolk farmhouse. 
Two pairs of cottages. Grain store and 
other farm buildings, highly productive 
arable land. 

For sale privately as a whole with vacant 
possession on completion. I 

Ipswich Office: 1 1 Museum Street ; 
Tel: (0473) 214841 (Ref.5DD8558). j 


A truly iffwue Oevekunut ot magmhees artmed deagnro shows 4 
and 5 bettroomed oeaensd n die most {Hestgous icauenM ana 
A ranae ol designs flat bera sfcdMty and imagautwetr varied, so that 
each house a mmui n appearance ant apeal 
tahrtly. a* Qualify tot the NJtB.C. Wanamv. Mil tradewvf construe - 
ton and me latest msutmon teacronems iega Ong eoeigy consttvatun 
Full gas CH. doubK-gtaied leaded hgtas and a Hnsta open fireplace 
provide ecooomc wanrah. 

Each Muse has me most lunras kadun. reorporavig a double oven 
hu> urn 

As beMs a devetapmen! of the cakbro. every property has two bam 
rooms tut ty aopouned. double garage won tuionubc door comtoi 
With me UlevDmok Goil Club, toca souasn and terns courts, you can be 
sure mat w tesure pursuits ate wen caiered lo> 

Pnces Iran £136.000 - £i5?jOOO. 

Sales office now ooen and Cnanef Part. way. Crancesser Rd. CnarBon 
h«gs. Cwiemani. Conaa fteu Meaoows [tC^Zf 574296 or Mahtem 
{063451 60501 (24 Ik m 

a nmni unrw fi DBnnma cantaCy anal bok reswu * bm ettray 
DTOH ■« pawn M aoenang to 3 nea 

met asm? 


TM ■ rtert aancteRi eraanr radi erras a a ana* tvstty mat. n» g 
rate* om Uumc m ten «nd 76 bh of tout on 
PSlCEi OLM 030. 

TW B mui R Fflftnl actong. nten cansss of a mate pond amav at u 
aose. vaonni «d tamiiy kignte mu 9h aens d etan bnt 
AixnoN sale 



OHers around £115,000 

On the ediee <*f Ute VillgRt Green, a chnrminj; thatched mua» 
Wllh a pretty garden. W«n kept end well presented thnugbuut. a 
nramM. haihrm. hoB. ckioknf*liwr rm. Small Mudy. StUme rm. 
i lining rm. Kit/b'laM rm. Full P H. Small carafe. One- of the 
IBiwI pleasantly Mluaied propmns in this unspoilt villa p.. 

Penyards Country Properties 
0962 60300 or 01-491 786 8 

Caanaoed on next page 



.V v > 

Country Property 


DEVON - VVUmington _ . About 80 ACRES 

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Mosj j ijn cji*f im] m pitiih inmtalcdnMini? [KmMijnreil* »c» '•klimSOawnesofslorioiisBitHiiKK 
jnd MtiuULiDd. 

f nKepih-n r- ■ WMit-jms. 1 Kuhrontns. Oil fifed central heaimc. 

Sv-IiVnt lined flat. 

pjm ei*ml*ie» .ind e jrjcmj. 

AllrjiiiKSJrifih Pj-iJv-v-L "oodlaikl. 

SKILLS Ii ' encr Hill Berketev Soaire. Lmdiui Wl\ OHO. Tel 

iiKn. \] ill..rd Sireei.Sjlidrin.^ilidiireSP; ?BP Tel Sjli«huf> '“^iJUCl 


i_i, ■ in, i,-. FjJJm *;. i.-i -M m 11:11121 MJ>‘ /' ; miles. London. i ■ miles. 

Superb Ed wardfan mmaJon m a protect ed ictting uvcrioaUnc Its terraced isudens and the 
*afmmd2ne ■KVhibnd. 

L<N 1: this llmnc. G.illerw.driuim: tvwm >iuJv.dinint P> *m. domes* io of fivcL ” Kr1 rc-ipr.. 
Mvihr.-imv -jjII iIji. 0j> fired evmral heJiine.ijjpjj;irej.uUiWiildim».viirdens Ahnui 2-i* tim 

Loc i The Cotttje. Sinmj room. Kilvhc-n. AK'ln.«mjN toihnvm.rraiHuiWiih5.isiriV.-rt.. AWraf to Aitk. 

SAVILL? 21 Hire Fair. B-mhiirv ij Ivf.ioWiin-QXlhiiAW-. Tel- i'W 1 lsV> 

SA\ ILLS rili"in^en.>f Hill Berkeley ^lujre. Lpti-Wi W IXOHQ.Tet u|-4i*ikKkl 


A'. -.-f.-ri'f. A/I ulu Oi.-ii-iiufis. ‘'•• •rthji’lpion l~ miles. Centra! I.•^•rk]l•'l '"mili'l 

Impodns pin-lxchnn manor bouse on the edge of i vifbce. merlnolihm Hkomti pilMand and rfw 
NUTTnundbic cvntntryside, wiubk lor a iirirli of naideiitnl and instirulii null ums 
( iu^i\i in fiicjinin^ c.minif L 

Lot I: Alain Hove- Hall.* r-.-eepimn r-w*m. domc-raic n|fK-es. 4 main Hcdr---.’m.i 4 main kiihtivms. 

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>A\ ILb-Jl'On.ximrHill Bert Wet >ju.iiv- " J\ I'H'.*. Tel. |||-H»4I. 

k-nmin R^4irdJ L^p**^’* 

01-499 8644 

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Winch csicr S» miles: 

M3 10 miles: London 68 miles 

€01 ACRES 

An Agricultural. Sporting and Residential Estate 
Fine Countr> House. Good Secondary House. 

5 Cuitagcs. Good Shoot. 

Modem Farm Buildings 


AUCTIONEERS: James Harris and Son, 

Jewry Chambers. Winchester. 

(Tel. 0962 52355) 

22/23 CASTLE SQUARE. CAERNARFON. ( 0286-3285 } 



ethnwitw lion ne dojxiU.' inured village o! UantRiig. me farm g 
traversed &v Ihe Sowd-in Mountain Raiway lm» arm i!u> mam looiMlh 
leading to Ihe summit et Snowdon Stone and slated FannlKK.ises. 
OuHfcrtfmcs. 4 IS Acoss Pasare and Flndd. FV3 toes Mocml*n mduding 
Cogwvri Odu A:ddu oopular with expenenced rock climbers Gint 
Toutsi DOtemm Freehold Vacant Possession. TENDERS CLOSE 2S«t 
JULY. 1986 



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PRICES: O5J)W-£J45.M0 

Brpduut from: 


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27 Market Square. Sand*. Beds. 

SC 19 IJ.-\ 

Tel. Sandy (0767)80294 



Ke>i bmk and r-imild cminir.- C-tusr with V am- nf canlen 
and padd'idi lartil S k^-i- idminc ri.m liiunce. kni-Lm. uiiliiv 
nnim. huihr-H'm. isiraeL- Situated tl*e i.i mar Ley t-iww nf 
R.ypham and AiWiain in the heart uf the Niirth Nnrfnlk enun- 
tr-'i-lr. t'lU.Vvi. R*-f. A4<Ti. 

Tel: (0603) 901 733195 




Pixonrer Grange, Nr Stamford. Country mansion in ex- 
tensive gardens and grounds carefully converted into 
self contained retirement apartments, cottages and bun- 
caiow-s. From £45.000. Viewing 7 days a week 10.00 am 
- 4JI0 pm. Further details call (078083) 382. iTl 


by Cornish Estates Ltd. 

A superb devtfkreroem of 2/4 DediDom homes, directly adjonnq sandv 
team mtr. umrieifiJti.-eiJ sea mews Prices ranging hum £53.500 io 
£64.500 realities maude Miy egurort kitchen, double glaring, gas 
central healing. Igw rnantenancr design kmtBuoed pounds For ora- 
tnure please ring. Swtsons (06721 74461 n write. 10 Lemon Street. 
Truro TR1 2LQ 

Cottages. Castles. Manors 
or Mansions. Each month 
hundreds of period homes 
tor sale nationwide. 
Buying or selling contact 

The Historic Buildings Co, 
Clmbham QU24 8HQ 
Tel 09905-7383/6128 


NEWBURY Oiiii-t Miuare. lur* 
vmi arulrnmi viriorun arap- 
n-li 4 ijnJ*i and vsaram 
Sju-irv-nl PUnmiwi tvrmhiian 
lm i’ont'Tiion 3 luxury ojuri 
mruK Ljtqp *v»rd«-r, •••ol lj 
M4 mili“ii. tl AO OCO ONO 
rnf i‘.oA5 

SANDHURST - b HrqJnl n^rnill%(- 
honw-% now rfddv s^iuunl 
v. (WKl«l riilKlff^ dnfanl %icu^. 
h Ch. M3 Me] & rin.,11.--. 
*■ ■* rf-TH s bdlhs o qtjtz. 

OCH OiDoac Cl M ilTO CW^o 
Tel PauHer* &7d8a9 



Manx part ol Gothic style 
Grade 11 listed Victorian 
Country Mansion, offering 
spacious accorrm with i 
acre private garden. 36ft 
drawing rm. 3ift dining 
hall, lui.'b'tast rm. cJkmi'. 
principal bed (ensuite 
baihi. 5 funner beds. 2 
further baths, gas CH. 
dble gge. Oilers invited 
Price guide £225.000. 
Burnham office 
(06285) 5555. 

CHIL TERNS. OulrlumliriQ Court 
in Horn-> <*iin lar mng 
i urjl ihwi srt m 5 ji-ri-. Clkv. 
J roCi-Wioo nvinii. luxury 
Xilrtu-n ,md lirralliil r~jin S 
b-Mruor-ix. 2 r— ir-roim-.. c. nlral 

rn.-4tuio doutiV? runagr. mrr,. 

k*ix.. ixixc-i I'rroiioM lor vil«. 
Mvphonr Ralli-rt. BuckUiiid. 
Ai le^burv iCtPobi 25S2 

MARLOW. Lharminq d^i o-.rlot 
r-mugr nr BrUum min J «K<h. 
r rmicp. * 4 f 1 .il SocluQ'-J 
wlm ..iiii 75 dimcl rv »-r Irnni 
Fcr vak- h> .lurlHiu lunii-w 
solrl frtyl inil-J-. l Tuo*l.i> IStti 


luny situated Vidonan Farm- 
house. Views to paddock. 3 
rue. 4 bed. bath, gardens, 
spnney. paooock. Cnnsi- 
mas Tree plantation. 3 
acres. £180.000 region. 

MILES. Compact family 
house of Georgian origin. 4 
rac. 5 beds. 2 baths, healed 
swimmmg pool, ten ms court. 
1 v j acres. Guide m excess 
Ol £170.000. Orawealts 
Country House Department 
Newbury (0635) 38393. 

lofi. Sc4imor wartjrj. - 

Borksnm- ncsOBOJ n untrutl 

«l In i m III- ollnrc o\er 
tT 10.000 lor an itmuiDnal 
yotUMK prciuorl* mi jn Oul 
sundmn «lp nr 3 j*t»i in a 
uHrluaed situation ».ilh »i»ws 
arrow its tn»n Unq ol 4 roun- 

li<«. tasv Ip M4. London 

4S mim . Va MSS inn- rt nan or 
a>5 mm Sunaoti. mllwr for oc 
ruoation an a inuil rmidrcr or 
lor mrominn lo a conwtrraMr 
protwfv iat which planning 
pr-rmi-Mon -jnd arrlulifl-islhir- 
urr aiaiUbh- Trt 07 iS 


70 MOON 16th JULY 1986 

Not HojCem Turn Coitag*. Sooth 

ARngtan. m Kngshndgt 

dn Canny cnope n bidy 
M«Ura Iv m R iWMnr «<4 m» 
snn Porch. luH. kung ns. ifamg n». 
H. 2 baK batbmi B wc. Coihrtd- 
ngs. Ige Ind petoog m Pie gda 

Midrael Weller & Co 
75 Fore St, Salcombe 
Tel (054884) 3246. 


Pictures®* village 1 and 'r nwe 
heaches. 5 miles Plymjuin Mod- 
em very spacious deiitcned 
readente. 2 nwowns 5 beds 
cam. lame knaw lxeaHasi room, 
oil ch douNe gsrage Beauiru) >■ 
sot guden wdh streams, plus 2 
a avjn pjdooO 

Eiitu m 

Tel 8752 822808 


L>r<I cabin rvlr-uts in vuprrb iu 
rul -*'rlirur. Bull! lo M-i> high 
siarviard I r-'m 520.750 cm 
I.Vl\ iri.m ROM E'lulc 
■'•KJnl- rc.-w'Si Cliullrhjh. LKi 
on 0769 WVM . 

PORTSCATHO 1 6«1 Hal u.Hh 
lot «i <«diirti<. (kw m lorjl 
ammlliov. boalsara sic Ideal 
imfidav. rolirmwTiL inM^anvini 
prnpmj- C2J.950. onn lor 
more di-Uuf- Phone 'WTiMTajj 



Uncirt i4tfi rm ma'chK 5 
Ihd res VA m beauinui se- 
dijcefi Is aero gmos m in® 
kjuettV ol viilaoes surruunc-sj 
by debgnrtul widulaimg coun- 
hv5iok Coro mute Iroro 

Hiinungilon Son 10 X'mgs / 
|45nwisi £190.000 
bnes 0460 <13777 

WOODS FUDGE 10 mis. Orion! 
2 BeauntuNy lesured 3 & < 
Deo cottage prooemes of soetaai 
character m tranquil country sur- 
roundings Meal lor holiday 
weekend or rauenen ouposs 
Ral Jmks lo London iron 
Woodbnoge or loswch 100 & 70 
mms rosoecl rvHy Prices from 
£60 000 lo £82500 


W nod bridge 1 039431 2263 


AMERSHAM. Walklm divl^nl 
M»l lm>- rammulrr vln Fln» i 
nn»>-rn 1 m Hr luxury fit Doc>r 

ph-mr rn. n Slfv?-! Lng*- 

iim rrri vludv win rm ku. 2 
6-ds. t'JIh. w C«a> CH Dtwv 
«4 1 Guido CA500O RJltH.v 
EhirMnd cp 4ia 5o36. 


in [werurescue small wn*ge 9 
mit« Colcbesief Fkm d«achefl 
Period Residence n seciIXMO 
grounds 1 5 acres. 5 roc. doai- 
room. erceHem mtensn. 6 beds. 
2 bath, ail tastefully modernised 
Oil ch 5 MODUS outbuildings 
i consent lor 'Granny" Cottage! 
£235.000 tfiduorn carpets, ac. 
H«a778i H J Turner S Son 


•Clltl lop posalmn Pjno>jmn 

u'mi rnoa-jm driaclwd 0 b*d 
hungalnw. urhrgom vprrau* 
w c lounge, vp vjn wumr. 
hit ainw. dhi» guu. eti Lirgv 
ggo Morh. Shop Lu-gr plea, np 
gall and ippcndum . idval hoai 
da> i el real or perm nsnlenrr 
CHS COO -lo inrludp carpers and 
wnn lurnilurvi fcl Palmer - 
oso 2 j agon or -wtu- eOo-?'.a 


Convenient Ipviwirh and Col- 
chester E»i com mule 
SuMamol counlrv house 6 

Bens 2 bjlhs. 3 rei-ps 1 viamer 

Iock jnd leva room’s large non- 
Mo g-irrfor wilh loll and -or! 
shop Maiure urd-r-'s and 
PHOM-h. 2 an po. Cl 73 OQ2 
Further ■vrisd-diidoh 1 T« 
■tM7JBe» 226 • 

DCaoillAM a 5 hedremn*. pen 
oo i nuage neeaeripQ me ti- -r 
Dihen with charming garden 

G-iod rereMfCUi lUTtirv filled 
lumen. Mud.u c.jnoers.ncM-1 
Mouse fullv nvvflernned 
Clo '.Oj Trl 0728 UoCi5?2 

FAKENHAM Lux mod house 5 
tyvjc i2 Pfl Miiti-i Irunge 
■35 'lS'i amino rm hil hrs|.j 
rn. Uiiliiv n-iihrm , fu-ufoa in 

dree pool iJWvl-fi. dbi age -. 
ncre landvape-t garden 
C115.COO nirn Oi2fl *1066 


•■>p,hious c.iniulli 
I Tin C era bra- . 3 bedrooms. 

S-rraor allmriiir '■ acre oir 

•ten In Un- ri-gion nl C74.c<0 
r-l Larli-v Colnv 3774 

CtN-doe & Mil Rm finer m. In 

around VOO K quick 
Whntb. wktuys afire 4pm 0330 

BRAMPTON Cantos Only S mini 
sulian 40 nun" WingK Crow- 3 

nun 16 41 3 ued del G» rad 
CH nice garden Onck gge 
can 995 Phone oasa 66007 
NEWARK M3 min KngX. Resawed 
Period House. J Rees. Solid Oak 
Kil S Be>is 2 Bltts 5tanl« 2 
acres t87 950 <06361 801 S29 

moderniscit ponod rounlry 
tv. use -ssiti imety gardens of 
aixmi 3* - xen in ronimirnl 
vol rural selling 3 Retention 
rooms. 5 Beds. Sell contained 

anne-ve Swimming pool. 

crcooon Bairslow Ei os Coun 
Irv Homes ChelmoUard 100461 
or Comwslw 103061 



\vrt private country rvune 
Mam house ol 30 r-tocm +■ 2 
ovuoes 01 12 rooms, all vn in 
some 14 srrJuded acres Fme 
residen re unlh potential com- 
mercial use CW1.1XXI Janls 
Ben Kelt i. Co 0279*3401 


Pjroost bmli block, lomtmq 2 
Hats & 3 garvoKi waned oa>- 
flen. chaleL on harbour tronl. 
use ol crnvaie sJimftv. own 
fl^r.y moonnrp. harbour views 
lirm 1 st floor 


or would be sold sew rarely 
Tet 0202 707079 

Chartwad Surwyors 

£ h-cn-, p-'Xnicri.c jfBl ffctP nm«i 
»im inr» -w* wcnrprini i«miy 
rumveeawojerr pond mmol 
baasnas 1 12 laev mur, 

pwtit REsrana 
coiwtrt cnnACt 

t!nse Iwcrnon.- MSIuw am! 

•jcj« muessun 
Pjcicuw-s Tn* AudMicres 

137 Wd-naryi Si hwr'orfl 

Tih (D<32) 278888' 


An; acme sanutraatfwD ihcwnar 
tiro m rnucfr souqhi attc area. hah. 
iitt-Min ittFije/Crnec onubDie Dec 
wur> en sure shower i lurmer ODle 
D?iEi tero. uichen. uo u:*iy 
room cJoak. srjffy wfH-esiaflhsnefl 
ttdri Mace fn grnje arqjle Dart- 
ing. GOi 

TbL 01-441 4250 

HATFIELD Ea*v rommutma In 
eitv*' and W-n End. 
mort-TTi i-n-r reiracc rv-uv 4 
rtnuhle IWlriKirris super Hjth 
rnnm. fullv Ittrsd Lien* n i*icn 
umaue hand- ruilf units. Franhe 
sinl. buili ii" ov.-n -ind hob err 
Lnunw -imJ >*-iL'rafc dining 
room integral oar-ige cpn lo 
front, sn-luded rear garden 
with oisn vid* entrance 
t8» 9OT F H id nvrluoe car 
pels a- <d curtains Tel 10711721 
63910 or Ol JtU 5781 

lul p-rind properly in 6' ■ acres 
adexnlim reverv mur and nature 
reserve 6 bedrooms, a 3 recep- 
tion rooms Son occupied as 2 
houses b> 2 generaUons Exten 
five aulbuidingv and stabling 
Potential for mam- alleranative 
us»*. on*rs in Urn region of 
C3SOOOO Bolherham 6 Co. 
Todav 0294 o41536 therailer 
0296 8 3355 

HADLEY. Detached rollage wy|e 
prote-rlv in sought alirr lesi 
denliai locali-sn 12 mil*» from 
imsn J b*-Jro-:*nv. 

Inunoe ainer <m*d iiirnen. 
hainrnnm ih-ahronm lull gas 
epnirai ih-aiing oarage, oar den* 
with vleisv over gi.enbrtl 
CT4S.0CM Frrefwiid Tel Ol- 

44 1 >>144 IT I 'M Ol 441 0-380 


2 ri-r'D. stud-. Sin bed large 

Mlrnep close whoon. town 
centre and sianon Kings Cross 
25 mms eosv access atiMi 
MM LI 35.000 Dai Ol 936 
8030 Evening 0707 32J5C-S. 

ASHFORD Superb detached bun- 
galow diil reeps. 2 Ige bens. 
I lilts lilted kitchen 6a Ih. rxrrl- 
lenl deeoratne order standing 
in to-.elp gardens Gge CCH 
Fullv 11 isolated Freenold 
C42.503 0333 23042 

roliage 3 Beds. »n*»r rm. 
I htled l II wum oak units. OCH 
Salima rm wiin irdtenocik D6ie 
glar small odn CoBOOOF Hid 
Tel DavsOSMOTI 443Jor W E 
& Eves 023382 271 


V* mite's M30/M2S access. 
Smooi& deorhrt bumakw m 
pnvaie road 4 bedroom s. kvng 
loom, draig roam, bathroom. 
Stoner room, lunar NKben. 1 
braawasi room Amote swage, 
scanty system ECU. an mam 
services. Qeucned oouUt 
qu age healed swvnnimg pool, 
pretty, easdy mani an cd smd 
garden, access to nearov 
aroaos. mews to Nonh Downs 
Eire »e« order throughout 

No hme wasters pease. 


Tel: (0732) 885437 


ncil coiiaw. extended lo give 3 
dbl* bens. cum. spare lor 
ha m 2 o*o4. 28 H lounge, din- 
ing rc-om. kitchen, utility. 
Rvuulrrv in'rnul cnmplHKjn 
CS? COO Phone OKS 376053 


COTSWOLDS Cheiienham 4 
niilev 1 ' • hour* Loudon, stable* 
and 1 d-Te paddock with de- 
railed planning rnmcnl tor 
luvury holi-lav collage com- 
plex oiler* r 55000 Tel 
1 0242 • 51 5238 or -02421 87344 

COTSWOLDS NR Chellenham. 
200 v ear old Slftfie Gallanr. 5 
niyjv 2 lamilv rooms. Outbuild 
iiioc. Obi* GO 1 , acre. 
EB9.500 1*1 02«2U7 146 

NR PAINS WICK. IdvIlK !-unnv 
vl->w« Superh l--c holutav home 
txvtv CH dble gtorrd. gge. 
•Irtll Co 1 *50 0452 812773 



Dunmanwav pretty modernised 
counlry nouse. 3 beds. 2 baths 
1 1 rmuiln 2 receptions hall 
and Oou. attrariive easy gar- 
den. acre paddock, lovely 
views A good buy- £25000 As 
owner lean lo sell Trl 06667 
216 or Ireland 2349 433 



Large oetotheo house m ■nmacu- 
late conoaion Coropirses 3 beds, 
large umvi fined a Chen, enor- 
incus founge. benMJ lancscsed 
garden garage flnve way to twuse- 
Sdacf lor 3 MUM can CkseBaU 
*r enures Keunnw S mms. Lon- 
don 5 mms 

01-571 4215 Day 
01-577 0814 tves 

lamilv home ollering many fuve 
leal urn Corn prising e hall, su- 
perb Hung rm. sep dining rm. 
lul rlkrm. uiillls rm. 3m beds. 
OCH. d gia*. gge lovely odn 
LI 35 000 Dunlop A Co Ol 560 
3S2L 6920 

R7DE. I0W Conservation area 
Two vupenc-r adiolnuig build- 
ing plot* w Itn p p irwri 
ornlecied wooded veiling next 
to sea T-l Ot *9? jqs 9 
Bputm mouth (leaulilul fut. lull 
. i-nl*nlv. garage. 10*4 v rv Leave. 
Modern Blo-rl -.un kiiuvou. 
-inle bed* noth en suite over 
looking sea and chine htu iwim 
rol Ef?6 9SO 0202 76-3351 
BOURNEMOUTH. Del mod nw. 6 
h>dv 3 bains. 30tl lounge 
LiysSOOFH 0202 267171 



amtst^uun C#y Centre 2 infles. 

Linque architect cevjnea 3 
Bed roomed. ? Barhroomed. Lib- 
my Bungalow, nunwous special 
lea lures debgnrfui gardens, free- 
hom £130.000. 

14- ■■ a;. -■ • -t iiji;: 

021-236 8477 

lldl. Wool lav Hall. Nr Pervhore. 
L mgue rial in fine I7lh century 
oradr 2 luted country hou&e 3 
beornw Otierv based on 

CW.7KI To view -0386- 
75<>5lo runner parhrularv 
V. or rover iOAOSi 24477 




Hi Orttnl with CHALET, adion- 
mg 16 aoe held + road across. 

4? SI Giles. Oxford 
TaJ (BOSS) 513976 


City Centre VA miles. 

BeauWui Comrorsion cH 
elegant penoo farmhouse S 
oam cMmohmenbaa by 
nncxsied new dewgn in (arm- 
yam setting. 4/S fledrooms. 
2/3 Reception Rms. Gas CH. 
Weekend View HJWJB 

Tel: 0z1urd864373. 

Weekday ViewM 
New Hones OraL 

Tel Oxford 240801. 


A cJoligfirtuf penod srone cot- 
tage wilh a wealth ot 
character amoving quiet vil- 
lage oo sn Sitting rm with 
Ingtertook. du-nng rm. ebvrm, 
tut. 4 beds. 2 baths. Ful ch. 
Charming gdns Gge Offers 
in the region of £95.000. 
Colliers Bagwood & Bewfay 
(0295) 50484 

muv vrl|. nr Hrrury on 
Thames Sbanous wing of for- 
mer ooll ctub houM- 

surroundrd by trust land 7 bed- 
roomy, iwv acre garden 
F H C159 OOO Ofio ■ Open lor 
viewing 12 - 3 today and next 
Saturday- Sunday Phone. 0491 
64151? for directions 

G*»rgun rsiiw commanding 

supa ib i »fu 4 Ms. ? hMh. 5 

rm* own fires CCH tow Wl 
and ulilriy rm ■> acre garden 

£129.900 Tet 0866 736138 


ISLE OF MULL . -of Me* 11* 
isirpvr. IkMhiluUy anranive 
and nil usual slone-buM farm, 
house in Hnely position, 
tsolaled »■« raiienienl. Near 
pretty ' lltage of Derv jig 2 vefl 
roniained wings round central 
courtyard total 8 bedrooms. 
Extensive oulOuamngs mcnide 
tlalln and IBOO sq fl work 
shop Offer* around £66.000 
expected. Knight. ActinacraM. 
fVrvaig. Isle of MuU. Argyll 
106884 2601 for nraenure 


fttxhM 4- bedroom touse of troerb 
au»iv in uclUteO m levervefl 009- 
im- Ten naiixv cahnooms cal tiled 
Sii-JRA inilm room Study O' pljy- 
itxim Large dwioie gauge, waited 
lion pin- Ol 

Rudy no# E1B5JK9 
Cm Mom Ud. 

KinMrfey ML Locate 

(0533) 731191 

LINCOLN 3 milfA. 4 bed 1*305 
detached ns*, nice mil look. 2 re 
cepnon- kitchen breakfast. 2 
baths 1 1 acre garden GfH. 
£57 500 ilncl carpets * cur 
t.llmvi Tel 0522 791534 


LAKE Dl STRICT. Wlmtei \ abev 
Heauiilulh viuaied 4 5 bed 
room farmhouse. 3'- acres 
garden orchard - tuslur* ek 
Ana or 54': acres adiolning 
tM-aulilul. deciduous, comer va 
non woodland weallh of flora, 
launa. buds and wildlife Peace 
and irairauiluy all iear round 
Pure £120 145 000. Details. 
044 88 29 7 

ALDCRLET EDOE. Del m-xtem 
Georgian house. 4 bed 2 baths 
3 rec Fullv filled kitchen DW* 
gge Heali-d vwlmimngpaol De- 
lightful I oral ion in lovely area, 
close lo all amenities 
£120.000 0623 582831 

ISLE OF MAN lux ground floor 
Hal. y ■ acres beautiful gdns 2 
men. If kn. bath. 2 dWr bedmvs 
il en-suilei. wine cellar, gge 
Residrni carelalergardner 
£47. OCO. 0624 231 13 lOffKe). 
0624 851 373 1 home 1 

PEAK DISTRICT near Obie Dale, 
listed fmnse orrme loot. 4 bed.. 
3 men . 1 • acre A optional fur- 
l her land 6 bldgs. 061 445t 776 




Fi#Y rurmslKSd and counted Cl 7 raf- 
uge 5 mb MS. 24 ns London, 
munor w# 4 t»b 2 toths. Jfl 
bwig room wifi tied Ikw jnd ngte- 
nooto dudv. tarmhousc kadwn wnti 
Aga nw iy rtwr. nnrfy tuk conser 
totorv CH 40 « 20' warfk3top and 
other ouuuttng 2s acres ncMmg 
iiul trees and paodock. £91500 
TbM) 278 722Z78 
or (Eves only) 01 879 1274 


14 vr aid Georgia n style del 
house. Built to high spec in 
desirable private road. 4 
bed. 2 wept. 2 bath. Ige kit 
utility rm. dble width 
imergral garage. GCH. Se- 
curity locks. Good sized 
edn. F/H £129.000. Tel 
Weyhridge 109321 49716. 

No agents. 

GOOSTONE 3 bedroom detached 
endage In fhe centre of Ihe v|l 
lage Life conservailon area 
overlooking green. 2 nuns MSS. 
46 nuns London Bridge Ingle 
nook Beams, super sitting 
room, dining room, fullv- filled 
k lichen wine vtore. ctaal room, 
tullt ronm. palio garden . In 
eluded carpels curtains and 
cheap roles £125.000 Trt 
•08861 842545 eves n lends 
CU 0281 cst 204 gav 

ESHER On mduati * rnvale -s 
uu* Peaceful 4 b*o hnuv. 2 
rn-eo. HI covered ward, work 
room study, bath A cloak. Ige 
gge * car port, open country 
v lews on two sides. Eas* main- 
tained gdn. own m er Iron lane, 
tremendous scone for develop- 
ment oilers wound £ 210.00 
Wgnon On Thames 22L72S. 

OCKHAM 1971 Drtaiched rotlagr 
style Use. 4 bed&.i3 dtdei 3 
recepB. 2 Baths, dble garage. 
»veiy garden a farm land 
views. *■ acre P*o». ns M35 & 
BR. Guildford 7 nds £220.000 
Trt 0485 224098 8pm 

2 bedroom ilal. marble and oak 
wood firr place views and 
r ha racier £54 OSO mu. Tele 
phone 0483 222 502 


Regency tobo FteL prmcr pose 
bon in fng Seatroro Souse 
aoacem Mama bom and sa- 
c*xb- uesMute. ornanaiianrei 
luB. kum ltd m. : tods, tod 
3-suOy i bath 1 1 m Sw». iwi 
ntms and use of 4/S acres on- 
nan oaroens. Efi3 BO LonehoM 
Bond Thorn A PwteM. 
244 Enters Road. Bn Tmb. 
BrigfeteL (0273] BM9S7. 


Last hse «i ouaHy dovefap- 
nM at Die heart of dunraig 
coastal vdfase. Em porch, sa- 
ting rm. fu kn . temhTO. 2 bads, 
batten, gge. gdns. fitue glaz- 
ing. TO yr ALRB.C guarattoL 


M4 U!?i g rues ktakrestay 7i "*s 

A totally unssoHs lusioffc small 

country estate requiring 

sympathetic w no w tttt n - 


LOT 1. MyRosto sduasd 16th 
Cent MANOR HOUSE (Grade 
U‘ listed], spKmdfd listed iBth 
Cent bants (suttaMa for con- 
version) with pasture, copsas 
& ponds erf 146 acres. 

LOTS 2 & a 24 and 3'- ACRES 
of pasture land. 

RinWM sou prevnuefy) 

HifMHKE rxlrrrmlv comim 

"WE* ” te*r «-*» 

iirvounouslv appolnlrd <ur 
nnhed home, nugruflceot i irwt 
and rrver licnuqf LllCOpcit. 
Tel Finders Keepers 0236 
66454 lotlicr naurai. 

NEWPORT. ESSEX - 5 bed Tudor 
IK*. I f GCH.CTsMll sSrnms 

Livenwoi ST esao pan iw 
raid HMS Ud iOi*»3i .3067 



5 bed. 2 reeemion. 2 bath- 
room. I acre h> Brendon 



Telephoae Agar 
098 47 345 

BATH 18th C drtaiched cottage 
in Manor gmd-i 4 beds. CH. 2 
mt> new kJL bthrm. uUUly 
Ona feats *7 acre iandscapd 

® ns. panoramic view* 1 mile 
, £110000 0225 832280 

MR TAUNTON IS C Listed Village 
Pr-m. recently renovated. 5 
beds 2 baihi Ige rcr.epl din. 
Gallery landings. kU 6 law 

vl-saij dble garage. ' - acre. 
£98.000 Trt: 0833 680447 

nUicenl 1 SI floor flat wilh 
uninierrupted vea views m 
uughi after Brunswick Ter 
rare Campnstng spanous 
lounge with a ornamental bal- 
conies. double bedroom with 
20 - balcony, hall, fitted lalchen 
6 bathroom. GC.H. The 
a t comodanon boa*ts many 
anginal features and include; 
elegant filled carpers. < ortajnv 
and rtundctiers. £49.960 Trt 
IQ273I 772124 iHomei.Ot 399 
1195 i Of heel 

FARMHOUSE C17Ui luted, ere 
rruer position In charming East 
Sum i illage IS nu rvuies Lew- 
es 4 beds. 3 recaps . 3 bains. 
oaJcbearm. utglenooka ere In 3' - 
acres. £186.000. Tel 0273 
400206 eves 

BRIGHTON. Sea from adi Manna. 
Sup-fb Regency enr lit fir bal 
cony Ilal feng sin w-Hh 
man rtlouv views Lift, line Re 
genes- staircase. Hall, drawing 
rm 27- X 25". Ill Ul b'fsl rm. 
masier bearoi en suite dressing 
A halting 2 further bedims 
2nd balhrm Drtignirut sunny 
balcony Gasch Recent conver- 
sion Cl 25.000 tsefi'kj Bernard 
Thorpe 4. Plnrv. 244 Eastern 
Rd. Kemp Town. Bnghron. Trt 
■02731 684997 


bed. 2 bath luxury counlry 
ground floor apartment with vu 
perb insure facilities met use of 
Indoor swim pool, lennu rt 
sauna, solarium and snook if 
room, t hour London by train 
£59.950 Leasehold Also avail- 
able I 2 bed opart £44.950 
Trt 0435 882445 ill 

CM CHESTER- Imposing Genr 
gtan style exec hse bordering on 
own rcunlristde. krt In easy 
reach ol Cits centre Ent hail, 
clkrm. silling rm. dining rm. 
siudv ku b'frt rm. 4 hedrmv 2 
halhrmvil en vutlei Con vena 
mrv. double garage, swimmmg 
pool, gardens £159C»X1 Trt 
Wyall A Son 0243 786581 

IfCK FIELD L nig lie drtalrhed 
spill-level rottogr. 2 vrv old 2 
beds, lounge, convert alors . gge 
A parking. C. H Secure Odn 
Very comnuilablr V lewlng 

csvenhonal £5 7 .600 F. H. 
L ckfield 10825) 67366 

bournc Detigbilul llrsi floor 
two bed rial Near ihe sea. new- 
ts decorated. rewired 

Ai attain r now al £63.950 
Telephone 082 684 295. 


C termta e WeWi Imtace. 
range ol tMdmgs and land 3d- 
ttwifig. wittw National Park. Fra 
vevrs and gren scope. Jfrs acres 
ui an 

Pedronr BvrU t Omm. 

Ctanered Sunreyors. 

139 HkjIi SL Bangor. Gwynedd. 
W 02*8 ■ 363534 


Fully nudemsed large Wefch 
cottage, many trateuonal tea- 
tves. 4 Bedrooms, tounqe. dramg 
io«n. oak Hied tateton. pne 
paneued bathroom ndudmg 
saima Gnge. out bwtDog plus 
(vge green house and garden 


Tel 0970 84 204. 

mR. counlry house. Views. 16 
acres, arboretum, garden, sla- 
bies. pool. 6 beds baths. 2 flats. 
CH. £200000 Trt:iQ5684l 510 

DEMBMH AREA renoi aied 2 bed . 
stone collage. Inglenook fire 
place. counlrv kitchen, 
unrivalled views. Snowdon and 
Chester t hour. £25.000 offers. 
Trt 074570 488 

Smallholding Slone (arm 
house 20 acres Auction Guide 
£50 000 Coles. Knapp . Mon 
mouth 2182 . 

LOVELY convened Ullage bu- 
rn now 3 bed. 2 rccr-p. ncuse ♦ 
snoo or post further conver- 
sion 5m Chester £55.000. 
0244 544594 

POWYS/DVFED. Country prop- 
erties in beaunlid locations 
from £45 £80.000. CH*. 

Tompklmon A Francis LHm St. 
Brecon. i0874p 2488 
FRESEL1. 4 bed detached Village 
on BR mainline and A4&. 
£24.000 Trt 1 02221 43701 



Swiroh# m Prwsev lUaibu 
o-ryiSUf iireiesj 2l93crej A 
mda atoctme niral utuna Ora 
luoking P» Dawns La l 193 
acres arm i & 3 boa enrage 
■nd tymtnniWigc L»2 ii e-rev 
Lot 1 Pmoo termtiMie 13 acres 
Dutengi Utos Audwo n a 
■ho tew «i 3 UK Ao pi, 
WooBdy A Watts 
(0722) 21711 


Tudor coll, mod . 2 rerepta. 
kurn. vml comrrvalbry. 2 dble 
beds, bam Well maintained odn 
wilh storeroom £56.800 ono 
Tel. 0M91C7 4263 6988 or 

0725 20179 iwkendsl 

PEWSCY VALE. Period Village 
house in 3 acres Annex Barn 
romereion Guide £140.000 
Den ms Porork 4 Oiewen. 0380 
3451 or 0672 564 7 1 



acres. 2‘: hrs London. Mod 
1852 4 bed hse SubSKfir-v. Man 
aoemeni av.ul Oilers over 
Cioa.OX) 0639 730828/599. 


requires lb purchase larger 
properly community regimes 
20 liedroeriw piu* additional 
arromAdauon for reirealants 
and guests Gardena A work 
sue land Oesirabl* Properties 
wim evsMtlino planning convent 
only Send details io The Ome- 
ga Order, how House Pnory. 
Camden Park. Tunbridge 
Wells. Kent. TN2 SAD 

Overseas Property 

Les Hameanx des Fleurs Sauvage 

(The Hamlets of the wild floKcrs) 

The Hamlets, nesding in the most perfeci dimale in 
Southern Spain, are iruly different to anything else you 
ma;- have seen. They "are designed widi tovc and 

Each house has 2 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, 
lounge'dmer with open fireplace, la^sc pauo. 
individual secluded pnvaie garden and all 16 houses 
race inwards io a iree-s haded central courts aid with 
uaier-gargos les and foumains. la this magnificently dry 
climate - nibe sound of water rules". 

Priced modestly ai £22.750 ireehoid one of these 16 
houses may be' soil 

If you would care to be short-listed for iurther 
information please telephone or wntc to: 

John Grant Internationa! 

11 Cheapside, Cambridge Roundabout 
London N13 

TEL: 01-807 0661 

” A project nf 
Ovcncu Coipooton 



Both from ra u hki f f ■ » A kreu i kre * w j i flmrnr m itic 

nurina md new Robot Trent hreo 18 bok golf aranc 

Prices Grom £21,000 

Onhr 25 mimBis from CnhnJnr 
Tekphone; 09)4 - 9K23 or U922 daring office hotns 
aba Sinutm and Ewninp 6 -- 8 pm. or wntc to 

-8 1 . 


Costa Blanca 


Apartments from.. .JEl 5,000 
Semkletached villa 1 bedrom...£1 8,000 
2 bed rooms.... £28 ,000 

Exclusive Pueblo's 3 bedroom. 100yds from 
beach... X37 ,900 
Members of ABOPA 
Fully licensed 

Antares Overseas Property 
187 Cranbrook Rd, Ilford, 
Essex IG1 4TA 
Telephone: 01-554 7093 

E»ritert 2to fk»> amnmOT tnh manstote okrteiiRted vnu of sea 
and martens, canonsq 2 dble beds. 2 batons, snows lounge Mb 
dnog xu lexteq to tone terra*, hrfy find tofeben n dark oik tosh. 
Urge store n basement md indergraund car pxkmg. V. dose to beach 
and pooL 

FiRy (unshed untti many ealras nctetnj Ffhiftps 26" sat efia tetensnn. 
Mennone. tashmsher AE6 sasner Oner. comwWe due bed striae, 
efednr Bbq notoy. (htocs furetee. bed bneo. crockery, cubere. Weil 
mareaned. Anradnre moor throughout 

(Were n excess at ElOtUXKL Must be vwwd 

TetefAeae (tary Dro d t i rd *>teg gfBro bens or 

TEL 01-407 6191 




Citv & Provincial 

Mortgage Broken 

12 , Howley Place. 

I -railin g W2 iXA- 
Tet PI -502 230&. 


lOOn IO £250.000. 9S"* 10 
£975.000. Nm SU1u» 75- IC- 
ES 60.000. Re-mMlgagre 9S-H 
lo £250.000 Impossible nrart- 
gagn irr prgbaMe Migrt frrrw 
Camirjlorw SWT 3ES Call, ul 
225 2377 Now. 



tuSfy furnrsried 1 
hedrocm appartments 
from El 7.550 
quiet location dose to 
Parma and airport witn a 
view d Palma Bay. own 

swrmmiiig poo.', tow 

mair-wr-ance. Regular 
inspection Rights. 

TEL 01 676 9105 
(24 HOURS) 


Pj,rrui ru'iv i-irmvnuJ slintig 
tol ln ijirliniHlr haeirocrn 4WJ 
*j(Qr i-*.i^iU fs-kv-gs UD fO 4 

Swirmur-j pgyi 

n*.irli £10 500 Vi*ii*iog fan 
m jrun»ri T00S20 

UNSPOILT H-iehrvW Majorca 
FuTPIrtwo -'llkw m ' lOW 7 
n-M w jik e-raul-ful unai bal 
H.ili viv ir.a mon 2 d-vjblf br4 
rcomv. utower rT>v fciicrwn. 
iiwif terrace LZ2 aM Plicae 
0242 517 125 

IBIZA. Mod vlvntw (Ul Son Ame. 
mo CIO SOS nr cor U»m in 
cart v Tn Crt25 a'.O 51. 


»*ryd» .-icartmi-ila wilfi 3 4 
brtjtrrw Largr Iprrorw -. orol 
v rrttiaininc ir-jm £->3.900 Dr 
lailvOo-rr 4l55rt3 
VILLAS anvl uunmrirv lor -olr 
ir- It* pore J Plcaw frtrylwnf 


CLUB S TcrwriU ADarimmls 
A ■ i'Uv *rrrt L L 3 950 tO mmv 
from irv oiirr-n rv«rti«u lorii 
■Urv 11 O earn L*nnr> bgwjv 

r-dirg 2 cell cgur**', jimi mm n 
mo-* Trt <W brv or 021 643 

CLUB 5 T-t»*nlf kturtninrl* 
C v-ilo* i-i-" £:E 950 IO mu*. 
Irem ilva airpcrl nvtrli>-nl fjril 
-l,n ip b-wh lennb Do - -* K 

rating 2 "v-lf r -uiw jiaj -tn.-n 
mor* Trt Wv. -v -).-l o4! 
7925 <vr C! 938 2516 



V«-7- ros.-.TO-r-. niract Ifor 
Ldoocn 5 11 - ■- 1 Ur P 
Ty.fil ’.rt J r.9-*i T<< rjt 4J6 

Ba uHs^mn 15’S S (g » 

\r, T*r Ci' t5S91'7 

Oiudce.Uaroeea'fSisgoM >? 

£ M '* Motw * 
E-N«a:£» Td 

■~.U * 7 C".1 irwpaflvm l-^fits 

LcntDs GaNracte. Bm ”75 

Li-zcs- c,3ts t*i flki rr?7r 

Tl« S-X 


1 bedroom apartment, shared pool from £ 7,325 

2 bedroom apartment, shared pool from £11,511 

1 bedroom maisonette from £10,465 

2 bed villa (ind plot) from £24,000 

8 Station Rd, Cambs 022023 2667 (24hrs) 

.125. non MMS Seam t bed (miy 
[urn Isl floor villa style apart 

mew w«8 Mured swim ruing CORFU VILLA Sleep* B •■} 
pool In vgugni Oder mtagr sile. SoerLwular siliulwn over 

aboul 5 miles F uengiroia lei lavoured West Coasl beath 

0265 27479 £70.000 Ptwne Ol 892 3433 



Fchi lewOTC. oJ ewhai had 
i-.q i'*b«icoi«..2'3 recces 1 
a’Mtoris. t «rtti rc 1 spju- 
rt* :caiie 5»wc. rtiiw 
rUsisroafiS thrutheci me rjjje 
~,ib senator) hit not 

VeXiA h acre late 

£70,000 O«o. 
Tat 01 385 3013 

roiugr. Ueetung 2 4 in him' 
comfort Fullv renovjirtl. Irte 
pbonr. Minn-, vun- njd l*-rr jrr 
JO nnmin-v auinrc-iiie .uignon 
Small FF 387 000 •CtoOO'Y 
.lPprov.Tvl.C940- 52331 

DORDOGNE Soulb faring bcaiin 
rulli rrvlored wwn nouv-. 5 
beeroonw. e 8. g.u- 1 *-n 

4SO.CCO FF 10590. ©K5-J2I 


twdlK>ic-e lull CH abgl4rrd. 2 
Wh *nsuilc 2 wp w< l»- 
llv dining lull Iiimi. Mudi • 
d garu-j*>. crUJr bum m wrdrtiv 
allMOfib -.' jrprtv. man' «irjv 
Polln lerrere full fil luundrv. 
if lr«rb . fine gdn -ind ■j-vrugr. 
vine^ora T-itbl 79-10 mki. 3Km 
Cnonac rturrnie ov.-rtnni auirt 
rive, vollel Vote '-JUPlr relir 
i rig £!O0 WO Freehold onn 
Tel Furiv-r -45i 52 id 52. 
Aixen-PrnveiHr* AvKinnn 50 
mm Marveiiu*. .mpr-ri. -Lon 
don 1-12 hrsi. 18 lh renrurv 
TWrJkte [me Irnr-. pnnl 25 
hrtldirt of Und vipev rtmnnd 
trees dr tv-end. Exceptional -.ale 
Cmile iSarnn. B P 55. I 3632 51 
Rems- de Prm rnce Tel 90 9? 
Ol 58 A Irtex 432 482 F 
■veiling Willi 2 1 ■ fieclarn of 
kind dimng room lull Mod 
kumer. 4 tumrnnm a pnleniul - 
Iv 4 5 bedrooms Although 
heaulilullv secluded, is r m 
Iron- Mnntigndc a levels rrur 
krt lown on (tic river Betere 
Tel 01-373 3451 iNfon-Fm 
mins motor was* Ouirnmvu 
18IT rrnl hsc vvilh gdn 730m- 
Reguirev lueaeroiyiiton 6 
rocons. large gara-ic. kilctien. 
ba'hreom Price 1 3 m FT 
Cl -i 'id* Thomas Imm Ch 
Bergirr. 06740 Ch-iiraunrui de 
Oovf Tel 93 42 SC- 36. 

He CASTRJLON La Balallle .331 
Fin* nse -IWH l M- rare com 
■nrt. I 26 n>- habhaMe. 60 m J 
slone-buin wine Ron*. lOom- 1 
independam gge. 1 1 -joOnv gro- 
unds eiu-hd Clr > lew Justified 
price FBSO.OOO. Box 63 Times. 
8 mr Halevx-. 79009 Parts. 
couple lake guests in llrti 
bealilul 2 sLar hotel Superb 
French rulstne tov. swimming 
pool Colour oroenure Tel' 010 
■ 33 S3 91 61 31. 

CANNES South of France, luxury 
apnarunrnb from £49.800. 
Large balconies, panoramic sea 
new. swimming pool London 
Deve lopers Ol 203 3019 
BRITTANY. Dordogne A South 
Selection of properties, rqfugcs 
lo chateaux from £10.000 Bro- 
chure Ol *105 2733 -Ti 
EWAN. Mh fir a pi. fake news, 
she. 2 6. Baironv. lurmvhed. 
Summer resort or skiing 30 
mins £37.500 025 486 461 
LOT. barns, rarm henries £*£>00* 

J H Forusall. Siurlgouan. 
Arrocrvar. G83 7DH. Tel OlO 
■33 e*t- 362828. 


hand picked properties in rural 
L rang ml lly. Barbers 381 0112. 

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ALGARVE Apjrtnwni Tor ulr. 
hjvrty local ion. good lined 
fiwnl Trl 01 58S 2817 

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CoRtimred on next page 

The finest climate vn the world — TENERIFE SOUTH 

Fairways Villas — Four Owners £15,950 -Detached Fairway Villas £49,000 
Beachside Apartments From Only £23,000 

Complemented with suo, sea, scenery ; a low cost ofliving, limiied fans everything that one ever dreams of — accept golf. To complete this dream, 
vc can now offer not one but two long-awaited 1 8-hole golf courses designed by Donald Steel of Cotton Penn ink Steel & Farmers. London, who created 
ih is course io Singapore. You can also relax at the 19th , play tennis, go swimming, home riding or just admire the fabulous views . The Amarilla Golf 
and Country Club (not IQ be confused with San Miguel Golf Course), an Anglo-Canarian protect, will be ibc largest and most sophisticated 
development in the Canary Islands and will offer a large selection of apartments and villas to suit all tastes. 

Full management and letting income. Inspection Flights every weekend. Please telephone for 3 brochure 


021-643 7025 (24 hrs) 01-938 2516/7/8/9 (24 hrs) 



-3£?C- Vi-- 

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Overseas Property 


Spain’s Little Venice. 15 miles from Gib 

S otogrande was one of Ihe Bret major developments 
on the Costa del Soi and remains today one-of the 
Bnest, offering practically every amenity under the 
sun. A wide range of apartments and villas, with 
championship golf courses, tennis courts, horse riding 
and sailing, and even polo and skeet-shootfng, all set in 

over 4000 acres of glorious unspoiled countryside. 

And now a marina too, currently under construction 
at the exclusive new El Puerto de Sotogrande. Wljen 
completed in Ju^» will make Sotogrande the most 
complete resort In Europe. 

A strictly limited 
development of just 250 
two and three bedroom 
apartments of the 


trs >3.12 

A unique development, 
conceited and constructed by one 
of Spain's longest-established and 
most respected developers, with 
^netian style architecture and a 
quality finish to the apartments that 
will be unrivailed anywhere in 
Spain. Light, air-conditioned rooms, 
many leading out to a secluded 
terrace; all marble. en-su iie 
bathrooms: and superb kitchens 
complete with fridge-freezer: 
washing machine, dish washer and 

high level cooket 

walkways with all 
the shops and 
restaurants one could wish foe And 
just yards away are seemingly 
endless stretches of sandy 
uncrowded beaches with glorious 
views 15 miles along the coast to 
(Sbraltacwhere the recently re- 
opened airport cuts down journey 
time from London by hours. 

has already increased by 17 ;, since 
the Best brick was laid and is 
forecast to increase substantially 
more by completion. 

The future inland 
development of a second stage 
marina will in no wav disturb the 
seclusion or exclusivity ot the first, 
and can only serve to further 
increase property and mooring 

As befitting the reputation of 
the developers only the most 
experienced and trusted U.K. 
agents have been appointed to. 
assist their London office. For full 
details send the completed coupon 
direct to the London office of 
H Puerto de Sotogrande SJL,- 

boom, tamdr hmsu As 
wamneas m bases, a mns to she 
v H fen horn bum: n AD me 
W*. leans can. got matt cMs 
rastuuft. bbm m kM» cons, 
srereang soak ad 3, to Daub mo 

«*« «MM It tWE 


MLP The National Be- 
nnak-nl Fund for the Asm u> 
Bmidr tens - machine* tor the 
rrtiM at pain m conditions like 
attitnln £60 buys ■ numinr. 
OMuiioat wow to the VI* 
touni Tons randy Clwuniun 
N8F A. 3S New Broad Si. Lon- 
cnn. ECS M1KH. 

All PAIR Girl. IB. Gmun. look 
lor a ider family. 54 week* 
from July inn lo August 24 in. 
non smoker, nraur. warns le 
Imptov* her English Pie** 
tvrild lo Aitorea Marauart 
DurbheimerKr.. 16 D 7201 

tiWK POSITIVE J Many o& 
ablea peonu- ran Hie ouoe 
noemar l nr* wim a little md 
I rom us. RetiaMIdafaoo ft Med 
cat ftrwarm Trial needs your 
or legacy- PO Box ia 
B ad slo ck. Bam BA5 3YB, 

LOVERS. DM you meat at am auc- 
uon 7 a national nusannr 
•wum ukr lo hoar from s-ou 
Rents to box A 79 m 

ACk RAlrenm In Scotland. 
Mkt Juts Mid Aug Sena SAE 
wvwt 9 Park Ena SI Oxford. 

RAINBOW 6 months today and 
sub fairly land bail bad". 1 

■ATORURI 6 go » Brvrr 
tumbled al Barken Brook 
Odd*; Call toner. 16 -tt cnirken 
Cooo. 100-10 9 O'clock Mon 
jay. 7 2 : Frcmity Far,. 5 1. 
CMia Rea Ootl. 10 . 1 : Bnnmy. 
Kenya Spare a Dtroc. I SOI 
SkalloclL'i Fancy inrw roc key I 

at rompetilrir pores 01 741 
8407 am lime 

tor all das*, also wanted 01 
223 4560 

WIMBLEDON brkets lor sale A 
wanted Best prices paid 
ObUuuMes Ud. 01 839 1880. 




. 6' model A. Rosewooa cabinet, 
superb rondKnn. genuine roa 
un lor sate. £JJM one 
TCF OS33 716386 

CLYHAJI HARP. 46 Srtng, 
straight wuMMard. Beautiful 
Tone Hard Box ud £5.760. 
TeL 0993 883015 

PIANO. Cmun Sommetfeld. 
• Cura 1935 Rosewood. Plus 
dOOi £1000. Eves 0293 

STOMWAY Model O OM Ryle 
Brand, nerfect rote wood rase. 
Ofinsoxv C7.000 0527 4266S 

TTie amenities in the spacious ’ 27 HiOSlzcet, London W1X8AS. 
marina are equally comprehensive (TfeL0L483 1333). or telephone 

— so much so that 40“.. of the WO 
or so moorings have already been 
purchased at prices ranging from 
£6000 to £ 180 , 000 . 

'W- ‘'J m- 

.. •'-f.i’- .7 — 

?Sv'— ; 

■**??- ■ 

No building will exceed 34 
storeys in height — and no more 
I will be built once the 250 
| apartments are completed, 
guaranteeing each apartment a 
splendid sea view The wide open 
piazzas so reminiscent of Venice 

The apaitroents too are in 
demand, and no less than half of 
those so fa r completed have already 
been pundiased. The prices, 
which range from £55,000 to 
£1 10,000. represent outstanding 
' value for money — a value which 

any one oi the appointed agents: 
Chesterton*, TfeL 01.937 7244 
FinouoL TfeL 07ZL26444 

Enro Property Advisors, 

TeL 0722^30847 
Candida Nicholson OJLP. Lid. 
TR 024029 .8152 

| FWund roe foM debts of □ Puerto deSmupuKk- I 

I I am particularly interested m i 

Apartments. SS5tf»£80WM □ I 

| Apartments. S85 j0005110j(X) 0 □ j 

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wrflien and produred rumiu 
lum uUr document DeuiN. 
01-580 2959. 

C OMP A MY OOLP Day* arganMed 
for sutr or cuuomer*. Any lo- 
cal Ion. Tel 0734 872722. 

FW I E W PSttlP. Loir or Marruoe. 
AU age*, area*, Dalrtiite. Deal 
■0161 23 Abinbdon Road. Lon- 
don W8 TH 01-958 1011. 

CONVEY ANCMO by fully uuall 
lied *olmiars UK mortgage for 
Cl 20 * VAT and standard dr*- 
UunefTWfiU. Tel 0244 319398. 


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01 724 2388 ABTA ATOL 


wanted. Ol 688 9449 Day. 
Eves OI 387 4589 and OI 303 


Largr dining tables, sen of dining chairs, chests of drawerv 
book cases, desks, brass beds, sideboards and chiffonier*, plus 
lots lots more. 

AUajs a large selection in our 2Oj0 sq ft showroom. 

Open 10 nil S. 30 everv dav escept ThurscLav. 

TEL (02205) 2639 


Long esTjbfclwl tamfly inwUars 
v«n D pathase second rand 
INtfiay and anque carnage 
docks lo add m oer rafted and 
BMEMg ctrtacua 
Wfite or cal bi coaOdasce te- 
ABHDUR-V iisroh LT1, 
43Bnfinraa Meade. 

TeL DM53 B937 

01-699 7198 

Royal DoUton Toby Jugs. 

Character Jugs and 
Rgurines required Also afl 
Other Doutton wear + 
other good quafety china 


m, nwa «a« m. bhr 

tNlB Irlte Mn MD* Ku ted 




bought Top pnre* paid, we coi- 
led. COD 01 701 B2S3. 


Bayswaier tra. is A 3 bed 
Fully serviced. 24hr 
rerpuon. vecunty Carden 
house. Ol 229 810B 

WIMBLEDON, luxury flaL 5 mbv- 
ule* from renlre court for 
Wimbledon romugbi. Tel oi 
543 7119 

CHKWKK Large tin serv pied a 
tern, bath en suite. UgM brkfsL 
LlOOpw UVC. 01-996 0334. 

near HarTOds. 2 Due Bedims. 
Lge Living Rra. Kitchen /Diner. 
All Machine* July /Augmt * 6 
Weeks Mlnunum. £200 pw. 
Tel: 01-2364536 
KENSINGTON Exc 3 bed. 2 balh. 
ail machines, avail now . W 
monUisX350 pwrOl 373 S753 
n s Me nr Sioane Square. 01 
689 9630. 


central London from £325 pw. 
Ring Town Hse Apts 373 3433 
N20. 5 bedroom fuDy furnished 
house. For 3 lo 6 month* let. 
£200 pw. TPM. 446 2025. 
Kensington. Col TV 24 hr swbd. 
Ilk. CUUngham Apis 373 6306. 





01-883 0024 


It must be a shack” 

wanted. Beat rash prices given. 
We will collect Tel 734 1333. 
bouNii or sold, nesi prices paid. 
Ol 582 9264 or 01 587 1096. 
~ wanted Ice large package com 
panv. 01 437 6078. 
Wimbledon - top priori tor Dn- 
ire Court -seals Ring 01 836 

-.6671 . - 

Plus deoenlures.AMn Giynde- 
boume Best prew -OI 2 250637 
ED Centre court or No 1. Any 
day 01 439 0300. 
Tan prices paid. COD or roUect. 
01-703-0989 / 0836 690922 


Nowhere in. the South of France, let alone 
the Cote (TAzur; has there been properly of 
sucb outstandii^ value as Les Residences 
P&norama-. Set high on a pine tree-clad hill, 
yet fust 5 minutes from the beach at 
Th^ooie-sur-mer, the view from Rinoramer 
is teeathtakirig. 

Each attractive villa, set in its own 
surprisingly lai^ge garden and with its own 
puking space just yards away is light, 
spacious and beautifully fitted out 
At prices raiding from £36.250 for the 
Q 1. •• 1 I ^ueile"upto&76fl00fortbe5rooo3 

iVUTIPKhrirk' Toriail" die villas offer enormous 
UUIULOUauit investment potential 


^ ^ ^ pnycrtks write to: AneSheannan. Chestertops Residential Overseas. 
FREEPOSC 116Kensinglon H^i Street, London Vffl 7BR qr telephone 01 -937 5244: 


TMOULA-SOR-MB msawmAL omsus— f-f 

FLORIDA bargain after on exrtu- 
SKe model homes many other 
annortmenb housn and com- 
mercial properties all areas. 

Luxury apaptmenL unwarned 
pn» voucher worm £6.400 
Aceeul best offer. Around 
£2-200 Phone 0978 B42 908. 
qUHTA DO PARAISO Care ortra. 
Algarve. Weeks 22 & 23. 2 bed 
villa, sleeps 4 6 £6-500. T« 
Haywards Hrath (0444) 
458321 after 6.00 pm. 

.'■Uly furnished serviced apt nr 
pork. Ol 373 6906 <Ti 
Families after B Bt B in otea&anl 
Putney Homes. 01 789-1555. 


■SLMOTON professional person 
lo share luxury flat over loo king 
Highbury Fields, own room, 
central heating. 2G+. £2C0PCm 
rxcluOse Tel: Ol 359 BQ34 eves 

CLAPtUUB 2nd 9d to share at- 
irartive 2 b ed roomed tut. Must 
be clean and bdy. £50pw. Day 
Ol 965 8064 (Paula I 


mw «n tai wmaoE or pk 
wars furmtuk etc. mrnit 




To Advertise please all 
Trade 01-481 1920 
Prime 61-481 4000 


Fn unique pwdkfy. um Ceraury 
to tarty ZOOi Ceraury SoenaHKS 
mttoOe sane aped pacdL seme 

n Cemeos and unusual han 
leiy. Also slocked 
mi er colour 5 . objects S Silver 

Tel: 0252-617065 
•r Moubrs B1-629-3832 


For sale ihrough our auction 
or Prirtate Treaty Sales with- 
out chaife or obligation io 
srtL We are prepared to 
travel lo your home. Write or 
telephone for Tree brochure. 


(EsL 1898) 

6. Adam Street, Strand. 
London. WC2N 6AA. 
Tel: 01-836 8694/0939 


Pans 1806. framed with por 
tralL £1.000. Tel d>302 697389 

antiques. walchrs etc 
Bougm sold Ol 625 5083 

ED Best prices paM. centre 
roun or roun l. Ol 737 2532 
WIMBLEDON best seats bought. I 
™ _ 643178 or 0836 J SWE Prof M rewired to share lux 


WIMBLEDON 2 Onlre Court 
nrkeu wtd any day alter June 
29 01-4918497 

-We conecl. Ol 980 6336. Mor- 
gan Tirkrts. Ettnam. 

nat £35 pw me. Ring SaDv Oi 
723 61 18 wk 

CRUSE Turkey 12 berth crewed 
motor yachi 2 whs June 
17 July 1st £365 pp inc nts 
Whole boat available other 
weeks from tVOOO Free 
W sports, h b. 01 326 1005. 
Atol 2091. 


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mdsean^ofilsoiwtowiQus Wsa^gaLniViBiBwilfi^Sbeihj^ 
pmoTe pool M nnatenonre and seamly araces. range from 345,000 to £240,000 
r»d motfgoges »e raroJohle. fa air btocfumJ aifl 01-836 5333 Df motoJ aov raputabfe 
anew. Or mrcnge o pefsonol visif to ifw sirs. Ouroikes are open 7 r -> , 
days a xi&k (H : Mabsto 773368 or 7734H). Inndoc Office: Mi ^ , 

Don loos, UmdoaVtOSSIlL Teh 01*638 5333 










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Now beaches, 1 mile bom tom cestre, piuuuf Root 
1 bedraomad Rat, tpost sreTOURdmos, sun ay. 
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WBcandas CwtaplBSI Ties, 
deagn natural only £855 get sq 
yd + VAT. Wool ma Berber 
carpets 4m wide Nessan badted 
E4J5 pet sq yd + VAT. While 
sucks last. 

18Z Upper Bl dtra d Road 
Untaa SWH 

Teb 01-876 2089 

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grounds ol I acre, breaihiaknw 
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Sixty-three acres of woodjand and 
gardens-and only seven acres for 
development... that’s the Marina 

A little over an hourVdrive east of 
Malaga, the Marina, with 326 berths, is 
positioned with exquisite care around a 
sheltered bay- with enticingly luxurious 
apartments in a garden setting. 

• For more information telephone 
Aranco-01-499 6187 or Marina del 
Este — 010 34 58 640400(7 days a week}. 

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/ ancp now on. Nnueoed. Ovon 

* >04911 6411)5. Reading <07341 
591731. Bournemouth i0202i 

J 293580. Berkeley. Otos 10453} 
810952. ToMum Devon 
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FMKST -guallu- wool rwpels At 
lraor> pncn and under, also 
available lOOs extra Large 
room uze remnants under hall 
normal pure Ctvancery Carpets 
-* 01 405 0453 

THE TIMES 17SS-19B& Other 
-i bile* avail. Hand bound ready 
I Mr amenlalton also 

. -Sunday*- Cl? 50 Remember 
J When. 01-688 6323- 


I Starllgtil Exp. Chew,. Le* Mb. 

) All theaire and foocK 
, Tel 821-6616 828-0495. 

A-Ex V m Oiwn. 

ALL TICKER Wimbledon. Lev 
Mk. poo vMim. Wham. Quern 
and Rod Stewart buughi and 
01 831 2660. 


SuiUghi.WimijiedOfi Tennis. 

{ Wham aval lame now Ol 439 
j OSW. All credit cants accepted. 

( GLYNDEBOURHC 2 llrkefa lor 
I L'bvraronandtie □> Popped 
: Sunday 22nd Jane TeCOl 903 

i 1399 rv ?07 
) wunbledofl Uckets bought, sold 
, or exc lunged. Tel: 01791 

■ HATfMMM Any n«l vne Ltv 

\ AIh. Covenl Cdn. Starlight Exp. 
t Wimbledon. OyndPtaourne. 01- 
! 828 1678. Maior credli cants 

} Exp. Chess. Le» Mn A U theaire 
t aid sport Trl 631 3719- 637 
, 17J6 AU maior credit rams 

l diratmas Mato 1974 82 
} C«60. Tel: >02041 4*353 

e-st seat* bought sold Ol tta 
l 9373 anvltme 
t WHAM. QUEEN, WimotMon. all 
1 mrwtv end Ml Sow OM esrnit. 

.' Rmq 01 701 8283 


( Bough! and sold TH 01 881 
W47 or Ot 791 2286. 

' WIMBLEDON ww HU Pop event* 
TkrkMs Bauanf and sow 
/ Ol “300277 Of Ol 93O039H. 


Best seals 1st im rows. Loutiqr 
i badges nr Tel 01 402 7851 
Centre Court for am day Best 
l . seals Please phene 737 3602 

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Pars EC9 N YORK £215 
FranMut E60 LAJSE C36S 
Lagoa £320 Han £295 
****** £325 Singapore £420 

JO burg LUto Bangkok 1335 
Caro £205 Katmandu £440 
Da/Botn £335 Hangoen £350 
Hong Kong £510 Cakutta E42S 
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staffed villas, srl m iron 
9 dm two pools, nr coral beam 
Iron lA)pp*M Plus special 
priced Bril Airways Right*, abo 
exclusive safaris. For personal 
ventre Tel Atkins 0352 55704 
or 59540 iEvs Wk ends I 
TAKE TIME OFF to Pam. Am- 
sterdam. Brussel*. Bruges. 
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Hague. Dublin. Rouen. Bon 
logne S. Dieppe Time Off 2a- 
Cneslrr Close. London SW 1 N 
7BO 01-235 8070 


A last minute 
villa with no 

We ore always able lo offer 
quality villa* ai short nonce, 
with the emphasis on the 
high standard and service our 
brochure has promised for 15 
years. There are no nasty 
surprises to greel you on 
arrival. We have villas in 
Portugal. South or France. 
Greek Islands - Corfu. 

Crete. Paxes. Aim the 
Palauo Belmonte In Italy. 
From the very luxurious and 
expensive - to the very 
simple and modestly priced. 
Ask ihe villa specialists for 
their brochure - quickly. 
xbta atol cv Xrave j m 

, -p_" L 7 43 Cadogm Street 
-—5.; London SW3 2 PR 
ttTS'Kl 01-501 08511 
iJimfi 01-584 8803 
If** C589 0I32 - 24 hr 
■_=_Lw r— -1 brochure service) 

Nairobi. Jo'Burg. Cairo. Dubai. 
Istanbul. Singapore. KX DcUil 
B angkok Hong Kong. S>Xlne>. 
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sips 4. sra. gardens, pool £7D 
£160 pw Tel 109901 21480 

MENORCA villas, atvanmenis. 
lav enias. all dates avail. June 
sp*nah. high season Irom 
£125 on If Honuav-S. Ol 509 
7070 & 0622 677071 or 0622 
677076 i24 hrsi AIM 1 772. 





Plxihu raldor 01-471 0047 
ATOL 1640 4 rent Visa 
SVD-MSL CM 8 Perth CWI All 
nuMr ratnerv lo ALS ,\Z 01 
£84 7371 ABTA 


Etueeubt offered 1-1-5 July. We 
have a limited, yet diftincfive 
srieciMi uf ptreotwlly m- 
sperted propen irs alung the 
maM in foktuuRahJe reairts. nr 
uMXklf ncorhs' nliapev. 

Tel: Brighten 10273) 562154 

W -FRANCE, near Sanies 

d'Otoniie due to rannrtlauan. 
fanulv ho) nnuse jdet-ps 6 1 ■ l 
sea u«e « club pod. If-fino. 
Cl 50 pec wee* Boo* new iat 
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81 3« Mr Wylllr 

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view wtiai more could you 
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market operalorv oon'l go Or 
combine a villa honuav with a 

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Speedy Sonic Lady to Piggott triumphs with Cutting Blade 

reign supreme in 
Coronation Stakes 

By Mandarin (Michael Phillips) 

For anyone prepared to take 
short odds. Sonic Lady is a 
confident selection to win the 
Coronation Slakes at Royal 
Ascot this afternoon. George 
Robinson, our Newmarket 
Correspondent, is positively 
ecstatic about the way that 
Michael Stoute's filly has been 
working on the Heath since 
she won the Irish 1,000 Guin- 
eas on the Curragh last month. 

Watching her wra that clas- 
sic simply endorsed the view 
that she did not give her true 
running in our 1.000 in which 
she was narrowly beaten by 
Midway Lady and Maysoon. 
At Newmarket Sonic Lady 
was very much on edge. In 
contrast she was totally re- 
laxed in Ireland and it was a 
revelation to see her cruise 
past her opponents on the bit 
in the final quarter of a mile. 

connections of another Irish 
filly Grey Goddess have been 
praying for rain but as yet 
their prayers seem to have 
fallen on deaf ears. 

With Abuzz, Forest Flower, 
Naturally Fresh and Propensi- 
ty all standing their ground 
overnight, we are assured of a 
sizzling sprint for the Queen 
Mary Stakes. Bui for an 
appallingly unlucky first run 
Naturally Fresh would be 
unbeaten. Since that unhappy 
day she has made amends 
twice, each time at Newmar- 

Course specialists 

In that form I find it 
impossible to contemplate de- 
feat for her this afternoon, 
even though last year's 
Cheveley Park Stakes winner. 
Embla. is in the field and 
likely to be much more effec- 
tive on this fast ground than 
the soft underfoot conditions 
in the Spring. 


TRAfltERS: H Cedi. 31 Winers from ITS 
runners. 26.7%: G Harwood. 33 (ram 138, 
23.9%: L Cottrell 6 from 27. ZL2%. 
JOCKEYS: B Thomson. 7 wmnens (mm 41 
rides, 17.1%: w Caram 37 from 230. 
161%: G Starkey. 30 tram 196. 153%. 

TRA INERS: H Thomson Jones. 12 win- 

ners (ram 38 runners, 333%: E Weymes. 

Ty, 24 from 

11 (ram 57. 1EL3%; M H Easwrby. 

170. 14.1%. 

JOCKEYS: J Bteasdato. 13 winners from 
83 rides. 15.7V M Birch. 35 from 308. 
11.4%: N Connorton. 13 (ram 135, 10.4%. 

performances together. When 
he was trained by Michael 
Stoute he was too inconsistent 
for my liking. 

I prefer Siyah Kalem ,who 
will be trying to emulate 
Mighty Fly. Hawkley and 
Come on the Blues and win 
this cavalry charge in addition 
to the Sandown Whitsun Cup 
for which he is penalised. At 
Sandown I was impressed 
with the pace that Siyah 
Kalem showed in the lam 
quarter of a mile. Like so 
many horses bred in the 
United States he clearly revels 
on fast ground. 

Tfl uhaq, with his maiden 
allowance, looks the sort to 
run well in the Queen's Vase 
and he is taken to improve 
Paul Cole's already fine record 
since moving to Whatcombe. 

For a horse who is thought 
to need two miles Laabas did 
not fare at all badly at 
Goodwood in the Predomi- 
nate Stakes, which is after all a 
Derby triaL 

By Michael Seely 

Lester Piggott hit the 
bnllseye with his first runner 
as a trainer at Royal Ascot 
yesterday when Cash 
Asmnssen drove Catting 
Blade to a thrilling victory in a 
finish of short heads in the 
Coventry Stakes for two-year- 
olds. “That was a fantastic 
thrill/* said the 50-year-old 
maestro, looking relaxed and 
laid back in his morning suit 
and top hat, the ensemble 
being completed by an outside 
pair of dark glasses. 

Thirty four summers hare 
passed since this firing legend 
rode his first winner at the 
Royal meeting when capturing 
the Wokbighani Stakes on 
Malka's Boy for Waiter 
Nightingall in 1952, During 
the intervening period he has 
ridden 29 Esgfisga classic win- 
ners, being champion Jockey 
II times and leading rider at 
Royal Ascot on the same 
number of occasions. 

Catting Blade was bought 
for 24,000 Irish pants as a 
yearling. “He'll now go for the 
Richmond Stakes at 
Goodwood,” said the delighted 
trainer, “And after that the 
Heinz 57 Phoenix Stakes hi 

kei where she has streaked 
home in a fast time. 

Today's nap. though, is 
Brave Owen to win the Jersey 
Stakes. In the Spring Henry 
Cecil thought that the Free 
Handicap was at the mercy of 
Jim Joel's good, but lightly 
raced colt. However, a pulled 
muscle ruled out a crack at 
that race and the 2,000 Guin- 
eas as welL 

She is reported to have done 
everything that her trainer 
John Winter has required of 
her on the Heath in the build- 
up for today's important test, 
and i will be disappointed if 
she fails this. 

So Brave Owen did not 
reappear until the end of May 
when he ran his stable com- 
panion. the Green ham Stakes 
winner Faustus, to 
Ihreequarters of a length in the 
Heron Stakes at Kempton. 
That was a good performance. 

The field for the Royal 
Hunt Cup is the maximum 
that the width of the course 
will permit for the straight 
mile. So with 32 thundering 
up the track this is as big a 
lottery as you will find all 

Knight's Legend, who beat 
Laabas's stable companion 
Actinium at Sandown last 
Saturday, and Mubaaris, who 
might well prefer it softer 
underfooL are other three- 
year-olds to note in a race 
which has tended to favour 
the younger horses over the 

Insular, the Queen's runner, 
finished fourth in this event 
12 months ago. His task is no 
easier this time. 

Since then everything has 
right for Brave Owen, 

gone — 

who has continued to please 
his meticulous trainer at 

My short list comprises 
Tremblant and Shmaireekh, 
who finished fifth and sixth in 
the same race twelve months 
ago. Hadeer, Siyah Kalem and 

Silent Journey is attempting 
to emulate his owner Robert 
Sangster's Gan rail ier and win 
the Bessborough Stakes in 
addition to the Manx Derby. 
In this instance, though I 
prefer Western Dancer, who 
did this column a good turn 
when he won the Chester Cup. 
Con Horgan, his trainer, is 
adamant that he will not be 
inconvenienced by the switch 
back to 1W miles. 

At today's weights I fear the 
three fillies Dolka, Meteoric 
and Living Rough. The latter 
ran well fora maiden to finish 
fourth in the Irish 1,000. The 

Hadeer is undoubtedly a 
blot on the handicap if his 
recent Epsom run against 
Pennine Walk was right. But it 
still remains to be seen wheth- 
er he can string two good 

Finally. Sparsholt looks the 
best bet at Beverley to win the 
Sinnington Auction Stakes. 
He was unlucky last time out 
when beaten only a short head 
at Caiterick. 

The trainer win aid the four 
days with a 100% record in his 
new role as he has no more 
runners at the meeting. Poio- 
nia, the Irish trained favourite, 
could only finish sixth after 
making most of the early 

Pat Eddery was the jockey 
in form on the opening after- 
noon. Making his boldest bid 
for some time to win his fifth 
Jockey’s championship, the 
34-year-old Irishman landed a 
doable by capturing the first 
two races, on Pennine Walk 
and English Spring. 

Following a man in form has 
always been a golden maxim in 
racing and despite being 
baulked twice and knocked 
back to the rear of the field in 
the Queen Anne Stakes, 
Eddery still managed to pro- 
duce Pennine Walk with an 
electrifying burst of finishing 
speed to overwhelm Efisio and 

Jeremy Tree has worked 
wonders with Stavros 
Niarchos’s much improved 
fonr-year- old. Now undefeat- 
ed in three outings this season, 
Pennine Walk is to have his 
sights raised and is now likely 
to tackle the group one Sussex 

^.i cent 

Pennine Walk and Pat Eddery dear of Efisio in the Queen Ante Stakes (photograph: Chris Harris) 

Stakes at the Goodwood July 


Neither Efisio nor Tele- 
prompter were disgraced in 
their attempt to concede 61b to 
the speedy winner. Talking 
about Lord Derby's gallant 
gelding, Tdeprompter, BQl 
Watts, the six-year- old's 
trainer said: “A mile on a 
straight comse is no good to 
Tdeprompter nowadays. He 
has to try and stretch his rivals 
but that just makes him a 
sitting duck for anything with 
a tarn of foot I'll have to think 
hard about his next race, bat it 
could well be in the Eclipse 
Shakes at Sandown.” 

Eddery's luck certainly con- 
tinued in the Prince of Wales's 
Stakes. For not only did 
Bedtime encounter trouble in 
running, English Spring, 
whom Eddery brought with a 
brilliantly timed run to beat 
the favourite by a length, was 
only in yesterday's line-up as 
the jockey had persuaded Ian 
Balding to.' bring Paul 
Mellon's filly to Ascot in 

preference to going for a 
pattern race in Dortmund on 

Without detracting from the 
merit of English Spring's vic- 
tory, Bedtime certainly ap- 
peared to be a little 
unfortunate. * When . Willie 
Carson tried to poll the 54 on 
favourite out to defiver his 
rhalteiiff *, the pair bumped 
Brian Rouse on Wylfa. Not to 
be outdone, Rouse returned 
die compliment and when 
Bedtime finally attacked the 
eventual winner, the six-year- 
old found another sprint be- 
yond his power. 

Lord Halifax, Bedtime's 
owner, took his defeat philo- 
sophically. “He's as good as 
ever and there'll certainly be 
another day. Out of 14 starts 
Bedtime has now won 10 
tunes, been second three times 
and. fourth on his only other 

Balding was similarly de- 
lighted with English Spring. 
“She'S a good filly on her day 

and Pat rides her absolutely 
superbly. She might have 
another race or two but her 
career will soon end as she has 
just been tested as being in foal 
to Teenoso.” 

The St James's Palace 

Stakes saw the return to form 

of Sure Blade, whom Brent 
Thomson produced with a wefi 
timed run to wear down Green 

Desert in the last two furlongs. 
“I had originally planned to 
nub the running ,” said tfa^ 
Australian- born jockey. “But 
when I saw that Green Desert 
was running a bit freely with 
Walter S win born, I was happy 
to let him give me an early 

Barry Hills, ;the wfcmidg 
trainer, was delighted with the 
colt who was so strongly 
fended to beat Dancing Brave 
in tiie 2,000 Guineas where he 
eventual ly finished fifth. •' 

Hiik said “Brent says that 
the colt needs at least a mile 
and a quarter and he - quite 
simply got outpaced at New- 
market Tm not sure tint the 

colt is yet at his best as his 
work rider says tint he has not 
been moving to freely at 
exercise. It's been the same # 
with several of my horses who 4 
have some sort of muscular 
trouble. Fm going to run Sure 
Blade over a mfie and a 
quarter next, but f think that 
the Ecfipse would come too 
soon. If the owners agree I'd 

Kin* tp pkw tit anfaram ram . 

paten mrtwdmg the Match- 
i ffttw 1 International Stakes at 
York and the Champion 
Stakes at Newmarket.” 

Henry Cedi and Steve 
Cantheti had their first suc- 
cess of the meeting when 
Bonhomie proved too good for 
New Trojan and Nisuas in the 
Eng Edward Vfl Stakes. - 
Unfortunately Bonhomie re- 
turned to the unsaddling en- 

for the Irish Derby on Satur- 
day. week,” saU CedL “but in 
tiie long term I think hell be a 
St Leger horse. 


Televised: BBC1: 2J0, 3.5, 3.45. BBC2: 120 

Going: firm 

Draw: no advantage 

333 31-0000 BUWABVIG <D) (J WttsoATM McCourt 6-7-7 J Loire 23 

336 00-0021 SUPER TRIP (JMaxMD M FOttwrsian-Godey 67-7 (Box) LCtmock 11 
338 300441 Tffi GAME’S UP (B Chaw) P HasJam 5-7-7 (6«x) G French 21 

JL30 JERSEY STAKES (Group 1U: 3-y-o: £21,020: 7f) (20 runners) 

7-1 Siyah Kalem. 8-1 ThMittvtt.0-1 Hadeer. 12-1 Indian HaJ. Ttewwtfi, 14-1Rana 

7-1 Siyah.... . 

ip. 16-1 Tniy Rare. Bold Indian. GBdancMe. Kings Head. Shmaireekh. Dorset 

Cottage. 20-1 PnWaictv Bundaburg. October, Coma On The Bluea. 25-1 otiwre. 











) (J Attrition) J W Watts 9-2_ 
‘ ‘ ' Mebon 9-2- 

310-01 nmiunma 

00-1221 FLEET FORM (DfiJM 


102-004 VAINGLORIOUS (BF) (Mrs J Brookes) H Candy 92. 
1-1 DOLKA (H H Aqb Khan| M StOUlB 

[ Monty P MoMn 9£_ 

. That 15 
,J RaW 17 

.C Amman 14 

210003 CLIVEDEN 
1-4 CR0MWEU.P, 
303-13 ROGER'S REST 
041-244 KARO ROUND 
120010 HOME RULE 
200432 JAZZ 
116 03-3112 REIGN BEAU 

119 1 GREY 

120 0120-01 METEOMC 

| G Harwood 8-1(L 

K {D)(G MBS) M Ryan 610 

[USAJP) fia POppanhenwtlGVttagB 8-10 

Shaman) R Hannon 6-10 — 



IGStariMy 4 

(J Wormian) M McCormack 6-10. 
(PMeKeawriM McCormack 8-10. 
rsB QarteJG Lores B-10 

121 104 SALLY SAvlfsO | 

wa p— »«**- 

. JlRBaarenannlS Norton 67_ 

122 30-20330 SWEET ADBJtDE (USA) (R Sangstar] B HUB 67 

123 26102 ZALATU (tty m Waugh) W Janie 67 

125 26 EASTERN SfflG(MraWTutoCh)C Natal 66 

126 620 UVMj ROUGH (Mrs R Eastwood) V Kennedy (Ire) 63 . 

P Robinson 10 


_ PatEddwy 1 
. JHattMaal2 
_ MJKtaat 
_ P Waldron G 

— S crates 7 

- W Canon 20 
J Lowe 18 

another 1VW away 6th, . 

PATRIACH (7-10). ACONTTUM (7-91 2nd READY WIT 17-7) not 

to Arm. Oct 5. 30 ratty. 8COUTSMJSTAKE (67). COME ON THE BLUES (61 

QUAUTA1R FLYBI (6121 MOORES METAL (61 a and KINGS HEAD (63) were out of 

first 9. HADEER 



B Roma 9 

A Clark 13 

. P Shanahan 11 

I ran) 

MAHCHEST E R SK YTRA1N J64). and READY WIT (7-13) out o( Brat 9. In 1905 HratiCUp 

COME ON THE BLUES (8-ft boat SCOUTSMiSTAKE (843) 2X1 Into 3rd (£20225. good to 

Am. 27 ran) THBmLAKT (B-2). the best of thorei drawn tow. was another IHl back Jn 

! (10-219 it 6ft. MOORES MEm 

wajMLSUPCT TRIP (8-3) andlteU 

61 Dolka. 4-1 Brave Owen. 61 CRveden. 61 Living Rough. 161 Firm Larating, 14- 
1 Fleet Form, agger's Rest. Meteoric. I61athera. 



OCTOBER (10-0)1 VI 4th oH7 to Heavy Brigade (8-5) at Newmarket | 
0) BUNDABURG£92j stayed OnTor 6th , Ml further beck. 

ETAL (8-12) another 21 back 9th. 

CONMAVJO (8-0) not In drat 13) 

firm. May! 





(71. £4182. firm. May 31. 

'AKE (65) was 3Xd'hirthar track Mi. MOORES METAL (68) 7th and 



FORM; FIRM LANDiNG (60) held on to beat Homo Station 


Listed. £18627 g o o dtq f irm. June 7 , 1 1 l_ran).JFLEEr FORM 

a head at Haydock (n 

_ . . J1H1 York winne r from 

RESOURCERO.FALCQN (67) with VAINGLORIOUS (64)! Sltock 4lh of 13 (71. £12700. 

good R> soft. May 15). DOLKA m^6) devar a winner from Brazzaka ffl-51at Kempun (81 
Listed, E7856. good. May 31). SALLY SAYS SOM-7) 3S1 4ttio(6. BRAVE OWEN (611) 
2nd to Faustus (62) at Kempton, HARD ROUND (611) 2 W away 4th (W Usad, 
£8090. good. May 3t. 7 ran). CUVEDBI (6-5) 2MI 3rd behind yesterday's wimar Pen- 
reneW*p6)atbraom(B(.5f Group 3. £15948. good. June 6. 10 ranJ.W GOB TS R EST 

best run when (621 2YJ Newmarket wimar from Below Zara (7-12) (71. £5066, good to 

soft. A0T15. 17 ran). JAZZ MUSICIAN (66) 1 SI 2nd to Kings Rlwr (611) at ftraenbr 

Park (8f. £21256, good. June 7 . 11 ran). HCTEOWC (8-13) Seat ZALA71A (6ffl 1VW at 

Newmarket (6(. £4201. good to (Vrn, May 30. 11 ran). UVnlQ ROUGH (9-0) 210 4th to 
Sonc Lady (60) ailnsh 1000 Staas but Imar tEsqiaiflad and placed 5ih(8l Group 1. 
£68609. good to soft. May 24, 19 run). 

Selection: LIVING ROUGH 

FW. DAMCSI (64) out Of Net 6 



S al action; I 

420 CORONATION STAKES (Group 1L 3-y-o fOfies: £34,694 1m) (7) 

Pat Eddery 4 

401 2111-40 ENLACC St Georgs) LCumani 94 

402 1-131 SOMC LADY (USAjfCxU) (Shaikh Mohammed) M Slouta 6« WRSwtaraS 

403 2142-20 CARHUE LADY (Mra 6 McNtRy) P O’Leary (tra) 941 MJKtaeZ 

404 21124-2 CHALK STREAM (U3A)(BF) (Lord Porcheslsr) I BaidncS-O „ SCaoihanS 

406 213 SOMEOtCSPECULtHaisnaScringBaklLkflPCDle M— TQtafi 

407 261 STATELY LASS(D Mdntwty J Wkrer 94) R Cochrans 1 

409 004040 VOUDA (Opt M LemctyC Briton 60 PRobintM7 

1-2 Some Lady. 4-1 Emhta, 10-1 Stately Lass. 161 Cartue Lady. 161 Vofida. 20-1 
n. 261 Someone Special 

Clw*< Stream. 

Royal Ascot selections 

By Mandarin 

2.30 BRAVE OWEN (nap). 3.05 Naturally Fresh. 3.45 Siyah 
Kalem. 4.20 Sonic Lady. 4.55 Laabas. 5 JO Western Dancer. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
2.30 Brave Owen. 3.05 Naturally Fresh. 3.45 Telwaah. 4.20 Sonic 
Lady. 4.55 AgaihisL S JO Tubby. 

By Michael Sedy 

2.30 Meteoric (each-way). 3.45 SIYAH KALEM (nap). 4 JO Sonic 

FORM: SONIC LADY (60) 21 winner of Irish 1000 Guneas from Lake ChampMn (60). 

CARHUE LADY (9-0) 6VI away 8th of 19(81 Group 1, ECOB89. good to soft. May 24). Pra- 

Woustyr SOMC LADY (SWty *i and short head 3rd hehraTudway Lady (ShD} In 

NewmaikeTs 1000 Guinaaa with EMBLA re-tty. the prenious yore's ChowaJay Park 

wimar. 3UI back In 5th and VOUDA (60)2x1 nirther away 7th (8( Group 1, £101244. 

May 1. 15 ran). CHALK STREAM ffl-4) 5 T Sandown rtmer-up to 
sspeperctuse (63) (8f. £8219. good. May 26. B ran). STATELY LASS (64) BL 
soft (sound Kempton wtrarer tram Hidden Brief 0-9) (71, £6933, Mar 29. 5 ran). 
Selection! SONIC LADY 

4J5 QUEEN'S VASE (£21.070: 2m) (13) 

502 406304 AYHESfW CKj P Myra) M Haynes 5-63 

505 11032)0 IBM 
505 0(21-31 0BULAJT. 


Ramadan) RJWMret»663 RCoctvanalO 

l *riln n«ty - PMEddwvS 

. (W (Xj ftsit HQ G FYnEbanLConlon 3-8-0 PCtalZ 

(PWatzeqPKaaaway66iO scauthan# 

3-5 QUEEN MARY STAKES (Group 111: 2-y-o fiffies: E24J22: 51) (14) 

PanlEddaty 7 

(ka) 3-8-0 _ DGItesptetS 

Harwood 3-7-10. WWooda 11. 

67-10 A Clark 3 


. . , s M Cooper) G Mutter 67-10 8 Croastay 5 

lALE(HksHJanatyHTInnson Jonas 3-7-10 MRabretsl 

600 STOP THE CLOCK (Mrs T Bnttstty M BtenshsrQ 67-7 N Adana 2 


(Nutwood I 

Wackar HQ R Armstrong 8-8. 

jh De Kwistkowaki) J B " 

9Lsigh)G Harenodl 

. (Lora Tavistock) W Janre 68- 

(BF) (T Ramsden) A Batey 84L 


C A — maa 13 


AHackay • 
W Canon 1 

61 Laabas. 61 Muoaarta. 61 tnsuiar. 61 AgaDitsL 16T Knights Legend. 12-1 1 
Bln Zaidoon, Northern Amethyst 161 Staranteis. B ConquMador. 161 othere 


r SCanOwn'M 

FORM: ABUZZ (611) aU out U beat NUTWOOD UL 1611) and the 

D ROP (6 11) a Mad and tna same at Ef»omj5f. £R9«. jood. Jun 7. 5 ran). 

4. £ 6200 . good to soft. 
, ~ 4 “»Hst*L£iaS4a. 



L . m ... iwinn . in — ^ w-.^nlmBL 83 ^ 33 . U - W " 

J LHaSND(6I1)15M Sandown wtenerfromAeteilutn®^)Qm8(.l 


4t bsted. E1BS34. heavy. May 2i. 6 ratty. STAVOROALE (60) batean 21 k 
Kathy w^-l 1) at Laceater (fm 2f. £9647good. May 28. if 
Oate c B o n t AYHES ROCK 


FLOWER (8-81 31 Newbury Mmar (ram Bint fwha (8-8) I 
I8.7ranv INDEX'S (66) beat Khwsuf (64) Z at Phoenix 1 — 

Jun 7. 5 ran). NATURALLY FRESH (9-1) 31 New ma rket nmnar from JAttALMEB ffl-11) 

H 223- 30. 9 ram. PROPENSITY (6ii> a SaRetxay winner over 

D AZY (611) (5*. El ^87 . good . Jun 3. 17 ran). 

<ts«ar-Nnn- IMTimai I V RKOI 

5-30 BESSBOROUGH HANDICAP (£10,051: 1m 41) (15) 

Detection: NATURALLY 

3.45 ROYAL HUNT CUP (Handicap: E2&313: 1m) (32) 

601 42221-0 

602 021-003 

603 1484)21 

604 2124-01 
607 106323 

610 010604 

611 00/42-22 

612 034062 

G Starfcay 7 

BTtGY (KJK Abddla) G Harwood 44-11 
UNE OP PME (B) u Hambnty P Wabnn 467. 

STATELY FORM (tty (Mrs M Ptahoty J 


VOUCHSAreljb) (DOMgw Lady Baavertmolil W Hem 4-8-6 - W Carson 1 

(Mrs M Marehoty J Tree 465 J7ety . 

PaolEddwy 8 

. Pal Eddery • 

P Cook 11 




A Murray 15 






























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. Pat Eddery 13 

C A— i a—n 2 

. . (Dana Stud Ltd) J Dunlap 4610 poty W Canon B 

[A WantyG Harwood 466. ■ OStettay 22 

_ Enpneednrt K Sam* *66 _Thm20 

(Mrs S (Sedan w 

5ER (USA)(C Wackar M) R Armstrono 460- 

4 HAL (01 (Mrs R WBtera) P WMwyn 47-13— 
MRAD^Rty (Mrs S Leggety J Dwkn 67-13 

JVWS465' BRoom 9 

Mohammed) MSWuta 46* WRSaMural 

MW DKkanon463 — — - R Coctaswe M 

Mra C Patera!) CBfflWn 7-62 riMtaffi 

m-a - — - — A Bond 2< 

G Baxter 4 
N Hows 27 

A Clark 25 

613 130160 
818 03-0411 
817 060001 
610 161120 
619 361201 

821 624103 

822 600240 

OOTMAH MSS D Ueckert R Stu 

COVcRED (K TOflWaOfi) n now 
f (C-O) (A MomsOlV) J Tflflar 67-i 




J«hmy RtzgnrakJ48-* 

(Shwkfi MoSnmed) M Stoure 

61 A MorcarlO 

NTMIor 47-1 0(4«i) KtetTMlar1^14 




pKBF)(T MarsnaH) 

Hottronead 67-8 (4ex] _ ACdbanol 

67-7 M Marta 12 


J Lows 2 

.0 McKay M 

(R Sangstar) J W Watts 47-7 

I Hartowv 47-7 

reran M Usrar 67-7 

• Pohtqr m ooly H memigbt rai 

■ Form. 62 Wtstem Dancur. 5-1 Rtoaian Notte. 61 Ronwsini. 61 Dual 

y.Commead. 12-1 vouchsafe. Stem Journey. 16-1 othere. 

(681 retort hoed sac- 


I 47-13. 

PATRj ACHjltyffWW IMQ J Ombp 47-12 — 

fea NOH EsraBayiHAW <cj ip Bowtach^LCorae* J-7-n_. 

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S Dawson (3) 8 
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ROMIQSIw'S^M tfGO ta^^g^ nedt at York pm 41 aptfca.CBJOq. goodtb 

, D McKay : 

4-7-7—™—- ■ Crosstoy M 
MtfMhm 7-7-7 N Cartelo 14 

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tom. Jun 13. 8 ran). WELL COVERED (9-7) beat Harbore Bazaar (7-8) 1 W at Laraesfer 

(im 2(. £2.189. firm. Jun 9. 12 nmV HUBBY (63) beat ellort whan head Sxl loB0« Re* 

(9-6) at York (tin 41. SA371. good to soft. May 15. 14 ran). SUNT JOURNEY, frwjhe 

sable that presided last year's -wtnner. knrewd the same courae aa tint yrfnnar 

OanreUer wften^-7)boMC0tftiei jmbbs ( 9-7) head In ManctMty fimst. £ 2 ^ 8 t^good 

to taro . 

May 25. SranL 


Royal Ascot 



230 QUEEN AWE STAKES (Group fh 
£37^56 im) 


TXmms^s M Nloictim) 4 9 2 Pat 


Effete b c Fomtidabte (USA) - Bdoret 
'Carson ( 

(Mrs M Land!) 4 9 8 W Caraw (161) 
Tdepramptar b g Welah Pageant ■ 
Ouija (Lord Derby) 6 9 8 T (vqs( 6-4 (a*) 
ALSO RAN: 162 Kings River (5th). ID 
Brer Genial (4thL 12 RMd Hand. 14 Young 
Runaway (6th). 33 Mac's Reef. 250 Grand 

Harbour. 9 ran. NR: Scottish ReaL 1 KL U. 

41. T%i. nk. J TTee at Beckh amp ton Tote: 

win £2^0; places £1.10, £2^0. £1.10. DP. 

£ia3a.CSFE2aaa 1nan40^9sec. 


(froup N: £37.183: Im 21) 


WOOSH SPRING gr ( Gray Dawn ti - 
|pnng to Here (P Meta) 4 8 12 Pat ^ 


HaBax)693wCaraon(45fav) ’ 2 

Fair Of The Furze b f Ba-Mana-Mou - 

AuaKratiC | ^Ms 3 Rogers) 4 9 1 S 

Cauthen (15-2) 3 

ALSO RAN: 5 Supreme Leader (Sh). 9 
Lea Arcs. . 14 Wylla (4th). 16 
Purchas e paperahase. 33 Sharp Noble 
(6(h). 66 Windsor Knot 9 ran. Nk. i lit, HI, 
HL 4L I Bakting at Knasctare. ToNc win 
£1200; ptaces £2M>. Si .10. £160. DR 
£9.60. CSR^Sm 2mm ML85SOC- After 
stawams' Inquiry, result stood. 

(Group tfc 3-y-a £37^84: im) 

SURE BLADE be Kris - Double Lock 
(Shaikh Mohammed) 9 0 B Thomson 
(9-2) - 1 

Green Desert b c Danzig - Foreign 
* - 0 W fl 

Courier (M AI Maktoum) 9 0 

Swtnbum (5-2 far) 2 

Sharraod ro c Caro - Angel Island 
(ShetkhMohammad}90W Carton (9-2) 3 
ALSO RAN: 5 HunttngdMa, 8 Faustus 
(6th). 13-2 ftino’Bttna (4th). 33 Unman 
(Still 7 ran. a ha 41. 4L 3L BhAs at 
Lamboum. TOW win £4.70: ptecea £2.10. 
£2.00. DR £400. CSR filSJO. 1mm 

o: E24J928: 81) 

CUmNG BLADE b e Sharpo - Lady o( 
Renown(MFu5tok)811 CAsmussan 1 
.( 11 - 1 ) 1 

Potomoe ch e FormkJabto - Potemia (H 
At-Maktoun) 8 11 A MuTBy (61) . 2 

Anrigo Sucto gr c Stanford - Haontoig (J 
Ujail S WfiWrtfi (20-1) 3 

ALSO RAN: 1 5-8 <m Potanla reth). 9 Bnm 
Dancer (5th). 10 Mansoo), QueJ EtaL 14 
Lockton. 16 Munaaste. 20 Bird Inncer, 
Rich Chaika. 25 Soul Etoie. 33 A) 
Mahamry. Diamond FSctn. (Spry Forever 
(4th). Persian Style. March The Wind. 
Someone Bse. is rah. NR: O-La-Le. Sh 
hd. 8h hd. v,\. hd. 1 K.L L Pigta at 
Newiftarion. Tow win tliJffl: ptenes 
£2.70. £2-30. ES.80. OF: E38.ia CSF 
£10237. imtn 17.T488C. 

BE 3-pq oolta and aaktings: E39J5T8: 
im 4ty 

BONHOMIE b c What A-Pteomure - 
Chatter Box (Shtekh Mohammad) 8 8 
S Cauthen (64 tav) .1 

New Trepm b c Tray - Greeten Saa (Sk- 
M SobeB) 8 8 W Carson (26l) 2 

Manas eh c Tap On Wood - Suemotte (F 
Sabnan) 8 8T Quinn (11-2) 3 

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64 Bad Payer. 4-i Roae Duet. 61 Athens Lady, 61 Pataca 
Pertain, 161 SorrawfuL T61 others. 

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Law Court gains verdict 

. Hefin Jones made, the 700- 
mile round trip from South 
Wales to see his Law Court land 
the Brick Ponds Handicap at 

owned and bred horses since 
196J. and his breeding successes 
include Star Pastures. 

long i 

held off Regency Square 
Mr Jones, who awns - a stud 
farm in Carmarthen, bought 
Law Court for 1.600 guineas at 
the Newmaricet sales. He has 

The .apprentice Kevin 
.Bradshaw rode his first winner 
since joining Richard Whitaker 
from Michael Stoute at the start 

of the season when Nifty Griff 
id SeUio 

landed the Underwood soling 
Slakes! It was also a first success 
for his owner. Roy Griffiths. 

Yesterday’s results from Thirsk 

Going; Orm 

2.15(61) 1. NIFTY GRIFF (K Bradshaw. 

61). 2. Bold ttflaraneu (I Johnson, 161): 

3. OoManrio ta teyou (H Cochrane. 7-4 

Mabel. 12 

. .. 20 Mias 

, ran. W.3L1L 
II. TS41. R Wfiaaker it Wettwby. Tale: 

naeo; £ 2 . 80 . no-io. Q.m df. esoaa 

CSF; £10632. Noted. 

Optimism Flamed. 1 2 Run By 
Atti). Auction Man. 14 curnorian 
. rwo. »-i Hot UrtalStii). 12 ran. *1. >w, 
riL 1KL XL: H Thomsen . Jones - at 

New ma r k et- Tata ££60rJ2J0. £Zm 

£350 DF; £1020. CSF: £6049. Tricast 


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CSF: £2083. Result sands after a 
stewards rewry.- - 

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focastHKAf ■ - - : 


Double blow 
for Horgan 

Con HoTgan. the Wokingham 

trainer, has been hit by injuries 

to his stable stars Hollow Hand 
and Mango Express. Both 
horses pulled up lame after 
working at Sandown Park race- 
course and Hollow Hand, the 
worst affected, is out for the 

Hollow Hand has a serious 
shoulder injury, but Mango 
Exptcm s setback will only keep 
•Him on the racecourse for a few 

• Royal Ascot started on a sour 
note for Michael Stoute when. he 
J™ finfd £200 for not running 
ocomsh Reel rn the -opening 
™ Queen Anne Stakes. 

t,« U i£ c i°. nsidcr «i the going too 
fast for his colt. . 

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Cricket Correspondent 


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dre» wh Derby for TeSft fitDeSS 

• ■•!' It looted in the first hour 
yesterday as though Glouces- 
tershire might have been beat- 
en by lunchtime. Yet they hdd 
on to draw, comfortably in the 
end. After Aihey had begun 
the resistance; two left- 
handers, Lloyds and Russell 
completed it, both making 
their highest scores of the 

Derbyshire were frustrated 
as well by the slowness of the 
pitch. It was one of those on 
which a batsman, once he gets 
in. can take an awful lot of 
shifting. The hail that was dug 
in would lift but- seldom 
awkwardly enough to -cause 
the batsmen much bother. If it 
turned,' it did so only gently. 

Miller wheeled away for 34 
successive overs without ever 
making anything fizz. 1 - 

In the second over of the 
morning Bainbridge was 
caught at the wicket off Mal- 
colm, a good ball that lifted a 
little and left him. Curran’s 
aggression was cut short when 
he skied an attempted hook, 
the ball not short enough for 
the shot. When Tomlins .was 
caught off bat and pad at 
forward short leg. Gloucester- 
shire were still 31 runs behind, 
with five wickets down and 
not a lot to come. Derbyshire 
should have gone on to win 
from there. With Holding they 
no doubt would have done, or 
even with Mortensen, who is 
away playing for Denmark in 
the ICC Trophy. 

But once Lloyds had sur- 
vived a dose call for leg- 
before, sweeping at Miller, 

Derbyshire got stuck. Athey 
played like a top-class pro, and 
he looked (ike one once be had 
removed his helmet Although 
he had made nought in the 
first innings, he seems in good 
form for Headingley tomor- 
row. And when, soon after 
lunch, he was out caught at 
the wicket driving, Lloyds and 
Russell did their stuff admira- 
bly in a partnership of 127. . 

David Gower, stripped of 
the England captaincy and 
ignored as vice-captain, is now 
fighting to be fit for 
tomorrow's second CorahiO 
Test against India at 
Headingley. Chris Smith, of 
Hampshire, has hem called 
into the squad as cover. \ 

Gower injured a shoulder, 
colliding with an advertise- 
ment board, daring the fust 
Test at Lord's last week. He 
will have an injection tomor- 
row and a decision on whether 
he plays -- after a ran of 51 
consecntive Tests — will 

The draw was still not quite 
certain by lea, when Glouces- 
tershire were the equivalent of 
124 for six. But it almost was 
by the time Russell was 
missed at the wicket offTayior 
and it definitely was by the 
time Malcolm bowled him. 

Malcolm, a Jamaican, 
bowls in glasses, a rare sight in 
the day of the contact lens. 
Taylor bowls left-arm over the 
wicket, wildly at the moment 
but not without promise. 
Lloyds was too good for them 
all Hts 100 was the seventh of 
his career and his second for 
Gloucestershire. . He -drove 
well and swept frequently. 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Tint bvwgs 182 
(PE Malcolm 5 far d 2j. 

Second fnnfnQS 

A JWrightbMSIer 19 

A W Stowld b Taytor 25 

C W J Aihey c Mvptes b Mafcoftn _ 46 
P Balrttfage c Marptes b Mafcofcn __ 4 
KM Curran cShamw bMataoton 12 
KPTomOnscStannabMiBer 1 

J W Uojrds b Sterna 111- 

jfl C Russefi b MaJcOfcn 63 

D V Lawrence b MWor 10 

C A Walsh notout IS 

•D A Grvreney absent Wired— 0 

Extras (b 12. lb 4. w 2, no 8) -_26 

ToM 332 

Jumping to it Yorkshire's bowljnghero, Paul Jarvis, takes evasive action as Butcher of 
Middlesex unleashes an off-drive (Photograph: Peter Llewellyn) 

Jarvis claims 11 wickets as 
Middlesex suffer again 

FAU. OF WCKETS: 1-52. 2-58. 009. 4- 
98. 5-100. 6-166, 7-293. 6310.6332. 
BOWLING: Malcolm 27-641-4: Warner 
.15-1-62-0: Taytor 19-3-68-1; MBer 45-16 
706; SMnra 834-25-1: Bttiwn 3-0-14- 

DERBYSHIRE: First tarings 313 {K J 
Barnett 95, IS Anderson 82ft EMonWSfi; 
C A Walsh 4 far 64): 

Umpires: J W Holder and K J Lyons. 

for Northants 

• -»*.■ A-+-1. 

By Richard Streeton 

T- >.• 

i* ■» 

ii : 

shire (17 pis) beat Northampton- 
shire (5) by JJ7 runs. 

Warwickshire, whose stodgy 
firs! innings earlier in the match 
brought them criticism, looked 
by far the more purposeful ride 
yesterday as they gaincxl their 
first championship win this 
season. Northamptonshire were 
left a target of 295 in three and a 
half hours and their batting 
failed on a worn pitch against 
Smalfs pace and Gifford's left- 
aim spin. 

Gifford, a senior citizen in 
cricket verms, finished with six 
for 27 in 21.5 overs. The pitch 
only yielded him slow turn but. 
together with subtle changes of 
pace and flight, it enabled him 
to take five or more wickets in 
an innings for the ninetieth time 
in bis c a reer. Warwickshire won 
with 10.1 overs to spare. 

Small made the important 
early breakthrough when he 
dismissed Bailey' and Boyd- 
Mass. Bailey was bowled as he 
played back to a ball that kept 
low. He can hardly have enjoyed 
his recent makeshift role as an 
opening batsman. Six innings in 
the job in three-day matches 
have brought him 79 runs in the 
past fortnight and he will be 
thankful that Geoff Cook and 
Larkins return to the side today 
at Bath. 

Lamb began with two fours 
against Small but had already 
been beaten twice by Gifford 
before he moved out to try and 
drive the spinner and was 
bowled off a pad. Cape! hit 
across the line and Wild was 
held at silly point. North- 
amptonshire were 79 for five af 

Gifford was abte lo keep six 
men clustered round the bat and 
Sione. who had fought hard for 
I OS minutes, was also held at 
silly point. Harper hit Gifford 
for a six and then missed a near 
full toss from the leg-spinner. 
Asif Din. There were some 

brave hits from Watenon but 
there could be no escape. 

Paul Smith and Amiss were . 
the main ' contributors as 
Warwickshire scored freely 
throughout the morning after 
they resumed at 32 for one. with 
an overall lead of 96 runs. Cape! 
found a good ball' to beat 
Katlichanan's defensive stroke 
bat Smith always looked con- 
fident. An on-drive for six 
against Harper that took him to 
his half-century was a fine 

Smith, who also hit 10 fours, 
was finally beaten by Nick Cook 
as he tried to turn the spinner to 
the leg-side. Cook bier bad Asif 
Din stumped. He took some 
punishment but bowled well 
enough to remind everyone that 
a run chase on the wearing pitch 
would not be easy, and so it 

WARWICKSHIRE: fir* Innings 266 for 8 . 
dec (G J Parsons 58 not out) 

Second tarings 

T A Uoyd e Capel b MsBendsr 
P A South I) Cook 

A I KahchaoOT tow bcapet — „ 

D L Amiss c Cook 0 1 

1G W Huropege run out 

Asif Din st Waterton b Cook . 
A M Ferreira not our. 

6J Parsons not out 

Extras (b 4. ib 5. » 11 
Total (6 wtts dec) 

_ 2 
_ T6 
- 62 
_ 10 
- 11 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-2. 348. 3-141. 4- 

BOWUtiG: Msflender .7-1-14-1; GnfflSc 
8-2-34-0; Harper 12-1-380; Cook 14-3- 
48-2; Copef 7-1-29-1; WBd 100-58-1. 
NORTHAMPTONSMRE: first Innings 202 
ter 2 dec {A J Lamb 79 not dub R JBoyd- 
Moss 68 not out) . 

Second Innings 

AC Stone e Lloyd bGitard — . — — 38 

R J Bailey bSmaH ; 8 

RJBoitfttass few b Start 11 

A J Lamb 0 Gifford _ 

OJ Capri bGrftaftl 

D J Wild c ASH Ota b Gifford 




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B J Griffiths Ml out 


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— 9 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-9, 233. 3-42. 4-75, 
5-79. 5-88.7-128. 8-131 9-149l 10-177. 
BOWLING: SmaS 17-6^2-3: PareonvS-1- 
244); Gifford 21.5-11-27-6: F erreira 3-0- 
18ft Art Din 12-2-48-1: Smith 141-134). 
Umpires; J H Hampshire and A A Jones. 

LORD'S: Yorkshire (22pts) beat 
Middlesex (3) by 69 runs. 

Yorkshire gained their third 
championship victory of the 
rason yesterday, which took 
them into second place in the 
Britannic Assurance table with a 
game in hand over the leaders. 

Paul Jarvis, their 20-year-old. 
uncapped medium-pace bowler, 
captured six wickets for 47 to 
give him splendid match figures 
of 1 1 for 92. Middlesex, the 
county champions, were only 
briefly in the hunt. 

Middlesex are having a rough 
time of it in the championship 
this season — for indefinable 
reasons. Ganing has yet to score 
a first-class half-century and 
they have suffered numerous 
England calls and injuries; but 
there is mem to it than that. 

Their target was 257 in a 
minimum of 90 overs. The pitch 
looked a little worn and the 
bounce was occasionally vari- 
able but. as in the first innings, 
Middlesex did not look the pan. 
Had they been in their form of 
last season, they -would probably 
have won. 

Yorkshire's second innings 
was swiftly spent. Edmonds 
chughi and bowled Bairstow, 
and Cowans dealt with the tail 
to give him figures of four for 
49. As it transpired, a peltry 153 
was more than enough. 

Promising and determined 
though Miller clearly is. Middle- 

Jarvis and 

Kevin Jarvis and Chris Penn 
are recalled to the Kent party for 
the Britannic Assurance county 
championship match against 
Gloucestershire beginning today 
at Gloucester. They replace 
Graham Dilley and Richard 
Ellison who are on England 

Neal Radford. Worces- 
tershire's leading bowler with 
1 30 county championship wick- 
ets since the start of last season, 
is doubtful for the match against 
Yorkshire. He has a side strain, 
and ifbefailsa fitness test, Steve 
McEwan could come in for bis 
first championship appearance 
of the summer. Paul Pridgeon is 
also added to the party. 

The Middlesex pace bowler, 
Wayne DanieL has recovered 
from a back injury and will play 
in the county championship 
match against Nottinghamshire. 
With Gatling. Slack. Em burry 
and Edmonds on Test match 
duty Keith Brown will open the 
innings with Miller, Carr will 
bat at Nol 5 and Tufhell. aged 
20. a slow left-arm bowler, will 
make his third championship 

■ Northamptonshire’s regular 
pair of opening batsmen. Cook 
and Larkins, both return after 
injury for the county champion- 
ship match against Somerset at 
Bath. Larkins has played only 
one championship game this 
season after damaging his right 
ankle playing football in April 
Cool ' 

By Ito Tennant 

sex are not getting their excellent 
starts of last summer without 
Barlow, who has back trouble 
and is likely to be missing for 
some rime- Slack drove airily to 
mid-off and Millar was bowled 
trying something extravagant. 

Butcher played too soon at 
Garrick and spooned his drive 
to cover. There was tope while 
Ganing remained, which he did 
for 37 runs. His dismissal was 
unfortunate, the ball from Jarvis 
kcepiira low. Middlesex were 
then 123 for fouT. Tea runs later 
Jarvis also trapped Radley leg 
before as be shaped to play to 

Emburey. top scorer in the 
first innings, was bowled swish- 
ing across the line. Edmonds, 
whose scores these days do not 
match his potential, fell in 
likewise manner to his dismissal 
on Monday. The ball, just 
outside off-stump again, found 
him ■ out. Down ton put up 
dogged resistance but he, too. 
went to the lively Jarvis. 

Jarvis achieved 10 wickets in 
a match for the first time when 
he gained his fourth (eg before, 
against Hughes. He has the 
simple but great virtue of bowl- 
ing straight, at lively fast me- 
dium. and obtains movement 
off the pitch. His dismissal of 
Cowans gave him his eleventh 

The last word, though, must 
be with Boycott The margin of 
victory was that of bis score in 

Yorkshire's first innings for 
which, it win be remembered, he 
was vilified. 


VORKSWRC Ftaa bmtas 278 (Q Boycott 
69. S N Hartley SB; P H SmteX ter 71). 
Second tarings 

G Boycott bFrasar 31 

M D Mom e Edmonds b Hughes 13 

AAMetertebwbFresarZl 29 

K Sharp b Fraser 2 

JDLoMCOownunbOMBfts 18 

S N Hartley c Dowmor b Cowans 10 

PW Jarvis cMHarbErnturay 0 

SJ Dennis b Cowans 15 

“tO L BWttowe and b Extawnds 25 

P Cantck not out 8 

A 8UaWHom c Erinonds b Cowans _ 0 

Enrasfo 1, fo 2. nb 1) _4 

Total 153 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-M. 2-74, 3-78. 4- 
79. S-101. 6-104, 7-104, 8-129, 6-153, IQ- 

BOWLING. Cowans 13-3-49-4: Huphes 6- 
2-18-1; Ertaonds 12-3-35-1 ;E*nburay 8-0- 
29-1: Raser 9-2-19-3. 

MDOUKfc firat taringa 173(P W Jants 
5 tor 45). 

Second tarings - 



„ 11 

P H Edmonds c Bantow b-Sidebottooi 3-. 

SP Hughes tab Jams 11 

A R C Fraser not out 7 

N G Cowans b Jams 0 

W N Stack c Dennis b Jarvis _ 

*MW Galling tow bJarvo 

RO Butcher c Sba/p b Camcfc 

C T Rariey tow b Janas 

tP R DoMttontew b Jarvis 

J E Emtuey b Sktobotfom 

Extras (03. to ftnbl). 


FALL OF WICKETS: 1-38. 269. 3-108. 4- 
122, 5-133. 6149. 7- 165, 6 172, 9-1 85. IB- 

BOWLING: Sktabotum 162-432; Jarvis 
182-7-47-6; Dams 61-360; Garrick 26 

Umpires: R JUten and NT Plows. 

Somerset’s win is 
roundly enjoyed 

By Alan Gibson 

BATH: Somerset (24pts ) beat 
Kent (4) by an innings and 24 

I was wrong in thinking that 
the pitch would slay an easy 
player. The bounce varied, now 
low, now jumping, and Garner 
enjoyed bowling on h. Somerset 
had the match won by the 
middle of the afternoon. I think 
it lair to say that Kent did not 
bat very well. 

Garner, who seems .to have 
begun to settle into the special 
difficulties of a benefit season, 
took five for 56. impressively; 
Coombs, the slow left-armer. 
took two for 48: Marks, who as 
usual bowled more than anyone 
else, took three for 43. and ! 
rather suspect that this season 
he will achieve the double. 
Tavart. Christopher Cowdrey 
and Marsh put up some stout 
resistance, but never looked like 
saving the match. 

This was a very good win by 
Somerset who are looking a 
more efficient side under Roe- 

buck with every minute that 
passes. It was another lovely 
afternoon at Bath after a grey 
morning, and another crowd 
gathered round as the day went 
on to rejoice in the county's 

SOMERSET: Fhst tariroi 433 ter 6 rise (I 
V A Rlcbante 128, 8 C hum 107 not out V 
J Marks 66, RJ Harden 51; TM Alderman 
4 tar 122) 

KENn firat tarings 228 (M R Benson 55; j 
Gamer 4 tor 29) 

P w — j-uul IhhLum 


M R Benson b Gamer 8 



— — . 4 









— 183 

S G Hrtts c Bftz b Gamer 

C J Tavart e Harden o Coombs 
N R Taylor b Gamer 

*C S Cowdrey b Gamer 

G R Cowdrey e Rosa 0 Marks 

R M EBson few b Gamer 

tS A Merab b Coomos 

Q R D*oy c Dredge b Marks — 

D L Underwood b Marks 

T M Alderman nol out . 

Extras {b8.to2w1.nb 4) . 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-17. 2-58. 665. 4- 
92, 6122, 6127. 7-146. 6183. 6183. 16 

BOWLING; Gamer 22-7-565; Dredge 16 
5-26-ft Coombs 22-11-48-2. Marks 32.1- 

Umpkea: 0 R Shepherd and J H Harris. 

Spotlight on the power 
and the popularity 

By Michael Berry 

Eton’s bowlers Kent’s ticket 
do the trick demand met 

•M ■" 

Eton achieved a comfortable 
. 1 0-wicket victory over 
Charterhouse yesterday after 
dismissing them for 46 (George 
Chesterton writes). 

Charterhouse must have, regret- 
ted electing to bat as York, 
bowling sharp inswingers, found 
life in the wicket. Gough was 
caught behind off the fourth bail 
and York had three more vic- 
tims before the score reached 20. 

Only Gemmed offered serious 

resistance and was. the only 
Carthusian to reach double 
figures. Norman, bowling off- 
breaks. had five wickets in eight 
overs. The wicketkeeper. 
Tccger. was impressive and had 
two dumpings and a catch to his 
credit Teeger J3ter displayed 
excellent timing in making the 
highest score of the day as Ire. 
with Marleay. saw Eton to their 

SCORES: Gfcarterttcusfl 46 (J Human 5 
tor 1 1 C Yorli'4 ter ITtEton 48 tornortB 
tJ yeflwsuwtous. 

Kent's demand for more tick- 
ets for the Benson and Hedges 
Cup final at Lord's on July 12 
has been partially met by ibeir 
opponents. Middlesex, who yes- 
terday said that they were 
returning -2.000 to MCC. 

Many of Middlesex's mem- 
bers are also members of MCC 
and thus have free admission to 
the ground. The Kent secretary. 
David Dalby. said that the 
county's allocation of 4.000 
tickets was "under seige" from 
their supporters. . 

Ireland’s 12 

Ireland have announced their 
1 2 for the NatWest Trophy first 
round -match against Leicester- 
shire next week. " 

IRELAND tfrpffi): U HttUdW (PhMfttC. 
capnnL A Mtsood (Phoenix). S wafts 
ItMooavaie). 0 Demean (Wmnastown). 
M Cohen (GarfisleL A Lewis {Du&BnYMl, J 
Ganh - (Dublin YM). S Coctoa [NIOC): P 
Jackson iNtCO. J McBnns (Donsmaraj. 
H Miffing '[Phosnut). G Harris on 

and Cook has been receiving 
treatment for a back injury. 

The West Indian all-rounder. 
Harper, who has led the side in 
Cook's absence, has officially 
been appointed 

Northamptonshire's vice-cap- 
tain for the rest of the season: 

Imran Khan returns to the 
Sussex side for the county 
championship match _ against 
Essex at Ilford starting today 
and their latest recruit. Rehan 
Alikhan. an opening batsman 
from Middlesex, is in fine for bis 
championship debut Middle- 
sex-born Alikhan has played for 
the Surrey and Sussex second 


Top plays bottom in Group 
One of the ICC Trophy today 
when Zimbabwe, acknowledged 
as the most powerful side in the 
competition, play Argentina, a 
s heralded force 

G*so *(<) 
Notts (8) 



Lancs P4) 




Warwicks (15) 



Sussex (7) 

Middlesex (I) 


T « Bt Pta 

3 19 22 88 
2 16 22 
520 2S 
8 27 17 

4 21 22 
4 19 24 
6 22 17 
4 16 19 

4 16 19 

5 14 19 
5 22 18 
4 11 22 

4 9 14 
3 9 12 

5 11 24 

6 IS 17 

6 12 14 

somewhat less 
whose cordial manner neverthe- 
less makes them welcome and 
popular competitors. 

Zimbabwe's talents have been 
well chronicled but less is 

known of the Argentinians, who. 
reappeared in the event this year 
after missing the 1982 com- 
petition because of the Falk- 
tands conflict Cricket in 
Argentina was started by British 
settlers in the last century and 
ibeir current party, managed 
and captained by the brothers, 
Ian and Peter Stocks, comprises 
mixture of English descendants 
and home-grown talenL 
■ Their domestic game is lim- 
ited with only a handfol of clubs 
from which lo pick iheir players. 
A set-back to their plans came 
when Tony Fcreuson. arguably 
their leading batsman, went 
down with hepatitis. 

Malaysia, one of five remain- 
ing unbeaten countries and joint 
leaders of the group one table, 
face a searching test against 
Bangladesh at Moseley Ashfidd 
while Bermuda, the group two 
pace-scncrs. could meet with 
their stiffest game to date 
against the United States. 

RESULTS: Greop On* Ofa EdmdtanK 
Denmark 274 tar 7 (60 ww*. S M*keta*n 
60. 0 MorvnMii sa not out S lian ra uiiu i 
60): East Area 181 (46.4 ows). Denmark 

won by 113 jus. Greop TtaK WW W : 
Canada 356 tor 5 <38 Overs, p Prashad 
184 not out. D Singh 65): Papua New 
Gunea 287 tor 9 (SO overs. K Au 67. T Vai 
51. F Watha four tar 37. D Etwaroo four 
tor 64). Canada won by 89 rwu. 


Group 1 





East Africa 











Group 2 




United Slates 
Hong Kong 
Papua NG 











Off the mark 

Gloucestershire yesterday 
asked Lord's to rush through an 
emergency registration for Mark 
Allayne. aged 18. a batsman, to 
play against Keni at Gloucester 
today. AUayne from Haringey. 
London, is needed because 
Gloucestershire find themselves 
short of batsmen through injury 
and the absence of Aihey on 
Test duty'. The forest casualty is 
the captain. Graveney, who goes 
into hospital tomorrow for a 
manipulative operation on bis 

Essex are 
beaten by 

By Peter M arson 
Hampshire beat Essex by 
12 runs at Ilford, yesterday, to 
record their second success in 
the Britannic Assurance coun- 
ty championship. It had been 
a desperately close thing, with 
a lively pitch, whicn had 
provided the faster bowlers 
with a lethal cutting ed 
being the conclusive factor in 
a tense, often turbulenualways 
exciting match. 

It in die end Hampshire's 
triumph could be traced to 
Marshall's bowling and 
Connor's, then there had been 
sufficient room.too, for 
Cowley's off breaks and 
Maru's slow left arm bowling 
to play an important part. Nor 
would it do to pass over Robin 
Smith's and Parks' 
bat5tnenship in a steely perfor- 
mance on the first day or. 
Hampshire's achievement in 
ridding themselves of Gooch 
for a mere 20 runs in two 

When Essex started out in 
the morning at 27 for two. 
Lever was there to take guard 
again, this time with EasL 
Lever was soon gone to a catch 
by Parks, another to have had 
a good match, and that 
brought in Border, upon 
whose square, compact frame 
Essex's hopes now rested. By 
lunch East had been run out, 
but Border had become estab- 
lished and Pringle had settled 
in as Essex came in at 109 for 
four, with victory 89 runs 

At 1 56, by when Border had 
got to 59, Essex must have 
been feeling resonaUy com- 
fortable and to a small degree, 
confident But, Border fell 
here, to the established firm of 
Parks and Marshall, and with 
Pringle out too, Marshall and 
Maru moved in to round up 
the remainder. Marshall fin- 
ished with four for 26 from 2 1 
overs — six for 86 in the match 
— and Maru. three for 74, and 
a match analysis of five for 
108. It was odd, though a fact 
no less that Lever, who had 
something to celebrate should 
be the one to be the least 
successful, and bis single wick- 
et, that of Terry, cost him 94 

At Northampton, Smith 
made 83 and Amiss 62, as 
Warwickshire got to 230 for 
six before declaring. That left 
Northamptonshire, who ap- 
pear to have become firmly 
wedged in a grove in which 
maintaining the status quo has 
been the height of achieve- 
ment with 295 runs to win. 

In the Parks, it was reprise 
time once again, and one 
could feel only sympathy for 
Oxford's batsmen as they 
pulled on their climbing boots 
and made ready for an at- 
tempt on 186 runs, the total 
they needed to stave off defeat 
by an innings against 



Oxford Univ ? 


Glamoigan beat Oxford IMmsily by m 
airings and 28 runs. 

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Rret Innings 171 
(COM ToofcM WjD J Hfckoy 5 tor ST) 
Second Iihwics 

D A Hagsn c Davies b Hfcfcey — 2 

A A G Mae c Steele b Base 0 

C D M Tooley C Davies b Hofenss 
MJKUbumc Steele bDertck 
*D A Thome D Dtandc 


Dodge included in 
World Cup squad 

By David Hands, Rugby Correspondent 

Paul Dodge, the Leicester 
centre, dropped by England last 
year after leading his country in 
seven internationals, has been 
restored to the squad which will 
prepare for next year's world 
tournament. He is one of 40 
players named by the Rugby 
Football Union yesterday who 
will receive details of the World 
Cup training programme eat 
Bisham Abbey on June 27 to 28. 

Dodge, aged 28. is one of three 
players whose representative ca- 
reers may be revived during the 
coming months. The others are 
Carte ton, now selected at centre 
but who first played on the wing 
for England in 1979 — a year 
later than Dodge's first cap — 
before being dropped in 1984 
and Rose, whose mature talent 
as a schoolboy was not sub- 
sequently borne out in senior 
rugby, despite the award of five 
caps in 1981 and 1982. 

- The squad contains II un- 
capped players and competition 
among them will be fired for the 
knowledge that several can- 
didates omitted from this initial 
squad will be doing their utmost 
during the 1986/87 season to 
indicate ibeir worth: players like 
Simon Smith, the Wasps wing. 
Hodgkinson (Nottingham). 
Morrison (Bath) and Skinner 
(Harlequins) spring to mind. 

The players, apart from com- 
ing 10 grips with the training 
programme being prepared for 
them, will also meet at Bisham 
the coaching management team 
which should be finalized by the 
end of this week. There will be a 
replacement for Brian Ashton as 
selector and coach of the backs 
(a leading candidate must be 
Alan Davies, the Nottingham 
coach) and an introduction to 
Tom McNab. the new 
conditioning adviser. 

As luck would have ft. the 
coming year can be divided into 
three sections: the first target 
will be the match between an 
England XV at Twickenham on 
October 11. Thereafter players 

outside the squad wilt be trying, 
via the divisional champion- 
ship. for places in the Five 
Nations championship which, 
for England, ends on March 7 
against Wales in Cardiff. 

The two months before the 
squad leaves for Australasia will 
be occupied not only by domes- 
tic competition but also, in &Q 
probability, by training camps 
abroad. This was suggested by 
Michael Weston, chairman of 
thesdcctore. after the B tour of 
Italy ended last month. Several 
members of the squad will be 
absent from Bisham because 
they are abroad: Andrew and 
Williams, for instance, are id 

It is a predictable squad in 
which One looks to see Simon 
Smith, the maturing Richmond 
stand-off half, pressing the bet- 
ter known Andrew and Barnes. 
Hannaford. the chirpy Glouces- 
ter scrum half, has come bound- 
ing up the rankings ahead of 
Moon (Nottingham). Bates 
(Wasps) and Youngs (Leicester). 
But ft would have done no harm 
to include among die stand-off 
halves. Cusworth. the Leicester 
captain, who remains, in my 
opinion, the most consistent 
performer in his position in the 

SQUAD: FM back* Q H Davte* AMtaps). 
W M H Rom (Hvtoqufcisi, P N WB&ama 

Evans lunsHO. J H oooaMn 
(MosetoyL M E Htattaon (W&ksflaid). R 
Undwwood (Leicester)- CmMM: J Carta- 

ton (OrreM. F J Clough (Oral). P W 

Dodge (Ufcesturt. S J Koliktey (Bate). J A 
Pointer (Bath). J L B Setawn (HariequlnsL 

K G Sams (Cambridge Unmnrily). 

Stand-off baton: C R Andrew (Notbng- 

ham). S Bmaa (Ban). S M SmNh 

(Richmond). Scrum Man: M Haonstent 

(Gloucester). R J MBj BmhL H D " ' ~ 

(Wasps). Praos: G J 
hL G S 

Hookers: SE 


paaiCB jfrto rfram pton). J 




„ (FytoeL M J Colctough 
(Swansea), w A Dooley (Preston Grass- 
hoppers). N C Redman (Bath). Flankers: P 
W Cook (Nottingham); JPHrt (Bath), GW 
Rees (Nottingham). P D Simpson (Bath), P 
J WkifcrfaPtt o m (Heaftrwto*). No 8a: D 
EgniM (Ban). D Rlctaras QLetoasteO. 


Three boats chosen 
for Sardinia Cup 

Marionette. Pocket Battleship 
and Full Pell were yesterday 
selected by the Royal Ocean 
Racing Club as the three boats 
to represent Britain in the 
Sardinia Cup in September. 

Marionette, skippered by 
Chris Dunning who is to captain 
the team, and Martin Gibson's 
Pocket Battleship, both Dubois- 
Humphry designs, foiled in their 
selection for the Admiral's Cup 
last reason but extensive 
modifications during the winter 
months have transformed their 

Pocket Battleship had major 

Marionette, which finished 
top points scorer in the trials, 
was also fitted with a new keel 
last winter and has had 1.0001b 
of ballast removed. Stephen 
Fein's Full Pelt, which won the 
De Guingand Bow) last week- 
end. is a new one tonne design 
by Ed Duboisand is the smallest 
in the team. 

Talking about their selection 
yesterday. Aisher said that his 
committee had decided to pick 
two large boats because both the 
lime on distance handicap sys- 
tem and extremes of weather 
experienced in the Medi terra- 

hull surgery to reduce 2.0001b of nean had favoured bigger yachts 
buoyancy from her aft quarters ‘ in the past while Full Pelt, which 
and was fitted with a redesigned 

bulb keel which, according to 
Robin Aisher. chairman of the 
selection committee, has made a 
marked improvement to the 
yacht's light air performance 

has also won British team 
selection for the One Ton Cup. 
will provide the cover necessary 
to compete against other teams 
sending smaller boats. 

When no news Sunken yacht 
is bad news on Cup course 

R S Rutnagi* c Cottey b Derrick 
N V Safti Bw b Stasia 

R A Rydon e Davies b Hoknas — 
tDP Taylor e Moms bHietoy — 
T A J Damon a Downs b stosto . 
M P Lawrencs not out 

Exuas(to2. w 2, fib 7) 


— 45 


- 9 






— 174 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-3. 2-8. 676. 449. 

697. 6101. 7- 112. 6143. 6155. 16174. 
BOWLING: Heksy 21 J5-7-462; Bass 14- 
6261: Dome* 161-54-3; Hoknas 14-6 
22-2; Steele 6-4-21-2. 

GLAMORGAN: First tarings 371 tor 5 dec 
(M P Maynard 148. G C Hoknas 93) 
Umpires: H J Rhodes and R A Whoa. 

Essex f Hampshire 


Hanpsfin <23pts) beat Essex (S) by 12 

HAMPSHIRE: First kmws 260 (R A Smith 
87. R J Parks 88; N A Foster 5 far 64. D R 
Pringle 5 for 65). 

Second tarings 135 (NA Foster 4 tor 36). 
ESSEX: Ffrsr tonirms 188 (A R Bonier 71: 
C A Connor 4 tor 54). 

Second tartnas 

*G A Gooch c Terry b Comer 1 

tD E East run out 37 

P J Pnchard b Mam 6 

J K Lever c Parks b Marahafl 5 

A R Border c ftorks b Marshall 54 

DRPmglecNicholBSbCawtey _ 22 

A WLBayeMerub Marshall 21 

C GiadvMn c Parks b Maru 0 

N A Foster e R A Srmth b Maru 17 

J H Chios e Mchotas b MarahaB 5 

D L Acfietd not out 0 

Extras (b 4, to 9, w 1,n0 3) — . 17 

Total 185 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-3. 620. 3-36. 4-7S. 

6116. 6156. 7- 157. 6159. 6179. 16185. 
BOWLING: Marshall 21-7-264: Connor 

12443-1: Mare 2545-74-3; Cowtey 12- 
1-36-1. CL Srmth 1460. 
umpires: K E pakner and B J Mayer. 

Lancs v Worcester 

Lancashire (7pts) draw with 

LANCASHIRE: First tarings 367 tor 4 ttec 
(N H Fakbrumer 13i. J Abrehms too not 
out. G D Wendts 66). 

Second inrenqs 

GDNtendtesJ Rhodes bfetoworth , 27 
cbPatef 48 

J Abrahams not out 

N H Fairbrother not out 

Extras (02 a f&6 l w2,nb2}' 
TotaJ (2 wfcts dec) . 




G Fo wler. A N Kaytwst +C Maynard, M 
watkinson. *J SknmotB. P J W Alott and 
B P Patterson did not bat. 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-57. 2-128. 
BOWLING: Newport 60-304: Ongwonh 
17-2-661: Jncnmore 64-17-0: Patel 132- 
42-1: rtex 2-654. 

WORCESTERSHIRE First tantags 253 (D 
N Patel 94). 

Second InnmQB 
b Allen . 

D B D'Othren c »to b Ail 
TS Cures not out 

D Smith c Maynard b ABoR 

■P A Neale tew i> Watkinson ■ 
DN Patel not out 

— 24 
_ 55 



..... 13 

.. _ __ 35 

Extras (b 1 . to 4. w 1. nb 4) 10 

Total (4 wfcts) 148 

FALL- Or WCKETS: 1-30. 2®. 3-50, 4- 
88 . 

BOWLING: Pffttreon 1 1-5-23-ft AHott 11- 
1-462: WStanson 163-51-1: Sanmens 6 
3-160: r akbraeter 34-6-0. 

Umpires: H D Bird and J A Jameson. 

With no news from seven of 
the 41 yachts competing in the 
Cartsberg Transatlantic Race 
since the suut from . Plymouth 
1 0 days ago. despite the threat of 
time penalties to crews who 
failed to report their positions at 
least twice every five days, 
communication is proving to be 
big problem for the Royal 
Western Yacht Club organizers 
(Barry Pickthall writes). 

Yesterday the race office re- 
ceived only two reports from the 
front end of the fleet showing 
John Martin's 60ft South Af- 
rican Monohull and Tuna Ma- 
rine Voonrekker overtaking 
British Airways i. skippered by 
Robin Knox-Johnsion. the early 
pace-setter. The leaders are ex- 
pected lo reach the Newport 
Road Island finish by the 

La Spezia. Italy (AP) - The 
yacht. Iialia II. which was 
damaged and sunk in a crane 
accident on Sunday, will be 
repaired in lime to compete in 
ihe America's Cup in Australia, 
the crew said on Monday. 

Aldo Migliaccio, the skipper 
or the 12-metre yacht, said the 
vessel will be transported to a 
shipyard at Fano on Italy's 
north-east Adriatic coast and 
damage to the deck and hull will 
be repaired in about one month. 

The yacht was scheduled to 
depart for Australia on July 5. 
but the trip will be delayed until 
the end of July, he said. The 
Iialia II is scheduled to take pan 
in the America’s Cup qualifying 
competition in Penh beginning 
in October. The yacht sank in 
the harbour 


Bradford need a break 

By Keith Macklin 

British speedway badly needs 
an injection of confidence after 
the latest setback, a disastrous 
seventh place for Simon Wieg 
and Jeremy Doncaster in the 
world pairs final at Pocking. 
West Germany. 

After the defeat suffered in the 
international series against the 
Danes, and the death of Kenny 
Caner. a depressed England 
were looking for an uplift from 
the pairing of Wigg and Don- 
caster. Sadly, the English pair 
never got to grips, and the 
ultimate humiliation came 
when the Italians, who finished 
eighth, gained a maximum 
against the red-faced Britons. 

The comment of Eric 
Boocock. the English team man- 
ager. that the performance was 

"disastrous.'* is a gigantic under- 
statement The failure of the 
English pair after yean of top- 
two plarings was demoralizing. 

What made mailers worse 
was the fact that the Danes, 
inevitably, won again, though it 
needed a sudden death ride-off 
victory by Hans Nielsen over 
Kelly Moran, of the United 
States, to give Denmark the title 

after the Danes and the United 
States had tied in the pairs. If 
matters do not improve the 
Danes win sweep the board 
again everywhere, and 
England's battered stare will 
develop an outsize inferiority 

At the moment there is noth- 
ing to suggest that Gundersen 
and Nielsen will not repeat their 
double act in the world individ- 
ual championships at Katowice, 
in Poland, in August, and they 
are likely also to mb our noses in 
the dirt in the world team cup. 
Nor can it be taken for granted 
in the light of recent events on 
the track that England will win 
the series against a weakened 
United Stales squad in 

The weekend mood was not 
improved by yet another tan- 
trum from the enfant terrible of 
speedway. Michael Lee. the 
former world champion, who 
has never seemed to possess the 
stability of personality to match 
his outstanding riding ability. 
Nol for the first time Lee failed 
to turn up for a meeting, and 
once again Kings Lynn suffered 


Britwinie Assurance 

( 11 . 0 , ’110 overs minimum) 
troro: Essex v Sussex 
Swa nsea: Gla morgan v Warwickshire 
GLOUCESTER: GtouesMMaev Kant 



BATH: Somerset V Nontrampton^we 

WORCESTER: WorcenssMre V YOfk- 

ICC Trophy 

r o n fto u ae a C C: Zartatwre v . 

Moseley AaMteU CC: . _ 

Matoyse: Htocsowerc Canada v Hong 
Kong; Cannock and nug eley CC: Prom 
N#w Guinea » Gibraltar — “ 

CC: Namertands v tael St ra tfonfra fl . 
Avon: United Sates v Bermuda. 

Second X( ch ampio ns hip 
Dertr Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire: 
Canterbury: Kant v Yorkshire; Old 
TraHanfe Lancashire «* Leicestershire; 
Ov w sta na Perfc North a mptonshire * 

Eessh: T a un to n. Somerset v Wbraosttr- 
shro: The Dual: Surrey v Mridtesex: 
Non* Sussex v HampGh**; LMmtagtMi: 
wanmekstve v Gtemorgan. 

Minor Counties championship 
Dimatabfe: Bedfardstea vNoHok;Piter- 
boraugh; Cam&ndgeshmB v Cumberland: 
OertnjjUR: Durham v Staffordshire: 
Stamou&c Dawn v Cheshire; rak no gUu 
Cornwall w Shraoshira. 


TENNIS: All England Cnam|U-_, 
auaWymg tournament <ai Bank Oil 

SC. Roahamoun): pamm 

•woman's champenaaos tot De»on*fWe 

iter*. Eatthoumak Bristol Trophy man's 
tftetapto nahipa (at Raglands Qraan LTC. . 
EJnstol). * 




Chatrier is 
firm on 


ive days to go 
and tented 
village is ready 
for action 

By Rex Bellamy, Tennis Correspondent 

Chris Lloyd, three times 
champion and seven times 
runner-up. has played at Wim- 
bledon for 14 consecutive 
years and has only once failed 
to reach the semi-finals. That 
was in 1983. when Kathy 
Jordan beat her in the third 
round. The draw suggests that 
this year they will meet in the 
fourth round. 

Steffi Graf, who had been 
seeded third, picked up some 
virus and withdrew on medi- 
cal advice. So the remaining 
seeds moved up and Miss 
Jordan, the next in line, came 
in at 16th and was drawn in 
Mrs Lloyd's section. Miss 
Jordan has a good record at 
Wimbledon and advanced to 
the semi-finals in 1984. 

The seedings and draw sug- 
gest that the last eight women 
will be Martina Navratilova v 
Manuel a Maleeva, Claudia 
Kohde-Kilsch v Kathy 
Rinaldi. Pam Shriver v Hana 
Mandiikova. and Helena 
Sukova v Mrs Lloyd. The 
corresponding mens' pairings 
should be Ivan Lendl v An- 
ders JarrydL Jimmy Connors v 
Joakim Nystrom, Stefan 
Ed berg v Boris Becker and 
Henri Leconte v Mats 

There are 16 seeds in each 
singles. The upper seeds in the 
womens' event have no partic- 
ular cause for anxiety in the 
first round in the second 
round Miss Rinaldi must be 
wary of Jo Dune, and 
Caterina Lindqvist should 
have an equally interesting 
match with the more experi- 
enced Anne Smith. Stephanie 
Rehe, aged 16. and competing 
for only the second time, will 
do well to reach the third 
round. Wendy Turnbull faces 
the prospect of beginning her 
fifteenth Wimbledon with two 

matches against younger 

Connors is resting a trouble- 
some groin muscle. The iqjury 
occured when he was playing 
Robert Seguso at Queen's 
Club last Saturday. Assuming 
that Connors decided to “give 
it a go", be will play Seguso in 
the first round. Another recent 
casualty. Pax Cash, will take 
on the seeded Guillermo 

Other seeds with potentially 
tough first round matches are 
Wilander (against Scott Davis, 
who reached the last 16 two 
years ago), Andres Gomez 
(John Fitzgerald). Kevin 
Curren (Eric Jelen). Brad Gil- 
bert (Mark Woodforde). 
Mikael Pernfors (Mike 
De Palmer) and Martin Jaile 
(Guy Forget). Pernfors and 
Jaite are competing for the 
first time. The older genera- 
tion may find much to delight 
them in the match between 
Vijay Amritraj and Wojtek 
Fibak. The second round 
promises a good match be- 
tween Edberg and Paul 

Britain's leading players can 
not complain about their luck: 
John Lloyd v Christo Sleyn, 
Jeremy Bates v Todd Witsken, 
Miss Durie v Regina 
Marsikova, Anne Hobbs v 
Belinda Borneo, Annabel 
Croft v Niege Dias, and Sara 
Gomer v Anne White (proba- 
bly without last year’s white 

Yesterday the tented village 
was ready for action, the lawns 
looked superb and (showing 
better timing than usual) the 
roses were in bloom in the 
garden of the lodge by Somer- 
set Road. Wimbledon was 
swarming with workmen and 
officials, cars and vans. There 
are just five days to go. 

Gabriels Sabatini on her way to a straight-sets win over 
Britain's Sara Gomer yesterday (Photograph: Tim Bishop) 

Fernandez found 
out on grass 


Men’s singles 

(Seeded players In capitals) 

I LENDL icq V L Lavste (Mart: M 
Freeman (US) v N Aarts (Br): G Mttrabsta 
(Con) v A Manadorf ter): R (Seen rijffl v P 
Lundgren (Swafc N Futwood (GB) v 
qusS&r: M Aiuer (US) v S Cesal rSnt D 
Da Maim! (Sp) v J Sndrt (USk V Van 
Patteri (US) v J KRIEK (US): T MAYOTTE 
(US) * qualifier: H Salomon (US)v J Canter 
rUSk J Gwmarsson (Swb) v H 
GfetofTMtatar (Oriek T Snid (Cz) v D J 
CoM (Aw* P Doohan (Aus) « J Htosak 
(Switz): M Walker (GB) v C UnaOnOO; E 
Edwards (SA)v K Novacek (Cz); qualmnr 
A JARRYD (Swe). 

JS CONNORS (US) vR Seguso (USfcD 
Karaite (WG) v B Teacher (USk quaUer v 
quabnac T WWion (US) v S Snaw (GBk T 
Champion (Fr) v M Wostnnhalme (Con); S 
Youl (Aus) * S Zkrajkigric (Yiik quiMar v 
J WindoW (SAk G Forgot (Fr) * M JAITE 
(Arak K CURREN (US) v E Men (WGk M 

qualifier: M Gumey (US) * B CordweO 
(NZk L Amaoopfe (US) v T Scheuer- 
Larsen (Dent oofifier v K Horvath (USk 
quoifler « A VBtagran lArgk P Hiiwr 
(Austria v P Casato (USk M Fernandez 

Men’s doubles 

S EDBERG and A JARRYD (Swe) * T E 
and T R Guttcson (USv D Dowton and B 
Schultz (US) v J HLASEK (Swtb) and P 
M J Bates and N A Futwood (GB): s 
Gianvnam and G Holmes (US) vHP 
(Ec) * 8 Gttwrt and B Teacher (USk M 
Schapare (Nedi) and M IWoodtorde (Autl « 
Mchtbata (ChUe) and E Tatacher (Ua 0 
Cvtneyr (Br) v S E DA' 

Mary Joe Fernandez, the 
American schoolgirl, was given 
a lesson in grass court tennis at 
the Pilkington Glass Women's 
Championships at Eastbourne 
yesterday. Founeen-year-old 
Miss Fsmandez. who reached 
the quarter-finals of the French 
Open in Paris two weeks ago, 
found Svetlana Parkhomenko, 
her Russian opponent, had too 
much power and accuracy for 
her to handle. 

Miss Parkhomenko was in 
control for much of the match — 
although she allowed Fernandez 
the opportunity for a break- 
through in the second set which 
the teenager was quick to accept 
—and won the match 6-4. 2-6. 6- 

Jo Durie, the British No. 2, 
took the first set from Ros 
Fairbank, of South Africa. 7-5 
on her third set poim. Durie had 

served for the set at 5-4 but was 
broken after Fairbank disputed 
a line calL The second set 
proved equally tight but Durie, 
after having her service broken 
for 4-5. held on to win the match 

7- 5. 7-5. 

Dune's doubles partner. Anne 
Hobbs, also went through to the 
thinf round with a gutsy 2-6, 6- 
2. 6-3 victory over Bettina 
Bunge, of West Germany, the 

RESULTS: Find rand: L AntonopMs (US) 
bt E Smyta (Atm). ML 6-2; R Whits (US) b( 
E Burgn (USk 6-4. 6-0. Second ro u nd: Z 

6-4. 6-2; E hwuo (Japan) bt E Mniar (Aus), 

8- 3. 6-3: S Parkhomenko (USSR) bt M J 
Fernandez (USk 6-4, 2-6. A Hobbs bt 

6-2. 6-3: G Fernandez 
2-6. 6-4, 6-4; H 
6-4; D 
US) 6-1.6- 
M Masker 

B Buige ■ 

Sabatini i 


Bates can win even 
greater rewards 

By Richard Eaton 

Davts (US) v quoMer; M J Bates (GBf v T 
WtakontOskYNotonJUS) v D PatefUSk 
quehfler v quaMen R KrWran (bKtt) vF 
Medal (Mex) W Fteak (PoQ v V Amritej 

K Evemden (NZ) v J NYS7TOM (Swe) 
w V Wilder (USfc P 


v V VWder (U 
) v S M Bale (GBk P 

v U 

vM Meco-(CzK ETatachar(US)« M 
(Czk H Gundtardt (Swttz) » G 
Leyanoecker (USk M Leach (US) v R 
Osttritoi (WGfc M Woodtorde 
DePalmor (USk A Maurer (W(Q v qualifier; 

g iakfier v J Svensson (Swe); S 
ammslva (US) vM Edmondson (Aim) G 
Steyn (SA) v J Lloyd (GB) T McNamea 
(Aus) v quaHier. 

J Schultz (US) v T R GuSkson (USk E 
Bongpoctea (Aig) v B BECKER (WGk H 
LECONTE (Frt v R Aganor (HdftA 
Chesnokov (USSR) vC Dowdsatsei (GB); 
H Acuna (CMd) v G Holmes (USk M 
Westphal (WG) » F Se oa rceanu 
BottaM (GB) v E Sanchez 
Testemwi (US) v W Mesur(Ausk 

ISA) « quarter J FttzgarNd (Aus) v A 
GOMEZ (&* G VtLAS (Am) v P Cash 
(Aus). R S*mpjon (NZ) w B Motr (SA): M 

Mchtoata (ChHe) and E Tatacher (US) D 
Campos and C Kmayr (Br) v S E DAVIS 
and D PATE (US; P ANNACONE (US) and 
and J 8 Svenason (Swek A Mansdorp and 
S FtottoJISf) « P MCNAMARA and P 
K Warwick (Aus) « C Kennedy and D 
Tys on (U Sk N Brown and JR Snam (GB)v 
Luza (Arg) and G Dborti (hk P Lundgren 
and S Svansson (Swe) v W F)BAK (Pol) 
and G FORGET (Frt; P CASH (Aus) and K 
CURREN (US) v E Edwards (SA) and F 
Gonzales (Paruk R Acuna (CtHe) and C M 
Dunk (US) * K FLACH and R SEGUSO 

Women’s doubles 

v S E Maacann and T 

■ t:. i ii-.M i 

Ronach end M Reinach (SA^ v J M DURIE 


v S L Courts 
LIE lAua) and C 

quattar v 

(NZ) u B Moir (SA); M 
v H Scnwawr (WQk 
N OcBzor (Nig] v 
V) v H Sundstrom 
v B Oka (Ausk S 
(US) v M WILANDER (Swek 

Women's Singles 

E Pfatf (WG) v R Uys (SAk S Reaves 
K Kmrwy (USk S Gomer (G8J v A 
(US). S Stone (US) v M Tones (UAk T 
Ptieips (US) v A GrunMd (GB): I 
Demangeot (Fr) v J Thompson (Aus): J 
Byrne (Xus) v W TURfffllil Ausk S 
REHE (US) v L Savchenko (USSR); B 
Bunge (WG) v G Farn an del (Penik P 
Fendck (US) * E Herr (USt M Plato (US) 
v qualifier; qualifier v P SmyHe (Ausk W 
wnm (US) v E Romech (SAk S Maacann 
(US) v lucky loser. 

K Gompert (US) v M MALEEVA (Bulk C 
KOHDE-KILSCH (WG) v E bioue (Japk A 
Moulton (US) v K Skronska (Ctt Hu Na 
(US) v J Lous (GBk C Kartsson (Swe) v R 
ReCKH m A Cecchm) (U) v uMk 0 
' v B Gerken (USk P Medrado 
i (Frfc C Joftsaaktt gwrtz) v G 
(Arak C UNOCW»r Swe) v 
quakfler. A Smtti (US) v H Katoi (Can) : M 
van Nostrand (US) * J Mundei ( 

Muter (Aus) v quafifto: V Vennaak 
C Batotm (Aio); N Sodupa 
Reynolds (USk J Durie 
Marsikova (Qi). 

N Herreman (Fr) v K RINALDI 
Hartka (WG) v H Short „ ... 

(BuQ v M Paz (Arc* N Tauznt (Fr) v V 
Netson-Oimbar (Iron A Tamesvan (Hun) y 
L MdteB (USk M MMkar (Noth) v L 
GAderrMrater (Rand: S Parkhomenko 

GMXXie (IT) v M C^ (FrkC Benjamw 

n iei v p paratks (rit I Budanto ^z) v S 
s (Yugk C KiMnan (US) v C Twwtar 

jTacon^ . 

SUKOVA (Cz) v D Paroal 

(WG)vJSaSnon(GBkAK . 

and A E HOBBS 
(Noth) and P 
(US) and Y Varmaak 

S Rehe ruS) v P D SMYUE (Aus) and C 
_ vZ 

v C Benjwrwi and K Y Sands 
Borneo and V lake JOT) v E BUR 

D McOanm and W E White (l 
Henncksaon (US) and C JaUsaalm (Swttz) 
MMer and E A Mbtinr (Ausk L J Bonder 
and M L Ptatek (US) v H MANDUKOVA 
(Cz) and W M TURNBULL (Aus): G 
v J E Gooding and V Netaon-Ounber (USk 
JM Byme and J G Thompson (Aus) v S 
(Fr) v A M Femandaz (US) and J A 
Richardson (NZk A N Oolt and S L Gomer 


Jeremy Bates, the British 
No. 2. seems to be finding his 
best form at a good time. His 
straight sets victory in a mob- 
able Davis Cup preview against 
John Fitzgerald, of Australia, in 
the Bristol Trophy on Monday 
was followed yesterday by an- 
other. 6-4. 6-3. against Milan 
Srejber. die Czechoslovakian 
seeded Na 3. 

This lime, .against an oppo- 
nent who made a lot of mistakes 
in a swirling wind. Bates did not 
have to play so well. His 
rewards, however, may be even 
more encouraging. The seeded 
Ricardo Acuna has been re- 
moved from his path by Simon 
YouL the Australian, so he has 
the prospect of a quarter-final 
place for the second successsive 
year. Furthermore, Bates will 
pick up valuable grand prix 
bonus points for beating a man 
in the top 50. 

Srejber. at 6ft 7in and IS 
stone, puts one in mind of 
Vladimir Zednik. another giant 
Czechoslovakian. But the 
admirably steady Bates, with his 
new-found way of relaxing, 
showed little concern at faring 
an opponent with arms like 
tentacles at the net He chipped 
and blocked his returns low and 
played conservatively in the 
rallies. Surprisingly, he had to 
do little more. He was rewarded 
by a break of serve in the ninth 

game, and was soon on top in 
the second set as welL 

Perhaps Srriber was dis- 
concerted by playing against a 
man with whom he has prac- 
tised and who therefore Knew 
his weaknesses. The Chech 
served four double-faults in the 
third game of the second set 
and. after dropping it, bad the 
look of a loser. 

Another seed to fell was the 
left-handed Tom Gulliksoo, in 
three sets to the man with the 
game's greatest grin. Vijay 
Amritraj. A tent collapsed with 
aloud bang in the second set but 
Amritraj, who once played the 
straight man to a cobra in a 
James Bond film, was fright- 
ened neither by that nor his 

Britain's other first day hero. 
James Turner, a local 20-year- 
old who beat Stephen Shaw, this 
time lost 7-6, 6-1 to Tim 
Wilkison, the second seed. But 
he will remember the missed 
forehand ground stroke that cost 
him a break in the eighth game 
and the over-eagerness while 
three set points disappeared in 
the 12th. But in all this there 
were both lessons and hope for 
the future. 

REStA.T&Seeond immfcT WBHson (US) 
M J Turner. 7-6. 6-1; J Bates (Surrey) btM 
Srajbor (Czk 6-4, 6-3; J Sadi (U9 bt M 
Edmondson. (Ausk 7-6. 6-2; B Scimttz 
(US) M P Moraing (WGk 64. 6-1; R Green 
(US}bcGMttctabata(Cin) l 7^6 l 3-6, 13-11. 



By Richard Evans 

Philippe Chatrier, fee presi- 
dent of tbe International Tennis 
Federation, will refuse to accept 
any restrictions, either of age or 
professional status, na players 
wishing to compete in fee 1988 
Olympic Games in SeonL 

“If tbe IOC executive commit- 
tee insist on an age limit or any 
kind of definition ns regards 
professionalism, I will poll ten- 
nis out of fee Olympics,” 
Chatrier said during a visit to 
London yesterday. “We . have 
worked very bad to get tennis 
accepted as a medal sport be- 
cause we fed it is ga«d for fee 
world wide game and good for the 
Olympics bat I am not going to 
have the sport pushed hack into 
fee Dark Ages as a result 

“That is simply mo high a 
price to pay. If necessary we will 
wait until 1992 when, hopefully, 
certain elements of the Olympic 
movement will be more ap to 

An age limit of 23 was the 
latest suggestion put forward as 
a meaningless compromise in an 
attempt to appease those mem- 
bers who could not stomach the 
thought of unriti-mfDIoiiaires 
like John McEnroe or Chris 
Lloyd competing in the Olym- 
pics. However, as Boris Becker 
wOl be just as rich aod only 20 iu 
two years time, fee whole idea is 

Dr Juan Samaranch, presi- 
dent of the IOC, who had a long 
and sympathetic discussion wife 
M Chatrier after the final of the 
French Open 10 days ago, has 
been trying to persuade the 
Eastern bloc countries as well as 
a surprisingly reactionary 
United States Olympic Commit- 
tee that the time has came to 
forget all distinctions between 
professionals and so-called ama- 

Some months ago. Seflior 
Samaranch insisted: “Tbe word 
amatera 1 is a total irrelevance as 
far as the modem Olympics me 
concerned. We simply want fee 
best athletes in every sport to 
compete for no pay providing 
they are in good «*«wihtg with 
their national associations.” 

The Eastern bloc cou n tries 
are, of coarse, opposed to that 
because their “fflatenrs" are 
fall-time participants la their 
chosen sport. “It creates an 
imbalance which is IDomcal and 
unfair,” Seflior Samaranch said. 

M Chatrier is harsher. “It is 
total hypocrisy,” said the 
Frenchman who was at the 
forefront of the fight to initiate 
open tennis in 1968. “We got rid 
of that land of thing in oar game 
a long time ago and I absolutely 
refuse to kt the Russians pro- 
duce Chesnokov in Seoul as an 
amateur if half tbe players of his 
level are not allowed to play.” 

Tbe Soviet Tennis Federation 
was disappointed To find that M 
Chatrier was treating Andrei 
Chesnokov as the true blue 
amatera- they insisted he was at 
the French Open. Normally 
Chesnokov has to hand over M 
per cent of his prize-money to 
the Federation bat in Paris that 
tamed out to be 80 per cent of 

“We paid his hotel expenses 
but as an amateur they really 
can't expect him to get anything 
else,” Chatrier said 

Chesnokov, who beat the tide 
bolder. Mats Wilander, in Paris 
and is now ranked 43rd on tbe 
ATP computer world rankings, 
Is the In n ocent pawn in all this 
power play. A young man of 
great charm and dignity, he is 
rapidly becoming as popular 
with his fellow players as was 
Alex Metreveti. the Wimbledon 
finalist of 1973, who received 
similar treatment from tbe ATP 
two years later when it was 
decided to withhold his prize- 
money (which averaged about 
S7S.000 a year) because it was 
being used to fund tbe Soviet 
tennis programme. 

Tennis alone is not going to 
force either the Russians, or, 

ironically, the- Americans (who 
are worried about their «!fc^ 
sports) to give up on the 
convenient concept of amateur^ 
ism hot M Cha trier's tough 
stand may hasten fee day when 
the IOC realize the absurdity of 
allowing Carl Lewis to compete 
because be is not what they 
choose to call a professional 
while barring John McEnroe 
because he is. 



K Maleeva 

Mixed doubles 

Wittus (US) and Mto J A KchaTOswuNZ) 
A E HOBBS (GB) v S M Stew (GB) and 
Mas J C Kapto (ua R A Lams and mbs 
S L Gamer (GB) v JM LLOYD (GB) and 
MANDUKuVA (Cz) v D Graham and Mto 


MSS P G SMITH (US) v B H Lam (SA) 
and Mss H A Ludofl (USk D C Fetota 
(GB) aid MOS C Sore (Fr) v S E DAVtS 

WLSCH (WG) V R Acuna (CMa) and Mto J 
M HeiRanngtsn (Gant M Davts and Miss 
M BYRNE (Aus) v C D Strode (US) and 
Mss L Savcnenko (USSR) L Shiras and 
Mss E K Howth (US) 
(SA) V T R GiAkson (US) and mob M 
Matova (Bid): A Amritral Dnda) ■ 

M Van Noretrana (US) vE SANCHEZ (Sp) 
and MBS R REGQ (It) v L R V, 

Mas A A Moulton 
Mss A M F erna ndez (US) v J B 

Wood suffers loss of confidence 

Jane Wood threw awajr her 
chance of reaching Wimbledon 
for the first time when she was 
beaten in the second round of 
the qualifying lournameni at 
Roehampton yesterday. 

The 1 9-year-okl from Enfield 
wasted no fewer than five match 
points as she went down 6-1. 3- 
6. 9-7. to Jane Forman of the 
United States. 

It looked as if the British giri 
had shrugged off a disastrous 

first set when she came back 
strongly to levei the match, but 
in a light decider her concentra- 
tion and nerve let her down at 
the crucial moment. 

Britain's interest in the 
women's qualifying event ended 
when Norfolk's Judy Rich was 
overcome 6-2. 6-0 by the South 
African. Diane Van Rensberg. 

WOMEN'S SMGLESe Second roen± D 
Van Renataurg (SA) bt J Rich (GB), 6& 6- 




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7-5. 66; E Ekbtern (Sure) bt M Jamum 
(Aus). 64. 64; J Richardaon 

O-Ne* (SAL7-5. 2-S. 6-3: C .... 

(US) bt H OaNstram (Swe). 64. 7 -Sj 
R xnrer (US) bt J Wood (GB), 6-1 . 3-6, 9-7; 
K McDamet (US) M M Undstrom > t. 

6. 64; R Rats (US) bi M WsnW 
G2: J Nowtna (Cz) bt P Tarebs 

2. 7-6: G Rush (US) bt H Fukartova 

64, 7* P Etmanendy (Ft) bt L FWd 
(Ausk 6-7. 6-2, 64; A Fdmandaz (US) bt C 
Camay (Aus). 6-3. 6-1; P Barn (l)S) bt S 
Fatow (AiBk fcZ. 64; K Stefimtz (US) 
M L Alan (USk 64. 44. 6-2: C Vto (m 
be M Yanagi (Japank 3-6, 64, 63. 


Rush is on to 
at the Open 

So many golfers from Scot- 
land wish to play in the Open 
championship ai T 
that an ex 

Grandstand finish 

Sieve Joughin. the Manxman, 
riding for the Moducd team, 
pulled off a storm ing win on his 
home ground, in the 40-mile 
professional road race, in Isle of 
Man International Cycle Racing 
week, yesterday. 

Joughin and three other rid- 
ers. one of them belonging to the 
small contingent of amateurs in 
the e\ ent. spn nted for the line at 
the TT grandstand in Douglas 
and his aggression in the last 
seconds gave him a finishing 
lead of several yards. 

Dcno Davie, of the Great 
Briuan Amateur team, was sec- 
ond: third was Paul Watson, of 
Raleigh Cycles. The first four 
focn were all credited with I hr 
45m in 55scc for 1 2 Ians nf th<»_ 

Willasione circuiL Davie's team 
colleague. Stewart Coles, was 
sixth, to give amateurs two 
places in the first six. 

Joughin always likes to win on 
his home island. This season he 
has won three stages of the Milk 
Race and won the Michel in 
Spring Cup series. He said: 
“This has been a hard race and it 
has been a hard season so for. I 
am feeling tired and the na- 
tionals are coming up nexL” 
The race was shortened from 
14 to 12 laps because ofblusteiy 

RESULTS: 1. S Jsughn (Modufial fc 2, 0 
Davie (GB Amateurs); 3 P. Watson 
(Fiji*# CydM): ■‘i. N Mafltn [Percy BOor- 

Coftjor Cydesk a* ihr 45 mm 55 sac; 5, D 
Mam (Ratonti Cycles)^. S Ceto (GB 

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READING: E MUa. Oto Thomas hi Si 
Edwards Stott V H, 3nsn Xuct Senior A: 

Swansea City have been 
gjiven a f 1 00,000 financial life- 
line by their city council 
landlords. The authority will 
rover the day-to-day running 
costs for the next year and the 
fourth division dub will get a 
new 21 -year lease for its V 

Maradona avenges 
defeat by 
Uruguay in 1930 

Puebla. Mexico (AP) - Argen- 
tina bad to wait So years before 
beating Uruguay in a World 
Cup match, but they edged the 
South American champions out 
1-0 on a goal from Pedro 
Pascufii on Monday to move 
into the quarter-finals. 

Pasculli scored 42 minutes, 
into a game dominated by Diego 
Maradona, the brilliant 
Aracmineforward, to avenge a 
4-2 defeat by Uruguay in the 
first World Cup in .1 930. 

Argentina now meets tbe 
winner of the match between 
England and Paraguay, to be 
played in Mexico City this 

Uruguay appeared hypno- 
tized by Maradona's magic but 
it was Pasculli who capitalized 
on one of the many defensive 
mistakes by Uruguay. 

Argentina, the 1978 cham- 
pion. could have scored at least 
a couple more goals, but 
Maradona found little response 
from the rest of the team to his 
flashes bf class. “Maradona was 
a great example. He showed how 
to play a real (cam game.” 
Carlos Bilardo, the Argentine 
coach, said after the match. 

Uruguay tried desperately to 
level the match in tbe last 
minutes, but they threatened the 
Argentine net only once. It was 
expected to be a rough game and 
Luigi Agnoiin.tbe Italian ref- 
eree. issued -five yellow cards, 
four of them against Uruguay. 
The game ended in driving rain 
whidi drenched the 26,000 fens 
in the Cuauhtemoc) stadium in 

Omar Bonus, the Uruguayan 
coach, had been banned from 
tbe bench after incidents against 
Scotland in his team's last first- 
round match. He watched tbe 
game from the stands and 
communicated with his reserve 
players by walkie-talkie. 

r j j U • 

Bilardo stressed that the game 
was very ten sc. “There is always 
a lot of tension when we play 
Brazil or Uruguay, and I know 
how bard it is for the players.” 
he said. 

Pascul IPs goal came when the 
Uruguayan defence twice failed 
to dear a slowly boundng ball 
near the goalmouth and Jorge 
VaJdano, the Argentine winger, 
slipped it to Pasculli.The 26 
year-bid forward, who plays for 
Lecce in Italy, easily slammed 
the ball into the empty goal from 
10 yards. 

Tbe Argentines, inspired by 
Maradona's clever passes, 
missed several easy chances. 
Maradona himself hit the cross- 
bar in the 21 si minute with a 
free kick from 30 yards. 

He also found Jorge 
Vaklano's head just in from of 
the net, but the winger was off 
target. And in the 48th minute it 
was Pasculli who missed a 
Maradona cross from the right 
after the midfield player had 
eased past three defenders in an 
irresistible dribble. 

Uruguay's only real chance 
came two minutes from time 
when Pumpido, the Argentine 
goalkeeper, bad trouble palming 
away a shot by Paz from 20 

. Few people will be sorry to 
see Uruguay leave the world 
stage. Argentina, however, are 
looking capable of repeating 
their 1978 world triumph. 

The art of 
a billion 

Ondina Viera, manager of 
Uruguay hi 1966, once said: 
“Other nations have their his- 
tory. Uruguay has its football.*' 
This is not a Doctertyesqoe boa 
mot. It is dose to king the 
literal truth. Hie less prominent 
a place a nation has in the 
international money-and-power 
league table, the more important 
it finds any sporting, triumphs 
feat cone its way. 

C L R James, for instance, 
writes of fee vital importance of 
cricket to tbe emerging West 
Indian. nation in feat outstand- 
ing book Beyond A Boundary. 

Sporting success and spotting 
heroes play a crucial part in fee 
way that natioas see themselves. 

This explains, perhaps, the 
desperate Uruguayan hanger for 
success. Sporting success is, for 
any nation, a kind of Falklands 
factor. President Reagan 
beamed »nd bloomed in the sun 

of nations' approval as the 

Olympic Carnes were turned 
into fee United States Festival 
or Victory, while fee rest of fee 
world threw op to the tune of 
America’s whooping cheers. 

That is what fee televised 
mega-sporting events do for a 
nation. However, you cannot say 
that tbe Olympics changed our 

Santana critical 
after easy win 

Brazilian coach Tele Santana 
yesterday tokl his midfield play- 
ers. Junior and Socrates, to 
improve — and then named an 
unchanged side their World Cup 
quarter-final on Saturday. 

“Junior and Socrates did not 
perform as they should. They 
were raving Poland room to 
attack, said Santana after the 
convincing 4-0 rout of Poland in 
the second round of tbe 

Poland twice struck the wood- 
work and Boniek was inches 
away with a spectacular over- 
head kick. Despite this. Brazil 
managed to maintain their 
record of not having conceded a 
goal in these championships. 

Santana feels his side is 
improving all the time and they 
looked to have plenty in reserve 
against the Poles. Socrates con- 
vened a 29th minute penalty to 
give Brazil the breakthrough. 
Then the Brazil full back. 
Jos mar, made it two goals in 
two internationals with a stun- 
ning 54th minute solo effort. 

Zico came on for Socrates 
after 70 minutes and his 
flamboyant skills spurred a be- 
lated burst with Edinho finish- 
ing clinically after 77 minutes. 
Six minutes later Careca scored 
from the penalty spot after Zico 
had been fouled down by rhe 
Polish goalkeeper. Mlynarczyic. 

“We looked more determined 
after the interval and when we. 

scored a second goal the Polish 
tide surrendered.” said Santana. 
After the victory. Brazil vi- 
brated to the sound of samba as 
crowds flooded into the streets 
to celebrate. 

Fans donned the national 
colours of yellow, blue and 
green, celebrating into the early 
hours, blocking traffic and danc- 
ing on the rooftops and bonnets 
of cars, lorries and buses. 

ARGENTINA: A PumptiK S Batista (sub: 
J OtorttcoochoaL J Brawn. J Burructega, 
J cudutto, O Gama R Gluto. P FtoailCO 
Ruggari. D Maradona, J Vatono. 
URUGUAY: F AhOE N Gutarez. E 
Acavado (sub: H Paz). M Boub, J 
Barrios. S Santa. A Ptirwra. E Rivero. W 
Cabrera (sub: J da SHw).E Francascofi. V 

Ratorec L Agnoln (KaM. 

BRAZE: G Curios: N Bcfino, Junior, A 
Mular(sub: P Stas). ACaroca, P Joshnar, 
J Cesar. R Atoraao, C Branco, O Socrates 
(sub: Zico). C Bzo. 

POLAND: J Mlynarczyk: K Przbys (sub: J 
Furtok). M Cw Ui ow mu. R Wojctdd. R 
Tsratowicz. J Urban, J Caras, S 
Majewski, W Snrntoafc. Z Boraefc, D 

It a to oo: V Roth (East Germany). 


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40.000 Sooths (pen). 


BWn. Careca (pen) 

tototae ( 1)1 tog-r ( 0)0 

PtouB 26.000 

Today’s matches 


(Quemtaro, 11.0; Bve on BBC1) 

City. 7.0; 

(Aztec Stadium. 

Bve on BBC1 and [TV) 


perception of the Americans: 
they merely reconfirmed all our 
worst fears. Uruguay, ia seeking 
unconfined joy and harmony on 
the domestic front through 
sporting success, have deal t 
themselves a crashing Mow 
internationally. We have a new 
perception of the nation. 

Through their approach to 
their football fat the World Cup, 
Uruguay have made, perhaps, a 
bill ion enemies around fee 
globe. Perhaps never in history 
have so many people united in 
casual loathing: seldom can so 
many people have revelled, not 
in a sporting victory but in a 
defeat as Uruguay went down to 

Uruguay have not only played 
like cheats, they have played 
like trained cheats; men en- 
cooraged, instructed and 
coached to cheat And that is 
now bow the world sees the 
entire Uruguayan nation. It Is 
fruitless to say this is trivial and 
unfair. It is fact 

Anyone asked to name one 
G banian and one Antiguan 
would offer Lloyd and Richards. 
The most famous Brazilian in 
' history is PeU. Across the 
world, millions hare an affection 
and a respect for Brazil — 
because they have watched Pele 
score goals on television. Brazil 
haw given us great pleasures. 

Uruguay could also have given 
ns similar pleasures, could have 
been the stars of the tournament. 
We could hare smiled every time 
we beard the word Uruguay, 
with memories of the team's 
huge skills. But instead, for 
years afterwards, we will make 
fee equation: Uruguay equals 
cheats. We know: We saw them 
on .telly. The Uruguayan team 
hare made a blonder bigger than 
they know. 

Simon Barnes 


Moorcroft has to withdraw 

By Pat Botcher, Athletics Correspondent 

David Moorcroft's comeback 
has not been as immediately 
successful as he had hoped, and 
he has withdrawn from the 
Kodak AAA championships 
5000 metres at Crystal Palace on 

Due to injury. Moorcroft had 
not raced on the track since the 
Olympic Games in 1 984. and he 
was disappointed with his mile 
of 4min 3.56sec last week in 
Gdieborg when he finished a 
distant second to Steve Crabb. 

Moorcroft was philosophical 
about his decision to withdraw 
yesterday, conceding that ft had 
probably cost him the chance of 
Commonwealth selection and 
the opportunity to defend the 
title he won in Brisbane. 

Bui there may still be an 
opening for Moorcroft. since, at 
the championship press . con- 
ference yesterday the selectors 
reversed their stated policy of 
the previous day (which, in turn 
was different from the stated 
policy of last week): and ac- 
cepted that competitors . like 
Sebastian Coe could miss the 

championships since he is in- 
jured. and still be considered for 
selection for the 800/1500 me- 
tres ‘double* in Edinburgh. 

Accordingly, the press con- 
ference was like one of those 
Hollywood courtroom dramas 
where Bugsy and his gang, alias 
the selectors, ‘hide 1 behind the 
Fifth A mend mem. which, for 
those of you a lot younger than 
the AAA selectors, is the 1 United 
Stales constitutional amend- 
ment which allows an individ- 
ual to avoid answering a 
question if he is likely to 
incriminate himself 

Years of verbal sparring be- 
tween press and selectors have 
honed this act to a level of 
perfect incomprehensibility to 
anyone outside British athletics, 
as the mystified looks on the 
feces of the Australian athletes 
present proved. 

Yet John Dinan and Chris 
Perry have had a taste of this " 
doublespeak " in the recent past. 
Dinan and Perry were cham- 
pion sprinters on the Australian 
professional circuit until two 

years ago, when they tired of tbe 
handicapping system which 
sometimes meant that they 
started up to nine metres down 
on less speedy opponents, and 
began the process of reinstate- 
ment to the 'amateur' ranks. 

Now ft would take a gaggle of 
ieamed friends’ to explain how 
Dinan. whose biggest prize was 
AS6.500 (£3.000) for winning 
the Staweil Gift in 1981 was a 
professional, and Unford Chris- 
tie. sitting next to him. is an 
amateur after his I0.04sec 
United Kingdom record for the 
100 metres two weeks ago 
qualified him for USS5.000 
(£3300) for each international 

The' England selectors could 
probably explain it. But then 
nobody would understand 

Christie. Dinan and Perry 
meet in what should be a great 
100 metres on Friday evening, 
the first day of the champion- 
ships. And since this is a 
national championship, the 
winner only gets a medal 


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Edited by Peter Davalle 
and Elizabeth Larard 

BBC 1 

aOO Ceefax AM. News 

headlines, weather, trawl 
and sports buHetins. 

6*50 Breakfast Thu with 
Selins Scott and Debbie 
Greenwood. Weather at 
6-55, 7-25, 7,55, 8,25 and 
8-55; regional news, 
weather and travel at 6.57, 
121,1 Si and H27; 
national and international 
news at7Jn, 7*30, &00, 
630 and 9.00; World Cup 
news at 7.15 and 8.15; and 
a review of the morning . 
newspapers at 837. Pius 
Beverly AH's fashion 

930 Ceefax. 1030. Play 
School presented by lain 
Uuchian with guesf, Jane 


1035 Gharbar. In this week's 
edition of the magazine 
programme for Asian 
women, SurtnderKdcher 

teacher, and&n^^^. 
a mother, to cBscuss the 
best way to prepare 
children for starting 
school; Gouri Roy gives 
his Bengali summary; and 
Gbaza/a Arran. frrtBrv lews 
Dr Nita Vanman about the 
recurring problem of head 
frit estabon and Its 
prevention. Music is from 
ustad Rais Khan, who 
sings a ghazaL 11.15 

130 News After Noon with 
Richard Whitmore and 
Frances Coverdaie, 
includes news headfines 
with subtitles. 135 
Regional News. Weather 
with tan McCaskifl. 130 
Bertha. A See-Saw 
programme for the very 


2.15 Royal Ascot Julian WBson 
introduces the second 
day's racing, which begins 

i The 

by The 

and The Royal Hunt 
(345). 4.12 Regional 


£. iT'fc’Y 

to \Mit 

Anna Ford who presents Womb, 
on BBCl, 1035pm 

4.15 DastanHyandMuttfey- 
Cartoon: Stop that Pigeon. 
420 Dogtanon and fie 
Three Musfcehomds. 
Cartoon series. 445 So 
You Want to Be T 
Game series 
teachers and . . 

presented by Leni Harper 
and Gary VWmot(r) . 

530 John Craven's 
Newsround. 5.10 . 
MoonfleetPartfourof a • 

six-episode adventure. . 
based on ihe smuggfing 
story by J. Meade FaJkner . 
u) (Ceefax). 

535 London Phis. 

630 News wife Nicholas 
WitcheB and Andrew 
Harvey. Weather. 

630 World Cop Grandstand. 
Coverage of England v - 
Paraguay. Play begins at 

930 News with Julia Somwvitte 
and John Humphry*. 

930 The Africans. In part four 
of his series, AR Maznii 
discusses the European 
exploitation of Africa, from 
the early stave traders to 
the present multi-national 
mining companies, which 
dig up and export Africa's 
mmerals. (Ceefax). 

1025 Wogan. Anna Ford's 
guests are John Weds, 
Tony Dyer, a former ticket 
tout and Frances 
Edmonds, wife of the 
cricketer, Phil Edmonds. 

1tL55 World Civ Grandstand. 
Coverage of Denmark v 


i. Weather 


6.15 Good Morning Britan 
presented by Anne 
Diamond and Nick Owen. 
News with Gordon 
Hanayoambe at 630, 730, 
730, B.00,330 and 930; 
exercises at 6-55; cartoon 
at 735; pop music news at 
730; video report at 835: 
Jayne Hiring interviews 
a comedienne 
at 933; Chris Ketty talks 
about her television work; 
Mice Rogers on the 
subject of Bwng with 


935 Thames News heacBnes. 

330 ForSdtoote. Refigtous 
education; 947 Lite In 
' SaKzburg; 10.M Mysteries 
for which there Is no 
sdemHk: explanation; 

1021 Film of a family 
camping holiday; 1033 
Sex Equafity. A Man's 

based on the 
- the Chinese _ 

1120 insight 

ll.dofftemistry: A 
ot Esterification. 

11.55 Courageous Cat Cartoon. 
1230 Portland B9L The 
adventures of a Dghthouse 
keeper. 12.10 Our 
Backyard. Peter and 
Laura find three old chairs 
when they are tidying up 

1230 Understandin g 

Adolescents, m the last 
programme In the series, 
Anna Ford examines two 
major problems involving 
young people: drug-taking 
and anorexia. 

130 News with Leonard - 
Parkin. 120 Thames 
News. 130 The 
Champions. Secret 
Service adventures^) 

230 Cooking for Celebrations. 
This week Mary Berry 
demonstrates more party 
ideas, showing how to 
make smaR sweet and 
savoury pastries for 

^pSmsawIc^Br large 

330 Take the High Road. 
Another episode tn the 
Scottish drama serial. 325 
Thames news headfines. 
330 Sons and r 

430 Chadren’s riV: L 
Bffl. A repeat of the 
programme shown at 
noon; 4.10 Madame 
Gusto’s Circus. Cartoon. 
415 BasHfa Joke 
Machine. More takes from 
Basil Brush. 430 
. Razzmatazz Pop music 
show. 455 Roadrumer. 

• Cartoon. 

530 Beflamy’s Bugle. Another 
in David Bellamy's 
conservation series. &15 
Sflver Spoons. 

545 News with Card Bames. 
6.00. Thames News. 

6.15 Coronation Street Crisis, 
heroism and danger, when 
- disaster hits The 

645 World Cup 86. . 

of England v Paraguay. 

330. Minder. Arthur enteraifte— 

- . world af fine art after a •• 

chance meeting in Terry's 

1030 News at Tan with with 
. Alastair Burnet and 
Pamela Armstrong. 

1030 FWm Three Days of the 
.Condor. (1975). Starring 
Fay Dimaway. Robert 
Radford and Cfiff 
Robertson. A spy thriDer 

abduta bookish CIA man 
who returns to his office 
after lunch, to find that all 
fas colleagues have been 


tfght Thoughts- 


Quentin Crisp: Box Extra, on 
Channel 4 at 330pm 

•Any comedy series that 
pokes fun at the medical 
profession automatically faffs 
into the category of Sick humour. 
What distinguishes A VERY 
925pm) from its 
predecessors is that the 
sickness here is of the order 
of those Mack musk: hall jokes in 
which mothers-in-tew tumble 
into mincing machines or 
corpses burp disconcertingly 
on (hair way to the cemetery. 
Liberated medical humour, 
then, in harmony with these 
nothing-sacred days And 
anarchic and sexualy unKbited 
to booL Small wonder that 
Andrew Davies's series, set 
within the special dine of a 
new university .has become the 

Wednesday raght TV date no 

respectable radical would dare to 
break. ( have seen only two 


episodes and. except for odd 
moments ot stitaess n last 
week's story about a new, 
wonder drug, and me 
excesswe levity with which 
sexually transmitted diseases 
are treated in tonight's episode, i 
have found much to admire in 
the writing of A VoryPoaMr 
Practice, and certainly in 
every one of the performances. 

•Beryl Baint ridge's series 
about the great North-South 
(BBC2, 820pm) bows out 
tonight Rather wanly. I 

thought l don't complain about 
the cosy atmosphere in this 
account of three generations of 
comfortably -off Bentleys, or 
about the fact that the head of 
the family appears to be 

snoozing over his copy of Tha 
Times. What left me feeling 
disorientated was Miss 
Bambridge's dosing thought 
that never before in British 
history has a generation 
faced extinction, and that it this 
does not change the way 
things are. nothing 
wHLSomewhere along the 
way, I think (must have lost the 
thread of the message of 
Forever England. 

•Radio choice: Poutervc's 
Gloria, in the Suisse Romande 
recording (Radio 3. after 
5.00pm); the first of John Dunn's 
dispatches from China (Radio 
23.05pm); and Scott Cherry s 

frantic, noisy, and 



Peter Davalle 

BBC 2 

(LSS Open University. 

Technology: Return to 


930 Cpftfrff- 

1030 Daytime on Two. You and 
Me: for young children. 
10.13 Ceefax. 1130 
WorCte and Pictures. 11.16 
Ceefax. 1140. The history 
of tower-blocks, (r) 1230 
Ceefax. 2.00 A walk along 
the Appteei Way; how 
Roman arches were buBt 
(rt 2.18 Walrus: Work it 
Out with Michael Rosen. 
240 A report on schools’ 

; Domesday protect 
Commonwealth Games 
review. 230 Ceefax. 

410 Royal Ascot The 

Coronation Stakes (420). 
(Continued from BBC 1). 
435 Ceefax. 

5.15 F9m: Kind Hearts and 
Coronets* (1949) starring 
Alex Guinness and Denms 
Price. In the first ofa 
doubte-bitl of British 
comedos filmed at the 
EaArtg Stucfios.the 
noble family decides to 
murder his way to the ' 
famfly fortune. Directed by. 

Robert Hamer. 730 

Pimflco fear up their ration 
books when a bomb 
uncovers vast treasure 
and a decree that theft 
district should be part of 
France. Directed by Henry 
Comefius. (Ceefax) 

820 Forever England. Tha last 
of the series in which the 
novefist and playwright 


Michael Le Veil, Sally 
Whittaker ITV. 635 pm 

exam taes the 

between northern and 
' southern England. (See 

930 M a A*S*H. The unit's plans 
to fisten in to a footbafl 
game are interrupted 
when the roar of the crowd 
is replaced by the 
whistling of bombs 
overhead- Trapped by the 
attack, an they can do is 
wait and hope, but one '• 
missile fends in their 
backyard - unexptoded ' 
and ticking away-.-. . (r)> - 
925 A Veiy Peculiar Practice. 
(See Chotae). (Ceefak). ' ' • 

1020 3tog Counfry. David Alan 
’ . introduces more country 
music from the festival at 
the Wembley Arena.. 
Appearing tonight are 
- Vernon Oxford, Becky .* 

• Hobbs, The Moody 
Brothers and Geoige 
Hamilton IV. 

1045 Newamght The latest- . 
national and international 
news including extended 
coverage of one of the 
main stories of the day. 
With Peter Snow, Donald 
MacCormick and Olivia 

11.45 Caribbean raghfa. A 

performance by the Cuban 
jazz musician, Arturo 
Sandoval, joined by the 
bass player, Jorge Reyes 
and the new-wave singer, 
Donato Poveda. 

12.10 Open University: The 
influence of music on 
architecture and painting 
from the Renaissance to 
the present (r) 1235. 
Button at Montbard. The 
life and style of Button, the 
most important natural - - 
historian of his time, as 
witnessed by his house 
and Its surroundings, (r) 


2.15 Theft Lordships’ House. A 
repeat of last night’s 
highights of the day's 
proceedings in Ihe House 
of Lords. 

230 Music tn Wales. An 
evocation of Wales 
through music, which 
ranges from classical to 
folk and from early music 
to contemporary 

330 Box Extra: Crisis on 
Wheels. Documentary 
made in 1966 which put 
the case against the motor 
car and predicted the 
damage to the 
environment that we now 
see on all sides. FoBowed 
by Seven Men - Quentin 
Crisp. A 1971 
documented portrait of 
Quentin Crisp. 

440 Da neat’ Days. Everything 
is prepared tor M ansa's 
birthday party, but she is 
confused when she 
receives a present from 
her absent mother. 

530 Alice. Jotene is in a 
ditemmR when asked to 
join Mel’s stde'ln a ball 
game, because of her 
affection for a member of 
the opposing team. 

535 Good Deeds. A cartoon 
comedy film from 
Hungaryjxesented by 
Richard Evans. 

630 Famfly Ties. American 
comedy series starring 
Meredith Baxter-Bimey. 

635 Tefl Them I’m a Mermaid. 
Jane Fonda introduces a 

fHm in which seven 
disabled women present 
their own show, talking 
and singing about their 

730 Channel Four News with 
Peter Sissons and 
Nicholas Owen. Includes a 
report from Scotland 
about the Labour- 
controlled Lothian regional 
council's a t t em p t s to stop 
the commissioning of the 
Tomess nuclear power 

730 C om me n t The political 
spot this week Is taken by 
the MP, Robert ■ . 
Macfennan, of the SOP. 


830 The Blood ofthe British-— 
-The first of eight 
programmes, which trace 
the ancestry of the British 
. people. Presented by Dr 
Catherine Hitis -UXOrade) 

830 Diverse Reports. This 
week John Redwood, 
former head of Mrs 
Thatcher's policy unit 
defends the Government 
against the accusation that 
it has run out of ideas and 
asserts thtf the country is 
entering a new phase of 

930 Dance on 

Performances by The ' 
London Contemporary 
Dance Theatre and 
Boston’s TV Dance 
Workshop, with a solo 
from the American dancer, 
Trisha Brown. 

1030 FifiKUnMauBvaisFas. 
11980) starring Patrick 
■ Dewaere and Tves 
Robert A drama about a 
former drug-trafficker’s 
rehabilitation after five 
In prison. Directed 

Sautet (Subtitled). 


5 Their Lordships’ House. 

Highlights of toe day 's 
• proceedings 'm the House 
of Lords. 

( Radio 4 ) 

On long wave. VHP variations at end 
5-55 Shipping. 630 News briefing; 
Weather. 6.10 Fanning. 



Business News 635, 735 
Weather. 730, 830 
News. 725, 635 Sport. 7.45 
Thought for the Day. 835 
Yesterday n Parirament IL57 
Weather; Travel 

930 News 

935 Midweek with Libby 

1030 News; Gardeners' 

Question Time. 

1030 Morning Story: The 
Loathly Opposite, by 
John Buchan. Reader. David 

1045 Dally Service (new every 
morning, page 1 7) (s) 

11.00 News; Trava; Under a 
Cloud. Alun Lewis 
examines whether add rain 
is to blame for 
environmental changes (i) 

1148 Enquire Within. Ned 
Landor, with the help of 
experts, answers listeners' 

1230 News; You and Yours. 
Topical issues. 

1227 Alistair Cooke's - 

American Collection. A 
selection of his favourite 
records from his private 
collection (37. The American 
musical 1255 Weather 

130 The World at One: News 

140 The Archers. 155 

230 News^onran’s Hour. 
Includes the final episode 
of Sisters by Rite. 

330 News; The Afternoon 

and David March (sj 
347 English Now. David 
Crystal reviews The Joy 
of words, to be published 
shortly, and talks to its 
author, Fritz Spiegl. 

430 News 
435 Fils on 4 (r) 

445 Kaleidoscope Extra. A 
second chance to hear 
last night’s edition, which 
included comment on 
The Museum of the Year, 
Chekhov's The Shootteg 
Party, and the Baflet 
Rambert at Sadler's 

5.00 PM: News magazine. 

530 Shipping. 535 
• ■ Weather * " 

630 News; Financial Report 
630 Quote . . . Unquote with 
David Steel MP, Gemma 
O^Conrar.-dohn Peel and 
Sheridan Morley. 

730 News 

7.05 The Archers 

720 hi Business. Peter Smith 

fads out what British 
companies are up to in 

745 Caribbean Focus (new 
series). JuSat Alexander 
investigates the future of the 
Caribbean (i) After Sugar 

8.15 Ara lysis: New Socialist 
Man. Chris Cviic reports 
on Hungary under tha 
Communist Party led by 
Janos Kadar 18 years into its 
progra mm e of reform. 

930 Tlar ty M inute Theatre. 

Viva, by Marcia Kahan. 

With AC son Steadman as the 
Oxford undergraduate 
facing a very Important 
ktteNiawOr) (s) 

930 Coventry sent to 

Coventry. The Very Rev 
Pater Berry talks to Colin 
Semper about his 
experience ot the mutti-farth 
religious life in 
contemporary Coventry. 

945 Kaleidoscope. Includes 
comment on A 

Midsummer Night’s Dream at 
tha Royal Opera House. 
Covent Garden, and toe 
Royal College of Art 
Degree Show.. 

10.15 A Book at Bedtime: Stifl 
Life, by Richard Cobb (3). 
Read by Cyril Luckham. 

1029 Weather 

1030 The World Tonight 

11.15 The Financial World 

11.30 Tcxlay in Partiament 

1230 News; Weather. 1233 


VHF (available in England and 
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except 536-6. 00am Weather; 
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Schools: 1130 Drama 
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Drama Resources: 11.40 
Listening to Music 3 (s). 
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Patterns of language 245 
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Your Mind. 1230 Food 
Additives-. 1230 Animal 

( Radio-3 ) 

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end of Radio 3 listings 
'6.55 Weather. 7.00 News' 

735 Concert Grieg 

(Symphonic [fence, Op 
64, No 1). Sinding (Suite in A 
mirtnor Heifetz. woSn), 
Sibelius (King Christian D 
suite). Peterson-Berger 
y Carnival In Stockholm). 

635 Concert (contd). Boyce 
(Symphony No 61 Jacob 
(Suita, with Micflaia 
Petri.recofder ), Scarlatti 
(Sonatas in C sharp minor, 
Kk 247 and in A minor, 

Kk lOftWeissenberg. piano). 
Mussorgsky (Night on a 
Dare mountain). 3.00 News 

9.05 This week s Composer. 
Bach. Missa.BWV 
232,1 /Vienna Coocentus 
Musicus/VJenna Boys 

Chtw/Chorus Wennensis 
and solfass Hansmam, 
lyarna. Watts, Equduz and 
Van Egmond. Conductor: 

1035 London Philharmonic 
(under Boum. Elgar 

(Symphony No 2) 

11.00 Smetana Siring Quartet 
Mtsait (Quartet m E fiat, 

K 428) and Marenu (Quartet 
No 4), Smetana (Quartet 
No 2} 

12.15 Conceit Halt: Kevin 
Bower plays works by 
Pachelbel (Ciacona in F 
minor).. Vivaldi (Concerto 
in 8 minor). andCundick 
(Divertimento). 130 

1.05 Jazz by arrangement 
with John 

Dankworth. Recordings by 
Count Basie’s Band, the 
National Youth Jazz 
Orchestra .and others 
130 Matinee 

Musicale:Ctnema music. 
BBC Concert Orchestra,wfth 
David Owen Norris 
(piano). Vaughan Williams 
(49to Parallel). Joplin 

iner etc), Walton 
(Henry V). Bhss (Things to 
Come). Add'mseil 
(Warsaw Concerto), Coates 
(Da it* listers). German 
(Nell G wynne Dances) 

9- 30 London Wind Trio: Ibert 
(Cinq pieces en trio). 

Arnold Cooke (Trio), Mihaud 
(Suits, d'apres Conette) 

335 Glinka and Mendelssohn: 
Paul Sflverthome (viola). 
AritoonyGoktstone (piano). 
GTmka (Sonata in D 
minor). Mendelssohn 
(Sonata in C minor) 

430 Choral Evensong: from 
Exeter Cathedra): a live 
transmission. 435 News 
530 Midweek Choice: 

Rimsky-Korsskov (Tsar 
Sultan suits), Paganini 
(Sonata in A,tor violin 
and orchestra: Accardo, 
violin). Brahms 
(Variations on theme of 
Paganini: Katchen, 
piano), Stanford (Irish 
Rhapsody No 5). Poulenc 
Romande Choir and soktiste) 
730 Debut Serenata play 
Strauss's Tin 

Eulenspiegeleinmal anders! 
and Bntten's Sinfonletta, 

730 From Mud to 

biologists, palaeontologists 
and geologists meet in 
Bertm. vifim Colin Tudge 

8.15 The Eratish Concertwrth 
David Thomas (Bass- 
baritone). At the harpsichord: 
Trevor Pinnock. Part 
one. Vivaldi (Sonata in G 
major. RV 149. and 
Concerto in D minor for two 
violins. RV 514). 

Alessandro MarcellofOboe 
Concerto in D minor). 
Benedetto Marcello (Psalm 
43) : ■ 

930 Six Contlnents:ioreign 
. radio broadcasts, . 
monitored by the BBC 
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Vivaldi works including 
the Cello Concerto in F, RV 
41 2 (Anthony 

Pteeth. soloist) and Concerto 
in D. tor tow violins, RV 

930 Dangerous Waters: with 
Stephen Varcoe 
(bantone), Graham Johnson 
(piano). Schubert works 
including Am Bach im 
Fruhlinge and Fahrt zum 

10.15 New Premises; Stephen 
Games' s arts magazine 

11.00 Chamber Music from 
Manchester. Cnstina 
Ortiz (piano). An all-Chopin 
recital including Scherzo 
No 1 m B minor, Op 20: 
Scherzo No 3 In C sharp 
minor. Op 39. and Ballade 
No 4 m F minor, Op 52 

1137 News. 12.00 
VHF telly: Open 
University. From 635am to 
6 55. Open Forum: 

Students’ Magazine. 

( Radio 2 ) 

On medium wave. See Radio 1 
lor VHF variations, 

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Moore (s) 730 Derek Jameson (s) 
930 Ken Bruce (s) 11.00 Jimmy 
Young (s) 135pm David Jacobs fs) 
235 Gloria Hunnitord (phone- 
in) (s) Racing from Royal Ascot 230 
Jersey Stakes 335 Queen Mary - 
Stakes 330 David Hamilton (si ind 
Racing from Royal Ascot 345 
Royal Hunt Cup Handicap 420 
Coronation Stakes 535 John 
Dunn in China, in Peking. John 
anticipates The Queen's visit 

7.00 Folk on 2 (s) 830 Acoustic \ 
Roots (new series) The links 
between old musical legends and . 
new young musicians 9.00 
Usten to me band (s) 935 Sports 
Desk 10.00 The Trinder Box. 
Tommy Trinder chats to e live 
audience 10.15 The Houghton 
Weavers 1030 Chris Eifc looks 
back over a file 'm the music 
industry 11.00 Brian Matthew 
presents Round Midnight 
(stereo from midnight) 1 . 00 am 
Steve Madden presents 
Nightride (s) 330-430 A Little Night 
music (s) 

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530am Adrian John 7.00 Mike 
Smith's Breakfast Show 930 
Simon Bates 12.30 News beat 
rank Partridge) 1235 Gary Davies 
,00 Steve Wnght 530 
Newsbeat (Frank Partridge) 545 
Bruno Brookes, ind at 630. a 
Top 30 album chart 730 Rod 
Stewarualks to Janice Long 
1030-1230 John Peel (s). VHF 
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Financial News 940 Look Ahead 9.45 
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First published in 1785 

Hoddle the key in a 
test of character 

After spending a fortnight 
out on the northern periphery 1 
of the World Cup, England 
today step into the centre of 
the competition. On the clos- 
ing day of the second round, 
they will be joined by Para- 
guay inside the Aztec Stadi- 
um. the huge towering arena 
where the final itself will be 
staged in 1 1 days lime. 

The performances in Mon- 
terrey were mere dress re- 
hearsals, which is just as well, 
h took Bobby Robson three 
hours to find his most cohe- 
sive and appropriate line-up, 
by which time they had de- 
servedly lost their claim of 
being Europe's strongest con- 
tenders. But in the first 45 
minutes against Poland they 
restored most of their 

Dave Sexton, one of 
Robson's roving spies, rates 
the first half last Wednesday 
as the best football he has seen 
so far in the tournament. His 
vision may be impaired by 
patriotism but, apart from the 
Paraguayan contingent here 
and those back home in their 
own country, the world is 
again predicting an English 

That is not necessarily in 
their favour. Robson's side 
have over the last four years 
climbed the highest peaks 
when least expected. When it 
appeared that they were on 
their way directly out of the 
European championships, 
they won convincingly in 
Hungary. When they were 
seemingly facing humiliation 
in South America, they con- 
quered Brazil . 

From Stuart Jones, Football Correspondent, Mexico City 

When their successful build- scoring midfield player, are 
up was under the greatest 
threat, against the Soviet 
Union in Tblisi and against 
Mexico in Los Angeles. En- 
gland were at their most 
impressive. When they were 
about to stumble out of the 
first round last week, they 
exploded against Poland. 

Their unpredictability, in oth- 
er words, has been predictable. 

Hoddle, who must be an 
influential figure today if En- 
gland are to go through to take 
on Argentina in the quarter- 
finals. concedes that “There is 
something about the English 
character. When we were in 
the deepest trouble, that is 
when we produced our best" 
They might be in the deepest 
trouble if they do not produce 
their best 

Robson was warned by a 
South American journalist 
four months ago that even 
though Paraguay had never 
before advanced beyond the 
first round, they would be 
dangerous opponents. Sexton, 
recognized as an expert in the 
tactical field, stressed that they 
are positive, almost carefree, 
when they break out of a less 
gifted defence. 

Cabanas, their centre-for- 
ward, and Romero, their goal- 

scoring midfield player, 
the two names that may 
become frighteningly familiar 
to those who watch the game 
on television tonight. The 
pair, two of half a dozen 
foreign exiles, have shared all 
four of Paraguay's goals so far. 

Their suppliers are Mendo- 
za and Guasch, mongers who 
will be in direct conflict with 
the admirable Sansom and 
Stevens, the Everton full back 
who appears 10 have rediscov- 
ered his form. England should 
not be embarrassed out on the 
flanks but in the middle there 
remains a cause for concern. 

Although Robson has yet to 
announce his side, the forma- 
tion he chose during 
Monday's training session 
suggested that he will make 
only the one change enforced 
by the suspension of Fenwick. 
Martin, West Ham United's 
defender who looks so com- 
fortable when playing for his 
club but so hesitant when 
representing his country, 
should be the Tone newcomer. 

Martin has been selected as 
Butcher's partner a mere three 
times in the last two years and 
he foiled to inspire confidence 
either against Northern Ire- 
■ land, Israel or, more recently, 
Canada. But Robson has little 
option. Stevens. ofTottenham 
Hotspur, would be an adven- 
turous and risky solution to 
the problem that has existed 
for some years. 

If Bryan Robson had been 
folly fit. he would have been 
an ideal, if unconventional, 
replacement England's man- 
ager will reluctantly resist the 
temptation to reintroduce him 

Painful memories give the 
Danes an added incentive 

Queretaro (Reuter) — Den- 
mark have a score to settle 
when they play Spain in the 
second round of the World 
Cup finals tonight Two years 
ago Spain ended Denmark's 
glorious run in the European 
Championship when they beat 
them on penalties following a 
i-l draw after extra time in 
their semi-final in Lyons, 

Denmark had the better of 
that game but their inexperi- 
ence in major tournaments let 
them down as they lost their 
sense of urgency after taking 
an early lead. 

The Danish team have 
stayed together and matured 
into an even more powerful 
force as their 100 per cent 
record in the toughest first 
round group has proved. 
Though Sepp Piontek. their 
trainer, and the players are 
trying to play down sugges- 
tions that it will be a grudge 
match, it is dear the Danes are 
determined not to repeat the 
mistake of two years ago. 

The two teams already 
know each other for too well 
for their liking. A mix-up by 
FIFA, the game's governing 

body, has left them lodged in 
the same hotel for the past 
four days despite protests 

Piontek said the loss of 
Frank Amesen, suspended af- 
ter being sent off against West 
Germany, would be a blow as 
the right-sided midfield pbyer 
had been his best player in the 
first three games. But the good 
news for the Danish trainer is 
that Bertelsen, their defensive 
midfield player, is ready to 
return after an ankle iqjury. 

Elkjaer, joint top scorer of 
the finals with four goals, has 
also recovered from a thigh 
injury and will resume his 
partnership up front with 
Laudrup. Hoegh, who played 
in the 2-0 victory against West 
Germany although previously 
regarded as the third choice 
goalkeeper, is likely to be 
preferred to the erratic 

While Denmark's dazzling 
play has made them the talk of 
ihe finals, Spain have ad- 
vanced in less spectacular 
style. But there is no doubt 
they are formidable oppo- 
nents with an excellent mix of 
workers and skilful ball 

You are a 
Labour councillor 
and your child 
wins a 
public school 

Do you 

let him take up 
the offer? 

It's a question of Scruples. 


The Spaniards are also 
handicapped by injury. Their 
sweeper. Maced a, had to re- 
turn home soon after the 
tournament started and key 
midfield player, Gordillo, is 
not likely to be fit to play 
agaiDst Denmark after a bad 
leg injuiy. 

The Danes will have to.keep 
a. dose watch on Butrageno. 
Spain's gifted forward, and 
Caldere. who scored twice 
from midfidd against Algeria. 
Caldere also made a name for 
himself in another way when 
he became the first player of 
the finals to foil a dope test, 
though he was not suspended. 
The drug be took — after a 
bout of food poisoning — was 
apparently prescribed by team 

The winners of tonight's 
match will play Belgium, sur- 
prise winners over the Soviet 
Union, in the quarter-finals. 
Probable teams: 

DENMARK: L Hoegh; S Busk, M 
Olsen, i Nielsen, H Andersen. K 
Berggreen. J-J Bertelsen, S Lertiy, 
J Olsen, P Elkjaer, M Laudrup. 
SPAIN: A Zubizarreta; T Renones, A 
Golcoechea, R Gaflego. J-A Ca- 
macho. V Murtaz. F Lopez, Michel, 
R Caldere. E Butragueno. J Salinas. 
Referee: J Keizer (Netherlands) 

Paying the 
of failure 

Warsaw (Reuter) - A sad- 
dened Antoni Piechniczek has 
resigned as Poland's manager 
after the 4-0 defeat by Brazil 
on Monday which knocked 
them out of the World Cup 

“I do not blame anybody 
but someone else should take 
over the national team," 
Piechniczek told Polish televi- 
sion at the Jalisco stadium in 
Guadalajara shortly after the 

Piechniczek. who has held 
the job for five years and said 
before leaving for Mexico he 
would consider stepping down 
after the World Cup. coached 
Poland to third place in the 
1982 toumamenL Zbigniew 
Boniek, Poland's leading for- 
ward. speaking in the same 
programme, hinted that he 
might also give up interna- 
tional fooibalL but said he had 
yet to make a final decision. 
Earlier this year he said he 
would end his international 
career after the finals. 

Rabah Saadane. the Algeri- 
an manager.has also paid the 
price for World Cup failure. 
Saadane. and his two assis- 
tants. were dismissed by the 
Algerian Football Federation 
because “results were in total 
contradiction with the efforts 
made and the means 
provided'". Algeria, outshone 
by African neighbours Moroc- 
co, drew l-i with Northern 
Ireland but lost 1-0 to Brazil 
and 3-0 to Spain.The federa- 
tion criticized the team For 
“laxity of technical training 

at the start, though he may yet 
invite him to join the substi- 
tutes. The midfield line of 
four, so much more flexible 
and full of variety In the 
absence of -the captain and 
vice-captain, should not be 
disturbed anyway. 

Reid's oxygen tank may run 
out before the end but his 
short game was the perfect foil 
for Hoddle's longer version 
against Poland If Hodge and 
Steven, the two youngsters 
stationed on either side of 
them, also reproduce their 
inspiration of a week ago, 
Paraguay’s attack will become 
significantly less relevant than 
England's. . 

Lineker, now that he has 
recovered from his wrist inju- 
ry. is once more a fearsome 
force and Beardsley is improv- 
ing rapidly with each 

Cayetano Re. Paraguay’s 
manager, says that he will 
retain the side that held 
Belgium 2-2 in their final first 
round tie. He has also predict- 
ed that England win “melt" 
but his words have become 
notorious. After speaking his 
mind too loudly during the 
game against Belgium, FIFA 
imposed on him a fine of 
10,000 Swiss francs. By this 
evening he may not choose to 
be so voluble. 

The Englishmen who are 
expected to keep Re relatively 
mute and Paraguay subdued 
are Shilton, Stevens (of 
Everton). Butcher, Martin. 
Sansom. Steven. Hoddle, 
Reid. Hodge. Lineker and 

The final 



Queretaro (Reuter) — Mi- 
chael Laudrup, Denmark's ex- 
citing young forward, 
celebrated his 22nd birthday 
on Sunday but be nny have to 
wait another two weeks for (be 
present be wants most, n 
World Cap winners medaL 

Laudrup is used to memora- 
ble birthdays. Four years ago 
be nude his debut for the 
national team against Norway 
in Oslo an bis 18th birthday, 
although Denmark spoiled the 
occasion by losing 2rl. 

Two years ago his Danish 
team-mates helped him eqjoy 
his 20th birthday in France 
during the European Champi- 
onship. The next day they 
went on the rampage, beating ' 
Yugoslavia 5-0. 

“It would be fantastic if we 

Head and shoulders above the rest: Maradona, of Argentina, outwits Ui 
daring the countries' second round match on Monday. Argentina won 1-0. 

page 38. 

More expulsions 
in cup of shame 

Mexico City (AP) — Refer- 
ees already have shown the 
red card more often in Mexico 
than they did in Spain and the 
growing number of bookings 
indicates that the 1986 World 
Cup is one of the least 
disciplined on record. 

Six players were sent off in 
the first round alone, one 
more than from the 1982 
World Cup in Spain or the 
1974 tournament in West 
Germany. And through the 
first four games of the second 
round, the total number of 
cautions is only six short of 
the 99 yellow cards shown in 
Spain, according to statistics 
provided by FIFA, the sport's 
intentional ruling body. 

The men who have been 
dismissed are Sweeney, of 
Canada, Wilkins, of England, 
Gorgis, of Iraq, Bossio and 
Batista, of Uruguay, and 
Amesen, of Denmark. 

There were 81 bookings 
during the 36 first-round 

games and the total has risen 
to 93 since the start of the 
second round on Sunday. By 
contrast there were 56 book- 
ings in the 36-match first 
round in Spain and 64 in all 
after four second-round 

Uruguay, who have been 
warned by FIFA about their 
rough play, lead the tourna- 
ment in bookings with nine. 
Four of those came on Mon- 
day against Argentina, includ- 
ing one for Bossio who had 
just returned from a one-game 
suspension which he received 
.after being dismissed during 
the team's 6-1 beating by 

Iraq and South Korea, who 
have both been eliminated, 
led this year’s original field of 
24 teams in bookings after the 
first round with eight and 
seven respectively. Other 
countries with a high number 
of bookings are Italy with six 
and England and Mexico 

could do that again Mien we a a • -w yr 

C A veteran’s Moroccan 

milestone finals bid 

said. “Bat the 
■present I would really love 
most is the World Cop, of 

He has scored only once in 
the competition, but that goal, 
against Uruguay, was one of 
the most spectacular efforts of 
the finals. Collecting the ball 
outside the area, he wriggled 
past several challenges and 
the goalkeeper before calmly 
tapping the ball into the net 
with his left foot 

His partnership with 
Preben Elkjaer is one of the 
most feared in the tournament. 
Like Elkjaer, Laudrup plays 
in Italy where he won the 
League title last season with 
Juventus. The Turin dnb woo 
a scramble for his signature 
when it became known that the 
youngster was ready to leave 
Denmark three years ago. 
Barcelona, Liverpool, Real 
Madrid, Ajax, Saint-Etienne 
and Bornssia 

Mtincbengladbach were 
among the other teams in 

Laudrup listened to the 
advice of one of the elder 
statesmen of the Danish team, 
the former Barcelona player, 
Allan Simonsen, who told him 
that be would find Spanish 
football too rough. 

His father, Fmn, himself a 
former international who 
played for several years in 
Austria with Vienna SK, sug- 
gested that England, with its 
reliance on the high ball, 
might not be the right stage for 
his outstanding skills. 

More World Cup news 
page 38 

So Landrnp chose Jnventns, 
a move he at first regretted 
when the Italians loaned him 
to Lazio, of the second divi- 
sion, for two years. But dm 
experience helped him mature 
and when Juventus finally, 
recalled him last season to 
replace Zbigniew Boniek, who 
was transferred to Roma, he 
slotted in perfectly. 

WT lA'NHIrt 

.... - Laudrup began his career 

and lack of mouvation among with Brondby, the dnb where 
cenam players . his 17-year-old brother, Brian, 

Altogether the World Cup now plays, 
has claimed five managerial Despite his immense talent, 
casualties. In addition to Laudrup remains a shy per- 
Piechnicziek and Saadane. sou. “I don't like speaking 
Gy orgy Mczey (Hungary), about myself,” he said. “I just 
Jose Torres (Portugal) And don’t like bring iu the centre of 
Ivan Vutsoy (Bulgaria!, have all this publicity even if I 
also resigned- suppose I must get used © it” 

-.nemzmoneJir!c*_twn _i_-J»nav r*onn. 

‘ | ■ a ~- * 

A late appearance against 
Brazil put the veteran defend- 
er. Wladyslaw Zmuda, in the 
record books. Zmuda equalled 
West German Uwe Seder’s 
record of 21 World Cup 
appearances when he came on 
as substitute near the end of 
his team's 4-0 defeat, and won 
his 92nd cap. 

Nearing defeat the Polish 
manager. Antoni Piechniczek. 
allowed him to achieve the 

He joins eight others who 
have played in four finals — 
DjaJma Santos and Pele (Bra- 
zil). Seeler and Kari-Heinz 
Schnellinger (West Germany), 
Hernandez (Mexico), Ivan 
Kolev (Bulgaria), Pedro 
Virgil© Rocha (Uruguay) and 
Gianna Rivera (Italy). 


The New Zealand cricket 
manager. Robert Vance, yes- 
terday confirmed that Richard 
Hadlee, the Nottinghamshire 
all-rounder, would be free to 
play for his county and attend 
to his benefit between Test 
matches on the tour which 
starts this weekend. Hadlee 
will be joining the party a 
couple of days before each of 
the three Tests. 

Vance said: “We wanted 
him to maximize his benefiL 
Rather than have him with us 
but not playing, we agreed that 
he can go off and do his own 
thing and reunite with the 
squad in the Test build-up." 

The New Zealand party 
includes two young fast 
bowlers. Brian Barrett and 
Willie Watson, who are mak- 
ing their first senior tour. 

Wright. B J Barrett tT E Hata, J G 
BraceweJ. E J ChatfieW. J J Crowe. 
M 0 Crowe, B A Edgar. T J Franklin. 
E J Gray, R J Hadlee, K R 
Rutherford fl D S Smith, O A 
Stirling. W Watson. 

Morocco, the first African 
country to reach the second 
round of the World Cup finals, 
now wants to stage the 
everit:A delighted King 
Hassan has told sports offi- 
cials to put Morocco forward 
as an official candidate. 

. Youth and Sports minister, 
Abdellaiif Semlali, will ap- 
proach FIFA for the official 
requirements. A formal appli- 
cation would follow, probably 
for the 2002 World Cup. 

If successful the World Cup 
would move from its Europe- 
an and Latin American ven- 
ues for the first time. 

Morocco organized the 
Mediterranean games in 1983 
and Pan-Arab games last year, 
so it is well-equipped sporting 
facilities and large stadiums. 






Mexico City (Reuter) — 
There was a day when trainers 
used to rely heavily on the 
“magic" sponge to revive 
injured players. This World 
Cup has seen the arrival of a 
new and for more effective 
remedy — the stretcher.. 

Hugo Sanchez, Mexico's 
leading forward, was the first 
player to benefit from its new- 
found powers during his 
country's 2-0 defeat of Bulgar- 
ia in the second round. Mid- 
way through the second half 
Sanchez was left writhing on 
the ground clutching his knee, 
his World Cup ambitions 
apparently in tatters. 

Within seconds, however, 
an astonishing recovery had 
taken place. The process of 
being carried prostrate from 
the pitch and set down on the 
touchline seemingly blessed 
Sanchez with renewed life 
The resuscitating powers of 
the stretcher were given a 
further demonstration during 
Monday's game between Bra- 
zil and Poland. The first 
thought of Volker Roth, the 
West German referee, on see- 
ing Edinho rolling around on 
the pitch grasping his left 1% 
and with pain and agony 
written all over his face, was to 
call for the stretcher. 

On this occasion *just the 
sight of two Red Cross men 
was enough for the Brazilian 
captain and moments later he 
was running and competing 
for the ball 

These and other dramatic 
recoveries by players may 
reveal a penchant for histrion- 
ics following a hard tackle or 
foul. On the .other hand they 
may also be a sign of the 
willingness of the referee s, 
perhaps aware of how little 
injury time they are allowing 
during this World' Ctip. to 
keep games moving. 

Double target 

Donnie McKenzie's aggres- 
sive, non-stop approach has 
enabled him to fora his way 
into the British squad for the 
■ world fencing championships 
in Sofia. Bulgaria, from July 
15 to August 3. He will 
proride tough opposition to 
England's leading internation- 
al swordsmen. Pierre Harper 
and Billie Gosbee, in the 
Commonwealth Games at the 
National Sports Centre in 
Cardiff from July 15 to 21. 

Yorkshire's Howard Clark 
(above) b back on top of the 
Professional Golfers' Associa- 
tion European Epson order iff 
merit after losing top ranking 
to Spain's Severiano 
Ballesteros a week ago. A tie 
for third place in the Jersey 
Open gave Clark total prize- 
money of £754157. 

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Switch doctor ^ 

Phillipa Roberts, from 
Manchester, who recently 
qualified as a doctor, is giving 
up her job to concentrate on 
next year's world water skiing 
championships at Thorpe 
Park. Miss Roberts, aged 26, 
who is the British overall, and 
European jumps champion, 
finished fourth overall. in last 
year's world championships in 

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Webb manager 

David Webb, the chief exec- 
utive of Torquay United and 
the former Chelsea footballer, 
has been appointed .manager 
of Southend United.!* 

Emma Keen, aged 17. of 
Twickenham Rifle Cub. be- 
came Britain's latest world 
record holder when she won 
the European junior prone 
rifle championship in Buda- 
pest with 596 points out of,g 
possible 600. ' ■ 

The prop. Malcolm Preedy. 
is taking over as captain of 
Gloucester, the national Rug- 
by Union merit table champi- 
ons. from the former England 
and RAF lock. John Orwin. 
Preedy. who has won one 
England cap. was the unani- 
mous choice of the players. 

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The prize for England if 
they win today Is a confronta- 
tion with the most exciting 
player in the game. For all the 
criticism that has been heaped 
on Maradona, his ©lent is of a 
dimension which has been 
equalled by fewer than a dozen 
players in history. He is, as be 
was against Urngnay on Mon- 
day afternoon, truly 
exceptional- . 

There is no player in the cj 
England team, nor probably 
for that matter in any team, 
capable of subduing him head- 
to-head- He overwhelmed Bar- 
rios, the Uruguayan captain, 
who is himself no average 
defensive midfield player. 
Maradona has not the range of 
gifts, in the tactical sense, 
possessed by former great 
forwards snch as Di Stefano, 
Pete and Cruyff, but with the 
ball at his feet there is mine 
certainty that be will go past a 
single defender, perhaps two 
and sometimes three, than at 
any time since Pete dominated 
the 1970 Mexico World Cup. 

What assisted Maradona's f 
display, in a second round 
match which Argentina might 
hare won by six goals instead 
of one, was the efficiency of the 
Italian referee, Agnolin. If 
football is conducted within 
the laws as they are written, 
then Maradona is at times 
almost unplayable. 

English dismissive 
of Pele 

It is a tendency in football 
as in other sports, © criticize 
the great disproportionately 
when they foiL In football this 
is often particularly unfair 
because even the most brilliant 
player is subject in part © the 
performance of his colleagues. 

There were hundreds of 
critics, and thoraands of spec- 
tators, who ia England in 1966 
were dismissive of Pete when 
Brazil foiled. He could not 
take the tackling, they said 
(when it had been criminal). 
He had not the right tempera- 
ment, they said. He was 
overrated. The real star, they 
said, was Ensebio. 

In 1978, Cesar Menotti 
shrewdly decided © exclude 
from his winning team the 18- 
year-old who was going to 
become a genius. Because be 
thought he was not ready. Ag 
year later I first sa«T 
Maradona in a charity replay 
against The Netherlands, and 
in that game he destroyed one 
of the most tenadoos, competi- 
tive players of that era, Johan 
Neeskens. For 90 minutes 
Neeskens was never more than 
two strides away from 
Maradona, yet could hardly 
lay a finger on him. It was a 
magical revelation. 

So unstoppable was 
Maradona's explosive talents, 
that within months of his 
international exposure ho was 
the most wanted and the most 
marked man in the game. He 
had the potential © make 
fortunes not only for himself 
bat for any dnb. Thee were 
those who intended to stop 

Almost literal 

They did. With Barcelona, 
Maradona was habitually 
s la lightered, metaphorically 
and occasionally almost liter- 
ally by opponents such as 
Goicoechea, without the 
slightest protection from 
Spanish referees. 

'Hie inevitable happened 
with someone of Latin emo- 
tion. Maradona became a 
diver, an actor of exaggerated 
gestures, in a vain effort to 
protect his precious skills. The , , 
effect was for the referees to * 
become even less sympathetic 
Maradona needed teaching a 
lesson, the attitude became 
and was picked op by some 

Maradona himself became 
moody and aggressive, but this 
was not the boy I had first 
seen. In the .1982 World Cop 
he suffered the ultimate degra- 
dation. Buffeted unmercifully 
by such as Gentile, by no less 
than three Belgian markers, 
his nerve finally broke. He 
committed an unforgivable 
fool against Brazil and was 

While the laws — which? 
would have helped him — were 
ignored, h was said be needed 
to grow up. WeU, he has. Four 
years later, now Argentina's 
captain, and in spite of a knee 
reacting to 5,000 scything 
tackles, he is indeed more 
mature. Chopped repeatedly 
by the Koreans and Bulgari- 
ans, he suddenly found himself 
with a referee prepared ft/ 
defend him. 

The result was the depar- 
ture of Uruguay, carved apart 
by his astonishing accelera- 
tion, dot surging sidestep 

“I would like to play against 
England,” Maradona said af- 
terwards. “They play mot* 
open football.” I fear for them, 
for indeed (hey do. . \ 




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