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No 62,463 



TIMES 



Thatche r reshuffle freshens Cabinet’s elec toral appeal 

Baker putin 



The Prime Minister em- 
barked on an attempt to 
freshen the Cabinet’s appeal 
last night in the run-up to the 
next genera] election by ap- 
pointing two of her best 
communicators to take charge 
of education and transport 
and stem the loss of votes 
which both issues are costing 
the Government 
Mr Kenneth Baker, brought 
into the C abinet test year, has 
been swiftly promoted to fair* 
over from Sir Keith Joseph as 
Secretary of State for Educa- 
tion and Science, and Mr John 
Moore has been elevated to 
replace Mr Nicholas Rkfley as 
Secretary of State for 
Transport 


3f Philip Webster, Political Reporter 


But the third major ap- 
pointment in a strictly limited 
reshuffle, Mb* Ridley's, move- 
ment to the Department of 
Environment to tate over 
from Mr Baker, provoked 
surprise and consternation 
among Conservative MPs. . 

With Tory MPs pressing for 
a more sympathetic rate sup- 
port grant settlement this year, 
calling for additional spending 
on housing and improvement, 
grants in the forthco ming 
public spending negotiations, 
and with “great” issues ex- 
pected to play an increasingly 
important role before the elec- 
tion, the appointment of a 
non-interventionist minister 
who favours even tighter pub* 


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Mr Moore, only newcomer 
to the Cabinet. 



Mr Ridley, whose appoint- 
ment surprised ToryMPs. 


lie spending was described as 
inappropriate by several se- 
nior MPs. 

One former minister said 
night: “I am quite, stag- 
gered. She has solved one 
presentation problem and ere* 
aiedan even bigger one.” 

The reshuffle was caused by 
Sir Keith’s decision to stand 
down. In the .wannest of 
tributes, Mzs 'Thatcher told 
trim in a -letter that he had 
been the architect who shaped 
toe policies which led to her 
two general election victories. 

Sir Keith, who has been 
appointed a Companion of 
Honour, made dear to Mrs 
Thatcher that be wanted to 
leave the Cabinet and not stay 
on, as he could have done, asa 
minister without special 
responsibDitie&. 

The appointment of Mr 
Baker, aged SI, to the Depart- 
ment, or Education and Sci- 
erifc. where he joins a follow 
“wet”, Mr Chns , Patten, the 
Minister of State, is * toe dear- 
eshosign of Mrs Thatcher’s 
determination to reverse toe - 
tide of unpopularity with toe 
(XMiwi t: i wiiwBt iimjiimp H. • 

Mr Moore, aged 48, who 



riwt hmw i wi p* gp 2, ad 4 


Mr Baker, who is regarded by Mrs Thatcher as an energetic 
■n mutter and adroft signer. 


Teachers hail report as Joseph’s epitaph 


By! 

Education* 

The annual report from the 
school inspectors (HMIs) was 
hailed yesterday as a fitting 
epitaph for Sir Keith Joseph, 
Secretary of State for Educa- 
tion ana Science, for the past 
five years. •’ 

Teachers’ nmoitt'eboss to 
emphasize toe report’s spot- 
lighting of poor accommoda- 
tion, inadequate resources, 
too few books and shabby 
furniture rather than its 
damning indictment of the 
quality of teaching in state 
schools. 

Based on visits to more than 
1,648 schools, it found 30 per 
cent of all lessons to be 


unsatisfactory with many 
teachers unable to appreciate 
the potential and needs of the 
children they were teaching. 

A quarter of all schools were 
s u ffer ing - from shortages . of 
equipment and-fte ponditipn 
of the buildings - dontinned to 
deteriorate. There has been no 
improvement in the stale of 
school bwk&ngri risce 1981. 

“In some schools and .col- 
leges toe conditions in which 
teaching, and ' learning take 
place adversely affect the qual- 
ity of pupils' -and s tu de n ts’ 
work and do nothing to en- 
courage their sense. of enjoy- 
ment and pride in their school 
or college,” said toe report. 

Mr Doug McAvoy, deputy 


general secretary of the Na- 
tional Union ofTeachers, said 
the report was a “devastating 
indictment” . of the Joseph 
years>“Itiefiects what parents 
and teachers have been saying 
fora long time— that mapy 
schools are desperately short 
of bodes and equipment and 
those that are . not are bring 
bailed out by parents.” 

Mr Peter Smith, assistant 
general secretary of the Assis- 
tant Masters and Mistresses 
Association said: “Just as he 
flies the coop the political 
chickens are coming home to 
roost.” 

Mr David Hart, general 
secretary of the National As- 
sociation of Head Teachers, 


acknowledged the criticisms 
of teaching quality. The report 
reinforced that the state edu- 
cation syston was in crisis, he 
said. “Die Government must 
move urgently to repair its 
scandalous neglect of toe state 
system apdjt must underwrite 
the ACAS~ talks whidrcould 
go a long way to sort out the 
profession's own problems of 
teacher appraisal.- . 

Sir Krito said for him the 
main message was schools and 
colleges needed not only ade- 
quate resources, but also bet- 
ter trained and deployed 
teachers, as well as better 
management and leadership. 

“Only then will our policies 
for education bear trait in 


higher standards of pupil and 

on which all con- 
edneation need to 
reflect 1 urge them to study 
this report closely.** 

Pointing out that local edu- 
cation authorities had budget- 
ed to spend 8 JS per cent more 
than last year on education, he 
said this was. a lot more than 
the cost increases they faced, 
especially in view of a drop of 
nearty 2 per cent In pupils. 

“I look to local education 
authorities to use some of that 
increase in their spending to 
make good the deficiencies 
which HMI have identified,” 
be said. 

Report details, page 3 


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Lubbers leads 

The governing coalition of toe 
Dutch Prime Minister, Mr 
RimdLubbeis, clung to power 
in yesterday's general election, 
according to an exit poll* 


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IRA arms 
cache plot 
smashed 

By Richard Ford . 

A plot to supply and smug- 
gle arms, including ground-to- 
air missiles, to the Provisional 
IRA has been smashed by toe 
FBI.. 

Eight men, including one 
from Belfast and three, from 
the Irish Republic, appeared 
in a US court yesterday, 
charged with attempting to 
buy weapons for terrorists for 
use against security forces in 
Northern Ireland. 

They were trapped after a 
12-month inquiry by agents 
posing as arms dealers. The 
men were arrested in Bedford, 
a suburb of -Boston, after 
allegedly attempting to buy 
weapons from the undercover 


The oonstenment would 
have included automatic 
weapons, ammunition and, 
most importantly, ground-to- 
air missiles which the Provi- 
sional IRA have long wanted 
to attack helicopters ferrying 
supplies and troops to outly- 
ing border areas. 

The breaking of tbe expen- 
sive and daring plan by the 
Provisionals to secure much- 
needed weapons is toe latest 
success by security forces m 
the US, Europe, the Republic 
and Northern Ireland. 

It is a major setback for toe 
provisional IRA, but demon- 
strates that despite attempts 
by the US Government to 
crack down on fund-raising 
for the terrorists, there is cash 
available and sympathizers 
prepared to help in gun- 
running. . . • 

It is toe second tune m 20 
months that security forces 
have broken toe Boston con- 
nection of the Provisional 
IRA. The terrorists badly need 
a major supply of arms. 

rtaian Hughes, aged 24, 
from Belfast wasarraigneaata 
Boston district court on 
charges of violating toe Unit- 
ed States’ Anns Export Con- 
trol ACL The . other men 
detained were John FitzGer- 
ald, aged 29. from Co Kemr, 
Janies Boyle, aged 35,fromCo 


Donegal; and Nod Murphy, 
aged24an Into citizen living 
inBorton. ; 

The US citizens held were 
Roy Willey, aged 27, Steven 
MacDonald, aged 34; John 
MacDonald Jnr. aged 36; and 
Michael McLaughlin, aged 27, 
all from Boston. - . 


Miners struggle to 



From Christopher Walker, Moscow 


Nearly a month after the 
Chernobyl disaster, tbe Soviet 
authorities have released de- 
tails of the military-style oper- 
ation by a team of 400 
specially-recruited coal min- 
ers who are working against a 
strict deadline to complete the 
construction of a giant con- 
crete cooling slab under the 
crippled reactor. 

Although the authorities 
have given no indication, of 
the length of the deadli ne by 
which the: slab must be m 
place to prevent the reactor 
posing newMisks of Contami- 
nation, they have assured the 
public that it will be met 
despite the hazardous work 
conditions. 

Because of the dangerously 
high radiation levels, the min- 
ers, from -tbe famous Donbass 
coalfields, are bring driven to 
and from the tunnel in high- 
speed armoured troop carri- 
ers. All wear special 
respirators nicknamed 
“petals” to prevent them in- 
haling radioactive dust from 
the sandstone in which the 
digging is taking place... 

. Yesterday fin - the first tone, 
toe trade- union paper Trud 
described toe details of the 
operation. Ft said the difficult 
first stage of the tunnel had 
been depleted by squads of 
men who had'woiked &n the 
Moscow Metro and who had 
now lefttoe site. - 


The graphic on-the-spot re- 
port described toe damaged 
reactor ominously as “a dead- 
ly, wounded animal which still 
breathes”. Despite assurances 
from toe Kremlin, Western 
experts said the article re- 
vealed the complexity, magni- 
tude and great personal 
dangers involved in toe 
rescue. 

All the miners are.restricted 
to tteree-bour-shifts and wear 
protective clothing and foot- 
wear. which is either 7 deceit 
tammated or destroyed after 
use. Trud said toe tunnel still 
has about 175 yards to. go 
before the refrigerated con- 
crete slab can be installed as a 
vital “cushion” under tbe 
reactor. 

said that because of heat 
from reactor No 3 (which is 
under constant surveillance),, 
temperatures in the tunnel 
were high and that special fans 
with air filters were being 
installed. 

: 7Vud reported that military 
camps have now sprung up 
outside the contain mated 
plant aRd that the Army was 
playing an .increasingly large 
part in tire .rescue. 

to sch^teand^vcn^^S^ 
time. They will make the 
cushion in time,” the article 
concluded.. ■ — _ • 

German shift* page 7 
French accident, page 20 


Spending 
warning 
by Lawson 

By Sarah Hogg 
Economics Editor 

A warning to his new Cabi- 
net colleagues not to demand 
spending increases was given 
by tire Chancellor test night 

In a direct challenge to 
Government ministers who 
believe that there should be a 
“balance” between spending 
increases and tax cuts, Mr 
Nigel Lawson claimed that 
people do not want “a higher 
bill fortire taxpayer*. 

He. argued that if toe Gov- 
ernment, spent a bit more here 
and there, it would soon “be a 
question of how much taxes 
have to go up.” 

- This is a signal that toe 
Chancellor intends to try to 
stick to his target of £144 
billion for public spending 
next year. 

Negotiations with depart- 
ments on their budgets are 
only just beginning. However, 
Mr Lawson carefully avoided 
mentioning any fignre in his 
speech to the British Venture 
Capital Association. 
r - Despite offioal figures re- 
leased yesterday which suggest 
thnt the economy slowed 
dbwn <ariy this year, toe 
Chancellor claimed that toe 
economy is “so strong that it 
can. take both a year-long coal 
strike, and a collapsing oil 
{Mice in its stride.” 

Feature, page 14 


Militant 
hearing 
turns to 
farce 

By Anthony Berios 
Political Correspondent 
Labour's National Execu- 
tive Committee hearing of toe 
case against LIverpooTs lead- 
ing Militant turned into a 
farcical trial of patience and a 
test of legal footwork at toe 
party's headquarters hi Lon- 
don yesterday. 

After a six-boar session of 
procedural groundwork, punc- 
tuated with repeated adjourn- 
ments, consultation with 
lawyers, a sandwich lunch, 
and even a chorus of Happy 
Birthday for Miss Frances 
Curran, a MUHant-sapporting 
member of toe executive, Mr 
NeQ Kinnock and his col- 
leagues began to hear toe 
defence of toe first of toe eight 
accused, Mr Tony Mnlheara, 
president of the Liverpool 
district Labour Party . 

Havmg already failed to 
hmirli the long-awaited hear- 
ing because of a left-wing 
walkout last March, it had 
been hoped that a two-day 
sitting of the executive would 
complete expulsion proceed- 
ings against the eight, includ- 
ing Mr Derek Hatton, deputy 
leader of Liverpool coonaL 
Ln tbe event, Mr Mnlbearn 
marapd to tie toe executive 
up with requests for legal 
representation, legal coasnfta- 
tioa, a new defence submisrioa 
and threats of a High Cost 
injunction 

A senior party source said 
after three hoars that it was 
hoped toe cross examination 
of Mr Mnlheara would now 
commence. 

One hour later, Mr 
Mnlheara walked out of toe 
hearing, refusing to recognize 
the JurisdictioB and authority 
of the executive. But tire 
rfgfoncp was then read into tire 
record by Mr Larry Whitty, 
tbe party general secretary. 

Then, at 3.40pm - six boms 
into toe hearing — the execu- 
tive received two simultaneous 
messages. The first, from Mr 
Mnlheara *s solicitors, in- 
formed the executive that they 
would be applying for a High 
Court iqpmctioft to bait the 
proceedings. The second came 
from Mr Mulheara himself, 
saying that he woald not seek 
an injunction and asking 
whether he could r et ur n to the 
executive and take up where 
be had left off. 

That request was granted, 
and it was pointed out that the 
executive would therefore bear 
Mr Mulheam’s defence in 
duplicate, Mr Whitty having 
already completed his reading 
of Mr Mulbeara’s written 
submission, and that there 
could be no question of a lack 
of opportunity for Mr 
Mtdheara to put his case. 

The party said: “It is quite 
dear that tactics are being 
employed to string out and to 
frustrate the proceed in gs. 
They show that Mr Mulheara 
has scant regard for the 
jurisdiction of the national 
executive.” 


Crackdown on 
security for 
UK diplomats 

By Richard Evans, Lobby Reporter 


A massive 

down is being enforced at 
Britain’s, diplomatic posts 
overseas because of the grow- 
ing terrorist threat, it was 
disclosed last night. Some 
missions are to be relocated 
because of existing dangers. 

Details of the improved 
protection were given to the 
Commons Foreign Affairs Se- 
lect Committee by Sir Antony 
Acland, head of the diplomat- 
ic service, who produced a 
catalogue of 41 incidents, 
including 25 bombings and 
four deaths, involving British 
officials and premises over- 
seas since 1976. 

Thirteen incidents occurred 
in western Europe, 1 1 in the 
Middle East, six in Africa, five 
in Latin America and six 
elsewhere. 

The crackdown comes after 
a top-level review by the 
Foreign Office, which con- 
cluded that “it needed to pay 
more attention to protecting 
its staff and property in a 
world increasingly under 
threat from terrorism and 
other forms of violence”. 

Sir Antony told MFs last 
night: “There has been a very 
regrettable increase in the 
threat from terro ri sm in a 
number of countries. There 
has also been an increase in 
general lawlessness, violent 
crime, break-ins at homes, 
mqggings so on.” 

A report, presented to min- 
isters last November, recom- 
mended closer management 
of security in London and a 
new Foreign Office committee 


has been set up to coordinate 
work. The report called for 
improvements to overseas 
missions and added: “Some 
missions may need to be 
relocated in safer sites. Others 
will need to have their de- 
fences strengthened.” 

In written evidence to MPs 
on the diplomatic posts under, 
the biggest threat, the Foreign- 
Office saysTThe list of these, 
posts varies as the threat- 
changes and as counter-mea- 
sures are taken. It is impossi- 
ble to know where terrorists 
are going to strike next but 
certain posts in tbe Middle 
East, Africa and Central 
America are of special con- 
cern, for example Beirut and ' 
San Salvador. At these posts 
staff numbers are kept to the 
minimum level compatible' 
with operational needs.” 

At missions and residence? 
facing a high threat of vio- 
lence, the improvements in- 
clude perimeter lighting and 
protection, closed-circuit TV, 
incident and intruder alarm 
systems, and “safe havens”; 
additional trained guards; ar- 
mour-protected vehicles for 
heads of missions; and the 
movement of missions or staff 
accommodation 
Sir Antony told the select 
committee that the Foreign 
Office did not want to “throw 
in the sponge” at missions 
most at risk from terrorism. 
“We prefer to enhance securi- 
ty and continue to be repre- 
sented where the Government 
and Parliament think Britain 
should be represented.” 


£15m art theft at 
Irish mansion 


By Richard Ford 

Art treasures valued at more 
than £15 million, including 
masterpieces by Vermeer and 
Goya, were stolen from a- 
country mansion in the Irish 
Republic yesterday in the 
second raid on the building in 
1 2 years. 

Seven of the 17 paintings 
lifted in their frames from the 
walls of tbe home of Sir Alfred 
Beit were recovered four miles 
away by three boys on a 
fishing trip late in the 
afternoon. 

The paintings were found 
near a van, stolen from Dublin 
last week, and had been 
dumped in a ditch and two 
were slightly damagsd. 

But the 10 most famous and 
valuable pictures, including 
Vermeer’s Lady Writing a 
Letter and Goya's Dona 
Antonia Zarate, were still 
missing last night as suspi- 
cions new that Republican 
para-raiHtaries were behind 
the theft from Russborough 
House, near Blessington, Go 
Wickow. 

Among the haul taken in a 



“professional manner” from 
the walls of the library, music 
room and salon are several 
paintings stolen in 1974 when 
a Provisional IRA gang took 
19 masterpieces. They were 
recovered undamaged at an 
isolated holiday cottage in Co 
Cork. 

They include the Cavalier 
Continued on page 2, col 4 


Brain scan 
for all 
UK boxers 

By Sriknmar Sen 

Brain scans are to become 
compulsory for all profession- 
al boxers taking part in cham- 
pionships in Britain, the 
British Boxing Board of Con- 
trol decided at its annual 
meeting in London yesterday. 
In time the scheme will be 
extended to all boxers bolding 
a licence from the board. 

ft insisted that the scheme 
was not a panic move brought 
in because of the recent death 
of Steve Watt, the Scottish 
welterweight champion, who 
died from brain injuries sus- 
tained in the ring. 

Dr Oswald Ross, the 
beard's deputy chief medical 
officer, emphasized that the 
scanning of championship 
boxers was only tbe starting 
point for more widespread 
examinations. 

Details, page 40 


Te rminal fate for share certificates 


By Lawrence Lever 

Share certificates —those 
picturesque pieces of paper 
that for .centuries have 
adorned many a 
m antieptece— are to disap- 
pear, toe . Stock:- Exdaage 
revealed yesterday. - 
.When the financed revolu- 
tion comes,. a piece of paper 
Win -no longer he needed to 
prove toe ownership of shares. 
Instead, tbanges & share 
ownership wifi be courtesy of 
toe computer, which will feed 
information to company 


en toe chang e intro- 
duced in 1989,connoissflarsof 
obscure initials wQI win again. 
To add to SROs (self regnlat- 


IMRG, ISRO, IBRO and the 
SIB; we now have TAURUS, a 


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somewhat more manageable 
way of saying transfer and 
automated registration of 
ancertificated stock. 

. This new service, according 
to toe Stock Exchange; will 
cost about £6 mBfion to deveK 
qp and will replace certificates 
with automatic electronic en- 
tries on companies* register of 
members. ■ - • 

Tbe aim Is that, the new 
system, which wfll appeal 
mainly to iiistftiitioiis, will 
simplify toe transfer of share 
ownership, thereby reducing 
processing costs - and largely 
removing the need for safe 
custody and storage of 
certificates. 

The TAURUS! nickname, if 
a forte contrived, » perhaps a 
happy choice. It certainly 
heats LQAFS, toe terse open 
area floor space. required to 


provide stockbrokers with 
their vast dealing rooms. 

The name, with its bullish 
connotations, is possibly a 
rood. omen. It arrived as 
investors halted a steep foil hi 
the FT 30-share index. 

And talking of good luck 
charms,- TAURUS links in 
with TALISMAN (transfer 
accounting lodgement for in- 
vestors, stock manaeenreat for 
jobbers) which is toe method 
in which tire Stock Exchange 
settles tbe'boying and. selling 
of shares. 

With TAURUS conies the 
TAURUS account holder, who 
naturally brings with him toe 
TAURUS sub-account holder, 
both of whom will be key 
elements in the new 
mrvhromnent . 

Account fodders wiB have 
direct access, via an on-fine 


terminal fink, to securities 
accounts operated by toe 
Stock Exchange containing 
details of shareholdings in 
registered British and Irish 
companies. 

The TAURUS account 
holder could, for example, be a 
merchant bank, pension fond, 
broker/dealer, bank fo even an 
individual who has specifically 
set himself op to operate a 
TAURUS account 

Sab-accounts wBl he for the 
new breed of certificateless 
shareholders, which could be 
pension funds, units trusts, or 
simply Mrs Brown with her 
small shareholding. They wfll 
be represented by toe account 
holders, who will mndwt toe 
computerized dialogu e neces- 
sary to create the new breed of 
invisible share certificates. I 



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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


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onslaught on 
new cuts in funding 




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Moves to review 
Commons rules 
covering privilege 






Bf Fliilip Webster, Pditkal Reporter 
The House of Commons were saying dial they could 


By Lucy Hodges, Education Correspondent 

University vice-chancellors Alexander, Vice-danceDor of However, Mr Shock said 


rtKF.W- 




responded angrily yesterday to 
a 2 per cent cut m finances, 
claiming that no university 
would be better off next year 
even if they receive slight 
increases from the University 
Grants Committee. ' 

Mr Maurice Shock, chair- 
man of the Committee of 
Vice-aiancellors and Princi- 
pals; said the overall cat* in 

university fuhdwg for the next 
academic year was closer to 
4 per bent because of rises in 
costs and salaries. 

“We are talking about a 
system which has been run 
down to the point where, if 
that continues, we shall in the 
next JO years largely demolish 
one of the country’s major 


University cuts have 
20 per cent in 


already reached 
real terms. and could reach 
30 pm* cent byj990r he said. 

Professor. Fred Holliday, 
Vice-Chancellor of Durham 
University; said he was ap^ 
palled by the. cuts. “It is going 


Stirling University, expressed 
deep concern at the extent of 
the cuts, which be said 
amounted to more than 5 per- 
cent in real terms. 

“It is dear that a major 
factor has been size. Apparent- 
ly the UGC does not allow 
even a small adjustment to 
compensate for the increased 
burden of overheads borne by 
the smaller universities.” 

Hc said there appeared to be 
a “Scottish ferior”-' which had 
produced more severe cuts for 
Scottish universities as a 
whole than for universities in 
England. He caOedon Scottish 
universities to explore the 
reasons for this. 

Professor Peter Moore, Di- 
rector of the London Business 
School, said cuts at London 
and Manchester business col- 
leges showed “an odd bias” at 
a time when most people were 
calling for an expansion of 
management education. 

For the first time, the UGC 


to;.Cause us great difficulties . has allocated 1 5 percent of its 
aad we rcallycan’t understand grants to universities on the 
how aufiivrisity which stands basis of quality of teaching 
so'.high' an the regard of . and research, with a common 
employers can be put in this level of funding per student 
position.” ; which win increase the num- 

In Scotland, Sir Kenneth bers of fully funded students. 


the allocations, which mean 
IS institutions will suffer cuts 
of up to 0.5 per cent, did not 
necessarily reflect a judgment 
on quality. 

The UGC will write to 
universities next week, outlin- 
ing how each department has 
been assessed for its teaching 
and research, enabling a na- 
tional picture on the quality of 
every university to be es- 
tablished. 

Mr Shock said that, white 
universities accepted the com- 
petitive element introduced 
by the UGCs selectivity exer- 
cise, attempts to combine that 
with cuts were damaging them 
financially and academically. 
“Selectivity becomes the shar- 
ing out of misery.” 

He called on the Govern- 
ment to provide £15 million 
immediately to cover an in- 
crease in rates on universities. 
At Leicester, where Mr Shock 
is vice-chancellor, the rates 
have risen by 33 per cent; for 
universities as a whole, the 
rise is 13 per cent 

The vice-chancellors main- 
tain that another £100 million 
must be found for the univer- 
sity system by the end of 1989. 

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£15m art 
treasures 
stolen 


Wapping pickets 
attacked by Hurd 


By Stewart Tendler, Crime Seporter 


Name fails 
to impress 
[the dealers 


Policing pickets at the News 
International’s plant at 
Wapping in east kradon has 
req^ued moire- than- 400,000 
man horns of police time and 
330 officers have been injured 
and 851 arrests have been 
-made, the Home Secretary, 
Mr Douglas Hurd, told the 
Police Federation at Scarbor- 


Hurd said that the 
dispute showed “the evils of 
intimidation connected with 
mass picketing have not gone 
awa^ 


diversion of police to 


Mr Hurd said he had noth- 
ing' but contempt for MPs and 
others who distorted what 
happened at Wapping to 
blacken the police. 

• Anthony HurrelL aged 32, a 
printer, of Inglewood. Forest 
Dale, Croydon, who had ap- 
peared in court on two consec- 
utive days charged with 
different wounding offences in 
relation to protests at News 
International, has been re- 
manded on bail until June 23 
by Thames Magistrates’ 
Court He is accused of 
wounding two newspaper de- 


By Geraldine Norman 
Sale Room Correspondent 


deal with* dispute not of their -hwaymen. 
making’ -has' beat a serious—^ Copies of The Tima were 
drain on resources. More im- P n display in public libraries 


portandy, the safety of police 
officers is again bong put at 
risk. 

“What makes it all the more 
disgraceful that when arrests 
are made those concerned are 
discovered to have no direct 
connection with the dispute.” 

Wapping has become the 
focus for troublemakers. Mr 
Hurd said. “What happens 
there on Saturday nights 1ms 
week try week less and less to 
do with Sogat’s dispute with 
Mr Murdoch and more and 
more to do with the itch for 
excitement and violence.” 

’ He . said .the printworkers 
bad a right to picket peacefully 
and demonstrate, but if they 
wanted to exercise those rights 
they should find ways to do so 
without opening up their dis- 
pute to those who practise 
violence. 


in Staffordshire yesterday for 
the first time in three months 
after the county council re- 
scinded a ban imposed in 
proiestat thddispute between 
News International aid Strik- 
ing print workers. 

Mr Bill Austin, leader of the 
council, was unrepentant over 
the ban, but said some people 
may wish to refer to The 
Tima for research or record 
purposes. 

At least 25 Labour-con- 
trolled local authorities, most- 
ly in London and Scotland, 
have taken similar action 
against Times Newspapers, 
despite advice not to do so 
from the party's local govern- 
ment committee in February. 

Mr George Cunningham, 
chief executive of the Library 
Association, welcomed the 
end of the Staffordshire ban. 


Dubbins challenges 
highway arrest 


A case of obstruction 
against Tony Dubbins, genera] 
secretary of the National 
Graphical Association, was 
adjourned at Thames Mag- 
istrates’ Court yesterday after 
his lawyer said the road 
outride the News Internation- 
al plant that the union leader 
was arrested in was not a 


highway. 

Mr Geoffrey 


Robertson, 
counsel for Mr Dubbins, aged 
41, of Ravensden, Bedford, 
who denies obstructing the 
highway, said the main road 
outride the plant in Wapping, 
east London, The Highway, 
did not live up to its name 
because it had been closed to 
traffic by the police mi the 
night of Mr Dubbins’s arrest 
Mr Robertson said that a 
road was a highway only if“aQ 
members of . the public 


Badge, adjourned the case 
until May 28 to consider if 
there is a case. 

Police Constable Richard 
Mills had told the court that 
Mr Dubbins had been arrested 
at 1.36am on March 23 at the 
junction of The Highway and 
Giamis Road. Glamis Road 
had been closed all night to 
anyone except residents, Mr] 
Robertson said. 

PC Mills said a large crowd 
of demonstrators were Nock- 


entitled to ' pass and repess by 
along it”. ■ ■ 

Mr Robertson agreed that 
there was- no precedent for 
that defence and the stipendi- 
ary magistrate, Mr Peter 


and vehicles. Nearly all dis- 
persed when asked by the 
police, but about five men, 
including Mr Dubbins, re- 
mained. 

PC Mills said Mr Dubbins 
said: “ Let’s sit down". Mr 
Dubbins had then sat down 
with the others in die road, 
are . and they formed a semicircle 


arms. 

PC Mills then said: “Come 
on. You have been told once. 
Move.” They did not and Mr 
Dubbins was arrested after a 
brief straggle. 


The name Chippendale at- 
tracted a crowd to Dreweatt’s 
auction room in Newbury yes- 
terday, but knowledgeable 
dealers appeared to have vet- 
ted the furniture on offer and 
decided that he had not made 
it 

Dreweatfs was selling fur- 
niture from Sir Francis 
Burdett’s Will Trust, which 
had come from the former 
family homes, Ramsbury 
Manor, in Wiltshire, and 
Foremark Hall, in Derbyshire. 
-An account book kept by Sir 
Robert - Bnrdett in . 1769 
records substantial payments 
to Chippendale, but does not 
detail what fur n itu re was 
provided. 

The fondly bought furniture 
from different sources and ft 
lias been forgotten what came 
from where. The bidders do 
not seem to have . shared 
Dreweatt’s hopes that some of 
the pieces on offer were made 
by the master. 

Dreweatt’s best hopes were 
pinned on an elaborately 
carved George HI gjltwood 
overmantel mirror, which re- 
sembled Chippendale's de- 
signs. 

It sold for £23320, a 
healthy price for a mirror of 
the period, but definitely not a 
Chippendale figure. Some 
doubts had even been ex- 
pressed over its date. 

A set of six George in 
carved giltwood girandoles 
sold for £95,400 to a Loudon 
dealer, again a healthy pike 
for good period pieces, but not 
in die Chippendale bracket 
The auction totalled 
£537,000, a comfortable in- 
crease on the £400,000 that 
Dreweatt’s estimated before 
the auction. 

Sotheby’s encountered a se- 
lective market when it offered 
a fine range of modern British 
pictures. 

There were particularly 
high prices for the work of 
Lowry, with the 1946 “Mill 
Gates” making £33,000 (esti- 
mate £t5,000-£204)00); for 
Harold Harvey, with the 1912' 
Field of Flowers” at £36*300 
(estimate £20,000^30,000); 
and for Jack Butter Yeats with 
“Leaving the Raft” at £33,000 
(estimate £30,000^40,000). 

The sale totalled £1.6 mil- 
lion, with 18 per cent left 
unsold. 


Continued from page 1 

by Frans Hals, six paintings by 
Murillo, and oils by Gainsbor- 
ough and Sir Joshua Reynolds 
as well as Metsu’s Lady Writ- 
ing a Letter. 

The paintings are so weft 
known that it is virtually 
certain that whoever took 
them will be unable to sell 
them in the art world — they 
had been given in trust along 
with Russbo rough House to 
the Irish nation by Sir Alfred 
in 1978. 

Last night Sir Alfred, aged 
83, who built up what has 
been described as the most 
important private art collec- 
tion in the world said: “It 
came as a great surprise. We 
don’t know who did it except 
it appears to have been very 
professionally done. 

Sir Alfred was in London 
with his wife. Lady 
Clementine, at the time of the 
robbery and said the Vermeer 




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was, apart from one in Buck- 
ingham Palace, the only one 
remaining in private hands. 

The gang struck at the rear 
of the large Georgian mansion 
20 miles from Dublin and 
outwitted the local police and 
curatorof the Beil Foundation 
who were both alerted when 
an alarm went off at 2 aan. 

The alarm is linked to the 


local Garda station, but when 
they arrived at the mansion to 
investigate; the curator. Col 
Michael O'Shea told them he 
had checked the house and 
everything was in order. 


But the gang were simply 
hiding in the grounds waiting 
for tire police to leave before 
they broke a window. 


select committee on proce- 
dure is expected to be asked to 
look agam ai the rules for 
handling complaints of foe- 
aches of parliamentary privi- 
lege .after the derision early 
yesterday by MPs not to 
punish The Tima for leaking 
the secret draft of a select 
committee report. . . . 

MPs voted by 158 votes' to 
124 not to impose sanctions 
against The Tima and its 
lobby reporter, Mr Richard 
Evans, in spite of a warning 
from Mr John Biffen, Leader 
bf the Commons, that select 
committee confidentiality 
would disintegrate if they 
went unpunished. 

The Commons Committee 
of Privileges had found The 
Tima report, based on the 
draft of a committee report on 
radioactive waste disposal, 
was a contempt of Parliament 
jand recommended a six- 
month bar from Parliament 
against Mr Evans and the loss 
by The Tima of oik of its 
accredited places in the Paface 
of Westminster for the same 
period. 

The Prime Minister and Mr 
Norman Tebbit, the Conser- 
vative Party chairman, were 
among the ministers who ' 

voted a gains t p tmfchine nt.' ' 

Mr Biffen had warned that 
there would be little point in 
; privileges committee look- 
ing at similar leaks in future if 
the Commons did not support 
its judgment in the Evans 
case. 


Its failure to do so effective- 
ly left the select committee 
system without the ancient 
protection of privilege for 
private deliberations. 

Although disappointed se- 
nior Conservative MPs, in- 
cluding select committee char 
irmen, appeared yesterday to 
have little enthuriasm for 
iking a fast change of the 
rules. MPs from all parties 


not be allowed to stay as they 
were:. . 

The procedure committee 
had been expected in tire next 
sesaon of Parliament to carry 
oitt a reriew of the work of the 
select committees, and MPs 
now expect it to be extended 
to look at the roles as well. 

Mr Biffen said yesterday; 
“There should be a pause tor 
thought and reflection gen- 
erally” 

The Commons only . Iasi 
March approved new standing 
orders caddying the applica- 
tion of privilege to the work of 
select committees. 

But ministers accept that 
there is now a question-mark 
over the willingness of select 
committees to refer breaches 
to die privileges committee 
and over the attitude of that 
committee towards imposing 
sanctions. There will be strong 
pressure, however, against 
ending the privilege prot- 
ection. 

Mr Terence Higgins, Con- 
servative MP for Worthing 
and chairman of the liaison 
committee of Commons select 
committee chairmen, said the 
aigumettts in favour of retain- 
ing the confidentiality of d raft ' 
reports were not changed by 
the vote. “This was a decision 
on a individual case,” he said. 

Sfr Peter Emery. Conserva- 
tive MP for Honiton and 
chairman of the procedure 
committee, said the Com- 
mons decision would make 
the work of the select commit- 
tees in coming to detailed 
conclusions considerably 
more difficult 

Biit Mr Robin Corbett, 
Labour MP for Birmingham. 
Erdmgfon, said the Commons 
vote had demonstrated tire 
rotes of parliamentary privi- 
lege were now hopelessly out 
of date and in need of urgent . 
review and reform. 


Tory from the East End moves on upward 


By George Hill 

John Moore is one of the 
more amiable. and buoyant 
younger ministers in the Gov- 
ernment. with a knack of 
moving upwards. 

He became Financial Secre- 
tary to the Treasury in 1983 in 
the moves after the fall of 
Cecil Padtinson, and has 
foiged an aUianre with Nigel. 
Lawson, the Chancellor.' 

He is an East End Tory, a 
benchhand’s son who won a 
scholarship to the Licensed 
Victuallers’ School and went 
to the London School of 
Economics determined to 
learn about finance; though he 
spared the time there to take 
part in an expedition from 
Greece to India retracing the 
route of Alexander the Great's 
conquests. 

He went into banking and 
spent five years working in 
Chicago for rewards which 
must make his ministerial 
salary fed quixotic. He is an 
under-writing member of 
Lloyd’s. In America he mar- 
ried the writer Sheila 
Tillotson. 

Returning to Britain, he was 
selected to fight Croydon Cen- 
tral in 1974. He scraped into 
the Commons at the very 
moment of general Tory de- 
feat Mrs Thatcher made him 
a vice-chairman of the party 


with special responsibility for 
youth, and he was made a 
junior minister as soon as the 
.party regained power in 1979. 


Ridley: monuments 
to Thatcherism 

Mr Nicholas Ridley leaves 
the Department of Transport 
after laying the foundations 
for two of the most character- 
istic monuments, of 
Thatcherism. 

Asked last year why the 
Government was showing be- 
lated signs of interest in the 
Channel Tunnel project, be 
replied: “Because she is look- 
ing for monuments.” The 
deregulation of bus services, 
due to come into effect later 
this year, will be one of the 
examples of Thatcherism in 
action on which voters will be 
basing their decisions in the 
next general election. 

An intelligent, bespectacled, 
busy, private man who gives a 
rather arid impression, he is 
one of the few Old Etonions to 
survive in the Tory Cabinet. 
The younger son of a Vis- 
count, bora in 1929. he read 
engineering at Baltiol and 
planned at first to be an 
architect 

He became MP for the safe 
seat of Cirencester and 
Tewkesbury in 1959 and 
served as Parliamentary Pri- 


vate Secretary at the Depart- 
ment of Education from 1962 
to 1964. He became a junior 
minister in the Trade Depart- 
ment soon alter the Tories 
returned to' power m ' 1 970. 
and laid down impeccable 
Thatcherite credentials in ad- 
vance by resigning over the 
interventionist policies of the 
Heath Government 
His first marriage was dis- 
solved. after: 14 years in 1974, 
and be married again in 1979. 


Lamont: black eye 
healed and forgotten 

Norman Lamont has sur- 
mounted the handicap of die 
most notorious black eye in 
contemporary politics to gain 
a leg-up from junior office in 
the Department of Defence to 


the more strategic junior post 
of Financial Secretary to the 
Treasury. 

Last summer, with post- 
Paritinson reverberations still 
ringing through the Conserva- 
tive Party, gossip column 
speculations over his shiner 
seemed to have jeopardized a 
promising career. The eye 
(acquired in circumstances 
“innocent but complicated”, 
he is reported to have , said) 
soon &ted away, and it seems 
that the memory of it has too. 
His shift from the Trade 
Department to Defence last 
autumn was at best a sideways 
move Until last year, his 
career had progressed steadily. 
Bora in 1942. he was educated 
at Loretta School, and at 
Cambridge was president of 
the Union. 


He became assistant Dun- 
can Sandys, MP, and worked 
in Central Office, entering the 
Commons in 1972. Moving 
up as spokesman through the* 
Arts. Industry, and Energy he 
served a steady four years in 
the Department of Trade and 
Industry. 

He has been married since 
1971, and has a son and a. 
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Freeman: rebel from ; 
tfceBowGronp 

Roger Freeman, aged 43, 
the new Parliamentary Under 
Secretary for Defence, is an 
occasionally rebellious ac- 
countant-banker with dose 
ties to the Bow Group. 

He studied at Balliol Col- 
lege, Oxford, where be became 
president of the University 
Conservative Association. He 
went on to become Treasurer 
of die Bow GroujHn 1967 and 
later managing director of its 
publications. 

A chartered accountant, he 
has had a distinguished career 
in the City. 

After unsuccessfully con- 
testing Don Valley in 1979, he 
was elected to Parliament in 
1983 as member for the 
mainly agricultural constitu- 
ency of Kettering, Northamp- 
tonshire. He is married, with 
one son. 


Baker takes on education 


Trial delay 


Mr Justice Boreham will 
rale today on defence submis- 
sions in the Brighton bomb 
trial, contesting the inadmissi- 
bility of evidence. The sub- 


Con tinned from page 1 
leaves the post of Financial 
Secretary to the Treasury, is 
the only Cabinet newcomer 
and will replace Sir Keith in 
that group of ministers who 
support Mrs Thatcher on 
most issues. 

Mr Moore, who has been on 
the brink of promotion to the 
Cabinet for some time, has 
been one of the leading archi- 
tects of the Government’s 
privatization programme, and 
the management of British 
Airways wifi be hoping that be 
will swiftly approve its long-, 
awaited flotation. 

Mr Moore is replaced at the • 
Treasury by Mr Norman . 
Lamont, who will be seen once 


completed by Lord Treljgame 
taking over from Mr Lamont 
as Minister of State for De- 
fence Procurement, and Mr- 
Roger King, MP for Kettering, 
being promoted to become 
Under Secretary of State for 
the Armed Forces. 

White the appointment of 
Mr Baker had been widely 
expected, that of Mr Ridley 
had not MPs are wondering 
how it will affect the forth- 
coming public spending bat- 
tle. Mr Baker had been 
preparing to ask for an extra 
sum of about £2 billion to 
meet higher local spending. 
Now-be wifi undoubtedly' ask 
for more foe education, but 
MPs are sceptical whether Mr 


Mr Baker, a highly skilled 
political operator, impressed 
Mrs Thatcher with the way he 
completed the job of abolish- 
ing the Greater London Coun- 
cil and defusing the potential 
tune-bomb of rates reform. 
She regards him as an innova- 
tive and energetic minister, an 
adroit arguer of a case. 


Exchange of friendly 
letters at resignation 


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missions were heanf yesterday again as a foture Cabinet Ridley will want to fight off 
in the absence of uid jury. ! candidate. The changes are- the Trmciirv 


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are- the Treasury. 


Mr Ridley is similarly seen 
by Mrs Thatcher as a minister 
who gets things done. The 
Channel Tunnel and bus de- 
regulation are cited as exam- 
ples; But MPs on the liberal 
wing of the party were insist- 
ing that Mrs Thatcher would 
have been , better advised to 
have moved someone like Mr 
Norman Fowler or Mr Peter 
Walker into the sensitive post 


In his resignation letter to 
Mrs Margaret Thatcher, Sir 
Keith Joseph said: 

“For some months I have 
thought that a fresh voice is 
needed at the Deportment of 
Education and Science to 
carry forward and develop our 
polities for better education at 
all levels of ability in schools 
and for improved standards in 
further and higher education.” 
He said be would enthusias- 
tically support the Gov- 
ernment’s policies from the 
bade benches and thanked 
Mrs Thatcher “for unfailing 
personal warmth and kind- 


ness over many years . 

In an equally friendly reply. 


that she learnt of his decision . 
to leave the Commons at the - 
next election “with a sad’*’ 
heart” 

She said that with other 
ministers he had been consid- 
ering new policies for the 
future and both felt that a new - 
Secretary of State should take 
over and bring -forward pro- ■ 
posals for decision. 

She paid tribute to Sir 
Keith’s “unique career” and 
to his ^passionate concern for 
the future of our country and 
its people and for your rare • 
intellectual grasp of policy m 
all fields” 


Mrs Thatcher told Sir Keith 


Mrs Thatcher also praised 
his integrity and selflessness. 



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Poor te^hiag, neglected 
buildings, shortages of equip, 
ment and ineffective manage- 
ment are identified bythe 
school inspectors (HMIs) as 
* having da m a ging effects cm 
pupil performance and teach- 
er morale. 

In a devastating annual 
report, published yesterday 
the inspectors say that 30 per 
cent of . lessons are below 
standard, more than in previ- 
ous years, and that the schools 
sector of education gives 
“cause for most concern". 

They comment: “it is get- 
ting by and providing satisfac- 
torily for most pupils in many 
places by robbing Peter to pay 
Paul; doing less; or with the 
help of sizeable contributions 
from parents. 

“There are sharp polariza- 
q lions in provision between 
schools in different parts of 
the country and within the 
same 1 local education 
authority." 

Although the inspectors are 
at pains to point out that more 
money would not solve all the 
schools' problems, they repeat 
the warnings of earlier reports 
about the state of repair of 
many schools. “The state of 
repair of much of the 
country's school building 
stock is deteriorating. 

“Long-standing problems, 
linked to little sustained im- 
provement in recent years, are 
threatening to make some 
' $ school buildings almost unus- 
able. This oondnued neglect 
constitutes a serious financial 
problem for the education 
service. 

“Furthermore, grim, ne- 
glected buildings do nothing 
to stimulate and encourage' 
pupils and teachers to give of 
their best and raise their levels 
of achievement, or to attract 
to the teaching profession able 
_ and enthusiastic teachers.** 

The report, the ninth of the 
inspectors* short annual re- 
ports on the effects of local 
authority spending policies, is 
as scathing about the quality 
of some teaching. 

In three out of five schools 
teachers’ perception ofpupds’ 

* potential and needs was inade- 
quate, and in all schools it was.' 


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the work of pupils of below 
average ability which was least 
satisfactory. 

“Taking ail institutions to* 
gether, the most frequently 
notea factor affecting the work 
was again the quality -of 
teaching", the report said. 

The proportion of lessons 
rated satisfactory or better Ml 
by 5 per cent last year, to 70 
pa r cent, the deterioration 
being most maiiraq in second- 
ary schools. 

An illustration given was a 
mathematics lesson on ratio. 
The teacher worked through 
two examples on the black- 
board without asking for any 
contributions from the pupils, 
who were then told to copy 
these into their books. A third 
example was then given to the 
pupils to do but none had 
completed the work by the end 
of the lesson. 


• Three oat of 10 lessons in 
schools were substandard. 

• Poor leadership and man- 
agement were found in a 
quarter of schools. 

• One h five lessons was 
adversely affected by poor 
accommodation. 

• A quarter of schools suf- 
fered shortages of equipment. 

• Half the schools needed to 
widen their range of fagrhmg 
styles. 


“The pace of the work was 
slow and few pupils gained 
much from the lesson", said 
the inspectors. 

“Towards the end pupils' 
behaviour deteriorated and 
the noise level got out of 
control. The unduly didactic 
approach provided for little 
involvement of the pupils, 
and linked to the slow pace, 
made for a poor quality 
lesson." 

The report found a bad 
match between teachers' qual- 
ification and experience and 
what they were called upon to 
do in schooL In one secondary 
school French lesson the read- 
ing of the passage by toe 
teacher and pupils showed 
poor accents and toe transla- 
tion into English lacked 
accuracy. V . 


The teacher bad studied 
French as a subsidiary part of 
his degree and in five years of 
teaching French had received 
no help and advice. 

Better lesson preparati on 
was need in 30 per cent of toe 
schools vished, while miring 
staff morale was thought to be 
needed in 20 per cent of 
schools in toe interests of 
improving iMfhing quality. 

Poor leadership and man- 
agement were identified in 
more than a quarter of toe 
schools visited. In only a half 
was toe pfenning anH organi- 
zation of pupils' work judged 
satisfactory. 

Book provision has deterio- 
rated, and many schools were 
found to have insufficient 
books. Others had okl stock 
which could not be replaced, 
and many were having to 
choose between toe replace- 
ment of old stock and the 
purchase of books needed for 
toe new GCSE examination. 

The inspectors say that toe 
disparities in provision be- 
tween and within farad au- 
thorities and TTK*Ttiitif> ns are 
increasing. 

“At school level H is the 
least able in all types of school 
and top junior and early year 
secondary pupils who appear 
to bear toe brunt of reduced 
and ina p prop ria te pro vison." 

The inspectors conclude: 
“Few involved in providing, 
or providing for, education 
can take much — if any — 
pride in. a national service 
within which three-tenths of 
all toe lessons seen were 
unsatisfactory, one-fifth were 
adversely affected by poor 
accommodation, and a quar- 
ter were suffering from short- 
ages of equipment” 

Contributions from parents 
continued to grow, widening 
the differences between 
schools. In more than 40 per 
cent of primary schools, .par- 
ents donated lire equivalent of 
a third or more of toe local 
authorities' current spending a 
pupiL 

Further and higher educa- 
tion were again judged to be 
better funded in relation to 
their needs than schools. 



The school inspectors* 
(HMIs*) animal expenditure 
survey, viewed with alarm by 
, politicians, is based on evi- 
dence from school Tints hi toe 
aotasm term of the pievioas 
year with returns from the 
district Inspectors. 

The mspectors were sent 
round schools and colleges to 
study toe quality of work in 
classrooms, lecture theatres, 
laboratories and workshops in 
toe autumn term, 1985, at toe 
height of the teachers’ pay 
? dispute. They found redac- 
tions a such activities as 


report writing, contact with 
parents* and staff meetings. .... 


BBT toey said no direct link 
coold - be foond between toe 
teachers’ action and the sub- 
jects covered by the report. A 
total of 1,648 schools and 
11,961 classes were visited in 
the 97 local education authori- 
ties in Engand, excluding the 
Isles of Sally. 

Of toe schools visited. 863 
were primaries, 729 secondar- 
ies and 56 special schools. 
Some schools were visited for 
np to five days; others woe 


visited as part of natienaL| 
pro g ra mmes inspect ion , a nd 
others were visited usually for 
. rate day, for routine or subject 
specialist purposes. 

As is toe taspectorate's 
practice, all schools and local 
authorities remain anony- 
mous. That is partly because 
toe information collected is not 
statistically representative of 
the country as a whole. The 
report does not therefore pro- 
vide a complete picture of toe 
state of education in England. 
It points to i s sues and treads 
and provides a general pictnre. 


Gtroen 
reveals 
new car 


By Clifford Webb 
Motoring Correspondent 


Citroen yesterday released 
the first official photograph of 
its new contender in toe battle 
for the expanding two-mil- 
lion-cars-a-year European 
supermini market 


The Citroen AX will make 
its debut at the Paris Motor 
Show in October equipped 
with a new family of light- 
weight all-alloy, four cylinder 
engines ranging from 954cc to 
!360cc. 


A feature of the three-door, 
front-wheel drive design is 
reported to be a drag coeffi- 
cient of only 0.31. 


The AX will be built using 
Japanese working methods on 
a new production line at 
Citroen’s Aulnay plant north 
ofParis. 


The AX is not expected to 
j go on sale here before next 


summer, but Citroen execu- 
tives predienhat it will double 
(heir UK market share to 
about 3 per cent 


Mint wins 
decimal 
decision 


Christopher Ironside, who 
designed toe reverse ride of 
toe first six decimal coins, 
failed la the High Court in 
London yesterday to secure 
payment for an alleged in- 
fringement of his copyright by 

the Royal Mint 

Mr Justice Whitford agreed 
that toe £3^00 paid to Mr 
Ironside in 1968 was for the 
“outright sale” of designs Cor 
toe«*,lp,2R5pj j£p,Md 
SOp coins. He rejected Mr 
Ironsde's daim for payment 
for toe Mint's annual issue of 
proof coin sets. 

He said even if he was 

wrong about there having been 
an outright sale, Mr ironside s 

Hahn foiled because proof 
cnSns were as much d ecimal 
coins as money in general 
circulation. w 

The six coins Mr Ironside 
designed and the 20p coin — 
which have a total face valne 
of 88%p-seD for £17 as a 
proof set, 

Mr Ironside’s designs in- 
dnde coinages Jar Tanzania, 
Brunei and Qatar, toe Royal 
coat of Arras in Whitehall am) 

Coronation decorations • ' 


Snub for 
Prince’s 
adviser 


By Charles Knevitt 
Architecture Correspondent 


The Royal Institute of Brit- 
ish Architects announced yes- 
terday that it had nominated 
Mr Owen Luder, a past presi- 
dent, for the presidency of the 
International Union of 
Architects. 

Mr Luder’s nomination is 
an official snub for Mr Rod 
Hackney, the community ar- 
chitect and one of the personal 
advisers of the Prince of 
Wales, who is also standing. 

Mr Hackney is senior vice- 
president of the UIA and has 
received backing from the 
institute's UIA subcommit- 
tee, causing a split within toe 
profession. 

Mr Georgj Stoilov, the Bul- 
garian president of the UIA, is 
believed to have written to- the 
Prince of Wales asking him to 
encourage the RIBA to en- 
dorse Mr Hackney’s nom- 
ination. 

Mr Hackney is taking legal 
advice about remarks attribut- 
ed to Mr Patrick Harrison, 
RIBA secretary, published in 
the Daily -Telegraph in Febru- 
ary. - - - - 


Bishop pots a tyrannical goose 


ByTioJones 


The old goose is dead, kflled 
by toe bishop. It was 
uneven contest for, before 

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Rct John Bfebersteto, Bishop 
of Bath and Write, » 
pnm» and captain m the 
Royal Artiflery^ 

i* Since moving to_ toe 
* Bishop's Palace at Wefg 
Somerset, It jews a$v *he 
Bishop has taken pnde m 
introducing rare species ot 
docks Jo grace the moat snr- 

ronadiiig toe hiding- 

Tiiw, toe fowl wed 


them mercilessly, separating 
them from mothers. 

As the carnage continued, 
toe Bishop decide d refac tenfly 
that its reign of terror most 
end. He loaded he 12 bore 
shotgun, took aha, des- 
patched toe goose to its 
hereafter. 

As two horrified Amencan 

toimstolook^eiMinm™ 

incredulous “Oh mys”, the 

rlj. .i.nuul it was nttt rhe 


SllSactlceirfa*^ 


Barnacle goose went berserk. 

life for toe ducks became a 
nightmare as the gpose be- 
came » fruity. It started grab- 
bms ducklings *7 ***** 

mf hnMag underwater 

Buto~2£y drowned. Other 
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ITO racy Uionin— 

- yoBba ducks died because toe 


once a week. - - 

The Bishop, who hoMte the 

title of Oak trftoe QneMjs 

Ooset, said yesterday: 
wasn’t something I wanted to 
da but toe goose ^frkmga 
heavy toff of *e duckings. ft 
had killed between 20 and 30 
nf toem and at the moment 
there- isn't a single brood 
~Wfcen I Iirrt introduced the 

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property brt it lost its male 
about two years ago mid that 
obviously affected it I delayed 
shooting it for as long as 
possible, hoping it would step. 

* Obviously, as *. keen 
conservationist, ft was not an 
act I enjoyed but in the end 
there was no choke. People 
who saw it attacking toe 
dnddmgs woe very upset and 
someone "pomed a notice to my 
doer asking what I was going 
to do about it.” 

Five years ago, toe bishop 
potted a brace of troublesome 
mallard disturbing other 
ducks. He served than op for 
dinner, explaining that God 
would not want good food 
thrown into toe dustbin.. 

Calm has returned to .the 
moat and visitors can again see 
ducks Bring peacefully and 
eqjoy the sight of toe swans 
a bet! when they want- 



Selma Scott, presenter of Breakfast Time on BBCL enjoying aa early morning workout at 
Lambeth Palace yesterday as part of Sport Aid for famine relief. 


‘Pirate’ aid for famine victims 


The actor Brian messed win risk further 
***™* a ft* to Ms spine , when he vfc— part in 
Sport Aid's Race Against Time at Cardiff on 

Sunday. ■ 

. Mr Blessed needed t re a tment to st rai gh te n 
hfs spine after six months of haring his leg 


strapped behmd his hack daring the making of 
toe £6 nrillisn ITV series Return to Treasure 
Island in which he plays-Lang John Steer. 

Hejsaid yesterd a y that dressed in Ins pirate 
costume^ he plans to hop the first mile of toe 


six-mile fan ran, which is bring sponsored by 
HTV, who made the series. 

“It would he easier if I only had one leg. Bnt 
hopping with my left leg strapped up means I 
am wonting against my own strength alt the 
time." 

Yesterday, the pop group Queen announced 
that it was p lanning a charity rock concert at 
Knebwortb Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 
at which they hope to raise £50,000 for the 
Save the Chffdren Fund. 


Doctor 


says girl 
covered 


m scars 


A police surgeon yesterday 
described scats on the body of 
a gul aged 10, caused by 
injuries allegedly inflicted by 
her parents, as “one of the 
worst cases I have ever seen". 

Dr Peter Green told a 
Central Criminal Court jury: 
“I have never seen -any child 
so maiied as this little girt 
was”. He said it was imposa- 
We to say if zhegbi, now ageff 
1 1, would be-scaned for bfe, 
but die -marks would remain 

°TherirTs father, a builder, 
aged 3Qaud her mother, aged 
29, of Croydon, south Lon- 
don, have denied 12 charges of 
cruelty and causing grievous 
bodily harm and injury to the 
girl and her sister, aged 8. 

Mrs Patricia May, for the 
prosecution, has alleged the 
sisters were subjected to “an 
onslaught of uncontrolled 
beatings" at the hands of then- 
parents. Their injuries were 
caused by thrashing s with a 
wire or 
and a 


Dr Green said be ’bad 
examined the girt after teach- ; 
ers at her school bad noticed 
her scarred body ma physical, 
education class and alerted, 
social services and toe police. 

He said her. arms, legs and 
body were covered with “an 
unaccountable multiplicity of 
scars, varying in length from 
one to J 3cm long”. 

The circular marks were 
consistent with cigarette 
burns, and her bottom was 
covered with undefined small 
marks similar to being beaten 
with a hairbrush. . . .. 1 

The marks were harder than 
a “straight-forward punitive 
parental slap " he said. “The 
most oustanding feature was 
the enormous number of scats 
— she was covered ' with 
them?* Dr Green said the girt 
was very thin and showed 
signs of long term neglecL The 
hearing continues today. 



secretary 
is found 


By a Staff Reporter 


Fears for toe safety, of a 
newly married secretory who.. 
disappeared on Smufey. nighty 
rose yesterday after the police ' 
disclosed that her bicyric had" 
been fraud on toe. edge of a . 
field near toe railway station' 
where she asoaffy left it > 
Mrs. Am.Li^'totd .29,'" 
wbnwiirttedfr^i^mftmiVe^-, 

ieavhto-tocryto^as^uhme she .. 
hefoedto.prware scripts;' She’’- 
was sftldito bsfvriyfoqipy after * 
her returir from a frpneiroQon* 
in toe Seychelles earlier this , 
month.. 

Mis Lock’S red bicycle was - 
found with the chain and* 
padlock still around the rear 
wheel aboat 60 yards from the Z 
railway s t a t io n at Brookmana 
Park, near Hatfield, Hertford-^ 
shire, where she lived with .her- . 
husband Laurence, aged 26. a I 
wholesale meat trader, and her - 
grandmother aged 8$. ' . v 

DetChiriSuptRon'Archer,r 

who is^^dir^^e inTOStig^, 
&cycte fc 

there iwye heeu a ^ . 

thefts' from toe cjcfeshwlL . ;;Z 
“jffsoraeraewKS nwvedit.we 
shall lopkfopiaitty.qppn1iteni . 
if they come forward and teff . 
ns about it- She appears' to " 
have vanished into thin air? _ 
He aiqiealed for aayrae who 
trave ll ed throagh Brnokmans 
Rut, from Eiqk Qoss be- 
tween 9pm and 11pm on 
Sanday evening to 
forward. 



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For many people in Britain, oW age offers little to look forward to. 

. The isolation and frailty chat it often brings can all too easily 
become loneliness and despair. 

. Yet by funefing practical projects throughout the country which 
bring care to the frail, and contact to the isolated, Help the Aged 
is bringing thousands of old people new independence, and a new 
lease of life. ... .... 


THE MINIBUS. 

20,000 old. people use a Help the Aged-funded minibus a week. 
Here's what it means to just one of them: “You hove to be strong inside 
to live alone stuck in a wheelchair on the top floor of a tower block. 
I didn’t get out for weeks on end, but now I have regular trips to look 
forward to. I can choose my own shopping - 1 couldn’t before. I’d be lost 
without it*. 

. , So far we have funded 241 minibuses, and we aim to continue to 
place one on tfre road every week. 


THE DAY HOSPITAL. . . - \ 

“Being old isn't different, just hard&^. safs Corqmoftity'Sisper \&J’ 
Voak of St. Mary Abbots JDay Hospital. '"Old people take' lohger ta% - 
rec over than others - time that ordinary hospitals cameo, give. them. :■ 
Here we aim to bridge the gap between hosfHto/ ond honre -wito a ; 
combination of treatments tailored to individual neerfc so full hospital : 
izotkm can be avoided Being able to get up jdf the fk)or, Jor example, . 
can make the difference between monogingathorne-pr not" 

Day Hospitals provide much needed siqaport for family carerstoo. 
Help the Aged has raised funds for 2 day hospitals: more me planned. 






THE DAY CENTRE. 

“After 1 tost my husband I was on my own for three years before I 
came to the centre. I was so torrefy and I started to wander if it was 
worth going on. Now I have hosts of friends here, we do all sons of 
things. Without it I’d just fadc away * 

A refuge from loneliness is not the only thing a day centre provides. 
Their warmth, and Hot food are life-savers to thousands of old people. 
Arid staff and friends can keep a watchful eye over the welfare of their 
guests and directhdp where help is needed. 

Last year akme, 131 were supported by Help the Aged. 


LIFELINE. 

Imagine what it’s like to be afraid to move about in your own home. 

"At about 9pm I slipped and went bang. I just lay there shivering all 
night until, by chance, a neighbour popped by at II - the next momtog.” 
Thousands of old people living alone are at risk from accidental, 
injury, illness or Intrusion. A Lifeline emergency alarm unit puts help 
instantly on call 24 hours a day. So tor Help the Aged has placed over 500 
in the homes of the most vulnerable, and will continue tadaso^- ■ 




hundreds of other projects, too. And where; a 
beyond our reach, we're campaigning for, 
allowances, housing - a better deal for old peopter 
To find out more about our work, 
or rf you would like to send a donation, 
please write to Help the Aged, Freepost, T4 
St. James’s Walk, London ECIB IBD. 



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PARLIAMENT MAY 21 1986 


Nuclear accident 


Times case 


Briefing to correct BBC errors 


RADIOACTIVITY 


So i mp or tant does die Govern- 
ment regard ruttatfon safety 
matters raised in a BSC tde- 
visfam Panorama programme cm 
May 12 that every MP is to be 
provided with a briefing note ob 
the programme which castaiaed 
very many nriatahea, Mr WO- 
Ham Waldegrave, Minister for 
Environment, Countryside and 
Local Government, said in the 
Co mmo n s. 

He explained that etdnding 
the contribution from the daugh- 
ter products of radon fat dweft- 
iugs, which varied very widely, 
the radiation doses front natural 
background ranged from abost 
&9 to IS millisievert* per year. 
InchwBng the contribution fawn 
radon, a typical range was from 
I to 10 mfliiriw aw a year. 

For artificial sources of nuU- 


ation, tbe internationally rectna- 

mended dose limits for exposure 
of members of the public over 
many years was I mQUsievert 
annotally. 

Sir David Price (Eastleigh, Ch 
His figures show there is a wide 
variation in natural radiation 
level, from which we can draw 
the condnaion that fa judging 
radiation levels there is a lot yet 
to be identified and measured. 
We should not add to the man- 
made levels of radiation if we 
can possibly avoid it. 

Mr WaUjegrave: I would not 
disagree. The exposure on av- 
erage to people from industrial 


fog to the 
to the 
than any radi- 


per cent 


noaOy, which puts things into 
perspective- The great majority 
comes from cosmic radiation, 
rocks and soon. 

Mr Dale CampbeU-Savonrs 
(Workington, Lab): Is not the 
belching filth that comes out of 
Britain's coal-fired power sta- 


tions fur more 
en viro n m ent. . 

Lake District, 
atfoii? 

Mr Waldegrave: He is right to 
remind ns that in any major 
power generation there are prob- 
lems of pollution. It is probably 
tree that the most intractable ef 
the long-term environmental 
problems ia going to turn out to 
be the carbon monoxide problem 
and the heating of the 
atmosphere. 

Mr Frank Cook (Stockton 
North. Lab): Would he explain, 
bearing in mind his statement 
that the acceptable level is 1 
mflllsfeveR per year, why the 
legally enforceable level is five 
times more and why America 
and West Germany have levels 
which are 20 times more strin- 
gent than those which apply in 
this country? 

Mr Waldegrave: He has made 
the mistake of believing all the 
things tim* were in dud Pan- 


orama programme which in 

almost every critical respect was 
wrong. 

The methods by which we 
calculate safe doses hi this 
country are differently measured 
fb qn in the OS and Germany. 
They are tighter here than fat 
Germany and equivalent to what 
they are in the LIS. 

Mr John Ward (Poole, C) asked 
if there was any emission to the 
atmosphere following the 
French raxtiatioa leak and what 
measures the Government was 
taking to keep everyone 
informed. 

Mr Waldegrave: My officials 
and those ofthe Radio-Chemical 
Inspectorate have been in roach 
with their opposite man bets in 
France. There has been no 
leakage of radiation from the' 
building concerned and there- 
fore no impact on the outside 
environment in France let alone 
the United Kingdom. 


DOE monitoring 
to be reviewed 


CHERNOBYL 


Arrangements for co-ordinating 
the monitoring of radiation 
levels bad worked effectively 
after the Chernobyl accident 
bat the Department of the 
Environment would be examin- 
ing its procedures in the light of 
recent events to determine 
whether any changes were de- 
sirable. Mr William 
Waldegrave, Minister for 
Environment, Countryside and 
Local Government, said during 
Commons questions. 

Mr Sfanoa Hughes (Southwark 
and Bermondsey. L) said more 
progress was needed on the co- 
operation of seven Government 
departments and six other agen- 
cies and information should be 
given in a form die ordinary 
person could understand. 

He pointed to figures on 
radiation levels given m Nature 
magazine, but Mr Walde&uve 
replied that the article went on 
to say these levels were still a 
trivial proportion of back- 
ground radiation. 

Mr Nell Thorne (Ilford South, 
Q said local authority emer- 
gency planning officers should 
be congratulated on their work 
in assisting the Government 
with monitoring and in their 
role in the civil emergency 
sphere. 

Mr Waldegrave said he would 
like to congratulate local author- 
ity officers and all those who 
manned monitoring stations. 

Mr Roger King (Birmingham, 
Northfield, Q asked whether 
the Russians knew some of their 
fallout had arrived in areas 
designated as “nuclear free 
zones" and asked what level of 
protest there had been from 
these zones to the Russians. 

Mr Waldegrave said there had 
been a number of local authori- 
ties under left-wing Labour 
control which had taken a 
negative view about civil de- 
fence. There might be a more 
serious incident m the future so 


these attitudes were extremely 
irresponsible. 

Dr John Cowling ham, chief 
Opposition spokesman on the 
environment, said if it was the 
case that a British official in the 
International Atomic Energy 
Authority received an inquiry 
about how to deal with graphite 
fires from Russia on April 29 
why was this information not 
communicated immediately to 
the British Government? Would 



King Have nuclear-free 
zones protested? 

that not have made a major 
difference to the preparedness of 
Britain and me emergency 
systems? 

Mr Waldegrave said though 
nobody doubted the level of 
heroism and technical com- 
petence now being brought to 
bear by the Russians on this 
tragedy, if any government had 
to answer questions . about 
cover-ups it was not the British 
Government. 


Parliament today 

Commons (2.30): Sex 

Discrimination Bill, second 
reading. 

Lords (II): Airports Bill, 
committee stage; Housing 
(Scotland) Bflj and Drug 
Trafficking Offences Bill, third 
readings. 


Minister’s pledge 
to water users 


HOUSE OF LORDS 

When the Government pri- 
vatized water it would take the 
opportunity to strengthen both 
control of certain quality objec- 
tives and the machinery for 
representing consumer interests 
and investigating consumer 
complaints. Lord Efron. Min- 
ister of State for the Environ- 
ment, said during a debate in the 
House of Lords on the water 
industry. 

Lady Nicol (Lab), opening the 
debate, drew attention to the 
need for large-scale investment 
in the industry. She said that 
pollution control and environ- 
mental protection and con- 
sumer interests were most at 
risk in the Government's 
privatization proposals. 

There was a widespread feel- 
ing that these functions were 
properly the role of public 
bodies and should not be in the 
hands of private companies. It 
was in the long-term interests of 
the consumer that this national 
monopoly of an essential 
commodity should remain in 
public hands. 

Lord Elton said that experi- 
ence had confirmed the Govern- 
ment in its belief that 
privatization brought new life to 
old industries to the benefit of 
all concerned. 

The Government recognised 
the need for safeguards against 
monopoly abuse. It would there- 
fore set up a regulatory regime. 


headed by the Director General 
of Water Services, who would 
police the licences under which 
the water companies would be 
appointed. 

These would set standards for 
service as well as limits for 
charges. There would also be 
new consumer consultative 
committees, one for each com- 
pany, to deal with consumer 
affairs and investigate specific 
complaints. 

Privatization under the care- 
ful regulation proposed would 
protea both the environment 
from pollution and the con- 
sumer from exploitation. 
Lord Nathan (Ind) said the 
private water companies would 
be intimately concerned in plan- 
ning procedures and this in- 
volved an element of polfrrcal 
consideration. They would be 
exercising a judgement which 
was essentially administrative 
and political. There could be a 
conflict of interest between their 
public duties and their own 
interests and those of their 
shareholders. 

Lord Selsdon (Q said that to 
remodernize tire water industry 
would require £1 billion a year 
for a minimum of six years — 
£400 million on water and £600 
million on sewerage. The sooner 
they moved towards privatiza- 
tion of those industries which 
could stand on their own feet 
without Government interven- 
tion the sooner the revitaliza- 
tion of the water industry and 
the sewerage system. 


PM to meet Sudanese athlete 


The Prime Minister has turned 
down a request that the Govern- 
ment should increase the 
amount of funds for famine 
relief by an amount equal to the 
estimated VAT revenue they 
receive in connection with Sport 
Aid fund-raising. 

In a written reply, Mrs 
Thatcher praised the Sport Aid 
initiative and said she would 
meet Mr Omar Khalifa, the 
Sudanese athlete, in connection 
with Sport Aid, at the weekend. 


Successive governments, 
however, had taken the view 
that to allow special VAT relief 
or matching refunds for char- 
itable fund-raisins events was 
not the right way to help in such 
circumstances. 

Nevertheless, the Govern- 
ment contribution to famine 
relief in Africa had been consid- 
erable: £81.4 million in 1984; 
£96-5 million in 1985; and £27 
million in the first quarter of 
1986. 


British Airways 
announces pre-tax profits 

of £183 million. 


SUMMARY OF RESULTS 
YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 1986 

1985/86 1984/85 



£m 

£m 

Turnover 

3149 

2942 

Airline Operating Surplus 

205 

303 

Profit Before Taxation 

183 

168 

Transferred to Reserves 

181 

176 


Commentary on 1985/86 
Volume of scheduled airline traffic in- 
creased over that for the previous year by 
6.7 per cent in terms of passengers and 7.7 
per cent in terms of Revenue Passenger 
Kilometres. 

Cargo and Charters were also buoyant. 
Yields per passenger kilometre were little 
changed. 

The Airline Operating Surplus has been 
affected by the following: 

Jfc Higher staff costs due to greater 
traffic, improved customer services, 
preparations for move to Terminal 4. 
Productivity has improved 4 per cent. 
* Higher aircraft charges 
3c Lower fuel costs 

Exchange losses on settlement of 
overseas receivables less payables 


Current Year 

Following the exceptional events of recent 
weeks, forward bookings and cash receipts 
are down. However, yields are up which 
confirms that the reduction in traffic 
is primarily in the leisure and holiday 
markets and on intercontinental services. 
In the face of lower traffic and uncertainty 
as to how long this may continue, 
measures are being taken now to limit 
the damage that may be caused to British 
Airways. Recruitment for this summer 
season has stopped and staff numbers are 
being reviewed. A number of scheduled 
services will be cancelled or combined 
with others in order to avoid carrying un- 
economic loads. At the same time tactical 
marketing is being increased to boost 
traffic particularly on the Atlantic and 
early indications are that this is working. 
The Board will not hesitate to take such 
further steps as it considers necessary in 
order to minimise the adverse effects on 
the company. 


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Water industry 

MPs vote not to punish 
reporter for doing job 


THE TIMES 


MPs voted by a tnqjontyof 34 
not to exclude Mr Richard 
Evans. Lobby Reporter, of the 
The Times, from the House of 
Commons as had been 
recommended „ by - “ e 
Committee of Privileges for 
pu blishing a draft report of a 
select committee. - 

By 138 votes to 124, the 
Commons /decided that it 
would be proper to punis h an 
MP who disclosed the draft 
report of a select committee, 
but considered it would be 
wrong to punish a journalist 
merely for doing his job. 

Mr John BSffen. Lofti Privy 
Seal and Leader of the House, 
opening the debate moved the 
exclusion of Mr Evans for six 
months for leaking a draft 
report of the environment 
select committee on 
radioactive waste. Not to do 
so, he said, would be to put the 
whole basis of confidentiality 
of the deliberations of the 
select committees at risk. 

There were shoots of 
“Shame" and - “Name Turn” 
when Mr BSffen said the source 
of the leak bad still not been 
identified. 

It was argued that select 
committee reports were 
mea surab ly more wiflrantial if 
they were unanimous and cut - 
across party lines. If a number 
of reports of the proceedings 
appeared in the press before 
deliberations were complete, it 
inevitably became more 
difficult for a committee to 
achieve a unanimous view. 

The witnesses from The 
Times had refused to disclose 
their sources and had also 
refused to rule out any category * 
of persons such as stiff ofthe 
committee from how the 
information might have been 
obtained. Clearly no useful - 
purpose would be served by - 
instituting any further 
investigation. • - • . 

The chairman of the 
committee (Sir Hugh Rossi) 
had given evidence -about the 
damage be believed was done 
to bis committee's work' and 
asserted that substantial 
interference had taken place, ft 
was on the evidence so forcibly 
presented by him that the 
Privileges Committee came to 
formulate its recommendation. 

The Times had 
acknowledged that they .were, 
fully aware that in publishing- 
their leak they were . 

committing- a breach - of- 1 
privilege. They justified this as 
being tn ibe public interest 
The Committee of Privileges ' 
could not accept this. 
Otherwise the implication was 
that The Times and -not -the - 
House was the unquestioned ., 
judge of what consituted public ' 
interest in this matter. 

The environment select * 
committee had concluded their 
work had been substantially 
impeded and the priviJ^es 
committee agreed. It was not in 
dispute that a breach of 
privilege had occurred- The 
central issue was what was an 


appropriate, effective and 
equitable response of . the 
House 

No one was questioning foe 
judgement of tins chairman of 
the Privileges Committee that 
The Times had breached jhe 
privilege of the House. Toe 
argu ment, which would . be 
echoed in the. debate, centred 
around the question of the 
penalties to be imposed. . 

The Committee had given 
the question measured 
cons deration. Inevitably.' the 
suggested penalty relieved a 
high degree of valued 
judgement as there wa* very 
tittle precedent. 

Mr Peter Shore, shadow 
Leader of the House, said if an 
MP was- found - to be 
responsible for the leak, be 
would be punished fry being 
removed from the committee.' 



Bfffea: Source of leak stQl 
not identified 

Similarly, a journalist from the 
Lobby or tin; Gallery if found 
guilty should be liable to 
appropriate penalty. 

Mr Evans had published the 
environment .committee 
chairman’s draft report on 
radioactive waste* The Times 
report had given -a .seriously 
misleading -impression of the 
committee, made it -more 
difficult for -MRs'to approach 
events impartially and bad 
damaged . trust between* 
members of the comm ittee: 

The journalist and the editor 
had insisted they were acting in 
tiie public interest and it had 
been made plain it was the 
settled policy of The Times to 
seek such information from 
select committees and to 
publish it. 

When Mr Evans had been 
asked that if he had published 
the report in the pabhc interest 
why was it oot..ni the- public-' 
interest to waits; until . 

it had been properly mscossed. 
'anti repotted, be nhd : 'repiied 
that a way might have meant 
:anotben newspaper getting bold, 
-ofthe report. 

I do not automatically equate 
the commercial interests of The- 
SliDm said) wiffi the . 
public interest and ' nor should 
this House. . 

Mr John Corn (Hendon 
"North, Q: If the identity of the 
person who leaked the 
document had either been 
available to the Privileges 
Committee or were it to he 
available to the House now. 
would it make a change in the 
decision ofthe committee? 


Mr Shore: I do not believe it 
would but there would be a 
penalty to be imposed upon the 
MP. - ; 

(j ffwke d pn N tr affo fl of a draft 
report at the closing 
deliberative stages of the select 
committee's work operated, 
therefore, against the very 
purpose for which the select 
committees had been 
established. 

Sir Lux GSbnow (Chesfaam and 
AmershamX) said be hoped 
the House would reject the 
-motion because he believed it 
was making a mountain out of 
a stole hill and barkfog up the 
wrong tree. 

The idea that once MPS got 
on a select c onnnme c and 
started deliberating they shook! 

be pampered ami protected 
from publicity, and that that 
protection should be reinforced 
by penal sanctions against the 
press, was absurd. 

The fret that we are unable 
to find out who did leak (be 
said) does not mean we should 
punish the wrong person out of 
Our frustration. 

Whoever it was that leaked 
this report did leak, and did do 
wrong. The Times am I Mr 
Evans did not leak and did not 
do wrong. They published, as 
indeed was their right and duty 
to do. 

If the motion went through 
Mr Evans would be respected 
everywhere else but in- the 
Hocse and The Times wonld 
not lose. The octiy loser would 
be the House which would pace 
more have made a fool of itself 
on a matter of privileges. 

Mr Michael Foot (Blaenau 
Gwent, Lab) said that he consid- 
ered the matter as a journalist as 
well as an MP. He had seen 
conflicts between Fleet Street 
and the House. There had been 
many important occasions 
when the journalists outside the 
House had been right and the 
House proved wrong. 

' There have been a lot of 
occasions ia recent times (he 
said) when the House erf 1 Com- 
mons has dambered on to its 
privileges hobby horse and then 
fallen flat on its free. I do not 
want the House to do that over 
this, although that is posable if 
these recommendations go 
through. 

Sir Hugh Rossi, chairman of 
the Environment Select 
Committee, said the attitudes 
of the newspapermen in 
question when they appeared 
before the Privileges 
Committee, were cavalier, 
-truculent ; and . -almost 
contemptuous, 

I find this rather "rich (fie 
said) coming front those to 
whom this House has granted 
privileges given to few others — 
whether it be ficence to come 
sod go freely at wiH and re cord - 
proceedings, o*: occupy 
. precious accommodation given 
to no other newspapers.. . .. 

However, he considered the 
Privileges Committee had 
fallowed themselves to be 
provoked by very 
unsatisfactory witnesses into 
going beyond what was 
reasonable. 

That was why he had tabled 


an amendment, together with 
m e mb ers of his committee and 
a former chairman of it, to the 
effect foat-Mr. Ri chard Evans 
should not be suspended for six 

months. . . 

He. had done so bec au se it fe 
went against the inherent sense 
of fair play of the House that a 

young, weft-tiked journalist 
should be punished while die 
real villain, possibly an MP, 
escaped penalty. 

- If there mse no receivers of 
stolen property, tbere xwwld be 
fewer thieves. If there were no 
publishers, there would be no 
leakera. 

However, the journalist in 
qaestsau was doing little more 
than his Any to report to Ids 
had fatten into bis 
Mr ■ Jobs Cartwright 
(Woolwich, SDP) raid the 
House was m danger of i 
nsdf look 

and pompous. This was the 
Commons at its worst and be 
wanted no part of fa. He would 
vote against the 

i y .i ilium m tonwt 

Mr Terence Higgins 
(Worthing. O said The Tima 
had broken with the tradition, 
which the Lobby had 
recognised over tire years, feat 
draft reports were not 
something that ought to be 
leaked. ' 

Mr Tony Bare (Chesterfield. 
Lab) sam be wonld vote against 
the report. 

. ft was not flat the proprietor 
of The Times represented the 
tittle man against an ogae ssiv e 
Parliament. Farfiamerrt was 
there to repre se nt the tittle man 
against people like the 
proprietor of Tae Times . ' . 
ft was about the right of 
who were electors ia 
to know what was 
1 what were foe 
arguments and to bring 
pressure to bear before foe 
dedsion was made- 
Mr Doughs Hogg (Grantham, 

Q ssid foe House was being 
asked to agree to a substantia 
penalty an a man who' had 
committed no offe n ce. Worse, 
in the name of parliamentary 
privilege, MPS were claiming 
the right to distin g u ish b etween 
news that ought to be 
published and news that ought 
not to be published. 

Mr Darid Harris (St Ives, C), a 
former chairman of the lobby; 
said he did not regard this as a 
meat battle fis* press freedom. 

Ibe truth was That The Tima 
t story and warned to 
it before anybody else 

Mr GraMey Onslow (Woking. 

Q said it was dear from the 
evidence riven fay Mr WHson, 
Editor' of The Tunes, that he 
used foe term “public interest" 
in terms of what people wanted 
to see in his newspaper. Bts 
that -was not foe only or foe 
■ right or die broad de fini ti o n. 

Mr Enoch FeweB (Soufe- 
Down, OUP) said unless the 
House protected confidentiality 
by p u nishi n g publication it 
would, in effect, be deciding to 
deprive the setecr committees 
of the opportunity of 
confidential debate and 
consultation. The punishment 
should be severe. 



the provision 



SCOTLAND 


There bad been a vast expansion 
of legal aid expenditure in recent 
years and this was one reason 
For the need for further 
rationalization of the legal aid 
system, Mr John MacKay, Un- 
der Secretary of State, Scottish 
Office, said in the Commons 
when be moved foe second 
reading of the Legal Aid (Scot- 
land) BilL 

He also told MPs that a royal ’ 
commission in 1980 had high- 
lighted some criticisms- of .foe • 
aid arrangements and had sup-, 
ported the view that fr was 
wrong in principle for the Law 
Society, as the governing body 
of the solicitors' profession, to 
be responsible for supervising 
payment of public fluids to its 
own members. There was scope 
for conflict of interest. 

The BUI sets up a Scottish 
Legal Aid Board which would 
unite most aspects of legal aid, 
and Mr MacKay was confident 
that combining' the various 
responsibilities in one body 
would lead to significant 
improvements in the admin- 
istration in Scotland by 
overcoming tbe present 
frag men tation* 

For criminal taral aid, the 
changes in the Bill concerned 
more dan simply administra- 
tion. Aid arrangements in the 
more serious cases dealt with 
under solemn procedure would 
remain essentially unchanged 
and respomability for consid- 
ering applications would con- : 
tinue to rest with the courts. 
Courts would continue to con- 
sider foe financial criterion of 
whether undue hardship would 
be caused to the accused or his 
dependants but not whether tbe 
award of legal aid would be in 
the interest of justice. 

In summary cases, there had 
always been doubts as to bow far 
the courts trying cases should be 
involved in awarding or refusing 
legal aid on interests of justice 
pounds. There was, accord- 
ngly, a good case for transfer- 
ring responsibility from them. 
His understanding was that this 
would be welcomed by -many -' 
sheriffr. : 

There had been concern that 
this might sometimes cause 
delay in court business. Hence 
foe Government was paying 
special attention to the need to 
reduce to a minimum the time 
taken for submission and 
consideration of applications. 
The board should be able to deal 
with urgent applications in days. 

The need for an independent 
board had been generally sup- 
ported in consultations. He was 
cenain, no. that a- board with' 
knowledge or experience of 


information technology, 
management airi administra- 
tion, consumer and sotialafiairs 
and law and court procedures 
would be better qualified to 
administer legal ant arrange- 
ments than a body. consisting 
mainly or entirely of lawyers. 

People in custody would re- 
ceive automatic legal aid until 
foe conclusion of foe first diet at 
which a plea of jguiltyornot 
guilty was tendered. Tn cases 
where the accused was in cus- 
tody and pleaded guilty, be 
would be entitled to automatic 
kxafaid up ter the final -disposal 
of his case," Where tfienecused 
re m ained in canody after a not 
guilty plea at the first diet, he 
would be entitled to receive legal 
aid from the time he submitted 
an application until the applica- 
tion had been determined. This 



its own consideration of the 
financial and other (factors. The 
Government would bring for- 
ward in committee an amend- 
ment to spdl out factors to be 
taken into account in consid- 
ering whether tbe interests of 
justice criterion was met 

Tbe main aims of foe changes 
were to achieve greater consis- 
tency in tbe award oflegal aid to 
increase foe efficiency, effective- 
ness and economy ofthe 
and to eliminate the 
of abuse. 

Mr Donald Dewar, chief 
stion spokesman on Sooi 
said there was a case for 
sane there was no conflict __ 
interest or apparent conflict of 
interest. This should always be 
avoided. There was certainly an 
argument for the transfer ottiris 
responsibility to an independent 


legal aid board for Scotland and 
he therefore gave bis broad 
support to the key proposal in 


support 
foe BilL 


should help to avoid delay in the 
p r epa rati on of cases. 

As at present, solicitors would 
be able to provide adivoe and. 
assistance to those charged with 
an offence, where an accused 
being dealt with under summary 
proceedings was not in custody. 
The intention was. that criminal 
legal aid should be available in 
general after fo* twH 

pled not guilty at foe first diet. 
For other proceedings it was 
proposed to introduce 


lance by way of representation 
(ABWOR*. 

-Where fo** pleaded 

guilty at. tbe first diet he would 
receive ABWOR*. if . certain 
requ ire m en ts were met tip to' tbe 
final disposal of foe case. Tbe 
intention was that the decision 
whether ABWOR should be 
'ided should rest,' initially at 
. with the solicitor who 
would have to satisfy 
that the applicant was finan- 
cially eligible and tha foe 
epro vision of ABWOR was 
justified, in accordance., with 
prescribed criteria. 

Those who pleaded not guilty 
at the first dietwould mala*, their 

application to foe board: Tbe 
board would issue its decision t& 
t he lig ht of any recommends-. 


But the Opposition had some 
doubts ana be moved an 
amendment which declined to 
give a second reading to a Bfll 
which did not adequately' safe- 
guard the independence of the 
proposed Scottish Legal Aid 
Board, provided no satisfactory 
appeal procedure for an ap- 
pticaot refused legal aid, and 
offered no effective guarantee 
that tbe right ofthe individual 
citizen to legal r epresentation in 
the civil and criminal courts 
would not be eroded under the 
Government’s policy of public 
expenditure restraint by the use 
powers given to the 
of State for Scotland 
to regulate such matters by 
order. 

He recognized foe case for 
consistency of approach in the 
courts in granting legal aid and 
was aware of tbe proper anxi- 
eties during foe miners’ strike 
about. tbe differences. If there 
was to be consistency of 
preach, there should be a 
of appeal oa legal aid- 
Mr Nicholas Fafrbairn (Perth 
and Kinross, Q said they were 
setting up a new quango- He had 
' never been ofthe viewthattbey 
shonld have quangos, in which 
- everybody who was anybody -or 
nothing was able to have his 
voice. That was not a sane way 
.of naming tins gram or refusal of 
legal akL 

The BflPs purpose was to save 
money on foe legal aid system. 
It was a wrong approach to a 
correct attitude which was bow 
to - save public -money befog 
wrongly spent on lawyers. This 
was the last way he would do it. 

. . The -Oppoatiim^antendntem' 
was rejected by 266. votes, to 
166 — Government majority. 
lOO; The Bill was rtfid:a second ' 


Bill aimed to « 
protect public 
from dangers 

BRADFORD FIRE 

The tragic Bradford City foot- 
ball fire would not have hap- 
pened had the Public Safety 
(Information) Bill been taw, Mr 
Robin Squire (Hornchurch, Q 
said when given leave in foe 
Commons to bring in tbe BiD 
under the lO-minute rule - 
procedure. .. . . 

The' Bill, he said, would 
ensure that where a public 
danger wbs known to a local 
authority or its officers, that 
information must be brought to 
the attention of the next appro- c 
prune committee for pubfic ' 
discussion. 

Members ofthe public likely 
to be affected by hazards would 
be told of the dangers and have a 
right , to see and copy available 
information. The Bill would 
also establish a public register 
containing, details of all. such 
dangers which would be open to 
press and public inspection. 

The objectives ofthe Bill were 
supported by 26 local authori- 
ties. including Bradford, be said, 
and seven had implemented its 
provisions as fer as they were 
able under the present law. 


Criminals to 
lose profits f 

Tbe Government intended to 
strengthen the powers of the 
courts to deprive offenders of 
the proceeds. of their offences, 
Viscount . Davidson. 
aGovenunent spokesman, told 
the Home of Lords during 
question time. 

Tbe Government, he said, 
had invited comments on the 
extent to which the powers 
contained in the Drug Traffick- 
ing -Offences Bill might be 
applied to other types of profit- 
able crime. - 

. Asked what types of crime 
might be subjected to similar 
sequestration conditions as drug 
trafficking, be said that serious 
fraud and other types of or* , 
gahized crime were obvious # 
candidates. 


Six weeks for 
new passport 

Non-urgent passport applica- 
tions are taking between five 


of industrial action earlier this 
year, and an increase in de- 
mand. Mr David Wadifiagtou. 
Minister of State, Home Office, 
said in a Commons written 

Ti£" added : that priority was 
befog, given to application**- 
jeh indicated aneanv datePf 
travel and every brine- 








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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAx 22 iyoo 


HOME iNcwa 


t fares, NCR 
chief says 

By Michael Bally, Transport Editor 


of Solicitors 
urge end 
to right of 
!B jury trial 


P j g a ffi -V 4.U -.* ^ i : ■■;■■.. . •' (.*; • 


Catholics 
shownew 
attitude 
to church 


Ufc- , 

" X ,.c 

**■ 


" Bus feres will fell and 
. passengers increase when the 
■ National _ Bus Company 
(NBO, which operates a third 
& dr. BmaroV bus routes, is 
s. privatized later this year, the 

- chairman, Mr Rodney Lund, ■ 
predicted yesterday. 

Household names among 

- local bus companies — South- " 

* down. Kibble, CrosviDe, Mid- 
" land Red, and Yorkshire 
.. Traction — look set for a man - 
> agemeni buyout and a more 
^competitive service for cus* 

tomers in place of the widely 
predicted uncertainty and loss 
; of services, Mr Lund said. 

Interest has been expressed 
: inside and outside the NBC’s 
52 local bus companies, Mr 
; Lund disclosed, and, with 
: declared support from finan- 
cial institutions, managers - 

• and staff had a “once-in-a- 
lifetimexhance” to own their . 

; owii business. 

V. in the ensuing competition, ■ 
.he was confident that feres 
. would fell, especially on busy - 
routes, and the recent upturn 
i in passenger numbers wbukl 
continue. 

NBC bus passengers in- 
creased from 1.430 million to 


.1,440 million last-year, the 
first rise in redent memory, 
largely, as a result of more than 
1.000’ minibuses, offering a 
fester and more frequent ser- 
vice in towns. 

‘ ' By October. NBC 'expects.to 
have 3,000 mini bases, operat- 
ing shopping shuttles, park- 
and-ride, and other 'hew 
services in response to chang- 


Present uncertainty over 
bus deregulation was rubbish. 
Mr Lund said ; 

About 75 per cent of NBC 
routes had been registered to 
continue on a profi table basis, 
and it was up to local authori- 
ties to continue to subsidize 
the remainder. If they did so 
on the present scale, there 
would be no loss of services 
and no redundancies. 

With 14,500 buses ' mod 
49,000 . staff National Bus 
reported a £35.8 million oper- 
ating profit on an £807.2 mit- 
iion turnover last year. The 
shortfall on the previous 
year’s- £46 million profit was 
largely accounted for by the 
cost of preparing for priv- 
atization. 

Kenneth Fleet, page 21 


Fears at growth 
of armed police 

By Stewart Tardier, Crime Reporter 

Police use of firearms had us allow the public to get hold 
expanded to such an extent in . of the wrong end of the stick 
the past 20 years. tbaf Britain on the police and firearms**. 


* could have a regularly armed 
7 police service by theend of the 
century, the Home Secretary, 
Mr Douglas Hurd, was told 

- yesterday. 

Z" Anxieties about an apparent 
7 escalation of police reliance on 
guns were raised by Mr Leslie 
Curtis, chairman of the 

- 120.000-member Police Fed- 
. era non. when he addressed 
' the organization’s annual con- 

Terence at Scarborough. 

When Mr Hurd addressed 

- the conference later, he nt- 


The number of police oper- 
ations in which guns had been 
issued had dropped from 
3.280in 1983 to 2.488m 1985. 

It was wrong totalk about 
the police being regularly 
armed, he said. Last year in 
England and Wales the police 
had used- firearms five times 
in London and twice in the 
provinces. 

Mr Hurd did that when be 
gave the figures to an Ameri- 
can audience recently one 
limner fold him thattibe New- 


tacked the over-drama ti 2 ation • 'York police hadiachievetifbat: 
of police ifte-of arms. Hc-also . figure in -One precinct - by 


1 ipfd delegates, whose concern .teatime on a warm afternoon. : 
. ov er manpower shortages has Turning to manpower re-' 

* dominated thedebjwevthat- sources, the Home Secretary 
l the 'police service could mot. described the gains made by- 
- expect unlimited resources. the police since 1 979 and told* 

*•“* 'The Home. -Secretaiy’si-diexonference thar^no major 
■ -speech was reasonably 'well ..-public service has fared so 
" received. It had been thought - welF.The emphasis hadheen 
“ ihat hemighi be subjected to a, . moved to value for money 
rough ride over the manpower mid that would continue, 
i issue. “No one in their senses 

In his speech Mr Curtis supposes that there will ever 
called for a general policy of be a time in our lifetimes 
r - fair -but firm policing and when public resources will be 


By Fiances Gibb: 

Legal Affairs Correspondent 

The Ptosecoting Solicitors’ 
Society has urged the Govern- 
ment to abolish the right of 
defendants to elect trial by 

jury- 

Instead, die society pro- 
poses In n. paper published 
yesterday that magistrates 
should haye the. power .to 
decide whether there were 
good reasons for a particular 
case to be tried by jury. 

Tbe .paper said legislation 
“to stem the mass of 
unmeritorious cases . being 
committed to the Crown court 
is overdue” and added that 
tbe new Grown Prosecution 
Service would be seriously 
hampered if money had to be 
spent on cases “which do not 
merit Crown court trials”. 

At least half the cases in 
which defendants elected .jury 
trial became ideas of guilty, 
the society said. 

Those defendants chose 
jury trial because they wanted 
to postpone a custodial sen- 
tence which they saw as 
inevitable, or because they 
were already subject to some 
kind of suspended sentence or 
court order. 

The paper said tbe right to 
elect to be tried before a jury - 
may be reasonable and primer. 
“What cannot be reasonable, 
proper or justifiable is for 
persons who have no inten- 
tion, and have never had any 
intention, of pleading not 
guilty, and therefore requiring 
Ute examination of their case 
by a jury, electing to be tried 
on indictment.” 

The society’s paper was a I 
response to Home Office pro- 
posals to abolish, tbe right to 
elect jury trial in certain minor 
offences. 

The three ofiences singled 
out by the Home. Office were 
comlnon .assault, driving 

whil e miring a 

motor vehicle without con- 
sent Gases of minor theft 
should also depend on wheth- 
er magistrates considered the 
offence important enough fin- 
jury trial 

The society recommends 
that jury trial for reckless 
driving, assault to resist arrest 
possession of an offensive 
weapon, and forgery of motor 
vehicle . documents should 
abo be abolished. / 

. • . Parliament had to“be sensi- 
ble' and heave” and limit 
Crown rornt hearings to “the 
trial and disposal of serious 
.crime”, the society said. _ 






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lights controlling traffic mitering tbe M6 daring the busy morning peak period (Photograph; 
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M6 slip road trial 
for traffic lights 


By Craig Seton 


The first trial in Britain of 
traffic lights to control the flow 
of vehicles on to a motorway 
received a cautious welcome 
when it went into operation 
yesterday at a jmethra of the 
M6 in the Midlands. 

The six-month trial is 
ce ntr e d on the sfip road lead- 
pig on to the southbound 
carriageway of the motorway 
at Junction 10 at Walsall, 
which has been described as 
one iff the busiest junctions in 
Europe. 

The traffic lights have been 
installed on a gantry three- 
quarters of the way down fee 
slip-road. 

They are finked to a com- 
puter at a traffic control centre 
and which is programmed to 
regulate the traffic entering 


the motorway during tbe 
morning rush boor, when 
southbound motorway traffic 
has been monitored at the rate 
of 6,000 vehicles an hour. 

Electronic sensors bidden in 
the motorway surface relay 
information to tbe computer 
about the speed and flow of 
traffic on tbe southbound car- 
riageway and vehicles are 
permitted to leave the slip- 
road only when a suitable 
“gap” has been detected. 

Si milar sensors on the slip 
road ensure that cars do not 
tail back to a roundabout 
above the junction. The maxi- 
mum time a motorist is expect- 
ed tube kept waiting by the red 
lights is 90 seconds. 

Mr Graham Pearson, who 
observed yesterday's trial for 


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lights according to A\ 
traffc densWea — 

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Information fed to vVft' 
computer at police '^v, 
mon i toring control - 

headquarters at £*3 

Perry Barr 


‘To Birmingham 
Southbound 


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Underground 
cables sense 
traffic flows 


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the Automobile Association, 
said: “In the past we have seen 
motorway traffic reduced to 
20 miles per hour along this 
section because of the sheer 
volume of vehicles, bar the 
experiment appears initially to 
have been a success. 

“It reduced tbe tailback and 
made things easier for drivers. 


m 


Mr Alan ^Wfaiiffield, the 
Department iff Transport's 
West Midland director, said 
tbe M6 in the Midlands had 
carried op to 140,000 vehicles 
a day and there was still ait 
urgent need for the proposed 
northern relief road, which 
was not expected to be com- 
pleted until tbe mid-1990s. 


Ruling aids battle for listed buildings 


Westminster City Council 
won High Court support yes- 
terday in its battle against the 
increasing number of thefts of 
valuable architectural items 
from listed buildings. 

Lord Justice Watkins and 
Sir Roger Ormrod ruled that 
tbe removal of highly prized 
features from buildings listed 
fin--, preservation was - an 
“absolute” criminal offence. 

This removes from the 
council, as prosecuting au- 
thority; foe need to prove that 


people found taking items 
from buidlings knew the 
buildings were listed and that 
they were committing a crimi- 
nal offence. 

The ruling will also help 
local authorities which have a 
duty to protect buildings pre- 
served for their historical and 
rarhitectural- merit. - 

Lord Justice Watkins said 
Westminster council had for 
some time been concerned by 
the large number of thefts 
from its 9,000 listed buildings. 


To stop the thefts, the 
council prosecuted Mr Brian 
Martin, of a company called 
Amazing Grates, who was 
discovered with others taking 
away chimney pieces, pan- 
elled doors and staircase 
bal us trading from 42 and 43 
Wimpole Street 
Mr Marlin was charged- 
under section 55 (1) of the 
Town and Country Planning 
Act. 1971. which makes it an 
offence to demolish or remove 
features from listed buildings 


without authority. 

But Mr Edward Branson, 
the Wells Street stipendiary 
magistrate, found in April last 
year th3i there was no evi- 
dence that Mr Martin knew 
the buildings were listed 
Lord Justice Watkins ruled 
that the magistrate was wrong 
in law. “We see no injustice »«L 
holding, as we do. that ibis, 
offence is an absolute one.” 
The judge ordered the mag- 
istrate to continue hearing Mr 
Martin’s ca^e: 


Religious Affairs 
Correspondent 

Roman Catholics in En- 
gland and Wales have moved a 
long way from the stereotype 
of unthinking obedience to the 
clergy, guilt-ridden consc- 
iences, and a superior attitude 
to other churches, according to 
a survey of present attitudes 
published today.' 

- The result .of a national 
consultation m whkban esti- 
mated one In twenty of the 
Roman Catholic population 
took part shows a great will- 
ingness to criticize church 
leaders bat also' a mood iff 
confidence and optimism 
about the church itself. 

Even though most of those 
talcing part were In official 
Roman Catholic organiza- 
tions, and were therefore like- 
ly to be among the most 
observant In religions practice, 
the majority were no longer 
prepared to define a “good 
Catholic” simply as one who 
went regularly to Mass. 

That was described as being 
“ideal, but not .absolutely 
esentiaUL. Roman -Catholics 
saw themselves as having 
emerged from a period of blind 
obedience to a .ranch deeper 
kind of faith. 

A significant proportion 
questioned the church's offi- 
cial teaching against contra- 
ception and there was much 
dissatisfaction with the role 
allotted to women in the 
church. 

Almost universally, they 
strongly desired female altar 
servers — officially discour- 
aged fo/ Rome — and opinion 
was also favourable to 1 the 
ordination of women as priests 
and a married... dergy 

But, at least according to tbe 
official summary of theTesohs 
of the oatiotml consultation, 
tbe overall mood is not mm of 
rebellion. 

Very strong interest was 
expressed in church - unity. 

A characteristic comment 
was that Roman Catholics had 
begun to see themselves first 
and foremost as Christians, 
already united by common 
baptism with members of oth- 
er churches. 

A big change had evidently 
.occurred in relations "between 
-priests. -and- people, with a 
trend 1 against ' putting ’ the 
priest pn a pedestal and 
towards treating him as a 
friendly ; leader. But bishops 
-were felt to be too remote 


“No one in their senses 
supposes that there will ever 
be a time in our lifetimes 
when public resources will be 

- greater appreciation of the so plentiful that extra can be 
“great unheard” at risk in the had just for the asking. The 

- inner cities. likely demands on all public 

On the subject of firearms services piling up to the next 
he saidr ’Tn the past 20 years century rale that out.” 

. the police service has moved In the draft of his speech 
'-away from being an almost issued to the press Mr Hurd 
totally unarmed body to a also noted* “We are thus at the 
service in which firearms^ play beginning of a new phase in 
.very -significant, role. .We police expansion — not en- 
ftave taken steps down the teredintoin panic or by giving 


BL chief urged to 
end sell-off plans 

By Sheila Gann, Political Staff 


road to becoming a regularly' 
--armed police service; 

■ “If future developments 
‘ 1 take place at the same rate as 
i they have occurred in the last 
* 20 years that stage could be 
r . reached before the century is 

! OUl.” . 

- _ Mr Curtis drew tbe lovdest 
, and longest applause of the 
7 week when he told the Home 
? Secretary that shotguns should 
’ have the same controls as 
V ’tuber firearms. 

When Mr Hurd spoke be 
a fold his audience: “Do not. let 


one public service a blank 
cheque which is denied all 
others.” 

After his speech he said that 
he had omitted the sentence 
and the rest of tbe paragraph 
to prevent repetition. 

Last year the Prime Minis- 
ter promised at tbe Conserva- 
tive Party conference to give 
the police all the. men and 
resources they needed. Since 
then the Government has 
been attacked for foiling to 
honour -what has been, de- 
scribed as a “Wank cheque”. 


By John Yomg, Agriculture Correspondent 


■■ ■ A new offence of causin g 
1 unnecessary suffering to ani- 
. mafa at markets is recom- 
* mended in a report bv the 
r Farm Animals Welfare Conn- 
■ dL published yesterday. 

= The report, which makes 
more than 100 recommenda- 
-jions for the improvement of 
market legislation, said an 
inspector should be present at 
all. times, during loading and 
unloading, and that local au- 
ihorities should be reminded 
: of the importance of their 
• . enforcement role. 

; ft said: “Over zealous at- 
; tempts to drive animals off 
/.lorries are all too commotL 
“ The excessive use of sticks and 
gqads. shouting, and ihe resort 
c or. occasion to force, serves 
? only to frighten and confuse 
- animals further". 

B The report said the use oi 


the electric goad was often 

counter-produc tive, creating 

confusion and stress for the 
animals. “We view with much 
concern the trend of increased 
power output of goads, winch 
may now be dose to the pomt 
of causing unnecessary pain to 
the animal.” 

The council said it had seen 
no incidences iff outright ow- 
elty on visits to markets. 

However there had been cases 

where animals were ha n dl e d 
more harshly -than necessary, 
mainly due. to carelessness, 
feck of knowledge and experi- 
ence, and perhaps an insensi- 
tivity id the feet that they also 

feel discomfort or pain. 

The report also concluded 
thalthe practice of ear punch- 
ing on sheep and cattle, m 
markets is not acceptabk 
• Mr Michael Jopftsg, Mims- 


Kasparov gives Mies a lesson 


’ - World champion Gary 
Kasparov (USSR) » beading 
-Jor.n victory of Fischeresque. 
proportion against the Bnusn 
"-XBympic- number one. Tony-. 

.Miks, in Basle. 

• “ Kasparov won the. .nltn 
- game to reach ^ 

: score of four and a half from 
-Jive games with Miles. Kas- 
3 paim's play »n 
■ featured a vitally important 
' ndvdty ( ! 8 R-QBi l 
Formerly,. 

wide had insisted that 1? WW 
.* was tbe only corcaj mov® ® 


18. Miles was only abler to games respwnivety to Alex 
survive for a further 10 Chang and tteUS champion, 
■~l ves> ■ Lev Alburt Two more roonds 

After the game; Miles said 7of the fress challenge remain 
w the' world : champion: tobepfayed. ; 

“Thanks for the lesson”. 

. lathe Kleinwort Grieveson Fifthmatch game ■ 

UK-US chess challenge, al- White: Kasparov 


Black: Miles 


“-hve games wna regained considerable lost 

■ - MvJSU* gnHmdm roimd six played on ^ 

■ ft 

wide had (USU but both Kevin / Rist goS 

.• was tbe only cona* moveai t* the British cfaampi- g « 

. -this: juncture. SfoVjoa Speelman. lost their §S£° 

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MPs yesterday appealed to completed at the end of July a 
Mr Graham Day, the new review of BL’s operations, 
chairman ofBL, not to sell any The review, not pri vatiza- 
more profitable parts of the tion. was his priority, and he 
motor vehicle group. • - had been given no govero- 
. . ^ ^ ment directives, he said. 

Under questioning from the ... 

Commons' JSelect Committee “T do nor have any impedi- 

on Trade and Industry, - Mr meiits in talking to anybody. I . 
Day confirmed that BL would • feel veiy free to have commer- 
have madea profit nwi«*d of a cial discussions on the market 
£39 million loss last year if generally and on specific as- 
Jaguar bad not been sold. peels with anybody, either 
. - ' ‘ competitors, collaborators or 

Mr Day, former chairman potential collaborators.” 

of Mr Kenneth Warren, com- 

mittee chairman and Conser- 
vative MP for Hastings and 
^ Rye, Sr Peter Emery, Cbnser- 
vative MP for Honiton, and 
He ^ “P 1115 Mr Doug Hoyle, Labour MP 
post on May i. for Warrington North, told Mr 

He told the committee he . Day that it made no sense to 
was keeping an open mind on dispose of profitable parts of 
tbe future of the foss-maktng BL, making it more difficult to 
bus and trucks section until he sell the loss-making sections. 

nlea Postmen 

set pay 

x/fbrawaTfiitiiig wind deadline 

yesterday to launcfaa Mr Ak” Tuffin, leader of 
f open days on forming the postmen’s union, said 
servatioo. yesterday that be would give 

■onsen-ation week will Office until next 

n June 1-7. Mr Jopling Wedne^ay to make a final 
‘It is prat of -my pay offer to his 150,000 
y’s role to support and members. . 

ge fermere and land- He a clear indication 
m e nntinu e the efforts that. he expected the present 
re already nmHiw to A8 per cent oner to oe 
and enhance ihe nam- •increased beyond 6 per cent. If 

ty of tbecountiyside” di e Office did not raise it, 

rver, the success of the a strike ballot, would go ahead, 
g and Wildlife Adviso- That would lake a minimum 
ips, supported bythe of three weeks, 
reide Commission and A provisional meeting be- 
/eminent AgricutturaT tween the Union of Commu- 
jrneot and Advisory niration Workets and Uie Post 
has been douded by Office has been agreed for next 

t of felling form prices fii 

tificfeliKtramts on Mr Tuffin, general secretary 

jojl of the onion, told its annual 

• - • • - - conference at Bournemouth 

■ that he wanted tbe Post 

leSSOn ’ Office’s “final offer” now. 

Mr Tuffin pointed to the 
-power workers' 6.5 per cent 
respectively to Alex and offers of more than 6 per 
and the US champion, cent to Civil Servants and 
lurt Two more rounds bank clerics as his targets, 
hess challenge remain . Delegates gave him their 
ayeiL - .full support when he ex- 

- pressed his determination to 

atcfcgame ■ reduce the present 43-bour 

Kasparov . “I don't believe our mem- 

p-cx 2 fHun mi bera, this year, could settle for 

m tfS pSh an increase in the range the 

pm?* win* S?u 2 “ Post Office is offering without 

(mu t 2 pucks nb any reduction in hours.” 
n§P* « m The Post Office said yester- 
OK4 xmbi k-kj day. “The -proposition we 

oo« fa p* *5 have put forward to the UCW 

- K? would in feet allow pay rates 

to rise fay 5 25. per cent”. 


ter of Agriculture, Fisheries 
and Food, braved biting wind 
and rain as Bishop’s Stortford, 
Essex, yesterday to launch a 
series of open days ot farming 
and conservation. 

Tbe^ conservation ^week will 
run from June 1-7. Mr Jopling 
3akt “It is prat of my 
Ministry's role to support and 
encourage farmers and land- 
owners to continue the efforts 
many are already making to 
protect and enhance the natu- 
ral beauty of the countryside” 

However, the success of the 
Farming and ^ Wildlife Adviso- 
ry Groups, supported. by. tbe 
Countryside Commission and 
the Government AgricutturaT 
Development and Advisory 
Service, has been douded by 
prospect of felting farm prices 
and artificial restraints on 
production. 


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6 OVERSEAS NEWS 

The South African raids 

Nelson Mandela ready 
to support an end to 
campaign of violence 

By Nicholas Ashford, Diplomatic Correspondent 


THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


• Mr Nelson Mandela, the 
imprisoned leader of the ban- 
ned African National Con- 
gress (ANC), tokl members of 
I he Commonwealth peace 
mission at the end of last week 
he was ready to support their 
plan to end violence in South 
Africa and promote dialogue 
■between the white Govern- 
ment and black leaders. 


According to sources famil- 
iar with talus which the Com- 
monwealth Eminent Persons 
Group (EPG) held before its 
mission was aborted by South 
Africa's raid against Botswa- 
na, Zambia and Zimbabwe on 
Monday, Mr Mandela said be- 
was prepared to consider a 
suspension on violence by the 
ANC while talks on dismantl- 


1 UTHC aouoi U» 1 

30,000 homeless £££&: 
in Crossroads £-SS? 

From Mktad Hornsby, JohamKsborg teSSS 

Rpifin m the vast, pulsat- situation should be treated as two civilians, 
mg sprawl of the Crossroads “a regional disaster**. The timing of the S 

shanty town outside Cape Most of the refugees from African attack convii 
Town appeared yesterday to the fi ghting are women and some members of the C 
hare li wn t itself oat, quite children. monwealth team that tin 

BteraQy, leaving at least 18 Large numbers of refugees tack was timed to destroy i 
people dead, jjoOO tin shacks have been housed in a colony initiative, 
destroyed, and up to 30,000 of army tents, and some have The South African Gov 
people without shelter. been moved to Kbaydifcsba, a men! would have been 

ndb of smoke stfll hong new Mack township some 20 aware of Mr Mandela's v 
over the settlement, large ar- miles to the south-east of Cape on their peace plans, i 
cas of which have been re- Town. Soap kitchens set up y government official 
doced to sin eerie landscape of the St John Ambulance and present throughout the ir 
devastation: a waste of black- the Red Cross are feeding me 
cued and burnt corrugated- some 4^00 people. Members of the group m 

ton sheet*. • Jail terms: Four black men a significant hardening 

Unofficial estimates pvt the connected to the outlawed South African attitudes 
rikttrti toll in three days of ANC were sentenced to Jail wards then* ban between 
fi ghting at between 30 and 40; terms ranging from five to 14 time they arrived on Tues 
plus scores more injured, years on treason charges at the last week and the time i 
Many bodies are thought to be Rand Supreme Court in Jo- held a final meeting i 
stfll boiled under the ruins, bannestasg yesterday (AFP Cabinet ministers in C 
The Cape Times said the reports). Town on Monday. 

Raiders hired cars at Bulawayo 

From Jan Raath, Harare 


ing apartheid were taking 
place — as long as the Pretoria 
Government did the same. 
However, be would not un- 
conditionally renounce vio- 
lence. as demanded by the 
South African Government. 

Mr Mandela told the group 
be was speaking only in a 
personal capacity and not on 
behalf of the ANC but there is 
little doubt that his views 
would have carried great 
weight with the exiled ANC 
leadership, which bad gath- 
ered in Lusaka to consider the 
Commonwealth proposals 
when South African aircraft 
bombed a refugee camp just to 
the south of the city, killing 
two civilians. 

The timing of the South 
African attack convinced 
some members of the Com- 
monwealth team that the at- 
tack was timed to destroy their 
initiative. 

The South African Govern- 
ment would have been fully 
aware of Mr Mandela's views 
on their peace plans, as a 
government official was 
present throughout the meet- 
ing 

Members of the group noted 
a significant hardening in 
South African attitudes to- 
wards their ban between the 
time they arrived on Tuesday 
last week and the time they 
held a final meeting with 
Cabinet ministers in Cape 
Town on Monday. 


The South African com- 
• man do* who raided African 
National Congress targets in 
Zimbabwe on Monday, got to 
. - their destinations in rental 
cars owned by Hertz and Avis, 
the international car hire 
firms. 

Mr Brian Bowyers, the Gen- 
eral Manager of Hertz here, 

- said yesterday that he had 
learnt of his company's unwit- 
ting involvement in the raid 

. after police notified him that 
the vehicles had been found 
abandoned, at a location he 
. would not disclose. 

He said three vehicles used 
in the raid had been hired on 
Sunday at the Bulawayo air- 

- port by passengers stepping off 


the flight from Victoria Falls- 
in north-west Zimbabwe. 

The world-famous tourist 
spot is only 30 miles from 
Kazangula. where the Zimba- 
bwe and South West Africa 
borders meet. The South Afri- 
can-run territory there con- 
sists of a thin spit of land 
known as the Capri vi Strip, 
where South Africa has a large 
military presence. 

The raiders had paid a 
deposit for the vehicles in 
cash, he said. A spokesman for 
Avis declined to give derails. 
Sources, however, said Avis 
had also innocently hired two 
cars to the raiders. 

Speculation continues, but a 
reconstruction of the raiders' 


movements derived from a 
variety of sources suggests 
they flew into north-west Zim- 
babwe from the Capri vi Strip, 
caught the Bulawayo flight as 
tourists, and drove at high 
speed to Harare, 200 miles 
away, to arrive at about 
midnight. 

A rendezvous with an ad- 
vance party supplying them 
with arms, ammunition, gre- 
nades, explosives, ladders, ra- 
dios and other equipment 
would have been necessary. 

Roadblocks are mounted 
outside Zimbabwean towns 
every weekend, and the raid- 
ers are unlilely to have been 
willing to risk being caught 
before reaching the capital. 



Reagan’s j Composer 


Vigilantes, identified by their white armbands, watch yesterday as a home they, set fire to 
burns fiercely at the Crossroads settlement near Cape Town. 


Birthday 
plea for 
Sakharov 

From Michael fiinyon 
Washington 

Mrs Yelena Bonner, the 
wife of Dr Andrei Sakharov, 
arrived here yesterday for a 
meeting with congressional 
leaders to mark the Soviet 
dissident's 65th birthday. 

At an emotional concert in 
New York on Tuesday, she 
called on the world to help her 
exiled husband and other So- 
viet dissidents. An Afghan 
guerrilla leader offered to 
release captured Soviet pris- 
oners in exchange for Dr 
Sakharov's freedom. 

Mr Richard Shifter, an 
assistant Secretary of State for 
human rights afifofrs, read a 
proclamation from President 
Reagan declaring yesterday 
“Sakharov Day”. 

• BONN: The West German 
Government and leading poli- 
ticians yesterday urged the 
Soviet Union to end Dr 
Sakharov's internal exile 
(Renter reports). 


Anger greets UN 
delay over rights 

From Alan McGregor, Geneva 


The decision to postpone to 
next year the annual August 
session of the UN human 
rights sub-commission has 
bom received with dismay 
and anger by non-government 
organizations (NGOs) work- 
ing in the human rights field. 

Meetings of the sub-com- 
mission and its woriring 
groups — dealing with indi- 
genous pwples, slavery and 
human rights violations, 
widely regarded as the most 
effective part of all UN h uman 
rights activities — have been 
cancelled as part of the UN ec- 
onomy drive. 

“About 80 per cent of infor- 
mation on violations reaching 
the UN comes through the 
sub-commission,” Mr Niall 
Macdermot, secretary general 
of the International Commis- 
sion of Jurists, said. “This is 
an across-the-board cat with- 
out assessing the merit of what 
is being excluded.” 

He said that while promo- 


tion of human rights was one 
of the main objectives of the 
UN, expenditure was slightly 
less than 1 per cent of its 
budget 

He wrote to the Secretary- 1 
General before the recent 
special UN Assembly session 
on economies to express the 
hope that human rights activi- 
ties would be spared the 
economy axe.' No reply was 
received. 

Mr Martin Ennals, former 
director of Amnesty Interna- 
tional, described the cancella- 
tion as “absolutely disastrous 
in terms of the UN human, 
rights programme. The sub- 
commission is the one place 
where well-substantiated in- 
formation can be submitted to 
a proper forum in the UN, and 
has condemnation of govern- 
ments coming out. There will 
also be a lcnock-on effect in the 
main human rights commis- 
sion,” he said. 


plea cuts 
spy case 
details 

FtopCfeisttebaTlMmm 

Washington 

The Washington Post yes- 
terday left out specific fnfor- 
mation from an jutkk oa an 
American spy ca« following a 
personal telephone call, from 
President Reagan to Mrs 
Katharine chairman 

of the newspaper's board, 
m&Bg: her not to publish the 
article. 

The iHmspapersaid tint Mr 
Reagan made the call at the 
request ofMrWHEaiu Casey, 
director iff tire CXA- •_ 

' Before-Ms call, other offi- 
cials had told fte paper that 
tire article could jeopardise 
national security, the Post 
said. 

These officials hdnM 
Vice-Admiral' . John 
Poindexter, Ore National -Se- 
enrity Advisor, and l ieu te nant 
William Odom, Director of tire 
National St i lly Agency. 

The papa* said Hat Mr Bea . 
Bradlee, tire executive editor, 
had derided that “because the 
Post has-been unablefcjly Co 
judge the validity of the na- 
1 tional security objections of 
senior officials, and because of 
Post lawyers 1 concerns* the 
paper has decided to print this 
article without a description of 
tire technology . . . allegedly 
betrayed”. 

The article concerns tire 
activities of Ronald Pdton, a 
former employee of the Na- 
tional Security Agency whose 
trial on charges of selfing 
classified information to the 
Soviet Union is aboat to start 

Kidnappers 
want student 
protest ended 

From Onr Correspondent 
Beirut 

The kidnappers of a Leba- 
nese teacher at the American 
University here threatened 
yesterday to kill him unless 
umversity professors sad stu- 
dents suspended a 13-day-old 
strike in protest at his abduc- 
tion 

The threat, madeby a group 
calling itself the Independent 
Movement for the liberation 
of the Kidnapped, came hours 
after Mr Calvin Plimpton, the 
president of tire university, 
issued an appeal to end the 
protest, because it might en- 
danger the life of tire abducted 
Christian teacher, Mr. Natrif , 
Matar. 


resigns 
asMP 
in Greece 

CWogire "(AP) — Mils 
Tbeodorakis* the Greek com- 
poser: and political activist, 
said yesterday be was giving 
up Ins Coramcncst Party seat 
in the Greek f artamcM. - 
Theodorakis, aged 60, said 
'be had resigned because Par- 
liament was unable to bring 
abotu tbe political cbanprhe 
felt necessary. An MP for H) 
years who aow lives in Fans, 
be was visitingGjJogae to 
promote 20 conceits he wifi 
give in West Germany. . 


Moscow {Renter) the 
Soviet Vvatsa hunched an' 
unmanned pr otot y pe of a 
raw-generation Soyuz space- 
craft designed to foTy cosmo- 
nauts to space stations, Tass 
saidL . “ . 

Typhoon toll 

Sydney (AP) — Emergency 
supplies were rushed to the 
Solomon Islands, which has 
been devastated by the gales 
and torrential rams of- Ty- 
phoon Namu, leaving at leak 
five people dead and poshing 
villages into the sea. — 


Cano ( AP) — A court here 
sentenced a woman and her 
lover to hang after convicting 
them of murdering tire 
woman’s husband and son. 

Heroin haul 

_ Delhi (Reuter) — Indian 
officials seized I06S> of pure 
heroin, noth a street value of 
some £260 miOfon, in the 
biggest drug haul in tire city. 
Eight people, including three 
Pakistanis, were arrested. 

Yonde stays 

[' Hang Ktxag (AFPJ — Sir 
Edward Youde said after re- 
turning from London that ire 
expected to remain Governor 
of Hong Kong until 1988. 

Can of worms 

Cologne (Reuter)— A worm 
breeder’s wife who biamecthe 
riiyofColognefortbelossofa 
million worms is taking her 
case to West Germany's high- 
est civil court Frau Lqric 
Wilms says 4hat tire worms 
wriggled off in 1981, when an 
loan », theperks- department 
for -an expe rim ent, because 
they were not fed properly. 
She yantomore than flOQJXlO 
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OVERSEAS NEWS 


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British EEC agenda 


Sir Geoffrey Howe, the 
Foreign Secretary, yesterday 
announced an “action pro- 
PMunc" for Britain's presi- 
dency of the EEC Council of 
Minister's, which begins on Ju- 
ry I . with job creation and lib- 
eralization of trade at the too 
of the agenda. 

Speaking after a day of talks 
with M Jacques Delairs, presi- 
dent of die EEC Commission 
and other Commissi oners. Sir 
Geoffrey said the thrust of the 
programme was to “mobilize 
and energize the community 
to realize its foil potential for 
generating jots and prosperi- 
ty" . He said Britain was co-or- 
dinating this programme with 
The Netherlands, which holds 
the presidency for the first half 
of this year, in order to ensure 
continuity. 

Sir Geoffrey said the British 

r da for the second half of 
year included completion 


From Richard Owen, Brussels 
of the internal market, foe lib- 
■ eralization of transport, the 
lifting of burdens on business- 
es, ami flexibility in foe labour 
market — which be said 
should not be seen as directed 
against trade unions, but was 
rather intended to open up 
employment opportunities in 

- - Sir Geoflircysaid these mea- 
sures would benefit the con- 
sumer and enable the EEC to 
compete more effectively in 
international markets with the 
United Stales and Japan.He 
identified other priority areas 
as the setting of giridehses for 
the 1987 EEC budget, the 
forthcoming round of Gatt 
(General Agreement mi Tar- 
iffs and Trade) talks, the fight 
against protectionism, and re- 
lations with the Mediterra- 
nean area and Turkey. • 

The EEC is preparing a 
‘meeting with Turkey for the 


atminm to . review Ankara's 
Association Treaty with the 
EECy but has run into Greek 
sensitivities over improved 
arrangements for Turkey. ’Sir 
Geoffrey said Britain would 
seek to give the EEC a 
convincing voice in world 
affairs, and said EEC respons- 
es to crises such as Libya and 
Chernobyl did not reflect bad- 
ly on EEC foreign policy but 
showed the EEC was "firing 
on aU cylinders". 

Sir Geoffrey said Britain j 
would pursue reform of the 
common agricultural, policy 
(CAP), with the beef regime as 
the next target for reform. He 
said the CAP was “not a 
unique folly of the Communi- 
ty". and that every industrial 
country had some system of. 
subsidy for its agricultural 
economy. The problem was 
how to stop producing surp- 
luses. 


Bonn orders 35 more Tornadoes 


From Rodne y Cowton The Tornado is a joint 
Brussels project by Britain, Germany 

West Germany is to enter and Italy. The Goman eider 
Mother 35 Tornado akcraft at fa far a varsioe which wfll be 
a cost of about £1 billion. This used for electronic ieconnais- 
wiB bring the number so for saaceaad to locate and destroy 
ordered by Germany to 359, enemy radar: Britain has on 
and makes the worldwide total order, or delivered, 385 Torua- 
933. does, and intends to order 


another nine. .. 

This week it was announced 
that there has been sabstantial 
progress m w e l c om in g e a rli e r 
lesig-s problems with the mod- 
tmanoual £20 billion E nro pe- 
an Fighter project (EFA), 
which involves the three Tor- 
nado partners and Spain. 


Turkish soldiers leading Ali al-Adjeli Ramadan, one of two Libyans charged with trying to 
bomb a US officers* dnb in Ankara, into the State Security Court yesterday. The court has 
discontinued the trial in absentia of three Libyan diplomats because of their i mm u n ity. 


Nato confronts crucial decision on chemical weapons 


From Richard Owen 
and Frederick Bomart 


counter existing Soviet chemi- 
cal weapon capabilities. 

But Congress has made the 


Nato diplomats said Mr would be stored in America 
Younger ami the other minis- and transferred to Europe only 


Mr George Younger, the 
Secretary of State for Defence, 
flew yesterday to Brussels for 
his tost meeting of the Nato 
Defence Planning Committee, 
at which the critical question 
erf* production of modem 
chemical weapons for Nato is 
Co be finally settled. 

Despite the hopes of some 
Nato officials that foe issue 
could be dealt with quietiy, the 
meeting has been preceded by 
controversy, partly because of 
European serai tivity an arms 
issues and partly because of 
the- particular . distaste ' with 
-which nerve gases are seen. 

At a' preparatory meeting 
last week, Nato ambassadors ' 
agreed to a plan Tot the first 


But Congress has made foe las would probably amply at a. time of crisis, leaving 
granting of funds for the “note" the American request open the question of how such 
Reagan Administration’s for contingency plans forthc a crisis might be defined. 
rhmnirat weapons plan depen- production-of binary chemical The British view is that foe 

dent on fiifl approval by all 16 weapons ready for possible eventual deployment of such 
Nato allies. At last' week’s deployment in Western Eu- weapons would be a matter for 


dent on full approval by all 16 
Nato allies. At last' week’s 
preparatory meeting several 
European countries — and 
particularly Denmark . and 
The Netherlands — voiced 
strong objections. 


rope in a future crisis. 

Unlike chemical weapons 
produced before 1969, some 
of which are kept in West 
Germany, foe new weapons 


eventual deployment of such 
weapons would bea matter for 
consultation between Wash- 
ington and the European gov- 
ernments involved “in the 
light of circumstances prevail- 
ing at the time". 


It remains unclear, howev- 
er, whether foe Europeans 
would have the right to refuse 
chemical weapons by exercis- 
inga national veto. The Dutch 
Government, which yesterday 
faced a general election, has 
said foal a decision to resume 
chemical weapons production 
is the “wrong signal to Mos- 
cow at tire wrong lime". - 
One aim of foe Nato plan is 
to force the Soviet Union into 


Research brings new generation of nerve gases 


Science Editor. 

Binary chemical weapons 
are a new generation of the 
nerve gases toned OB Otg ano -~ 
phosphorous chemistry. They 
an foe result; : of research 
started 15 years ago hy the US 


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The work followed an aerf- 


agent known as VX leaked 
from a entginer oo ao F4 jet 
that told been test-spraying at 
foe Dngway Proving Ground 
.to . Utah. . Manufacture of 
“unitary” chemical weapons 
was stopped a year later. 

To overcome foe problems 
of poisonous leaks associated 
with manufacturing, storing. 


of monitions, foe scientists 
developed alternative ways of 
prqianng foe agents. 

They could be stored or kept 
as two. relatively innocuous 
compounds. A poisonous sob- 
stance was formed only when 
they were mixed together. 

As the ingredients of the two 


o weapon, are essentially non- 
toxic, their manufacture poses 
no ♦whnical difficulties for 
industry. But five years ego, 
when the US Army looked for 
manufacturers, the major 
chemical firms were not Inter- 
ested. Two small firms, Sped- 
aBty Organics in California 
and S miths tron to New Jer- 


a more flexible negotiating! 
posture on chemical weapons. 
There is general concern 
among Nato’s European 
members over lack of progress 
at Geneva as a result of Mr 
Gorbachov’s failure to follow, 
up his earlier impetus to arms 
control. 

The Europeans are disap- 
pointed at foe lack of progress 
on intermediate nuclear forces 
(INF) and are hoping for 
movement forward instead on 
the question of strategic mis- 
sile reductions (Start). 

European officials say that 
the American plan envisages 
the deployment of chemical 
weapons “in all Nato coun- 
tries in which American 
troops capable of chemical 
weapons delivery are sta- 
tioned or will be stationed". 

The chemical weapons plan 
is one of 1,500 "force goals” 
for 1987-92 to be adopted at 
this week’* meeting; 


SPD agrees to end 
nuclear power 
in West Germany 

From Our Correspondent Bonn 
West Germany’s five Social the state by the end of 1986. 


Dem ocratic (SPD) state Prime 
Ministers have agreed to abol- 
ish nuclear energy by amend- 
ing foe country's atomic law. 

Abolition moves will begin 
after the Lower Saxony state 
election on June 15. which, if 
won by the SPD, would give it 
a 23-18 majority in the 
Bundejarat.. • . -. 


In Bonn yesterday the Cabi- 
net agreed on guidelines to 
compensate formas for losses 
resulting Grom., the ra d ia ti o n 
scare following the Chernobyl 
reactor disaster. ; . . :* 

• Police attacked: Anti-nude- 

ar demonstrators attacked- a 

police- station at SchwandorC 
in Bgvaria, „ early yesterday 


The SPD Prime Ministers after police cleared a “peace 
and Herr Hara-Jochen Vogel - camp” near; foe. site flfca 


the. Opposition leader in the 
Bundestag, announced their 
abolition plans in Hanover on 
Tuesday — a day after the 
Greens ended their congress 
there after demanding imme- 


planned-- atomic repnxeaahg 
plant : at nearby Wackendorfl 
• BELGRADE: Yugoslavia 
has shelved plans to- build a 
nuclear power plant in its 
main wheat-growing area 


UIWIV aiu#l UVUIUIUIM^ UHiaav w- 

diale closure of all nuclear (Reuier reports), 
plants and agreeing that their It is the seconc 


plants ana agreeing mat tneir n « me setu 
future political co-operation lation this mo 
with the SPD would depend Tanjug news a 
on its support of that calL Informed s 

The Greens also voted to Government i 
end the SPD-Green coalition from its. nude 
government in Hesse if foe plans until 
SPD would not agree to dose .disaster cap, 
seven atomic installations, in - assessed- . 


It is foe second such cancel- 
la lion this month, the official 
Taqjug news agency said. 

Informed sources say foe 
Government is backing away 
from its . nuclear development 
plans until foe Cherndbyl 
disaster can- be . property 


Reactor in 
test before 
explosion 

Moscow (AP) — Soviet ex- 
perts were conducting experi- 
ments on the No 4 Chernobyl 
reactor when it exploded and 
caught fire on April 26, an 
atomic energy offidal said 
yesterday. 

Mr Viktor Sidorenko, depu- 
ty chairman of foe Slate 
committee for nuclear inspec- 
tion, refused- to describe the 
experiments or to say whether- 
they were connected with the 
accident which killed at least 
. 13 people, sent nearly.,300 to 
hospital - and threw out. a 
wolrdwide cloud of radiation. . 
- He said that foe accident 
occurred while the reactor was 
operating at only 6 or 7 per 
cent of its capacity in prepara- 
tion for “planned annual 
repairs". 

“We planned to hold some 
experiments, research work, 
when foe reactor was on this 
level," he said. “The accident- 
took place in the stage . of 
experimental research work." 

Press .reports, say . foal . foe. 

Soviet authorities are prepar- 
ing for a possible prolonged 
absence of the 92,000 
Chernobyl evacuees,: some of- 
wfiom are still separated from 
their families. - 


Radiation 
level falls 
in Britaifi 

Brussels - As EEC experts 
met yesterday to consider 
whether its ban on food from 
eastern Europe should be. car- 
tailed or extended, the Europe- 
an Commission said that 
radiation levels in Britain after 
Chernobyl had (alien fo-ne- 
low danger level (Ri&prd 
Owen writes). 

A spokesman for Mr Stan- 
- ley. Clinton. Davis, Commis- 
sioner for the Environment, 
said that levels were very low 
■ urBritainaud thelrishRepnb- 
Ire and practically np to Spain 

and Portufiual. ? 

Levels in West Gemalpy, 
Italy, and the Low Countries 
were higher, but still below 
danger levels laid down by foe 
Commission shortly after-foe 
accident. 

Last week Mr Clinton Davis 
told foe European Parliament 
be had rejected as inadequate 
a report on EEC nuclear safety 
drawn _up ..by experts after 
earlier leaks ai-SeUafiehU; j 
_0 Vienna:.. The governors of 
the International Atomic Ag- 
ency toiled to agree yesterday 
on how to ensure that ntn- 
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Contra setback 
as Contadora 
talks progress 

From Christopher Thomas, Washington 


- The Reagan Administr- 
ation's combative policy to* 
wards Nicaragua is under 
grave threat Senior officials 
and right-wing, Congressmen 
fear that some deft political 
moves by the Sandinista Gov. 
ernmem over’ the next few 
weeks could kiQ the Pres- 
ident’s attempts to escalate 
military aid to the beleaguered 
Contras. 

The divided and demor- 
alized fighters have all but 
collapsed as an effective guer- 
rilla force, and further denial 
of immediate .American aid 
may well precipitate their 
rapid demise, officials fear. 

The crisis has sparked a 
hitter, open feud between 
Pentagon hardliners and State 
Department moderates. The 
State Department has publicly 
taken issue with the Pentagon 
for releasing an internal mili- 
tary study which belittled 
current peace negotiations. 

. Pentagon hardliners retort- 
ed angrily, saying the State 
Department had seen the re- 
port some time ago and agreed 
with it. The white House 
quickly intervened to defuse 
the row, saying the Pentagon 
study was out of date anyway. 
.. The wrangle brings to the 
surface an intense dash of 
wills over immediate policy 
towards Nicaragua in view of 
surprising progress in the Cen- 
tral American peace talks, 
which has brought the isthmus 
to the brink of a settlement 
after three years of laborious 
negotiations. 

Despite many statements to 
the contrary, the US has never 
given much credence to the 


talks, which are conducted 
under the. aegis of the 
Contadora nations of Colom- 
bia, Venezuela, Mexico and 
Panama. 

But many members of Con- 
gress are excited by the possi- 
bility of an imminent 
settlement. On Tuesday 101 
members urged Mr Reagan to 
support any peace deal that 
meets “legitimate security 
considerations” of the US. 

The negotiations have sud- 
denly reached a decisive junc- 
ture. Should an accord emerge 
by the self-imposed deadline 
of June 6, it might easily tip 
the scales against President 
Reagan in a vote due in 
Congress three days later on 
his request for SI 00 million 
(£65 million) for the rebels. 

Costa Rica, Guatemala, 
Honduras and El Salvador 
have all agreed the terms of a 
deal and Nicaragua is under 
immense pressure to foil in 
line. The Reagan Administra- 
tion is already attacking the 
possible peace plan on the 
ground that Nicaragua cannot 
be trusted to abide by it 

Nicaragua last weekend re- 
fused to sign the agreement 
because it would restrict the 
amount of weapons each 
country could hold. It argued 
that the limitations would 
undermine Nicaragua's fight 
against the Contras. 

Administration officials 
suspect that Nicaragua may 
sign only at the last minute 
with the' aim of making the 
greatest impact on next 
month's critical debate in the 
US Congress. 



Embattled French Government faces censure attack 

Electoral reform Bill runs into trouble 


From Diana Geddes 
Paris 


President Duarte of El Salvador reviewing a guard of honour at a military base in Brasilia with President Sarney after arriving for two days erf talks. 


Duarte call 
to back 
peace deal 

. . From A. Correspondent . 

Riode Janeiro 

President Duarte of EJ SaJ- 
^vador ended a controversial 
visit yesterday; insisting that 
all nations in Central America 
adhere to an accord for peace 
and stability. 

Senor Duarte, who met 
President Sarney of Brazil and 
local government leaders, 
uiged that all parties sign the 
Contadora Act, the initiative 
for peace and non-interven- 
tion, when Central Americans 
meet in Panama next month. 

He expressed his strongest 
support to date for the 
Contadora Act, which calls for 
a withdrawal of all foreign 
military advisers and troops 
Senor Duarte said the emer- 
gence of pluralist democracies 
in Latin America was a posi- 
tive factor and an incentive to 
dialogue for achieving peace. 


The French Government 
faced critirism from oil sides 
yesterday with a censme mo- 
tion by die Socialists on its 
electoral reform BQ1, a one- 
day strike throughout French 
television, and public opposi- 
tion from President Mit- 
terrand over its plans for New 
Caledonia. 

The censure motion, the 
second within the past week, 
could cause an amrioos mo- 
ment for the Government, with 
its overall parliamentary ma- 
jority of only three, in the 
National Assembly tonight. 

The extreme-right National 
Front which abstained on the 
last censure motion, las said 
that this time it will vote 
against the Government 
The controversial electoral 
reform BOJ would give the 
Government powers to bypass 


Parliament and leg isla te by 
decree to bring back the 
former two-numd majority 
voting system, which the So- 
cialists abandoned in favour of 
a single-round system of pro- 
portional representation. 

The new proportional sys- 
tem, used Cm the first time in 
the March general election, 
was in large part responsible 
for the success of the National 
From. 

During a rowdy session in 
the National Assembly on 
Tuesday, the Government 
sought to justify its decision to 
use Article 49-3 of the consti- 
tution to cut short all debate on 
the Bill by saying that it 
needed to move 
through Its heavy 


attack on universal suffrage 
and such a radical negation of 
Parliament* s role**. The Com- 
munists know that they would 
be virtually annihilated 4>y a- 
retuiu to majority voting. 

President Mitterrand made 
dear in an off-the-cuff conver- 
sation wiffijaunuijisfe OB Sun- 
day that, while he 'had no 


Guy Dncohme, spokes- 
man for dKCorammrist group, 
called on President 
Mitterrand to intervene *Tn 
die bee of such a serious 


majority voting, he felt that 
Parliament should be able to 
pursue its debate on soch an 
issue “right to the end* 1 . 

He pointed oat that *tader 
no previous French republic 
has a new mode of voting been 
adopted by decree.** 

The most dramatic moment 
of Tuesday night’s session 
came when M Charles Pas- 
qua, the outspoken Interior 
Minister, rose to defend the 
Government's decision, saying 
that he, who had fboght in the 
Resistance daring the war, had 
bo need for lessons in democ- 


racy and patriotism from the 
Soriafists, cert ain of whose 
“friends lay down before the 
occupier”. 

— White French parHamenar- 

Ians may call each other 
"Bars” a»d other insulting 
names with virtual mpeatty, 
any suggestion that they cot- 
labarated with the Nam is 
considered beyond the pale. 

M Pasqaa’s comments 
caused an immediate ortra g sd 
uproar, and provalced.a walk- 
out by the Socialist aud Com- 
munist deputies. 

M Roland Dumas, former 
Socialist foreign m in fater and 
himself a Resistance fi gtow, 
later returned to tell M Basque 
that he was a ”timg” 

French television unions 
staged a one-day strike yester- 
day In protest against the 
Government's plans to priva- 
tize the first tderisfon chan- 
nel, TF1. 


Belgians 
to strike 
against 
cutbacks 

From Richard Owen 
Brussels 

Pubfie sector trade onkms 
in Brigiug iromfriiairiy catted 
a strike after yesterdajrs Jong, 
awaited, government aa- 
po un cenKmofbtxdgCTcnaof 
nearly £3 hiflicin. . 

The announcement came 
after mo. months of behiud- 
tho-scenes deliberation and 
despite two strikes earlier this 
month, called in a bad to 
dissuade the Government 
from making the cuts. 

The centre-right' coalition 
Government of Mr Witined 
Martens says it wfli not be 
deterred by the strike, called 
for today mod tomorrow. 

A spokesman for the Gov- 
ernment said the cuts would 
affect spending on educa tio n, 
defence, health and transport. 

The Government was re- 
elected last October on a 
p rogr amme of economic aus- 
terity, but both the Christian 
and the Socialist unions were 
vehemently itpposnd to the 
proposed cuts in ' public 
expenditure. 

i Their strikes this month 
have been offset . to some 
extent by a fear of further 
unemployment, and a spate of 
good weather coinciding with 
a number of public holidays. 

The £3 billion sliced off 
public spending re p resents 10 
r cent of the budget and has 
E some union leaders to 
describe the cuts as radical 
and drastic. ~ 

The Government also in- 
tends to sett off some state 
enrerpraes, including the 
cross-Channel ferries. Part of 
its strategy is to persuade the 
Christian unions, who are 
more sympathetic to the coafi- 
tion thanihe Socialist onkms, 
m accept the package of cuts. 


& 


Spain’s Socialists 
try to play safe 

from Richard Wigg, Madrid 



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The Spanish Socialists' ma- 
nifesto for ihe June 22 general 
election lays bare the desire to 
- retain as many as possible of 
the historic 10 jotiHioh votes 
obtained in 1982. 

In thai election, in which 
tiie party swept to power after 
neariy.40 years, in the. wilder- 
ness, the Socialists produced a 
manifesto full of proposals 
attractively voicing wide- 
spread hope of change in the 
country, but there is little 
about otiangg tins time. 

It is the Popular Affiance, 
the right-wing opposition, led 
by Setior Manuel Fraga, mak- 
ing an apparently forlorn 
fourth attempt to become 
-Prime Minister, which has ah 
election manifesto with ideo- 
logical “punch**. 

Inspired by the ne w pre ach 
Government's programme. 
Spam V Opposition offers Tax 
incentives to the middle xlass 
and .further liberalization of 
the economy tobehefit private 
enterprise. The hope that new 
jobs mil be generated win, it 
reckons, attract, a woriring- 
| class vote deeply frustrated by 
the continued rise of unem- 
ployment under the Socialists. 

Pragmatism has been quick- 
ly learnt by the Socialists. 
Setior Alfonso Guerra, the 
party's campaign overlord and 
[ Deputy Prime Minister, intro- 
duced a bland, manifesto 
which is supposed to be! a 
blueprint for governing Spain 
[till 1990 but which did not 


200 seats, only two short of the 
1982 result 

- -There are no figures raa job 
creation th&thne, such a&.tbe 
til-fated promise of 800,000 
new jobs in the 1982 manifes- 
to, but merely unspecified 
measures aimed to take ad- 
vantage ofan improving 
worid economy. ^ . 

Reporters sought in vain to 
pin Seder Guerra down on 
-two issues which have become 
touchstones of The Socialists’ 
approach in government 
These are widening the law 
they brought in la permit 
abortions, according to 
women's social conditions 
and not strictly limited to 
.their medical state; and rem- 
corporating into the Spanish 
Army a handful of officers 
unjus tly expelle d forxnanifest- 
ing democratic sympathies 
while Franco was stm alive. 
.Aiming to attract, yetnot 
offend, -any voters Sedor 
Guerra promised only that 
widening the abortion law 
provisions will be “much 
discussed” in the neat Fariia- 
raent 

Underlining the importance 
to tiie Socialists of winning the 
March referendum on staying 
in Nato, Senor Guerra pro- 
mised voters that Spain win 
not be joining the integrated 
military command structures. 

. . One of the most intriguing 
proposals in the opposition 
manifesto is to pri va tiz e the 
second ' channel of Spain's 


take on any additional com- state television monopoly, 
mitments. Sedor. : Guerra Questioned' on this, Sedor 


claimed that opinion 
show his party winning 


Guerra merefy said: /“That is 
not in our programme;*' '* 


Inquiry on 
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The Koblenz public prose- 
cutor yesterday, dropped an 
myestigauon into Chancellor 
Kohl over suspicions that he 
gave felse testimony to a state 
|parlramentary committee 
' "pbing illegal donations to 
brisnan Democratic funds. 
Herr Otto Schily, a former 
Greens MP, had accused Herr 
Kohl of lying to the Rhine, 
land-palatinate state parlia- 
ment committee last year 
when be denied knowledge of 
a feont organization thm laun- 
dered donations - * 

Herr Heribert Braun, senior 
public prosecutor,, said the 
investigation, which began 
last February, bad been drop- 
ped for lack of evidence. 

The Chancellor is still under 
investigation fry the Bonn 
PttWie prosecutor ona second 
Schily charge that Herr Kohl 
gave false testimony to the 
Bundestag's “Flick ■ affair” 
committee in 1 984. Heir Kohl 
then denied ah knowledge of 

S two alleged payments to him 
r the Flick company totalling 
M5Q,000 (£15,000). 

Recent press reports have 
predicted mat the Bonn inves- 
tigation will also be dropped. 
However, the Bonin public 
prosecutor’s office . yesterday 



Mr Yuri Dubinin, who has 
been named' by the Soviet 
Union its new Ambassador 
. to the United States- 


Strauss takes 
souni 

in Albania 

Vienna (Reuter) . — Hot 
B ran^lo sef Strauss, th e_Weia 

ways of developing links be- 
tween the two countries. [■ 

■ The Albanian news agency 
ATA yesterday said Herr 
Strauss, Prime . Minister -of 
Bavaria and head of the 
Christian Social Union, met 

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OVERSEAS NEWS 9 


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Sea and air attack on 
northern town as 
Tamil crisis continues 


While government helicop- 
ters and planes strafed and 
Jpmbed the coastal town of 
Vdvettihurai in Sri Lanka's 
Northern Province, Tamil 
separatist guerrillas blew up a 
cen *ent plant in the east in 
another day of violence 
yesterday. 

Reports from Jaffna, 22 
nules from Vefvettihurai said 
the people of the town fled in 
fear as about 30 bomfls were 
dropped at the same time as 
Navy ships shelled the area. 
Toe number of casualties was 
not known as communica- 
tions were cut 

In Trwcomalee, on the 
eastern coast, guerrillas blew 
up the Mitsui cement plant, a 
joint venture between Japan 
and Sri Lanka. The guerrillas 
rounded up the security 
guards and placed bombs in 
the machinery, security 
sources said. 

" Meanwhile, in Colombo. 


From Vyttba Yapa, Colombo 

police have imposed a dusk- 
lo-dawn curfew at Slave Is- 
land. only a mile from the 
centre of the city, where a 
brawl between soldiers and 
civilians led to seven deaths 
on Tuesday. 

A soldier looking for a 
prostitute became involved in 
an argument with a couple 
and was stabbed, according to 
police. This led to more 
soldiers from the nearby army 
camp rushing to the area, 
which is dominated by Mus- 
lims. the country’s second 
largest minority. 

Two soldiers were among 
the seven dead, while four 
shops were set on fire. Traffic 
diversions led to large jams on 
major roads out of the city. 

in another incident, four 
servicemen were killed at 
Periyapall in the Eastern Prov- 
ince when they were attacked 
early yesterday by Tamil guer- 
rillas. Two others were seri- 
ously injured. 


In Parliament on Tuesday 
the Minister of National Secu- 
rity. Mr Lafrth Aihulatmudati, 
said that the Government was 
committed to apolitical solu- 
tion to the Tamil problem. 

He added, however “We 
cannot have a settlement if the 
entire objective is to use the 
Government of Sri Lanka as a 
whipping boy." 

Mr Athulatmudali was re- 
acting to a statement by the 
Indian Government which ex- 
pressed “grave concern at the 
massive use of force” in Jaffna 
by the Sri Lanka Government. 

He told Parliament the 
military action in Jaffna was 
in self-defence and criticized 
the Indian Government for 
not saying anything about the 
Liberation Tigers of Tamil 
Eelam, the strongest of the 
guerrilla groups, waging war 
on the Tamil Eelam Libera- 
tion Army. He said the Libera- 
tion Army had been prepared 
for a negotiated settlement 


Canberra- Jakarta links in ruins 


Sydney.- Australia’s rela- 
tions with Indonesia might 
never be the same because ofa 
Sydney newspaper report al- 
leging corrupt dealings by 
President Suharto's family, 
Mr Chris Hurford, the Immi- 
gration and Ethnic Affairs 


Minister, said yesterday on his 
return from Jakarta. He said 
Indonesia was unlikely to 
readmit Australian journalists 
for some time (Stephen Taylor 
writes). 

Surveying the ruins of a 
policy cultivated assiduously 


by the Hawke Government, 
he said better ties might 
emerge, based on pragmatism 
and specific issues, but added: 

“1 don't think we will get back 
to the relations we had 
before. 


Rising toll of killings 

Hindu flight from 
Punjab begins 

From Michael Haralyn, Delhi 


Every day in Punjab there 
are reports of two or three 
killings by armed terrorists. 
Yesterday the death of a 
shopkeeper was reported from 
J oil under district Another 
bod; was found in Amritsar 
with head wounds. 

The day before, four deaths 
were reported, including a 
school master and an orderly 
who were shot in a random 
burst of midday firing in a 
village. The same day a bomb 
went off at the home of a 
prominent Hindu. _ , 

The day before that, a bomb 
injured an elderly lady as it 
bonneedoff a canopy, setting it 
'on fire. Another- man died and 
one was hint in random firing 
atarillage. 

As the reports come in of a 
dozen or so deads a week, Mr 
Smjit Singh Barnato, the 
Chief Minster of the disor- 
dered stale, has been cleaning 



A-' 


Mr Suxjit Singh: cleaning 
shoes at Sikh temples 

the shoes of worshippers at 
different Sikh temples. 

He has been ordered to do so 
by the high priests of the 
Golden Temple of Amritsar 
whose authority was restored 
by his action in sending armed 
parcunititaiy police into the 
shrine to dear out extremist 
bands who had seized control. 

While Mr Smjit Singh thus 
atones for his good deed, there 
are reports that Hindus are 
beginning — if they can — to 
leave the state to seek haven in 
Delhi or the Hindu-dominated 
Pmriabi state of Haryana. _ 

Outwardly the countryside 
appears normal, with fat loads 
of grain rambling to market 
and the state again earning its 
fame as the breadbasket of 
India. Bat the richest, most 
indulged and most paranoid 
peasantry in the country, who 
are mainly Sikhs, continue to 
believe that they are victims of 
Hindu oppression. 


Radio ty coon 
proves he is 
an Australian 

' Sydney (Reuter? - South 
African-born businessman. 
Mr Robert Holmes a Court, 
whose radio and television li- 
cences wore threatened by 
questions over his citizenship, 
said yesterday he was a natu- 
ralized Australian. 

Mr Holmes a Coen, who is 
(Milling w take o', or Austra- 
lia's larges: company Broken 
Hill Proprietary, told broad- 
casting authorities he was nat- 
uralized on May 12. 

The Australian Broadcast- 
ing Tribunal said late las: 
month if might not tv able io 
renew his licences unless he 
could show he was an Austra- 
lian citizen. 

- Theuibuna! chairwoman. 
Deirdre O'Connor, said ir was 
cicar that citizenship was no 
-longer a question presuming 
the renewal of his Western 


Chilean troops snuff out protest march 



Opposition demonstrators in 
Santiago. Chile, flee police 
tear-gas grenades after troops 
cleared the city centre without 
warning and fired shots in the 
air to disperse a protest march 
on Tuesday night (Reuter 
reports). A 19-year-old stu- 
dent, William Wood, was shot 
in the bead, police sources 
said. Armoured cars were 
parked at key points, convoys 
of water cannon went into 


action, and helicopters circled 
overhead as troops filled the 
city centre to snuff oat the 
demo ns t r ation against Chile’s 
military Government. 

Argentinian and Urngnayan 
MPs attending an opposition 
conference to support a r e tu rn 
to democracy, who tried to 
watch, were driven off by tear 
gasJtomb attacks on power 

Himw lilwM nut Sanriapi and 

central ChDe for an hoar. 


Hijack j'et flying home 


Peking — The Taiwanese 
cargo jet diverted to China 
from its Taipei destination on 
May 3 took off for Canton 
yesterday (a Correspondent 
writes). 

Under an agreement 
worked out in Hong Kong, the 
Boeing 747 China Airlines jet 


will pick up the mechanic and 
co-puot of the hijadcea plane, 
reload its cargo of oranges and 
tyres and return to Taiwan 
after stopping in Hong Kong 
“some time before Saturday” , 

The pilot who hijacked the 
plane, Wang Xijue, aged 57, 
p lanne d to stay in China, 


Israeli 
hankers 
refuse to 
step down 

From Ian Murray 

Jerusalem 

Three of the four chairmen 
of Israel’s leading commercial 
banks, who were found guilty 
by a public commission of 
having caused a big share 
collapse in 1983, are trying to 
retain control of the country's 
banking system despite being 
told they should resign. 

Mr Rafeei Rccanau. of the 
Bank Discount, a private 
bank, has refused to resign, Mr 
Ernest Japhet of Bank Leumi. 
has stepped down but is ready 
to be reappointed to oversee 
his bank's international rela- 
tions. Mr Aharon Meir, of the 
United Mizrahi Bank, is likely 
to take over the economics 
department of the National 
Religious Party, which owns 
his bank, when he resigns. . 

Mr Giora Gazil, of the Bank 
Hapoalinv owned by the La- 
bour movement, has already 
resigned. 

Mr Moshe Mandelbaura, of 
the Bank of Israel, who was 
also asked to resign, has 
agreed to do so, but will be 
allowed., to -stay on until the 
end of the month in order to 
present the . bank's annual 
report. He is lobbying support 
within the Government for a 
senior official appointment 
Meanwhile, the Liberal Par- 
ty has criticized the commis- 
sion, saying it did not find tbe 
cause of the share collapse. ' 


Meanwhile, the Hindus, 
mainly traders and small in- 
dustrialists. are looking fur 
new sites for their workshops. 
The big men are setting up 
second oases as far afield as 
Bombay or Cakatta. Visitors 
to the state are given a 
commentary on tbe violence: 
“This is where so-and-so was 
shot . . . here so-and-so died.’' 

The Chief Minister is ac- 
cused of having hmnfliated 
himself by accepting punish- ! 
meat. The distinguished editor | 
of The Times of India doctor 
. that be has delivered himse lf 
bound hand and foot to extra- 
- c onstitu tional authority and 
his survival in office wfli 
henceforward be “a nominal 
affair* 1 . 

Mr Giritol Jain, the editor, 
says that the country is worse 
off than before the accord that 
brought elections and a Sikh 
Government to the state. 

“Then we could pin our 
hopes on die moderates,'* he 
said, adding darkly: “Now the 
moderate A kalis have been 
played out.” 

Members of Mr Rajiv 
Gandhi's Congress (I) Put; in 
Punjab have asked the central 
Government to step in to pot 
an end to the Hindu exodus, 
going to far as to softest the 
.Army might again be deployed 
to help. 

But tbe Chief Minister has 
also been praised for his 
submission to the high priests' 
punishment. Although he was 
entirely justified in ordering 
tbe paramilitary into the tem- 
ple, he has accepted the need 
for atonement to assuage (he 
feelings of tbe Sikhs thinking 
themselves and their religion 
again under attack. 

He is also undercutting the 
gang of dissident Akali politi- 
cians who left his Government 
or their party posts in protest 
against the police invasion of 
the temple. 

At one time the ptotting of ! 
eminent Sikhs looked distinct- 
ly threatening to Mr Sorjif 
Singh. Now the goodness and 
sweetness of disposition which 
radiates from the photographs 
of him cleaning shoes is doing 
him much good. 

It seems likely then that the 
Chief Minister will re-estab- 
lish his authority during the 
next Tew weeks. He will be 
helped in his task of fighting 
the terrorists by closer rela- 
tions with the centra] Govern- 
ment. which bas given charge 
of the Home Ministry to 
another Sikh, Mr Buta Slush. 


Tests suggest 
Siudona 
killed himself 

Milan (Reuter) - Forensic 
iesis carried out after the 
death by poisoning of Michele 
Sindona reinforce the theory 
that he committed suicide and 
was not murdered. 

Judicial sources yesterday 
said traces of cyanide were 
found in a coffee cup and on 
the bathroom floor of the 
banker's cell in the maximum- 
seeunty prison at Voghcra. 
None, however, were found in 
the vacuum fiask that con- 
uined the prison coffee. 

Srndona shouted "They 
have poisoned me" before 
collapsing on March 20. He 
died i wo days later. 

Judicial sources said the 
tests indicated Sindona. aged 
t>>. who was serving a life 
lenience for ordering a mur- 
der. pm ihe cyanide in the 
coffee w hen he was out of sight 









OVERSEAS NEWS 


Waldheim calls 
for toleration 
and deplores 
the Holocaust 




Vienna (AP) - Dr Kurt 
Waldheim, the Austrian presi- 
dential candidate accused of- 
nidmg past links with the 
Nazis, spoke out yesterday 
against anti-Semitism and de- 
Pjo^e wartime sufferings 

For the first time in a 
campaign speech, the fonner 
UN Secretary-General dis- 
cussed in detail the achieve- 
ments of Austrian Jews and 
their suffering in the Hol- 
ocaust. 

Dr Waldheim, who won 
49,64 per cent in the first 
election round on May 4, has 
denied allegations of involve- 
ment in Nazi atrocities. He 
feces a run-off on June 8. 

“All the world can see what 
Austria has made of its suffer- 
ing after 1945,” he said in the 
address to an invited audi- 
ence. A great work of recon- 
struction in the spirit of 
tolerance and reconciliation.” 

Dr Waldheim called for the 
co-operation of all "positive 
forces . . . also co-operation of 
all minorities, which make up 
and enrich the cultural variety 
of our country. 

“I now expressly state: also 
the Jewish minority, which 
has become so small but 
important, which we would 
not want to miss by any means 
in our community. Their fore- 


bears have left indelible traces 
on the spiritual history of our 
country.” 

He added: "Untold suffer- 
ing came through the Nazis, 
above all for the Jews in the 
whole of Europe and also for 
our Jewish citizens in Austria. 

“When I condemn so decid- 
edly whai happened under the 
Nazis,” said Dr Waldheim, “it 
is for exactly the same reason i 
that l reject the defamations 
made against myself and 
against our country during 
recent months, with the same 
determination with which 1 
call on my fellow-citizens not 
to generalize in this rejection 
and, above all not to tolerate 
any new anti-Semitism in our 
country.” 

Dr Waldheim said the les- 
sons to be drawn from the past 
were tolerance and under- 
standing, 

“We would be bad politi- 
cians and bad patriots if we 
did not know that those who 
do not want to learn from 
history are condemned to 
repeating it,” he said. 

“But to overcome the past 
must not mean fleeing into the 
pasL We will not acquire the 
guarantee that there will be no 
second Auschwitz by inciting 
hatred and irreconcilability, 
but by pledging to 'forgive but 
not forget' in a spirit of 
tolerance and conciliation.” 



Law Report May 22 1986 Court of Appeal 


Medical charge not bad for duplicity 


Actor Sean Connery and Jack Nickl&us wait for tbeir turn to 
tee off in die 11th Memorial Tournament at Dublin, Ohio. 


Balaguer Oil victims 
increases seek new 
poll lead magistrate 


Nazi-hunter in Vienna 


Vienna (Renter) - Fran 
Beate Klarsfeld, the German- 
born NazMmnter, flew to Aus- 
tria yesterday to campaign 
against Dr Kart Waldheim, 
the presidential candidate and 
fonner United Nations Secre- 
tary-General. 

“It would be a tragedy to 
have a man like Waldheim as 


Defendant’s 
lips sealed at 
Mafia trial 

Palermo (Reuter) — The 
Mafia's traditional code of 
silence look on a new meaning 
yesterday when a defendant in 
the trial of 468 alleged gang- 
sters stitched his lips together. 

Sicilian police said the de- 
fendant. Salvatore Eicolano, 
appeared to have sealed his 
lips with stapling wire. 

Grunting and using mime. 
Signor Ercolano attracted the 
attention of the court's 
president. 

Another defendant said Si- 
gnor Ercolano’s gesture was in 
protest against conditions in 
the Ucnardone prison 


President of Austria,” she 
said. She hoped to “change the 
votes of as many people as 
possible” in the presidential 
election run-off on June 8. 

She said she was looking 
into (be possibility that thei 
then Lieutenant Waldheim 
acted as a go-between with the 
Italians. 


Santo Domingo (Reuter) — 
i Opposition candidate Joaquin 
Balaguer has increased his 
lead over Jaeobo Majluta of 
| the ruling Dominican Revolu- 
tionary Party from nearly 
35,000 votes to 41,921 in the 
Dominican Republic’s presi- 
dential election. 

The counting of votes from 
Friday's poll resumed yester- 
i day after a two-day hold-up 
; caused by legal squabbles 

Sen or Balaguer. a 78-year- 
old blind poet representing the 
i reformist Social Christian Par- 
ty. established an almost in- 
surmountable lead over Sen or 
Majluta with only 235 polling 
centres to be counted. 

Senor Balaguer polled 
837.251 votes and Senor 
Majluta 794,727. The Domin- 
ican Liberation Party led by 
Juan Bosch, a 76-year-old 
Marxist, has 367,876 votes. 


From Harry Debefins 
Madrid 

Spaniards affected by a 
deadly toxic syndrome have' 
asked a Madrid corn! to namej 
a special jndge to investigate 
the responsibility of adminis- 
tration officials, rather than, 
leave ft with a magistrate who 
has been disciplined for iiH 
vehement in a Mafia scandal i 

A lawyer represe ntin g about 
24>00 of the tens of thousands 
of people affected by the 
illness, on tainted 

cooking oil, said a caretaker- 
administrator for the company 
which distributed the o3 had 
“fled to America 

Their petition also pointed 
oat that a judge had ordered an 
investigation into the penal 
responsibilities of authorities, 
yet np to now none of than had 
been called to testify. 


Nakasone edges towards elections 


The Japanese Prime Minis- 
ter, Mr Yasuhiro Nakasone, 
has moved a step nearer to the 
double election he is seeking 
with the passage of a Bill for 
the redistribution of Diet 
seats. 

The BilL aimed at removing 
some of the imbalance be- 
tween rural and urban areas, 
was passed by the House of 
Representatives and is expect- 
ed to be cleared through the 
upper house today, the last 
day of the Diet session. 

The Bill provides for an 
extra seat in eight urban 
electoral districts and one less 
in seven rural districts. The 
ruling Liberal Democratic 


Fran David Watts, Tokyo 

Party has engineered the ex- 
change so that h is unlikely to 
lose any influence. 

The Bill’s passage removes 
one of the few levers the Op- 
position had over Mr Naka- 
sooe in its attempts to block 
elections in the two bouses. 

When Mr Nakasone met 
leaders of the four opposition 
parties yesterday he main- 
tained that he had no inten- 
tion of holding an extra Diet 
session, which would permit 
him to dissolve both houses 
for elections. 

The LDFs secretary-gener- 
al, Mr Shin Kanemaru, mean- 
while began trying to get a 


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Regina ▼ General Medical 
Council, Ex parte Gee 
Before Lord Justice Dillon. 
Lord iustioe Ltoyd and Lord 
Justice Nicholls 
[Judgment given May 19] 

A charge of serious pro- 
fessional misconduct, referred 
to the professional conduct 
committee of the General Medi- 
cal Council, and which related 
to the treatment of eight in- 
dividual patients constituted a 
single charge of a course of 
conduct ami was not bad for 
duplicity. 

The Court of Appeal so held 
by a majority when allowing an 
appeal by the General Medical 
Council from the order of Mr 
Justice Mann { The Times 
November 3, 1985; [1986] 1 
WLR 22 6) granting the ap- 
plicant, Dr Sidney Gee, judicial 

review ot inter alia, the GMCs 
refusal to amend a charge of 
serious professional misconduct 
made against the applicant 

The charge alleged that the 
applicant bad abused his pro- 
: Sessional position as a medical 
practitioner by supplying in- 
dividual patients quantities of 
drags over extensive periods 
without (a) adequately examin- 
ing patients, (b) consulting or 
notifying the patients* general 
practitioners, (c) making ade- 
quate inquiries about the effect 
of the treatment on the patients* 
health, (d) offering advice on 

harmful effects of the drugs; and 

that in relation to the facts 
alleged he had been guilty of 
serious professional miscon- 
duct. 

Particulars supplied identi- 
fied initially four, and sub- 
sequently a further four, 
patients. 

Mr Vivian Robinson, QC and 
Mr Timothy Straker for the 
GMQ Mr Michael Bdoff QC 
and Mr Charles Flint for the 
applicant. 

LORD JUSTICE DILLON 
said that the main question on 


the appeal was whether- the 
disciplinary proceedings against 
the applicant could proceed on 

the charge as at present for- 
mulated or whether that charge 
was bad for duplicity. 

The main reason a 
duplicitous charge was not al- 
lowed in a criminal case was 
that the jury could, in general, 
only give a simple verdict of 
guilty or not guilty on cadi 
charge in the indictment. 

Consequently, if a charge in 
truth embraced several charges, 
the jud^, when passing sen- 
tence, had no means of knowing 
on which cha rges the jury had 
really convicted. 

All that, however, had no 
application to a disciplinary 
hearing before the professional 
conduct committee. The mem- 
bers of the com mittee who made 
the findings of feet were the 
same persons as would pass 
sentence if they had found 
serious professional misconduct 
proved. 

In the context of the General 
Medical Counci] Preliminary 
Proceedings Committee ana 
Professional Conduct Commit- 
tee (Procedure) Rules (SI 1980 
No 858) the chairman's duty 
must cover announcing the 
determination of the commit- 
tee. in respect of each outstand- 
ing charge, as to which if any of 
the facts alleged in the charge 
had been proved. 

Even if. therefore, the charge 
was technically duplicitous, the 
practitioner would be told 
which parts of the dune, or 
which charges within die charge, 
had been found proved. 

The charge against the ap- 
plicant, as at present for- 
mulated, was in a 
comprehensive form, embrac- 
ing allegations in respect of eight 
patients in a single charge. 

The choice was between that 
single charge of a course of 
conduct in the respects set out in 
the sub-heads in the charge and 
eight separate charges, one in 


respect of each patient, as 
specimens from which a course 
of conduct in the respects set out 
in the sub-heads was to be 
inferred. 

His Lordship could not see 
that the difference between 
those alternatives would have 
any meaning to a tribunal such 
as the professional conduct 
committee which was composed 
of doctors and not lawyera. and 
whichever alternative was 
adopted would make no dif- 
ference at all to the course and 
scope of the hearing. 

His Lordship could see no 
reason why the GMC should not 
be entitled to lay a charge of a 
course of conduct. The form of 
the charge, road with the 
particulars given and ordered to 
be given, was neither confusing 
nor unfair. 

It followed that the judge was 
not justified in ruling that the 
charge as formulated was bad 
for duplicity. 

If the charge stood as for- 
mulated it was not necessary for 
there to be any further reference 
to the preliminary proceedings 
committee. The case was the 
same case of a course of 
conduct, and the addition of 
four further patients by way of 
additional particulars made no 
difference. 

LORD JUSTICE LLOYD, 
dissenting, said that, accepting 
that the procedure on inquiries 
into professional misconduct by 
the GMC was not exactly analo- 
gous to procedure on indictment 
and that the rale against duplic- 
ity could not be exactly applied, 
the reasons underlying the rule 
were the same for both cases. 

Those reasons were that to 
charge what were essentially two 
separate offences in the same 
count was both confuting and 
unfair. The rule against dupjio- 
ity was not a legal technicality, 
and. in his Lordship’s judgment, 
it was applicable to proceedings 
before the professional conduct 
committee. 


In the present case, where the 
eight patients were all particu- 
larized and where some of the 
allegations related to some pa- 
tients and not others, his Lord- 
ship was in no doubt that the 
misconduct alleged in relation 
to each of the patients should 
have been foe subject of a 
separate chaise. 

LORD JUSTICE 

NICHOLLS said that he ap- 
proached the fiuestion of what 
factual allegations might prop- 
erly be included in a single 
charge of serious professional 
misconduct on the premise, 
which bis Lordship accepted, 
that, as a rale of elementary 
fairness, the rule of the criminal 
law that a charge should not be 
duplicitous should apply by 
analogy. 

The GMC submitted that 
properly construed the charge 
laid was one alleging a course of 
conduct If the misconduct al- 
leged was a practice said to have 
beeh followed by the prac- 
titioner in the conduct of ms 
professional work, bis Lordship 
did not see why the charge 
should not be so formulated, as 
a tingle charge, even though a 
properly particularized state- 
ment of the practice might 
involve identifying several dif- 
ferent patients ana several dif- 
ferent occasions. 

It had to be said that the 
present charge was noi happily 
drafted. The use of the word 
“individual” was inap p ropriate 
to a course of conduct 
allegation. 

In the end, however, the 
charge could fairly be read as 
alleging a course of conduct 
adopted by the applicant in the 
conduct of his practice. The 
court would not be justified in 
requiring the present charge to 
be abandoned and in place eight 
separate charges formulated. 

Solicitors: Waterhouse & Co; 
Beachcrofts. 


Doctors’ restrictive covenant is valid 


consensus for the elections 
within the party by calling in 
the head of one of its smaller 
factions, Mr Toshio Komoto, 
who left the meeting apparent- 
ly still against the idea. 

. Mr Kanemaru is to contin- 
ue consensus-building, but he 
has an uphill struggle. The 
attractions of a big success for 
the ruling party will loom 
large and one bargain which 
might attract those against 
another term for Mr Naka- 
soac as party leader and Prime 
Minister might be a guarantee 
that he would not seek to stay 
beyond the end of his current 
term in October, even if the 
LDP wins the election. 


Kot and Others v Morris 
Before Lord Justice Dillon, 
Lord Justice Lloyd and Lord 
Justice Nicholls 
[Judgment given May 15] 

A covenant in a partnership 
agreement between doctors 
practising in the National 
Health Service which restricted 
an outgoing partner from 
practising within a two-mile 
radius of the partnership 
premises for two years was not 
invalid or void as being contrary 
to public policy. 

The Court of Appeal so held 
in allowing an appeal by the 
plaintiffs. Dr Aubrey Kerr. Dr 
W illiam Muza and.Dr Graham ■ 
Parker, from the refusal of Mr 
Justice Falconer on February 
13, 1986, to grant them an 
interlocutoru injunction 
restraining the defendant. Dr 
Anthony Morris, from carrying 
on the profession of general 
medical practitioner within a 
radius of two miles from 7 
Ladysmith Avenue, 

-Brightlingsea, Essex. 

Mr Francis Ferris, QC and Mr 
Frank Hinks for the plaintiffs; 
Mr Ian Craxford for the defen- 
dant . 

LORD JUSTICE DILLON 
said that the appeal concerned a 
dispute between NHS general 
medical practitioners who were 
formerly in practice together at 
7 Ladysmith Avenue. 

Brightlingsea. 

The parties entered into a 
partnership agreement in March 
1984, and clause 34 of that 
agreement, which the plaintiffs 
were now seeking to enforce, 
provided that no former partner 
should for two years fallowing 
his retirement or expulsion from 
the partnership carry on the 
profes s ion of general medical 
practitioner within two miles of 
the partnership premises. 

In the latter part of 1984 
difficulties arose between the 


defendant and the other three 
partners, and. following a meet- 
ing in January 1985, on Feb- 
ruary 14. 1985. the defendant 
was served with a notice under 
clause 32(1) of the partnership 
agreement requiring him to 
retire from the partnership in 12 
months “for the reason that we 
consider that the trust necessary 
between partners has been 
breached bv you." 

In November 1985 die defen- 
dant purchased I Ladysmith 
Avenue, and made it plain that 
be wanted to practise from there 
without waiting two years to do 

50- 

The judge refused the plain- 
tiffs interlocutory relief on the 
basis that be should follow 
Hensman v Traill (The Times 
October 22, 1980). 

There, Mr Justice Bristow 
held that “it is not possible to 
regard a p artn ership restriction 
which might lead to a doctor 
being prevented by law from 
giving patients the care winch he 
is obliged under the National 
Health Service to give them as 
other than contrary to tire basic 
concept of the National Health 
Service and so contrary to 
public policy and 
unenforceable" 

“The scheme of the health 
service in respect of general 
medical services was that each 
doctor had his own list of 
patienfa. The sale of goodwill in 
a medical practice was probib- 
ited. 

WTthin limitations a patient 
had a right to the doctor of his 
choice. Under the scheme a 
doctor was obliged to provide 
medical treatment to panents on 
his iisL 

But the scheme recognized the 
existence of partnerships and it 
was provided that doctors in a 
partnership might treat each 
other's patients. 

An inevitable consequence of 
having a partnership agreement 


was that capitation fees were 
partnership assets. 

A doctor could give notice at 
any time to withdraw bis name 
from the medical list It fol- 
lowed that a doctor was free to 
go at any time from the area. 
The patients bad no right to 
require him to stay in order to 
continue to treat them. 

There fore , there could be no 
objection on the ground of 
public policy or interest to a 
doctor resigning from a partner- 
ship thereafter being under a 
reasonable restriction as be- 
tween himself and his former 
partners in the terms of danse 

it was -submitted that the 
restraint covenant was only 
valid in so far as it protected a 
legitimate interest of the 
continuing partners, that foe 
interest being protected was an 
interest in the goodwill of tbe- 
business and that as foe sale of 
goodwill was now illegal the 
whole foundation for holding 
the restraint enforceable fell 
away. 

Whether a partnership was in 
existence when the National 
Health Service came in or was 
created later, goodwill in the 
sense oflhe tendency of patients 
whom partners bad treated to 
resort to the practice for further 
treatment had to remain one of 
the most valuable, albeit not 
saleable, assets on which the 
livelihood of the partners de- 
pended. 

A further point taken was that 
foe entering into various cov- 
enants in the partnership deed 
was valuable consideration such 
that there was a deemed sale of 
goodwill under paragraph 2(2) 
of Schedule 10 to the National 
Health Service Act 1977. 

The court was only concerned 
with the restraint covenant and 
foe answer to that was to be 
found in paragraph 2(4) and (5). 
Sub-paragraph (4) seemed to be 


Parish trustees 9 power 
to protect property 


Taylor ▼ Masefield and An- 
other 

.Before Lord Justice May and Sir 
Denys Buckley 
[Judgment given May 20] 

The parish trustees ofa parish 
which did not have a parish 
council could uke steps, includ- 
ing commencing and maintain- 
ing, proceedings, to protect 
parish property without express 
authorization from the parish 
meeting. 

The Court of Appeal so held 
in a reserved judgment, dismiss- 
ing an appeal by foe defendants, 
Kir John Masefield and Mrs 
Blanda Masefield, from an order 
of Judge King at, Weymouth 
County Court who on Septem- 
ber 2. 1985. had granted the 
plaintiff Mr Michael Benjamin 
Taylor, one of the AskersweU 
Parish Trustees, a declaration 
that certain land belonged to the 
Parish of AskersweU and not to 
the defendants. 

Section 13(4) of foe Local 
Government Act 1972 provides: 
“The parish trustees of a parish 
[not haring a separate parish 
council] shall act in accordance 
with any directions given by the 
parish meeeting.” 

Mr H. Jonathan Barnes for 
the defendants; Mr William 
Coley for the plaintiff 

SIR DENYS BUCKLEY said 
that foe defendants would not 
be permitted now to take the 
point foal the proper plaintiff 
was the AskersweU Parish Trust- 
ees. rather than Mr Taylor, since 
if that point bad been taken 
below it could have been cured 
by amendment. 

The defendants had argued 
that section 13(4) of foe 1972 
Act empowered foe parish trust- 
ees to act only in accordance 
with directions of the parish 
meeting; they were a statutory 
corporation (created by section 
13(3}) and foeir powers could 
therefore be derived only from 
statute, and on a true construc- 
tion of the 1972 Act they were 
constituted to serve as the 
repository of the title to parish 
property and to execute any 
neccssaiy deeds or instruments 
of transfer. 

In his Lordship's judgment, 
section 13(4) left parish trustees 


their trust which did not conflict 
with any direction by the parish • 
meeting. 

That construction more ac- 
curately reflected foe precise 
language used in section 13(4), 
and there was nothing in foie 
other provisions of the Act 
relating to foe constitution, 
functions and proceedings of 
parish meetings and parish 
trustees which suggested that foe 
defendants* construction should 
be p r e f e rred. 

Moreover, that was foe more 
beneficial construction of the 
subsection. It might be dis- 
advantageous if parish trustees 
could not initiate action for the 
protection of parish property 
vested in them without first 
seeking and obtain inga formal 
direction from foe parish meet- 

liad foe predecessor of sec- 
tion 13(4), section 47(4) of the 
Local Government Act 1933. 
been re-enacted in respect of 
parish trustees, requiring them 
to act “in ail respects” in the 
manner directed by the parish 
meeting, the defendants* 
construction would have been 
more plausible. 

The absence of such words in 
section 1 3(4) supported foe view 
that Parliament's intention had 
been to avoid foe possibilxtyofii 
being thought that section 1 3(4) 
did more than require the parish 
trustees to cany out all direc- 
tions of the parish meeting. 

Accordingly the plain tm did 
not lack authority to bring the 
proceedings. Since the evidence 
before the judge bad been fully 
sufficient to justify his finding, 
the appeal should be dismissed. 

Lord Justice May agreed. 

Solicitors: Humphries Kirk & 
Miller, Warebam; Clarke 
Wilimott & Clarice, YeoviL 

Corrections 

In Ashton and Others v 
Sobeiman ( The Times May 20) 
counsel for Ashton was Mr 
David Burton not Mr Jonathan 
Hemy. 

in Rv Governor of Peruonvillc 
Prison and Anoth&. Ex parte 
Herbage ( The Times May 21), 
.counsel for the andicanl were 


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plainly directed to a covenant 
for restraint oftrade and by sub- 
paragraph (5), sub-paragraph (4) 
did not apply to anything done 
in pursuance of a partnership 
agreement 

What was co v ered by sub- 
paragraph (4) could not be 
illegal under paragraph 2(2). 

Accordingly, the point that 
there had been a sale of foe 
goodwill failed. In Hensman v • 
Traill Mr Justice Bristow had 
held that equivalent provisions 
rendered the restriction sought 
to be imposed in that case 
unenforceable. His Lordship 
would overrule Hensman v 
Traill on both points. 

The defendant’s final pant 
was that a notice of expulsion 
could only be given for reason- 
able cause ana after giving foe 
partner concerned a hearing. 

Clause 32(2) provided that 
any notice under the clause 
“shall specify foe reason for 
which it is given”. Prima facie it 
might be raid wnb some force 
that if partners were giving 12 
months' notice they had to 
specify a reason and that, there- 
fore, they had to have a reason. 

They did in fact specify a 
reason and it had to be taken 
that they honestly believed it 
since foeir good faith had not 
been Questioned. The question 
at trial might come to whether 
they were justified in foeir 
belief. 

It seemed, therefore, that the 
question in foe appeal was one 
of foe balance of convenience. 
The matter was very finely 
balanced but lay in favour of 
granting an injunction provid- 
ing the plaintiffs undertook not 
to apply for permission to bring 
a fourth partner into the practice 
before trial. 

Lord Justice Lloyd and Lord 
Justice Nicholls delivered 
concurring judgments. 

Solicitors: Ellison & Co. Col- 
chester Hempsons. 


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-.prtnefo Clarice? the aflaf. 
^ He- young; .^Paymaster, 
Gen^al frohi the Muff' 
J Tands wjjh an unrepen-- 
-• tant belief in the politics 
of moderation, remains one of the 
key ministers rn the 

Government's latterday conver- 
sion to the need to present a more 
caring image to the electorate. 


Clarte's whole persona and 
pedigree is tailored to meet the 
demands of a more '‘humane" 
government: -His role in Cabinet, 
responsible with Lord Young for 
e^lbymehtpotiCK=isnow being: 
gK^ 'evfct^.’^reaiasr: -importance 
<wi(h. this -Weefcls-: announcements 


- Thatcher Vyras a shopkeeper — 
though as a jeweller and watch- 
maker, not as a grocer/ There the 
similarities end. 

. Unless, of rourse, some of tils 
colleagues remember the survey of 
MPs conducted by The Tunes two 
years ago, when Clarke, as a junior 
-transport minister, was shown to 
be; foe; long-distance runner to 
succeed • the . Prime* Minister. 

• ^oughTncurlFhas^ happened since 
.foeti — the poIL.whiie flattering. 


was 3 -ppiiticai embanassmenl-^ _ _ 

■; CfctteV star - coritinuetL :to : • 
m. Wgfitfe tnUanfidied by his - - 

* - 13 - ' ■ r 1 ^ 7 ' - Qumiessefiiialiy: a moderate-' (a- ■' VtX&g&f# 

'%cl which" was judged to have 
- hampered h brpr ogress in the early 
’ days, of Mrs Thatcher’s prerater- 
shfp)," this t^pes- not mean . he is 
• “either, politically ^ administra- 
tively soft. . . . 


' With, the -wind'. ^'.efikrige, ig 
adapt "a MacmiOamte {Abase, 
blowing through the Conservative. 
Party, emjrfoymeht . — " together., 
with education .{central to. 
yesterday's reshuffle) and health — 
is one of three government depart- 
ments having to withstand the 
buffeting. 

- Clarke’s brand of -Toryism has 
.always been firmly embedded in ‘ 
■the ■ party's mainstream, - even 
though in his early student days 
theremayhavebeenaperiod, now:- 
long fofgotteri;bf uncertainty as ter 
’wliere bis -pbfitidaf tap-root may-r 
mH6 hohL Wlrar^he arrived at * 
Cambridge -IfiHvertSfy from Not- -- 
impam-Higfa^cbboC, hfeamdem* 
able political ambitions were so- 
generalizettihat he Was for ft while 
a member of both the Bow Group 
and the Gaftskeliite Campaign far 2 
Social Democracy/ 



htle remaining one 
of the most likeable 
of .politicians, bis. 

* . ministerial expert- 
n ; • ence has; shown ■ he. : 
-.7 has The tpoghness,- as" well as the:-. 
■JatjifiTy;. to; ^mve: Sometimes it 
. -fias. meanf'settjhg iris fece against __ 
former. backb^n ch; cpRikgnes and 
"-friends -wbeti jmti^Tand -poiigcai 
^direction airffetin^ 


: argument river 


■ploy merit - 2 
lopmed.lar 


It was a period which did not 
last long. By the time he left 
Cambridge — where he was Presi- 
dent of the Union — be was a 
zealous disciple of the Heath . 
European ideal as well as a 
devotee uC the '. “ middle .way"/ 
approach'. of-HartSki Macmillan^’ 
His polittcal iteeih.'Wete /Cut 4S 
National Chairman of the Federa- 
tion of Conservative .Students, a 


and prrf> 2 cexpcTKhthrcLL ? ^,- 
lopiped.l^rge: test ' year/* Oarkr/'as ' ~ 
the hew Paymaster General shar- 
ing : responsibility for employ' 
meni, did not — even privately — 
join those demanding more 
spending on new projects. Instead, 
he told the Tory Reform Group 
that infrastructure projects relied 
more on machines than men. He 
pnee accused die Commons select 



[BIOGRAPHY! 


1940: Bom Juty^in No ttingh am . 
*- Education; NotirngTiam High 
School: Gonvffle and Cahis 
CoBej^. Cambridge (BA, 

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.196% Called to the.BarjGray's Jon. 


. . . iCircpft. - 
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“ Edwards; son and 
1978: Ejected Conservative 
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1971: ParSamentary private 
' secretary totheScScrtor- 
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1973s Member of the r - 
delegation i 

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197S: Parframorttaiy Secretary^ - 


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1985: Paymaster-General 
198Brlfinster of State for . 
- - Employment. 


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Kenneth Clarke: he admits to being a libaal with a small i' bnt objects to being called a liberal wet 


growing toughness. His casualness 
of dress — he and his Hush 
Puppies seem inseparable — his 
easy-going manner, approachabil- 
jty, and debating talents have 
ensured him a genuine, popularity 


“wetness" was put to him some 
years ago, be deplored what was 
then becoming a fashionable term 
of abuse because it was given such 
a narrow and precise definition. “I 
may be a liberal whb a small T, 


/ cQTTifllittee .OT ^rnployrnent — six , jn botb Ytestminster apd White- . but I do object to bemg called 
MPs, who- -Wt-A¥hi!e^mc : of4iiacblteagties-r*libeTaI wet", be sail 



,‘b^ t prp^c^d „a.; jqbs package 
costing £3.5biHion to' create work 
for the unemployed — of “dodging 
the difficult choices". 
m Oari^eV^tereni aflability 


in the same 1970 Commons 
“intake" may allude, perhapf out 
of envy, to changes, in his political 
beliefs and attitudes, it is a charge 
fee can rebut. _ 


said.. 

There was no harshness in bis 
objections, only an inner confi- 
dence as to where he stood within, 
the political spectrum. When, 
later, he was Minister of Health, 


criticism for attacking the exces- 
sive profits of drug companies as 
he was from the unions by forcing 
through the privatization ofhospi- 
tal ancillary services. 

Clarke is not always at ease with 
ihe Goveniinent’s polides, but the 
pragmatist and" lawyer within him 
— -he -practised on the' Midland 
circuit for 16 years, often oh 
workmens' compensation cases — 
understands the necessary art of 
compromise. He has. conducted 


-the ; questions /.oSt hia.^he. : -was ; as' ^irepare^ to -handle ■ * tfis p^iticaT/ career with 


hands" -which does not mean be 
avoids controversy. 

. His Westmmster career has 
been one of caution, although he. 
has never concealed his ambition. 
“The House of Com mons”, he . 
once remarked, “is fuH of ambi- 
tious people and I am as ambi- 
tious as any. Bur settiafr oneself - 
long-term goals doesn't .work in 
politics" 

It is his unflag^ng’ dedication 
and capacity fbt woik -^ aisraajed 
by an enviable' constinajcfo ~ T 
w^ch has got trim, ai foe age ot4o, 
where he ts now./.They are; 
qualities that were evideni when 
he was a back-bencher aod a Whip . 
and later a junior opposition' 
spokesman. 

A colleague related with 
astonishment how ' 
Clarke, after a heavy 
parliamentary evening, 
could spend an hour or 
two at .Ronnie Scon’s jazz dub, 
work 'on legal briefs on the last / 
train to Birmingham, spend the~ 
next in court and be back in - 
the House by 6 pm — still cheerful 
andririaxed. 

There is little opportomtytbese. 
•^days for jazz (he’sa.fenatic) hafhc 
can still relax " watching fats/, 
fevourite football team. Notting-/ 
ham Forest, or enjoy his Sunday 
lunchtime pint at a local Birming- 
ham dub, where he plays snooker 
with his son, state-educated tike 
Clarice's (laughter. While Clarke 
has never tied himself wholly with 
any ideological camp, neither has 
he allowed his departmental du- 
ties to obscure what is happening 
in foe outside political. world. It 
was tfiis desire to Treep'uf tondT 
.that led him ' to’ form a discreet 
-dining club oflike-mindof junior 
ministers when he first entered the 
Government. 

In foe early days his so-called 
■“Amesbury grtrapT-^namedofter 


:foe street, on; which he lives iq 
south Birmingham — was rwtria- 
ed to those hdow Cabinet. ratfle. 
Those d^s have good, though ihe 
dining group stiQ exists. Five ofifci/ ' 
original members — Douglas^ 
Hurd. Malcolm -/Rifkind, Tom 
King, John MacGregor and Clarke 
—-are in foe Cabinet and momd. 
'.tihaha&ouigrown principlelUwas 
/nevferigrxwp/fompfottefl, butck» 

: foat saw/a xdmnofi identity la a 
<fown-tb-earth soda! pohey. ft is tf 
belief foafClariie has ^ways held, 
and Oisifoe furthered at - i& 
Department ofHealihand Social 
Security, wfaere he ' worked wfo 
JNc»rman Fowtes,^. friend sfoCe ' 
Cambridge University Conserva- 
ti-ve Assocaaoii days. ‘;_- 

U was Fowler who pesia^d 
the Prime. Minister — dubious 
aboutprornotxDg^^banunrepen- 
tam moderate - to elevate him & 
to Health Minister and thusjgive 
him theopportumty to prbve hot 
only his adxrikustraiive sdjSity bqi 
also to handle, skilfully, the coa- 
trmtersnJ issues that bedevilled 
the de phrt m eaL 


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said rme . dfbK '^rtiest potitaal 
(Heads rerpafas fepow jazz ferritic 
Jim:Us^;MP.for Baoapwe/* 
Next month -Clarice, /w^pte 
earthy common sense has moved 
some, colleagues' to. sqgg^-j&y 
could, bate a. Baldwin ift their 
midst, returns to Noraiw^am 
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Thomson Prentice i 


A trace of white powder at the 
French Open tennis tourna- 
ment in Paris next week could 
end the careers of any one of 
foe world’s top men players. 

The powder is cocaine, not 
chalk. The start of foe tourna- 
ment at the Stade Roland 
Garros bn Monday will coin- 
cide with a tough new attitude 
Towards drug/ abuse in tfie 
sport. Tests for cocaine, boo- 
in and . amphetamines .' are 
likely to be- introduced in the 
men’s competition, the first 
international tennis tourna- 
ment to be thus monitored. 
When' the covers aro drawn 
back at Wimbledon at the end 
of next month, there is a 
strong -possibility that tests 
will be introduced there, too. 

Few of tennis’s experienced 
insiders believe there is wide- 
spread use of cocaine, even 
among the game’s richest, 
most - hedonistic celebrities. 
But none can axgite convinc- 
ingly that tennis enjoys special 
protection: .from foe .same 
corruption that has infiltrated 
a growing number of other 
sports--.;:;.. «: r * '. 

“There isa strong feding on 
the circuit that a few players 
have been involved 1 in- so- 
called - recreational, drugs", 
says Dr Robert leach, head 
physician to foe United States 



might help a player through 
the -pain b a r rie r". He stresses 
that cocaine is “a very danger- 
ous drug — foe body quickly 
becomes dependent." 

The London University 
unit is funded by foe Sports 
Counci L If there are to be tests 
on- Wimbledon players, the 
unit will conduct them. 
Whether -used to. improve 
.sport performance or provide 
dubious pleasure, cocaine has 
been foe. frequent resdrt of 
American athletes, to such, a 
degree in baseball, for exaih- 
pte. foal Peter Ueberroth, foe 
game's commissioner, 'de- 
scribed it last year as *foe 
number one problem feeing 
the sport". • 


shun: “Somtf sports say there 
is no problem — foey are glean.' 
For years American football 
has said it was dean, although 
we all knew that they-.were ' 
doped to foe eyebrows svith 
amphetamines, cocaine and 
what have you. But now their 
problems are coming-home to 
them". 

Last year, the Canadian 
snooker player Kirk Stevens 
acknowledged his habitual use 
of cocaine. At rite forthcoming 
World .Cop 'soccer finals in 
Mex ico; .jandom tests will be 
-carried but fpr-cocaine and 
ofoer drugs. Professor Man- . 
fred-Douite, “for ’West” GtsP^ 


man expert on drug tibose m 
sport, who carried ont testi at 
the 1982 WorfoCupmSpaia, 
believes there is fittfc,' abuse. 
“But the testing methods ustid 
in Mexico should detect a*- 
taine if pfeyers an?, usfogjf:, 
heisaysr : /. “V^ 

: . Tests wiirajsaltewiJiw'oia 
at foe Commonwefot&CfetiKs 
: in Edinbuirgh . in// luljr/hfol 
August/ And 

cfl has Jaundied ananti-fougs 
campaign, aflocafnlg £2501)00 
for tests on .a -wide tatf&jof 
athletes and players. " "*• 
The Lawn Tennis Assoria - 
tion has accented a recom- 
mendalion foaftdBSfoonKbe 
introduced. Professor Bedcetl 
also chainnaa.edtite<IiitBna H 
tional Tennis Federatioa’s 
medical coromissidn, hasiarid: 
“There does oof appear to be'p 
Seripux drugs proW«Bz® 3 SI- 
ms. but with .it becoming: an 
Olympic spori-ia498g,' afoere 
testing will be mandatory, we 
hawiotxjnsder wfaat to forin 
foe inierinL.'Wflw^y rice* to 
look'- for cocawte.' maryh^, 
amphetamines -and-ewea ana- 
bolic steroids^. ■ . y » C 

' Whether fob tists’a rf car- 
ried out ra Paris, Wimbledon. 
or.New Yoti^ the penalty for 
any- player fotnid guilty’o#foc 
use; posseiaoh or distribution 
of cocaine, heroin -or ■ amfjwt- 
araines is {ikety ta be foe 
same: immediate suspen^n 
from - foe cdmpetitum ~atfd 
permanent . «ti«pial ificatkm. 
At this stage, though, tennis 
officials ate reluctant to fos- 
cfose their, precise pfenA -M Wf 
want to exploit foe dement of 
surprise" one-sonree'db^ to 
Wimbledon said, 

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Olympic teams of 1980 and 
I984.T 


But foe strong feeling is 
that most of tennis is dean“. 

The Men’s International 
Professional Tennis Council 
decided -last year to introduce 
tests at two of this, year's 
tournaments. None have, yet 
been carried out, and only 
three tournaments remain — 
the French Open, Wimbledon, 
and foe -US Open. The tests 
involve laboratory analysis of 
urine :tests,-.which can detect 
the presence of the drug up to 
■24 hours after use. 

Cocaine may usually be 
thought of as a recreational 
drug, more likely to be found 
at exclusive parties than in 
athlete's locker rooms. Bui its 
properties could also have an 
afreet on competitive perfor- 
mance. “There is no question 
that it improves alertness", 
says Dr David Cowan, asso- 
ciate director of foe Chelsea 
drug control centre at London 
Umversitv. “Tt,.cat». — — * 


Random tests wffl be 
carried out during 
the World Cap finals 


Baseball players from al- 
most an of the m$jor league 
teams: in foe United. Stales 
. have been named as “users" 
in criminal trials. At least 30 
players, -from teams suefras 
theh- ce le bra t ed New -York 
Mete, Yankees, and . Cincin- 
nati Reds, were' identified in 
one court, case .in Pittsburgh 
last year. _. 

In Foul Play , a recently - 
published book, authors Dr 
Tom Donohoe and Neil John- 
son quote an estimate that as 
many as 40 per cent of 
American professional foot- 
ballers regularly use foe drug, 
and voice foe suspicion that 
ice-hockey players also 
indulge. 

Professor Arnold Beckett,. 



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9 Hasten (3) . 

10 Mate conform (9) 

11 On high (51 

13 Temporary stay.(7). 
16 Cave chambers (7) 

19 Money (5) 

21 Vj intent (9 ) . 

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3 Splendour (8) 

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If politics is the art of the possible;' 
then political verse is an almost 
-impossible art whoever heard ofa 
lync onthe. nature of ctenprranis* 
or an efeor to pragmatism? But S 
feet there is a tradmon of just such 


Peter Acfcroyd reviews a book that shows how politics 
gets into everything, even the songs of the poets 


— - 



•‘by all^ory. or wroviadTiTS 
mem of Tom Paulin s new antholo- 
gy that it emphasizes the neglected 

aspects, of poets who are generally 
regarded as “immortal**- andtbeni 
.routine business of 
hfe. Buf if man is a political animal 
there ts no reason, why the songs of 
Apollo- should not sometimes issue 
from tbe.lrps of partisans. 

And so. m his interesting introduc- 
tion, Paulin rightly discounts the 
jheorx that “an” and “potties” are 
mutually exclusive occupations, and 
that a poem is a free floating agent 
-which- by some mirade has been cut 
'loose from social, historical, or 
biographical realities. This was a 
.( 'modem heresy inaugurated by 
■ T-S-Efiot, endorsed by LA. Richards, 
?. -and subsequently institutio nalize d 
-by a yariety of mulish academic 
t.l critics. But there are no electrified 
t fences between the world and the 
.. poem: as Paulin says memorably 
here, " —pofiucs is like a rain-storm 
that catches us all in its wet noise" 
-'This of course poses .peculiar 
. problems for an anthologist since h‘ 
means,. of implies, that aB kinds of 
._*! poetry can be interpreted as express- 
ing political awareness — any poem 
v without- an overt kieological stance 
might be described as conservative 
for example, and even the most 
^ hermetic lyricist, concerned with 
?“ Love and Death, could be diagnosed 
' as a purblind supporter of the status 
.►quo. 

rven tins difficulty, a diffi- 
.dent editor would proba- 
bly only have included 
those poems that are di- 
rectly and overtly engaged with 
political realities — certainly they 
comprise a long list, stretching from 
anonymous Thirteenth-Century lyr- 
ics thnough Dryden and on to Pound. 
Tom PauHn has adopted a broader 
attitude, however, which in practice 
has meant that he is happy to include 
poenis that appeal to him for a 
variety of reasons; thus we have 
twelve pages of John Gare, whose 
“To the Snipe" could be described as 


THE FABER BOOKTOF 
POUTIGAL VERSE . 

Edited byrTom Paulin 

■ Faber, £17 JO 

■ ^poUtk aT only in the vaguest sense. 
Perhaps as a protest agamst blood- 
sports? ■ 

• But Panfto does have a theoretical 
P e * rs pective to lend a certain coher- 
em* to this heterogeneous selection; 

.in bis - introduction be 
distinguishes between a . broadly 
conservative** or "monarchical" 
tradition and: a "puritan** or 
“republican’’ one— thus Droten and 
Mflton, Jonson uni Blake; Biot and 
Lawrence, can be. seen us resisting 


each other in endless battle rather 
than resting together in the quietus 
of a putative “great tradition”. As a 
theory n has the merit of simplicity, 
but unfortunately ft avoids what 
might be described as the problem of 
belief; aptly summarized in the 
expression that the truest poetry » 
the most feigning. 

The problem is best- stated by tire 
poets themselves. It was Thomas 
Chatierton who once said that he 
held in contempt any man who coukl 
not write on both sites of a 
controversy — a fluency emphasized 
by the American poet, Kari Shapiro, 
who maintained that he wrote as a 
Christian on one day and as a Jew on 
the next It is in this context, of 
course, that “poUtics” is best seen as 


an extension of aesthetics -since tire 
overriding aim of the poet is to 
create significant form, be or she will 
entertain almost any belief in rater 
to nsidi that happy stale. Eliot was 
.not really a “monarchist*', despite 
the enormous cufr&ra 1 weight he is 
forced to carry mPhuiin’s mtroduo- 
tion as an emblem of conservative 
pessimism- He was not really a 
monarchist because he was never 
. really anythin* In any case, if the 
history, of modernism teaches as 
anything it is that the greatest 
“conservatives” are also the greatest 
poetic revolutionaries. What is the 
politics of that situation? . 

But. if Paulin's theory has the' 
virtue of simplicity it also has the 
further merit, for an anthologist, of 
wide applicability.. This book begins 
with Dame mid ends with Miroslav 
Holub, : including Ecclesiastes and 
“Please to remember the Fifth -of 
November** en route; In feet the . 
choice is edectic to the point of' 
oddness. There are 36 pages of. 
Marvell for example, and only two 
pages of Shelley; and, if there was 
room for 27 pages of Dryden's 

available, elsewhere), surely a 




space could' have been Sound for 
Rochester’s famous 
God bless our good and gracious 
.. King. 

. Whose promise none relies on; 

It is easy to play the game of 
omissions, bm it is a necessary task 
with an - anthology that at. least 
aspires- to being authoritative. Why, 
for example, is Thomas Hood omit- 
ted? His “The Song of the Shirt” was 
arguably- the most important,. and 
certainly the most popular, ^political 
verse of the last century. Elizabeth 
Barren Browning's “The Cry of tire- 
Children” might share the palm with 
it but she, too, is not to be found 
here Nor is CTabbe. ~ " 

B m surety tire most significant 
absence is* that of Ezra 
Pound? There is not one 
word by or about him here, 
although he is without doubt the 
most important political poei of the 
Twentieth Century. 

Some omissions are necessary and 
even instructive as an index of 
feshionabte- taste. It is easy to 
understand why Paulin has avoided 
all foe “beat” and “bomb culture” 
poetry of the Sixties and- early 
Seventies; unfortunately, however,, 
be has included some eqnally dubi- 
ous material ofa later date; and one 
has only to look at recent Irish verse, 
over-generously represented here, to 
realize that the pressure of political 
events is no guarantee' of poetic 
merit — of even of poetic interest. As 
a result this anthology, to paraphrase 
the words of a former " m on ar chist" 
Faber editor, begins with a bang and 
ends with a whimper — or, rather, a 
yawn. The notes are random and 
cryptic; the textual apparatus . 
have foe spellings been various! 
modernized, haIfimodenii 2 ed, or 
intact?) notable for its absence. 




W. Shakespeare, WJ. Yeats, HughMcDfamnid, WJL Auden, James Joyce, Radymrd Kipling 




it ----- 


Ben Pirp loti’s Hugh Dalton 
was hailed 1st year as a great 
biography. What was so re- 
inaricalteabomitwasthe'way 
he contrived to coanterjpomt 
. Dalton's successfolpubbc ca- 
reer -with his turbulent and 
often Unappealing i nn er fife 
Instead: of the conventional 
separate 'chapter describing 

the statesman's hajmx.fomfe- 

IHe ted blameless relaxations, 
foe nature of Dalton's curious 
marriage, his personal frustra- 
tions and private jealousies, 
his boUs and his warts and his 
piles wer? all allowed their frill 
influence* in forming his views 
and affecting at critical mo- 
ments hispolitical judgement 
Thisirasmadepossibiepardy 
by the biographer's art, bat 
-partly abb by his principal 
source:. Dalton's very full mid 
excep ti onally' candid diary. 
Now Pimlbtt has given us a 
.first hefty Instalment of the 
foaiy itself. It is a document, 
both historical and human, of 

'foe first tmtiortance. 

: Dr Pimlott has taken, the 
derision to separa te the war 
years from foe years both 



in 



JohnCamp^dl 

THE^dOND WORLD 
WAR DIARY OF ‘ 
HUGH DALTON, 
1940-45 

Edited by Ben Ptetott 

Cape, £40 


before and .after, . which trill . 
form a second. volume. 
Though this meanS; that the 
second volume will !have a 
lame hole in foe middle, ft. is 
fiiEy justified by the satwfyn% 
unity of tius vohime, which 
begins with Dalton raking 
over foe Ministry of Econom- 
ic Warfare to-Cnurchiirs Co- 
alition in May 1940, and ends 
withhim giving up foe seab of 
the Board of Trade two 


months before Labours his- 
toric landslide -in 1945. hr 
. focse-tnfo^fficeSrDalttm-was- 
centraBy involved in both 
main aspectsofthe war on the 
one hand the struggle against 
Hitler, and on foe other the 
stealthy- transformation of 
British domestic politics. In 
both he gives an unrivalled 
dose-up of foe desperate polit- 
ical and' bureaucratic infight- 
ing— what Dairen tiked re call 
"*the shooting war ' in 
Whitehall** — that went on 
behind the "national" facade 
Of ‘ Britain’s'' , wartime 
Government- 

■ Dalton, of course, was fight- 
ing as hard as anyone, but by 
this time with dedining zest; 
for be was losinga bitter battle 
with Edeni the Foreign Secre- 
tary, and Brendan Bracken, 
Minister of Information, over 


the control of black propagan- 
da. Eden, in these pages, is 
Ifbrhav; 
ing “no mind, only a mass of 
antennae”; whlle Bracken is 
“stmpfy a guttersnipe”. Dal- 
ton .tire diarist was a good: 
hater. But it was Dalton , who 
was eventually “prorndfed” to . 
foe calmer waters of the Board 
ofTade. 

That was actually not a bad 
place to be in foe fetter part of 
the war, as victory began to be 
assured, and attention shifted 
to post-war “reconstruction”. 

Dalton’s diary, read with 
hindsight, is permeated by 
dramatic irony. In February 
1945 he recrated a conversa- 
tion with Attieet “He seemed 
very -c h e e rful and e nj o y i n g 
this, perhaps, last jatch of . 
Deputy ^Fnme- Ministership 
before tte kaleidoscope b^ins 
.lb- 'turn.”— Dalton ~KaJ- . no 
inkHng that in six months 
AtfrrejrouM te. Prime Minis- 
ter, and he faimsdf Chancellor 
of foe Exchequer. Thai, of 
course, foeir troubles really 
began. But that will be the next 
volume. 


■« MAUI LA: FEBRUARY 1986 

; sHTTuctioh 

" smap're volutioh 

* JAMES FEHTOM HAS THERE 



Pioneer Adam of the 
very English art 


How-appropriate that the man 
who did more- than anyone 
else to shape the English 
landscape and English views 
of Jt should have been himself 
.a' horny-handed son 'of toil 
who saved his apprenticeship 
menially in a squire's vegeta- 
ble gotten. Oris it? Certainly 
Capability Brown’s latest bi- 
ographer does not seem to, 
think so- Faced with the' 
awkward facts of Brown’s 
humble birth and simple up- 
bringing, Thomas - Hinde 
seems to suffer simifer convul- 
sions to those manifested by 
old fashioned Baconians at the 
. idea that Shakespeare’s plays 
could have been written- by.a 
man who looked like a poric- 
butcher and .was not m foe 
least aristocratic. Bolstered by 
a “local: tradition” which can 
be traced back noJurfoer than 
the 1960s, young Lancelot 
(before he was given to expati- 
ating on a landscape's 
“capabilities’! becomes .foe 
illegitimate son of Sir William 
Ldrairie, and heredity mates it 
?no longer odd that a North- 
umberland village family 
should produce a boy of 
genius.” 

..... WelL such speculations are 
fine for balking out foe biogra- 
phy of someone about whom 
we knowwitually alLlheceis 
to know on a professional 
level sad hardly anything 


John Russell Taylor 


CAPABILITY BROWN 
Tbe.Story.pfa Master. 

- :' Gardener- 

By Thomas Hinde ; 

- Hutchinson, £15.95 


- - andaRfhe 
-flandkjyari^c^ 
~ihejifieenih~^ 

Don’tinissthe 
J&stvohoT&of 
f^spectacuk 

' V ! t^ series^ ^ 


roYiara raTGAum 

ALESSANDRA 

MICHELETTI 

.. AN-BUWUTIUN OF 

Etchings 

tefly until ^18 Jauia 
113-U9 Chufac cr«« 


personal at all At least Mr 
Hinde plays fair almost every 
page is scattered with those 
conditionals which so enliven 
the French popular press — 
“would- , have been much 
aware”, “must have . been 
shocked”, and so: on .— along 
with frank admissions that 
there is no evidence at all, for 
many suppositions floated' by 
.earlier-. writers^ However, 
- when itcomes.toihgxeal point 
of the exercise, the charting of 
Brown's: dizzying progresibn 
from: village: fed to royal 
gardener, creator . of the 
grounds at Blenheim, 
Longleat, and many more, and 
inventorof t bejarain anglais, 
this book does very welL 
Even ro foe carefully culti- 
vated, artfully arranged terri- 
tory of Brown’s professional 
fife there are still mysteries to 
be solved, adjustments to be 
made in the tune scheme, and 
some untidy tangles of under- 
growth to be de&red away. We 
are. given -good: reasons for 
^apposmg that a recently dis- 
covered. plan '.of JCidmade, 
Brown’s: putative father's es- 
tsrairi.Northuznberfand, may 
be the irst recorded flight of 
the teenage gartener’s tniagh 
nation. We get crisply . ex- 
pressed judgments on Brown’s 
contemporaries ..and rivals. 
We note in detail how Biown's 
aristocratic diepfe became — 
without too much condescen- 
sion — his persona] friends. 
And where mere words give 
out, there are always Timothy 
Beddow’s . exquisite - colour 
photographs to complete the 
picture, poim foe moral and 





: Before Jane Ansten eveh start 
ed Se nse an d Sensibility \ 
Chmfotte PalmHTad^ written' 
Integrity and Content, Mary 
Julia Young had written Right 
and Wrong. EM. Foster had 
completed Light and Shade 
and, most significantly be- 
cause it so directly influenced 
Austen, who very much ad- 
mired it, Mary Brubloh, a 
clergyman's wife who lived in 
Edinburgh, wrote a com; ' 
and sophisticated novel 
. Control. ‘ 

Dale Spender has set out to 
show in Mothers of the Novel 
just how -many women novel- 
ists there were before Jane 
Austen. She is c on cerned with 
quantity as well as quality, 
and in her list of 106 novelists 
and 568 novels from the 
middle 17th to middle L9th 
centuries there are titles one 
might not be in a rush to 
rediscover ( Arnold Zulip A 
Swiss Story springs to mind). 
But foe makes out a good case 
for a long, largely unrecog* 
razed, tradition of women's 
writing which Jane Austen 
drew on rather than instigated; 
and in her analysts of women’s 
dawning sense of the possibili- 
ties that novel writing brought 
them foe is always interesting, 
even at times inspired. 

What son of novels were 
these early women writing? 
One has to be reminded that 
when lath' Mary Wroath, foe 
earliest of all was embarking 
on Urania, published m 1621, 
foe novel as now understood - 
did not exist at all What she 
did was to retell an old story of 
her unde’s. Her unde bring 
Sir Philip Sidney. , the stray 
'was Arcadia. But into it foe 
built her own substructure, a 
succession of sub-plots wftlch^. 
Dale Spender mgnes, are high- 
ly innovative and womanly in 
tenor, realistic in their detail- 
ing. with a. kind of female 
candour that leads us directly 
to Austen and beyond. 

There are vigorous descrip- 
tions m Mathers of ihe NOm 
of the lengths to wmch women 
went to pursue the art when 
novel-writing was not an ac- 
cepted, far less a respected, 
occupation, and when most 
women's days were so dome* 1 
tically citywded it was difficult 
to fit it in. 


FloimMacCarthy 


MOTHERS OFTHE 
NOVEL 
By Dale Spender 

Pandora, £12.95 


en used the novd as a chal- 
lenge to domestic realities, 
embroidering biographies and 
autobiographies with inci- 
dents too colourful to be 


Comic cults of 



This is the week for whimsy 
and artifice in the novels. The 
most unusual suggests its terri- 
tory m its title. It is a sort of 
successor , to The Dice Man, 
one of the cult novels of the 
Seventies; and it is anarchic, 

hip, subversive, and comic. It 

tells-foe- Ufe^and -gospel of 
Wim, a Mpntauk Indian born 
on Long^sfewt and his quest 
fra uX ’(Ultimate Truth). 
Montauk Indians . were de- 
clared extinct around 1900, 
because they opted out of the 
White Man's values, and culti- 
vated the art of invisibility. 
Wim is strange as an individ- 
ual as well as an Indian, 
having been fathered simulta- 
neously by all the Gods.of the 
Universe; 

The story is adventurous 
linguistically and structurally, . 
coining words as enthusiasti- 
cally as Wim has accidents. 
an d bring a patchwork of 
sources; both books and ' 
filmscripts. mostly from the 
21st century. .The most enter- 
taining source is Memoirs of. 
on Old Liar, written by Wim’S- 
mehtra, ~ Grain-okSand, the 
Montauk navigator or purvey- 
or of philosophy; whatever 
you do, don’t do anything. 
Personally, I could have done 
with fewer examples of wit 
and wisdom from the Sixty- 
six Parables of Wim. 

This may sound adequately 
tiresome. But what in fact we 
have here is a Bildungsroman 
about growing up in the. 
United States in the Sixties, 
with the obsessions of the 
young $ex, pot. peace, damp.: 
mystrcism^uccess, and sex — . 
a Flower People’s cross be-: 
tween Catcher in the Rye and 
Wizard qf Oz with a touch of 
Gulbver for spice: It is touch- 
ing as Wfrn, and Dawn hi*: 
ever-feithful girl-friend, and 
Billy his guy-friend and All.. 
American success hero, set of! . 
into life. It is pretentious in 
parts, with ritual reference to 
gurus such as Kafka and Hugh 
Heftier. It goes bananas at the 
end as the three travel the 
world in search of three wise 
men. It will help if you know 
your American sports. It is. of 
course, exceedingly sentimen- 
tal I thought h was quite fun.' 

The Pale Sergeant is las 
man fantasy from the school, 
of Hemingway. A number of 
life's walking wounded, 
hanassedby guiK and fear and 
failure, oiine together at a run- 
down one-pub settlement in 
the Australian outback. There 
is the big-game-hunter ace 
reporter, and the Jock deserter 
with a nasty secret from 
Belfast, and the boozers; and 
foe drifters, and the incredibly 
beautiful red-haired model 
No doubt Oz is a gaol and a 


FICTION 


Philip Howard 

ADVENTURES OF 
WIM 

- ByLakrRfcfneliait — 

Grafton, £9.95 

THE PALL StKGEANT 
By James Murray 

' Chano& Windus, £9.95 

THE SEVEN AGES 

By EraFtges 

Hamah Hamilton. £9.95 - - 

CODSLEUTH 

' By Bamber Gascoigne 

Cape. £8.95 


man and his mate are.part of 
foe landscape, ted a man’s.got 
to do .what a man’s got to do, 
viz. knock : back cans of 
frosties until his eyes revolte 
and. he forgets foe pass, and 
women have a hard tftne-.'but 
: tbaHrfd P&te Srigeant i? going 
. to get you in the sunset at foe 
end anyway,. Literacy.. refa-- 
ences from Thomas' Aquinas 
• to foe Marquis of Montrose to 
his Mistress. OK, if- you like 
macho fiction; add' an anti- 
dote to wanderlust 
The Seven Ages is a thou- 
sand years of English history 
seen from the point of view of 
the uterus, dealing with , the 
Reformation, the Gvil War, 
and foe rest from the angle of 
childbirth, contraception, and 
sad. stories of foe life of 
:wqmen> A* you know, sister, 
what are ffris. heir to but 
_ sorrow and piunZ I Lends with 
foe- modern girls finding a 
kind of; peace on the wire at 
Green ham . Common.' Eya 
Tigris. . is a talented . writer* 
though: myself I could haste 
done. iWh. fewer, lists' of 
mugwort ted other herbal 
. remed^ahd less about the 
suforius of insects ted eve- 
ning. But 1 think next time foe 
should get away from foe 
global polemic, and get back 
to what she does best: tdting a 
stray in ter vivid, way. 

- Cod Streuth is cod Rabelais, 
■theology, and anthropology- It 
purports to be foe monthly 
- reports of a Frenfo Crivimst 
up among -foe cannibals of 
ftazil m the Sixteenth Centu- 
ry, written on tobacco leaves, 
attend! ing about foe airfoiis 
gplngs-on when the ravages 
mistake foe surviving' ten 
pages -of his Rabelais for foe 
Bible they were exprating, and 
adopt him as foeir phallic 
king. Sprightly, and done with 
style, for your starter for ten- 
But after that lot, I craved 
something a bit more 
substantial 



This 
novel 

fished: a form which, although 
used by men as much; as 
women* originated in a famil- 
iar domes&c occupation. It 
became so popular that in the 
Jhre&jjpacLbetB^nJ 72i aad 
1 727 Elizn Haywo^tteote^ ) 1 ._ 
epi Rotary npveis.3nd its basis . 
in creative introspection 
helped generate foe' riiucative- 
femaie novel featuring such 
wilful . heroines as Elia 
' Haywood's -own- charming- 
Beisy . Thoughtless, Fanby 
Burney's Evefina, and Jane 
Austen's Hrzabrih Bennet 
who learn ; from the- error of 
tfieir impetuous and imprest 
aratableways.^_'__ ' _.j 
" The boundaries of fact and 
fiction soon ^blurred. It can 

be.seen,aUiiringly, how wom- 




completely credible. Margaret 
Cavendish, otherwise “Mad 
Madge", admirably eccentric 
widow of the Duke of Newcas- 
tle, wrote an ostensible mem- 
oir of. her husband packed 
with romantic detail soaring 
into realms of fiction. She was 
also an early science fiction 
writer, author of a novd 
which was. needless to say. 
attacked for scientific inaccu- 
racy, called The Description of 
a Blazing New World. 

The robustness and profes- 
sionalism of so many early 
woman writers is something 
pale Spender brings out very 
clearly. These were popular 
writers. Aphra Befan. for in- 
stance. who wrote 13 novels, 
as weD as her 19 plajs, .earned 
her Uving by her writing and 
was conscious, perhaps over- 
conscious, .of her. markets. 
(Three of her novels deal 
indecently, with nuns.) 
Dehrrvfere Manley, the first 
woman political journalist, 
successor of Swift as editor of 
The Examiner.- was a well- 
known and original writer of 
fiction, inventor of -faction. 
New Atlantis, her controver- 
sial desert-island novel was 
some years before Defoe. 

—4f these writers are so multi- 
tudinous ^ted so important 
why are they not known about 
and ’ read much more? Ah 
wdl . Dale Spender being 
of the feminist persuasion she 
gives us the predictable line on 
mate conspiracy. The dastard- 
ly men of letters, arc to blame. 
Though one feels an immedi- 
ate sympathy - with anyone 
who spent an entire semester 
on her post-graduate literature 
course studying the works of 
Raymond Chandler, and 
. senses that this probably ex- 
plains a . lot, I think she 
overdoes foe feministic theo- 
rizing. It obtrudes art. her 
descriptions of the writers and 
their writings, a ad exaggerate? 
the extent do which tray, are 
di sc o veries. - 

Though some of foe novel- 
ists arc -hazily familiar; the 
.books themselves are certainly 
Dale Spender 
-does -romnnongly is empha- 
size the radical qualities of 
writing in these novels, and 
fob sheer productive energy of 
many of these writers. One of 
foe merittand excitements of 
her survey of all this early 
female literary activity is the 
way it focuses attention on a 
whole new area of books. 

The point is surely not so 
ffiitetr. yfeh - yjdra as- historic 
evidence of the copditkwTof 
women, as whether they m 
actually any good as literature. 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 




'There's a BA jrnnfed — you can 
teU by the empty seats* • 

Beat this 

Education minister George Wal- 
den, who, as I mentioned on 
Tuesday, topped up his student 
gram at Cambridge by jazz drum- 
ming, keeps in practice. At a 
recent dance at Brill, in his 
Buckingham constituency, he was 
invited to jam with a local band. 
The lugubrious atmosphere after 
the Tory local election disasters 
was lightened, he says, when he 
found himself playing "Please 
Don’t Talk About Me When I’m 
Gone”. But with a 14,000 major- 
ity, there’s hope for him yet. 

Fergie fry-up 

Twenty Hong Kong restaurants 
will serve a special menu devised 
by local gourmet Willie Marie on 
the royal wedding day in July. 
Kam-sau-hung-po {roast suckling 
pig) denotes chastity, and it would 
be an insult to any bride to omit it 
Steamed sea bass symbolizes the 
harmony between man and 
woman, while Pak-lin-ho-hup, a 
chilled puree of lotus and lily 
seeds, promises years of wedded 
bliss. 


Gaffe 



As criticism mounts over the log 
jam of business in the House of 
Lords — today’s session will not 
only start early but rumble late 
into the evening — where is the 
government chief whip? His office 
told me "Lord Denham is 
honouring a long-standing arr- 
angement and is away -on 
business.” But there was a dif- 
ferent story from his house in 
Bucks, where a housekeeper said 
that a week before the Whitsun 
recess, he was on holiday in 
Scotland. "Thai is hardly a matter 
for comment,” replied his private 
secretary, Roderick Walters, add- 
ing testily that he had a number 
for Lord Denham but did not 
recognize the code. Sceptics mut- 
ter that if past years are any guide 
"Bertie" Denham’s only long- 
standing Scottish commitment is 
to a trout stream. 

JPHSl 


The rebel in the hot seat 


Ronald Butt 


THE TIMES 
DIARY 

Smoke 

signals 

So I was right A month ago 
nobody used the name Kenneth 
Baker m the same sentence as the 
words "Education Secretary**. 
Then on April 28 I revealed that 
insiders believed that after 18 
months wrestling with local gov- 
ernment Baker was bent on 
promotion. After that die specula- 
tion did not stop — until 
yesterday's announcement Mean- 
while. at Marsbam Street even as 
the news broke. Baker's successor 
at the Department of the Environ- 
ment Nicholas Ridley, was taking 
the lift up to his new office, and, as 
ever, puffing hard on a cigarette I 
now predict that Ridley’s chain 
smoking will Jead to an early 
conflict with his under secretary. 
Sir George Young. A fanatical 
ami-tobaccoist. Sir George hpme 
smoking from meetings and has 
been known to instruct visiting 
town planners to stub out their 
evil weeds. 

Doused 

It is sad to see Oxford University 
going the way orthe Greys, but the 
proctors, in declaring war on the 
bibulous binges which mark the 
closure of finals^ut only doing 
their duty. All 12,000 junior 
members of the university are 
being warned against the cham- 
pagne-spraying and egg-throwing 
antics which bring city centre 
traffic to a standstill every June. 
The proctors, those drab custodi- 
ans of adult mores in a world of 
late adolescence, inform the 
undergrads that such celebrations 
cannot be defended by the invoca- 
tion of tradition. I am not entirely 
happy with that, even though I 
cannot take issue with the next 
point, that the festivities strain the 
already difficult relations between 
gown and town. This year the 
police will be on hand to damp 
downany outbreaks of over-exu- 
berance at the 20-odd post-exam 
junkets as the third-years spill 
from the Schools building into the 
High en route to real life. 

Get away! 

Sir Eldon Griffiths, Tory MP and 
Police Federation consultant, told 
delegates at the federation's con- 
ference in Scarborough that a few 
days after retrieving his stolen car 
from the Met he was flagged down 
by a motorcycle copper who 
accused him of not having a tax 
disc. Sir Eldon suggested that it 
must have been removed by police 
while dusting the car for finger 
prints. That cut little ice with the 
constable who contacted the po- 
lice and told Sir Eldon be was 
driving a stolen car suspected of 
involvement in an armed bank 
robbery. 

BARRY FANTONI 


It is taken for granted everywhere 
that Kenneth Baker’s move from 
the Department of the Environ- 
ment to Education is a promotion, 
and in practical terms it is. But 
this attitude marks bow flu- esteem 
for the Department of the 
Environment has fallen since the 
days when Crosland, Heseltine 
and their like presided at that great 
department of state, and it seemed 
to be the power house of regenera- 
tion for inner city and countryside 
alike. 

A department’s political stand- 
ing at any given time depends on 
whether the tasks it has in band 
are seen to matter. Today a 
diminished glamour surrounds 
the selling of the waterworks and 
dismantling the ~ rates, while 
education is full of promise, 
challenge and political "sex 
appear. But the new Secretary of 
State may find his ability to 
influence events there even more 
frusiratingly limited becauseof the 
structure of the organization of 
our schools. 

As a conoisseur of the machin- 
ery of government. Baker will 
appreciate the problems of making 
himself effective in spite of the 
obstacles built into his role. This 
kind of thing has always intrigued 
him. As parliamentary private 
secretary to Edward Heath in 
Downing Street in the early 1 970s, 
he devoted much fruitless effort to 
creating a Prime Minister’s 
Department, designed to save 
future governments from just the 
kind or hand-to-mouth unprov- 
ization that has afflicted the 
Thatcher government lately. 


George Hill traces Kenneth Baker’s rise 
from Heath ally to Mrs Thatchers 
choice as overlord of education in crisis 


For an MP so dosefy associated 
with Heath, and one who stood by 
him to the end, leading his 
campaign team in the 1974 party 
leadership contest, the road bade 
to favour under Thatcherism was 
not an easy one. Nor did be put 
himself out to curry favour. In 
1975 he made a point of espousing 
the cause of proportional rep- 
resentation, to avoid the domina- 
tion of the country by "a minority 
of a majority" — not a theme to 
ingratiate him with the new party 
leadership. 

In seconding the Loyal Address 
in 1975 -already a mark of 
progress towards rehabilitation — 
he pledged himself to pursue a 
path between "sycophancy and 
rebellion”. In practice there was 
less and less sign of rebellion after 
that. But a certain coolness per- 
sisted for some years, and be was 
passed over for a government job 
UI 1979. 

But one thing that he and Mrs 
Thatcher share is an enthusiasm 
for new technology, and in 1981 
he was made Minister for 
Information Technology — a pot- 
entially meretricious post which 
he himself had suggested should 
be created — and he threw himself 
with a win into promoting all 
thin gs sparkling and new. He was 
rewarded with promotion into the 


dilapidated stately home of the 
Department of the Environment 
in 1984, where he gave backing to 
Patrick Jenkin's melancholy 
exploration of the limitations of 
central authority over local gov- 
ernment 

He stepped into Jenkin’s shoes 
in 1985, but in spite of his 
»m failing air of slightiy- unctions 
good cheer he failed to dispel the 
shadow which the traumas of the 
Jenkin period had cast over the. 
department 

Nobody can have any doubts 
about where yesterday’s other 
principal reshuffle beneficiary, 
Nicholas Ridley, stands on the 
scale of wetness and dryness. He is 
as crisp as a biscuit Baker’s 
political stance is less clearly 
marked, and though this may 
partly be because it is more 
prudent to cover over signs of 
wetness hi a party climate where 
tolerance is not is ample supply, it 
is also because his mind is -of a 
managerial rather than an ideo- 
logical cast His indefetigably 
bland and contented air un- 
questionably masks the capacity 
for hard work which is essential 
these days as a senior minister, but 
it is also testimony to the lack of 
any strong instinct of crusading 
aggression — the spirit which 
turns issues into causes^ 


He was bom in 1 934 in Newport 
on the edge of Wales and was 
educated at St Paul's School and 
Oxford (a city whose shreds of 
remaining beauty he took much 

satisfaction in s afeguard i ng last 

month by imposing restrictions on 
further development). He went up 
to university after National Ser- 
vice, during which he helped to lay 
the foundations of the Gadaffi war . 
machine by serving as artillery 
‘instructor to the Libyan army. A 
proteg£ of lain Madeod, he air 
tered the Commons with 6dat at a 
by-election in 1968 and immedi- 
ately began a campaign to cut 
taxation by 5 per cent, a proto- 
Thaicberite gesture. He tost his 
seat at the 1970 general election, 
but hugely through Madeotfs 
influence was selected to fight the 
safe seal of St Marytebone when 
Lord Hailsham was re-enobled as 
one of history’s few recidivist 
peers. 

Baker is a stylish bridge playcr 
in the Ian Madeod tradnion 
and — one of the few members of 
the present Cabinet with any real 
claims to wit — be las edited two 
anthologies of poetry, one about 
London and the other about 
invective. The latter is surprising 
evidence of a dose interest in the 
art of political fisticuffs. This 
noble art is one in which he has al- 
ways personally exercised great 
restraint. But perhaps the book isa 
sign that the relevant skills ace 
there underneath the bland ex- 
terior ready 10 deploy if ever he 
finds himself in a position where 
he has the need, and the motive, to 
fight 


Sarah Hogg on the problem of getting public spending just right 

A deft hand on the pump 


The Chancellor had his own 
message waiting for Mrs 
Thatcher’s reshuffled cabinet 
"Spend a bit more here, a bit more 
there”, Nigel Lawson warned 
darkly last night "and pretty soon 
it Wold not be a question of how 
much taxes can come down: it 
would be a question of how much 
taxes have to go up." 

The Treasury has only just set in 
motion the official lawn-mower 
which prepares the ground for the 
annual spending tournament But 
all government departments have 
been asked to make their bids by 
the end of the month, with 
duplicates to the Prime Minister. 
Treasury and ministers alike are 
aware that this will be the last 
significant "spending round” of 
this, parliament Negotiations will 
set budgets for 1987-88 and, in 
pater outline, 1988-89. 

This round began with the 
Treasury holding some pretty 
strong cards. Last year (1985-86) it 
succeeded for the first time in this 
government's life in halting the 
rise in spending. In real terms — 
after allowing for inflation —pub- 
lic expenditure fdl for the first 
time since 1977-78. 

Tor the next two' years, the 
Treasury aims simply to hold the 
real level of spending constant 
The Treasury also thought it had 
succeeded in winning a. battle to 
make ministers take on res- 
ponsibility for this limited task. 
They have been requested to 
match new demands by sugges- 
tions for offsetting savings within 
the same department The idea 
was that departmental self-suf- 
ficiency would help to keep the 
total for next year within the 
planned limit of £144 billion, 
white reducing the need for an 
autumn free-for-all between min- 
isters, each defending his own 
patch. 

. All this, of course, came before 
the change in political mood 
strengthened the hands of social 
service ministers. The chart shows 
what each government depart- 
ment could expect under existing 
plans, which run forward to 1988- 
89. The average increase in depart- 
mental budgets is only 6 per cent 
over three years. That is less than 
the expected rate of inflation, 
because some larger percentage 
increases are pencilled in for big 
programmes, particularly health 
and social security. 

Clustered at the cuts end of the 
scale are a number of small 
programmes, such as environ- 
mental spending. The biggest 



“Average tor 
departments 6% 


Employment 
Health, etc 


Starting poutt sodas swum* 

for the 

spending battle 


Planned changes 

in the departments 

budgBta.1985-86 
»1 §88-89 

The depth of 
each bar is 
proportional to 
each d ep artm e nts 
spenefing in 1985-88 


Foreign Office 

V. 

Home Office 

Scotland, Wales, 
&N Ireland 

Transport 


Defence 


Education I _ 

& Science 0 


Other environmental 
services -10% 


•Howring grass 
of recaps 


departmental - programme suffer- 
ing a squeeze is the one which now 
seems to top Mrs Thatcher’s 
political agenda: education. 

In the new political climate, 
there is even less chance that 
ministers will all remain tamely 
within departmental limits. So the 
Treasury has three options. It can 
let the new lions in Mrs Thatcher’s 
cabinet out of their budget cages, 
penning back others to balance the 
figures. It can dig into the 
"reserve” — at present £6.3 bil- 
lion for 1987-88 — 10 feed then- 
hunger for resources. Or it can 
agree to increase its planning total 
for public expenditure — some- 
thing it has not been forced to do 
during a "spending round” since 
1981. 

During last year’s spending 
tussle, soda! security, employ- 
ment, health, education, housing 
and agriculture budgets were all 
increased. Only transport suffered 
an extra cutback. The cash came 
from the reserve, and from raising 
the target for asset sales. 

In the new debate over next 
year's budgets, the government 
again feces demands for extra, 
cash. Unemployment is still ris- 
ing, automatically boosting the 


Housing" 

Other departments 
Agricultural 

Trade & industry 


social security biit Although infla- 
tion is felting fester than forecast, 
reducing the cost of purchases and 
of u prating benefits, h is not dear 
bow much of this gain win be 
sustained through to 1987-88. And 
the plans are based on quite 
unrealistic figures for local author- 
ity spending, which was assumed 
to rise barmy at all between last 
year and next 

Many of these pressures are 
much less severe than they were in 
the government's early years. 
Some have almost disappeared. 
Defence, which ate up an increas- 
ing proportion of the budget until 
the mid-1980s, has now been 
ordered to halt 

But one problem looks perhaps 
even worse than ever. Pay in the 
public sector has lagged behind, 
private industry, and private sec- 
tor pay seems to be increasing its 
lead over prices. Even if the 
government pursues a less provoc- 
ative pay policy in the public 
sector, keeping down increases for 
its top employees, the wage bill as 
a whole is dearly going to outpace 
inflation. 

The Chancellor cannot count on 
the same privatization magic 10 
balance the books: at nearly £5 


* billion, the target for receipts next 
year is already pretty high and 
cannot be dramatically increased 
again. Nor can he reduce his 
reserve by more than about £2 
billion without alarming the City: 
tire main purpose of the reserve, 
after all, is to keep control once 
spending is under way, not to 
allow plans to be inflated In 

• advance. Less than £200 mil- 
Ikm — to finance new employ- 
ment programmes — has been 
formally drawn from the reserve 
fin- 1987-88 already. But a more 
realistic e&imate fat local author- 
ity spending would probably take 
care of another £2 billion: 

-It is. however, important to 
avoid gloomy doufateoounting at 
this point. Much of the extra 
spending by local authorities 
would, of course, go on education, 
their main responsibility. 

But the significant point ts that 
none of these cost increases shows 
up in an improvement in public 
services. And the change in politi- 
cal mood is certain to show up in 
two different ways. It wifl make 
ministers less ready to finance 
unavoidable cost bulges by cutting 
into services, while at tire same 
time increasing their appetites for 
improvements in existing plans. 

So the strategic question for the 
government is whether, by pump- 
ing in a bit more, it could make an 
impact on the quality , of sendees 
that would be perceived fay the 
voter or whether it would toss 
away its tax. cuts to no political 


The "balanced ticket” proposed 
by John Biffen rests on the idea 
that there is enough money to 
tickle the voter both ways. The 
Chancellor yesterday rejected tbis 
notion. Lawson’s latest Budget 
forecasts suggest that if the gov- 
ernment held to its spetratng 
targets, there would be only 
£2 billion to spare for tax cuts in 
1987-88. Rather more might be in 
hand for 1988-89, but the election 
dock nmsr out early in that 
financial year. 

That £2 billion is only enough 
to finance Lawson’s scheme for 
profit-linked pay and trim another 
lp off the basic rate of income tax. 
But perhaps the Chancellor is the 
victim of his own success in 
financial conjuring. In this year’s 
Budget, by raising his revenue 
forecasts, Ire managed to pull 
many more rabbits out of his hat 


are naturally hoping for more. 

The author is economics editor of 
The Times. 


Why Gandhi’s reforms could falter 


Suddenly R^jiv Gandhi is on trial 
The optimism and the euphoria 
which followed his sweeping elec- 
toral victory 18 months ago has 
dissipated, leaving a mood of 
scepticism and disillusion. 
Gandhi’s task now is not one of 
reforming India, but of simply 
governing the country. This stub- 
born, complex and ancient land 
with its population of 750 million 
appears to have resisted his de- 
signs for change. The enduring 
character of India — which his 
critics -say his mother understood 
so well — has re-emerged, and 
brought the prime minister’s plans 
to ruin. 

Gandhi's policies have been 
tested in many ways. In Punjab, 
where 300 have died , in recent 
terrorist attacks, it is dear that his 
attempt, to strengthen Sikh mod- 
erates and outflank the extremists 
has foiled. His attempt to bring 
about communal peace by appeas- 
ing orthodox Muslims has alien- 
ated the Hindu middle classes. 

Even abroad concessions are 
not reaping rewards. His Sri 
Lanka initiative was intended to 
settle tin island's ethnic conflict 
but seems onty to have provided 
cover for the Sri i-aniqm army in 
its recent attacks on Tamils. There 
has been increased dissent in tire 
Congress Party after these failures, 
despite Gandhi's attempts 10 stifle 

oppoatiou by means of expulsum 

tJjK^SisDension. . 


Serious as these failures are, an 
even greater test is 10 come. This is 
how he will face up to public 
protest against his policies, carfier 
this year, a general strife paralysed 
the country and tens of thousands 
courted arrest in demonstrations 
over higher prices. 

The trouble stems from 
Gandhi's pursuit of right-wing 
economic policies. He could seek 
to implement them in a Third 
Worm dictatorship or a western 
democracy; to make the attempt 
in a poor Third World democracy 
is to end up tom between the 
opposed logic of one's politics and 
one's economics. 

India's political parties have 
long offered populist policies and 
tymbatic gestures. Socialism, with 

so far ^proved irresistible!^ *its 
name taxation has been raised, 
government extended and . in- 
dividual initiative stifled in favour 
of a collective public sector. Yet, 
for from securing salvation, these 
policies have nurtured India’s 
predicament 

When Gandhi came to power in 
.1984 be inherited an economy 
c hoked by its own bottlenecks, 
overmanned and unproductive 
industries, a flourishing Mad: 
market and a tax structure so 
severe it crippled the honest. 

It was to lar-kfa all *hi« that 
Gandhi introduced his economic 

fWlluVt To nvp thninHnnHiwl 


fall benefit of his salary and 
savings, he reduced taxes' and 
abolished death duties. On the 
more important corporate level, 
he fought to encourage production 
by liberalizing import restrictions, 
lifting licence requirements in 
several key gro wt h sectors and 
committing his government to a 
five-year fiscal policy to help 
business devetopment. 

The aim was dean to secure 
economic growth, led by the 
private sector; which would per- 
colate downwards to alleviate the 
general wretchedness erf India’s 
population. Ail this could be 
achieved only by relying rdy on 
individual or corporate enterprise, 
encouraged by government policy. 

But white making economic 
sense and probably the only way 
to cure India's mala?***-, such 
policies conflict with political 
reality. The immediate -advan- 
tages accrue to a 5 per cent 
minority of the business and 
professional classes who benefit 
from tax cuts. Whatever the long- 
term benefit, the poor now get 
nothing. 

In May last year, when Gandhi 
altered tire balance of taxation 
aw^y from direct to indirect 
payment, it was the urban woriring 
dmses th^ were hardest hit by die' 
rise in prices. This February, when 
prices rose again, to reduce tire 


the more relaxed import regula- 
tions, it was tire same people who 
suffered. 

Gandhi's opponents have al- 
ready been quick to seize upon 
such discontent The recent 
demonstrations and spikes were 
their work. But it is fire future 
political costs of his economic 
policies that should now concern 
Gandhi If be sticks to his policies, 
as be has so for, greater discontent 
could follow, perhaps encouraging 
disaffection within the Congress 
party. Many of hs members, now 
denied the opportunities for graft 
on which they previously grew fat, 
-could present formidable oppo- 
sition. If the bogey of "tax cuts for 
tire rich, inflation. for the poos” 
were to take firm-root, Gandhi's 
prospects at the next general 
election would be undermined. 

Gandhi's dilemma is that he 
cannot assuage public opinion 
without jettisoning tire most im- 
portant of bis reforms. His best 
option is to attempt to contain the 
damage .when it comes. 

Hat task is not helped by the 
feet that very few of his couutty- 
men are aware of the courage be 
has shown in sticking to his 
economic policies. As be could 
soon find out, bow do you get 
people to appreciate what they 
may really need but passionately 
do not want? 




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Two. years ago, firs Thatcher 

returned from Fontainebleau with 
the package which at last reduced 
the running adverse gap between 
the UK’s contributions to said 
recei p ts from the EEC. Is return, 
Britain had agreed to^n increase 
in- VAT-related national contribu- 
tions to the Gnnmanity's “own 

resources” from a ceiling of 1 per 
dent to t'A per cent. But this year 
the. EEC w&be up against the 1-4 
per cent ceating, which position 
will just about be. sustained, in 
1 987. jsfegotiatkms wifi then have 
to .begin for a 1.6 per cenrcofing 
since by 1988: the 1.4 per cent Emit 
wiS have been broken* A year 

ahead of expectations. 

The feD in the yatoe.of the doHar 
is the most immediate cause, since 
it will make American- farm 


US is storing 80 mxflxon tons of 
grian,- which is expected to reach 
260 nuHion-totts by the end oftfcjs 
season — almost 50 per cent oflast 


EECsubsLdies- But the roots of the 
problem are tire anti-social 
anangmems tty which not only 
Europe but also the US pump 
money into producing unwanted 
produce with damaging effects 
outside their own borders. 

Europe’s common agricultural 
policy has tong fatten theoretically 
friendless. Bot too many vested 
interests profit fiom-it to euable it 
to be reformed easily, and they 
include Britain’s formers. 

The Commission’s general 
ideas fer reducing the level of form 
support are resisted here as loudly 
as anywhere; and the cuts in the 
milt quotas have teen a source of 
much dis c o ntent. j fgrain f ar mer s, 
the hugest beneficiaries of sup- 
port, felt tfareafoKd, their anger 
would be a real problem for tins 
government Besides, could any 
British government seeing the 
transformation of the-agncuttnmi 
countryside into a dormitory sub- 
urb, really ccmtempiate the demise 
of small formers, even though the 
main benefits of subsidy go to the 
form, comdomerates? 

Above all, Europe cannot tadkle 
its own Otf so tongas its forming, 
and tite te^timate wish of the 
Community not to become agri- 
culturally dependent on other 

of^suteidy in the United States. 
This is a worid problem which can 
be solved only by negotiated 
reduction of worid subsidies 
analagous with the negotiated 
reduction of nuclear weapons. 

In a recent spetxh to the Lord 
Mayor’s diplomatic banquet, the 
Foreign Secretary,. Sir Geoffrey 
Howe, spoke of the “pofititt <n 
food-” The political and economic 
paradoxes of food, be observed; 
derive from ?ton e ample bat 
misgnided idea. It is that sun, soil 
and rain are not suffidem; and 
that fin modem agnatiture to 
succeed some extra vital fertiliser 
is essential - taxpayers’ money,” 

In 1986, he. pointed out, tax- 
payers in Europe, the US and 
Japan will pay out no less than 
$40 bilfion dollars in direct sub- 
sidies — more than three times the 
gross national' products of Ethio- 
pia and Sudan. So we have huge 
surpluses, with Europe storing at 
public expense half a nriHion tons 
ofbeeC one million tons of butter; 
18 Txnflkmbectotitres of wmeand 
16 nnUfon tons of grain. But the 


can official recently bad the nerve, 
to rebuke foe EEC for. its fomf 
subsidies.) At the same time, tat 
market for western produce » 
being reduced by rising produc- 
tion jA India, and Smith 

-East Asia.-' 

■The ooaseqoence is wasted lax. 
payen? money, a virtual subsidy 
for the Soviet Union which is sold 
food su rpt usc s at knock-down 
prices, the undennining of self 
irlamcc and food production fe 
poorer countries, which cannot 
co m pete economically, and every, 
where, a drift towards protection. 
The principal bcnrffcarics are, I 
guess, sin bo much formers as 


At die OECD ministers* meet- 
ing la# month, the global g 
caused by technological inaova- 
tioa and by protection was fee. 
oguried, ana there was particular 
concern about the. tendons in fee 
tride m grains. Toe OECD was 
asked to istraasify hs work Co fop 
pro blem. The Tokyo summit atio 
ackno wl edged the "sdoafion df . 
^oMstrocxutaIsorpfui”«idtM 
need to " re direct potion ti&i 
te§ust rite structure ofagricuftmxl 
production in foe fight of wosli 
demand.” The Worid/ Bank tod k 
working on a. report ex p ect e d later 
iittA fm miner 

In die Omim ui ai y there are 
some signs of changing attitudes. 
The French, for instance; aie.^ 
becoming, tike ourselves, . iiettC. 
contributors to the Connntmuy. 

But for Britain there is a special 
political problem because wehave 
sewer benefited from mtrab#*- 
shin. oarticnlariv in resnect.'of 

ipan ti ^^O fcas the o tter atijior : 
EEC nations have. Before; Fins- \ 
mncMean, Mrs Thatcher fold [foe ■. 
otfferheads of government 3hst • 
once the jugotation wnf «ofo- .. 
pieted, "it should be posribrem ' 
present the Community in a inore 
favourable tight” But ibrfvrifl - 
remajm a dream m Britafo fohife 
fens waste continues. .. ' 


>V. ti 


region of the worid is Bkuy to 
become se&sufiktent fojtinn do* 
cades, so that there wffl cease to be 
world agricultural mnfofo ’Tt ii 
now «pnble that the for mersT 
would be better served if agri- 
cotanal trade west liberated; at. 
present, despite f bridict, fenniax 
still lays workers off A iefobtic 
sub$i idy _poti(ty is mdrlo lBfo 
Gomnmnrty arming gt :a reasofr 
able level and Europe nfofe arln' 
Scffgafficjag. But wim$ spfoial 
subadres-kre Mcessatyjjfbr deity 
feinting for instance), for. sarin, 
po&tictf or amenity rea^o&vn*- 
tibnal govermnerils sbOukl pfty 
from their own pockets.; 


No doubt some 
done within, the On 
it cannot do much 
should be a worid 
Onty if the EEC the 
major producers t 
genera^ strale ^w j 

better causes. 


lj^ .ca n ^bfc 

afdbe. There 
bodsumnuL 
USand other 

r ^devise a 
she worid 
ttefenn drain! 
fifrotearid 


moreover . . . Miles Kington •;:! 


I was ta kin g a short cm through 
the Houses of Farfiament <tse 
other day When I Was approached 
by a man who was behaving with 
what I can only caff exuberant 
furtiveness. When he lowered his 
voice, jt came down to a kmd 
baric. The way he iteniaOy.pm his 
arm round my shoulder reminded 
me of a boa about to throttle its 
victim. He was cAnfioudy an MP. 

“Any chance you’re from the 
press?” be boomed, at the bottom 
of his voice. 

I confessed that I was, m feet, a 
member of that saintly yet imteh 
maligned profession. He dasped 
me as ifl werea microphone. ... 

"Well, lock here, if 1 were to 
pass on to you a piece of hash- 
hush information in a spirit of the 
strictest confidence, wouldvoube 


I said 1 thought 1 would be able 
to manage that; He- looked crest- 
falien-'Tn that case, you're not the 
sort of chap Fin tookuig for.” 

: “On the other hand.”-! said 
hastily. M [ think I -ccmfo.-bmdty 

it so thafmy editor 

overbeard the information.” 

“You sleep: in the same bed- 
room as your, editor?" he said, 
startled. . r 
"Ntxin the same 'office.” 

."Ah,” he saicL"WriL the next- 
time you’re dozing nt your type- 
writer, here’s what I want you to 
babble in your sleep. The Mutiteiy 
of Defence and Department of 
Transport arc planning a meigar.”' 
^PbrIodT 1 

"Well, not a total meiger,-bot as 
for as the defence of : three fadatids- 
is ccmcenieid. they are. You -know 
about the M 25?” . 

Howcoukilr^kivwabouttiw 
M 25? Originally intended ~as a 
motorway, this calm and peaceful 
silver necklace around London 
has become - famous .throughout ■ 
the worid as a place where you can 
drive your car on in the. moraing 
and. then bear not another- sound 
all day. save rife, occasional mur- 
mur of engines as tire maswid 
cavalcade moves another ten. feet 
forward. - • ; 

"Yes. IknowabauttheM25.” 
"But did you lenow that it was - 


“No. How cantlirfbe?^ 

“IiBaaiie a su$teh invasion of - 
these islands. >Tfe advancing 
hordesCOine adfor&fvotu 'Jvroi®?;. .•O- 
the Nothing To Declare charnel, - 4 1 - 
hurtle im^fMsed ^Kriws’ 
and Surrey, with #ily minimtna - 1 - ' 
delays at Gatwicfc airport. White Cj J . 
suddenly Urey endbtmter tbe lm- jj.;- 
movable harrier -)bf the h£25f 
Nothing can lxidfo^ Noflihtt can v,! .* 

give: way- All bridges .and feeder ±' : £: 
roads are btocfccxOt’s a stroke of Tv 
di^nsWegemuS. What else can aft - . 

invader do?” '?! ; : .1 

“tf I were fe; Invader” I said- ?•-: 
thoughtfully, “I would take to the > ~ 
railways. There fare many South- ; t ’_ . 

era Region lines which bypass or 
cross foe M 25.’*' ' . 7 / < ; - 

, “They hatYe,tty»ght of that,” he v , , 

said tnnmphhmiy. “They; havp ' 
perfected the art of tl^ v j* i 

railway* to: 't? staBdsfiU.at * i '.' 
moment’s notice vritedfor hy^ v . " 
causing' a stgasff fruhire or,merd^(^.>“ ^ 
mislaying a gkardL Von, as an.- 
mvaebr. Would soon' meet-'i 
chalked no^^ying; Britgh Rafl 
Regret That AD Invat&w ^Is 


Gam c d te d Until Further Notice 
Due To Technical Reasons. Wfe 

Ttfeopk Boiwers.”*-_ - 

- “I wouM stiff have OToptkm,”T 
said. “I would commandeer the 
nfew railway .link leading . right, 
through JLon&m via Kensington 

'*TTiitftt4fli oane.of as weflH’ 
Be^ cried. “Krowing tharan in- 
vader wptdji do exactly what yon 


round U 
tiwps,p 
and safes 
foe - umt 


tvc xentre of w 
tegy. The; bufidingfl 
•• are crawling wtfo 
ised. as businessmen 
a, waiting lb leap on 
as 1 he arrives, aft 
, m the trap, laid ft? 
u think if-s a ecu 




fink aodtthe M 25 opened St . 
exaetty tffe same time? Of couc^^j ^.^ r . 

onderji^mccsefnesaire from his s'- .1"-'* 
constitoenpy; to . get ou tiieTeij|. 
trati?;Aflrthree, pertraps. Yet .K ' 
m&mmnii thinks about foe M'iP-- H/- 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


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Mrs Tbaicher has listened to 
her party’s worries about 
education and appointed her 
most plausible “carer” Mr 
Kenneth Baker to answer 
them. She has shown just as 
gleariy; however, that she is 
hot to be bounced into a free- 
for-all of public spending to 
buy herself - out of electoral 
trouble.- Mr -Nicholas Ridley 
will be no soft touch for the big 
spending clients of the 
Environment Department.- He 
may not even say “ho” very 
nicely. At the Treasury Mr 
Norman Lamont has as robust 
an attitude to public spending 
and privatisation .as the man 
from whom he takes over, Mr 
John Moore, the new Trans- 
port Secretary who adds both 
to the Cabinet's good .sense 
^ind to its communicating 
skills. 

-The- Prime Minister said at 
Perth that she was not chang- 
ing her basic course and this 
minor reshuffle (more limited 
.than many Of hpr more worr 
•xied supporters * would have 
4iked) reflects that pledge. She 
has continued to reward loy- 
alty even if she has shown her 
■usual reluctance to punish 
disloyalty. 

It used to be customary to 


A SMALL SHUFFLE 


analyse ministerial changes in 
terms of the balance between 
wets and dries. Judging this 
reshuffle by that standard, the 
conclusion must be one of “no 
change” Today, however, that 
standard is somewhat otiose. 
It is replaced by die distinction 
between those, who .want, to 
stand pat on the government's 
achievements and those who 
think (rightly) that, a govern- 
ment- which has finished is a 
government which is finished. 

.Mr Bater is seen asa wet but 
he is' no advocate of traditional 
demand management of the 
economy. He understands the 
need to target spending on 
issues of public concern and be 
is an exceptional politician 
when it comes to getting the 
maximum political bang for 
his departmental buck. That 
means spending on education 
without looking as though one 
is a pale imitation of the keen 
spender whom Laboiff or the 
Alliance would have in the job. 
’... Mr Ridley is a fiilly paid up 
member" of the dry brigade. 
That does not mean he loyes a 
good lecture, on the latest 
monetary aggregate. But he 
(and she) are well aware that 
for all that education is the 
flavour of this political month 


it cannot be guaranteed to 
remain so till the election. The 
government must do more 
than match its opponents in 
caring. It must continue to be 
an active administration too. 

In his new department he 
will need to pick up the 
campaign, left to him by Mr 
Baker, for controlling central 
funds for local government 
and making local electorates 
feel more closely the cost of 
their Labour votes. He will 
have to bring with him from 
Transport his committment to 
the development in the South 
East which the Channel Tun- 
nel brings in its wake. He will 
find opponents here within his 
own ministerial team as well as 
amomg the backbenchers of 
Surrey and Kent. He has the 
determination to fight them 
off. 

The departure of Sir Keith 
Joseph marks a milestone in 
the history of Mrs Thatcher’s 
administration. Her Cabinet 
has lost her intellectual mentor 
and in circumstances of gen- 
erally unfair criticism that she 
must surely regret. But his 
leaving has opened a small 
opportunity which she has 
taken in an assured, if hardly 
dramatic, way. 


OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOLS, 
SCHOOLS FOR OPPORTUNITY 


Tit should have turned out 
differently. Demographic 
-change presented ihe : schools 
with a cmce-fbr-all opportu- 
nity. First in .the 'primaries, 
■then as the 1980s rolled on iii 
Hhe secondary schools and 
.colleges, it* could have been a 
.time to take stock, weed the 
.curriculum garden, inject new 
blood here, close a bad school 
there. The script did not have 
to be written centrally: educa- 
'tion officers were panting to 
get a grip. 

The end of falling roils is 
>now m sight. School-children 
of primary school ngohave, in 
some areas, ^already -begun to 
crowd available places. A wifr- 
dow of opportunity is dosing. 
This bprst of public attention 
io education comes - dapr 
gerpusly.Jate. .YeVt^jBiwe 
•titan a, politician's pjo^ There 
is too mach evidence of public 
unease for the education de- 
bate of 1986 to be dismissed as 
synthetic. 

; It certainly figured in the 
local election results. It shows 
in the attractiveness of private 
schooling for those who can 
afford it (and some who, by 
M any sober reckoning, cannot.) 
"Britain's anxieties about pub- 
lic education are perhaps part 
of an international movement 
to revise the patterns of ednca-~ 
lion and scholastic practices 
built in during the era of 
demographic expansion 20 
years ago. 

The mood is certainly par- 
alleled in other countries, 
notably the United States of 
America where the Reagan 
administration has both in- 
stituted wide ranging inquiry 
into the state of the secondary 
schools and put federal money 
into, such fascinating experi- 
ments as “magnet” high 
^schools. There, as in Britain, 
'■5m5cb, energy is being ex- 
uded * . on the quality " of 
jtea^ing training. * 

-■“Some kind of education 
Rebate would have taken place 
anyway. The centra! theme of 
'■Mr Callaghan’s truncated ef- 
'Tort : is even more pressing in 
jhe middle of this decade than 
it Was in the last It is, simply 
’piit, that education and econ- 
omy have been too mis- 
aligned, that fitness for work 
has had a neglected place 
Imong the purposes of the 
"Schools. Eventually the 
'Compensatory programme of~ 
jjered by the Manpower Ser- 
Commission would have 
/oreed-the schools to confront 
an -inadequacy built into the 
-Weft pf the .1944 -settlement, 
'fcirs Thatcher's government 


-with its clear programme of 
‘ — -r . — well 


economic reform was 
-qualified to engineer educa- 
tional reform. 

But- the Government has 
inuddied debate. Ministers, 
.policy, advisers, the Prime 
Minister have hopped between 
'.themes with confusing speed: 
parental choice, “standards 
jftnrelaied to economy or soa- 
r i5ty,. inner city schooling, the 
4hquity of socialist educational 
“hiMagement (translated too 
Sfteh into a general condemna- 
‘tfoaoflocal education authon- 
JUwX'ln recent weeks the pace 

logical position-raking 

tfcasbeeome dizzying. 

■ifcfv Far too much has come to 
inhere in the personal 
"characteristics of the occupant 
Elizabeth House, deluding 
Sane, observers that he is a 
more powerful minister than 
jte is. and implying *h al oncc 


Sir Keith goes, a flood of 
policy-making- will be un- 
leashed. This is both unfair to 
a far-seeing minister and dan- 
gerous^ 

... It is unfair because iv ne- 
glects the work done by Sir 
Keith on two fronts, beginning 
to institute a core curriculum, 
and establishing clearly that 
there must be some observable 
link between the expenditure 
of public money on schools 
and teachers and the quality of 
education. It is dangerous if 
the public has been led to 
expect much more . than can 
possibly be delivered by .gov- ■ 
emm^nt, and aHfte same-ti rife . 
encouraged To believe in some 
easy mid false elision between 
extra public ‘ Spending and 
reSUfcS. 

I: -.That . said. ■ :-Mr . Kenneth 
Baker has.mucb- to do, and 
perhaps 'as important a great 
deal to say. He is and will 
remain an instigator rather 
than a doer. Some people, 
otherwise distrustful of Gallic 
habits, have come to find 
attractive the Napoleonic 
model of education in which a 
minister ordains the detail of 
classroom practice- Such 
centralization is .profoundly 
unEnglish; impractical too- 

The rask in hand is to still 
public anxiety, and Mr Baker’s 
noted skills in communication 
.recommend him. A package of 
temporary measures is re- 
quired. He has also to begin — 
educational change is nec- 
essarily long term — to address 
the public’s worry about the 
state of schools, not by solemn 
incantations about standards 
but by the careful unfolding of 
i map on which a single broad 
line is traced: the ‘Teskilling” 
rf the nation's manpower, the 
setter fitting of school-leavers 
'or a world in which there is no 
;ut-off between work and 
raiping, the gearing of-second- 
iry schools to an unknown and 
hanging pattern of economic 
opportunity. - • 

•- Under that banner, it is no 
ixaggeration to call the present 
ind ftiture shortfall of quali- 
led teachers in certain vital 
;ubjects a national emergency. 
The former minister for 
nformation technology 
jiould know that Crisis mea- 
,ures are justified. Schools that 
h the later 1980s cannot offer 
nathematicai tuition io all 
ibility levels, cannot present 
raft, design and technology to 
ill secondary forms, cannot 
n teres! a generation of pupils 
n physics and its applications, 
ire unfit- 

Sir Keilh .has begun to 
increase the stakes in the 
colleges of education on 
Specialist training. What is 
needed in addition is some 
temporary bonus payable to 
maths and physics teachers in 
post and retired twchera; 
regulations should be lifted to 
allow untrained enthusiasts 

into the classroom. Differen- 
tia) payments are disliked by 
ihe teacher uniofis. They are 
indeed no substitute for that 
wider settlement ■ of teachers 
pay 1 and conditions that is 
desperately . needed. But the 

numeracy of the .nation in the 
1 990s demands that corners be 

cuL ' , __ 

Yesterday’s report by Her 

Majesty’s Inspectors of 
Schools illustrated, not for the 
first lime, the physical 
deterioration of schools. Here 
is a suitable case for immedi- 
ate action by the Department 


of Education. It would take no 
very large -input of central 
monev to stimulate a host of 
local repair and maintenance 
schemes. Some might be or- 
ganized through the Man- 
power Services Commission; 
others might pay for paint and 
brushes for parents. Again the 
government must be prepared 
to mobilize the opinion of 
parents (and children and 
teachers) to head off any 
antagonism by municipal 
unions. 


These are actions for Mr 
Baker’s first day in office. Over 
the weeks to come the Govern- 
ment must take action on 
teachers' salaries for there can 
be no doubt now that the 
“remoralization” of the teach- 
. ing profession in England and 
■Wales requires a salary settle- 
ment to elevate teachers' earn- 
ings both absolutely and 
relatively. 


There is a vexed issue here. 
How much detail should a 
teachers’ contract specify. No 
Secretary of State for Educa- 
tion (of either party) is going to 
be able to convince his Cabinet 
colleagues . that a 
“professionaTpay rise is jus- 
tified without some written 
-symbol of teachers’ attach- 
ment to minimum hours and 
service. But there is ground 
for hope on this front. The 
talks now taking place under 
between teacher unions and 
local authorities under Acas 
could well lead to agreement 
on a formula that specified not 
detailed hours of work bui 
qualitative objectives. 


To enforce such a contract, a 
minister with imagination 
might resurrect the idea of a 
professional council for the 
leaching profession. It works 
in Scotland. Here, too. might 
be a mechanism (relatively 
cheap) to which teachers might 
appeal when oppressed by 
councillors who would sooner 
see inner city children indoc- 
trinated by fashionable dogma 
than given an education of 
some usefulness for their lives. 
And here, - surely. Govern- 
ment. teachers and parents are 
at one. 


Mr Baker has a full, practical 
agenda. Paying teachers will 
inevitably require a consid- 
erable adjustment to public 
spending aggregates. He might 
want to. put his hard-won 
knowledge of local authority 
finance to work and devise 
some better means of 
delivering education spending 
locally. But the big philosophi- 
cal questions, parental choice 
vs collective provision, educa- 
tion vs training, the liberal 
curriculum vs a curriculum of 
skills: the time has come for a 
moratorium. 


Somewhere down the road 
lies the necessity of reworking 
the 1944 Education Act with 
its insistence that local 
authorities provide and its 
implicit ban -on variegated 
schooling (for example with 
local education trusts running 
schools in the same way as the 
religious authorities). But Mr 
Baker has a clear short-run 
task. Too many English 
schools, too many of their 
pupils are under-achieving. 
Central government initiative 
can help parents and teachers 
stop the rot The nation’s 
posterity depends on his judge- 
ment flair and energy. 


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


A new approach to unemployment 


From Professor Emeritus H. F. 
lydall 

Sir, It is good news that the Prime 
Minister has com mined the Gov- 
ernment io a full-scale attack on 
ihe problem of unemployment. 
The conventional remedy, as 
taught for 50 years in our univer- 
sities. has been deficit spending. 
But experience has shown that 
that policy soon produces infla- 
tion and a deteriorating balance of 
payments. 

in principle., the inflationary 
side-efTects could be moderated by 
a really tough incomes policy. Bui 
no such policy has ever been 
applied for a sufficient length of 
lime and. in any case, the present 
Government is resolutely opposed 
to it. 

The heart of the employment 
problem in this country is that too 
many of our cnierprises are in- 
efficient or unsuitable for the 
present structure of demand. Ev- 
ery change in world conditions 
reveals a new sector of British 
industry which is overmanned, 
technically obsolescent, or un- 
competitive. We have seen this in 
coal, cotton, steel, shipbuilding, 
motor vehicles, and electronic 
equipment, among others. 

The usual response to un- 
employment on the workers' side 
is io demand that the same jobs 
should be preserved at all costs by 
subsidies or protection. But this 
usually does no more than post- 
pone the problem, meanwhile 
making things worse for everyone 
else. What is the response on the 
other side, by the company or the 
nationalized industry? Typically, 
no more than an expression of 
regret, and a shrug of disengage- 
ment. 

But when Japanese shipyards 
were closing in the 1970s. the 


firms diversified inio new prod- 
ucts. They were determined to 
stay in business, and both the 
managers and the workers were 
able and willing to change over to 
new products, new processes, and 
new working conditions. They had 
teamwork and dedication. Why 
do our firms, especially our 
nationalized industries, show no 
such elasticity and initiative? 

If we want to solve the un- 
employment problem we must 
create a new attitude to productive 
work, at all levels, not least in 
education. We need to encourage 
enterprise, technical competence, 
determination, teamwork, and the 
unrelenting search for quality. 
That is the only long-term solu- 
tion. It will take lime, even if we 
stan now. 

In the meantime. Government 
could help b> establishing 
development agencies in all parts 
of the country, giving them the 
funds to build industrial estates 
and to provide retraining facilities 
for workers displaced from local 
industries. 

The media, especially tele- 
vision. could also help if they 
would give publicity to our indus- 
trial achievements, instead of 
focussing always on faults and 
criticisms. And teachers could 
help by encouraging more stu- 
dents to go into science, technol- 
ogy and business studies and by 
ensuring that all students master 
the accurate use of elementary 
mathematics, English and — in 
many cases — at least one foreign 
language. 

Yours faithfeUv. 

H. F. LYDALL, 

Cham wood. 

Church Walk. 

Combe. Oxford. 

Mav 17. 


Hospital cuts 


From ihe District General Man- 
ager of the Chester Health 
Authority 

Sir, Many health authority man- 
agers like myself are seriously 
concerned over our ability to 
maintain both emergency and 
non-emergency services in the 
immediate future. The spectre of 
hospitals being closed for emer- 
gency admissions due to a lack of 
junior medical cover and of 
increases in wailing lists is begin- 
ning to loom large. 

.As an example, last weekend the 
general manager for the acute 
hospitals in Chester had to take a 
decision as to whether to employ a 
locum junior ophthalmologist 
through an agency at a cost off.400 
purely to maintain an emergency 
service over the weekend, or at a 
cost of £1 ,000 for the remainder of 
the week to avoid, amongst other 
things, deferring approximately 40 
out-pa iiem attendances for several 
months. 

Yesterday he informed me that 
a similar crisis had arisen in 
general surgery which would have 
to be resolved within the next few 
days. 1 fear that these crises will 
now come thick and fast 
Locum agencies for junior doc- 
tors currently charge at a rate 
which equates to approximately 


Cornish heritage 


From Mr Nicholas Serpell 
Sir. In answer to your correspon- 
dent, Mr Weaver (May 13). em- 
blems of tourism on the font at 
Pendeen. or indeed, any other 
Cornish church, are indeed a poor 
substitute for emblems of real 
industry which creates real jobs. 
Tourism certainly has not brought 
as much benefit to the duchy as 
fishing, farming or mining be- 
cause. based as it is on a season 
lasting no more than three 
months, it cannot and does not 
offer secure employment to the 
local population. In fact, tourism 
swells the unemployment figures 


by importing part-time workers 
from other parts of the country 
who then stay on in the winter, 
living off the state. 

To see Cornwall merely as a 
summer playground for the rest of 
Britain is to deny the inhabitants 
the prospect of long-term jobs. Let 
us squash once and for all the idea 
that investment in tourism is an 
adequate substitute for the loss of 
the tin mines of west Cornwall and 
an answer to the problems of a 
depressed Cornish economy. 
Yours faithfully, 

NICHOLAS SERPELL 
Springfield. 

Lower Middle Hill. 

Pensilva. Liskeard, Cornwall. 


On the contrary 


From Dr S. B. Field 
Sir, Some people from rural areas 
live to a ripe old age. despite their 
probable high intake of unhealthy 
foods. From this observation Dr 
K. R. Griffiths I May 7) casts doubt 
on the presently accepted view 
that high fat intake is detrimental 
to healLh. 

Were he to look be would also 
find a number of heavy smokers 
living into their eighties and 
nineties and also many who 
during their lifetimes have re- 
ceived high levels of radioactivity. 
But these observations are not 


S roof that smoking, radiation or 
igh intake of saturated fat is good 
for you. 

Dr Griffiths is expressing a 
“clinical impression". In contrast, 
several properly designed, 
scientifically based investigations 
have shown clearly that these 
agents are harmful. Clinical im- 
pressions are invaluable as point- 
ers but are no substitute for proper 
studies. 


Yours faithfully. 

S. B. HELD. 

90 Princes Gardens, 
Acton. W3. 

Mav 14. 


Trees in prospect 

From Mr J. Bede Howell 
Sir. Future travellers by rail over 
Beanock on the Scottish border 
will have cause to thank those who 
have created the new forests which 
are carefully fitted, into the land- 
scape. There is a promise of 
outstanding beauty, where the 
drifts of larch turn green in spring 
and gold in autumn, contrasting 
with the background of spruce. 

Credit must also go to ibe local 
planning departments, who have 


agreed to a productive use of waste 
land, leading to present and future 
employment for local people" and 
aimed at production of timber, the 
one rurally-produced commodity 
which is not in surplus in Western 
Europe. 


Yours sincerely, 

J. BEDE HOWELL 
Quadrant Cottage, 
SirucKHfs Heath, 
Great Witley. 
Worcester. 

May 15. 


Dons’ response 
to salary lure 


£50.000 per annum for a junior 
doctor (approximately double the 
rate for a hospital consultant). 
This has now become a seller's 
markeL The financial effects on 
health authorities operating 
within cash limits and. in many 
pans of the country, experiencing 
reductions in their revenue budget 
due to the RAWP (resource 
allocation working party) formula, 
could well result in restrictions in 
services, not only in secondary but 
in primary care. 

This is a sorry commentary on 
the inability or the NHS. and 
indeed of the medical profession, 
to foresee the consequences of 
major policy decisions taken with- 
out meaningful consultation with 
those who have to proride these 
vital services at an operational 
level — i.e.. managers in health 
districts and units and hospital 
consultants at grassroots level. 

It also suggests that, despite 
much talk in recent years over the 
need for the NHS to improve its 
manpower planning, we are still 
gening it wrong — and in one of 
the most vital areas of all. 

Yours etc. 

A. GROCOTT. 

District General Manager, 

Chester Health Authority, 

P.O. Box 41. 

Lightfoot Street. Chester. 

May 14. 


From Dr David Sewbery 
Sir, Some academics may be 
tempted by the prospect of dou- 
bling their salaries by moving to 
ibe private sector, but for those 
who are attracted by the pursuit of 
knowledge, there is a more ob- 
vious temptation, and that is to 
take an academic post in the 
United States. 

In my own subject, economics, 
we have lost too many of the 
brightest and best young theorists 
over the past decade. In the past 
year I have noticed two new 
and worrying trends. 

I was recently approached by 
the dean of an American univer- 
sity. anxious to recruit new staff, 
who was trying to compile a list of 
good, potentially mobile academ- 
ics whom he could approach, for, 
as he put it. Britain now had the 
cheapest talent available. 

I am similarly sent personal 
letters urging me to send my best 
graduates for doctoral training at 
the leading American graduate 
schools, usually as a result of 
recommending former students 
who have clearly distinguished 
themselves. 

Since the quality of graduate 
training is so good, and since these 
students then have ready access to 
good American economics depart- 
ments, 1 continue to advise them 
to go. 

In the past, many such students 
would return to the UK. after 
obtaining their doctorate, but now 
very few do — the prospects here 
look so unattractive by compari- 
son. If these trends continue, then 
I fear that we shall continue to lose 
our best academics, whilst failing 
to replace them by the best 
graduates. 

But what is to be done, for the 
cost of raising all academic sal- 
aries to the point where they are 
attractive enough to keep the best 
would be prohibitive? 

My suggestion (and there maybe 
other solutions) is to give the 
research councils additional fends 
to finance research posts for key 
academics. These could be de- 
signed to sound prestigious (rather 
like named chairs at US univer- 
sities). to pay well, and to buy off 
some fraction of teaching time. 

They would logically be of 
limited tenure (perhaps five 
years), the agreement being that 
the university to which the aca- 
demic belongs would then resume 
employment at the original leveL 
The posts could be renewable if 
the bolder continues to dem- 
onstrate excellence. 

Who knows, h might even be 
possible to tempt back some 
former emigrants if they were 
made attractive enough. 

Yours sincerely, 

DAVID NEWBERY. 

University of Cambridge 
Faculty of Economics and Poli- 
tics, 

Sidgwick Avenue. 

Cambridge. 

May 13. 


Library’s future 

From the Secretary-General of the 
Arts Council 

Sir. Your feature, “Poetry' Today” 
/May 6). expressed anxiety over 
the destiny of the Arts Council’s 
poetry library, at present at 105 
Piccadilly. The council has taken a 
decision in principle to disengage 
from direct management of art 
activities where this can be done 
without damage to the activities 
concerned. 

I can assure you that it is not 
contemplating any reduction in 
the activities of the library or the 
service it provides. The council is 
in fact taking this opportunity to 
explore possibilities which, we 
hope, will lead to the library 
becoming more accessible to the 
public than is possible in 105 
Piccadilly, impeded as it is by lack 
of space and restrictions in its 
opening hours. 

If the council decides to dis- 
engage from direct management of 
the library, it will nevertheless 
continue to make adequate annual 
funds available to cover the cost of 
its present staff, book fend and 
other activities. 

.Yours faithfully. 

LUKE RITTNER, 

Secretary-General. 

.Arts Council. 

105 Piccadilly. Wl. 


Made abroad 


From Sir Anthony Gray 
Sir. I went on a shopping spree 
recently in Warminster and made 
the following purchases: 

A pair of cheap shoes — made in 
Poland. 

Scissors — made in Brazil. 

A lavatory seat — made in Sweden. 
Shoe polish - made in China. 

Sir — what does go on in this 
country? 

Your obedient servant, 
ANTHONY GRAY. 

Temple House. 

Upton Scudamore. 

Warminster, Wiltshire. 

Mav 17. 


Single European Act 

From Sir Anthony Meyer. MP for 
Chyd North H 'est (Conservative) 
Sir. Sir Edward du Cano, whose 
letter you published on May 6, is a 
leading member of the European 
Reform Group. This consists of a 
small number of Conservative 
MPs whose aim. despite the name 
of their group. is not to reform the 
European Community, but to 
destroy it Their hostility to 
British membership of the 
Community is. ofcourse. perfectly 
legitimate; but they would com- 
mand more respect if they did not 
masquerade as reformers. 

The European Communities 
Bill now before Parliament is 
designed to give effect to the 
curiously named “Single Euro- 
pean Act” recently approved by all 


the member states of the European 
Community. This i$ a very modest 
set of proposals to improve the 
procedures for reaching decisions 
within the Community. Thev do 
not abolish the right of national 
veto; wh?t they do is to exert some 
pressure on member states not to 
resort to the veto except where 
genuine national interests are at 
stake. 

It has been dear for a long time 
that if member states regularly use 
their veto io block decisions which 
arc inconvenient or embarrassing 
to them. then, in a Community of 
12, there can be no progress on 
such vital matters as reform of the 
common agricultural policy, 
completion of the internal market, 
or effective action against terror- 
ism — ail of them key British 
objectives. 


With our unwritten Constitu- 
tion and with our traditions of 
parliamentary supremacy there is 
no way in which our ultimate right 
of veto could be abolished by any 
written texts. The European Re- 
form Group are purposely and 
needlessly spreading alarm. 

But can even they deny that 
Europe needs, more than ever, to 
be able to exert its influence as an 
equal partner with the United 
States in matters of trade, rela- 
tions with ihe Arab world and in 
East-West relations? And if Eu- 
rope is to do that it has to improve 
its procedures for reaching de- 
cisions. 


I am etc. 

ANTHONY MEYER. 
House of Commons. 



MAY 22 1902 


Our Own Correspondent wan 
William Francis Hubbard (1858- 
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THE SPANISH FETES. 

A STATE BULL FIGHT. 

(From Our Own Correspondent-.! 

Madrid, may 21. 

The King, with the Queen- 
Mother. the whole Court, and all 
the foreign Princes, was present 
this afternoon at a State bullfight. 
The rumour published in some 
English newspapers that the Duke 
of Connaught attended a bullfight 
last Friday is quite unfounded. The 
Duke has been to no bullfight until 
he attended the State function of 
this afternoon, which is a very 
different matter. The great func- 
tion of to-day. la Corrida Real con 
Cabellerox en plaza -" the Royal 
Bullfight with gentlemen in the 
arena” - was Lhe most typically 
Spanish of all the festivities of the 
past week, and deserves for that 
reason to be described a little more 
felly. 

State bullfights have been of rare 
occurrence during recent years in 
Spain, the last having taken place 
more than 20 years ago. after the 
marriage of Alfonso XII. with the 
Queen Maria Cristina. In former 
days they were a good deal more 
frequenu and the fame of one 
which was given on the Plaza 
Mayor of Madrid.in honour of the 
English Charles 1. during his visit 
to Spain, is suli remembered. 
Bullfighting of the ordinary kind 
has sadly degenerated during the 
last 100 years and has developed 
one feature - the senseless and 
wanton slaughter of broken-down 
horses in the first suerte - the act of 
the picadores - which fully merits 
the censures passed upon the sport 
by other European nations. In the 
old days the picadores were mount- 
ed on good horses, and their 
business was to save them and turn 
the bull. That, too. ts the business 
of the caballeros. who take the 
place of the picadores in a State 
bullfight, which, besides adhering 
to the old form of the lidia, has 
retained all the ancient pomp and 
ceremony of a Royal spectacle. 

The interior uf the vast arena of 
the Plaza de Toros does not in 
these days present, as a rule, a very 
exhilarating scene. There is the 
same animation as of old. but the 
colour and brightness of former 
times are sadly lacking. But few 
men wear the white sombrero now, 
and the white mantillas and red 
flowers with which all the women 
used to deck their heads are but 
rarely seen. There is no compensat- 
ing gaiety of hue to relieve the dull 
ranks of the expectant crowd or the 
dark shadow of cruelty which to an 
impressionable mind seems always 
to hang over the pUce of impend- 
ing slaughter. But on the occasion 
of a Royal bullfight, like to-days, 
the Plaza wears a very different 
aspect. The huge outer circle of its 
walls, which usually stand so 
grimly against the sky. is sur- 
mounted with innumerable flags; 
the boxes in the upper tiers, the 
balconies above the tendidos, all 
the vacant spaces are draped with 
costly tapestries. To-day the an- 
cient houses of the Sotomayois, 
the de la Conquistas. the Abrantes. 
the Sanfelices de Aragon, the 
Valencias de Don Juan, and a score 
of other nobles have despoiled 
themselves of their priceless woven 
treasures to enhance the splendour 
of the King’s bullfight. The serried 
ranks of the spectators, the men in 
their gala uniforms, the women all 
in white mantillas with the tradi- 
tional flowers poised conquettishly 
on une side of the head, are 
brilliant in colour. . . 

The cuadrilla is not the usual 
one. There are two Alguaciles 
wearing the old Spanish dress 
instead of one. and their duty, by 
the way. is to remain in the arena 
the whole time of the fight. 2 duty 
which involves considerable risk to 
themselves and their horses. Be- 
hind them follow, not the usual 
picadores in their yellow leather 
dress riding miserable scarecrows 
of horses, but the splendid State 
coaches of three grandees of Spain, 
the Duke of Medmaceii. the Mar- 
quis of Tovar, and the Duke of| 
Montellano. Sitting beside each 
grandee respectively are Don Anto- 
nio Luzunariz. lieutenant of the 
Royal escort. Don Gabriel de 
Benito e Ibafiez de Aldecoa. lieu- 
tenant of the Queen's Lancers, and 
Don Manuel Romero de Tejada, 
also lieutenant of cavalry. Each 
roach is an ended with the usual 
number of running footmen in the 
liveries uf their houses, and behind 
each is led as good a horse as man 
could desire. The caballero* are 
dressed in an old Spanish dress of 
the 16th century, not in uniform. 
Each is attended by several foot- 
men in a dres? of the same period 
whose duty it was to bring them 
fresh lances when they were bro- 
ken. After these come the usual 
espadas. banderiUera and chutes 
in their accustomed finery, fur ir is 
only the firs: three bulls which are 
killed in the old fashion. The 
caballero* take leave of their noble 
padrinos, the latter drive off in 
their coaches, and the fight begins. 

The bulls were of the famous 
breed of the Duke of Veragua- The 
caballcros showed more good will 
chan actual skill, though each 
succeeded in breaking several 
lances before the day was over. . . 


Off with the old 


May S. 


From Mrs Ruth Sail 
Sir. Mr Peter New (March 
complains about “black g 
typography" on notices ai po 
stations. If he were to read a nc 
headed -Corrupt and II 
Practices", still sometimes 
played on these occasions, 
would see a paragraph stating 
it is an offence to leL lent 
employ “public stage or had 
carriages or carriages or he 
kepi for hire for lhe purpose 0 
conveyance of voters 10 cr ( 
the poll." 

Yours faithfully. 

RUTH NEILL 
20 Raven Lane. 

Ludlow. Shropsh ire. 




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. values i s . reading in- 
creasing attention in the 
United States, and te a 
tester extent m Britain* 
values within a corpora- 
: Arose core beliefs about 

to which all 

: of the staff can onhest- 

m&SSZP** «**■ 

ZJfa'i M&aS of ide ntifyin g and 
^duescan unleash power- 
energy. Bui if the 
ped and the values 
only a few people 
. positions, rather 
— ~j w entire organization, 

i (hiving force win disappear. 

\ The trend towards shared val- 
iucs, altftoogh desirable and wd- 

.oaaae tti hsctf~is also fraught with 
'danger.' to the past, excellent 
■ managemen t concepts have de~ 
; 1PM* aled into clidtes or “flavours 
-of the monte”, sometimes because 
I ffiey - have not been followed 
^t hrou^ withpcsislenceandthor- 
►pogbness, sometimes because they 
jhav c- b een introduced without 
* adequate preparation, and some- 
(tunes 'Because they have been 
ori-to as “quick fix" 
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. . Shared corporate values present 
a further and more alluring trap 
.for the un 

impression of worthy cosiness, a 
sort of heaven on earth. The truth 
is that sharing values is tough. It 
means setting dialfengfng stan- 
dards and demanding that diffi- 
cult issues are feced up to, not 
evaded. Shared values need con- 
tinuous review, otherwise they 
may be reduced to empty and 
pious-sounding statements. More- 
over, constant commitment from 
the top is essential and apy lack of 
it will be highly conspicuous. 

The personality or corporate 
mind of any company may be 
thought of as comprising the 
values, mteQieence, experience 
and energy of the people working 
within ft, and tbe fusion of these 
things can <aeate an immeasurably 
powerful drive to propel a compa- 
ny towards its objectives. This 
power, however, will at best be 
short-lived if leaks occur through 
such commonplace defects as 
failure to motivate, obsession with 
status, absence of dear objectives, 
complacency, lack of co-operation 
etc. 

Even assuming a cc 
desire ami ability to share 


Loyalty anditiletit 


compan/s bepefit , 
when employees sha re ) 
its corpor ate values, 
says Ben 


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edge, ideas and 
harness theresulL^, 
doomed if nanagrmenl does pot 
strive conscientiously and contin- 
uously to create tbe environment 
in winch these things can flourish. 
Moreover, simple adherence to 
ideals, unless accompanied by 
some form of public commitment 
to observable perfor man ce, may 
lead only to saintly intentions. But 
public commitment demands 
courage. It means off 

escape routes and showing a 
readiness to stand and be counted. 

It has been claimed that cost-, 
mitment .to shared values is rash 


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■ because £hy. depart ur e from item 
taimtk, dwaHnyin or 
eveatymdsDru, But such. thinking, 
bdvw regrcaable, is duly a 
mmdrsadbesi. compared Wfih tee 
appaffing aigun e nt sometime s 
raised to -tbe. effect that Anted 
..vdnjR^iigtil to » n «My> tiii>t 
ontymtimesofecomtimcexpao' 
tion^foe inference bemg that When 
imemtdovmerit is hwb agreement 
^Sibe^^^rceis unnecessary. 

.Values which are truly Shared 
take time to -develop, and a 
difficulty -firing management to- 
day in; tee West is that we tive.m, 
an instant society. Although*, we 


icnow of no instant methods by 
jrtiicfr values can -be identified, . 
shared, developed and absorbed 
(tires -creating corporate energy), 
we-ifilL persist to wanting results 
now. s Tbe /nanagemeat of change 
in complies requires great pa- 
tience. and .pe iy stqncc;' Further- 
m^ rt canoot be achieved by one 
aloite nor even by the top 

- Success inrtbc management of 
cbtinge requires the identification 
and epco.ucragem en t of a 
Company Y latent energy and tal- 
entasdAis by working with these 
things, that-lasting ch a n ge can -be 

aehiev^^Kobody should be sur- 
prised. however, i£ to begin with, 
cinergfcnt corporate energy is rein- 
vested m the Status qua Change 
cansesdiaftirtonitt and it fe under- 
standable that in Such circum- 
stances people should look back 
towards known methods which 
may have served well in the past. 

to .toe early stages lip service 
and the prospect of excitement 
may present a misleading picture 
of willingness to change, bat the 
reality is that even the. forces of 
mertia wdl eventually rouse them- 
selves to resist Moreover, even , 
when corporate energy is success- 


fully applied, change in corporate 
attitudes wiH at best be uneven 
and certain parts of the corporate 
mind may continue to .revert to 
former responses. . 

CTergyfre?^ to share is likely to. 
produce the opposite effect. We 
ha ve only to considerthe degree of 
conflict in British industrial rela- 
tions since, say, the Second World 
War (when we had the opportuni-' 
ty to start afresh) to see how 
debilitating .the effect of conflict 
has been. 

T here is no instant reme- 
dy to industrial debilita- 
tion but even the earliest 
stages of improved 
teamwork, through gen- 
uine commitment to tbe identifi- 
cation and encouragement of 
shared values, can be accompa- 
nied by -a powerful release of 
corporate energy which, if proper- 
ly managed, 'should be 
revitalizing. 

In industries which have long 
suffered from strained industrial 
relations the difficulties of em- 
barking on sharing values should 
not be underestimated. 


Nevertheles! 
gzvably defeat! 
the exercise is 7 
the direst dr 
values are in- 
every com pan 
make a whole* 
identify and! 
beliefs to wine? 
company coj 
give loyalty, . 
talents, then * 
opportunity f*> 
revitalization wl 
needed if we ar. 
.once energy 
namely North ! 

But without acij 
continuous corai 
managers, efforts 1 
industry’ by identif 
ingand harnessing* 
gy will be stillborn, 
no sitting on tbe fenc 


Ben Thompson f 
chief executive* 
company . Lori, 
author of if 
entitled Char 
mance and \ 
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systems and optimising die effectiveness of the finance fu 
team needs outstanding financial talent to w 



; J *■ Wk jeavit graduates, aged between 26 and 35, who are qualified accountants', 

- -MBA. %tril' Kafe . highly impressive experience in the finance fimetion of an ini 
comfoeraai company and your skills will have led you to expect high rewards. We're K 
remu neration package of up to £ 26,000, plus car, together with the opportunity for aq 
career ^rOgresaon,‘5offi 'within management consultancy or ontside it, should you 
return to inebstty. ‘ . , V. 

- •'*’ Please send a r€sum 6 , indudmg a daytime telephone number and quoting Ref T4d 1 
Allan McNafi, Coopers & Lyhrand Associates Limited, Plum tree Court, London EC4A 
■ Opportunities curr e nt ly exist in our London, Cambridge and Reading offices. 




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&Lybrand 

business committed to growth. 






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SENIOR OFFICER (STAFFING) 

£10,668 - £11(331 p*. 

Rite is a n ew post of ctoputy to the Principal Officer (Staffing) 
responsible for two sections dealing with the administration of Wh 
and non-teaching appotntmertf s in schools. There are ten posts to the i 
sections. 

in addition to supervisory duties the' person appointed wifi examine extet- 
*”9 Procwte res «*«J propose atteratiore to meet changed drcrnnstances; 

co^ranatethecomptetfonofma/or^ttetk^teturnsandrepfiestoenaui- 

nesytnd help to otgartse the preparation of Job descriptions for teaching 

Ideally the successful candidate wW have an iPM or administrative ouaB- 
ficatton md three years experience In personnel related work. A 
wvowtadge to^govwnment and/or pay and conditions of actXMl-tiased 
stan would oe haforui. 

25^S° PayaWff object to conditions. Previous appfi- 

w^automafcaSy be re^on^dered. For an informa] dfecusstonrinq 
A^on Pnce-Oeans or John Baker on 01-579 2424 ext 2CT8*w 2666/ 


Closing Data: 11.656 


Ref: ED 825/A 


Appfc«*» forms obtsbmbte from the Personnel Office, Room A/204 
Town Hal Annex*. New Broadway. Ealing W5 2BY. Tel: te-SoiMsS* 
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If you want to work where 

□ using your DP skills to increase profits means high 
rewards, 

□ research and analysis are integral to top-level decision- . 
making . 

□ innovative approaches to systems development are a 
fundamental priority. 

The Morgan Bank wants to talk to you. 

With a capital base of nearly S6 billion and a network that 
stretches around the globe. The Morgan Bank is a world 
leader in the financial markets. A major reason is Morgan's 
commitment to systems development. Our systems 
professionals provide, organise and analyse the 
information that makes Morgan one of the most successful 
financial institutions anywhere. And we want more of them. 

* The project managers we need will supervise the 
development and smooth running of Morgan's worldwide 
systems network. They have a quality degree and an 
impressive track record of 5-10 years. They adapt quickly 
to changing market conditions, and have a flair for using 
innovative techniques to find new business solutions. They 
lead by example and know how to focus, simultaneously, on 
several strategic projects (lasting weeks or even months, " 
but never years) and still produce outstanding results. 

If managing accomplished, professional teams to 
make sophisticated on-line, real-time systems even better 
is a powerful attraction to you, talk with Morgan. The 
challenges are great — and so are the rewards. 

Please contact our consultant John Miskelly on 
01-831 0111 during office hours or on 0702-202758 
weekends (noon —6 pm). Alternatively, send a cv to 
JM Management Services, (Ref327/ST), 

Columbia House, 69 Aldwych, London WC2B 4DX- 


UVERPOOL £24,000-232,000 + CAR 

BIBBY UNE LTD— EXPANDING IN SKIPPING. OIL, TRANSPORTATION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES 
This appointment is in Bibby Line Ltd. which is the Managing Company ot Bibby Line, and calls lor accountants (CA - 
or AC. A.) aged 35-45 who have acquired at least 7 years practical industrial or commercial accounting experience 
and not less than 2 years heading the financial operation of a company whose turnover exceeds £10 million. The 
successful appointee will be responsible for the total finance function and will cover, through a small team, the treasury 
function, bank relationships, syndicated loans, mergers and acquisitions etc. The major bulk of work will centre initially 
. oh management information and new projects. A high level of commercial acumen and the ability to make a significant 
contribution to the company's continued development is important. Initial salary negotiable £24.000H£32.000, car. 
contributory pension, free life assurance, free family PPP. assistance with relocation expenses if necessary. 
Applications in strict confidence under reference FOTG 9 /TT to the Managing Director: 


An exacting and demanding position. Scope to reach trie Board 
fn 12-24 months and fcr scarify participation. 


CENTRAL LONDON £20,000-230,000 + CAR 

EXPANDING COMPANY TRADING IN COMMODITIES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES 
Applications are invited from accountants (CA or ACA) aged 27-54, who have acquired a minimum of 5 years’ 
post-qualification experience and practical experience in installing and updating computerised accounting systems. 
The responsibilities are widely drawn and will cover the total accounting function (assisted by a small team), cash 
m anag ement credit control, and liaising with the outside hardware and software specialists on the continuous up-date . 
of systems on a DECcomputer. A real interest in computer applications, commercial flair and the ability to make a 
substantial contribution to the organisation's successful growth is key to this position. Initial salary negotiable 
£20, 000- £30. 000 + car, pension allowance, family 8UPA and assistance with removal expenses if necessary. 
-Applications, m strict confidence, under reference CA 1 1 0/TT. to tne Managing Director: 

AGGOIMUttCY & LEGAL PROFSSSHKS SEL5CTKK UXITCfl, 35 ESW Sftfl&O STREET, LQftHDH EC28S 1«L 
TELEPHONE: 01-588 3583 Of 01-558 3576. T SE& 827374. FAX SO; 31-256 6501. 

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Locations: London, Paris, Munich. 
c.£20,000 + Car + Mortgage + Banking Benefits 


SECURITY PACIFIC 

EUROFINANCE. INC 

Securirv Pacific Euronnance Inc., parr of the huge 
worldwide financial service* oreanisatmn Security Pacific 
Corporation, are rapidly expanding their financial 


product range into Asset Based Finance with associated 
financial services and banking systems. 

With offices in London and3cross Europe, they are 
embarking upon a major svstenw development 
programme to bothdm e and react corapidlv changing 
business areas. 

They are now seek in c Senior Analyst Programmers 
to develop and implement «y «remson VAX and PCs. 
utilising BASIC. FMS. DECNET, PSI. DATATRIEVE, 
ODD, all-m-I and in :ne ne^.r future 4GL: and 
relational database products. The successful candidate 
will have at least 1 1 : v ears commercial experience 
on VAX i preferable BASIC). evyJanalvsis experience, 
and a sol id unde r-tand i n 2 ot accounting and*‘.‘r 
financial svstenvc Experience in any of the above 


uti I i ties and 4rh generation tools will be a dfetinet • *- 
advantage. The position will involve all aspects of. 
systems development hom analysis of functional 
requirements thro systems design, and coding tolive 
implementation, and requires an individual with die 7 
drive and energy to execute and manage projects through 
to completion. 

In addition to a range of banking benefits that 
includes: 5% Mortgage, Private patients pbn. Non- 
Contributory Pension. Life Insurance and subsidised loans, 
the position involves monthly travel to European offices- 

They ore oho urgently looking for rndhiduals uiih a 
similar background toworkin either Paris ( 10 FF 240. 000) 
or Munich (to DM 72,000). Fluency in French or German 
and ( for Paris) a lautUedgc 0 / French banking systems are 
essential. 

To apply, please telephone or write quoting 
Ret; CM038. 


For yqars many of us have been involved in the day to 
day necessities of Jiving that we have given Tittle thought 
to how we might enhance our careers. 

We are just too busy working to mat- e the time to find 
our true vocation, this is a paradox which usually 
results in a feeling of wanting to change but not j 

knowing how to go about iL / • 

Chusid Lander can change all that. 

We are a group of specialist career £ 

consultants whose sole function is to guide | 

experienced executives like you to achieve your 3 

personal and financial ambitions. p? 

We guarantee that we will .commit our time yfc 

and effort until yotTare satisfied that your career 
objectives have been realised. " J 


For thirty years we have been striving for the best. 
* Now a!s your turn! 

^ Telephone us to arrange a confidential personal 
assessment without obligation, or write to 
7 i J Ai\V Tne Administrator Ref. 

/ I v\\\ 35.-37Fitrov Street London W1P5AF 

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LONDON 

BIRMINGHAM 

BRISTOL 


01-580 6771 
021-6438102 
027222367 


MANCHESTER 061-2280089 


NOTTINGHAM 
GLASGOW . 
BELFAST 


0949 37911 
041-3321502 
0232621824 




Lloyd 

hapman 

5=555 I Associates 


International 
Search and Selection 

HiO Naw Bond Sne«t London W I Y0HR. 
Telephone 01 -408 1670 


Product Jftarketmg Executive Personal Computers 

Heg to £25,000 -t- Car 

My client is one of the foremost computer manufacturers in the UK and is 
looking to recruit a marketing professional to plan new Product moves »n toe 
PC W IP, TERMINALS AND NETWORK MARKETPLACE. The ideal candi- 
date will possess an in-depth knowledge of this market and will understand 
complexities, competitiveness and buying principles of its users. For this 
reason, they are looking for highly motivated marketing professional who 
have developed through the sales route. Crucially you will have to demon- 
strate a high degree of success selling PC’s in bulk to major accounts and 

OEMs. 

Your move into marketing will have been made* least ^^^oand 
you will now be able to contribute to competitive analyses, advertising 
programmes, pricing, target marketing, product release and planning, and 
sales and profitability forecasting. 

Lonq term career prospects are excellent within an enwronment that is 
oSSJSS to marketing and you can expect to receive a remuneration m toe 
region of £20.000 to £25,000 plus car. 

For further details contact ■ ^0 AppCW^ ■ — ■ 

Chris Matchan. 


7 PRINCES 


street 


oil 


© £ 


Executive Trouble Shooter 

c£2©,000 + car 


Loadoss/Esssz 

Araeiiurari.ed.rapicnye.pandmg 

import/ export 3 

responsible for trading aamiMcrarion. butial 
hyj is thp central Lond®“ hMO ofnc . 

Thi S wptep.: ^ 

, i ^m?«n2<iir.<iendcontioRir.3 


of yg ^eoveaJl outstanding candidates. 

Company The wont Those with spi 

responsibility for the __ - experience should u 

papenvorkconcemecaii-^ iBygP confidence to RNOi 

^Saseandsalcsccn^cts. quoting Reference N 

and Import and chores or telephone for a foi 

documenraifon- » & , 

nagement Consultants 

V ■> BurKngton Street London W1X IFF Telephone 01-439 6S91 


The ability to woik under pressure and 
pay attention to detail is essentfaL The 
successful candidate will be a self -starter, who 
can plan well ahead and keep the Directors up to 
date. Future expansion plans include the 
improvement of office systems and 
computerisation. Promotion prospects and 
remuneration are flexible and should not far 
outstanding candidates. 

Those with appropriate 

-8 experience should write in 

fa fe mrW confidence to RNOrt, 

quoting Reference M2611. 
rfifiyc or telephone fOT a form. 


Scriptwriter 

Extenai 

Services 

£13,341 - £17,006 
Ce^al Loedefi 

To prepare docu- 
mentary foatures and 
short talks on me 
whole field of pofiti- 
cal social and 
kiteflectua) We in Brit- 
ain and abroad. The 
work is designed pri- 
marily for use in 
translation, but much 
is also carried in 
English in the World 
Service. 

You should have 
proven writing abffity, 
wi de in terests, good 

an^^icaJo^toimL 
varsity standard or 
j equivalent Experi- 
! ence or rqtfio 
fmdixSng a good 
broadcasting voice) 
and knowledge of at 
: least one foreign lan- 
guage would tie an 
asset 1 I 

Contact us Jmmedl- 
j atety for application 
form and further de- 
, tails (quote ref. 

; 9781 /T and enclose 
s.a J.) BBC Appomt- 
! merits, London W1A 
1AA. Tel: 01-927 

5799. 

O QB 

We are an equal 
opportunUes 
employer. 


WINE MERCHANT 

Seeks a iergeOc. bright 
young (OTver/efllannan 
(M.T). Clean BMW* and. 
Interest in wine are tssen- 
UaL Contaa Haynes 
Hanson&darii. 17 LMficr 
St.. LODdOIL SWS 4EH- 
Tefc 01-736 7H7a 


Play a vital part in the 
fiiture of tourism in London 

Salary range 

£12,839 - £15.773 (under review) 

London Visitor and Convention Bureau is the official tourist beard for London, 
responsible for the management, development and promotion of tourism in the 
capital. We now have opportunities for two people to pm our smaX professional 
management team. 


DevelopiYfefit 


A key nate with rapondBiyfer administering a grant aiding schame fer tourism 
development projects, ptwknng development advice to tounsm businesses: stimu- 
lating investment in new projects; and monitoring all tourism development 
proposals in London. 

It therefore calls for a first-class communicator, aged 28-55. wWi degree or 
professional quantisation, a sound financial background and several years relevant 
commer ci al experience. An understanding of public sector funding, experience oi 
tounsm or leisure industries and a good knowledge of London wvould all be 
advantageous. 


<3> CHUSID LANDER 


of Toyrlsm and Amenitfea 

Solaiy £22,484— £24^90 

Anpiicanons are invited tor iJk chalenging pos due to tin latnmnt 
d i« preset Dbeco: 

The Dnecwr d Tounsm ant Amenees « a nunAer oUaComcb 
Liaicgereni lean and is teswreWe fat ms admirwratw ol Bw 
Taunsn arc Anr enoes Oetanmam of me Cound. wnen. in addsion 
;e wonoing she Bciough as 3 map lour si area and deaCng wnh me 
namal xunan end Jwum fsoSnas, ndudes the rurtwig o/ a large 
Ctt'lewo’ comjtei. s substantial Catering arson. Muaumsand An 
GetefK 

Scaitoraigh Boroutfi Counol derwes H$ nane rramone oi iiain's 
lu&rg fit^day resons and conierance lows where man 
adnwisCorvt ceru/e is stuaie and ntiuaes. wrthn an area of 
axraaraieh- 320 souae mta, iwo atfw we« bww ix*tby resons, 
V.'nixv efd Ffey, together wth the mapr pan of it# Norm Yot; Moon 
NexxeiPait 


Research 


You wifl psnride a dHTwrehensive reseaich service, including Irte commGston.ng of survey on London's 
tourism industry; colection and analysts of torism siansfos: and Naming pun funding lor .-eser^ui 

projBts. _ 

AgW2B-S5^e&catedto(tegrmk^wusttiMt)ta<K ,i< 

several yta« commffcai experience in staostes or tesearen ^ k . j 


togetner Mh good analytical and carrm uneaten stalls. 

It your have the expertise to make a sgnitcanl coran button to 
ourcoottoiteng devetopmoiLtelettotBie or write to an appli- 
cation torn to.- 

The Personnel Department 
London Visitor & Convention Bweau. 

26 &osvenor Gardens, Victoria. 

London SW1W OOU. Tet 01-730 3450 ext. 224. 




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District General 

Manager 

The Macclesfield Health Authority is to appoint a new District 
General Manager, who will have overall responsibility for 
management's performance in the use of available resources to 
provide Health Services in the Macclesfield District. The District has a 
population of around 180.000, and the Health Authority manages a 
revenue budget of £32M. 

Applications are invited from men or women with the capability for 
the high managerial performance required in this post - either from 
within the National Health Service (in any discipline; or from outside. 

Appointment will be for a three year fixed term, renewable by mutual 
agreement and wilt be in the salary range £27.000 - £33.000. 
dependant on the profile of the candidate. Clinicians will be paid ;r. 
accordance with HC (85)9. 

Application forms and an information pack are available from 
the District Personnel Officer at Macclesfield District Genera) 
Hospital, West Park Branch, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield. 
Cheshire. (Telephone 0625 21000). Completed applications 
should be addressed to the Chairman of the Authority. Mr J 
MiDett JP, at this address, and should be received not later than 
13th June 1986. , 


5fiferji«3 s 827-£l8 l S10 

Aoo'«i)3K are mied for tins tey aopommatt ol DepiSy Dtiector 

cl Tounsm VH) Amen.lies IPuWcay and Martwng). 

Th': an exiling jpocxnimtv lo Mp de^etoo nrnism n an area 
rewwnaf lor n: natural teainv The successful aaoteant wit be 
re'oorotfs to toe ftiecior of Tounsm and Amenme andwiDefuly 
•nvj vse m hie activKS as snown above lox tne post ol Diems of 
Tourism and Ame roues -.vch awncuiai responsduhv for Uatsting 
and FtiMCJly. 

Ajafens fo the above posts should have inaginmion, energy and 
SMhus£5in, preferjtiv within the tourism industry, and should 
possess appropriate guafifi rations and have substantial pubSdty, 
nubXeting end managemon experie nc e and be aUe to mate a 
S’gnfficaracontAutitetDttedewdDpfneMtrfitaCQuii'sToiBiSD 
era) Amenities Service. 

The posts smaa a car stowance, togetfw with a gowns range 
of relocation dbwances, where approprere. Temporary houang 
accammodatnn may also be auaOabie. 

Scarboraugfi Borough Cotnd is an equal optxxtundies em^oyer. 

AppScawn forms and further pertieutos cat be obtarad fiom die 
Ctei Executive, Town Hah, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, 
YOU 2HG. Tebphone 0723 372351, Extension 42 2. Pfwss 
inecaa the post tor which you are applying. 

Closing Date; Tuesday, 10th June 1388. 


BSBSUGH 


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i SWISS COMPANY 

! specialised in Holida> Reso ns/real estate devel- 
opment is hiring ils 

a, tviacciesneia, » SALES MANAGER 

sted applications m \ 

Authority. Mr J S to promote its developments. 

cenred not later Irian j-^ j Experience in real estate “Time Sharing” 
S appreciated. 

| Eu-cptional oppon unify for an ambitious and 

f Knou * Psk 011 - 

8 The candidate should send their detailed offers 
\ to: 

s Maitre DAGON 

I 12-14, nic du Marche. CH-1204 Geneva . 


URGENTLY REQUIRED.. 

10 experienced sales persons to work in 
Southern Spain. 

Teh 01 493 0137 between 10am & 
2pm to arrange interview. 


A SALES OPPORTUNITY 
TO EARN £25,000+ pjj. 

ComhiU Publications would iil.e io talk to 
articulate, positive communicators capable of 
working on a range of presiiae puWicanons from 
our Covent Garden etnee. 

Cal! David Conway or Ben Crocker on 
01-240 1515 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 



COURT 

AND 

SOCIAL 


COURT 

CIRCULAR 

BUCKINGHAM PALACE 
May 21: The Queen this morn- 
ing presented the new Queen's 
Colour to the Portsmouth Com- 
mand at Whale Island. 

The Queen travelled to Ports- 
mouth Harbour Station in the 
Royal Train and was received 
by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieuten- 
ant for Hampshire (Lieutenam- 
Colonel Sir James Scott. Bi). the 
Lord Mayor of Portsmouth 
(Councillor Fred Warner) and 
the Commander-in-Chiet Na- 
val Home Command and Flag 
Aide-de-Camp to The Queen 
(Admiral Sir Peter Stanford). 

The Queen drove to HMS 
Excellent. Whale Island and w3s 
received by Flag Officer Ports- 
mouth (Rear-Admiral Anthony 
Wheatley). 

Her Majesty was sub- 
sequently received on parade 

with a Royal Salute and wit- 
nessed a fly-past by aircraft of 
the Fleet Air Arm. 

After the presentation. The 
Queen was graciously pleased to 
address the Parade, and the Flag 
Officer Portsmouth replied. 

The Queen then attended a 
Reception in die grounds of 
Excellent House and honoured 
the Flag Officer Portsmouth 
with' her presence at luncheon in 
the Wardroom: 

In the afternoon. Her Majesty 
witnessed a display by the 
massed Royal Navy Volunteer 
Band and displays by Royal 
Naval Physical Training 
Instructors. 

The Queen then embarked in 
the Royal Barge and viewed an 
assembly of ships in Portsmouth 
Harbour. 

Her Majesty subsequently 
disembarked at Kings Stairs and 
drove to the Royal Sailors 
Home Club. 

The Queen was received by 
the Vice-President (Com- 
modore C- J. Howard) and the 
Chairman of die Management 
Committee (Commander M. J. 
Chamberlain. RN). toured the 
Home, and unveiled a 
commemorative plaque to open 
The Queen Elizabeth Suite. 

The Marchioness of 
Abergavenny, the Right Hon Sir 
William Heseltine and Major 
Hugh Lindsay were in 
attendance. 

The Princess Anne. Mis Mark 
Phillips. President of the British 
Knitting and Clothing Export 
Counci L today attended a lun- 
cheon at the" Berkeley Hotel 
London. SW] following the 
Council's Annual General 
Meeting. 

Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by the Chairman of the 
Council (Mr Barry Reed). 

The Princess Anne. Mrs Mask. 
Phillips. President of die 
Women's Royal Nava) Service 
Benevolent Trust, this after- 
noon attended the 44th Annual 
General Meeting of the Trust in 


Marriages 


Mr L. de Soissons 
and Miss A. Mevnell 
The marriage took place on May 
17 at St Michael’s. 
Framlingham. of Mr Louis de 
Soissons. eldest son of Mr and 
Mrs . Brian de Soissons, of 
Swanfield House. Norfolk, and 
Miss Anna Mevnell. daughter of 
Canon-anil Mrs Mark MeyndL 
of Fratnlingham. Suffolk. The 
fathcr.of the bride officiated and 
the eucharisi was celebrated by 
the Rev -’Andrew Mevnell, 
brother, the Rev William Bur- 
man and Father Augustine 
Hoey. CR. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her brother, Mr 
Christopher Mevnell, was at- 
tended by Francesca. Marten, 
Anna- Louise and Gea Meynell. 
Heneage Stevenson, and Lucy 
Burma ru Mr Charles Bingham- 
New land was best man. 

The reception was held in 
Framlingham Castle. 

Mr S. J. Holmes 
and Miss M. E. S. Coleby 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday. May 1 7. at the Church 
of St Edward the Confessor 
Sutton Park, of Mr Sebasuan 
Holmes, only son of the late Mr 
and Mrs Douglas Holmes, and 
Miss Mary Coleby, only daugh- 


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BIRTHS 

ARfW On May 19m in California (o 
Penny tnec Kouqhtant and Larry, a 
son i Henry Thcntas Ransomei. 
brother for Katy 

BIRD On 201 h Mas- 1996. to Joanna 
and Bunny, a son 

DAVIS On 161ft May io Jane rnee 
Shtpstone) and DraM?. a son. 
Edward. 

ENGLISH On May POth at Ceorfle Elio* 
Hospital. Nuneaton, to Celia and 
Alan, a son. Richard Alan. 

Finlay son On tain May to Anne 
Uw** Osborn) and dlasiatr. a daugh- 
ter Susanna KaUienne. a sjder lor 
Stuart. 

HHJ4ARD On May 7th at Mnmuon 
Hospital. Swansea, to Jennifer mee 
PeacocH and jonn. a son Simon 
Thomas, a Brother for Nicholas. 

UJFF - On 5!h Mai’, (a Doer and Jay. 
a son. William Anqus John Boyd, a 
brother for Henrietta 


the Carishroofce Hall of the 
Victory Services Club. London, 
W2. 

Her Royal Highness was re- 
ceived by the Chairman of the 
Victory Services Association 
(Air Marshal Sir Frederick 
Sowrcv) and the Chairman of 
the Trust (Miss Joan Cole). 

The Princess Anne. Mrs Mark 
Phillips. President of the Save 
the Children Fund, ibis evening 
attended the final seminar on 
“Prospects for Africa" at the 
Royal Institution of Chartered , 
Surveyors. London. SW1. 

Mrs Malcolm innes was in i 

attendance. 

KENSINGTON PALACE 
Mav 21: The Prince of Wales, 
Co fon el- in-Chief. the 22nd 
(Cheshire) Regiment, visited the 
1st Battalion in training at 
Hythe and Lydd, Kent today. 

'His Royal Highness, attended 
by Lieutenant-Colonel Brian 
Anderson, travelled in the 
Royal Train. 

The Prince of Wales, 
accompanied by The Princess of 
Wales. President of the Royal 
Academy of Music, this evening 
attended a Gala Concert given 
by the Academy's Symphony 
Orchestra at the Barbican Cen- 
tre. London. EC2. 

Miss Alexandra Loyd and 
Lieutenant-Commander Rich- 
ard Aylard, RN were in 
attendance. 

May 21: The Princess Margaret, 
Countess ofSnowdon was enter- 
tained at Dinner this evening by 
the Master and Wardens of the 
Worshiped Company of Hab- 
erdashers at Haberdashers' Hall, 
Staining Lane. 

The Lady Glenconner was in 
attendance. 

Prince Alice. Duchess of 
Gloucester, Colonel-in-chief, 
The King's Own Scottish Bor- 
derers. this afternoon received 
Lieutenant Colonel I J A Lowjs 
in relinquishing the appoint- 
ment of Commanding Officer of 
the 1st Battalion of the 
Regiment. 

May 21: The Duchess of 
Gloucester, Patron of Asthma 
Research Council, this after- 
noon opened the Council's new 
premises at 300 Upper Street. 
Islington. London. 

Mrs Howard Page was in 
attendance. 

YORK HOUSE 
ST JAMES'S PALACE 
May 21: The Duchess of Kent 
this evening attended a concert 
in aid of the Carnegie United 
Kingdom Trust at the Royal 
Albeit Hall. 

Mrs Peter Wilmot-SitweU was 
in attendance. 

A memorial sevice for General 
Sir Ouvry Roberts, will be held 
in Christ Church Cathedral, 
Oxford, at 11 am. on Friday. 
June 27, 1986. Those wishing to 
attend should contact the Corps 
Secretary RE at RHQ RE. 
Brompron Barracks. Chatham. 
Kent. ME4 4UG. 

ter or Mr and Mrs John Coleby. 
of Crondall. Dorn Stephen 
Ortiger officiated, assisted by 
the Rev John Stapleton. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her father, was 
attended by Miss Lucinda 
Baker. Miss Jilkain Curry, 
Thomas and Peter Curry. Mr 
Andrew T ree was best man. 

A reception was held at the 
home of the bride and the 
honeymoon is being spent 
abroad. 

Mr R. J. C. Lowe 
and Mb N. M. C. Chapman 
The marriage took place on 
Saturday at St Mary's Stoke-by- 
N ay land. Suffolk, of Mr Rupert 
Lowe, eldest son of Mr Patrick 
Lowe and Mrs Anthony Alaine, 
and Miss Nicola Chapman, 
youngest daughter of Mr and 
Mrs Michael Chapman, of 
Thorington House. Stoke-by- 
N a viand. 

The bride, who was given in 
marriage by her father, was 
attended by Olivia Taylor, 
Alexandra Grant-Peterkin. 
James Grant-Peterkin. Camilla 
Ruggles-Bnse and Genevieve 
Chapman. Mr Sandy Swinton 
was best man. 

A reception was held at the 
home of the bride and the 
honeymoon is being spent 
abroad. 



An eagle buzzard preparing for flight at Whipsaade Park yesterday from the gloved band of Mr Adrian Walker, of the Fal- 
conry Centre, Newest, Gloucestershire. Nine birds of prey will be giving free-frying displays three times a day, except 
Fridays, to visitors to the park from this Saturday until September 30 (Photograph: Chris Harris). 

Forthcoming ™ 


marriages 

Mr J. R. Davidson 
and Miss G. Balfour 
The engagement is announced 
between Jeremy, son of the late 
Mr and Mrs Alan Davidson, of 
Coast Guard Cottages, 
Burnham Oveiy Staithe. Nor- 
folk, and Georgiann. daughter of 
Mr Peter Balfour, of Scadlaw, 
Humbie. East Lothian, and the 
late Lady Grizelda Balfour. 

Mr R. L. F. Burgess 
and Miss A- JR. Twist on Davies 
The engagement is announced 
between Robin, elder son ofSir 
John and Lady Burgess, of 
Cavendish Terrace, Carlisle, 
and Alexander, elder daughter 
I of Mr and Mrs W. A- Twiston 
Davies, of the Mynde, Much 
1 Dewchurch, Hereford. 

Mr M. C. Stevenson 
and Miss D. F. Taylor 
The engagement is announced 
between Michael, son of Mr and 
Mrs M. A. Stevenson, of Don- 
caster. South Yorkshire, and 
Deborah, daughter of Sir Peter 
and Lady Taylor, of The Tem- 
ple. London. 

Captain R. J. K- Bradford 
and bliss K. F. Denholm 
The engagement is announced 
between Ronald James Knight 
Bradford. The Black Watch 
(Royal Highland Regiment), 
youngest son of Brigadier and 
Mrs B. C. Bradford, of Kin- 
cardine. Kincardine O'NeiL 
Aberdeenshire, and Katy Fer- 
guson. younger daughter of Mr 
and Mrs J. F. Denholm, of 
Newton of Belkrees, 
Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire. 

Mr M. H. Dale 
and Miss C- L. Watson 
The engagement is announced 
between Howard, son of the late 
Mr Gordon Dale and of Mrs 
Joyce Hollins, of Wybunbury. 
i Cheshire, and Catherine Louise, 
elder daughter of Mr and Mrs 
John Watson, of Bidden ham. 
Bedford. 

Mr R- Y. Maxwell 
and Miss F. O. Eustace 
The engagement is announced, 
and the marriage will take place 
in London, on Friday, August l, 
of Robert Yves, son of Dean 
Robert Maxwell, Princeton 
University. New Jersey, and 
Mrs Bernard Lewis, of Stanton 
St Bernard. Wiltshire, and 
Frances Olivia, daughter of Mr 
and Mrs Rowland Eustace, of 
Victoria Square, London SWI. 

Birthdays today 

Mr Kenny BalL 55; Viscount 
Dunrossil. 60. die Right Rev 
Douglas Feaver, 72; Professor 
Sir William Hawthorne, 73; Sir 
Mark Heath, 59; Professor G. 
W. Keeton, 84; Sir Edwin 
Leather. 67; Mt Hew Lori mer, 
79; Mr Victor Montagu. 80; 
Miss Betiy Swanwick. 71; Mrs 
Betty Williams, 43. 

Latest wills 

Mr John Hooper, of Rowlands 
Castle, Hampshire, builder, left 
estate valued at £1.934,781 net- 
Mrs Mary Kathleeen Louise 
Webster, of Sutton tn Ash field, 
Nottinghamshire, left £130.372 
net. She left her entire estate 
equally between the Guide Dogs 
for the Blind Association, toe 
RSPCA and Dr Barnardo's. 


Mr D. Day 
and Miss D. A. Stoop 
The engagement is announced 
between Derek, eldest son of Mr 
Arthur Day and Mrs Betty Day. 
and Dari an, daughter of Mr 
Michael Stoop and Mrs Bev- 

KnsR ^r^decT 

MrM-J. Gagnier. KOSB, _ 

and Miss S. F. C L. Pearson SCITICC III 
The engagement is announced 
between Marcel, youngest son of i.** KoyaJ f®*® 
Mr and Mis Alphonse Gagnier, The annual lun< 
of Poime aux Roche, Ontario, 

Canada, and Fiona, only daugh- 
ter of Major Arthur A. L 
Pearson ana the late Mrs Pear- 
son, of Exeter. Devon. 


Luncheon 

Lunchtime Comment Clab 
Mrs Shirley Williams was the 
guest speaker at a meeting of the 
Lunchtime Comment Club held 
yesterday at the Connaught 
Rooms. Mr Alan Ure, chair- 
man, presided. 

Service luncheon 


The annual luncheon for offi- 
cers and their ladies of The 
Royal Scots (The Royal Regi- 
ment) was held yesterday at the 
Duke of York's Headquarters, 
Chelsea. Major-General Sir 
Rob art Delacombe presided. 


Mr D. R. Hodge 

and Miss G. D. M. E. Renting- T il fill P I'S 

tuo-S tuzafcer Lori Hath CommissioBer 

"Hw Lo* 1 High Commissioner 
W the General Assembly of the 

and Gillian Diane Mary Eliza- 
beth. only daughter of Mr and 
Mrs R. A. Stirzaker, of Canbur. 

Neville Close, Basingstoke. 

Hampshire. 

Mr A. P. Lewis 

amt Miss K. A- Hopldason own. Mr ana Mrs ivucnan jouwun. 

It Mr and Mrs Oorfle Burner, me Rev 

The engagement is announced nuxwhi ami m» era*, me Rev 
between Allen, only son of Mr jSSS^ Har1in “ and w ^ Tam 

JEST United and Cedi Club 


Viscountess of Arbuthnott 
entertained at dinner at the 
Palace of Holyroodhouse last 
night. The guests included: 

The ArmtHsftOD ot St Andrew* and 
Edinourqft. Lard and Lady Mac 
aoroM. Sir Maitland and Lady 
Maude. Sir Eric and Lady V arrow. 
Mator -General and Mn David Uoyd 
Owen. Mr and Mr* Michael Joughin. 
Mr and Mrs Geortf? Burnet me Rev 
Maxwell and Mn Cram, me Ret- 


ching, West Sussex, and Kath- 
erine. younger daughter of Mr 


The United and Cecil Club 


dined att^Houseof^mra^ 


Poling Priory. West Sussex. * £st Jo , hn 

* Financial Secretary to the Trea- 

Mr R. J. Miles sury, was the guest of honour 

and Miss J. C- F. Rigby and speaker. Sir Humphrey 

The engagement is announced. Atkins. MP, chairman of the 
and the marriage will shortly club, presided and Mr Alan Tate 
take place, between Richard, also spoke. 


elder son of Mr and Mrs C R. 
Miles, of Court Lodge Farm,* 
Blechingiey. Surrey, and Juliet, 
daughter of Brigadier and Mrs J. 
R. Rigby, of Hill House. Long 
Mel ford, Suffolk. 

MrW.R. Newmark 
and Miss R.J.E. Stootzker 
The engagement is announced 
betw e en Wade, son of the late 
Howard Newmark and of Mrs 
James Gouriay, of Horsenden 
Manor, Princes Risbo rough, 
Buckinghamshire, and Riquita, 
daughter of Mr and Mrs Ian 
Sloutzker, of London. 

Mr N. P. L. Read 
and Miss JL E. Whittaker 
The engagement is announced 
between Nigel, elder son of Mr 
and Mis Lionel Read, of Rich- 
mond. Surrey, and Julie, only 
daughter of Mr Edward Whit- 
taker and Mrs Joan Whittaker, 
of Newcastle upon Tyne. 

University News 

Oxford 


Tin Plate Workers' Company 
The Company of Tin Plate 
Workers Alias Wire Workers 
held its quarterly court dinner at 
Tallow Chandlers’ Hal) last 
night Mr D. W. Llewellyn. 

Master, presided 

Weavers* Company 
The annual ladies' dinner of the 
Weavers' Company was held 
last night at Drapers' Hail The 
Bailiffs and their ladies received 
the guests. Lady Wind! es bam 
and Mr Oliver Makover, Upper I Postgraduate Medicine on the 

Bailiff, were the speakers. 1 * fu '' D 

Fanulies for Defence 
Lady Olga Maitland, Chairman 
of Families for Defence Patrons 
Cub. presided at a dinner held 
at the House of Commons last 
night, sponsored by Sir Antony 
Buck, QC, MP. General Sir John 
Hacketi was the principal guest 
speaker. 



Service dinner 

Royal Naval Supply and 
Transport Service 
The annual dinner of the Royal 
Naval Supply and Transport 
Service was held last night at -.j*.. 

Bath University. Mr K. J. JllUgeS retire 
Pritchard, director-general, pie- Judge Honig retired from the 


retirement of Mr J.P. HopewdL 

Mx Colin Beaamont-Ednnmds 
to be president of St Dunstan’s 
in succession to Colonel Sir 
Michael AnseU. who has retired. 
Professor Emma Rothschild to 
be a member of the Royal 
Commission on Environmental 
Pollution, in succession to Bar- 
oness Wantock. 

Mr John Pngh to be Traffic 
Commissioner, Eastern .Area 
Traffic, in succession to Mr 
Kenneth Peter, who will retire 
on May 31. 


First-class hosonrs, page 36 

A memorial service for Mr 
Horace Parshall will be held at 
the Grand Priory Church of Si 
John at noon today. 

A service of thanksgiving for the 
life and work of Mr Justice 
Tudor Price will be held at 5.15 
pm. on Monday, June 9, 1986, 
at the Church of St Lawrence 
JewTy-next-GuildhaU, London. 


Births, Deaths and In Memoriam 


MAMSSHKC • On the 9th of May tn 
Connecticut, to Oaodla and Bruce, a 
son. Ttavtt Marshall. 

PWLUPS on I7ttt May at Rontawood 
Hospital Worcester, to Sue and Rtctv 
ard. a son. Guy Pierre Martin, a half- 
brother for Sarah. Oefttxe and Paul. 

SAMOALL on May 21st Ui Masterton 
Hospital. New Zealand lo Joanna 
mee Lestodt ReW) and Hugo, a son. 

SCARLETT On 18 U 1 May al American 
Hospital Pans, to CwomU and John, 
a son John Philip Henri, a broUter 
for Alexta. Victoria and Rluannon. 

STEPHENSON On the 2131 of May at 
8 . M. H. Hanover. 10 Fiona and Si- 
mon a son. Charles Anthony. 

THOMAS on Slh May. to Carole inee 
GolllRai and Richard, a son. Rhys 
Beniamin. 

VALUER on »9ih May at SI. Teresa's 
Hospital. WlmUedon to Jane tnee 
Simpsoni and Luke a daughter. 
Olivia Nocua Swan, a sister lor 
Jessica. 


DEATHS 


AIROon May !9lh Joan Meredith. Fu- 
neral private. Thanksgiving Service 
al a later dale m SI. Thomas’ 
Church, Woottan H 1 U 

BA INBRIDGE - On May 20 th 1986. 
Pamela, widow of George, much 
kned and loving wife, mother and 
grandmother. Funeral at Newcastle 
cremaronuni on Friday May 23rd al 
Z.SO not In Heu of flowers, donation 
lo Mauen Hall Cheshire Home. 
MaUen. Newcastle Upon Tyne. 

BEffTLEY-LEEK Ben W.L on 1901 
May. Beloved husband of Brenda 
and much loved father of Sally. Kim. 
Mark and Bren. Funeral service on 
Friday 23rd May al Ganarew 
Church. Ganarew. Near Ross-on- 
Wye, Herefordshire al 12 noon. 
Flowers lo Ganarew Church or do- 
nations to Cancer Research. 

BfHANT 0.8 E. on 20 ! h May 1986 
Bealnx B . peacefully in 3n»dsiairs. 
Funeral serv ice at Thanel Crenulort- 
um. Margate on Thursday £9Qi May 
al 3.30pm. All enquiries (o Black 
bums Funeral Service. 0843 62897 

BURROWS on I9lh May Mgtste. aged 
86 . peacefully al SI France Nursing 
Home. Braintree, beloved wtfe of Sir 
John Burrows. Ridiands Cottage. 
Ltmpsnekt Chart. Surrey: mother of 
Tim and jane: Oandm other of An- 
drew. Patrick. Sally and 
Christopher: Robert. Chart®, Simon, 
and Caroline: and Great grandmoth- 
er of James and Amelia. Funeral at 
5 36pm on May 22 nd at UminflcU 
Chart 


CRICHTON on 18th May 1986 M 
paiuano-inOUand. Italy. Andrew 
Toon C.BX. beloved husband of 
Pamela. Donations If desired to 
imperial Cancer Research. 

CUNNWC Boyce on May 18th aged 77. 
husband of Joannie. and loved unde. 
Funeral at Morttake Crematorium 
May 28th at. 11.30 am. Flowers to 
J.H.Kenyon. Rochester Row. SVVi. 

DAY - On May 20th. peacefully at the 
Royal Surrey County Hospital in her 
83rd year. Dorothy Eileen, widow of 
Bin and much loved step-mother of 
Muriel Cremation at Guilford Cre- 
matorium at 1 1.30 am on May 77th. 
Family flowers only, donations tf de. 
sired lo cancer Re s ea rch Campaign. 
2 Carlton House Terrace. London 
SWlY BAR- 

FROST Ernest, novelist and teacher, 
passed away in Canteruury 19ih 
May 1986. “In Manus” 

FULLER on May 19Ui 1986 Arthur 
Leslie 1 Buzz i dearly loved husband of 
Audrey. Funeral at Putney Vale cre- 
matorium on Wednesday 28th of 
May at 2.30. Family dowers only. 
Gratefully, donations to The Admin- 
istrator. Trinity Hospice. Gapnam 
Common. North Side. London SV*4 
ORN. 

NRACEY Basil Howard Travers, sud- 
denly m Spain, on May 18th 1986. 
Beloved eiaest son of Dr and the late 
Mrs l.H. Gracey. Dearly loved by his 
wife and brothers Lionel. Nigel and 
John. Funeral io be arranged by H. 
J. Dawson Lid. Leamington Spa. 
Tetepnone 0926 27464. 

HANDYSWE - On May 19th. Ian 

■ Graeme DEC. MA. of Lansdown. 
Balft. peacefully at home after a long 
illness, borne wuh I mm ense courage. 
Beloved husband of Jay and dearest 
router of Roger. Alistair and Nigel 
and grandfather of Fiona and Lisa. 
Funeral Service al Bath Crematori- 
um on Tuesday 27th May al 4.00pTA 
Family Bowers only but if desired do- 
nations Cor the Dorothy House 
Hospice. COE. Hooper A Sons. 13 
St James Parade. Bath. 

HOTHFIELO On May 1601 . Thomas 
SacKvtua Lore HothTteM. aged 69. 
brother oi Diana Quaker. Funeral at 
Hoth field Church. Nr Ashford. KenL 
al ti.SOam on Saturday 24ui May 
All mends welcome as u»e Church, 
cut flowers only please. Enquires to 
Haul brook S, Johns. Dover 202498. 

INSTORE On zoth May 1986. in twspl- 
lai after a short illness. Stella M 
Instone. MD. Mrcp. aged 70 aster of 
Ral ph bis tone 

RIEDALE - On May lBth at his home. 
East Crag. Bneeninwatle Lake. 
Cumbria, John Tutu, dearly loved 
husband of Yvonne and tatter of 
Jane. Funeral on Friday Mav 23rd at 
2-30 Dm at St. John's Oiurch. 
Workington. Cumbria, fallowed by 
mtemwm at Setmwthy. 


JOHNSTONE W. Mark. On May 18th 
1986. suddenly tn Djakarta. Indone- 
sia. Denrty loved husband Doreen, 
fattier of Ralph. Rupert and Arthur, 
son of Dr. Robert Johnstone and 
brother of Richard and Rosemary. 
Cremation took place In Djakarta. 
Memo rial Service. Friends Meeting 
House. Euston Road. London 
11.00am Tuesday 27th May. 

KENNEDY LOCK On May 20th. 
peacefully. MichaeL deeply mourned 
by ms beloved wife Adelaide, chil- 
dren. grandctiudrai and great 
grandchildren. 

LTSTER . On 20th May 1986. A vice 
Dorothy dearly loved wue ot the late 
Lionel Charles Lyster of 'Apps*. 
Stock. Essex, and mother of Rae and 
Peter. Funeral Service at All Saints' 
Church. Stock, on Wednesday 28m 
May 1986 at 3.00 nm. all engumeo 
please to T. Pennac* & Sons. 3 
Matoon Rd. Great Baddow. Chebus- 
ford. Essex. 

NATLDR on 19tti May very peaceful- 
ly. wmie on a visa In Cunuma. Dr 
Bernard James Naylor aged 78. be- 
loved husoand of the lair Dorothy 
rate Creran. c o mpos e r. 

OAKLEY John Kenneth and Joan Q- 
«e. suddenly on May 9th. Service at 
St Stephen's. Lewisham. 12 noon 
May 22 nd. Any donations to Chris- 
tian Aid please. 

PARTRIDGE Thomas QtobV on 
Wednesday May 21 si at Btakeney m 
his 76tft year aner a tong illness cou- 
rageously bom. Husband of Diana 
and father of Vernon and Anthea 
Funeral on Saturday May 24th al SI 
Nicholas' Church. Biakeney at 1 1 as 
am. Family flowers only, but dona- 
tions. if desired, to The CAaven and 
District Caring Centre. Biakeney. 
Norfolk. 

PETTY in her 9oth jwr after a short 
Illness, peacefully on Thursday 15th 
May 1986 m Buenos Aires. Lina wid- 
ow of Ihe laie Michael J. Petty 
OR E.. F R.CS.. dearly loved moth- 
er oS Mary. Arthur. Theresvia IMPt 
Luo. Michael &J.. Richard. Annette 
CRtPi and Pass'. Also much loved 
grandmother and great-grandmoth- 
er. May sne rest In peace. 

RATCLIFF On May 18 th. Norman Er- 
nest of Lansdown. Bath, peacefully 
at home. Beioved father erf Elaine 
and Anson. Funeral service at SI. 
Stephen’s Church. Lansdown. on 
Tuesday 27th May at 2.30pm. fol- 
lowed by private cremation at 
Haycombe. Bath. Flowers loG- Man- 
nings A Sons. Chapel of Rest. Combe 
Down. Bath. 


Pritchard, director-general, pre- 
sided and the guest of honour 
was Sir Clive Whitmore, Perma- 
nent Under-Secretary, Ministry 
of Defence. Vice-Admiral Sir 
Anthony Tippet Chief of Fleet 
Support, and Mrs Pritchard 
were among others present 

Reception 

Lord Mayor of Westminster 
After her election at the annual 
council meeting Iasi night die 
Lord Mayor of Westminster, 
Mrs Terence Mallinson, gave a 
reception at Westminster Coun- 
cil House. 


ROWELL • On May 21 1986. Anns 
UBhOTBton aged 79. OtoeOy at home 
to the Algarve. Funeral service on 
Thursday. 22ud May a the Algarve. 

SACLAYROUXS at Eden Hats Nurs- 
ing Home on May 19th. Reggy. 
dearly loved mother of Julian and 
Jaftan after a long Hi ness borne with 
great courage. Will be sadly mined 
by her many friends Service al 
GoMere Green Crematorium. East 
Chapel at 320 pm. May 23rd. Flow- 
ers to Lev mom. Golden Green or 
donanons If wished, to the Mane 
Curve Memorial Foundation. 

SAUNDCRSON Joanna Tunis, aged 
69. the beloved wife of the late 
Stanley Rooert Soundman of 
GuUden Moreen and loving mother 
of Margaret. Raul. Daphne and 
David, toeni to be With Ihe Lord ca 
Monday 19th May 1986. having 
faithfully served Cod throughout her 
life. Funeral service « Queen Ecttth 
Chapel. WuUstun way. Cam Dodge 
on Tuesday 27th May at 3.30pm fol- 
lowed by interment at GuUden 
Moreen Cemetery Ewruines to 
Alfred Muis. Funeral Director. Oral 
Eversdeo. Tel: 022026 2364 

TW OKW W - On 2Dth May. tn hospi- 
taj, James of 29 ChnstoDrm- Close. 
Norwich. Darting husband of Phyl 
and most beloved am* loving lamer 
of Patrick. Private funeral. Dona- 
Dons in ho memory If desired to Big 
C Appeal. The GWlwute. 9/ IS 
w ensure Street. Norwich. 

URCAREGUf Jean Margery mde 
ingusJ. on Sunday 11th May at 
home. Funeral al SL George's 
Church. Langton Matravera at 1 1.00 
am on Saturday 24th May. 


circuit bench on the South- 
eastern Circuit on May 14. 
Judge Vowden, QC will be 
retiring from the circuit bench 
on the Western Circuit on June 
3a 

Marlborough 

College 

Marlborough College has an- 
nounced the following entrance 



OBITUARY 

DR ROCHI HINGORAN1 

Medical assistance for 

the Third World 


Dr Rochi Hingorani. the 
Indian eye specialist and 
founder of the International 
Cultural Exchange, has died in 
London. He was 84. 

Bom in Karachi, the only 

son of the eight children of an 


share their ideas. Such meet- 
ings would. Hingorani be. 
iicved. create a mutually 
beneficial bond. 

His dream became reality 
when, in 195a he founded the . 
International Cultural £x- 


Appointments 

Latest appointments include: 
Major-General Sir David 
Hughes-Morgao. director of 
Army Legal Services. 1980- 
1 984, and a recorder since 1 983, 
to be a circuit judge on the 
South-eastern Circuit. 

Mr Geoffrey Breen to be a 
Metropolitan stipendiary mag- 
istrate from July 22. 

Mr D.C Unwin to be first junior 
counsel to the Director General 
of Fair Trading. Mr D-B.W. 
Ooseley to be junior counsel to 
the Crown, common law, and 
Mr A.W.H. Charles to be junior 
counsel to the Crown, Chancery. 
Sir Denis Rooke, FRS. chair- 
man of the British Gas Corpora- 
tion, to be president of the 
Fellowship of Engineering from 
July 2 in succession to Lord 
Caidecote, who is retiring at the 
end of his five-year term. 

Mr Christopher Dicks, aged 55. 
managing director of Joseph 
Woodhead & Sons, to be presi- 
dent of the Newspaper Society 
in succession to Mr Robbie 
Thomas, whose year of office 
has ended. 

Sir Frank Layfield, QC. to be 
president of the Association of 
County Councils. 

Dr L.W.G. Tun to be chairman 
of the Institute of Statisticians 
for 1986/87. 

Lieutenant-Colonel A.E.F. 
Dowse-Brenaa to be chairman 
of council, the Educational 
Foundation for Visual Aids, in 
succession to Mr Frank Gillard. 
Rear-Admiral John A. Bell lobe 
vice-chairman. 

Mr Maneck Dalai to be chair- 
man of the Royal Over-Seas 
League. 

Dr A.M. Marchbank to be 
keeper of readers’ services. Na- 
tional Library of Scotland, on 
the retirement of Mr W.H. 
Brown. 

Sir Peter WhJtdey to be Senior 1 
Warden of the Guild of Free- I 
men of the Gty of London on 
the death of Mr Clifford £ 1 
Adams. 

Professor Paul Turner to be 
president of the Fellowship of I 


Indian judge, he attended change, remaining its chair- 
Bombay Medical College man until his death. - r 

where at the age of 22. he The Exchange won support * 
qualified as a doctor. He was from all quarters, and over the 
then commissioned into the years the doctor led teams of 
Indian Army Medical Service, surgeons to Africa, the Middle- - 
A visit to London in 1930 East and to his native India . 
convinced Hingorani that where, in 1968, he established 
here there were opportunities a hospital for incurable dis- . .. 
to develop his skiffs and be eases in Bombay, 
resigned his commission to Here, senior British s un- 
make the capital his home. geons gave their services free 
After a period of study al for three months each year . 
Moorfield Eve HospitaL he with Indian surgeons manning - 
sealed in Harley Street where the hospital for the rest of the 
he established a flourishing year. 

practice. But his humaniiar- Hingorani himself brought . 
ianism focused his attention sight io many during a lifetime 
on the disease-ridden under- given over to voluntary work. ; 
developed countries. A man of boundless vitality. 

He attended meetings at he inspired bis colleagues ami «. 
which students from around won the affection of patterns : L. 
the world were encouraged to wherever he worked. :, 

MR OLAF KIER 


G. S. K. writes: 

Olaf Kier, who died on May 
3, aged 86 . was one of a small 
group of Danish civil engi- 
neers who made a great im- 


This led to his chairman- - 
ship of the Anglo-Duich veo- ' 
lure for one of the major • 
projects in the 1950s the . 
Owen Faffs Dam across the -- - 


pact on civil engineering *? Uganda. 
... — Maior work? 


contracting in Britain. 

Kier was responsible for a 
number of well-known con- 
crete buildings designed by 
Lubetkin and Tecton, which 
are still regarded as among the 
best of then: period. 

During the 1930s, when 
work in Britain was scarce, he 
undertook a major contract on 


Major works in Britain 
followed, among them the ’ 
Medway Bridge and many - 
power stations. 

In 1963 his company, 3. L 
Kier. went public and in 1973 .• 
merged with W. & C. French. ■ 
He became a director and ^ 
president of the group, retiring s 
from active business in 1979. - 
A hard worker and a man of 


the Trans Persian Railway, great determination and per- 
One of his colleagues and chief sisience, he was shy with those 
engineer was Ove Amp. who he did not know well ami 


iWTi® vi' . ■ V 1 1 »1 


his own consulting firm. Kier, who was made a v 

During the war Kier was Commander of the Order of- * 
involved in many projects Dannebrogin 1966 and aCBE 
including airfields, docks and in 1970. was a generous - 
open-cast coaL When peace benefactor of many charities - 
returned to Europe, bis com- and organisations, among 
pany took part in the recon- them the Institution of Civu 
siniction of the devastated Engineers, of which he was . 
Rotterdam Docks. proud to be a fellow. 

MR PERCY RICHER 


Mr Percy Richer, who suc- 
cessfully and single-handedly 
championed widows and or- 
phans against the powerful 
interests of large insurance 
companies, died suddenly on 
May 2, aged 60. 

He campaigned to obtain 
prompt payment of life insur- 
ance for bereaved dependants, 
and with interest in cases of 
late paymenL His constant 
and public pressure through 
the mass media not only 
squeezed interest from slow 
paying companies but also 
shamed the industry into pro- 
ducing a code of practice to 
reduce delay, and pay interest 
from no later than two months 
after the date of death. 


Richer served in the Intefli- A 
gence Service after the war- . 
and went on to obtain a first in . 
modern literature at Trinity.' 
College. Dublin, and an AM al 
Harvard while on a Fulbright . 
scholarship. 

After training at Marks and 
Spencer, he set up an import • 

S . At the age of 46 he.’, 
si as a solicitor, practis- • 
ing in Sireaiham, south'! 
London. 

Independent, irascible, a ' 
hater of delay and a debunker 
of pretence, he brought speed 1 
and efficiency to a tired pro- 
fession. As “Richer the Fust*’ ’ 
he claimed to be the first 
solicitor to advertise on radio ' 
in England. 


ERNLE BRADFORD 


A correspondent writes: 

I read, with a sense of loss, 
your obituary on author Ernie 
Bradford, published on May 
14. 

Whilst it was a fitting 
tribute to a superb writer, I 
was surprised that no mention 
was made of his book. The 
Mighty 'Hood', a work that 
deserved mention on three 
counts. 

First, it dealt with the fife of 
that unique warship which 
became known all over the 
world as the symbol of British 
sea power and supremacy 
between the wars. 

So essentia] was the flag- 
showing role of the Hood 
considered throughout this 
period that foe time was never 
made available for the major 
refit that may have prevented 
her tragic destruction under 
the guns of foe Bismarck. 
From this aspect alone, the 
book is of significant historic 
importance. 


Second, foe book is often 
quoted, and with no little . 
respect, by other writers, . 
Without doubt, it has become * 
an important work of refer- . 
ence, both as a factual work on - 
foe Hood, and of the actions in 
which she took part 

Third, on its own merits it is 
a highly readable work. It is . 
written in the usual clear style 
of foe author with no attempt 
al dramatics. Nevertheless, his 
love of foe sea. the ship, and ' 
his admiration for foe officers 
and men who sailed in her, are 
all readily apparenL 

Mr Robin Page Araot a {• 
founder member of the Com- / 
munist Party of Great Britain, . 
and author of foe six-volume - 
history of the mineworkets, -. 
died on May 18. aged 95. He . 
argued strongly for affiliation 
between the communists and 1 
foe Labour Party, and be ' - 
helped to start both the La- 
bour Research Department T - 
and Labour Monthly . 


Science report 

Soviet view of year 3,000 in space 


IN MEMORIAM - PRIVATE 

M MENIORY or Kevin Stratford who 
died May 23rd 1984, aged 36 years. 
MACAimCY Robin HaUMay 22nd 
May 1911 -4th October 1973. In ton- 
ing and grateful memory. 


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 


Winchester, tias. upon the death ot 
MT brother DHfurzada Dr J« 
Patty, received mr neper of symiu- 
lny Horn The Queen. The Queen 
Mother. The Pntwc ot Wales. The 
Prestoeni or in&A. The King or 
Norway. The ArcHMsbos at 
Canterbury and Pew inbn.Dwt n. 


By a Special Correspondent 

The disas ter of Chernobyl has piore natural resources, to 
done tittle to blunt the Soviet monitor bow well crops are 
appetite for ideas embracing doing and to spot foe approach 
vast-scale technologies. Bus- of natural disasters, 
sian scientists believe that if a _ . ■ „ , _ 

black bole with foe mass of a "ESSfiF mate - 

minor planet existed some- 

where in foe solar system, it jy «M«fartared 

should be possible to use it to 

generate energy within 1,600 "*8S 

Year* bobs, weighing up to 100 tons 

Although they do not pro- ■** 150 kw 

vide technical details of bow 
this could be done. Professor 
Leonid Leskov, a mafoemati- 
dan and physicist as weU as 

expert on space technology, P 0 * 1 Bbo ° 

has included foe possibility in 

his predictiona on bow outer 11011 ener ® ° tt ***• 
space will be put to industrial By foe year 2.120 or foere- 
use between now and foe year a bouts. Professor Leskov sees 
1 . 000 . the establishment of ~a global 

Haring divided foe period energy generation system" — 
antu then into 12 segments, networks of high-rapacity 
some as short as five years, space-based solar and thermal 
others as long as 200. Pnrfes- nuclear plants linked to space- 
SOr Leskov says his forecast is based power transmission 
reliable wjfoin certain limits, lines. At foe same time 
admitting however that foe orbital sunlight reflector svs- 
fwther he looks into foe future tern will either increase foe 
foe less accurate his prediction amount of light received by 
could be. earth or make it available for 

He seems to be reasonably longer periods. In either case, 
safe until foe year 2,050. By that should improve harvest 
then, according to his own . yields, 
calculations, satellites will be ‘ Another scheme believed to 

noM. ,l»y . to 


excess heat from Earth to ■? 
onter space. Film screens, •_ 
covering hundreds of square 
kilometers io near Earth orbit, ... 
kept in position by electric jet - 
engines, will be used to 
solar radiation away front 
Earth. 

When required, the screens, 
linked to sunlight collectors, . 
will make it possible to control . 
local weather, avert drought., 
and prevent frosts. 

Professor Leskov Is con- . 
riuced that 200 years fro* - 
now the Moon will have been 7 
put to industrial ttse, providing - 
raw materials for the boflding ; 
and maintenance of space^) 
stations. 

From foe year 2,200 Ins. 
prognostications appear men 
fanciful: they include foe re- 
rooting of asteroids to orbits* , 
nearer Earth, making ft pass*-^ 
ble to exploit their numeral - 
resources, foe colonization of •’ 


lines. At foe same time an ™ nrees ’ ,™e colonization pi •• 
orbital sunlight reflector swi- . aad Venas ^ 33 

tern wfll either increase the of planetary matter- „ 

aatounf of light received by . .f™ fessor Leskov concludes - 
earth or make ft available for forec ^ky saying that by 
longer periods. In either case. tb e year 3,000 man awM-v 
that should improve harvest ‘‘foe industrial apptiefl- 

jields. of wHHathodox proper- 

Another scheme believed to r®.^ tiHte ^ space”. . 

™ k® does not explain what that 






THE 


FRSDAY MAY 22 1986 


THE ARTS 


Television 


Theatre 




Confrontation as a 
sort of freedom 


liH 




m 


Something about the modem 
rwerehy campus seems to 
of/w out the bitch In manv 
storytellers A Very Peculiar 
Practice (SBC2J unfolded the 
misadventures of a new doctor 
at a redbrick university with 
the same gleeful cynicism that 
characterized The History 
Man a few years ago. There 
was even a glancing witticism 
about Malcolm Bradbury to 
nuke the cognoscenti feel 
good. 

The screenplay, by Andrew 
Davies, was scattered with 
other allusions — the vice- 
chancellor was named Ernest 
Hemmingway. the senior doc- 
tor in the practice was a 
caricature of the crusty Dr 
I'jAneron. and the requisite 
nubile dream-girl in the story 
literally saved our hero's life 
when he foolishly tried to keep 
abreast of the campus over- 
achiever in the swimming pooh 
This test character also had 
the predatory name of Buz- 
zard, and the campus medical 
centre proved to be a hotbed of 
thwarted ambition in which 
this monster grappled with his 
loony feminist colleague for 
the chair from which their 
alcoholic boss will shortly fail. 

Peter Davison, already fa- 
miliar as both Dr Who and the 
Flying Vet. took the role of the 
yKdicai Caadide who blun- 
dered through this crowd of 
gargoyles crying to do good. 
Last night's episode had tc 
establish the scenario for the 
fort booming six weeks of the 
series, and its wit consequently 
seemed blunted by technical 
requirements. In time, A Very 
Peculiar Practice may develop 
a memorable wit from what at 
present seems tike an exuber- 
ant morass of cynicism. 

Earlier in the evening, the 
novelist Beryl Bainbridge 
slipped unobtrusively through 
her tour of little-known cor- 
ners of the country’. Forever 
England ( 3BC2). Is seemed as 
if half the programme had 
Ttssed before we saw the 
author's spell-casting features 
rather than the less interesting 
faces of the sheep whose owner 
she was interviewing on a hiU- 
farm near Newcastle. 

The aim of this series was 
presumably to capture on tele- 
vision die warm humanity and 
quirkisiess of Bain bridge's 
writing, but so far w e have had 
little besides pretty land- 
scapes, dull people and con- 
versations of hair-curling ban- 
ality. The author wandered 
uneasily among beaglers on a 
stalely lawn, saying that her 
hosts no doubt imagined her to 
be a hunt saboteur. Wbat they 
were supposed to have made of 
the camera crew was not 
^isenssed. 


Celia Brayfield 


The Normal 

Heart 

Albeiy 

il is not immediately clear 
what Larry Kramer's rightly- 
praised play is about. Trans- 
ferred from the Royal Court, 
where ii was reviewed on this 
page by Irving Wardle, for a 
three-month season in the 
West End, the play has to do 
with Aids, certainly, and dying 
of Aids. The opening scene is 
set in a consulting room and 
the play ends at a deathbed, 
although the only other medi- 
cal scene is one in which the 
wheel-chaired doctor (Jenny 
Lee), herself struck down with 
polio a few weeks before the 
Salk vaccine became avail- 
able. pleads for research fund- 
ing eloquently but in vain. 

The other scenes include 
apartments, offices of a gay 
information serv ice and some 
basement room in City Hall 
where the apprehensive may- 
or of New York meets with a 
gay delegation at one remove. 
Throughout these dozen 
scenes the black and white set 
remains the same, chiefly 
made up of fright news head- 
ings in giant letters but topped 
by something that suggests a 
symbolic attic — itself, of 
course, a metaphor — where 
the bundles of everyday items 
wrapped away under sheets 
include a sarcophagu s. 

Dance 

Hard Knocks 

ICA 

Yoshiko Chum a, who hails 
from Osaka via New York, is a 
skilled practitioner at organiz- 
ing chaos. This week at the 
ICA Theatre her company of 
six widely assorted dancers, 
the School of Hard Knocks, is 
joined by five local performers 
from various disciplines to 
present an idiosyncratic stage . 
reinterpretation of a 1941 
Hollywood film script 

Under the presumably de- 
liberately irrelevant title. Why 
Disney Painted London, tbey- 
discuss. analyze, enact ana 
.parody a film about a girl who. 
courted by. Tom, Dick and 
Harry, may have married ail 
of them. As conversation it is 
often witty, as an exposition of 
theatrical craft it is usually 
quiie impressive, as entertain- 
ment it is funny and striking. 

But it appears that Chuma 
is moving away from her 
dance roots. The bits of danc- 
ing look like pure decoration, 
as we are told used long ago to 
be the case in musicals. One 
exception: a young woman 
revolves once on her pedestal 


The play's central character 
is Ned, played at the Court by 
Martin Sheen and now given a 
coiled-spring performance by 
Tom Huice, an actor best 
known over here for his 
Mozart in the film of 
Amadeus. Playing a writer 
with a string of shrinks behind 
him, be is aptly described by 
one of the other characters as 
“confromauve”. For him the 
way to prevent Aids spreading 
is to stop having sex, but this 
campaign note finds little 
support among colleagues still 
fighting for the freedom to 
make love whenever, wherev- 
er and with whomsoever. 

So a play that is at first 
about the struggle to bring the 
mere feel of the “gay 
epidemic" to the attention of 
New York's Establishment 
then becomes a conflict be- 
tween one man's attitude and 
everyone rise’s. While this 
counterpoint thickens the 
structure it weakens the - 
thrust. For Kramer gives us 
only meagre information 
about Ned, andHulce’s attrac- 
tive and interesting perfor- 
mance has not by the end 
taken us much further into the 
character than the position be 
establishes at the start. 

Outside this structural un- 
certainty Kramer writes with 
wit, where the story can take 
it, a neat sense for timing 
shocks, and a rather old- 
feshioned fondness for set 
speeches. These are “declara- 

before asking why the heroine 
moves in the wrong circles. 
That brief moment of relevant 
movement shows up the rest 

By contrast a group of 
retrospective concerts by the 
English choreographer Rose- 
mary Butcher at Riverside last 
weekend showed her progress- 
ing to more lively use of 
movemenL During 1982-83, 
trying to make the dancers 
relate to structures by Dieter 
Pietsch, she sometimes lets 
them slow almost to immobil- 
ity: living sculptures. But a 
possibility of greater pace and 
intricacy, first indicated in a 
fast,, agile and amazingly sus- . 
tained solo for SueMacLen- 
nan (also in 1982) combines 
with qualities from all the 
other works to make her latest 
presentation, last year’s Flying 
Lines, tremendously exciting. 

A cast of nine is kept 
moving in varied patterns for 
40 minutes, with no steps 
other than walking and run- J 
ning, but with the floor pat- , 
terns, changes of pace and 
direction, use of arms and 
shoulders building a true cho- . 
reographic pattern. I had al- ! 
most written off Butcher in j 
her middle period as a spent , 
force. I am glad I was wrong ( 

John Percival 1 


lions of position" of the kind 
composers set impressively to 
music, and their operatic fla- 
vour is awarded with ap- 
plause. But only the chilling 
account by John Terry of a 
pariah death in Phoenix 
emerges naturally from the 
story. Paul Je&son's dying 
reporter brings something of 
pathos to a play otherwise less 
moving and even less passion- 
ate than I bad been led to 
believe. David Hayman 
directs. 

Jeremy Kingston 

Attractive, coiled-spring 
performance: Tom Huice 
(left) with the ultimate 
pathos of Pari Jesson 


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Double Double 

Palace, Watford 


By winding up his adventur- 
ous regime with a new play 
starring Jane Lapotaire and 
Roger Rees. Leon Rubin has 
secured a spectacular farewell 
to Watford before his depar- 
ture to the Bristol Theatre 
Royal. (His Watford succes- 
sor, Lou Stein, lakes over next 
month.) The price to be paid 
for this striking exit gesture is 
that it involves the perfor- 
mance of a play by Mr Rees 
and Eric Elice which does 


nothing to boost the idea that 
acting is the best preparation 
for dramatic authorship. Dou- 
ble Double is a two-charactcr 
thriller that inhabits a world 
bounded by French's acting 
editions, beyond which any 
links with the outside world 
are entirely coincidental. 

You get a taste of things to 
come from the sight of Rose 
Greer’s glitzy Connaught 
Square living-room, decorated 
with African masks, and the 
(arrival of Miss Lapotaire in a 
slick silk trouser-suit attended 
by a down-and-out Mr Rees 
emiting menacing Scottish 
growls. She. so she says, has 


A ghost still walks 

aDublisherfo 


Who Killed Hilda 
Murrell? 

Tricycle 


“Highly intelligent, charming 
and eccentric" was the Times 
comment on Hilda Murrell, 
the 78-year-old anti-nuclear 
campaigner who was stabbed 
in 1984 and whose murder 
remains a homeis'-nest of 
imponderables. The discon- 
nected telephone, the pin- 
stripe jogger, the crazy car-ride 
through daylight Shrewsbury, 
the unidentified police inspec- 
tor from London, not to 
mention the spectre of alleged 
Intelligence involvement: for- . 
ests have been sacrificed to 
speculative publication. 

Chris Martin does well to 
call his piece, first given at the 
Crucible, Sheffield, “an in- 
vestigation". A play it is not. 
In front of a wall of wood 
panelling which brings to 
mind the equivocal cosiness of 
the classic country-house 
whodunnit, a four-strong 
company recites a selection of 
the available evidence culled 
from police reports, newspa- 


per articles, Hansard and Miss 
Murrell's own writings. 

The feet that the victim 
(played with calm authority by 
Annie Raitt) participates in 
the proceedings is rather ma- 
cabre. but frequently effective | 
in bringing her own trenchant ; 
logic to bear on the mystery. 
The tone is one of outrage in 
the face of the authorities' 
failure to lay the ghost of the 
theories that would have Miss 
Murrell the victim of over- 
- zealous Intelligence agents in- 
vestigating her anti-nedear 
activities or the rather more 
tenuous Belgrano connection 
of her nephew Robert Green, 
(played by Ian Redford). 

The fact is, of course, that 
the author of this unashamed 
polemic does not want the 
ghost to be laid: it would be a 
disappointment to conspiracy 
buffs everywhere if the mur- 
derer could be proved to be a 
random psychopath — an 
event which, admittedly, 
seems increasingly unlikely. If 
Jane Collins's well-tuned pro- 
duction succeeds in reopening 
the case, the effort will pre- 
sumably have been justified. 

Martin Cropper 


Catharine Arnold 
(right) struggled to find 
a publisherfor her first 
novel, Lost Time , out 
this week, but she faces 
a confident future: 
interview by Nicholas 
Shakespeare 


When Sir Godfrey Taylor accepted 
the- chair of the London Residuary 
Body, inheritors of the Greater 
London Council's otherwise un- 
claimed liabilities and assets, he can 
hardly have expected to find himself 
in ihe position to help solve a 
problem that has perple^ the Arts 
Council. Covent Garden. London 
Festival Ballet and quite a few other 
organizations for years. That is the 
proposition that will be put to him at 
10 o’clock this morning. 

At that time Stephen Hetherington 
of Hetherington Seelig. an interna- 
tional arts administration and man- 
agement business, will put to him a 
scheme, backed by a group of rich 
‘Matrons who prefer at present to 
remain anonymous, for buying the 
Lyceum Theatre, restoring inc audi- 
torium to iis former flamboyant 
glory, „ providing vastly improved 
facilities and opening it as a theatre 
chiefly to house dance. About the 
need for such a house there can no 
longer beany doubt. More than three 
years ago an Arts Council study- 
group on opera and dance pointed out 
the desirability of a separate large 
theatre in London to meet the “very 1 
particular theatrical needs of dance”: 
an adequate sprung stage, perfect 
sight-lines, rehearsal studios and an 
orchestra pit capable also of electro* 

acousucal reproduction. 

The astonishing tiring is that 
British ballet has reached iu present 
Vpiinence. artistic and commercial, 
Staking do with shared and inade- 
quate theatres. But the lack of a good 
large theatre certain!) keeps many 
desirable visiting companies from 
our shores. 

The Arts Council accepted the 
argument, and Sir William Rees- 
Mogg spoke of the need for dance to 
have “its own London base, on a par 
tt 'ith the Royal Opera House and 
National Theatre”. But nobody could 
say there has been unseemly; haste in 
implementing it. A feasibility study 
w as commissioned from John Drum- 
mond and Nicholas Thompson. 
Their findings were reported consid- 
ered and finally published almost 
exactly two years ago. Since then. 
Lathing bul lair words and the setting 
'•rp of yet another inquiry m*o 
possibilities. .. 

Drurv Lane was Drummond s 
preferred option, partly because of us 
special merits, partly because there 
was room to expand and provide 3 
wetmd auditorium. There is just one 
problem: Drury Latte is mos* den- 
^tiiejy not for sale. When Hein- 
■^rtoaon's consortium approached 
•StufiMoss with at*, offer they were 
poliuly bur promptly shown 
door. • .. . , u 

The. Lyceum has fcww (wj® *2" 
halier, but the Diaghilev Balfo* a P| 
peared then: and the critic Lyrn 


A meeting of immense 
importance to the 
whole future of ballet 
in Britain takes place 
this morning, with Sir 
Godfrey Taylor (right), 
chairman of the new 
London Residuary 
Body, very much the 
man in the hot seat; 
John Perdval reports 
on the continuing 
quest, supported by 
anonymous rich 
patrons, to acquire the 
Lyceum Theatre for 
the purpose to which it 
is best suited 







*• 




Time for dance to 
come into its own 


Beaumont recorded that the move 
“found great favour with the majority 
of the ballet-going public, because of 
ihe popular prices and the excellent 
view of the stage from ail parts of the 
house". After decades of use as a 
ballroom and. apparently, some ne- 
glect. it needs much wort but could 
provide excellent seating for about 
1200 spectators and a stage able to 
lake everv production of the Royal 
Ballet and London Festival Ballet 

Both those companies are whole- 
heartedly behind the scheme. The 
Royal Ballet's new artistic director, 
Anthony Dowell (like bis predecessor 
Norman Morricei, is convinced of the 
* alue for the artistic development of 
the dancers of occasional seasons 
performing every night instead of 
sharing the week as happens at 
Covent Garden. Dowell thinks it 
would be “marvellous for the dancers 
to >zeL a chance to perform to different 
audiences, perhaps draw in people 
frightened of the Opera House or put 
off bv the prices there”. 

His administrative director, An- 
ihonv Russell-Roberts, envisages that 
ihe ballet company from Covent 
Garden would perform for four or 
five weeks a year at the Lyceum. With 
other British and overseas companies 
appearing there, and perhaps short 


seasons of musicals that do not want 
or need a long run. which London 
otherwise might not see, he hopes the 
Lyceum would soon become recog- 
nized as a theatre “where a lot of 
exciting dance is shown". 

For London Festival Ballet, the 
need of a proper home is even more 
urgent At present the company 
depends for London seasons on a 
makeshift stage at the Festival Hall 
and the leftovers from English Na- 
tional Opera's year at the Coliseum: 
more restricted lately, more expen- 
sive too and not at the most 
advantageous times. Richard Jar- 
man, Festival general administra- 
tor, says “it would obviously be a 
tremendous. advantage for us to be 
a We to plan our seasons more 
rationally through the year” 

He sees this not only as making for 
better attendances and lower costs in 
the capital but, by bringing more 
regular attention in the national 
Press, helping their tours too. which 
would continue undiminished. Better 
forward planning of repertory and 
more predictability when negotiating 
with choreographers or designers 
would bring artistic benefits also. 

Where does this leave Sadler’s 
Wells, which al present is London’s 
only theatre regularly available for 


dance companies? Its director, Ste- 
phen Remington, takes the brave 
view that the Lyceum proposal “must 
be regarded as very exciting for dance 
and for everyone. Some of our 
companies would go there for some of 
their seasons, bul Sadler's Wells will 
still have an important role in 
bringing in tniddle-scalecompanies 
and being a home for Sadler's Wells 
Royal BalleL" 

Arts Council thinking is behind 
him in this. Just as the National 
Theatre has three auditoriums and 
the South Bank Arts Centre three 
concert halls, dance needs at least 
three London homes: large, medium 
and small. Sadler's Wells could 
continue to fill the middle s!ol 
especially if its stage is improved 
(paradoxically even small dance com- 
panies often need a large performing 
area). 

Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet's direc- 
tor, Peter Wright, confirms emphati- 
cally that his loyalties lie strongly 
with the Wells, and London Festival 
Ballet «ill continue to use the theatre 
for its smaller LFB2 programmes. In 
feci Sadler's Wells might even gain 
from the Lyceum's availability: expe- 
rience in New York and Paris is that 
making more dance seasons avail- 
able, more regularly, builds new 
audiences, especially among young 
people, and breaks down the miscon- 
ception of dance as an elitist 
entertainment. 

The snag is that the Lyceum's 
sitting teneni. Mecca Leisure, hasalso 
- put in a bid to buy the theatre for con- 
tinued use as a ballroom and for 
functions, rock concerts, broadcasts 
and other activities. However, their 
use of the hall wastes its chief asset. 
the perfect sight-lines. Malting the 
Lyceum a theatre for dance gets belter 
value from the building, offers far 
more benefit to the hard-pressed 
construction industry in extensive 
adaptations (a factor that must weigh 
with government ministers) and 
brings long-term benefit to an art 
form that has done immense good to 
Britain's international standing and 
its tourist trade. 

Sir Godfrey Taylor may argue 
today that those factors do not 
concern the London Residuary Body. 
However, the Local Government Act 
empowers the Secretary of State to 
issue directions as to how it shall 
exercise its functions. There will 
doubtless be strong pressure to gain 
his support. 

Anthony Russell-Roberts sums up 
the argument: “This is an absolutely 
unique opportunity to gel an almost 
purpose-built dance house at no cost 
to the public purse. The need for one 
is a problem that will have to be faced 
sooner or later and it would be 
unforgivable to let this opportunity 
pass.” 


Obscene, said the first two- 
literary agents who read it. 
And lacking in moral purpose. 
Four years after its completion 
- when the author was still at 
Cambridge - Lost Time has 
found a publisher. .Already 
tipped in some quarters as a 
potential prize-winner. Catha- 
rine Arnold's first novel tells 
how a belatedly adolescent 
don is seduced first by one of 
his students, a boy with a 
fuchsia scarf, and then by the 
boy's sister. The result is not 
so much obscene 3S firmly 
rooted in a tradition which 
reaches back to Forster and 
Benson, nods to David 
Wurtzel's recent - Cambridge 
novel. Thomas Lysier. and 
continues today — no doubt as 
never before — behind the 
sported oaks and tight cravats. 

With a second novel accept- 
ed. the 27-year-old Catharine 
Arnold is “quite sure of where 
I'm heading"; also she is quite 
sure how to present herself on 
the way. A small girl with a 
pale oval face, she sits in black 
designer clothes in the comer 
of a wine bar called Methuse- 
lah. The hair is short-cropped 
white, her eyebrows dark as 
her sun-giasses. She wears 
them because her eyes are 
sensitive, she says. “One is 
short-sighted. one long. It 
means I can see well close to, 
but from a distance everything 
fades and merges." 

Wary of a job that would 
use her undoubted writing 
talent, Catharine Arnold 
works by day in the nearby 
copywriting firm of Freeman - 
Foxl She is used to interviews 
because she once worked for a 
recruitment agency and vetted 
undergraduates who wished to 
get into PR. Bui that was in a 
period she does not want to 
talk about She will plumb it 
for her fiction, she sa\s. 

Her mother, a miner's 
daughter of gipsy blood, came 
from the Rhondda Valley’ 
where, true to tradition, they 
had an outside loo and where 
her grandfather died of silico- 
sis. His coal-dust lies heavy on 
her designer jacket Her father, 
“an upper-class drop-out”, 
came from Warwickshire and 
a family of landowners called 
Gladwyn-Amold, descended 
from Matthew's brother 
Thomas. The double barrel 
does not fit snugly with the 
miner’s blood, so she dropped 
it “Catharine Arnold”, she 
says. “More alliterative.” 

Art music and writing were 
her only interests, to the 
rebellious exclusion of al! else. 
Aged 15, she left her Notting- 
ham school because "} 
couldn’t stand ii'\ She had 
scrawled “Anarchy" on the 
blackboard. “The}' knew it 
was me because 1 was the only 
one who could spell it I just 
liked getting into trouble. 1 
dyed my hair stupid colours. I 
was constantly bottom of the 
class." She removes her sun- 
glasses. "It strikes me as being 
quite ironic.” 

With a view to becoming a 
graphic designer, she studied 
art at Nottingham's Claren- 
don College. Then, two years 
into the course, she decided to 
up-crayons for Cambridge. “I 








just lost her husband, on the 
eve of inheriting a vast trust 
fond, and she 'requires her 
visitor to impersonate his 
defunct physical double fhow 
she spots the resemblance 
through Mr Rees's layers cf 
rags and facial hair remains 
unexplained). 

The visitor pricks his ears 
up and applies himself to the 
masquerade. He is an apt 
pupil. At the first lesson he 
drops references to Shaw and 
Stanislavsky, and by the end 
of a week he has shed his 
Dundee carapace and emerged 
as a Belgravian butterfly well 
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didn’t find it enough of a 
challenge. U sounds ironic”, 
she says again, “but you’d still 
end up being answerable to 
someone. Though 1 had found 
a whole new vocabulary for 
examining the patterns of light 
and colour [which she uses to 
good effect in Lost Time], 1 
needed more intellectual dis- 
cipline. I wanted to be paid to 
read for three years.” 

She was older than most of 
her Cambridge generation. 
Perhaps as a result “I found a 
degree of insularity and imma- 
turity that was staggering”. 
Reading English at Ginon. she 
wrote her dissertation on Mat- 
thew Arnold's “Scholar 
Gypsy" and called it The Land 
of Dreams. Unlike her protag- 
onists, she had affairs with 
neither students nor dons. 

“I had a reputation for 
being a writer. A friend who | 
did PR for the theatre took it | 
on herself to do PR for me. 
and with an extract from one I 
of several unpublished novels ! 
I won the Rima Allamudin ! 
prize. I 

“Cambridge has this capaci- | 
ty for Bridesheadian self-in- 
dulgence. yet it distrusts the I 
flamboyant. Silence is golden. | 
In Lost Time I tried to get ' 
under the skin of an isolated 
don. He was not based on a 
particular person — more on a 
collection of attitudes, of sto- 
ries halfheard. When I began I 
had this idea of him seducing 
an undergraduate. .As 1 wrote, 
it became the other way 
round. Bui I wanted to show 
tbai everybody is guilty of 
using sex to manipulate peo- 
ple through whom they sleep 
with or through whom they do 
not sleep with.” 

Slightly ruffled that she has 
not yet met anyone who has 
sported the allegiance Lost 
Time owes to The Turn of the 
Screw (“I was going to call it 
The Return of the Screw"). 
Catharine Arnold has com- 
pleted a second very different 
novel. Ic is set in London, 
where she came three years 
ago — her mystery period — to 
work in advertising. “Ad-land 
in many ways resembles fic- 
tion. It's a liar’s profession, a 
bluffer’s profession.” Replac- 
ing her inscrutable glasses, sbe 
denies that she has ever 
written anything directly auto- 
biographical. "People write 
like they act”, she says. “To 
retreat behind others' words. 
It's a form of concealment.” 

a Lost Time by Catharine 
Arnold is published by 
Hodder & Stoughton at £9.95. 








alter ego's birthday party. It is 
just like rehearsing for a play. 
In due course, the authors 
suppiy an explanation for this 
miraculous transformation. 
Bui. on inis and every similar 
occasion, it comes as a dutiful 
justification for what began as 
an artificial contrivance. And 
you come to dread each new 
mechanical trick for the long- 
winded justification it will 
entail. 

in keeping with its genre, 
the play operates like a series 
of trapdoors opening under 
the spectator's feet, with each 
fresh certainty turning out to 
he another lie. Bui, as it 




accelerates through lesbian- 
ism. a suicide pact and a 
posthumous murder plot, not 
even the growing motif of true 
love between the liars is 
enough to hold it on the rails. 

Mr Rees effects a spectacu- 
lar electrocuted death-fall, 
making an entrance through 
the front door with his corpse 
still lying at the bottom of the 
stairs'. Otherwise he has sup- 
plied material only for sketch- 
es of whom he and Miss 
Lapotaire might be, rather 
than characters whom they 
might have brought to life. 

Irving Wardle 

Concert 

Northern 

Sinfonia/Hickox 

Barbican 

Out of the kindness of their 
hearts (for I can think of no 
other reason) the Northern 
I Sinfonia have commissioned 
a Harp Concerto from Edward 
Cowie, and Tyne-Tees Televi- 
sion have paid for it After its 
premiere in Newscastle on . 
Sunday, it arrived in London 
on Tuesday with its champi- 
oning orchestra. Few people 
were there to hear it, and few, I 
suspect, will want to in the 
future. 

Cowie’s inspiration this 
time was apparently derived 
from two sources. Botticelli's 
La primavera and the harp- 
playing of Frances Kelly. Un- 
like Botticelli (and this is a 
surprise, for the composer, 
too. is a painter) Mr Cowie 
shows little discernible excite- 
ment with the disciplines of 
form, colour or texture. Nei- 
ther, more regrettably per- 
haps. does this ill-balanced 
work flatter or even display 
adequately the technical or 
imaginative skills of Ms Kelly. 

Three of the work's four 
movements (they take just 
over half an hour altogether to 
play through) are given titles: 
“Venus”. “The Flight of 
Mercury” and, cryptically, 
“Flora-Judy”. Together with 
fleeting images of Luioslawski 
and Stravinsky, they help the 
mind, if not the ear, to 
distinguish one from another 
for there is too little in their 
dabbling and erratic invention 
to keep them apart. Cowie's 
problem lies, as ever, in 
listening to and managing his 
forces perceptively on the one 
hand, and in either developing 
or sustaining their material 
convincingly on the other. 

If both chamber orchestra 
and soloist were sadly under- 
exploited in this attenuated 
wisp of mood-music, then 
they did at least have some- 
thing to get their teeth into 
earlier and later in the eve- 
ning. The orchestra, under the 
baton of their artistic director. 
Richard Hickox, were careful 
and conscientious accompa- 
nists for Colin Carr's forceful 
if sometimes over- tense, 
Schumann Cello Concerto. 
And Prokofiev's “OassicaT 
Symphony at last freed the 
wind soloists to reveal their 
nor inconsiderable prowess. 
With more assured conduct- 
ing. the concert would have 
ended, at least, in quite some 


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J*y for three girls who woe 
by » tony as they 
■ walked borne on Tuesday 

afternoon. 

The Rev WBUam Taylor, 
curate of All Saints Church, 
broke the news at a tearful 
school assembly, “Many of 
the children already knew but 
I had to tell the whole school. 
The 10 and 11-year-olds re- 
sponded very emotionally and 
there were lots- of tears," be 
said. 

Mr Taylor kd the children 
and teachers through "The 
Lord is my Shepherd’’ and 
prayers for the dad children, 
then- parents and die schooL 
“This is a terrible tragedy," be 
said. “The roads mto this town 
are a race track and we 
desperately need more safety 
precautions" 

Afterwards the children 
crossed the road to AH Saints 
Church for a service for the 
new mayor ami councillors of 
Maidstone Borough Cornea. 

- The three girls who died, 
Uonme Berry, aged 7, Sadie 
Wilkins, aged 9, and .Marie 
Stone, aged 10, aQ of Maid- 
stone, would have been singing 
m the choir at the mayoral 
service. 


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but she is still recovering from 
injuries suffered in a road 
accident outside die church 
last year. 

At the scene of the accident 
.in . Hayfe Road, 500 yards 
away, residents, friends and 
relatives of the children had 
placed bougpets as a simple 
memoriaL One poignant trib- 
ute was a little dofl dressed in 
a lilac frock with flowers, mod 
a- card hearing the words: 
"Phase come hack Ueaime". 
It had been ptoced there by her 
parents. 

Yesterday, Mr Charles 

Teare, a governor of the school 

and Liberal councillor, gaid 
that people had been cam - 
paignin g for speed ramps and 
more traffic lights. 

Mr Michael Odliug, chair- 
man of the p lanning awl 

transportation department of 
Kent County Council, said that 
about ISfiOO vehicles, inctad- 
iag many lorries, used the one- 
way system in . Hayfe Road 
every day. A new road system; 
was planned in die 1990s. 

'One of the mjttred. Him, 
Ingram, aged 11, is stiB hi 
intensive care in a Maidstone 
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alert at 
Normandy 
plant 

from Dana Geddes 

Paris 

Five men were exposed to 
radiation in a minor accident 
at a nuclear waste treatment 
plant in Normandy on Tues- 
day, it was revealed yesterday. 

Cogema, a subsidiary of the 
stale-owned Atomic Enemy 
Commission, which -runs the 
plant at La Hague , said the 
five were “irradiated, but. not 
contaminated*', in so for as 
they did not breathe in any 
radioactive particles because 
they were wearing masks. 

They were all allowed home 
after medical tests but, for 
some time, will not be allowed 
to work in any area where 
there is a ride of further 
radiation. 

Two of die workers were 
exposed to radiation well 
above the accepted level of 
five units a year — which is 
said to be considerably lower 
than the danger level. One 
received 18 units, another 1 1, 
and the other three between 
1.6 and 0.7 units. 

The incident, described by 
Cogema as "bothersome ana 
regrettable, but without partic- 
ular importance," occurred 
while the men were decon- 
tanrinatmg-a pipeline. 

The saiyrical weekly, Le 
Canard Encfuunk, carried a 
report on Tuesday claiming 
that a major nuclear catastro- 
phe had been avoided “by a 
hair's breadth" just two years 
ago after an electrical circuit 
foiled at a nuclear power 
station at Bugey, m the Ain. 

Commenting on the report, 
M Alain Madetm, the Indus- 
try Minister, confirmed that 
there bad been a near accident 
Reactor test, page 7 


Attacks on 

ANC only 

a start, 
says Botha 

from Michael Homsby 
Johannesburg 

president Botha of South 
Africa toU Parihunent In Cape 
Town yesterday that 
Monday's attacks an alleged 
African National Congress 
(ANC) targets in neighbouring 
countries were only “a firf 
instalment”. , 

South Africa, be said, had 
“the capacity and the will to 
break the ANC" and fully 
intended to use it 

Us statement contrasted 
with rather more conciliatory 
remarks earlier In the day by 
Mr RJ.W Botha, the For- 
eign Minister. He spoke of the 
possibility of "useful discus- 
sion and negotiation” with 

Mack nationalist members of 
the ANC if they were prepared 
to break frith their com m unist 
colleagues. 

He also denied that 
Monday's raids had been a 
setback for the Common* • 
wealth Eminent Persons 
Group (EFG) and its attempts 
to between Pretoria 

and the ANC Negotiations 
with the EPG would “continue 
with all seriousness". 

"The raids were not aimed 
at anything the EPG was 
doing in this coantry. When 
you are dealing with a terrorist 
threat yon cannot predict when 

it Is the right tone to hit back. 

Meanwhile, at a press con- 
ference in Pretoria Mr Louis 
NeL the Deputy Minister of 
Information, faded to provide 
convincing evidence that any 
of those ItiBed in the raids had 
been ANC members. * 

He dawned that four ANC' 
terrorists had been killed, two 
in Zimbabwe and two in 
Botswana, tat gave no names. 

Mandela pledge, page 6 


India accused on drugs 


IKE TIMES INFORMATION SERVICE 


Today’s events 


Royal engagements 
The Queen makes a private 
visit to Kentucky, U.S-A, de- 
parts Heathrow. 1. 

The Prince of Wales attends a 
service of the Most Honourable 
Order of the Bath. Westminster 
Abbey. SW1. 11.12; and later 
opens the new plant centre at 
Exbury Gardens. Hampshire, 
3.30; in the evening, accompa- 
nied by the Princess ofWaks. he 
attends the premiere of the film 
Biggies. The Empire; Leicester 
SQ..WC2, 7.40. 

The Princess of Wales visits 
.the Edhiii Intermediate Treat- 
ment Centre, South Shields, 
Tyne and Wear, 9.55; and later 
opens the new premises of the- 
North East Council on Addic- 


tions, 1 Mosley St. Newcastle 
upon Tyne, I1-30L 
Princess Anne atte nd* the 


annual banquet of the Royal 
Academy of Arts, Burlington 
House, Wl, 7.40. 


Princess Margaret attends the 
annual meeting of the Royal 
Scottish Society for Prevention 
of Cruelty to Children. City 
Chambers, Edinburgh. 2JML 

Princess Alice.. Duchess of 
Gloucester, attends a service of 
the Order of the Bath. West- 
minster Abbey. 1 1.08; and later 
attends a concert St iota’s. 
Smith Square. SW1, 7.44. 

Princess Alexandra opens 
Kay Court, the new' resident 
home of the Jewish Blind Soci- 
ety. 368 Finchley Rd. -NW3. 
2.30; and later visits Waverley 
Manor. Home for the Elderly, 


The Times Crossword Puzzle No 17,052 



across 

1 Women's keenness for mak- 
ing approaches (5). 

4 Rubs clean in sink in this 
address {9V. 

9 Rev up like this after ser- 
vice. his dynamo needing 
repair? (9). 

10 One who drinks like a fish, 
right? (5). 

11 Edges of motorway, illu- 
minated on both sides, go- 
ing to the south <61 

12 Short hair-style, without 

colour, makes an American 

quail (3-5). 

14 Vague suggestion, we hear, 
of makingfess noise in ban 
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16 Deposit from ground-rent 

( 4 >. 

19 Some - often unseen — 
dedicated women (4). 

20 Concert-goer at the front 

22 Remove Dean, being im- 
properly fostered? (8k 

23 Cloak and mask, usually 
with spots (6). 

26 Military band to arrange 
pieces afresh (51. 

27 The claims he mode for his 
elixirs! (9). 

28 Look out here, they say. for 
high tars (5-4), 

29 Medal dasped by model sol- 
dier (5). 


DOWN 

1 place known for tennis el- 
bow — mind out! (9V 

2 Strong material dug up (5V 

Concise Crossword page 12 


3 Making Bill work in the 
House _. (8). 

4 _. charwoman having foiled 
io finish lower chamber (4). 

5 Miss once? (6-4). 

6 Capital ring taking a power 

- uni! over fo). 

7 Carpet of corded material 
on edgr and end (9). 

8 Strange how huge lake en- 
gulfs head of Ennerdak (5). 

13 Get relief from canliaJgia in 
bed (Ml. 

15 Promises of a party in show- 
ring (9). 

17 Having excellence in lofty 
environment? (9). 

18 Fresh, like bather off Cowes 

( 8 ). 

21 Boxes or spars after assem- 
bly |6L 

22 Son of language typical of 
some columnists (5). 

24 Man embracing young Di- 
ana has peculiar expression 

25 Racecourse without a tax 
(4). 

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NW4, 4. . . 

Last chance to see 
.. Artists in the Theatre: 
Kokosbka. Kandinsky, Cocteau 
and lxger.TheBumow Gallery, 
Brighton College, Eastern Rd, 
i i.3o to 5. 

Paintings and drawings with a 
collection of restored 1 9th cen- 
tury Tribal Turkish Yuruk car- 
pets by Peter Samueison; Niccoi 
Centre, Brewery Court, 
Cg encester. 10 to 430: 

Music 

Recital by Ronald Birks (vi- 
olin), Bernard Gregor-Smith 
(cello) and Benjamin Frith (pi- 
anoV 12.45; Recital by Philippa 
Davies (flute). Peter Cropper 
(violm), Robin Ireland (viola) 
and Bernard Gregor-Smith 
(cello), 7.45; Crucible Studio. 
Sheffield. 

Recital by Takashi Shimizu 
(violin) and Gordon Back (pi- 
ano); St George’s. Brandon Hill, 
Bristol. L 

Concert by the Halle Or- 
chestra; Perth City Hall. 7.30. 

Concert of recorder music 
from five centuries; St 
Cuth ben's School Hall. Hawick, 
7.45. 

Organ recital by Robin Bow- 
man; St Peter's. Worfkld, 7 JO. 

Recital by Jean Gordon 
Brown (soprano) and Edward 
Hatton (bats); Liverpool Parish 
Church. 1.05. 

Concert by The King's 
School; St Mary's. Ely. Cambs. 
7.30. 

Choral concert by the 
Stuttgarter Vokalensemble and 
Caniamus Girls' Choir, St 
Mark's, Mansfield. Notts. 7.30. 

Concert by Bournemouth 
Concert Brass; The Bandstand. 
Lower Gardens, B ou rnemou th . 
7. 

Recital by Damans Wollen 
(riarroet) and Alexandra Biby 
(piano); Blandford Parish 
Church, Dorset. 1. 

Talks, lectures 

Botanic Gardens lecture: Ne- 
pal - A plantsman's paradise, bv 
Mr Tony Schilling: Rattray 
Lecture Theatre, Leicester 
University. 8. 

New Zealand, by Joyce 
Latham: The Birmingham and 
Midland Institute. Margaret St 

Birmin gham. | |. 

Richard Church: man of 1«- 
tm. by Richard Ormond; The 
Metro pole Am Centre. The 
Leas. Folkestone, 7.30. 

Alfred Waterhouse: Victorian 
architect by Dr Colin Cunning- 
ham; Reading School HaU. 
Erleigh Rd. 7.30. 


Books — paperback 


The Literary Bettor’s a el octl o n of Interest in g books pubBshed this seek 
FICTION 

EBxmdng the Sadocer, by T.Gertfar (Abacus, £4S0) 

La GMenCooetunt by Fran^oisa Sagan, translated by CJ. Hchteda (Star. 
E 1 .96) 

to Bekmcfe, by VS. Pritchett introduced by Waiter A/ten (Oxford, £3.95) 
The Only problem, by Mtrtei Spark {Triad Grafton. £2 JjO) 

TtaTh ta^ rof Awaui Btafc, by Simon Louvish (Black Swan, £&95) 

AJA Symons, H)s Ufa and Speculations, by Julian Symons (Oxford, 
G495) 

tomnfta ltea. by PhSp Zieder (Fontana. £5.95) 

MoBwome. David Cedi (Constabte. £855) 

Tta Esris 01 Craatan, by Jamas Lees-Milne (Cartury, ESSS) 

Virginia WOoH, A Writer's Ufa. by Lyndall Gordon (Oxford. E4J9S) 

PH 


Weather 

forecast 

A deep depression be- 
tween Iceland and Scot- 
land will be slow moving, 
and will maintain a strong 
SW airstream over tfae 
United Kingdom. 


Efforts to stem the rise in 
heroin smuggling were being 
seriously hampered by the 
Indian Government's refusal 
to allow British drugs officers 
'to be posted in India (Our 
Political Staff writes). 

Mr David Meltor, Parlia- 
mentary Under-Secretary of 
State at the Home Office, said 
yesterday that there had been 
a 20 per cent rise in the 
amount ofheroin being smug- 


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gled into Britain with 75 per 
cent of h coming from India. 

He told the Commons 
Home Affairs Select Commit- 
tee that India would not allow 
in British officers who had 
been so successful in cutting 
drugs from Pakistan. 

Sr Geoffrey Howe, Foreign 
Secretary, is to be questioned 
by the committee about the 
Indian Government’s^ 
attitude. . . . 


Roads 


Young film and video-mak- 
ers. aged 11 to 25, are offered a 
chance io get an airing for their 
filmj on BBC Television's 
“Showcase '86'. Films entered 
for “Showcase *86" will be 
elegible for the Radio Times 
Film and Video Awards. 

Any film or video completed 
since January 1. 1984, can be 
submitted - unfinished movies 
are also e legible. There arc two 
age groups. II to 18 and 19 to 
25. A selection of the best 
movies will be shown in 
December. 

Entry forms and competition 
rules are available from “Show- 
case ’86“. BBC Television. Vil- 
licrs House. The Broadway, 
London. W5 2PA; entry forms 
should be submitted by June 20. 
1986. No films or videos should 
be sent at this stage. 


Parliament today 


Commons (2.30): Sex 

Discrimination Bill, second, 
reading. 

Lords (Ilk Airports Bill, 
committee stage; Housing! Scot- 
land) Bill and Drug Trafficking 


The pound 


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LOfldAc The FT index dosed up 7-5 at 
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THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 




THE 



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FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 






STOCK Market 

FT 30 Share 
1312.5 (+7.5) 

FT-SE10Q 
1591.9 (+6.1) 

THE POUND 

US Dollar 
1.5170 (-0.0035) 

W Gentian mark 
3.3981 (-0.0055) 

Trade-weighted 

76.4 (Same) 


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Fireworks 
bid agreed 

Scottish Heritable Trust, 
the rapidly expanding indus- 
trial holding company, has 
secured the agreement ofStan- 
dard Fireworks’ board to an 
£8.6 million takeover, despite 
Standard's £7.96 million 
merger agreement with MY 
DarL Scottish Heritable's 
terms are 86 new shares for 
100 Standard shares, valuing 
Standard shares at I53p. MY 
Dart’s share and cash offer 
values Standard shares at 
I42p. 

Dart said that it was consid- 
ering its position. \ 

Whitbread up 

Whitbread and Company's 
pretax profits for the year to 
March ! increased by 17.7 per 
cent to £129.6 million on 
turnover of£ 1 .5 billion, up 6.2 
per cent The dividend was 
increased by 12-2 per cent to 
7.8p. Tempos, page 23 

L&N lower 

Profits at London & North- 
ern, the building company, fen 
from £18.4 milli on to £12J 
million before tax in the year 
to December 31. Turnover 
rose from £260 million to 
£281 million . and the final 
dividend has been maintained 
at 3.05p. Tempos, page 23 

Pest inquiry 

Sir Gordon Borrie. Direc- 
tor-General of Fair Trading, 
has ordered a Monopolies and 
Mergers Commission inquiry 
into the £35 million a year 
market in pest controLservices 
in which Remokil is. the 
leader. 


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•^ Dixons Group vestcyday 
won its sharehokters 1 ' apprO^- 
aFto. proceed with its £L5 
billion bid for Woolworth 
Holdings. Today is the first 
dosingdate. 

Payout rise 

Pretax profits of Allied Irish 
Bank were lr£87 million in the 
year .-to March 31, up Ir£3 
million on the previous year. 
The dividend is being raised 
to IQp (9.5). 

Maxwell plan 

Mr Robert Maxwell, chair- 
man of British Printing and 
CommunkatioD Corporation, 
a to restructure the group into 
three new operating compa- 
nies under asmaller bolding 
company board. The aim is to 
achieve revenues of £3 billion 
to £5 billion by 1990. 

Bid go-ahead 

AUied-Lyons, the food and 
drink group, has gained clear- 
ance from the Secretary of 
State for Trade and Industry 
for its Can$2.6 billion (£1.25 
billion) acquisition of Hiram 
Walker’s drinks division. The 
deal still has to be cleared by 
authorities in the United 
Slaw* and f'anarifl. 

£5.6m issue 

Gifford's Dairies is to raise 
£5.6 million -through a rights 
issue of up to 486320 ordi- 
nary share s and up io 2.92 
million non-voting A shares. 
For every 25 shares held ihere 
will be one voting share at 
190p and six non-voting 
shares at I70p each. 


Output figures and forecast 
suggest economic slowdown 


By Sarah Hogg 
Economics Editor 

Weak output figures re- 
leased yesterday coincided 
with a gloomy independent 
forecast that Britain's eco- 
nomic recovery had lost its 
momentum. . 

Gross domestic product 
(GDP) , rose by only 0.4 per 
cent" in the first quarter of this 
year, half the . rale in the 
previous quarter, according to 
provisional official output- 
based estimates. GDP was 2.5 
percent higher than in die first 
quarter ofl985, but output 
was artificially depressed by 
the miners* strike early i»e 
year. After allowing for this 
factor, GDP grew only about 
1.5 per cent in the year to the 
first quarter of 1986. 

The spring forecast of the 
National Institute for Eco- 
nomic and Social Research, 
published yesterday, suggests 
that output may rise only 1.9 
per cent between 1985 and 
1986 as a whole, significantly 
less than the 3 per cent growth 
forecast by the. Treasury at 
Budget time. The- National 



1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 


Institute forecasts growth of 
only 1.7 per cent in 1987. 

However, the National 
Institute's new forecast still 
suggests that adult unempkiy- 
ment will fell by 70 ,000 tins 
year, and 140,000 next year, as 
the Government's employ- 
ment measures take effect. 

The output figures for the 
first quarter of this year 
confirmed the fell in manufac- 
turing revealed by last week's' 


industrial production figures. 
Manufacturing output fen by 1 
per cent in the quarter, while 
service industries boosted out- 
put by CL5 per cent and 
distribution actitivity remain- 
ed unchanged. 

OQ output increased 5.1 per 
cent in the first quarter, 
reflecting the normal seasonal 
surge in this industry. The rest 
of the economy remained 
broadly flat. 


The National Institute sug- 
gests that output stagnated 
worldwide during the early 
months of this year, and that 
Western Europe was particu- 
larly depressed by bad weath- 
er. However, it expects lower 
inflation — averaging little 
more than 3 per cent in the 
industrial world — to stimu- 
late international growth from 
now on, with output in the 
industrial countries rising by 
3.1 per cent this year and by 
33 per cent next year. 

In Britain, however, the 
National Institute believes 
that “monetary policy is dam- 
aging the prospects for exports 
and investment on which the 
hopes of renewed economic 
recovery depend**. 

The National Institute be- 
lieves the Budget was not “as 
expansionary as it should 
have been** and takes issue 
with the Treasury's forecast of 
investment growth. However, 
it believes inflation will fell 
even lower than the Treasury 
forecast, dropping to 2.8 per 
cent by the end of this year, 
though rising slightly next 
year. 


Industry policy defended 

By Edward Townsend, Industrial Correspondent 


The Government returned 
to the offensive yesterday afier 
a fortnight of big manufactur- 
ing industry job losses with a 
claim from Mr Paul Channon, 
the Trade and Industry Secre- 
tary, that Mrs Thatcher’s ad- 
ministration “does have a 
clear and coherent policy to- 
wards industry”.- 

The Government's primary 
ami had been to create a 
climate for wealth creation, 
enterprise and growth. “To do 
so has sometimes called fin* 
tough, painful and unpopular 
decisions; confronting reality 
can often be a painful busi- 
ness. But we have been deter- 
mined to face up to difficult 
problems.” 

Addressing the British Insti- 
tute of Management, Mr 
Channon said the the greatest 
disservice the Government 


could do to industry and the 
unemployed would be to 

ahafuton the battle a gaiif^ t 

mflptipn 

■ Those who said the Govern- 
ment had paid for its success 
with the jobs of those now 
unemployed woe “totally 
wrong,” be said. “History and 
experience have shown us that 
inflation and unemployment 
are not alternatives.” 
Recognition of the limita- 
tions of what government 
could achieve was crucial to 
the Government's approach 
to industry; any attempt to try 
to gpidg industry in a direc- 
tion the market did not wish it 
to go was almost bound to feiL 
“There may be exceptional 
cases when it is necessary for 
Government to intervene. But 
we should always remember 
that once a company is pre- 


vented from doing what it 
believes to be in its best 
commercial interests, it may 
be given a competitive handi- 
cap which in the long run 
could bring it down.” 

The Government should 
not turn its back on industry’s 
needs after setting the eco- 
nomic dimale, “but our job is 
not to dictate to industry bow 
we think it should behave.” 
Mr Channon attacked the 
Labour Party's proposed cen- 
tral and regional industrial 
planning controls which, he 
said, would “create jobs for a 
lot of bureaucrats but destroy 
thousands of jobs elsewhere.” 
“The truth is that every 
attempt by Government to 
superimpose its view on bow 
industry should develop has 
merely shown its inability to 
second guess the market.” 


Losses 


at Mitel 

By Our City 'Staff 

Mitel thetroubled Canadi- 
an telecommunications man- 
ufacturer in which British 
Telecommunications recently 
look a controlling interest, 
yesterday announced sharply 
increased losses for tire year to 
the end of March. 

Losses befbrejax rose from 
Can$29.6 million (£143 mfl- 
Iion)-to Gan$88.9 million on 
sales up-from-Can$37(L8 mil- 
lion to Can$413.2 million. 
Extraordinary write-offs of 
Can$62.8 milli on increased 
total losses to Can$1603 
milli on. 

However, Mitel said it was 
now well equipped to move 
forward with an innovative 
product range from special- 
ized telephone sets to electron- 
ic switching systems for voice 
and data, together with semi- 
conductor devices 


Scottish drive to 
attract business 


By Ronald Fame 


The Scottish financial com- 
n mri ty, which accoants for 
more than £78 bfiHoa of 
assets, yesterday launched a 
company to lore basiaess 
north of the border m the wake 
of big bang. 

Leading banks, insurance 
and investment companies 
i have joined ranks to sappert 
the initiative, which received 
'the Messing of Mr Malcolm 
~ Rjflcmd, Secretary of State for 
Scotland, Mr Robin Leigb- 
Pemberton, Governor of the 
Bank of England, and Sr 
Nicholas Geo&son, chairman 
of the Stock Exchange. 

The company, Scottish Fi- 
nancial Enterprise, will en- 
courage awareness of 
Scotland's financial resources 
at home and promote its 
activity abroad. 

Mr Jack Shaw, senior part- 
ner in Deloitte Haskins & 


Sells, is to become chief 
executive of the company, 
which has 34 founder mem- 
bers. They have provided a 
starting capital of £300,000 a 
year for the next three years. 

Mr Shaw told an Edinburgh 
press conference Oat the 
company's rale would he that 
of a catalyst s timula ti ng Scot- 
tish activity. 

He said; “Our concern is to 
serve the int e re s ts of aH those 
who provide finance aad finan- 
cial services and advice in 
Scotland.” 

Sir Thomas Risk, Governor 
of the Bank of Scotland, who 
led a working party formed by 

the Scottish Development 
Agency to examine Scotland's 
financial sector, hoped that 
the Scottish financial commu- 
nity would consider to what 
extent it sought financial ser- 
vices from outside Scotland 


Rio Tinto in £30m US takeover 


Rio Tinto-Zinc has -in- 
creased its involvement in the 
American sand industry by 
paying $46 million (£30.2 
million jfor ibe Illinois-based 
Ottawa Silica Company. 

' The acquisition of the fam- 
ily-owned group, together 
with last year’s purchase of the 
Pennsylvania Glass Sand 
Company, makes RTZ the 
largest supplier of silica sand 
in the United States. 

The new addition was an- 


By Richard Lander 

nounced-at the annual meet- 
ing yesterday where the 
chairman. Sir Alistair Frame, 
told shareholders that RTZ 
had endured a difficult start to 
1986. Although he said the 
company was a net benefactor 
from lower energy costs, “the 
oil price has halved and the 
expected beneficial effects on 
demand for other products 
has not yet begun to compen- 
sate; moreover, the US dollar 
has weakened further 


The chairman had to face a 
barrage of questions from 
about 25 dissident sharehold- 
ers 

•Hanson Industries, the 
American arm of Hanson 
Trust, has sold for $160 
million (£105 million) the 
paper operations in Jackson, 
Alabama, of Allied Papers. 
Allied was acquired by Han- 
son as part of the recent $920 
million purchase of SCM. 


Berisford 
profits 
leap 25% 

By Michael Prest 

Financial Correspondent 

S&W Berisford yesterday 
announced a sharp increase in 
interim pretax profits 24 
hours after rival bids for the 
company were referrred to the 
Monopolies and Mergers 
Commission. Coffee trading 
and financial services were the 
main sources of the higher 
profits. 

Pretax profits for the six 
months to the end of March 
rose more than 25 per cent 
from £29 million to £36.5 
million, although the divi- 
dend was held at 3.5p. Earn- 
ings per share were 13.63p 
against I U4p. 

But the combination of the 
referral of the bids from Tate 
& Lyle and HiUsdown Hold- 
ings, the food and manufac- 
turing group, and the 
improved profits has accom- 
panied a change of heart at 
Berisford. 

Mr Ephraim Margulies, 
chairman and chief executive, 
had wanted to sell British 
Sugar and engineer a private 
management buyout of other 
assets. Yesterday, however, he 
suggested the emphasis would 
be on improving the return on 
assets at British Sugar and 
keeping S&W Berisford a 
public company. 

Mr Marguiies sakt “If we 
achieve our goals we will be 
less interested in selling”. He 
hoped to increase the return 
on British Sugar's assets from 
around 11 per cent to 15 per 
cent. Pretax profits from sugar 
and animal feeds were virtual- 
ly unchanged at £22.6 million. 

Berisford also hopes to cut 
its debts ’ 


£365m P&O 
property bid 

The Peninsular and Orien- 
tal Steam Navigation Compa- 
ny has sent shareholders its 
offer document for Stock Con- 
version, the property compa- 
ny for which h has made a 
recommended £365 million 
bid. 

P&O’s cash offer of 720p 
per share was based on a Stock 
Conversion net asset value of 
not less than 768p per share. 

The offer document reveals, 
that Stock Conversion’s reval- 
uation, which includes dealing 
properties for the first time 
with retained profits, resulted 
in a net asset value of 770p per 
share at May 15 with a 
contingent tax liability esti- 
mated at 164p per share: 


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International Leisure ends 
merger talks with BCal 


By Jeremy Warner, 
Easiness Correspondent 


Merger talks between Mr 
Harry Goodman's Interna- 
tional Leisure holiday tear 
group and British Caledonian, 
have broken down, ft was 
conformed yesterday- 

The two sides made it dear 
in a statement that bo father 
talks would take place though 
all discussions so for had 
occurred in “a most friendly 
manner'*. 

The discussions, which be- 
gan in Janaary, first centred 
on tire idea of putting foe 
short-haul aircraft activities of 

the two companies together 
and then widened info talks 
abort a foil-scale merger. 

But Mr Goodman was not 
prepared to pay anywhere gear 
the £150 mfllkm demanded by 
Sir Adam Thomson, the pn- 
vatdy-owned airline's chair- 
man. 

Signifi cant differences in 



Sir Adam Thomson: 
no father talks 


the 

the 


of 

two companies also 

o __ hi talks. The two 

sides matnaBy agreed to end 
the dbcassons before Mr 
Goodman's bid cook) be put 
formally to today's fofl meet- 
ing of BCaTs board. 

BCal last week announced 
plans for 1,090 job cats, a 
reduction in flights and the 
closure of four sales offices in 
an effort to head off substan- 
tial losses this year. 


The airline said yesterday 
that despite the difficulties 
BCal was not looking for a , 
partner and denied that any 

discussions were planned with 
Cathay Pacific, the 
Kong airline. 

Cathay has long been seen 
m the airline industry as a; 
natmal fit with BCal though 
BCal claims never to hare heki 
any talks on a get-together 

BCal sources said there was 
never any question of lures- 1 
tors in Industry OO, which 

owns 42 per cat of the airline, 
being at odds with Sir Adam 
Thomson over the merger 
talks with International 
Leisure. 

They said the BCal board 
was at one in condemning 
International Leisure's valua- 
tion of the business as 
“derisory” and not worth con- 
sidering seriously. 

International Leisure's bid 
is believed to have valued the 
airline at less than its last 
pnbfisbed net assets of £98 

full linn. 


Executive Editor Kenneth Fleet 


A cautionary tale on 
National Bus selloff 


Just weeks before the expected firs! 
sale of a National Bus Company 
subsidiary to its management, the 
publication yesterday of the 1985 
accounts cannot help but sound a note 
of caution about the privatized and 
deregulated future. Even in a year 
when turnover grew by 7 per cent and 
the nationalized company registered 
its first increase in passengers, operat- 
ing profits foil by £10 million to £35.8 
million. 

Inevitably, in preparation for 
privatization, there has been some 
tidying up: both redundancy costs and 
maintenance spending were higher. 
After allowing for this, however, 
operating margins were still down and 
working expenses per mile were up. 
And deregulation in October is ex- 
pected to cut fares on profitable 
routes. 

At the bottom line, clearing the 
decks cost £103 million in extraor- 
dinary charges - including a substan- 
tial deferred tax provision - leading to. 
a record net loss of £8S million 
compared with a £22 million net 
profit the previous year. 

Against this background the 
managements of the 70 subsidiaries 
are being encouraged, and subsidised 
by up to £50,000 each for legal costs, 
to mount buy-outs. The response so 
for has been everything for which the 
Government could have hoped, with 
almost all the management teams 
expressing an interest There are also 
potential outside bidders for 51 
companies. 

There are still considerable un- 
certainties about the commercial 
viability of some of the companies 
and the future of uneconomic, but 
socially desirable, bus routes. 

NBC last year received £62 million 
in subsidies from the shire councils 
and, on top of this, supported 
unprofitable routes through cross- 
subsidies to the tune of around £65 
million. If the councils continue to 
provide funds the new local bus 
companies will tender for those 
services and, while Rodney Lund, 
chairman of NCB., hints darkly at 
remedies from the competition agen- 
cies, the NCB companies will have to 
hope for even-handedness in this 
process. Cross-subsidies, on the other 
hand, should simply disappear as 
margins suffer through competition 
and companies are forced to improve 
efficiency. 

. Privatization will certainly - not 
make much money for the Treasury 
directly. The subsidiaries have a book 
value of some £1 55 million but a more 
rigorous approach to depreciation, in 
line with the rest of the industry, 
would lower this to around £100 
million. The sum of the parts will be 
worth less than the whole, so- the 
Government may end up simply 
recouping the £79.4 million still owed 
to the Department of Transport, some 
of which dates back to NBC’s 1968 
formation. ■ . 

A higher price would be likely if Mr 
Lund was willing to entertain pro- 
posals from property developers, but 


he is adamant that all the companies 
are to be sold as businesses and that 
mortgage charges are to be put on the 
properties so that any future change of 
use will result in further payments. 

The point of privatization, in any 
case, is to reduce overall subsidies 
without hacking away at services. It is 
anyone's guess if this will be achieved. 

Computer babble 

Yesterday’s announcement of the new 
computerized Taurus system for 
rele gatin g the share certificate to relic 
status followed yet another break- 
down in the Slock Exchange's existing 
computer systems. As well as leading 
to dissemination of out-of-date 
information to some Stock Exchange 
information subscribers (including 
The Times and its readers) this forced 
yet another suspension of dealings on 
the traded options market while tire 
breakdown was rectified. . . 

Traded options dealers may well 
hold their hands up in despair -and 
wonder when it is all going to end. The 
disruption of dealings in the-market 
on Tuesday was the fifth time this has 
happened sines February 20. On 
March 24 the market foiled to open at 
all, an expensive failure which co- 
incided with the introduction of a new 
computerized system for matching 
bargains in the market 
It is all very well for the Stock 
Exchange to announce the ambitious 
£6 million plan for Taurus, to come 
into effect m 1989. In the meantime 
the existing systems for traded options 
dealings are clearly in need of over- 
haul Time is definitely not on the 
Stock Exchange's side here. Traded 
option volumes might be setting 
records at the moment for the market 
has finally turned into a great success 
story. Come the big bang in October, 
however, market experts are predict- 
ing that traded options business will 
grow tenfold. 

The dealers deserve a full explana- 
tion of the problems that the Stock 
Exchange is having with options 
dealing systems. Rumours at the 
moment are rife, most of them 
focusing on the inadequacy of the 
exchange's software. Some say that it 
simply cannot cope with the level of 
bargains. Others, who include senior 
participants in the market, jdaim that 
the new in-house clearing syslemTTo 
which the Stock Exchange recently 
switched, is fundamentally incompat- 
ible with the method by which 
dealings are normally reported. 

One broker explained with feeling: 
“They are using a system which 
inherently does not work. It requires 
human beings to behave in a way that 
they have never done before.” 

The Stock Exchange says that 
everything is hunky dory despite the 
intemiptionsLTbey are working , on 
enhancements to the hardware and 
software of the clearing system, which 
it considers compatible with the way 
option bargains have always been 
reported. 


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04460-0.4500 

_... 39785-35857 

790-930 

— 2.7227-2.7343 
5 J 580-5 5980 

33925-3J3994 

3.4279-3.4536 

... 5.5920-5.6320 


LONDON COWKOITr 
EXCHANGE 

GW Joynson and Co report 
SUGAR (Raw) 

F03 

Bug — 162.4-62.0 

Off — . 169.0-68.0 

Dec 1728-71.0 

March 177.6-77 JD 

Wav 181 B- SOD 

Aug 185.4-84.0 

COCOA _ 

May 1285-77 

July 1294-93 

Sept 1316-15 

Dec 1381-80 

March 1392-91 

May 1414 08 

Jury 1429-20 

Vor 3083 . 

COFFEE 1 

May 1915-910 

July - 1963-960 

Sept 2000-1996 

Now 2050-046 

Jan 2082-075 

Marcn 2110-105 

May 2140-100 

Vol 5409 

. 127.3-26.9 

124.2-24 0 
. 125-0-2*5 

. 127 0-26 6 

„ <29.8-28.6 

. 130S-29J5 

130.5-29.0 
148 


SOYABEAN 

June 

Aug 

Oct 

Dec 

Fed 

Apnl ........ _ 

June 

Vor 


Mpe bi e per metric tome 
Sd verm pence per froy wtte 
Rudolf WoR a Ca-Ud. report 
COPPER HIGH GRADE 

Cosh 926-927 

Throe months — 

Vol 16500 

Tone — Cwet 

STANDARD CATHODES 

Casn 908-910 

Throe Month# — ■ 

Vd MU 

Tone idle 

TIN 

Casn Suspended 

Three Months 

Vol 

Tone 

LEAD 

Casn 2425-243 5 

Three Momna — . 247 0-247.5 

vol 2500 

Tone Steady 

ZINC STANDARD 

Casn 403-408 

Three Months 

Vol Nil 

Tone Idle 

ZMCHN3HGRA0E 

Cash 458-453 

Three Months .... 46S5-469J) 

Vol 4650 

Tone - Smarter 

SILVER LARGE 

Casn 319-320 


■MEAT AND LIVESTOCK 
COMMISSION 
Average tatstock prices at 
representative market* on 
Uay20 

GB-'Catae. I0256pperkgfw 
(-186) 

G&. Sheep 248.1 «p perkgoss 
cw t-18 98) 

G8: Pigs. 78 A2p perkgtw 
(-033) 

EngtaiM end Wgte: 

Cattle nos. iq 55 H. awe. 
price 101.0^+1.30) 

Sheep nos up 1 23%. eve. 
pnce.24fl56pi-l9.71) 

Pa nos. up 2 6 %. awe. 
pnee. 78.t9p(-0 3S) 

Scotland: 

Cattle no* . down 17 2 %. av«. 
price. 107 42pf+456) 

Sheep nos. down 2 2 9 V. awe. 
once 2408ZM-1248) 

Pig ms sown 22 awe. 
pnse. 80J6p(-0 18) 

LONDON GRAM FUTURES 
Spar tonne 

Wheat Better 


, fid 116.0 1098 

No. 1112 1T1Q 

ja-i ifiis ica 0 

Feo IBS* 1023 

Vexh 1310 103 0 

April 1338 1039 

vote 

t£M0DNMEATRnU*eS 
EXCHANGE 
BeefCoonct 
q. per idO 

Ms-n Open cwse 

jtn« 1W5 1945 

jsjv igi 0 191 0 

aS 1B60 1560 

Seps 168.0 1830 

Veto 

LONDON 

POTATO FUTWES 
£ per tonne 

Vjjnn Open Oom 

Ncv 87 80 91 JO 

Fea 9580 9950 

Aprl 118. SO 12390 

vay 12790 137 00 

Nov 8750 8750 

Vpt <315 

BVFEX 

&NL Freight Fotnree lid 
report 310 per MeapoM 
f/e^pw Index 


Kgh/Low ClQM 
Jutes 6*5 C-635.0 6430 

CaSS 731.0-7230 730jQ 

Jan 87 745.0-745.0 7520 

Apr 87 8000-7930 7990 

JuiST 7125 

Oct 87 807.5 

Jar? 89 627.0 

Apr 86 9500 

SCOS5645 
V» 2S3 lots 

TANKER REPORT 


Goid:$s340.3Q-333.7Q 
Krugerrand’ (per can)- 
S ^.7SJ4i .25 (£223.50-22450) 
Sovereigns' inew): 

S 81 .900200 (£5325-54.00 ) 
•Excludes VAT 


Fixed Rare Sterling Export Finance 
Scheme IV Average reference rote tor 
interest period April 2, 1986 10 
May 6. 1986 inclusive: 10.527 per 


ie prices and unit trust 
quotations on this 
page refer to 
Tuesday’s trading 


GASOIL 

June 

Jury 

Aug 

Sept 

Oa .... 

NOW 

Dec 

Jan 

Feb 

v«- 


136 00-3750 
136.50-35.00 

137 50-37.25 
138.75-38.50 
141 00-40.00 
1J1 KMC. 75 
144 00-38 00 

147 00-38.00 

148 00-38 00 
1256 


LONDON METAL EXCHANGE 
Unofficial price* 
Official Turnover figure* 


SILVER SMALL 

Cash 319-320 1 

Three Months 327-328 : 

Vol N» 

Tone Ids I 

ALUMINIUM I 

Casn 773-778 

Three Months 761-762 I 

VOi 9550 , 

Tone Smarter 1 

NICKEL ^ 

Casn 2865-2875 1 

Three Months 2725-2730 i 



Morth 

Oose 

Ctase 

319-320 

May 

11600 

115X0 

327-328 

■wy 

114.66 

9600 


Sea? 

99 S) 

J0M 

NOV 

10210 

lOt.tO 

Jan 

105 30 

104 JS 

319320 

327-328 

N» 

.100 

March 

10600 

107.05 

Vrtumtt 

Wheat 

“Barley — 


155 

52 


E 


INVESTMENT TRUSTS 


LONDON MEAT FimmCS 
EXCHANGE 

Hroh/Low 

May 36 tll5-iu0 

O09# 
If 55 

Mot* 

Pig Meat 
p.parkdo 
Open 

005# 

JunflS 1050-1040 
Jut 86 1C4S-104S 

Sea 86 

Wl 

1075 

1075 

June 

1033 

1039 

CecS6 

10G0 

July 

7030 

1025 

MarBT 

7125 


1C20 

1020 

va. 74 loa 

Sept 

1073 

107.7 

Open inter asi 50 



BHi 

HBI 


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Capoa&zavn 

£ Company 


Pice Cegea-su a» 
ta« oc <*w TV) 

Fncay wiMh (Mnea % PfE 


IT’ 

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07 44 2 


663 

A+iitce 

731 

-2 

29.6 

4.0 350 

1*9 

Ijl 

Amer Trvat 

131 


44 

3* 39S 


ns 

*.tg nmer S+c 

350 


ss 

25 551 


i*3 

•VTOCi e.8 

132 


44 

2* 57.6 








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+1 


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43'. 


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Thma 

Men* Stertmg 

Open 

81&9 

High 

£3.50 

Low 

Cow 
89 88 

Est Vol 
2349 




50 53 



2366 

Dec 36 
Mjrflr 



9005 

90.86 

5089 
90 96 

90.76 

90.77 

90.87 

90.35 

406 

202 

Jen 87 

■ - 

90.70 

90.70 

90 62 

90 70 

13 

Frevioi 
Three 
Jun 0t 

j* day s total open interest 1 8522 
Month Eurodollar 
9288 

Prevails day’s total Open interest 21808 

92 98 9282 &2 88 019 



92.30 

92 81 

9271 

92.00 

4087 

Dec 56 


92.S6 

52 68 

92-55 

92.65 

885 

M3r£7 


92 45 

92.46 

92.34 



USTre 

saury Bond 

94-04 

Previous day s total open -merest 8298 

Sep 65 
Dec 86 


93-21 

N/T 

93-29 

92-29 

93-26 

53-02 

508 

0 


Short Gill 

Junes 

Sec 65 

De: 8S .. 

Lorigam 

JundS 

Sep S3.—.. .... 

D«35. 

Mar 87 

FT-SE 100 

JunB^ 

Se? £6.. 


1 02 -*S 

N fT 

N'T 


Previous day’s total open interest 1270 
102-60 102-41 102-60 93 

103-16 0 

0 

Previous day s total open mterrar 12S12 

124- 27 123-31 124-27 10256 

125- 03 124-07 125-03 I10i 

125-02 0 

124-30 0 

Previous day’s total open merest 2569 
15950 ISP MS 159.20 372 

161.50 161.50 161.45 2 


•« M 
T?C 535 
136 'JS 
14 13S 
I4J ltd 
164 3 U 
130 >34 
E44 430 
?:-5 1^5 
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ISO >■£ 
374 2*4 
:S2 134 
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<32 HO 
•50 n« 

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ISC l<2 

ar* 23- 

3*8 287 
130 95 
158 480 
1 93 <45 
345 284 
.124 84; 

tic :09 
tcc ^ao 
150 1 . 133 

147 123 
1*? 143 
397 122 

K-.m 
109 92- 

!7? 118 
138 
330 775 
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C-ncxnt Japan 
DwtV inc 
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Orvwion Far =is 
DraAon J lean 
Ounoee Lon 

£*.- irUCT ASM 
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General Coos 

C*»4rjo» 53» 


I . 21.7 51 280 

3.1 3J4J2 

-5 303d 19 343 

-2 04 02 

120 86 16.7 

> . 14 6 43 514 

-* 16 D9 .. 

-12 1A 02 

77 36 35.6 
09 09 78 1 
1-2 4 7 34 409 

SCO 1.6 8a7 
A0 34 438 
20 2J <58 
IS 30 488 
-2 za 1.4 eo.o 

25 24 S3J 
-3 21 1 1 7Q7 


368 291 Grcoe 
147 127 Go*ea«w«c 
19S 138 Govar Onona- 
231 1 84 Gcwets Strategy 
330 *44 rtoentnai 
250 2»3 Gnanam nouse 
t94 158 Hamcros 
307 263 HAIPt 
655 540 xwesi m Success 
at 244 Irw Op 

59 45 Juan Auers 
<07 so Kvamon Crater 
233 198 Law Peoenture 

70 56 ion Marchara Sec 

71 61 un Inal 

UB 102 Merchants 
197 101 Monks 

159 128 Murray income 
>65 137 Murray Wf 
294 215 Muray Small 
380 318 Murray Vgntvra 
440 390 twwCoun 
. 58 49 New Oanan O* 

189 168 928 
57-- SO': NwPtrog tnc 83 
2*> 166 Hew Tttryo 
329 278 Nm Aitarac Sec 


170 136 Sac D* Scenario 158 B-6 71 MSI 

74 *7 *" — -- rw MA aTZ StI 


IAS 43 32 2 
40 3.1 405 
33 13 783 

01 24 813 

2 A 07 .. 

83 23263 
01 33 427 

118 iO 283 
82 13 970 

66b 24 T7.0 
01 02 . 
33b 35 307 
BP 4P275 
32 32 16 A 

61*100 207 
81b 53 293 
34p 13 B35 
7.7n S3 27* 
7.1b 45 330 
3L9n 13 .. 
100b 27815 
213 *9 30.3 

09 I 6 83.7 
5.7 33 3S0 

42b 73 205 
11 05 . 

49 1.6 869 


2, E fmafertes 74 

38'j 36 Smt Emarp 36 

ics S TR AjarM 96 *-3 

122 95 <R Cry Of L-n C8SH1 
199 155 TH me S Gan 186 -2 

226 2G2 TR tmM Res 2C4 -3 

101 90 Th Nonn tmatror 91 

166 UB TR PasU Besot 16O -2 

170 140 TR Prcpany I£2 *2 

Ita 90 - TR Teen 1C6 -1 

174 13B TB Trjstaas 1S3 -1 

189 135 Tampa Bar US -4 

305 237 Throcmcrnn 274 *1 

358 300 Thrag Securao CfrtoSC 

2C5 1ST 1 : Trans Cceamc 191 -3 

141 112 Tnbuna 12a -1 

9( 79 TOMMgt me 83 

286 217 US DeDar-bra 248 -2 

S2 36 Vtune Ha Obicm *3 -1 

74 62 Wrj»o« 62 -1 

99 66 Wrtamoosm fey 93 

210 161 wttan 193 -t 

3*5 286 Yeoman 540 *s 


20 27 51.7 
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>4 33 34 538 

553 50 311 
-2 5*3 23 493 

-3 107 S3 219 

29b 29 402 
-2 14 03 .. 

•2 93 33^3 

-1 28 25 SOP 

-1 63b 4 .1 38.7 

-4 T5 51 259 

-1 119 4J328 


4 (A 29 47* 
-1 39 30 35/ 

.. 158 ISO 70 

-2 93 05 437 

-1 23 87 208 

-1 23 15 448 

23 34 41.7 
-I *2 22 809 
*2 1279 45 351 


FINANCIAL TRUSTS 


333 

•2 

143 

43 313 


100 


07 

07 04 


53B 

-5 

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1.6 056 


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73 

*2 331 

403 

334 

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12 9d 32 403 

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136 

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60S 

-6 

5.7 

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05 300 

X2 

136 

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39 

29 450 

13+ 


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33 

22 651 


3B8 

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86 

22 511 

358 



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25 57.4 






113 


-3 

2.0b 

12 .. 


156 

+1 

25 

13 80.7 

5t5 

315 


163 

50 277 


taa 


33 

2« 555 

6TD 


Nm Amer 

340 

-4 

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23 622 

71 

31 

Argyw 

SOT -Y 

1.4 

25 270 

Ouwch 

164 

*1 

43 



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31 -* 



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7b 

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10 

13904 

159 

120 

Bnxnra Arrow 

IS #*1 


Oo Wtbb 

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IB 

13-. Drly Mzl 

£15* 

M3 


Person* Asaeii 

38 

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03 

08 . 

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£!5* 

693 


Baraum 

XO 

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15 D 

38 393 

158 

131 

Sena 

144 

34 

37 372 

Rrwtr 6 Mere 

i«3 

-2 

08 

S3 290 

120 

90 

Era Trua 

115 

40 

35109 

Ftrwr «aa 

2«B 

-1 

101 

42 207 



Exoo 

224 

60 

£7 US 

Robeco 

233 

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100 

fa 

ExsAorawst 

SS 

03# 05 148 

Hotnco 

2l5 

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375 

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BID +10 

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£•6 

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357 

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S3 

2.4 61 8 

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440 

320 

MAI 

«?0 

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SCOT Eastern 

IDS 

-2 

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20 550 

B80 

760 

MSG 

Si5 -S 

314 


Scot Merc A 

4Q3 


25 0 

82 202 

382 

n* 

Meroamie House 

3ii +2 

103 


Scot L+tcn 

483 

•-a 

121 

23 52.1 

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Scot Nat 

288 

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09 32.7 

206 

159 

Srn<n New Court 

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93 

53 204 




BM Otter Ctng YU 


HU Otter Omg 1U 




Smaier Coe 
UH Grown 
Em Inc 
Gil 

Ue 6 Growth 


Am* Growih 

Am#r taome 

Airar Smalar Ctfa 
Ausr Growth 
Euro Smerar 
Far Easi 


Fitefl m« 653 f 5 1 

Inv Tr-.-s U 63 0 37 1 

. Truer T49 79.7 

rtSI 57 0 60.7 

.run 71.4 7d0 


G * 1 rhed int 
Growm EauKy 
Guanami 
N inwncan 
Paobc 

'Pmoeriy SAare 


i2ao 1389 -01 aaa 

204 6 217 Ttt *20 :oi 
2300 3013 *35 254 

1306 136 M -08 165 
196 6 2085* -02 042 

248 0 2619 *08 15c 


e Ccxporaeon Si. Comnay DM I European Tins 


Smaeer CanpMes 2029 2159* -06 1 79 
European Tnm 228.4 2*38 *27 0*4 



fowm Asm 1413 163 6* -14 356 
Income 1245 1325* *0 7 158 

. h>t Jtorrv 236 7 2618* *12 498 
income 190 5 202.6* -09 156 
.«KA<=Mn 102.6 107 9 -0.1 256 

income 87 7 923 *01 2 66 

iw Tv Accum 1345 1430* -1 1 02* 
Tit Aram 1ST 1379# -03 051 
Asewn U25 151.9 *0 2 1 32 

Trust 22S6 2*0A *1 1 2.82 


IMT MASMSEMENT 
FfXiIng* Ha. LpAODfl BC4R OBA 

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-- Fura 735 75.7 -10 025 

uru 106P 114.4 -13 ora 

law 001 859 *05 456 

sam Fund 669 716 -02 0 36 

MS inct»ne 61 3 685 -01 39* 

w**rt 60 J 04 5 *0 1 9 06 

H AiJ Furr* 375 400 -05 4 72 

tan Income 734 785 -04 316 


dUWMSS MAHON IIMT TRUST 
lUNAOE^S 

FO Bor 442. 32 Si Mary«-Ha. UxUon EC3P 
01-623 B333 


’ 3e Aram 2002 219 * 
wenowaaa Omwin 178 7 toy 1 
. Do Aram 250 I 267 4 

LLOYDS LIFE UNIT TRUST 
20 DXhbn SL London ECSAScAX 
01-920 0311 

Eguny Q*t 1162 1237 

-Pc 4ccun (62.0 1724 

G* hint 533 552 

Do 4ccum $7 0 801 


Hgn income D*t 
Do team 


Hgn bioom* ’ 

N 4mer Tnol 
Recovery 
0* Trust 
Si Vmcanl Inc 
Si Wncam US Gib 


S3 6 575* *05 843 
108.1 H50 -14 053 

7003 2131* *35 £30 
410 *25* ..--856 

839 -884 *0 7 5.45 

7S8 789 -05 0 75 


Do team 
US Orowsi 
Da Accum 


1162 1237 -04 152 

162.0 1724 *07 152 

933 552 .444 

S7<] 801 -01 *M 

S 24“ 983* *02 432 
1084 1132* *03 432 

SI 4 54.7 -C3 130 

.524 55.8 .-03 130 


MURMY JDIOCTONE UWT TRUST 

mi uanc uniT 

tmancan 1073 1144 -07 144 

Eurooem 2*8 6 2657 -35 0 68 

Snuaer Cos 2019 2176* -02 1 18 

•NATIONAL PROVIDENT INVESTMENT 
MANAGERS 

« Gracechureb Si EC3P 3KH 
01-623 4200 Ext 2*9 

**PI UK 1970 2106*- *0.7 310 


Serna intemaaonar 

SmaBer co x Inc 
S?eoai Snuabom 

l* &W«y 
US Grow* 
l/iwersei Guram 


IS£2 tfea - *tfS”38S 
703 75.1* -02 1 73 
1551 1687 -03 AM 

945 1019 *01 193 

1700 191.4 *05 250 

122 773 -03 164 


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964 102 -05 OS! 

bKqma 304 32.6* -02 5pi 

jSbs a09 54«* -0.4 Q 39 

c 302 322* -O.i 4 15 

jadM 312 315 w01 874 

J Income 965 Id. 7 *03 4Jl 

Swear SIB 357 379 *01 .. 

Truet _ 1065 IMP -02 

bo Ta 128.6 1269 -OC0Q9 


TamoeBerSmCos 1685 175S .. 330 

Tempts Bar USM 351.7 379.8 . . 247 

HAAStOS BANK UNIT TRUST MANAGERS 
Pimer l/T a#twl 5, RayM^i HP. Brentwood 
E«Hi 

0277 217918 

Himoree Sura Co’» 1272 1383 *07 131 

Hama n Amar 675 7>8* -0.6 0 92 

Harnnci Jjd 1 F E 1033 1104* 041 

H»mbros Seanawn 788 836 -05 092 

HmkCxm &»tw» 865 923* -02 100 

•Hambm* Canaan 48« 515 -02 155 

Hamoros Eqiaty ln6 83.0 883* *05 4 46 

Hamtwos Mjjn me 58 4 621 *02 854 

HamBM Ok Ante 565 80 1 . 235 

HEWERS0M ADMINISTRATION 
ft-wnwr l/T Aararanbon 8 HayUig r HP. Hutton . 
BrWinrOOB EtM 
0277 217238 

Span* Sot Me 127J 1355 -08 

ft. Acorn 179 1 1907 -09 

Recaway-nun 97 8 10*2 *03 

Capon Grown Inc 565 629 *02 

Do taun 6T3 724 *03 

henna Assess 1087 H55 *08 

Fkianott Truss 13i* 1AS2* *05 


LONDON A MANCHESTER 
W nioae Para. Eraser 6X5 IDS 
0392 521 SS 

General Turn *17 44 i 

wsma Trust 365 39: 

. intemaaonar Trust 303 ' 3ZJ 

« 6 G SECURITIES 
Three Cujjt*. Tower HU 6C3R 6 
01-626 4563 

Amar 6 Gen Inc 2132 225 C 

Do Acorn 2472 262C 

AI^ teowaiy 2*82 263.4 

Da tcoan 2fiOJ 287 1 

Am SrraB* Coe 80 9 548 

Do Acorn BZO 55 7 

Aral 5 Gm Inc TZ2 77 J 

Do Aram 788 9SJ 

Cr«m S Gen me 1*87 155 g 
Do Actum 180 1 2034 


4(7 447* *01 380 
385.392 *01 5 60 

303 3ZJ ..1P0 


Do'Acoaa 
UPr Oversea* 
Do team 
FerEialAtt 
Do D«> 
Amennn Acs 
Do Dm 


1979 2106* *0.7 310 
3195 3401* *15 3 10 
5323 5883 *15 080 

6*94 8909 -IB 0 80 
688 732 41 1 010 

687 731 -01 0.10 

55 8 582 *04 1.80 

581 587 -04 1 60 


Anar 6 Gen Inc 2132 2260 -02 122 

Do Acorn 2472 2620 -01 122 

Ai^ Recovery 2*62 263 Jb . . 0.63 

Do tram JfiEU 287 1 . 063 

Am Smaaa Cos 80 9 5*8 -05 0.T7 

Do Ai»m 810 557 -06 017 

Aral 5 Gtn Inc 722 77 J -15 M2 

Do Aram 708 84 J -18 1 1Z 

comm S Gen me U5.7 1559 *01355 

Do Aram 1901 2034 *01 335 

CttnoouK Growth 3882 *193* -1 0 121 
Cewiverwcm Grow® 313 8 335 5 -03 155 

_ft) WC 179 J 191 J *05 611 

ttvoana F^ia me *002 42*2* *07500 


MXtwrrCHUWON 

PO B aa 4 . Norwich NRl 3N0 

0603 622200 

Group T>ub £11-57 12 

Ina Trior 119J 12 


£11-57 12.11 *006 3*9 
1195 1256* -15 120 


QP P pnCttM R TRUST M A N AGCMB4T 
66 Carwion Straw. London EC4N 6A£ 
dealings 01-238 3885^7/8^0 
tmanxjhona) Growth ISO 1444 * 

Income 6 Oravnn 628 67 0 

Munawidi Rec 8i* 871 


E®*ty 7* a 7V.B 


- Asia Ta 2S2 289 
Ba i5*e ias4 


*01 174 
*02 4J1 
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-OS 009 
*0S 452 
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-02 067 
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ter# So* kc 127J 1355 -05 

ft. Acorn 179 1 1907 -09 

TH»1 9T 6 10* 2 *03 
Capital Growth Inc 565 629 *02 

Do Acam 6T3 724 *03 

hirane Auea 1017 l’5i *08 

Fkianott Truss IJit 1*92# *05 

Wcoma 8 Guram Inc <452 i5«5c *05 
Do Aram 279 0 ?96Je *11 

hign income Trust 1712 IBZJtt *07 

Extra Income 1800 1712 *02 

Smater Cos Dbr 102.0 108 6# 

PJI3G4I 495 535 

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Ftxec wrarm Tnal 55.6 582 *01 

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GOAJ 35 9 3fl F -0 J 


IX> Accum m 74 1244 
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npr £3502 3518# +Z9* 128 
£341 0 351.8 -17 T7 107 
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£20330 ■ . . 825 

mrr MANAGEMENT 
Bias*. London WttL London 


Gtoca' Rasouroes 

WorWwwse £J 

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680 700 
»;S 3713 
S13 821 
2292 2*6 4# 
87 3 935 
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Paoilc Gnra* 445 47 7 

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PrtKKal Income 503 5«2 

ft Accum 920 973 

PEARL TRUST 

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*0.1 086 
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ft Accum 85.6 

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meona T742 

DO Acorn 3827 

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swaore 8 Malay 383 

ft Accum 404 

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ft Accum 132P 

Sproa* Sits Inc 1014 

ft Acorn 105.1 

Trwyo Fund Inc 1858 

ft Accum 1875 

US Smaow Co a Ac su 
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ft Acorn 1525 

ftaCBWIV 8110 

Soecra Enempt 111.1 
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ComnwSy 87 3 724 -02 1.73 

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Ert-HV „ „ IKS 133 7 -08 306 

European Spec Scb 9*8 1004# -07i«e 

Ewa Income 1173 1255 *08 AflQ 

ftteOOl 2595 277 7 +11 102 

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0O0 toco m# 505 54 2# -09 143 

ft Accum 930 995# -12 143 

income KL3 875 -0 4 505 

Japan 800 8«9 -03 CIO 

Maiayl Smgapcra 185 176# -01179 


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S27 363# -04 384 

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717 8*2# +01 18* 
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G«c maxne 328 352 -i 1 iai 

Dc Accum 345 370 _|.| 121 

Non manna me stag 3358 *03 526 

Do tcom K*6 8306 *24 526 

lira Guram inc 70* 0 7S3J -21 225 

ft Non Cl 122 1201 -OPS 225 

lirt mc lnc 35 B ES2# -02 43* 

Japan A Gen He 6419 6S3B# -i.7 O.xi 
Po Xratfn 686 7 7335# -51 041 

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M^tane A Gan me 5387 STT 5# *02 * 1b 
ft *«urn £13*3 1427 +000 415 

Recovery Fima Inc 3551 380 8 +13 283 

ft tegjm 460.4 4880 +1.7 293 

Sacone Gan Inc £45 4 7215 +03 353 


Jaoan Sp-ca' Srts <3T i UB2 *08 
3aohc jmoiMr On 61 2 84 9# -0 1 
Smgjjwe S Malay 225 24 1 -02 

Nov. tmencan 1370 i486 *03 

Amer SmaWw Co* 50 0 $35# -0 4 

Airifr R4cm.*ry Til 1li| 1+56# -12 

H^n Inccme Esemix 1212 IPSe *03 
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1568 1660 
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1168 124 4# +07 380 
1223 130.1 -01 1.40 

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PERPETUAL UNrr TRUST 

*3-, ** f i grout- Haney On Thamaa 

0491 576868 


Wonewida Bee 
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2575 2784 -18 083 

1817 202.1# +«5 4.4Q 
1*19 1508 -IP 137 
88 * 738 -0 4 0 76 

77.7 834# -08 0.62 

658 707 -06 1.01 

57.1 618 -04 149 


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Giom T*cn E* 1 51 
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128 3 135 0 -01 

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6404 661.6 +28 261 I 


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01-686 +J55 01-620 0011 ^ 










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136 6 1412 -0ft MS 
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512 565 -01 OH 

552 505 -04 0 83 

MANAGERS 

. Surrey 

“* 1929 204 7# -12 286 

_ 3215 3ai2# -2.1 29« 

Dm 116P 1204# -01 58? 

1329 1+0 +# 5 32 

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186.7 1754# +05 1.04 

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3423 3515 . . 267 , 

152.0 156 0 .. 70 

219.0 2117 .. 5.8a 

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Derorumre Lender EC2M 4VJ 
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1332 1+12 +0 9 220 

81. 1 659 -02 6 CO 

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■line 2217 2332 -01 070 

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Axe. London EC3A ffSP 
Doatng 01-CK 5786 Oaa*mg 01-623 


fmwn Trim Unrts 526 5 S60-2O *|1 5 la 
Capital True, Uiwts 91 0 iQ2 0 *03 275 

Denar Troat unns 180 I 191.5# -09 3 09 

IS’ST^ 12*1303 -06 0.7ft 

Far Eat Trusi 1052 1162 _i_i ^po 

Pnayai Trusi 3502 38T 1 -OS 286 
G 'IL r, i #<: ” ** 3i 4c , . 8*1 

Dc orawir 44 1 +6 a -0.1 738 

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•neon* Turn 0,4 66.7# *07U7 

taramaapnai 114 0 1713 +i.f 23* 

. 2SLT* 1 *?2 354 -03 041 

NBura 1 Resources 

Securev Truy 

Smapw Cos 
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ft Arann 4604 4080 +1.7 293 

5a«nc dan Inc «.* 720ft +05 393 

ft Acam T13J7 14 17 +D0O 383 

SnuNB Co* UK 6404 6016 +2J 261 

ft Accum 9969)0795 +35 261 

Turn** c^x: Inc 437 9 488 ft# -0.1 a 22 

ft Accum £1255 IXJ3 -000 4J2 

CnjrCond me 13) H6P • ..1094 

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Punwn Exempt (1) 4413 4033# . . 4 70 

NAA.JF me (31 389 • . . 012 

ft Acorn (3J 4ft* 4 • . . 012 

ARM UNIT TRUST MANAGERS 
11. Pe+ortthrro Sg. Lonoon EC2M 4YR 
01-823 *273 

EourtV Exempt 30*4 41.T 9 *13 241 

Dc ACCum 4992 5214 +15 241 

UK MSrwei Feahuas 735 7a 4 *03 1 61 

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j«car> Panoraance 116 0 i22_8 +05 0.12 

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U£ spacw Feaaaas 87 1 724# -as 0 70 

Dp Accum 675 70 Ta -0B Q70 

Gtod 6 Amoous MM 367 38 8 -1.0 1.85 

ft Accum 388 400 -1.1 145 

US spaoei me 587 61. 1 -04 -153 

ft Accum 602 640 -04 453 

European Rwi toe 794 ou *oj toe 

Oo Accum 795 846 *03 1P0 


mouncwvi trusts 

222 BisnaMBU. London EC 2 

01-0*7 7542/7 


H«h incoma 
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107.4 1152a -03 IX 

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147.1 1677 *02 060 

1344 1*4-1# -0J 1.70 

207.7 2212 -OP 189 
1206 1293 -02 036 

844 808 -01 4.72 


SCIMITAR ASSET MANAGERS 
3WBj Graceraach St Lonooa 6C3V MX 
01-823 5770/8711 

UK Eduby Inc 250 . . £20 

Da Acc 250 . . 52Q 

Euro Tr inc 245 201 . . 1.00 

ft Acc MS 281 ..100 

Global Q» Inc 207 204# -03 1 SO 

ft Ace 288 as# -03 1J0 

SCOTTISH BOOTABLE 
a. St Amman# SO. Ecfinargh 

031-558 am * 

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ft Accum 2180 2280# -07 011 

SCOT i)SHUPeB*Vf!57MlMIS 
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UK Byny 1770 1802# *00 1.83 

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SQBTOWM UTBALtttVSSTMBIT 

1 09. vroant SL GtBSgow G2 5HN 
041-248 6100 


ft Ac«im m 1+03 1302# *02 154 
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2. s Mar* Axe. Lanean 6C3A BSP 
01 9203355 

| 5ma/larOp5 65.7 890# -03 010 

TO U CHE REMN ANT 

Mama Haul*. 0 Puocne Oort. London EC4V 
01-248 1250 

Amanan (hewm 39 7 420 -03 075 

Genam Grown 509 S6B ..302 

CSooa Toe h 43 1 402# -02 010 

mean Grown 60S 6*7 *04 553 

mama Morwy 492 52.7# *04 731 

Japan Grovnh 35 1 374# >03 ONI 

MWEcuOymc 250 .. 2J8 

Oo Accum SO . 238 

ff»*M Grown 41.4 445# -01 1J5 

Sm**er Co* 500 84 7# *04 286 

So*oar Oops 692 717 *02 074 

TRANSATLANTIC 4 OEHOUL 

SECURITIES 

^ ^ Che,T,s,ort 

C»«ilnc(5) *383 4580 .. 3.78 

DP Acami IS) 7157 7*70 .. 878 


39.7 420 -00 075 

503 S68 ..322 

43 1 462# +02 010 
608 6*7 +0* 533 

492 52.7# -04 731 
33 1 374# -03 0» 

250 .. 2J8 

250 . 236 

41.4 4*5# -01 136 

600 64 7# +04 208 
692 717 *02 274 


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TYMMU MANAGERS 


UK Equty 
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UK SmarCbi Eq 
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1807 177 4 
1103 127 0 
1445 1538 
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1034 1101 
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060 905# lx* 

940 1001 *07 244 MLAUWT TRUST* 


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32 Que en A nnas Gate. London SVY1H 9AB 
01-322 >000 

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mranmem Tsi Fnd 643 683# *02 140 

KLBNWORT BENSON 
K Fanrsrurcn St Londcm EC3 
01023 8300 


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107.7 1H0, , 412. . . 


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Co Accun 95 J 904 

Snialer Co 4 Inc 1600 1875 

ft Araxn 3394 2159 

UK So Grow* tnc 27 9 29 6 

Do Accum +5 6 *66 

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9SK10O Sanowig Hd. MBKtKOne. Karl ME14 1XX 

0622 674751 

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mla m a a maa raN *83 si 8# -02102 

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MAMAJFE MANAGE*«HT 

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1TOHCAF UHTT TRUST 
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51-89. Flora HA Word Essex. IGI 2DL 
01-478 3377 

Ho#om Eranty 3893 4T4.1# *2B XB 
Eunwera 87 3 520# -01 067 

Harnorn Coavra 52.3 508 -02 103 

Hotaom Hlah ine 663 705 ..023 

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N y* ? 1 „ S80 723# -00 043 

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HMROTHSCMU) ASSET MANAGEMENT 
S' Swrtttna^Lana. London EC4P 4QU 


SCOTTISH UTOT TRUST 
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031-228 *373 


WtoW Growth 
N Amartcan 
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910 552 -00 032 

330 382# -01 1.03 

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44 1 470# +0.1 407 
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7082 7553 +30 4.90 

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UKPKNBEHTUT MANAGenS 

UK Horae Grata Sl Sateuy SP1 


0722 336343 
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1175 iaa3 
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VANGUARD TRUST 
01-238 3053 


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2S5* + 1 - 7 M2 

2822 2790# +10 SOB 


NC Amarca Ine 
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2* 7 -1.7 101 

ZM.9 3084 -10 id 

1357 1443 . 202 

80* SIS# *05 3BS 

1655 1760 -02 001 

1358 J444 *01 209 


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NC Proparty 1735 ,8Z0# 

ROWAN UNIT TRUST 

33 Kwg wjwn Soeat London ecot BAS 


»m»eLFUN08 MANAGEMENT 
30 Cxy *1 Usnaon EDIT 2AY 
01-838 6011 

Teeri * Gen 99.9 1080 +ia 035 

g 80 ^ 155.6 1665# +03 0 01 

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Spegn seuasons 2D9B 22*39 *10 2.18 

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. SK4 9720# . . 2.03 

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OMON 8 COATES 


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283 1 2790 

2065 2201 
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WAPDLEYUiarTRUBT MANAGERS 
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MANAGERS 

5. rteixe-*'. c <oaa. aanrwooa Eiera 

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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


23 - 


TEMPUS 


STOCK MARKET REPORT 


Lager profits reach all 
parts of Whitbread 


Wall Street rally boosts gilts 


Beer is a declining proportion 
of Whitbread's income — 
accounting for just under half 
of trading profits, accor ding 
lo the latest results. Yet itis 
still capable of showing sig- 
nificant profit growth, illus- 
trating the value of having 
veiy strong brand names like 
Hetneken and Stella Artois. 

Nationally, 41 per cent of 
all beer sold is lager. In 
Whitbread's case. Lager ac- 
counts for 47 per cent of its 
beer sales, and is expected to 
reach 50 per cent soon. 

The total UK brer market 
declined by 0.7 per cent last 
year, but Whitbread managed 
to show a volume increase, 
mainly in lager. This allowed 
beer brewing and wholesaling 
profits to increase by IS per 
cent to £81 million in the year 
to March 1. 1986. 

All segments did wen, al- 
lowing pretax profit to rise by 
17.7 per cent to £129.6 mil- 
lion on turnover up 62 per 
cent Wines and spirits in- 
creased by more than 26 per 
cent 

Shareholders are caution- 
ed, however, not to expect 
this rate of growth next year 
as it was due to the inclusion 
of the Buckingham acquisi- 
tion in the US for the first 
I time. 

Increasingly, beer produc- 
tion has become Whitbread's 
cash cow, providing the liq- 
uid resources (in every sense 
of the word) for expansion in 
both the retailing division 
and the wines and spirits 
division, not just in Britain 
but also increasingly in the 
US. These two segments now 
account for 33 per cent and 
19 per cent of profits 
respectively. 

This move away from beer 
also decreases the previously 
strong bias in earnings to- 
wards the first Half, Retailing 
and wines and spirits are 
! much more geared towards 
Christmas, resulting in a 
profit mix which is now more 
equally divided between the 
two halves of the year. As 
retailing and wines and spir- 
its continue to grow in impor- 
tance. the seasonal bias is 
expected to swing the other 
way, making the second half 
the more important in terms 


of profit 
in 1986-87, capital spend- 
ing will be considerably in- 
creased over last year’s £65 
million. Like last year, most 
of the expenditure will be at 
the front end of the business, 
in pubs and restaurants: 1 
On present form, a further 
15 per cent rise in pretax 


profit to £150 million in 
1986-87 looks possible. The 
tax charge is continuing to 
nse from 28 per cent to 
around 33 per cent so at 
29lp, the shares are on a 
multiple of a little over 1 1 
tunes prospective earnings. 

This means that they stand 
at a discount to the sector 
whjch is only partly ex- 
plained by the feet that their 
voting structure makes 
practically bid proof • 

Bass 

Bass has proved that it is still 
possible to increase profits in 
a stagnant beer market with- 
out straying too far from 
brewing. 

The company's interim re- 
sults, published yesterday, 
show more than 85 per cent 
of pretax profit still comes 
from its brewing, drinks and 
pub retailing division, mak- 
ing it the least diversified of 
the big brewers. 

In the first half year to 
April 12, beer sales by vol- 
ume were unchanged. The 
after-effects of the Runcorn 
dispute adversely affected 
sales in the early pan of the 
period, but since January, 
Bass has been increasing 
market share. Lager sales in 
particular have prospered, 
and the p remium brands, 
Tennent’s Extra, Tennent's 
Super and Lamot, did out- 
standingly well 
Profits from the drinks 
division increased by 1 7.3 per 
cent, and pretax profits for 
the company as a whole, 
excluding property gains, 
jumped 18.5 per cent to 
£118.2 million. Gains on 
sales of property added a 
further £12 million to profiL 
Consequently, the market 
was pleasantly surprised by 
these results 

At a multiple of around 1 3, - 
the top brewer may not yet be 
at a high enough premium to 
the sector. 

London and 
Northern 

London and Northern is 
again expanding in the Mid- 
dle East, despite its recent 
unhappy experiences there. It 
is tendering for hospital man- 
agement contracts in Bagh- 
dad and Saudi Arabia, and is 
confident of a pick-up in 
construction. 

This resurgence of activity 
comes after the settlement of 
legal proceedings on an un- 
specified contract. Last year 
the company gave a warning 


of a potential £15.5 million 
liability, but in January it 
said that the proceedings had 
been dropped. London and 
Northern recently terminated 
the agreement at the centre of 
the dispute at an extraordi- 
nary cost of £6.5 million. 

Last year’s accounts also 
include a £3.7 million provi- 
sion above the line for losses 
on hospital equipment con- 
tracts, mainly arising from 
the liquidation of Lafrig 
Wimpey Alireza, the joint 
venture involving John 
Laing, George Wimpey and a 
Saudi partner. London and 
Northern has submitted 
claims for these losses. 

The company says that its 
overseas operations have 
been restructured at a net cost 
of £1.3 million, charged be- 
low the line as an extraordi- 
nary item. The company 
would clearly like sharehold- 
ers to believe that this means 
similar disasters will not re- 
occur. In reality, problem 
contracts are a risk of any 
kind of contracting, especial- 
ly overseas. 

As a result of the £3.7 
million provision and ex- 
change rate movements cost- 
ing £3.5 million, the health 
care division's contribution 
fell from £l 1 milli on to £5.9 
million. 

Construction was down 
from £6.1 million to £5.9 
million, with the bad weather 
the main culprit Building 
products, however, made 
£3.9 million, up from £1.4 
million, including a £3 mil- 
lion eight-month 
contribution from Rockville 
Crushed Stone of America. 

Pretax profits fell from 
£ 1 8.4 million to £1 2.S million 
after a jump in interest 
charges from £4J miBiiw to 
£8.2 million. 

Unfortunately, the ratio of ' 
borrowings to shareholders' 
funds was unchanged at 70 
per cent, against an expected 
fell to 30 percent Apart from 
the provisions, the main rea- 
son was the delay in three 
property safes, two of which 
should take place this year. 
But the company is consider- 
ing other ways of reducing the 
gearing ratio, including the 
flotation of the cellular radio 
company, Tactico, and the 
housebuilding subsidiary. 

If profits were to recover to 
the 1984 level the prospective 
p/e ratio would be 6 with the 
shares at 76p. On tire main- 
tained dividend the yield is 
9.6 per cent That rating 
allows for a few more prob- 
lem contracts. 


International Thomson dips 


International Thomson 
Organisation gave a warning 
yesterday that profits from its 
oil and &zs interests would fell 
further later this year. 

It is maintaining oil produc- 
tion from its existing fields in 
the North Sea and says devel- 
opment of the Balmoral and 
Scapa fields is continuing on 
schedule. It is not,, however, 
embarking on any oil explora- 
tion at current prices. 

Mr Mark Knight, a director, 
said the drop in oil prices 
would not affect the group's 
acquisition plans. He 


By Clare Dobte 

saicL“We are not reining back 
at all on non-oil 
developments.” 

In the three months to 
March 31, pretax profits fell 
by £1 million to £21 million, 
after a sharp but imquantified 
drop in the oil and gas 
contribution, reflecting a fell 
in the average price of oil from 
£24 to £14 per barrel for the 
quarter. The present price is 
less than £10 a barrel. 

Turnover fell from £423 
milli on to £343 million be- 
cause of the lower oil price. 
The tax charge was down by 



SDN ALLIANCE 

INSURANCE GROUP 


SUN ALLIANCE AND LONDON 
INSURA NCE pie 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

The Annual General Meeting of Sun Affiance 
and London Insurance pic was held yesterday at 
the Head Office of the Company in Bartholomew 
Lane, London E.C-2. 

McH.U.A. Lambert the Chairman, presided 

and in addressing the Meeting stated - 

“As you will know, it is our practice at the 
Annual General Meeting to give an indication of 
the results for the first quarter although we do 
not publish detailed figures. I should point out, 
of course, that the experience of one quarter 
alone is an unreliable guide to the full yearls 
results. 

Once pgam our home results have been 
seriously affected by weather claims jand it * 
estimated that their cost, at over £40M, will be 
much about the same as for last year. Neverthe- 
less, there a reduced underwriting loss on 
our borne business us s whole. 

Results from overseas have been rather better 
and most tetritories have reported improved 
experience. 

Although investment income and life profits 
haveshown a satisfactory growth they wrenot 
quite sufficient to cover the underwnt ug looses 
and we estimate that we have incurred a matgmal 

pretax loss for the first quarter 

A \fote of Thanks to the Chaimaa Directors 

and StaSwas proposed by Mr. D. W, Hardy 


ABN 10J0% 

Adam & Company 1tt50% 

BCC1 : 1050% 

cans* samast 1075 % 

Consolidated Cms 10.50% 

Continental Trust 1050% 

Co-operative Bank 1050% 

t Hose fi Co —1050% 

Hong Kong & Shanghai — 1050% 

Lloyds Bank 1050% 

Nat Westminster 1050% 

Royal Bank of Scottod — 1050% 

JS£L 1050% 

Cffibfflk HA 1050% 

; + Mortage 'Base Sate. 


A 26-point recovery on 
Wall Street on Tuesday gave 
the stock market a fresh boost 
yesterday. Business turnover 
was still slack, but speculative 
issues saw plenty of activity. 

The pace was slow and an 
early mark-up in prices failed 
to hold. However, as the day 
progressed, confidence gradu- 
ally returned so that by the 
official dose, the tone was 
firmer. 

The FT 30-share index rose 
by 7.5 points to 1,312.5, while 
the FT-SE 100 index dosed 
6.1 points better at 1,591.9. 

Gilts set the pace from the 
start by climbing over a point 
behind the two-point jump in 
US bonds overnight Howev- 
er, these gains were trimmed 
to about five-eighths later in 
the session. 

Among equities, demand 
was selective. Beechara at 
378p and Glaxo at 985p were 
among top names to attract 
late American support, up by 
13p and 18p respectively- But 
the most active share of the 
day was Bools, still excited by 
the appointment of Sir Philip 
Harris to the board of Fisons, 
which led many speculators to 
anticipate a possible fisons 
bid for the company. 


Boots opened at 280p. but 
slipped hack, to dose I4p 
higher on balance at 269p. 
Fisons lost IQp to 568p. but in 
stores, Harris Qneensway ad- 
vanced 16p to 272p on reports 
of an imminent Times Fur- 
nishing deal with GUS. which 
pushed the “A" shares up by 
35p to i,040p. 

Barton Group improved by 
8p to 294p after a brokers' 
luncb, but Marks and Spencer 
was little changed at 201 p on 
the minority acquisition of its 
Canadian subsidiaries. 

In breweries, Bass exceeded 
the most optimistic forecasts, 
with a 23 per cent improve- 
ment in profits. The shares 
jumped 20p to 7ggp, reviving 
others like Buckley’s, 6p bet- 


EQUITES 


Antter (130p) 

Ashley (L) (135p) 

B PP flSQp) 

Be island (60p) 

Clarice Cooper (130p) 
Combined Lease (125p) 


Davies DY (155p) 
Dean & B (50p) 
DeWor (13Cp) 

Gold Gm Trot fl65p) 
Green (0 (I20p) 
tpsco ( 120 p) 


Record rise in banks’ 
international lending 

By Richard Thomson, Banking Correspondent 


Internationa] banking activ- 
ity experienced a sharp accel- 
eration towards the end of last 
year. Total external assets of 
banks in the 20 most industri- 
alized nations rose by a record 
amount in the third quarter. 

There was also a pack-up in 
new final lending by the 
banks,.while lending to devel- 
oping countries more than 
donned despite the- persis- 
tence of the international debt 
crisis. 

Lending in the syndicated 
loan market sank to its lowest 


level for 15 years. 

The evidence ofa continued 
revival in international bank- 
ing activity since its low in 
1983 came yesterday in the 
quarterly report of the Bank 
for International Settlements, 
which monitors banking ac- 
tivity in the most developed 
countries. 

The final quarter of last year 
saw a record increase of $124 
billion, after exchange rate 
adjustments, in the reporting 
banks' gross cross-border in- 
ternational lending. 


ter at 90p ahead of its results . 
next week. 

Electricals were helped by a 
favourable circular on defence 
stocks by Wood Mackenzie. 
GEC benefited most up 6p to 
!94p. but Plessey eased 2p to 
222p ahead of today's results. 
Dealers are hoping "for profits 
of about £172 million, some 
£9 million more than last year. 

Food retailers continued to 
reflect satisfaction with the 
Sainsbury profits, with Tesco 
another 5p better at 368p 
ahead of next Wednesday's 
results. Leisure shares were to 
the fore, following the encour- 
aging report on the industry. 

Lanbroke was among the 
best at 336p — up I2p — still 
reflecting the chairman's opti- 


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• LONDON AND CONTI- 
NENTAL ADVERTISING 
HOLDINGS: Forward book- 
ings are coming tbrough 
strongly, reports Mr John 
Collar, the chairman, in bis 
annual review. The future is 
faced with confidence. 

• MELVILLE TECHNOL- 
OGY: The company, which 
acquired the businesses of the 
Sigma. Herald and Select 
companies last year, reports 
trading profits of £661.000. an 
annual increase of 95 per cenL 
Turnover £8.04 million (£7.02 
million). The company was 
formed in May 198S to create a 
new industrial group by acquir- 
ing businesses engaged in in- 
troducing new computer-based 
technology to manufacturing 
and related service industries. 


mism in the annual report. 

In firm textiles, Couruulds, 
reporting next week, added 6p 
more to 277p, while Coals 
Viyella advanced lOp to 494p 
in response to a cheerful 
circular. A 20 per cent earn- 
ings expansion lifted Leeds 
Group by !3p to 16Sp. 

Takeover favourites Tele- 
phone Rentals at 220p, 
Bestobell, 4l2p, AB Ports, 
585p, Manders, 270p. and 
Uni gate. 273p. attracted re- 
newed demand up by lOp to 


Metal Closures hardened 
2p to I85p following confir- 
mation of tentative talks with 
John Waddingron. Haltite 
climbed 30p to 265p following 
an approach and Country 


Worcester (11 Op) 

WKkBS (Udp) 

RIGHTS ISSUES 

Ashley IncS N/P 
Berkeley N/P 
Butman Oil N/P 
F&C Euro N/P 
Hester N/P 
President Em N/P 
Ratners N/P 
Rosehauoh N/P 
Saatcftt S S F/p 
Sat a TOney F/P 
(issue price in brackets). 


• ENERGY RECOVERY IN- 
VESTMENT CORPORA- 
TION: Turnover for 1985 S2J 
million (£1.44 million), against 
51.49 million. Loss before tax 
51.55 million (profit $206,000). 
Tax $321,000 (S6.000L Extraor- 
dinary item: debit 522.85 mil- 
lion (nil). Loss for the year 
524.72 million (profit 
S 200.000). 

• DELTA GOLD: The com- 
pany's first step in its corporate 
restructuring has been com- 
pleted with the raising of 
AusS3.12 million (£1.48 mil- 
lion) through a placing of shares 
and options, about doubling 
Delta's paid-up capital to 
Aus$6.l8 million. 

• BRITISH & AMERICAN 
FILM HOLDINGS: Total divi- 
dend for 1985 5.3p (4.72p). 


Gentlemen's A ss oci a tio n wa$ 
hoisted by 65p to 1.625p otr 
foe latest turn of events in iis 
takeover trade. 

PS Rnfdiffe advanced 40p 
to 27Sp on foe news that 
Messrs Breariey and Brook* 
had acquired substantial hok^ 
injp. A rights issue and acqttif 
sition knocked tip from 
Thomas Robinson at 328p, 
and Irish Distillers declined 
by 1 7p to 24 Ip, unhappy wilfr 
the chairman's cautious 
remarks. 

Christy Herat improved 8p. 
to 62p on a change of stake? 

holding, while B running 
Group put on 3p to I58p on 
foe recent management shake; 
up. .■> 

Insurances gave back sense 
of Tuesday's gains. Clement 
Clarke, in merger talks with 
an unnamed company, im- 
proved another lOp to 245pl 
Wardle Storeys, thwarted in 
its attempt to buy the RFT> 
Group, rallied by lOp to 343fv 

Comment on Tuesday's fig£ 
urcs left Underwoods 3p lower 
at 181p. Gold shares were 
steadier, but still on the dull 
side. BHP climbed 13p to 
398p, awaiting bid news. ' 

In mixed oils. Conroy 
trolenm was marked up I3p -■ 


Group pretax 1 profit £600,867 
(£511,561). 

• IML Sir Robert Claris the 
chairman, told foe-annual meet-, 
in g that this year has. for foe- 
most part, started well, wifor 
profits in foe first quarter higber- 
ihan in foe same period test- 
year. 1MI Titanium and foel 
building products activities^ 
were doing particularly welL 

• MONKS AND CRANED 
Dividend l.6p. as forecast, fer- 
tile year to March 3 1, payable on' 
Aug 7. Turnover £25 J I million., 
(£20.19 million). Pretax profits 
£1.51 million (£721.000). conK- 
pared with the forecast of £1-4. 
million when the company 
came to the market in Dec.,' 
1985. Earnings per share ,8p ' 
(32p). against foe -forecast of 
7.2 7 p. * The board is confident; • 
that prospects are excellent 


£2 million to £7 ntiffioa, 
leaving earnings per share up 
at 4.4p. The shares rose by 5p 
to 509p on the news. 

The travel group increased 
profits, helped by a higher 
market share. Its contribution 
was also boosted by the £5 
milli on profits on the sale of 
an old Boeing 737 and the 
commercial travel diviskm of 
Loan Poly. 

The company hopes to in- 
crease its share still further 
over the summer season, but 
says that margins will be hit by 
lower {Rices. 


APPOINTMENTS 


Hill Samuel & Co: Mr John 1 
Wflmot is joining the board, j 
He will be head of distribo- , 
non. gilts operation. 

Wultex Machine Co; Mr M j 
W Mills has been made man - 1 
aging director and Mr P GO- ; 
more has been appointed pro- ! 
duction director. 

John Brown Engineers & . 
Constructors BV: Mr Aral de 1 
Rnyter has been made manag- : 
ing director and Mr Hajo J - 
C(jfer deputy managiig di- 
rector. 

Institute of Management , 
Consultants: Mr Hedley S 
Thomas has been made presi- 
dent, Mr Michael J Alien Iras 
I been appointed senior vice 
president and Mr David Wfl- 
foms is now a vice president 

Bank of England: Sir Mar- 
tin Wakefield Jacomb has 
been named a director. 

Damon Biotech: Dr Nigel L 
Webb has been appomtodvice 
chairman and Mr Robert P 
Schneider has been made pre- 
sident and chief operating 
officer. 

Ogilvy & Mather Mr Mic- 
hael Walsh is now deputy 
managing director. 

Equatorial Trust Corpora- 
tion: Mr Harold Hitchcock 
has joined the board as non-, 
executive director. 


BASE 

LENDING 

RATES 


jP^ When it comes to 

specialise d warehousing! 

weVe got our 
rfiree million feel 


As we are an industrial services group 
specialising in international distribution, it might 
be supposed that our success is based on an ability 
to move things. 

This is not entirely accurate: we also look 
after them when they’re stationary 

Indeed McGregor Cory our warehousing 
business, does a good deal more than that We 
handle everything from storage to shrink-wrapping, 
from quality control to delivery -a range of services 
which, allied to the geographical spread of our 
warehouses, has won us over three hundred major 
industrial clients. 

Given this, it’s hardly surprising that our 
business is now a sizeable one. 

Yet it’s still quite striking to think that 
McGregor Cory Banbury our tea warehousing 


operation, is currently storing enough tea for 
around 5 billion cuppas. 

In feet, with our other warehouses for pro- 
ducts such as cocoa, coffee and rubber; we are the 
largest scorer of commodities in the UK- 

Added to which we have specialised ferilities 
for everything from hi-fi to wines and spirits. 

And as well as our specialised warehouses 
in the UK, we have others in Belgium, Holland, 
Germany and Italy - a total of over three million 
strategically placed square feet. 

Needless to say we’re planning 
to expand. 

After all, 

the more feet we 

have, the more we . „ , 

can handle. We can handle it. 


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FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


Ed 


TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 



STOCK EXCHANGE PRICES 


Tone firm 



ACCOUNT DAYS: Dealings began May 12. Dealings end May 30. §Co mango day June 2. Settlement day June 9. 
§Forward bargains are permitted on two previous buaness days. 


' DAILY DIVIDEND 

£ 8,000 

Claims required for 
+46 points 

Claimants should ring 0254-53272 


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217 «M 248 

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Weekly Dividend 


Please make a note of your daily totals 
for the weekly dividend of £8,000 in 
Saturday's newspaper. 


BRITISH FUNDS 




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2*1 180 
156 106 
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43 31 TOW X 


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11 4 5.4 17 

214 60 142 

130 4 J 109 

114 46 119 

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208 135 BwiMfe IX 

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82 44 tanwr 46 

805 523 Brown (N) S85 

356 236 Sunan 294 

174 M Canot 'A‘ IX 

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355 306 Ouoi 315 

564 426 CcttHWi 4*6 

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312 206 Granada 270 *4 TB.1 S5 T22 


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Man Hume 176 

AntOtBQSSIB 51a 

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275 54 4.7 

171 99 903 

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FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 


Landau completes £ 1 8 m buyout 


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By Judith Huntley 

City Merchant Developers, 
tee property company set up 
by Mr Martin Landau as the 
result ; of a management 

hnvnnl nf n. _ . 


Properties,' came into being 
this week. 

It was a complicated £J 8 
million deal. Mr Landau, 
former managing di r ec tor of 
Guinness Peat Properties, said 
it was “like buying a develop- 
ment company half-way 
through its life". 

The new -company involves 
a mixture of loan stock and 
equity with its principal share- 
holders and guarantees from 
Bankers Trust, its financial 
adviser. In addition, there 
were various development 
partnerships to sort out on the 
portfolio itself which has 10 
developments in Britain and 
two investment properties. 

Mr Landau jokingly admit- 
ted that if he had known how 
complicated it would be to 
finalize the buyout, be might 
never have, tackled iL 

But CMD is now estab- 
lished and. as a property 
Under, expects to share in the 
present voguefor such compa- 
nies. Bui -it is not going to' 
follow the likes of Arlington 
Securities to the market. In- 
stead it will be looking to buy a 
30 per cent stake in a quoted 


property company, while itself 

re mainmgp rivate. : 

. The company i$ capitalized 
- at £10.25 minion, its net asset 
value. Mr Landau intends to 
build a strong asset base and 


ww iwmu£ ikuu tin uact 

growth to even out lumpy 
development profits which 
often characterize trading 
com panies 

Bankers Trust is making 
£3Z7 million available to 
CMD in the shape of medium- 
term. loans and guarantees. 
This will aUow the -company 
to buy devdopment interests, 
investment properties . and 
look for other opportunities. 

. Guinness Pieal has an op- 
tion over 25 per edit of the 
company, underwritten by 
Bankers Trust. Mr i*n«fay 
and his family interests hold 
25 per cent of the equity. 
Other big shareholders in- 
clude Sir Robert McAlpine & 
Sons with 15 per cent and 
Equitable life with the same 
holding. 

Mr Landau intends to refi- 
nance the investment side of 
the company . He believes that 
deficit financing, common in 
the property market for so 
long, win soon be frowned 
.upon. The time is close when 
rental income, will match de- 
velopment costs he says. 

CMD’s income will come 
from three sources. Rental 



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The LEP Group's redevelopment of its City of London riverside site has given it an 
asset worth £70 million. The 190,000 sq ft building near Blackfriars, which cost 
£40 minion to develop has been pre-let to Swiss Bank Corporation International 
which win sob-let 70,000 sq ft- The rent is ova: £30 a sq fit. It is a sign of the times 
that the scheme will not be a deficit financing deaL Lazard Brothers, the merchant 
bank advising LEP, says that medium-term funding Is in train for the development 
which, given present interest rates will be adequately covered by rental income. 
LEP was advised by St Qnintm and James Andrews & Partners. Hillier Parker 
acted for Swiss Baft. Speyhawk (Project Management) will be project manager. 


income and project manage- 
ment fees — foe company is to 
rr^wiag p four Guinness Peat 
Properties projects — should 
cover overheads and show a 
profit, according to Mr Lan- 
dau, with development profits 
being the king on the cake. 


CMD’s City of London 
schemes. To wergate — dose to 
the Tower of London at the 
Docklands Light Railway sta- 
tion — and St Georges Court, 
Eastcfaeap. are well under way. 
. The company hopes to see a 
20 per cent profit on its 25 per 


cent share of To wergate, a 
freehold 161,000 sq fi office 
scheme which is fully funded 
by Britel Fund Trustees. And 
it has a £26 million non- 
recourse loan from A P Bank 
for the Eastcheap develop- 
ment 


t ‘Record’ rent for 
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HK office space in demand 


Land Securities has preset 
its 41,500 sq ft office scheme 
at 77 Gracedmrch Street 
in die City of London at what 
the agent, SavBk.de- - ■ 
scribes as a record rent — .* 
dose to £40 a sq ft. 

The Continental ‘Corpo- 
ration, a United States insm-. . 
ante company;, is taking 
the space. Baker Harris 
Saunders, which acted for - 
the tenant, is indispose of its 
surplus 15,00(1 sq ft of 
space. 

• The amount of vacant 

industrial fioorspaoe m En- 
gland and Wales fell by &5 
per cent to 119.51 milKn n sq ft 
in the first four months of 
this year, according to the lat- 
est figures from King & - . 

Co. the estate-agent speoaliz- ; 
ing hi indnstriaf property-.: 

Regional variations . 
show that spate avaShMe feH : 
by 4A per centra the 
South-east and by 9.4 p«r oeut 
in the Midlands. ■" 

Fewer new buildings are ' . 
coming oa to the market. The 
total area available for sale 
or letting fell by 7.7 per cent 
to 136 million sq ft. 

King & Co reports that 
there is a shortage of good, 
well-located industrial 
space in many areas. The rea- 
son for this is that rental 
growth has been too poor to 
allow developers to build at 
a profit And the strati de- 
mafldfor residential space 
has resalted in land changing ' 
use, berer to return to in- 
(fostrialfloorspace. But rents • 
are improving in some ar- 
eas because of the scarcity of 
space. 

• Mr Derek Penman has 
lost his last-ditch attempt to 
win consent for a 1 mflfion 

. sq ft out-of-town shopping 

centre near Leicester. 

Three Law Lords upheld the 
decision of the Secretary of 
State for the Environment 
MrKeoneto Biker, to ^ 

refuse consent for the Centre 
“ 21 scheme because of the 
adverse effect it might hare on 
Leicester’s trade. 

The developer of Centre j 
21 produced evidence to stow 
that Leicester city centre 
trade could suffer a 10-6 per 


emit loss of business once 


The decision, however, 
does not mean that every pro- 
posed out-of-town centre 
would have to pass a 10 per 
cent rule oa its impact oa 
nearby shopping. The Depart- 
. mete m the Envfromiieiit 
says that every case wiB be 
examined oa its merits and 
that there will be no blanket 
rale oa acceptability. 

• Bredero Properties, 
which k soon to go public, has 
had a boost to Rs £45 mil- 
lion, 270,000-sq-frretafl 
scheme at Aberdeen. The 
John Lewis Partnership is 
opemug a 200 J) 00 -sq-ft de- 
partment store next door. 

It has bought Norco 
House, a department ' 
stereoperafed by the 
Northern Co-cqierative Soci- 
ety. The new store, double 
the size of the old one, should 
W trading by tte middle of 
J989- ■ 

• This year is proving to 
be a critical one in the evolu- 
tion of the British comme^ 
dal property market. 
Investment, development, 
property marketing and man- , 
agemeat principles are 
having to adapt and cope with 
structural changes in near- 
ly every sector of the market, 
and the pace of change 

comes in marked contrast to . 
the relative stability of re- • 
cent years. 

That is the verdict of 

Jones LangWoottonin to ht- 1 
est review m the rapidly . 
changing world in which tee 
propertyinteftyistafiBg 
to operate. 

Jones Lang has allied it- 
self firmly with proposals to 
establish a unitized market 
in commercial buildi n g s , argg- 
ing that it wffl provide tee 
missing fink m asset manage- 
ment for iuvestoxs. And the 
firm has set wpJLWFlnan- ' 
dal Services to advise on 
the related to property 


The sale of the Hong Kong 
Government’s ate at Victoria 
Barracks in the colony's finan- 
cial district this mouth is 
expected to realize. HKS1 
billion (£8432 million). 

It is the second site to be 
sold at the barracksand Swire, 
. the Hong Kong property com- 
pany, is. jikdy to be a keen 
bidder for tee plot, which' is 
next to its 760,000sq ft office 
development at ' Victoria 
Barracks. 

Mr David Rumanian, the 
director of- Richard 'Ellis’s 
Hong Kong office, expects a 
high price to be paid for the 
government she. He says there 
is a strong demand for office 
space in Hong Kong and, 
although there will be about 3 


3'h :<y -’ 

fc, 


million sq; ft of high-quality 
space coming on to the market 
in the next 18 months, he does 
not foresee a drop in rents. 

He says that there is pent-up 
demand in the colony, where 
the financial services sector is 
growing rapidly. Swire has 
pre-let 150,000 sq ft of its 
Victoria Barracks scheme, 
which includes a 700-bed- 
room Marriott hoteL 

Top rents in Central Dis- 
trict — where Hongkong 
Land’s Exchange Square is 
located— areHKS26(£2.19)a 
sq ft per month. The first two 
towers of Exchange Square are 
nearly all let, paving the way 
for the company to proceed 
with the third tower, with 
324.000 sq ft 


The Bank of China wiB be 
sub-letting 500,000 sq ft in its 
new headquarters and the 
988,000 sq ft Financial Square 
scheme wall be complete by 
next year. 

Financial Square, next to 
Victoria Barracks and oppo- 
site the Bank of China, is 
being developed by five part- 
ners from Singapore, main- 
land China and Japan. 

The Chinese and Japanese 
are becoming increasingly in- 
terested in Hong Kong al- 
though they want different 
kinds of investments. 

Prime office yields are now 
9 per cent, while those for 
residential development are i 
12 per cent 



Ref EJ£.{Res) orDJM 


. JLW is a member of tee 
National Associaiieo of Secu- 
rity Dealers and Invest- 

meat Managers which will 

aiknr it to trade in any 
such new market ~ 


Opec talks 
ruled out 
by Britain 

By David Yonng 
Energy Correspondent 
The Department of Energy 
has ruled our making any 
change in its present policy on 
oil output, despite requests 
from Norway to co-operate 
with it m a foint approach to 
the Organization of Petroleum 
Exporting Countries (Opec). 

Mr Alick Bachanan-Smhh, 
the Energy Minister, said 
yesterday that government 
policy will remain unchanged 
and that the pace of oik output 
from Britain's North Sea and 
onshore oil fields will remain a 
matter for the operating 
companies. 

He said: “We will continue 
onr policy of meeting other oil- 
producing nations individual- 
ly, but we will not be involved 
in talks with Opec.” 

It is likely that Norway will 
be represented at the next full 
Opec meeting in Yugoslavia 
on June 25 and the new 
Norwegian government has 
asked Britain to consider co- 
operating in reducing oil out- 
put to help push up world oil 
prices. 

Mr Buchanan-Smltb yester- 
day inaugurated Britain’s 
newest onshore oil field at 
Welton, near Lincoln, which is 
operated by BP. It will soon 
reach full production of 3,000 
barrels a day, after starting at 
600 barrels a day. 

Mr Buchanan-Smltb said: 
“Onshore development is to- 
tally dependent for its success 
on goodwill and liaison be- 
tween the oil company and the 
local community.** 


US seeks machine 
tool import curb 

From MohsiiiAli, Washi^tofl 

President Reagan is to seek industry, was vital- to the 
voluntary restraint- agree- nation’s - national security 
ments from West Germany, interest’’; . 

Switzerland, Japan and Tai- ■ ■ The President, in his an- 
wan to reduce their machine nounoemeni delayed the deci- 
tool exports to the United sion on the national security 
States. argument for six months while 

The President announced in voluntary arrangements are 
a written statement teat the negotiated. . 

voluntary agreements with the directed teat import 


YUIUUUUT WISH Ulli , , j , ~ .1 

four nations would be aimed kvels be reviewed during the 
at limiting their US sales in six next sue months. . 

main categories of machine Administration officials 
l 00 l^ said tee action would seek to 

_ . . . reduce overall machine tool 

These cover machining cen- imports, which now account 
tres. computer control ed and ■ f or abom 70 percent of tee US 
non-computer controlled mar k e i l0 near or slightly 
lathes, computer oontro tod. under 50 per cent. - 
and ncm-compmer controlled president’s action also 

punching- and- shearing ma- ^ for --j 5 ™ijfi 0 n ($3.29 
chines, and milling machines. Txiilliony a _ year- over the next 
Imports have taken an in- three years in federal match- 
creasing share of the US ' ing funds^to support a private 
market The National Ma- sector technology centre to 
chine Tool Builders Associa- helpthe machine-tool industry 
tion in 1 983 filed a request make advances in manufac- 
“on the grounds that tee turing and design”. - 

Consumer prices fall 

US consumer prices fell 0.3 lows a report last week that 
per cent last mouth, reflecting prices at the wholesale level 
a continued decline in oil fell 0.6 per cent, which was 
prices, tee Labour Depart- also due to oil price declines. 

While * e m in oil and 
“ fr ° m energy , prices is bringing 
in Anril slr °ng downward pressure on 
teese in nation, indicators, they 

d S 8 S &*no “r" ^ “ 

the end of April, prices lell ar •*“ ,ndex - • - . • ' : V 
an annual rate of 4.3 per cent. The’ department said ' teat 
the lowest rate since January excluding energy. ihe consum- 
1 949, the Department said. - er price index' n>Se0.4 per cent 
The favourable news fol- last month; 


lows a report last week that 
prices at the wholesale level 
fell 0.6 per cent which was 
also due to oit price declines. 

While tee fall in oil and 
energy ...prices is bringing 
strong downward pressure on 
these inflation, indicaiors. they 
masked _an.. up ward trend in 
tee index - -- - 

The’ department said' teal 
excluding energy. tee consum- 
er price index-rose"0.4 per cent 
last month; 


Associated Japanese Bank 
(International) Limited 

Extract from Audited Accounts 



28th Feb. 1986 
£000 

26th Feb. 1985 
• £000- 

Share Capital 

• -18,100 - 

16,400 • - 

Retained Profit 

-Ti -620 - 

— — -1 0,543 — 

Subordinated Loans 
(£ equivalent) 

15,721 

21,024 

Deposits 

• ’ ’ 545,581 

’ 649,796 

Loans 

392,158 - 

500,826 

Total Assets 

6031067 

715,464 

Profit before Taxation 

4,030 

4,012 

Profit after Taxation 

2,777 

2,610 



The 

Nomura 

Securities 

CaLtd. 


limited 


limited 


An inleinationaJ Consortium Bank 
(Shareholders’ aggregate assets well exceeding U S $396 billioni 

Associated Japanese Bank (International) Limited 
29-30 ComhiU. London EC3V 3QA 
Tel: 01-623 5661. Telex: 883661 



Cardiff! Growth by AM 



Former teaching 
complex in prime 
suburban position 

Suitable for educational or other uses toduding 

residential (sul^ectio planning) 


(Gross intemal approxCmacdy; 


on 105 acres 

Modem teaching blocks, 3 hostels 
and 2 houses 
For Sale 

Freehold by private treaty 





□ AMEV’s net profit for the year ended 

31 December 1985 amounted to Dfl 307.6m, 
an increase of nearly 19 per cent compared with 

- 1984. The figure before tax and provisions was 
Dfl 447.8m (1984c Dfl 378m). ~ 

□ Life gyn^ral tnjairanceimd other 

finanrinl artroities'gll contributed to the growth in 
profit An important factor for the results was the 
CpngpKdfltinn for the first time ofWestern Life 
Insurance Company of Minnesota. 

{3 Total income for tee year rose by over 30 per cent 
to Dfl. 7,512m. US companies contributed 47 per 
cent ofthis figure, Dutch companies 38 per cent, 
other European countries 12 per cent and 
Australasia 3 per cent 

G Shareholders receive a fiml dividend ofDfl 1.80 
per share (itonrinal value Dfl 2.50), maiangan 

■ increased total forthe year ofDfl 2,55 (1984: 

Dfl 2J5). ■■ 

□ During AeyearAMEV atguired two more 
insurance conqjanies: the Etofle group of Belgium 
arid Bfehc^sgatelnsiaranceofthe United 

. . Kix^donL Tlieir results hare not been included in 
tee reported figures. 7 


Consolidated Profit and 

Loss Account (millions of guilders) 



1985 

.1984 

Life assurance 

232.6 

213.8 

Non-life insurance 

168.6 

135.2 

Other activities 

46.6 

29.0 

Profit before taxation 
and provisions 

447.8 

378.0 

Net Profit 

307.6 

258.8 


Five Year Record (millions of guilder) 

Assets Net Profit 


13,596.7 

14,935.9 

17,072.4 

22,186.2 

24,181.2 


163.6 
178.4 

208.6 
258.8 
307.6 


Assets have increased over the 5 -year period ara compound 
rare of 1 4%. and profits after tax at a 
. _ compound rate of 

(£> - approx. Dfl 3.75) 


AMEV Worldwide 

AMEV is an international insurance and - 
financial services group based in the Netherlands; 
its shares are quoted on tee Amsterdam Stock 
Exchange. Options on AMEV bearer certificates - 
are traded on the European Options Exchange. 
Total-assets now exceed Dfl 24 bn. 

AMEV operates in 12 countries: Belgium, -■ - 
Denmark, Eire, France, tee Netherlands, Spain, 
Switzerland, the United kingdom, Australia, New 
Zealand, Hong Kong and the USA, 

AMEV in the UK 

AMEV offers a comprehensive range 
of financial services in the UK through 
Gresham Assurance Group and Bishopsgate 
Insurance. 

Gresham is engaged in all aspects oflife 
assurance, pensions, mongages and unit trusts. . 
Bishopsgate, together with its subsidiary 
Lcadenhall Insurance, is a general insurance 
company operatingin'marine and non-marine . 
business thro ugh the London market as \\ ellas. 
in travel, motor and Other personal insurances. 

Copies of tee 1985 Annual kepon can-be obtained from: • 
AMEV (UK) Limited. 

~1‘U Prime ofWjles Road, • 

Rnuntemumh BH49HD. 

Telephone: 0202 760297 
N.Y.AMEV 
Utrecht 

The Netherlands 




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Wfewant die best resources 
in Oil and Gas. 

Can you meet the challenge of a changing environment? 



Price Waterhouse is one of the leading management consultancy 
practices in the UK with an extensive and successful track record in the 
energy business. 

Our work in the oil industry spans both upstream and downstream 
operations and is growing all the time. As a result we are currently seeking 
high calibre specialists to join our team. 

• Vburwork with us will be challenging and varied.The emphasis win be 
on developing practical and workable solutions that can be readily 
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If you are an expert in one or more ofthefoflawing areas then we . 
would like to talk with you. 

•Inforniation technology (particularly retail applications) 

• Maintenance systems 

•Marketing 

• Project management systems 

•Telecommunications 

•CADCAM 

•DP strategy review 

•Operations planning and control 

• Financial and accounting systems 
Adcfrtwnanxweareinterestedrnhearingfranpeoplewfthrnanagement 

or previous consultancy experience involving budgeting and cost control, 
management information systems and human resources. 

For high achievers, the opportunities for career advancement are 
excellent The rewards include a negotiable salary up to £30,000 inducSng 
a company car for the more senior appointments. If you feel you can match 
the challenge, are in your mid 20’s to mid 30’s, are prepared to work out of 
PW offices in Aberdeen and Stavanger as weB as London, then please write 
quoting reference MCS/8407 to Michele Deverall 
Price Waterhouse, Management Consultants, 

Southwark Towers, 32 London Bridge Street, London SEt 9SY 

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1 January 1987. . 7. - . 

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will be made In die range of £18j000 id Q2JXQ. 

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Senior Personnel Officer • . V. 

f“EAT AND UVESTOQC COMMISSION , 

POflox 44 Queensway House Bletchtey MK22H= 

Telephone Mifccn Keynes ^908) 74941 Tetex 83227 . 


The Dee Corporation PLC 

GROUP 

COMPANY SECRETARY 

The Dee Corporation PLC is looking for a Group 
Company Secretary to be based at the Group 
Headquarters at Milton Keynes, who will report to the 
Group Legal and Administrative Director in respect of all 
of the activities of the Company Secretarial Department. 
The successful applicant is likely to be either a Chartered 
Secretary or a qualified lawyer (solicitor or barrister) 
ideally in either case with experience in a public 
company. 

Salary will be in the range £25,000 - £35,000 
depending on age and experience. 

Applications, in writing please, accompanied by a 
detailed curriculum vitae, to: — 

J. J.F. Fronds Esq. , 

The Pee Cor porat i on PIC 

Sffloury Court, 

418 51 (bury Boulevard, 

Mifton Keynes MK9 2MB. 


International Sales and Marketing 

DEFENCE INDUSTRY 

NORTHWEST c£I8,000+CAR 

Our client, a substantial British Company, produces high 
value power products for a wide range of military equipment. A key 
appointment is 10 be made in order 10 develop further opportunities in 
both the UK and International Markets. 

Sales Manager - naval products 

Submarine and torpedo related products represent a major 
pan of tbe Company’s defence sales. The Sales Manager will control 
die development of business both with UK based O.E.AL’s and in the 






and. competitor analysis, preparation of tenders and 
contract control. 

Applicants, aged 30 to 4S, mug have a sound engineering 
background (preferably electrical) which may have been giined dnring 
a Short Service Commission. The commercial skills to negotiate and 
control major contracts with O.E.M.’s, the MoD and its International 
ccptivaicnts are essential. The ability to motivate agents, and fluency in 
French, S pani sh or German would be an advantage. 

REWARDS: Salary is for discussion c£ls,000. Other benefits 
indude a Company car and generous assistance with relocation where 
necessary. 

Applicants of either sex please write with full career details 
qr telephone for an application form quoting the reference 1042. 

Hales & Hindmarsh Associates Ltd. 
Century House, Jewry Street, 

Winchester, Hampshire S023 8RY 
® (0962) 62253 

Search and Selection 


THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, OXFORD 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR 
(ADMINISTRATOR) 

SALARY SCALE £9,790 - £12,955 

This is a key management post The successful' 
applicant will be responsible for financial monitoring 
and planning, as well as for office and personnel 
management Applicants should have at least 4 years 
experience in the financial management and 
administration of an arts organisation or similar 
body; a diploma in arts administration or other 
similar professional qualification would be an 
advantage. 

Further details from the Director, 

Museum of Modem Art, 30 Pembroke Street, 
Oxford 0X1 IBP. (0865) 722733. 

Closing date: Wednesday 28th May 1986 . 




MORGAN STANLEY INTERNATIONAL 

Controllers Department 

Career Dew e lop nie nt Programme far outstanding University graduates 

Vfe are searching for a select few who have the intelfigenca, tfisdpSne and initiative to 
dedicate all of their skills and energy to pursuing a unique career In the international 
securities industry 

The role of the ControHera' Department is to provide timely and accurals information for 
rrxjnrtormgthefirm’sfinandalperfonnanceandmakjngfri^rtarrtbusffiessdeci^on^TTiQ 
department is organised into business unltcontroflerships which maintain dose, daily 
contact with each of the firm’s majortratfng areas. 

Our Programme Offers: 

• An outstanding compensation programme. Wb offer a starting salary storificahtty 
above that which most graduates can obtain In other entry level positions. 
Thereafierwe reward staff strictly according to performance and their ability to take 
on increasingly complex responsibilities. 

• A means of estabffshing a high growth career in a challenging industry Wfe offers 
significant amount of training in both accounting' and in the securities Industry, plus 
the opportunity to work with exceptional talented securities industry and 
accounting professionals. 

• The objective of the three year training programme is to produce professionals with 
practical accounting skflte and the knowledge to use them as a tool to approach 
business problems. 

Requir emen ts: 

Individuate selected tor this programme wifl have performed with distinction during their 
academic careers and be anticipating an excellent university degree. Analytic and 
numerate skills are essential. 

Please send a comprehensive C.V. and a covers^ letter in which you outline your reasons 
for applying tor this progra mm e. 




Mrs. Lynn Hopping 
Morgan Stanley International 
Commer cia l Union BuMding 
1 Undershaft 
LeadsnhaU Street 
London £03 


SENIOR RECRUITMENT 
EXECUTIVE 
c. £20,000 

Oo m mist a g arc a mator farce In the rocr m trnenl of 
wordprocessing and secretarial staff. 

We are seeking an experienced senior recruitment 
executive to join our Mghly professional team of 
consultants based in WCl. 

An ability to raanage/support junior consultants 
and arrange for the placement of temporary staff 
on a weefely basis, together with a bright, enthusi- 
astic personality essential. 

Salary and conditions are exceptional and Induce: 
non-contributory health scheme, pension scheme 
and a high basic of between £8.000 - £io.ooo 
with an excellent commission based on personal 
and group productivity, 

H you are a go-ahead person who wants to cfimc 
the recruitment ladder, ring me now, 

Car a lhM W o n— on 01-242 0038 


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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE 
SOCIETY 

PA/OFFICE 

MANAGER 


A national charity offering support to dementia 
sufferers and their families needs a fuU-time 
PA/Office Manager to take charge Of its HQ office. 

The successful applicant wiD. have good 
secretarial/WP skills and a wide experience of 
administrative procedures. S/he will need initia- 
tive, strong motivation and ability to work 
independently but as part of a team. 

Salary up .to £9,000 pa 

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DIRECTOR 

NATIONAL CONSUMER COUNCIL 


The National Consumer Council represents con- 
sumers to government, nationalised and private 
industry, public and professional organisations and 
makes poficy on a wide range of consumer topics.. 
Although funded by government, the NCC Is 
independent . * 

This major appointment as the Gouncffs Director 
offers many challenges In policy creation, develop- 
ment and implementation. The Director of. NCC. 
heads a strong team which aims forreat benefits 
for consumers. *. .-v 

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Candidates may have a background m public ad- 


finance and to understand tbe soicai and economic 
issues affecting disadvantaged consumers In 
particular. 

The post is pensionable at a salary -in excess at 
£30,000 per annum. 

Further information from The Secretary, NCC, 18 
Queen Anne’s Gate, LONDON SW1H 9AA - 

Closing date for completed applications 25 JUNE 
1986. 




IMPERIAL CANCER 
RESEARCH FUND 

DEPUTY APPEALS DIRECTOR 

The IGRF is tin largest independent cancer r es ear ch organisation 5* Eu- 
rope, employing over a 1,000 staff in its laboratories in Central London (the 
headquarters).. South Minims, Oxford and Clinical Units in several teach' 
ing. hospitals in London and Edinburgh. 

Within a rapidly expanding Appeals organisation the Fund seeks a Deputy 
Appeals Director to raise money through Headquarters based appeals and 
campaigns, and to create and develop newfund raising ideas. 
Candidates should be aged 35 - 45 whh strong marketing ex p erience and 
flair, good public speaking abilities and a good personality. Occasional 
attendance ax weekend or evening functions is required. 

Salary in caiqge £19,000 to £25,000. Permanent appointment. Pension 
Scheme. 

For ’further details ami application fo rm write or telephone 

Ms S M Hurley, Personnel Officer, - . 

Imperial Cancer Research Fund, 

44 Uncobrt Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PX, . 
on 01-242-0200 eat2305. 

Plane quote nfmucx 86/86. '• 


COMPUTER CONSUMABLES/ACCESSORIES . 
NATIONAL ACCOUNTS SALES EXECS 
LONDON BASED 

INCOME PACKAGE NEGOTIABLE INCLUDING ‘ 
QUALITY CAR, BUPA, PENSION, ETC. 

f^ge nBed Lt d, the UK’s fastest growing sigyBers a computer consumables 
and ®cc^sortes with offices m LofxJon, Manchester and Glasgow, is ax- 
parefing Its natkxral account division. Based to London you win he aeffing to 
industry and commerce as wefl as government botfies, loeri 

Tlwpe^le in are kxdOng for wffl have a, proven track record of saMng 

accessories to major accounts and wifl be 
mature ana salt monv^ad. ■ - 

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Vince Summers 
Managing Director 



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ADMINISTRATIVE 

•SECRETARY 

Bonding Suweying and 
Manning and Development 


Ah. opportunity to assist in the management 
and development of two important 
speda&sations of the profession. Duties in- 
volve servicing working ffoups; Batson with 
member, the public and other orgarma&ons in- 
cluding promotional activities. 

Canddates should be graduates wife proven 
ad mi ni st r ati ve skBs and be med 25-35 years. 

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New appointment in support of a key 
regulatory committee and as a link with the 
relevant technical departments. 


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EXECUTIVE 

£14,000— £16,000 


Positive management of change 

• The Slock Exchange is the focal point in the City's 
rapid evolution. 

• There is an urgent need to recognise and follow 
through the implications of committee decisions. 

• And make things happen in a creative and 
positive way. 

Your background 

• You will be used to working with committees. 

• A gradu ate or equivalent with relevant 
professional experience. 

• You will have a good understanding of City 
matters. 

• Be computer literate and be able to pick up 
knowledge quickly. 

Your main responsibilities 

• Providing management and administrative 
support within toe expanding UK Equities Market 

• Aiding the definition of policies and toe makmg of 
decisions before, during and after committee 
meetings. 

• Implementing these decisions effectively. 


Interpretive and analytical role 

• The art of the possible - you win need to 

understand the wider issues involved. 

• Interpreting and analysing the regulatory impact 
of the ‘big bang'. 

• Dealing with enquiries on rules and precedents 
for the future. 

» This could involve working closely with the 
technical teams who are developing support 
services and systems - ensuring interaction with 
the committee. 

Career launch . 

• With exposure at all levels in the Stock Exchange 

arid the City this is a'genuine career development 
Opportunity. . 

• You will be given a high degree of responsibility. 

-• Excellent fringe benefits inctudihg free travel. 

Please reply with a full CV to Jennifer Gregson, 
Personnel Manager, The Stock Exchange, Old 
Broad Street, London EC2N 1HP. tel: 01-588 2355, 
ext 28123. 


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* Professional Merchandising and imaginative retailing flair have 
created sustained growth and ambitious but realistic Business 
Objectives for our client, a 80 branch specialist retailer of accessories 
for the home 

* The requirement is for a retailer; a well-schooled growing 
professional with a demonstrable empathy for retailing and a traders 
instincts and possessing sound house-keeping skills. - 

* The task is to manage and control the Retail Business at branch level 
Although based in London, extensive UK travel is seen as a necessary 
part of developing the personal performance of managers and staff 
and ensuring that the highest standards of customer service and 
stores operations are maintained and developed. 

* An attractive; results linked remuneration package of c£25k + car is 
offered with a Directorship envisaged in the near term. The Board 
see this new appointment as a career opportunity 

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Tanstead Associates Ltd 


EXECUTIVE SEARCH' West End House 

& SELECTION 11 Hills Place. London WlR lAG 

01-439 1881 


EDUCATIONAL 

CONSULTANT 

AJPPLED MICROSYSTEMS TECH- 
NOLOGY is continura its One of 
softwarectevelcpmemrortheMidtfle 
fast and is seeking to appoint a fuR 
lime Educational Consultant to join 
its research and development staff. 

The Consultant wiB be working in co- 
operation with the R & D engineers 
to design Arabic educational soft- 
ware to be run on several 
microcomputers. The required per- 
sonnel must be fluent in Arabic, and 
have a career that is long 
recognised, with at least 10 years 
teaching experience fen the Arab 
countries. 


SALES/MARKETING 

MANAGER 

AMT is expanding its Sales opera- 
tions in the UK and now requires a 
Sales/Marketing Manager who is ex- 
perienced with microcomputers 
especially IBM Personal Computers. 


LARGE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER 
WITH £75 WILLSON WORLDWIDE TURNOVER 

SEEK 


DIRECTOR 

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SALARIES: NEGOTIABLE . 

PLEASE WRITE IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE 'TO: 

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CAN YOU COMMUNICATE? 

Sales Executives - Office 
Equipneat Aid Feed Industries 

If you have initiative, possess a logical and 
systematic mind and above all have excellent 
communication skills - we need to talk to you. 

The people we are seeking w® ideally have 1- 
2 years seffing experience within toe above 
industries anti win offer our clients a sound 
seJSng track record. 


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Salary: Negotiable 
experience. 

Send fuB CV to- 

AALT. 

Applied Microsystems 
Technology LUL, 

32/34 Grickkwood 
Broadway, 

LONDON NW2 3ET 

dosing Date: 

14th June. 1 986. 


BIBLE SOCIETY 

wishes to appoint a framing Consultant in Bible 
use, and bn Evangelism Trailing Consultant to 
its newly created Chruch Training Division. . 

Responsibilities will include writing, and 
developing courses and materials, and training 
Church Jeadeisjn England and Wales in the use 
of the Bible ter Christian education and 
evangelism. 

Applicants will be committed Christians, 
theologically educated to degree standard, with 
a com mi tment to Bible use. They will be good 
communicators with a proven ability to train 
others, and the ability to use modem 
management methods. 

For an application form and job description 
please contact- 

James Escott, 

Personnel Manager, 

Bible Society, 

StonehSl Green, 

Westfea Down, 

. SWINDON, SN5 7DG. 

Tel: ( 0793 ) 617381 . 

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A WINNING PERSONALITY 

.. . , could earn vouDZOOOm your first year plus 
ar excefi&fUwning, £7.000 (negotiable 
regulated earnings scheme), early management 
opportunities arid the becking of a £4 billion 
international group If you have drive: initiative, 
good communicative skills, it's an excellent 
career move -rake it Phone for deaaib. 

01-930 3069 


Major names in the fietos of office equipment 
and food based in the Home Counties. They 
offer excellent career opportunities for the 
right people. With competitive basic salaries in 
the region of £8, 000-E1 5.000 plus excellent 
commission opportunities and company car. 
AH usual company benefits apply. 

To &8CU33 these important positions and 
others hi more detafl ring Peter Wyrffl 
on 01-629 7262 or write with fuB 
curriculum vitae to the 
address given. 


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Sa adi Arabia 

COST ESTIMATOR /QS 

required by construction company with Wood- 
work Factory. 

Applicant to be bolder of B Sc. with mm. S years 
experience in civil works and/or woodwork. 
Taxfiee income £12,000 - 15.000. 

Benefits include car, furnished Bachelor Accom- 
modation and 21 days paid leave with return 

ticket to UK for every six months. 

Please h rite fa 
KADR MAZE 
Le Foolen, 2013 Cofon trier 
Switzerland 


THE COtMaL TOR BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY 

MANAGING EDITOR 

The work involves dealing with authors, edi- 
tors. and printers, and responsibility for copy 
etfting, production, and publicity. 

Applicants must have considerable experience 
to the editing and production of academic publi- 
cations. Knowledge of archaeology is desirable 
but not essential. Salary will start between 
£1 0,500 and El 1 ,500 depending on experience. 
Closing date for applications is June the 2nd. 
Ptease write with a full CV to The Director, 
CouncH for British Archaeology, 112 
Kennington Road. London SE11 6RE. 


SALES ADMINISTRATOR 

Yang aid hgMy mounted snorts and matetng company bead in 
London (5W6) wed a sales / pumoann a dua g aam wto fte our team. 
Sen - tnottoun. conrtdana. Knotty, wise oi turau & urgency are 
essertHl Good BlaptnB rarer reared for sates and prqnmMn. 
Soro sacreutial A VHP ink utiere axuxy s more nportard than 

Satsy aand £7^00, nsgotribte. 

01 731 0072. 


AN OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY 
AT DIRECTOR LEVEL 

Our client wishes to make a Director level appointment ro complement a current 
expansion programme. 

As the foremost career planning and development organisation in Europe, our client 
offers unique services to botn corporate .tnd individual clients, arid is seeking applicants, 
probably aged 45-52. with a degree or professional qualification, who can demonstrate a 
successful crack record gained in industry at Board level. 

This role demands scrong personal qualities and candidates should be authoritative 
and persuasive with proven .written and verbal communication skills. Essential pre- 
requisites are ambition, mental agility, energv, enthusiasm and the necessity -to succeed. 

A highly competitive salary is offered and applications' are ihvired. ffopj suitably 
qualified candidates for this excellent career appointment. . ' ' . 

Please apply in confidence with C.V. nv- .... 1 

Keith Mitchell, consultant, — AM /Aa' ~ 

Senior Management International 

Executive Search Consultants 1P| UK ^"c^^CrassRoad 

F** LONDON WC2H0ES 


FIELD SALES 
MANAGER 


Graduates 


Our Client, a Crown department, seeks 
dynamic graduates for a nigh profile^ role 
which will involve exposure to an 
investigations of topical issues and 
provide a professional and recognised 
training. 

Prerequisite for success would be 
communication skills and the ambition to 
succeed. Prospects are excellent, as 
successful candidates can specialise and 
assume a consultancy role within a very 
short period of time. 

For further information contact Michelle 
Ser or Jon Vonk on 01-629 4463 or write 
to them at Harrison. .& 'Willis LhL, 
Cardinal House, 39/40 Albemarle Street, 
London W1X 3FD. 


London & South 


c £20,000 + 


CHICAGO 

English restaurant in Chicago desires experi- 
enced Maitrede/Man 2 ger. The restaurant 
seats 200 for dinner with wine bar, saloon 
bar and public bar and is part of a complex 
including a 430 scat legitimate theatre. 
Please send resume to: 

Mr R Faubion 
c/o Alta Berkeley Associates 
25 Berkeley Square 
London W1X 5HB 


A leading- -WesL -German shower -enclosure 
manufacturer, is planning to market and sell 
its products in the UK beginning this summer. 
The 'sates"drive will - ifiltiauy” bfirTthe London 
and Southern areas of England therefore appli- 
cants will preferably live within and have a 
high market knowledge of this area. Eventually 
it is planned to expand the job responsibiliies 
to national coverage after the launch period; 

Applications are invited from people aged ?£ 
50: confident articulate and committed with a 
proven sales record within the shower enclo- 
sure or a sanitary ware related 'industry, and 
selling to builders merchant companies and 
bathroom specialists. An attractive and realis- 
tic salaryTbohus'and commission package is 
offered together with company- car. medical 
insurance amd pension scheme.^ . 

Please send full CV in strictest, confidents tog 
- R D Barnard. . - - : • 

Grand^Curves Ltd, . • ; . 

Oilers Pool Way. ... . ■ - 

Watford by-pass; * 

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PORTERS i 

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needed Id work with an exdlihg new develop- 
ment of luxury fiats. Varied work. 40 hour shift 
week. Applicants to have a. UK driving liccncg. 
Call Sally Collins 01-727 5911 

or write to 77 .Palace Court, London W2 4JE. 






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AUDITORS 

Could you avoid this? 


W . Time. Resources. Money. 

The kind of waste it's 
our job to help Local Government avoid. 

And yew job as a, qualified Auditor, to 
help them recognise. . . . 

At die Audit Commission we have several vacancies 1 for 
Auditors to join our District Audit teams based throughout 
England and Wales. Small, closely knit groups, who travel to Local 
Authorities in their area, auditing their accounts. 

There’s tremendous scope for variety. You will work on special 
projects, looking at ways the Authorities can achieve value for 
money. You will look ar the services they provide, such as 
education, police, fire and social services, and examine ways in 
which they can be unproved. 


; To fill such a role you heed eo be astute 
■■ _ and professional. Creative with ideas, at 

'.home with figures. A qualified Acxouhcaric 
(chartered, certified or public finance) 

' with found audit experience, and preferably 
a knowledge of the public sector. 

The rewards are high and promotion prospects superb. 

There's a starting salary of £13800, the opportunity to earn an 
extra £1300 performance related pay and excellent conditions of 
employment. 

For an application form and further derails please write to or 
telephone Richard Illingworth or Phillips Beaman, Personnel 
Department, Audit Commission, St Lawrence House, 

29-31 Broad Street, Bristol BS1 2EX. Telephone Bristol 

(0272)211551. 


A Professional Benevolent Association 
City to £25,000 

The Association is a registered diarity ^riiaA n Klnri ft aimiflberof pmpeitMSs. 

setnplOOyeaisago.tDhelp,ma Candidates, FGA’s, pre ferably a ged 

variety of ways, menibeES of the ' 45tD 5^mi^ beabfetDoaifimtae 


Institute and their families and 


Oircotiy about 500 people are 






45 to 55, mustbeaUetooouMtbe 
finances of the Assodatfem but more 




MARWICK 


„ Audit - ! 

Commission I 


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leading lo the SA£B 


n. enables people like you to enter the industry ; 
SYSTEMS ANALYST. 


IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MSC SPONSORSHIP 
YOU WILL RECEIVE FREE TRAINING + A WEEKLY ALLOWANCE 
SELECTION SEMINARS 27TH, 2STH AND 29TH MAY AT 145PM AND 20IH MAY AT 6PM - 
If you are between 23 and 33. educated to ‘A’ level standard and reside within a 30 mile radius of 
. London, please telephone 01-338 2312 or write to Miu Louise James, UP CowHonte, 24 
Stephenson W *y, London NW1 2HD. 


UK SALES MANAGER 
LADIESWEAR AND MENSWEAR 

POLO/RALPH LAUREN are expanding 
their wholesale business and wish to appoint 
a sales manager for men swear: and 
ladieswear. The. candidate should Jbe well 
versed in concept selling and have knowledge 
of upmarket speciality and department stores 
throughout the UK and presently working in 
a similar environment. 

The responsibilities require a dynamic and 
enthusiastic personality with a strong orga- 
nizational sense. 

Salary negotiable. 

Please send C.V. and photograph to; 

Mrs C. Rixon (T) 

Poloco Ltd. 

8 Cork Street 
LONDON W1X IPB 


INTERNATIONAL TRUST GROUP 

A rapidly developing international Group, 
whose shareholders Include U.S., German and 
Swiss Institutions, is seeking an energetic. In- 
novative lawyer or accountant to deal with 
business development, planning, administrative 
and accounting matters in its West-End London - 
office. The Group’s' activities Include interna- 
tional trust services for wealthy individuals, 
offshore corporate administration, and services 
to' offshore mutual funds from several 
cooiTtiles. : - 

Candidates should ideally be aged 30-40, be 
qualified as an accourrtant and/or lawyer, famil- 
iar with personal and corporate Internationa] 
financial planning advice and administration. 
Experience in private banking wiH be a help. 
The position will involve some travel. 

Written replies with CV, please, to Managing 
Director, New World Trustee Services (UK) 
Limited, 4th Floor, 15 Stanhope Gate, London 
W1Y 6A0. Telephone 01-408 1835. 


- -UNIVERSITY OF -LONDON - 

LILLIAN PENSQNHALL 
. . DEPUTY BURSAR 

Resideni required for hall for 500 post graduate 
students men. women, and married couples. 
Main -duties are to assist with the domestic and 
financial administration and maintenance of thfr 
hall. Candidates should have had similar experi- 
ence and knowledge of accounting. Studio’ fiat 
valued at £1422 for superannuation purposes. 
Salary £6647 ti> £8060 plus London allowance 
£1297. • 

Applications and further- particulars; 

Bursar 

Lillian Reason Hall 


London W2 ITT 
. 01-262 2081 



QUANTITY SURVEYORS 

CENTRAL AND 
GREATER LONDON 

Rising from further expansion m our 
contracting acuvitiffiJ5Xr!HigpinsTahd 
Sons Limited wish to appoint addi- 
tional quantity surveyors for V variety- 
of building contracts up to £5 million m i 
value. 

Suitably, qualified applicants must be 
over 25 years of age, self-motivated and 
must be experienced in all aspects of 
the valuation of main and subcontract 
works. The ability to work successfully 
with the minimum of supervision is 
essential. 

The positions offer an excellent salary, 
together ^ with company car/car allow- 
ance and generous benefits. ; ' 

Please write to or telephone Miss S. Daniels 
for as. application fora: 


D J. Higgins & Sons Ltd. 
173 Hors Lane, 
Woodford Green, 

Essex. 1G8 9AG 
01-505 2814 


Higgins 


The Royal Marsden Hospital 
Special Health Authority 

Senior Research 
Psychologist 

(LECTURER) 

Salary scale £13.601*E18.557 inclusive 
To join cur raw CANCER PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH UNIT 
which Ttcwiantiy being estatifisted. The Psychologist wiB 
co-onSnate and organise the euatuation of tf® raw psyrii- 
atric sendee to be prorated to both tie Sunny aid London 
brandies of tin hospital. Your base wffl be tha Surrey 
branch h Sutton. 

You should be abb to develop assessment procedures and 
have a sand knowledge of multivariate statistics. You must 
bare a PhD as well as experience or working with cancer 



Funher (tetris cart be obtained from Dr. Steven Grew. 



Residential Sales/Lettings 

NEGOTIATOR 

Required for West End chartered- surveyors and 
estate agents. 

Centra] London experience is as are 

initiative, ability to oigaoise own work and take 
responsibility. 

- Please telephone RosaBnd George m 
01-031 5313. 


DREDGER OPERATOR 

E xp e ri enced Dredger Master 'required “for 
small Italian shallow water cutter suction 
dredger equipped with 12 cylinder turbo 
charged VN engine- 

This position, based in TbiHrwin, will ini , 
tialiy be on bachelor status for one year. 
Salary negotiable. Immediate start 

Please- send detailed CV to:- 

Mr C Kennett Keuhett Turner & Co Ltd, 
59 Cadogan Streep London SW3 20J 


We ore a medium sized manufacturing company 
located in Ontario, Canada. We specialize in Preci- 
sion madutiRg for the Tooling Industry in a modem 
plant, which is CAD/CAM driven. 

Due to new product introduction and expansion we 
offer the foBawmg opportunities: 

PRODUCTION MANAGER 
MANUFACTURING ENGINEER 

Both opport u ni tie s requrie an oggrestv*, goal orien- 
tated individual, who has o proven trade, record m 
precision machining of metals and has extensive ex- 
perience in tooting and fixturing. 

QUALITY ASSURANCE 
ENGINEER 

This exating opportunity exists far a Quafity Assur- 
ance Engineer, who has at least 5 years relevant 
experience aid has been involved in setting up a 
plant wide QaaGty Assurance Programme. 

We manufacture 100 plus different components, 
with batch sizes ranging from 200 to 2000. 
These po s itio n s are in So u thern Ontario and appli- 
cants should submit resumes to the following 
Bax No :- 

Box No. H23 

- c/o The Tanas 

P.O.Box 484 . 

Virginia Stmt, London El 


CHARITY ADMINISTRATOR 

THE ROYAL UTBIAflY FUND, a charity founded in 1788 
to relieve authors in distress, requires a part-time 
adrobvs&atDT: 

Candidates should have a knowledgeable Interest; In 
books aid authors, experience in ruining a small office, 
the ability to deal with financialirratrers. a famtoity with 
DHSS regulations and the patience to deal with people in 
distress. 


The appointment wHI be male 
taken up in November 1986. i 
the region of £7,000 pa. 


the end of July to be 
ly.byaoangernent u. 


Application fornstrom the Secretary, The Royal Uteray 
- Fund. 144 Temple Chambers, Temple Avenue, London 
EC4Y 0DT. 

Applications oust tie recetired by ZTfe Jon 1986. 


TWO GRADUATES EARLY TO LATE 20’s 
£8000 - £12000 a.a.e. 

To assist Production Manager of American owned Com- 
pany in Chessi ngton, Surrey. Marketing Training will be 
given. Work will include chasing production, supplies 
etc. and providing ideas for new foes m crystal & 
porcelain. Fr ee healt h insurance, 20 days holiday. .. 

Write enclosing G.V. 

FAN HAYBDTU - ... 
PERSONNEL, 

12-14 HIGH STREET, 
W.WICKHAM, KBIT. - 
TEL- 81-776 MSI . 


Profile 


Account Executive required with consultancy experi- 
ence for corporate affairs department to work on a wide 
range of accounts. Salary according to age and experi- 
ence. 

Reply in writing with CV tot 

Ux Fraafcarw 

Pnfli Mk M tism Ud, 



Manager - Retail Petroleum 

As expanding independent petroleum com- 
pany requires an experienced Retail Manager 
to take control of the day to day running and 
sustained growth of the Company’s service 
stations. 

The successful candidate would be seif moti- 
vated and possess strong leadership qualities. 
Salary negotiable. Company car and consider- 
able fringe benefits ate appropriate to the 
importance of the position. 

Please reply to Box H15 . : 




London Wl 


to£10,000 


Due to our expanding operations, JLioyd Chapman Associates, a 
leading International Search and Selection company, have an 
immediate opening for aResearcher wi th khowledgeof the Ot/dnd • 
itsinstimtiqns. .■ ...... - • 

' . . Wene^ 'apereoncapaU^ 

target candidates ensuring the successful completion of specific 
assignments, and developing our expanding dam base. : 

The successful candidate will have a mimmiriri of ppp year's 
relevant research experience and ideally will be working in a similar 
environmentatpresent. Ifyouare bright, dynamic and capable of 
working to tight deadlines as part of a professional team in a progressive 
.company, then please send your c.v.to Leslie Bens ley ■■■• -- 


Uovd 


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SOLICITORS 

PARTNERSHIP SECRETARY - 

Rapidly expanding firm of solicitors of high reputation 
itv Central West London require someone to consoli- 
date the support activities of the practice, undo’ the 
general direction of the partnership. " 

to depth experience of both legal accounts and the 
requirements of SAFI together with practical involve- 
ment to office administration at senior level with a law 
firm are essential. 

Please reply, with jull career history 10 : 

■ Low Placements (Ref DJW), 

Ludgeta House, WM1! Fleet Sheet, Leaden EC42A6 

,01-353 5498 (24hre) 


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PUBLIC RELATIOPfS/ 
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS 

c£20 f OOO + Car 

The Federation of Civil Eiwineertog Cortractors invites 
appfcafiqns forfte postofDfredor. External Affrfrs, to 
be based at tire London Head Office. 

The person appointed will be responsible for promoting' 
the pmral image and free enterprise character of the 
Civil Engineering Industry and the contribution which it 
makes to toe economic and social weft-Peira of the 

-nation.---- ' ----- - - - 

The potion partiettefy involves maintainirv and 
deverapmg toe Federation’s relations with Pafianent, 
Gmrenmientand the Weitia. Significant past experience 
m tins field Is essential anda breknrouod in econwnkss 
is desirable. Age not less than 30. 

Applications marked Private A Confidential to: 
The Director General, 

pie Federation of Givi) Engineering Contractors, 

6 Portugal Street. • - - 

London. WC2A 2HH 


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sales Director 





316 “ tterhationa ^ recognised as market leaders in 

tioaOurprod^ 


tuons Wfflcn Will enq hl l 
Potential markets worldwide. 

your early 40^ and a degree-lev^ Engineer » Physicist, yon 

at senior ? cc f ss record in p mfitfO a te capital equipment sales 

P 1 ^ 61 ^ 3 ^ involving instrumentation with a 
SQtnncant sort wars content, certainly you have sufficient t^h rar aa l 


For Quality 

expertise to liaise effectively with engineering management both of 
cost tamers and within the Company. Substantial experience of the North 
American market would be an advantage. Equally, we are looking for 
someone with the commercial acumen needed to play a leading role in the 
broader management of the Company. 

The post (which has arisen from internal management moves) is based in 
Leicester. The remuneration and benefits are substantial, and negotiable. 
In addition there is an annual performance award based on the Company’s 
success, together with an executive can private health insurance and the 
usual benefits one expects from a major company. The Company employs 
around 1,000 people worldwide and is gro w ing strongly. 

. Please contact the Company’s adviser, Feter S Findlay, of Cripps, Sears & 
Associates Ltd., Personnel Management Consultants, 88-39 High Kolb urn, 
London WC1V 6LH. Tel: 01-404 5701. 





Rank Taylor Hobson 

Cripps, Sears 


Recent or imminent 

GRADUATES 

Embark on your professional sales career 
with a blue-chip company. 


NCR is, quite amply, one of the largest and most successful 
computer companies in the world. 

Systemedia. whichmanufactures and markets computer 
consumables and business forms, is a vital part of our 
commitment to providing the total solution for today's 
business needs. 

And a profitable one too. With its continued growth, NCR 
Systemedia is the name in an enormous market which is 
expanding all the time. 

Building for the future is a key priority - which is why we're 
now offering a future to am bilious graduates who have the 
potential arid die determination to launch a successful sales 
career 

Whether you've already coined some commercial 

you to consider the l^Rprqmbe. 

First -class training 

For produg training and skdl development, the quality of 
"NCR's trainings recognised uiroughout the computer 
industro as second to none. However don't expect toleam 


any foot-in-the-door' techniques - with Systemedia you'll 
be selling a complete supplies management service where 
client relationships and your understanding of a company’s 
business needs are all-important 

Structured career development 

Those with talent and the abUily to produce results make 
rapid strides at NCR and you could be into sales 
management inside four years, perhaps even less. 

Stability 

NCR and Systemedia have unrivalled experience in the 
business systems market with products to match. We 
continue to go from strength to strength. 

Excellent rewards 

In return for committed effort, we offer a high basic plus 
realistic targets which should earn you £2 1.250 in your first 
year andconsiderabh/ more thereafter We also provide a - ■ 
company car and generous benefits. A dean driving licence 
is essential. " 

Over to you. If you’d like to make a name in the very best 
company telephone Martin Burgess, Senior Personnel 
for an application form on 01- 725 8598. 


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Outstanding Managing Director 

Earn More Than £70,000 pa 

in Salary and Sonus 



This well es ta blis h ed Britis h^ 

European division by offering this 

Ybur challenge? 

The division is currently breaking even on sales of 
£10-3M and your task is to build pre-tax profit to £700K 
in three years. 

Sounds like a big job? 

Yes, but it is no more than has already been achieved 
elsewhere in the Group in the same timescale. 

' In your favour? 

Recognised product in- an international business, 
identifiable competitors, well designed equipment and 
resources for modernisation. 

Against you? 

Poor materials control, variable quality, tong lead times 
and production inefficiencies. 

The Environment? 

One site operation, 2S flOO sqSt factory. 300 staff. Light/ 
medium engineering, capital equipment mainly 
standard unSs, batch production incorporating 
fabrication and assembly 


i is determined to attract the very best person to run a major 
4 — career opportunity and exceptionally ' high incentive 
Do You Match? 

Organised, professional manager; ideally graduate 
engineer, 40-50, good mechanical - production 

engineering background with MRP experience. 
Successful profit centre manager; with well rounded 
business experience to complement . ‘hands-on* 
production ability 




Other Rewards? 

Base salary neg. to £3&000, plus benefits and car 
appropriate to tire position. Bonus designed to double 
baW salary if you meet the challenge. 

Sounds interesting? 

Tor further information on location, prospects and an 
application form contact Patrick Hill. Senior Consultant, 
Cripps, Sears & Associates Limited, Personnel 
Management Consultants. Westminster House, 
2 Minster Street, Reading RG1 2JA. Teh (0734) 50256L 


ripps,Sears 



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Computer Sales Consultants 

London c£35k Packaged Car + Stock Options 


Our client U a public company and the 

leading supplier of computer systems to the 
accountancy profession with over M00 
jnulri'user installations and a rapidly 
growing client base in the financial sector. 

Many of their clients are currently 

upgrading to the company’s new generation 

■of Unix based systems. . 

To meet this increasing demand, the 
tales team tor the South East is set to 
expand and the need is for mature ales 
executives to develop both new and 



existing business within the profession and 
associated markets. A background in 
accountancy is essential, as is at least two 
years’ experience in sales or in running your 
own business. - 

You will have the confidence and 
personal credibility to work at senior level, 
and will be looking for a professional 
environment in which your career and 
talents can flourish. 

lo apply, please telephone or write to 
Brian Burgess quoting Ref; CM 039. 

International 
Search and Selection 

I00 New Bond Street London WJ Y 0HR. 
telephone. 01 -408 1670. 



DESIGN ENGINEER 

Special Purpose Machines 
and Equipment 

Our Design Group, which offers services to client 
companies in the United Kingdom and Europe, is 
looking for a qualified and experienced Design 
Engineer to enhance its consultancy team. 

This position provides as interesting and varied 
workload, across a wide range of industries, and 
offers the opportunity to travel extensively. 

We are looking forengineera who have experience 
of special purpose machine, process plant and 
special purpose equipment design. 

Applicants should hold a degree or be Chartered 
Engineers, preferably aged 2545 . 

A good salary and benefits package niH he offered 
to the right person, including relocation to this 
attractive part of Leicestershire. 

Engineers who are seeking wider experience and 
scope for career development should send details 
of qualifications, experience and present salary to: 
Liz Anderson, Personnel Assistant, PERa, 
Melton Mowbray. Leics LE13 OPB 

TEL: 0664-501532 


PHOTOGRAPHIC 
CONSULTANT 

For busy West End Recndtmenl Agency. Responsible, al- 
iractive. moUvaled person who has worked with 
photographers and who would UKe regular hours in a 
Ineodty. expanding office. Good career prospects. 

Contact Julianne 01-439 1821. 


COMPETENT 

ASSISTANT 

Required for 
busy Medical 
Agency based in 
Fulham. Good 
Telephone man- 
ner & previous 
office experience 
essential plus 
some typing. 
Four weeks holi- 
day pa, salary 
c£6,000. 

TEL 

01-736 9203 


Faron Sutaria 

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SENIOR NEGOTIATOR 
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London reydmtdjJwic^Y with j 
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sultancy retmino'. an 
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TerrtorfesthroaghouttheCLK, ExceSaitsalaiy package +car 

A number of exception^ <^pomirafes to join the dear market leader, 
have been created in London and throughout the country for SALES 
PROFESSIONALS who can offer us a positive flexible attitude and the 
potential to develop within a dynamic expanding company. 

Throughout the world FORMICA is synony- 
mous with the high quality decorative 
laminate surfaces used in all aspects of daily 
life inducting the home, office and industrial 
site. 

To ensure our present, envied, rate of development is maintained we 
are strengthening our veiy successful salesteam with experienced 
safes people abkrto identify and secure new business as well as devel- 
oping sales to existing accounts. 

To succeed candidates wili have a sound sales background gained 
within a dtsdptined professional sates orientated company, a positive 
determined approach to setting and the ability to manage their very 
demanding sales activities. An understanding of design and colour 
co-ordination and tire abffity to specify and negotiate with architects, 
contractors and surveyors would be advantageous. Sales ability and a 
successful career record Is more important however. 

As a major international company FORMICA offer an excellent range 
of benefits in addition to exciting career prospects and a competitive 
range of salaries, based upon experience, plus a commission incentive 
scheme. The benefits package includes free BUPA. a pension scheme, 
lunch and business allowances and of course a range of company cars 
to choose from. 

if you are looking for e genuine career opportunity with a very suc- 
cessful company and you have tire ability and potential to perform 
successfully within an enthusiastic team committed to success 
contact our consultants for an application form or send them a com- 
prehensive CV. 

QUEST RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY. 

Wenrisc House. 4 Meadow Court, Witney, Oxford. OX3 6LP. 
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Our clients are lookingfbr executives with substantial 
experience in all aspotsof the retail motor trade who are 
seekingto progress their careers with a leading company in the 
UK motor industry. Major emphasis is placed on practical sales 
ability at all levels in new and used vehicles. 

The responsibilities and involvement will be with the company's 
existing and expanding dealer network, acting asa 
troubleshooter and advisor in areas of new [ retail and fleet) and 
used car sales; retail business management controls; property 
acquisition — and all associated aspects of maintaining and 
developing the representation of the franchise nationwide. 
Based in the south of England, the position will involve travel 
throughout the UK. 

Successful applicants will be eager to take on a demanding and 
stimulating position which will ensure them the professional 
and personal fuJfilmenttbey are seeking They will probably be . 
between 35 and 45 years old, and it is unlikely that anyone 
currently earning less than £30,000 p a. will be suitably 
qualified for the position. 

Conditions of employment are excellent 

Please ring today on 01-900 0321. Orwrite, quoting reference 

APA/3175, to Leon Levy, 

Director of Recruitment, jggjg» 

AplinPhillimore Associates, _ 

Circle House North, 69-71 Wembley Hill Road, TODAY 
Wembley, Middlesex HA9 8BL 3-7 

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A rapidly expanding international active firm of Patent Attorneys and Attorneys 
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ENGINEERS 

with Bachelor's or Master's Degree or Doctorate in 

Electrical/Electronic Sciences 

Preferably aged under 35. Unique opportunity to work in a pleasant atmosphere 
with other British and German Attorneys to obtain training as a European Patent 
Attorney at the site of the European Patent Office. An intellectually challenging job. 
early responsibility as well as an excellent salary are offered. 

Munich is one Df the most attractive cities in Europe with a high standard of living, 
excellent cultural and recreational opportunities, a large English speaking commu- 
nity and excellent international and German educational facilities. Knowledge of 
German would be advantageous. 

Apply in writing with detailed curriculum vitae aind recent photograph. 

Box No. H18 


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Frankfort DM Neg. 

Our Client, a trading German tanfc. requires a translator lo be based in ifien - 
head office in Frankfurt. As pan of a team of translators, the candidate would be 
required to translate documents of a banking, economic or EDP nature between 
English and German. 

Educated to degree level in either German or Economics, the idea] candidate 
should have English mother tongue with a perfect knowledge of German and possess 
relevant experience gained either as a iran<daior or within a banking environment. 

Please send a detailed Curriculum Vitae, seating salary expectations, to 

Alison McGoigan. Jonathan Wren Internatio n al Ltd, 170 Bbbopsgale, 
London EC2M 4LX. let (01) 623 1266. 


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HEAD OF FUNDRAISING 

The voluntary sector's leading advisory, representative and develop- 
ment agency is seeking a new HEAD OF FUNDRAISING to manage and 
co-ordinate its fundraising activities. 

This exciting post will provide a challenge to somebody with fundraising 
and marketing skills and who will have experience or working with 
commeroe/industry. First-class personal skills, ability to imaginatively 
package NCV0 activities in order to attract funders and to take ah 
entrepreneurial approach are essential requirements of this important 
post. Membership of The Institute of Charity Fundraising Managers 
would be useful. 

Salary scale: £14.183 - £19,281 + £1,365 London weighting pa (under 
review). 

Write to the Personnel Officer, NCVO. 26 Bedford Square. London 
WC15 3HU for further details. Closing date for completed applications: 
6 June 1986. 

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Management consultancy for the public sector is one of 
the most challenging opportunities available. 

- After all, delivering cost-effective solutions for central 
government local authorities, the health service, nationalised 
industries and public utilities requires some highly specialised 
talent Anda great deal of responsibility. 

That’s why we’re looking for special people. 

Aged, ideally in your early 30s you will have experience of 
one or more of the following: 


• financial management 
© information technology 
® human resources management 


Your current expertise could foil either within the private or 
the public sector and you should have the commitment to be 
able to apply this expertise to complex and sensitive 
situations. 

If you have these qualities, you’re well on your way to a 
safety of up to £30.000 per annum, and a career with one of 
the leading names in this highly demanding area. It could be a 
significant step forward in managing your career. 

So.if all this soundsinteresting, send your curriculum vitae in 
confidence, quoting reference MCS/805S to Peter Humphrey 
Price Waterhouse, Management Consultants 
Southwark Towers, 32 London Bridge Street 
London SEX 9SY 


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London W1 


c.£ 10,000 


As market leaders in International Search 
and Selection with a reputation tor 
producing the most innovative and powerful 
recruitment advertising available, we have an 
urgent requirement for an ambitious graduate 
level trainee with commercial acumen. 

Resronsibilirieswillinclude the develop' 
menr of our expanding international client 
base via effective monitoring of national 
and specialist press, and the organising of 
discussions (tor our specialists) with senior 
level executives w ho manage Information 


-..Ll oyd 
Chapman 

■Mil Associates 


Technology for potential client companies. 

Successful candidates will be in their 
early to mid 20s with good commercial 
experience including at least one year in a 
telephone sales environment and, ideally, 
with a good computer understanding. 

So, if you are bright, tenac ious. and enjoy 
working as parr of a vigorously expanding yet 
professional ream then, in the first instance, 
write with c. v. to Craig Millar, Associate 
Director, Information Technology; quoting 
Ref: CM 040. 

International 
Search and Selection 

100 New Bond Street London Wl Y 0HR 
Telephone: 0 1 -408 1670. 


BI LINGUAL BANKING STAFF 

ARABIC / ENGLISH 

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Sub-Manatrf. customer services A" signatory. 

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Dem Officer business tiwenpment B aptfay- 
Rease send CV id: 

Onto* flecnKment Cretsutarts 
239 Luen Hall. 162/168 Regents Street 
London Wl. Tet: 01-734 9896 


CONTRACTS MANAGER 

We are a Gloucestershire based company, working throughout 
the U.K. with a curent tonxwer of around E2m and expanding 
fast Wb require a first class engineer to work directly under the 
Board of Directors and anticipate that the right person would be 
appointed Director in the foreseeable future. We offer a Company 
Car and a good salary by negotiation. If you are self motivated 
and anbaous. please wme with full C.V. to: 

Mr MB. Roberts, C.F. Roberts Ltd. S3 St Owens Street. 
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Looking for a great 
career opportunity in 
a tasl-pace environ- 
ment with the 
security of a com- 
petitive salary? Kelly 
Girl Service, a leader 
m the fast-growing 
temporary help in- 
dustry, offers all 
three. 

Familiarity with of- 
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perience preferred. 

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in all aspects of the 
temporary help busi- 
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represent Kelly to 
our customers and 
prospects. 

If interested, please 
send your C.V. with 
salary history in 
confidence to: 

Amanda Buogey 
Kelly Shi Sendee 
163 New Bond Street 
London W1Y SPA 

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01-433 3851 


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work on major 
accounts m the 
Midlands/North. 

1 also need to recruit 
Sales Personnel 
within the London 
Area age group 25-40 
with a proven sales 
track record in Capital 
Equipment preferably 
within the retail field. ' 

01-935 8235 


City Based 


c£16,000-£18,0u0 


ACCOUNT t 
COMMERCIAL 
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Satan Hu. £12,680 - 
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erenronmerk or possMyjtrcma- 
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tins canpremsh* work load. 

Bscefits incktle cwtsds^fate au- 
tonomy. a store iclwma and the 
orasped re aarfy utoortment to 
toe operating board. 

Write with c-v. to Managtog Dt- 
rector. Item's Erfcrtne 
Selection. 100 Baker St, Lorekn 
Wl. T« 01-335 6SB1. 


INTERVIEWER 

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ancea mtorviMdr wta erew 

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prembty w o nlo roc esm g/sec- 
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genaranno Business, m offer a 
good bas« salary * eastern 
commesion. harith dub mem- 
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offices. 

Ann Stty Owens on 
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SW1X 9EL. 


Merrill Lynch is one of the largest and most innovative 
fiT inwrial institutions, actively engaged in the development 
of the world’s capital markets. 

\Ve are currently seeking an experienced professional in 
Personnel who will be responsible for the development, 
implementation and administration of compensation policy 
for Merrill Lynch in London. 

This will include all incentive compensation plans, 
responsibility for job evaluation, salary surveys and 
expatriate relocation. The ideal in dividual will be late 20's, 
early 30’s with a good generalist background in personnel 
. who has specialised in compensation/remuneration in the 
last 2/3 years, preferably within a financial institution. 
Applicants must also possess a detailed knowledge of the 
HAY system of job evaluation and have the confidence and 
ability to deal directly with senior management. 

Please write enclosing a C.V to Keith Robinson. Merrill 
Lynch Europe Ltd. 27 Finsbury Square, London EC2A LAQ. 


Merrill Lynch 


ARE YOU EAGER FOR SUCCESS? 
ARE YOU AVAILABLE NOW? 

As a resuft erf our continued growth we require several MANAGEMENT 
CONSULTANTS to maintain our development. 

Could you be one of them? 

Ybu must te highly motivated^ with an appetite for achievement Your 
successful track record will show that you are thoroughly aiqrarienced in 
the business to business area and capable of problem solving tor small 
and medium sized companies, be they financial, commercial or 
manufacturing. 

You win receive comprehensive training and the back-up necessary. A 
first-rate remuneration package commensurate with effort is offered. 

If this is your sort of challenge and you are free for an IMMEDIATE 
START to join our expanding team, please send complete career details 
to Mark Quinery, Ref: T 1 500, IndependentConsuteng and Management 
Company Ltd., Universal House. 56-58 Clarence Street Kingston-upoo- 
Thames, Surrey KT1 1NP. 



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PUBLISHING 

MANAGER 

c £20,000 

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Call Elaine: 
01-405 5778 


BANKING & ACCOUNTANCY 

‘GREAT SUCCESS STORY’ 

(FTAUGUST, 19847 " - 

This was simply one of the accolades Sun IifeTTnit Services, then an 
associate company of Sun Life, received in August when it was announced 
that they were to be bought by the Sun Life Group. 

‘TRULY REMARKABLE UNIT TRUST 
PERFORMANCE’ 

(TIMES APRIL, 1986) 

‘-.no less than 8 of Sun Life’s 1 1 funds are in the top 10 in their sector. 
The best performing fund. Sun Life Japan Growth shows a 93% rise 

over 10 months.’ 

Do you want to share in this success? Are you interested in working 
with this exciting company in the financial services field? Opportuni- 
ties exist throughout the UK, possible earnings exceed £30,000 p.a. 

(Commission). 

RING IAN KIRKWOOD ON 01 242 2222. 


I Recruitment Consultancy 

I with a dynamic young pic 


Michael Page Partnaship is one of the largest UK recruit- 
ment consultancy groups specialising in the financial 
sector. In the 10 years since inception, our unrivaDed 
success has enabled us to maintain sustained expansion. 
Our plans for 1986/87 enable us to offer management 
career paths and consulting opportunities second to none. 
Continuing growth in the demand for our services has 
created the need to expand our consultancy teams 
throughout the UK: you will join one of the most 
respected names in die business and be part of 
one of our tight knit teams of recruitment 
professionals. 


What we seek is your energy, your impatience forsuccess. 
You should be in your twenties, presentable, articulate 
and persuasive; your impressive track record to date will 
have been gained either as an accountant or as a success- 
fill financial recruitment consultant. 

In return we offer a high starting salary, a profit sharing 
scheme, and, after a qualifying period, a company car, 
medical insurance, pension and employee shse scheme. 
Please write in the first instance to Richard Robinson 
ACMA, Managing Director, Michael Page 
Partnership, 39-41 Parker Street, London 
WC2B 5LH. (Teh 01-831 2000). 


" Michael Page Partnership 

- - -International Recruitment Consultants 
London Windsor Bristol Birmingham Manchester Leeds Glasgow Brussels NevvYcrfc Sydney 

■■fc. A member of the Addison Fkg?PlCgrvup 


FINANCIAL CONSULTANCY 
A GROWTH AREA OF THE MOMENT 
AND OF THE FUTURE - DON’T MISS OUT! 

FPS (Management) Ltd is a leading firm of financial consultants and because of phenomenal 
expansion in 1986 is looking for outstanding individuals to complement its London based team of 
professionals. 

nghi individuals (aged 234- and based in London) will be energetic and intelligent, highly 
motivated, hardworking and able to absorb new ideas quickly. J 

Full training will be provided. T ’ ' 

Remuneration expected -to be in excess of £15,000, and lead to manage ment in the first year 

10 dCTel0P ^ 0Wn bUSiDeSS “ d ** company 

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rvirlngthe 1980’s the management consultancy business 
MhasbMome an Increasingly competitive market place. 
At louche Ross, we firmly believe our growth achievements 
over the past few years to have been significant, even 
impressive. 

The figures above may speak volumes about our recent 
past, but perhaps even more for our future, and for the future 
of people joining the company in 1986, when an even higher 


providing reasoned, practical solutions to often complex 
assignments emanating from every aspect of business life. 
In this type of constantly changing environment you will be 
able to gain a much broader base of business experience 
than would have been possible from a pure line role. 

An excellent training programme allied to a wealth of 
knowledge available from more experienced colleagues will 
help ensure your short and long-term success. Exceptional 


pe^n^egrmvthJncreaseseenisJikely, Clearly op portun ity men and women are progressing to partnership in 3-4 years 

2 ur proposition. Opportunity for constant' “and thrive in our open, Informal structure which is geared to 
intellectual challenge. Opportunity for personal achievement, strategic self direction. 

And opportunity for rapid career development 
This upward trend, linked to our commitment 
for excellence, creates a continuous require- 
ment for top-calf bre people with a good 
first degree and appropriate professional 


& Touche Ross 

Management Consultants 


qualification, particularly in Accountancy or Economics. 
The nature of our work Is essentially problem solving; 


Salary will not present a barrier. A company 
car is also provided. If you wish to consider 
joining us in London, Manchester or Glasgow, 
please write or telephone in absolute confidence, 
to: Michael Hurton, (Ref 2654), Touche Ross 
& Co., Hill House, 1 Little New Street, London EC4A 3TR. 
Tel: 01-353 8011. 



CONSULTANTS 

Contact us for probably the widest range of career opportunities in the 
Legal and Accountancy professions. 

Laurence Simons— Legal Profession 
Mark Brewer — Accountancy Profession 
Michael Page Partnership, 39-41 Parker Street, London WC2B 5LH. 



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International Recruitment Consultants 

London Windsor Bristol Birmingham Manchester Leeds Glasgow 
Brussels NewYork Sydney 

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to fly high 



Amb ition and the desire to 
succeed leads people in 
many different directions. 

But all high-fliers need 
excellent equipment and 
resources- and, above all, 
first class training. 

Trident Life, part of one of 
the world's largest financial 
groups, needs more successful 
sales people to increase the _ 
power of its presence in the field. 

To those who have fee personal 

qualities and will to succeed, we . 

offer ab initio training, up-to-date products, and a remuneration 
package which takes the lid off your earning capacity from the word go. 
Ybu don’t have to be currently in sates Caw: more-toan you’d have « to be a - 
pilot to join the RAF), but if you are-fine. Hite way, yDtfUJtodtefte 
com binat ion of our methods and your c ommitm ent :cap open fee door to 
undreamed of success in a career you may never have considered. Also, 
opportunities exist in all areas of the country 



LUltnJuy itJJcncsu iw 7 . . ■ , 

50 an ri can demonstrate maturity, determination and a record of 

sustained success in your current undertaking, find out how to become a 
high flier with Trident Life. 

Write or “phone: 

Terry Fielding-Smhh, 

Sales Director, Trident Life 
Assurance Co. LtcL, London 
Road, Gloucester 0452-500500. 

A aeaper =i laaesria:: Grrup 'J Companies 


Trident Life 


indent Ufe Assurance Company United 


MILLS AND ALLEN MONEY BROKING 
(SERVICES) LIMITED 

This major financial services company in the City has openings 
for the following key personnel. 

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 

- Range £25k - £35k 

To manage and control a major telecommunications centre with 
a team of support personnel Voice transmission experience is 
essential ana a thorough technical knowledge of both speech 
and data communications is required. Major project 
management experience would be preferred. . . 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT MANAGER 

- Range £20k - £25k 

To provide technical support in a multi-supplier machine 
environment to development staff and management. Relevant 
experience will include programming, data communications, 
database knowledge, software development and hardware 
evaluation. 

COMPUTER SERVICES MANAGER 

- Range £20k - £25k 

To provide a professional service in ail aspects of back office 
operations including computer centre. Previous computer 
operations management experience is essential and a 
development background is preferred. Candidates will need 
strong inter-personal skills to succeed in this role. 

The Company is a subsidiary of a U.K. PLC, wife offices in all 
international financial centres. The working environment is 
demanding, and exacting. Potential candidates should therefore 
be resilient, dedicated and be prepared to demonstrate 
exceptional leadership qualities. 

The above posts, in addition to normal company benefits, also 
carry the provision of a company car. 

Please reply in writing wife current C.V. to: 

Mrs. E. Mozley, Personnel Officer, 

Mills and Alien Money Broking (Services) Limited, 
8th Floor, Adelaide House, 

London Bridge, London EC4R 9HN. 


Train In Recruitment 

c£io.ooo 

We need a graduate with at least ayear’s full time work cxperfcwv. . 
aged 23426, to train in recruitment. Specialists in Accountancy 
recruitment with 20+ staff, we can offer full training including formal 
seminars and rapid opportunities for earnings and career 
advancement Also some opening for experienced, talented 
consultants available, earnings to £30,000 + tar. 

To discuss call DAVID PEACHELL, Director 

International Opportunities 

Package E20.000 + 

Our OVERSEAS DIVISION has current vacancies within leading firms 
of Chartered Accountants in New Zealand, Australia, Middle East, 

Bermuda, South Africa, Kenya and the Far East. You .should be 
qualified and have trained with a medium sized or large firm r»f 
accountants. For brochures and informative careers advice, contact 
CAROL JARDINE. 

Specialise in Taxation 

London EC4 

ei3.000-ci5.000 + atii package 

The Tax Division of one or the most jxastigtouslntemadiinal firmsoT 
Chartered Accountants seek ACA/ACCA’s (or confident referrals) for 
training in taxation. TTwy offer a wide variety oT corporate and 
persona] taxation. Full training for ATII and early opportunities For 
consultancy and tax planning involvement. Call ELIZABETH BARBER 
for more Information and a free brochure. 

Resources 

75 GRAYS INN ROAD, LONDON, WC1X8US 01-242632, 


01-623 1266 


Jonathan\yi 


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01-623 1266 


FINANCIAL CONTROLLER £25,600 

FCA/FCCA with teasing experience and strong man-management skills. 

LEASING TECHNICIAN £25,000 

Highly competent pricing/structuring specialist with 2/3 years experience of \ 
formulating mefeum/btg ticket transactions. 

LEASING ADMINISTRATORS £Neg 

We seek ambitious administrators with strong documentation skills for positions 
rangng from big ticket to sales aid. 

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT £15,000 

ACA/ACCA, or exceptional finafist, to control full financial function reporting 
directly to the Financial Director. 

For the above 4 vacancies contact Peter Haynes or Jiff Backhouse. 

INVESTMENT ANALYST c£25,000 

A major international securities house is seeking to recruit a graduate, aged 25 
to 35, to job their Japanese equity research team. Although experience of this 
specific market is not required, applicants must have two to three yews' 
investment research experience within a stockbroking or institutional 
environment They must also be able to demonstrate good market sense and 
imagination in generating sales ideas, present well to clients, and be willing to 
make regular visits to Japan to conduct in-depth research, lb addition to the 
earnings level mdiefied, a ‘banking' benefits package is available, 
for the above vacancy contact Roger Steer*. 

CREDIT ANALYSTS £12-£I7,000 

A number of our clients seek to strengthen their marketing support function. We 
wifi be interested to hear tram experienced credit people wife a background in 
corporate, bank or country analysis. In most instances there wifi be the 
opportunity to move into a marketing role. 

For the above vacancy contact David WHlams. 

. All applications wtfl be treated in strict confidence. 

lomdianWren^^ 

Jt Recruitment Consultants ▼ ▼ 

1 70 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4LX. Tel: 01-623 1266 



Gabriel Duffy Consultancy 

MBA - FINANCIAL PRODUCTS 

0v cum. a subway at a maw Brash banking group is swtang 
a MSA to ton is bus ness omhxxnem team. Wodcng m the 
Loans ftwaon. the team rtevtsss aid test markets new imanaai 
products, pftwng thar vratutty and analysmg ttia market The ideal 
cantatas will haw eqmran morshs rrariatmj and stnaegy «- 
penance wtthm a biue efcp company. Age 24 - 30. ExaBem career 
prospects, salary and benefits. 

COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING COMPANY * Neg 

Seeks Franca! Accountant part-qualified level I ACCA/ICMA, age 
23 ■ 26. wnii *! least two yeans n financial accounting, ideal 
cantatas w* be ambmous with an outgong personality and be 
able to commumcam at Director towL Excellent prospects. 

For twor Mon w Ma n an One and atm caw nrw w as uidact 

Dawn Stance or Jwnes Bedford ttascb 
2nd Root. 31 SoUJuxin Bow. LowJon WCiB 5HJ 
Toeobone. 01-831 2288 Ewnuigs 01-228 5S9 or 794 6517. 

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GRADUATE 

APPOINTMENTS 


FINANCIAL 

ANALYST 

Market leader in credit 
analysis requires grad- 
uates for their 
expanding London of- 
flee. Salary negotiable. 

PTtete write wftb c.v. 
to; 

D.W. Clark, F.C.A., 
Infocheck, 

28 ScnitiOD Sl, 
London EC2A 4RQ. 


all young 
Accountants 



Young Graduates 

Train in investment Operations 


are ncm - lo oking fa - 
r motivated toonnEHK 

i want 1986 to b« fee most 



Waring oo oar 
dsdbase are ncsoaesau owr 


This is a unique opportunity to channel 
your drive and ambition into a role 
which can provide a springboard to 
unlimited prospects. Become part of 
fee next ge ner a ti o n of operations 
management wife this major American 
Company and help to maintain its 
impressive level of success. Providing 
a comprehensive range of investment 
and financial services, fee Company 
hag am innovative gp pwwrh, substantial 
backing and is poised to continue its 
current rate of significant expansion. 

You wDl spend approximately two 
years enjoying broad experience from 
ground floor level whilst receiving 
mfarmai training in various depart- 
ments. You will assist primarily is 
providing support by reconciling, 
checking^ processing and settling 
accounts oat are likely to gain 


exposure to a very wide variety of other 
matfuTK. 

A recent or imminent graduate in 
business or a related disdpfina you 
are highly flexible and welcome 
~ You are a self starter with 
above all have leadership 

potential 

Ton will be based in modem offices in 
fee City and will command a com- 
petitive ■ salary and c o mprehensive 
benefits. More importantly you will 
enjoy rapid personal development and 
a particularly rewarding career. 

Please telephone tor an Application 
Farm or write wife cm to Sue Jagger of 
Cripps, Sears & Associates umited, 
Personnel Management Consultants, 
88-89 High Holbom, London WC1V fil.u 
Tel: ffi-404 57QL 


Cripps,Sears 


Achieving Financial 
Control is Crucial 
to Our Success 

CHIEF MANAGEMENT 
ACCOUNTANT 

Circa: £21,000 

Central Division is the largest operating 
division of Thames Water with an annual 
budget of some £l48m and over 3,500 
employees. 

You will be responsible to the Division's 
Financial Services Manager for the 
management accounting function which 
comprises a group of 14 professional staff. 

Your specific duties will Indude: formulation 
of budgets, budget monitoring and control, 
fee provision of financial advice Including the 
continual review and refinement of financial 
information systems. 

As a senior appointment in the . Division's 
Finance Department, you will from time to 
time be expected to assume wider 
responsibilities, including deputising for the 
Financial Services Manager. 

For firther information and an informal 
efiscussfon, please contact Peter Jamies, 
Financial Service# Manager on 01-833 6325 
or please mile wife your c.v. to Personnel 
Section, Room .459, New River Head, 
Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4PT. 





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The CharterGroup Partnership has been launched as a 
Public Company to provide 120 medium-sized firms of 
chartered accountants with a central resource which will 
enable them to compete on equal terms and in all 
professional respects with the major national and inter- 
national practices. ’ * . . 

The CharterGroup Partnership will pay particular 
attention to the training standards and marketing of 
member firms thereby improving the range and style of 
services offered by them to their clients. 

To ensure the success of The CharterGroup Partnership 
we wish to recruit well experienced staff or the highest 
calibre. 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE £35,000-£55,000 


This is 2 Board level appointment 6xsCh^ered^oui)tant>vith • 
good commercial flair who can establish The CharterGroup Partnership : ; 
in the market as a leading name in the aeeotin^cy^prpfessiotL ‘ . 

Liaising closely wWthe : Bcsard on the selection ofromber firms. • 
with the training directorate and The teeh nical -tevieiv staff, the Chief •. 
Executive will need to be technically strong, commercial Iv astute and . 
fully able to appreciate the needs of member firms: 

An excellent administrator who can establish good press and 
public relations with the assistance of the Company's advertisingand 


- B5a0Q0-£40,000 

Flaying -a key role in the development of The CharterGroup the 
Training Director is most -likely to be a Chartered Accountant with. 
sound training experience gained either- in the professional or a-pro- - 
'fessional environment ■ 

Establishing and. running training courses and seminars for 
memberfinns. organising lecturers of the highest standard for student 
. r. and CPE courses and seminars, and. developing training material for 
. membei: ’ firms is an important parr of this-posiiion. Keepingmember 
,' s ; ' fms’v^lf^jcdnversaht with courses ariff- seminars and^nvotiitoring - 

’:- r . ’ * ^^nt'ptp^ss.is. anothe r area of resoo asMiix-. — - — ~ 

‘ ^i este&sHjtft^ttrpf regional training centres- far student and:. . 
.{'GIPE Dju'fSes ihdsemin|re will be vital, as .will thedeteropmentofnew^ - 
r Jrbairang material and as^tance-to the Chief Executive iri the. de vejopr .. 

• mentfof client brochures and -technieaf-releases and technical and 
procedural manuals for. sale to member firms. • •• 

There is also a need for attendance arUniversit>*“milk rounds" 
and assisting member firms in student recruitment programmes and in 
the development of member firms* staff recruitment brochures. 

This Board appointment calls for strong administrative and 
organisational abilities combined with a positive attitude to successful 
training to the highest standards._ •„ ; ; .. ■ 

- London’s New^cdklaiads, the sut- ; : 

cessMappBcaats will be 1 mphfleas ifaf ibn^. 

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• PR - consultants, the . Chief Executive must have an enthusiastic 
approach es marketing for member firms and the Company. 

At die same timeas providing full liaison and support for member. 
- firms, the' Chief Executive must take responsibflity r for the budgets, 

: * tinandal disciplines and reporting svstems of the Company thereby. 
' . ensuring a sound commercial basis for optimum profitability * 

This is a demanding role calling for exceptional communication 
skills and the ability to advise and assist member firms whilst 
managing a unique public company. 


TECHNICAL 
REVIEW STAFF 
£20,000-£30,000 


Having established the format of a peer review checklist, the - 

appointees wHI be travelling throughout the country visiting member 
films' offices to cany out reviews on audit procedures, audit pro- 
grammes and quality control disciplines. 

Chartered Accountants probably aged 27 to 34 with technical - 
Review experience gained in a large firm will find thisan interesting and 
jrew'araibgdpportuiiltv' and will report on.the resultsof reviews to the 
Chief Executive and Board. . : 

High technical .standards, good communication skills and the 

- persona discipline to - keep up to date on all aspects of audit work and 

- work -procedures are essential aicributes. 




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: Send fuUcurrieuluin vitae, in the strictest 
confidence, to Martin Pollins, Chairman, Cornelius 
House, 178/180 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex 
BN3 2DJ. 





TOURISM RESEARCH AND: ? 
DEVELOPMENT UNIT 

De partment 

UNIT HEAD 0 

£14025 ' £15,111 -per amram 

Dynamic Team leader, with a proven record of 
achievement, required to take forward e recently 
established Unit Wide experience of Tourism 
Devetopmant/kwestment issues and the ability 
to plan and develop progressive initiatives 
essential. 



Managers -up to £22,1)00 with car. 


SENIOR PLANNING ASSISTANT 

(TOURISM OEV&QPMENT) - ... 

■ E5^75 - .£11,604 per -annum 

-To asgtatth^teafa Ls^fer-to a8 aspects of the 
Unit's work.- - : : 

BOTH posBiokfersmi^ha^a^ 
^fxpedwioe- of ^eeMdnB 'jsim . local gothorfties, 
-Cental Government Agendas, Consultants, end 
the private se£br r.boft entities' tq. casual' user 
car allowance.'- - J ----- ■ 

App6catiQn_ forms/further ldefal& avaM- 
abte from* the. County Ptattomg Officer, 
East .CfifC County Offices, Preston, rat 
3E3L T«L WT72) 284117. 

Closing darteT 8ft Jun*4£8&. 

Lancashire^, 

County Council . . 

An Equal Opportunities emptoyer 


. ^^IdbeactarMaccouj^ 

" qualification experience: working at manager-level on tfieaftaif&of - - 

independent businesses. \bu are ambitious to develop your earner within 
the wider professional world ola major international practice: 

We are such a practice. Our Independent Business Services Group in 
London is an integrated client service team of over 100 individuals. We 
are now teen to recruit high quality managers or assistant managers to 
support our Mrtinuing growth, and increasing demands for audit tax 
and genera) businessadvisory services/ 

Vbiff experience to date might include exposure to USM flotations 
and venture capital financing requirements, 

'ibu will be required to serviced reeds of our expanding practice 
by providing: .• a bi level of geceralimsiness knowledge 

skills ; ; ‘ 

- . V SQ^&isin^aRd'p^ judgment. " “ . 

Price Waterhouse 


\bur leafership, administration and dent relation skills wiftalready 
- have ibeei demonstrteed. They willbe developed further by our intenal 
training programme, designed to maximise your business effectiveness. . 

Candidates joining as assistant managers will be expected to 
become managers within one year. 

We intend only to recruit those whom we believe have the potential to 
achieve partnership in this vigorous and challenging environment it you 
believe you have this potential, contact Mite Jennings fora copy of our 
IBS brochure and an application form. 


Price Waterhouse 

Southwark Towers 
32 London Bridge Street 
‘ London SE19SY 
.or telephone BV407 8989) 


# 


Please send me an a«HicS<on form tor a managed position with toe Independent Business Slices Group in PW London and 
acopvofycur IBS practice brochure. 


To: Mike Jennings 
Price Waterhouse 
Souttmaik Towers 
32 London Bridge Street 
London SE19SY 
or fteteohone0i-4D7898! 


fWMGE m IKTEEMnOKAL MAR K EHBG: 
Substantial career challenges for ambitious young* 

Part-Qualified 

Accountants 


£10,000 to £13,500 


benefits 


Effemex — the young, profitable and 

rapidbrexpa^ngiaternatmal 

division of the Wars Group ~ 
specialises in narketing the Group s 
weti-known consumer products to 

o rar* IQOcmmtojfis-vraridwIdfi.aiiri. . 
plays a leading rots in overseas. 

market development and growth- 
We bow have vacaacies inour 
finance Department for young. 
higbty-BWboaad. parfr<patiaed 
acconntaats wto are teen to develop 
their management accounting 
experieoce and fm aa cia l sysz&ns 
skills in a progressive and Jast- 
aaving u^eniaKsnaliiarkeraEg 
suvircamens. Etospecss fisr career 
advaccflffiect within the division and 
y.adn Ste Mars Group are emeiiset 
tor suable tndisktuaJs. 


Salaries are say plerenied tj bc-i 
and pertraiccc 

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Eeris^LTS 511 4S2. 




An International Dtvisioa 
of the Mars group * 


OFFICE SYSTEMS 
ANALYST 

Use your financial flair 
and technical nous 

£ 12-15,000 + Car Herts 

• Part of THORN EMI. RumfoelcMO is amjjcr company in o' s 
own right in die tost moving, toghty ccmmeroaL eteeznear retail 
business. • 

- Out currentiesjuremenl is .fcu Senior Office Sysrems 
A-Tafyst co admflTjsrer and take over end-user control cf cur 
more -mam frame Dnfe The emphasis is wiymudh on Snandaf 
systems, working mspeda) prqjecxs anti providing a user-support 
and training faoWy. 

/deafly you'll have vwde ranging experience of PCs. . i.- 

m^Tframe comrnuntoaXKjns/scsm and other office information - 
systems but equally important wiU be ycur "business" 
appreciation -possibly talked with an accounting /SnandaJ ■ 
background Either way you must communicate^ weV urah a9 ? 

leveis and have me abtatyTD express technical compiewttes in 
single user language . 

Part of a small, highly prelessiojiaJ team you fl be based at bur ' 
Headquarters in u/attfiam Cross but travel extensively to cairretail . . 
outlets andofBces thaajgftduriheU K : -, -_i-_ - 

1/ you re edueeted-ro aT.le^t Ajiev^srand^ in a relevant' ' * 
nurfterJSte'sutyect. enjoy working iferth people md-reNsh aie- X-::. 
•prospetJd/wefidngen^iBBetyofspftwareipfogratB.'Bes.aPd.ir.. v 
their commercial applications this is a supf&OFporumjtg - ■ - 1 
In the tost, instancy send your care^ detads j:c UntuT BKrthe^ ’ * 
PersdnnelMar»geblSflfl0^ow»Urnn^1W^Ro^A>'..i 

RUHBELOWS 


Disbursements 


ixrnm& 


Control and manage c.£14,000 

Dun & Bradstreet the world’s leading business 
information company, requires a Disbursements 
Con troDer with management experience and the initiative 
to implement new systems and controls.. 

Reporting to tire Financial Accountant and supervising a 
team of 5, you will be responsible for ensuring that aflthe 
company's payments are processed correctly antf also for 
managing the Treasury functions. 
Aged^B-^-andanpart-^ualified -accountant ^ w3h.a proven 
management recordryoo-musthave allwrough^d^ • 
of aU accounting principles together with experience of ’ 
payroll preparation, funding, forecasting, cashflow and . 
pension plan operation. Good communication and a 
methodical approach are also essential ; 

The competitive salaryTs acconipaniedijy a private - 
health-care scheme and genuine career opportunities. 
Please send fuR career and salary details to 
Mrs C Ball, Dun & Bradstreet Limited. . 

26-32 Clifton Street, London EC2P 2LY. 


Dun & Bradstreet Limited 

nn a company of 

■P Jtw Pun&Bradsiregilnler iH t immt ' 


W. London 


£25,000 -(-Car 


Our client, the engineering services division ota major TLK. 
construction groupseels an experience^ trommertnaUy driven 
executive to lead die finance functi on of a substantial busi- 
ness unit. .... 

Whilst embracing full responsibility fora sophisticated contract 


management team and is principally concerned with major 
contract analysis and review. Contact with non- financial 
managers is extensive and for highly developed com- 
munication and negotiating siniig 
Suitable . candidates^ w^tegualified^accouJUacts aged 35-50 
capable of adopting a flexible approach' to a rapidly changing 
business environment. Preference will be given to those with 

3 hlCfid knnwlAn/lo nf in n l — * - - * — > • 


division and the group as a^vhofe 
Please apply directly to Peter Breen on 01-638 519L ' " 

Robert Half Personnel, Freepost, Soman House, 
Wood Street, London EC2B 2JQ. 


ROBERT HALF 

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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


G & A< 




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The Appointment 


yicc 10 ihe Accountancy Profession 

TELEPHONE * 01-236 0011 


and Scotland. 

A special /„ Ae ^ of ur ^ 

without charge or obligation. 



NEARSIDE -.-LONDON EG2.V6EE 
luxation and Overseas Brochures available to our Candidates 


Overseas Appointments 

Confident July Finalists, Newly . Qualified and 
Recently Qualified AjC.A's should apply NOW, 
relocation in 1986. 

We ore currently recruiting for 

i Africa, Australasia, Canada, Caribbean, Europe, 
Hang Kong, Middle East, & America and USA. 



‘ You ’nrundoabtcdty aware of the remarkable 
rang? of challenging opportunities available to 
Eurobond specialists. 

Nomura can offer you chc experience you need. 

As a leading international investment house and a 
major force in thc'Eurobond market, Nomura is 
translating the growth ofbonds and equities trading 
world wide into a significant expansion of its 
■ • . corporate finance department 

■Two ambitious and talented executives arc needed 
withma ixam hamU mg the documentation of 
Eurobond New Issue and Swap arrangements. 

Your degree, perhaps in Law. shotDd ideally be 
supported by one year’s direct practical experience in 
a financial or commercial "environment 

Thcsalaricsre fleet the importance of these roles to 
Nomura in its commitment to Euromarket success. 
TTiis will be supported by a benefits package including 
a mortgage subsidy scheme. Predictably career 
prospects are excellent 

Candidates should write, in strict confidence, 
giving fall personal and career details, to: 

Michael T. Brookes, Executive Director, Personnel, 

_ - T/ v. __ ___ . Nomura International Limited, Nomura House, 

^NOMURA SsH UntoEOR,A) ' 


ACCOUNTANTS 

RECENTLY 

PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED 

and searching for an opportunity to develop those newly acquired skills in ? small 
but dynamic Finance Department 


out of a major re-organisation call for considerable ' initiative in developing new 
financial services. 

The remuneration package includes a salary of up to 15K, generous leave and 
pension benefits together with flexible working -hours. 

Thses posts will initially be based in Caterham. However, construction of new 
centralised offices at Oxted is being considereA JBoth locations have easy access 
to the M25 and M23* •_ 

For further details' and. ah appliraiaon fprm please telephone: - 
The Personnel Section hn (0883) 45211 or write to the Head of Person- 
nel and Management Services, Council Offices, Harestone Valley Road, 
Caterham, Surrey CR3 6YN. 

TANDRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL 



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Begin at die end of the Rainbow 

Young Accountants 

£15-25,000 + car -f benefits 


Your future matters to us. We can obtain for 
you the highest possible salary with unrivalled 
career prospects hi some of the most 
prestigious companies in the UK where the 
only limit to your success is your own ability. 

Our diems include leading merchant banks 
and Blue Chip Gwnpanies in financial services, 
pharmaceuticals, health-care, the computer 
industry and other commercial sectors jat many • 
locations in London, the Home Counties and 
the South East. 

They seek qualified accountants for positions 
that offer accelerated career and salary 
progression in areas that mdude:- corporate 
finance, financial control and management. 


MKA SEARCH INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 
Berkshire House 
Queen Street 
Maidenhead SL6 INF 
Telephone: 0628 75956 


financial analysis, corporate planning, 
financial and management accounting, 
management information and systems 
development and international audit 

Remuneration packages are extremely 
attractive and can include a company car, 
subsidised mortgage, bonus, profit sharing and 
share options, pension, BUPA and a full 
relocation package (if appropriate). 

If you are a newly /recently qualified 
accountant, or with further experience aged 
23-32, considering the best career move 
available please send your career and current 
salary details to BARRY C SKATES or 
telephone him for an informal discussion. 



SOTHEBY’S 


financial audit 

VICE-PRESIDENT — * C. £25,000 p.a LONDON BASED 

SOraEBY^ HOLDINGS INC. 50% TRAVEL USA/EUROPE 

po«tioS«SSwill report to the CbirfFmanaai Officer of HokltngCom^y m New 
ySk £kL periodicall^directly to the Audit Committee, will have a broad brief to assess 
alT^stems andensure compliance with corporate and focal policies. 

Th* n rn\ « for pl nerson with several years experience in a well organised internal audit 
Sho tST ^fraction woridng primarily alone. The 

ucjau uiicui wjiu j-.- j,, nM, Imwl rtf maiuwement directfv involved rather 


reports totSp management Areas eramined will include financial and 

operating departments. 

Tk- . I,r l -rrrfiii «mriidate will be a qualified accountant and have exertional abflity to 

EDP technkpes is essential 

Please write in confidence, enclosing fuD CV- to: 

Miss Caroline Barrett, 

Personnel Manager, . 

. ■ Sotheby’s, . 

34:35 New Bond Street, 

London, W1A 2AA. 


RgED 


teccoiintaricy 


Specialists talking 
to Professionals 



MbneofoflrManagea^Consaltams^^beplsyir^a^ltalrolehrmilubiry'b 
response to the challenges of today. 

Basedfal^wdofl.yoo'Ubeadvisingsoinetrfthecoiiiitry’siBoasnccessfQland 
innovative private enterprises. It's demanding, creative work. Because yoall be helping 
them solve tough and convex problems: helping top management implement change 
and so improve efficiency and profitability. 

Vft>rk,in fact, whidi will test vour intellect, broaden your experience and quickly 
dewdop your business and technical skills. 

Rapid expansion means that we now seek graduate Accountants (ACA.ACMA, ACCA.) 
and MBAs, aged 27-35. with line experience of financial management ideally including 
treasury. Involvement with financial institutions would be of particular interest 
Personal stalls, of course, must impress. 

Take up the challenge. Send full personal and career details (including daytime 
telephone number) to Martin Manning, quoting reference-3028/T on both envelope 
and tetter. 


Management Consultancy with HaskinsSeHs 




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P.O. Box 198,HHIgate Household Bailey, London EC4M 7PL 




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CAREER 

OPPORTUNITY 

As Managing Director of an estab- 
lished . but expanding group of 
companies operating mainly in the 
south, I am looking for a bright and 
enterprising recently qualified accoun- 
tant (ACA or ACMA) aged 25 - 30 to 
join our management team. Salary, ne- 
gotiable, car provided. Only those 
willing to fully share m our 
endeavours and to make a career with 
us need apply. 

Please write with full CV to: 

The Managing Director, 

Oakley Investments Ltd, 

Gty. Gates, 2/4 Southgate, 
Chichester, "West Sussex. 0243 786548. 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


A guide to career 
development 


The new old girls’ network 


"\ always thought that somewhere 
there must be a group of women who got 
together regularly to talk about issues at 
work and who gave each other moral 
support", says Jackie Moulton, one of 
three Detective Inspectors in the Metro- 
politan Police Force. 

As a manager at a senior level in an es- 
sentially male environment, she ex- 
presses the view of many women 
climbing the career ladder. Women like 
Jackie Moulton are frequently highly 
visible and can feel very isolated 
Although there may be other women in 
their organizations, there are likely to be 
few at the same level with whom they 
can relax and discuss problems. 

The solution came last year when she 
got in touch with Network. Started five 
years ago by Irene Harris, Network 
provides an inter-disciplinary fornm for 
women at a senior level to share mutual 
interests and problems. It is one of a 
growing number of network groups that 
have sprung up round the country to 
answer the needs of women at work. 

Men. of course, have long known 
about the value of belonging to a group 
where problems can be discussed, ideas 
exchanged and contacts made. Women 
on the way up have had no automatic en- 
tree into these informal dubs. The key to 
the executive washroom has not un- 
locked the door to the power, decision 
making and contact swapping that goes 
on in the "locker or the smoke-filled 
backroom". 

There are three main kinds of Net- 
work. although in practice they share 
manv of the same aims and results. 
Firstly those like Network which admit 
high achievers from any discipline. 
Secondly, networks which cater to the 
needs of women at whatever level, in an 
industry or profession, like Women in 
Banking and thirdly, company specific 
groups like Women in BP. which seek to 
promote the development of women in a 
particular company. 

Women at a senior level can 
now share their problems 

"Many Network members", says Ju- 
dith Thompson, responsible for compet- 
itive business development worldwide 
for ICL. "operate like me in an 
essentially all male environment It is 
easy to become very isolated and to 
begin to feel that you need to be a better 
version of one of the boys. It is easy to 
become un female." 

Women managers frequently begin to 
question their own management style 
and to assume that to succeed they have 
to become more masculine. Caroline 
Riley of Women in Banking, experienced 
this in her previous job as an assistant 
manager at the Bank of America. "My 
style was not the same as my male 
colleagues. 1 was able to talk this through 
with Beryl Bakewell, another member of 
Women in Banking and found that our 
styles are the same. Beryl is an extremely 
successful marketing manager at Hypo 
Bank, so I began to understand that I did 
not need to ape men's management 


Women climbing the 
corporate ladder can 
often feel quite isolated. 
Corinne Julius examines 
Network, an emerging 
forum for those on 
their way to the top 



styles. I could be myself." 

Jackie Moulton, boss to twenty-six 
detectives, feels that peer group pressure 
can make you feel vulnerable. "You 
begin to question yourself and you can 
lose confidence in your judgement and 
actions." Finding that women from 
other walks of life had similar self- 
doubts, and learning how they had 
coped, gave her a tremendous boost and 
helped her to establish a balance. 

Women also experience a pressure to 
perform. As one networking woman put 
it, "If you do twenty good things and one 
bad thing as a woman you are remem- 
bered for the failure. Women are just not 
allowed to have bad days. You can see 
male colleagues not performing as well, 
but they can get away with it. It is morale 
boosting to find that even the most 
successful women need support "Seeing 
others overcome their problems helps in 
solving your own," says Jackie Moulton. 

Few women who join networks are 
natural joiners and most are more than a 
liule intimidated by meeting influential 
women. To their delight these "impor- 
tant women" are not expensively 
dressed, aggressive harridans, but a 
powerful source of support 

Friendship with other women at a 
similar level or with the same interest is 
important in overcoming isolation but 
also in solving professional difficulties. 
"If I wanted to discuss a work related 
problem ” says Judith Thompson “I 
simply did not have female friends in the 
profession. I did not have access to the 
same relationship that men build upu.. 
The benefits of being a network member 
have been many, but a major advantage 
is the possibility of developinga range of 


friends and people that you can trust for 
an honest response.^ on a personal and , 
business leveL" ... 

Beryl Bakewell has found being a 
member of Women in Banking very 
useful personally and professionally. 
Initially several of her male colleagues 
saw Women in Banking “as some kind of 
tea burning feminist group" but when 
through this network. Beryl was able to 
make the “right" contacts In other 
institutions, they were impressed. 

In feet men in the financial world not 
from the right old boy backgrounds are 
somewht envious. . 

Networks for specific professions also 
give members exposure to senior figures 
in the industry. Says Beryl Bakewell, 
"Many people I do not know, know who 
I am.” The importance of raising the 
profile of women is central to in- 
company networks. Mary Anderson, an 
economic analyst and chairman of 
Women in BP. says: “As a group we have 
attracted senior management to our 
meetings and in our experience the 
simple fact of the existence of Women in 
BP serves to increase awareness of 
women's career issues to both men and 
women in the company." 

Women in BP was set up with 
company backing. Using a mixture of 
formal and informal contacts it has 
developed a voice that is listened to. Like 
most networks, Women in BP has a 
programme combining speaker’s meet- 
ings and informal get togethers. 

Most networks organise training for 
their members covering specific topics of 
professional interest, the improvement 
of management techniques as well as 
women's development programmes, like 
assertiveness training. 

They also offer the more obvious side 
of networking — contacts who can be 
used for business. Says Mary Anderson: 
"Networking helps women find out what 
jobs are likely to be coining up elsewhere 
in the company. You can contact a 

It Is no longer necessary to 
ape men’s management style 

woman in that department and ask what 
it is like and what is happening.’* 

"You have a directory of members 
whose activities cover a wide spectrum, 
if you need advice on financial pfenning 
or on a medical matter you know that 
you can consult a member. If they cannot 
help, they will put you in touch with 
someone who can" says Irene Harris— a 
.facility that men's networks have iradi-’ 
tionally provided. Many networks are 
just beginning, but those which have 
been around for a while are, as Irene 
Harris puls it, "Coining out of their 
infancy and as they grow up need to 
become involved publicly in issues that 
affect women." 

■ If you would like more information 
on how to start a network, or how to 
contact existing groups send a self sealing 
SAE (A4 size) to The Times. Special 
Reports (Networks). 1 Pennington Street, 
London El 9BD. 


Destination Australia 

Audit, Accounting Services and Tax Specialists 

Qualified or near to Qualification 






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New challenges in a country of exciting growth. That's what 
Price Waterhouse is offering audit accounting -services and tax specialists in 
various locations throughout Australia. 

We’ve always been a firm that places great importance on international 
experience - the type of experience you can obtain in Australia with its expanding 
business interests will give your career that extra cutting edge. 

You’ll work with us on major clients, across a broad range of activities, so 
you’ll be expected to perform at a very high level. First, you must be a qualified 
chartered accountant or finalist and for the audit senior positions in particular 
you should have already worked for one of the larger UK firms. Surtax positions 
are no less demanding and call for experience in financial planning, advising on 
tax legislation as well as an interest in corporate planning. 

The variety of assignments we offer together with our special emphasis 
on training and CPE, will ensure that your progress is rapid if you are prepared to 
make the commitment to succeed. 

Initial contracts are for two years, and the package is generous. This 
means highly competitive salaries and benefits including airfares, settling-in 
allowance and annual leave entitlement. 

A representative from our Australian firm will be 
John Thompson, in London early in June to interview short-listed 
Price Waterhouse, applicants. So if you'd like to know more, please 
Southwark Towers, contact John Thompson at Price Waterhouse. 

32 London Bridge Street 

London SE1 9SY. j 

Telephone: 01-407 8989. 


Price Tfhterhouse 



Opportunities in the 
Capital Markets for 
young Accountants. 


The massive growth rates being achieved by certain 
major investment banking firms as a run-upto Cfty 
deregulation In October is providing exceptional career 
opportunities for outstanding AGAfc and MBA’s aged 
under 30. 

We are particularly interested in hearing from Chart wed 
Accountants currently with *top 10* firms either recently 
qualified or completing training contracts in the next few 
months. You must be wilting to work under intense 
pressure and to assimilate and communicate information 
effectively - often dealing in new product development 

Some of the many entry level positions indude... 

Financial Support roles to £35,000 package. 

International Finance £20,000 + benefits + bonus. 

Operational Review/Audit £20,000+ up to 50%bonus 

Marketing (exceptional individuals only) £ Neg. 


If you would like to find out find out more about this area 
please contact Keith AUen or David Ryves on 01-9307850 
or write with brief details to the address below. 


Robert Watters Associates 

Recruitment Consultants 

66-68 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RF. 
Telephone: 01-930 7850. 


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London 


into Practice... 

Salaries up to £30,000 


Many of die major professional practices are seeking to 
expand their range of services in order re capitalise 
upon current changes in the financial community 
These could dearly offer excellent career oppor- 
tunities re ambitious Chartered Accountants with 
financial sector experience whose specific market 
knowledge and business flair could enhance and 
develop the firm's range of skills a n d add new impetus 
to esdstingmanagemeat teams. 

Our client is one of (he largest and most dynamic of 
die international firms. Their considerable involve- 
ment in banking and finance is growing and they 
therefore have need of an additional number 
of commercially minded, ambitious ACA’s, 


aged between 26 and 35. The successful candidate 
would preferably have gained relevant experience of 
financial institutions other from within or from a 
specialist rofein a practising firm and be ready reapply 


of commerce 

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assignments and develop the firm’s business in this 
exciting sector of the economy. 

Re m u n eration packages would be competitive and 
prospects of partnership excellent. 

Applicants should write, enclosing a fidl Ctnricafom 
-Vitae, quoting reL H)20G0to Nick Bakery FCA, 
PnbSc Practice Division, 39/41 Parker Street, 
•London WC2B 5LH or telephone him on 
01-631.2000. 


MkliaelEageRartnership 

International RecruitrnerttCcnsufeatts 


FINANCIAL AND 
ACCOUNTANCY 



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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 



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SECRETARIES 

for Senior Managers 

Prestigious posts 
for mature all rounders 


From £10,900 + benefits Holbom 

fi™5 V , V ?' e !t kn ° wn 08 one of the country's largest 
financial i nstitutions, the Prudential iaexpanding 

pace flJrth9r 3S thefi nancia J revolution gathers 

With more Managers being appointed for key senior 
positions, we re looking for several accomplished 
secretaries for team and PA roles. 

These prestigious posts will demand first class all- 
round skills including shorthand and audio. You'll • 
need to be presentable, brilliant at organising and 
quite happy working without supervision. This 
suggests 25 as being the minimum age. 

Experience on IBM Displaywriters would be 
preferable but not essential. More important is an 
interest in office technology generally and 
constructive thoug hts on the development of ou r 
own facilities. 

If you have the personality and the ability, we're ' 

offering salaries of £10,900 and more. . .plus ” 

benefits which include non-contributory pensions, 

subsidised restaurant, low-interest mortgages - .- 

(after qualifying period), fantastic sports and social 
facilities, flextime and generous holidays. 

Interested? Then please phone Karen Bowman, 
Personnel Officer, on 01-936 01 14for more 
information and an application form. Closing date 
for return of application forms: 6th June 1986. 


Prudential 




CAMERON CHOAT & PARTNERS 

PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING CONSULTANTS SEEK 

PR SECRETARY 

company near- Gloucester Road tube. 


For Director in yi 
Beautiful 
essential 
bonuses p 

Write with CV or telephone Jenny McGrory of 

CAMERON CHOAT ft PARTNERS. 


utifiil modem offices with latest technology. Fast accurate typing 
ntial and WP experience an advantage but will train. £9.500 p a + 2 
uses p.a. + BUPA. 


BURT HOUSE. 126 1128 CROMWELL ROAD, 
LONDON SW7 4ET. 

TEL 01-373 4537 




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EXEMIOUS 

Shop Manager 

Our shop at 10 West HalKin Street just 
off Sloane Street requires a profes- 
sional shop manager/ manageress. The 
person selected must have actual ex- 
perience of working in a retail out let 
and understand stock and cash control. 
Just as important is the ability to lead 
the staff (3-7 depending upon season) 
by example and an atitude of mind 
which recognises the importance of 
providing our customers with a service 
that is second to none. Salary will be 
dependant upon experience and 
performance 

Please apply in writing enclosing a C.V. 
to Val or Geoffrey Cridland at the ad- 
dress below which is our office and 
warehouse. 

EXIMIOUS 

27 the South Bank Business 
Centre* 

1 Ponton Road London SWS 


CHELSEA 


immediate START 


Pmstvoas modem offices rear Sort* 

Secretary mm oteasam owsaaaKy US work 

ehm contact fiood seemsnaf sinks. Crnnpaflwe stey + fnart 

re*ttw. 

fW OK ' ' 

01-351 57S3M. > 

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POLITICAL 
SECRETARY 
SW1 £9,000 

The Wce-CWTOn « a large po- 
tacal onMM needs a very 
ggate e a swe a ty a help wen 
areecfl weng, cornypondcocs 
trawl arrangements etc Larson 
wtti the Women's Department wttt 
be an imaasra pvt ot you 
immnstuaw. Fat class state 
needed. Age open. 


Bernadette 
of Bond St. 

Rcenpnnefn Consultants 
Ns K. l*n Coo ■■ Fenesd 
m-«2S 1204 - 

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HUTSCHENREUTHER 

GERMANY 


Hutschenreuther Germany, founded in 
1814. a public company, is one of the 
largest high-end dinnerware manufactu- 
rers in the worid with 14 production fa- 
cilities employing 5.700 people and a 
turnover of more than 400 million 
Deutsch Marks p.a. We maintain sales 
organisations in many important markets, 
such as Japan, USA. Canada, France, 
Italy, Benelux and Scandinavia. Soon a 
sales organisation for the British market 
will be operational. We require a 

Secretary/PA 


to provide full secretarial and administra- 
tive support to our managing director. Ex- 
cellent English (90/50) necessary. Ex- 
perience in WP and elementary book- 
keeping expected. Ruent German. Pro- 
duct knowledge in the china and glass 
industry (training provided). 

The position offers permanent contact 
with British customers and our German 
factories, and the independent managing 
of the London sales offices in the ab- 
sence of the managing director. 

To apply please send your CV (including a day time telephone 
number if possible) and salary requirements to: 

Hutschenreuther Germany 

c/o German Chamber of Industry and Commerce 

m the UK 12/13 Suffolk Street 

St James's London SW1 Y4HG 

Reference: AT 


AFFILIATIONS OFFICER/SENIOR SECRETARY 
(EXECUTIVE GRADE 1) 

The finance and party services division at Liberal pany HQ requires an affiliations officer 
lo be responsible for collecting constituency affiliation and membership payments, and 
providing senior secretarial services within the division. This is a challenging job for an 
experienced and qualified secretary (speeds 100/60 wpm) who must be numerate and 
capable of expressing themselves clearly both in wriling and on the telephone. Knowledge 
of the Liberal Pany would be an advantage. Applications in writing to: Dee Doocev. 
Liberal Party HQ. I Whitehall Place, London SWIA 2HE. 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYES. 


PERSONAL 

ASSISTANT 

CITY £10,000 AGE: 24+ 

We are a medium sized firm of Chartered Accountants located in the City. 

We need a totally professional, highly competent PA to work for one of 
our senior partners. In addition to first-class secretarial skills (shorthand 
is a must) you should be educated to A' Level standard, and have good 
experience at senior level, preferably in the City. You will also have 
proven organisational skills and be able to communicate with people at all 
levels. 

Pleasant, modem offices near Liverpool Street station. Benefits include 
21 days’ holiday, 30p LVs per day, pension scheme and STL 

Appttcations, with fun cv, to 

Kim West 
246 Bisftopsgate, 

London EC2M 4PB 
(No Agencies) 



TEMPORARIES 
(No shorthand or 
typing) for 
International Co 

Aa American company with 
luxurious offices in W1 
needs you If you have a Wgb 
level of education and are 
looking tor a ooa&on that Is 
realty different. At least “A" 
level standard and prefera 
My -Graduate* will qualify 
yon for computer training If 
you need it and a lob ruU ot 
vanrty fndudmg telephone 
and rtwical work. 

Bernadette 

of Bond St. 

Beenfitfnen: ctnuJams 
Mb. 55 fomaa r iT tw 
OHZS'QM’ 




SECRETARY 

We are a state owned oil company requiring a 
good secretary for our busy research section. 
General secretarial skills and IBM word proces- 
sor experience would be an asset In return we 
offer 4 weeks holiday. BUPA and company pen- 
sion scheme. Salary is negotiable according to 
qualifications and experience. 

Please send your CV. to: 

General Petroleum & Mineral Services (Cl) Ltd 
15 Knightsbridge 
London SW1X 7LY 
Or telephone Lynzi Sullivan on: 

01-235 7060 
for further information 


STAFF NEGOTIATOR 

£12,000 + Profit Sharing 

Recruitment Agency well established in up market 
Secretarial and W.P. Operator placements, (both 
Temp Sr perm) require negotiator with proven suc- 
cess within sales /personnel fields. Able to 
command full control of small friendly but hectic 
office, fword processing knowledge an advantage.) 
This is a superb opportunity for the right person to 
establish themselves within this market and to ben- 
efit from lovely surroundings and superb 
prospects. 

ON TOP 

SECRETARIAL SERVICES 
01-435 7492 


SMALL HEAD OFFICE 

secretary id support a tmafl central nuowiwnl Iran 
ronebbons and negotiable salary. Sit. Typ eaettoal. 

Moose send CV to or phone 

Mtt* VtneeiU 
GKK Keller 

• . 48.-49 Rower r Square • 

London wet -UP 
OI-60O 7091 

. iNO ACENCJfcSl 


W1 AD AGENCY 
SECRETARY / PA 

MD requires superb, 
career nunded Secretary ■' 
PA. Advertising experi- 
ence essential, knowledge 
of Media useful. Excellent 
salary, negotiable accord- 
ing to age and experience. 

. Tel: Joyce Palfrryman. 
FC8 Cosby Paul 
01-636 5333. 


PERSONNEL! 
CJE1L000 
package 

Does the concept of tinting 
the right person then 
maximisim their potential 
gob you? Iran you will enjoy 
assisting this Director d one 
ot the fastest growing interna- 
tional Banks as his 
secretary/PA. Your duties will 
include the careful handling of 
confidential personnel detail, 
inducting senior recruitment 
back-up and (enumeration 
p ack a ge make-up. 

Age 25-40. your confidence 
and dtsoetion writ be reoured 
from Chaaman level down- 
wards. 

Word processing skflls are de- 
sirable. and good secretarial 
strife essermal (too/Bf);. 

CITY OFFICE 
726 8491 

ASESA* 3S2SR 



RECEPTIONIST 


• Career potential 
Lloyd's Underwriting Members’ Agency 

A small but progressive Members' Agency 
requires well presented Secretary/Recep- 
tionist with shorthand and audio skills to 
work for three Executives. The position 
offers a real opportunity to take on an 
increasingly demanding role in the Lloyd's 
Underwriting Agency business and to 
become ciosety involved with a small team in 
the formative years of a new Company. 
Some previous experience gained with a 
Members' or Managing Agency would be a 
distinct advantage. 

We can offer an attractive negotiable 
starting salary and benefits package. 

Please telephone Diane White, Personnel 
Officer on 01-488 2488 ext 267 or write to 
her at 150. Minories, London, EC3N 1NR. 
enclosing your c.v. 


ADVERTISING 

Xi0.l>.»j Admin Assistant. Ad. senian oo mi paper. Typ 55. 

c£ 10,000 

Maiirtjnf &ub of lop icn ad spares need exp PA lots of initia- 
tive. Sh *<0. lip JO. 

£8,800 

Sec resjuiied by acrotin: Jjreaor. Dynamic ad agrocy. sh 9tt !>p 

55. 

RECEPTIONIST 

£S.7uu ktujtiUbndge based ad agency, firs das recep with 
Monarch experience 

£8,000 

Small PR cv inpetill) need »H1 spoken reoep. Some typing 45 
wptn. 

Interested Candidates shouW contact 

Sarah Shauoci on 01-134 6652 

DAVIS SECRETARIAL RECRUITMENT LTD 
13/14 Dean Street 
London W1V 5AH 




CAREER MINDED SECRETARY 

c £9,000 pa 

A small but energetic international hold and property com- 
pany. based in attractive West End offices, is urgently seeking 
a bright, well spoken secretary possibly 25-40 yeais old. with 5 
yean office experience. Good shorthand is 3 must, but audio 
experience would be an advantage. Generous anual bonus. 
STL free lunches. IT you are looking for an absorbing job in an 
exciting industry telephone now Tor an interview. 

THE FARNSWORTH COMPANY LTD 
01-637 371! 

21 CAVENDISH PLACE 
LONDON Wl 

I No jcmdcml 


SECRETARY 

Required for busy West End show 
room office to assist Directors. Ex- 
cellent audio and word processing 
ability essential. Suit adaptable 
calm and organised person. Salary 
commensurate with experience. 
Write to Managing Director 

ELLIOTT PROPERTY & 
LEISURE GROUP 
31 St GEORGE STREET 
LONDON Wl 





TEMPS... 

INTERNATIONAL BANKING— 
STOCKBROKING— 

ADVERTISING- 

Just some of the op 
shorthand or audio 
FOR WORDPLEX. I 
Join our temporary team at Rta in the City where a Inandly 
person&fcsed service is guaranteed. 

Ren or cad in to see me now to di s c us s the current market 
ana what we can offer you today. 

HELEN PLATTS 

283 1555 


nnZHECRURMEIri. T33 MIDDLESEX STREET, BCSMOPSGATE. 
LONDON El 7JF TELEPHONE Cl <38 


ARE YOU RIGHT FOR 
OUR RECEPTION? 

As receptionist in an Advertising Agency you are one of (he 
mast important people in the team. Vou are the first paint of 
contact between agency and cbem. be n race to face or on the 
telephone. Everything you da. the wav you look, what you say. 
will make an impression. Thai impression must be tight. 

We ere a highly creative professional agency and have reached 
a significant stage in our development- We need a terrific 
receptionist to tom our forty strong staff as part of the new 
team. 

Tin job is demanding but the rewards are there for the right 
person. Salary is negotiable depending on your age. experience 
and ability. Only senous professionals need apply. 

Please call Rosemary on 531-5404 to tell her why you think 
you are Ute tight person. 


WINE TASTING 

is part of your job as PA (100/50) to a young 
dynamic Chairman of a Wine Company in 
Fulham who is involved in property and travels a 
lot French useful but not essential. £8,500 plus 
perks. 

FUN INTERIOR DESIGN 

Charming bunch of young Designers in Kensing- 
ton want a bubbly Receptionist/Secretary (45 
wpm min) with a flair for organising! Age 19-25. 
Salary to £8,500. 


:!Susan?B»^® 



JEAN MUR LTD 
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JCAN mWR LTD. 

SMI r m tM d n s bad. 
London CCIM 3t®. 


BI LINGUAL 
SECRETARY 
(Itafian/English) 

Bella Prcsenza, aged 25-30. to work in attractive 
offices with a small team. Financial 
services/mcrrhanf banking. 

Banking experience would be a benefit, but intel- 
ligence, good education and self motivation will 
be sought in this very busy position. Salary aae 
plus benefits. 

Telephone Personnel Manager 01-248 1632 



RECEPTIONIST 

£9,200 

A world famous law core 
pany needs a first dais, 
experienced receptionist for 
their superb City offices 
You will need the poise and 
polish lo receive important 
chents and arrange meetings 
and messages for partners. 
This Is not the level of lob 
where the recpeOnrrfsl will 
be expected to handle 
switchboard or typewriter. 
Age 25-30. 

Bernadette 
of Bond St. 

Fecnutmen iCjnuiiun:s 
ifa 55 imlwn f ae M 

Dl-sa CM 



PA FOR ARCHITECTS/ 
DESIGNERS 

We are seeking good secre- 
tarial and organisational 
skflls - above at somebody 
who w» lit into a young and 
svpanting team. Challeng- 
ing but varied work, top 
salary. Writs ta 

Dunthome Parker. 

8 Seymour Place. 

London. W1H 5WS. 
01 262 2632 


CHAIRMANS 

Secretary 

Expenenced secremv with a* sec- 
retarial stalls imbudra snontanoi 
tor busy Charitons once. London 
Wl. Good telephone maimer plus 
nmtny m wort under pressur es- 
sersol Mist be avataw to start 
ASAP. Salary c £11.000 per anurn. 
Non smoui pretend. 

Tel 01 S90 3828. 


IMPERIAL 

COLLEGE 

(University of 
London) 

SOUTH 

KENSINGTON 

Senior 

Secretary /Shorthand- 

Typist 

with word -processing ex- 
perience and organising 
ability. for Senior 
Tutor. Admissions Officer 
In Mechanical Engineering 
Department. Will also be 
responsible Tor overall 
running of busy Depart- 
mental Office which deals 
with ail aspens of admims 
tration concerning 

undergraduate leaching 
and admissions in the De- 
partmenL Four weeks’ 
holiday plus extra days ai 
Christmas and Easier. Sal- 
ary in range L8092 - 
£9146 Inc. LW. Applica- 
tions with c.v. and names 
of two referees lo Mrs K. 
M. Dean. Depl of Mechani- 
cal Engineering. Imperial 
College. Exhibition Road. 
London SW7 2BV 


1 


Typist/ 

Office Manager 

to run busv office. 
£8,000. 

Phone: 

Carol Summers on 
377 9202 


SITER SECRETARIES 



01-589 1490 
ESTATE- 
OFFICES , 


[-Brand ter busy 

1 atone Mug, orataSw® nWtev owa ** 

sysiras. 5pay ora 17i00 per arman. Na ageocus. 


12 Srompton Pic SW3."lQE"Open Mon-bar- 


asstrmw 

Apobo. iwra ww a a l Art* A 

AulKnM ittauacne. sacks a per- 
son wire toramoo imhf. kw 
oi humour ana ow awnw <° 
snow mlwHvt and uta respwi . 

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woctid sbi wBW Bl and ini 
nmiMni conrof 
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DromoD « *wu» 

iHrtrtwnai. rececoonM o rag* 
rmuirea Mr faM-iBovm« 
Prtmrrs m CleriKowelt Exw- 
teil I f k pho n e manner 
essenoaf. Good &wno S**™ 

and a snort appearance Salary 

C7.QOO* ate Ftote* i rW! ?* 
Rom johmoo on 553 79C7 for 
an appointment. 


medu! m/avvamsMQ 

Oprntngs for Sea la mW J 
IHety young W iwM xtaa- 
Wwn workino with scry 
bom tn e people 1 home lobs pe«t 
f H. omen Art .goad ow 
vt.ooo ■ ciaooo cos«m c«- 

den Burma. HOFIeslSl. ECO. 



COLLECT LEA VCR 

HM Uir Man «o*s tfrawn: aw** 
m PuBteMBB. AOsertMiog 
PR. -pop CMt Agcnls- Ih«i 
MnwnulOM AtCtiWCt S^g 
rtumn M r ■ Onefil CfrOe* 

Bureau. 1 10 Fleel tit ■ 

W6. ■■■ ■■ 



mtH /u r r auauna - Tra teg- 
em growth are* wrfh W 1 " 
» match* £9.000* tor ons« 
career nunded 2m 1 foWKT 
r«M lor rrsponsWUO' mW 1 
acUsr lop 

Ca m,* wr Om»t none" 

St.. ECJ 363 CHS* 


etcf tMrmot m **: 

HtUKT tor Interior 
Ghowrocm m Kenwn gteb * 
Uwi Fawn. C7-OOD oaW 

lh.Dl.UT . . 


' 1 _ 


SEOKTAirY raautred Ry bury 
AGENTS in Wteran. 
UHeremng 

Salary neqo n a O t e . Barbara 
Mans Ol 728 8086- 


90% ADMBI^ handle the 
Aamnmwibipr m a 
esramahad mrema- 

i OT BliniawBKMcanttUrar 

inKnigfttttirulpe. void respons- 
humes wm Include preparing- 
menu*, resorts 
ores rompuKTlniHnMd 
aeasna *-«» remnne 

menu. M 
manaemg London 
junwhlPB 

numnate. wtu» Matm v«f» 
i~vi accurate trim rfiOwpni). 

LW “f" 1 Saury 
£ 8 . 500 * Please nmW toss 
Hotr aonn Rec. Cos*. 

wMirer LEAVER or aecuud 
4otJmTto £7.00<L /or 

modern otfto a w * 1 gESE 

sorted and inieresflWi. 

srsss^r» 

■ AcrrnomCT votflc* * 5 *? 
ter cxoanaw B 

pal property’ Companv^swj. 
Good idepnone 
«»■»•!>*- m:nawum } 

Ratary Ebb® 

otartie Sarah on 361 7801 
KC.'SSG errv ntaiura .Derma 
wUh W 
PA Sec. lo look alter stutore- 
Smuwe 

... rnendly Co- Saury < 
peasey at BPL ot-eoB 

Rec Cony 

■ saauiOEt. spjjihn French 
pref- Iteenw- 

jtvni mjhHML s eo e tary- 
FJttXC* 1 ES^OO 

Cv>tW *B- 


_ far Architects A 

□nugners- Permanent A tempo 
rary posuxms. AM&A SoenaUR 
Rec. Com. oi 73a 0532 


SmnMi modi wao) Good 
stalls. WP mp wi FtnaucrCo 
01-404 assa Carrctour Aw 


TEMPTING TIMES 


Mr THK HMH SPOTS TemMng 
wflli Ruomhlng.. Adserusug 
and PR. lop Estate Agents, 
itvley proleostonat Cos. Arclu- 
feos and Des«nots ou. Begin 
Tneadsy at iop rates. Oontact ue 
now. owml Carden Bureau. 
I JO Fleet SI- £C4. 35 3 7890. 


TEUTON WITH 
A BHFFEREIICE 

Why take lust any 
temporary la cr el aria l 
|ob when you couM 
work in 7 &EV1S ION. 
RLMS. ADVERTISING, 
PUBLIC RELATIONS 
QRPUBUSHWG? 
We have lots of- 
vacancies md otter 

awetort ra»s -are! 
wtmTs more we pay you 
htto sana week! 

Why nbtcefl u» 
today an 01-48965% 
or 01-483 8383 



N6N-SECRETT ARIAL 


CM HOLIDAY total oro*- 
TTM& Are r)u bagm an 
looking for an oppunamorja 
me tra\e« buwiree? IT you can 
omc. Pranen and uieMe» 
cl worving m a small mendUr 
London otttfK nppeob wrlta 
with full CV U BOX Hid 


PART TIME VACANCIES 


ART SAILBrr BD.CRAVIA Re 
mwa par* Hn»> help wjo, 
tKivtarui and admmanzine 
dunes. APPUcaHans m wrttrog 
to; Partin Oaltofy 11 HHeomb 
a Lomob SW 1 


KmohtsDndge- A wed educated 
and well presented Rrcepoonai 
t& needed for bus presagwiB 
company, stow typing. Salary 
£4.900. CDOBotd and Davft Re- 
cndBnent Ltd 56 Bruton 
Place. Wl. 01-493 7789. 


AUDIO TYPIST 3 MradaRy. Mm 
to Thurv tncfuwve. For wnters 
agents. Tetephooe Jo Grace Of 
839 2966 


PUBLIC NOTICES 


CHARTTV COMMISSION 

Ctertte Known as the wtelam 
Lain be i London > Trusl. admlntt- 
ured by the CinCi workers' 
Company 234991 A 2 Scheme. 
lor the general recraan nations or 

the Chanties 

The ClwnW Comnostumen pro- 
pose to setue a Sckuk lor 
subnussaon to the Home Secre- 
tary for. this and other purposes. 
Copies oi the proposed Scheme 
will be Utapued on written re- 
quest lo the Chanty cupnanon. 
S> Alban's House. 57-60 
Koymartet. London. SWiV <0* 
•nuounp (he anos e tvfarenrei and 
ntay sfeo be seen at that address 
or ai CMMtiworfcers' Hall. Duaater 
Court. Miucxng Lane. London. 
EC3R 7 AH. Oturewm and sug- 
BesWft may be sent to the 
Com mWoten wHhih one month 
irom today. 


I CffiffSTtslA VA HADIS Of FBI 
D. 44 Queens CteteGaraem. Loo- 
don SW7 hemofore wiled and 
known In the name of Chnstma 
Georgi ffeeeoy nohw mat I 
hate i enounced and abandoned 
the none ot Chrtfina Gegrgi are) 
that 1 iKhV assumed and intend 
nmcacrtii on au oae a w wiw 
mnrranaaiafl time* (oaten and 
ub 4 and to he calk’d and known 
U> Ute name ol Csnama Vaftadta 
a lieu of and ill fttoetuuiop Ha 
my (onner name oi Oirttuna 
Ceora: 

naiea.thft Nua day or Mu 
7986' _ 

CHRISTINA vryiADS . 

formerly ' 

CHRISTINA OEOBCl " 


LEGAL NOTICES 


DC THE M ATTER OF MONEGO 
LIMITED 

By order of ihe HICH COL'RT OF 
JUSTICE dated ihr P day of 
APRIL 1986 Mr. 'PHtLtP 
MONJACK FCA Of LEONARD 
CURTIS A CO . ao EAST 
BOURNE -TERRACE. LONDON 
u>? bis Has been aapotofad 
Lniwwnr of At abme named 
Company withoul a Commanee of 
IMvechon j 
Dated IMS 7 day of MAY 1986 


OVERSEAS TRAVEL 
Qwinal firoa page 36 


UP UP & AWAY 

Nairobi JoUurj. Cairo. Du- 
bai. Istanbul. Singapore. K.L 
Delhi. Bangkok, Hoo* 
Sydney. Europe. A The Ameri- 
cas. Flamingo TrawA 3 New 
Quebec Sl Marble Aitb Lon- 
don W|H 7DD. 

01-402 9217/18/19 

Open Saturday 10.00-13.00 


UP UP & AWAY 

Nairobi. JoTJurg. Cairo. Dubai. 
IstanbuL Sii^apore. K.L Delhi. 
Banjiot. Hong Kong. Sidney, 
Europe. & The Americas. 

FlstoletfO TrereL 
3 New Quebec Sl Marble Aid, 
Leodoo WlH 7D1X 

01-402 9217/18/19 

Opea Saturday l8J»-li00 


V ALEXANDER 

Alicante 6/6 fr £85 
Get ora 30/5 fr £71 
Malaga 6/6 fr £99 
Tenerife 1/6 fr £118 
Harakkcn 3/6 fr £125 
Moat European tiaaflna- 
tkms ring now 

Oft 01-723 6964 
iata/ahta/atol 


DtSCOUKTBl FARES 

swore mum 
Joburg/Har CTO tffi 

Nancb £220 £325 

Caro £130 «£>0 

Uflw £335 E33s 

D^Rom E2M £340 

aw* 1 B * a 

Afro Asian Travel Lid 
162,168 Rreem SL INI 
TEL 01-437 8255/6/7/8 
Late t &ouf Bootangs Wetame 
MffiX/VlSA'DStRS 


MUCH HOTEL VAUNCO hi CQr- 
- Her ■ Perfect citraam. tabuloua 

walrnoort^. superb food, un 
hmHcd wntf. Faniasac ttaipon 
Prtrs* for May and June dm. 
Bladen Ln» Tnwl. 

01 789 220G. 


coftcu npo ON nignis hoh 
to Europe. LSA h moil destina- 
bons. Diptomal Trawl: 01-790 
2201. AST A IATA ATCH- 


LOWEST AIRFARES norida. 
Jamaica N. > ork. Toronto. 
Alnca. India. Far Em.1 01-797 
2162-0999 ABTA. 


CHEAP FUCHTS Europe Wwlf. 
wule. Cntedge Trace!. ABTA 
01-S59 SOURing Angie 

USA lr £119 Smele. £210 rtn 
High Season Fares fAftor trow- 
el. Ol 486 9257. IATA 


CHEAPEST FUOffTB » 7«.' 

B eta Travel Tel Ol 385 6414. 


CHEAP FLIGHTS Wortdwtoc 
Ring KTT Ol 930 249B. 


MALAGA, CANARIES 01-441 
lilt. Travclw.Be. A«a Atol. 


MALAGA. FARO. Liw« larea. 
Ol 755 8191 A lot 1893 


SWITZERLAND Scheduled niobts 
01-734 3588 ABTA ATOL 


AIRFARE SPECIALISTS Sydney 
(i u C59& rtn £645 Auckland 

0 w £420 rtn £TM jp-borg 
a W cacj rtn E4T0 Los *npe- 
lesa wu92 rtn £380 London 
mglil Centre 01370 6332. 

ART TICHrra SPECIALISTS 
New York CTJ9. L. A LS79 TO- 

1 onto £219. Tburg £419. 
Nairobi £309. Sidnej- £639 
Auckland £749 Damir 130 
jermvn street Ol 839 7144 

GREECE, TUtmCY, CANARIES 
Last minute lugno A horpdai-i 
from CbIwicV did acali <9 
Man. 109331 T71266 |0422» 
75899. Ttmsway Hobdays 
ABT4 ATOL 1107 
tepfORCA, Tenertle. Creek la- 
lands. Aigartr . vuiaa 9pu 
PenWrfft rtirnm. HMidays 
Ftionw Brochures boounps 
Ventura Hobdays. Tel 0742 
SM too 

WOULD MK FNoM* oBennimno 
,n Firsl dub CtaB. E^dnonv la 
Ausiraiia. Far EesL 6. Africa. 
LSA. Lisbon. Faro A Onna. 
Phone Train Centre 01-666 
7026 ABTA 731* 

1 CALL For «me Of U» MSI deals, 
on Bis. i iJtas. anu. bus and car 
tore. Tel London Ol 636 SOOO 
Manchester 061 85S 3000 Air 
Traiet Ain non Bureau 
COHCOROC Waco /Dallas 12/ 1 5 
June rtn £1499 or Concorde 
one way with srMiSM l wav- 
FtlTJ £1930. OUD £1470. Eton 
C999. Columbus Ol 929 4K1. 

AIMStC. KJ-. South Africa. 
L S A. Hong Kong. Best Farts. 
01-493 7T» ABTA. 


LATIN AMERICA. Low com 
I lHnis e g Rio £483 Lima 
£485 rtn AKo Small Croup 
Holiday tourney* “9 Peru 
hom £3501 JLA OI-747-*10B 


GENERAL 


LSA. S. America. Mid and Far 
Cast. S A inn Tray* ale. as. 
Manure! Siren. Wl. Ol 580 
2928 i Viva Accepted) 

N, TORN Miami LA. Cheapest 
larei on mator L S scheduled 
earners. Alva Irortvaltentir 
charter* A Bights to Ca n a d a . Ol 
S84 7771 ABTA 
PLAMWCC A TRIP to warmer 
dimes? Aircy & Wheeler 
specialise in lighTwetqhi suits A 
clothing Ready Jo- vicar and be- 
Woke 44 Ptccadillv- LONDON. 
HUH, JAMAICA. N.YORK. 
Worldwide eheanest fares 
Richmond Traiei. 1 Duke Si 
Richmond ABTA 01-940 4075 
RELIABLE LICENSED A Bonded 
low cast roam Pi ports: Europe 
& w wide Freedom Hobdays 
01-741 4*^6 ATOL 432 IATA 
SPAIN, POKTUCAL, BKECC. 
Fliahh from mosi LR airports. 

•Ions tare special offers Faldo r 
Ot 47 1 0047 ATOL 1640 
TUNISIA For u>ai perfect holiday 
with sunny days A carefree nts. 
Ideal Spring Summer Tunhaan 

Traiet 01-375 4411. 
AUCANTE, Faro. Malaga etc. 
Dtmond T rat el ATOL 1783. 
CM 581 4041. Horsham 6854 1 
CHEAP FLIGHTS Worldwide 
HArtTtarkrt Ol 9SO 1366 
CHEAP FLIGHTS 

Europe Worldwide. Tef 01 
629 0690 Sieepwesl ATOL 
MSCOUK7S Isf .'EtorwTO iirk- 
ett. Try us usl FUCHT 
BOOKERS OI 387 9100 

ECUADOR TRAVEL apeoalftt* m 
Lai in \menra A Europe air 
tares Tel 01-437 7S34 ABTA. 
OREECS. CANARIES lowt*l 
fares Call BiggNs Travel 01 
736 8191. AIM 1893 
MOT TURRET. Idylltr bran ho- 
tel L199 in Mat Inr 111 . food, 
free w sporty at 326 1003 
MOT TURKEY Dalaman flights 
pnly £135 m Mas Tuesoay 
deps. Ol 326 1005 
LA MANGA night* Gatwirk to 
Murcia. Beach Bay Holidays 
Tel 0412 27018E AIM 
STB MEL £618 Perth £549 AU 
mawr earners io AL6 Is2. 01 - 
584 737! ABTA 
TURRET rue* ITS Hoffctovc for 
rotoLH brnrmue Sleepwnl Ol 
629 2879 ATOL 1898 
TURRET Mr avattabilili fr£169 

TurVish Oeupm HnlMavs Ol 
891 6469 AIM PD47 

SOUTH AFRICA Jo'burq from 
£465. Ol SO* 7371 ABTA 


cruise & sail abroad 


CRUSE Turkey 12 Berth crrwnl 
motor yachl a wLs June 3 17 
£363. who If Hail ataitaMe hlh- 
ef week!, irom £1000. me 
1 1 ft. food. W. Sports OI 32 h 

1009. Atol 2091 


CHEAP FARES 
WORLDWIDE 

Specialise in 1SL Business 8 
economy Class tone haul nts 
to LSA 5 Aminu. Canada 
Far 4 Middle EasJ. Awaralla. 
Sin A west AfrKa.Conn Car 
Hire & Hotel Bookoigs. 

PAN EXPRESS 
01-439 2844 

Telex 268312 aU PET 


SELF-CATERING 

GREECE 


SELF-CATERING ITALY 


TARE TIME OFT to Parts. Am- 
rtrraam. BnrwH Bruges. 
Genet a. Brrne. Lausanne. The 
Hague Dublin. Rouen. Bou- 
logne 9 Dieppe Time OH 2a. 
Chester Close. London. SWIM 
7BQ. 01-236 6070. 


CYPRUS Mjq June 1 or 2 wks 
Hotels Apa. Scheduled n ignis. 
Pan World Hobdays Cil 754 
2662 


SELF-CATERING 


SUPERIOR 

VILLAS 


We can always ■niDPly a lira 
ctass vitte. csen at roe last 
minuto. We ha»<- probably 
toe finest seleruon in tor 
Mediteminean. on Corfu. 
Crrle. Pa>« Algarve. Sou Id 
of France. Italy - on L*ie 
warn or with pool All ha\c 

maid, some a cooV Prices? 
From the vpfv expensne to 
me surDrtdnglv modes!'. 

Brochure- 

CV TRAVEL m 
43 Cede*— Sheet 
LandM SW3 29* 
01-581 MSI 01-5M cm 
|58S 0122 - 24 hr brochure 
sendee) 

ABTA ATOL 


SELF-CATERING 

FRANCE 


BWTTAHY. LOIRE. D OR OOQNE 

Set oral houses lo Id Trtepoom- 
lor dMaiK Bretagne Holidays 
0226 333761 

CITES « VILLAS M BRITTANY. 

June Bargains suil some him 
season aiaitabilui . Just France 
iOJ73i 82t>283 


ISUBS m THE SB 
MAT/JBK BBEAKS 
FBOM £129pB 

FLY DIRECT lo CORFU. 
CEPHALONIA, ZAhYNTHAS. 
CRETE & SK1ATH0S. Bewmiul 
rfias & apts dose lo pUtnotc 
Oeacfws Some FREE curia otaces. 
FREE dinifsurting in Crete 
Availability unougnoui ihe 
stymner. 

0403 59788 
IU0S ISLAND 
HOLIDAYS 

ASIA AITO ATOL t4» 


Simply Turkey 
CANCELLATION 
BANK MOL DEPT 
Z7/S. 2 weeks 

villa clove io tween hour 
Irom Bodrum Town .Sleeps up 
lo 4. £109 all Indus!* c Fligm 

+ Aerom. 

TEL: 

01-747 1011 

(24hrs) ATOL 1922 


SIMPLY CRETE 

KEBSOBSSOS ft GHANA 

Anglo Greek faniy offer beautiful 
private vas/nuUK many wm 
pool:, tr £159 ind iwt 
UBTTHJ FREE CHU PIMES 
Hi JUNE. HAY BAMl KOL AVAIL 
Please mg la my small fnPtfy 
brochure 

01-994 4462/5220 

m 1922 


PAX OS. Cm* Shi raternw 
house sips 2-S. at oil 27 Ma». 
3rd June. Corfu a La Carle 
0636 30621 


CORFU BARGARL Ll« i m. 
£.169 2 wks Inr a beautiful til 
hr- nr l hr m Id June c* 
Caiu-M Ptnn Pan World Moll 
day*. Ol 754 2662 

CORFU BEACH villa sips 3 in 
Konskt 1 area from C2Spp p« 
Phone: 0906 BKV5hl 

mo itlnfe 

RHODES Special alter Mas 21 me 
lti> apt hols. £ld9 pa. ahn 
28 6 A 4 6 T*L Slrama 0703 
A62814. 

GREECE. LnsDotn btands. cheap 
flignivv Ula rentals rtr . Zeus Hid 
■days 01-434 1617. Alai Alto 


VILLAS WITH A MAGIC TOUCH. 

A villa, a pool ana a be.iuinul 
\iew utiai more could you 
want 1 ? Choose Irnm Tuscany. 
Sardinia or Ratcilo • tor- roirfi- 
rr parts ol Italy wiyrr to. mass 
marsei operators don't go Or 
rombine a villa nrtiaay u,ih a 
sev in Venice Fionwe or 
Rom,-. Free broenure irom 
M.sgx of Hall-. Oepl T. 47 Shro 
herds Bush Green. Wll BPS 
Te). Ol 749 7449 hr* 
srv rtn 


SELF-CATERING 

PORTUGAL 

ALGARVE 

HOLIDAY 

BARGAINS 

Vdtas A Apartmems from 
Cl 95 per week 

Can Now 

0923 674310 


17th JULY 2 wt:s Al-jane villa 
with poc-i. lor 14 include-- 2 
maiift & e-x-t Hlh r»o ills Pjlm 
er A Parlor .(«9 481 ■ 5411 


ALGARVE ALTERNATIVE, into 
HDlwavs ol dfsnnclHin for Jhc- 
icry lev, T«*l C‘l 4Sl 0802. 73 
Sl Jane*. <• Sircei. SWI 

ALGARVEi V.ua wilh pool and 
Mind gen. ice vaopnn> 
Julv- Auausl- Tel 0905 
713078 

VALE OO LOBO 3 Awfrm ulta 
with bool Avail Mat Od Ring 
Ol 580 451^ 


SELF-CATERING SPALN 


MAHSCLLA ALOHA COLT luv 
API sip 4 t> 2 hen pool Tennis 
wunh. uunn tel Pune, qons 
■nm. mo.l dale- 01 1W J178 


CORNWALL & DEVON 


POLRERRO.Cornu.nl DeiranKui 
hartnumde toff.ioe m umauc 
position in prrliv ushmi] \ uune 
Sleeps fc Full) lurnedved lo 
hioii standard. From LIoOdu. 
i or June. July and September 
CHfW 


SCOTLAND 


ISLE OF Mill I Summer rarwelia- 
lions Comlortablr SC5 d»4e 
tarirm s Wrirm hou-e injljic 

locIftHte surroundiims en route 
to Iona. From £200 pw froth 
9 Sr-liDOOd Ptare SW7 500 Ol 
370 5224 gr 0786&S isT 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


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PERSONAL 


All dudficd adverusejnentj 
«*» be accepted by telephone 
(w*pi AnnounttmcmjV The 
(fcadbne s 3.00pm 2 days prior 
“ pnbiicaikw (k 5.00pm Moo. 
day lor WfttesdayL Should 
SUM wnb to send an advertise, 
mart in writing pfane rod ode 
your daytime phone tumtber. 
CUSTOMBt SnVKES DE- 
PARTMENT. tf you haue any 
queries or pmblens tebiiot lo 
your udw tttcwcai once it hus 
MX *j re d . please contact our 

Cioiomer Services DEtorimcM 

by telephone on OHM 4100. 


ANNOUNCEMENTS 


„ A CCO mMQt) A Hnsc 

NDowm Owners atm- Knrty 5 
bed natal heme close Exmoor 
“ Ptofe-wtenai rouble 

* n _TT™ rn tor rnuonsitrie 
»«»Wito,cioiTiesuc upkeep 
Acthe ntuMmokers nirf. Wr 

ine 6 -8 «m*j . years lo 

tabrictate the mrFuU personal 
rtraaitaaMiaio. finny idbox 
H 05 Interviews London and. or 
- Barter 

WHITKA wno wishes to kbuUi 
jgyggW U, looking lor <Stv 

cnflMatiniuMieavHyhri 
Property . a btacfc comedy loem 
5* mack eomedtes. nnanr 
Tamman 8786666. 

Wptdt MB. TtAOKfi. 36. 
lob, nart Omr 'an natr 
July or Auu. Goodie. 7 rur dm 

28000 cnaai 

Fran ce 

®***A Uhnw LHcty BaUan 
arlM performed nightly by the 

Sombeniapera Company a] 

Parcel Pasta on the Park. See 
■Food And Wine* 
HttW OTBUmit m Scotland. 
■JJ J” Aug Send SAE 
lo VW1. 9 Pork End SC Oxl ora 


birthdays 


TMMT la Mr WJL Downier 
BHMay. dor* Hite mean I 
he has Anally arrived 7 
WOOLS* 1WTBT mr L 
Happy TOm Birthday Daddy 
With Mis of love from Sorrel 
■nd Kick. Shaun and U»a. 


SERVICES 


cowwnr OOLT Days organHeo 
for Mart or cMonm. Any lo- 
cation Trl 0754 87373!! 

FUN* MEW PAHTMEM thru' 
Hedi Fam introduction* 
SlA-C. 14 Beauchamp PL Swj. 

- Ol 267 6000. High lucres* rate. 
Men 4066 m demand. 

tWSW CVS profemnaUy 
wrtrteit and prod u ce d cumcu- 
Im ilUr documents. Details: 
01 -800 2969 . 

TV lOVICU, Shop and cal 
Transformation. 428 Bury Old 
Road. Prrttwieh. Manchester 
Trl: 061-773 1519. 

CAPITA!. CV4 prepare high Quad 
ty rurricidum vitae*. 01607 
7905. 

MUCT nom Exclusive m- 
trodoettan* for tor unattached 
SB Maddox Sheet. London wi 
Telephone 4WM37 

IMINIMTMl VCA» count 
be realty beautiful (or your fam- 
ily ngKbfly If a problem - 
ddnUag laved one rerteves 
effector and recognised treat- 
mm far Hits line** at Ootids 
Howe winch 6 set in beautiful 
and iMudcd surroundings. For 
Uhnirared prospectus. rontact 
The Ufr Ann. Trust, rroeoost. 
SdMnrtr SPi OBH or 074783 
Mk 

HBU f lHF, Love or UaTUp. 
AH atn. areas Dateline. Dee* 
IQ 161 33 Abingdon Road. Lon- 
nan tee. TeL OI 935 toil 


LEGAL SERVICES 


. E S Gudeon 

US lawyer 17 aulmode St Lnn- 
dOtl Wl 01 486 0513 


WANTED 


and 

ballots wanted lor private tonr- 
naofes. Top prices paid. Ol 298 
0433 


WmaUDON TICKETS AH days 
wanted. 01 688 9449 Day., 
eves Ol 387 4589 and 01 303 
1979 


FOR SALE 


Wood 

bW A French pollslung 
dnnomtratfeKi Bank Holiday 
Monday, 26m May at our 
Togtitam Showrooms. 

21,47,74 Fore Street. 
Tomham. Nr Exeter. (0392871 
_;443 

FINEST Quality wool camels. At 
trade nctces and under, aim 
BvaiiaMe toffs extra. Large 
room sue remnants under half 
normal once Chancery Carpets 
Ol 400 0463 
5AVRJE ROW Suns, a few can 
celled bespoke orders for sale 
Under half once Please tele- 
phone 01-629 3336 for details. 

THE TWO I7MMML Other 
biles atoll. Hand bound ready 
far presentation abo 

"Sundays- (.12.60 R e member 
When. 01-688 6323. 

TKtIET* FOR AHV EVENT, Cats. 

StamgM Exp. Chess. Les Mis 
AD ihratre and worn 
Tel 8SI1 6614. 8284499. 

A Ex . Vm .- Dlnen 
RamtDAT DUE T Give someone 
Mi orKHTMf Times Newspaper 
darn Ok very day I ho were 
boro. £12-50 0492-31303 
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRfTAMMCA 
Lain* ism Ediuon. cost 

£1300 Absolutely as new 
£600 01«A9 6411. 

OLD TORN FLAGSTONES, cob- 
ble setts eic. Nationwide 
demur**. Tel. lOUO' 800039 
iWIRsL 

SEATnNOOIS Any rvrm nr Les 
mb. cmrnt Gate sun Mil Era. 
Wimbledon. Gtymteaoumc Ol 
838 1678 Motor credll cunts 
WtMSUBDON. CATS, SUrttgU 
EXP. mess. Lrs MK All UK-JTre 
and span. Tel 631 S7I4. 637 
1715. AH major credll cards. 
WIMBLEDON TICKETS. 

Bowm and sold Trt oi-BSi 
3347 or Ol 791 3386 


Best seats. 1st ten rows Lounge 
badges etc. Tel. Ol ana 7851 


COi 


ANTIQUES & 
ELECTABLES 


ROYAL BOULTON Toby Jugs. 
Ftgunnn. anmub. etc_ want 
cd 01 553 0024 


MUSICAL 

INSTRUMENTS 


London’s leading settafis m 
new and restored pianos for the 
laroest oeiuiine selrcuon avail 
able 30a Hlghgale Rd. NWS 
Ol 267 7671. Free catalogue 
LUTmmt T 6 Marngony 
Grand Number 07202 Com 
Ptelrty restored l«B3. £ 2 . 660 . 
Godstooe i0883) 842153. 

PIANOS: HJIANE A SONS. New 
and rerondiuoned. Duality a 
reasooaOfr prices. 326 Brtahton 
Rd.. S. Croydon. 0I48B 3613 


FOOD & WINE 


OPERA LOVERSI Lively Italian 
anas performed mghUy by the 
Soaghen* Opera Company at 
Parcel tau on the Park. An 
evening new restaurant at lib 
Knightsbrldge. &W1. Reserve 
your table now on Ol 584 


CLUBS 


YOUNG CHELSEA BRIDGE dub 
and u-tiool <1540 age onmpi 
Tel 01-573 1665. 


LECTI RES & MEETINGS 


THOMAS CtMHTT lecture on 
"Changing patterns of inquiry 
In Work h Living" by professor 
Donald Schon. M.I.T. Author of 
“The Reflective Practitioner" A 
previous Retlh lecturer at Ihr 
Royal Society ol Arts. 8 John 
Adam Street at 6pm an 28th 
May Adifussftm ay Bdtet avail 
able without charge: Telephone 
930 51 16 Extension 230. 


SHORT LETS 


MCB8NT MRMBLEMM TICKET* 

01-778 9573 anytime. 


Central London tun vacancies 
from September for 2 boys born 
smelly between 1978 - 

318.79 foe one year prior fa 
Ootog lo Poa r d Ui g seta 
k> headiOBiregi BOX HD2 
LARGE WA RD RO BES A Mi 
Data. Bookcase etc A Pre t boo 
furniture TeL 01-655 0148 or 
Ol 228 ?7ib day or night 
ROYAL MDOWB 23rd Jidy. 
Viewing (aclHDes on proemuon- 
al route trotured (or party ol 
36 Unity lo BOX D88. 

AU. JEWELLERY wanted Top 
ram. wmuum. 43 luim 
C onduit S< WC1.40H 8538 
ALL Wl f LEBO N TICKETS 
warned Centres No IV Best 
pnm paid Ol 839 5333 
WIMBLEDON alt nrkpts wanted, 
not lor resale Best prices paid. 
01 930 4536. 


sale wanted plus 
events. 01 693 9944 .Ti 
W IMB LE D ON brum wanted 
wham. Queen, an other rsrtics 
01-987 9264 or 01 557 1095 
mmUDON TICKETS required 
01 928 17TS 


SERYTCES 


HENLEY ROYAL 
REGATTA 

Wednesday 
2nd July IMS 

Oppottoony taememm ISO 
Bunts. Yon only biw w 
scad out the iRviUUom. E»- 
cty thing done far you ■ or 
pniuiig. Kcuniv. catering. 
lor. over trips. A unique 
over side enclouae abefe 
vou can have jour own cor- 
jwMf identity - umbtelUs. 
flags etc. Ths day is stupids 
10 TinxoiroTs rcquirrmenis. 
For further details telephone 
Tony Mayes on 01-558 S«W 


announcements 


J flM 

ptiototaagbed tn VOGUE. 2 
nun. £220 pw.TetOQZ 5941. 


SERVICED AFARnHHTS Bn 

Ktmtnqlon A Holland Park. 
Hot or Co Lets. TeLZ21 7083 T. 


REGENTS PARK i Bid «anlen 
flu. large sitting room, ut and 
baunoom. 9M CH. Clio per 
week. Tet Ol 367 0966 
LUXURY SERVICES FLATS, 
central London from £325 nw. 
Ring Town Hie Apis 373 3433 
PUTNEY SUNNY balcony, top flat 
for cowrie. 2 months £85 pw 
Inci 01-789 6030 
SERVICED APARTMENTS m 
Krndngiofl Col Tv 24 hr ewpd. 
the. CMlUighana AMS 373 6306. 
ST JAMES SW1. Luxury 2 bed 
fully lurnnhed icrvlced apt or 
park. 01 373 6306 iT) 

*M Large 3 bed flat, huge dbte 
mtTM. k A b. CH_ gdn. £150 
pw. Ol 749 2087 <11. 


FLATSHARE 


FEMALE WANTED To share lux 
urv nal in E gharri, own double 
room, all famines, non smoker 
£150 pec month Day <07841 
21-9617 Eves and W roos 
<07841 31906 


CLAPHAM and 

Wandswartti Common. O R In 
Victorian live, all mod rons. non 
smoker lulli me £45 00 pw. 
Tel 233 6310 leiesi 


PCI. Charming spac brdsii m n 
eganl guteT Bloomsbury Fit 
Own pTmnr Shared hAB. soil 
prcfl lath imp* me 242 771 1 



Innate male to 
share 3 bed lown house wWi 2 
others 5 nuns soumik-ld Stn 
LJOC* arm Phone 799 8666 
Lie 

EAST PUTNEY. 2nd person 25*. 
O n Ills flat r mint lube Cl MO 
pem prei vteu rn -lesi K nog 
87 0 4(J5Cf "IMS! 

FEMALE ven snare m Juiv. 
Green Pjfk Vsa Jacguei. 
|9>.'< Athens Aturunenls B. 
Boulder. Co 60302 
FLATMATES Selective Snaring 
Well ml ja inirndunari sersn-e 
Phe W for apM DI-lHI 5491 
313 Brampton Rtud Ss j 
FOREST HtU_ o,i person to 
share moOero house, own 
room rn LI 30 pi m TM. 01 

699 W7 6 Oiler 6 JO 
NAUR H EAP HEATH NW2 N S 

Wi share win flal will, i cmer 
O R CH Lion pm esrl 920 
3491 IW . 794 5703 -Hi. 


FOR SALE 


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FOR OVERSEAS STUDENTS 

Nmis new voiunttrj - direcior 3-a daj-s a week <38 
week .year). Main ta&k to arrange monthly pro- 
gramme <Oct 10 July) for 1000 oversea? student 
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Ing bole tlOL overlook* fJ w b n 
So. Tube 6 Mine. £46-00 pw. 
«c. TM: 373 GIOB fUM 
MTU. wof Md«an red'd, l >R 
rm. £130.00 pm. t na 2 Mar- 
m £100 pm cacti, him bio*. 
Start 1 T« 6T7 4685 not 
WANDSWORTH COMMON. N/x 
prof M 354. Lge rm in S bed 
me. £40 aw. nt«. Td 588 
4546 X 2635 / 871 4307 (OVCBI. 
W ANTES- Prof F. early 2CTs it- 
«mm o n. nr tube NWS. N6. 
NW6 554-5460 ext 24 tdW) 

360-4987 (gvci, wkcmbm 

BAUMM prof t. ».•*, 23*. OTr. 
mud Use. nr tube. £165 pan 
litclOl 673 2660 alter a pm 
BATTERSEA HOUSE Tenant 
aw. red'd. 20 *. o/n, £140 
exet. TH his 1 01-223 1792. 
CLAPHAM *TH prof t n,k25*. 
o r in nud hMJir mb*. £190 
pem mcL Ol 678 0626 cvca 
DULWICH F to OW hM vrtUl 2 
other* a mim sol £1 lo pcto 
A vail hntned. 01 -488 8706 day. 
FULHAM prof M grad, stir .-cm In 
mvd lux hw. ail mod com. £48 
pw, 01 736 5300 rvr« 
FULHAM 9W6 Room to let m lux 
h0UM prof M non imoker £80. 
mcl. TeL 01*385 4003. 
FUUtAM W8 M F 2836 O/B. 
Man. cjom tube. £171 pan na 
* ret dco. 385 6326 after &30. 
Nf BffCATE nr hihr. large ssnny 
rm. rn. w-martunr etc XNpw 
exO. Id Ol 883 5290 
KEftStHGTOM. MM. Prof F. N.'S 
riuntargcnmo. 8 Caoopcm 
rxri 370-5949 levraL 

luaorruoaocs swx. am m 

shared flai £50 p.w. ntnelw. 
Tr|; 581 4873 after 6 pjn. 
MARM VALE Prof lady 25* id 
riiihp lux flat o -r. £220 toe pan. 
Trl 289 1701 
HI bouse share, o.r. s/v gnf. 
oral. grad. £175 pan Incl. 
Trt .OI 226 4532 
KHZ MU hi. T. n/s, o/r nr him. 
£136 pc.m na Tel: 01-459 
3983 oner 6.13 p m. 

SW4 prof f. n. A for Ige mix Rn 
hie. gdn. c h. w m. o r £J 38 
prm nd 720 JSSSullir 6pmi. 
Wl. Lge rm ova U for prof f in im 
peidhouse IM. £2SO pan bKL 
Kept esaen. 637-9450 
W. NOUINCTON Prat M/F for 
mow O . R In OaL nr Ube £46 
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Selection of 2 & 3 bed apartments in 
exciting new development. Quiet & 
secluded although just off Ken .High St 
Tastefully designed interiors, go< 
garage space. Avail from £350/450 pw. 
Kensington Office: 01-937 7244. 

MAYFAIR, Wl 

3 beautifully designer decorated flats in 
new luxury development opposite 
I Green Park. Each unit is designed to the 
most individual & comfortaWe standard 
with video entry system, reception & 
porter. AU with 2 beds, 2 baths, ff kit & 
dbl recep. £700-850 pw: 

Mayfair Office: 01-529 4513. 


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1/2 Mbs, 1 

IE. Lang £ £ 275 - £3 50 

PALACE CNIT W2 

FaMoB tMAnOM Art On 1 st 
Hoor cbm to Hyde Park. 3 beds. 
2Mta.2nanfeEbak.LMg 
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OI 724 3100 


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ouM street- Own roof tenaoo. 
Serviced. ElOOow md 
GH/CHW. Cooteo B2B 8261. 


weaaMt fiat* a 

avid 4 rood- Mr dtpfomsa. 
executive*. Lone & short lelstn 
an areas. Unfriend « Go. 48. 
Albemarle St Wl . 01-499 8334. 


Ml— I . Cmd fir flat. EMhnfve 
Mock, t bedim, imp. kM ft 
bath no. £75 vw. Taylor Dtsxm 
Dorter 741 1063. 


Ctaffifiil LtTi. Short /lono 
mBL i to 6 bedim am 
Flats/han. Ol 491 7548 fn. 


CHTL3CA, WMTtt.' Luxury 
furroahed t tadnuflaa. £98 
mug Sue on 01-649 8933 day. 


LONG UET also Holidays tn Lon- 
don. For m ttffle Prooertte* 343 
9462 cut 27s or 851 0567. 
ttOLKanvuL PLAY tn Amen 
Brtdge Rd. BHtenea. AinUaMr 
on company tel Mr 1-2 yn. 2 
beds. 2 lYcew. befh. Mkiteu ft 
•who. Of. CIlO pw. RUN 
Buxton 0965 40297 
RUCK MB— «aV7. Superb, 
moder n house Mi codMcd mew*. 
5 beds. 5 baflte. NWnp rm wOi 
hale, lovely M/dtntoq rm. m. 
Avan now - Oa. £1 .OOOow nev- 
Maskeu, 681 2216. 

wr. Hear* not valor t 

Prune location, eloee tube. 0 
beta. 2 rrem khchen. pantry 
and naui. m rood dec order 

throughouL Go lev £276 pw. 
244 7365. 

w— taiu FARR DriMHM 
detached coach house. 5 bed. 1 
bath. bmp. dhuno roan. 
American idtctien. parson. 
£230 pw CD let. Tel Hemr from 
Home 940 9047. 


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cufTenOy seeking pood onawy 
rental accommodation M 
central London lor wamno 
ronapanv Imams 01-937 9681. 

OMUL FARM s c. 2 bed luxury 
flat washing machine /dryrr, 
new decor, sun 2 prof*, non 
smoklnq. 12 month nun. Co W 
£120 PW Ol 267 2705 

CWII KA MP3 Supmor rentals. 
Beautiful 5 bedroom IM wHi 
oardrn. Owners own home*. 
£225 pw Phone Gavin Ctewper 
01 361 6732 

NW1 . Modern 2 bed umn 
townhoror with garage Very 
Cmum. Nr Bauer Street 6 Be- 
9»nta partta U96dw. 
Buchanan* 351 7767. • 


7000 rentals weekly an arms, 
sure*, prices. CaU 627 2610 
open 7 days OU 9. 

•W8. Spacious newly dec IM 
rtaae lo lube. 2 brd*. sitting rm. 
UL bMttrra. communal gdn* 
£160 pw sutivan Thtma* 
731 1333 

WEMSUY PARK Lux Smctous. 
■urn 3 bed hse Cor. Large gar- 
den. Very ain't sir £150 p.w. 
Co lei Reduction Mr em ba s s y. 
Team ooa 1774 
ABAMA 


I Renee l d 

ItaL mat, nr tube. CH. phone, 
washer. £66 pw Ohm too 
627 2610 H d HN a W n Ml 9. 


outre* luxury nan and house* 
Hom £700 £1.000 pw. Rmg 

Buroess £sutr Agent* 65 1 5136 
AVA4LABU NOW Luxury (tats ft 
house*. Chetsfa Kmgntstxsdge. 
B<WavU C2ODE2.000UW. 
Trf- Burgees 551 5136. 


pr op erties in 9i Johns wood. Re 
eras Park. Mam vale. Swim 
CM! A Hampstead Ot 656 7561 


KNICHTSBRIDGC nuts houses 
available now £ 1001.000 pw 
Burgess 01-591 6136. 

CNSLSCA brand new OaL Qmet 
with character A estmshre 
views Ree. Bdroigch. £156 
pw. CD. let. 01552 6799 

ftOTNIJUN ta House* and ruts 
throughout me Docklands area 
GocMamti Property Centre oi 
488 4852. 

FAMILY 3 ne df OOWted. pem ok. 
washer, phone, reel*, gdn. gge. 
m- transport £115 pw. Others 
627 2610 HdMelotJlon HR 9. 

FLEET ST tC4. Oily tmtedway. 
EJrrunl and fir studio IM. In 
Mrsrnrtc Court £165 pw com- 
pany LrL 340 6958/353 5190. 

KAMKTUD REBUT own pe- 
rm. gon view, sud outer single 
m. 3 ranitn Min. £56 pw tort. 
01-485 0J|| 

A8C AFT1 Itats houses b bedsits 
ail areas. Ol M? 4999 


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altearfuraaM to August Lav 
B b tepte n Roam. Onaa floom, 
tart* Mta»i 35 to Bert- 
rams, Dmnfag Room a 2 
team*. tflSfm- . 

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Contact RoMomry M l* tbuz 


QWEM1GAT* Very OUtcL btdll- 
ttfnoy interior detfgned. newly 
moder ni sed 2 bodrooro flat wpti 
fully fined ktktwn. dMM 
room, srntng room, bathroom A 
doahroom ft nof patio gar- 
den. £27Syw. pmup Andrew* 
01-486 8991. * 


Mexico Qty (Renter) — 

Diego Maradona is confident 
J that Argentina can produce a 
(better performance in the 
rthcoming World Cup than 
in the 1982 finals in Spain. 
Tire Argentines, the defending 
champions four yean ago, 
ilea to live up to their billing 
I as favourites and were elimi- 
I naied in the second round. 

Recalling he was sent off in 
his last match in the 1982 
finals, a defeat by Brazil 
midfield, player Maradona 
said: “I'm more mature now, 
but 1 haven't changed as a 
ryer or a person.” He added 
I ire had pm the incident behind 
[him. 

Maradona answered com- 
plaints by Argentine critics 
that- coach Canos. Bilardo’s 
tactics kept the players in a 
straitjackeL *Tm tired of hear- 
ing that. Carlos gives us full 
freedom of movement on the 
pitch,” he said. 

Maradona played down 
England's . 3-0 victory over 
I hosts Mexico in a warm-up 
match . in Los Angeles on 
Saturday, and said: “The re- 
sult doesn't mean anything. 
“Mexico lost not because En- 
gland were better but because 
of defensive mistakes which 
the -English took advantage 
of” 

Argentina’s tall and powe r - 
fill forward Jorge Valdano, 
who plays for UEFA Cup 
holders Real Madrid, said be 
believed the World Cup would 
not produce any new stars. 

“The same top players as in 
the last World Cup are in the 
running for the mantle of the 
world’s best," he said.’Tbe 
tournament wiD be a challenge 
for the good coaches. They 


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Maradona: given freedom on the pitch 
have to innovate,” he ing spirit and begun playing 
good football. And Platini will 


will 
said. 

Valdano said Mexico's alti- 
tude and climate would be 
decisive. The physical advan- 
tages of the European sides 
would be reduced in these 
conditions, which favoured 
the South Americans, but he 
said France and Spain had the 
skill to overcome the 
conditions. 

“The Spanish have at last 
put aside their renowned fighi- 


resolve many of France’s 
problems with his skill in dead 
ball situations,” Valdano 
added. 

Valdano was surprised at 
England’s performance in 
their victory over Mexico. 
“They had an exceptionally 
good first half They appear to 
have prepared much better 
than for the Spain finals,” he 
said. 


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Mexico City (AP) - The 18- 
carat gold trophy that will be 
presented to the world's 
outstanding team next month 
-wiD be guarded in a bank vault 
until the opening World Cup 
game on May 31. 


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This is tire fourth time the 
FIFA Cup, named after tire body 
governing the world game, win 
be awarded. It made its first 
rearancem West Germany in 
1974 after Brazil had won the 
Jules Rimet Trophy . outright 
after' securing three tournament 
victories on July 21, 1970, in 
Mexico. 

That trophy, the original 
World Cup, was stolen in 
December, 1983, flora its show- 
case at tbp headquarters of the 
Brazilian Football Federation 
and has not been recovered. 

Unlike tire Jules Rimet Tro- 
phy, the current award remains 
in the custody of FIFA; the. 
winners receive a replica. 

“Its exhibition has ended, and 


it will not be shown again until 
the inaugural day,” Bena Jua- 
rez. the committee’s general co- 
ordinator, said. “It is already 
under custody in the vaults of 
the National Bank of Mexico 
(one of the tournament’s main 
sponsors).” 

The trophy completed its tour 
of the eight World Cup sites 
outside Mexico City on Mon- 
day. Weighing little more than 
1 1 pounds, it is a sculpture, by 
the Italian, Silvio Gazzanica, of 
a globe hoisted by a woman in 
flowing robes. 

Officials of the organizing 
committee say the decision 
against an exhibition in the 
capital was made for security 
reasons. The defending cham- 
pions, Italy, formally brought 
the cup here before the draw in 
December. It then toured the 
provinces — Puebla. Qnereiaro, 
Nezahualcoyotl, Irapuato, 
Laron. Guadalajara. Toluca and 
Monterrey — before returning to 
the capital. 


Budapest (AP) — Two key 
players are missing from the 22- 
man squad which has been 
announced by Gyoergy Mezcy. 
the manager of Hungary, for the 
World Cup finals. The Hungar- 
ians will fly to Mexico on 
Monday. 

Mezey selected the players 
following a training camp pe- 
riod in an Austrian high-altitude 
mountain resort. Missing are 
the forwards • Andras 
Toeroecsik. still unfit following 
a foot operation, and Tiber 
Nyilasi, who is recovering flora 
a recent spine operation. 


Brazilian supporters feel lha. 
by picking their team a» 
favourites to win next month 5 
World Cup finals, London book; 
makers have put fame ahead o: 
form. “EiShs.- those bookmakers 
are bluffing or the} know noth- 
ing about football.” a disillu- 
sioned Brazilian supporter ssii-< 

Ten days before the start cf 
competition, fans awl critics 
complain that Brazil still haw 
no clear first team, lack tactic* 
and have limited individual tal- 
ent. Furthermore, the Brazilian* 
are unlikely to be as heavily 
supported as expected. 

“With the government's eco- 
nomic package, which frore 
prices giving back to people 
their purchasing power, w 
hoped an estimated 39.0£ii 
Brazilians would go to Mexico. 
Now we expect no more tfcaa 
15,000," a leading travel agency 
spokesman said. 

With top stars Zieo and 
Ton in bo Cerszo p?-'iaed b;: _ 
serious • injuries and vererari - 
Leandro. Oscar. Sacral*? 2 nd 
Falcao Urine on memories of 
past achievements, supporters 
were concerned whether the 
team would at Sessf advance to 
the second round. 

Brazil are booked in group D 
with Spain. Northern Ireland 
and Algeria, they open on Jane 
I. against Spain in Guadalajara. 
“ if Zico is unfit to play the 
World Cep. then we might as 
well give it all up,” said one 
supporter. Zico twisted bis left 
knee during the wsrm-ap match 
against Chile 2 nd could miss the 

finals. 

Brazil's current bad form has 
been partly biamefi on cvacb 
Tele Santana's insistence 01 . 
including 1982 veterans and oc 
off-lbe-fieW administrative er- 
rors by officials. 

“Brazil's biggest advantage 
over other teams in 1970 wa> the 
fact that they went through a 
long period of acclimatisation to 
the Mexican altitude in 
Guanajuato," columnist 
Oldemario Tougaioho wrote in 
the Jomal do Brasil. “This liras, 
while all other teams arc follow- 
ing the example, Brazil are only 
at Toluca for one week and do 
not know what will h 2 ppen 
next," t ouguinho said. 

According to some critics, the 
only thing which favours 5 razi! 
is a superstition that in the three 
times the squad left without the 
blessing of their fans, they came _ 
back as champions — in 195f . 
1962 and 1970. In 1%6 ana 
1982, when Brazil failed to reach 
tile semifinals, the team, de- 
parted with the support of over- 
confident fans. 


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(Pecs). J Varga (DentzSspor). MdfSeM 
player* A Magy (Homed), L Detan 
(Homed). P Hanructi (Rate Eto). G Beyjnar 
(MTK-Vtt), G Burcsa (Auxerre). J Nagy 
(Halados VSE) Forward* J (Oprtcti 
tjatatwnyal. M Estocftazy (AEK AttwntV 
G Hajszsn(Rafea Eto). LDajka (Homed). K 
Kovacs (Homed). 


Ticket prices are a final deterrent 


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& place 
for Algeria 

Algiers (Reuter) - Rachid 
Harkouk. of Noils County, has 
been named in Algeria's 22-man 
squad for the World Cup foot- 
ball finals in Mexico. 

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BeNoom. f Benkfeatdi. K MarL>c. H 
Bennialyook. F Chebei. M K Said. 
Forwards: D Menad, T Beosaoula. R- 
Madter, R Harkouk. S Assad. D Zidane. ■' 


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Mexico Cny (AP) — The 
World Cup tournament is a 
magnet for soccer fans, but high- 
priced tickets are prompting 
many would-be spectators to say 
they'll have, to watch at home. 
Many fans in this soccer-crazy 
counny will be watching the 
cup’s 52 matches on television, 
instead of in the stadiums as 
they would have liked to, be- 
cause tickets are not affordable. 

Even package tour sales in 
soccer-mad Europe are not as 
strong as organize!* had antici- 
pated. Octavio Fernandez, the 
spokesman for the organizing 
committee, estimated 6$ per 
cent of the 3,000,000 tickets 
placed on the market Iasi year 
have been sold. This indudes 
42.000 sets of tickets placed with 
travel agents which have been 
sold abroad. 

An estimated 85 per cent of 
tickets most be sold for the 
organizers to break even — a 
figure most Mexican sports 
writers doubt will be achieved. 
The 1982 World Cup in Spain 
sold 82 per cent, and that was a 
record. 

For Mexicans, a severe eco- 
nomic crisis that began in 1982 
has halved purchasing power. 
The cheapest set of tickets for 
six preliminary matches in 
Irapuato, a farm town 195 miles 
north-west of Mexico City, costs 
the equivalent of SI09 (£70). 


The minimum wage, which 
most Mexicans earn, comes to 
about S3.1 5 dollars a day at the 
current exchange rales of 530 
pesos per dollar. 

Mexico's giant, privately- 
owned television network 
Televisa, which bought all 
broadcasting rights, estimates a 
cumulative total of 12.000 mil- 
lion viewers will watch the 52 
games worldwide. Up to now 
the organizers have not made 
public, the figures on finances, 
including the revenues from 
television rights. 

Authorities in dozens of cities 
and towns throughout Mexico 
are planning to set up giant 
television screens in public pla- 
zas so people who do not own 
television sets can watch the 
games- 

Even , in Western Europe, 
which is experiencing some 
economic problems package 
tour sales are not as high os 
travel agents would like them to 
be. 

English Football Association 
spokesman David Boom field 
estimates 5.000 to 7,000 British 
fans will travel to Mexico, but 
only about 2.000 will do so on 
packaged tours."The vast 
majority of them are going 
under their own steam, making 
accomodation plans when they 
get there.” said Geoffrey Picket 


of the travel agency Mexican 
Holidays. 

Many will be taking cul-rate 
flights to Monterrey, about 500 
miles north of Mexico City, 
where England are playing Mo- 
rocco. Poland and Portugal. 

In Belfast. Maurice Guy. a 
travel agent, raid he expected to 
sell 1,500 to 2.000 sets of tickets 
for fans eager to watch Northern 
Ireland. But he said a good 
many will travel as cheaply as 
possible, with one group Hying 
to New York and then traveling 
to Mexico by excursion bus. 

Gerg Lc id i tiger, a spokesman 
for the West German Central 
Travel Bureau, estimated about 
1.000 Germans will be buying 
tickets. 

About 1,000 will also be 
coming from France, according 
to CAT Voyages and Wagons 
Lits, the two leading travel 
agencies. “We are organizing 
trips for our third World Cup 
and we know we can't take 
thousands of Frenchmen on 
long, expensive trips like these.” 
said a CAT representative in 
Paris. 

Only in Denmark did travel 
agencies say they had do prob- 
lem selling the 1.500 sets of 
tickets they were given by the 
Organizing Committee, packing 
them in hoiel-and-travel tours 
costing an average of IS.OOQ 
Kroner or 2.200 dollars. 


Mansfield Town, who von 
promotion to Ihe third division 
last season, may have th.\r 
plans to move to a new mul :- 
million pound stadium rejected. 
The club intend to sell the:- 
Field Mill ground and move te^ 
nearby 3IJ-acre site between 
Mansfield and Sutfon-in-Ash- 
ficld. But a report, prepared by 
Nottinghamshire County Coun- 
cil enviromcmal officers, ob- 
jects to the proposals ard 
recommends turning down the 
application. Local residents also 
claim that the new stadium 
would cause traffic chaos on. 
match days and disturb patients 1 ' 
at a nearby hospital. 

Halifax move 

Hat© profit 

Halifax Town, of the fourth 
diwsion. made a £15.355 profit 
on the jear ended March 31. 
compared with a loss of £1 5.0 (hj 
in the previous 12 months. The 
turnabout is c\plaincd mainjv 
by the club's income from ihe 
Milk Cup second round against 
touenham during the 1984/85 
season which boosted receipts to 
£« 7,fXiO compared with £52.000 
in the previous year. 


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THE TIMES THURSDAY MAY 22 1986 


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Impressive impact 
by the imports 
from down under 


For the second saccessne 
season the antipodean connec- 
tion dominated the domestic 
***** Great Britain's pride 
rwped in the exciting drawn 
scries With New Zealand, and 
™*** js a bnrst of optimism 
regarding this year’s visit from 

*y Aus tralians, but overall the 
mggest impact at the hidividnal 

- level has been made by imports 
" from Australia and New 

Zealand. 

This was heavily underlined 
at the recent Man of Steel 
awards at Salford. Hie highest 
award went to an Australian 
player, the HnH Kingston 
Borers’ loose forward, Gavin 
Miller, although inj ur y nnwl 
him to have a disappointing 
Wembley Cop final against 
Castfcford. The roach fag award 
went to Chris Andersen, the 
Conner Australian international 
who fed Halifax to the 
championship and into the 

premiership finql Thai, last 

Sunday at Bland Road ground, 
the Warrington front row of the 
Australians, Boyd and Jackson, 
and the New Zealander, Tamati. 

. m a d e mincemeat of the Halifax 

- pack to win the premiership 
c omforta bly for Warrington. 

Winterer there was success 
Australians or New Zealanders, 
or both, were in the thick of ft- 
Wigan went away like a bocse 
on fire to pick op the Lancashire 
Cup and John Player Trophy 
with Steve Ella at half back and 
Greg Dowling at prop leading an 
irreastable charge. It is signify 
cant that Wigan's sparkling 
back play stuttered only when 
EUa was first injured, then went 
home. Even so, Wigan lost the 
champions hip to Halifax by one 
point. 

At Wembley, although 
CastiefortTs home-grown half 
back. Bob Beardmore. won the 
Man of the Match award, he 
V only just shaded Gary Prokm. 
the New Zealand centre, of Huil 
Kingston Rovers, who scored 
two tries, and little Jamie 
Sandy, the Aborigine winger 
who ran over for a cry at a dial 
time for CastiefonL However, 
although the stars from down 
under made their inevitable 
impact, there were many fine 


RUGBY LEAGUE 

DIARY 

Keith Mackfln 



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SQUASH RACKETS 

Toirniasieiit saved as 
new sponsor steps in 


Dunlop Sport have taken up 
the prize sponsorship of Cham- 
pion of Champions, a small 
summer tournament for club 
champions in the Home Coun- 
ties. The company plan to 
develop the fast-growing grass 
roots competition as a promo- 
tional flagship event at the dub 
level of a game boasting more 
than three million players in 
Britain. 

"We have been watching the 

progress of Champion or Cham- . 

pions for the past four years and racket distributor, through 
wanting to be involved." Gor- whom he had donated prizes for 
don Baird. 


By Mandarin 
(Michael Phillips) 

Michael Stoute, the New- 
market trainer, has derided 
not to run his talented filly 
Untold in today's Sheraton 
Park Tower Lupe States at 
Goodwood because of the 
heavy ground and the way 
now looks clear for the Luca 
Cumani-trained Traltbee to 
stake her Oaks claim with a 
convincing victory. 

Tralthec won the Roddel 
Chevington Stakes at New- 
market last Autumn in 
style.ilh the Oaks in mind, she 
will be ridden by Pat Eddery, 
who was on Land of Ivory 
when she got disqualified after 
passing the post first in the 
Princess Elizabeth Stakes at 
Epsom. 

Stoute took the precaution 
of declaring the Cheshire Oaks 
runner-up Altiyna to ensure 
that he has a chance of 
winning the rare, but 1 prefer 
Tralthee, who is a filly with 
enormous potentiaL 
Today's programme will be- 
gin with another of the Mail 
on Sunday series. This I 
suggest will be won by Vagoe 
Shot, who like his sire, Vaigly 
Great, should relish the soft 
ground. WeQ that Tobago 
Dancer won at Chester, I still 
doubt her being good enough 
to beat Vague Shot, who was 
backed down to 9-2 from 12-1 
before he beat Strive by a 
couple oflengths at Kempton. 

As many of those contesting 
the Raceline Handicap Stakes 
are well known to the handi- 
capper, having been compet- 
ing against one another for 
one or more seasons, 1 am 
tempted to look elsewhere for 
the likely winner and take a 
chance with Respect, a some- 
what less exposed three-year- 
old. who won very easily at 
Sandown a week ago. Judged 
on that commanding perfor- 
mance Respect deserves pre- 
cisely that, even though his 
weight includes a penalty. 

The Kincsem Handicap 
Stakes offers Accuracy a 
chance of recovering the losses 
sustained at Chester where she 
whipped around at the start of 
the Chester Cup and lost so 
many lengths that she might as 
run into problems over sponsor- I well have remained in her box. 
ship at a late stage of prepara- That race was started by flag. 

lion for this year’s tournament, 1 

which starts with ihe regional 
rounds on June 7 and ends with 
the fnals at Oakleigh Paris 
squash club in North London on 
Saturday. June 14. 

The crisis point was reached 
when Jahangir Khan, the world 
champion, was unable to rec- 
oncile widening business 
commitments with continued 
promotional support for his UK 


RACING: HA RWOOD LIKELY TO BE TRIPLE-HANDED IN DERBY 

Allez MUordpasscs 
stamina test 



moments and lively talking 
points' on the home front. The 
splendidly fought internationals 
against New Zealand came to a 
blood-curdling climax at 
Headingley with players settling 
old and new scores in a manner 
unlikely to please sporting pur- 
ists. The finish was ideal, as Lee 
Crooks sent a penalty- kick, 
awarded for a piece of mayhem 
near the tocch line, high be- 
tween the posts to tie the game 
and the series for Great Britain. 

There were remarkable reviv- 
als in the second division by two 
clubs who have struggled for 
seasons with gates of a paltry 
few hundred, and with no play- 
ing success. Rochdale Hornets, 
under an agressive and am- 
bitions new set of directors, 
trebled their attendances and 
missed promotion only through 
an inexplicable lapse in form in 
the closing matches of the 
season. 

The most startling and most 
widely applauded renaissance 
came at Doncaster. The Dims, 
everybody's chopping Mocks 
and perennial wooden spoonists, 
suddenly emerged under the 
skilful, persuasive and experi- 
enced coaching talents of John 
Sheridan. Doncaster shook 
Leeds and the w hole of the rugby 
league world by leading 10-4 at 
Headingley and frightening 
Leeds rigid before going out of 
the Challenge Cap. They then 
shot op the second division table 
with a spate of wins, doubled 
their gates, and are looking 
forward to next season. 

Again, however, the palm for 
the greatest progress most be 
awarded to The British Amateur 
Rugby League Association. 
BA3LA continued to expand at 
university, college and upper 
schools levels, at last persuaded 
the Rugby Football Union to 
create the 'democratic free gang- 
way between the codes, and 
announced the launch of a new 
national league next season. 



**&■■«{* 


praise wiuneT YOong Inca, -.who contests Goodwood’s Raceline Stakes; 


Today the stalls will he in 
operation again so there 
should be bo problem. Before 
Chester, Accuracy saw out two 
miles really well at Newbury. 

Gulf King, who was runner- 


imtothe.SL 
York last week, 'should find 

life naaiw in thg FRF Halnntpr 

Stakes. 

My search for the day’s best 
bet has taken me north of the 


John Thome dies 


John Thame, an of the i 
successful National Hunt train- 
era in the West Co un tr y, died 
suddenly at his Somerset home 
yesterday. He ms 57, and at 
recent years had su ff er e d from 
multiple sclerosis. 

Thorne trained a team of more 
than 20 horses, most of them 
jumpers, on his 800-acre farm on 
the North Somerset coast at 
Kflve, near Bridgwater. Starting 
with a permit in 1953. Thome 
took oat a Aril pabtic-Bcenoesix 
years later and tine had been a 
steady stream' of winners ever 


Artifice was the outstanding 

bocse to emerge from the stable. 


He was a prolific 
proved to be one of Britain’s best 
two-mile chasers in the past 
decade. The stable’s staying 
chaser Loving Wonts w31 also 
be remembered as the nnladcy 
horse .in the 1982 .Grand Na- 
tional The- grey was going wdi 
when ‘brought down fear fences' 
.from home, then Bichard Hoare 
riSnotmted and- the partnership 
: 'made rip it vastauoont to snatch 
tliiiil iiIii if lit filial Critter and 
TtodOntkrok. 

However, It was not ail had 
lock lor Thome at UverpooL 
This year he saddled a double at 
the three-day Grand National 
meeting with Bean Raager and 
Artie Bean. 


GOODWOOD 


Teterisetfc.2^0, 34), JL35. BBC2: 45 
fining; heavy 
Draw: high numbers best 


!. £1511 ftgood. Mays. MPEHUL JADE (8- 
12) and BMADWAiER MUSIC (6-1f 


Sdiwertt (n Group 3 race ar Newmarket 

7) was hd lack Ward, rod DUBLIN LAO 

Ltate » Parion tM) at Chesterffit ESttS. soft, May 8, 8 ran). DERBY RIVER 


has since run 
P-11) was 


■_ i 


-v-: . ;:jnr* :v 


Z30 ‘MAIL ON SUNDAY* HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £4,227; Im) (7 ramroc^ 

ar Canon ' 


the company's 
marketing manager, said. “It is a 
tournament that embodies all 
the best dements of squash al 
club level and attracts by its own 
character the elite of the grass 
roots game." 

Baird heard on the grapevine 
last week that the organizers had 


I prizes i 

the tournament. 

“1 was on the phone as soon as 
I heard the rumours," Baird 
said. "Funnily enough Howard 
Harding, one of the organizers, 
was on the point of ringing me. 
We were able lo move fast 
enough to protect the June 
scheduling 


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107 

108 
111 
113 
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002- ASK MAMA M 

240*01 TOBAGO DANCER (DLKis-Stei8i}HHamon 9-9 (5«}Z 
40300-1 VAGUE SHOT (A Anthony) C Honan 9-3 
004 HAflRACt*3A-8AY (3 &IWW) PfaUn Bill 
0440-13 HBtAMQA XAJA p Hodges) OE&worthfi-S] 

0B-MS3 CCK25B FLHS-1T (E Paatsj I^M 


II 2nd toParion (8-2) at Cheater (5t 

UlSSSSSthmtiA . w - ... 

lar SHERATON 1 WU*-TOWER~LUPE -STAKES (3-Y-O f*es; 

r \ --V [\ 

■ C ■*£ Atnntt (ft H >taa iOWqiaaoofrS-Tr': -- * — WRSwtatamS 

Starter 3 ' 304 Q00M GPU P^IMway frjl C. M— im H 

wtelr O06-W^-lJ«mOF«Ort{U8WiPMBM>BMahg5-11 u SttetenS 

T4Mkte» f 'aee v 1 * ^ TRALTtetUSAJtAcJoc^ LCu-wrt8.il Pr*Eddary2 


. , (UMiar7-11. 

000-0 MAMQ-LIUS (Mbs ETiriy) M Haynes 7-10, 


±7SS5? 


308 0400-40 VQUPAtCa ptllU 
310 43- WARMWaCOMEf 


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9-4 vague Shot 11-4 Tobago Dancer. 5-1 Mrrerda-Mh. 7-1 Aak Iten. 8-1 
la Bay. 9-1 Cowrie FflghL20-l r “ 

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Brighter horizon on 
the salmon scene 

By Conrad Voss Bark 

Long-term salmon jirrurc-.xs 
may not be all that bleak. Tit 
has been a good ivti of am..' - .: 
about the damas-’ ;o . SJ ': r . !1 
stocks caused by ccttiitft- r~t 
enough- But the latent report 
from the Tweed Cmjsir.sioaen 
says: “The results af :hc 19R? 
season have followed a pattern 
not dissimilar to the past few 
seasons with aierajje to good r™ 
catches and disappointing net 
catches.” 

One of the problems of -cnin- 
an overall picture is vanr.cn 
statistics. Conscnationu-S'S ta»- 
in{2 one set of world catches oi 
Atlantic salmon in heme waters 
will be able to show a catch 
decline of 40 pci cent in 1 - 
sears. Taking another set o. 
figures you can show an increase 
in catches of 12 per cent. 

**1 think one can find a set of 
figures to show almost anything 
one wishes,” commented a lead- 
ing English fishery consultant. 

"1 think there has been a decline 
of stocks in the past 20 years or 
so in many areas bur it is cot as 
bad or as general as some would 
have ns believe. 

“In many places the ISS5 
season in this century was tlie 
best for rods since the 19u£$ but 
I am sore that some pt"p!e »<1I 
lamp the catches together with 
the poor net catches to shoo a 
maintained downward trend. 

This is a shame tveaase i; 
clouds the sssae aaJ draw;. 


Barracuda 
FORM: ASK MAMA I 

1 5 Pq TOBAGO OAHCEH <8-11) Kl Owster wtattr hMr Mm Lora 
J <?: n >1711 22tgi mdn £3392, oood to soft . May 7, 11 rani VAGUE SHOT (8-13) 
tmm Sames-1) (n. £2792. good to firm. Aby 5. 12 ran). BMRAr • 

Goodwood selections 

By Mandarin 

2.30 Vague Shot. 3.0 Respect. 3.35 Tralthee. 4J Mandub. 4.40 Ac- : 
curacy. 5.10 Gulf King. 

By Our Newmarket Correspondent 
3.0 Broadwater Muse. 3.35 Tralthee. 4.5 Persian Style. 5.10 Golf 
King. 

By Michael Seely 
2.30 Vague Shop. 3 .0 Bridge Street Lady. 4.40 AJLDO KING (nap). 

3.0 RACEUNE HANDICAP (£12496: 51) 05) 


artcRiioa awa> from the areas of | 
rxjl concern.” 

\s well ar. the anti-poaching 
Ci jsiBtfS of the Salmon BilL 
n;r. ;a canoilM in the Com- 
rar.as. ti-r: arc many other 
csjlo\ f. crers which can give a 
br:gh:c." pxtnre in the Inns terra. 
One i< the enormous dwelop- 
ir..R! of farmed salmon, pro- 
uL,'Cd b; big companies like 
Ilsnct in sea loch 
cages off thy Scottish coast. 

this year members of the 
Scottish Salmon Growers 
Association are expecting to 
produce about 10.000 tons of] 
ulmnn. The chairman of j 
their marketing cmaminec. Mr 
Areas Morgan, says: “We’re 
delighted with the progress 
we’re making. A couple of years 
ago we were producing only 
ahnu: a sixth of the amount 
produced in Norway; now it’s op 
to about a third.” 

When «c hate more than 
.aouzh salmon craning in truck- 
loads to Biiliac-cgutc and more 
'ban vn-.'ugb to be exported to 
the Third W orld. «b» we then go 
in for salmon ranching in a big 
way? Do wo start io restock our 
risers? I do not know the 
answers but it is nice to write 
s- 17"! bint; chcerfa! far a change. 

TODAY’S FIXTURES 


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204 211128- PEinoVICMfOOHJ 

205 083130 M.T0N BROWN (D) 

206 420383 MPEHUL JADE 

207 18-0186 BROADWATER 

208 0184841 YOUNG MCA 

379 00-2012 BfflDGE 

211 CC-0223 CLAffTME (OXBF) j 

212 000403- PERFECT inroad 

213 31*404 BOLLWEHLY 

214 43030-0 FERRYMAN 
216 C23080 LAURK 

218 20-21 RESPECT 

219 322-000 OERRYffNER (B)(0) (Mrs N 
5-1 Ctanfrw. 8-1 BoBn Emdy. 7-1 (mpwM Mm. 8-1 BMob Straet Lady. 8-1 

Petrawcn. 10-1 HtCoo Brurai. 12-1 Reseed 14-1 Young inoL 16-1 Leurte Lome. 
R3RM: YOUNG MCA tetod off tMs seasotun 188S (8-11) beet Zanaa (84) i* et tacot 

(5r.Sg534.g3od»«mi.Seg 27. 18 rani IMPERIAL JADE (9-4) «ra« ab out 41 ba d In 7Bi. 
and ARDROX LAD (9-1 ) and PETROVICH 0-1 lloul Ol Brat 0. Ewaar PCTROVICH (82) 
ecoifcitaM M HawtecA winner from CLAktWc (8-8) (5L £748a<jood. Aug 10, 9 ran). 
MLTON BROWN IS-13] was Wi.hd Back in 3nL THssaaaonCLANTWEn-8) about 41 3rd 
or 15 to pnilp re-4| at York &. E9630. good. May 13L BOLLM EJBLY®« was W back 
bi 4tn. AROROX LAO (9-Q7BL WLTON BRCRVn (9-3) 8lh and DUBLM LAD (9-8)0111 of 
first 9 Prewousiy CLANTME (8-10) much a np rorad to Msn 11 2nd of 13 to Doubts - 


ITompURs64a 

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tong J Boa's? 64-1 2 PatEddwyll 

R WMakar 5-88 WR9aMwn2 

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. (Mrs N WasWroob) 14 H Easwrtiy 5-84 « N tM 15 ■ 

PtonraaO D Bswcrtn 10*8 Dtowl 

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5-2 -MMwb. 8-T Land Of (wry. 4-i-Atayna. B-lVofcto. 8-1 Warm Waksma. 10-1 
GamnaKayai. . 

FORM: UNTOtO(8-7)wonG«cun 3 avert at Ayacol by Kl tram MoonBght Lady (8-10) (1m. 
£21171, gota'to'flnn; 'Sapt m/ 9 ran): ALTIYNA tWR 21 2nd of 9 to Satchmr &0) in 
Chester*! OMhba OMstim 41 6Syda. £15886, good to soft. May 7LLAND WMgt 
(8-7)3 1/2L4ihaM1 toEl Fabulous ®-7) in Group 3 St SatotOoud(7< 110yd. £18031, 
soft. Mw 10). TRALTHEE (8^ II Navnuarkst winnsr bom Sbvpattn (B-8) m. £12272. 
goodtoinn,Oct 19, 9 ran). VaJDAfB-Ojnevar naar to challenge wtwn 6X1 7to to Mid- 
way Ladr|M» In 1000 GWneai at N a w ma rt ml ftm. £1 01244 ^ood. May 1.15 ran). 
WARM WBUCX3ME (8-6) 71 2nd of0 to Sonic Lady 0-3) at Ascot (6L £8258. flrm,Seul28). 
SateoHbK VGUDA 

45 GOODWOOD AIRFIEU) MAIDEN STAKES (2-Y-O : colts: El ^77: 

401 * - BOB DC BOULOGNE (OSA)(MtiaoianAIMalaoan)Lri^on^^ in i » nf 

' 402 ’ •. ’ COMBINED EXBX3SE (Mrs W McA^pina) ^ Snwth M SWMhmitbS 

406 • MANfWBOT Ar-MsWDMaflf Thomson Jonas M A«tonay5 

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413 VAKJLY BLAZED (LSpencw) CHwgan 8-0 P Cook 4 

»4 Mandub. 7-2 Persian Styta. 4-1 Bote da Boulogne, 13-2 Triple Entente. B-i 

Vaigly Btezad. 10-1 Comblnad ExBrdaa. Motor Broker. 

4^0 KINCSEM HANDICAP QZAJ02B: 2m 3Q (13) 

501 Cftl-fl 8T BWE(FW) (Mm WTutoeh)S Motor 4-9-10 Q Landau (7) S 

502 Vm/OB CONTESTER (P WWakfl P CundeO 6^fi G Baxter B 

504 (XF910 ACCURACYJUiss B Sawal G EaKfing 5-9-1 JWBans4 

505 31084) PAOQYCOUPREhar^J Davies 44-11 — 3 

508 2324842 RSHPO»to£ASi™omDElsworai5A-11 A McGtom 13 

507 084841 SAJL0R3 REWATO I F fcitfttrl J King 490 (3ex) W Carson 7 

508 0-10003 OtTUmON (ffiJJ OonsQ) H Usher 4-8-9 J Carter (7)1 

509 1000-40 AUX) IQNG (Mrsv Langkxd) 0 Outfton 5-8-9 BCmaNcwri 

ST2 34T04-0 TUGBOAT (wi G EwneOJ P MachSI 7-/-12 GCanar{3)2 

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517 MM8 SHUTTLECOOC STAR (A CMenJ J Briefer 47-7 NAdmtfl 

3-1 Saflora Reward, 7-2 AktotUno. 5-1 TlrttnaL 6-1 Ftshpond. 10-1 Snaiy Capper, 


12-1 Accuracy. 14-1 Stwne. 16-1 Contester. 20-1 
5.1 0 EBF HALNAKER STAKES (2-Y-O: C4& £3^97: 61) (9) 
602 


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606 

608 

609 

610 
811 
612 
613 


412 J0NLEAT(BF)(MrsC0tcfaan) Lnggott9-2.. 
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13-8 Otore Mala. 3-1 Jonieet 5-1 QJH King. 8-1 Cambridge RebaL 1 0-1 Tough N' 
Genoa. 12-1 Lord Westgate, i«-1 others. 


Goodwood 

results 

Gotrgihoavy 

2J0 flm 2 T) 1 . T ABA RPAW fB Ctofw n. 
7-11 2 . Eaqukw (B Thomson. 7-2): 3. Xala 
Nsshan(G Carier.(12-1) ALSO RAN: 100- 
30 fav MA Ptantahon. 7 Botoden, Wal 
Meet Again ( 6 (h). 10 Heart ol Stone. Virata 
tele. 16 Bachacha (refL Evros (4th), 20 
SoBoom. The Howard (Sen. Thatttun^y. 
13 ran ••si. 4L 5L 4L2L R Johnson 
Hauarconat Btewburv. Tcta: £7 40. £3.00. 
«23. £2 30 OF: tS)30. CSF; £3841. 
Tncaac £273 65. 2mm 21.78 sac. 

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(It 50 »o 5 30) 

FENNER’S: CaTirdgc University v 

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k AjTAif-.s.'ve. Southern p- 
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KHszdsr (W Carren. 7-2). ALSO RAN: 
100-30 PraMtum fS0»). 5 St Mtino a 12 


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ALSO RAN: 7-2 Crests leap (4th). 5 
P ort— r. 6 Ptoana JBttoT Madam 
MuflWi. 16 SBvar Form (5dfl. 8 ran. rtL 2L 
2V,L 2KI 8L A tatfran at boot, nra 
£3.10: £11 a S2J&. ESBODF: Z34y8a 
CSF: £24.18. 1 mta 2090 saa 


Drone Rteg, Far Too Busy (Wh). Hig tato 
Beauty. 25 zaeboto, 33 Cojfty 
ROCkhoW Princess, Sweepy. 15 rwi. NR: 
Butsora. Oanasntoor. flower BawLLAca- 

nsKr&wufu! 

£2.70, OF: £4*90. CSF: E3AS1- 1 min 
3896 sec. 

; 0^44.10. Pteoopot C78J8. 


7 ran NR- Du&an. TranttlaK. 121, 55, 104. 
13 . hd. M StoutB at Newmarfc* Tom 1 : 
£320: £2.00. £2.10 Of : £10.00. CSF: 
£19.66. drun 21.42 sac. 

325 (tm 41) 1. ALLEZ M&0RD (G 
SMi-iev. 5-6 (av): 2. Badwbak (B Thom- 
son, 10-1): 1 Lu bas ff Outan, 16-1). 
ALSO RAN: 6 Winds oi Ught (5diL 8 New 
Trcan, 11 Katoong Heetra (6tJi). 14 Sir 
Percy. 33 Janok) mjt).b ran. NR: Then 
Agaai. 51. 3L 20. a. not recorded. G. 
Harwood sr 5^. C 2JS i 

£1 50. £270. £390. OF: £9.70. CSF: 
E9.i6.2mai53.G6sea 

A(S(Gfl1, TENDER ^ Tt ff{SCa uthan.S- 
2L 2. Ragenev FOe (R Ctdmsl 1<ft 3. 
RocrroSl (B Rowe. 5-1 ) ALSO R AN: 64 
la. Jaisaknar (5th). 5 
(4th). 14 PafMands Beta fttw 8 raa NR: 
Our W Saragstoe. a. S, A 3. 20. M 
McCormack A Viaraaqo. Tom: £390: 
£133. £3 60. Dfi E1&10. CSF: £1644. 
Jmn 2TJM«c. 


Worcester 

Gokv good to soft 

6 Sparidsr tabflB-1). Cemr*, 
Rad 64 jt-lara. 20 ran. NR: £ 


Tuiarowena. J 
£3.00, £360. 
£10397. 


■■■MB Shafeui, 

1 . 1 W. 2)5L TMto £9.10; 
■OF: Z102S0. CSF: 




And liszt (14-1): 3 Tom 
6 ran. Wt 2 k 


(C Smith. 7- 
U\. 3 Tom 
Zacefa. «L 

13 £ 

OF: £2350. CSF: tS7S*. 

eft) 1,TatvMa(Mr T Jonas, 10- 


315(2mch)1. 

Brahams 1 

20L O S'Nwfl'TbW ridia £2.73 £2.13 



Royal Hnnt Cup weights 

87 10, tactoprapn 4 7 9 . Rom) H 
OKtardale 4 7 8. AH Fair 5 7 8. 


Cop (tm): Bofin KnigW 4yr»- 

iDst-Oto. Sarab 5 9 11. Urteama 4 8 13 


SuUafSh 4 8 9, Homo Septan 49 9 BqM 
Indian 5 93 Eogttah Spri ng 49 3 Ma to 
Coura497. Ku(uma496, 9iinaihaafch59 

Ackiwoa 5 8 11 . RdrehaaepapardtaM 4 8 
13 BokJ And BeauBU 4 8 8. Rustji Law 4 
87. Ak Otaptay 3 83 Ktag's Head 4 8 S. 
Ouaktair 93 Dorsa CottMB4 8 3 

Frsadam Ctuiea 4 8 3 PKStrtx 383 Go 

Banana's 5 83 Tnta Rara 4 8 3 Asswan 6 
3-3 Cotooktent* 4 B 2. Otot flkff 4 8 2. 
Snbb K8M 4 8 z TtW O Your Lor 4 8 1. 
Moris 4 8 1; Coma Or The Btoas 781. 
Rad Ruaaal 9 < 1. Grand traibour 6 8 1 . 



Allez Milord, one of Guy 
Harwood's three hopefuls for 
the Derby, was tackling a mile 
and a half and heavy ground 
for ihe first time tn the 
Schroder Predominate Stakes 
at Goodwood yesterday. 
Greville Starkey took the 6-5 
on favourite ahead just inside 
the last three furiongs and left 
nothing to chance, pushing the 
colt right out to the end. Allez 
Milord won by five lengths 
and three from Badarbak and 

laah»«L 

Ladbrokes, the bookmak- 
ers. immediately cut AJIez 
Milord's Derby odds from 10- 
1 to 5-1 and make Dancing 
Brave and Shahrastani joint 
favourites at 7-2. 

Harwood, who as well as his 
2.000 Guineas winner. Danc- 
ing Brave, also has Bakharotf 
in the Derby, said: “I honestly 
can't say at die moment what 
our Derby plans or riding 
arrangements will be but I 
shall be able to announce 
them in the next few days." 

The Pu Thorough trainer said 
“ Allez Milord ran a good race 
here on ground he hated. His 
class and guts got him 
through. I did consider . 
him out because of the gro 


Racegoers saw little of the 
opening event, the Chichester 
Festival Theatre Silver Jubilee 
Handicap, after a thick mist 
restricted visibility to less than 
200 yards, but when the field 
finally came into view the 
issue was between Tabardar 
and the ueble-seelring Es- 
quire. Tabardar, with ‘Steve 
Cauthen sporting the Aga 
Khan's colours, saw it out just 
the better to win 'by. half a 
length. .■ , ‘ : ■''"•Vi 

Only |2‘ of the 13 ’swrtere 
were counted -* bdfp'e,; ’ weu 
strung out, but then sometime 
later the bottom weight, 
Bachagha, cantered by. Terry 
Ramsden's gelding, blinkered 
for the first time, had refitsed 
to race when the stalls opened. 

Visibility improved just be- 
fore the second race, the Clive 
Graham Stakes. Walter 
Swinburn, on Dihistan, made 
for the stands side of the 
course as they came to the top 
of the hilL Swinburn bad 
judged that the best ground 
would be on the stands rail 
and he was totally vindicated 
when Dihistan, " the" 11-4 
favourite, gall oped- nght away 
from ’ his six _*nvat3 D5hi Stan 


border to Penh where Teleme- 
ter Gem is napped to win the 
Gillie Bros Lochee Amateur 
Ridas Novices' Hurdle. Be- 
fore he was beaten a bead by 
the useful Celtic Fleet at 
Hereford. Roger Fisher’s five- 
year-old was a convincing 
winner over three miles at 
Southwell where be easily 
accounted for the Wolver- 
hampton winner Intrepida. 

With only three races be- 
hind him this season. Teleme- 
ter Gem should strip fresher 
than most and he should also 
be weti ridden by his trainer’s 
assistaniTony Fowler. 

Also following those 
successive victories over 2 Vi 
mites at Newcastle, Brother 
Geoffrey looks a good bet to 
win the Spittalfield Handicap 
Chase on the Scottish track, 
even though Direct Line and 
Primrose Wood oppose him. 


him out because cflhe ground jusl coasting in the final 
but be needed to be tightened borne, 12 

up and I didnt really have (endear, oMrif the easiest 

winner seen this season.; 


up 

much option but run him. 
Dancing Brave, Bakbaroffand 
Allez Miloid have not worked 
together for a long time, they 
are different sorts of horses, 
and Dancing Brave has never 
worked more than seven fur- 
longs at home.” 


Dihistan’s triumph will be 
good news in Michael Stoute’s 
stable because the colt has 
been leading their Derby hope 
Shahrastani in all his strongest 
work. 


Fitnah aims for Eclipse 

From Our French Correspondent; Paris 


Salvoldo. who had been ex- 
pected to win the Pm de L'Avre 
at Longehamp yesterday., after, 
which connections would decide 
whether to bring him to Epsom 
for me Derby, missed the race 
because be bad contracted 
warbles. 

His trainer. Patrick Biancone. 
hopes to saddle the Daniel 
Wildenstein colt on Sunday 
j n^ri-ari in the Prix la Force over 
ten furlongs. 

The race was won in 


Salvoldo’s absence by the hot 
favourite CheicheuF d'Or, rid- 
den for Criqpette Head byGaiy 
Moore.' 

The gune.'Combihatidh bad 
earlier landed the Prix de la 
-Pephuere in brUfianVJjfyle' \rith 
Fitnah, who was rmimng fbr the 
first lime since finishing fifth in 
last year's Arc. Fitnah^ 'pleased 
her t raine r immensely and will 
contest the Eclipse Stakes in 
July after r unning at Maisons- 
L affine on June 18. 


Halo 5 7 9. 

. ... t. B bzB ol 

Tara 578, Rana Pratap 677. Acorutum 5 
7 7. Moores Meed 6 7 3 Raaor Wit 5 7 3 
GramMa 4 75, DuH 3 7 5. Virgin Isle 5 7 3 
Magic Bid 4 7 3 Al Bostooma 3 7 3, 
Windpipe 8 7 3 Running Rush 4 7 2. 
SecMtsrssiaka 7 7 3 Joyful Dancer 6 7 1 . 

Conmayiofi7 1. Xhai47 1. Bundabura.6 
7 1, Ffywme 5 7 1. Russel! CreaU 4 TO. 
Cascaoo! 5 7 3 FusAar 4 7 0. Kazarew 5 7 
0. Awe Coaur 4 7 3 Ben Adhem 4 6 13 
Glfiil Polo 5 613. PsoflcPnneen 4 6 13 
The Howard 4 6 13 Gurtuen Boy 4 6 13 
Master Line 5 6 12. Commander robert 4 6 
13 Aocironaeon S 6 11. Dorset Venture S 
• 8 13 Fas* Sarvca 7 6 3 Fonnatune J 6 6. 


Amethyst 3 8 3 Chance tna 

MSton *7 13 Ocaotiw4 7 13 Indtoi HN 4 
7 13 Bank Parade 5 7 13 Tetoaah 4 7 12 
- 5 7 12 Pwadi 4 7 11. 


4 7 11. WUfi 4 7 1ft Hay 

13 Bany Sheen 5 7 12 

Manchesnrafcytran 77 13 ProftftMd teta 


Swot 5 7 13 


Beau 4 5 13. Dueling 5 5 12 Tamsrtown 

Lad 6 5 12 Momdatea 3 5 11. Satnhaan 4 

5 11. Jabereba 5 5 1 1. Beaud8ic3S 8 and 
Bren Banfw 7 S OfTo be rwi Royaf AscoL 
June 18). 


Epsom classic acceptors 


Derby Staktt (group i: 3Y-0 cotts and 
WSfis im 4fr AMM*. as*z Micro. 
Arakar. P aM m oft. Barter. Bold Arrenga- 
mnt Can tea Guard. Ctovto, Danmg 
Brava. OaocrngZata. Otetatoar. Eputeor, 
Fanaan. Fnway Dancer. Fast Topaze, 
FtarevmlRBshofSteaL Had To Roberta 


£243 OF: £8373 CSF: £25355. 


3150m 
4 (av);2 Mtt* 


340 (70 1. RNSNKU. (S Cauflm 11- 
zy. a. Matetaa (P Cock. 25-ri 3 BaBad 
Dew (T Quinn. 7-2 faaL ALSO RAN: 6 
Buthavna (5 w. Oaote. B Mratona Van- 
bjro. 9 My OaiNrig. 10 Be So Sold. 20 
Great Otomma. SyW Fantty (483 25 
AMoiuaiy Bonkers, 33 Lucy Aya. Mt aa 
Kola. Pause tor Aopiauto (M), Stotas a* 
Autumn, stralgheway Star, Sian Wand. 
Sweet Splca Ccttwieaoa 19 ran. rot 
caeww. tL 2V»). a 8 l 3t w Janra to 
NowmmraL Tore: ES 63 £290. £5 60. 
£1.90. OF: £76 73 CSF: £11303 1 min 
3321 sot 


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Cantebta 

0-1). 11 ran. NR: Oanean, Ranjjav 
Samos, IV, !U> Jonas. Tote: £333 
838 : £7.40. £233 OF: £7130. CSF: 
£61.95. 



Caractecus 

£2330: £5.60, £2-1 

^B583S. THcaae £2781.17. 


a a J KtoL Tote: 
£830. DR £13230. 


518 (3m 
Brana.11-4 


1. Prince's Drive (C 
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rVc, a B PUng. 

Tote: £382 £1-13 £1-83 £233 Oft 
£21 33 CSF: £25 17. Trtratt £1 7B.T1. 

euro imh 

nMVW 


i Otelrida«(9-ft Cadre Tima 1 
9 ran. NR: Master Bo3 1 


Hwtag Song. Haunted. HOtaw Hand. 
toperSt Fakaon; JanteW. Jaral r. Jumb o 
Mtrt KadtaL-MaleaBc Vow. JtaWcour, 

E'&'HPS 

Coraueflar. (To be run Epeom, June 4). 


Oaks Stake*: (Group F 3Y-0 Stes im 
4ft Ala MahHc AWyna Appma. AsreroK) 
HakL Bangui Prtrea. Bar(w, Bonshamie. 
Broken Wave, Camanon, Camat Sotare. 

Cocoflfi. Cotorspin. Osverma, Ounoot. 
EardOmdS Fabulous, ^tirasG» 08 n. 


Fleur Rovaie, Gamma 
GoWen 6riota, 


Geseden. 
Holbrooke Sutton, im- 


provise. Ivor* "Hinge. Lacowa. Laughter, 
Madam John, Maysoon. Midway tody. 

MB On The Ftaa.’ Mona Lai Northern 
Pienaar, Pak Ertoress. Prospect Tors, 
Queen Hotel. Rejuvenate. Rtotoor, 
Saicnw. Sanek SfterkraW 
S. Swete More. Top And Lady. 

Untold. VoWa. Wefch Fantasy. 

(To be run at Eusom, June 7). 


• The Dick Hero trained filly 
Queen Helen who was expected 
to make her seasonal debut in 
today's Lupe Stakes, will now 
run in the Prix Si Alaxy at 
Longehamp on Sunday. If the 
fifty comes through her race well 
she will be an intended runner 
in the Epsom Oaks. 


• John Dunlop, the Arundel 
trainer, will open his stables to 
the public this Saturday in aid of 
the Horse Racing School at 
NewmarkcL The gates open a 
1 0am. and there will be a arid 
touraround Ute Castle Stables in 
West Sussex. The admission is 

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ATHLETICS 


ailor out in the cold 
as England 
stick to their guns 


■ Dipak Tailor, one of 
•Hyland's top doubles players, 
■has been disciplined by being 
jeH out of the team announced 
‘yesterday for the Comm on - 


from July 24 to- August 2. 
Ruled out of last month's 
worid team championships in 
Jakarta: by a., hand injury. 
Tailor had been warned that it 
he did not to take a second 
opinion from the Badminton 
Association of England's doc- 
tor, then he would be omitted 
from selection for the rest of 
theyear. - - - 

■* “We wanted to see if there 
was any way we could get him 
fit,** Jake Downey, the En- 
gland manager, said. Downey 
also had to make do without 
Martin Dew, Tailor’s partner, 
after a protracted argument 
over travelling arrangements. 
Dew is also missing from the 
Commonwealth Games 
squadrimvinR decided not to 
inake himself available. . 

i Tailor, aged 22, has been 
r poo£Sbed less harshly than 


By Richard Eaton 
seemed likely. Although he 
has been denied the chance of 
three Commonwealth Games' 
medals the selectors say he 
will be considered for all 


er, meanwhile, claims be 
heard about being disciplined 
only from the Pros. 

“I bad the feeling that 
something was brewing," he 
said. “But if there is any 
suggestion that I was not unfit 
for the Thomas Cop then 1 
reject and resent that entirely. 
I provided an X-ray and a 
medical certificate from my 


doctor to the BAE and I think 
that should be sufficient 
evidence.” 

Good news is that Nora 
Perry has been restored to the 
En gland squad. The former 
world doubles champion said 
earlier this year that she would 
never play in a team under 
Downey’s management. Bat 
.she has deckled to let bygones 
be bygones and there was 
never much doubt the selec- 
tors would choose her if die 
changed her mind. 


EQUESTRIANISM 


Who will partner Mrs Perry 
is less dear, although she will 
probably laic part in two 
events as wefl as the team 
competition. Helen Troke. 


the Commonwealth s i ng les 
title, is her likely women’s 
doubles partner, while Andy 
Goode, Nigel Tier and Rich- 
ard Outterside are all candi- 
dates to partner her in the 
mixed doubles. 

The inclusion of this trio 
plus Steve Badddey and Nick 
Yates In the men's singles 
means there is no place in the 
squad for Darren HaQ, the 
national champion. The 
Games’ format involves only 
one men’s singles and the 
selectors have gone for their 
two highest-ranked and most 
experienced singles players. 

ENGLAND SQUAD: Mea: S 


Women: H Treks (Ha m p shi re), F 
Elliott (Surrey). G Clark (Kant). G 
Gowers (Sussex), N Parry (Essex). 



liTWLMIIt* 


to blossom 

V By a Correspondent 
Stuart Bale, despite bis 6-2, 1- 
6, 6-3 rain interrupted second 
round victory over Paul 
Hoysled, of Australia, suffered a 
severe blow to his chances of 
winning the Prudential inter- 
national tournament at 


withdraw from the world circuit 
for more than Three months at 
the srait of this year. 

Bale, the top seed, was under- 
standably hesitant on the slip- 
pery . courts as Tain ~ feO 
throughout his march, and a 
heavy, tumble did not help his 


j7» r-,>; J* . <vi 


ml Hi I 

“tfsili 


washes out play 


ce. SuL playing in tront 
of his own dub mcmbets, his 
experience kept him on course 
for the final on Sunday against 
Leighton Alfred, co-holder of 
the title. 

Julie Salmon, of Sussex, who 
is favourite to take the women's 
championship, raced to' an easy 
straight sets victory over Sn 
UtamL : of Indonesia. 


. By Ire Tennant 

CANTERBURY: Kent kme fist t« 
scored 60 fin one against, the Satwda 
Indians. - afield 

Only 80 inmates play were **£?*; 
possible yesterday.' the rain 
starting at midday and comma- 
ing unrenrimngiy a& afternoon. 

The Indians have bow lost * »» 
almost 22 hours of cricket in 
their three-day matches on this ™ 
lour. 

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amptondme, before the first wercon 
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in die words of their manager. -■ SGtMs 
Raj Singh, “gohag to be under- 

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much since it was exnaor- 


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to field two spwoer*. : : 
Kent, who were wfcfcoa t 
Christopher Cowdrey. EBsob 
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By Jenny MacArthur 

Fendlfl Fa wens and Blue Max 
IT~ make a bid for their third 
s u ccess i ve win at the 17 Group 
Windsor horse trials which start 
on Friday in Windsor Great 
Park. Miss Fawns, a former top 
junior rider, competes in the 11 
Group section with her 13-year- 
old gelding who last-year took 
over the lead after Mark Phillips 
■ and Distinctive (hopped from 
fit^r to- fifth place in the 
showjumping. Miss Fawcushad 
a- less happy experience Iasi 
weekend at the Ring's 
Sombome event in Hampshire 
when, after a brilliant dressage 
test she and Bine Max “parted 
company" at -the water on the 
cross-country. 

* Neither P rin cess Anne nor 
{Captain Phillips are competing 
•this year, although Princess 
’Anne win be at the trials in her 
role as president. Captain Phik 
LBps is commentating for tefo- 
jfision . at ; the World 
C&ampionfliips in Australia 
^bd.thengpes straight to Lexing- 
ton Im Keniudcy to ride Cartier 
Ht urfe horse's fist international 
-three-day event. 

The Range Rover team win be 
rep r esented at Windsor by Jon 


Evans, who wrote to Captain 
Phillips three years ago asking 
for a job and has been based at 
Gatcombe Park ever -rinco. He 
has two entries. The Cordwainer 
II in the senior section and Tod, 
a new young horse in the Glow- 
worm section. 

Although Windsor is an ideal 
Gist three-day event fora young 
horse, the senior section has 
attracted several experienced 

Robert^emieux wifo^Richard 
Walker’s former ride Ryan’s 
Cross and Lucy Thompson with 
The Chairman who was in the 
lead last year until she fell in the 
cross-country. 

The four sections, which in- 
dude the T! Creda British 
Junior Championship, all do 
their dressage on Friday. Riders 
in the TI Group section win 
have to compete with Britain’s 
top dressage rider, Christopher 
Barrie, on C-Angler who last 
weekend turned his attention U> 
three-day eventing. 

Saturday's cross-country 
course contained 26 fences, aft 
of which have special surfaces 
on the landing and take-off side 
so that even m the event of a 
deluge the fences remain 
jumpable. 


Cap-tie pats Halifax in profit 


Halifax Town, of the fourth 
division, made a £15,355 prof- 
it on the year ended March 31, 
compared with a Joss of 
£15,000 -in; the previous 12 
months, v 

;cTbe turnabout is explained 


mainly by the club's income 
from the Milk Cup second 
round against Tottenham 
Hotspur during the 1984/85 
season, which boosted the 
receipts to £87,000, compared 
with £52,000 


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Todd leads 
the big 
challenge 

Gawfer (Reuter) — Mar 
Todd, of New Zealand, the 
Olympic champion, beads the 
challenge for honours by some 
of the world's top riders in 
Australia’s first international 
equestrian event starting today. 
Todd feces testing competition 
over the next four days from 
other Olympic medal winners, 
among them Virginia Holgate 
Leng. of Britain, and Karen 
Stives, of the United in 
the sixth world threodgy event 
championships. 

The build-up has been 
marked by con tro versy, with the 
ground jury criticized by the 
course designer, Neil Ayer, an 
American, for changing some of 
the steeplechase jumps. Far 
from the manicured pMyh 
of Badminton and other tra- 
ditional venues, the Gawler 
event is ran over typically tougt 
terrain of the Au s tralian bush- 

But Ayer chums the jump! 
had been '‘defaced” and tfea 
their natural characteristics pe- 
culiar to the Australian land- 
scape had been removed. “The 
ground jury has seen fir to after 
them so they look like nothing. 
They now look tike European 
steeplechase jumps,” he said. “1 
think it is an insult to tire 
Australians not to toe the 
steeplechase jumps Ural are 
native to this country." 

Saturday’s crosscountry is a 
speed andendorance trial overa 
demanding 26km course, while 
the dressage and showjumping 
events are befog staged mi a 
raring course in this country 
town which ties 30km north of 
A de laide. 

Todd, astride bis tiny horse 
Charisma, beads die lot of 
individual riders expected to 
excel. Mrs Leng, a bronze medal 
winner at the Los Angeles 
Games, riding Priceless, the 
1986 Badminton winner and 
compatriot Ian Stark, on Oxford 
Blue, and Olympic silver medal- 
list Stives, on Flying Odours, 
will be tough to beat. 

The United Stales suffered a 
major setback when Bruce 
Davidson was dominated before 
be could even take the saddle. 
His mount. Doctor Peaches, 
foiled the first official examina- 
tion by the international panel 


ruled the horse lame. Davidson 
is the only rider to have won two 
consecutive world champion-' 
ships— at Burghley in 1974, and 
at L exi n gton, Kentucky, in 
1978. 

The American, seeking his 
third individual fold tt^am 
championship win, narrowly 
missed out on the 1982 tide 
which went to Lucinda Green. 


Uocertainty: c«lf fojary could determine plans for Lopes 


Lopes announced 
but not expected 

By PW Butcher, Athletics Correspondent 


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The org aniz ers of the Great 
North Run, which i nco r porates 
the AAA half marathon 

ehaimpinnaitlip , wi fia t w h MH q p 
June &, yesterday announced the 
participation of Carlos Lopes. 

But Jos Hermans, the Dutch- 
man who acts as agent for 
Lopes, said that the likelihood 
was that the Olympic marathon 
champion would not ran in the 
race against Steve Jones, the 
Welshman, whose marathon 
time is only one second slower 
than Lopes's world best of 2hr 
7mfo 12 kg. 

Lopes was due to race m 
Oxford 10 days ago in the IAC 
8km event, bat be w ithdrew az 
the last moment, the organizers 
threatening to invoke legal ac- 
tion against athletes who renege 
on contractual obligations with- 
out fair excuse or wanting. 

But Hermans, who still balds’ 
the world track re cords for 

“Carlos wantedto cotnTto^tbe 
IAC event, but be has the same 
problems with a calf inti tendon 
injury that be has badsfocelasi; 
year. He’s definitely coming to 


the Great North Run and will do 
the running clinic the night 
before the race, but he’s not 100 
percent sure at the moment that 


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be will compete. 


GOLF 

Pantonout 

of luck 

Qufa y Pan too, who scored _ a 
record twelfth tour victory in 
Portugal on Sunday, bad to 
withdraw from the £20,000 
British Olivetti tournament 
which began yesterday in wet 
mid windy conditions at Moor 
Hall, near Sutton Goldfield. 

Miss Pantoo, who sustained a 
slipped disc six weeks ago. took 
medical advice after a steeptess 
night- “I was told my back had 
been affected by the beat last 
week,” Miss Pan ton, winner of 
the Portuguese Open chamokm- 



“He’s agreed to turn up for 
races in the past and hasn't 
made it- This time he has said, 
‘Let’s say I don’t make it then 
perhaps this time ( wifi.’ The 
reason he's a little bit scared is 
that be really wants to go for the 
10,000 metres m Stuttgart, (at 
the European championships in 
late August) and doesn’t want 
anything to get in the way.**. 

ThcGreat North Run is bong 
set up as an attempt to ran the 
half marathon in under the 
hour. The best is 60min 55sec by 
the American, Mark Carp, who 
also withdrew recently mm an 
IAC race, ostensibly through 
fear of t e rrorism in Europe. 

Ocher .top-das* pnrn ” to 
confront Jones, who has also 
had tendon- injuries Tir tire past 
few weeks, are Hugh -Jones, 
second fo the London Marathon 
■ last month, and the Scottish 
Commonwealth ' Games mara,- 
thon mmieis, John Grahgni mid 
Fraser Qyne. 


RUGBY UNION 


Cavaliers 
on form 

The New. Zeriand Cavafiers 
outclassed . a South African 
Barbarians XV 42-13 an Tues- 
day. The Cavaliers led l8-7.af ! 
halftime and added a further 24 
points in a one-sided second 

half 

Two tries apiece by the wing* 
Beraie Frazer, and No. 8, 
Wayne Stafford, helped seal the 
fete of opponents willing to ran 
the ball out lacking fo defence 
and forward fire. 

Further tries by the forwards, 
Frank SfceHbrd and Murray 
Pierce, and six conv e r si ons and 
two penalties by Robbie Deans i 
left the vistors fo complete 
command. But one of the 
brightest moments was pro- 
vided by the home full bade, 
Hugh Reece-Edwards, who 
touched down at the end of a 
rare surge into- the rebels’ half . 

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SPORT 




broken limbs 


From Sftiart Jones, Football Correspondent, Colorado Springs 


Bobby Robson, England’s 
manag er, unwittingly pulled 
the -carpet from underneath 
the supporters of artificial turf 
yesterday, ' three -Say* before' 
the Subject is to be discussed at 
the Football League’s annual 
meeting. Canada, Errand's 
nents on Saturday in 




/an mover, had expected to 
stage the fodure on a synthetic 
surface but Robson has reject- 
ed the idea for fear of injury. 

The hosts offered to hold it 
inside the BC Place, a large 
astrodome that houses a ca- 
pacity of some 60.000 specta- 
tors and where a weakened 
Wales side beat the Ca n ad i ans 
3-0 on Monday. Robson 
would have been delighted to 
accept the invitation but for 
that one problem. 

“I once worked in Vancou- 
ver and it would have been 
nice u> play in front of a trig 
crowd and to earn some 
money for the Canadians," he 
said, “bat I cannot afford to 
take the risk. At this stage it is 
just not worth it because 
somebody could get hurl. 

“On that sort of surface, a 
player can twist an ankle or jar 
a knee. It can happen on grass 
as well but I don't want to 
increase the danger. I'm giving 
the squad the day off tomor- 
row anyway to get rid of all 


their minor aches and pains. I' 
don't want the problems to 
recur.” . . 

- - - Robson has insisted, there- 
. fore, that the game ir played 
instead at Swangard, a stadi- 
um that accommodates an 
audiehce of only r5,-QGf£ It is 
sure to be foil The Canadians, 


More football Page 36 


The consolation is that, 
unlike the Welsh who were 
weakened by the absence of 
Rush and Hughes among oth- 
ers, Ehgarid are likely to be at 
their strongest It is scheduled 
to be the last competitive 
practice match before the 
opening time against Portugal 
on June 3 and Robson would 
prefer to select his starting 
line-up. 


disappointed that only 9,000 
turned up to watch the defeat 
by Wales in the larger arena, 
say they could have sold out 
the BC Place. 


The change of venue repre- 
sents an estimated loss of up 
to$l million (about £660,000) 
for the Canadians, who are 
struggling to meet the costs of 
preparing for and entering the 
World Cup finals for the first 
time. A grant of $200,000, 
donated belatedly by the gov- 
ernment, scarcely covers their 
incidentals. 

Tony Waiters, the English- 
.man in charge, admitted; “It is 
a blow, a very big blow. I can 
understand Bobby Robson's 
reasons and so does every- 
body here but the decision has 
broken a lot of hearts. We 
want to and need to play 
against England so we will 
meet them on their terms." 


England's manager is still 
attempting to arrange another 
fixture next week against 
Monterrey, the champions of 
Mexico, either in the city itself 
or over the American bonier 
in Texas. Tampico, the run- 
ners-up in the domestic cham- 
pionship, have offered to act 
as hosts if their rivals, who 
have been approached also by 
the Portugese and Poland, are 
unable to meet England. 


The outing would give an 
opportunity for those left out 
against Canada to run around 
for 90 minutes but Bailey is 
still not yet sure whether he 
will take an active part in the 
build-up. Although Hodge is 
almost certain to pass his 
fitness test and be included in 
the official squad, Manchester 
United's goalkeeper feces the 
other of Robson’s decisions 
this afternoon. 


Ferguson’s men fit the bill 


■ Alex Ferguson,the Scotland 
manager, gave his squad a 
dean biD of health yesterday 
after their first foil' week of 
altitude training at Santa Fe in. 
preparation for the World Cup 
in Mexico.- — 

Ferguson could not disguise 
his delight at the way the 22- 


man squad has adapted to the 
conditions, especially with the 
opening match against Den- 
mark drawing closer. “I have 
to admit, they have, really 
surprised me," Ferguson said. 
“I knew before I left that I- 
would be working with a great 
squad but I didn't appreciate 


McClelland tips Scots 


John McClelland, the stur- 
dy Northern Ireland defender, 
tuts predicted a bright future 
for Scotland in the World 
Clip's most cutthroat group. 
The former captain of Glas- 
gow Ranger&r McClelland, had. 
the chance to team at - dose 
q Barters about the unpredict- 
able Scottish nature. 

And yesterday the taD Irish- 
man, preparing for his own 


country's Mexican campaign 
60-miles from Scotland's 
training camp in Santa Fe, 
said; “That group (including 
West Germany, Denmark and 
Uruguay) is so tough it should 
suit Scotland down, to the 


jriasgoir. fe understand the 
Scottish mentality and they 
are always at diefr best m 
adversity. 


just how good. 

“These players have a real 
hunger to do their best for 
Scotland and that attitude has 
really impressed me. They 
genuinely want to work hard 
and prove they are worth their 
place in the World Gip. There 
is a tremendous camaraderie 
about them and the last seven 
days has made me realize 
there is absolutely nothing to 
stop this squad having a real 
go and doing well in Mexico/ 

Ferguson rewarded his 
squad with the day off yester- 
day to help them recover from 
punishing work in tempera- 
tures surpassing 80 degrees. 

Steve NicoL, another -of the 
squad to be affected by a groin 
strain, failed to take part in 
Scotland's first full-scale prac- 
tice match on Tuesday night. 


EQUESTRIANISM 


High-speed win for Pyrah 


FramJemiy MacArthar, Jerez de la Froutera 


• Malcolm Pyrah, the herb of 
fee winning Nations Cup 
team, added another jewel to 
his -crown when • be aikl 
ToweriandsSea Pearl teamed 
up with Kelly Brown on 
Springtigbt to win the Pair 
Relay Class for the third time 
u succession yesterday. 

The competition required a 


lot of planning between the 
two riders and each one 
jumped only - part of. the 
course. If one makes a mistake 
fee other has to take.oyer.Jt is- 
judged on time wife five 
seconds being added to fee 
final score if there is a knock- 
down. 

On fee two previous occa- 



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sions that Pyrah had won this 
class he had partnered Mi- 
chael : Whitaker on Next 
Courtway but yesterday be 
teamed up with Miss Brown, 
who was specially invited to 
compete at this show. The 
only girl out of the SO interna- 
tional riders here, Miss Brown 
has been riding consistently 
well throughout the six-day 
meeting. Together wife her 


winnings from the Rome and 
Lucerne shows earlier this 
month she has won more than 
£5,000 during her four weeks' 
travels on the continent 

Yesterday she was worried 
that her speed horse. 
Springlight, might be feeling 
the effects of having had two 
teeth out on the previous day 
but her. fears proved ground- 
less. Encouraged by Pyrah’s 
relaxed approach to fee com- 
petition, Miss Brown rose 
magnificently to the occasion. 

Following fee exact route 
which Pyrah had worked out 
with her, fee pair came home 
dear recording a time more 
than five seconds ahead of the 
runners-up, Cahano Martinez 
de Irujo and Alberto 
Honrubia, of Spain. The Mo- 
roccans bad a measure of 
consolation- for their ninth 
place in fee Nations Cup on 
Monday when Senors Badrir 
and Cherkaoui took third 
place riding Essaada Maniola 
and Special Flight - 
Whitaker fared less well. 
Having lost his regular partner 
to Miss Brown, he teamed tip 
wife David Bowen bn Hawk. 
Whitaker was without his top 
speed horse. Courtway, whom 
be bad chosen to ride in the 
Jumping Derby later in fee 
day, thinking that as fee 
Derby was not going to be a 
big course it would suit 
Courtway better than Aman- 
da. The latter had an early 
fence down in fee Relay and 
with Hawk hitting the last 
fence fee pair finished way 
down the tine. 

Wh tinker's older brother, 
John, was no more fortunate 
on Next Saint Mungo. He and 
Nick Skelton, on Raffles Air- 
borne, bad .worked out a bold 
tian which fell apart at fee 
Inst fence when Saint Mungo 
knocked it down. Raffles Air- 
borne went superbly for Skel- 
ton as he has been all week. 



RESULTS: Pair 

Towertancf Sea Pearl (M Pyrah) and 
ft (K Brown) (GEO. 57.13 
sec; 2. 11 Amo (C Martinez da Indo) 
and Lagtsa Mister X {A Honrutta) 
(Spain). 62.18: 3. Essaada Maniola 
iS Bacttr)-and Specs! Right (S 
(Morocco), 62-24. 



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test 

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skills 




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The efeva&M of Uqyd 
Honeyghsn to fee Ntt. 1 pesi. 
tim iTfee World Bachs, 
CgncS. mtiddH after w? 
eMB^WrietKymllnv 
ace Stafford, ef the United 
States, completes a remark- 
able double for Honeygfcan’s 
nmgft lliBdqDr^ahni 
Frank Bnw's matchmaker 
helped !& the h wpiright to 
u sfmflirfr.coraraaAmg port- 
tta ra the World Boxfeg 

fouwy weight cat. 

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Foun Benson, of Kent, drives the ball while Lamba, of India, looks on at Canterbury yesterday. R a m washed out fee_ Britan- 
nic Assurance Comity Championship programme for the first time this season. Report, page 38 (Photograph: Chris Cole) 


BOXING 


Checks for 


boxers in 


title bouts 


The British Boxing Board of 
Control yesterday restated fee 
medical conditions under 
which professional boxing li- 
cences will be issued and 
announced the start of a 
scheme they hope wifi lead to 
brain scans for all boxers. 

At fee first annual meeting 
of fee board following fee 
death of the Scottish welter- 
weight Steve Wan, Dr Oswald 
Ross, fee deputy chief medical 
officer, said; “We shall order 
brain scans for all boxers 
taking part in championships 
down to area championship 
level. 

“This is only the start and 
we hope to build up from it 
and cover the whole sport in 
time. In any case, the board 
currently has the right to order 
a scan on any boxer it is 
concerned about” 

The new provisions for fee 
medical examination of box- 
ers covers a long range of 
items, everything from eye- 
sight to AIDS. Alcohol and 
drug abuse are also on the list 
for fee first time, althoug 
random drug tests for boxers 
in championships have al- 
ready been in force for some 
time. 

David Hopkm, the chair- 
man. said that medical mat- 
ters would continue to be the 
priority. 


GOLF 


One stroke avoids 


a gale of wrath 


By John Hennessy 


She stood over a two-foot 
putt on the 18th at Prince's, 
this young woman from Sus- 
sex, with a prayer in her bean. 

There was no title hanging on 
this final blow, nothing more 
indeed than self-esteem and a 
desire to evade parental wrath. 


The putt went in, and Karen 
Mitchell sighed wife relief 
knowing that she could tele- 
phone her father wife the news 
that she had at least avoided 
three figures by this slender 
margin in fee second round of 
the English women’s champi- 
onship, sponsored by 
Fowakaddy. Somehow 99 
seemed so much more respect- 
able than 100. 


Miss Mitchell, aged 17, 
sprang to notice with some 
arresting performances in the 
girls' championship three 
years ago. Her golf however, 
has been based so for on a 
brilliant short game, which 
alone, she realized, would not 
suffice as an adulL She is in 
the throes, therefore, of re- 
modelling her swing under 
Vivien Saunders to give more 
length, hardly the time to face 
the fierce conditions obtaining 
yesterday, when a wind offi- 
cially recorded as “full gale 
force" gusted up to 45mph at 
Mansion aerodrome nearby 
and transformed fee sleeping 


lamb of Tuesday into fee 
raging lion of Wednesday. 

Not only was Miss 
Mitchell’s tong game under 
the whip, but the greens, too, 
offered no relief even to a 
player of her renowned touch- 
Bridget Jackson, a familiar 
figure in English golf for many 
years, could not remember 
such appalling conditions. 
News-gathering seemed an in- 
trusion into private grief as 
player after player trudged 
wearily into fee clubhouse in 

search of consolation. 

The par of 74 for -the 
combined Shore/Himalayas 
course was a mirage in such 
conditions, and no player got 
below 80. Julia HiU, fee 
Cheshire champion, achieved 
that score, one shot fewer than 
Patricia Johnson, fee holder, 
who did indeed suffer one 
attack of four putts. Miss 
Johnson, wife a total of 155, 
shared fee lead wife Tracey 
Hammond (82 yesterday). 

LEADING GUAUFBERSr 1S& P 
Johnson. 74. 81; T Hammond, 73. 
82 158: J HU, 78, 80; L Baytnan, 72. 
88 ISO: J ThorohW, 73, 87; S 
Shapcott. 74. 66 161: C CaMwet 
76, 85 162: S Haftet, 79. 83; J Walter. 
74. 88 164: J Wads, 77, 87; S 
Moorcraft, 76, 86 163: H Dobson 
78,85 165: C Breckon, 79. 86; C-M 
KaB. 78. 87; J ColHnQham, 81. 84 
166: H Kays, 80, 86; 5 Smife. 79, 
87; C Batey, 75. 91 167: S Prosser; 
80. 87; H Bristow. 78, 89 168: L 
Falrtfough, BO. 8& R Watters 77, 91 . 


SPORT- IN BRIEF 


Scottish 


civility 


Edinburgh Civil Service, 
who won fee B division of the 
European club hockey cham- 
pionship at Gdieboig, Swe- 
den, have earned fee right for 
Menziesbill, the 1986 Scottish 
national champions, to play in 
the A division of the event 
next year (Sydney Friskin 
writes). 

The Scots, who denied 
Southgate the chance of play- 
ing at Goteborg by defeating 
them in the qualifying round, 
beat Grammarians, Gibraltar, 
3-1 in the final with goals by 
Yellowlees. Edwards and Tom 
Hay. Southgate recently won 
the 1986 English dub champi- 
onship but will have to begin 
again by having to qualify for 
a place in fee B division of fee 
European championship next 
year. 

Franz Spits, a former inter- 
national. has become the new 
coach of fee Dutch national 
side, who are reinforced by 
Tom van't Heck and Amo den 
Hartog for the World Cup 
tournament in London from 
October 4 to 19. 



Davis reigns 


eras 


WQanden priority 


Steve Davis, crushed 18-12 
in the world snooker champi- 
onship final by Joe.Johnson, is 
back on the winning trail is 
Brazil. Davis, the worid No. 1, 
dropped only four frames in 
winning his three round-robin 
matches to capture fee inau- 
gural Brazilian Masters title in 
Sao Paolo. Bui his final match 
was marred by a row when 
Rui Chapeu. of Brazil, con- 
tested a decision against him 
by the American referee when 
trailing 3-2. He refused to play 
on for some six minutes and 
his volatile supporters turned 
against birn, a large number 
walking out 


Tennis goal 


Charity show 


Dusseldorf (Reuter) — Mats 
Wiiander. of Sweden, who 
starts the defence of his 
French. Open tennis title in 
Paris next week, said here he 
had made winning Wimble- 
don his main target for the 
year. Wiiander has never done 
well on the fast grass of 
Wimbledon. “This year it’s 
most important for me to do 
well there." be said. 


prom 

Steene and Harry Hol- 
land, will stage a charity 
boxing cabaret evening at the 
London West Hotel on June 3. 
The proceeds will go towards 
installing a brain scanner at 
fee Charing Cross Hospital 
Fulham, in memory of Steve 
Watt, the Scottish welter- 
weight champion. 


Fitness fight 


Burrows's role McE wan’s job 


Frank Burrows, aged 42, the 
former assistant football man- 
ager at Sunderland, has been 
appointed manager of Cardiff 
City. He replaces Alan Dur- 
ban. who was dismissed after 
Cardiff's relegation to fee 
fourth division. 


Billy McEwan was yester- 
day named football manager 
of Sheffield United, fending 
off the challenge of Don Howe, 
and Keith Burkin shaw. The 
Scot, aged 34, has been in 
charge since ton Porterfield's 
departure in March. 


Justin Fashanu, fee Brigh- 
ton and Hove Albion football- 
er who bad two operations on 
his right knee last season, is 
attending the RAF rehabilita- 
tion centre at Headley Court 
in an attempt to regain fitness 
for fee start of next season. 
Fashanu uses crutches and has 
to rebuild the muscle around 
-fee knee: 


YACHTING 


£100,000 

record 

incentive 


RoniBany PfckfeaB 
- • Benoriet ” ' 


A- flflQjWQ - chafcsqp^was 
announced in Paris yesterday 
by- the - French nhopofote 
manufacturers, Foafera, to 
anyone who can beat fee 
single-handed non-stop salting 
circumnavigation record. 

Tbe record, set two months 
ago by Dodge Morgan, an 
American, stands at 145 days 
22 hours in a round voyage 
from Bermuda, but the top 
French single-handed sailor, 
Olivier de Kmspuson, tiro to 
set out from France m Nov- 
ember to reduce this to 100 
days in a 75 foot trimaran 
launched here yesterday and 
also sponsored by Roulaio. 

. De Kersausonis not eligible 
for fee prize-money, but, 
should he improve fee record, 
it would be his time feat 
others would have to beat. 

The challenge is to single- 
handed sailors setting out 
from British or French chan- 
nel ports or Boston,. Massa- 
chusetts, between September 1 
and November I each year. 

The coarse must be in an 
east-west direction, die yachts 
wifi have to be fufly scruti- 
nized by French officials be- 
fore departing and they must 
carry an Axgos automatic 
satellite transponder. 


the finish 


The fourth Whitbread 
round the worfti race is over. 
SAS Baia Viking, foe smallest 
and lowest yacht inking part, 
crossed the finishing has -at 
Portsmouth at 07.49 gmt yes- 
terday to complete fee 27,000- 
mile race: The Crew of five 
men and three women hadron 
out of food on Tuesday, 

The fleet-will meet again for 
a “parade ofsaiT* which leaves 
Portsmouth on June • 3, and. 
will proceed up the River 
Thames to Tower Bridge aftrar 
overnight stops at Brighton 
andSbeeroess. The yachts will 
arrive on June 6 and will be 
berthed at Canary dock. Isle of 


OVERALL HANDICAP AACMG& 
1. L Esprtt d-Equtoe; 2. PM&ps 
Innovator; 3, Fazer Noland; 4, UBS 
Switzerland; 5, Rucanor TrfStar; 6, 
Fortune Lights; 7, Lion New Zea- 
land; 8. Drum; 9. Equity andLsw; 10, 
Cote tTOr. 11, Shadow dtSwrttzsr- 
tand: 12. Norsk Data GB; 13, SAS 
Bate Vadng. 


Large entry 


More toan 170 yachts are 
due to start tonight from 
Gourockon the Firth of Clyde 
in. fee fust race of the mmwl 
Scottish Series, fee' biggest 
event of this type for cruiser- 
racers outride Cowes week. 
They will rape to fed- small 
fishing port of Tarbert <m 
Loch Fyne where they wifrbe 
joined by a smaller fleet 
setting off untight from Ban- 
gor in Northern Ireland. .. 

Tonight's course takes fee 
largest yachts south of Aflsa 
Craig before heading north for 
Loch Fyne 


has agan caaaiy b rack 
at moving Ms- boxers sHto 
strategic poritiaa shtfeewmia 
rmtiugsto strike jast when fee 
cbamptacrfeeNsu 1 Is ready 
to fiu, aid whfie taking 
noth rag away from' 
Honeygfaan or Bruno, fedr 
detatias is as maefc a frinmpb. 
for DafTs matchmaking as for 


Since maknts asmtsch 
eyas possible is the aka of fee 
game, nobody mfeds. Bet even 
DafTs bssxoess acumen will be 
pm to fee test in. the next 2*f 
boms or sons he tries to find g 
way out of the tekririaa 
dispute feat cmM jmt Bnnm's 
worid tide boot wife Tfa 
Witherspoon, of fee Unfed 
Slides, in July, in jeopardy. 


Logic may take 
second place 


Witherspoon’s manager, 
Deo Kfog, who is also fee 
promoter of the world heavy- 
weigfet s eries to imffy fee title, 
has a contract wife ITV, but 
feme’s promoter, Dufe is tied 
to fotrBBC ITV hare shown 
aS . feree. contests so fax. 
According to King. Brno is 
part of fee he av yw eig ht series 
and therefore it is reasonable 
to assume feat his connections 
odd go along wife Kingfr 
arrangements- Bat smee mg 
money is uraolTCd logic may 
hate to take second place. 


borrow 



ff fee dispute cannot be 
resolved, Bruno's bout wife 
Witherspoon wffl be cancelled 
and. Bnmo wflt meet, fee 
winner 4if foe bort between 
Wifeesspeon mtdTony Tabto, 
atxJater4ate-Of course, fee 
prahfOT wiB only have bera 
V&X fee caxpeLWhea 
mrata -fee winner al 

and Witherspoon fee 

aifiMfin ii wIB start again. 

fe&wft nfenagT , Terry 
lawless, was hot too pot out 
He said: “Freak wiB be disap- 
pointed if foe fight does not go 
on m London but personally I 
hate never been m a rush to 

get this fight on. We knew he 

wiD get his chance and he is 
only going to get better while 
this other feBow can only get 



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Heneyghan, too, most writ 
to hear what Donald Cany, 
feeworMwciterweigMdBUB-' 
pten, has to say about ootang 
to London to defend. Duff 
believes feat he can bring 

Carry here. He said yesterday 

that he wonld take a video, to 
fee United States to interest 
television co mpani es m the 
world title hoot 
If fee Americans were inter- 
ested in showing it he would 
move fee date from Tuesday, 
September 30, to a Saturday, 
for peak viewing in America. 


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According to-Dnff, Carry is 
co mmitted .to defending the 
title: under World Boxing 
Cornell rales- and if he avoids 
neygfaan he wonld be 
feperf of fee WBC part of 
fee ratified title. Ho&eygbaa 
would then meet Tammy 
Ayers, the No. 2, for the 
vacant title. 

That boot should draw- a 
larger crowd than the one that 
turned upon Tuesday night at 
Wembley to see Honeyghsn 
take over Stafford's No. 1 
position and Charlie Magri 
lose his~ European flyweight 
title. There were hardy 2£60 
peopie hi a 10,000 capacity 
hall. 


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Magri. fell to Dnlce 
McKenzie in fee fifth and 
before (he champion coaid be 
humiliated his nunaner. Law* 
less, palled him out Ma$ri 
went home to have a talk with 
his wife about whether or not 
to cany on boxing. McKenzie 
went home wife the European 
title. 

What , was so heartening 
aboat McKenzie was tint he 
showed maturity beyond K* 
23 years. He tad the presence 

of mind not to be overwhelmed 
Magifs two-handed at- 

crandJBEe a good pro stock # 
to his plan of either holding or 
staying dose to Magri to stifle 
his sms or hoxfag from a 


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