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WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 



The Government will intro- 
duce an amendment to the 
Education -Bill in the Lords 
next week that will guarantee 
freedom of speech at universi- 
ties and other colleges of 
further education. 

If accepted it is likely to lead’ 
to the police being asked to 
patrol campuses to slop any 
disruption at organized 
meetings. 

The move comes after 
growing concern about the 
violent scenes at several uni- 
versities when students and 
others have tried to silence 
speakers considered to be 
racist or fascist 

Mrs Maigarct Thatcher is 
known to feel strongly that 
invited speakers at places of 
learning must not be denied 
the right to speak. She was 
particularly impressed by a 
debate in the Lords in Febru- 
ary on “campus censorship" 
and the politicization of 
education. 

Sir Keith Joseph, in one of 
his last moves before being 
replaced last week as Secretary 
of State for Education and 
Science, appealed to the Na- 
tional Union of Students not 
to disrupt meetings, branding 
the protesting students “the 
new barbarians’*. 

Among the speakers who 
have been the targets of abuse 
are Mr David Waddington, 
the Home Office minister in 
charge of immigration, at 
Manchester University; Mr 
John Carlisle. Conservative 
MP for Luton North, at 
Bradford University; and Pro- 
fessor John Vincent, a colum- 
nist with The Sun . at Bristol 
University. 

hi his reprimand to slu- 


By Sheila Gann, Political Staff 

dents. Sir Keith said the policy 
■ of some student unions to 
disrupt speeches of those con- 
sidered to be racist or fascist 
was “wrong, misguided and 
harmful” 

The Government’s amend- 
ment also follows a campaign 
by Baroness Cox.-a Conserva- 
tive peer, to take politics out 
of schools and colleges. Last 
week she succeeded in pushing 
through an amendment to the 
Education Bill to ban political 
indoctrination in primary 
schools. 

But she withdrew an 
amendment, to prevent seri- 
ous interference with the free- 
dom of speech in colleges, 
after Lord Swinton. the Gov- 
ernment spokesman, prom- 
ised to bring in a Government 
amendment He said that 
. would “go wider than freedom 
of speech for visiting speakers 
and will relate to every aspect 
of higher education”. 

He added that he hoped the 
amendment together with Sir 


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GP reforms 

The General Medical Council 
may relax its rules on advertis- 
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information booklets on the 
serv ices they provide Page 5 

Flyer freed 

French police released Robert 
Grant, the British engineer 
who allegedly took- a light 
plane at a British airport 
without permission and flew it 
to an airfield near Paris. 

Passport row 

East Germany said that the 
passport requirement on the 
Berlin border had been intro- 
duced in compliance with 
Western requests that East 
Germany tighten its measures 
againsL terrorism 

BA go-ahead 

British Airways is to go ahead 
with a sweepstake competi- 
tion advertised in American 
newspapers offering 5.600 free 
seats to Britain after resolving 
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Keith’s appeal to the students, 
would secure freedom of 
speech in institutions of fur- 
ther education. 

Baroness Cox described the 
penalties imposed on students 
at Bristol University who 
disrupted Professor Vincent's 
lectures as very mild and 
criticised two Oxford colleges 
that would not give a platform 
to a Conservative MP. Legis- 
lation, she said, would 
strengthen the hand of the 
university authorities. 

A National Union of 
Students* spokesman said yes- 
terday that there were already 
dear disriplinary procedures 
for dealing with the breaking 
of regulations and oven dis- 
ruptions of meetings. 

“You have in some colleges 
a minority of political extrem- 
ists who have no respect for 
the wishes of the majority on 
the union and the college 
authorities and ultimately 
have little respect for the law,” 
the spokesman said. 

“By tying the hands of the 
college authorities by external 
powers would make very little 
difference because these peo- 
ple will always seek to draw 
attention to themselves and to 
make martyrs of themselves in 
order to attract publicity.” 

The aim of the Education 
Bill, introduced in the Lords, 
is to give parents more say in 
the running of schools. But it 
is rapidly becoming a very 
different and more controver- 
sial measure and faces a 
stormy passage 

The Lords spent twice as 
long as planned in amending 
iL adding a clause to ban 
caning as- well as one outlaw- 
ing partisan political activites 
in schools. ’ 




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9,500 students cut 

By Lacy Hodges, Education Correspondent 


The Government's advisers 
on polytechnic funding are to 
ask for a meeting with Mr 
Kenneth Baker, the new Secre* 
iaiy of State for Education and 
Science, to prevent a proposed 
cut of 9,500 in student num- 
bers next year. 

The committee of the Na- 
tional Advisory Body is angry 
that Sir Keith Joseph, the 
former Education Secretary, 
managed to get Cabinet agree- 
ment in principle to extra cash 
for the universities in 1987-88, 
but appears to have secured 
nothing extra for the polys. 

Polytechnic directors are 
particularly angry that the 
Government has not respond- 
ed to their emphasis on the 
foci that it is cheaper to 
educate a student at a poly- 
technic than a university. 

Last month NAB officials 
sent out details of cuts lo all 
polys, based on a budget 
shortfall of £23 million for 
1987-88. They said there 
would have to be a cut of 
7 per cent, or 9,500; in stu- 
dent numbers in order to save 
3 percent in the budget. 


In saying this, NAB officials 
were working under instruc- 
tions from their committee to 
cut student numbers to main- 
tain standards. Until now the 
NAB has allowed more and 
more students lo study for a 
public sector degree, without 
extra funding ’ from the 
Government • 

Consultations are under 
way on the details of these, 
cuts, which involve the do- 
sure of whole departments, 
including engineering and fine 
art- A second round of consul- 
tation is due in September. 

Mr John Bevan. NAB secre- 
tary. said; “It would be sensi- 
ble for that second round of 
consultation to take account 
of any signal the Secretary of 
State is going to give us about 
extra money. To do that we 
need to bave a signal by about 
the middle of June. 

The National Advisory 
Body gives its advice on next 
year's polytechnic funding to 
Mr Baker at the end of the 
year. 

UCC cuts, page 20 


Kinnock 
breaks 
the rules 
abroad 

From Michael Haulyn 

Delhi 

If there was ever a conven- 
tion that Opposition politi- 
cians travelling abroad should 
refrain from attacks on the 
Government at home, it has 
been relegated to tbe dustbin 
by Mr Neil Kinnock, tbe 
Labour Party leader, during 

IDS tOUr Of Tnriia 
Ala meeting of intellectuals 
and international affairs ex- 
perts, be took the opportunity 
yesterday to lam bast Mrs 
Thatcher's **de- 

internationatization” of Brit 
isb policy. 

Speaking at tbe Indian in- 
ternational Centre, he de- 
scribed what he saw as Mrs 
Thatcherfs “inward-looking 
abandonment of the id eats of 
international organizations 
and a cynicism towards what 
international structures can 
achieve”. 

He cited as instances of this 
“systematic process”: the 

British withdrawal from Unes- 
co after the American with- 
drawal; tbe dismissal of tbe 
United Nations as a talking- 
shop; the abandonment, after 
40 years, of the International 
Labour Organization conven- 
tions and tbe obstruction of 
Commonwealth initiatives; the 
attempt to call for joint world 
reflation at the Common- 
wealth summit in Delhi; and 
the imposition of sanctions 
against Sooth Africa at the 
Nassau summit 
Mr Kinnock said tocaUMrs 
Thatcher a camp-follower was 
one of the more polite ways of 
describing her relationship 
with Mr Reagan. He said 
there had been no trade-off for 
Britain in following a deferen- 
tial policy towards America. 
“We have suffered nothing but 
economic disadvantage . 

Mrs Thatcher's policy was 
sentimental, based on tbe 
“impression made by Ronald 
Reagan in cowboy films in 
Mrs Thatcher’s youth”, Mr 
Kinnock said. Hk audience 
was pleased to bear him sup- 
port comprehensive sanctions 
against South Africa, . “eco- 
nomic. commercial and 
caltmal”, but they were disap- 
pointed if they expected him to 
take a harder line on Sikh 
extremists in Britain thaH the 
Thatcher Government. 

Mr Kinnock said that to ag- 
ree to a change in British ex- 
tradition or deportation 
arrangements he “would have 
to hear something more per- 
suasive than what appears to 
be the present arguments”. 

He promised to replace the 
Nationality and Immigration 
Acts of 1971 with non-racial 
and non-discriminatory legis- 
lation. 



Miss Sarah Ferguson at Heathrow airport yesterday, ready 
to fly to the Caribbean for a holiday before her marriage to 
Prince Andrew in July. (Photograph: David Parker) 


Seven Britons still 
held in Zimbabwe 

By Nicholas Ashford. Diplomatic Correspondent 
Two Britons were released over the identities of those 


were still being held for ques- 
tioning by police in Zimbabwe 
in connection with last week's 
South African raids on 
Harare. 

According lo reliable 
sources in Harare, those being 
held are suspected of having 
rented cars and of providing 
accommodation and logistical 
support to the South Africans. 

All the Britons are under- 
stood to be held in Bulawayo, 
in Matabeleland. British High 
Commission staff have been 
in touch with the Zimbabwe 
authorities about the arrests 
but so far none of those being 
held has been visited by 
British diplomats. 

There was some confusion 


being held and whether they 
held British or Zimbabwean 
nationality or both. ■ 

The two released yesterday 
were named as Mr Alun 
Pariill and Mr Roy Lewis, 
both employed as engineers at 
the Hwange power station in 
northern Zimbabwe. 

Six of the others have been 
named as Mr Brian 
Wiikerson. Mr Steven Harri- 
son. Mr Derrick Straw. Mr 
Callum Anderson. Mr Rich- 
ard Woodcraft and Mrs Lau- 
rel Zumamer. 

Mr Wilkinson and Mr Har- 
rison were arrested on May 23. 
Both have . dual nationality 
and are residents of South 
Africa. 


Reagan warning on future of Salt 


From Michael Btnyon 
Washington 

President Reagan has decid- 
ed to scrap two ageing Posei- 
don submarines, but has 
warned Moscow that he will 
no longer abide by the limit of 
the Salt 2 treaty iflbe Russians 
continue to violate it 
A White House announce- 
ment yesterday said the Unit- 
ed States could not continue 
unilaterally to support a 
flawed Salt structure that So- 
viet non-compliance had “so 


grievously undermined” and 
Moscow appeared unwilling 
to repair. 

The submarines had to be 
retired because of the sea trials 
beginning today of USS Neva- 
da, a Trident submarine with 
24 multiple warhead missiles. 
This would have pushed the 
LIS over the Salt 2 limit of 
1.200 launcher if the two 
Poseidons had remained. 

• The White House noted 
that the.US would remain “in 
technical observance” of the 


Treaty for some months. This 
would give Moscow more 
time to correct violations . 

Mr Reagan proposed the 
building of a new aims limita- 
tion structure based on “sig- 
nificant equitable and veri- 
fiable” reductions in existing 
US and Soviet nuclear 
arsenals. 

The President’s carefully 
worded statement increases 
the pressure on the Russians 
while leaving the door open to 
continued US compliance. 


Lost Victorian art treasure revealed 


By Michael McCarthy 

A painting that lay rolled up 
in a cardboard tube for more 
than 50 years has been fosnd 
to be the work of one of tbe 
most prized Victorian artists, 
with an estimated value of 
more than £100,000. 

The watercolour,. “Artists* 
Haft in the Desert” by Rich- 
ard Dadd (1817-1886) was re- 
discovered when the BBC's 
Antiques Roadshow television 
programme visited Barnstaple 
hi Devon two weeks ago. A 
local couple, Mr Bob Walker 
and his wife Panline, brought 
it along to be valued. 

The painting, aa atmospher- 
ic recreation of a moonlit 
campfire on the shores of the 
Dead Sea, had belonged to Mr 
Walker's maternal grandfa- 
ther since the early years of 
this century and was kept in a 
cardboard tube in the family 
home in Chorion com Hardy, 
Manchester. 

“ We used to take it ont 
when visitors came, and show 
it to them and then pnt it 
back,” Mr Walker said 
yesterday. 

Mr Pieter Nahum. a leading 



Eastern promise: Mr and Mrs Walker with “Artists’ Halt in 
the Desert” yesterday. (Photograph: Peter Trievnor). 

of tiie and- Victorian an exhibition in Manchester in 


artists 

period, was dogged by mental 
illness. Be went insane, mur- 
dered. his father and was 
confined to asylums for the 
rest of his life, dying in 
Broadmoor. 

His output was not huge - 
the catalogue raisonai lists 
232 works - hot they are 
incr easing l y prized. One of his 
rare oBs has sold for £550,000. 


The newly-discovered 
the~painting. said yesterday watercolour depicts a scene 
that the years in the tube had from a long tour of Europe and 


contributed to its “wonderful 
condition. “Dadd's colours 
were very strong and almost 
all his' - watercolours ■ from this 
period are now terribly faded. 
Here we see the fell strength 
of the artist’s original colour 
and it’s . absolutely 
marvellous.” . 

Dadd; one of the leading 


the Middle East Da id under- 
took in 1842 with his then 
patron. Sir Thomas Phillips. 
It shows the party. Europeans 
in top bats and Arab guides in 
turbans, around a blaring 
campfire under a moonlit and 
starry sky. It was probably 
painted after Dadd's return in 
1843 and was last recorded at 


1857. . 

People with paintings in 
attics might be interested to 
know tlmt two companion 
watercolours from tbe same 
tour, “View of Rocks" and 
“Dead CameT, also last seen 
at tbe same Manchester exhi- 
bition, are missing. 

Hugh Scully, presenter of 
Antiques Roadshow, said the 
painting was the most valuable 
object the programme had 
brought to tight in hs nine 
seasons. “We are used to 
finding valuable things, but 
usually people with works of 
art of this sort of level know all 
about them. Mr and Mrs 
Walker knew nothing about it 

whatsoever. ” 

The Walkers queued for 
three hours with the unsigned 
painting to get into the An- 


tiques Roadshow recording 
session at tbe North Devon 
Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. 
Mr Nahnm said be was “90 
per emit certain” of die identi- 
fication as soon as be saw it, 
but it was confirmed by tbe 
world expert on Dadd, Patricia 
Alldridge. 

Tbe actual discovery and 
the Walkers' reaction will be 
shown in the first programme 
of the new series in January. 

Mr Nahnm's estimate of tbe 
painting's value is “in excess 
of £100.000,” and Mr Walker, 
aged 56, a former RAF ser- 
geant who is a civilian police 
driver, and his wife, aged 55, 
have decided to sell it at 
auction. 

Mr Walker said : “It be- 
longed to my mother’s father 
and then was passed on to my 
mother. It was onr work of art. 
About six years ago I took it 
out of its tube for good and got 
it framed and when we moved 
to onr bungalow in Barnstaple 
two years ago my mother gave 
it to us. We had it on tbe walk 
over a heater, actually.” 

He added that his mother. 
Mrs Florence Phillips, aged 
76. would be given a -third 
share in the proceeds. 

“We ourselves will probably 
have a nice holiday. What 
we*d like to do most of all is fly 
on Concorde.” 

Would they miss their Work 
of Art ? "Not really,” Mr 
Walker said. “If*s very dark. 
isn*t it ? It's a gloomy old 
thing, as paintings go. 

“ We never liked it much 
anyway.** 


Chinese 

shipping 

takeover 

By Michael Baily 
Transport Editor 

The Chinese Government 
may gain control of the Fur- 
ness Withy Group, one of the 
best-known names in British 
shipping, in tense negotiations 
taking place in Hong Kong. 

Until recently Furness 
Wiihy was one of the top five 
British shipping groups with a 
fleet of more than 100 ships, 
including passenger liners 
such as the 20.000-ton South- 
ern Cross, launched by the 
Queen in 1954, and the 25.000- 
ton Northern Star, launched 
by Queen Elizabeth the Queen 
Mother in 1961. 

Bui the group ran imo 
financial troubles and in 1980 
became pan of Hong Kong's 
giant Tung group in a 
£112 million takeover. Now 
the Tung group is also in 
irouble. with an estimated 
$2,600 million shortfall that 
has led to a restructuring by 
London. Hong Kong and Jap- 
anese banks. 

Under the proposals. Fur- 
ness Withy will become pan 
of a new container shipping 
group u’itlrrn the resiruoured 
Tung empire, retaining its 
British management. 

Acting through Mr Henry 
Fok. a wealthy shipping and 
gambling entrepreneur, the 
Chinese Government has of- 
fered to lake a £100 million 
stake in the Tung group. 


Thatcher 
on best 
hope for 
Israel 

From Ian Murray 

Jerusalem 

A confederation between 
Jordan and the territories now 
occupied by Israel remains the 
best hope for settling the 
tangled Palestinian problem. 
Mrs Thatcher said here yes- 
terday at tbe end of the first 
visit by a British Prime Minis- 
ter to Israel. 

At a news conference sum- 
ming np her three days of 
wide-ranging talks with the 
Israeli leadership and a dele- 
gation of moderate Palestin- 
ians, she insisted that such a 
confederation “is the most 
likely one to achieve success 
and welcome among the states 
concerned and among the wid- 
er world. 

“Von try always when yon 
are working on these matters 
to go for the solution which 
will achieve widest acceptance 
because there is not much 
point in working for anything 
that will raise other difficulties 
and other problems.” 

In her view Israel was 
prepared to negotiate such an 
arrangement. “All have recog- 
nized that it is not in their best 
interest to be an occupying 
power,” she said. 

But she frankly admitted 
that it had so far been impossi- 
ble to find moderate Palestin- 
ian leaders who traly 
represented the people and 
would be capable of negotiat- 
ing such a deaf. 

She left the door open for 
the Palestine Liberation Orga- 
nization (PLO) to be involved 
in any discussions, but she 
made it abundantly clear that 
this conld only happen if the 
organization renounced the 
use of terrorism everywhere. 

One way of finding a moder- 
ate leadership she said, was to 
allow tbe Palestinians the 
right to elect their own may- 
ors, but there were other 
“indirect ways” such as allow- 
ing tbe people to elect repre- 
sentatives from the West Bank 
to the Jordanian Parliament 

Sirs Thatcher seemed un- 
dismayed by the fact that her 
suggestion bad been dismissed 
out of hand by Mr Yitzhak 
Rabin, the Defence Minister. 

Mrs Thatcher arrived back 
in London last night 

Street party, page 9 
Leading article, page 17 


Justice 
ministry 
menace, 
Bar told 

By Frances Gibb 
Legal Affairs Correspondent 

The Lord Chancellor. Lord 
Hailsham of Si Marylebone. 
warned yesterday that the idea 
of a Ministry of Justice was 
“constitutionally very 
dangerous”. 

“It is my conviction that a 
minister of justice based on 
the House of Commons would 
be a menace to the indepen- 
dence of the courts and the 
judiciary, perhaps even of the 
legal profession.” 

The idea, which was recent- 
ly put forward in a policy 
paper from the SDP-Liberaf 
Alliance, was incompatible 
with separate responsibilities 
as under the present system 
for judicial appointments and 
court administration on the 
one hand, and for prosecu- 
tions and penal treatment on 
the other, he said. 

Lord Hailsham. who was 
giving the opening address to 
almost 300 barristers attend- 
ing the Bar’s first conference 
in London, also made a 
vigorous defence of the legal 
profession with its two-branch 
system. 

’ Each branch had its own 
role and this was nothing to do 
with “restrictive practices or 
the suppression of 
competition”, he said. It was 
vital this was understood by 
the public, the profession and 
all engaged in debate. 

Lord Hailsham avoided ref- 
erence to the delicate issue of 
legal aid fees on which he was 
recently taken to court by the 
Bar. and his presence at the 
conference, warmly welcomed 
by Mr Robert Alexander. QC. 
the Bar chairman, was a dear 
public healing of any rift that 
the legal proceedings may 
have caused. 

Lord Hailsham. Mr Alexan- 
der said, was a “statesman, 
scholar and a judge” who has a 
“great affection and concern 
for our profession.” 

Bui the day was not entirely 
free from controversy. In what 
some took to be a side swipe at 
Judge Pickles, the circuit judge 
who has spoken publiclv in 
defiance of the rules. Lord 
Hailsham said that anyone 
who thought he was a dictator 
in the matter of judicial 
appointments — words used 
by the judge — was “a fool”. 

Reports, page 7 


Chernobyl aid concert 

From Christopher Walker, Moscow 


Top Soviet rock stars will 
appear together at a special 
concert being organized to 
raise funds for victims of the 
Chernobyl nuclear disaster. 

The unprecedented move is 
re mi scent of recent spectacu- 
lar charitable events in the 
West. 

The decision to stage the 
Moscow concert coincided 
with a flood of contributions 


to a special fond for victims 
which was opened last week, 
partly in response to a mass of 
letters offering cash sent in by 
readers of Pravda, the official 
Communist Party daily. 

The concert. know*n in Rus- 
sian simply as “Account No 
*>04” after the account at the 
State Bank where contribu- 
tions are to be sent, will be 
held at the northern Moscow 
Olympic Stadium on Friday. 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 




Assembly in 
doubt after 
Unionist snub 
to minister 


By Richard Ford 


The leaders of the two 
Ulster Unionist parties last 
night rejected an invitation to 
meet Mr Tom King, Secretary 
of State for Northern Ireland, 
for discussions on the assem- 
bly whose future is to be 
decided within 10 days. 

Mr Janies Molyneaux. lead- 
er of the Official Unionists, 
and the Rev Ian Paisley, of the 
Democratic Unionists, said in 
a joint statement that they 
could not enter talks with the 
Government until the Anglo- 
Irish agreement was 
suspended. 

The Government is consid- 
ering dissolving the assembly, 
set up four years ago at a cost 
of £2.3 million a year, as it 
sees little point in going ahead 
with new elections when 
hopes for agreement on some 
form of devolution remain as 
slim as ever. 

Although the Government 
could reconstitute the assem- 
bly through an Order in 


Council at Westminster if 
agreement on devolved gov- 
ernment was reached, sources 
suggest that given the present 
attitudes in the province there 
would be little enthusiasm for 
reviving a local body. 

Mr King must make a 
decision within 10 days to 
allow necessary drafting of an 
Order in Council to dissolve 
the assembly and allow time 
for a debate in the Commons 
before the summer recess. 

Although it has not been 
carrying out its statutory func- 
tions since the signing of the 
Angl-Irish agreement, the 
Government has become in- 
creasingly angered that no 
Unionist has so far publicly 
announced that he would stop 
drawing his entitlement to 
£17,000 in salary and ex- 
penses. It is also noted that 
members have used the build- 
ing as little more than a means 
to protest against the Anglo- 
Irish agreement 


Priest denounces 
‘cruel’ IRA killing 


Three hundred mourners 
yesterday heard the Provision- 
al IRA murder of an alleged 
informer described as “cruel, 
unjust and brutal” (Richard 
Ford writes). 

Father Michael Canny said 
at the funeral in St Eugene’s 
Cathedral, Londonderry, that 
although the Provisional IRA 
had offered some kind of 
excuse, there was no justifica- 
tion for the murder of Mr 
Frank Hegarty. His body was 
discovered on a border road in 
Co Tyrone at the weekend 
after the terrorists had ques- 
tioned him about leaks of 
information to the security 
forces. He was then shot once 
in the head. 

Mr Hegarty, aged 45, a 
republican activist, had re- 
turned to Londonderry recent- 
ly after spending several 
months in a “safe” house in 


Shtingbomne, Kent He had 
been flows out of the province 
oulv boors after the garda 
found 120 rifles and 18,000 
rounds of ammunition in three 
arms damps in comities Ros- 
common and Sligo in January. 

It is understood that Mr 
Hegarty returned because be 
was homesick and missed his 
elderly mother and believed be 
could convince the terrorists 
that he had not been involved 
in informing. 

After the funeral, the print 
was cri tic ize d by Mr Martin 
McGuinness, a Provisional 
Sinn Fein Assembly member, 
who said that priests and 
politicians who refused to 
acknowledge the reality of the 
consequences of Britain's oc- 
cupation of the island were 
apologists for the British 
presence. 


Mulhearn 

threat to 
defy 

party ban 

The Labour Party last night 
faced a new constitutional 
crisis in the Militant strong- 
hold of Liverpool 

Mr Tony Mulhearn. a coun- 
cillor expelled from ihe party 
after being officially branded a 
Militant Tendency member 
by the national executive last 
week, planned to attend the 
annual meeting of Garston 
constituency party last night. 

The constituency has voted 
to reject any expulsions im- 
posed by the executive, and it 
was understood that Mr 
Mulhearn would be allowed to 
attend the meeting. 

Mr Mulhearn said 

yesterday; “The constituency 
has already taken several deci- 
sions that they will not recog- 
nize the expulsion, and 1 have 
no reason to suppose that will 
change. 

“The party membership 
have expressed total opposi- 
tion to what the right-wing 
dominated National Execu- 
tive Committee has done.” He 
said he was attending as a 
delegate from the National 
Graphical Association. 

A full-time regional officer 
of the Labour Party was to 
attend the meeting and would 
report any breach of party 
rules to the national executive. 

It is believed the executive 
would then refuse to recognize 
the constituency party and 
would send its own officers to 
set up a new one. 

The NEC has already dis- 
banded the Liverpool District 
Labour Party, of which Mr 
Mulhearn was president. But 
its reorganization plans suf- 
fered a setback when Mr 
Mulhearn was elected presi- 
dent of the temporary co- 
ordinating committee set up 
to replace iL 

• Mr Derek Hatton, deputy 
leader of Liverpool City 
Council, joined strikers out- 
side a Dublin sewage works 

Mr Hatton, who is to face a 
Labour Party hearing over his 
alleged Militant links, was 
beginning a five-day visit to 
the Irish Republic at the 
invitation of supporters of the 
publication Irish Militant 
Monthly, which also has links 
with the Militant Tendency. 

The sewage strike, over pay, 
has slopped refuse collections 
and other services. 


Three held over art theft 

Three men were being ques- 
tioned last night in the Irish 
Republic by police investigat- 
ing last week's multi-million 
pound theft from the Beit art 
collection. 

They were being held at 
Mallow police station. Co 
Cork, under the Irish anti- 
tenorist law. which allows 
people to be held for up to 40 


hours before being charged or 
released. 

Two were arrested on Mon- 
day with the wife of one of 
them, who was later allowed 
to leave. They were picked up 
after police found a dugout in 
a field that was big enough to 
store paintings or other stolen 
property. 


The third suspect was de- 
tained yesterday. 

Police said there was noth- 
ing to link the dugout directly 
with the theft of 11 Old 
Masters from Russboiougb 
House, the home of Sir Alfred 
Beit, near Blessington, Co 
Wicklow, last Wednesday. 

A five-figure reward has 
been offered for information. 


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A youngster from the National Association of Boys’ Clubs takes a victory walk on water at Not tin g h a m after 300 canoeists 
in 285 boats lonned a raft formation on die Trent and floated for 95 seconds, breaking the old record Of 30 seconds 


Sport Aid ‘squeeze’ begins 


Sport Aid organizers were 
yesterday endeavouring to 
maximize the money raised by 
Sunday's worldwide Race 
Against Tone in aid of African 
famine relief. They are opti- 
mistic that the total will 
eventually far exceed the pro- 
ceeds of Bob Gektofs original 
Band Aid scheme. 

“This has to he the day of 
the big squeeze;” Mr Nick 
Cater, the organization's 
spokesman, said, while help- 
ing volunteers to answer inces- 
santly ringing telephones at 
the Sport Aid headquarters. 

“We are telling everyone 
who ran that they should 
waste no time in collecting all 
the money pledged by their 
sponsors, and we want them to 
ask for more than was 
pledged. If people offered £10 
they should be urged to pay 
£25,” he said. 

“The runners too should 
look at their own contribu- 
tions. Some were running in 
kits costing £200, and just a 
pair of running shoes costs 
£25. We think it is reasonable 


to hope that they would not 
give less than the cost of a pair 
of shoes.” 

Credit card contributions by 
telephone to centres in Lon- 
don, Glasgow, Birmingham 
and in Ireland had raised 
£700,000, short of the £1 
million target when the lines 
dosed on Sunday night But 
yesterday Sport Aid volun- 
teers were still taking credit 
card donations, giving the 
addresss of their temporary 
headquarters in central Lon- 
don to people wanting to send 
cheques. 

Mr Chris Long, Sport Aid 
chairman, who suggested the 
Race Against Time to Mr 
GeldoC returned from New 
York yesterday, ecstatic at the 
response. “My target when we 
started was to have one million 
people running. We did some- 
thing like that in Britain alone 
when you consider all the 
small local races that mush- 
roomed up everywhere. We 
have already raised £5 million 
before the sponsorship money 
comes in.” 


Mr Long, who organized 
global satellite television cov- 
erage of tbe.eveot, was nursing 
blistered feet after taking part 
in the New York run. Mr 
Geldof had dropped firms view 
and was taking a rest with 
friends, trying to throw off the 
tonsiiitis w lirii threat- 
ened to prevent him leading 
200,000 participants, 

A Sport Aid spokesman said 
the Race Against Tune would 
definitely be the last fund- 
raising event for the pop 
singer. “It is up to the politi- 
cians again now,” be said. 

Donations to Sport Aid can 
be made at any branch of the 
five clearmg banks, at pest 
offices, and through the big 
balding societies. 

Mail order medals tor those 
who took part in the run are to 
be made available by a Bath 
company for £5. while a first- 
day cover of four stamps, 
franked in the Isle of Man 
with the time and date of the 
run, are being sold by a 
company in Chippenham, 
Wiltshire, for £3. 


Firewoman 
hands 
in uniform 

Miss Lynne Gunning, the 
London 'firewoman whose 
complaints against six male 
colleagues for sexual harass- 
ment led to them being disci- 
plined. handed in her uniform 
and left the service yesterday 
(Patricia Cough writes). 

Assistant divisional officer 
Peter Holmes, chief of the Old 
Kent Road station where she 
had been serving, said Miss 
Gunning, aged 25, left on 
medical grounds. 

One fireman was dismissed, 
four others fined and a station 
officer demoted in October 
1984 after Miss Gunning 
brought them before a disci- 
plinary board 

Miss Gunning last year sued 
the Greater London Council 
for allegedly neglecting to 
ensure that she was not vic- 
timized as a result of her 
action. She is also seeking 
damages for assault, mental 
distress and injury to feelings 


GEC says 
Nimrod 
problems 
‘solved’ 

By Rodney Cowton 

Defence Correspondent 

GEC claimed yesterday to 
have made substantia! 
progress towards sdv?ng jjj 
problems with the Nimrod 
Airborne Early Warning 
aircraft. 

Mr James Pnor. a former 
member of Mrs Magaret; ► 
Thatchers Cabinet, and chair-' < 
man of' GEC. veiled the 
establishment where the work 
is being earned oat and 
afterwaitls said that an aircraft 
was already flying with a new 
high-speed computer and im- 
proved aerials. 

The project has" so tor cost 
about £900 million and is at 
least three years late. Under au 
agreement reached at the end 
of February:, GEC was given 
six months in which to satisfy 
ihe Ministry of Defence that it 
could find solutions to the 
problems. 

Meanwhile the ministry is 
considering bids from, three 
American companies that are < 
offering systems to replace the 
Nimrod. • 

The American aircraft, a 
Boeing. Grumman and Lock- 
heed. are undergoing technical 
assessment, and they are to 
submit firm prices by the 
middle- of next month,- - 

Mr Prior said that GEC 
would be submitting, an ap- 
proximate price estimate at 
the same time; 

He refused to discuss GECs 
price, but it is thought likdy to 
be between £250 mUtioft and 
£400 million, which would be 
lower than the American 
aircraft. ^ 

Mr Prior also disclosed for 
the first time that last July the 
Ministry of Defence 
controlkxate responsible for 
research had carried out a 
technical audit of GECs pro- 
gramme. That audit had sup- 
ported the technical validity 
of the programme to provide 
an initial operating capability. 

Under the agreement 
readied in February the cost 
ofGECs£50 million develop- 
ment programme will be 
shared by the company and 
the ministry with the compa- 
ny getting its money back only 
if the ministry decides to go 
ahead with the project after 
this phase. ^ 


Attempt to quell fears 
over hot rocks project 

By Pearce Wright, Science Editor 


The Department of Energy 
moved quickly yesterday to 
quell anxiety about the fate of 
British research into the devel- 
opment of geothermal energy, 
or the use of heat from hot 
rocks under the ground for 
generating electricity. 

There were fears that the 
project, in progress in Corn- 
wall. was threatened because 
of the Government’s delay in 
renewing financial support. 

The department said yester- 
day that the future manage- 
ment of the scheme was under 
review because several indus- 
trial concerns were now inter- 
ested in the venture. 

But the department would 
continue to pay for the work, 
if new arrangements were not 
settled before the expiry of the 
current research contract with 
the team, geologists at the 
Camborne School of Mines. 

The investigations, which 
have cost £19 million, began 
1 1 years ago. They resulted iu 
an experimental scheme to 
demonstrate the process of 
pumping water via one 
borehole into granite several 
thousand feet deep, and then 
recovering the heated water 
from a second extraction 
borehole. 

The geothermal energy 
unit's team of 60, based in a 
quarry near Slithians. Corn- 
wall is now producing enough 
heat by the process to heat 


several hundred homes or 20 
acres of greenhouses. 

But the next step is to drill 
deeper, using the boreholes to 
boil water into super-heated 
steam at 200C. The geologists 
believe that if they deepen 
existing 8,500ft boreholes to 
1 8.000ft, the yield of steam 
can be used to provide electric 
power, as a renewable and 
benign energy alternative to 
nuclear reactors. 

The research contracts fin- 
ish at the end of September. A 
Department ofEnergy spokes- 
man said yesterday that the 
question of renewal was still 
under consideration. 

Mr David Penhaligon, lib- 
eral MP for T ruro. has tabled a 
question for when Parliament 
returns next week, asking Mr 
Peter Walker, Secretary of 
State for Energy, to make a 
statement on the project's 
future. 

He is concerned at repents 
that a draft report enthusiastic 
about the chances of success 
has not yet been published 
and has been told of suspi- 
cions that it may be rewritten 
to present a less attractive 
picture because the Govern- 
ment wants to end its 
involvement. 

Privatization moves have 
so far foundered because some 
of Britain's main civil engi- 
neering groups have met legal 
problems over ownership of 
the heal source. 


Guide to 
aid home 
purchasers 

A manual intended to help 
protea the interests of new- 
home buyers was launched 
yesterday by the National 
House-Building Council, an 
independent body aimed at 
promoting better housing 
standards (Christopher 
Warman writes). 

The council, now in its 50th 
year, has previously published 
home buying guides but the 
latest version is in response to 
public demand for a more 
detailed guide to their own 
homes ana their construction. 

Calls for the introduction of 
a house “log-book", on the 
lines of a car log book, giving 
the legal title of ownership, 
were abandoned as not feasi- 
ble after talks with bodies 
including the Law Society. 

The handbook will be dis- 
tributed to all new .home 
buyers registered with the 
council, accounting for more 
than 99 per cent of the esti- 
mated 170.000 new homes 
sold each year. It includes 
advice on maintenance and 
security, with sections on 
brick and block and timber 
frame construction, anbd de- 
tails of the council's 10-year 
warranty scheme. 


MP urges 
ban by 
journalists 

A senior Tory backbencher 
yesterday urged journalists to 
boycott a union conference to 
which only black reporters 
have been invited. 

Mr John Carlisle, secretary 
of the all-party Anglo-South 
Africa group of MPs, said: 
“This is the first instance of 
apartheid in Britain and it is 
disgraceful.” 

The conference, of Nalgo, 
the local government union, is 
about how black workers are 
treated within and outride the 
trade union movement. 

Invitations to the confer- 
ence. to be held in Leeds next 
Saturday, say: “Black journal- 
ists are invited to attend the 
closing session. Representa- 
tives from the conference 
steering committee will be 
available for interview by all 
journalists from 5.30 pm.” 

The rest of the conference is 
held in private. 

But Mr Carlisle. MP for 
Luton North, said' “It is a 
disgraceful move by Nalgo to 
accentuate the difference in 
the colour of a person's skin 
and thus prevent some of 
them from reporting on politi- 
cal opinions.” 


Union to vote on Wapping 


of an end to the 
1 7-week-old dispute over the 
News International move to 
Wapping. east London, were 
uncertain today as the main 
print union involved began to 
ballot its members on the 
company's final offer. 

The crucial vote was ar- 



print workers who were dis- 
missed after striking in sup- 
port of demands for lifetime 
employment last January. 

The latest offer, whit* was 
presented at the weekend to all 
five unions concerned, lapses 
on Friday or on completion of 
any ballot that is taking place 
by then. Sogat officials said 
the result of their ballot would 
be known by the company's 
final deadline of June 6. 

Mr Rupert Murdoch, chair- 
man of News International 
increased an initial offer of 
£15 million in redundancy 
payments to £50 million, and 
a proposed gift of a printing 
plant at Gray’s Inn Road was 
enlarged to include the build- 
ing which formerly housed the 
editorial offices of The Sunday 
Times . . 

However he made no signif- 
icant concession on key de- 
mands for the reinstatement 
of the dismissed workers and 
recognition of trade unions at 
Wapping and at a News 


International plant at Kinning 
Park. Glasgow. Mr Murdoch 
said: “Our loyalty, is to the 
people, who are working for us, 
not to the people who went on 
strike and we've made that 
very dear.” 

Regardless of the final out- 
come. the improved offer 
appeared likely to increase 
strains between the various 
unions and within Sogat itself, 
where the leadership has been 
severely criticized by militant 
London branches which have 
insisted there should be no 
compromise on the key issue 
of lost jobs. 

The reaction of union lead- 
ers was evidently one of 
unhappy resignation to the 
fact that Mr Murdoch's latest 
offer was the best they would 
get. and that it was now up to 
their members to decide 
whether to take it or leave it 
Predictably, the response of 
pickets outside the Wapping 
plant yesterday was hostile. 

Mr Colin Williamson, dep- 
uty father of a Sogat chapel 
(branch) on The Sun and News 
qf the World, told reporters: 
“We didn't come out on strike 
for money, we came out 
because of Wapping and we 
want a job here. I would like to 
see a massive ‘no' vote, but I 
can't say if that will happen.” 

Mr Williamson villified Mr 
Norman Willis, general secre- 
tary of the TUC, as a jackal. 


“It's absolutely dis- 
I that Norman Willis 
and the national union leaders 
have been holding secret talks 
over the weekend and pulling 
the wool over the members’ 
eves.” 

Mr John Lang, committee 
member of the Sogat clerical 
branch at The Times, was 
critical of Miss Brenda Dean, 
the union's general secretary. 
“The whole deal and the way 
it has been achieved is abso- 
lutely disgraceful. I think 
Brenda Dean should resign /, 
and that is the opinion ofa lot * 
of people. 

“We want to campaign 
vigorously for a ‘no*- vote, to 
carry on with the dispute, but 
the national leadership don't 
want that at any price." 

Union sources believe that 
acceptance of the deal by 
Sogat could isolate the union 
from the NGA, which was 
thought likdy to reject the 
offer. 

Independent commentators 
whose views were sought yes- 
terday included . Mr Charles 
Wintour. former editor of The 
London Standard. ”1 think if 
they’ve got any sense they’ll 
accept iL It’s not an ungener- 
ous offer in terms of * 
money... what alternative have 
they get? They're not going to 
get their jobs back at 
Wapping. which was their 
constant demand.” 


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HOME NEWS 


Visitors to Spain are 
told 6 be vigilant’ over 
ETA bombing threats 


British holidaymakers were 
urged yesterday to be vigilant 
but calm about threats by 
Basque ETA separatists; to 
mount a beach borabing cam- 
paign in Spain ibis summer. 

Bomb warnings, given to 
newspapers in the Spanish and 
. French Basque region on 
Monday, are aimed at wreck- 
ing Spain's tourist industry 
and. come alter last year's 
bombing campaign when 19 
small devices were exploded 
by the separatists. 

The bombs had little effect 
on tourism, but the campaign 
lied up police reserves along 
the Mediterranean coast of 
Spain. 

About 8.000 police have 
been detailed to begin a 
security operation in the area, 
this year against terrorists and 
muggers. 

A Foreign Office spokes- 
man said no advice was being 
given to British tourists not to 
go to Spain. Tour operators 
are expecting to book up to a 
quarter or a million package 
holidays during the coming 
three months. 


By Michael Horsnell 

The spokesman said: “We 
are in regular touch with the 
Spanish authorities in whom 
we have full confidence. We 
are not. advising. British tour- 
ists against visiting Spain. The 
Foreign Office will keep m 
dose touch with representa- 
tives of. the British tourist 
industry." . 

Holiday operators advised 
tourists not to panic on the 
grounds that last year's bomb- 
ing was a form of political 
pressure on the Spanish gov- 
ernment and not anti-British. 

A Horizon holidays spokes- 
man said: “Our advice to 
people going to Spain is to 
remain vigilant and report 
anything unusual. ft is the 
advice we put out to our 
representatives some weeks 
ago following the Libyan situ- 
ation and it still holds." 

He added that Spain is the 
most popular choice with 
holidaymakers this year and 
that the increased numbers 
over last year reflects their 
composure in the face of 
terrorism, muggings and high : 
prices. 


Mr Neil Thompson. 
Piekfords* marketing director, 
said there was no need fin- 
holidaymakers to panic. 

• America's reluctant tourists 
are to be offered free air travel 
and car rental as an incentive 
to visit Ireland in an attempt 
by Irish tourist chiefs to 
reverse an expected 25 per- 
cent drop in United States 
trade this summer, because of 
terrorism fears. 

Passengers who book flights 
to Ireland in the US before 
July 15 for journeys up to next 
November win get the chance 
to buy two extra tickets for the 
price of one. They will also.be 
entitled to a free car for a week 
for every two adults travelling 
together. 

The offer is being made by 
the Irish national airline. Aer 
Lingus, in conjunction with 
the Avis car hire company. As 
an additional spur to holiday 
in Ireland. United States lour- 
ists will be able to travel on to 
any point in Europe served by 
Act Lingus for S99 (£661 


Bail terms 
shock 
magistrate 

A London magistrate was 
shocked to hear yesterday that 
a man accused of conspiracy 
to cause explosions had been 
granted unconditional bail 
“No conditions that he 
must not kill anybody, or 
anything like that?" Mr Eric 
Crowiher. stipendiary magis- 
trate at Horseferry Road 
Court, remarked after Philip 
Kersey failed to appear. . 

Mr Kersey, aged 23. of 
Canterbury Race, Newington 
estate, Walworth, had been 
charged after a car blast in 
Clapham High Street in No- 
vember. and was on police 
bail before his first court 
appearance in ApriL 
Mr Crowther issued a war- 
rant for his arrest and said that 
he would be investigating the 
cireums ances in which he was 
initially granted bail. 

Mr Cersey. a mortuary 
technician at Guy's Hospital, 
is charged with plotting with 
Mark Lecomber, aged 28, 
from Dagenham, . to. . rause. 
explosions likely to endanger 
life. He is also Charged with 
having 10 improvised hand 
grenades, seven detonators 
and two petrol bombs about 
November 1 last year. . 


Holiday foils farmer’s 
attempt to evict hippies 


Mr Les AttwefL a farmer 
whose land has been invaded 
by .hundreds of hippies, suf- 
fered a setback in his attempt 
to move on the “peace 
convoy” when he failed to 
obtain a court hearing yester- 
day because of the Bank 
holiday. 

Mr AttweD, : aged 57, who 
claims he feces financial nun 
because of damage to crops 
and property, will try to seek a 
High Court injunction today. 

Mr Attwell. suffers from 
angina and collapsed when the 
convoy of 100 vehicles moved 
on to his 101 -acre farm at 
Lyle's . Cary, near Yeovil, - 
Somerset, last Friday. 

The hippies, who are 
massing for a banned festival . 
at Stonehenge, had been evict- 
ed from a farm near by on a 
High Court order. - 

Mr Aiwell says the hippies' 
action will ruin him as he will 
get no silage crop from the 13- 
acre field and will have to sell . 
his stock to pay lawyers' fees. 

In an increasingly volatile 
situation, local residents 
voiced their feare of vigilante 
groups taking the law into 
their own hands. They argue 
that the police have proved 
unable no stop the hippies 
because trespass is a civil 
offence. 


The police have to wait 
until the owner spends several 
thousand pounds getting the 
injunction and the sheriff tries 
to enforce it If the hippies 
refuse they can then be 
arrested. 

Mr David Sullivan, a neigh- 
bour of Mr Attwell, at Lyie's 
Cary, said yesterday: ' i The 
feeling is so strong that people 
unconnected with farming like 
myself will go down there and 
mo ve them off by force if we 
have to. 

“Our families are worried 
and frightened and we are not 
going to put up with it any 
longer. ” 

But a police spokesman 
gave a warning against vigi- 
lante actions 

Meanwhile the National 
Farmers' Union is demanding 
immediate action from the 
police once, an injunction is 
granted. 

, But Supt David Coggan, of 
Avon and Somerset police, 
who is handling the hippies 
near Yeovil, said: “There is 
nothing we can do to stop 
them doing H again andagain. 

“The law docs need to be 
changed, but we are very 
anxious that we do not be- 
come a private security force 
for landowners.” 


Closure plan at mental 
home in police inquiry 


Staff at a home for the 
mentally handicapped where 
police are investigating allega- 
tions of beatings and brutality 
were yesterday preparing to 
close it 

Social workers were making 
urgent plans to move the last 
five patients living at Oriel 
Lodge, Great Cornard, near 
Sudbury, Suffolk. 

The borne is at the centre of 
a police inquiry after claims 
that some of its mentally- 
handicapped patients had 
been beaten, drugged and 
locked in their rooms. 

Last week the local social 
services panel decided to can- 
cel the home's registration 
certificate, declaring it unfit 
for residential care., - 

The panel's reasons includ- 
ed criticisms of Oriel Lodge’s 
poor living conditions, inade- 
quate heating, hot water and 
kitchen facilities, as well as 
financial irregularities, lack of 
qualified staff and disputes 
between staff and the 
owner.Mrs Caroline Marsh, 
who is founder and executive 
director of the charity Share 
( Selected Homes and Residen- 


tial Environment for the Men- 
tally Handicapped).' 

Staff at Oriel Lodge blamed 
disrguntled former employees 
at foe home for a - smear 
campaign against Mrs Marsh. 

Mrs Betty Dyble. a rare 
asistant who is now in charge 
of the home, said yesterday: 
“We look after our patients 
very well. They are properly 
clothed, fed and loved. We 
don't even call them patients 
or residents; they are family 
and that is how they are 
treated. 

“But some people who used 
to work here fell out with Mrs 
Marsh and left There were 
several dashes of personality. 
This work is not foe easiest in 
foe world." 

Mrs Marsh has claimed she 
bought the home from Share 
and was planning to register it 
privately under her own 
name. 

-She said she had spent 
thousands of pounds of her 
own money on improvements 
at ©riel Lodge, but. still faced 
bills of £ 20,000 for upgrading 
work requested by foe county 
council. 


£10,000 a 
week to 
rent home 

An historic home, complete 
with butler, cook, 1,800 acres 
of parkland and a beii pad, is in 
need of a tenant withflO, 000 a 
week to spare. 

Braxted Park, the 250-year- 
old Georgian mansion, near 
Witham, Essex, is the home of 
Mr Michael Clark, a million- 
aire and deputy chairman of 
the Plessey Electronics group. 
It Is being let for eight weeks 
during the summer. 

Included 1$ a heated indoor 
swimming pool, a nine-hole 
golf course, day pigeon shoot- 
ing, sauna, tennis court, a trout 
fishery near by and a croquet 
Lawn. 

There is a domestic secre- 
tary, a resident caretaker, 
gamekeepers and gardeners. 

Hampton and Sons, foe 
London-based agents, have 
been inundated with efients 
eager to sample luxury living 
at an historic home, which has 
seven doable bedrooms with 
ensuiu bathrooms, a ballroom 
and five reception rooms. 


SaleToom 


Poor response to abstracts 

By Geraldine Norman, Sale Room Correspondent 


While pioneering abstracts 
by Mondrian can fetch more 
than £1 million, furniture de- 
signed by his contemporary 
and friend. Gcrrit Thomas 
Rietveld. still has a small and 
uncertain following. 

-Rietveld fiim mine, is a 
minefield.” Mr Dan Klein of 
Christie's said yesterday after 
selling fort total of £126.287 
the contents of a room de- 
signed by Rietveld for foe 
Birza family, of Amsterdam, 
in foe I920s’and 1930s. 

Mondrian influenced. 
Rictveld’s design and was m 
turn influenced by his stark 
outlines and fois furn iture , 
should have been considered 
as a pioneering example of foe 
application of abstract design 
lo foe decorative arts, it dated 
from the right period and foe 
commission is fully 

documented. 

In the event it was treated 
with caution and foe condi- 
tion of foe pieces was fussed 
over. „ 

The unique "Birza chair 
was" foe. highlight of foe' sale. 


stamped out of a single sheet 
of fibre. It was. made by G.A. 
van .der Groenekan. who 


found the design so difficult to 
realize foal he refused to make 
another. 

The Stedelijk Museum, of 
Amsterdam spent 127.600 
flonins (estimate 20 . 000 - 
25.000 fls) or £33.578 to 
acquire it but only after _ ex- 
pressing worries that the piece 
bad. been remodelled in foe 
1950s. Groenekan stated that 
it had been remodelled under 
Rieivckfs supervision about 
1930 and foe Biiza family 
confirmed this, but foe doubts 
remained. 

The oilier high-flyer was an 
cbonized plywood easy chair 
which Rietveld designed in 
1924 and which sold for 
110.200 florins (estimate 
20.000‘25.000fls.) or £29.000 
; to Mr Barry Friedman, a New 
York dealer-. 

According 10 Groenekan 
only five chairs of this design 
were made, ■ 

■ Christie's said n had been 
deluged with offers of other 
Rietveld furniture forsale as a 
result of foe - Birza room 
-auction. Most oftfie furniture 
is poorly : made. - 7 - its. interest ■ 
lies in the design — and only 
fully documented pieces made 


in foe pioneering 1920s com- 
mand Birza-iype prices. 

At Sotheby's yesterday 
prices for early English pottery 
were high. A Staffordshire 
slipware dish of about 1710 
with a design of a cockerel 
between a thistle and a rose, a 
reference to the Act of Union 
between England and Scot- 
land 1 707: sold for £ ! 7,600 
.(estimate £7.000-£9,GOOK 
■ ' A saltglaze cylindrical tan- 
kard of -about 1745, crisply 
moulded with fabulous ani- 
mals. binds, fish and a riotous 
tavern scene, secured £6,050 
(estimate £1.500-£2.500). 

In contrast, fine early En- 
glish porcelain was selling at 
or below estimate and seems 
10 be gening left behind in 
price. 

The sale included a 1984 
Toby jug made for the “Jim'll 
Fix If television . show to 
please Toby Gillette - the jug 
is his own portrait. He had 
sent his jug for sale and it 
made £15.400. Royal Douhon 
only made three jugs of fois 
design, one for Gillette, one 
for Jimmy SaviJe. who hosts 
the show, and one for itself. 


Gales mar 
Aer Lingus 
birthday 

Dr Garret FitzGerald, the 
Prime Minister of Ireland 
flew into Britain yesterday 
amid light security 10 cele- 
brate the fiftieth anniversary 
of Aer Lingus, foe country's 
national airline. 

But the historic occasion 
was marred when the 
centrepiece of the show, a 
1934 de Haviiiand Dragon, 
failed to arrive at Bristol 
airport because it was ground- 
ed tty gale force winds. 

The Dragon is a sister craft 
of the Iolar or “Eagle", foe 
airline’s first commercial air- 
craft which made its inaugural 
flight to Bristol in 1936. 

Dr FitzGerald bad arrived 
earlier on board a Boeing 737 
with a number of guests 
including three former prime 
ministers, Mr Liam Cosgrave, 
Mr Jack Lynch and Mr 
Charles Haughey. along with 
the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mr 
JimTunney. 

Also in foe party were two 
of the original five passengers 
who' made the historic flight 
50 years ago: Dr Timothy 
O* Driscoll, who became direc- 
tor of foe Irish Tourist Board, 
and Mrs Sheelagh Martin. 

Dr Fitzgerald, who used to 
work for Aer Lingus, said: 
"Obviously it is a shame foai 
the old plane could not fly in. 

“As a child two things 
interested me. politics and air 
transport. Aer Lingus has 
come along a great deal since 
the early days. My flight over 
in foe Boeing was very 
smooth." 

He added that the airline 
had helped to forge links 
between foe two countries. 



Michael Cranford (top) will be joining Sarah Brigbtznan 
(middle) in Andrew Lloyd-Webber's new musical The 
Phantom of the Opera, doe to open in the West End on Octo- 
ber 9, it was announced in London yesterday. 


Princess visits drug centre 


The Princess of Wales chat- 
ted with drug addicts and 
alcoholics yesterday about 
their rained tires and the 
treatment they were receiving. 

The Princess had asked to 
visit Broadway Lodge, the 
pioneering rehabilitation cen- 
tre . at Weston-super-Mare, 
Aron, and spent nearly two 
hours talking with 40 patients. 

She learnt of marriages and 
homes broken through drink 
and of the dependency and 
sometimes death that follows 
drug-taking. 

The Pnncess earned the 
admiration of the centre's 
counsellors - some of them 
former addicts - for her knowl- 
edge of the drag problem. 

She surprised everyone by 
haring read Kick Heroi*, a 
book by. Liz Cutland, a coun- 
sellor whom she met 

Mr Edward Lindsey, head 
of treatment, said: “The Prin- 
cess is very well informed 
about the subject. There is no 
doubt at all she has taken a 
personal and genuine 
interest" 


The Princess talked to two 
alcoholics, Mrs Jennifer Kerr, 
aged 38, married with two 
children, and Mr Terry War- 
burton, aged 37, married with 
two children but now- 
separated. 

Mr Warburton said of the 
Princess: “She was very 
knowledgeable. She wanted to 
know about the isolation that 
alcoholism can canse. I told 
her it was a terrible feeling not 
being able to communicate 
with normal people." 

Broadway Lodge is a private 
treatment centre set up 12 
years ago by a group of 
professional people. It is a 
non-profit-making ' charitable 
foundation. 

Mr Lindsey explained: “We 
literally treat everyone from 
dukes to dustmen. We reject 
the suggestion that we only 
treat the rich. Last year about 
70 per cent of ov beds were 
assisted, mainly with money 
from the DHSS." 

He said the centre's philoso- 
phy followed that of Alcohol- 
ics Anonymous and Narcotics 


Anonymous. It was based on a 
treatment regime developed in 
Minnesota 

It was in America that the 
Princess learnt of the lodge, 
and asked to see some of its 
work and to meet the staff. 

Mr Lindsey said that it was 
the oldest centre of its type in 
Europe. He felt that the 
Princess's visit would help 
boost the treatment regime 
which had the highest success 
rate in Europe, with 70 per 
cent of alcoholics and 60-70 
per cent drug dependants ab- 
staining after treatment 
• The Princess was yesterday 
criticized for not visiting an 
NHS treatment centre in Wes- 
ton-super-Mare, by Mr Edgar 
. Evans, secretary of the Com- 
jn unity Health Council. 

He said that her visit to the 
Broadway Lodge gave the 
royal seal of approval to the 
Minnesota method of treat- 
ment which is shunned by 
most doctors and the Govern- 
ment. Some wealthy and fam- 
ous patients paid nearly £100 
a day for treatment, he said. 


Sale of records 
suffers in wake 
of compact discs 


By Teresa Poole 


Demand for single and 
long-playing records has fallen 
sharply fois year, with sales of 
records high in foe pop chans 
suffering foe most 

Deliveries of singles to re- 
tailers fell by 17 per cent to 
1 5.2 million in the first three 
months of fois year, compared 
with foe same period last year. 
Deliveries of LPs fell by 
8 per cent to 9 million, ac- 
cording to the British Phono- 
graphic Industry, foe record 
company trade organization. 

It said the poor perfor- 
mance of singles' sales was 
partly due lo foe success of the 
Band Aid Christmas record, 
which sold more than one 
million copies early last year. 

But according to the Gallup 
organization, which compiles 
the music industry's official 
charts, there has still been an 
underlying drop with up to 
25 per cent fewer sales needed 
this year 10 send a record to 
foe top of foe charts. 

Figures for the past four 
weeks have continued to show 
a 15 to jfl per cent fell in total 
singles sales. Three weeks ago. 
“Rock Me Amadeus", by 
Falco, the German singer, sold 
fewer than 50.000 copies in 
the week it reached foe num- 
ber one position. “It got there 
by default." a Gallup spokes- 
man said. 

The BPI said that, by con- 
trast, sales of cassettes and 
compact discs have continued 
to rise. Cassettes are increas- 


ingly being purchased in pref- 
erence 10 LPs. with cassette 
deliveries showing a 1 3.6 per- 
cent improvement to 10.6 
million units in the first 
quarter. 

The burgeoning compact 
disc market showed the stron- 
gest growth with shipments 
more than doubling to 1.2 
million discs. Annual sales by 
British manufacturers to the 
trade are forecast to reach 
6 million units. 

However the British firms 
say that they are still failing to 
keep up with demand and 
retailers are taking advantage 
of imports from other EEC 
countries. 

The overall value or record- 
ed music deliveries in foe first 
quarter increased by 3.4 per- 
cent to almost £72 million. 


UK TRADE DELIVERIES 


Jan-Mar 

% change on 
Jan-Mar 


1986 

1985 

angles 

units 

15.2m 

-17 0 

value 

£17.6m 

-12.3 

LPs 

units 

9.1m 

-80 

value 

£23.8 

-8.0 

Cassettes 

units 

10.6m 

+13.6 

value 

. £22.8 

+13.1 

Compact 

discs 

untts 


+101.6 

value 

£7 .7m 

+130.5 

Total 

£71 ,9m 

+3.4 


Peace note 
offered 
for taxes 

A peace campaigner. Mr 
Edward Stanton, aged 48, of 
Grange-over-sands. Cumbria, 
is to offer specially designed 
“peace notes" to the Inland 
Revenue in Barrow-in-Fur- 
ness today to cover a £250 tax 
bill. 

“These constitute lOUs 
which will be replaced with 
real money when foe Inland 
Revenue agree that the taxes 
of consciencious objectors will 
not be used for making weap- 
ons for mass destruction, 
which is illegal," Mr Stanton, 
a Quaker, said yesterday. 

The £250 represents the 
balance of £520 taxes and 
costs which he owed 

The judge told him he had 
do option but to pay. regard- 
less of how foe money was 
used. 

However, in an open letter 
to be handed to foe Inland 
Revenue today. Mr Stanton 
says that it would be a crime 
for him willingly to pay his 
taxes to be used for “this most 
horrific form of terrorism" 


Drive for 
cooking 
butter 

By John Young 
Agriculture Correspondent 

A £540,000 campaign to 
explain the uses of concentrat- 
ed butter for cooking is to be 
launched next month by the 
Butter Information Council. 

Although the product has 
been in the shops since the 
start of the year, as part of foe 
EEC effort to rid itself of 
surplus butter stocks, most 
consumers are still unaware of 
what h is or how to use it. 

Television, newspaper and 
magazine advertising will em- 
phasize its versatility as a 
cooking fat. but will also point 
:out that it is not intended for 
spreading on bread. 

Mr Chris Bird, council chief 
executive,- said be was confi- 
dent that the product would be 
readily accepted once its bene- 
fits were appreciated. 

It is selling for about 3l-32p 
for a 250 gram pack, which is 
more expensive than lard or 
cheap margarines, bnt it has a 
better flavour. 


Vicar goes 
in dispute 
over clock 

By Patricia Clough 

The vicar of foe picturesque 
village of Momacute, Somer- 
set (population 600), has re- 
signed after a dispute over foe 
ancient church clock. 

The Rev Archibald Dean, 
aged 72, resigned in despair 
after foe debate over whether 
to restore the clock or give it a 
new winding mechanism 
“turned personal". 

The clock, built 200 years 
ago by foe village blacksmith, 
has been stopped for a year, 
since Mr Clarence Rogers, 
who had climbed foe 52 
church tower steps and a 15ft 
ladder every day for 60 years 
to wind it by hand, turned S5 
and declared be had had 
enough. ' 

“A certain element wanted 
to restore it, with foe addition 
of electric winding, and a 
certain element wanted some- 
thing completely modem. 1 
suggested we should see if 
there was someone who could 
restore it and in fact there is." 
Mr Dean said. 

“I found myself caught in 
the middle of foe argument 
and' had to chair some very 
unpleasant meetings." 

In a letter in fois month's 
parish hews. Mr Dean said: 
“Frankly. I do not know what 
Montacute wants, but it seems 
I am not foe right person lo 
supply it". 

Mr Dean, who will continue 
in his other role as rector of 
Odcombe. Lufion and 
Brympion. preached his last 
sermon on Sunday. 

Mrs Amy.Yates, secretary 1 of 
the parish council, said his 
departure was particularly sad 
as they had since agreed on a 
study if foe clock's condition. 
“He was a very wonderful 
man and it is very sad that this 
has happened." 


Boy of eight 
aids capture 

A boy aged 8 has been 
praised by foe police after 
helping to capture two escap- 
ers from a youth custody 
centre near Warrington. 
Cheshire. 

Francis Worthy, of Rodgers 
Cose. Frodsham. Cheshire, 
rang the police emergency 
number when he saw foe two 
youths, aged 1 6 and 1 9, sleep- 
ing in an old garage on bis way 
10 school. 



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Loans and Advances 

net of provisions 

us$ 

6,800 million 

Total Assets 

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us$ 

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after subvention 

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Principal Subsidiaries 

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Australia 
Bahamas 
Bahrain 
Bangladesh 
Barbados 
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Brazil 
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China 
Colombia 
Cyprus 
Djibouti 
Egypt 
France 
Gabon 

Germany (West) 


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Sierra Leone 

Gibraltar 

Malaysia 

Spain 

Grand Cayman 

Maldives 

Sri Lanka 

Hong Kong 

Mauritius 

Sudan 

India 

Monaco 

Swaziland 

Indonesia 

Morocco 

Switzerland 

Isle of Man 

Netherlands 

Thailand 

Italy 

Netherlands Antilles 

Togo 

Ivory Coast 

Niger 

Turkey 

Jamaica 

Nigeria 

UAE 

Japan 

Oman 

United Kingdom 

Jordan 

J^kistan 

Uruguay 

Kenya 

Panama 

USA 

Korea (South) 

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Venezuela 

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hits back at 
rumours about 
new saloon car 

By Clifford Webb. Motoring Correspondent 




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Austin Rover hit back yes- 
terday at rivals who have 
started a ‘'whispering 
campaign" against its new 
Rover 800 executive car being 
previewed in Switzerland by 
the big fleet buyers. 

The motor trade's prolific 
grapevine is awash .with ru- 
mours that the new car being 
produced in partnership with 
Honda is more Japanese than 
British and that this doubtful 
parentage should be taken into 
account by those companies 
with a “buy British" policy. 

In a long statement yester- 
day Austin Rover said the new 
Rover 800. which goes on sale 
on July 10. had an average UK. 


the model range and that this 
was the highest local content 
of any model range sold in 
Britain. 

The only main Japanese- 
made parts’ in some versions 
were the Honda V6 engine, 
gearbox and power steering, 
but most Rover 800s would 
have the new Austin Rover 
two-litre engine built at 
Longbridge, Birmingham. 

The average UK content of 
Ford cars produced in Britain 
is 83 per cent but its Granada, 
which will be the new Rover’s 
fiercest competitor, is import- 
ed entirely from Ford Germa- 
ny and contains less than 
7 per cent British pans. 


However, a Ford spokes- 
man pointed out Iasi night 
that its cars sold in Britain 
contain an average of only 
0.2 per cent of Japanese parts. 

General Motors cars assem- 
bled here contain only SO per- 
cent British pans. Both its 
successful executive cats, the 
Carlton and Senator, are Ger- 
man-made with a Vauxball 
badge swapped for their origi- 
nal Opel nameplate. 

The Rover 800 is the result 
of a unique partnership in the 
motor industry. 

The aim was to build two 
outwardly different cars from 
the same base. The Austin 
Rover version is being pro- 


The Honda version, called 
Legend, will shortly be built 
there also. In Japan. Honda 
will build both versions. 

• Prince Michael of Kent 
yesterday praised the world 
car industry for improving 
fuel consumption figures. He 
said British manufacturers 
had succeeded in cutting fig- 
ures by 20 per cent compared 
with their objective of 10 per- 
cent 

Prince Michael, who is pres- 
ident of the RAC, was speak- 
ing in Bournemouth at the 
opening of an international 
conference of motoring ex- 
perts. 



Teddy bears of the famous are on parade at the Prince of Wales hotel, Southport, for three days from tomorrow. They hare been lent to the Spastks Soci- 
ety. The owners of these teddies are, from left, the Duchess of Kent who owns three of them. Princess Alexandra, Mrs Margaret Thatcher, Mr NeQ 
Kinnock, Dr David Owen, the Duke of Westminster, Lord Romsey, Mr David Steel and Princess Michael of Kent (Top photograph; Tira Bishop). 


barrage on 
Severn 

The Government was yes- 
terday considering a plan lo 
build a barrage acros s die 
Severn cosiuir. roose t&ap 
£5 billion which could snmto 
a fifth of Britain's eitdncHy 
needs from tidal power. ; v 

The. report, by tbe Sn&p 
Tidal Power Groups a cooso* 
tium of construction aadpowt *• 
er generating companies, 
examines privafle funding for 
the scheme which would trice 
advantage of the incredible 
tidal surge m the rivet - 

The report. oommauSoobi 
jointly by the .grbap and the 
Department of Energy, tdemf. 
fies two possible locations for 
Uie barrage. The first? would 
form a nine-mile fink be tween 
Weston— super— Mare anfi 
Cardiff and the second, four- 
and-a— half miles long, would 
be five miles downstream 
from the Severn bridge. /. C 

A Department of' Energy - 
spokesman said: “We. have c 
received the report, but havfe 
not yet reached * conclusion. 9 

He said there was to men- 
tion in the report of any 
proposal to build a motorway 
on topof the barrage lottfieve 
the ageing Sevens bridge. - ; 


Alternative energy:3 


Physicists strive to generate the sun’s power on earth 


Imported sausages are 
blamed for swine fever 


Veterinary surgeons believe 
imported sausages could have 
started a swine fever epidemic 
which has devastated pig 
farms in the West Country, 
the Midlands and the north of 
England. 

It has been established that 
the plague began at Gloucester 
livestock market on April 21 
when thousands of pigs were 
sold. 

Stock held by every farmer 
registered at the sale that day 
has been checked by Ministry 
of Agriculture veterinary sur- 
geons. but the source is still 
unknown. 

With more than 4,000 pigs 
now slaughtered at seven 
farms, the vets fear there could 
soon be further outbreaks 


before the epidemic is brought 
under control. 

Four of the farms are in the 
Tewkesbury and Coombe Hill 
areas of Gloucestershire and 
the others are in Shropshire, 
Herefordshire, and Wakefield, 
Yorkshire. 

Mr David Williams, the 
deputy regional veterinary of- 
ficer who is running the 
ministry’s emergency head- 
quarters in Gloucester, said 
yesterday: "We are working 
bn a theory that imported 
sausages or other pig meat had 
the fever virus in it. 

“We believe it's likely that 
waste food from an infected 
batch was thrown out and 
then eaten by the animals.” 


Nearly 30 years ago scientists 
began laboratory experiments 
to reproduce thermonuclear 
fusion, the process that drives 
the stars. Their goal was to 
build machines that generate 
energy like the sun. thereby 
obtaining an inexhaustible 
source of power. This third 
report on alternative energy by 
Pearce Wright, Science Corre- 
spondent, looks at progress in 
the wry long-term research 
into fusion. 

The sun is a massive nucle- 
ar reactor. But. rather than 
splitting heavy atoms of urani- 
um fuel by the fission process, 
as in existing aiomic power 
stations, the solar furnace is 
fuelled by the lightest element: 
hydrogen. 

When two atoms unite, 
forming helium, a large 
amount of energy is released. 
More important for those 
searching fora dean source of 


power, there is none of the 
fission products of nuclear 
waste. 

The temperature at the 
centre of the sun is estimated 
at about 20 million degrees 
centigrade. Powerful gravita- 
tional forces are at work, 
keeping the fusion reaction 
growing. 

The challenge which physi- 
cists took up was how to create 
conditions on earth to dupli- 
cate that process on a small 
and controlled scale. 

The circumstances were re- 
created in an uncontrolled 
way 35 years ago, with the first 
H-bomb. 

G early, that method, which 
used a small A-bomb to 
provide the necessary high 
temperatures and density for 
fusion, is of no use in develop- 
ing a steady, controlled release 
of useful power. 

, Most useful energy from a 
fusion reactor comes from 
merging the two heavier forms 


of hydrogen; deuterium and 
tritium. 

First, however, strong elec- 
trical forces which repel the 
atoms from each other have to 
be overcome. 

To do this involves condi- 
tions in which temperatures 
approaching 100 million de- 
grees centigrade are generated 
in the hydrogen met The 
sheer scale of the research into 
the task of harnessing fusion 
has dictated that international 
collaboration is essential to 
success. 

The machine on which Eu- 
ropean hopes are pinned, for 
proving it can be done, is 
called Jet, which stands for 
Joint European Torus. 

It is one of four comparable 
devices throughout the world 
in experimental use or under 
construction. The others are 
in the United States, ibe 
Soviet Union and Japan. . 

Exciting results are begin- 
ning to emerge from the 


laboratory at Culham in Ox- 
fordshire, which is the home 
of the European venture. 

The scientists have a target 
date of 1989 to demonstrate 
the feasibility of designing a 
torus-type machine as the heat 
source of a power station. 

Physicists working, with 
Professor Ernest Rutherford 
at Cambridge in the 1930s 
recognized that nuclei of at- 
oms would release energy if 
they fuse. 

■ In 1958, scientists of the 
United Kingdom Atomic En- 
ergy Authority at Harwell 
believed they were dose to 
demonstrating the process in 
the laboratory. The machine 
they used was called Zeta 
(Zero Energy Thermonuclear 
Assembly). 

Although it proved a false 
start, their machine was the 
forerunner of the type -of 
device* that- now.. loOk^'n 
favourable candidate for pro- 
ducing an eventual reactor. 


Their device was a magnetic 
machine. 

Huge magnets are needed. 
The iron for the core of the 
magnets in Jet weigh 2,700 
tonnes, and the copper coils 
weigh 384 tonnes. 

The magnetic fields they 
generate ait to overcome the 
force of repulsion between the 
atoms, and to provide thermal 
insulation. 

Only a wisp of gas is used as 
the fuel But when the tera- 
perature rises into the first few 
thousand degrees centigrade, 
the plasma develops a slippery 
quality. 

Incredibly powerful forces 
are needed to stop it wriggling 
out of its magnetic cage. 

In effect, the super heated 
conditions in which hydrogen, 
now in an ionized plasma, will 
fuse take place inside a mag- 
netic bottle. - : 

No existing container can 
hold plasma' at . such high 


temperatures without bring 
vapourized. 

Because there is no direct t 
connection between - con- 
trolled nuclear fusion^ and 
weapons research, interna- 
tional collaboration has been 
outstanding. It was the Rus- 
sians who pushed the theory 
of magnetic confinement 
ahead, and bid tire founda- 
tions for the present family Of 
machines. . .. . r 

The European version^ at 
Culham. is a huge machine. 
The magnets, which are; in- 
tended to heat and contain' the 
plasma, surround a 68-tonne 
stainless steel doughnut, 
which is 10 feet in radius. 

. The reactions now go on in 
a massive building known as 
the Torus HalL which is a |> 
huge structure, with 90ft high - 
ceilings and walls of 9ft thick 
concrete. 

* The doors, which are vast 
400-tonne' concrete slabs, are 
moved by cranes. 

:Condodri . . 


Court of Appeal 


Law Report May 28 1986 


Court of Appeal 


Retrospective effect of rates cut 


Future inheritance can be property 


Macfarquhar and Another v 
PhiUimore and Others 
Before Lord Justice Dillon. 
Lord Justice Uoyd and Lord 
Justice Nicholls 
(Judgment given May 19] 

A retrospective reduction in 
the rateable value of a leasehold 
house could be taken into 
account in determining whether 
its rateable value exceeded 
£1.500 on April 1. 1973 for the 
purposes of the Leasehold Re- 
form Act 1 967. as amended by 
the Housing Act 1974. 

The Court of Appeal so held 
in dismissing an appeal by the 
landlords, the trustees of Lord 
Phiilimore's Voluntary Settle- 
ment. from a judgment of Judge 
Harris. QC. at West London 
County Court that the ap- 
plicants. Roderick and Emily 
Macfarquhar. were entitled to 
acquire the freehold of 55 
Campden Hill Road. Kensing- 
ton. London. 

Mr Nigel Hague QC and Mr 
David Ncuberger for the land- 
lords. Mr John Hicks QC and 
Mr Oliver Ticciati for the 
applicants. 

LORD JUSTICE DILLON 
said that the applicants held the 
unexpired residue of a term of 
63 years of the house from 
March 1954 at a yearly rent of 
£24. 

On March 23. 1965 its rate- 


able value was £597. New 
valuation lists came into force 
on April 1973 and the rateable 
value was then £1,784. In May 
1973 the valuation officer pro- 
posed a reduction to £1,605. 

By section 79 of the General 
Rate Act 1979 that reduction 
had effect for rating purposes 
from April 1. 1973. The ques- 
tion for the appeal was whether 
it had a like retrospective effect 
for the purposes of the 1 967 Act. 

The reduced figure of £1.605 
was still above £1.500. But in 
March 1984 the applicants were 
granted a certificate - on the 
ground of previous tenants' 
improvements - for a further 
reduction of£l 13. 

It was agreed that that reduc- 
tion related back for the pur- 
poses of the 1967 Act to April I. 
1973 and could be prayed in aid 
by the applicants. But to succeed 
in the objective of purchasing 
the freehold they had to pray in 
aid also the reduction from 
£1.784 to £1,605. 

The landlords argued, and 
Judge Harris had accepted, that 
section 79 of the 1979 Act 
applied generally to give 
retrospective effect, to April I m 
the relevant rating year, to any 
alteration in the Valuation List 
and thus applied - to give 
retrospective effect to April I. 
1973 for the purposes of the 
1967 Act. 

That submission was wholly 


unacceptable. Section 79 
showed merely that the genera] 
policy of the law was that 
alterations in the Valuation List 
were to be retrospective for 
rating purposes. If they were to 
be held retrospective for the 
purposes of the 1967 Act that 
had to be because of something 
in that Act 

The 1967 Act as originally 
enacted did not apply to the 
house. It came in. if at all. as a 
result of amendment of the Act 
by the Housing Act 1974. But 
the scheme of the Act had 
always been to enable tenants of 
houses held on long leases allow 
rents to acquire the freehold. 

Rateable value came in in two 
ways; first, in that the houses to 
which the Act could apply were 
only those the rateable values of 
which on the “appropriate day" 
exceeded a certain sum. and 
second in that the definition of a 
tenancy at a low rent was 
limited to tenancies under 
which the rent was not equal to 
or more than two thirds of the 
rateable value. 

Sections 1(1), (4). 4<|) and 
37(6) were relevant to the case. 
By section 1(6) the applicants 
had a right to acquire the 
freehold ir on the “appropriate 
day”, being April I. 1973 their 
house had a rateable value of 
not more than £1.500. 

Section 37(6) provided that 
section 25(/).(2) and (4) of the 


Rent Act 1977 was to apply for 
the purposes of ascertaining the 
rateable value. 

Looking into the relevant 
legislation it was manifest that 
Parliament intended that alter- 
ations in rateable values which 
had retrospective effect for rat- 
ing purposes to April 1. 1973 
were to have like retrospective 
effect for the purposes of the 
1967 Act. 

There was was no conceivable 
reason why alterations should 
have retrospective effect in re- 
spect of rateable values at the 
appropriate day but not in 
res pea of rateable values at 
April I. 1973. 

Moreover there was an in- 
dication in the Housing An 
1974. which introduced section 
1(6) into the 1967 Act, that 
Parliament supposed that such 
alterations would have 
retrospective effect in respect of 
rateable values at April 1, 1973. 

Though not agreeing with 
certain of the routes by which 
the judge had reached his 
conclusions, his decision that 
the rateable value of the bouse 
was on April I. 1973 and for the 
purposes of the 1967 An as 
amended not more than £1.500 
was correct. 

Lord Justice Lloyd and Lord 
Justice Nicholls delivered 
concurring judgments. 

Solicitors: Baileys Shaw & 
Ciliett: Frere Cbokneley. 


Job rights transfer on exchange 


Kestongate Ltd v M flier 
Before Mr Justice Wood. Miss 
M. Boyle and Mr A. J. Ramsden 
[Judgment given May 20] 

An employee who was dis- 
missed by the transferors of a 
business after contracts of sale 
were exchanged but before 
completion was still employed 
••immediately before the 
transfer” and was entitled to 
bring a claim for unfair dis- 
missal against the purchasers of 
the business. 

"Transfer” in the phrase “im- 
mediately before the transfer" in 
regulation S of the Transfer of 
Undertakings (Protection of 
Employment Regulations (SI 
1 98! No 1794) was capable of 
referring to the whole period of a 
transaction, in the case of a sale 
from contract to final comple- 
tion. rather than to a particular 
point of time. 

The Employment Appeal Tri- 
bunal dismissed an appeal by 
the purchasers of a business. 
Kestongate Lid. from a decision 
of a London industrial tribunal 
last June that the employee. 
Beverley Miller, was entitled to 
bring her claim against them 
because the 19SI Regulations 
applied. 

Regulation 5 provides "(2) 
... on the completion of a 
relevant transfer (a) all the 
transferor's rights, powers, du- 
ties and liabilities under or in 
connection with any such con- 
tract shall be transferred by 
virtue of this Regulation to die 
transferee: and (b) anything 
done before the transfer is 


completed by or in relation to 
the transferor in respect of That 
contract or a person employed 
in that undertaking or part shall 
be deemed to have been done by 
or in relation to the transferee.” 

“(3) Any reference . . . lo a 
person employed in an under- 
taking . . . transferred by a 
relevant transfer is a reference to 
a person so employed immedi- 
ately before the transfer, includ- 
ing. where the transfer is 
effected by a series of two or 
more transactions, a person so 
employed immediately before 
any of those transactions". 

Mr Mark Warwick for 
Kestongate: Mr Adrian Lynch 
for the employee. 

MR JUSTICE WOOD said 
that the employee had been 
employed by Racquets Ltd who 
operated an indoor tennis club. 
On March 29. 1984 receivers 
were appointed. On August 24 
she was dismissed as from 
August 31. 

On August 20 contracts for 
the sale of Racquets to 
Kestongate had been exchanged 
and completion took place on 
September 14. 

It was after exchange of 
contracts that Kestongate dis- 
missed the employee. 

The employee alleged that her 
dismissal was by reason of the 
transfer of the business and 
claimed reinstatement. 
Kestongate denied liability. 

The Regulations had to be 
read as a whole but it was 
important to bear in mind the 
primary object of safeguarding 


the rights of employees. 

The important regulation was 
regulation S which contained 
the phrase “immediately before 
the transfer". The real question 
was w hether the word “transfer" 
had to be construed as meaning 
the date of complet ion or a point 
of time, or whether it was to be 
understood as the whole period 
of the transaction. 

It was to be noted that a 
distinction was made in regula- 
tion 5 between the phrases 
“before the transfer” and “after 
the transfer” and the phrase 
“completion''* of a relevant 
transfer and “the transfer is 
completed”. 

The latter phrases referred to 
a point in time and seemed to 
indicate that the word 


“transfer" on its own might 
refer to a period of time. 

The reference to “transfer" in 
“immediately before the 
transfer" was to a period of 
time That was not to say that 
the word “transfer” could not 
refer to a point of time but 
reading the regulations as a 
whole there was no difficulty in 
construing h as a period of time 
where circumstances perminetL 

Accordingly the employee 
was employed by Racquets im- 
mediately before the transfer 
and the regulations applied so 
that her claim should properly 
be brought against the trans- 
feree. Kestongate. The appeal 
would be dismissed. 

Solicitors: North & Co: How- 
ard Kennedy. 


Risk of time-loss 


Regina v Gayle 

Lord Lane. Lord Chief Jus- 
tice. sitting in the Court of 
Appeal with Mr Justice Leggatt 
and Mr Justice Kennedy on 
May 16. during the hearing of a 
renewed application for leave to 
appeal against sentence, 
addressing counsel, said that the 
renewed application was re- 
garded as frivolous and ground- 
less and the time was rapidly 
arriving, if it was not already 
here, when despite such an 
application being made on 
counsel s advice, the applicant 
would be ordered to lose time — 
that lime spent in custody 


awaiting the hearing should not 
count towaros sentence. 

Mr JUSTICE KENNEDY, 
giving the judgment of the court, 
said that the renewed applica- 
tion was frivolous and ground- 
less. 

it came with the support of 
counsel. As had already been 
made dear, in future, the feet 
that an application was renewed 
with the support of counsel 
would not necessarily mean that 
the applicant would not be 
ordered to lose time. 

On the present occasion as an 
act of mercy their Lordships did 
not so order. 


Michael v Michael 
Before Lord Justice O’Connor 
and Loni Justice Nourse 
[Judgment given May 16J . 

In certain circumstances an 
interest which a. person .might 
inherit under the will of an 
existing person could constitute 
property which she “is likely to 
have in the foreseeable future" 
within the meaning of section 
25(2)fa) of the ■ Matrimonial 
Causes Act 1973. 

However, the occasions on 
which such an interest would 
fell within section 2S(2Xa) were 
likely to be very rare. In the 
normal case uncertainties both 
as to the feet of inheritance and 
as to the time at which it would 
occur would make it impossible 
for a coun to hold that the 
interest was property which was 
likely to be had in the foresee- 
able future. 

The Court of Appeal so stated 
allowing an appeal by Mrs 
Patricia Michael from a derision 
of Judge Hutton in Gloucester 
County Court in proceedings for 
ancillary relief following the 
break-up of her marriage. 

The judge had decided that 
the husband's application for a 
lump sum and/or prope r ty 
adjustment orders should be 
adjourned indefinitely to await 
the death of the wife’s mother 
then aged 64. 

Mr Gavyn Arthur for the wife; 
Mr Peter Murphy for the hus- 
band. 

LORD JUSTICE NOURSE 
said that the question raised on 
appeal was whether the former 
matrimonial home at 20 
Dry bridge Street. Monmouth. 
Gwent, now occupied by the 
wife under a protected tenancy 
granted by her mother, the 
tree hold owner, was or was not 
property which the wife “is 
likely to have within the foresee- 
able future" within section 
25(2Xa). 

While that section was 
primarily but not exclusively 
concerned with property and 
financial resources in which 
there was a vested or contingent 
interest, its broad and informal 
language showed that it was 
intended to operate at large and 
not in some strait-jacket tailored 
to the sober uniforms of prop- 
erty law. 

There could be no doubt that 
it could in certain circumstances 
extend to something which in 
the language of that law was a 
mere expectancy or spes 
successions, for example, an 
interest which might be taken 
under the will of a living person. 

Suppose, for example, a case 
where there was clear evidence, 
first, that the respondent's fa- 
ther was suffering from a termi- 
nal illness: second, that his will 
left property of substantial but 
uncertain value to the respon- 
dent; and. third, that it was 
highly improbable that he could 
or would revoke iL 

In such a case it could hardly 
be doubted either that the 
property was property which the 
respondent was likely to have in 
the foreseeable future or that the 
application should be adjourned 
to abide the death of (he father. 


However, those facts, being 
extremely special, demonstrated 
that the occasions on which' 
such an interest would fell 
within section 25(2Xa) were 
likely to be rare. • - 

Jn the normal case uncertain- 
ties both as to the feet of 
inheritance and as to the time at 
which it would occur would 
make it impossible to hold that 
the property was property which 
was likely to be bad in the 
future. 

The present case was one 
which fell within -the norm and 
his Lordship found it impossible 
to hold that 20 Drybridge Street 
was property which the wife was 
likely to inherit from her 
mother. 

There seemed to be consid- 
erable uncertainty as to whether 


she would, take any interest, 
even a life interest, in the 
property. It was worth stating 
that anything less t han an 
absolute interest would not in 
- practice enable the wife to make 
a lump sum provision for the 
husband. 

Even if his Lordship had 
found it possible to hold that the 
property was property which the 
wife was likely to inherit from 
her mother, it would still be 
impossible to hold that she was 
likely to inherit it in the 
foreseeable future. . . 

The husband placed some 
reliance on the feet that the 
mother suffered from high 
blood pressure. That could- not 
assist him. The world was frill of 
-women in their eighties who had 
had high blood pressure in their 
sixties. 


For those reasons his Lord- 
ship could only conclude that it 
was not open to the judge to 
hold that 20 Drybridge Street 
was property which the wife was 
likely to have in the foreseeable 
future. 

. He ought to have dismissed 
the husband’s application and 
not -adjourned iL He exercised 
his discretion on an incorrect 
view of the law and his decision 
was one with which the Court 
Appeal could and must inter- 
fere. , 

The appeal would be allow* 
and the husband's applicstlioi 
for lump sum and transfer -0 
property orders be dismissed. 

Lord Justice O'Connoi 
agreed. 

Solicitors: Harmshaw & 
Hiscott, Monmouth: Vizard & 
Co. Monmouth. 


Solicitor is not an expert for 
Limitation Act purposes 


Fowell v National Coal Board arose out of injuries sustained 
Before Lord Justice Parker and by him on February 13. 1977, 


/uvnvi uur am i T . _ ■ 0 

finsur % snri* prS 

.] 980 for the purposes of 2SSffi3SSSBft ‘ 
(Subsidence) Act 1957. 


william Fowell was not time ' ne ?Jl®T n J ,y out repairs 

barred from adding the third «nden^ by them pursuant to 
pany. William Plowman & Co ^ _ 

Ltd. as a second defendant to his , , on O ct °b e *' 

claim against the National Coal “rod 

Board. diar amended defence that the 

The court allowed the P^nuff becamc aware that the 
plaintiffs appeal from Sir Jo- Performed by 

seph Cantley. sitting as a judge . Ql ~ . 

of the Queen's Bench Division 1985. he applied 

in Nottingham on November 8, h,s cIaim 

1985. who dismissed an appeal party as a 

from the decision of the district „ , . 

registrar noi to allow the plain- .J 3 ? w t! eilj 5 r * e 

tiff to amend his claim and join 

the third party as a defendant °^ 1S 


the third party as a defendant J^^ Ic ^ : °L ll3 ^5 x * s l5?S c 
Mr Jeremy Nicholson for the more than three v^r^hp f. 

f 1 NiW B^er for d. EgS? 

LORD JUSTICE PARKER considered Simpson r 

said that the plaintiffs claim ;7j Mm i'wib Ltd 


arose out of injuries sustained ship concluded as a matter of 
by him on February 13. 1977, feet that the plaintiff could not 
Sir George Waller I*” 6 ! 1 a “‘""K ? n tiie public have ascertained the existence 

[Judgment given May 21] 1 “fS l ? a f’ age<i ^ him col- of a claim against the third 

A solicitor was not an . beca P s ? of subsidence party. 

“expert" within the meaning of u Nor «*» knowledge be 

section 14(3X6) of the Li mi la- j-S? t JFSSS5r pressed against him on the 

tion Act 1 980 for the purposes of u s 11131 *“* “fidtors ought to 

helping his client to ascertain M,n " fiave made inquiries. It was 

the identity of a defendant. ^ *^57. ■ reasonable for solicitors- to pro- 

The Court of Appeal so , h “ Wl * h c ® e ? 1 P n tire assumption' that 

observed, having decided on the J 9 83. he their instructions were correct 

facts that the plaintiff, James mat me defendants had until and unless something oe- 

negJigentJy canned out repatrs curred to indicate to a prudent 

, U uTf2^« ythenjp,irsuai,lt0 5° licHlor that he should make 
the 1957 Acl further inquiries. • 

x Ior? r F' 5 Lo^hip then made the 

?hJr 5 >I, °* IJ ?S general observations. 

~?5?r amended defence that the As hmjiauon was a matter of 
plain tiff became aware that the defence, it had to be for the 
perfonnecl ** P" 500 setting up limitation to 
k J assert and prove that the claim 
14 * *985. he appbed was time barred. 

S h,s cIaim ,_° nce it had been shown that 

&ird “ a 5 e ^ period had 

jSd sstft 
gSSSI 3£Sggg 
sffiWStes fsssMSS 


Moving home weekly 


RvR 

An arrangement under which 
a child of nearly nine had no 
single settled home; but lived 
alternate weeks with each after 
divorced -parents, was prima 
fede wrong, and the feet that the 
arrangement had su bsist e d for 
five years with no apparent 
detriment to the child did not 
justify Hs continuance. 

The Court of Appeal (Lord 
Justice May and Lord Justice 
Nourse) so held on May 19, 
allowing an appeal by the 
mother of a girl from a decision 
of Nottingham County. Court 


«£5S* safftiSSpr; j jf£*SE AffSS 

.[[1980] I WLR 968"h™li4- S i40 > il *“ fbr 

IT1 £k H/AaIt-Ivt - a P^’s solicitor was not an 

HU: WeeiUV wLhin the meamhg of 

. v section 14(3 Xb). That provision 
care and control of their daugh- Erected lo experts in .the 
“rand tne gtrf moved each of expert witnesses. 

one parent's ,^ H,S Lordship expressed-- bo 
home to the other. vtew as to whether si- plaintiff 

S°!fl, of , A PP cal granted te fixed with knowledge 

solicitors-: xnighi 

***“ thc reasonably to have acquired, 

should have reasonable access. l «ough the Court of Appeal 

LORD JUSTICE May said . so considered, .in 

care and control ought d^- ^ 
have been made. He vras quite 
satisfied that the change would 
have to be made sooner or later 
and now was the best time to 

maken. , w 

It was^ in the paramount 


(Mr Recorder Appleby) which interest of the child that, asdie 


on March 7 had dismissed her 
application for variation of an 
order under which she and foe 
girl’s father had joint custody; 


home in which there was some 
other female presence: 


SIR GEORGE WALLER, 
concurring, adding that in his 
J2™®" ^expert" advice in sec- 
u on 14(3) meant advfce which 
'would establish by expert means 
foe chain of causation of foe 
images suffered by ibe pfam- 

Soliritors: Shaddocks. Mater 
p Kenneth- Brown. 



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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


allowed 
to publicize services 


*** •: . 


By Nicholas Timmins; Social ServicesCorrespondent 




The medical profession's 
disciplinary body, the General 
Mtdical Council (GMC), is 
proposing to relax its strict 
rules on advertising to allow 
information booklets to be- 
freely available to patients on 
the services that their doctors' 
provide. 

■ The proposed rule changes, 
which, will be circulated for 
widespread consultation be- 
fore a final decision in No- 
vember, will “legitimize” the 
information booklets at 
present produced for patients 
by doctors in many practices. 

* The change would, howev- 
er. make the booklets freely 
available not only to existing 
patients but also to prospec- 
tive patients through local 
libraries, post offices. Citizens 
Advice Bureaux and other 
■‘centres of public 
information”. 

_ That part of the proposal, 
however, looks set to be 
opposed by the British Medi- 
cal Association which fevouTS 
the production of information 
booklets and leaflets, but says 
that they should be available 
only to existing patients and to 
prospective patients who ap- 
ply -for them personally at the 
doctor’s surgery. 

In addition the GMC is 
proposing that family practi- 
tioner committees and com- 


munity health councils Should 
be free to publish' lists of local 
doctors, giving not just their 
names as at present but also 
their specialist qualifications 
and the services they provide. 

The GMCs proposed 
guidelines set out broad prin- 
ciples rather than specifying 
precisely what information 
could- be provided. ■ . ^ • 

Bui .Dr Donald. Irvine, 
chairman of the council's 
standards committee that 
drew up the guidance; said 
yesterday it could include 
details of surgery times: 
whether a deputizing service is 
used for out-of-hours coven 
whether special dirties are run 
for family planning, ante*, and 
post-natal care: or for diabet- 
ics and hypertensives: and 
whether health visitors and 
practice nurses work at the 
surgery. 

Advertising in local papers 
or on' radio or television 
would still be ruled out, with 
the new guidance saying that 
the information must be con- 
fined to “factual information 
of a non-promotional nature”. 
It- must not be intended to 
-gain an advantage over local 
colleagues”, and must not 
make claims about the quality 
of service or the doctor’s 
personal qualities or level of 
performance. 


Science report 

Ex-drivers depressed 
after stroke recovery 

By Thomson Prentice, Science Correspondent 




proper! 


■ Most people who have been 
motorists before suffering a 
stroke do not return to the 
wheel after recovering from 
their illness, and many suffer 
from depression and reduced 
social activity as a result a 
survey has found. 

: More than half of the pa- 
tients - 58 per cent - who were 
able to drive before their 
stroke were not driving a year 
later, the survey involving 144 
cases showed. The average age 
rof the patients was just under 
J65 years, and 90 per cent were 
men. 

■v The research, carried out by 
'’the department of neurology 
at Frenchay Hospital. Bristol 
included assessments of arm 
-function? walking- functional 
ability-, and imalUgence quo- 
tient. and showed former driv- 
:ers to be “significantly more 
disabled” than drivers . 

Within the terms of the law, 
many people who have had a 
.stroke are likely to have a 
.-“relevant disability" for more 
than three months, and should 
. inform the Driver and Vehicle 
Licensing Centre (DVLC) at 
Swansea. Few. of the former 
drivers in the Bristol survey 


had done so. although none 
disputed his or her obvious 
inability to drive. 

Three-quarters of the pa- 
tients who had given up 
driving told the researchers 
that they could not, or were 
not allowed, to drive because 
of physical or mental disabil- 
ity, and the others said they 
did not wish to resume motor- 
ing, or could not afford to do 
so. 

Stopping driving was asso- 
ciated with a loss of social 
activities and more frequent 
depression among former 
drivers when compared with 
drivers. 

Thirty-nine per cent of the 
group who had given up were 
“probably” or “certainty” de- 
"pressedr in their own ass&s- 
ment Only 7 per cent of those 
still driving came to the same 
conclusions. .* \ 

“Loss of social activities 
appears to be associated with 
depression. The inability to 
drive after a stroke could well 
exacerbate this loss, and thus 
contribute to depression.'* the 
researchers have reported. 
Source: Journal of the Royal 
Soclctv QfMedicineVtA 79 No 4 
'200-203 


_ Woman given 
heart-lungs 
transplant 

. A woman was given a heart 
and lungs transplant at 
Papwonh Hospital near Cam- 
-bridge yesterday. 

Mrs Linda Bower, aged 47, 
■"ofThe Green, Even ley, North- 
amptonshire, is the twelve tii 
person to have undergone the 
double transplant 
She was seriously ill when 
she was admitted to Papwonh 
early yesterday. Her four-and- 
a-half hour operation started 
. at. 2.30 am Later die was said 
J to be in a satisfactory 
-condition. 


Video is used 
in choir girl 
murder hunt 

Police officers throughout 
Britain will this week be 
shown a video film concern- 
ing the murder of Miss Sarah 
Harper, a Salvation Array 
choir girl whose body was 
found in the river Trent, near 
Nottingham. 

Detectives hunting the kill- 
er said that the information in 
the film could lead to a vital 
breakthrough. 

It is believed to be the first 
time a video film has been 
distributed in this way during 
a murder inquiry. 


Pilgrims on first flight 
from -papal airport’ 


The Irish Republic’s contro- 
; versial “papal airport” in 

- remote Co Mayo began oper- 
ating officially yesterday, in 

spite of the Dublin 

- government’s refusal to grant 
it a long-term licence, EEC 

- reluctance to provide extra 
: funds and howling gale-force 

winds. 

More than 1 00 Roman 

• Catholic pilgrims took off 
„ from Connacht Regional Air- 

• port in an Aer Lingus Boeing 
737 named after Ireland’s 
most recently created saint, 

Plunkett. 


A three-month licence has 
been granted by Mr Jim 
Mitchell, Communications 
Minister, who is seen as a 
leading critic of the project 
after he described the site as “a 
foggy, boggy hillside" . 

Mr Mitchell who will not 
attend Friday's opening, sent 
his congratulations and best 
wishes to the airport compa- 
ny, together with a warning 
that a foil licence could not be 
given before certain technical 
installations were completed. 

He repeated a promise to do 


Oliver Plunkett, a seven- any ihing possible to support 
leenth-centuty martyr, and ^ airport, apart from 

became the first passengers to handing -«««* 

. use the nmlti-millioD-pound - - 

airport under the terms of a 

• full licence. ■ • 

The Lourdes-bound 
-• pilgrims' departure came three 
days before the air centre’s 
ceremonial opening by, 

Charles Haughey, the Insh 
opposition leader and former 
■■ prime minister. 

■ • They were seen off by 

• Monsignor James Horan, 

. the construction of t he airport, cost £1 0 m 

Hoaxer fined 

Derek Whyte, aged 24. of 
Dundee, -was fined £50 by 
Uxbridge magistrates in west 
London yesterday for ahoax 
bomb alert at the South 
African Airways desk - at 
Heaift row Airport on May 24. 


over more state 

Hinds. 

It is the Irish government's 

lack of enthusiasm for the 
airport, together with its' with- 
drawal of funding three yerre 
ago, that has slopped the EEC 
coming up with more money. 

Dr Pierre Mathusen, the 
EEC Commissioner for Re- 
gional Services, visited Knock 
this week and told Mgr Horan 
that the EEC could not pro- 
vide cash without the support 


Actor banned 


Nigel Pi vara, aged 26. a 
--Coronation Street actor, who 
overturned his car after dnnk- 
ing with friends, was banned 
from driving for a year and 
imed£275 by Manchester city 
magistrates yesterday. 


The changes are the result of 
pressure from the Royal Col- 
lege of' General Practitioners 
and the British Medical Asso- 
ciation for patients to be given 
more information about the 
services that doctors provide 
so as to make it easier to chose 
a family doctor. 

There has also been strong 
.pressure from the Govern- 
ment which at one stage was 
considering, proposing that 
family doctors should be al- 
, lowed to openly advertise 
‘ their services. 

The Government's discus- 
sion document on doctors' 
services, published last 
month, stopped short ofa firm 
proposal on advertising, but 
said that “local media could 
be used to disseminate factual 
information about practices". 

The GMCs proposal that 
the information booklets 
should be available at libraries 
and Citizens Advice Bureaux 
as well as at doctors' surgeries 
is likely, however, to be 
opposed by the BMA. 

Dr Michael Wilson, chair- 
man of the BMA's family 
doctors committee, said yes- 
terday: “The idea that they 
should be available at such 
places makes this very much 
more a marketing and adver- 
tising exercise.” 


The 


Lloyd's underwriting room yesterday on the first day of business at the £163 million 
headquarters in Lime Street, London (Photograph: John Manning). 


Weather 
and dear 
sugar hit 
bee farms 

Britain's commercial bee- 
beepers are facing serious 
financial difficulties after 
months of cold, wet weather 
and artificially high EEC sug- 
ar prices (John Young writes). 

In their natural state bees 
depend on pollen and nectar, 
and in a cold net summer, 
when the ordinary pollination 
evde is interrupted, they are 
less prodoctire. When that b 
followed by a bad winter, as 
has happened in the past year, 
many older bees fail to sum* e. 

When nectar is scarce com- 
mercial beekeepers make a 
substitute feed of syrnp made 
from sugar mixed with nater. 

But wit bin the EEC bee- 
keepers are obliged to pay the 
protected price of £400 a 
tonne, while important honey 
producers such as Israel are 
able to obtain it at the world 
market price of about £150 a 
tonne. 

Mr Desmond Winslow. sec- 
retary of the Bee Farmers 
Association, said yesterday 
that beekeepers were paying 
far more than usual for supple- 
mentary supplies. 

An additional irony was chat 
EEC market support for sugar 
beet growers was costing tax- 
payers about £1 million a day. 

Mr John Davies, who keeps 
about 300 hives near Shaftes- 
bury in Dorset, said h was 
costing him £2,000, even in a 
good year, to feed his bees 
adequately. 


Mothers 
could lose 
on family 
credits 

Proposals to pay the new 
family credit for the low-paid 
through wage packets rather 
than a Department of Health 
and Social Services giro could 
cost some mothers about £ 1 6 a 
week, according to figures 
published yesterday by the 
Family Policy Studies Centre 
tNicholas Timmins writes). 

Family credit is to replace 
Family Income Supplement 
(FIS) "for the low-paid when 
the Government introduces 
social security changes in 
1 98S. present FIS is paid by 
a DHSS giro, often io the 
mother rather than the father. 

Under the family credit 
scheme, benefils will be paid 
into wage packets. 

Ministers have agreed to 
rc\ icw the proposal after Con- 
servative backbench pressure. 
It is argued that it is likely to 
transfer money away from 
mothers, who usually have 
responsibility for children. 

The centre said that, com- 
bined with the end of free 
school meals for children on 
FJS. a mother of two children 
aged under 1 1 and on an 
income of £80 a week would 
be about £ 1 6 a week worse off. 

While in theory husbands 
would hand over the money 
from their pay packets, “often 
women do noi know what 
their husbands earn and nei- 
ther will they know how much 
credit is included for their 
children.” the centre said. 


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Two-branches defended • Jury system praised # Insurance concern 


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professions ‘certain 
recipe for disaster’ 

- By Frances Gibb, Legal Affairs Correspondent 




Lord Hailsharo of Si Mary- 
lebone. the Lord Otancellor. 
warned the legal ’ profession 
yesterday that mutual hostil- 
ity between the Bar and 
solicitors or between either 
branch was a “certain recipe 
for mutual destruction”. 

In a vigorous defence of a 
two-branch legal profession, 
be said that each branch had 
hs pan to play. “This has 
nothing to do with restrictive 
practices or the supression of 
competition” 

A dentist does not puli out a 
tooth single-handed, he said 
Similarly, being an advocai 
was a “two-handed job in 
court, even though we do not 
always choose a pretty assis- 
tant to see the client or the 
judge”. 

Lord Hailsham said that 
specialization of function was 
“absolutely essential in mod- 
ern law” and the equivalent of 
the division of labour in 
classical economics. 

The Lord Chancellor, who 
was giving the opening ad- 
dress at the Bar's first confer- 
ence in London, said the 
objects of such specialization 
were service lo ■ the client, 
assisting the court, the integri- 
ty of the profession and the 
interests of the public. 

He said it was extraordinary 
that there should be people 
who advocated the idea that 
barristers and solicitors 
should no longer be separate 
professions, mutually depen- 
dent. but providing together 
“a service to the public unpar- 
alleled elsewhere, in hs effi- 
ciency, its independence and 
its incorruptibility.” 

As well as barristers and 


solicitors, the English legal 
profession had three other 
specialist branches: there was 
the. professional judicial 
bench, teachers of law, and 
salaried lawyers. 

Each branch bad a “separate 
justification, each a separate 
economic base and.” he add- 
ed, “I fed an equal duty, to 
each one”. 

He called for the closest co- 
operation between the various 
branches and between them 
and the Lord Chancellor mu- 
tual hostility was a “sure 
prescription for disaster”. 

But on the contentious issue 
of legal aid fees, now being 
negotiated between his offi- 
cials and the legal profession 
in the wake of the Bar’s legal 
action against him. Lord 
Hailsham said it was “clearly 
impossible to say anything”. 

He -also launched a strong 
attack on the idea of a 
ministry of justice which he 
said was “constitutionally 
very dangerous" 

The independence - of the 
courts and the judiciary was 
“still at the very root of our 
liberties”. 

“If is my conviction that a 
minister of justice based in the 
House of Commons would be 
a menace to the independence 
of the court and the judiciary, 
perhaps even of the legal 
profession.” 

In his view, it was also 
incompatible with court ad- 
ministration or judicial im- 
partiality that one minister 
should have responsibility 
both for judicial appointments 
and running the -courts, and 
also with prosecutions and 
penal treatment on the other. 


Warning of trial split 


By Our Legal Affairs Correspondent 


The new crown prosecution 
service is in danger of creating 
a split between prosecuting 
and defending barristers whi- 
ch could weaken the future 
\ quality of judges, a circuit 
leader said yesterday. 

Mr Gilbert Gray. QC. leader 
of the north eastern circuit, 
said there was a “disturbing”, 
trend towards centralization 
so that there were- fewer' 
paymasters of prosecution 
and defence work. 

If the prosecution was to be 
a centralized - organization, 
and the defence left to small 
firms of solicitors and other 
barristers the Bar would be 
"vivisected". 

“The grcaL good, honour- 
able and favoured will be 
prosecuting and others left to 
defend.” Mr Gray said. 


That could lead to the 
phsysical separation of prose- 
cuting and defence counsel 
which now existed at the 
Central Criminal Court where 
the prosecution had its own 
rooms. 

The result he said, would 
be some barristers becoming 
“prosecution ^ ..minded” and 
. others “defence oriented” and 
the balance that was essential- 
iwouldbelosL 

• •' In turn that could affect the 
judges of the future. “In years 
to come a future Lord Chan- 
cellor will , want to appoint 
some new judges and will go to 
circuit leaders and ask who is 
fit to be made a circuit judge,” 
Mr Gray said. 

“The answer may be, do 
you want a prosecutor or 
defender? We don't have all 


that many who are balanced in 
background and experience.” 

Mr Gray said that the new 
prosecution service could also 
lead to changes in the way 
.. barristers were paid. What was 
already happening was that 
the service wanted counsel to 
present the whole list of cases 
in the magistrates* courts and 
be paid for a session’s work 
instead of by .the traditional 
brief fee. i 

But the trend would not 
stop there, he said. On visits to 
the circuit he had seen perhaps 
30 barristers doing 10 case 
lists: That was not cost 
effective. 

The “Treasury-led critics” 
would be bound to voire the 
same complaint and suggest 
that the system of pay for 
magistrates' courts be extend- 
ed to the crown court. 


Rising cost of insurance 



m*.,. 


There is growing concern in 
the legal profession about the 
increasing premiums lawyers 
are having to pay for insur- 
ance against cases of negli- 
gence. and the lough 
standards imposed bv judges 
on lawyers accused of unpro- 
fessional conduct 

The feelings were aired 
vesterday during a workshop 
on Liabilitv for Professional 
Negligence at the Bar confer- 
ence. Speakers and the audi- 
ence called for new measures 
to meet the growing problems 
faced in their profession. 

Among the suggestions 
made by some of the 100 
assembled barristers and solic- 
itors were for a fund to help tti 
meet compensation! in cases of* 
professional negligence and, a 
statutory limit for sums paid 
to plaintiffs. 

There are fears that the type 
of negligent suits filed in the 
United Slates for professional 
-negligence may be repealed 
vhcre. Since 1950, nearly half 
•the cases of professional negli- 
..gencc have been brought to 
^court-in the past five years. 

Lawyers are now feeing 
rapidly-increasing Insurance 
premiums and some solicitors 


By a Staff Reporter 

in the City are refused insur- 
ance in large corporate deals 
where premiums are loo high. 
' One delegate said lawyers 
were even having to take out 
insurance to their deaths, 
because the statute of limita- 
tions for cases of negligence 
did not expire for 15 years. 

Mr Rupert Jackson, a bar- 
rister and co-author of Profes- 
sional Negligence, said that in 
spite of the laws applicable to 
alt professions in cases of 
negligence, the courts did not 
behave even-handedly to- 
wards each professional cate- 
gory'. 



Mr Peter Scott, QC vice- 
chairman of the Bar Council. 


“In cares involving solici- 
tors. by and large it is the court 
that determines the case ” he 
said. “In medical cases, it is 
the profession that determines 
whether or not a doctor has 
been negligent.” 

Delegates agreed that the 
more complex the profession, 
the more the legal system 
relied on expen witnesses. 

In the case of lawyers, 
judges often made up their 
own minds, and because the 
judges were generally good 
lawyers, they set a high stan- 
dard for the defendant to 
meet 

Mr Peter Scott. QC, the 
rice-chairman of the Bar, said 
accountants had already pro- 
posed a list of recommenda- 
tions regarding cases of 
negligence in their profession. 
He said the time would come 
shortly when the Bar Council 
should deride whether to ap- 
prove similar measures. 

One pupil barrister. Miss 
Sue Hunter, said the confer- 
ence and workshops worked 
very well. 

“You rarely meet barristers 
out of court, and this isa good 
opportunity to talk with col- 
leagues interested in the same 
field oriaw.” she said. 


The benefit of haring an 
Attorney General responsible 
for the prosecution service, a 
Home Secretary for criminal 
law and penal treatment with 
a Lord Chancellor in the 
House of Lords fixed on his 
seat on the Woolsack could 
. not be over estimated. That 
would be imperilled by the 
proposal for a new ministry. 

The Lord Chancellor went 
- on to attack recent proposals 
supported by some Bar leaders 
that responsibility for judicial 
appointments be removed 
from his department and 
placed with an advisory 
committee. 

“Under our constitution 
parliamentary accountability 
implies a responsible minister 
and not a quango”, he said. 

“In practice, the Lord Chan- 
cellor is always advised before 
he acts: anyone who thinks he 
acts as a dictator is a fool”, he 
■ added. 

Later in an interview on 
BBC Radio 4. Lord Hailsham 
was asked about Judge James 
Pickles, the circuit judge who 
has recently published another, 
newspaper article in defiance 
of rules on judges taking part 
in public debate. 

.Asked whether such pro- 
nouncements could damage 
the independence of the judi- 
ciary. Lord Hailsham replied: 
“We shall just have to wait 
and see. It's always the 
nutcases which -cause the 
bother, you know.” 

.Asked directly if he was 
calling Judge Pickles a nut- 
case. Lord Hailsham replied 
with a chuckle: “Far from iL 
Why should that thought cross 
your mind for an instance?” 




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Lord Hailsha m , the Lord Chancellor, (left) with Mr Robert Alexander, QC. the chairman of the Bar Council, at the 

conference. 

Police role in case inquiries attacked 


The role of the police within 
the English adversarial system 
of justice has been responsible 
for large numbers of miscar- 
riages of justice and for guilty 
men going free, Mr Ludovic 
Kennedy, the author and 
broadcaster. claimed 
yesterday. 

Calling for a radical over- 
haul of the system to bring it 
more into line with that in 
France, he said the common 
factor in large numbers of 
miscarriages of justice was the 
behaviour of plain clothes 
investigating officers. 




They endulged “in all sons 
of malpractices to bring about 
a guillv verdict... and in what 
Lord Devlm has called ‘press- 
ing too hard against those they 
believe to be guilty*.” 

“So widespread has the 
habit become and so great 
now is public awareness of il 
that 1 understand juries in 
some couns are so distrustful 
of the police that they tend to 
bring in acquittals where the 
burden of proof rests mainly 
on police evidence.'* he said. 

The police were expccied to 
perform two incompatible 



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Mr Ludovic Kennedy (right) with Mr Gilbert Gray, QC, 
leader of the northern eastern dreuit 

Support for juries in 
complex fraud trials 


jobs: preventing crime taking 
place and detecting ihc offend- 
ers. and conducting forensic 
inquiries which required quite 
different, skills of analysis and 
deduction. 

“How can such tasks be 
competently performed by an 
organization that does not 
require its members on entry 
to have gained even a single 
educational O level and that 
trains them in some ways like 
from line troops?” 

This was made for the 
police, society and for justice 
which has now found itself in 
a situation of double jeopardy 
where not only the innocent 
were convicted' but the guilty 
go free. Mr Kennedy said. 

The average conviction rate 
of the crown court, of under 50 
percent, would seem partly at 
least to bear that out. 

“This state of affairs is a 
direct consequence of the 
adversary' system of justice.” 
Mr Kennedy said he did not 
believe matters would be im- 
proved by the new prosecu- 
tion service where the police 
will no longer be in charge of 
prosecuting crime, because 
thev would still be responsible 
for investigating it. 

“Is it not the pressure on the 
police, both from their superi- 
ors and from society, to get 
results, coupled with a sense of 
failure and frustration at not 
gelling them, that drives them 
on so many occasions to egg 
the pudding?” 

Judicial 

system 


The jury is a cornerstone of 
our unwritten constitution and 
most be retained for complex 
fraud trials, Mr Michael Hill, 
QC, chairman of the Criminal 
Bar Association, told the 
conference. 

“I have seen juries do 
extraordinary things. But then 
I have seen judges do equally 
extraordinary things,” he said. 

He added that be had also 
seen juries do “very brave 
things, reacting against what 
they perceive to be oppression, 
even if that reaction could be 
castigated as flying in the face 
of the evidence and of clear 
judicial guidance.” 

Mr Hill was speaking on the 
likely impact of the Roskill 
report on fraud trials, which 
suggests that juries in complex 
fraud be scrapped and re- 
placed with a fraud trials 
tribunal. 

Jury trials in complex fraud 
took a long time, cost a lot of 
money and imposed a consid- 
erable burden on lawyers, 
judges and juries, be said. 

Bat the truth was that the 
profession and the legislators 
had been caught out by the size 
and complexity of modern 
fraud. 

“It seems a little illogical to 
say that the cure is to abolish 
the andience because the play- 
wright, the producers, the 
directors and die actors are not 


doing their job properly.” 

Juries were also needed to 
protect the system, Mr Hill 
said. They represented the 
public's involvement in the 
criminal process. “Just think 
or the effect upon an already- 
divisive society of the first 
acquittal in a major City fraud 
trial by a fraud trials tribunal 
made np of the good and 
godly” 

There would be significant 
changes in other fields as a 
result of the Roskill report, he 
said, with considerable impact 
on the trial process and the 
Bar's work practices. 

The Bar had called for such 
reforms for years and was 
determined that the chance 
now offered by the report 
should not be lost. But Mr Hill 
took issue with a number of 
the report's key proposals. 

Looking at proposals likely 
lo be implemented, he said 
that a new single body in 
charge of all fraud investiga- 
tion was a good idea. But he 
was concerned that the pro- 
posed involvement of lawyers 
at an early stage in an investi- 
gation posed a threat to their 
independence. 

He also took issue with the 
Roskill proposal for improving 
pre-trial procedures by com- 
pulsory defence disclosure of 
hs case. 


By a Staff 
Reporter 

Speakers at a conference 
workshop on public law' criti- 
cized ihe present judicial sys- 
tem for being unsatisfactory 
and unwieldly. 

Mr Michael BelolT. QC. the , 
chairman of the workshop, i 
predicted that the role of the 
courts as watchdogs over the 
executive would be under- 
mined unless the laws were 
changed. 

“Litigants find themselves 
enmeshed in a new web of 
procedural technicalities lar- 
gely spun of different threads 
from the old.” he said, adding 
that it was a reproach to a 
mature system of justice. 

Professor Jeffrey Jo well. 
Dean of the Law School at 
University College. London, 
said British citizens did not 
enjoy the same rights as 
Europeans because adminis- 
trative law developed in EEC 
countries was rarely applied 
here. 

He believed courts in Brit- 
ain would have to tread 
carefully and condemned the 
present judicial guidelines for 
being “vague and unwieldly”. 



He called for a body of 
neutral legal figures, possibly 
stipendiary magistrates, akin 
lo the French svstem of exam- 
ining magistrates. 

All serious crimes would be 
reported to them, they would 
interview suspects and wit- 
nesses and direct police in 
their inquiries. 

They would also make rec- 
ommendations. and not the 
police, to the crown 
prosecutors. 

This would achieve two 
vital reforms at one stroke: 
prevent the conviction of the 
innocent as a result of police 
malpractice and. where juries 
tend to disbelieve police evi- 
dence, prevent the acquittal of 
the guilty. 

As for the acquittal of the 
guilty as a result of “the skills 
and tactics of counsel”, there 
could be no remedy for that 
until trial procedures as well 
as investigative ones are con- 
ducted on inquisitorial lines, 
he said. 

Among the advantages of 
the French system were that it 
avoided the "pscudo-dramatic 
atmosphere” of the adversary - 
system, saved time in that 
lawyers did not have to go 
over the same ground: and did 
not grind to a hall on frequent 
occasions while the judge 
decided what was admissible 
as evidence. 

As its object was to find the 
truth, almost all evidence was 
admissible. 


investment 

controls 

supported 

Delegates were asked to 
support a Bill designed to 
lighten investment regul- 
ations. 

Mr Richard Svkcs. QC, 
chairman of a lesfll workshop 

on company law. hailed the 

Financial Services Bill now- 

going through Parliament, as a 

radical change in an area 
where new laws were badly 
needed. 

“The present system is a 
muddled and outdated am- 
algam.” Mr Sykes said. 

“The Bill is a bold experi- 
ment designed to produce 
flexibility of self-regulation 
without * the drawbacks of 
ineffectiveness.” 

He said old regulations led 
to a regular succession of 
public scandals. 

The effect of the new legisla- 
tion will become clearer m its 
final form. But it appears that 
the Securities and investment 
Board of the Department of 
Trade and Industry will be 
designated to oversee the au- 
thorization procedure and the 
activities of those who are 
authorized. 

Mr Sykes said a number of 
loopholes would be closed by 
the new law. which tackles a 
number of detailed areas. 


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president of the Law Society. 


Mr Richard May addressing 
the lawyers at the 
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* Mr Yitzhak Zamir, the Is- 
raeli Attorney-General, com- 

.■ plained yesterday that he was 
i facing “the most severe pres- 
t sures ever brought upon me” 

•( from the Government to drop 
, the prosecution of Mr Avra- 
ham Shalom, head of Shin 

* Bet. the counter-intdfigence 

* service. 

i Mr Zamir said, however, 
that he was withstanding the 
\ pressures and was determined 

* to press on with the rasg- 
Israel was feeing a very impor- 

5 tarn matter of principle in- 
\ volving the rule of law and the 
: principles of justice. Unlike 
. members of the inner Cabinet, 
“ he did not believe these 
principles contradicted na- 
t lionai security considerations 
3 and therefore there was no 
’■ reason for withdrawing the 
, case. • 

Most of the inner Cabinet, 
$ which discussed the case at 
length on Monday, believes 
; that a risk to the security 
services is involved. Mr 
' Shimon Peres, the Prime Min- 
ister. is understood to be 

* Coppola’s 
son killed 

on river 

1 Edgewaler, Maryland (UP!) 
- The son of the fihn director 
Francis Ford Coppola was 
v killed and actor Ryan 
O'Neal's son was injured 
when their motorboat ran 
under another boat's tow line. 

Gian Carlo Coppola, aged 
** 23. of Apple Valley, Califor- 
nia. suffered massive head 
^ injuries and was dead on 
arrival at Anne Arundel 
i County General Hospital. 

The accident occurred on 
the South River, off the shores 

* of Edge water, a tourist town i 
. near Chesapeake Bay. - ! 

Mr Griffin Patrick O'Neal, j 
1 aged 2 1 , who suffered a minor 1 
shoulder injury, had been 
arrested earlier in a Washing- 
ton suburb and charged with 
reckless driving, driving with- : 
■ out a license and carrying a 
i, concealed weapon— a ballistic 
knife. 

: Bonner's plea 
: to Mitterrand , 

Paris (Reuter) -Mrs Yelena A 
Bonner met. President Mitt-.j 
errand to seek his help in, J 
persuading the Kremlin to end : 
the exile of Dr Andrei Sakha- 
rov. her husband, in the closed 
city of Gorky. 

M Mitterrand, who has 
frequently raised the case of 
Dr Sakharov with the Kremlin 
in the past, is to travel to 
Moscow at the end of July to 
see Mr Gorbachev: 


From Ian Murray, Jerusalem 


.. .if < 



determined to oppose Mr 
Zamir's arguments, although 
he does not contest the legal 
right of the senior law officer 
to institute the prosecution. 

Mr Zamir has refused to 
make public any details of the 
case, which involves the 
deaths of two Palestinians in 
Shin Bet custody. They had 

been captured by the Army on 
a bus they had hijacked to 
Gaza in April 1984. 

Photographs showed them 
being taken from the bus 
looking fit, yet they died only 
a few hours later. 

The two secret investiga- 
tions into the incident hugely 
cleared Shin Bet,' although- 
three of its agents were dis- 
missed. One of them supplied 
information at a High Court 
hearing about the way evi- 
dence had been prepared for 
the two inquiries. Mr Zamir is 
nsing this in his prosecution. 

Police are being instructed 
to investigate complaints that 
evidence was tampered with, 
that witnesses were suborned 
and that documents were 


withheld bom the commis- 
sions of inquiry. 

The case is provoking a big 
political storm. Four no-confi- 
dence motions were tabled 
against the Government m the 
Knesset yesterday, with sup- 
port from both sides of the 
House. 

The right warns Mr Zamir 
dismissed and is furious with 
the Government for not stop- 
ping the prosecution. The left 
supports him and is furious 
with the Government for 
putting pressure on him. 

Mr Zamir is no stranger to 
controversy and has often 
been criticized for turning 
what is supposed to be a non- 
politicai job into a left-wing 
institution. Bowing to this 
criticism he has already an- 
nounced that he is prepared to 
resign. There have bran cans 
for. limits on the Anomey- 
General’s powers. 

Yesterday, however, he 
made dear that he win stay on 
long enough to ensure that the 
investigation into Shin Bet is 
properly launched. 



Berlin envoys put 
checks to the test 

. From Frank Johnson, Bonn 
Diplomats from the East any change in the city's status 


Berlin embassies of Britain, 
the United States and France 
yesterday made test runs 
across the Beilin Wall after the 
row over passport checks by 
East german . soldiers — ana 
wide allowed through without 
having to show their 
passports. 

But on most occasions the 
East Berlin guards, after ap- 
parently consulting superiors, 
told them they were bong 
allowed through "for the last 
time” in that way. 

On Thursday the East Ger- 
man foreign ministry sent a 
letter to all embassies in East 
Berlin saying that their per- 
sonnel would have to produce 
passports at the crossing 
points into West Berlin in- 
stead of the identity card 
issued by the ministry. 

On Sunday the guards start- 
ed to refuse crossing to diplo- 
mats who failed to do so. 
Italians, and - Danes were 
among diplomats who re- 
furnea to- East Berlin rather 
than show their passports. • 

! Yesterday the wife of the 
Portuguese ambassador was 
turned back. .She had wanted 
to cross over to meet Tier 
husband, who was arriving at 
Tegel airport in West Berlin. 

. The dispute appears to have 
arisen out of East Germany's 
periodic attempts to establish 
that Berlin is its capital/ 


must await a long-delayed 
peace treaty. 

Only the Soviet Union 
recognises East Berlin as the 
East German capital. The 
embassies of the Western 
occupying powers in East 
Berlin are regarded by them as 
being to East Germany, but 
not situated in its capital la 
official East Germany state- 
ments, and in its maps and 
road signs, the capital is 
referred to as Berlin, not just 
East Berlin. 

The three Western powers 
oppose the showing of 
pessports because, in their 
view, that would imply that 
the crossing points at the wall, 
and at the River Spree which 
runs through the city, consti- 
tuted a national border rather 
than the line of an occupation 
sector. 

In order to avoid suggesting 
that East Germany has any 
rights in the matter, Britain,' 
the United States and France 
are raising the issue with the 
Soviet Unioivas fellow occur 
pying power.. - 

. The .West Beilin daily 
Tagespiegef reported yester- 
day that the Soviet Union 
fully supported the decision of 
the East German Govern- 
ment 

Theoretically, the three 
.Western powers could break 


that Berlin is its capital/ off diplomatic relations with 
Britain, The United States ^ Germany if the demand 
and France say that Berlin for passports is pressed. 


IV/KIac urine in “d France say that Berlin JU1 Papons * piesseu. 

lTIllo 111 remains an occupied city ad- The problem will be dis- 

ministered in sectors by the cussed today by British, US, 
Strong Ilf? Ill three Western powers and the French and West German 

Buenino Yuaoslavia (API - Soviet Union. representative at a Nato meet- 

yS^S^i^SSS „East Berlin, remains the mg at Halifax, C^da. 


chess chanpions, Anatoly 
Karpov and Boris Spassky, 
both of the Soviet Union, 
drew their first-round game in 
a strong field here. 

But Anthony Miles of Brit- 
ain beat Ljubomir Ljubojevic 
(Yugoslavia) after 22 moves. 

Wanted man 

Miami (AP) - Michael 
Dwayne SieberL an 18-year- 
old accused of ta'dcappmgand 
savagely beating a British 
nurse on holiday, is also 
wanted in the state of Mary- 
land on charges of attempting 
to kill one woman and kidnap- 
ping another. 

Two accused 

Melbourne (AP) — Mel- 
bourne police have charged 
two men with murder and 
setting off" a car bomb outside 
police headquarters that re- 
sulted in a 24-year-old 
policewoman's death and in- 
jured 21 others on March 27. 


Soviet Union. 

East Berlin remains the 
Soviet occupation sector, and 


representative at a Nato meet- 
ing at Halifax, Canada. * 

Leading article, page 17 


Mrs Margaret Thatcher carrying 
flowers as she arrives in the Tel 
Aviv suburb of Ramat Gan on the 
final visit of her trip to IsraeL 
She was greeted by flags, speeches 
and a street party; the town is rather 
andistingnlshed, but it has the 
distinction of being twinned with 
Finchley, her constituency (Ian 
Murray writes from Jerusalem). 

In Jerusalem yesterday the Union 
Jacks were coming down as Mrs 

Assad gets I 
a hearing 
in Athens ™ 

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From a Correspondent sftuat 
Athens new 

President Assad of Syria venla 
discussed terrorism with the &orK 
Greek Prime Minister, Mr *rf bax 
Andreas Papandreon, y ester- tiian ; 
day. every 

It is eight years since the 
Syrian leader last travelled to cau» 
a Nato member country, and ^ 
his trip here has been inter- 
preted ms an effort to counter J** ‘ 
Western accusations that Syr- 
ia supports terrorism. (PLU 

President Assad said Syria 
opposed terrorism and con- 
detuned the United States and £ haJa 
Israel for launching armed at- Samir 
lacks under the pretext of secu J 1 
combating ft. rar ™ 

. But he . drew a distinction ® ver 
between terrorism and what be 
called “national resistance ,n 
struggles i gafc n t colonialism** 10 tiie 
and “liberation”. ! h f 

Mr Papandreon often draws 
the same distinction. _ A “* 

• MOSCOW: Mr Gorbachov Ctaul 

met Colonel GadaflTs second- 
in-command, Mr Abdel Salam ^ inart 
Jallond, here yesterday. It is damaj 
the first visit to Moscow by a ___ 
senior Libyan since the US r — ■p- 
raids last month (Renter P-i*--- 
reports). \ . 

• AMMAN; King Husain of fv 

Jordan is trying to arrange a fA 
reconciliation meeting be- yi: 
tween the presidents of Iraq 1/ 
and Syria to make an early F«. 
Arab summit possible. West- j 
ern diplomats said. f ; 


Thatcher's trip aided. But in 
marked contrast to when tins last 
happened 38 years ago there was no 
joy about it, rather a hint of 
sadness. 

Whatever it may have achieved on a 
political level, there can be little 
doubt that the visit is being seen as 
marking an historic turning point in 
the relations between the young 
country and the occupying power ft 
fought to force out. 


This first visit by a serving British 
Prime Minister has publicly pnt to 
an end the uneasy love-hate rela- 
tionship which has existed between 
the two countries since indepen- 
dence. 

For her arrival Mrs Thatcher had 
carefully chosen a suit to match 
exactly the vivid bine markings of 
the white Israeli flag. 

Mrs Thatcher was guilty of a slip of 
the tongue at her final press 


conference which helped to endear 
her to the Israelis, describing 
Jerusalem as “the capital” of the 
country’, something which the world 
at large refuses to accept. 

Her progress throughout the coun- 
try was little short of royal and in 
Ashkelon she beamed happily when 
the mayor, Mr Eli Dayan, told hen 
“I can promise you that this 
constituency will always vote in 
y oar favour.” 


Lebanon hit by collapse of currency 


From Robert Fisk 
Beirut 

The hopelessness of Leb- 
anon's political and military 
situation has brought about a 
new and apparently unpre- 
ventable crisis in the country's 
economy, a collapse of the 
Lebanese pound — by more 
than a third in seven weeks - 
every bit as dramatic as the 
grim events - which have 
caused its downfall. 

Claims by the Shia Muslim 
leader, Mr Nabih Beni, that 
Mr Yassir Arafat's Palestine 
Liberation Organization 
(PLO) is plotting to destabilize 
southern Lebanon, and allega- 
tions by the Christian 
PbaJangist commander, Mr 
Samir Geagea, that the Syrian 
security police were behind 
car bombings in east Beirut 
over the past week have 
helped to create the worst fell 
in the Lebanese pound — to 47 
to the pound sterling — since 
the country gained its 
independence. 1 

Already Mr Beni and Mr 
Camille Chamoun. the Chris- 
tian Maronite Minister of 
Finance, are engaged in a 
damaging dispute over the 


economy, in which the former 
is making thinly veiled sugges- 
tions that the country's fi- 
nances have been channelled 
imo a bank on the Christian 
side of the Beirut front line. 

On a more real level, the 
cost of meat in west Beirut has 
risen by as much as 100 per 
cent in only six weeks. The 
price of beef has gone up from 
40 to 90 Lebanese pounds 
(approximately £2) per kilo 
since early April and mutton 
has gone from 85 Lebanese 
pounds a kilo to 150. 

A fierce battle between Mr 
Beni's Amal militia and PLO 
men loyal to Mr Arafat contin- 
ued for a second day around 
the Bourj el-Barajneh Pales- 
tinian camp in west Beirut 
yesterday, with warnings from 


Muslim radio stations that the 
Phalangists were moving mili- 
tary equipment across the east 
of the city. 

Mr Geagea's claims of Syri- 
an involvement in the car 
bombings were accompanied 
by the names of those he 
believes to be responsible. A 
recent car bomb in Jounieh. 
he said, had been rigged in the 
basement of a furniture show- 
room in the nonhem city of 
Tripoli “under the supervi- 
sion of two Syrian majors”, 
while other bombs had been 
made in a converted garage in 
the Bekaa town of Hermel. 

Mr Geagea named several 
Lebanese as responsible for 
the explosions, including a 
man he claims is a teacher in a 
Tripoli college, and a Syrian 


Clash in Beirut camp 

Beirut (Reuter) — .Eight hit by artillery fire from 
people were killed and about Christian-Muslim fighting on 
60 wounded in the fighting the nearby “green fine" 
between Palestinians and Shia battlefronL 
Muslims at Beirut's biggest ]n a separate incident yes- 
Palestinian refugee camp, se- today, a mother and son were 
entity sources said yesterday, killed and fire people injured 
The 15-honr battle tailed off when a bomb exploded in front 
late last night at Bourj al- of a lift in a building in 
Barajneh, after the area was Christian east Beirut. . 


security man whom he re- 
ferred to as “Ahmed Tebbo”. 

For his pan. Mr Bern is 
implying that the PLO was 
responsible for shooting at a 
UN helicopter containing 
French parliamentarians last 
week, for attacks on French 
troops of the UN force in 
southern Lebanon and for the 
murder last Saturday of Fa- 
ther Boutros Abi-Akl. the 
director of the Christian 
Cadmos school outside Tyre. 

There are suspicions in 
Beirut thai some of the latter 
deeds may have been perpe- 
trated by Mr Bern's own co- 
religionists in the Hezbollah 
movement, while the east 
Beirut bombings could have 
been the work of Mr Geagea's 
own opponents within the 
Christian area north of the 
capital. 

The irony of all this is thai 
Mr Beni's enemies — the PLO 
- are also Mr Geagea's ene- 
mies: while the Syrians. who 
are themselves bitterly op- 
posed to Mr Geagea. also 
despise Mr Arafat and his 
PLO supporters. As usual in 
Lebanon, the Palestinians are 
turning out to be the butt of 
most people's hatred. 


_ . || I Hurd in US to discuss 

fiS drugs and terrorism 


Madrid — A government , 
announcement yesterday of a I 
reorganization of Spain’s 
docks. "recently paralysed by a 1 
VO-day. strike, immediately ' 
brought another strike call 
from dock workers (Richard 
Wigg writes). • 

By a decree law. approved at 1 
last Friday’s Cabinet meeting 
but kept secret until yesterday. | 
the Government decided to 1 
abolish the Port Workers' 
Organization and instead set ! 
up 27 port companies. 

The stevedores, protesting] 
that they were not consulted, 
called another J 0-day strike to 
start next Tuesday. I 


From Michael Binyon, Washington 


Mr Douglas Hurd, the have fought back against drug 
Home Secretary, arrived here dealers and unemployment. 

££ ‘ ^ low-income Kenil- 
worth Estate was one of the 
city’s worst drug areas when 
RWrain’c Hrtov administered by the Govem- 

E n S , mem * Since fo e 400-unit es- 

ufcJlrifMi TStrSkkra °Trea “* e has been turned over to its 
US-Hmish Extradition Trea- 3.000 residents the number of 

u , ■ people on welfare has fallen 

dramatically and vigilantes 
in the US experience in com- h 9Vf , (jpug dealers away, 

bating drugs, especially ui w 3 

poor and inner city' areas. He The US Administration has 
wiQ visit a housing estate promised to> strengthen en- 
today in a blade part of Wash- forcemeat of measures against 


ington where 


residents the IRA. 


promised to> strengthen en- 
forcement of measures against 


A year after Heysel 


Lagos (AP) — The bodies of ians relive riot horror 

four tunmpn students have w 





Lagos (AP) - The bodies of 
four women students have 
been found on the campus of 
Ahmadu Bello University in 
Zaria. Nigeria, bringing the 
death toll to 19 from a dash 
between students and; armed 
police. . 

Four held 

Vancouver (Reuter) — Four 
men have been charged with 
attempted murder aftertne 
weekend shooting of Mr 
Malkrat Singh Sidhu. 3 ^sit- 
ing Cabinet minister from 
India's Punjab state. 

Golden car 

Monaco ~ A 24-caratgold- 
plated Rolls-Royce Sily^ 
Ghost made, in 1910 which 
once bdopged.to ihe 
iSiam has been sold by 
Sotheby’s in Monaco for 
£252.700 - a European auc- , 
tion record for a Rolls-Royce 
and the highest price ever paid 
at auction in France fora car. 

Salmon lift 

. Monistrol d'Allier, France , 
(AFP) -. A £1 10.000 lift has 
been constructed to allow 
salmon to climb a hydro- 
eleciric dam near he re and 
return 10 their, ancestra 1 
spawning grounds on the n ver 
AUier^in central France- - 


The Heysel football stadi- 
um in Brussels looks peaceful 
enough a year after the trage- 
dy. its giant floodlights glint- 
ingin the May sun. 

But the people who live in 
fts shadow remember vividly 
the appalling mayhem of the 
Liverpool-Juventus match in 
which parts of the stadium 
collapsed as fens fought 
pitched battles. / . 

Thirty-nine people died, 
and although remorseftil fens 
from Liverpool and Turin are 

laying wreaths for tireanoiver-. 

sary tomorrow the violence is 
like a stain which fades but 
cannot be washed out. 

“It was terrifying.” a. shop- 
keeper near ihe stadium said 
yesterday, evidently still shak- 
en. “I only bope.to God it 

never happens agam.” 

Nfony Bei^ns fear that it 
could. They feel that the 
Government, while blaming 
Liverpool hooligans for their 
“murderous attacks”, has 
foiled to come to terms wStn 
the implications of the tragedy 
for Belgium. . / , > . 

The interior Minister! Mr 
Charies-Ferdinand Nothomb,. 
this week released a long- 
awaited' report on stadium 


From Richard Owen, Brussels 

safety after HeyseL Its recom- 
mendations include stronger 
fencing to keep rival fens 
apart, improved control of 
access and exit points, better 
co-ordination between the po- 
lice and visiting dubs, and a 
ban on alcohoi- 

But the report concentrates 
on technical points and avoids 
the land of analysis in a 
parliamentary report last year 
which pinpointed defidencies 
in Heysel security. Only 70 
officers were inside the stadi- 
um when 2 block, where 
British fens wen? concentrat- 
ed! collapsed. 

The European Football As- 
sociation also criticized the 
“terrible passivity” of the 
Belgian police. The police 
duel who was in the stadium, 
had to find a public phone-box 
to call for reinforcements. 

There has been a minor 
shake-up in the Brussels police 
since Heysel. But Mr 
Nothomb refused to step 
down, and remained Interior 
Minister when the Martens 
Government , was re-formed 
lastautumo. 

• The extradition from Brit- 
ain of 30 youths, allegedly 
identified as Liverpool hooli- 


gans, to face trial in Belgium 
this year will help the cathar- 
sis. but extradition could take 
months. 

Meanwhile violence contin- 
ues in European football — 
including local Belgian match- 
es — and only low-key interna- 
tionals are being played ax 
HeyseL Late last month Bel- 
gium and Bulgaria played a 
World Cup warm-up game 
amid tight security, the first 
time Heysel has been used 
since the disaster. 

Two Euro-MPs — Mr 
George Stevenson (Labour. 
Staffordshire East), and Mme 
Raymonde Duly, a Belgian 
Socialist — are organizing 
annual friendly matches be- 
tween youngsters from Stoke- 
on-Trent, Staffordshire, and 
their Belgian counterparts to 
try and repair the damage to 
Anglo-Belgzan relations. 

But restoring confidence in 
Brussels as a host of big 
internationals is another mat- 
ter — and nobody, least of all " 
the Brussels people, appears 
able even to contemplate an 
important match involving a 
British team until many more 
Heysel anniversaries have 
passed and been atoned for. 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 



Bulldozers move into Crossroads 


From Michael Hornsby 

Johannesburg 

A dozen government bull- 
dozer moved into the Cross- 
roads squatter camp yesterday 
and began levelling the area 
devastated during savage fac- 
tion fighting last week. 

More than 4,000 shacks 
were destroyed, at least 42 
people kilted and more than 
20,000 left homeless. 

The Government says it 
intends to redevelop the area 
for black housing but will not 
allow former residents to 
return. 

The plan is to shift them to a 
vast new black township 
called KJiayelitsha on wind- 
swept sand dunes about IS 
miles south-east of Cape 
Town. Most are reluctant to 
go because or the cost of 
commuting to Cape Town. 

A case of typhoid 


was 


reported yesterday from one 
of the emergency relief centres 


where refugees from Cross- 
roads have been given tempo- 
rary shelter. A district council 
medical officer. Dr L.R. 
Tibbiu said instructions he 
had issued last week for the 
digging of pit latrines had not 
been carried out. 

Meanwhile, the Supreme 
Court has issued a temporary 
injunction restraining the po- 
lice. the Army and vigilantes 
from permitting or taking part 
in attacks on the remaining 
residents of Crossroads. Vigi- 
lantes are widely alleged to 
have been helped' by police in 
last week's fighting. 

The application for the 
injunction was made on Mon- 



A woman fleeing the Crossroads camp with her child and a sheet of bonding iron as a bulldozer starts to dean up. 


day by six squatter leaders 
who claimed that the destruc- 
tion of the shacks had been 
pan of “a systematic plan**. 
They said police and soldiers 
had threatened to attack other 
pans of the camp if these were 
not evacuated. 

Detailed affidavits present- 
ed to the coun by the squatters 
alleged that police supplied 
vigilantes with arms and am- 
munition. including grenade- 


throwers, and also took part 
themselves in the burning of 
the wood and corrugated iron 
shanties. 

The vigilantes, known as 
“witdoeke" (white handker- 
chiefs) from the white arm- 
bands they wear, are led by Mr 
Johnson Ngxobongwana, a 
conservative figure who at one 
time ran the Crossroads settle- 
ment as a private fiefdom. 
exacting tithes and rents from 


other squatters. 

In die past .year of unrest, 
his position has been chal- 
lenged by politically radical 
youngsters, who call them- 
selves “the comrades" and are 
mostly members of the United 
Democratic Front, a loose 
alliance of more than 600 
grassroots anti-apartheid or- 
ganizations. 

The Speaker of the House of 
Assembly, the white chamber 


of Parliament yesterday can- 
celled an emergency debate on 
the Crossroads allegations, on 
the grounds that the matter 
was sub judice. 

The coun inunction is 
valid until June 13 when it 
will lapse unless extended. 
Meanwhile, the police and 
Army will have an opportuni- 
ty to present evidence rebut- 
ting the squatters' allegations. 

ANC and Mandela, page 16 


More political fallout after Chernobyl 

EEC more Finns step back 

from the brink 


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East bloc 
food ban 


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From Richard Owen 
Brussels 


The EEC yesterday moved 
towards a new system for 
monitoring radiation in im- 
ported foodstuffs to replace 
the outright ban on East 
European imports imposed 
earlier this month after the 
Chernobyl disaster. 

The ban expires on Satur- 
day, but farm ministers ruled 
oat compensation payments 
from EEC coffers for Europe- 
an farmers who have suffered 
losses as a result of anti- 
radiathu measures. 

The baa on East European 
food was proposed by the 
Commission on May 6, but ran 
into national differences 
among the Twelve over a scale 
for measuring radiation in 
food traded within die EEC. 
The ban was held up for ever a 
week and was only eventually 
adopted on condition that it 
would be reviewed by the end 
of May. 

EEC ambassadors met yes- 
terday in an attempt to agree 
on a new scale for moiutonng 
radiation in food entering the 
EEC from all third countries 

The move agam encountered 
problems when some countries 
objected that the levels laid 
down for external trade were 
at odds with those In force in 
parts of the Community. 


Finland's Rural party ves- 
terday backed away from 
causing a government crisis 
and withdrew a motion which 
demanded the dismantling or 
the nation’sfour nuclear reac- 
tors bv the year 2000. 

The' party is a junior paring 
in the four-party centre-left 
coalition of the Prime Minis- 
ter, Mr Kalevi Sorsa. and its 
pulisi policies have led to 


frequent clashes. 

Mr Sorsa made it dear that 
the Government would resign 
if the Rural party did not 
withdraw its motion, which he 
said would undermine the 
coalition's ability to handle 
energy policies. 

The Rural party's parlia- 
mentary group needed only a 
short morning meeting to toe 
the line. Collapse of the Gov- 
ernment would almost cer- 
tainly have meant snap 
elections, and die party is 
doing badly in the opinion 
polls. 

These difficulties were the 
motive behind the strongly 
anti-nuclear motion because 
the party badly needs new 
incentives. 

The motion was a dear 
expression of how sensitive 
the nuclear power question 
has become. Finland reties 
heavily on nuclear power, 
which produces more than 40 
per cent of its electricity. 

Environmentalists have 
campaigned against ordering a 


fifth 1 . 000 -megawan reactor, 
and most panics were m 
difficulties with their rank and 
file even before Chernobyl 

The disaster hit like tight, 
ning in the middle of a tense 
internal debate, and (he fifth 
reactor will not now be or- 
dered before the next deoioBs 
in March 1987. if ever. 

Mr Sorsa’s coalition gees X 
another test next week when a* 


UK strategy review 

Mrs Thatcher wffi review 
Britain's preparedness id free 
a nuclear disaster (Ian Moray 
writes from Jerusalem! Dur- 
ing her visit to Israel she met 
£>r Yair Rrisner. .who was 
invited to Mo scow, to help 
carry out bone marrow fnus- 
plant surges? on Chernobyl 
victims. He told her precious 
time was tost in tissue typing 
those wbo bad been exposed 
and that this had made treat- 
ment difficult • 


defends its actions against a 
no-confidence mottos from 
the Conservative opposition. 

This criticizes the 
Government's inability to 
give accurate and quick infor- 
mation about the effects of die 
Chernobyl accident. 

The Government’s han- 
dling of the disaster caused an 
immediate outcry because it 
also fed unfounded rumours 
about dangerously high radio- 
activity levels. 




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From David Watts - 
Tokyo 

The Japanese Foreign Min- 
ister. Mr Shin taro Abe, walks 
into the bear’s cage tomorrow. 
He is likely to gel a cool 
reception in- Moscow on 
Chernobyl and t er rori s m, and 
will find himself having to 
account, as the representative 
of the chairman of the seven 
Western summit, nations, for 
their stance on both issues. 

The Japanese Foreign Min- 
istry admits that the Soviet 
reaction, particularly on Cher- 
nobyl is likely to be "fierce" 
and may well overshadow any 
hopes that the Japanese have 
of progress on bilateral issues. 

Mr Abe will also be explain- 
ing the summit nations' as- 
sessment of the present state 
of East-West relations in the 
absence of the -meeting be- 
tween Mr George Shultz, the 
US Secretary of State, and the 
Soviet Foreign Minister, Mr 
Eduard Shevardnadze, which 
was to have been held this 
month. 

The Japanese are keen to 
institutionalize meetings be- 
tween the Foreign Ministers of 
the two countries, but that 
hardly accounts for die choice 
of what is an awkward mo- 
ment when Moscow can make 
full play of Japan's endorse- 
ment of apparently anti-Sovi- 
et positions. 

The timing has more to do 
with Japanese domestic poli- 
tics than international consid- 
erations — Mr Abe is likely to 
be a strong candidate to 
replace the Prime Minister, 
Mr Yasuhiro Nakasone. this 
autumn and would like to 
have a successful visit to 
Moscow among his cre- 
dentials. 

Mr Abe’s visit win be brief 
so the chances of progress 
must be slim, unless Mos- 
cow' s desire for Japanese tech- 
nology tips the balance. 


From Frank Johnson 
. Bonn 


Dobniiin 
to centre 




Mr Abe: awkward moment 
for Moscow visit. 


The Christum Democrats 
(CD UV wbo have been on (be 
defensive for weeks about 
whether the Chernobyl disas- 
ter proves that unclear power 
is unsafe tit West Germany, 
have begun* counter-offensive 
to show it proves nothing of 
the sort 

Chancellor Kohl said the 
■ Government wffl check safety 
in all nuclear plants; and 
emphasized that Chernobyl 
teDs ns more abort the Soviet 
Union in general than abort 
nuclear power in general. 

“The Inadequate Informa- 
tion policy of the Soviet Union 
after the reactor accident In 
Chernobyl has not strength- 
ened confidence in Soviet arms 
control prapasate^jiffifecially 
in their verification,- he said. 

Vigorous remarks to a meet- 
ing of young Christian Demo- 
crats last Monday got Hen- 
Kohl wide press coverage 
when he said: “It's pathetic of 
the SPD (Social Democrats) to 
say ‘We’re going to shot 
nuclear power plants down 
soon'.” He described the wide- 
spread West German opposi- 
tion to unclear power as 
“stepid cultural pessimism”. 

The Prime Minister of Ba- 
den-Wfirttemberg, Hen Loth- 
ar Sfdth, said a short-term 
abandoning of nuclear energy 
would have catastrophic eco- 
logical consequences. 

And the Federal Minister of . 
Research and Technology, 
Hen Hans Riesenhnber, said 
the r enunciation of nuclear 
energy by industrial anting 
would have direct conse- 
qnences for the Third World. 

If the world's developed 
nations bought np the limited 
amounts of fossil energy it 
would create additional diffi- 
culties for those with growing 
populations, he said. 

The Christian Democrat 
counter-offensive has come not 
a moment too soon for the 
Party's candidates in the Low- 
er Saxony Land election on 
June IS, 

Chernobyl seems to have 
turned this into a close contest 
—with the SPD now favourites 
to take over government from ■ 
the CDU. But it is probably 
too late to decide the outcome. - 
There re mains , however, the 
general election, due next 
January. A leading opinion. - 
poll said Chernobyl had af- 
fected pnblic opinion more 
than the 1962 Cuba crisis. 


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President Azcona of Hon- weekend, which foiled to nro- 
duras is seeking to wring more duce - w pro- 


. . , Jg more 

aid out of a reluctant United 


regional 


Stales in return for continued 
support of President Reagan's 
assault on Nicaragua. 

_ Without Honduran help the 
Contra battle would certainly 
collapse It might do so any- 
way ir Congress next month 
rejects Mr Reagan's request 
f or mMon (£66 million) 
in aid for the rebels. 


The two presidents met at 
me White House yesteiday to 
discuss the rebels' crisis and to 


a substantial 
P<*ace agreement. 

. Honduras is clearly follow- 
|ng a highly dangerous course 
ro throwing in its lot so 
enthusiastically with Amer- 
ica s anti-Sandinista - cam- 
paign. Should the Contras 
Honduras would 
nave to deal with about 10.000 

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OVERSEAS NEWS 






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US goes out on a limb 
in spoiling consensus 
at East- West meeting 







. The United States yesterday, 
isolated itself front the other 
34 countries at the Bern 
conference on East-West hu- 
man contacts by refusing at 
the last minute to endorse the 
final declaration. 

Western delegations shared 
the British view that this was a 
disappointing end to six weeks 
of discussions which had at 
least produced indications 
that Soviet bloc countries 
were aware that some of the 
■ restrictions on their people 
must be relaxed. 

The final document a com- 
promise pm forward by Swit- 
zerland on behalf of the' 
neutral and non-aligned na- 
tions, was seen as a step in the 
right direction. 

The US delegation bad 
given the impression that it 
would go along with a consen- 
sus. But after consulting 
Washington, its leader, Mr 
Michael, Novak, intimated 
that the credibility of the 
Helsinki process would be 
undermined were ibe US to 
associate itself with so “slight" 
a document devoid of mea- 
sures to ensure compliance 
with its objectives. 

The general conclusion was 
that administration hardliners 
had ordered a veto. 

The Soviet delegation, say- 
ing it regretted this negative 


From Alan McGregor. Geneva 

attitude, asked the Americans 
to reconsider their position 
and' doubled whether “ordi- 
nary people” -would under- 
stand it 

“The draft final declaration 
we ended up with had rn our 
view some good things in it" 
Sir Anthony, Williams, leader 
of the British ddegation, said. 
"But one of the things about 
the whole Helsinki process is 
ihat it's a matter of battering 
on, trying to press for better 
observance of undertakings 
that have been entered Into. 

“Here, we were attempting 
to ensure that in human 
contacts things do not move 
less smoothly than they need. 
In many of these things we 
may have achieved some- 
thing." 

The Swiss delegate. Mr 
Edouard Brunner, remarked: 
“One cannot do diplomacy 
with amateurs." 

Mr Niall MacDermoli, Sec- 
retary-General of the Interna- 
tional Commission of Jurists, 
said: “It would surely have 
been better to accept the 
compromise proposals In the 
draft declaration, which, even 
if modest, would have created 
a better atmosphere for the 
Helsinki review conference 
opening in November in 
Vienna. 

“The US demands were 


Moscow’s canny Kissinger 

Dobrynin moves 
to centre stage 

From Christopher Walker.Moscow 


The cordial, and occasional- 
ly even jovial, meeting between 
British parliamentarians and 
a Soviet delegation led by Mr 
Gorhachov has confirmed that 
Mr Anatoly Dobrynin is now 
- playing a central role in Soviet 
foreign policy-making. 

Tall and avuncular, with 24 
years of diplomatic back-slap- 
ping in Washington behind 
him, Mr Dobrynin, in his new 
post as one of the 11 secretar- 
ies of the Communist Party's 
ruling Central Committee, has 
become the catalyst for the 
biggest shake-up in Moscow's 
foreign policy machine for 
years. 

After Monday's meeting in 
the Kremlin- both Lord 
Whitelaw, the deputy. Prime 
Minister, and Mr Denis 
Healey, the shadow Foreign 
Secretary, remarked on the 
part played by the fanner 
Washington envoy in tire two- 
and-a-half horns of talks. 
They said Mr Dobrynin's 
command of English was such 
that on more than one occasion 
he had to step in and provide 
the usance for a particular 
phrase. 

As bead of the < Central 
Committee's international de- 
partment, he has been de- 
scribed by more than one 
Western diplomat as the Sovi- 
et Henry Kissinger. Until Ills 
recent return to Moscow, the. 
committee^ influence had 
been badly eroded, both by the 
age of his predecessor, Mr 
Boris Ponymaryov, and the 
power of Mr Andrei Gromyko, 
who was only moved upstairs 
from the Foreign Ministry to 
the presidency last July. 

The comparison with ^ Mr 
Kissinger conies not only from 
a similar intellectual deftness, 
but also because of the new 
weight given to the Communist 
Party in the crucial field of 
foreign policy. 

One Kremlin- watcher ex- 
plained: “If the Foreign Min- 
istry is the equivalent of the 
US State Department, the 
committee under Dobrynin cs 
becoming the National Securi- 
ty Council ... As the commu- 
nist system folly intended, the 
minister's role in formulating 
policy is bong downgraded." 

At the age of 66, Mr 
Dobrynin is regarded by 
American politicians as the 
Soviet official with the canni- 
est understanding of the West- 
ern mind. He is also seen as 
holding a genuine wish 
forsome form of coexistence 
between East and West. “Dur- 
ing most of his time, in 
Washington, he was the very 


epitome of it (coexistence)," 
one American observer said 
yesterday. 

Althosgh Mr Dobrynin's 
taste for the good things of fife 
may be ont of tune with the 
new atmosphere of austerity 
being encouraged inside the 
Kremlin, his proven ability to 
sefl Soviet policies to the West 
is known to be greatly prized 
by Mr Gorbachov. 

In the policy-making field, 
he is being assisted by another 
American specialist, Mr 
Georgy Kornienko, who was 
moved from the position of 
First Deputy Foreign Minis- 
ter, adding to the- switch in 
inflneoce from ministry to 
party. His other deputy is the 
well-respected Mr . Vadim 
Zagladin. 

Mr Gorbachov’s successful 
meeting with the British dele- 



Mr Dobrynin: leading the 

foreign policy shake-up. 
nation followed last week’s 
important in-camera Kremlin 
conference, which signified a 
wholesale revamp of Soviet 
diplomacy and set the seal for 
Mr Dobrynin's new position of | 
influence. ! 

Mr Healey said tire shake - 1 
up in the foreign affairs ma- 1 
chine was one reason why 
recent arms control initiatives ; 
launched by Mr Gorbachov 
hare foiled to produce material 
results in Soviet negotiating 
positions at Geneva and else- 
where. “The doable is that in 
recent months some of these 
people have just not known 
who their real boss was," he 
said. 

Although Monday's get-to- 
gether was public proof of Mr 
Dobrynin's influence, the MPs 
indicated H was also proof that 
Soviet foreign policy was now 
fully in the hands of the 
Kremlin leader. “There was no 
question that Mr Gorbachov 
was Ibe man really in charge," 
one MP said. “It was an 
. impressive performance." 


Carrington worried by 
‘wimps’ and ‘cowboys’ 

From Richard Owen, Brussels 


Lord Carrington, the Naio 
Secretary-General, yesterday 
gave a warning of the dangers 
of “megaphone cartoonery 
on both sides of the Atlantic, 
“with Eurowimps in one set ol 
papers and American cowboys 
in the other". 

He was speaking on tne eve 
of the six-monthly Nato for- 
eign ministers’ meeting, which 
opens in Halifax. Nova Scotia, 

tomorrow. ... 

Before leaving for Halifax 
today. Lord Carrington said in 
Montreal that Nato need not 
be . unduly gloomv and mo 
shown that it had the tW; 
ience to overcome difficulties. 

Headlines and cartoons 

about European-Amencan 

differences within the alliance 
would not fast Jbr even But 
the attitudes ihp 
prove long-lived 
be taken seriously, he said- _ 


hardly realistic in the present 
situation of East-West ten- 
sion. which the US seems 
anxious to prolong." 

Hie final draft was estimat- 
ed by its compilers to have 20 
per cent more provisions of 
substance than the document 
that emerged in 1 983 from the 
first Helsinki review confer- 
ence in Madrid, and about 40 
per cent more zftaa zfte 1975 
Helsinki Final Act itself. 

The purpose of the confer- 
ence of expats was to examine 
the extent to which provisions 
of the Helsinki declaration 
were being respected and de- 
termine bow they could be 
more effective. 

The compromise draft set 
out proposals for facilitating 
family meetings and reunifi ca- 
nons— with particular consid- 
eration for children — and for 
eliminating obstacles to East- 
West marriages “provided 
personal and professional cir- 
cumstances permit". 

Other proposals concerned 
private and professional travel 
and improving conditions for 
individual or group tourism. 

Another measure aimed to 
end interference in Easi-West 
postal and telephone services. 

Religious institutions were 
to be allowed to exchange 
visits and organize gatherings 
and pilgrimages. 







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Vietnam war, holding their ears during a 21-gun Memorial Day saltire in Dallas. Texas. 

Tass correspondent goes missing 



A correspondent at the Hel- 
sinki office of the official 
Soviet news agency, Tass. has 
defected, according to uncon- 
firmed reports. 

The Soviet Embassy has 
asked Finnish police to look 
for the family of Mr Raivo 


From Dili Kivinen, Helsinki 

Ojasaar. aged 39. an Estonian 
who has worked here for five 
years. 

Estonian refugee sources 
say Mr Raivo. his wife and 
two children, who disappear- 
ed more than a week ago. are 
in West Germany or the 


United States. 

The exact nature of tasks 
undertaken by Mr Ojasaar are 
noi known, but the Helsinki 
exerting paper, lhosanomat. 
speculates that he has connec- 
tions with one of the Soviei 
intelligence agencies. 


Wife was 
the pilot 
in Paris 
jailbreak 

From Diana Geddes 
Paris 

The mysterious woman who 
piloted the helicopter in the 
spectacular getaway from (he 
Sante prison in Paris was the 
escaped prisoner's wife, police 
confirmed yesterday. She ap- 
pears to have been preparing 
herself for the daring flight for 
the past eight months. 

Police named the woman as 
Nadine Bonrgain, aged 35. 
who bad married Michel 
Vaujour. jailed last year for 18 
years for armed robbery, while 
he was in prison in 1979. 
serving a sentence for another 
robbery. The couple have a 
daughter, aged five. 

Vaujour escaped from (be 
Sante prison on Monday after 
scrambling aboard a helicop- 
ter, Flown bv his wife, as it 
hovered above the roof of the 
prison. Cables had previously 
been stretched across the 
courtyard of the prison to 
prevent helicopters from land- 
ing for snch an escape bid. 

Using the false name of 
Lena Rigon. Nadine Bourgain 
had gone to a helicopter school 
in the Haute Savoie last 
August to prepare herself for 
her husband's break-out. 

On returning to the Paris 
region, where she lives, she 
continued to fly, hiring an 
Aiouette 2 — the same type of 
helicopter used in the escape. 


Brussels 
strike 
runs out 
of steam 

From Richard Owen 
Brussels 

Tnis month's wave of pub- 
lic-sector strikes protesting 
against budget cuts of nearly 
£3 billion yesterday showed 
signs of petering oul in the 

face of the Government's 
determination noi to back 
down. 

Public transport, postal and 
rubbish collection services 
were expected to return to 
normal ibis week. Brussels 
airport has already resumed 
normal operations. 

Belgian teachers in' both 
private and state schools >es- 
terdav went against the gener- 
al trend by coming out on 
strike, for (ear (hat recent 
educational reforms might be 
undermined by the cuts. 

But government officials 
doubled that the teachers* 
action would breathe new life 
into the strike mox ement and 
said that Mr Wil fried Mar- 
tens. the Prime Minister, ex- 
pected to sun jvc a vote of no 
confidence in Parliament 
today. 

The trade unions have 
called a further one-day strike 
and national demonstration 
for Saturday. 

The centre-right coalition 
Government has condemned 
attempts by the Socialist 
unions to spread the strike 
action to private companies. 


Referring to a recent con- 
tentious issue within Nato 
how to deal with terrorism in 
general and Libya in particu- 
lar - Lord Carrington said the 
Nato treaty spoke of a com- 
mitment to mutual help m the 
event of an attack in Europe or 
North America. 

Libya was dearly out of the 
Nato area, and the American 
action was a purely national 
one. he said. 

But the US could have 
invoked the Nato treaty when 
American ships came under 
Libyan fire in the Mediterra- 
nean. Italy could also have 
invoked it when Libyan rock- 
ets were fired at the island of 
Lanipedusa. 

He said there was a danger 
of falling back from ibe.higher 
.levels many Nato members 
had •. achieved .in- defence 
budgets ' 


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BANK ON IT £11,000+++ 

This dynamic merchant bank, Isadora in the international 
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AN EMPTY DESK 
c£8,500 

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SECRETARY/FA ; 

TO THE DIRECTOR S 

S.M.M.T.. the Trade Association of * 

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The Director requires a first class secretary who has ttre pw -e 
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details to: . 8 

Alison Jones, Personnel Administrator, ■ . • 
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AMERICAN 
LAW OFFICE 

We are a hard-working (but congenial) 
office with 10 people currently (5 lawyers, 5 
staff), planning for expansion of our 
Mayfair office this summer. Applications 
are invited for toe folloiwng positions: 

Office Administrator/Manager 
Experienced Secretaries 
Wordprocessor Operator 
(Wang System) 

IBM PC Operator 
Junior Staff 
Receptionist 

Paralegal/Legal Assistant 

Please write directly to: Managing 
Partner, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue 
(Surrey & Morse), 32 Davies Street, 
London W1Y 1LG 


SECRETARY TO INTERNATIONAL 
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR 

Large International Advertising Agency seeks 
competent secretary to work in International Di- 
vision for the Operations Director, dealing with 
international clients and offices. 

You will need to be self-motivated, flexible 
in your approach to work; have good or- 
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ability to handle heavy workload and pressure 
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Competitive salary offered plus benefits that 
go hand in hand with a large international 
company. 

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Jan Freeman, 

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82 Baker Street, 

London, W1M 2AE 


Small organisation located in the West 
End primarily concerned wfth the 
protection of K> members copyright in the 
video and film industry require 

ADMINISTRATIVE 

ASSISTANT/SECRETARY 

to the Director General and 
Company Secretary. 

Applicants should have experience in the 
maintenance of committees and the 
presentation of minutes. Day to day duties will 
include secretarial support to the Company 
Secretary, assisting in the maintenance of daily 
accounting, office administration including the 
supervision of secretarial requirements 
generally. Full secretarial skills essentia). 

Salary will be according to experience but not 
less than £9.000. Non smoker essentiaL 
Applicants should telephone 
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not afcuoedcti. Bntnn so baU we mopch. 

FRENCH REINSURANCE 
Mousreiawctui B UPesecfattregion. enpemnem a e « teqw ns a M e qia a 
dec DanHe. de pmfennee. tfane fassoiance. Vous aural sano/daovto 
dans las 2 fames, WP a une connassanee de l e^agral saan in atout 
25ans<£lOOTO 

We also rajae a Laail Asset with fluent Fmnch and msnm epenenen. 
W1 sut cakn, fevri-heacwf peraoa (£7^00 ME. 

BOYCE BILINGUAL 
01 236 5501 

7 Uutgate Sq. EC4 (Mut-Fri 136-4 JO) BtP AGY 


BANKING £12,000 -+ Mortgage 

we n lootang tra bi aiageoc. ctuoatera. araacac peooalRy to 
wak Mtfai a 3 paoote team a a bond dash at the Cdy. WAt are not 
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and Unhcaun are of the ramost rnportws Lovely offices • 
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ORGANISATION W1 


£11,000 


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companies on a day to day bass, reguasd* far Ita ahMMbmn of 
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TM htemabanaiLtzi 
Secretanal 
He ptanura 
50 Hans Crescent SWt 


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personal asset»s 


ARCHITECTS 

We are a well known practice which is expand- 
ing rapidly as a result of winning important 
contracts in London. We are looking for a se- 
nior secretary, preferably with architectural 
experience to handle multi million pound 
projects and provide much needed admin sup- 
port. Ability to work under pressure essential & 
knowledge of WP a positive advantage. Age 
25+ with minimum three years experience and 
good skills. Salary £9,500 +. 

Please write in confidence with CV to 

Jane Kille, 

Terry Farrell Partnership, 

8 Paddington Street, 

London W1M 4DN 


All at c.£1 OK! 

cmr PSBOUHEL Adnai PA 35+ no saommf Some wdo. Pret. kn WP. 
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of eo unmans ml penauM wii 0e a shared fesponsfrHy emlwig top 
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meetegs. A chance to wnmoare! clfOfc 


01-589 8807- 


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DO THESE RATES INTEREST YOJ MID CAN YOU START NOW? 

£6.00/655 pb 


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(IBM Dedwntifi'PC. IBM 5520. Wang. 

AES A Dsynl etcl 

Wordprocessor Operaors £5.75/6.00 ph 

UU reachrasi 

Eurobond Certs S5 50 i6l 50 ph 

X Clefts ES 00/600 ph 

Shorltund/Auiko SecrManes E5 00/5 50 ph 

Audn Copy Typist l50 wpm) £4.35/0 70 ph 

CtertyAdnm lypets £385/4^5 ph 

(40 «pm + '0* tewfs) 

AtojuUS Clerks £400/5.00 ph 

(nrei 2 years experience) 

Eton Clerk £3.75/400 ph 

Win 5 TT tevefsj 

berts (Mn 3 0 levels) £125/375 ph 

Would you also fike guaneleed wartng time, regutir wort, 

payrraes aid hohdzv pay? H so please rmg Jacoue Jones or 

Kamo Winston* an 01-430 1711 (24 bra) 


PROFESSIONAL PA £10yOOO ♦ Bonus 

Asstsfmg the d sector of thes presognus fashion group you wdl be 
involved m researoh on mergers and acqufsmnns. The varied p osi- 
ton offers extensive contact d senor level. 'K levels preferred with 
90/50 sWls. 

Bl UNGUAL SPANISH £8,500 + Mortgage 

Witten 31 nte rn an on a i tank, use ynr exceHent secretarial aid 
comrrenca&on sloBs to asset two senior Dnctors. Spealang Span- 
ish dariy. get involved m promoting Tfwd World exports and liasa 
worldwide to orgaase their schedules. Softs 90/50, age 21 +. 
FASHION MABKET1 NO £8^50 + Bonus 
As secretary without shhd to die marketing manager of das sue- 
cessfid company you wiH asset with the prepaaoon of re search 
material. Handing all enqones. set up meetings and nit die office. 
Audio & WP skSs reqwed. 



Call 629 8863 

HODGE; 

RECRUITMENT I 


JOYCE GUINESS 



RECBUTTMEKT CPBIUBWTS • 21 Brenptna Anade. Kagtadiriga SW3 


AUDIOS AUDIOS AUDIOS!! 
WE NEED YOU URGENTLY 

We are a young expanding practice of architects 
and surveyors and urgently require good audio 
secs to cope with the increasing workload result- 
ing from our expansion. Ifyou have good audio 
speeds, a sense of responsibility and are looking 
for a position in a busy environment we can 
offer you. in return, an excellent salary and 
benefits and job satisfaction. 

Telephone Sally Clare on 01-409 0128 


T™ 



Admin/Exec Sec 

to £15,000 

This is a high prey-nre role in the field of large-projeri 
inferior design. As Office Manager plus, you nil I handle 
all matters nnt directly associated with creative design 
— supplies: customer liaison: scheduling: office admin 
and basic accounts Ril fence and diplomacy are 
paramount virtues. Business confidence based on 
sound experience is essentiaL Typing and hookkeeping 
skills also requested. Age 2S+. Please call 01-404 ]£>2 
Rerjiiimwil Consultant- 


Secretary 


£9,500 

This s an Involving position within an intriguing framework. 
Our diems are orguiisatioraJ/occuparional psychologists, 
and use their specialised skills co advise leading companies 
throughout the world. As Administration Secretary jou 
will enjoy high levels of responsibility and a delightfully easy 
working atmosphere. Approx 50fc> of the job is secretarial, 
dealing with confidential assessments etc Accurate typing 
(50wpm) and some work experience essentiaL Age 20+. 
Please telephone 01 -493 5787. 

Gordon Yates Ltd. 

35 Old Bond Street, London W1 

(Recruitment Consultants) 


BI LINGUAL 
SECRETARY 
(Italian/English) 

Bella Presenza. aged 25-30. lo uork in attractive 
offices with a small leam. Financial 
wn. iccs/mercham banking. 

Banking experience would bca benefit, but intel- 
ligence. good education and self motivation will 
be sought in this very busy position. Salary aae 
plus benefits. 

Telephone Personnel Manager 01-24$ 1632 


SENIOR SECRETARY 
C£1 1,600 

One of the countries leading organisations are see* mg a tegh 
calibre person with organisational aid comrnumacve steifs. you 
will be toeing at fegh level. WilHngness and flexibility wifii your 
hours. ExceHent Career Progression. Immediate appomtmenL 01 
439 4001 Paula Howe 

OFFICE 

— SYSTEMS — 
RECRUITMENT 
— SERVICES— 

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AUDIO SECRETARY 

for full partner. 25+ used to working under pres- 
sure. Shorthand and previous exp with surveyors 
an advantage but not essentiaL Dealing with 
developments and confidential work. 4 weeks 
hols, dress allowance. LVs. Salary aae. 

Apply in writing to: 

PERSONNEL MANAGER 

STRUTT & PARKER, 

13 Hill Street, 

London, W1X 8DL. 

(No Agencies) 


PA SECRETARY 

£9000 neg 

Ktcn for your good mninetion education, ineracy and menciAms 
rare lo matter? 

ApgrwaK your awn room, asssnnq one boss wtio Head; a staff 
Ml 3(i in a varied, challenging and rewarding pb 7 
Than apply, m err.’siope marked "Confidential . to 
Genera! Secretary 

INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES 
12 Queen Anne StreeL London W| M 0.AU 


SENIOR SECRETARY 
AGE 28 - 40 

Partners of a lively Architect and Intenor Design office are 
lookmg lor a permanent Secretary win irnctive and enttiua- 
asm. Good secretanal expgnence should complement 
organi5dHDna! skills and the ability to achieve. 

Please contact Roger Bickneit 

Dry Butfin BidoreN Partnership, 

St John’s Studios, 

Church Road, Richmond, 

Surrey TW9 2QA. 

Tel: 01-948 5322 


DOMINION INTERNATIONAL 
GROUP pic 

Are lookine for a willing college leaver/second 
jobber to gain a wealth of experience with a 
property /accounting team. Full secretarial quali- 
fies lion’s essentiaL Prestigious offices opposite 
Wimbledon Common. Good pay and conditions 
for the right, person. Please send full CV to: 
Anecla Lammond at Dominion International 
Group Pic. Dominion House. 49 Parkside. 
Wimbledon. London SW|9 5NB. 


PA/SECRETARY 

Required for small Property Management com- 
pany based in Knfehtsb ridge. Good skills 
essentiaL WP usefuL Salary £9,000 to £10,000 
according to experience. 

Please telephone 01 589 2331. 


IF YOU’RE MORE THAN A PA. YOU 
COULD MAKE A LOT MORE PA WITH US 

Organising (he working week of 5 busy Directors tn a 

WORK 

SHOP 

challenging and rewarding opportunity you'll And In tak- 
ing up a P.A. position with us. 

As most of our energies are concentrated tn marketing, we 
also need someone with drive. Intelligence and enOiustaas 
to ran seminars, meet clients and co-ordinate a wide range 
of marketing activities. 

We can offer a generous salary, an impressive benefits 
package and the added attraction of working In our easily 
accessible Cerrards Cross head quarters, dose to many of 
London’s main motorway Unis. 

If you're 26 or over, hold a UK driving Ucence and think 
you flt the MIL please call Maurice Robinson on 0763 
887287 now. Or write in complete confidence with your 
career history to 

Step Up-Market 

to £8,500 

High grade opening within this creative marketing 
company in Ciraent Garden. As Sec R\ assisting two 
directors you will help to prepare presentations, reports 
and estimates in addition to looking after diary 
appointments, telephone liaison etc You will need to be 
intelligent, personable and well presented, with the 
potential to grow as the job dfvelops A-fevd or 
Graduate education preferred. Stills 90 50 minimum. 
Please call 01-409 1232. 

■■MMMHM Recruitment Consoltonr* HMranai 

Chaffee! SL Polar, 
CerTanfc Cnee, SL9 7QE. 

Audio Secretary 

Management Department of a busy firm of 
Chartered Surveyors situated near Oxford 
Circus, require an experienced Audio 
Secretary. 

Applicants should preferably be in tbeir 
20’s, and have word processing experience. 
Some knowledge of shorthand is desirable. 
Salary negotiable. 

Four weeks annual holiday. 

Please telephone Mrs. S. McCarthy on 01- 
629 2 102. to arrange an immediate interview. 

A Time to Temp 

What do you look for from temporary work? High 
rewards, certainly —but more besides? The question is 
valid, because in Boday’s market, you do have a choice. 
Our own temporaries form an exclusive, high calibre 
team: our dientEte amongst the most prestigious in 
London. With good skills, quite frankly you can' make 
good money anywhere. But if you want the best. In 
ewiry sense, then give me a call. Sara Dyson, on 01-493 
5787. 

Gordon Yates Ltd. 

■35 Old Bond Street, London W1 

(Recnatment Consultants) 


THE PLUM JOB IN BATHROOMS 

rSSS & S£!!P W p A/^ sscraary to help in tus 

&5S5S ras*s«! 

to ( 5£ e m varied part in 

ES? Bahraom Shop- This will ndude 

owraeaamanulactureis. orgamsmg 

SS” 0 SoWv F^er on 01 584 8427 to fix an aDOoinfnwil 
Max Pite s Bathroom Shop. 4 Ecdeston StreetflSldon SW1 

£1 0,000 + PERKS CITY 

You wfl need to be a capable snodheod sacreivy wto can cope with 
reception (tabes. W njamence s (toured as they «A crass Ban* you orao 
ttw Wang system. You vnN dm to be attt to converse a all feueis. Ptease 
anaa Jack* Cofens or Joan Faroe on 5B8 6311. 

Alfred Marks Recruitment Consultants 
21 Wormwood Street, London EC2 


FILM DISTRIBUTION 

Vice President seeks experienced secretary 
with 100/60 skills, patience, flexibility and a 
sense of humour. Salary to £9,000. Send 
C.V. to: 

Debrah Mitchell 
135 W ardour Street 
London W1V 4AP 

(No Agencies) 

CHAIRMANS PA 

Prestige posfoon as PA to charming but 
impossible Chairman of leading sales pro- 
motion agency. You will need style, tact and 

SS!?? * .*5 “ •fit peccable secretarial 
anils. Top level experience essentiaL some 
knowledge of marketing an advantage. 

Salary c £10,000 (aae) + benefits. 
Phone 01-22S 2S11 (Marion). 

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WINE MERCHANTS 

Capable, adaptable secretary required for Wine 
Merchants In small but busy office In the City. 
Necessary to be reliable and numerate, capable of 
doing daily banking analysts and typing, short- 
hand not essential though an. asset, answer 
telephone pius liaise with clients and suppliers. 
An interesting post for someone who likes being 
busy and resourceful. Salary by arrangement. 

Please reply with CV to:- 
BOX F63, C/- The Times, P O Box 484, 
Virginia Street, London Et 9DD, 

ITALIAN & SPANISH 
IN BATH 

of a fast expanding 

a flu6,,, n'uHMngtrii 

and “P 8 with figure worK 

ana a computer necessary. 

Apply Miss M Luciani, 2 Milsom Street 
Bath 


SENIOR SECRETARY/PA £9,700 

Comuny benefits mrixfe sooth S social dub sjSkVJtvs) resTSurait. 
wjson fidiei ina» rtf HexMwura. Tnra mKniaiuim Gcsnunv tesai m 
fl'.Vt near Warren Street time, ary lootanq u >nsiae an S H secretary 
wrvj has exoenmee 3 director lever lot) can entoy a refiyac tut fnenoiy 
wakra environment wan ire mwrtunfv lo maapnrae ire Rtest office 
lechnuugy into a fbqmy ss&iying proiKSmui Cady nubrw. 

0V493 SS35 
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EXPERIENCED PERSON 

to run small well known Pimlico Road shop. 
Ability to sell and organise day to day adminis- 
tration essential. . ' •*"- 

Please telephone 01-730 9137 dnring the day or 
preferably 01-352 6955 after 7.00pm. * ■ 


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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


OVERSEAS NEWS 


Premier sacks Father searches for son as the bodies pile up 

a’hvMvt From Ahmed Fazl 

army chief ^ ^ 

• TT^ ■■ v trader; was looking for bis 

m KOYlflljAIT' three-year-old son as divers 

MlK brought » a fresh load of 

^ bodies from the ferry which 

■ 'm • j • ■■ ■ sank in a storm on the River 

political storm 3Bs«»a- 


From Neil Kelly, Bangkok 


General Artftit Kami an g- 

Ek. the ambitious Thai Army 
commander-in-chief who was 
due to retire in three months, 
was yesterday dismissed be- 
cause of his political activities, 
h was the first time in 
Thailand's modem history 
that a civilian government has 
dismissed its military chief. 

On his return to Bangkok 
from a visit to the south. 
General Arthit said he would 
accept his dismissal. There 
would be no problems as he 
would be happy to work with 
his successor. General 
Chao va lit Yongchaiyuth. who 
met him at the airport. 

General Arthit dismissed 
suggestions that sections of the 
.Army might stage a coup in 
protest at bis sacking. He said 
he would remain in the Army 
as supreme commander, a 
symbolic post with no troops 
under its command, until his 
retirement in August 

Hts dismissal followed 
months of wrangling with 
General Prem Tinsulanonda, 
the Prime Minister, and could 
have wide repercussions; par- 
ticularly in the run-up to the 
general election on July 27. 

The only government state- 
ment made yesterday came 
from its chief spokesman, who 
said the dismissal had been 
•‘made necessary by the on- 
going situation". He is be- 
lieved to have been referring 


to General Arthit's alleged 
interference m preparations 
for ihe election and bis part in 
engineering the parliamentary 
defeat of the Government a 
month aga 

A respected political analyst 
said he believed General Prem 
decided to act against General 
Arthit to ensure that the Army 
did not upset the election or 
the Constitution. 

Although be has lost the 
position which traditionally 
has been the stepping stone to 
the premiership. General 
Arthit may si ill emerge as a 
political force because many 
politicians expected to be in 
the new Parliament would like 
him to replace General Prem. 

He has said he will not run 
for election as an MP. but 
would prefer, like General 1 
Prem. to be a neutral prime 
minister above parties. 

General Chaovalit also has 1 
political ambitions and has 
said be will retire from the j 
Army early, possibly next year 
at the age of 55. to pursue ' 
them. I 

A close adviser to the Prime I 
Minister, he has for some time 
been regarded as the brains of 
the Army. He was one of the 
men behind Thailand's en- 
lightened and successful poli- 
cy against communist 
insurgents, which has induced 
most of them to give up their 
struggle and surrender to the 
Government. 


Speaker ousted by 
Pakistan MPs 

From Hasan Akhtar, Islamabad 

The ruling official parfia- sent to the chief election 
mentary group last night re- commissioner could lead to die 
moved Mr Fakhr imam, the disqualification of Mr Junejo 
Speaker of the Pakistan Na- as an MP. 
tional Assembly, after a 10- The 42-year-old Speaker, in 

hour debate on a no- a bald-hitting speech, accused 
confidence motion tabled by a Mr Junejo of preferring autoc- 
member of the government racy to democracy in urjpng 
party. die rating party to move the 

. . The action against Mr ; no-confidence resolution. 
Imam arose from his decision Without naming General 
on May 7 to refer to the chief Zia. Mr Imam disclosed that 
election commissioner a ques- even before his election he had 
tion about the validity of die been telephoned and asked to 
national assembly member- stand down in favour of the 
ship pf tfre^Prime jVlinister, regime's favourite. 

Mr Mohammad Khan Junejo, Political observers believe 
and his party secretary, Mr ..that die Junejo Government; 
Abdus Sattar Laleka. which has a narrow political 

The question had been" base, has alienated a sizeable 
raked in February by two political segment in the 
independent members of the country's biggest province, the 
assembly. ■ Punjab, by. oostiig the inde- 

Mr Imam was elected pendent Mr Imam. 

Speaker in March 1985 when Mr Junejo. from Sind, faces 

President Zia, then military a hostile political climate hi 
ruler of Pakistan, revived Par- his home province because of 
liament after ejgbt-and-a-haff the regime’s banging of the 
years of martial law. former prime minister. 

The Speaker had refused to - ZuHrqar AJi Bhutto, in 1977. 
join the ruling parliamentary Miss Benazir Bhutto, his 
party on its creation last daughter, who returned to 
February and was accused of Pakistan iu April to lead the 
subverting the June jo Govern- left-of-centre People's Party, 
mem by siding with indepen- has been campaigning for 
dent members opposed to the fresh elections under the con- 
Government. - stitutfon her father enacted in 

He denied the charges and 1973. 
asserted that history would Observers predict that Mr 
judge whether it was the Imam’s removal will give irn- 
Speaker or the Prime Minister pet us to the political ender- 
who balanced the scales, Vot- currents in Punjab which 
mg for the resolution was 152- dainr that the leadership of 
72. the federation should go to the 

Tbe reference Mr Imam bad largest province. 

Lange tour Corruption 
worries crackdown 

opponents in Kabul 

From Richard Long From Michael Hamfyn 

Wellington » Delhi 

The New Zealand Prime A campaign against embez- 
M mister. Mr David Lange, dement, bribery and property 
whose anti-nudear policies theft is being waged by Dr 
are opposed by London and Najib. the new Afghan leader. 
Washington, will begin a visit . Western embassies suggest- 
to Europe with a speech to an ed : yesterday that the cam- 
anti-nuclear group in Cologne paign. which one diplomat 
tomorrow. called “Gorbachovian”. was 

His scheduled address to causing a good deal of fear 
the Sixth World Congress of among bureaucrats, 
the International Physicians it was also suggested by a 
for the Prevention of Nuclear Western observer that Dr 
War drew questions in Parlia- Najib was using the files he 
menu where the former Prime had amassed as head of Khad, 
Minister. Sir Robert die secret police, to silence 
Muldoon. asked if Mr Lange opposition to his takeover 
would be pursuing his theme from President KarmaL 
in spite of objections from the The campaign was a theme 

Bonn Governmenu of the Politburo meeting of the 

When Mr Lange recently ruling People's Democratic 
criticized Nato nations for party on May 8. It has 
reiving on the nuclear re- surfaced again in Dr Najib’s 
sponse. it was seen as the start addresses on his “meet, hear 
of a move to export and instruct the people drive". 
Wellington's anti-nuclear The publicity that his tour 
policies. received in the Afghan media 

Labour Partv officials here last week, as he met a border 
sav Mr Lange 'is aware of the uibaJ assembly or a gathering 
prospects of a backlash if he of armed political commis- 
pushes the anti-nuclear line sars. reinforces the impression 
hard in countries which .are that he is heading, m the 
iiuerv in the wake of the words of one diplomat, * 
Chernobyl disaster, 



antMiodear stance- 


From Michael Hamfyn 
Delhi 

A campaign against embez- 
zlement, bribery and property 
theft is being waged by Dr 
Najib. the new Afghan trader. 
. Western embassies suggest- 
ed : yesterday that the cam- 
paign. which one diplomat 
called "Gorbachovian”. was 
causing a good deal of fear 
among bureaucrats. 

It was also suggested by a 
Western observer that Dr 
Najib was using the files he 
had amassed as brad of Khad, 
the secret police, to silence 
opposition to his takeover 
from President KarmaL 

The campaign was a theme 
of the Politburo meeting of the 
ruling People's Democratic 
Party on May 8. It has 
surfaced again in Dr Najib’s 
addresses on his “meet hear 
and instruct the people drive". 

The publicity that his tour 
received in the Afghan media 
last week, as he met a border 
tribal assembly or a gathering 
of armed political commis- 
sars. reinforces the impression 
that he is heading, m the 
words of one diplomat. “a 
one-man triumvirate”. 

The other two triumvirs. 
President KarmaL whom. Dr 
Najib replaced as party secre- 
tary. and Mr Sultan Ali 
Kishtmand, the Prime Minis- 
ter, have registered almost no 
presence in the media for 
three weeks. . 

Meanwhile, the campaign 
to close the border to guerril- 
las from Pakistan continues 
with unusual ferocity around 
the city, of Khost An Afghan 
military source described heli- 
copter loads of casualties be- 
ing brought back to Kabul, 
.from the-MUle.. ? 


Frtim Ahmed Fazl 
Dhaka 

Rahim Bhttiya, a village 
trader; was looking for bis' 
three-year-old son as divers 
brought in a fresh . load of 
bodies from the ferry which 
sank in a storm on the River 
Meg boa to Bangladesh. 

Officials believe that about 
400 of the estimated 600 on 
board were drowned in the 
second serious ferry disaster 
in five weeks. The over-crowd- 
ed boat was caught in the 
i storm on its way to Dhaka 
from the southern coastal 
island of Bhola. 

Mr Bhuiya scrambled to see 
the bodies but officials quickly 
covered tbe pQe with a white 
doth. The corpses had become 
too bloated to be recoil ized. 

Yesterday's clear bine sky 
over the southern Bangladesh 
township, about 85 miles from 
Dhaka, belied the tragedy at 
the weekend. But the piles of 
bodies and the sunken ferry 
were poignant reminders of 
Sunday night. 

When I reached the town by 
speed boat, hundreds of curi- 
ous villagers had fined the 
bank of the river. 

With them mingled survi- 
vors like Mr Bhoiya. More 
than ISO bodies had to be 
handed over to relatives, but 
many were unclaimed and will 
be given a mass buriaL 

"We cannot keep these 
bodies any longer otherwise 
the whole area will be contami- 
nated with the stench,” Mr 
Saleh Hasan, a local magis- 
trate who was helping the 
rescue operation, said. 

President Ershad flew to the 





Survivors huddle on the stricken Bangladeshi ferry which capsized in a storm on the Megbna river on Sunday night. 


township in a helicopter on 
Monday. "Give them a decent 
buriaL” he ordered. "That's 
the only thing we can do now.” 

In April, another double- 
decker ferry carrying about 
500 passengers went down 
about 25 miles from Dhaka. 
About 200 people are believed 
to have died. 

The frequency of the disas- 
ters has embarrassed the Gov- 


ernment. General Ershad has 
ordered the suspension of the 
use of double-decker ferries 
until qualified naval engineers 
have checked for design flaws. 

"It is sickening the way they 
load these ferries,” General 
Ershad said as he called for 
tough measures against those 
who break the rules. 

But for Mr Bhtnya and his 
son, it is already too late. 


Tamils blast bridges 


Colombo — Tamil guerrillas 
destroyed two small bridges in 
the J3JTna district to disrupt 
supplies, Sri Lankan security 
sources said yesterday (Vijiiha 
Yapa writes). 

The army camp established 
at Kayts last week is not 


affecied. since supplies can be 
flown in. 

The Ministry of National 
Security said three guerrillas 
were shot dead on Sunday in 
Amparai district of the East- 
ern Province when they tried 
to fire at police. 


Nakasone 
chooses 
July date 
for poll 

From David Watts 
Tokyo 

The Japanese Cabinet de- 
cided yesterday to convene an 
extraordinary Diet session 
next Monday to clear the way 
for general elections in July. 
The session is expected to be 
dissolved almost immediate- 
ly. despite opposition boycott 
threats, allowing the Govern- 
ment to hold elections in both 
houses on July 6. 

tipper house elections were 
already due this summer and 
the Government hopes to 
benefit from a higher turn-out 
by having both polls on the 
same day. 

Mr Yasuhiro Nakasone, the 
Prime Minister, secured ap- 
proval for the poll after a last- 
minute bargaining session 
with the only leading member 
of the Liberal Democratic 
Party still holding out, Mr 
Kiichi Miyazawa. chairman of 
the party's executive board 
and a possible challenger to 
< Mr Nakasone for the party 
leadership this autumn. 

The former foreign minister 
j was persuaded to join the 
| consensus after Mr Nakasone 
promised to abandon his poli- 
cy of holding down expendi- 
I lure in favour of using gov- 
ernment money to reflate the 
economy this autumn — 
something Mr Miyazawa has 
been advocating for some 
time. 



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14 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


SPECTRUM 


Right against might 



Amnesty International has 
been tracking torture and 
brutality for 25 years. 
Caroline Moorehead reflects 
on its aims and successes 


JV In Linlchamplon. on the south 
W a coast a retired pensioner sets 
If off on his bicycle every morning 

with a saddle-bag full of leaflets 
.and campaigning material. He 
■ knocks on doors, calls at offices, 
drops in on local church groups. 
What he is peddling is informa- 
tion: about Amnesty Interna- 
tional. the human rights organization which 
this today celebraies its 25Ui anniversary: 
about its campaigns on torture and political 
killings: and about all the prisoners held 
around the world indefinitely and without 
charge or trial. His degree of dedication may 
appear impressive, but it is not unique: all 
over the world — AI has members in over 1 50 
countries — other men on other bicycles are 
doing the same. 

Often they come home disappointed. Con- 
cern for the misfortunes of others, particularly 
people incarcerated in countries far away, is a 
hand thing to peddle. But they have other 
activities to keep their morale high. The AI 
group in Littlehampton has recently merged 
with the one in Worthing. Together, the 
supporters number some SO people, of whom 
25 are hard-working. They are mostly elderly 
but extraordinarily keen. Their adopted 
prisoner is a Syrian. "and the group has just em- 
barked on a 100-day letter campaign, inundat- 
ing the Syrian government with daily protest. 
The last six years have seen five of their 
adopted prisoners released. This is the most 
heartening result of all. 

And yet Amnesty International's influence 
on the world's continual violation of basic 

Torture, solitary confinement 
and murder by death sqaud 
cannot be so readily ignored 

human rights isim possible to assess. Cause 
and effect cannot be measured. Littlehampton 
and Worthing have been lucky: most adopted 
prisoners stay in prison. 

Al's birth — out of an article in The Observer 
by a British lawyer called Peter Benenson 
calling the world's attention to the “forgotten 
prisoners" — is well known. After that, in rapid 
jumps, the organization grew. A budget of just 
over £7.000 in 1962 has become one of £6.4 
million today, with 500.000 members working 
on behalf of some 4.500 prisoners. In the last 
couple of years. AI has been touching new 
ground: it' has moved into Third World 
countries, and its groups are now spreading 
steadily across Latin America, the Middle East 
and Africa. To its many other activities has 
been added a network for dealing quickly with 
unexpected occurrences, like sudden short 
detentions, so that prisoners in countries like 
South Africa, where repeated spells of brief 
detention have become routine, can be helped 
instantly. 

As the organization has spread, so its scope 
and interests have widened. To the adoption 
of prisoners and their allocation to groups for 
special attention has been added world-wide 
campaigning on most of the major human 
rights issues of the day. while repeated 
missions to countries have formed the basis 
for detailed and respected reports, receiving 
wide publicity. How much AI can be credited 
with the new protocols on torture and the 
death penally cannot be calculated: but its 
repeated campaigning against torture is widely 
agreed to be among its finest work. 

Like any group of its kind. AI has had its in- 
ternal problems — though it is remarkable for 
hav ing had only two secretary generals — and 
continues to have its critics. Other human 
rights organizations are irritated by its 
exclusiveness and its refusal to join group 



Jamal Benomar: an “unknown prisoner" sustained by the knowledge he was known around the world 


A HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL GRIEF 


1961: May 28. Amnesty 

International formed after a 
British lawyer called Peter 
Benenson appealed on 
behalf of the "Forgotten 
Prisoners". In the weeks 
that followed, hundreds of 
newspapers, all over the 
world, wrote about the new 
organization. 

1962: First annual report 210 

adopted prisoners; missions 
to Ghana, Czechoslovakia. 
Portugal. East Germany. 70 
AI groups in seven 
countries. 

1963: international Secretariat set 
up in London. 

1964: United Nations gives AI 
consultative status. 

1965c Ai publishes reports on 
prison conditions in 
Portugal. South Africa and 
Romania. 

1966: Torture becomes subject of 
particular concern. 

1967: Fifth annual report 

2,000 adopted prisoners; 

550 groups in 1 8 countries. 

1968: Martin Ennals becomes 
Secretary Genera!. 


1969: Greece withdraws from 

Council of Europe after two- 
year AI campaign 
investigating torture. AI has 
15.000 members. Budget 
£23,000. 

1970: AI circulates English 
translation of Soviet 
Samizdat A Chronicle of 
Current Events. 

1971: AI commission Inquires into 
Ulster torture allegations 

1972: World-wide campaign for the 
abolition of torture launched. 

1973: Plight of 100,000 detainees 
in south Vietnam 
highlighted. 

1974: Ai reports human rights 
abuses — torture, summary 
executions - in Chile. 

1975: Report on the treatment of 


S: Report! 

political and religious 
prisoners in the USSR. A 
has 1,592 groups, 7,000 


members in 65 countries. 
Budget £272,000. 

1976: Despite death of Franco, 
Spain is found to be 
continuing its use of torture. 

1977: Conference on the abolition 
of the death penalty. 


1978: Reports on the long-term 
detention of political 
prisoners in Cuba and 
atrocities in Uganda. • 

1979: Report on human rights 
violations against onildren. 

1980: Focus on prisoners of 

conscience forcibly confined 
in Soviet psychiatric 
hospitals. 

1981: “Disappearances": a world- 
wide campaign on behalf of 
the missing. AJ has 250,000 
members in 151 countries. 

1982: Report on human rights 
abuses in Pakfstan. 

1983: Political killings by 

governments documented In 
over 20 countries. 

1 984: New drive against torture: 
reports from 98 countries. 

1985: Focus on disappearances in 
Peru and torture in Iraq. 
Campaign on behalf of 
conscientious objectors to 
military service. 

1986: Ai at 23: 500.000 members 
campaigning on behalf of 
over 4,500 prisoners. 
Budget £6.4m. 


appeals or protests, insisting on voicing its 
opinions on its own or not at all. a little self- 
satisfied. a little smug. 

But even critics say that this fault is trivial 
compared with the extreme competence and 
dedication of the people who work for 
Amnesty - some 500 staff, 200 of them at the 
International Secretariat in London, with 
many highly qualified people heading research 
departments, paid a pale shadow of what they 
would earn elsewhere — and the fact that, more 
than any other organization of its kind, it has 
made people think. Even the most casual 
newspaper reader today cannot foil to know 
that torture has become systematic in at least 
60 countries, or that children are 
''disappearing" in the highlands of Peru: and 
the human rights records of different countries 
and different political parties have become as 
significant as their economic performance and 
their domestic policies. As the director of 
another human rights group puts it. Amnesty 
has managed to “personalize human disaster" 
Torture, endless solitary confinement and 
murder by deaib squads have not gone away, 
but they can no longer be so readily ignored. 




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Jamal Benomar 
was a 19-year- 
old student in 
sociology at Ra- 
bat University 
■when, at mid- 
night on Janu- 
ary 9. 1976. 
eight secret ser- 
vice men broke into his house 
and cartedhim and his books 
away to a nearby detention 
centre. The sociology books 
and papers, bundled into 
boxes, were useful proof later 
that Jamal Benomar was a 
dangerous subversive. 

He was, in feet, a member of 
En Avam. a banned group, 
mainly consisting of teachers 
and students, who had come 
together in 1970 to protest 
against political repression in 
Morocco and to petition for 
better education and health 
facilities as well as for free 
elections. Its magazine, Ilol 
A mam, argued strongly 
against the war in the western 
Sahara, saying that the King 
would do better to negotiate a 
settlement with the Polissario. 
They knew that this would 
irritate the government 

The story of what happened 
to Jamal Benomar is depress- 
ingly familiar, the fate of 
many who oppose an oppres- 
sive- regime: the outcome, 
however, is a happy one; and. 
better than many in his posi- 
tion, he bas a clear idea of 
what Amnesty International 
was able to do for him. 

Jamal spent the first four 
days of his captivity blindfold- 
ed' handcuff»l and continual- 
ly tortured by men who drank 
whisky as they tied him 
hanging from a bar between 
two desks, his head plunged in 
a bucket of excrement From 
Rabat be was moved to Tan- 
giers. There was no bed and no 
blankets in his cell, and he 
wore only the jeans in which 
he had been arrested. It was 
mid-wimer. Food was one loaf 
of bread a day. There were no 
visits, no letters. 

Still blindfolded and hand- 
cuffed. be was moved on to 
Casablanca, to the notorious 
Derb Moulay Cherif detention 
centre. Part of the torture 
consisted of keeping the pris- 
oners permanently awake. He 
was put in a small cell with 
four others, but they were 
threatened with torture if they 
spoke to one another. He 
could hear the screams of new 
arrivals in neighbouring cells. 

It was now that what had 
seemed a future without hope 
abruptly altered Jamal was 
transferred to a civilian prison 
in Casablanca, where he was 
one of 1 30 political prisoners. 
Informed that they’ would 
receive no trial, the prisoners 
agreed to hunger strike. The 
King of Morocco was on a 
visit zo France at the time. 
News of the strike spread 
Seventeen days later, a date 
was set for the trial. 

By now. Amnesty Interna- 
tional was aware of what was 
happening. They' Had observ- 
ers at the trial — the prisoners 
were charged with attempting 


to overthrow the monarchy 
and setting up an iliegz 
organization. Nothing could 
be done to ensure an unbiased 
hearing or to reduce the 
sentences (10 years for Jamal, 
up to 30 for others, with five 
sentenced to life imprison- 
ment), but a campaign was 
building up across the world 
to agitate on the prisoners' 
behalf. . 

Jamal was adopted as a 
prisoner of conscience by the 
Stockholm Amnesty group. 
Letters flowed in. The gover- 
nor began to treat him raiher 
more cautiously, especially 
after a phone call came 
through late one night from 
Sweden. What seemed to 
amaze the governor was the 
foci that anyone cared about 
an unknown young man in a 
Moroccan jail. It was unnerv- 
ing to be reminded that, if 
anything happened to him, the 
world would know. Jamal was 
no less bewildered but pro- 
foundly heartened. 


Always among 
the first to 
be arrested 

Conditions did not im- 
prove instantly. Prisoners 
were split into groups and 
moved to different jails, to 
prevent collusion. Attacks by 
prison guards injured several 
of them, and the rights to 
study, to receive medical care 
and to get out of solitary 
confinement were only won 
after a 45-day hunger strike, 
on the fortieth day of which a 
young woman teacher died . 

During all this time. AI and 
other human rights organiza- 
tions in Europe were keeping 
up a continual crusade of 
protest Though the rats, the 
inadequate food and the ap- 
palling medical facilities con- 
tinued. small concessions, 
one after the other, were won: 
the right to talk, to receive 
visits, to study. “Everything 
helped" he says, “but Am- 
nesty was at ihe front. Some- 
thing had happened and they 
became careful how they 
treated us." 

On November 23. 1983. 
largely through the interven- 
tion of a friendly professor of 
sociology'. Jamal was re- 
leased He had been in captiv- 
ity for nearly eight years. He 
returned to his home town in 
the north. It took him only a 
few months to realize that 
Morocco was no longer a safe 
place for him to live. At every 
demonstration, every act of 
opposition, he was among the 
first to be arrested 

A year later, having been 
refused a passport, he man- 
aged to escape, again with 
Amnesty's help, and reached 
Britain, where he has been 
granted political asylum. 
Two weeks after arriving, he 
married Joyce Edling. a 
member of the AI group in 
Stockholm who” had visited 
him in prison. Knowing only 
of James Joyce. Jamal had 
long imagined her to be a 
man. ‘ 


The almost, intolerable pressures that head teachers now 
face will be high on the agenda at their annual conference 





U 


mil recently, a head 
teacher had a fairly 
straightforward job. 
He — ir was iareJy she — may 
not have worn a gown and 
cracked a whip but he was 
respected and obeyed by 
teacher and pupil alike. Im- 
mune from parental moans 
and local authority edicts, he 
could nm his school as he 
wished with minimum paper- 
work and maximum 
discretion. 

That is no longer the; case. 
The pressures have grown 
immeasurably as society has 
demanded more of schools, 
and teachers have grown in- 
creasingly disenchanted with 
their lot The job of the 
average head bas changed 
beyond all recognition in the 
past 15 years. He Is now 
accountable to everyone and 
his priority is the “client" — 
child, parent, employer or 
politician. 

Where once he could retreat 
to his study for a little 
cogitation, he now spends all 
day talking to people — to his 
staff to try and cheer them up. 
to a parent worried by a child's 
performance, to the chief edu- 
cation officer inquiring after 
teachers* industrial action, to 
his union about the lunchtime 
supervision problem and to 
the school governors about 
everything. 

At the end of his working 
day he may have to take home 
more and more paperwork in 
order to catch up with form- 
filling. reports to governors 
and letters to parents. 

Few head teachers would 
say the job was. not extremely 
stressful some of the time. As 
their unions are fond of 
pointing out. this has led to 
significant numbers develop- 
ing medical problems or tak- 
ing early retirement. Local 
education authorities are find- 
ing it difficult to recruit heads 


FOUR REPORTS 


• For John Rex, aged 60 
(salary £17,000 a year), head of 
the 600-pupil Halton Middle 
School in Leeds, the worst 
pressures are those imposed 
by local politicians.. He has 
decided to retire early because 
be has had enough. 

“I felt when I first became a 
head that I was master of my 
own ship and, within reason, 
could act fairly Independently. 
Today I feel that a head is 
subject to ail sorts iff pr es s u res 
from other people." 

The job has been made 
increasingly stressful by die 
teachers' action, with heads 
caught between their disen- 
chanted staff and angry par- 
ents. “I think most heads 
regard' their school as their 
own, and anything which dis- 
rupts is taken personally. “I 

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as the. job. Becomes more 
complicated and the pressures 
more evident. 

David Han. general secre- 
tary of the National Associa- 
tion of Head Teachers, whose 
union's annual conference be- 
gins in Candiff today. says that 
beads have been expected for 
loo long to accept every new 

educational initiative. They 
have bad to absorb every new 
pressure uncomplainingly and 
irrespective of resources or 
whether they have the cooper- 
ation of staff. 

“They are saying they bare 
had enough. If teachers are 
demanding protection 
through a tighter contract, 
then we are entitled to 'that 
too. We demand proper 
resourcing and support for ihe 
work we an: expected to do. 

“I am sick and tired of 
hearing that heads are ac- 
countable to every Tom. Dick 
and Harry. We have got to 
have a a contract defined tn 
terms of line' management 
through the govern ing body to 
the local education authority. ' 
and we should stop expecting 
heads to be accountable to 
everybody, including society 
at large". 

A nd he believes 'that 
what will come out of 
the conference is .‘“an 
enormous cry from the heart 
with heads saying the system; 
is going downhill rapidly. -We 
can't be expected to stick our 
fingers . in the dyke any 
longer".- 

One of -the new . pressures 
cited by a number of heads 
recently is political interfer- 
ence by the education author- 
ity. Many headsare no longer 
able to decide on issues such 
as discipline in areas where 
corporal punishment bas been 
abolished or. on whether the 
pupils should wear school 
uniform . or. jewellery,’ • 


John Rex.. head of Halton 
Middle School in Leeds, talks 
of increasing interference in 
financial maiwrsJieads in the 
Labo ur-controllcd city- have 
been told then: are limits to 
the spending of money donat- 
ed by parents. Such money 
may hot.be spent on books or 
equipment, the basic require- 
ments of . the school. The 
. rationale behind this, be sug- 
gests. was presumably that the 
politicians felt it ivas wrong 
for some schools to benefit 
from munificent parents more 
than others. 

Many heads speak with 
feeling about the teachers' pay 
dispute. Caught between par- 
ents and staff, they had in- 
creasingly found themselves 
in an exposed and lonely 
position “We have been try ing 
to introduce open and partici- 
pative dans ion- making, and 
the industrial action has de- 
stroyed that without putting 
anything in- its place", said 
Michael Duffy, head of King 
Edward VI comprehensive 
school in Morpeth. 

The teachers' action meant 
that some heads had to do 
dinner duty virtually unaided. 
It has made it more difficult to 
get methodical work from 
students, and. according to 
Michael Maria nd. head of 
North Westminster School in 
London, it has replaced the 
school's organizational struc- 
ture with one created by the 
National Union of Teachers. 

■ All heads say the job can be 
very satisfy ing, and that great 
things can still be donc.“We 
have gone through a period of 
agonizing transformation”, 
says Michael Pipes, head of 
City of Portsmouth boys’ 
schbol.“We have got to pick 
ourselves up now and say that 
wc have a v ision for the 
future." 

Lucy Hodges 




Rex: retiring early 

know perfectly well that staff 
in my school are not taking 
action personally against me, 
bat I can't help feeling there is 
something personal about it. 

“For all Tve said, I don’t 
think I would have wished to 
do another job. I enjoyed being 
a bead teacher up until four or 
fire years ago. Knee then an 
awful lot of fun bas gone out of 
it." 

_ Michael Marian d, aged 51 
(salary £23,500 including Lon- 
don allowance), is bead of 
North Westminster School in 
west London. 

He identifies the biggest 
single change as the greater 
accouRtablity to parents, 
school governors and the com- 
munity at large. “Things 
which were done in a peremp- 
tory* way have to be done now 
through complex procedures. 
Heads used to be able to set 
departmental budgets in the 


Marland: more accountable 


way they liked. Now they hare 
to work through a committee 
structure. Decisions which 
used to be made rapidly now 
have to be talked through a lot 
of people, which takes more 
time. 

For him the teachers’ pay 
dispute has been “a disaster". 
He supervises 850 pupils from 
the upper school on his own at 
lunchtime because none of his 
teachers will do this job. 

\ Despite it all, he finds being 
a head “a marvellous job". He 
is full of praise for the Inner 
London Education Authority 
and the support it gives, and 
says there is less tension and 
violence in London schools 
than previously. 

• Michael Pipes, aged 48, 
(salary £23,500 a yearT is head 
of the L2 00-pupil City of 
Portsmouth Boys' School. He 
likens his job to that of a chief 
executive in industry and says 
be is production, quality con- 
trol and personnel manager 
rolled into one. He works a 50 
to 60 hour week. “We are now 
haring to work so hard to 
manage an inadequately 
resourced service that the 
stress levels are becoming 
apparent", be says. 

When he became bead of the 
school 11 years ago, he would 
have taken for granted the 


enthusiasm and willingness of 
his staff. 

“1 would have been fairly 
consumed with the qaality of 
foe curriculum, based on care- 
fully laid out foundations. I 
would have been much more 
isolated from parents and 
pbtitidans and left to get on 
with the job; ■ 

“Now I have to spend much 
more tune and effort explain- 
; ing what I am doing bnt the 
biggest extra demand is de- 
- dining morale in the staff 
room". 






Pipes: stress apparent 


Duffy ; bigger job 

• Michael Duffy, aged 5L 
(salary £2LS00), head of Kiog 
Edward VI school, a compre- 
hensive with L300 pupils in 
Morpeth, Northumberland, 
points out that in the past a 
head teacher's main concern 
was with children who could 
pass exams. 

Now heads are expected to 
proride more education for 
evepone over a longer period 
of time. Daffy 's working hours 
are 830 am to 530 pm, and in 
addition be works three or four 
evenings a week. “I think 
beads find tbe job more stress- 
ful because of toe higher 
expectations that the commu- 
nity at large makes of ns", he 
says. 

“We have a much wider 
range of customers bet without 
the sort of resources we need. 
We operate under such a range 
of new constraints that there 
are real pressures generated. I 
welcome toe accountability, 
but I resent the failure of 
society as a whole to recognize 
that schools are doing a 
different and bigger job 
nowadays". 

Describing the last 18 
months as “grisly" he said he 
had watched the values of tbe 
education system being eaten 
away by the teachers* pav 
dispute. 


.5 


Tomorrow 


Down Mexico 
way . . . 



On the books page, 
Peter Acknoyd reviews 
The Old Gringo, the 
latest novel by 
Carlos Fuemes 
(above), set south of .. 
the border at the time 
of the revolution. 


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4 Limited (6) 

7 Prohibition (4) 

8 Was amazed (8) 

9 Winy reply <8> 

13 Ruddy (3) 

16 Of garden cultivation 

17 Mammal foot (3) 

19 Soak (8) 

24 Elaborate dress (8) 

25 Clip quickly (4) 

26 Perspiring (6) 

27 Write in symbols (6) 



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2 Hyde Park ride (63) 

3 Wales peninsular 

4 Evade question (5) 

5 Require (4) 

6 Not those (5) 

16 Assumed name (5) i 

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U Tantalize (3) 

12 Go m (5) 

15 Fellow (4) 

18 Bow weapon (5) 


20 Impressive display 

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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 

WEDNESDAY PAGE 


A si 


woman 


The announcement 
yesterday that 
Marilyn Butler will 
be the first woman 
Regius professor 
gives a boost to 
academic equality. 
Sally Brompton probes 
a hidden intellect 

The letter confirming Marilyn 
Butler's new job came from Downing 
Street on behalf of the Prime Minister 
and with the Queen's approval. Being 
appointed to one of academia's hand- 
ful of Regius chairs is not something 
that is taken lightly. And. although no 
longer funded by the Crown, such 
professorships axe filled with the 
utmost care by ihe Prime Minister's 
own appointments secretary after 
weeks of discreet discussions with 
experts in the field. 

As King Edward VT1 Professor of 
English Literature at Cambridge Uni- 
versity — the first woman to hold a 
Regius professorship— Marilyn Butler 
will be taking on not merely the most 
prestigious of Britain's university 
faculties but also, traditionally, the 
most controversial. For years. 
Cambridge's English faculty has been 
a hotbed of internal contention, 
culminating in the well publicised 
resignation of ihe.professor before last. 
Marilyn Butler views it all with a 
certain amount of glee. “I think it’s 
true that because Cambridge has this 
history it has also been the place from 
which interesting discussions have 
emanated", she says, picking her 
;word5 carefully. "It certainly has a 
history of liveliness". She is 49. a 
charming, eloquent woman who hide 
her intellect beneath a seemingly mild 
manner. Her husband, the 61-year-old 
political media pundit David Butler, 
who is a senior research fellow at 
Oxford, describes her as a workaholic 
and marvels at the fact that she 
produced three sons and a thesis 
during their first /our years of mar- 
riage. 

The thesis happened to be on one of 
the members of his own highly 
academic family (Rab Butler was his 
second cousin). His wife had originally 
intended to write one on Jane Austen 
“because 1 had a very strong feelingin 
my mind that I wanted to. Then, one 
evening at dinner. David just mid 

There’ll be a lot 
of driving through r V. 
, . Milton Keynes - 

"why don’t you write a thesis on my ■ 
great aunt because she's got all these 
letters". The great aunt turned out to 
be Irish author Maria Edgeworth and 
"all these letters" amounted to 4.000,. 
many in barely-legible. script 
.:Her two books. about, women au- . 
thors were written before the onset of 
feminine criticism and she admits that 
she would not have written them, in 
quite the same way if she had done so 
later. "Now I’m so deeply interested 
tin romantic poetry that I am primari- 
ly writing hi. that field." She and 
another woman don at Oxford recent- 
ly instigated an optional third year 
paper on women's writing with the 
result that there are now “several 
people leaching it." • 

it was only after her marriage that 
Marilyn Butler decided to become a 
scholar. She was a BBC Radio current 
affairs producer — albeit one with a 
firsi-class honours degree in English 
language and literature from Oxford — 
when she married David, an Oxford 
don. in 1 962. "It seemed better for me 
.lo retool and start up atran academic", 
she recalls. “Now we have come the 
fuH circle". Her new appointment 
means that she will have to find a 
second home in Cambridge while her 


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Marilyn Butler. Several weeks of sleepless nights and soul searching before she accepted the chair 


husband remains at their book-filled 
semi-detached house in Oxford, 
spending only their weekends and 
vacations together. “There's going to 
be a lot of driving through MHton 
Keynes", say? Marilyn. 

It took her several weeks of sleepless 
nights and a considerable amount of 
soul-searching before she decided to 
accept the . challenge and the chair. 
Besides the inevitable separation (her 
husband expects to remain in Oxford 
until his retirement in 1992) ft meant 
abandoning their immediate plans to 
lecture at the University of Virginia in 
America. “David's been extremely 
nice about it but it's obviously going to 
mean a lot of trouble for him. One of 
the . attractions of going to America 
was that we would be doing something 
in tbe same place, so he's sacrificing a • 
great deal in a sense". 

She will be sad to leave Oxford, 
where she is lecturer in I9th century 
English literatureand a senior research 
fellow at St Hugh’s, although the 
Cambridge faculty is regarded as the 
pinnacle in the field. Ironically, two of 
her sons are still at Cambridge where 
they fled, according to their mother, to 
get away from home. They have 
resigned themselves to the tact that 
"home" is about to follow them there. 

As far as the actual job is concerned, 
Marilyn Butler is still very much in the 
dark. Such is the secrecy surrounding 
her appointment — which was official- . 
ly announced in the House of Com- 
mons yesterday morning - that she 
has still to talk to heT future employ- 
ers, “The trouble with this particular 
chair is that you don't know what else 
is expected of you until you get there. I 
think professors are there primarily to 
lecture, leach and write but obviously 


if I am asked to administer or be 
chairman of companies 1 shall do it. 
although 1 am not chairman of 
anything at the moment". 

Her. particular literary field is 
romanticism and she is working on a 
massive book on Poets and Myths 
which will be her sixth published 
work. In the past year, much of her 
teaching at Oxford has been on 
women-’s writing. Her own book on 
Jane Austen was published in 1975. 
The only daughter of a former miner 
who became Reel Street's first indus- 
trial correspondent, the late Sir Trevor 
Evans, she spent much of her wartime 
childhood “idvllically happy in the 
picturesque fishing village of New 
Quay on the west coast of Wales upon 
which Dylan Thomas is thought to 
have modelled Under Milk Wood. “I 
attended a Welsh-speaking school and 
always thought of myself as very 
Welsh". When the war ended she 
returned with her family to Kingston- 
on-Thames in Surrey. . 

She prefers 
to work in 
an armchair 


Her Welsh background is still in 
evidence. Her mother's first reaction 
on learning of her new apointment was 
simply- “Oh, your father would have 
liked ’to hear this." Says Marilyn: 
“Being Welsh he was tremendously 
into academia". 

She is enormously flattered to have 
been chosen, “since I've never worked 
at Cambridge and know hardly any- 
one there — it must have been purely 
on my reputation." She put down the 


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London 

How defeatist of the abortion 
counsellor ("Abortion: merely 
tbe lesser agony". May 14) to 
believe abortion to be 
"necessary "! Such people go 
(o a lot of trouble trying to 
make abortion less traumatic, 
while surely they ought to be 
tackling the actual problems 
leading girls to the clinics in 
the first place: boyfriend pres- 
sure, family pressure, poverty, 
unemployment, poor 
housing . . . 

Of all tbe pregnancy coun- 
selling services around, it 
seems only Life really appreci- 
ates this! A lot of money could 
be channelled from the dinks 
towards solving these prob- 
lems. But because this is 
comparatively the “long way 
round", women's most basic 
rights (let alone children's) are 
being constantly undermined- 

A If the time we are told that 
abortion is necessary. The 
trauma so many women suffer 
is deliberately played down. 

Front Man' Morrison. 

Harwich Street. 

Cambridge 

1 feel that Maggie 
Drummond's article, “The 
right course for top girls" 
(May 19) was at its best 
confused, and at its worst 
misleading, 1 am delighted by 
Rugby's possible move to inte- 
grate- girls at all levels, and 
Richard Bull's comments can 
only bode well for the schooL . 


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antibiotic 

If doctors can fall e^f- Bk£Apbo/ ftr “ 

ill inforngn VN^ year dculU* of 

jarts, who cannot? ), L— . HiV# a f*.y«s ! 


lack of women regius appointees to the 
fact that “There are not that many 
women contenders. As with women in 
other professions I think that women 
academics often don't get to the top. 
Also, because it's the sort of work that 
women can do part-time, there's 
probably a lot of -skidding around 
corners doing their best to keep going 
while they've still got children at pre- 
school. There have been really great 
women academics but it's significant 
that you can always remember them." 

At home, she and her husband share 
an office, a large comfortable room 
with desks faring eachother beside the 
window. Marilyn's is the cluttered one 
because she prefers working in the 
comfort of an armchair. “1 don't think 
we really compete", she says of her 
working relationship with David. 
"He’s a tremendously supportive hus- 
band. a natural spouse. But we have a 
different style, very different style, and 
he sometimes criticises me because I 
am not doing things the way he would 
do them and when he does that 1 think 
he's wrong. For example, he's tremen- 
dously good at ad-libbing, almost 
never using a script and can talk for an 
hour without notes. I lend to lecture 
with a script and he used to revile me 
fonhau" 

They are also very different in , 
character. “David's practical. I'm not. 
although I can Hoover. I suppose. And 
he's very speedy and likes doing lots of 
things at the same time while I like 
settling down and working rather 
solidly at things. I'm the hedgehog 
because 1 concentrate on one big thing 
and David is the fox who rushes 
around with lots of different things. 
But i think we are like lots of couples 
who. having found complementary 
characters, role play within them". 


If doctors can fall 
ill in foreign 
pans, who cannot? 
Thomson Prentice 
brings a few 
ailments to book 

T he shipload of British 
doctors who staggered 
ashore, clutching their 
stomachs, after a poisonous 
cruise down the Nile during a 
medical conference in Cairo 
fast year, did little to encour- 
age uould-bc travellers to 
seek the advice of their GP 
before leaving home. 

Scepticism about the typi- 
cal family doctor's knowledge 
of the health hazards that lurk 
abroad may be justified. 
Their training in and famil- 
iarity with such problems is 
likely to be minimal. Advice 
delivered to those bound for 
Thailand. Turkey or Tanza- 
nia will probably be inade- 
quate — especially if it is 
sought, like an exira roll of 
colour film, at the last 
minute. 

Information from travel 
agents, embassies or immuni- 
zation centres may go no 
further than satisfy ing regula- 
tions designed to protect 
countries from imported dis- 
ease, rather than individuals 
from infection. Today's trav- 
ellers may assume that ad- 
vances in medical technology 
at home have been matched 
abroad but- ex pens say.they 
would be wrong. 

Research has shown that 
almost half of all internation- 
al travellers experience some 
unpleasant effect on their 
health as a result of their trip, 
whether it be business or 
holiday. Last year. Britons 
took more than 20 million 
trips abroad. 

In an effort to reduce the 
risks, a team of 43 medical 
specialists has produced 
travellers’ Health, which 
closely examines what its 
editor. Dr Richard Dawood. 
of University College Hospi- 
tal. London, describes as “a 
neglected corner of 
medicine". Its index ranges 
from Abcess (dental) to 
Zovirax a drug treatment for 
herpes. 

A ccidents abroad are an 
underestimated haz- 
ard. and the most like- 
ly cause of death, according 
to Dr Richard FairhureL ihe 
chief medical officer of Europ 
Assistance in London. 
"Many people behave in a 
quite reckless, uncharacteris- 
tic manner while abroad”, he 
says, "exposing themselves to 
risks they would never dream 
of taking at home". 

This is because holiday- 
makers. having paid a lot of 
money, are determined to 
have a good time regardless 
of safety rules. Business trav- 
ellers may be under pressure 
to complete a deal at any cost 
and may resort to dangerous 
short cuts to achieve results. 

Every year in Britain about 
6.000 people are accidentally 









killed in their homes, and 
more than a million injured, 
by falls, misuse of electrical 
appliances, and domestic poi- 
soning. These dangers may 
also be lurking in a Spanish 
villa. 

Also lurking in foreign 
fields are muggers, for whom 
tourists are prime targets. Yet 
people who won't walk 
through their own city centre 
for fear of attack are often 
happy to stroll through the 
more dangerous streets of 
New York. Miami, or 
Bangkok. 

M ore people are likely 
to be attacked by gut 
infections, however. 
Four out of every 10 interna- 
tional travellers suffer from 
diarrhoea abroad: 30 per cent 
of those w ho do are confined 
to bed. and another 40 per 
cent have to alter their travel 
plans. 

Dr Michael Barer, a medi- 
cal microbiologist at the Lon- 
don School of Hygiene and 
Tropical Medicine, recom- 
mends great caution in eating 
and drinking abroad, even in 
countries where organisms 
that cause diarrhoea are un- 
common. More than 25.000 
gasiro-intestinal infections 
were officially reported in 
Britain in 1983. 

Shellfish, vegetables, sal- 
ads. fruit and rice can be 
particularly hazardous. Un- 
pastcurized milk - and ice- 
cream and yoghurt made 
from it - should always be 
avoided. Dr Barer says. Ice is 
only as safe as the water from 
which it is made, and even if 
a piped water supply is safe at 
its source, it may be contami- 
nated by the time it reaches 
the tap. Bottled or canned 
drinks with well-known 
brand names are safer. 

Diseases spread by insects 
include malaria, yellow fever, 
sleeping sickness and typhus. 
Travellers may contract ma- 
laria from mosquito bites in 
any of 105 countries: world- 
wide. between 200 and 300 
million people arc stricken by 
the disease every year. 

“It would not be inconceiv- 
able for a traveller to acquire 
fatal malaria from the bite of 
a single mosquito during a 




brief airport siopover in West 
Africa", cautions Dr Antho- 
ny Hall, consultant physician 
at the Hospital for Tropical 
Diseases. London. Visitors ro 
tropical Africa are at much 
greater risk than those head- 
ing for Latin America or 
south-east Asia, he says. 
Women's resistance to malar- 
ia is lowered during 
pregnancy. 

Drugs at present available 
don't prevent infection, but 
inhibit us spread, and they 
must continue to be taken 
after leaving a malarial area. 
Travellers should apply in- 
sect repellent to the face, 
arms and legs at least twice a 
day. keep an adequate supply 
ot tablets, be especially vigi- 
lant around dusk, and never 
scorn the offer of mosquito 
nets over the bed. Sexually 
transmitted disease (STD) 
has reached epidemic propor- 
tions in many countries, and 
the only sure way to avoid it 
is to resist sexual contact 
completely, says Dr John 
Naponick! an American offi- 
cial medical adviser in 
Burma. 

I n many Asian countries, 
up to 90 per cent of all 
such infections result 
from contact with prostitutes. 

"Tourists travel to seek 
adventure - and sex is cer- 
tainly pan of the attraction. 
Travellers separated from 
their families are all at partic- 
ular risk." The threat of Aids 
is minimal unless individuals 
indulge in sexual or drug- 
taking behaviour with those 
most likely to be infected. 

Last year, visitors from 
non-communist countries 
made an estimated 600 mil- 
lion trips abroad. The figure 
is expected to rise to 780 
million in the next ten years. 
'“Although the majority of 
health problems are invari- 
ably minor ones, the scale on 
which international travel is 
now taking place lends per- 
spective to the problem." the 
book's editor. Dr Dawood. 
points out. It's a warning 
worth packing with the sun- 
ian cream this summer. 
Travellers' Health is pub- 
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those of us who have already 
been educated in a public 
school sixth form — as I was at 
Rngby (and there are quite a 
number of us) — emerge Ill- 
equipped to take oar place in 
society- is quite ridiculous. 
Dame Mary VVamock would 
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by Bruce Douglas-Mann 


For Maggie 
read Mary 


The continuing strain on Anglo- 
Argentine relations seems 10 be 
permeating ihe film industry. The 
director Maria Luisa Bemberg has 
made a movie in which Julie 
Christie plays an English govern- 
ess who revisits Argentina and has 
a love alTair with a former charge, 
a young Argie film discovery 
called Donald McIntyre. The title 
was to have been Miss Maggie. 
which would of course have 
carried overtones of the nation's 
least favourite foreign sales- 
person. dubbed by the press as 
Scnora No during the Falk! an ds 
war. Now the film is to be called 
Miss Mary. Boring. 


Testimony 


Religion, not romance, has been 
on Barbara Cartland's mind this 
week. From her country house in 
Hertfordshire she is planning the 
next moves in her campaign to 
have daily worship and weekly 
instruction in the Christian faith 
reintroduced in all state schools. 
The 84-year-old novelist took up 
the cause as her 1986 New Year 
resolution and has had many a 
thud of encouraging correspon- 
dence on her doormat. "I've heard 
from three or fourclergymen." she 


reports, "and they say they wished 
the Archbishop of Canterbury 


the Archbishop of Canterbury 
thought like me." 


Spadework 


Lobbying the European Commis- 
sion in Brussels is certainly a 
growth industry. Peter Pooley. the 
EECs deputy director general for 
agriculture, tells me that among 
the 3.000 organizations who bend 
his ear are the Danish Federated 
Incorporated Mars Bar and Cur- 
rant Bun Manufacturers and the 
Peloponnesian Association of Al- 
lied Dried Fig and Pistachio Nut 
Processors and Wholesalers. 


Talking Turkey 


Some intriguing translations from 
a restaurant menu in Istanbul. 
Doner Kcbap is rendered as Lamp 


grilled vertical spet: Sis Kcbap as 
Skwered lamp; Adana Kcbap as 
Sprey grilled fissoles. and Bursa 
Kcbap. somewhat unhelpfully, as 
Bursa Kebap. Karisik izgara be- 
comes Grilled mixed, Firinda 
Kushasi/i Pide with chapped meat, 
while Pirzola presents itself to the 
English eye as Culled. The item 
which perplexes me most, how- 
ever. is Kabak Taliisi. which is 
translated as Caniled Squach. 
t One Harley Street patient at 
least is laughing all the way to the 
consultant. The lift indicator at the 
practice of cardiologist Richard 
Sutton, he tells me. is marked floor 
one, two, three and by-pass- 


Going for broke 


After merger-mania I can reveal 
that the latest craze to sweep the 
City is buiger-mania: £400 is 
currently riding on a wager be- 
tween Eurobond dealers trying to 
be the first in the Square Mile to 
eat six Big Mac hamburgers in 40 
minutes. During the last contest 


one young City man organized a 
complex financial arrangement to 


complex financial arrangement to 
guard against loss, if the task 
proved too much. Having 
munched his way through the 
required number of burgers, he 
was immediately confronted by 
his underwriters who demanded 
all the winnings. 


Long hop 


A prompt response to my request 
for a better form of words than 
H'isden's “29 not out" to describe 
the innings of Andrew Ducat, who 
died at the crease during a Lord's 
fixture in 1942. A Beaconsfield 
reader offers “‘Dead bat". "Bailed 
out", and “Deep and wide". From 
Exeter comes the proposal “Re- 
tired inert”. I have also heard 
from a Bedfordshire eye-witness 
who was a schoolboy at the time 
and was much distressed by his 
hero's death. His choice: “Retired, 
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Despairing of students returning 
books by the end of term. Cam- 
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novel incentive. Assistant librar- 
ian Aidan Balter wrote to bor- 
rowers: "1 intend to donate Ip to 
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out — Please help me to keep the 
sum as low as possible by return- 
ing all loans on time." With more 
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“It's been suggested that at the end 
of this term we threaten to send 
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Hie 1977 Housing (Homeless Persons) 
Aci was passed, with all-party support, 
because Parliament recognized that the 
homeless were in acute social need. 
Local authorities were given a new legal 
duly: lo house those in "priority 
need" — principally the old, the sick, 
those with young families — who lacked 
accommodation. 

Parliament was conscious of a danger. 
The duly it laid on local authorities 
might be used by people, seeking 
transfers from highrise blocks and other 
unpopular accommodation to some- 
thing better, to jump the queue. 

Parliament did not. therefore, include 
a definition of what constituted 
“accommodation" in the legislation. It 
seemed obvious that a family whose 
only shelter was not large enough to 
accommodate its members, or which 
did not include basic amenities for 
cooking, washing or eating, did not have 
accommodation within the meaning of 
the Act. It was therefore entitled to its 
protection. 

For years this view was supported by 
the courts. In a case brought against 
Wyre Borough Council in 1982 all three 
judges in the Court of Appeal agreed 
that accommodation must be appro- 


priate to the needs of the family. 

But m the case of Puhlhofer v. 
Hillingdon Borough Council, decided 
earlier this year, the House of Lords 
overruled both the Court of Appeal and 
common sense. When a council decides 
whether a person or family with a place, 
of sorts, to sleep in, is homeless for the 
purposes of the Act, it turns out there, 
are no rules. The only guidance offered 
by the Lords to those local authorities 
which want to fulfil their minimum 
legal obligation was that "It would be a 
misuse of language to describe Diogenes 
as having occupied accommodation 
within the meaning of the Act". 

Diogenes lived in a barrel The 
accommodation with which the case 
was concerned was, admittedly, better 
than that; but for Britain in 1986 (and 
without a Mediterranean climate) not 
all that better. 

The case concerned a husband and 
wife who. with two young children, 
occupied a single room containing a 
double and a single bed, baby's cradle, 
dressing table, pram and sterilizing unit. 
The room was in a guest bouse which 
had no cooking facilities; its three 
bathrooms were shared by 36 people. 
All meals except breakfast had to be 


• © Times Nmrspapora, 1968. 

The author is a member of the board of Shelter 
and Alliance prospective parliamentary candi- 


date for. Mitcham & Aforden. He was Labour 
MPfor .Mitcham & Morden. 1974-82. 


Nicholas Bethell on the ‘last chance’ option that Pretoria spurns 


All South Africa waits Tor Nelson 
Mandela. He is the stuff of which 
myths are made. Blacks revere 
him as the messiah who will 
deliver them from humiliation. 
Whiles cringe from him as from 
the avenging angel who one day 
will chastise them for their sins. It 
needs a sharp wrench of the 
mind's eye for any South African 
to see him as anything else. 

Yet there are some now who 
perceive a third role for Mandela: 
that of statesman and diplomat, 
the only man who could perhaps 
reconcile South Africa's commu- 
nities and avoid civil war. The 
idea is based on what he has said 
these past 1 8 months in Brigadier 
F.C. Munro's office in Pollsmoor 
prison. Cape Town, to the few 
outsiders who have been allowed* 
to discuss politics with him. These 
conversations reveal a distinction 
between Mandela's own views and 
the fiery rhetoric of most other 
leaders of the African National 
Congress. 

The ANCs present position is 
that it will negotiate with the 
government only about the im- 
mediate transfer of power to the 
black majority, the alternative 
being full-scale civil war. The 
ANC president. Oliver Tambo, 
told MPs in London last October 
that “many will die, perhaps many 
thousands", last September, acc- 
ording to Radio Lusaka, he ruled 
out a gradual transfer of power 
and predicted a bloodbath. 

Mandela speaks far more gently. 
In January he told an American 
lawyer, Samuel Dash: “Unlike 
white people anywhere else in 
Africa, whites in South Africa 
belong here. This is their home; we 
want them to live here with us and 
share power with us." 

After majority rule, he added, 
he would not press for an un- 
controlled movement of blacks 
into Johannesburg and other big 
cities. Integration in living areas 
would come after an expansion of 
job opportunities for blacks and 
“with dignity”. 

This idea of black-white power- 
sharing is hardly consistent with 
the ANCs policy of one man, one 
vote, in a unitary stale brought 
about by “the flames of rev- 
olution". It seems closer to the 
plan proposed by the Progressive 
Federal Party (the main par- 
liamentary opposition) and by 
Chief Buihelezi’s Inkatha Move- 
ment: a national convention of the 
races that will draw up a federal 
constitution for protection of the 
minorities.lt was precisely this 
national convention, one recalls, 
that was the ANCs original 
demand in March 1961. just 
before the armed struggle began 
and Mandela was arrested. 

The attitude towards Chief 
Buthelezi is another important 
distinction. The ANC portrays the 
Zulu leader as little better than a 
quisling. Last September its Free- 
dom Radio in Addis Ababa called 
him the “Bantustan puppet” who 
“served the objectives and in- 
terests of the Boiha regime”. 

Mandela thinks differently. On 
May 5 he told Mrs Helen Suzman 
and her PFP colleague Tiaan van 
der Merwe that all groups across 
the political spectrum, including 
Buihelezi's Inkatha. should be 






Nelson Mandela has declared 
that violence should be restricted 
to ‘hard targets'. He regretted 
the ANC bomb that killed 13 
people in Pretoria in 1983, 
calling It a tragic accident 



Give Mandela 
the chance 
to bring peace 


involved in negotiations for a new 
South Africa. 

Die two black leaders ex- 
changed correspondence and 
seemed on good terms. In spite of 
his quarrel with the ANC Chief 
Buthelezi has persistently called 
for Mandela's unconditional re- 
lease: six months ago he inter- 
vened directly with President 
Botha when there were worries 
about Mandela's health. 

Mandela's views on the armed 
struggle bear equally careful 
examination. In early 1985 he 
said: “We are forced to continue, 
though within certain limits. We 
go for hard targets only — military 
installations and the symbols of 
apartheid. Civilians must not be 
touched. This is why I deeply 
regret what happened in Pretoria 
on May 23. 1 983. A bomb went off 
and more than a dozen civilians 
were killed. Something must have 
gone wrong with the timing. It was 
a tragic accident . . . We aim for 
buildings and property. It may be 
that someone gets killed in the 
fight, in the heaL of battle, but we 
do not believe in assassination. I 
would justify this only in the case 
of an informer who was a danger 
to our lives." 

This is not what appears in the 
ANCs statements, or for that 
matter in Mrs Winnie Mandela's 
speeches. Last August 5, Freedom 
Radio announced that “the whole 
country must go up in flames". A 
month later it added: “We have 
got to take the battle right into (the 
whites') homes, into their kitchens 
and bedrooms. Police and soldiers 
must be killed even when they are 
in their homes.” 

The most important nuance is 
over the truce which the 
Commonwealth “eminent 
persons" have been trying to 
negotiate these past months. The 


idea was. I think, first suggested by 
Mandela himself In January 1985 
he said: “The armed struggle was 
forced on us by the government 
And if they want us to give it up 
now, the ball is in their court 
They must legalize us, treat us like 
a political party and negotiate with 
us . . .Ofcourse.ifthereweretobe 
talks along these lines, we in the 
ANC would declare a truce.” 


Recently he has repeated this 
proposal, both to the Common- 
wealth group and to Mrs Suzman, 
his only added condition being the 
release of all political prisoners. 

Would the ANC accept such an 
offer? We do not know what has 
happened behind the scenes, but 
from what its leaders said in 
London last October the answer 
seems doubtful. 

The ANC information director. 
Thabo Mbeki. said then that it was 
neither essential nor normal for a 
truce to be declared in a liberation 
struggle simply because negotia- 
tions had begun. This had not 
been the case in Vietnam or 
Rhodesia. If there were to be a 
truce, both sides would have to 
end their violence. And it was 
hard to see how the government 
could do so while the apartheid 
system remained in force. 

So why does Mandela put 
forward these, in ANC terms, 
eccentric views? Obviously not 
through fear of reprisal or hope of 
favour from the government. I can 
only imagine that he has made a 
personal decision, bearing in mind 
his own unique status and predica- 
ment.' to advance a realistic plan 
for the removal of apartheid, one 
that South Africans as a whole 
might conceivably accept, rather 
than the maximalist demands of 
the Lusaka exiles, which remain 
the ANCs official negotiating 


position. Such a tactic he would 
not see as inconsistent with his 
position as the ANCs leader. 

Pretoria does not make it easy 
for him to build up any such 
constructive role. His treatment 
today is good in normal prison 
terms, but quite inadequate for 
someone who. as the government 
makes plain, is detained for 
reasons of public policy rather 
than of punishment or rehabilita- 
tion. He is still kept virtually 
incommunicado and his letters are 
censored. I remember one that 
looked' as if it had been attacked 
by moths, another as ifit had been 
through a shredder.One letter that 
he wrote to me at the end of last 
year has still not arrived. Friends 
apply to send him books and other 
small presents that would teach 
him about life outside, but per- 
mission is usually refused. 

These aspects of his treatment, 
it seems, are handled by the 
security authorities, not the min- 
ister responsible for prisons. And 
the former have no interest in 
preparing him for life, let alone 1 
leadership, in the outside world. - 

Instead they do their utmost to 
associate him with the worst 
violence in the townships. Last 
August he was tricked into receiv- 
ing two journalists from the Rev 
Sun Myung Moon's Washington 
Times, who described him as “the 
South African terrorist and 
revolutionary". 

In a BBC programme on May 6. 
the deputy information minister, 
Louis NeL used Mandela's re- 
marks about the armed struggle 
quoted above to argue that he 
remained committed to violence 
and should therefore stay in jail. 

Mrs Suzman sees him as “our* 
last hope”, Tiaan van der Merwe 
as “a man who must inevitably 
play an enormous role in creating 
a new South Africa”. Warren 
Hastings might have said that, 
when one considers what he has 
endured, one is amazed by 
Mandela's moderation. But the 
government, instead of embracing 
him as a chance for peace, keeps 
him isolated, so making ever more 
likely the bloodbath that his less 
statesmanlike friends foresee: 

© Times Ntwjp»p«», 1966- 

Lord Bethell is Conservative MEP 
for London North-west. He visited 
Mandela in prison in January last 
year. 


Sabre rattlers who leave Charlie chortling 


Anne Sofer 


obtained out; all washing had to be done 
in a launderette. This, the House of 
Lords concluded, was “accom- 
modation" for a family with an income 
of £78 per week. The Homeless Persons 
Act, it decided, imposed no duty on 
Hillingdon Council to find them some- 
thing better suited to their needs. 

This was clearly a perversion of 
Parliament's intention and gives scope 
to all local authorities who wish to 
evade their responsibilities. 

This government has often taken 
rapid legislative action to assert its 
authority when the courts have declared 
its actions illegal. That is its constitu- 
tional -right: Parliament, even when 
many of us think it is wrong, must rule. 

The Homeless Persons Act, however, 
was passed because all parties in 
Parliament recognized the need for it. 
The courts have now largely destroyed 
it. Will the government reassert the 
authority of Parliament? If 'not will 
Parliament itself support a Private 
Members Bill to do so? 


Keep quiet at 

the top there 


Mocoron, Honduras 
Most people would say that 
Mocoron was just about the end of 
the earth, but not Charlie Sang. 
There arc strange things happen- 
ing here w hich tell a seasoned old 
entrepreneur like Charlie that he 
could soon be on to something 
really big. 

When he washed up in 
Mocoron in 1982 as a refugee from 
Nicaragua with only 300 lempiras 
in his pocket the place had not 
much going for iu A refugee-filled 
village of palm-thatched Indian 
huts on stills in the middle of a 


pine-scattered tropical plain, a 
lonely battalion of the Honduran 


lonely battalion of the Honduran 
infantry and no roads lo any- 
where. The only way out. for those 
who could afford iu was an 
occasional flight to Tegucicalpa, 
or by dug-out canoe down the 
river to the coast. 

Not much of a scene for one 
who had been top man in Puerto 
Cabezas. the sultry’ port a few 
days' walk away away on 
Nicaragua's Atlantic coast. The 
son of a Chinese sailor and a 
Miskito Indian, Charlie had pre- 
sided over what he calls the high 
life of Puerto Cabezas. first as its 


bank manager, then in the mahog- 
any business and finally running 
his own private bus service. 

His greatest moment was in 
1961 when the town was the 
launching pad for the abortive Bay 
of Pigs invasion of Cuba: being its 
president, he gave the visiting 
.American officers the freedom of 
the Puerto Cabezas Social Club. 

But the life of a Yankee-loving 
capitalist was bound to change 
dramatically when the Marxist 
Sandinisia regime came to 
power.Finding a store of dynamite 
in his house — kept. Charlie says, 
for fishing — they clapped him in 
jail for six months. 

After his release his wife Eunice 
kept begging him to leave, but 
Charlie hung on. He finally made 
up his mind when the Sandinisias 
threatened him with another ten 
years in prison unless his son. 
Giariito. joined the army. But 
friends say the last straw was when 
they took away his four German 
shepherd dogs, saying they ate 
more meat in a week than many 
Puerto Cabezans did in a year. 
Mocoron. Charlie soon realized, 
had more to it than met the eye. So 
he borrowed $20,000 from a 


friend, set up a hostelry and has 
never looked back. 


<~oid beer on his palm-thatched 
veranda was very welcome re- 
cently to the dozens of American 
army engineers and soldiers build- 
ing the huge military airstrip 
pointing towards the Nicaraguan 
border 15 miles away. His tasty 
Chinese dishes make’s pleasant 
change for the group of tough 
American Green Berets training 
Honduran soldiers in the latest 
jungle warfare skills. 


A couple of clean, simple rooms 
at $3 a night are handy for visitors 
like American aid workers build- 
ing roads through the area - for 
economic development, not 
strategic purposes, they quickly 
tell you — and waichiowers to 
guard’ against forest fires, which 
only by coincidence happen to 
look over the Nicaraguan border. 


Even* day Charlie has a squad 
of conee-coloured Miskito girls 
baking bread, cakes and biscuits in 
the wood-fired ovens for the 
American and Honduran soldiers. 
They will be even busier soon 
when thousands of troops arrive 
for the huge joint American- 


Honduran manoeuvres 

codenamed Cabana 86. 

His two green parrots amuse the 
United Nations refugee people 
and other international officials, 
and there are the hundreds of 
refugees from the Sandinisias. 
thirsty for Coca Cola. Sprite and 
beer. He also acts as local agent for 
the Honduran domestic airline. 

More foreign money is being 
poured into the area than ever 
before, and a lot of it is rubbing off 
on Charlie. He now employs 1 1 
people, has another German shep- 
herd dog and his house on stilts, 
with its green and white painted 
banisters, is by far the smartest in 
Mocoron. He has already , paid 
back more than half his loan. 

“I live better now than I ever 
did before", he said. “1 never want 
to move again. This is a most 
cosmopolitan place.” 

The Nicaraguans are convinced 
the Americans arc preparing to 
invade. The Americans swear they 
are simply helping the Hondurans 
to withstand aggression. .If the 
balloon does go up. Mocoron will 
be a -hotspot. but Charlie will not 
complain. - . 



As he settles into his new job as 
Education Secretary. Kenneth 
Baker should have the eouragp 
and magnanimity to stay his hand. 
He has a breezy way of making 
every oone feel comfortable. He 
should use it for all it’s worth for 
the next few months and not do 

much else, at least in public. 

It will of course be verydifilcufL 
The press will be badgering him to 
make major policy statements 
Conservative backbenchers will 
be pressing their nostrums on him; 
the advocates of Crown schools 
and educational credit schemes 
(the rechrisiened vouchers) will be 
trying to get their papers on to 
Cabinet agendas. And — most 
powerful of all — Mrs Thatcher 
will demand something punchy to 
put in the election manifesto. 

We Want An Initiative, they will 
all cry. -.And that is what Baker 
must resist Another initiative 
would assuredly be education's 
coup de grace. The secondary 
schools are already drowning man 
alphabet soup of initatives: GCSE, 
TVEI, CPVE, A/S, TRIST. to 

name a few. 

And these are only what they 
have coming at them from central 
government. There are plenty of 
local authority initiatives as well; 
and with several councils having 
changed hands, the arrival of keen 
new education committee chair- 
men will mean even more: 

But surely Baker must do 
something about the terrible mess 
education is in, somebody will 
say. Certainly be has to see that 
people sop regarding education as 
being in a mess. Three things have 
to happen: more resources will 
have to be found from the 
Treasury, the teachers' pay dispute 
will have to be settled on terms 
that ordinary teachers are rel- 
atively happy with, and parents 
must again see schools as busy, 
happy, effective places. 

The first of these is probably 
happening under electoral pres- 
sure in any case, and Baker win 
presumably be busying himself 
behind the scenes to make sure it 
does. There has already been some 


Teachers’ morale, will rise if 
teachere get tire credit. 

Indeed it would be very clever 
of Baker to orchestrate a campaign 
publicizing teaching successes: 
television programmes about 
schools that have improved their 
image, a breakthrough in the 
teaching of maths, a national 
school choir contest .. ..People 
are getting bored with educational 
doom and gloom. . 

None of this should imply that 
there is nothing wrong with the 
education system . that money 
cannot pni rjghL Thai has never 
been true. But the mistake the 
Conservatives have made is to 
throw all the- blame on the 
teachers and cast themselves in 
the role of scourge and saviour. 

Teachers themselves know per- 
fecily well there are serious foil mgs 
in the system. Whenever they are 
polled they are astonishingly frank 
about their own and. their 
colleagues' performance. But they 
are extraordinarily seusitivtabow 
being pilloried as a group, and no 
Education Secretary will be al- 
lowed to get away with it. 

Indeed I doubt whether Baker 
win be allowed to gci away with 
anything at alL That faction 
within the Labour Party and the 
teachers' unions that wants to 
keep educatonal discontent sim- 
mering until the next election wilt 
be. eager to pounce on any new 
idea and discredit iL 

None of this is of course the 
advice I would offer to an incom- 
ing Education Secretary of a 
different political pursuasion. 
Coming in on a new electoral 
platform, with promises of expan- 
sion, exciting new vistas — that . is 
an entirely different proposition. 

I anr assuming that Baker will 
not be able to perform a complete 
transformation of Conservative 


policy. He is not magician enough, 
one assumes, to reawaken Mrs 


. Thatcher's enthusiasm for nursery 
education, or persuade the Cabi- 
net to launch a major expansion of 


“give" on higher education. 

The second is in the hands of 


hitter education. 

■ So the best he can hope for is not 
very much. It is that in one or two 
years' time, when the election 
arrives, the political journalists, 
propping up a bar in Westminster, 
will say to each other, “Funny how 
we aU thought education was 
going to be the big issue this time: 
somehow h seems to have taken a 
back seat. Mind you. Baker hasn't 
made much of a mark 

That is why I used the word 
“magnanimity” at the beginning 
of this article. The strategy I. have 
outlined is the one that 1 believe 
win do the Conservative Party the 
least electoral damage: it is the one 
that, given the political con- 
straints, would certainly be best 
for the education service. But I am 
not sure it does much for Baker 
himself And since he is an able 
and ambitious politician, tipped 
for the highest office, he may have 
different ideas. „ . 

The author is a member of the SDP ‘ 
national committee. 


Acas, the conciliation service, but 
the chances of the talks reaching a 
consensus will be very much 
brighter if Baker is seen emerging 
from Cabinet meetings looking 
like the cat that has been given the 
cream: an expression which fortu- 
nately suits his physiognomy. 

The third cannot happen at all 
without the second. All of this is 
quiet, low-profile work: no. big 
policy speeches, no pyrotechnics. 

If the dispute is settled and the 
schools return to normal, the 
teachers will have plenty to be 
getting on with: ; Ail those ac- 
ronyms mean new courses^ even 
radically different teaching meth- 
ods. Many teachers wffi des- 
perately want to be left alone to get 
on with it; there is a huge pent-up 
desire to plan and collaborate and 
create. Baker will be well advised 
to play down the government’s 
role in these initiatives. To push in 


moreover — Miles Kington 


ave pulled t 
first cracker 


Earlier this month I was involved 
in an amazingly innovative social 
experiment. I was a guest at the 
annual dinner of an organization 
called Books For Students, and 
although getting young people to 
read books is a daring social 
experiment in itself, the really 
adventurous part of the evening 
lay in the feet that this: on May 8, 
was its Christmas dinner. 

It had come about quite by 
accident Books For Students had 
always had a combined sales 
conference and party at the end of 
the year, so naturally enough it 
had been a Christmas party with 
crackers and plum duff Recently 
the organization was taken over by 
W.H. Smith, whose year ends in 
late spring. So Books For Students 
had to move its annual party. 

With that innate conservatism 
which caused the British Empire 
to dress for dinner no matter how 
tropical the circumstances. Boob 
For Students decided that its party 
could still be Christmassy. So on 
May 8. 1 found myself putting on a 
paper hat, pulling crackers, 
exchanging terrible riddles and 
throwing streamers at strangers. 
Everyone had a whale of a time. I 
only wish I had been able to stay 
for the panto. 

One reason that Christmas 




and take the credit for what is. 
going well will, raise hackles. 


seemed better in early May is that 
n was totally free of all the usual 
unpleasant factors - buying pres- 
ents. forgetting to buy a tree, being 
nice to relations, and so on There 
were no children being sick with 
greed, or grown-ups grey with 
effort It was just an undiluted 
Christmas dinner on a warm 
spring evening. and an example of 
one of the most creative anrf mrtet 


one of the most creative and most 
ignored social taws: If a thing is 

worth Hmna it ip u >mu j ■ ® 


said it was about the best summer 
holiday he had ever had. 

Perhaps there's another social 
law involved here, allied but 
different: Always make sure the 
rush hour is going in the opposite 
direction. 

Using these two taws in tandem, 
ft should be possible to give a new 
flavour to our lives. For instance, 
it is always better to go on holiday 
out of season, but that is only, the 
half of it. it is also better to go on a 
holiday to places which ■ are 
considered risky or out of fashion. 

If I were an American, now is the 
time I would come to Europe. As a 
Briton. I should be visiting North- 
ern Ireland, the Basque part of 
Spam.. India, or Nicaragua. Mark 
you, there was a feature in the 
International Herald Tribune on 
rfdmg holidays in Iran, which I 
think may be going a little fer. but 
L applaud the spirit behind it 

Again, there is a tendency when 
choosing a holiday to avoid those 
spots which have been developed 
or spoilt, and to go for the 
undeveloped, undiscovered areas. 
Even better, why not go for the 
places which used to be developed 
and have now been forgotten? The 
towns of the great spa age. The «? 
seaside places like Deauville, Biar- 
Touquet? The parts of 
the Scottish Highlands colonized 
by Queen Victoria? 

The way you apply these, laws 
depends very much on the. slate of 
your own life, but here are a. few 
further hints: 

• If you must celebrate New Year, 
make sure it is someone rise's, the 
Punese. preferably. 

• To enjoy a big railway station or 
■mrSI 01 80 therc wben you're 




*f!i ; 


worth doing, it is worth doing out anywherc - 1 know a 

of season. wooing out . man who enjoys whole evenings at 


I season. . ” — ■ Joyswnole evenings at 

Thefii^ man levercame across rTever^^^V^ ? nd **“• 


Patricia Clough 


with fruitful examples of this taw 
, J £ h £ Be. l J eman - who swore 
that the familiar pattern of people 
who lived m London during the 
week and fled to the country at 
weekends was quite idiotic. The 
countryside was overcrowded on 
Saturdays and Sundays, he 
pointed ouu whereas London 
specially the City. 

better to stay m the country for the 
week, and come up to London at 
weekends, which is exactly whs* 
her di<L He also on« s^ent a* 


• s ‘ ngle there ' 

ChSLSSa 25L** •. 


C *\ u «ne except •* 

timJ?” 8 have firew wks any 
time except November. 

lun^timf Ofyourw0rkd0neal 

y? ur evening drinking, at ‘ 

25P Eh t M Caires ' out5ide flic mljcr- 

a^^ L evCTyonee,seisinlhe ; 

tiie book you want .“■> 
paperback then buy t? , 
the Sttpndhand hardback, which v 


l " JTJ , wacuv What in hi, T "«uuoacK. wiuni 

he r did. He also once spent a- •rL ° Chea P er ' 
sammnr m Leeds while everyone ypureelf invited to the 

there was awav In . ** “OOks For RinAo*,**- 




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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


1 Pennington Street, London El 9XN Telephone: 01-481 4100 

MRS THATCHER IN ISRAEL 


Mrs Thatcher managed to 
upset both right-wing Israelis 
and left-wing Palestinians dur- 
ing her four-day visit to Jeru- 
salem. In doing so, however, 
she made sure that Britain’s 
voice was heard more clearly 
in- the Middle Hast than has 
been the case for many years. 
If this country i? to play a role 
in the peace process, it is 
important that this should be 
so. To that extent her visit — 
the first to be paid by a 
reigning British Prime Min- 
ister to the Holy Land — must 
be counted a significant suc- 
cess; 

Mrs Thatcher was well 
qualified to conduct it. For one 
thing she is untainted in Israeli 
eyes by the Arabist sympathies 
which have largely coloured 
Foreign Office thinking. For 
another, her strong anti-terror- 
ist stance — illustrated most 
recently by her open support 
for the American raid on Libya 
—has enhanced her reputation 
in Jerusalem. She therefore 
arrived in Israel at the week- 
end with a set of impeccable 
credentials. 

The Prime Minister had two 
.objectives. One was to 
strengthen still further Anglo- 
Israeli relations following the 
red-carpet welcome for Mr 
Shimon Peres in London four 
months ago. The other was to 
explore the possibilities for 
once more injecting new life 
into the peace process. In the 
first of these she succeeded 
very well — her reputation as a 
scourge of Arab terrorists 
■ preceding her as she travelled 
amid tight security through the 
Holy Land. And this was 
despite, receiving what news- 


papers described as a swift 
rebuff for her proposals on the 
administration of . Israel's 
occupied territories. 

The second was much more 
difficult. She went with sparse 
hopes and fewer expectations 
of succeeding where others had 
failed. She nonethless man- 
aged to build new bridges 
between Britain and moderate 
members of the Arab commu- 
nity on the West Bank and in 
Gaza, both by her meeting 
‘with eight Palestinian repre- 
sentatives and by her vigorous 
support for free municipal 
elections in these territories. 

Israel's opposition to 
municipal elections at this 
time is based upon its experi- 
ence in 1976 when the elec- 
tions then held produced 
winners whom the Jerusalem 
government regarded as 
subversive. It would be naive 
to moralise about democractic 
principles to a country whose 
respect for these is consid- 
erably more admirable than is 
that of most of its Arab critics. 
But if one is searching for a 
moderate Arab leadership, 
prepared at least to consider 
practical steps in the direction 
of peaceful accommodation 
and at the same time accept- 
able to the inhabitants of the 
West Bank, an electoral pro- 
cess is one way of encouraging 
its emergence. 

Mrs Thatcher rightly made 
clear that this alternative 
Palestinian voice will be 
needed if the PLO cannot itself 
adopt a more moderate, realis- 
tic and acceptable tone. Israel 
wants direct talks with King 
Husain of Jordan and, while it 


is prepared to accept some 
Palestinian involvement, it re- 
mains opposed to the PLO as 
an oiganization involved in 
terrorism and dedicated to its 
own destruction. With Mr 
Shamir due to replace Mr 
Peres as prime minister in 
October, it is difficult to see 
Jerusalem becoming more 
flexible on this issue. 

But it is also realistic to 
recognize that the PLO itself 
remains the preferred option 
of many Palestinians — and 
has been able in the past to 
impose its will on those who 
would prefer other representa- 
tion. That being so, the appar- 
ent way forward is for elections 
to produce a Palestinian 
leadership who have the con- 
fidence of the PLO without 
being part of it — which is 
easier to prescribe than to 
guarantee —and then for some 
third party to arrange matters 
so that Israel can sit down with 
them. 

Israel believes, and rightly 
so, that only the United States 
can effectively fill the role of 
broker in these circumstances. 
But it also thinks that Britain 
has an important secondary 
part to play. Britain has ex- 
cellent relations with moderate 
Arab leaders like those in the 
Gulf states. President 
Mubarak of Egypt and particu- 
larly King Husain — who will 
be in London for further talks 
next month. The closeness 
between London and Wash- 
ington and the developing 
friendship between London 
and Jerusalem make Mrs. 
Thatcher's government well 
placed to play such a part This 
week's visit was a useful start. 


COMMITMENT IN BERLIN 


As the Shadow Foreign Sec- 
retary tries yet again to trade 
Britain's nuclear deterrent for 
a . Soviet promise to turn its 
warheads m . the other direc- 
tion, he — and others — would 
do well to contemplate the 
value of earlier Soviet prom- 
ises.; One of these relates to 
Berlin:-'- 

It so happens that while Mr 
Healey has been in Moscow, 
the wiD of the Western powers 
to preserve the city’s existing 
status has been subjected to 
one of its periodic tests- On 
Sunday, a number, of Western 
. diplomats were denied entry to 
Wesr Berlin after refusing to 
show their passports. East 
Germany had introduced new 
regulations stipulating that 
diplomats were required to 
present passports, when pre- 
viously diplomatic passes had 
sufficed. 

The three Western powers 
responsible for Berlin - Brit- 
ain, France and the United 
States — responded immedi- 
ately by taking the matter up 
with the fourth power the 
Soviet Union. There has even 
been a report, as yet un- 
confirmed, that the Western 
powers have threatened to 
break off relations with East 
Germany if the measures are 
not rescinded. 

While such a response might 
appear extreme in the face of 
an ostensibly trivial breach of 
protocol, it would be entirely 
proper. The unique status of 
Berlin gives rise to many 
inconsistencies, but its dip- 


lomatic status is not one of 
them. For diplomatic pur- 
poses* Berlin is undivided and 
diplomats posted to Berlin, 
East or West, are permitted to 
come and go between the two 
zones on diplomatic passes 
•alone. 

: . ' If the Western powers were 
to cede, to the Soviet and East 
German authorities the right 
to inspect diplomats' passports 
and therefore to deride who 
comes and who goes and 
when, the danger is that this 
would be interpreted as de 
facto recognition of East Ger- 
man jurisdiction over Last 
Berlin and of the East-West 
" Berlin divide as a national 
frontier — something Britton, 
France and the USA have 
pledged not to do. So too, 
under the Quadripartite Agree- 
ment of 1971, has the Soviet 
Union. 

This agreement was the 
price Moscow paid for the 
West's diplomatic recognition 
of East Germany. And if the 
Soviet Union — for it is the 
Soviet Union, after all. which 
is the occupying power in the 
Eastern sector of Berlin — now 
breaks that agreement, in 
whatever point of detail, it 
undermines the whole basis 
for the diplomatic recognition 
of East Germany. 

As well as being diplomati- 
cally proper, a threat to sus- 
pend . Western recognition of 
East Germany could also be 
effective. Since its inter- 
national recognition in the 
1970s, the GDR has increas- 


ingly capitalized on its special 
relationship with the Federal 
Republic and the West to 
establish itself on the dip- 
lomatic scene. Suspension of- 
that recognition would be as. 
deep a disappointment to East 
Germany as the withdrawal of 
the Soviet bloc from the Los 
Angeles Olympics two years 
ago. The East German authori- 
ties could then be expected to 

S ut pressure on Moscow to 
ave the regulations on 
diplomats’ passports lifted. 

Now some will argue that 
more rigorous controls on the 
movement of diplomats were 
exactly what the West was 
asking for after the terrorist 
bombing of the West Berlin 
discotheque. To which the 
response must be that the 
system of diplomatic passes, if 
properly observed, should be 
quite adequate. On no account 
must the quest for better 
security be used by one side to 
insinuate long-term changes 
into the status of Berlin. 

It is true that concessions, of 
a practical kind, have been 
made which allow Berlin to 
operate administratively as 
two separate cities. Nonethe- 
less, as the memories of the 
Berlin airlift and the building 
of the Wall fade, it is as well to 
remember that Berlin's dip- 
lomatic unity is a symbol of- 
the determination of the West 
to see the unresolved ques- 
tions of Europe resolved by 
negotiation, and that its effec- 
tive division by the Wall is a 
promise broken by Moscow. 


THE GREAT UGC FREEZE 


The Government might rate 
its handling of the universities 
as a success story. Its plans for 
their spending have, more or 
less, been realized, unlike its 
plans in secondary education, 

. agriculture, and defence. Aca- 
demic numbers have been cut 
There are even signs that the 
ambition of ministers to shift 
students into science and tech- 
nology- is being realized. 
Universities . have been 
through their efficiency 
inspection at the hands of Sir 
Alex Jarrett: they are, at the 
least.- as well run as the 
government departments 
which ordain such scrutinies. 

A hew generation of vice- 
chancellors is in place. Pro- 
vided, the. “bridging'’ money 
mentioned by Sir Keith Joseph 
is forthcoming, they signal that 
they will continue to cooperate 
in the shrinkage exercise. Per- 
haps they have no choice. 

The letter of intent, sent out 
last week .by the University 
Grants Committee should be 
read as pari of the 
Government’s rather barren 
achievement The document 
represents, in part, a mmTiage 
of minds. On one side is an 
academic caste many of whose 
members are convinced that 
university expansion went too 
far: They are, understandably. 

- anxious to protect bits' of the 
system 'they prize, especially 


laboratory research. On the 
other side are ministers who 
want to deliver their spending 
targets and are only too happy 
to have an academic, body 
make judgements on their 
behalf using a vocabulary in 
which “excellence” and 
“standards” are key words. 

The UGC has cast itself as 
the manager of a system in 
decline. It has not thought it 
politic to speculate about what 
future awaits such institutions 
as City University (once seen 
as a leader in several sectors of 
applied science) or Aston 
University (with its courses for 
pan-European business man- 
agers) other than to insinuate 
that it is dim. In the UGCs 
world a university is defined 
by its unit costs (based on 
research); there are no viable 
calculations, or futures for 
universities as liberal arts col- 
leges, or universities with a 
local catchment offering 
courses lower down the 
“standards” scale. 

Meanwhile the UGC ad- 
vertises its selection of War- 
wick York. Southampton and 
the other “winners” as a 
triumph of academic judge- 
ment. Yet the procedure is a 
bureaucratic one. For - a re- 
search councilio make a grant 
to the head of an, excellent 
department of physics is one 


thing. It relies on peer review 
and it does not exclude other 
physics departments which 
might be be capable of ex- 
cellent work in the future. But 
the UGC agglomerates to itself 
a mountain of information, 
objective and anecdotal and 
makes a once-for-all judge- 
ment It freezes a pattern of 
academic activity and aca- 
demic worth. Where is the 
ladder for the Stirlings and the 
Keeles to climb back to favour 
and fortune? And did aca- 
demic politics at no point 
obtrude? Or is the UGC, alone 
among bureaucratic institu- 
tions, insulated from callow 
considerations of personality 
and influence? 

Better by far to multiply 
sources of finance within 
higher education, so lessening 
the results of mistaken judge- 
ment and widening the 
opportunity for institutional 
rebirth. Beyond a core UGC 
grant, universities should for 
their own sake depend on 
many judges — students paying 
full-cost tuition fees, industrial 
and research council funds, 
charities, alumni, local 
authorities, consumers of 
university .expertise within the 
education system: a variety of 
bodies, public and private, to 
support universities in the 
variety of their purposes. 


Keeping the lid on nuclear secrets 


From Mr David Lowry 
Sir. In Parliament on May 13 
Environment Secretary. Kenneth 
Baker, pledged an easing of the 
secrecy that has bedevilled civil 
nuclear energy matter*. A day 
later, at the Foreign Affaire Coun- 
cil of the EEC. Mrs Lynda Chalker 
stated that the British Govern- 
ment abhorred secrecy on nuclear 
matterc (report, May 15). 

A week earlier, during his visit 
to Seilafield on May 7. Energy 
Secretary Peter Walker pledged 
that henceforth it was his desire 
that the nuclear industry should 
not indulge in secrecy’ of any 
description. 

It is to be hoped that this 
commitment will be heeded. But 
perhaps I may be forgiven for 
expressing some initial scepticism, 
based on a history of secrecy that 
has surrounded nuclear power 
since its inception. From a long 
list may ! evidence the following: 

In January. 1 984. the Friends of 
the Earth told the inspector at the 
Sizewell inquiry that they had 
been forced to obtain a report on 
the dangers of nuclear reactors, 
produced by the United Kingdom 
Atomic Energy Authority, in the 
United States under the Freedom 
of Information Act. The UKAEA 
refused to release the report on 
grounds of “commercial 
confidentiality". 

Similarly at the Sizewell inquiry 
m May. 1983, the Central Electric- 
ity Generating Board senior policy 
witness. Mr John Baker, told CND 
that no plutonium from CEGB 
reactors had ever been applied to 
weapons use in Britton or else- 
where. He added, when pressed 
for clarification and substantia- 
tion by CND, “our knowledge is 
partial. That which we do know 
we may not necessarily share with 
you". 

Nearly three years on. m March 
this year. Lord Marshall, the 
CEGB chairman, admitted that 
plutonium from CEGB reactors 
had been transferred to the mili- 
tary stockpile, hence disowning 

Aids in London 

From Dr Adam Lawrence 
Sir, Your article on the health 
service in London (May 12) 
describes accurately the present 
position of strain in the hospitals 
and implies that the future is very 
serious. 

I agree, but I would like to draw 
the attention of Londoners to the 
growing health problem of Aids 
and its related diseases. This tragic 
epidemic makes ever-increasing 
demands on hospital and primary 
(community) care services alike. 
About 65 per cent of the 350 or so 
reported cases in the UK come 
from the London area and these 
numbers are doubling every 10 
months. 

A study of a group of “at risk" 
population from an estimated 
6,000 in the catchment area of one 
of the London teaching hospitals 
showed positive blood tests in 3 
per rent of them in 1982. This had 
increased to 21 per rent in an 
equivalent group in 1985. 

London is faced with an increas- 
ing epidemic which will make 

Musical excellence 

From Mr James Gibb 
Sir, In her letter of May 15 Miss 
Fanny Waterman demurred from 
j Sir Ian Hunter's opinion (April 
26) that the over-all standard of 
our music colleges was “already 
high", citing her experience as a 
juror on international piano com- 
petitions in which British pianists, 
j with their inadequate techniques, 
have fared badly. 

Perhaps a seat on an inter- 
national competition is not the 
best vantage point from which to 
survey and pass judgment on the 
music colleges. If blame there be, 
is.sbe laying it at the right door? 

The truth is that real artistic 
excellence is unattainable if the 
solo performer has not already 
acquired a thorough technical 
foundation long before the age at 
which a student normally enters a 
music college- Can a single great 
artist be named who has not 
developed the necessary technical 
skills at an early age? Indeed the 
most distinguished of Miss 
Waterman's own pupils, now 
enjoying successful artistic ca- 
reers, have received such training 
at her hands when they were very 
young. 

Effective pursuit of excellence 
must begin at a very early stage. It 
is in the primary stages of musical 
education that much more 
reforming zeal should be directed. 
Whatever the merits or short- 
comings of the music colleges they 
can only respond as best they can 
to the talent they receive. 

Yours faithfully. 

JAMES GIBB, 

Flat K, 

10 Regent’s Park Road, NW1. 

Open all hours 

From Mrs M. E. Booth 
Sir. “Open from 8.30 am — 6.30 
pm all day- Urgent cases will be 
seen the same day. whether or not 
they have an appoinimenL..24- 
hour emergency service. 365 days 
a year. Ring at least once a day for 
an up-to-date progress report. 
Please feel free to discuss all 
aspects of your case as fully as you 
would like." 

New NHS hospital rules? 
Enlightened GP practice? No. just 
my excellent local vcl 
Yours faithfully. 

M. E. BOOTH. 

12 Lillian Avenue. W3. 

May 20. 

Hang 'em all 

From Mr F. J. Dttpays 
Sir. According to statistics sup- 
plied by the Royal Academy, out 
of 12,544 works submitted for 
inclusion in this year's summer 


his board's own evidence to the 
Sizewell inquiry. 

Ever since 1973, when the 
United Kingdom joined the EECs 
nuclear agency, Euraiom. there 
have been negotiations between 
the latter and the Government on 
a safeguards system for Seilafield. 
Mr Walker was in charge of the 
negotiations in 1973 when he was 
overseeing energy matters within 
the old giant Department of Trade 
and Industry’. 

Thirteen yean on. the negotia- 
tions remain unresolved, Mr 
Walker is bade at the helm, and 
whilst he is inviting holiday- 
makers to Seilafield, the Euraiom 
inspectors are still barred. 

When Frank Cook asked the 
current Department of Trade and 
Industry how much uranium was 
imported, by country, for civil 
purposes in 1985. the answer was 
“the information is not available" 
(Hansard. March 25. 1986. col 
397). As the Government must 
know where they procured their 
uranium, the answer must mean 
that the Government are keeping 
the information secret. 

The whole attitude of the Gov- 
ernment was best summed up in a 
report in The Times of February 6. 
1984. where it was reported that 
the Cabinet Office had refused to 
release an unannounced study of 
the effectiveness of the Thatcher 
government’s policy on open gov- 
ernment on the grounds that it 
“obviously would not lend itself to 
publication". Your newspaper's 
headline for the story read 
“Progress towards open govern- 
ment to be kept a secret". 

Precisely. What is now needed 
is dear evidence ofa change of (he 
secretive policy as promised by 
Mr Walker. We are waiting im- 
patiently. 

Yours faithfully, 

DAVID LOWRY, 

Research Associate, 

European Proliferation Informa- 
tion Centre, 

258 Pentonville Road, Nl. 

May 20. 

severe demands on the shrinking 
services. Several large hospitals 
will require new facilities, includ- 
ing in-patient provisions similar 
to infectious disease units, endos- 
copy equipment and teams of 
personnel. 

Out-patient premises in the 
existing genito-urinary clinics 
managing the sexually transmitted 
diseases will require improve- 
ment, both structurally and in 
staffing levels. This especially 
applies to health advisers and 
contact tracers who can help 
prevent the spread of the virus. 

Community services, including 
hospice facilities, must be im- 
proved to minimise the in-patient 
management of the tragic terminal 
patients. These urgent and expen- 
sive measures will be cost-effec- 
tive if this contagious disease can 
be controlled. 

Yours sincerely, 

A. G. LAWRENCE 
St Stephen’s Hospital, 

Fulham Road, 

Chelsea, SWI0. 

May 13. 

Priest and people 

From Mrs Anne Inman 
Sir. In warning of the culture 
shock for Anglicans m the event of 
union between the sees of Rome 
and of Canterbury. Jonathan 
Harfield (feature. May 17) seems 
not to take into account the 
possibility of change within the 
Roman Catholic Church. 

There is a growing awareness of 
the price that is being paid for the 
Catholic priest’s "emotional 
detachment". An important func- 
tion of the Ministry to Priests 
Programme, which had reached 
1 1 dioceses in Britain by the end of 
last year, is to repair much 
emotional damage that has re- 
sulted from this detachment. One 
might hope that it will be possible 
for the ordained priest to lose his 
“almost mystical aura" so that 
people might begin to relate to 
him properly. 

Nor is the question of ordina- 
tion of women to the priesthood 
confined to the Church of En- 
gland. Edmund Hill, writing for 
the new series, “Introducing 
Catholic Theology" l Being Hu- 
man, 1984, Geoffrey Chapman), 
says: 

Are there any doctrinal, theologi- 
cal. revealed reasons why women 
should not. and indeed cannot, be 
validly ordained? I confess I have 
never come across any. All the 
reasons that have been put forward 
have been based on the premiss ot 
the natural subordination and in- 
feriority of women — which we have 
been at pains to see is by no means a 
premiss of revelation. 

Yours faithfully. 

ANNE INMAN. 

181 Knighiscroft. 

New Ash Green, Kent. 

exhibition, Z834 were selected but 
doi bung. 

Is it not extraordinary that those 
paintings which are bung stay on 
the wall for three months, having 
nearly all been sold within three 
days of the exhibition's opening.? 

Could not one room, or at least 
part of one room, be reserved for 
paintings selected but not hung? 
These would not be catalogued, 
simply numbered and priced As 
soon as a painting was bought it 
would be removed and replaced 
by another and the price altered if 
necessary. 

In this way more artists would 
be exhibited, more jwople would 
be able to buy paintings and the 
Academy would make more 
money. 

Yours faithfully. 

F. J. DUPAYS. 

Hunslrete House. 

Hunslrete. 

Chelwood. 

Near Bristol. Avon. 

May 18. 


Lords warning 
on EEC treaty 

From Mr Peter Horsfield. QC, and 
Mr Leo! in Price. QC 
Sir. “The powers of the United 
Kingdom Parliament will be 
weakened by the Single European 
Act. The Committee draw this 
important fact to the special 
alien i ion of the House." 

Thus, in its first conclusion, the 
House of Lords Select Committee 
on the European Communities 
expresses the point we 
endeavoured to make in our letter 
of Mav 6 and conveniently an- 
swers the points raised by others 
in subsequent letters. 

The grounds of the committee's 
conclusion are set out fully in this 
week's report (The Single Euro- 
pean Act and Parliamentary Scru- 
tiny. published on May 20) and 
amply justify concern. In general 
they point to the inescapable fact 
that the effect of the Single 
European Act will be to “in- 
crease. . . the areas subject to 
Community law rather than na- 
tional law - at the expense of 
Member States’’. More particu- 
larly they draw attention to the 
formidable legislative powers of 
the Commission: 

The powers of the Commission in 
relation to the drafting of legislation 
arc already significant and wjl) 
become more so. The Commission 
is “master" of the text of any 
proposal for legislation In addi- 

tion the Commission determines 
which amendments pul forward by 
the European Parliament — are 
submitted to the Council. . . [and] 
amendments not endorsed by the 
Commission require unanimity be- 
fore they can be adopted. Fixed 
limits on the lime during which the 
Member States can bargain about a 
re-examined proposal should also 
strengthen the Commission's 
position. 

in addition to its own powers 
the Commission can (as in prac- 
tice it will) have delegated to it the 
powers of the Council. It is 
difficult to conceive how national 
parliamentary government can 
continue to exist in any real sense 
alongside so powerful a directive 
body. 

The diminution of the role of 
Parliament is mailer foF concern 
enough. Even more worrying is 
the want of frankness exhibited by 
ministerial and other official state- 
ments. We can only hope that, late 
in the day, the House of Lords 
committee's report will bring the 
important constitutional issues 
involved out into the open where 
they belong. 

Yours faithfully, 

PETER HORSFIELD. 

LEOLIN PRICE 
8 Stone Buildings, 

Lincoln's Inn. WC2. 

May 22. 

Business penalty 

From Mr Dennis J. Fowle 
Sir. Lord Young appears to be 
fighting a losing battle in trying to 
take real bureaucratic burdens of! 
the backs of business. As he 
nibbles away at one end. Customs 
and Excise has imposed a massive 
load at the other and the Inland 
Revenue is now busily engaged in 
devising new enforcement powers. 

The new VaT penalties are just 
beginning to bite — and honest, 
small business people are really 
feeling the pain. 

In the first case before a VAT 
tribunal a lady running a small 
debt-col Iccting agency did not 
appreciate how her turnover was 
growing. When she realised she 
was above the VAT threshold she 
voluntarily went to customs, reg- 
istered and collected all VAT 
which should have been paid. 
Then customs imposed a penalty 
of £495. 30 per cent of the tax due 
for the period she should have 
been registered. In two years’ time 
an interest charge will also be 
imposed. 

Is this the way to treat honest 
business people who collect VAT 
on behalf of the Government? 
There is no mitigation available — 
either to customs or the tribunal. 

Lord Grantchesier. tribunal 
president, said that if there had 
been criminal proceedings, fall 
account could have been taken of 
the mitigating circumstances. 

Honest taxpayers will be dis- 
couraged from owning up — and 
will find ways to circumvent this 
draconian penalty. 

Yours faithfully, 

D. J. FOWLE 
Managing Director, 

Tax File. 

4 Valentine Place, SE1. 

May 12. 

GCSE standards 

From Mr D. G. Evans 
Sir. It is nearly 20 years since this 
country embarked on the new 
internationally agreed system of 
technical units (SI units). Much of 
the country has in that time 
transferred fully or in pan to litres, 
grammes, millimetres. Newtons. 
Celsius and so on. 

One can only be astonished, 
therefore, that the GCSE examin- 
ers now insist on setting questions 
which reintroduce “feet" and 
“pound" (lb) units. They have 
understandably concealed how 
these units would be sub-divided, 
whether decimally or in twelfths 
and sixteenths. We perhaps can 
imagine Itb of peas, but what 
butcher can sell a piece of meat 
precisely cut to 51b? 

It should perhaps be mentioned 
that Britain is one of the very few 
countries in the world which has 
bothered to implement the use of 
SI units. This has effectively made 
our present position internation- 
ally more remote than ever. 

Yours faithfully. 

D. G. EVANS. 

D. G. Evans & Associates. 

46 Layton's Lane. 

Sunbury-on-Thames. 

Middlesex. 

May 16. 


ON THIS DAY 


MAY 28 1898 

Since the 16th century Cuba had 
been colonised by Spain. In 1897 
after a series of bloody wars 
between her and Cuban rebels, the 
USA offend to act as a mediator. 
The plan came to nothing, and in ■ 
February IS98, the US battleship, 
Maine, was blown up in Havana , 
harbour; compelled by public j 

opinion. America declared war on \ 
Spain. It u as short-lived. By the 
treaty of Paris that year, Spain ! 
" relinquished " Cube to the USA \ 
to w held in trust for the 
inhabitants. A merica s mandate I 
ended in 1902 when Cuba was \ 
declared a republic. Our 
correspondent u-aa Poultney 

Bigelow. 


[USA TROOPS 
INVADE CUBA] 

(From ■ corespondent on board 
the U.S. Transport Gussie.) 

OFF HAVANA, May 13. 

Yesterday morning, in broad 
daylight, we steamed up to the 
entrance of Havana and leisurely 
inspected Motto Castle, the light- 
house. and half-a-dozen spires of 
her many handsome churches. Our 
steamer is an old-fashioned pas- 
senger boat with paddle-wheels, 
beamy and steady, but very slow, 
perhaps nine knots. We are, of 
course, unarmoured. At our bow is 
a Gatling, and our one hundred odd 
men of the first United States 
infantry are reliable- This little 
outfit proposed to itself nothing 
less than the invasion of Cuban sou 
and the engagement of any troops 
that might accidentally be there in 
ambush. We steamed slowly along 
the shore until we passed beneath a 
long species of ‘Table Mountain," 
on which is a heliograph station. 
This is near a place called Mariel, 
and it is here that we proposed 
landing the first instalment of our 
contraband stuff - namely, three 
horses, three Cuban patriots, and 
some baggage belonging to 
them. . . 

We steamed along to the mouth 
of Cabanas Bay, about 30 miles 
west of Havana, where we saw no 
sign of shipping, although our 
Cuban friends tried to persuade us 
that several Spanish torpedo-boats 
lay there in ambush. Indeed our 
Cuban allies, both pilots and 
patriots, were inclined to be alarm- 
ists, fbr at every move we made 
there was some discouraging advice 
offered by them. We had not been 
able to land the Cuban Patriot 
Commission at Mariel because of a 
handful of troops on the look out. 
Here, however, we were within one 
mile of a garrison stated to be 2,000 
men. In broad daylight, at 20 
minutes past 2 in the afternoon, we 
sent a boat ashore containing our 
three Cubans. For the previous 
half-hour we had been under 
desultory fire from the Spanish 
troopers, who followed t» at a safe 
distance along the beach and 
occasionally ran ahead into a safe 
ambush for a pop at our paddle- 
boxes. But none of these warnings 
troubled Captain Dorst In the 
slightest degree. He was counting 
upon gross incapacity in the ranks 
of the enemy, and he was destined 
to be anything but disappointed. 
After having gi yen 10 the enemy 
the most complete possible infor- 
mation as to our intentions and 
destination, we selected as the 
place of debarcation an open 
beach, accessible only after a 
difficult struggle with the breakers, 
on a string of reefs stretching about 
fifty yards from the beach for 
several miles. The woods here as 
elsewhere grew close to the water's 
edge, and had there been ten 
thousand men there in ambush we 
on the ships should not have 
known it. With a contempt of every 
regulation laid down for such cases 
by the most respectable text-books, 
our men went ashore after the 
maimer of holiday people in search 
of a picnic ground. After the three 
Cubans had been several minutes 
alone on the beach occupied in 
peering about amongst the thick 
bushes, two boatloads managed to 
reach the line of surf, and there 
they stuck until the men jumped 
out and, floundering in the break- 
ers. managed to struggle ashore. At 
that moment half-a-dozen enter- 
prising Spaniards could have had 
every one of them at their mercy, 
for no one could have saved them 
in this predicament. However, a 
special providence appeared to 
watch over this expedition, and the 
first 20 or 30 men. dripping with 
salt water, but sound as to rifle and 
cartridge belts, finally reached the 
beach and gave three lusty 
cheers. . . . Every man in our party 
felt the historic importance of this 
moment — 

Answering back 

From Mrs Morar Lucas 
Sir. My grandfather, bom in the 
1850s. had firm views on every- 
thing. including “thank you" let- 
ters. He gave a wedding present 
and received no 
acknowledgement. In due course 
the happy couple were abashed to 
receive from him a package 
containing paper, siring and 
stamps, together with a note 
requesting the return of the gift as 
he "assumed from their silence 
that they did not want i«". 

Yours faithfully, 

MORAR LUCAS. 

Postmasters' Hall. 

Merton Street. Oxford. 

May 21. 

From Mrs E. A. Hunt 
Sir. i write to assure Mrs Hewitt 
(May 21 ) that the thank-you letter 
is not yet dead. 

In our youth our family had a 
rich, and generous, unde. He 
deleted any of his relations from 
his present-giving fat if the thank- 
you letter was not instantly forth- 
coming. 

This dreadful fate instilled a 
habit that has now been carried on 
to ihe third generation, though 
Boxing Day is no longer the 
purgatory that it was. 

Yours faithfully. 

ELIZABETH A. HUNT. 

The Post Office Stores. 

Cradfcy. 

Malvern. Worcestershire. 

May 2J. 


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COURT 

AND 

SOCIAL 


The night sky in June 


By Our Asmmomy Correspondent 


Mercury win reach greatest on the l llh. crossing the merid- 
dongalion (25 deg) as an eve- fen a i about midnight, 
ning star on the 23th. when it Nepiune will be in opposition 
will set an hour and a half after on the 26th. 


TO T Okeover has succeeded Mrs 

\~>\J U AV 1 Patrick Campbell-Presion as 

i^TT) /-i T tt A T> Lady-in-Wailing to Queen 
L, J[ U I ,A K Elizabeth the Queen Mother. 

BUCKINGHAM PALACE ISv Wales, 

jgf Com ^ rfSrtSTrtirtS 

mfnchm^WS^ohnAm: "gj™ »*« of ill. Duchy 

hnhniw qnH Nimimi r uHptc lOuay. 


the Sun. It will be brighter 
before that date. 


The Moon: new 7dl4h: first 
quarter. !5dl2h: lull. 22d04h: 


Venus is a bright object in the- last quarter. 29d0! h. 


western sky. setting at about 
23h. Moon near it on the I Oth. 


The summer solstice, when 
the Sun reaches its farthest 


mandam-in-Chief. St John Am- 
bulance and Nursing Cadets, 
this afternoon attended a Re- 
gional Cadet Rally at British 
Aerospace. Salmesbury, 
Preston. 

Her Royal Highness travelled 
in an aircraft of The Queen's 
Flight and was received by Her 
Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for 
Lancashire (Mr Simon 
Towneley) and the Commis- 
sioner. Si John Ambulance and 
Nursing Cadets. Lancashire (Mr 
N Crossley). 

In the evening. The Princess 
Anne. Mrs Mark Phillips. Com- 
mandani-in -Chief. St John Am- 
bulance and Nursing Cadets. 


Mars is now showing a more north, will be at 2ldl6h. This is 
rapid change in its rising time, nominally the longest day. 
and the duration or evening though in fact there is a neg- 
visibility lengthens by about two ligible change in the duration of 
hours during the month, it is not daylight for about a week. 


Dunne the afternoon. His 
Royal Highness opened “Mr 
Thorburn's Edwardian 
Countryside” exhibition at 

Dobwalls. 

The Prince of Wales travelled 
in the Royal Train. 

The Princess of Wales this 
morning visited Broadway 
Lodge. Oidmixon Road, Wes- 
lon-Super-Mare. Avon. 

Her Royal Highness, attended 
by Miss Anne Beekwith-Smilh 
arid Lieutenant-Commander 
Richard Ay lard. RN. travelled 
in an aircraft of The Queen's 
FlighL 


quite on our map. but is just off 


apparent 


the edge south-east of Neptune, contradict ion. which has oc- 
Siaiionary on the I Oth. Moon curred before, between the map 


Stationary on the I Oth. M 
not far from it on the 23rd. 


loon curred before, between the map 
and the text. The latter states 


Jupiter will be rising before that Venus sets at about 23h: the 
midnight in the latter half of the map is timed for23h. yet there is 
month and will dominate the Venus. Readers who have given 
eastern sky. Moon near it on the a little thought to it will realize 
27th. that stars shown on the map are 

Saturn being past opposition rotating about Polaris in an 
is now classed as an evenihg star anticlockwise direction, so that 
and it observable until the early objects near the western horizon 
hours. Moon hot far from it on will soon drop below it. 


the 20th. 


The circle marked Venus is 


Uranus will be in opposition the position of the planet on the 


attended the Four Stars’ Golf KENSINGTON PALACE 


Tournament Ball at Guildhall. 
London. EC2. 

Mrs Malcolm Innes was in 
attendance. 

Lady Abel Smith has suc- 
ceeded' Lady Rose Baring as 
Lady in Waiting to The Queen. 
CLARENCE HOUSE 


May 27: The Princess Margaret. 
Countess of Snowdon as Patron 
of the Royal College of Nursing 
of the United Kingdom, was 
present this evening at a Recep- 
tion held to mane the 70ih 
anniversary of the College. 

Mrs Jane Stevens was in 


M 


Mav 27: Miss Jane Walker- attendance. 


Birthdays today 

Sir Owen Aisher. S6: Mr Albert 
Booth. 38: Miss Faith Brown. 
39: Sir Edward du Cann. MP, 
62; Mrs Liz Edgar. 43: Sir 
Reginald Eyre. MP. 62: Mr 
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. 61: 
Sir Leslie Glass. 73: Miss Thora 
Hird. 70: Miss Rachel 

Kempson. 76: Sir Leslie 
Monson. 74; Miss Thea 
Musgrave. 38: Mr Justice Olton. 
S3; Professor Stuart PiggotL 76: 
Brigadier Dame Mary Railton. 
80: Mr Geoffrey Rippon. QC. 
MP. 62: Mr Julian Slade. 56: Sir 
William Whyte. 59: Sir Anthony 
Williams. 63: Sir Gordon 
Wolstcnholme. 73. 

Sir Peter Pears 

A service of thanksgiving for the 
life and work of Sir Peter Pears 
will be held in Westminster 
Abbey, at noon, on Friday. July 
4. 1 986. Those wishing to attend 
are asked to apply for tickets in 
writing, to: The Chapter Clerk. 
20 Dean's Yard. Westminster 
Abbey. London. SW1P 3PA. 
enclosing a stamped addressed 
envelope, by Friday June 20. 
1986. Tickets will be posted on 
Friday. June 27. 1986. All are 
welcome. 


University news 

Kent 

Mr Roy Goodman. BMus. has 
been appointed director of mu- 
sic at the university from Octo- 
ber 1 in succession to Mr Hany 
Newsione. who retires this year. 


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BIRTHS 


AMY On May 22nd. 1 986 at SL Luke's 
Hospital. Guildford to Helen (nee 
Warman) and Robin a son. Oulsao- 
Dher George. 

BUTCHAHT/WMTMORE On 23rd 
May. to Sue and NK»el- a daughter. 
Zoe Eve Whitmore, safely delivered 
at St Georpes Hospital. Tooting. 
CALKIN On 21st May. to Charles and 
Ginny mee walker) a daughter. Ca- 
milla Charlotte 

GOMES da COSTA On 26th May at 
Margate Hospital to Diana Inee 
Mohr) and Anthony a son. Edward 
Jacob, a Brother (or Marcus. 
DEABDEN On 24 in May. to Josanoc 
and Antony, a son. Henry, a brother 
for Holly and Oliver. 

FOXON On May 22nd at Queen Mary's 
Hospital. Roehampton to Bronwyn 
and David, a daughter. Charlotte. 
GEORGE On May 26 th at Leicester 
Central Hospital to Jane inee Ogden) 
and Richard a son. Andrew Richard, 
a brother for Timothy and Kale 
HOLLAND On May 20th at Stamford 
Hospital to Anna bene inee AUdnsonj 
and Cine, a daughter. Victoria 
Cicely Milne. 

HOWARD on 2SUi May. at Scarbor- 
ough Hospital io Lou and Mike, a 
daughter Arabella. 

HUNT On May 23rd. lo Nigel and Gin- 
ny inee Bartlett! a sisier for Claire 
and Henry (Annabel Rise 

Bernadette). 

JENKINS On May 18th at St Mary's. 
Paddington to Joan mee Hodgson) 
and Roger, a daughter. Emily Jane. 
LEATHER On May 24th at Cuckfleld 
to Carol mee Hoc peri and Peter, a 
son. Anthony David, a brother (or 
Annabel and Richard. 

MASON On May 22nd lo Altx mee 
Gold) and Richard, a daughter, vic- 
toria Charlotte, a staler for Henry. 
MASSEY On 19th May at Souttiamp- 
ton to Biddy mee Norton Aroorj and 
Andy, a daughter. Yolanda Mary, a 
sister for Thomas. Sunon and 
Alexander 

MAXSTED On May 2*Ui lo Rosalind 
mee Martin) and Charles a son. 
MILLS On Sunday. 25th May lo Mari- 
na mee Drakrt and Philip a sun. 
Alexander Jusun Spencer. 

MINTON On May 22nd. ai Harrogate 
lo Margie mee Carrington) and Bar- 
ry. a son. Dominic Carrington Ros. a 
brother for Robert and Olivia. 
NATHAN On 23 May. at Westmtpsier 
Hospital lo Sarah mee will**) and 
Grahame a son. Guy Archie. 
PEARCE GOULD On 24|h May. 1986. 
w Rupert and Frances mee Roy to a 
son. Edward, a brother for Emily. 
PLAYFAIR-HANNAY On 19th May 
1986 at Eastern General Hospital. 
Edinburgh. lo Debbie inee Marks) and 
James, a son. Robert James 
RENNIE On May 23nl. to Tokyo, lo 
Nadine mee Jeanty) and Ned a son. 
Alexander a brother for Anita 
Catarina 


Abbots Bromley 

A Celebratory Luncheon will be 
held ai Abbots Bromley (School 
of St Mary and Si Anne) on 
Saturday. September 6. 1986. to 
marie the seventieth birthday of 
Miss Muriel Roch. Head- 
mistress from 1953 to 1977. Any 
former pupils who would like to 
attend should apply for details 
to the bursar before June 30, 
1986. 

To commmemorate the occa- 
sion. it is the school's intention 
to enclose the chapel cloisters 
and this area will then be named 
after Miss Roch. who has 
specifically requested that no 
presents be given, but anyone 
wishing to do so may make a 
donation instead to the cloister 
fund. 

Appointments 

Latest appointments include: 
The following to be members of 
the group which will advise Mr 
Norman Fowler. Secretary of 
State for Social Services, on the 
introduction of personal 
pensions: 

Mr Mak Mart. deputy secretary- 
go neraJ. Building Societies Associ- 
ation. Mr Roy BitMblKMtM, executive 
director and actuary. Eagle Star 
Insurance. Mr Jarmw Kabul* thwaft*. 
director. Save ana Prosper. Mr KM 
WeMbarg. clubman. Allied Dunbar 
Assurance. 

Miss Anne Leaning. deputy 
head of ihc department of 
English. Hylton Red House 
School. Sunderland, to chair the 
Independent Broadcasting 
Authority's Tyne and Wear 
local advisory comm inee. Mr 
Neville Hibbs and Miss Julie 
Hodgfcinson to be members of 
ihc committee. 


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The diagram shows the blighter stars that wtU be above the horizon In the lati- 
tude of London at 23h ill pm) ai the beginning. 22h HO pm) in the middle, and 
2th ig pmi at the end <X the month, local mean lime. At places away from the 
Greenwich meridian the Greenwich times at which the diagram applies are later 
than the above by one hour for each IS deg west or Greenwich and earner by a 
like amount If the place be east. The map should be turned so that the horizon 
Ute observer Is facing (Shown by the words around the circle i la at the bottom, 
the reniih being ai the centre. Greenwich Mean Time, known lo astronomer* as 
L'nlvenal Time and expressed In 24 hour notation, is used In the accompanying 
notes unlese otherwise slated. 


Forthcoming 

marriages 

Mr D.EJVf. Janney 
and Miss J-E. Morley 
The engagement is announced 
between David, elder son of Mrs 
Susan Janney and the late Dr 
Andre Janney, of Worthing, 
Sussex, and Jill Elizabeth, only 
daughter of Mr and Mrs John 

Reception 

Royal College of Nursing 
Princess Margaret a Pairon of 
the Royal College of Nursing, 
was the guest of honour at a 
reception riven by the president. 
Miss Sheila Quinn, and the 
council of the college al 20 
Cavendish Square yesterday to 
mark their seventieth 
anniversary. 

Mr J.M. Williams 
and Miss Cl- Parker 
The engagement is announced 
between John Michael son of 
Mr and Mrs Ivor I. Williams, of 
Alllwen. Pontardawe. and 
Christine Louise, daughter of 
Mr and Mrs J. Humphrey 
Parker, of Audlem. Cheshire. 

Luncheon 

HM Government 
Baroness Young. Minister of 
State for Foreign and Common- 
wealth Affairs, was host yes- 
terday at a luncheon held at 
Lancaster House in honour of 
the High Commissioner for 
Belize. 


Births, Marriages, Deaths and In Memoriam 


SHALES On May 23rd at Queen 
Charlotte's Hospital lo Susan (nee 
Thomlley) and Christopher a son. 
Matthew James Waller. 

TEMPLER On May 26th at Queen 
Charlotte's. lo Mile* and Frederica 
inee Drummond) a son. Gerald. 

TORVILL Suddenly al home MargareL 
adored wife of Dkk. mother and 
grandmother, on Saturday 24th May 
1986. Enquiries to D A A Munn. Fu- 
ner al Dir ectors. Oban. 0631 62662 

WAKEFIELD On 25(h May lo Janette 
(nee Rutterford) and Sebastian a son. 
Theodore. 

WELBY On 25th May to Caroline <i*e 
Eaton) and Justin a daughter. Kath- 
erine Elizabeth ms. a aster for 

Timothy- 

WESSON on May 27th. at 
Farnborough. Kent to Linda mee 
Event!) and William, a son Robert 
James, a brother for Matthew. 

WILLIS. D'A. On May 23rd. to Caro- 
line mee Lyelll and Patrick, a 
daughter. Georgina. 

MARRIAGES 


MLTWfeKEMIALLr-CARPENTER on 

May 2AUt. al St. Cuby's Church. 
TWgony. Jonathan, elder son of Mr. 
Sc Mrs. John MUion of Bere Alston. 
Devon, lo Eleanor Mary, elder 
daughter of Mr. Sc Mrs. David Ken- 
dall -Carpenter of Tregony. 
Cornwall. 


DEATHS 


ABBOTT on Saturday. 24th May 1986 
peacefully at a Sal com be Nursing 
Home. Dons Marv aged 81 years, 
late of Miramar. Salcombe. Devon. 
Stster of the tale Rev. Dr. E& Ab- 
bott. Funeral service al Salcombe 
Church on Friday. 30Ui May at 2 pm 
followed by cremation at Torquay. 
No flowers please, but donations if 
desired for Holy Trinity Church. 
Salcombe lo John D. Andrews & 
Son. 119 Fore SI. Ktngsbridge. 
AITKEN Elizabeth M. For over 30 
years Secretary of the Sheppard 
Trust. Passed away on 7Ui May 
1986. Funeral took place on idth 
Mav 1986. No letters please. 
ALAN-MAURtCE Brother peacefully ta 
hts 75th year, headmaster succes- 
sively of flv e schools and Freeman of 
Ihc City of London. Reqttem Friday. 
May 30th at 1 1 .30 am in the Chapel 
of SL Joseph's College, bpwtch. 

ANSTEY On May 26th 1986. peaceful- 
ly al home. Thomas Michael 
Courtenay Ansiey. T.D.. age 48. 
Much loved husband of Margaret 
and fattier of Angela. Tom and Hen- 
ry. Funeral service at St. Matthias 
Church. WeOswood- Torquay On 
Saturday. Mas 1 3l*t al 1 1 am. Fam- 
ily flower* only. Donations if desired 
for British Epilepsy Association, c. o 
Torbay & District Funeral Servlet. 
Writs wood. Torquay. 

BEACH On May 25th. 1986 peacefully 
at hts home in Northern Ireland. 
Richard Howard iDKhl formally of 
Hobbs Barton. Pwnswicfc. OKU. 
Loved fattier of John. Jude, and Jim. 
Funeral service 1 lam on Tuesday. 
June 3rd at Painswick Parish 
Church, followed by cremation at 
Cheltenham Family flowers only by 
request bul. If desired, donations In 
lieu may be made Is ihe Gloucester 
Cathedral Restoration Fund, c o 
Burdock & Son. Funeral Directors. 
New SI reel. Painswick. Cl OS. 

BERCM On 24th May al his home 
John A Bergln. C.B. aged 65. Dearly 
loved husband of Pierrette, beloved 
son and brother, and a warm fnend 
and colleague lo many. Thanksgiv- 
ing for he life and Funeral Sen lee at 
5 15 P.m. on Friday. 30Ui May aiSL 
Margaret's Church. Putney Park 
Lane, putney, lo be followed by cre- 
mation privately al Putney Vale. 
Enquiries io Ashtons Funeral Direc- 
tors. Tel 788 1790. 

WCNOLD On May 23rd 1986. In hos- 
pital. Rupert Arthur Francis, aged 90 
years, of West Wing. Abbott* Hall. 
Stow market. Third son of Charles 
Arthur Bathurst Blgnotd. D L . J.P. 
of Eaton Hall. Norwich Dearly loved 
brother ol me late Christine Bignokl. 
Cremation at Si Faith's Crematori- 
um. Norwich. Friday. May 30Ui al 
4.00 Pm Memorial service al SI. 
Peter's Church. Swxwortti. Norfolk. 
Monday . June 2nd al 3 00 pm. Flow- 
ers for memorial service or 
donations, if preferred, lo SpixworUi 
Church, c o Pw?r Taylor Funeral 

Services. 85 Lnthank Road. 
Norwich 


BLACKBURN - On 22nd May. in the 
Home valley Memorial Hospital, af- 
ter a long Illness borne with great 
fortitude. Annie tptaneti. aged 93 
years, daughter of Wright and Jane 
Blackburn, formerly of SiaiUtwaile. 
A loving and admired aunt of ihree 
generations. A service of thanksgiv- 
ing for her life will be held at SL 
Andrew's Church. Thongsbrtdge. on 
Friday 30th May. at 1 1 am. followed 
by private cremation. No flowers 
please, donations In lieu If desired 
may be made lo The Royal National 
Institute for the Deaf. 105 Gower 
Street. London. WC1. 

BROOIE On May 24th. tn hospital. Eric 
F S Brodie. Col. R.A. (rid), beloved 
husband of Mary. Father of Susan 
and John and grandfather. Crema- 
tion private. No flowers by request. 
Dona Dons If desired lo Arihrills and 
Rheumatism Council, c o Pilgrims. 
The Lane. Fordcombe. Tunbridge 
Wells. 

CEMLYN-JONES, Bill. Aged 66. died 
22 May 1986. Adored husband of 
Jane and wonderful father to Oavta. 
Mele. Michael. Oonagh and Morys. 
Peacefully tn Madrid after much 
suffering. 

CLOWES On 2Sth May. Rosemary, 
wife of William, mother of Simon. 
Nicholas and Beniamin, peacefully at 
home. HHpi Street House, 
wapoenham. after a long illness. 
Cremation private. Service of 
Thanksgiving at SI Mary’s Church. 
Wappenham on Friday 30ih May at 
12.15pm. No flowers please 
Donations, if desired, to St Mary's 
Church, c o The Treasurer. 26 
He lrocow Road. Wappenham. 

CNOY On May 27th peacefully in Mu- 
nich. Anne. Princess Croy foie 
Campbell). Beloved mother of Char- 
lotte. Emma and Maxim. 

GREAVES On May 240> 1986. at 
Newpark Residential Home. 
Trenthara. Stoke on Trent. Helen 
Marjorie, aged 91 yean. (formally of 
Hasbngton. Nr Crewe) Funeral ar- 
rangements later, no flowers by 
request, enquiries to w R BeneUey. 
315 Uttoxeter Road. Longton. Tel 
0782 313542. 

HEWETSON Dorothy Isabella On May 
22nd. m her 90lh year peacefully at 
Acacia Nursing Home. Croydon. Ser- 
vice ai East Chapel. Croydon 
Crematorium on Thursday. 29lb 
May at 1.30 pm. Donations if desired 
to RN.L.A. c-o J.8. Shakespeare 
Ltd.. Ceorge Street East Croydon. 
HOBBS - On May 25th peacefully at 
home al River Cottage. Lower 
Slaughter. Gloucestershire. Darts 
Kathleen The much loved and lov- 
ing wife of Jim and mother of John, 
Cremation private. Service of 
Than Ksgh tag at Lower Slaughter 
Church at 2.30 pm on Wednesday 
June 4ih. Cut flowers only lo W J 
Wright. Funeral Director. Siow-on- 
UwWoW. GfoucBtentnre. or 
donations lo the Parish Church. C O 
The Reel or. 

JOHNSTON on May 23rd in hospital 
Ihe Right Reverend William, former- 
* 7y Bishop Of DuAWich. Of 40 
Shrewsbury Rd. Church Streuon. 
Dearly beloved husband of Margue- 
rite Funeral service m SI Chads. 
Shrewsbury on Monday June 2nd at 
1 2 45 followed by pri\ ate cremation. 
Family flowers Only. 
KIMCAID-LEMMOX On May 27tb. In 
her 92nd year. Eva St Clair iTutui. 
Funeral private. 

BUCLAY on 24lh May tn her 57Ui 
year. Victoria, dearly loved wife of 
Angus and loving nMDur of Robert. 
Sarah and Fergus. Family funeral. A 
Service of Thanksnlvtag (or her life 
will be hew ol 3 pm on Tuesday. 1st 
July al Si Andrews Episcopal 
Church. Kelso Family flowers only 
please bul if desired, donations to 
HomoeonailUc Res ea r c h and Educa- 
tional Trust. Basildon Court. 27A 
Devonshire SL London. 

MADOC - on May 2-Uft 1966. al the 
Mall House. Meowicke. Hampshire. 
Malar General R. W. Madoc. C B . 
DS.O.. O 0.E.. Royal Manses- Be- 
loved husband of Rosemary Funeral 
ai 2.30 pm on Friday 300) May MSI - 
Andrew's Church. Meotmoke. 

MATHIAS Florence Annie Al the Old 
Rectory. Howotnbe. Bath, on 24Ut 
May ta her 95Ui year Dearly loved 
wife of the Ule LwvU. Col. Gilbert 
Mathias D.S.O . The Welch Regiment 
and mother of the late Owaut Ser- 
vice al St. Andrew's Church. 
Holcombe al 10.45 am on Friday. 
30th May followed by private crema- 
tion al Hay com be Crematorium. 
Balh. Family flowers only. Dona- 
tions il desired 10 NS PCC. Regional 
Appeals Office. 40,48 Midland 
Road. Bristol 2 


MOORE On 23rd May. 1986. tragical- 
ly m a car accident. Anthony 
William, aged 28 years of Friston. 
recently of London. Beloved husband 
of Alison, fattier of Rosemary. Fu- 
neral service at Friston Parish 
Church on Salurday. May 31st at 
11.00 am. Family flowers only, if de- 
sired. donations for Save ihe 
Children's Fund, c/o Tony Brown. 
The Funeral Parlour. Saxzn und ha m . 
Suffolk. 

MORGAN On May 23rd. suddenly al 
Brtxham. Iris of 76 Wickham Ave- 
nue. BexhUl-on-Sea. Widow of 
MJ.C Morgan, daughter of Dm tale 
Colonel E.A. Ntchoh. R E- Beloved 
sister of Ernest. James. Marie. Joan. 
Noel and stepmother or Robert. Cre- 
mation Eastbourne. Tuesday. June 
3rd al 2.30 pjn. Eiundries to Mum- 
mery F.D.. 31 Devonshire Road. 
Bexhin-on-Sea. 2104 18. 

MURPHY - On May 26th 1986. peace- 
fully after a short innes*. al the 
Singapore General Hospital, aged 77. 
Denis Hubert. D.F.C.. barrister al 
law. advocate and soUdlor. of Singa- 
pore. husband of Elaine. He was 
called lo the Bar by the Inner Temple 
In 1934. and admitted to the Singa- 
pore Bar in 1948. He was a founder 
member of the firm of Godwin and 
Co . Singapore Deeply mourned by 
Elaine and missed by his many 
friends, in Sngapore. Malaysia. 
Hong Kong. England. America, and 
Australia. Funeral service at the Ca- 
thedral of Die Good Shepherd. 
Singapore, al 2.15 pm. on Wednes- 
day 28th May 1986. Burial al Chua 
Chu Kang Christian Cemetery. 
Singapore. 

OWEN On May 22nd. peacefully at 
Totnes Hospital. Daphne Mary much 
loved sister of Philippa. Cremation 
private. Donations If desired to R S P 
a Sandy. Beds. 

PEWUNS Elsa. On Monday. 26th 
May. when sleeping, much loved 
mother of Antonia. Mary and Alice 
who wiu be greatly missed by de 
Lisle Radice. her many friends and 
family. Funeral on Friday. 30th May 
al 2.30 pm al SL Kenelm's Church. 
Minsier Lovell. Oxfordshire. Family 
flowers only. Donations to Uie North 
London Hospice Croup, c o Mrs 
Chapman. 65 Cadogan Place. Lon- 
don SWl. Memorial Service to be 
arr a nged. 

PHALLON On Tuesday. 27th May. 
1986. Mrs Brenda Phaiion. widow ot 
the late R.L Ptiallan. peacefully at 
Stoke Mandevllle Hospital. Ayles- 
bury Funeral at Amersham 
Crematorium. 1.00 pm. Wednesday. 
4th June. Tributes lo Guys Haspual 
Kidney UmL please. 

PLAKTEB On 25Ui May. peacefully 
aged 9l al Harnham Croft Nursing 
Home. Salisbury. Mary Ruth (nee . 
Emery) widow of Arthur John Plan- 
ter and beloved mother of Stephen 
and Michael. Funeral service at SL 
Peter's, West Tytherley. near Salis- 
bury on Friday. 30tn May at 3.30 
pm followed by private cremation. 
Donations if desired to Ely Cathedral 
Restoration Fund. 

RACE On 2lst May at the (Md Vicar- 
age. Moulsfora. Winifred, widow of 
Charles Rare, formerly Headmaster, 
Chester Oty Grammar School. En- 
quiries to PL Barrett. Funeral 
Directors. 0235 20808. 

RATCLIFF On Tuesday May 27th 
1986. Richard John iDKkj of Wick 
House, stogumber. Somerset, for 
maily of AbUngton. CBoucestersture. 
peacefully al home. Private crema- 
tion Family flowers only. 
Donation*, if desired, to MCMttfan 
cancer Fund, c.-o F H w mi combe & 
Son. Funeral Directors, willlian. 
Somerset 

RICKARDS Gordon Henry estate Mer- 
chants. Lieut. Commander. R.N.) 
May ?4ih. 1986. at his home. Sunny 
O iffe. Caernarfon, aged 82 years. 
lov mg and tav ed husband of Uie late 
Mvfanwy (Mjrftt Loving and loved 
father of Derek. Rosalie. Peter. An* 
thony. Maxim and Mary and fond 
grandfather of his nine grandchil- 
dren. Public funeral ai Llanbebilg 
Church. Caernarfon on Friday. May 
30lh al 2.00 pm. Flowers and rttaui- 
rln to Gwilym Janes and Son, Id. 
Caernarfon 3072 or 2550. - 

ROBERTSON James, asc.. CE-N-O- 
F.J.C.E.. F R S.E. late chairman of 
Whotlmgs Beta, ed husband of Mae. 
father oNan and Joyce, lather in-law 
of Fiona and Mtcnall and dearly 
loved grandfather ot David. Adrian. 

• Gunn. Lucy. JanUe and V irk). Peace- 
fully - after a very long mness 
courageously borne. Funeral at KU 
learn Kirk, today. Wednesday 28th 
May. at 2pm. 


I5ih, and the end of the arrow 
on ihc 30th. By the 1 5th rotation 
will have limed the map for 22h 
and the planet wj|] have set by 
23h. 

Hallcv's Comet has come and 
gone. To the general public in 
the latitude or the United King- 
dom it was a non-evenL bul as 
readers wilt have gathered from 
press' and television its appa- 
rition yielded scientific informa- 
tion of great value, mucli of ' 
which is still to be fully assessed. 

The. summer solstice occurs, 
as mentioned above, when the 
Sun is at its farthest north, and 
this point among ihe stars is in 
the constellation Gemini. It was / 
not always so. and as mentioned 
on another occasion the point in 
the sky called “the first point of 
Aries" is in faci-in Pisces;- 

The "sign" allotted by astrolo- j 
gers to the date of your birth 
does not mean the constellation 
in which the Sun was on that 
important occasion. In our 
notes last' month it was men- 
tioned that among names of 
Bootes in the distant past were 
Harvester and Ploughman. All 
these contradictions are due to 
the phenomenon known as the 
"precession of the equinoxes". 

The plane of the Earth's orbit 
around the Sun. the ecliptic. -can 
be regarded as fixed with respect 
to the constellations and deter- 
mines the Sun's path through 
them. The Earth's axis of rota- 
tion is inclined to this plane by 
66 f /b deg. and the equatorial 
plane upon which our co- 
ordinate system is . based is 
therefore inclined to the ecliptic 
by 23* deg. 

The equinoxes are the two 
points of intersection. Unfortu- 
nately the Earth's axis is subject 
to a slow "wobble", or pre- 
cession. like that of a dying 
spinning top: the equator, the 
coordinate system and the equi- 
noxes precess with iL taking 
26.000 years for a complete 
cycle. Thus the first point of 
Aries and the astrologers' signs 
have moved by a whole 
constellation since being given 
their names. 

That is fact; now for legend 
and., speculation. According to 
one authority, there was a 
period when Bootes was prom- 
inent at harvest time: later the 
solstice and equinox moved and 
prominence came with the 
ploughing. 

Latest wills 

The Rev Harry Cement Wil- 
liams, of Canterbury, Kent the 
oldest priest in the Church of 
England, who died aged 106. left 
estate valued at £48,401 net. 

Mr Frederick William Coombes, 
of Burn ham-on-Sca. Somerset, a 
gardener, left £130.171 neL Af- 
ters bequests of his effects and 
£30.000 to personal legatees he 
left the residue of bis estate to 
the National Union of Conser- 


vative and Unionist 
Associations. 

Mrs Clara Curry, of 
Bournemourth. Dorset, left 
£] .603,835 neL 

Mr John Anthony Green, of 
Rimingion, Clilheroe, Lan- 
cashire. left £1.104.297 neL 


Curry, 

Dorset, 


ROWE Philip diaries (the Revd.) 
passed away on May 23rd. A faithful 
and loving pries. Funeral Mass at All 
Saints. Durham Road. East Finchley 
N 2. 12 noon. Monday. June 2nd. fol- 
lowed by private cremation. No 
flowers by request Donations may 
be made lo the. Church of England 
Children's Society. Old Town HaO. 
Kenning! on Rood. London SEXi. 

MOTH On 26th May. 1986. peacefully 
in Hove. Sussex. Gotta Mounttoy 
aged 81 years. Funeral service al Ihe 
Downs Cremated urn. Bear Road. 
Brighton. Sussex on Friday. 30th 
May al 12 noon. No Rowers by re- 
quest- Enquiries may be sem to 
Baker & Sons. 62 Sutton Road. 
Portdade. Sussex. Tel. 0273418460. 

STRINGER On 24lh May. 1986. at SL 
George's Hospital. Milford on Sea. 
Philip Austin Set borne aged 90 of 
Beanacre. Tiptoe. Lymtngum. Hams. 
Formerly of Wiltshire. Private ere- , 
mauon. No flowers ptease. Donations ! 
to Rheumatism and Arthritis Council 
for Research, c 0 Major DS. Far- 
long. Mata Close. Petmington. 
Lymutglon. Hams. 

TOLHURST On May 23rd. Alan, 
passed away al Ihe Royal Maraden 
Hospital after a long Ofness. borne 
with great courage. Private crema- 
tion on Friday. 30Ut May. and a 
service at Sanderstead United Re- 
formed Church. Sanderstead HUL 
Surrey- on the same day at 3 DO p.m. 
No flowers please, but. if desired, do- 
nations for Cancer Research can be 
made by cheque, payable to Uw Na- 
tional Westminster Bank pic. a/C no. 
0108132887. 1 16 Pencil arch Street. 
London EC3M SAN. 

WALTERS Miriam Kathleen aged 70 
years of Pin hoe. Exeter and formerly 
of Mossiey Hin. Liverpool, peacefully 
al home. Dearly loved wtfe of Alec, 
mother of Christopher and Godfrey, 
mother-in-law of Ann and Katherine, 
and grandmother of Andrew. Rebec- 
ca. Sally A Timothy. Funeral service 
Thursday May 29th. Plnboe Parish 
Church. Exeter. 3.30 pm. No flowers 
by request. Donations lo Hosptscare. 
Butts Road. Heavltree. Exeter. 

WHimcK Arnold. On May 22nd In 
Ins 89th year at his home ta 
Netherwood. Gossope Green. 
Crawley. So dearly loved by Helen 
<Nonl) hts wire, and daughter Gillian, 
his grandchildren, family and 
friends. Thanksgiving Service at St. 
John's Parish Church. Crawley. 

LI 00 a-m.. Friday. May 30th fol- 
lowed by burial. 

WILLOUGHBY de BROKE John Henry 
Peyto Vemey. 20th Baron, peaceful - 
- ty on 25Ui May. Funeral private. 
Memorial service u be announced 
later. 

WILSOH-HAFFENDEN on May 27th. 
Major General Donald James WB- 
son-Haffenden. C.B E. tale 8th 
Pun lab Indian Army, suddenly at 
Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital. 
Woolwich ta bis Both year. Hatty, 
former Financial Secretary of the 
Church Missionary Society. Brigade 
Secretary of the Boys' Brigade. 
Chairman of the Bitty Craham Cru- 
sade and the Pool of London 
Presideni of ihe Dunkirk veteran As- 
sociation. was ihe dearly loved 
husband of Armabeile. Funeral ser- 
vice ai st Coiumha's Church of 
Scotland. Pom StraL London swi 
at- 2 JO on Monday 2nd June and all 
friends are warmly w elco me d. 
Thereafter fcDotved by a private 
cremation. 


OBITUARY 

LORD WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE 

Lifelong devotion to the Turf 


A love ofllying and a love of 
horses, but especially horses, 
were among ihe dominating 
. interests in the life of Lord 
Willoughby de Broke, MC. 
AFC. who died on -May -25, at 
the age of 90. 

A former Lord Lieutenant 
of Warwickshire, he was one 
of racing's leading administra- 
tors in the postwar years, 
working diligently to put the 
sport on a sound financial 
footing. 

. John Henry Beyio Vemey 
was bom on May 2l. 1896. 
and succeeded his father, the 
I9th baron, in 1923. 

His liielong . affection for 
horses began with bis first ride 
at the age of 14 on a foil size 
hunter with the Warwickshire 
Hounds of which his father 
was Master/ The youngster 
found that he could sit on at 
fences with the best of them 
and earlier hesitations were 
forever cast aside. 

He was educated at Eton, 
but. with an. Army career in 



Lord Wilta 
horses never 


iby's tove of 
lined during 


family had long and distin- 
guished connections. At the 
end of his four-year appoint- 
ment he retired from the 
active list to accept the Mas- 
tership of the Warwickshire 
Hounds in 1929. 

He was an enthusiastic pilot 


mind, it was natural that he -who flew from his own airfield 
should aim for the Cavalry, at Kineton. He took pan in air 


and he went to Sandhurst in 
1914. War broke out within 


rallies and races and won the 
Society of British Aircraft 


weeks and he found himself Constructors' Cup. 
oosted to the 8th Cavalry It was at one of these rallies 


posted to . the 8* Cavalry 
Reserve Depot in Ireland.' 

Reserve duties were short- 
lived and fn March, 1915.he 
went to France to join the 17- 
21st Lancers. Here, he took 
pan in some of the last battles 


that he met Miss Rachel 
Wrey. daughter of the late Sir 
Bourchief Wrey. Bl They 
were married in 1933 and flew 
together often. 

With a second world war 


in which use of cavalry, was looming, he was given corn- 
made, was, slightly wounded, mand of No 605 (County of 
and had to be invalided home Warwick) AAF Squadron in 
in November, 1918. He was 1936. He spent the next three 
awarded the Military Cross years training part-time air- 


thai same year. 


men. leaving in 1 939 at the age 


Tbere then came the inviia- of 44. disappointed that he 
tion to become Aide-de-Camp was considered loo old to be a 
to the Governor of Bombay, fighter pilot. For his efforts. 
Without hesitation, he however, he was awarded an 


accepted. . 

A second invitation also 


Air Force Cross. 
The same year 


arrived: wonid be allow his appointed Lord Lieutenant of 
name to go forward as the Warwickshire, a post he was to 
Conservative candidate for hold with distinction until 
Warwick and Leamington? 1969. 

Without hesitation, he de- During 1939 he served as a 
dined the offer, and the staff officer at. II Fighter 
selectors chose instead Antho- Group. Uxbridge, and the 
ny Eden. - following year joined the Air 

He returned to England Ministry, first as a deputy 
three years later to become director of public relations 
Adjutant of the Warwickshire ( 1 941 -44) and then as director 
Yeomanry, with which the (1945-46). 


this time. As an owner, breed- 
er and local steward he be- 
came a much respected figure 
on the racecourse: and the 
British Turf in particular the 
National Hunt side of the 
sport, owed him a lot for Ids 
ceaseless work on its behalf 
. . He was elected a member of 
the National Hum Committee • 
in 1940 and became a member V 
of the Jockey Club the next 
vear. He was a stewanJ of foe 
Jockev Cub from 1944-47 and 
g rain : from 1954-56. He was 
made Senior Steward in 1 946, 

With racing expanding after 
its restricted wartime activi- 
ties. Lord Willoughby played a 
leading role in trying to make 
the sport more attractive both 
to owners, and punters. 

He had the delicate task 
from 1948-53 of presiding 
over Tattersall's Committee, 
which deals with betting 
disputes. 

Other influential posts in- 
cluded chairmanships of the 
Wolverhampton Racecourse \ 
Company (1947-71): the Bir- 
mingham Racecourse Compa- 
re (1952-65): and The 
Steeplechase Company (Chel- 
tenham) (1953-71). He was 
President of the Hunters’ Im- 
provement Society from 19S7- 
58. 

Lord Willoughby had hors- 
es in training for many years 
with the late Jack Leader. 

Outspoken in his views, be 
was generous towards those 
with whom be disagreed, as 
for example over the vexed 
question of a Tote monopoly, 
which he favoured. 

He was in great demand as ■ 
an entertaining after dinner l 
speaker. This- also applied to 
functions abroad where his 
fluent French, spoken with a 
somewhat "Pas de Calais" 
accent, never foiled lo capti- 
vate his audience. 

In his native Warwickshire 
he devoted much time to local 
groups, notably the Associa- 
tion of Boys' Cubs and foe 
Scouts Association. 

. He is succeeded by his son. 
the Hon. Leopold David 
Verne)' who was bom in 1938. 


HEINRICH FRAENKEL 


Heinrich FraenkeL, the au- He settled finally in London 

ihor of several well received and began to write his first 
works of contemporary Ger- series of books on Germany 
man history and biography, which were to culminate in his 
has died in London at the age moving post-war autobiogra- 
of 88. phy Farewell to Germany. 

Bom in Germany of Jewish giving an account of his desire 
parents in 1897, Fraenkel asa for and acceptance of British 
schoolboy was by chance in nationality. For the moment. 
Britain when war was declared he remained a German. 

arrpct-vi amt -orauf -FraenkeL could probably 
lhp He JT best be described as a liberal 

t] L £}. SSM in the non-party sense of the 

^ P d£?nfhis 

cSlta. b ^,mand Cq or& SSL. Movement until it 
excellent command of En- obvious that the Com- 

After study in several Ger- I 2 u “ sts m ruDnin S il for 
mmTumvSties. 'he started *«r own purposes, 
his varied career by becoming. As soon as the war was over 
in the 1920s, film coirespon- one object was to get back 
dent and screen writer, in 10 Germany. Inis he finally 


thor developed further 
through his long association 
with Roger Manvell in re- 
searching and writing the se- 
ries of biographical studies of 
the leading personalities of the 
Third Reich and of the Ger- 
man resistance to Hitler - a 
creative collaboration which 
lasted some 25 years. 

Their joint works included 
biographies of Goebbels. Goe- 
ring, Himmler and Hess, to- 


Bertin and later, for two years, su 
in Hollywood. ^ 

. After returning to Berlin, his m i 
growing interest in politics w 
coincided with the rise of 
Nazism. But he left Berlin 19 
hurriedly on the night of the 
Reichstag fire, having been p 
warned that he was going to be 
arrested at any minute. teT 

Quite apart from his birth. un 


FraenkeL was dearly the sort writing under the name of 
of man who could and would nssiac. It was one of the first 


never have fitted into the rigid chess columns. 


Nazi mould. rraeiucers career as an au- Third Reich. 

PROFESSOR A. L. L. BAKER 

outstandingly successful post- poraied in n 
n S, 7 n er o«lS E B(f hodied graduate course dealing with practice. 

‘ 80 ' J vas a theory and design of concrete His work v 

uctural engineer and aca- structures which attracted stu- exoeriS; 
mic who made a major dents from all over the world. Sf ?> TEL 
ntnbuoon to the theory and Baker was ahead ofhis time Thmifohin,^ 

■ctja of enforced concrete in fostering strong links with Sftir 
rough his leadership, teach- industry and obtaining finan- 
S and research over a period dal for in the rJL- of . 

28 years at Imperial formofbu^S. leading meml 

, At the time of the College „ Baker had 

d various works over- rebuilding, it fell to Baker to ^ rom the bisc 


Jraenkd could probably. Their jomt works included 
best be described as a liberal biographies of Goebbels. Goe- 
in the non-party sense of the nng, Himmler and Hess, to- 
woid. During the war years, he gether with The July Plot, a 
helped to create the Free dramatic study of the attempt 
German Movement until it or? Hitler's life in 1944, The 
became obvious that the Com- Canons Conspiracy, which 
munists were running it for describes the German 
their own purposes. intelligence's chief resistance 

As soon as the war was over « -S J* 
his one object was to get back hitler, the Man and the Myth. 

to Germany. This he finally As Assiac. he wrote several 
succeeded in doing as a cone- books on chess, among them 
spondent for the New Stales- Adventure in Chess and De- 
man. He was disillusioned 'ignis of Chess. 
with what he found there ajid Fraenkel frequently ap- 
sougbt British nationality in peared on radio and television 

u- . . . . . in Britain and West Germany; 

His friendship with Kings- his urbane manner and dry 
ley Martin, editor of the Afew sense of humour made him an 
Statesman, led lo his long- effective broadcaster, 
term assignment as, chess col- in 1967 he was awarded the 
ummst for that journal Order of Merit (Firet Class) by 
wiung under the name of the Federal Republic of Ger- 
issiac. It was one of the first many for his contribution to 
:nns columns. historical research into the 


FraenkeFs career as an au- 


Lancey Baker, FICE. who died 
on May 20, aged 80. was a 
structural engineer and aca- 
demic who made a major 
contribution to the theoiy and 
practice of reinforced concrete 
through his leadership, teach- 
ing and research over a period 
of 28 years at Imperial 
College. 

After various works over- 
seas, Baker was appointed in 


sea* paxer was appointed in plan and campaign for new 
1945 to the n ewl y established facilities for-concrete in the 
chair of Concrete Structures Deoartmem The r«»i t ; n . 


poraied in modern codes of 
practice. 

His work was supported by 
experiments in the laborato- 
ries at Imperial College and 
throughout Europe under the 
aegis of the ComitC EuropCen 
du Beton of which he was a 
leading member. 

Baker had simple tastes, 
from the biscuit barrel in the 
office to a love of travel to get 


and Technology at Imperial 
College, a post which he held 
until his retirement in 1973. 

As head of the Concrete 
Section in the Department of 
Civil Engineering he put to- 
gether a team which gained 
international recognition in 
research. 

At the same time he ran an 

Bedford School 

Open Scholarships 1986 
The following Awards have 
been made: 

Wa for Frt iB lMhl p M O O Farnsworth. 
Bedford School. R p b Rhodes. St 

Hum's. wooahaH spa: D E Peacock. 

Bedford Lower school: K M Jones. 
Wonrook Hay School, 

Mtoar satotanMpe J M Dtvortux 


facilities for -concrete in the * e of new places. He had 
Department The resulting a sense or humour and 

lnlv\r,4AHV .1 ! • ° Mlinuplf nnlL!.. I 1 


laboratories and their equip- 
ment provided a firm base for 
the future and were a proper 
testament to this own efforts. 

. His research was wide rang- 
ing and his major contribution 
was in the development of 
ultimate load theory to a stage 
where the principles were 
adopted generally an d incor- 

Clifton College 

The following have been elected 
to scholarships and are shown in 
alphabetical order within each 
caiegory: 


MEMORIAL SERVICES 

LLOYD - A Memorial Service for 
Cfinslopher Uoyd will be help in Die 
chapel of the Royal Naval College. 
Greenwich at 3.00pm. on Friday 
301 h May. 

MORTIMER a Memorial Mass wtU be 
said for Marie- Louise Mortimer on 
Monday. June 2nd at 6.50 pm. In ihc 
Farm Street House Chapel. 114 
Mourn Street, wi. 


IN MEMORIAM - PRIVATE 


FRAKKUN a memorial service for Da - 
tid EL Franklin will be held at The 
New London Synagogue. 35 Abbey 
Road. NWS on Thursday June 5th 
600 pm. 

SUMNER Jack, died 28Ui May 1983. 
With us always. Mabel. Petra and 
Claudia 


D n l l o ra School: s v Canoalt. Bedford 
Lower School: E. J Gltteii. Bedford 
Lower School. 

ExhtoWaw J T Bens. Bedford Lower 
School: C W Gannon. Aldwtctcbury 
School: S D flataoakw. Bedford 
Modern School; T D Robson. Akeley 
wood School: -N P Room. Bedford 
Lower ScftooL 

Witt SctMfarsnus G I Green. Kind's 
College School. Camorwge. J A HunL 
King's GoBeoe School. Cambridge: N S 
Jones. Shebbear Cortege. Devon. 
Minor Mode Sehotsfriitpe E J O 
Lamburn. Bedford Lower School: M H 
Phillips. Bedford tower School 
11+ SttUlwm i pr A_ S B McGayta. 
Drutniey House School. fW~. T s 
Smith. Bedford Preparatory School; D 
J Wood. Bedford Lower SchooL 


enjoyed walking and his be- 
loved West Country. 

He recognized the impor- 
tance of aesthetics in the 
design of engineering struc- 
tures. _ He was truly 
intemaiionaJy minded and 
will be remembered with af- 
fection by generations of 
students. 

J^S£p B srtlS)g choo,,i w M Bnjnne!r 
iSSST* 1 * p c 

St Edward’s 
School, Oxford 

The following . awards have . 





Brentwood School 

The following awards have been 
made 


Major. N n Knvte IBM 
Preparatory, unto BaddoW): 

Car l arte iBlrMiond County J gt OT 
Srnooi. Shoeburvoesri: S M Topilss 
IS! Grtftris. CncJTOford). 

sssra ssr«sssasA tt 

Music Scholarship G Grav*™ Lftl- 
teyn Court Prep arat ory- woRrtltf-oa- 
Seal. ■■■.'• 

Art Scholarship: o C C Hemming 
iBrcntwood Preparatory SetiqoU. ■ ■ 
ling Scholarships: A JFonWt 

row House Preparatory, qjnjfr. 

dll-SlW A E GOWOU Bl CM4t 
CPwfnnford). 


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unSSSK “wa mePnbae 


iotv sscnoon. 7 - dal Schgoi). 1 inemoar 

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V 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


19 


THE ARTS 


:3 


Television 

Having had a foretaste ' of 
David Cohen's documentary 
Viewpoint Victims (Cen- 
tral) on Monday night's Open 
The Box, the viewer may have 
been more than usually, alert to 
the possibility of artful ma- 
nipulation in these interviews 
with the victims of crime. How 
many takes were needed to 
elicit tears from the widow of a 

ticket collector wantonly killed 
by a metal spike through the 
head? Given the harrowing 
■7 circumstances of the case, the 
most likely answer would he 
“one". 

Perhaps the most nsefol 
function of programmes such 
as Open Tne Box is to remind 
ns- time -the most intimate 
raomdits between subject and 
interviewer take place in the 
presence of five Or sis silent 
and unseen technicians. In 
agreeing to ignore this sub- 
merged bulk of the televisual, 
iceberg the interviewee col- 
lodes in the artifice of pro- 
gramme making: with 

"personalities*' It cook! not be 
otherwises with "real people" 
such as the unremarkable 
£ victims seen here and in every 
' "fly on the wall" documentary, 
interviewees willy-nilly act 
themselves for the camera. 

The most persuasive actor 
in last nighfs choppQy-edlted 
drama was the sister of a man 
killed in a frenzy by his wife, 
who subsequently convinced 
the court that his publicly 
gregarious personality had 
masked a privately vicious 
batterer. The sister was grant- 
ed equal screen time with a 
man who was left permanently 
injured by an unprovoked 
attack, a more realistically 
sympathy-provoking victim by 
far. She had been bereaved in 
» debatable circumstances, he 
bad suffered an atrocious 
physical assault. But in twins 
of articulacy and indignation, 
she was better television. 

Elsewhere, Mr Cohen's 
judgement faltered only once, 
when the victims of a daylight 
burglary suffered the addition- 
al indignity of a camera doing 
its level best to bore op then 
nostrils while the husband was 
comforting the wife. Tie 
programme's overall message, 
that the authorities tend to 
regard the victims of crime as 
"part of the paperwork" came 
across loud and dear, and one 
can only echo Nick Ross's 
customary valediction on 
. Crimewatch: "Try not to have 
v nightmares" 

Martin Cropper 


Donald Cooper 



An androgynous Cleopatra (Vanessa Redgrave) plays 


i.". V r 

with a hypnotized Antony (Timothy Dalton) 


Theatre 


Grandeur in a mocking grimace 


Antony and 
Cleopatra 
Haymarket . 


One thing is dear from the 
first of Theatr Gwyd’s two 
Haymarket productions; the 
directors (Toby Robertson 
and Christopher Selbie) are 
aiming to do more than put a 
frame round Vanessa 
Redgrave. 

The surrounding company 
presents an interesting mix of 
old National Theatre stal- 
warts, robust troopers of the 
kind who used to sustain Mr 
Robertson's Prospect Shows, 
and wild outsiders to the 
classical stage. Where else 
would you find Sylvester Mc- 
Coy playing a pipsqueak Pom- 
pey, and winding up drunk in 
.Antony's arms at the end of 
the galley scene? It may sound 


silly but it makes Shakes- 
peare's point that this Pompey 
is a down compared with his 
father. 

More seriously, there is a 
gravely ineffectual Lepidus 
from Gerald James, along the 
lines of a town clerk catapult- 
ed into central government; 
and ihere is a firey, sardonic 
Enobarbus from Robert 
O'Mahoney, who also benefits 
from some of the best direct- 
ing in the show. 

Means have been found to 
sharpen most of his asides into 
partnership exchanges, and to 
project his line of thought 
when he is not speaking. For 
instance, when Antony shuts 
him up during the first Roman 
conference, he responds with 
mute horror to the political 
marriage plan; and when he 
embarks on his description of 
Cleopatra, it is not an aria but 
an angry rebuke to the two 


Roman idiots who proposed 
the idea of marrying Antony 
to Octavia in the first place. 

There are other fresh and 
illuminating points; but they 
fail to coalesce into a coherent 
view of the play, much less lo 
overcome its notorious stag- 
ing problems. 

Simon Higlett's set consists 
of a gulled Roman mansion 
with an upper window ledge 
put to various inventive uses 
before it comes into its own as 
the monument. What ii fails 
to do is to 1 supply the vital 
division between the two 
worlds of Rome and Egypt. 

There are some powerful 
images - from the first sight of 
Geopatra enticing her jack-in- 
ihe^box lover out of a treasure 
chest to a spectacle of his 
bleeding body being winched 
aloft by a single arm. 

Unfortunately these are iso- 
lated images; moments of 


visual excitement that come 
and go in the midst of routine 
semi-circular groupings and 
some of the most deliberately 
attenuated delivery I can re- 
call (the production lasts up- 
wards of 3'.'j hours). Nor has 
Mr Robertson found any 
means of dealing with the 
battle scenes: all we get is 
smoke, red light and yet 
another figure gloomily wan- 
dering out of Lhe murk to 
describe the latest disaster. 

When she last played Geo- 
patra (1973) Miss Redgrave 
presented a bullying dilleiante 
playing at soldiers in a white 
irousersuil. 

This time she comes on 
with cropped head in a long 
white gown; an androgynously 
anonymous figure emphasiz- 
ing all the'marks of age. 

Her opening scenes are at 
once hilarious and alarming; 
baring her teeth in a mocking 


grimace as she goes into games 
of rough and tumble and 
outrageous mimicry with 
Antony before being spanked 
and carried off piggy back. 

What the opening establish- 
es is that Timothy Dalton's 
hypnotized Antony is in thrall 
to a creature who will certainly 
bring about his downfall: and 
that nothing exists for Geopa- 
ira beyond the desires of the 
moment 

At every chance she gets. 
Redgrave pushes home her 
vanity, arrogance, and duplici- 
ty. The reward of this ap- 
proach is that against all the 
odds, she achieves tragic gran- 
deur on her own terms; facing 
death as yet another game, but 
one worth her time. 

Irving Wardle 

Previews of Theatr Clwyd’s 
production of The Taming of 
the Shrew from June 4. 


Concert 


their experience together, in 
forir pofectly synchronized 
changes of speed and volume. 
Mr Rattle is a bit freer with his 
rallemandos than the score 
requires, but the effect is to 
assure the impression of a 

giant machine reaching with 

something special; a perfor- effort the top of a hill in order 
mance of Messiaen’s to freewheel exuberantly 

down the other side. 

Much of the special quality 
of this performance came 
from that sense of the music 


CBSO/Rattte 
Wells Cathedral 


Even by the extraordinary 
standards of Simon Rattled 
recent achievements, this was 


Turangaiifa Symphony within 
the visually and acoustically 
welcoming ambience of. a 

• great cathedral, and with the 

1 composer there to be. one 
hopes, thunderstruck with the 
rest of us. 

It is hard to imagine how 
the piece could be better done. 
Rattle has the energy and the 
trust in the score (as well as. 
no less important, the trust of 
his players) to make possible a 
confident, positive sounding 
of its extremes of tempo. The 
slow music was not sluggish 
but very' carefully and exactly 
decelerated to suggest sus- 
pended rime, and the wild D 
flat dance of cosmic joy was 
even a little faster than 
marked, yet managed by the 
large orchestra with quite 
astonishing precision. 

, In such feats Mr Rattle and 
his Birmingham orchestra 
were no doubt building on 


generating its own momen- 
tum, ana from the. fantastic 
brilliance of colour. The 
blendings within this orches- 
tra, of woodwind and violins, 
trumpets and percussion, were 
marvellously clear and true, 
and the liveliness and variety 
of tone were enhanced by the 
soloists, Paul Crossley and 
Tristan Murail. With eacb 
layer so secure, even the most 
crowded textures lay open to 
view. 

Luminous polyphony was a 
feature, too. of the Tristan 
music played as an effectively 
contrasting approach to the 
same theme, and done with a 
long breath that Mr Rattle 
must some day extend into the 
rest of the opera. 

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The sense of destiny in La 
forza del destine is so clearly 
fashioned by the characters 
involved that Verdi’s St Pe- 
tersburg opera might just as 
well have been called . "War 
and Peace": everyone is either 
running after the one or crying 
for the other, and the result is 
a sad, sprawling epic of human 
degradation and destruction, 
sanctified by the tragic nobil- 
ity, of Verdi's music. It is this 
almost contradictory quality 
of heroic pessimism that is 
highlighted in the new Munich 
production, which is staged by 
Gdtz Friedrich and conducted 
by Giuseppe Sinopoli. 

Like the work itself, the 
production is a pateby success, 
its value lyingmore in the way 
it inspires admiration for the 
compass of Verdi’s imagina- 
tion than in its achievement of 
conventional operatic goals. 
Friedrich was a good choice 
for this opera. He has a flair 
for both the war scenes and 
the arch humanity of lhe friar 
Melittme that stops just short 
of caricature; and he brings to 
the squalor and pessimism a 
characteristically strong dose 
of intellectual rigour. 

The chief interest in 
Friedrich’s concept is the way 
he tightens the opera's struc- 
ture by using a single set 
There is not even time for 
applause between acts or 
scenes, and the evening 
sweeps' past with exceptional 
coherence. The opera is 
played' in full in the revised 
Milan; version of 1869, the 
only change being the placing 
of the encampment scene 



Kurt Moll as the Father Superior, Julia Varady as Leonora 

noch, serves equally well as 
courtyard, cathedral or cav- 
ern, and Lore Haas's costumes 
evoke the grey anonymity of 
the Napoleonic mob. Some of 
the work’s stature derives 
from the very volatility of its 
contrasts, and these were in 
part smothered. On this occa- 
sion. it seemd a price worth 
paying. 

Sinopoli emerged with great 
credit. Any reservations about 
his exhibition of primary col- 
ours in the overture were 
undermined by his ability to 
inspire the orchestra to play 
with such virtuoso bloom and 


before rather than after the 
first Carto-Alvaro fight, there- 
by keeping Melitone’s sermon 
well apart from his hectoring 
of the beggars at the start of 
Act.fV. At the end. Alvaro 
expires next to Leonora, 
though Friedrich leaves us to 
decide whether this is 
Liehestod or sheer world- 
weariness. 

The action lakes place in a 
giant brick-and concrete ruin, 
shaped like a transept, selec- 
tively lit and sparely decorat- 
ed for each scene. This man- 
made theatre of operations, 
designed by Hans Schaver- 


polish. Thereafter he was the 
model of discretion, temper- 
ing nervous eneigy with re- 
spect for his singers’ strengths 
and limitations. 

The taut expressiveness of 
his reading was at one with the 
production. The weakest 
point in a strong cast was the 
Alvaro of Veriano Lucheui. 
whose voice has a pleasant 
open timbre but lacks weight 
— his top is suspect and his 
phrasing correspondingly 
short. Nor was his acting up to 
lhe standard of his non-Tialian 
colleagues: the role could real- 
ly do with a Carreras. Bruno 
Pola impressed as Melitone. 
Wolfgang BrendeJ’s Carlo had 
a subdued evening — the voice 
is just about heavy enough, 
but sounds stubbornly one- 
dimensional. Marjana 
Lipovsek was a swashbuck- 
ling. peg-legged Preziosilla, a 
victim as much as a product of 
war. using a rifle for physical 
support and her other crutch 
to make a living. 

Kurt Moll, the personifica- 
tion of sobriety and saintli- 
ness, was an outstanding 
Father Superior, his Act IT 
duet with Julia Varady’s Leo- 
nora undoubtedly the water- 
shed of the performance. Miss 
Varady sang the same role in 
Munich's previous Forza pro- 
duction in 1 974. She looks and 
sounds as young as ever and. if 
the cropped hair and grey 
uniform of Act II gave her 
more the appearance of the 
revolutionary’ than the peni- 
tent, she justified all in her 
vocal radiance, stamina and 
tender feminine fragility. She 
is a complete child of the 
opera stage, who communi- 
cates more about dramma in 
muxica in a single phrase than 
many singers do in a career. 

Andrew Gark 


Interview 


Jdian Smmonds 


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London debuts 


Maybe the Prince of Wales's 
homily on the British-Japa- 
nese culture gap had some 
effect on a respectably full 
Queen Elizabeth Hall to hear 
Kinuko Shirane. who now 
lives in London. 

Mistress or the koto, the 
long, zither-like instrument 
with 13 individually fretted 
Strings, she spanned three 
centuries of consistently be- 
guiling music. She performed 
alone and with Yoshikazu 
IwamoiQ on the shakuhachi, 
the bamboo flute. 

. She was joined by Nobuko 
Imai. distinguished viola play- 
er in the Western tradition, for 
a duo,- Of Moonlight, com- 
posed by Ryohet Hirose for 
the occasion, sharing equal 
interest between the players in 


a texture of Webern ish 
counterpoint. 

Another premiere of more 
traditional cast was given in 
Katsutoshi Nagasawa's 
Benibana no kyvku. which 
established the koto as my 
bcsi-liked instrument of the 
year, mild in its tone and with 
no amplification anywhere 
around. 

Sharon Cooper, an English 
mezzo whose career has begun 
mainly in France, sang as if 
she had two voices which had 
not quite met each other, but 
with thrilling operatic 
potential. 

The divided vocal character 
ideally suited the first ot 
Mahler's H 'ayfarcr songs, in a 
full-toned and beautifully- 
phrased account of them as a 
whole. 


Jeffrey Cohen's attentive 
piano partnering was also 
subtle of detail in a group of 
Hugo Wolf songs, some ol 
which signalled likeable hu- 
mour on the singer's part, and 
Britten's Auden setting. On 
this Island, were sung with 
poetic candour. 

Some further attention to 
consonants would have 
helped the verbal sense in 
English and Italian, not least 

/n personifying ihe emotions 
of Haydn's Artanna a Naxos. 

As a Baroque violin special- 
ist. the American Richard 
Loby was refreshingly free of 
mannerism in a programme of 
unaccompanied Bach. His sil- 
ver-toned Amati violin, a 
beautiful instrument of 16-3 
acquired the more fully to 
explore the six Sonatas and 


Partitas, sounded crisply re- 
sponsive to his touch, and 
even a snapped string near the 
end of the C major Sonata 
could not faze his 
concentration. 

Most rewarding was his 
avoidance of any tendency to 
preach at us on the musical 
texts, as it were, and instead to 
play with a natural inflexion 
in phrasing, a springy sense of 
rhythm and clarity even in 
spread chords. 

The D minor Partita with 
its great Chaconne found him 
in magisterial control, and 
nothing sounded forced in 
encompassing the broadest 
range with sustained lines and 
strongly implied tonal roots. 

Noel Goodwin 


Bernard Mac 
Laverty (right) 
has written the 
script of Lamb , 
a Elm based on 
his first novel, 
which opens in 
London next 
week. He talks to 
Paul Nathanson 


In Cat. Bernard Mac Laverty’s 
much-acclaimed novel, a 
sense of redemption tempered 
the ultimate pathos. But in 
Lamb, the film which he has 
written based on his first 
novel and which opens in 
London next week, there is no 
such relief. Mac Laverty quiet- 
ly agrees that it is a story oi 
failure and despair. 

Mac Laverty himself, pull- 
over rolled up to his elbows, 
revealing white, boyish arms, 
is hardly melancholic. Renow- 
ned for his impish humour, he 
has as much trouble suppress- 
ing his Belfast bonhomie as 
keeping his battered pipe 
alight. 

Lamb tells of a priest. 
Michael Lamb, who runs 
away with a boy of twelve 
from the borstal where he 
teaches. The boy. Owen, grabs 
physical freedom, while Lamb 
escapes his spiritual father. 
Father Benedict, a sadistic 
reactionary, who boasts “We 
teach them a little God and a 
lot of fear”, and "Freedom is 
an affliction". 

“ Lamb is partly a metaphor 
for the situation in Northern 
Ireland”, says Mac Laverty. 
“The strength of feeling that 
comes out of Lamb is in some 
way the strength of feeling I’ve 
had about Northern Ireland, 
the parallel being how misdi- 
rected love results in tragedy. 

"Normally writing is the 
most awful drudge”. Mac 
Laverty explains, "but here 
one idea led to another and I 
wrote it very, very quickly in 
about three months". 

Mac Laverty. who once 
described film writing as re- 
ducing paragraphs of prose 
into grunts, pared the prose so 
savagely that the story's very 
structure almost collapsed, 
and director Colin Gregg had 
to steer him back to the source 
material and re-introduce the 
book into the film. 

There was also a hiccup 
over the title, which producer 
Neil Zeiger wanted to change. 
Mac Laverty was equally ada- 
mant it should stay and 
resorted to his spiky, mischie- 
vous humour to preserve it. 
suggesting inane alternatives 
like The Disillusioned 
Celibate. 

Mac Laverty. 43. lean and 
less jowly than photos suggest, 
holds the sanctity of his prose 
in rather less awe and went 
ahead with the screenplay for 
three reasons. It was. he says, 
interesting, lucrative and also 
a way of protecting the book. 

Bernard Mac Laverty has a 
reputation for being philo- 
sophical and unflustered while 
working on films: a convivial 
winy man, he has a quiet 
confidence, oiled by an easy 
eloquence and frequent laugh- 
ter — both at himself and the 
world around him. It is as 



though a man whose stories 
are often so bleak with the 
recurring ihemes of conflict 
and rancour, cannot bear to 
live with his literary self. 

“In writing, yes. I tend to be 
pessimistic, but in myself I 
think I’m a fair optimist", he 
observes. “I don't know why 
that should be. except that 
coming from Northern Ire- 
land. if you're going to reflect 
in any way the situation there, 
you can't write something 
which would end with heel- 
clicking jollity.” 

Son of a commercial artist. 
Mac Laverty caused an imme- 
diate stir on entering the world 
of films at the age of five. Just 
tiWiam was playing in Belfast 
and the child Bernard was so 
terrified that he was led from 
lhe auditorium in a state of 
screaming hysteria. 

His literary career proved 
less melodramatic and he did 
not start writing until he was 
19. At the time he uas a Jab 
technician in the Anatomy 
Department at Queen's Uni- 
versity. Belfast, having been 
pushed into science at school. 
Inspired by D. H. Lawrence 
and Kafka, he spent 10 years 
"writing badly”. Still today he 
wrestles with writing. At 
present he is going through “a 
bad patch”, agonizing over the 
very' nature of his prose. More 
than that he will not say: “I 
don't want to engage in a 
discussion of it If 1 could. 1 
would know what was wrong." 

After his apprenticeship he 
published his first book of 
short stories. Secrets, in 1977 
and his first novel. Lamb, in 
1980, which won critical ac- 
claim as well as a Scottish Arts 
Council Book Award. Mean- 
while. he had abandoned sci- 
ence to do an English degree 
and become a teacher, taking 
up his first post in Edinburgh 
before moving to the Isle of 
Islay. Now with his wife 
Madeleine — his most influen- 
tial critic — and four children 
he lives in Glasgow. 

A present Mac Laverty. who 
sees himself primarily as writ- 
er of fiction, is completing a 
third book of short stories and 
also working on a third film 
script, called Perugia. For the 
first time the script will not be 
based on one of his books but 
on a true story about an Italian 
in Paris in 191 1. 

"It’s a kind of smile”, he 
says. “A comedy, which is 
very different to anything I’ve 
ever written before. Perhaps 
it's partly an attempt to shake 
off the darkness in my work. 
And people have been telling 
me not to underrate comedy. I 
made a mental somersault to 
transfer an Italian in Paris to 
an Irishman in Britain. If you 
switch off your tape recorder. 
HI tell you what it's ail 
about.” 


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Sunday viewings, with the sale on the following 
Monday evening. 

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As few pieces, if any need restoration, they are 
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Explanation of 
budget ‘rating’ 
for universities 

By Lucy Hodges, Education Correspondent 


Each of the 53 universities 
and institutes in Britain were 
sent a detailed letter last night 
by the University Grants 
Committee explaining how 
their budgets had been fixed 
for the next academic year and 
how their research had been 
rated. 

Every university depart- 
ment in the country should 
know this morning whether it 
is assessed as average, above 
average, or whether it is given 
a star for excellence. 

Those departments assessed 
as below average will get no 
rating at alL The new review is 
the first of its kind undertaken 
by the committee, and should 
decide whether departments 
are likely to survive and 
prosper, or face the axe. The 
committee has this year allo- 
cated IS per cent of the total 
money available to universi- 
ties on the basis of the quality 
of their research. 

Once the letters have been 
made public, it should be 
possible for students and par- 
ents to have a rough guide to 
the quality of research for each 
university department 

Research basis 
for assessment 

The assessment also lakes 
into account the -amount of 
money from outside the uni- 
versity system that institu- 
tions receive for research, but 
gives no indication of the 
quality of teaching. 

The letters follow last 
week's details of budget allo- 
cations by the committee 
which imposed cash cuts of up 
to 0.5 per cent on 18 institu- 
tions. The committee was 
faced with a 2 per cent cut in 
real terms in the amount of 
money it was given by the 
Government and spread that 
by allocating money on the 
basis of student numbers and 
the quality of research. 

Howls of anguish went up 
from universities around the 
country’ because even those 
with cash increases said that 
the allocations would mean 
cuts in real terms. Cambridge. 


which received an increase of 
0.7 per cent said this would 
mean a decrease of 3.5 to 4 per 
cent in real terms, or between 
£1 m and £2 m. 

The average increase in 
gram was I per cent. Salford 
University, cut heavily in the 
university cuts of 1981. re- 
ceives an* increase this lime of 
LI per cent, but it says this 
figure means a drop in real 
terms of 4 per cent. 

Even Warwick, famous for 
its links with industry and the 
amount of money it attracts 
from outside sources for re- 
search. said that its increase of 
4 per cent, the highest of any 
university. would mean ii 
would have to continue to 
economize. 


College facing 
deficit In *87 


The University College of 
Wales. Aberystwyth, one of 
four Welsh institutions to be 
cut. said that it was likely to 
lace a deficit next year of 
£500.000. 

“We were cut to the bone in 
I9S1.” Dr Gareth Owen, the 
college principal, said. 

"We were promised level 
funding and despite increasing 
our funding from external 
sources, improving our re- 
search income and developing 
our industrial links, we have 
been cut once again by more 
than 5 per cent." 

Oxford University was ex- 
tremely angry that it received 
no increase* in its budget 
which meant that it received 
less than average. “How this 
astonishing result was arrived 
at we cannot yet tell." Sir 
Patrick Neill, the vice chancel- 
lor and warden of All Soul's, 
said. 

First signs last night showed 
that some institutions had 
done very well out of the 
committee’s review of re- 
search quality. Imperial Col- 
lege. London. Britain's 
premier research establish- 
ment received stars in eight 
subjects, denoting excellence 
in those departments. 

Leading article, page 17 


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Mr Jeffrey Archer with Harpley bronze. “Handstand" (left) and Mr Roger de Grey, academy president, examining “Jack Wayne”, by Paolozzi. (Photographs Peter Trieynor). 


Academy’s masterpieces of 
famous and unknown art 


Works of art by the famous 
and the unknown, priced at 
between £20 and £34,000, were 
unveiled at Burlington House, 
Piccadilly, yesterday at the 
preview of the Royal 
Academy’s 218th summer 
exhibition. 

Entries for this most sought- 
after of showings were, at 
12544, well down on last 
year’s entry of over 15,000, 
mainly as a resalt of the 
academy's new policy of 
charging artists £7.50 per 
submission in an effort to 
substitute quality for quantity. 

The fifteen-man hanging 
committee chose 1,593 works 
for display, compared with 
more than 1,700 last year. Mr 
John Ward, chairman of the 
hanging committee, said at the 
press day yesterday:“This 
year's exhibition is as good as 
any I can ever remember. The 
place is full of masterpieces. 


By Alan Hamilton 

often by quite unknown 
people." 

The academy hopes that 
last year's attendance figure of 
142,706, the highest since 
1959, will be exceeded this 
year. The exhibition, which 
opens to the public on Satur- 
day, continues until mid- 
August. 

One of Britain's foremost 
contemporary painters, David 
Hockney, is exhibiting for tire 
first time, with three limited- 
edition lithographs priced at 
between £4,000 and £124)75. 
But the highest-priced work is 
a Luge canvas showing an 
unusual treatment of the Cru- 
cifixion by Allen Jones, 
“Night Moves, 1984", show- 
ing a mermaid on the cross. 

Ad early bargain banter was 
Mr Jeffrey Archer, the novel- 
ist and Conservative Party 
publicist, who prowled the 
galleries in search of invest- 
ments. Several years ago he 


bought a scuplture by Sydney 
Harpley for £1 20. Mr Harpley 
has an exhibit. this year priced 
at £10,000. 

One of the more unusual 
exhibits is the artwork for the 
Band Aid charity record 
sleeve, and a poster for the 
Live Aid rock concerts in aid 
of African famine. 

This year’s prize money, at 
£17,800, is the most ever 
awarded at a summer exhibi- 
tion. The £3,500 award for the 
most distinguished work in tire 
exhibition has gone to 
“Thames 1986", by Jeffrey 
Camp, a thundery view of the 
London skyline tyitii two node 
figures in the foreground. 

Although there are fewer 
abstracts than recent years, an 
award for exceptional merit 
was given to an impenetrable 
canvas by John Hoyland ap- 
propriately entitled “Don't 
Explain 14 .253". 

Letters, page 17 


Party chief 
beaten by 
Dutch poll 

The Hague (Reuter) - The 
Dutch Liberal Party will chose 
a new leader after the comple- 
tion of negotiations for the 
renewing of its alliance with 
the Christian Democrats of 
Mr Ruud Lubbers, the Prime 
Minister. 

The junior partner in the 
ruling centre-right coalition 
decided to replace Mr Ed 
Nijpels after losing a quarter 
of its parliamentary seats in 
last week's general election. 

Mr Jan Kamminga, the 
chairman of the Liberal Party, 
said Mr Nijpels would make 
way for a new parliamentary 
chief. 

Mr Nijpels. aged 36, has led 
the right-wing party since 
1982 when he steered it to 
strong electoral gains. 

But after last week’s elec- 
tion. in which the Liberals lost, 
nine seats to finish with 27, he 
immediately came under fire. 


Anew generation 
of pragmatists 

From Michael Bmyon, Washington 


Young Americans today arc 
markedly more conservative 
and less idealistic than early 
generations, are optimistic, 
eager for material success, 
increasingly indifferent to so- 
cial service and community 
actions and tend to admire 
President Reagan. 

This picture emerges from 
various surveys of young 
people's attitudes, including 
one published in The H'ash- . 
ington Post yesterday. 

The polls, which covered 
young adults of various races, 
dasses and incomes, revealed 
a generation that scorned the 
ironic, uncertain.- contempla- 
tive and idealistic - while ad- 
miring the quick, active; clear- 
cut and pragmatic. 

It preferred symbol to. 
words, films to books, televi- 
sion to newspapers and the 
present to the past or future. 

In marked contrast to the 


1960s, young Americans to- 
day are remarkably 
unalienated. 

A recent annual survey of 
college freshmen found that 
whereas in 1967 83 percent of 
students listed “developing a 
meaningful philosophy of' 
life" as an essential or very 
important goal only 43 per- 
cent say that now. In 1967 43 

S er cent listed “being well off 
nancially" as essential; that 
has now risen to 71 per cent. 

The latest Washington Post 
polls, however, showed that 
while 1 8/25-year-olds were 
markedly more optimistic - 
especially on the status of 
blacks and their own financial 
situation — they shared liberal 
altitudes of earlier generations 
on social issues. 

$ome 66 per cent approved 
of unmarried men and women 
living together as against 19 
per cent disapproving. 


THE TIMES INFORMATION SERVICE 


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Today’s events 


Royal engagements 

The Princess of Wales visits 
the Suffolk Agricultural 
Association's County Show. 
County Showground. Ipswich. 
11. 


Princess Margaret opens the 
sw “High-Tech’ building of 
Wilson. Hughes and Partners. 


Ruislip. 12.15. 

Princess Alice. Duchess of 
Gloucester. Air chief Com- 
mandant. Women’s Royal 
Force, visits the WRAF Hostel, 
29 Pembridge Gardens. W2, 
330. 

The Duke of Gloucester at- 
tends a concert given by the 
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 
Festival Hall. South Bank. SEI. 
7.20. 

Princess Alexandra opens the 


new premises of Buckingham 
Coatings, Tingewick Rd, 
Buckingham. 2.30. 

New exhibitions 
Watercolours and graphics by 
Nick Orsbom: Foyer (ends June 


1 3); Lee Miller: a retrospective; 
Gallery (ends June IS); Gardner 
Arts Centre. Sussex University. 


Stanmer Park. Brighton; Mon to 
Sat 10 to 6. 

Exhibitions in progress 

Milton Rogovin: The Family 
of Coalminers: .Art Gallery and 
Museum. Kelvingrove. Glas- 
gow; Mon to Sat 10 to 5, Sun 2 to 
5 (ends June ! ). 

Works of the Royal Photo- 
graphic Society: Brympion 
d'Evercy. Yeovil; Sat to Wed 2 
to 6 (ends June 4). 

Doug Cocker Sculpture and 
related works 1976-86: Third 
Eye Centre. 350 Sauchichall Sl. 


The Times Crossword Puzzle No 17,057 

This pu—le, used as a tie-breaker in the 1986 Leeds regional final 
of the Collins Dictionaries Times Crossword Championship, was 
solved hr the winner in 9 minutes: 



ACROSS 

1 Money Older for stem doc- 
tor (5). 

4 Young followers' modem 
description (6-3). 

9 One who gets back the ball 

- or the game (9). 

20 Difficult question about 
concession being reversed 
(5). 

11 Giving up a Wimbledon 
procedure, say (6). 

12 Seemly furnishings etc? 
Nothing to us (8). 

14 The Spanish type in show 
appears coarse ( 10). 

16 Kitty's game (4). 

19 No German sounds so 
square (4). 

20 Did without red rose, being 
upset (10). 

22 Appears curious about dull 
church leaders (8). 

23 Doctor sues distributor of 
this sweet (6). 

26 Sort of pipe a golfer might 
play? (5). 

27 Possibly meant rite to end 
(9). 

28 Top type athlete put in the 
shade (5.4). 

29 Composer shot by mistake 

— about fifty (5). 


DOWN 

1 Bearing an order (9), 

2 Took part (5). 

3 Figure demanded by strik- 
ing player (S). 

Concise crossword page 14 


4 Nothing in sport to cause 
world revolution (4). 

5 Bird has wrong get-up for 
dance (6-4). 

6 Give work to them shortly 
on manoeuvre (6). 

7 Stain one, namely, in grief 
(9). 

8 Bowls for the side brieflv 
(5). 

13 Fortuitous addition to the 
score (10). 

15 Slopped working in this (9). 

17 DcposiL given by building 
people to trade head (9). 

18 Reprove dam repairer 
concerning his error (8). 

21 French actress with tragic 
king upholding church (6). 

22 Perhaps daily questions (5). 

24 Booih is io play for time (5). 

25 Frank Smith's letters io 
carry about (4). 

Solution to Puzzle No 17,056 



Glasgow: T ues to Sat 10 to S.30, 
Sun 2 to 5.30 (ends May 31). 

Works by Eric James Mellon, 
Joyce Macintyre, Willy Tirrand 
Stephen Radnedge: Abbot Hall 
Art Gallery and Museum. Ken- 
dal; Mon to Fri 10J0 to 5.3a 
Sat and Sun 2 to 5 (ends June 
22 ). 

Paintings by Tony Bard; 
Usher Art Gallery. Lincoln; 
Mon to Sat 10 to 5.30, Sun 230 
to 5 (ends June 8). 

New paintings by Philip 
Hicks; Bohun Gallery. Station 
Rd, Henley-on-Thames; Mon to 
Sat 10 to I and 2 to 5.30, closed 
Wed (ends June 5). 

Overian± Roger Adding. Ei- 
leen Lawrence. David Nash, 
Leon Tarasewicz; Ikon Gallery. 
58-72 John Bright St. Bir- 
mingham; Tues to Sal 10 to 6 
(ends June 14). 

Paintings by Lancelot 
Ribeiro: A Retrospective 1960- 
1986; Leicestershire Museum 
and .Art Gallery. New Walk, 
Leicester Mon to Thurs and Sat 
10 to 5.30, Sun 2 to 5.30 (ends 
June 4). 

Earth. Waves. Wind and Fire; 
Brighton .Art Gallery and Mu- 
seum, Church Su Tues to Sat 10 
to 5.45. Sun 2 to 5 (ends June 
29). 

Two Views from Dorset: 
photographs by Ian Chapman 
and George Wright: Dorset 
County Museum. Dorchester; 
Mon to Fri 10 to 5. Sat 10 to 1, 2 
to 5 (ends June 28). 

Work by the Association of 
Eastbourne Artists: Towner Art 
Gallerv, Eastbourne; Mon to Sat 
10 to S. Sun 2 to 5 (ends June l). 

Derby's industrial environ- 
ment: Derby Industrial Mu- 
seum: T ues to Fri 10 to 5. Sat 10 
to 4.45 (ends May 31 ). 

Last chance to see 

Ceramics by Clive Davies: 
Oriel 31. High St, W'elshpooL 
Powys. 1 1 to 5. 

Music 

Concert by the Chilingirian 
String Quarter, The Gardner 
.Arts Centre. Sussex University. 
Stanmer Park. Brighton. 7.45. 

Full Circle Jazz Concern Park 
View. Chester-le-Stnsef. 730- 

Concerr by the Halle Or- 
chestra: Nottingham Royal Con- 
cert Hall. 230 and 730. 

Concen by the Lindsay String 
Quanet: St George’s. Brandon 
Hill. Bristol. 1. 

Ross and District Festival of 
the Arts: Recital by Michael 
Kirby (clarinet) and Christopher 
Cooper (piano); Ross Parish 
Church. 1.05: Victorian after- 
noon for children with the 
Parlour Quartet. 3; and Vic- 
torian evening for adults with 
the Parlour Quartet, 8; John 
Kyrle High School. Ross-on- 
Wye. 

Organ recital by Michael Bell: 
South wok! Parish Cburch. 8. 

Recital by Andrew Shaw (or- 
gan) and Ida Tunri ( soprano h 
Carlisle Cathedral. S. 

Leek .Arts Festival: Mozart's 
Requiem by the Phoenix Choir. 
St Edward’s Church. Leek. 8. 

Organ recital by Margaret 
Phillips: Canterbury Cathedral. 
8. 

Organ recital by Morley 
Whitehead: St Andrew and Si 
George. George Su Edinburgh. 
1. 

Talks, lectures 

Egyptian wall paintings by 
Maijorie Mackintosh: Room 
MBI. Buckingham University, 

7.30. 

The indefatigable amateur. 
WA Madocks MP. by Elisabeth 
Bcazley: Plas Tan v Bwlch. 
(vlaentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog. 
Gwynedd. 7.30. 


Books — hardback 


The Literary Editor’s selection of interesting books published this week 
Dictionary of Changes hi Meaning, by Adrian Room (Routledge & Kegan 
Pad. £14.95) 


Gilbert White, by Richard Mabey (Century Hutchinson. £14,95} 

P.E1L New Poetry I. edited by Robert Nye (Quartet £1295) 

Survey of London, voi. XUI, Southern Kensington to Earf s Court (Athlon e. 


£55) 

Pleasures and Regrets, by Marcel Proust, translated by Louise Varese (Pe- 
ter Owen, £11.95) 

The Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry, edited by Paul Muldoon 
(Faber, £10.95, paperback £5.95) 

The Letters of John Catnumn, 1951-1980, forewords by William Anderson 
and Francois Ducbdne (John Murray, £1390) 

The Origin of Writing, by Roy Harris (Duckworth, £12.95) 

The Stories of Heinncfi Bffll, translated by LeUa Vsnnewitz (Seeker & War- 
burg, £15) 

Women hi Roman Law and Society, by Jane F. Gardner (Croom Heim, 
£2290) 

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Anniversaries 


Births: William Pitt tire Youn- 
ger. prime minister. 1783-1801, 
1804-06. Hayes, Kent, 1759; 
Thomas Moore. poet and mu- 
sician. Dublin. 1 779. 

Deaths: Luigi Boccherini. Ma- 
drid. 1805; John RnsselL 1st 
Earl Russell, prime minister. 
1846-52, 1865-66, Richmond 
Park. Surrey. 1878: Sir George 
Grow, engineer and first direc- 
tor of the Royal College of 
Music, London. 1900: Sir John 
Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, 
banker and author. Kingsgate 
Castle. Kent. 1913: Alfred Ad- 
ler. psychiatrist, Aberdeen. 
1937. 

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. 4.53 am 


□ Moon rises: 
1.31 am 

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Sun Seta: 
9.03 pm 

Moon sets: 
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Bristol 9.43 pm to 492 am 
Etiinburgli 10.11 pm to 4.09 sn 
Manchester 9.52 pm to 430 am 
Penzance 9.48 pm to 4 JSC am 


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cloud: I. tom r. rain; s, sun. 

C F C F 

c 948 Guernsey 1 1254 
f 1559 brewraess C 11 52 
C 1254 Jersey ( 1355 
1 1355 London f 1561 
S 1254 Wochster cT254 
r 1050 Newcastle c 11 52 


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AuatrafiaS t S 

Austria Seri 24.85 2165 

Belgium Fr 7ZSO 69.10 

Canadas 2.12 £02 

D enmark Kr 13.16 124a 

Finland Mkk 890 7 JO 

France Ft 11.26 10.71 

Germany Dm 396 ZJ7 

Greece Dr 22X00 ■ 2O&A0 

(tong Kong S 1145 1145 

Ireland Pt 1.17 1.11 

Italy Urn 242540 23690 

Japan Yen 26590 25190 

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Nonray Kr 1195 1195 

Portugal Esc ' 23490 22290 

South Africa Rd A£$ . 395 

Spain Pte 22590 21390 

Sweden Kr 1191 10.76 

Switterisnd Fr 294 278 

USAS . 1955 JL48S 

Yugoslavia Dnr GBOJU 52000 

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291 

3.5 

334 

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11 12 

108 

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Dover 

299 

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Fabnouth 

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WEDNESDAY M A v -?g 1986 




FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


STOCK MARKI 


FT 30 Share 
1324.8 (-6.6) 

FT-SE 100 
1612.1 (-5.3) 

USM (Datastream) 
120.0 (-0.13) 


US Dollar 
13030 (+0.0080) 

W German mark 
3.4178 (+ 0 . 0182 ) 

Trade-weighted 
76.2 (+0.4) 

Dixons 

denial 

Wool worth Iasi night reject- 
ed a- claim by bidders Dixons 
that' the business was not 
worth £10 a share. 

Dixons, which is strongly 
tipped to raise its' offer worth 
673p a share, had dampened 
City speculation that it was 
going to dramatically increase 
its terms. 

A Wool worth spokesman 
said : “ We think their existing 
offer is a non-starter and they 
now appear to be saying that 
they are not prepared to make, 
a realistic offer. Even £10 a 
share would be quite unac- 
ceptable to the board and this 
view is backed up by indepen- 
dent brokers' comments. Dix- 
ons' ought to make up their 
minds as to whether they are 
serious about this bid or not." i 

Woolworth shares finished : 
5p lower yesterday at 860p. 

US firm wins 
gas account 

The £15 million advertising ! 
account for the privatization , 
of British Gas has been won 
by Young & Rubicam. an 
American advertising agency. 

• The agency won what is ; 
reckoned to be the biggest 
advertising account awarded j 
this year, in the face of | 
competition from Abbou j 
Mead Vickers. Ogilvy & 
Mather International and 
Saatchi & Saaiehi. the other 
three agencies on the Depart- 
ment of Energy's final 
short list.' 

Dunhilllift 

Dunhill Holdings, the luxu- 
ry goods company, increased 
profits from £15.1 million to 
£20.1 million in the year to 
March 31. Turnover rose from 
£1 17 million to £130 million, 
and the final dividend is -up 
from 2.3p to 3.5p. . 

Temp us, page 23 


* m» 


Tie growth . 

Tic Rack, the fast-growing 
franchise retailer of ties, 
scancs and bells, has raised 
£1.5 million new* equity capi- 
tal to finance expansion plans. 
Midland Bank Equity was the 
lead investor. Tie Rack has 
opened 75 outlets since it was 
launched in I9$l and plans 
another 30 over the next year. 

Lloyd’s start 

Mr Peter Miller, chairman 
of Lloyd's, formally an- 
nounced' the start of business 
in the new Lime Street head- 
quarters. 

Bid cleared 

In accordance with the rec- 
ommendation of the director- | 
general of fair trading, the 
Secretary of Slate for Trade 
and Industry has decided not 
to refer the Peninsular and 
Oriental Steam Navigation 
Company's bid for Stock Con- 
version to the Monopolies 
Commission. 

More time 

Emess has extended its offer 
for Rotaficx to June 17 after 
receiving acceptances for 0.4 
percent of the ordinary’ shares 
and none of the preference 
shares. 


Morgan Grenfell to make 
tender offer of 32m shares 


Morgan Grenfell, the mer- 
chant hank, yesterday dis- 
closed that its' capital- raising 
excercjsc. announced nearly 
two weeks ago, would take the 
form of a tender offer in order 
to ensure a .“satisfactory” 
market in the shares. The 
offer, from one of the City's 
most respected banks, will 
f 9 llowa one for one capitaliza- 
tion issue for existing 
shareholders. 

The offer of 32 million new 
ordinary shares will take place 
as soon as possible after the 
bank has held an extraordi- 
nary - meeting on June 17, an 
announcement from Morgan 
Grenfell said. The striking 
price — the price at which the 
shares will be sold to appli- 
cants — will be decided by ibe 
bank and its stockbrokers, 
Cazenove, • according to stock 
market conditions prevailing 
at the lime. 


By Richard Thomson, Bulking Correspondent 


At the same time the bank's 
latest shareholder, Willis 
Faber, the insurance broker, 
said that it would not allow its 
holding to be significantly 
diluted by the share issue. 

Morgan Grenfell, whose 
chairman is Lord Cano, an- 
nounced as early as March 
that ft might seek a Stock 
Exchange listing and try to 
raise about £100 million of 
new capital after the failure of 
its bid to merge with Exco, the 
moneybroker. which would 
have brought it nearly £400 
million in cash. The bank is 
increasingly in need of extra 
capital to back its aggressive 
corporate finance operations 
and its move into the securi- 
ties markets. 

The offer will increase the 
authorized ordinary share 
capital from £75 million to 
£210 million and the issued 
ordinary share capital from 


£60 million to £1 50.5 million. 

Morgan Grenfell is using 
the tender offer method, 
where applicants are invited 
to bid for shares at or above a 
stated price, to establish an 
orderly market in the shares 
and to enable it to allot shares 
to achieve “an appropriate 
spread and profile of 
shareholders”. 

Mr Peter Toeman, of the 
stockbroker Phillips & Drew, 
said: “There will be a lot of 
demand for the shares because 
most institutions will want 
them. The tender ensures thai 
the offer does not go to too 
much of a premium”. 

Morgan Grenfell has a high 
reputation in the City as one 
of the most innovative and 
profitable of the merchant 
banks. 

The tender is also likely to 
bring the Morgan Grenfell 
shares a higher price than 


Marley in Allied-Lyons buy 
T wins backing 

US Offer Rv Alien F.ifiV ® 


Marley, the building materi- 
als group, yesterday said it was 
making an agreed lender offer 
worth $93.9 million (£62.4 
million) for General Shale 
Products Corporation, a Unit- 
ed Slates brick manufacturer 
based in Tennessee. 

The deal looks bound to 
succeed as General Shale has a 
built-in defence against a hos- 
tile bidder. It has granted 
Marley an option to acquire 
2.8 minion authorized but 
unissued shares, which in 
addition to the 20 per cent 
pledged by General Shal e's 
directors, would give Marley 
58 per cent of the enlarged 
equity. 

The option is also activated 
if Marley's tender at $30 a 
share gains less than 30 per 
cent acceptances. 

General Shale's pretax prof- 
its in 1985 were $1 1.5 million 
on sales ~of $82.6 million. 
First-quarter 1 986 profits were 
a record $1.8 million. 

The acquisition comes hard 
on the heels of Marley's £55 
million purchase last month 
ofThermalite, Britain's largest 
concrete block maker. 

After the American acquisi- 
tion Marley's borrowings will 
be 30 per cent of shareholders' 
funds. Earnings per share are 
expected to benefit. 

Ladbroke 
makes 
£22m bid 

By Judith Huntley 
Commercial Property 
Correspondent 

The Ladbroke Group has 
made a recommended £21.9 
million offer for Gable House 
Properties, the retirement 
homes developer. 

It is offering 21 of its 
ordinary shares for 34 Gable 
House shares, which values 
Gable House at 21 Op a share. 
There is a cash or loan note 
alternative of 195p per Gable 
House share which would cost 
Ladbroke £20.4 million if 
accepted. 

The directors of Gable 
House and their family inter- 
ests are recommending the 
offer and have given accep- 
tances for 38.32 per cent of the 
equity. 

Two new companies will be 
set up. givin| the Gable House 
directors a 25 per cent stake in 
a property development and 
investment company and a 15 
per cent stake in the develop- 
ment and operation of retire- 
ment homes. 


By Alison Eadie 

Allied-Lyons, the food and 
drink group, yesterday won 
shareholder approval for its 
Can$2.6 billion (£127 billion) 
acquisition of Hiram Walker 
Resources' wines and spirits 
division. 

A few shareholders, howev- 
er, expressed doubts at 
yesterday's extraordinary 
meeting. 

Mr Oliver Dawson, the 
chairman of Foreign and -Co- 
lonial Management which has 
a 0.4 per cent stake in Allied, 
asked the board to extricate 
the company from the pur- 
chase if possible. 

He expressed concern about 
the potential dilution of 
Allied's assets and foe high 
earnings multiple being paid. 

Another shareholder asked 
about the high level of good- 
will in the price. 

Sir Derrick Holden-Brown, 
the chairman of Allied, said he 
regarded the price .for the 
acquisition as right and 
realistic. 

He acknowledged it includ- 
ed about £600 million of 
goodwill, but said there was 
scope to revalue Hiram 
Walker's conservatively val- 
ued assets by £300 million to 
£400 million. 

Sir Derrick stressed the 
importance of Hiram’s world- 



Sir Derrick Holden-Brown: 
“the price was right" 

vide distribution network for 
Allied's new products 

Sir Derrick also attacked 
Elders IX L. which is expected 
to relaunch its bid for Allied if 
it obtains clearance from the 
Monopolies Commission. 

He urged shareholders not 
to be distracted by the “con- 
tinuing barrage of abuse - and 
innuendo from the Elders 
camp” which he said was 
nothing more than a 
smokescreen to divert atten- 
tion away from the real bene- 
fits of Allied's acquisition. 


Euromoney float is 
valued at £90m 


By Richard Lander 

The flotation of Euromoney The pre 
Publications, the financial would be 
magazine, information and of 10-3 ] 
conference group founded by profits, wi 
Sir Patrick Sergeant, former rise from 
city editor of the Daily Mail, million i 
got off to a successful start Septembe 
yesterday with the issue’s lead sion of th 
managers reporting a probable of Euron 
oversubscription. Fallon, w 

“We've seen a lot of de- centofpri 
mand for the issue and we are . __ 
veiy pleased with the recep- Tp c S? 
lion it has been given.” said a million sti 
spokesman for Merrill Lynch. 4 

which is jointly lead managing * ea “ 
the issue with Scrimgeour 
: Vickers, Credit Suisse First ^hich wj 
! Boston and Swiss Bank ‘ orm °* . ,l 
I Corporation. jary 

• The spokesman said there Luxcmboi 
had been a great deal of 
interest from the public, and At the x 
the organizers hoped to split turomoni 
sales evenly between inslilu- about £91 
lions and individuals. receive st 

The prospectus, published new cash: 
yesterday, revealed that Sir c, aled N. 
Patrick could earn at least ^ain 
£500,000 a year from sharehtMd; 
Euromoney as weU as retain- j 

ing a share stake worth about fr° m ■ 
£5 million. 75 percer 


The prospectus said that he 
would be paid a commission 
of 10.3 per cent of pretax 
profits, which are expected to 
rise from £4 million to £5 
m/llion in the year ending 
September 30. The commis- 
sion of the managing director 
of Euromoney, Mr Padraic 
Fallon, was put at 6.75 per 
cent of profits. 

The group is offering 3.2 
million shares at a minimum 
price of 450p each. The four 
lead managers are to meet on 
June !8 to price the shares, 
which will be offered in the 
form of miernational deposi- 
tary receipts and listed on the 
Luxembourg Stock Exchange. 

At the minimum offer price 
Euromoney will be valued at 
about £90 million and will 
receive some £10 million in 
new cash after expenses. Asso- 
ciated Newspapers will re- 
main the principal 
shareholder in Euromoney. 
although its shareholding will 
fall from 90 per cent to about 
75 per cent after the flotation. 


other forms of share issue. A 
week ago Morgan Grenfell 
shares were being traded pri- 
vately at £7.50 each. 

No applicant will be allotted 
more than 15 per cent of the 
new shares. Morgan Grenfell 
is also insisting that no share- 
holder with more than 
500,000 existing shares may 
sell, except on a matched 
bargain basis, before the 
bank's interim results for the 
first six months of this year are 
published before the end of 
October. 

At ‘ present ihe bank has 
around 30 major shareholders 
owning between them 85 per 
cent of the shares. Willis 
Faber, the insurance broker, rs 
by far the largest with a 23.5 
per cent stake. The company 
said yesterday that it intended 
to maintain its holding in the 
bank at around 21 per cent 
after the share issue 

Battle for 
BHP 
still open 

From Stephen Taylor, 
Sydney 

Mr Robert Holmes a Court 
appeared to be still short of his 
share target when his latest bid 
for control of Broken Hill 
Proprietary closed last night 
After comparatively sub- 
dued dealing as the deadline 
for the bid approached, ana- 
lysis estimated that the offer— 
$9.20 a share — had only 
increased the Bell chairman's 
holding in BHP from about 18 
to about 25 per cent 
But his chances of winning 
what is being described as “the 
biggest poker game in 
Australia's history'' are still 
thought to have been im- 
proved by the Monday ruling 
of the National Companies 
and Securities Commission 
that ibe purchase of about 4 
per cent of BHP stock by 
Equiticorp Tasman was 
unacceptable. 

The NCSC decided that the 
deal by Equiticorp last week 
was intended to assist Mr 
John Elliott's Elders TXL, 
which controls about 18 per 
cent of BHP. and was a 
possible breach of the take- 
over code. A court case is 
likely to determine whether 
Equiticorp can keep its 
holding. 

Aitken 

talks 

founder 

Talks between the board of 
the Aitken Hume financial 
services group and the finan- 
cier Mr Nick Oppenheim. 
who is making a £91 million 
takeover bid for the company, 
have failed to find common 
ground between the two sides. 

Aitken said it is still advis- 
ing shareholders to reject the 
bid from Mr Oppenheim. 
which is being made through 
his quoted Tran wood hosiery 
group. 

It said:“Tranwood is little 
more than a shell company 
and would appear in reality 
only to be offering its manage- 
ment for which shareholders 
would be surrendering 10 per 
cent of their company.” 
Aitken's managing director 
Mr Tony Constance said Mr 
Oppenheim had failed to give 
any indication of how he 
would run the group better 
Mr Oppenheim expressed 
disappointment that he had 
not received enough informa- 
tion to construct a cash alter- 
native to his bid. 


MARKET SUMMARY 



STOCK MARKETS 


New York „ • 

Dow Jones - 1837.08.(+ 13.79) 

Tokyo 

Nikkei Dow 1 6.476.35 (+57.86) 

Hdwg Korn: 

Hang Seng 1,816.30 (+4.43) 

Amster dam; Gen 286.4 (-1.5) 

Sydney. AO — 12003 (-3.3) 

Fr an kf urt: 

Commerzbank 1349.0 (-40.3) 

Brussels: 

General 665 76 (-15.45) 

Paris: CAC 3563 (-33) 

Zurich: 

SKA General 522.70 (-0.70) 


CURRENCIES 


MAIN PRICE CHANGES 


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Gt Western Res — 

ExteJ 

Garrard & National — 

Union Discount 

Ml View 

Samuel Props 

Polly Peek — _ 

WPP Group — 505p (+15p 

Miss World - 

Fred Cooper 

Betaflex 

CotoroU 

United News - - 

Sriorrock 

'Top Value — — 

FALLS: 

Beecham 


Trusthouse Forte defeated 
in battle with Savoy Group 




Bank Base Ur* 

5-month Wet bank 9 •'* •.-9%°t 
3-montft ehgtoie btflsS -t 
buying rate 

Pnme Rare 850% • 

Federal Funds 6>*°» . 


GOLD . 

London Fixing: 

AM S34t l5pm-S341.50 
dose $342.00*34240 (£22650- 
22950) 

New Yoric. .. .. 




One of die City's longest 
running takeover sagas moved 
back on to the centre stage 
yesterday when the world's 
largest hotel chain, 
Trusthouse Forte, resumed 
hostilities with the Savoy Ho- 
tel group, owners of Ciaridge's 
and the Connaught 
The battle took just two 
hours and ended, predictably, 
in defeat for Trusthouse Forte 
which said: “We will be back 
to fight another day.” 
Trusthouse had narrowly 
failed to prevent the Savoy 
from winning approval from 
shareholders to issue more 
shares to make acquisitions. 

Trust bouse bid for the Sa- 
voy in 1981 and got 70 per cent 

of’ the equity. But because of 
the archaic voting structure 

with two classes of shares it 
could only muster 42 per cent 
of the votes- 

So w hen it got wind of the 
latest move by the Savoy to 
increase its share capital it 
feared that its own holding 
could be further dilated if the 
Savoy handed out more of the 


By CtiffFeltham 

high voting “B” shares. 

A task force or Trusthouse 
Forte executives despatched 
yesterday to the special meet- 
ing called in the ornate sur- 
roundings of the Savoy's River 
Room also failed to flush out 
the identity of a so-called 
“concert party” of sharehold- 
ers allegedly controlling a key 
stake in the Savoy. 

Mr George Proctor, the 
Trusthouse director leading 
the assault, inquired who 
might end up owning any 
shares issued to buy a business 
— and whether they might 
eventually end up in hands 
friendly to the “concert party.” 

The Savoy chairman Sir 
Anthony Take said Savoy had 
no plans to change the balance 
between the two classes of 
shares - but said be could give 
no undertakings about where 
any shares might end up. And 
he said : “It is no part of our 
duty to investigate what agree- 
ment groups of shareholders 
have made between 
themselves.” 

Bat,- pressed by .the 


Trusthouse representatives, 
he refused to allow the ques- 
tion of whether Savoy direc- 
tors were members of any 
"concert party” to be put to 
each member of the board. 
“That question is out of 
order,” he told the meeting. 

The exchange between the 
two sides appeared to leave the 
majority of ordinary share- 
holders as bemused bystand- 
ers. One shareholder said:“I 
only know- my shares would 
nor be north anything (Ike 
they are today if the Savoy was 
run by Trusthouse.” 

More had appeared con- 
cerned by news that there had 
been a JO per cent drop in the 
Dumber of United States visi- 
tors since the end of March 
As auditors counted the 
roles to give the Savoy a 
margin of victory of 2.80 
million to 234 million, the 
chief executive Mr Giles 
Shepard, took advantage of 
the temporary armistice to 

ensure the champagne was 
served to Ihe Trusthouse Con- 
tingent. 


Executive Editor Kenneth Fleet 


Thatcher door stays 
closed to the EMS 


Time may already have run out for 
taking sterling into the European 
Monetary’ System, at least this side of 
the general election. The pound 
behaved yesterday as if part of an even 
lighter currency arrangement than the 
EMS, becalmed at DM3.42, and at 
76.2 on the sterling index. However, 
i t remains free — despite strong 
rumours before the weekend of an 
impending move into the EMS. 

These, like many of their prede- 
cessors. suffered on closer examina- 
tion. notably of last week's cut in base 
rates and the Prime Minister's ab- 
sence in Israel. But the market talk on 
EMS entry was right to focus on the 
fact that, if sterling is to be taken into 
the exchange rate mechanism, there is 
not much time left to do it 

Before the elections earlier this 
month, at local level and in two 
Parliamentary seats, EMS watchers in 
Whitehall had pencilled in mid-July 
as the deadline for full .British 
membership. After that, the argument 
ran. holidays and then political pres- 
sures in the general election run-up 
would stand in its way. 

The Government’s uncertain show- 
ing in the polls means that the 
political uncertainties have started 
early, even though the actual results 
may have persuaded Mrs Thatcher to 
wait until nearer the summer of 1 988 
before going to the country. 

Plenty of advice on the EMS has 
been received, most of it — including 
that from the Chancellor — in favour 
of joining. But the campaign against, 
while less public, has been continuing. 
Broadly, this falls into two main 
categories. 

The first presents the EMS as 
essentially a market-distorting institu- 
tion supportable only with capital 
controls and possessing, as Sir Alan 
Walters has argued, a fundamental 
tendency in which the economic 
performance of members, rather than 
coming together, diverges. 

The second focuses on the political 
disadvantages of joining at a time 
when the the talk, increasingly, will be 
of dose elections and hung par- 
liaments. A devaluation is a devalua- 
tion, even if it is called an EMS 
realignment and governments tend 
not to like them. Thus, the better the 
Opposition showing in the opinion 
polls the more — if we were we in the 
EMS — the pressure for sterling 
devaluations, which in turn could hit 
the Government's showing. 

There is the additional point that, as 
in the post-war fixed exchange rate 
era. EMS membership would limit the 
freedom of action on interest rales — 
and threaten damaging increases — 
while throwing out the possibility of 
splashing out loo much in a pre- 
election public spending drive. 

The policy is thus the familiar one 
of “shadowing the EMS" — staying 
within a reasonably narrow range 
against the mark but adjusting that 
range when conditions, for example 
oil prices, change. Supporters of this 
policy argue that it carries many of the 
advantages of full EMS membership 
but none of the dangers. 

A last push is being made in some 
quarters to gel Britain in. but even the 
strongest supporters of the EMS will 


not be surprised to find that the door 
of Number 10 Downing Street ap- 
pears firmly dosed. 

Rough ride for SIB 

The Securities and Investments 
Board, the body at the apex of the new 
self regulatory regime proposed by the 
^Financial Services Bill is not having 
an easy ride with the dozen or so 
professional bodies which the Bill 
envisages can be bought within the 
system. 

For professionals who carry on 
investment business incidental to 
their profession the Bill provides an 
alternative to the normal requirement 
of authorization. Instead, if their 
professional body applies to the SIB to 
become a Recognised Professional 
Body (RPB) and is accepted, then 
membership of that body will be 
sufficient. 

Recognition however is not handed 
down cheaply. The Bill itself provides 
that the SIB will need to be satisfied 
that the professional body's rules 
provide a level of protection equiva- 
lent to the SIB's own conduct of 
business rules. It would also want to 
see that the body had adequate 
monitoring and disciplinary arrange- 
ments and provisions for the handling 
of complaints. 

The system of having RPBs has 
clear administrative advantages over 
the alternative of requiring each 
professional firm to seek authoriza- 
tion. Also, it carries the benefits 
allowing like to police like, with the 
SIB as the vital outide overseer. 

The professional bodies however 
are greatly concerned at the powers 
which the SIB. which is after all a new 
and private sector body, will have 
over their long-established rule books. 
They are concerned that the SIB will 
be given power to substitute one of its 
own rules for one of their own. and 
that the Bill is only the thin edge of the 
wedge which will end up with the SIB 
being given increased powers over the 
parts of their rule book not concerned 
with investment activities. 

The SIB is highly unlikely to have 
the time or resources to step outside 
the investment arena. Paranoia and 
the ivory* tower mentality should not 
be allowed to hinder the vital prin- 
ciple of there being equivalent levels 
of protection across the whole spec- 
trum of investment activity. 

The professional bodies are perhaps 
also concerned that the SIB will want 
to see their rules beefed up in places in 
order to secure recognition. 

In the last analysis it may be 
possible to reach some compromise 
along the lines of what appears to be 
current thinking at the Department of 
Trade and Industry. This would mean 
the introduction of an intermediate 
power giving the SIB the right to apply 
for a court order requiring an RPB to 
bring its rules into line. Further than 
this the Government should not go. 

RPBs will be a vital part of investor 
protection — many professionals have 
more direct contact with the public 
than authorized advisers. If further 
concessions are made producing an 
system of regulation for SROs and 
RPBs it could open the door to 
loopholes. 



Manufacturers of road suction cleaners and hydraulic equipment, 
civil engineering, building and road maintenance, 
manufacturers of concrete and gjr.p. pipes and xoadstone 


4* Solid performance by all divisions. 
4* Profit before tax increased by 24% 


❖ Dividend again increased and 
covered 4.1 times. 


. . in all respects 1986 promises to be a 
year of farther advancement.” 


Financial highlights 

1985 

1984 


£000 

£000 

Turnover 

62,092 

58,376 

Profit before tax 

5,546 

4,461 

Dividend per ordinary share 

7.50p 

7.00p 

Net asset value per ordinary share 

223. Olp 

257.05p 

Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts may be obtained from the 
Secretary, Johnston House, Hatchlands Road, Redhiil, Surrey RH1 1BG 



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FINANCE AND INDUSTRY 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1936 


WALL STREET 


FOREIGN EXCHANGES 


COMMODITIES 


New York (Renter) - Wall 
Street share prices dim bed 
further m early trading yester- 
day, extending the recovery 
that gave it last week the best 
gain In more than two months, 
traders said. 

' Declining interest rates, 
carryover baying and specula- 
tion that oil prices could fall 
farther, helped the rise, they 
said. 


The Dow Jones indnstrial 


average was up 14/15 points to 
1,837.74. 

The transportation average 
was up 3.93 points to 801.89. 

Advancing issues led declin- 
ing issues by a margin of five 
to three on a thin early vohnne 
of eight million shares. 

The most active share was 
Safeway, np W to 45. 

Mr George Pirrone of the 
Dreyfus Corporation said that 
fall revival of the bull market 
was still some way off. 


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177JJ-7B.0. 


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Discount Market Leans % 
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traqdnar 

Kuwait dinar KD 

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Saudi Arabia nyal 

Smoapore Ootar 

South Africa rand 
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Overnight open 9% ctoss 10ft 
1 week IOH-10 a mnth 9 ,j k,-S « 
Imnth lOK-10'n 9 mnth 915-3% 

3 mnth 10-9 U <* 12mth 9%-9 “h! 


Local Authority Deposits (%) 

2 days 10% 7 days 10% 

Imnth 9% 3 mnth 9% 

6 mnth 9% 12mth 9% 


GOktS342j0O-34250 


The prices and unit 
trust quotations on this 
page refer to Friday’s 
trading. 


SILVER SMALL 

Cash 34055415 

Three Months. — 349-0-3491} 

Voi N» 

Tone — 


Aunromw _____ 

Cash 762JJ-7B3.0 

Three Months — 7600-7005 

Voi 10750 

Tow — Steady 


High/Uw Ctoae 
Ms* 86 1239 

Ju 086 111Q-I1110 109 


NtCKEL ______ 

Cash ' 2675-2680 

Three Months 2743-2750 


I Authority Bonds pt>) 

1 mnth 11 - 10 * 2 mnth 10%-10K 

3 mnth 10%-IOK 6 mnth 1054-9% 

9 mnth 9%-S% 12mth 9%-9% 


INVESTMENT TRUSTS 


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6 mnth 9".*-9*i8 12mth 9 > io-9 & m 


TREASURY BILLS 


1 mnth 1 r|£$ 85 3 mnth 655450 


6 mnth 7504-95 12 mth 7.157.10 


Applets; ESI 55m aBotett SMOOm 

Bk£5B7.63S% recewett 84% 

Last week: E37555% rece*ved:£100 

Avge rate: £9 4860% last vrit £95001% 
Naxt week: £1 00m replace £ 1 00 m 


-LONDON FINANCIAL FUTURES 


Three North Storing Open 

Jim 86 5251 

% Sep 86 9050 

K Dec 86 — 9101 

% Mar 87 91.04 

» Jim 07 91-01 

Sop 87 90.70 


Previous day's total open Interest 18737 
Three Marmi Eurodollar 


Low dose Eat Voi 

8003* 30.14 2660 

90.74 9052 2641 

9033 9059 382 

9054 91.00 85 

9050 9088 57 

B0.70 90-75 5 


Three Month Eurodollar 

Jun86 M57 

Sep 86 9252 

Dec 86 9250 

Mar 87 9259 

US Treasury Bond 

JunfiS 95-23 

Sop 86 95-11 

Dec 88 N/T 


Previous day's total open Interest 21928 
9351 9256 93.01 630 

9259 9252 92.99 1223 

9255 92.80 92.85 199 

9252 9258 92.61 67 

Previous dor's total open interest 8905 
96-20 95-23 96-20 3542 

9541 35-04 85-30 214 

95-06 0 


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Sup 88 

Dec 86 

Mar 87 — 
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14% I JunB8 

Sep 86 


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124- 27 125-16 12437 125-12 6017 

125- 05 125-24 IIS-05 125-18 1526 

125-12 125-12 125-12 125-17 10 

N/T 125-13 0 

Previous day's total open Interest 2S33 
161.40 16255 160 60 16230 486 

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I TEMPUS ) 

FKI makes the 


STOCK MARKET REPORT 


most 


FKI’s success is based on a 
simple formula. In the some- 
what un glamorous specialist 
electrical engineering sector ft 
has identified a market op- 
portunity, developed a strate- 
gy to exploit it. and gone after 
it with determination. 

As a result, it has seen its 
share price leap from I7'/2p in 
October 1983, when it was 
granted a full listing on the 
Stock Exchange, to 84p to- 
day. taking its market capital- 
ization to just under £100 
million. 

It seeks to acquire small 
electronic or light mechanical 
engineering companies, usu- 
ally wholly owned subsidiar- 
ies of much larger companies, 
with good products. General- 
ly. gross margins will be good, 
but the companies will usual- 
ly be loss-making at the net 
level due to the weight of 
coporate overhead. As the 
chairman, Tony GartJand, 
pul it. if there is a good gross 
profit there is no reason why 
there should not be a good net 
margin. 

A string of acquisitions last 
year. £10.5 million worth, 
helped the company to boost 
its pretax profit by 66 per cent 
from £3.5 million to £5.7 
million in the 12 months to 
March 31. 1986. Turnover 
was up 73 per cent to £32 
million. Of this, over J5 per 
cent was organic growth. 

Following the latest acqui- 
sition of the engineering and 
1 components business of 
Thorn EMI for £1 1.65 mil- 
lion, FKI now consists of four 
main divisions averaging £20 
million turnover each. Its 
ambition is to add one more, 
in an as yet unidentified 
electrical engineering sector, 
to give it five dissimilar 
product markets. 

A rights issue last year and 
a vendor placing of 25.6 
million shares for the Thorn 
subsidiary leaves FKI still 
ungeared' and with just over 
£1 million to play with. This 
year's profits will benefit 
from a full year's contribu- 
tion from earlier acquisitions, 
Poppe and the TI companies. 
Cabieform and the Thorn 
EMI companies should start 
to make a contribution in the 
second half. 

Pretax profit of £7.5 mil- 
lion in the year to Mart* 31 
1987 implies that earnings 
per share will grow at 21 per 
cent after taking into account 
the shares issued for Thom 
EMI. This puts the shares cm 
a prospective multiple of 15, 
but much depends on the 
speed with which manage- 
ment can integrate its 


acquisitions. 

with profits expected to be 
coming through from its pro- 
posed five-division structure 


by mid-1987, the group is 
iment on building a track 
record which will enable it to 
make a quantum leap. The 
shareholders wiH need to 
trust the management not to 
leap over a cliff but on 
present form their trust is 
unlikely to be misplaced. 

GUS/Harris 

Queensway 

The stock market is taking its 
time to recognize the impor- 
tance of last week's deal with 
Harris Queensway and Great 
Universal Stores. So far 
Gussies' “A" shares have 
risen by only 20p to £1 0.6Qp. 

As well as suggesting a 
solution to the . .potential 
problem of succession at 
GUS, the deal throws up an 
interesting anomaly in- the 
share ratings accorded re- 
spectively to GUS and Harris 
Queensway. With the chair- 
man. Sir Isaac Wolison, aged 
88 and his son. Lord 
Wolison, aged 59, investors 
had become concerned about 
the future of the group. The 
appointment of 44-year-old 
Sir Philip Harris to GUS's 
board should put an end to 
these worries. 

As pan of the deal GUS 
acquired 23 per cent of Harris 
Queensway. It will therefore 
be able to treat Harris 
Queensway as an associate 
company and include 23 per 
cent of Harris Queensway’s 
profit in its reported result 

While gaining 23 per cent 
of Harris Queensway's profit 
GUS will lose the contribu- 
tion of Times Furnishing and 
Home Chaim, both of which 
it is selling to Harris 
Queensway. The precise con- 
tribution of the two business- 
es is in question as audited 
figures are not available, but 
it is likely to be less than 23 
per cent of Harris 
Queensway's profits that will 
replace iL 

Mr John Chataway, of the 
brokers Kitcat & Aitken, 
expects Harris Queensway to 
make £60 million in the year 
to December 1987, allowing 
for its recent rights issue and 
the inclusion of Times Fur- 
nishing and Home Charm. 
That makes its prospective 
p/e ratio 16 fully diluted with 
the shares at 254p. 

By contrast GUS is trading 
bn 1 2 times forecast earnings 
for the year to March 1987. 
Mr Chataway expects it to 
have made £291 million in 

the yearto March 1986 and he 
is forecasting £334 million for 
the current year. 

It seems likely that Sir 
Philip will in lime apply the 
same entrepreneurial flair to 


GUS that he has applied at 

Harris Queensway. If so the 
discrepancy in the two 
companies' share ratings is 
bound to narrow. 

D pnhil l 

Dunhill Holdings has much 
in common with its quality 
customers. Like the best of 
them, it has plenty of cash 
and would like to buy more 
luxury goods. Its commercial 
interest is in acquiring pres- 
tige brands wh ich it can 
develop internationally, but 
its search is slow and long. 

The general strategy, is 
clearly successful. Profits rose 
from £15.1 million to £20.1 
million last year, on sales up 
from £117 million to £130 
million. 

At the year end Dunhill 
had net cash of £35.9 million, 
up from £16.6 million. Ad- 
mittedly. ihe year end figure 
represents a seasonal peak, 
with the average for the year 
nearer the opening than clos- 
ing balance, but it accounts 
for 17 per cent of the 
company's market capitaliza- 
tion. 

The cash allowed Dunhill 
to -increase its dividend by 45 
per cent to a total of -5.5p, 
against a 41 percent increase 
in earnings per share. The 
dividend was covered 5.4 
times so shareholders can 
expect another big increase in 
the present year, assuming 
the company does not make a 
big acquisition. 

Even if it does succeed in 
its search, the effect could 
take time to feed through to 
profits. 

At the same time as scour- 
ing the country for suitable 
purchases, the company is 
spending capital on Dunhill, 
the original business taking in 
lighters and other products 
for men, and Montblanc, the 
pen manufacturing opera- 
tion, which showed the best 
sales improvement m the 
group last year. 

Both businesses should do 
well this year, with Lane, the 
tobacco company in the 
United States likely to do no 
belter than hold its own. 

Overall, the company 
could be pressed to keep up 
last year's 

Stripping out the cash from 
profits and the share price 
leaves the shares, at 
498p. trading on a prospective 
multiple of only 1 1 , assuming 
operating profits grow by 25 
per cent in the present year. 

Even though there is little 
speculative interest, with 
Rothmans International 
holding 51 per cent of the 
shares, that rating looks un- 
suitably dowdy. . 


to develop 
historic 
market 

By Judith Huntley 
Commercial Property 
Correspondent 

The Spitalfields Develop- 
ment Group, a consortium of 
London &. Edinburgh Trust, 
the developer, and Balfour 
Beatty, the construction com- 
pany. plans to redevelop the 
site occupied by the 300-year- 
old Spitalfields Market on the 
edge of the City of London 
with a multi-million pound 
office, retail and residential 
scheme. 

Talks are underway with the 
City of London Corporation, 
owner of the 14 acre site, 
about moving the fruit vege- 
table and flower market to a 
location owned by LET three 
miles away at Temple Mills, a 
former British Rail engineer- 
ing works. 

The market traders favour 
.the move and the developer 
has asked the corporation to 
look into the feasibility of its 
proposals which include keep- 
ing the Horner market build- 
ings and protecting the view of 
Christ Church, which was 
built by Hawkesmoor. 

The London Borough of 
Tower Hamlets, in whose area 
Spitalfields is located, is con- 
sulting the public about the 
future of the area. 

LET will submit a planning 
application for the site once 
that process is complete. 

The developer is not alone 
in wanting to redevelop 
Spitalfields to take advantage 
of big bang, which is causing 
financial conglomerates to 
lake large amounts of office 
space. 

Rosehaugh/Stanhope. the 
developer of nearby Broadgate 
at Liverpool Streei station is 
also looking at the area. 

The City Corporation may 
put the site out to tender, 
hoping that keen competition 
wifi result in a high price being 
paid for the site. 


Sell-off speculation 
fails to liven up 
Lonrho share price 


Speculation in a rather sub- 
dued market yesterday sug- 
gested that Tiny Rowland's 
international trading group 
Lonrbo was dose to selling on 
pan of its South African 
interests in a multi-million 
pound deal. 

Dealers are convinced that 
Lonrho has been having secret 
talks with Mr - Harry 
Oppenbeim's Anglo American 
Corporation for some time, if 
completed the deal could be 
worth $400 million (£26 1 
million) to Lonrho and would 
certainly please the City which 

Expansion plans at Marks 
and Spencer could be good 
news for several of its main 
suppliers, ind tiding Stirling 
Group, 4p dearer at a new 
peak of 104p. Stirling has 
already geared op for the 
increased demand with its new 
ultra-modern factory in Man- 
chester ami the acquisition of 
rival B. Forster. Analysts are 
now re rating the shares and 
looking^ for pretax profits of 
£23 null ion against £1.8 mil- 
lion for the year to March just 
ended. 

has only just started to warm 
to Lonrho shares. 

The renewed speculation in 
the City about Lonrho's inten- 
tions followed a visit by some 
of the Lonrho board to the 
offices of Chase Manhattan 
Securities, one of the bigger 
dealing houses to emerge from 
the recent spate of City merg- 
ers. But shares of Lonrho 
failed to reflect the underlying 
speculation, dosing only lp 
firmer at 254p. Only a few 
weeks ago the price had traded 
as high as 274p amid growing 
bid speculation. 


Michael Clark, who has an 
outstanding reputation as a 
market reporter, has joined 
The Times as senior stock 
market correspondent the 
first of several new appoint- 
ments designed to give readers 
the best duly coverage of the 
market 

Many fund managers be- 
lieve that Lonrho shares may 
now start to rise after the 
expiry of the May traded 
options today. Speculators 
will be forced either to take up 
their options, or cash them in. 
This will bring a sigh of relief 
to many jobbers who appear 
to have worked hard to keep 
the speculators under pres- 
sure. Dealers are already talk- 
ing the Lonrho share price up 
to 300p in the weeks ahead. 

The rest of the equity 
market appeared to be taking 
an extended holiday break 
with turnover down to a 
trickle and investors cautious 
about opening new positions 
towards the tail-end of the 
long three week account. The 
wave of selling on the French 
Bourse on Monday did little 
help sentiment .Asa result the 
FT 30-share index closed 6.6 
down at 1.342.8. having been 
more than 10 points down 
earlier in the dav. The broader 
hased FT-SE 10 0 fared little 
better finishing 5.3 lower at 
1.612.1. 

Among the leaders Hanson 
Trust fresh from its victory 1 
over Imperial Group, sported 
a 6p rise to 184p. Full year 
figures are expected next week 
ahead of the Derby which the 
group now sponsors. 

Among the leaders Bee- 
cham slipped 1 2p to 393p after 
a cautious press article and 


Grand Metropolitan declined 
9p to 406p on a reported 
denial of an approach from 
Philip Morris. 

ICI also reflected the gener- 
al mood, down I2p to 8S9p. 
and British Telecom cased 4p 
to 236p in. spite of recent 
favourable comment. 

A surprise bid for Gable 
Honse Properties from 
Ladbroke did little for the 
shares concerned. Gable los- 
ing 3p to 200p and Ladbroke 
4p to 335pf 

In contrast Don Bros, sus- 
pended at 130p. returned at 

Expect some good news soon 
from the fast-growing food 
manufacturer Hazlewood 
Foods. Full-year figures ex- 
pected within the next couple 
of weeks should make interest- 
ing reading, with market men 
looking for a sharp increase in 
pretax profits over last year's 
£6.1 million. Brokers like de 
Zoete & Sevan are forecasting 
at least £10 million with £15 
million in prospect for 1987. 
The shares advanced another 
lOp to 803p. 

I68p following the 1 75p terms 
from Shell. Associated News- 
papers, publisher of The Daily 
Mat / and Mail on Sunday. 
greeted the news that its 
Euromoney Publications sub- 
sidiary' >s coming to market 
with a 4p rise to 280p. 
Euromoney, which specializes 
in publishing financial maga- 
zines covering banking and 
the Eurobond market, is ex- 
pected to be capitalized at £90 
million. Associated has a 90 
per cent stake in the company. 

Bumper profits boosted 
DnnhiU 34p to 500p and 
Midsummer Inns 1 5p to 350p. 


Japan is 
world’s 
biggest 
creditor 

From David Watts 
Tokyo 

Japan replaced Britain as 
the world’s biggest net creditor 
Iasi year. 

. The ministry' of finance here 
reported yesterday that 
Japan's balance sheet for 1985 
showed $129.8 billion worth 
of official and private assets 
abroad in excess of liabilities 
at the end of last year. That 
total was $55.5 billion or 
almost 75 per cent more than 
in 1984. 

The ministry estimated 
British net external assets at 
$90 billion Iasi year and West 
Germany's at ’ $50 billion. 
United States liabilities were 
estimated at $60 billion. 

Japan's gross external assets 
were up by 28.3 per cent. but 
at $437.7 billion they still 
trailed both Britain and the 
US. The figure for Britain was 
$712.2 and for the US $914.7. 

A third of Japan's external 
total comprised stock and 
bond investments, mostly in 
the US. The balance of such 
portfolio investments, total- 
ling SI 45.7 billion, was up by 
66.4 per cent. 

Cornhill 

Insurance 

Our article of May 19 
entitled “Auditors walk light- 
rope over ‘hidden* figures", 
about the prevalence of 
“improving" company ac- 
counts by hiding poor results, 
referred 'to a Department of 
Trade and Industry finding 
that “Corn hill’s" accounting 
had been "unusually 
deceptive". We are glad to 
make it clear, and we accept, 
that the company criticized 
was Cornhill Consolidated, 
liquidated in 1974. and not the 
well-known .and wholly un- 
connected Cornhill Insurance 
pic. to which we apologize for 
any confusion caused. 


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• WHIM CREEK: Tlie com- 
pany says that it intends m 1 986 
to consolidate and further 
strengthen its position as the 
primary gold producer in the 
Mcekaibana area of western 
Australia. The chairman. Mr 
Patrick J Hughes, says in the 
annual report that the gold 
production target for 1986 is 

40.000 oz from its Meekatharra 
operations. The plant produced 
38.086 oz in 1985. 

• AUSTWHIM RE- 
SOURCES: The company, 

which began gold production at 
its Cork Tree Well mine last 
month, expects to run at a 
capacity of 30.000 oz a year by 
the end of June. A total of 

18.000 oz of gold is planned for 

the nine months to December 
31. 1986. according to the 
annual report Although the 
plant is still in the commissi on- 
. mg stage, gold discoveries are in 
excess of 90 percent. 

• A GOLDBERG & SONS: 
Results for vear to March 29. 
Dividend 3p (0.5). making 4p 
(1 ). It is the directors' intention 
that future dividends should 
reflect growth in profi lability. 
Figures in £000. Pretax profit 
2.558 (640). tax 1,173 (487). 

. Earnings per share 8. 1 p <0.9). 

• HUNTER SAPHIRi Final 
dividend 1.65p. making 2.5p 
(1.75). Figures in £000 for year 
to February 28. Turnover 
73.649 (64.601). pretax profit 
2.143 1 J. » 66). tax 893 (423). 


COMPANY NEWS 


Earnings per share pre-extxaor- 
dinary items 7.66p (4.92). 

• HEWDEN-STUART: The 
company agreed to acquire the 
entire plant hire interests of the 
Jsis Group, subject to the con- 
sent of Isis shareholders. The 
agreement envisaged a- consid- 
eration of £6 million- Hie sum 
of £4.065 million is to be 
satisfied by the issue to Isis 
Plant of six million new 
Hewden ordinary shares and 
£883.612 (together with the 
consideration for the properties 
of £440.000) will be settled in 
cash by Hewden-Stuan. Morgan 
Grenfell has agreed to purchase 
from Isis Plant the six million 
new ordinary shares in Hewden- 
Stuart at 67.3/4p per share. 
Morgan Grenfell is placing these 
shares with institutional 
investors. 

• THE SCOTTISH N A- - 

TIONAL TRUST: Interim 

dividend I.7p (1.5). Figures in 
£000 for six months to March 
31. Gross revenue 3,387 (3,532). 
net revenue before tax 2J98 
(2.130). tax 764 (702). Earnings 
per share 2.S3p (22 1 ). Revenue 
account should remain buoyant 
for the second half. The board 
imendsio recommend a final 
dividend on the ordinary shares 
higher than that of 1985. 

• HOME BREWERY CO: An 
interim dividend of 4p per share 
will be paid cm the ordinary 
shares and S ordinary shares for 
the year to September 30. 


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Sptaati Prods (72p) ’ 
Temptewn (2l5p) 
Tech Project (1400). 
Tip Top Drug (160p) 
Usher (Frank) (lOOp) 
WeOcome (120pJ 


westbury (I45p) 

Worcester (1l0p) 

Wickes (Hop) 


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Berkeley N/P 
Btmnah CH N/P 
Crew W) N/P 
Hams Qwav N/P 
Micro Bus N/P 
President Em N/P 
Ratners N/P 
Hosehaugti N/P 
Rotapnrt N/P 
(Issue pnee in brackets). 


• MIDSUMMER INNS: Fig- 
ures in £000 for 26 weeks to 
March 31. Turnover . 2.950 
(932). pretax profit 404 (111), 
tax nil (same). Earnings per 
share ll.5p . (I0.3p 
adjust ed).The second half has 
started well and the chairman 
expects to report a further 
substantial improvement at the 
vear end. 

• PERlCOM:Results for six 
months to March 31. The 
dire clots have derided that in- 
terim dividends should be re- 
sumed and they have declared 
an interim of 1 p. They expect to 
at least to maintain the final at 
last year's 1.3p. Figures in £000. 
Turnover 8,694 (4,436). pretax 
profit 977 (loss 55). Earnings per 
share 7.8p floss 0.6p). 

• SENIOR ENGINEER- 
ING: The company has sold at 
book value the fixed assets 
(except the freehold land and 
buildings) and stocks and work- 
in-progress of its subsidiary. 
David Worthington, to 
Chillcoils for about £120,000 
cash. 

• NMW COMPUTERS: The 
company, through its subsid- 
iary. Integrated Processing and 
Communications, and Inter- 
national City Holdings have 
established a jointly owned 
company. Ich Microprocessor 
Systems, to continue the 
development and marketing of 
the NMW-designed range of 
microprocessor work stations, 
ipac will have a controlling 
interest of 80.1 per cent and 
NMW will bold 19.9 per cent. 

• DON BROTHERS. BU1ST: 
Shell is to make agreed offers, 
totalling £23 million, for the 
ordinary and preference capital, 
subject to Don’s pretax profits 
for 1985-86 being satisfactory. 
Termsr-for each ordinary share, 
175p of nominal loan notes. 
1991. ’with a cadi alternative 
offer of 175p a share; for each 
preference share. 74p in c a sh . 

• COLO ROLL: Group final 


3p. making 5p- Figures in £000 
for year to March 31. Turnover 
60.826 (37.369). pretax - profit 


6.230 (3,814). tax 2.398 (1.666). 
Earnings per share 13-.6p. 

More company news, page 24 


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On June 10th, at a luncheon at the Savoy, 
British business will have a lot to digest. 

Its leaders will sit in judgement on their own 
ability to communicate. 

The topmost brass from Britain’s top 100 
companies and the City will be served the most 
authoritative survey to date on corporate com- 
munications. 

Communications? Isn’t that the subject that 
Chief Executives hand swiftly down the line? 

Evidently, not any more. As our survey clearly 
shows. 

We sought and got views from the highest 
levels of industry and commerce; from the City 
Parliament and the financial media; and from a 
broad spectrum of private and institutional 
shareholders. 

From such a disparate sample* there was a 
surprising amount of agreement: 

Corporate communications matter a lot, 
and are likely to matter more in future. 

Indeed, they're key to corporate policy- 
making. 

Now you’d expect to hear thatfrom people in 


PR, advertising and the media. 

But the London Standard Survey is unique 
in questioning the people who pay for the cam- 
paigns and the people they’re aimed at. 

Names are named. Punches aren't pulled. 

Among the subjects probed for us by financial 
communications firm Dewe Roger son: 

What lessons can be learned from recent 
bloody take-over battles? 

How are communications involved in the 
spectacular spread of share-ownership? 

And what of life after Big Bang? Will you 
wake up to find your company owned by parties 
unknown on the far side of the world? 

If you’re concerned with any kind of corporate 
communications, investor relations or the strate- 
gies of corporate acquisition or defence, you 
should read the London Standard Survey. 

Following its introduction on June 10th, we'll 
be holding a seminar on the 27th to go into it 
more deeply. 

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Shrinking market share forces re think on prices and promotion 


Co-op to shake up sales strategy 


By Derek Harris, Industrial Editor 


The co-operative movement 
is launching an attempt to pull 
together an overall marketing 
and development strategy 
which could lead to increased 
spending on national promo- 
tion and a new edge to Co-op 
pricing. 

The strategy will be in the 
hands of a new Co-op trade 
committee consisting of the 
chief executives of the nine 
biggest retail societies and of 
the retail division of the 
Co-operative Wholesale Soci- 
ety (CWS). the 10 together 
accounting for 60 per cent or 
more of all Coop trade. 

Steering the committee as 
chairman will be Mr Dennis 
Landau, chief executive of 
CWS, the movement’s most 
powerful organization, finan- 
cially and traditionally the 
provider of goods and services 
to retail societies. 

The initiative emerged at 
Llandudno asthe Co-operative 
Congress, the co-op move- 
ment’s annual parliament 
heard trading reports which 
showed that last year the Co-op 
again lost market share de- 
spite increased sales. 


It now has 4.9 per cent of 
the total retail markeL com- 
pared with 5.1 per cent the 
year before as societies contin- 
ued to wipe out the legacy of 
older and often smaller 
outlets. 

Co-op turnover at £4,850 
million was up 5.1 per cent 
and its surplus or profits rose 
14.6 per cent to £47 million. 
Reserves have also jumped 
more than a fifth to £413 
million. 

Mr Garth Pratt, economic 
and research officer of the 
Co-operative Union, the orga- 
nizing body for the move- 
ment, said: "Steady progress is 
now being made but trading 
performance is stiU not as 
good as it ought to be. The 
level of competition is now so 
formidable that we have to 
run very fast to maintain our 
position. But we have restruc- 
tured to a remarkable extent, 
with the future of the move- 
ment already lying with the 
biggest 25 societies”. 

The biggest 22 societies now 
account lor more than three 
quarters of Co-op trade, and 
the 30 smallest for only 0.S per 



Dennis Landan: margins 
from CWS under fire 

cent There are now 95 retail 
societies. Co-operative Retail 
Services (CRS), the biggest 
Co-op retailer, is responsible 
for 20 per cent of total Co-op 
turnover and the CWS retail 
division for nearly 1 0 per cent 
Trading profits of the soci- 
eties as a proportion of sales 
has improved only slightly, 
moving from 1 per cent m 
19S4 to 1.1 percent last year. 

The benchmark for healthy 
trading has been put at 2.5 per 
cent Of the top two dozen 


societies about half already 
.have profits running at this 
level with about half a dozen 
halfway there and as many 
again fighting their way out of 
adversity. Mr Pratt said. 

On trading, Mr Pratt said 
there were wide disparities in 
individual performance by all 
the retail societies. He added: 
"There are tremendously en- 
couraging and strong achieve- 
ments. There are also those 
which are still apparently 
struggling against the tide. 
Regrettably for most of those 
it seems unlikely that the tide 
will turn”. 

It is against this background 
that the new committee is 
being launched to overcome 
the Co-op'scen iral com merrial 
problem, its efforts being dis- 
persed among so many retail 
organizations. 

Two key issues are expected 
to be tackled by the commit- 
tee. One is profit margins after 
criticisms about those on offer 
from the CWS. 

Mr Bill Farrow, this year’s 
congress president who is also 
chief executive of CRS, com- 
plained in a key speech about 
the handicap presented by 
CWS. a clear reference to 


rather poorer margins which 
can be on offer from CWS 
compared with those available 
in a big society buying direct 
from manufacturers and im- 
porters as do the big multiples 
like J. Sainsbury and Tesco 
Stores. 

The committee is also ex- 
pected to look at the problem 
of achieving a common ap- 
proach among key societies to 
the branding of main trading 
concepts from superstores to 
new-style convenience outlets 
to which small Co-op shops are 
being increasingly converted. 

The Co-op last year increased 
its number of superstores to 
65. 

The CWS has long been 
frustrated over the prolifera- 
tion of different names given 
by societies to what are essen- 
tially the same concepts, less- 
ening the chances of setting up 


-national promotions, 
rill pul 


This Mil put the launching 
of new national promotions, 
including advertising cam- 
paigns, high on the agenda of 
the new committee. 

The congress yesterday 
called for the CWS as a 
manufacturer to continue to 
reduce additives in foods. 


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COMMODITIES REVIEW 


3 


Time for the LME to stop complaining 


The outburst from Mr Jac- 
ques Lion, chairman of the 
London ' Metal Exchange 
board, was an understandable 
err de coear. The exchange 
and its members took a severe 
battering during the tin crisis. 
They had barely emerged 
from the shelters and wiped 
the sweat from under their tin 
hats before the second wave 
of bombers, this time bearing 
die nnmistakeable insignia of 
the Securities and Divest- 
ments Board, darkened the 
sky. 

Indignation at seeming to 
be everyone's target is a 
natural reaction, especially 
for a body with snefa strongly 
conservative instincts. But 
Mr Lion’s agitation, I fear, 
did neither him nor the 
exchange credit Let me re- 
mind you of what be said. 

By settling oatstanding 
contracts on which the Inter- 
national Tin Council’s mem- 
bers had defaulted, Mr Lion 
said that LME members 
"demonstrated to the world at 
large and, in particular, to the 
22 defaulting sovereign na- 
tions comprising the Tin 
CotmriL what the sanctity of 
contract means.” 


He said: “You may find it 
somewhat ironic that in those 
circumstances Her Majesty's 
Government finds it neces- 
sary to introduce somewhat 
Draconian measures to pro- 


tect private investors from the 
machinations of onr mem- 
bers. Who, I wonder, is to 
protect the markets of the 
Gty of London from the 
depredations of governments? 

“So, at a time when we 
should be receiving every 
possible assistance to rebuild 
and restore confidence in onr 
market as a result of the tin 
crisis, we are having to pro- 
tect our market from the 
demands of government that 
we should abandon our 
principal’s contract which 
has served industry well for 
over a century, for a clearing 
house market which the trade 
has emphatically stated it 
does not wish to see, particu- 
larly in view of the higher 
costs involved.” 

Now the exegesis begins. 
There is no doubt that the 
LMETs members eventually 
did what they could to defend 
sanctity of contract, although 
the LME and the banks 
might differ abont who pro- 
vided the idea of the final 
exchange of cheques, and 
about how efficiently it was 
carried out The point was 
that the members paid np and 
the ITC, or rather its mem- 
bers, did not. 

Bnt what is the logical 
connection between that cred- 
itable event and government 
measures to protect private 
investors which makes the 



Jacdne$ Lion: ’Sanctity of 
contract demonstrated' 


latter “ironic”? Apart from 
the general and ancient senti- 
ment that if governments 
cannot be trusted in one 
sphere they cannot be trusted 
in another, the answer is: Not 
much. 


The riren instances are very 
different For a start the 
British Government did not 
want to default on its ITC 
obligations. It is only tarred 
with the same brush as those 
who did want io default 
because the machinery of. the 
ITC prevented it from reach- 
ing a separate agreement, 


prevent malpractices, depre- 
dations and worse in the City 
at the expense of private 
investor. 

The LME has in the past 
been the first to admit that 
the little oversights of 
Doxfords, Imperial Commod- 
ities era/ damaged the rep nta- 
tion of commodities and 
futures trading as a whole. 

The best possible protec- 
tion for the private investor is 
presumably inherently desir- 
able even if, as Mr Lion 
rightly implies, there is no 
final protection against gov- 
ernments. There never has 
been and there never will be. 
Mr Lion is not the first to ask, 
Serf quis custodial ipsos custo- 
dy? (Bnt who wifi guard the 
guardians themselves?). 

By the same token history 
is Uttered with huge corporate 
and business defaults in 
which wicked governments 
played no part. The 
principal's contract offers no 
immunity against that 


Yet, even if the Govern- 
ment had been an enthusias- 
tic defaulter, it does not follow' 
that it should not attempt to 


Nor, as Mr Lion alleges, is 
the Government 

"de manding ” that the LME 

abandons its principal's con- 
tract, however long it has 
existed. It is troe that the SIB 
criteria for a Recognized In- 
vestment Exchange — sent 
out incidentally, in January 
and so far unanswered offi- 
cially by the LME — set great 


store by clearing bosses of a 
kind so far entirely foreign to 
the LME. 

But LME members them- 
selves, in various papers, 
have suggested solutions to 
this problem, including effec- 
tively setting np two markets, 
one for futures business and 
another physical market for 
trade business. 

The real due to the IMS's 
objections lies in the squeals 
from trade (industrial) users 
of die exchange who do not 
want the extra cost a clearing 
house would involve. In that 
Mr Lion is certainly correct: 

Gearing houses, however, 
are commonplace today, and 
futures business around the 
world flourishes. Why Lon- 
don should be different is 
baffling. And plenty of LME 
members agree. An LME 
sub-committee will today re- 
port on thechanges in organi- 
zation required by the LME 
to meet tins SIB criteria for an 
RIE. 

What Mr lion meant by 
“receiving every possible as- 
sistance to rebaOd and restore 
confidence in onr market” is 
obscure. -Not help^from the 
iniquitous Government sorely 

The LME should build on 
its robust tradition of self 
help, recognize that a new 
regulatory regime is upon ns 
and stop complaining. 

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Yearly pay 


increases 
may end, 
says CBI 


By David Young 


The annual wage increase 
could become a thing of the 
the Confederation of 


Eritish Industry (CBI) says hi 
published today. 


a report pub — __ .. 

The employers’ o: 
tion' says the : annual pay 
review, taken for granted dur- 
ing the period of high infla- 
tion, was now the subject of 
review in many companies. 
For many there may be better 
ways of determining proper 
pay levels, it says. 

Employers are being asked 
by the CBI for their comments 
on the proposals by the Chan- 
cellor, Mr Nigel Lawson, to 
introduce a profit-linked pav 
system under which at least 20 
per cent of an employee’s pay 
would be linked to profits. 

The CBI says such a scheme 
would improve the commit- 
ment and involvement of the 


workforce in the success of 
their enterprise. It could also 
reduce upward pay pressure, 
make firms more likely to 
retain workers in difficult 
times and to recruit workers in 
better trade conditions. 

"If we paid ourselves less, 
unemployment would not be 
so high ” the CBI adds.' 

“Pay settlements on average 
are soil too high. Even allow- 
ing for further improvements 
in productivity, a further loss 
in competitiveness, . market 
share, investment and jobs is 
implied if pay settlements as a 
whole stay around today’s 
levels.” ' • 


Plastic prices 
‘should not 
be lowered’ 


A warning to Europe’s plas- 
tics manufacturers not to 
make automatic price cuts in 
response to lower feedstock 
prices caused by the slump m 
world oil prices has been given 
by Mr S D de Bree, vice- 
president of the Association of 
Plastics Materials Producers 
in Europe. 

He said that lower oil prices 
meant that the European plas- 
tics industry had improved its 
competitiveness against Mid- 
dle Eastern imports. 

Mr de Bree said: “While a 
number of our customers 
seem to expect prices for 
plastics to follow the down- 
ward trend of crude and 
feedstocks we must make clear 
that this is against the interest 
even-of those same customers 
and' of plastics manu- 
facturers.” 


COMPANY NEWS 


• BRITISH PRINTING 
COMMUNICATION CORPS 
Mr Robert Maxwell, ihe chair- 
man; says in his annual state- 
ment that pretax profits for the 
first four months of the current 
year, which only include three 
weeks of the benefits of the 
Pergamon Journals acquisition, 
show a substantial increase 
compared with the coir 
ing period in 1985, reflecting in 
part a significant contribution 
from the printing of the Mirror 
Group’s newspapers. The board 
is confident that, with the 
additional profits from the jour- 
nals. tbe remits for the first half 
of 1986 "will show the quantum 
leap, in BPCCS profitability for 
the current year and dem- 


onstrate its exciting prospects 
for the future.” 


• REABROOK HOLDINGS: 
Brendifle, which makes and 
distributes car-care dolhs and 
houseware dean mg products, 
has been bought for £291,450 
casb- In the year to March 31:, 
1986, Brendifle made a pretax 
profit of £119,970 and its net 
assets at that date were 
£314,634. 

• SEAFIELD: Sales for 1985 
lr£7J3 million (£6.46 million), 
against Ir£7.64 million. Pretax 
loss lr£l 86.000 (profit 
Ir£l 17.0001. Loss per share, 
before extraordinary items, 8.8p 
(earnings 4.2p) and Toss per 
share afterwards, 27.9p (earn- 
ings 3.3p). 

• BSG INTERNATIONAL: 
The company has sold its 
vehicle seat-manufacturing off- 
shoot. Dynasafe. to Twii. The 
cash price will be based on the 
net assets of Dynasafe at April 
30 last, plus a premium. In 
addition. BSC'S loan at that date 
will be repaid. An initial pay- 
ment of about £600.000 has 
been received. 

• NEW ENGLAND PROP- 
ERTIES: Turnover for 

£838.000 (£1.17 million). Pretax 
loss £697,000 (loss £751.000). 


Half-year to March 31 last. 
Interim dividend — 5p (same), 
payable on July 4. Turnover 
£15.7 million (£17.64 million). 
Pretax profit £505.000 
(£836.000). Earnings per share 
5.Sp (12.5p). The board expects 
the year's results to be dose to 
last year’s. 

• MILLETTS LEISURE 
SHOPS: Results for the 53 
weeks to Feb. 3. 1986. com pared 
with the previous 52 weeks. 


Total dividend cut from 3.95p 
to Jp. Turnover (excluding 


VAT) £30.38 million (£29.05 
million). Profit before tax 
£15,000 (loss £396,000). Earn- 
ings per share O^p (loss 6.3p). 

• CLAYTON. SON & CO 
(HOLDINGS): Tbe fixed as- 
sets. drawings, name and stocks 
of Fielding and Piatt (in 
receivershipKhave' been bought 
for £378,000 cash. Fielding 
makes hydraulic presses' and 


machinery for the construction 
a Is industries. ■ 


and metai 

NICOR: A private investor 
group plans to purchase the 
Houston-based inland, barging 
Operation of. National Marine 
Service: a subsidiary of Nicor. 
but the deal is subject to 
agreement on a definitive con- 
tract. - 




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Luxemburg (Reuter) — 
The number of unemployed ia 
the European Comma nuv fell 
by 360.000- in April from 
March as the end of wrater 
brought opportunities for sea- 
sonal wort, the Community’s . 
statistics office said yesterday. 
But it said tbe-drop did not 


ToW workforce unamptoyment 
ns»f%) 


irin 


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signify a foil in the underlying 


rate of joblessness in ihe 
member states, noting that the 
April figure of 16.03 million 
was still 2 per cent higher than 
ih 'April 1985.' .. . ■■ - ; - 

Male unemployment has 
been cut ; sharply' in some 
countries, with falls of 21 per 
cent m Denmark, and a 
dip of 0.2 per cent across tbe 
Community. 

But the number of women' 
out of work has risen by 5.2 
per cent in the group 


l March 

W Germany &3 9.1 8.6 

France 1CL2 10.3 10.1 

14.0 14.1 124 
12.7 13.2 134) 
115 122-135/ 

Luxu nb o u rg . 1,4 15 \,j 

Britain - 12^ 125 123 

Denrnvk 75 .85 • 53 

3.0 3.4 2 2 




The office does not pub&sh percent- 
Sp^ arcl ^ Portu gal 

not based on the number of 
.registered uremptajed. 



v’ - 


Of all members, Italy -has 
fared the worst, registering an 
increase of 9.4 percent in male 
unemployment, and 8.6 per 
cent in fcmafe 




Nuclear trade fair alms 


to restore confidence 


i 


By Onr Energy Correspondent 


Britain's midear industry 
will be strongly represented at 
a trade fair to be held in 
Geneva next month to pro- 
mote the use of dvil nuclear 


power. 

Despite growing public 
fears over nudear power safe- 
ly in the wake of the accident 
in Chernobyl and the likely 
cancellation of several Euro- 
pean nudear projects, 211 
companies fipm 19 countries 
will be represented at the five- 
day fair and conference. 

A total of 14 British organi- 
zations, involved in nudear 
power at home and in over- 
seas markets, will be repre- 
sented under the umbrella of 
the British Nudear Forum. - 

Mr Alastair Goodlad, the 
Under Secretary of State for 


Energy responsible for nudear 
power will also attend the 
conference. 

Sir John King, president of 
the British Nudear Forum 
and also president-' of 
Foratom, the European Nu- 
dear Forum, said: “We must 
recognize the public concent 
caused by the Chernobyl acci- 
dent and die fact that in a 
■ democratic society nuclear 


power : programmes __ must 
command ] 


l public confidence. 

"It would be irresponsible 


not to look very carefully at 
the lessons io be learned from 


this serious accident, but it 
would be equally irresponsible 
to forego the great benefits of 
nudear power, as lotto as we 
are satisfied of its safety- and 
public confidence. 


APPOINTMENTS 


: L ' 

.-V : 


E W Payne: Mr‘R E Bridge 
has been appointed managing 
director, composite 'division. 

Slate Bank of New Sonth 
Wales: Mr R F W Watson, 
former agent general fin- New' 
South Wales in London, has 
been made chairman. 

C E Heath: Mr R C Podey 
has been made deputy chair- 
man. 

Manufacturers Hanover 


Trust: Mr Geoffrey Dean has 
been appointed assistant vice- 
president. 


. George Wimpey: Mr An- 
drew Panter has been made 
managing director of Wimpey 
Hobbs and ■ a - director of 
Wimpey AsphalL 

' Inbucon Management Con- ’ ' 
sul tarns: Mr John Barnard 
has become a director. 


Bank of Ireland 


announces that 
with effect from 
close of business 
on 28th May 1986 
its Base Rate for lending 
is reduced from 
10%% to .10%. 
per annum 



BankcFlreiand 


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Nbtioe is hereby given feat an 
Extiacadinary General Meeting of 
Members cf National Australia R arrlr 
Limitedwillbeheto • 

500 Bond© Street, Msibbuirie, an 
ThuisdcQf June 26th, -1986, at 2.30 p.m. 


Social Business 


lb axiskfe and if thought fit to pass a 
Special RescMon to approve the National 
Australia Bank Staff Share Scheme and ? 
to amend ihe ConpstiiYjsArtidesraf 
Associates to permit iIIgdfimenlaljoIld , 
the Scheme. 


By order of the Board 
R.J. Bamier, Secretary 
May 22nd, 1986. 


Proxies 


Amemberarote 

may appoint not more than two proxies to 
3ltend and vote instead of Idm. where 
DKaeihanone proxy is appointed,^ eadi 
proxy most be appointed fo represent 
a specified papcartkii of the Msmberfc 
voting rights. A proxy need not be a 
^/fembe^cftheCcc^axTjr ' 


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A SPECIAL REPORT ON 


THE 



TIMES 


(( FOOT JS 1 ) 


May 28, 1986 




in the Chinese wall 


3 : 


Financiers working in the 
same conglomerate need 
safeguards to avoid a 
clash of client interests 


Bnan E«vms 


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¥ ene L. a wm *, b * r m City. At 
tte ttbte ase dine City characters 
ail of whom work for one of the 
new financial conglomerates 
which dominate the investment 
and securities industry in »hiy 
country. 

On e of them works for the 
corporate finance de partmen t, ad- 
vising companies on such matters 
as take-overs, share issues, and 
mergers. Another buys and sells 
shares for the conglomerate (a 
market maker), and the final one 

- manages pension fund money. 

I his combination is perfectly 
feasible given the size and diverei- 
lyoftbe large financial congfomer- 
• 1 . ates, which will be fully 
*' operational after the TtigBang’ 

- deregulation of {he Slock 
" Exchange. 

It dem on st ra tes the two main 
’ needs for the so-called Chinese 
wall arrangements, whereby infor- 
; mation available to one part of a 
firm is whbdd from other sec- 
, ^ tionvTbe idea is that individual 
„ sections of the firm must operate 

- within the criteria applicable to 
I, their discrete functions and not on 
-• the basis of any broader mteresL 

The corporate finance person, 

■ for instance, must not pass on any 
“ non-public information about the 
companies he deals with in his 
department to the market maker, 
r^ror indeed 10 the pension fund 
tnanager.This separation of func- 
,l lions is essential to provide a 

- defence against a charge of insider 
trading. 

Segregation is also essential as a 
?s. method of resolving situations 
. * giving rise to conflicts of interest. 

For instance, the corporate fi- 
nancier may be acting for Compa- 
ny A. which is bidding for 
Company B. If the fond manager 
has shares in Company B, and is 
_ wondering what he should do with 
them, he should make his decision 


purely on an investment basis — 
wfaat is good for the pension funds 
be manages — and- hot be influ- 
enced by the needs of his colleague 
in the corporate finance -depart- 
ment. The interests of the corpo- 
rate financier and the pension 
fond manager do not necessarily 
coincide, and. may in feet conflict. 

The Chinese wall system, may 
seem implausible. Moreover the 
strict segregation it requires may 
also seem to defeat much of the 
purpose behind forming financial 
conglomerates — to group together 
various functions under the same 
legal umbrella. 

But Chinese walls, rather like 
belief in a deity, require an effort 
of faith on the part of the outrider. 
The conglomerate or firm can of 
course make this effort a tittle less 

Defence against 
insider trading 

strenuous by having rigorous com- 
pliance checks as well as arrange- 
ments such as physical separation 
of departments. Warburg Securi- 
ties. for instance, have total 
physical separation of hs asset 
management and dealing func- 
tions, with the sections also hav- 
ing separate boards.. .. 

Moreover in a world where 
institutions jump in and out of 
bed easily, and where reputation 
of financial services firms counts 
for so much, the short-term bene- 
fit of breaching a Chinese wall 
could, if detected or even only 
suspected, spell financial rain for 
the firm concerned as the institu- 
tions desert for what they consider 
are more trustworthy havens. 

It is therefore vital for firms to 
establish good compliance proce- 
dures, ensuring that employees 
are aware of what the regulations 



require and establishing the sys- 
tems and procedures, including 
Chinese walls, to see that they are 
complied with. As Stephen Raven, 
group compliance director at War- 
burg Securities, says: “Good com- 
pliance is good business.” 

At the moment the new legisla- 
tion which will govern financial 
services, and the codes of conduct 
emerging from it, are prepared to 
give Chinese walls a chance to 
prove themselves against the 
sceptics. 

The basic principle of disclosure 
of interest underpins the Financial 
Services Bill and the draft “con- 
duct of business” rules produced 
by the Securities and Investment 


Board. In their final form these 
will provide the benchmark to 
which ail the other mini-regulators 
and sdfregulaiory organizations 
must measure up. 

The idea behind disclosure is 
that if you declare a material 
interest to a client or investor, 
then conflicts, potential or other- 
wise, are neutralized because the 
decision is m effect his. It is a 
decision based on all the relevant 
facts, and underpinned by the feet 
that he bad the opportunity not to 
proceed. 

Disclosure however cannot ca- 
ter for all situations, as the 
example of the three employees of 
the same conglomerate shows . 


Hence clause 45 of the Financial 
Services Bill, which sets out the 
framework for the conduct of 
business rules, says that these may 
make provision “enabling or re- 
quiring information obtained by 
an authorized person in the course 
of carrying on one part of his 
business 10 be witheld by him 
from persons with whom he deals 
in the course of carrying on yet 
another part”. 

The expression “Chinese walls’* 
is not actually enshrined in the 
Bill, but it is dear that it is these 
that it is referring to. Chinese 
walls do however get a mention in 
the Licensed Dealers (Conduct of 
Business) Rules 1 983 - a statutory 
instrument, which says that where 


the walls are in place, individuals 
may advise clients without dis- 
closing that a material interest 
exists in another pan of the firm 

Quite how deep and tall the 
Chinese walls must be remains an 
open question. The decision rests 
with the Securities and Invest- 
ments Board — the SIB — which 
will produce the conduct of busi- 
ness rules in accordance with 
Clause 45 of the Bill. The SIB. at 
the time the Bill was published, 
reiterated the general principle 
that material interests must be 
disclosed to investors, and that 
Chinese wall arrangements alone 
are not sufficient to remove this 
obligation. To do so the arrange- 
ments must achieve what they set 


out to achieve, in other words to 
be impregnable. 

The Board said that ft was 
’‘prepared 10 provide that where 
information is genuinely not 
known (o the individuals in- 
volved. directly or indirectly, in 
dealing with the customer, then 
the interest need not be disclosed. 
If the interest is not known it 
cannot affect the advice given” 

This statement was the precur- 
sor to some tough draft provisions 
for Chinese walls contained in the 
draft conduct of business rules 
issued by the SIB in February. 

These made it clear that the SIB 
warns not just Chinese wall ar- 
rangements. but also supervisory 
procedures to ensure that they are 
effective. Moreover Chinese walls 
only obviate the need for disclo- 
sure where they would mean that 
the person dealing did not know. 
nor could have known, of the 
existence of a conflict of interest. 

In other words genuine and 
understandable ignorance of a 
conflict will be excused. Genuine 
ignorance which is nevertheless 
not understandable — generally 
because the person concerned 

Disclosure also 
gives protection 

ought to be aware of the conflict — 
will not be excused. 

Chinese wall arrangements will 
of course be bolstered by the 
compliance departments which 
the conglomerates are in the 
process of developing, and by the 
provisions requiring reporting and 
publication of securities transac- 
tions. combined with the best 
execution rule. 

Segregation of functions is clear- 
ly not going 10 have an easy ride ir 
the newly established environ- 
ment. Certainly firms are develop- 
ing sysiems for securing it — as fer 
as this is possible when one is 
dealing with human beings. These 
wifi at least, along with regula- 
tions. reinforce in people's minds 
the need to avoid conflicts of 

Lawrence Lever 


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1984 M&A activity 
Ranked by number erf deals 
advertised as initiated in 1984 


RANK FIRM 


NUMBER OF 
TRANSACTIONS 


Henry Ansbacher 26 

Goldman Sadis 20 

PaineWebber 15 

Kidder Peabody 14 

First Boston 13 

Merrill Lynch 13 

Finance 13 

Salomon Brothers 10 

Drexel Burnham Lambert 9 

Alex. Brown & Sons 7 

Smith Barney, Harris Upham 7 

Bear Stearns 6 

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette 6 

LazardFreres 6 


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4 

5 
5 
5 
8 

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10 

10 

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11 

11 


1985 


1985 M&A activity 
Ranked by number of deals 
advertised as initiated in 1985 


RANK FIRM 


NUMBER OF 
TRANSACTIONS 


1 Henry Ansbacher 

2 Goldman Sachs 

3 Gticoip 

4 Kidder Peabody 

5 BearSteams 

5 Drexel Burnham Lambert 

6 Merrill Lynch 

6 PaineWebber 

6 Salomon Brothers 

7 Prudential-Bache Securities 

8 Smith Barney, Harris Upham 

8 Sheaison Lehman Brothers 

9 Alex. Brown & Sons 

.10 . Donaldson, Lufkin & jenrette 


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The surge in takeover activity, 
on the stock market coupled 
with the growing tendency to 
use new and more- aggressive 
tactics has created a heavy 
workload for -the takeover 
panel - the Oty body respon- 
sible for policing bid battles. 

Last year’s £9 billion worth 
of bids' looks set to be exceed- 
ed comfortably this year. The 
two biggest completed take- 
overs so "far this year 
Hanson Trust for Imperial 
and Guinness for Distillers — 
have already added up to 
more than £5 billion. Two 
more bitterly contested giant 
bids — Dixons for Wool worth 
and Lloyds Bank for Standard' 
Chartered — are now in 


The long queue to buy shares in British Telecom, and below, counting the mass of applications at Lloyds Bank, Moorgate 

The great rush to go private 


The Government's privatiza- 
tion programme is now in full 
swing. Selling off state-owned 
companies is intended to raise 
nearly £20 billion over the 
next four years. 

This compares wiUt asset 
sales totalling £7.6 billion in 
the seven years since the 
Conservatives took office. 
The pace of privatization is 
hotting up but, at the same 
time, the price of failure has 
become much higher. 

There is no doubt that the 
successful flotation of British 
Telecom shares transformed 
the privatization programme 
from a cottage industry in the 
Treasury’ to the centre of the 


Share ownership 
is a key 

element in selling 
state assets 

economic policy stage. 

The Telecom issue killed 
two binb with one stone, 
transferring assets priced by 
the Government at £4 billion 
to the private sector and at the 
same time fostering wider 
share ownership. 

According to John 
Moo re, the newly appointed 
Transport secretary, and for- 
merly the financial secretary 
to theTreasury and the man 
directly responsible for priva- 
tization. wider share owner- 
ship is a key element in selling 
state assets. 

“Our strategy is that our 
first preference is generally a 
UK public offer for sale with 
guaranteed participation by 
employees and the general 
public," he told the Institute 
for International Research 
conference on privatization 
last month. 

“Sometimes, however, the 
nature of the company which 
we are selling does not make 
this a practical proposition. If 
a public offer is not possible, 
then a sale which leads to 
employees holding a major 
stake is often the next blest 
alternative." 

The Telecom sale encour- 
aged about one million people 





da and the Swiss Bank Corpo- 
ration, have been asked lo 
help advise on the overseas 
aspect of the British Gas sale. 

One issue the Government 
has to look to the City for 
guidance on is the method of 
sale for privatization issues. In 
crude terms, an issue by 
lender is always in danger of 
remaining with the underwrit- 
ers. while a fixed price , sale 
runs the risk that, if the share 
price subsequently rises sharp- 
ly. the Government is accused 
of selling off precious assets 
cheaply. 

John Moore has an answer 
to the latter point “It is an 







to own shares who had never 
done so before, according to 
Treasury figures. 

David Oementi. a director 
of merchant bankers 
Kleinwon Benson, financial 
advisers to the Government 
on the British Telecom sale, 
believes that the later 
privatizations are distin- 
guished from the earlier ones 
by the realization that small 
investors, rather than just the 
major financial institutions, 
are a legitimate market for 


Government-sponsored share 
sales. 

It is a lesson that will be 
carried through to the privaii- 
zation of British Gas starting 
this autumn. British Airways 
(assuming the current difficul- 
ties can be resolved), the 
National Bus Company , 
Rolls- Royce. the airports, the 
Royal Ordnance Factories, 
and looking a little further 
ahead, the privatization of the 
water boards. 

Kleinwon Benson, together 


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Our record speaks for itself 

Since 1983, we at Phillips & Drew have more than doubled the number 
of our corporate clients. 

In the same period, we have acted as brokers in 36 company flotations, 
55 Rights issues and vendor platings, 12 major sterling fixed interest issues 
and many other types of corporate transactions including a significant 
number of mergers and takeovers. 

We are one of the fastest growing names in the corporate finance field - 


with Dewe Rogerson. the ad- 
vertising and public relations 
agency, embarked on an ener- 
getic campaign to entice small 
shareholders into British 
Telecom. It included regional 
co-ordinators, brochures, ad- 
vertising and roadshows. The 
BT train became a femiliar 
sight as it travelled around the 
country for several weeks. 

Having established 
shareholding in the minds of 
small investors. Telecom has 
made it easier for those that 
follow. It was noticeable that 
last year's sale of Cable & 
Wireless shares, with very 
little direct effort, attracted far 
more interest from small in- 
vestors than the previous one. 
in 1981. 

It is a message that the team 
at N M Rothschild, advising 
the Government on the priva- 
tization of British Gas. has 
taken fully on board. Whereas 
the Telecom campaign had to 
introduce potential sharehold- 
ers both to the company and 
to the idea of holding shares, 
the British Gas campaign can 
focus on the attractions of the 
company. 

British Telecom attracted 
2.3 million applications from 
shareholders. It is an unoffi- 
cial target to beat this for 
British Gas. 

The British Gas sale, ex- 
pected to raise £8 billion, is the 
major test for privatization. In 
addition to the small investor 
and UK financial institutions, 
it is almost certain that a 
significant part of the sale will 
be targeted to foreign buyers. 

Goldman Sachs, the US 
securities house. Nomura of 
Japan. Wood Gundy of Cana- 


easy jibe for some academic 
theorists who do not under- 
stand the market, or our 
political opponents to. say. 
after the evenL that proceeds 
should have been higher from 
a particular sale," he said. 
“They look at the market price 
in the period after the sale and, 
if it has gone up, they say that 
the Exchequer has lost out. 
What nonsense. The share 
price performance of compa- 
nies after privatization is at 
least partly a reflection of how 
the profitability and efficiency 
of the companies have in- 
creased as a direct result of 
being privatized.” 

The official line is that each 
sell-off will be taken on its 
own merits. But it appears 
that, with the full approval of 
the Government’s various fi- 
nancial advisers, fixed price 
issues will remain the general 
rule. 

The Government claims to 
get good value for money from 
the City out of privatization, 
countering the charge that 
asset sales line the pockets of 
the Conservative Party’s sup- 
porters in the Square Mile. 

Treasury figures show that 
aggregate ' stockbroking and 
underwriting commissions on 
the latest privatization issues, 
at less than 1.5 per cent, are 
below the 2 per cent average 
for comparable large private 
sector issues. 

The City has good reason to 
offer keen prices for floating 
off public corporations. There 
is a good chance that the 
financial advisers selected by 
the relevant Government de- 
partment in the beauty contest 
will stay with the privatized 
company in some form. Priva- 
tization offers City firms a 
chance to project themselves 
to a large audience, which will 
become increasingly impor- 
tant in the new. more compet- 
itive era. 

There is a danger with 
privatization, that after the 
jewels have been picked out of 
the crown and sold, the Gov- 
ernment will be left with a 
lump of unsaleable, loss-mak- 
ing. state industries. However, 
the addition of the water 
authorities lo the sell-off list, 
which alreadv contains more 
than enough for the rest of this 
decade, suggests that there is 
still quite a long way to goi 
before this point is reached. 

David Smith 

Economics correspondent 


The utkover panel is being 
called on more and more to 
arbitrate in these often bitter - 
tattles. Its primary function is 
to ensure that all shareholders 
are treated equally. . If the 
panel, however, fails to give 
the desired answer, the ag- 
grieved party will now often 
take the case to court. 

The tendency id seek a 
judicial review, rather than 
accept the takeover code as 
interpreted by the panel 
presents problems of author- 
ity for the panel. The 140 
pages of the code attempt to 
spell out how a bid should be 
conducted, but changing tac- 
tics sometimes mean the code 
has not got the appropriate- 
rule for the new situation. 

The panel has no statutory 
tacking and is therefore, fre- 
quently accused of having no 
teeth. It relies for its effective- 
ness on willingness among 
City institutions to obey its 
rulings. The fear is that with 
the Big Bang . approaching, 
conflicts of interest proliferat- 
ing and competition 'increas- 
ing. the temptation will grow 
to flout the paneL As it stands 
the panel has no sanction 
against potential offenders. 

In recent months the panel 
has come under fire for some 
of its decisions. In March it. 
announced a new code, aimed 
at tanning knocking advertis- 
ing m a bid tattle. The 
advertising industry was im- 
mediately up in arms criticiz- 
ing the panel for meddling in 
areas which it fell were the . 
responsibility of the Advertis— , 
ing Standards Authority. 

The panel had always had a 
duty to vet advertising copy to 
see that it complied with the 
code, but it ..clearly felt drat, 
some of tbe full-page ads being 
taken out in national newspa- 
pers were going too far. With 

Tactics oatstrip 
roles in code 

writs flying between some of 
the bid contestants over deni- 
gratory ads. tbe panel’s inter- 
vention was not ' totally 
surprising. 

Two more recent rulings 
have caused controversy over 
the degree of discretion the 
panel is allowed to exert. The 
panel absolved Kleinwon 
Benson, the merchant bank, 
and its client Hillsdown Hold- 
ings from having to produce a 
cash alternative in the bid for 
S. & W. Berisford. although 
the code technically demand- 
ed this. 

Kleinwon had inadvertent- 
ly breached the 15 per cent 
ceiling on share purchases in 
the year before a bid by buying 
152 per cent of Berisford. 
Technically this should have 
triggered a cash offer to all 
shareholders at the highest 
price paid in the market by 
Hillsdown. The highest price 
was well above the paper offer 
price and enforcement of the 
rule would have been a bitter 
pill for Hillsdown to swallow. 

Charterhouse Japhet, 
Berisford’s merchant bank, 
asked the panel to enforce the 
rule, but was turned down. 
The panel stressed that it 
considered the rule important, 
but was not enforcing it in this 
case because the breach was 
both small and inadvertent. 

The full panel, consisting of 
a dozen, representatives of 
City organizations, including 
merchant tanks, insurance 
companies, clearing tanks, 
pension funds and industry 
representatives, was convened 
to consider the 15 per cent 
breach issue. The executive, 
which handles the day-to-day 




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375 

547 

346 

100 

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172 

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octal 

168 

635 

182 

100 

635 

467 


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275 

635 

263 

100 

635 

360 


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587 

635 

580 

50 

317.5 

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142 

370 

64 

100 

370 

228 



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Jun 64 


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100 

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John Walker- 
Haworth will head 
a team of 
executives in the 
new era after 
Big Bang — but 
will the panel be 
able to retain its 
voluntary role? 


decisions, had already indicat- 
ed that; it did ' not think 
Kjeinwoft’s breach -would hi--, 
voke a cash offer- However, a 
full panel meeting was called 
because of sensitivity after foe 
full panel had overturned tbe 
decision of the executive .on 
another matter. 

The full panel had decided 
that Robert Maxwell's 'accep- 
tance of a non-executive direc- 
torship on the board of 
Demerger, the company bid- 
ding for Ex tel constituted . a 
concert -piny. The executive 
bad earlier ruled that- there 
was no concert party and Mr 
Maxwell had consequently 
bought more shares in ExteL 

The Demerger bid, to which 
Mr: Maxwell assented his 13 
per cent holding in ExteL has 
nbwfapseclbut MrMaxweH is 
prevented from launching his 
own bid for. another year. He 
has also-' spent around £5' 
million: on the additional 
shares, which are now worth 
far less in the market-place in 
foe absence of bid speculation. 

The apparent division be- 
tween foe executive and the 
full pand has caused nervous- 
ness in some quarters about 
placing too much reliance on 
an executive ruling. There is 
virtually no right of appeal 


aganis the full pond's deci- 
sion. Tbe full panel which 
does not include the execu- 
tive. is itself much like a filial 
court of appeal The fufr panel 
has to give permission for an .. 
appeal to be lodged, "j 

The system, despite the 
recent strains caused not least 
by the pressure of work on-foe 
executive, has fimetiotfed fair- 
ly effectively to date. Gry 
institutions do respect ■ me 
code and the pand enforcing 
it. although the fear that w*s 
once inspired in a mercftqfr 
banker when he was sum- 
moned to explain himstjf 
before the panel has tong s»nse 
evaporated. • £ 

Tbe executive is headed -by 
John Walkcr- Haworth, who 
has absented himself for two 

Final court > 
of appeal 

years from S.G. Warburg the 
merchant bank! Mr Walker 1 - 
Haworth presides overa leaifi 
of II; executives and a sup- 
porting secretarial staff. Toe 
full panel is headed by Sir 
Jasper HoQom. a former depu- 
ty governor, of the Bank ttf 
England. 

Whether the panel will-hfc 
able to retain its seff-regiilav 
lory and volantary role in tKfc 
new era after foe Big Bai$ 
depends to a large extent on 
how far foe various bidcfiijg 
companies and iheir merchant 
tank advisers are prepared to 
push against the spirit of thfc .* 
code, rather than its letter. If p 
foe game goes foe way it has in 
America, where takeover tab- 
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Ms Ross and the £100,000 option 


Not so long ago in Britain, a 
company's monetary affairs 
were run by a finance director 
whose job it was to speak to 
the local bank manager to 
arrange the best interest rates 
for borrowings and deposits. 
Today, the finance director is 
still around, but the direct 
day-to-day management of a 
company's cash positions is 
likely to be in the hands of a 
new animal — the corporate 
treasurer. 

This modem breed of finan- 
cial overseer, who might be 
more accustomed to snatching 
a hurried lunch while huddled 
over a video terminal in the 
company dealing room than 
enjoying a leisurely repast in 
the boardroom, has emerged 
to cope with the increasing 
volatility in the world money 
markets! The break-up of the 
postwar, fixed- rate currency 
agreements and the wild 
swings of the oil price have 
made foreign exchange and 
interest rales move as never 
before. 

For a corporate treasurer, 
particularly those working for 
a company engaged in foreign 
business, the problem is how 
to prevent those currency and 
interest rate fluctuations eat- 
ing into the profits earned by 
the firm's core business. 

Fortunately there are now a 
whole range of new financial 
instruments available to help 
the treasurer do just that The 
aim of these instruments is 
not necessarily to enable a 
company to borrow money or 
buy foreign currencies on 
better terms than they might 
have been able to do: rather to 
fi\ those terms over a future 
period and eliminate uncer- 
tainty. 

If this is done, the company 
can forecast its cash flows with 
greater accuracy and the cor- 
porate treasurer can sleep 
more soundly at night. 

On the foreign exchange 
side, in the last decade there 
has been an explosion in 
currency options, which give 
the company the right, but not 
the obligation as in futures 
markets, to buy or sell a 
currency on or before a certain 
dale at a fixed price. 

Companies can choose two 
routes if they want to take out 
an option. They can arrange a 
tailor-made agreement with 
their own bankers or trade an 
option on one of the interna- 
tional exchanges that offer 
them. 



Susan Ross, treasurer at Renters: Seeking the interest-rate advantage over competitor companies 


In Britain, the London in- 
ternational Financial Futures 
Exchange (LIFE) and the 
Stock Exchange both offer 
currency options, while in 
America options can be traded 
in Chicago, the mother city of 
options and futures, and on 
the Philadelphia Stock Ex- 
change. which recently an- 
nounced a link-up with its 
London counterpart that en- 
ables a contract taken out on 
one market to be settled on the 
other. 

Options, which supposedly 
started in 400 BC when the 
philosopher Thales put a de- 
posit on an olive press during 
winter in case he needed it for 
the summer, are essentially 
insurance policies, with the 
price paid being the equiva- 
lent of an insurance premium. 

For example, the treasurer 
of an English carpel exporter 
who expects to receive 
$10,000 in six months' time 
and wants to hedge against 
currency fluctuations might 
buy the right to purchase 
sterling at a $1.50 exchange 
rate for a premium of 3 cents. 
IE when the lime comes, the 
pound is worth $1.55. he 
would be advised to sell the 
dollars on the spot market and 
forget about the option. But if 


the pound had slumped to 
$ 1 .40. the treasurer would 
lake up the option at a net rate 
of $1.47. 

Options provide certain ad- 
vantages over forward cover, 
the traditional form of hedg- 
ing foreign exchange risk 
where a company takes out a 
contract with a bank to buy or 
sell a currency on a future 
date, usually a set number of 
months ahead. 

Options, especially those 
made with a bank, can be 
customized to suit a 
company's particular require- 


out by computer programs — 
the best known being the 
Black-Scholes program devel- 
oped in America — that also 
take the volatility of the 
underlying currency into ac- 
counL 

Finally, though many com- 
panies can build the cost of 
forward cover into a contract 
price when it is translated into 
their domestic currency, they 
may have to lake the cost of 
options into the profit-and- 
loss account. 

On the domestic scene, 
companies are also turning to 


The mere mention of ‘options’ 
may fill chairmen with fear 


ments on dates and size. They 
can also bring a handy extra 
profit if the currency markets 
move the right way and are 
especially suitable for project 
tenders, where a company 
may not know until the last 
day whether it is going to 
receive a pile of foreign 
currency. 

But there are drawbacks. 
Whereas the cost of forward 
cover is easily calculated by 
taking the difference in inter- 
est rates between two curren- 
cies. option prices are worked 


options to cover interest rate 
fluctuations, which are subject 
to the tribulations of the 
economy and both domestic 
and foreign political events. 

One frequent user of these 
options is Susan Ross, the 
treasurer at Reuters. After 
working out the likely future 
sterling revenues coming in 
from the sales of Reuters 
financial information systems 
around the world for one year 
hence. Ms Ross will negotiate 
an option, for example, to 
deposit £100.000 for six 


months starting in a year’s 
lime at 9 Vi per cent 

If the pound does badly and 
Britishinterest rates have to 
rise, she will be able to get 
better rates when she actually 
has the money to hand. But tf 
interest rates slump because of 
decreasing inflation. Ms Ross 
can earn interest at 9!£ per 
cent — less her option cost of 
course — while others alt 
around her are getting a 
miserable 5 per cent and 
receiving a dressing-down 
from the board of directors to 

bOOL 

Companies that need to 
borrow can of course; do the 
same in reverse. They can also 
take advantage of another 
facility developed by banks 
over the past few years — 
interest rare swaps. These 
enable a company to convert a 
loan taken out at floating 
interest rales into a fixed-rate 
borrowing. 

This is particularly useful if 
a company thinks interest 
rates are going to level off or 
rise but is unable on its own to 
obtain a fixed-rate loan. The 
bank takes oh the company’s 
credit risk and acts as a 
marriage broker, pairing it off 
with another company which 
for some reason — perhaps to 


meet future receipts — wants 
to swap a loan arranged at 
fixed rates for a floating rate 
arrangement. . 

These are only some of the 1 
simplest arrangements avail- 
able and the marketing depart- 
ments of our-leading -banks 
have other more complicated 
products up^ their sleeves, 
which may combine swaps 
and options or bring m other 
farilitres such as interest rate 
caps, which as their name 
suggests, put a limit on the 
interest rate that a borrower 
will pay. As both banks and 
companies will admit, the 
complexity of some new fi- 
nancial instruments can bring 
headaches. s 

Bank officials are well aware 
that the very mention of the 
words “options” or “swaps” 
may make certain company 
chairmen jump out of their 
seat with fright. 

Said one banken“When the 
chairman of a manufacturing 
company in Barnsley thinks oT 
options he thinks - of . those 
screaming hordes of Chicago 
traders, and how they make 
and lose fortunes in a minute. 

What he doesn't think about is 
how they can save his compa- 
ny some money.” 

According to Anthony Wil- 
liams of Barclays Merchant 
Bank, it is a question of using 
education to narrow the “cul- 
ture gap” between banks, cor- 
porate treasurers and 
company directors. He said: 

“The terms that tankers take 
for granted in everyday ase 
may just be understood by the 
treasurer but could baffle the 
board.” 

From the other side of the 
counter, however, some trea- 
surers fed that some of the 
more complex deals offered by 
banks have been worked out 
by the back-room boys who 
understand their computers 
better than the needs of their 
customers. 

At Reuters, for instance, 
two in-house dealers handle 
all the company's receipts in 
no less than 27 currencies and 
Sue Ross says she can meet aO 
her normal hedging require- 
ments through forward cover 
arrangements without any re- 
course to contracts. 

She said: “I'm very sceptical 
about -how widely used some 
of these new things are." 

Richard Lander 


Confidence tempered by 
fear of a major upset 


The recent record-breaking 
ran of rights' issues has fright- 
ened investors. In one hugely 
demanding week rattier this 
month there were no less than 
four major rights issues in- 
cluding a £714 million block- 
buster from National 
Westminster, the largest ever. 

In the same week the FT 
Ordinary Share Index 
plummcited4l points. 

In the City the fall in the 
market was blamed entirely 
on the spate of rights issues, 
and these became a talking 
point. 

Kenneth Inglis. of the stock- 
brokers Phillips & Drew, re- 
fers to a “scries of obsessions”. 
In the first three months of the 
year investors were preoccu- 
pied by the excellent prospects 
for profit increases: now they 
arc worried by rights issues: in 
the third quarter it could be 
political uncertainties that 
dominate market sentiment. 

He believes that share prices 
were overheated anyway and 
that the market was due for a 
correction. Rights' issues pro- 


TOP 10 BIGGEST 
RIGHTS ISSUES 


ISSUER 
NatWest. 
BP„ 


£M 

.714 

.623 


Hanson Trust*. 
Bardavs. 


Saatchi&Saaldu . 

Prudential 

NatWest 

Beechams 

RTZ.. 


519 

507 

.406 
.357 


.236 

.197 

.192 


DATE 
May 86 
Jim 81 
Jim 85 
Mar 85 
Apr 86 
May 86 
Jd84 
Jo 83 
Jo 83 

Trafalgar House 175 Feb 85 

*Hansno issue comprised £370 
million in ordinary shares and 
remainder in preference shares. 

vided “an occasion for doing 
what needed to be done.” 

In a rights' issue a company 
sets out to raise money by 
issuing new shares, usually at 
a discount to the market price 
of existing shares. Sharehold- 
ers are offered new shares in 
proportion to their existing 
holding, for example two 
shares for every’ five they 
already own. To maintain 
their percentage slake in the 
company they have to dig 


deep into their pockets for 
cash. 

So far this year companies 
have asked their shareholders 
for £2.2 billion through rights' 
issues, which compares with a 
total of £3.1 billion for the 
whole of last year. The de- 
mands have nearly all fallen in 
April and May. following a 
quiet start to the year. 

In taking fright at the spate 
of rights' issues, often known 
as cash calls, investors were 
taking their cue from history 
books. A year ago a similar 
stream of rights' issues 
eliminated in a £500 million 
rash call, then a record, from 
Hanson T rust, which was 
followed by a sharp slump in 
share prices. 

The stock market soon re- 
covered however and in the 
first quarter of this year it rose 
strongly. Companies could 
not resist the temptation of 
raising cheap money, and this 
gave rise to accusations of 
opportunism. The City was 
particularly unnerved by com- 
panies who refused to say 



Kenneth Inglis of Phillips & Drew: Investors suffer **a series of obsessions" 



what they would use the 
rights* money for. 

The man from the Pru is 
normally trusted to invest 
without outside interference 
but when Prudential Assur- 
ance asked shareholders to 
cough up £357 million they 
wanted to know why. The 
company simply said the 
rights’ issue proceeds would 
enable it to take advantage of 
opportunities as and when 
they arose. 

Saatchi and Saatchi was 
equally vague about the pur- 
pose of its £406 million cash 
call, though since it was 
launched the company has 
agreed a merger with Ted 
Bates and so become the 
largest advertising agency in 
the world. 

Harris Queensway is open- 
ing several new stores at great 
expense but these would nor- 
mally be funded out of cash 
flow or bank borrowings. Bri- 
tannia Arrow was more specif- 
ic in that it wanted the money 
to pay for M1M (Montagu 
Investment Management). 

It is not just the llood of 
rights issues that has caught 
investors', attention. Compa- 
nies have been joining the 
stock market in ever growing 
numbers, giving rise to a 
hectic new issue season. In the 
busy week of NatWest's 
record breaking cash call there 
were no less than five offers 
for sale and four placing*. 

The largest of the recent 
arrivals was Mrs Fields Inc. an 
American cookie company set 
up and run by 29-ycar-old s 
Debbi Fields and valued at 
£210 million. Despite all the 
glamour and excitement of the 
company, only 16 per cent of 
the "shares on oiler were 
subscribed. The rest were left 
with the underwriters. 


Even some of the issues that 
were fully subscribed and 
traded initially at a premium 
have lost favour now. Shares 
in Templeton. Galbraith, an 
American fund management 
group, for example, stand lOp 
below the 2 1 5p offer price. \ 
Adrian Fitzgerald of Wood 
Mackenzie, the brokers, be- 
lieves the problem of indiges- 
tion. such as it is. will son 
itself out “It doesn't need 
anybody to tighten the 
controls.” he says. 

Clearing the decks 
before privatization 

The Bank of England is 
responsible for running an 
orderly queue of rights’ issues, 
so the theoretical implication 
ofthe recent spate of cash rails 

is that several more are lined 
up. In practice the market's 
recent correction is likely to 
have frightened off the more 
half-hearted of the companies. 
Fitzgerald suggests the queue 
will therefore Lhin out 
naturally. 

Already Target Group, the 
life assurance and unit trust 
company, has postponed its 
slock market flotation 
planned for June until Octo- 
ber or later. TargeTstnanaging 
director. John Stone, says the 
main reason for the delay is 
the fall in the market 
Target was hoping for a 
fairly generous valuation to 
reflect both its past perfor- 
mance and potential profit- 
ability. It is currently suffering 
from “new business strain” 
which means that recent sales 
gains have yet to feed through 
to increased profits. 

In addition the float would 
have faced the life sector with 


several concurrent demands. 
The Pro's rights' issue is 
absorbing £357 million and 
the market is expecting a 
further placing of shares in 
Abbey Life next month. Tar- 
get would have been third on 
the list, which is hardly 
propitious. 

Target still plans to join the 
stock market this autumn so it 
clearly believes the current 
bout of market weakness will 
not last. The problem for 
Target is that by the autumn 
the Government’s privatiza- 
tion campaign will be in full 
swing. Royal Ordnance. Rolls- 
Royce and British Gas are all 
on the starting blocks now. 

In lumping so many cash 
calls together the Bank of 
England may well have been 
clearing the decks before the 
privatization onslaught. Com- 
panies who leave it until the 
autumn to raise money will be 
competing with the likes of 
British Gas’ £2.5 billion flota- 
tion and the attendant publici- 
ty. For most it will be an 
unequal battle. 

The autumn schedule 
should not in theory exhaust 
institutional cash flow howev- 
er. In practice much depends 
on the strength of the market 
Nicholas Knight of James 
Capel expects the FT All Share 
to fell from its level of 776 lo 
below 750 in the summer and 
pick up to 800 by the end of 
the year. 

Other brokers are even 
more confident but all warn 
that their projections could be 
upset by. say. a Wall Street 
collapse. What seems . clear is 
that the Government will do 
all in its power to help give 
British Gas a good blast-off. 

Clare Dobie 


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a new market 


The unlisted securities market : 
has become the. single most ■ 
important source of equity^ 
capita] for small conjpames 
since it was launched . five 
years ago. _ ' 

In this lime more than 450 . 
companies have obtained a 
quotation .for their . shares, 
raising about £1.000 million. 

Of these firms. 55 have gone 
on to a full Stock Exchange 
listing. 31 have been acquired, 
nine have been reorganized, 
and a further nine- have had 
dealings suspended or' rain 
celled for solvency reasons! . 

However, there have been 
signs in recent months that foe 
pace of recruits to the market 
was- slackening. The accoun- 
tancy firm. . Peat . Marwick, 
■which has been involved with 
1 5 per cent of all flota tions to 
the market, noted that only 
seven companies were floated 
during the first quarter of the 
year compared with 18 m the 
same quarter a year ago. 

This was the fewest number 
of new entrants to foe market 
in any quarter since it was 
established posing the. ques- 
tion: was the market losing its 
attraction? . 

The USM has been a major 
success for the Slock Ex- 
change. It was set up amid 
concern that the number of 
companies seeking a listing on 
the Stock Exchange' was 
dwindling 

The Slock Exchange took' 
foe sensible view that one of 
foe main obstacles preventing 
companies from coming for- 
ward was the very high entry 
standards required So it took 
the innovative step of relaxing 
foe rules so that a company 
could join with only three 
years rather than five years’ 
trading history, and allowed 
the owners to hold on to the 
bulk of thetr shares. selling no 
more than 10 per cent to the 
public rather than 25 percent 
as in foe case of a full listing 

The USM. after a tentative 
beginning with just 23 compa- 
nies. has blossomed in the 
great bull market — despite . 
some setbacks. 

Initially it attracted a high 
number of technology related 
companies whose imminent 
demise was being constantly 
predicted The end nearly 
came when with the near 
collapse of Acorn Computers, 
once foe USM's biggest com- 
pany valued at £217 million. 

When dealings were halted 
with its shares changing hands 
at just 28p the company was 
worth just £30 million. But by- 
foal time the USM has fortu- 
nately broadened fts base hav- 
ing- passed through the 
technology phase and oil and 
gas exploration period to 
something bordering a micro- 
cosm of the main market. 

Now in .feci the USM 
embraces PR firms, architects, 
nursing homes, engineers, 
travel firms, T-shirt printers, 
pub refurbishers, and manu- 
facturers of anti-terrorist park- 
ing barriers! 

Alan Comber ■ of ’Peat 
Marwick does not think that 
the sluggish ■ rate of arrivals 
earlier this year marked any 
long term loss of confidence in 
the market 


He said: “It may be that 
private ' companies which 
would otherwise make good 

- USM prospects are - being 
Snapped up by major corpora- 
tions in foe tight of die recent 
frenetic acquisition activity in 

' the-City. ‘ 

“Though there is. no evi- 
dence that the prospective 
entrants themselves have lost 
any enthusiasm for a public 
flotation, there are some signs 
..that companies which would 
have selected foe USM a year 
: ago' are now chosing a full 
listing.. Another possible ex- 
planation for the .current 
downturn in entrants to the 
junior market is that the City 
. febecontingincreasingiy selec- 
tive about foe companies it 
wishes to sponsor; in the 
period preceding the Big 
Bang." . 

Though the rate has picked 
up since the firs quarter.- the 
total number joining the USM 
is unlikely to match the 99 last 
year. 

. Even so. there are signs that 

- companies are endeavouring 
to scramble aboard the USM 
band wagon ahead of the flota- 
tion ofTSB and British Gas - 
which wilt drain a lot of cash 
out of the system — as long 

Despite criticisms, 
the USM is 
in most cases 
viewed favourably 

before the next General Elec- 
tion as they are able. 

This is the view of Patrick 
Harrex of accountants Spicer 
and Peeler who have also been 
prominent in steering compa- 
nies to the market. He said:“I 
think there is a feeling that if 
you are planning to go to the 
market then do it quickly and 
take the money while you 
can.” 

Many companies with the 
necessary experience are also 
finding it only a little more 
expensive to complete the 
journey in one move and go 
directly to the main market. 

There, they would join for- 
mer USM recruits such as { 
Spring Ram Corporation, 
manufacturers of bathroom 
.and kitchen sinks: McCarthy 
and Stone, builders of shel- 
tered housing for foe elderly: 
and the public relations group 
foimed out of foe merger of 
two USM companies. Addi- 
son Communications and the 
Michael Page Partnership. 

The overall view of the 
USM remains a positive one. 
There are still criticisms about 
the limited amount of stock 
available on foe market which 
does create a liquidity prob- 
lem. This of course makes the 
share price very volatile. But 
few of the companies which 
joined have regrets about 
having made the move. 

A recent survey showed that 1 
the unwelcome aspects of 
going to the market were not 
financial but instead the prob- 
lems caused by foe amount of 
boardroom lime taken up by 
foe move. But considering foe 
USM has created nearly 400 
new millionaires most direc- 
tors no doubt consider the 
time well spent. 

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273 158 Styo 200 


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44 5 6 330 

62 56 70 

114 76 61 

6 4 3 1 26 7 


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PUBUSHERS 


Assoc Book ZOO 
assoc hewspape* 290 
Bach (A5C) 306 

Brawl 565 

Cohos (Wm) 475 

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Haynes Puoasrwig 355 

Home Cozen 103 

■notpenoam SE5 
H Thomson 59l 
News Mammonai nj 
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PortnauW Send 128 
Tmy M aog 

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TETF- TTMFS WKH>JF 5 sT>AY MAY 28 1986 


LA CREME DELAC 



Home Secretary no 

City secretaries, yes. 



21-25 AVERY SPECIAL PERSON £9,800 

One of U.K.'s most successful companies have a systems and planning functions m the U.K. and 

unique oppominitv to work in the heart of this abroad. Ability to communicate at all levels, wont 


One of U.K.'s most successful companies have a 
unique opportunity to work in the heart of this 
dynamic head office. A new post has arisen due to 
the completion of a major take-over battle and will 
involve working in the prestigious Chief Executive's 
office. The job involves setting up new office 


under pressure and meet 
deadlines essential. 
Skills 90/50. 


01-499 9T75 

T6HANOVgtSQ.W.1 




for the 18-25 year olds 


APPOOfTMBfTSUD 


City assignment with ^ 
far reaching prospects. ; 

This blue chip company operates internationally. 

Their beautiful City offices offer the best of facilities. 

The prospects for a first rate secretary with both 
shorthand and WP skills are excellent and could well 
result in a permanent position. 

If this sounds like your assignment reach for the 
telephone. Talk to Victoria Martin today. 



DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT ! 


YOUR OWN OFFICES To £10,600 

This successful Hotel Group is offering free 
accommodation and lunches to a hardwork- 
ing professional Secretary /PA who is looking 
for a real challenge. Responsible position 
using your own ideas. 

DEMANDING BUT FUN! To £10,000 

Your senior experience and professionalism 
will enable you to keep this busy interna- 
tional pensions department running 
smoothly. The ability to think on your feet wifi 
be a great asset 

RESEARCH! c.£9,000 

Ideal position for a graduate with good typing 
ability and general experience. Go-ahead 
computer company where you wilt have the 
chance to become involved with general and 
market research. 

GUTTERING PROSPECTS! £8,200+ 

This well-known company have adopted a 
policy of 'promotion from within’ so your fu- 
ture is ensured. Often using your own 
judgement you'll be making all kinds of deci- 
sions and even attending conferences. 

TEMPS! TEMPS! TEMPS! 

Lots of creat TEMP assignments too— either 
short or long term to suit your needs ... at the 
highest rates in town for skilled SECRE- 
TARIAL an WP professionals! 

'Phone or can in now and talk to one of our 
caring professionals at any of the following 
branenes:- 


19/23 Oxford St. W1 
131/133 Cannon.. EC4 
185 Victoria SL, SW1 
22 Wormwood St, EC2 


Tel: 437 9030 
Tel: 626 8315 
Tel: 828 3845 
Tel: 638 3846 


Recruiiment Consultants 

Challoners 



I was a Personal Assistant 
working in an aggressive 
sales environment. Now I 
am the Temporary Con- 
troller for Office Overtoad 

mMootgate.lhavegotrid 
ot the umbificai typewriter 
and enjoy the ex ci tement 
of interviewing. visiting 
clients, business lunches, 
meetmg targets etc. I am 
now leaving to start a 
family. 

H I have jest described 
your background and you 
mxitd tike to become part 
a very invigorating 
team, then I could like to 
hear from you NOW! 

CaU MARY DINGLE oa 
01+23 1228. 

OfflCE OVERLOAD AGENCY 


FINE ARTS 
SECRETARY 
WITH CLERICAL 




For busy and pleasant small 
Advertising Agency speed - 
isrng in the Fine Arts. Must 
be cheerful and numerate. 
Salary £8.000 Plus tour 
weeks holiday and staff 
profit sharing scheme. 

Please tel Chief Executive 

01 580 9622. 


Elizabeth Hunt 




£8,500 

A bating fashion house seeks a confident wb 8 p r e sented 
young secretary hi their marketing manager. He is keen Id 
delegate so you'll have your own marketing projects aid 
admin dudes. Superb d is count s and bonus. 55 wpm autio 
abtty needed. 

PUBLIC RELATIONS 
£7,500 - £9,000 AAE 

We have six opportunity to young secretaries who would 
fifce to move into the PR world. Promote some very famous 
name cherts, set 19 PR events, lose with the press and 
(earn the business. Good prospects envisaged. 50 wpm 
typing ability needed, shorthand an asset 

Elizabeth Hunt Recruitment ConsuKoab 

18 Gosvenor Sheet London W1 01-240 3531 J 


SECRETARIAL ASSISTANT/ 
AUDIO TYPIST 

required for the Broadcasting Department of the 
General Synod of the Church of England. The 
position, which is vacant from the 14th July. 
1986. offers interest and responsibility in a small 
busy office as well as the opportunity to deal with 
a variety of outside contacts, including radio and 
television stations, and to work on own initiative. 

Applicants should have a good general education 
and a recognised secretarial training together with 
previous experience. 

Hours 9.30am - SJOpm. Salary according to ex- 
perience on an incremental scale (under review) 
£7.715-£8JJ65. 

Please send CV to or ring for an application form; 

Miss Anne Holt Personnel Officer. 
Church House. Dean's Yard, Westminster, 
London SWIP 3NZ. 

Telephone 01-222 9011 ext 351. 


ALBAN Y 

APPOINTMENTS 

5 DB 8 NG SIRS!. LONDON WIR9A8 
TELEPHONE 01-493 8611 


TV NEWS £10^00 

Royal WadOng to Super-power co n froc naU oint - CURRENT 
AFFAIRS must merest you U you’re to become P-A. to CM 
E*ec ot ths TV CO. He's an ex joumatst and needs 100% 
support incor p or a te a« tenor level activities from attending 
conferences and tSrtnm to frantic broadcasting. 90/85wpm 
mm. Age 2535. CaU 493 Mil. 

TV SPORT £8,500 

Coonfcnate International sports p rpa a mme admn from 
WORLD CUP to OLYMPIC GAMES w«h\tonager wtw gets the 
sfxws on the a*. f00/60wpm & WP essential. French useful 
and Obviously keen interest m sport. Age 20-25. Cafl 493 8611. 

Looking for a media job wuh a deference* 

Cat us TODAY 493 MIL 


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PERSONNEL 

PA TO 

WH¥ERSfTY DEAN 



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F ind an more and cad 
MOSMA WUESCHNBt 
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MORE THAN A 
TELEPHONIST! 
c£8,500 

Have you a brain you woiXd 
love to use if only.—? Look 
no further, to here In W1 to 
the answer to many tree- 

phorests’ dreems. A* wall es 

reeflai on trie Monarch, you 
w* be trained n oeuam as- 
pects of marketing, basic 
WP and orgmsa the confer- 
ence rooms. Maturely, you 
wffl be Hi presented with 
XI outgmg personalty aid 
hooefiAy have a tele typing. 
Very inauaL excitiiy past' 
bon. Cd Amabel 

SteJUFnj 

''Rccnotwicnr 


JEAN MUR LTD 

Rvqunv on aoaMalHr letrr- 
Wv with acini, typing 
«lwniund bo on^rttv- Ihf 
vnoorh day lo day nvuiinq of 
th° Dirwlor* busy Ume UMy. 
Ttw suroMiid arehuni win 
he -wroeonr hrenly prnnH- 
a*dr twin nmnommwad 
« drefme wrote at 
all In oh write to 

„«AK MUB LTD. 

SMI rniioiiSni tint 

inMKMn 


SECRETARY 
£1(1250 package 
+ benefits 

Challenging opportunity to 
top calibre secretary (a 25) 
to asset Chef Executive at 
Wi office of famous Grots). 
Stolls 100/60 and pref WP 
experience. ffigh admin con- 
tent kutiatiue and flex&ility 
are required. 

PUBLIC 
RELATIONS 
C. £9,500 

As secretary m the fast mov- 
tng and yoimg environment 
youll be ai rari qn g function, 
haafeng press meases and 
become fully involved. You’ll 
need enihusiasni and a team 
spirit! Good, actuate typing 
and shorthand usetuL 


JUST REWARDS 

£5.60p Ji. (S/hand) £6.20p.h. (WP) 


Our senior level team is constantly in demand in central London. We are 
extremely busy and are looking for first class secretaries to join the team 
which has established an excellent reputation over tbeyears. 

You should have speeds of 10060. 2 years’ Director level secretarial 
experience in London and proficient Wi 5 . skills, particularly on War® and 
MuJtimate. 

Our skated temps are all paid the same hourly rates and there are always 

permanent opportunities to explore. 

Make temping a rewarding experience by working at the level you deserve 
where you w3 be positively appreciated. ■ 

Please telephone us now for an immediate appointment: 

01-4344512 (West End) _ fll-588 3535 (City) 

Crone Corkili 


A M :IIJ 1 1 A I ail KMJtlWJ 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 

35 S'-o.ic! Scri-i--, London 5C2M 1 T'JH 

T,n 315823583orOi-58B3S76 
T».Vx IMo 58737^ (=«. IMo OT 628 9? 16 


Registrar for the 
Part-time Masters Programme 

London BuaneMSchocHisej^aBBd.iamanagHneiieAicationbottLrtfrfe 
pncfprarimfp IpvpI and forltie pfactisifiZTnann^BC AppUcshons Sse nwiteu for the 
post of Ffegistrar of the Ffcrt-time MastersPrcgramme in Bteress Administatkin . 

The Rostra; supported by an assistant and a seefetay, is respon sible to Pie 
Programme Director of the detailed adminidrabon ofthe programme, working 
closely with teachk® faculty and students. This isa key administrative poa and 
the successful candidate will be expectedto hare proven administrate capability. 

Vfe ate fookiT^fcr a highly motivated individual with the ability folate 
dedsnns andfo wotk well under pressure. In addition he or she must hare good 
interpersonal skills, aneye fordelail, amibeabfeto vwxkiAell both as part of a 
team and as an individual. 

AH student records are held on computer and the Registia rire^ J»«pe cted 

to mate effective use of ttnss»gtero. An ^praj&iCTi of cxOTputerisetf information 

would therefore be an advarrtaga 

The initial salat* depending on previous experience will be at lead £20500. 
Writtei applications, accompanied by a CV should be addressed to: 

Mrs F^vin Khan, fceonnel Manager 
London Business School 
Sussex Place. Regents f&K London NW1 4SA 
Closing date for appfications is Wednesday lBh June 1986. 

Requests for course brochure and briefing notes on this pod available from 
Miss Jane Dawson on 01-262 5050. 


On behalf of THE STOCK EXCHANGE we invite appOcatkms for the 
following appo in t m e nts : 

uw SECRETARY TO HEAD OF 
'm0 PUBLIC AFFAIRS 

£10, 000-E1 0,500 + free travel 

This vacancy, caused by p ro moti o n, cafis to weft-spoken candidales in their mid 
twenties, with bright, confident personalities, ‘A* Level education, numeracy and good 
secretarial sfoSs (100/60). WP training wfl be provided if necessary. Good presentation, 
a dmi ni str a tive and telephone skifts are of the highest importaice as frequent contact with 
senior people in Parliament and Government is involved. A media background wftl be 
helpful and interest In the City essential. Initial remuneration negotiable Cl 0 g 00 -£ 10^00 
+ free travel and good benefits package. Reference: HPA 66 STT. 


secretary to head of 

INDUSTRIAL POLICY UNIT 

£9,000-£9,500 + free travel 

For this new d p po inb i ie u t we seek c an d d at es in their early twenties, ed u ca t ed to 'A' 
Level and with a sound secretarial training and work record. Short h and desirable but not 
essential as most of the work is audio. WP training wD be provided. There win be 
considerable contact with toting indu stria B s t s . the C 8 I. etc., a rrangin g visas and 
se mi nars and as the Brat point of contact to enquiries a confident ma nner and a wa r eness 
of the City and industry are essential. InHial remuneration £8,000-£9 I 500 + free travel 
and good benefits package. Reference: IPU 6 GG/TT. 


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DIRECTORS’ SECRETARIES 


CONVERSATlOi IN fiLOQCESTEBSHIHE 
- WILDFOWL TRUST 

Tins is a once-in-a-fifBtjrne opportuAy to join fee world famous WILDFOWL TRUST in 
Sfenbridge as Secretary/PA to s w Pear Scott. 

This role encompasses Sir Pater's actftrtbes worto-wkte and offers kpnwnse scope to a 
p rofe s sional Secretary who wants to become immersed n country fife. 

RESEARCH IN LOUDON - IIORI OPINION POLLS 

You do not become fee actawfedged auftority of Research n fee UK without fee support ol 
an outstanding PA. 

Robert Worcester, Founder and Managing Director is MOH. His expec&ioRs are high: kmg 
hours, mental acuity nd endeawmx are essenttaL fockad by excellent secretarial state and 
adaptahWty you wilt fed the the most satisfying job. of yore career. 


01-629 9323 


POETS’ CORNER 


Fluent Spanish 

£ 10 - 12,000 

This isa young, fat-morinr company in advertising and 
specialist publishing (in-flight ma g a zin e s etc). Your 
ride, as R\ to their super MD, is both varied and absorb- 
ing. He spends 23ftj of his time away You will ensure 
smooth running in his absence, and work closely with 
him acn»95all aspects on his return. Settled strong and 
very bright, you will also need good shorthand/ typing 
plus spoken Spanish. Please calfQ 1-409 1232. 

Recrtritioenl Gomultante I 


EXECUTIVE SECRETARY - LONDON WI 
SALARY £11,000 

A trighty efficient and competent Secretary is required to wodk in 
a recently opened, small and busy international office. AppS- 
carts should be wCD educated, p ers o nabte and at ease when 
dealing with VIP'S. Other qualities required are initiative, integ- 
rity, commitment and an all round organisational a&Bty. 100/70 
skfls are a prerequisite. An automated office system incorporat- 
ing telex, faesanite. work processing and probably a desk top 
computer are being planned. It is umikely feat appBcants onto 
25 years wifl have acquired the necessary experience to this 
demanding and mranhng position. Please contact Paula Abtea 


9513 before submitting a cv and references. 


Supervise 

Otters? 

c£10,000 

In Me dememsng. hectic 
rale of P A/Sec you mB be 


A sorial Sec 
To the Chief Exec 
YouH organise his cSaiy 
And keep the office in 
check. ■ 

Leant the WP 
And work in a team 
Earn a £10.400 

In a job that’s a dream. 


As sec in Corporate 
Marketing . 

You should -be good oil 
the phone . 

To earn a £9,000+ stey 
With a cheap house loan. 
It's a varied job with WP 
At an American tank in 
. EC3 


A stock broking firm 
rnECI 

Need an AES Sec 
Could you be the 
one 

Shorthand and admin 
Maks up the work 
Busy varied job 
That pays £10,000 + 
perks 




WORD PROCESSING DIVISION 


PA SECRETARY with Car 

The D i rectors of a bug Oopsaltancy Company to W2 are tooldng tor a m#Uy organised 
PA /Secretary able to think and act on own krtUattve. The position would suit someone 
used to wartdnB in a small Company cnvtromait handing a wide range of aeaetaUaL 
sdmlnwiative and Uzlsan duties. Uvinq in London, you are aged between 21 and 26. 

Salary £&S00 plus car. Contact Lesley Kirttand oa 727 6474. 


PERSONNEL 

£13,000+ 

A persome [/recruit- 
ing background, a 
positive personality 
and prefwai^y avail- 
able immediately? 2- 
3 months position, 
ideally leading to a 
permanent job as a 
consultant placing 
secretaries or WP 
staff in permanent 
jobs. 

£13-05,000 + sala- 
ry package. 

CaU Lyu CetiL 
CHy 3778600 p— 1 



cfiROunc Kino 

COLLEGE LEAVER 

c£8f000 

An orating opportunity has arisen for a brigW, orgamsed 
yomg secretary to join one of Britain's top graphic 
designers. A s project secretary you wfll be kntoved with 
a of assiomiierits. attending rroetii^, schedu^ 

work and keeping in touch with cherts. 80/40 skills tor 
own use needed. 

01-4998070 

CMWUIIE KK SECRETARIAL APPOiHTMBrrS 


You have good 
admin skills, a 
banking back* 
ground -i- short- 
hand and WP 
(Decmate) skills 
for the Director of 
a new 'Big Bang* 
operation in WC2. 
Young fast mov- 
ing environment, 
age - 20’s. 


Was End 4 39 7601 


PERSONNEL 



01-2409384 I Secretaries Plus Secretaries Plus ^ 'to&se****** 


£11,000 aae 

SH Sec/ Book- keeper/ 
Admin Manager, re- 
sponsible to charming, 
extrovert Sales Direc- 
tor within small 
expanding co. Must be 
numerate, responsible 
and have previous 
book-keeping and com- 
puter experience. Ideal 
for someone seeking a 
career position. SW7. 
Phone Jenny on 499 
2242 Beavers Ud. (Rec 
Cons). 


KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
PROPfflTY CO 

Secretly requred sh. wp, 
soma audio. Ideal to second 
pbber. Early / md 20's. 
Metal scheane. free 
ItmclL Salary CS 75 GG. 
Phots Mag^e 01-225 1B66. 



SENIOR SEC/PA. 

£11,000 neg. 

4 weeks noways. To 
argjntee represemaDve of- 
nee or Overseas bank, 
usual sec. skills, knowl- 
edge of book-faeeplns. 
PAYE and VAT. Age 25+ . 

Apply in writing 
enclosing c.v. la- 
Mr. P.G. Bates. 
Hammond House. 

117 Piccadilly, 
London WlV 9FJ. 

No i|Mda 


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Tatastow 01-738 6016 


AUDIO 


RET, 

with rase accurate typing 
sMib ts sought by friendly 
West End Solicitors. 

Interesting work, mainly 
Commercial Litigation. 

£9.000 to starL 

Ring Paul Noonan 
Talbot Oeggy & Co 
01-657 8865 


EXPERIENCED 

PA/SECRETARY 

To Fanner in young and 
Indy firm of SurvnQt; and 
Estate Agents in SWi. Would 
d» be nesponsiblc for Fbi 
Reniah and must be capable 
oT working on own ini Liam t 
Salaiy c. £9.00a 

Damns 01-834 8 BM. 

ELS 

(No Agencies) 


WP MANAGER 
TO £15,000 

Rrst class mana^r to 
run a large team of oper- 
ators. Diplomatic person 
age 30-40 with proven 
track record. Min 2 A- 
levels and Ideally 
experienced on the IBM 
Display Writer. . 

Call Paula Cowdy 
938 1846. 


ELIZABETH DAVID 
LTD 

Requiras tani workkta. en- 
thusiastic u tang shop 
assistant tor SWl shop. Ex- 
cefcntknowtadgeof Wte*w> 
equkmait ml pssston tor 
cooking essemM.- Prewous 
shop exp e ri e n c e prafenea 
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wife BhreftW Sofbrere Ud 
XSJOO + beseflts 

We are the leading UK ISM 
Agents to fee System 
36/38 providing our 
customers with computer ' 
software solutions. Based at 
Oxford Gkcus we requn a 
Marketing Assistant 

preferably wth a good 

secretarial background to 
work si Market Research. 

Please contact Hava . 
Cojfe m 434 4155. 


PARTNER’S 

SECRETARY 

Required by small 
firm of West End 
based Chartered 
Surveyors. ■ Good 
shorthand/typing 
speeds essential. 

Tet 

01-407 9944 . 

(Mrs. Bendle.) 





Required for lively 
3 Doctor NHS 
General Practice in 
S. Kensington. . 
Interesting and 
varied work in 
friendly atmos- 
phere. Audio 
typing essential. 35 
hour week. 4 
' weeks holiday. 
Salary £7,500 with 
October review. 

Telephone 
Practice Manager, 
. 01584 7356 


CHELSEA 


E*uenoiced Pirate SeaetaWM 
rEqured to ran smaU office: Must 
be good oiganeer. wdkng somB- 
dtibs to mk sngfcjian&d. 
Opportinoy « we somo . com- 
puter breams. Permanent 
posaon. Radbte 6 - 8 bow day 
Satey conwBBuiate sdi 
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Apote «b lull dBBto to: 
Catta pBtners EntomabonsL 
390 Kfos Road, SW3 5UE 


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£11,000 - 

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nted wm seen 

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hind to Dmdor at Mnng & 
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Mrs. Mey. ACME Apple, 
88 Cannon St EC4 

01-023 3883 



SECRETARY 

required to creative PR 
wnsdtarcy in the -C^. 
Accurate sfiorttiMd/typjnn 
skills essential, good work 
presentation vital; PR 
experience and knowledge 
ot Apfta* WP pieferablfc 
Salary negotiable. ; 
Tetepbwts m lira Ural 

Ifct M M |o' 

Ua 01 251 1999L 


MILLER 

MCNISH 


SECRETARY 

/PA 

Wanted for MD of 
TV production com- 
pany. A high standard 
of secretarial skills 
and. team spirit essen-' 































LA CREME DE LA CREME 


Ms'm 


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YOUNG SECRETARIES 

ESTATE AGENTS £ 11,000 

The Senior Panner of this established firm 
needs a well educated arid 'quick thinking 
Secretary. Speeds 100/60. Age 23+. 

KENSINGTON TO £ 10,000 

The Head Office of this expanding 
publishing group needs a bright and flexible 
young Secretary to work for one of their 
executives. The work will be interesting and 
varied and centre around the industrial 
relations side of the business. Speeds 90/60 
+ audio + WP. Age 21 +. 

PR £8400 

This fast expanding communications group 
hi the Gty needs an enthusiastic Secretary, 
who is not afraid of hard work, to assist a 
Director and his team. Rusty shorthand. 55 
w.p.m. typing. Age 19+ . 

COUNTRY HOUSES £ 8,000 

A second jobber is needed for this very, busy 
firm of estate agents. Speeds 80/55. Age 
20 +. 


35 Brntaa Place VI. 01-4937789 


J EXECUTIVE k 
SECRETARY 

5-STAR HOTEL 

Due to promotion, our executive secretary is 
leaving behind three executive managers who 
need looking after. 

Our executives are responsible tor the smooth 
running of the London Marriott Hotel which is a 
5-star, luxury, air-conditioned International hold 
overlooking Grosvenor Square, London W1. 

Hours of work are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm and 
meals on duty are provided. Suitable applicants 
will be aged 25+ and able to woric on their own 
initiative. Speeds of 100/70 are required aid 
experience with word processing [IBM Multi- 
mate). 

The salaiy offered will be commensurate nth 
age and experience. For more details please caH 
Chris Porting on 01-493 1232 x 6017. 


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■HHITHE DRAKE MIERNAnONAL GROUP 

SECRETARY SHORTHAND TYPIST 
£9(500+ BONUS 

Managing Director of ttw Adywbsng Agency is seMn a hari 
working sectary who wiB i«n ton n assisting to taid the 
business. Hs an exerting position for someone who mays a 
stretching environment and working on ones own nbaive. 
Karen Roads 01 439 4001. 

OFFICE 

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RECRUITAAENT 
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CHKSTME WATSON 



£9(000 + BOOTS 

My Chert a leader in the 
field is expandmg and 
now needs two further 
sec/PA s with good 
stalls to assist in plan- 
ning and account 
handling. These are su- 
perb opportunities for 
weD presented persons 
who wish to enter the 
world of advertising. 

MAKKETBK <£9,508 

This bit Co m Mayfair 
reeds a bright PA/Sec 
20 + with msty sh. good 
typing to asset a mar- 
keting manager, yroww 
be trained on the com- 
puter and be very 
involved on the admin/ 
marketing client side of i 
the business. I 

tiUKfat conscious ! 

£*000 

This Management Con- ; 
suftancy needs Sec/TO j 
with 6 months exp. w 
rake a college leaver. 
Bags of initiative neces- 
sary arto a people person 
essential. Vou witi assist 
two execs and shot*} 
have good tyiwo a™ 
WP. This is a great 
opportfltfy to pursue a 
career within toe Consal- 
jawy ftetd- 

01*35 6336 


SKaEtam RKPmn*NT 
CaHSUOAWTS 


Hungry For 
Success? 

Our diem is one of l 
the fastest growing 
businesses in the 1 
consumer products 
sector. A newly ap- 
pointed Board Oi- ; 
rector is responsible 
for speartieacSng fur- 
ther substantial 
growth through ac- 
quisitions end de- 
velopment and needs 
a thoroughly ex- 
perienced PA Aged' 
24-29 you wffl have 
good workable short- 
hand, excetetn typ- 
ing and the confi- , 
dertce to activate ' 
your own delegated 
research projects. An 
excellent salary and 
profit share pack- 
age of cE 11.000 is 
envisaged. 

For further informa- 
tion please contact 
Gffian Swood. 

5501-491 186855 

a.£Kfe+fe*^£~ a " 


bhjnoual buss 

£10.500 + BONUS 
Commocate Kacntfyo ftadi 


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THE RIGHT JOB FOR 

YOU 


That’s our approach. We 
won't send you anywhere 
that isn't whoBy suitable and 
we won't wast your time. 
TeU us what you want 
whether you're a college 
leaver or a senior PA. we'U 
find the right job for you. 

Telephone Mary Nebfett or 
Suzanne Qravett on 01-734- 
7394 (daytime) or Camilla 
Copp on 01-785-6563 


SECRETARIAL 

43-44 GREAT WINDMILL ST. 
LONDON W1V 7PA 
TELEPHONE 01-734 7394 



--t&TnC 


new PR ride — arranging fund tons (cocktail parties etc) 
and working on the promotion of company image via 
brochures and in-house literature. Confident spelling and 
numeracy a re essential. Good typing also required. Age 
22+. for further details please ieiephooe01-409 1232. 

Brcrataneirt Consultants mrnMmre 


Highly Dynamic 

£ 11,000 

Small, very plush London office of a major venture capital 
e n ce i pi t se seeks a last-moving secretary to co-ordinate 
their operation. They are energetic. g>getrJng and highly 
productive. 1o keep pace you will need a quick mind, 
razor-sharp skills and high motivation. Expansion is 
planned. In due core* a Jurior secretary is anticipated to 
come In and join you. Ibu should be wd (-presented. 
weH-otginlsed and mature In appro ach. S horthatxl& typing 
esserrtiaL Please telephone 01-493 5787. 

Gordon Yates Ltd. 

35 Old Bond Street, London W1 

(Recnrttment Consultants) 


A MAJOR FOOD & DRINKS 
COMPANY 

In Clerkenwen has a vacancy for an Admin- 
istrative Assistant. The lob would suit 
someone able to work on their own. having 
the ability to communicate at an levels, both 
internally and externally, ideally a graduate 
or equivalent with keyboard skills and 
preferbly experience on computer or word 
processor; 

For further details contact Henrietta Moore 
on 01-253 9911 


SECRETARY PA 

FOR SENIOR FARTHERS HH 

Wfc are a toy. My Consiflwg Engkwnoo predice in jnrt jriri 
Cowra BjuJbil ■ ■■ 1 

- We wort ftatte hoas under uneren pman 

- Am 9) defesas and ororede opporenty tar career deva tap nmt 

* &rten Sfces* j0W+aaa ^ " ow M eqdpped Cment 

Yoo are 2S+ 

• Wei e du c a ted (rnrerntm goal A levels), unerato and Mutate 

- Km and rapte awfitteea? 

- Can ate rotative and enjoy variety . 

- Are a fast and accurate uso typst toft Wordsta eeperiance 
Oder conpttr expeneree and knowtreige d the construction Many so 
advantage 

Send handMmen appBcatonand CV to Ktoi Wtak. &B , Tm £PMnan, 
10/14 Maddn Steel Lota® WC2B 5NF flat 01-242 8742) 


reception 

. e£9r900 

Soeor recepbonet required by 
pieslKpODS legal Vsmio bo ro- 
sponsible tor 2 junotsertfm 
extremely smart rieganJ sur- 
rouxfinps. tfl fOj or 
mwtobboad dries! However 
exceeding b«y toy to te» 
(or the confecara rooms and 
Gonseoueody ptefly of cferd 
contact. Good presentawn 
and speaking voice esserdal 
Comet 

Csnd ttdnn^ fc 

283 1555 


(jfeJ of the U.K. 
To £11,000. 

. PA/Secrstary to the Manag- 
ing Director cl a major 
pubtahmg company. Varied, 
confidential work kichidlng 
admtn and personnel for 
someone *mo can jom a 
l tavatenunandwandriasa 
1 sense ol humour. 100f 55 
wptn. aoee Vwttria samon, 

Ipphraimt *n/l Udt O' r« 

[ Pow Snong. ltemgeg Btector. 

! G&Jardie UK. Portieod House, 
i Stag Place. London SWlt 5BJ 


PERSONNEL 

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PERSONNEL 

LEGAL CAREER 

S9J60 + BEMEHTS 



In reton As cavasr/ nfl 
treia you on to a WP. CM 
HBCmiESAYOS 
e> 623-1226. 


wtHwaiwnMnowt an i 

ADMISSIONS 

SECRETARY 

required for busy de- 
sign schcxH in 
Belgravia. Aged 274-. 
well organised and 
good at dealing with 
people. Shorthand and 
wp essential. 

Salary negotiable 

Applications with CV 
to The Principal. 
Inchbald School of De- 
sign. 7 Eaton Gate. 
London SW1W 9BA 


tiMiBIKtoioawLGteoiro 


COUEGE LEAVERS 
GET HI FIRST 

If you are leawng college 
ttus term, its not too 
soon to comfe and talk to 
us about the sort of iota 
that are avritoble. 

We sMsdafee totte 
Media. Putastono and 
Public Relations fields 
where we have a variety of 
tateresbng vasanoes. 

Bernadette 
of Bond St. 

« teBWW CowulawB 
tla U MtoBtooM / 
MB-BM .SS 


MEDLA FINANCE - ADI ERTl5INCi -SALt5- PERSONNEL 


BUSY BEE 

to £12,000 

The Managing Director of a highly success- 
ful service company in SW1 is looking fora 
confidential PA to act as his right hand and 
provide full secretarial support You will be 
working under considerable pressure in 
helping to meet deadlines and should have 
the organisational skills necessary to ensure 
the smooth running of your boss's working 
day. In addition, you will assist in research 
for meetings and speeches as well as helping 
to deal with certain administrative aspects 
of personnel work. 

Age 27-35 Skills: 100/60 

+ Audio + WP 
West End Office 
629 9686 

ASj^:3^5Eft33ER 


1 MD - Internation t^ I r Elizabeth Hunt 



Poise & Style 

£ 10,000 * 

This i? a top-level job fora pohed and very professional PL. 
Assisting the Senior Partner of one of Londons trad Ing 
estate agencies you will play a high cslihrr role, arranging 
meetings; loaches; appointments etc and handling board 
min utes. He is otterly charming, and you will share with 
him an involvement In client baton and social entertain- 
ing. Approx 30% admin content. Good alriQs ( 100 60) are 
however essential, as is previous senior-level experience. 
Age from 2S years. Please telephone 01+09 1232. 

Bee ra r tm e n t Consultants MMteteiBtotote 


Sec to Director 

£9,500 + bonus 

Our dtent b a household name in UK construction with a 
strong presence n overseas markets. They now seek a 
secretary for their Company Secretary/ Dlraaot Much of 
jour work will be confidential, concerning company 
planning, policy and personnel matters. He will encourage 
your involvement and Is good at explaining why (as well as 
how) the company does things. Good skills (90/60) are 
important. Common sense, team spirit and smart presenta- 
tion also valued. Age 20+ Please telephone 01-493 5787. 
Gordon Yates Ltd. 

35 Old Bond Street; London W1 
(Re cr uitment Consultants) 


WOULD YOU LIKE...? 

1) Thai special job thais a little different. 

2) To use those administrative and social skills 
that perhaps have been lying domtanL 

3) To work with the MD or an international 
W1 Co, who will keep you on your toes and 
provide a challenge. 

4) To use your shorthand typing but for only 
25% of the time. 

5) To earn a minimum of £1 1,000 pa, between 
ages 24-38. 

H you would, and would like to hear more, 

please call Grade One (Rec Cons) 

01-734 5266 Thankyoo. 


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needs a timngb 
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DrojgStato Stefa M 

An undent organiser who cm pal new (teas mto practice to ensure 
smooth narono o( the siuia Good tnrog essenaoL Clljn. 

Fasten) PR Sac 

Leading POT Co. tatfieg te the big names in fasten needs an 
apaneasd sacrafaty who ca magt aus wefl and ton wi (terete n 
fasten. Good pnmteaml praspecte. OJSM. 


V PmSONMEL SERVICES LTD. 
^aateAOoaxenMCiywf 


COLLEGE LEAVERS 
TAKE YOUR PICK 

Start the ball rolfing and come and see us now to tear 
about the exciting openings we currently have for 
college leavers in the Magazine. Opera, P.R„ Ad- 
vertising and Finance worlds. If you are not sure what 
you are looking for we will be very happy to talk to 
you about the varied and interesting opportunities that 
are open to you. Please call: 

437 6032 

hobstoneS 


PA/SEC 
E1M« + tm* 

A SW1 cwwroiy cl nra 


-S£SVH«r» 

oenl ensp rod pretassoaaL Vou 
| rtotewattriawhwnrot-PR 
dual tosao, (urf. »tbiqb- 


Eid)t pox) Hdt- 
l Vow boss «s toktos 


486 6951 


TEL: OM8S 8051 


KtJfli d 


PERSONNEL 

MEDICAL 

RESEARCH 







TAKE TWO 

W1 film production 
co seek PA. Short- 
hand essential, as is 
the ability to commu- 
nicate ai all levels. 
Personality position 
offering £10.000, 

01-636 4000 
Atlas Emp Agy 


TRAVEL 

£10,500+ 

Rntetety ft w to fi v a are 
M prerw koWms as as- 
sstaras to nw MD te wefi 
ta w n Travel Top. £*- 
cefiror lypng W»«p 4 
sonoSHrowteedesne 
u W»k hard pfay fca nT 
m fnendy inurnment. 



> c£ 12,000 -5 

— This ambitious and successful executive is hard to — 

2 keep up with. Hut consultancy business is 2 

> international and has the highest reputation. S 
Z. His need U for a professional PA. with 

_■ commitment, mho enjoys client contact, a high ~ 
~rZ. level of involvement as welt es own ares of ■ 
< responsibility. Z 

w Educated to at least ‘A ‘ level standard, you have < 

— sound Director- level experience and are ready to 

— take on this challenging role. Age: 25 35. Skills. ^ 

C' Sti ‘60. ^ 

> Cosmetics £8,000 s 

r— Thu international cosmetics house offers an > 
f opportunity for a young secretary to join their ~ 

3 marketing' team. The atmosphere is busy and " 
ic creative and they demand the best. For the right ~ 
'A person they offer real prospects for developing your y 

2 career. Age: 78-25. Skills 90/30. t 

\ HA7F.1 .1.- STATON % 

3 8 Golden Square, London WL £ 

> Tel: 01-439 602L 

MEDIA- FINANCE • AD\ LRTT5IXG • SALES • PERSONNEL 


CALLING ALL 
COLLEGE LEAVERS 

£ 6 ^ 00 -£ 8 ^ 00 p^. 

We have a wide range of exerting and dtadengtog job 
opportunities aU over London for newy-quahfied secretaries, 
From finance to fashion, from P R. to property - aid beyond! 
If you are writ educated have good shorthand and typing stalls 
arid can't wait to launch yourseK into the working world, then 
please caH us non. 

WEST END CITY 


WEST END 
434 4512 


588 3535 


Crone Corkill 


RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS 


PA WITH 
FRENCH 
£ 10,500 

Exciting and responsible 
position as PA to young 
energetic Vice-President of 
American investment 
company m the City. 
Fluent F retch, excellent 
skills in English and WP 
experience required. 
Prefered age mid 20’s. 


TOP CLASS 
TEMPS WITH 
LANGUAGES 
WE NEED YOU! 

Shewing/ 

Use them with your 
languages and reap the 
. rewards. 

We'd like to hear all about 
you - please call us now. 


International 
Secretaries . 

c»-4s:’7inc 



CHANGE TEMPO 

Now is your chance to spring into action! 
As part of our friendly young temporary 
team you will have plenty of variety helping 
our super clients throughout London, if you 
have skills of 80/100 or audio, 50+ typ. and 
good W.P. you will be paid excellent rates. 
So don’t delay and ring us now. 

437 6032 

HobstoneS 


VALE DO LOBO 

AMewmnto Trotico df Lino no Algaiue Portugal, pretende tenter pwa 
os seus Quadras de PessaaL 

ASStSTSm DE BffiECCAO 

Ataoo (bredamente ao Director Exetuiw de Tunsma. 

Eoge-se DramEtno e ncatwe pessote: fluenaa em Ponugues e tagfes. 
Wteo e esrm: effieeoea em aautogtara c esteraigrteij: experience de 
tectido imematxHBl de Processamerto de Teao. 

(Berro-se Venomeino compawel. tioas regteas soows. Resoostas 
com C.V ' e foiografia pwa. 

Vtee do Lobo ftuhsmo) Lda 
Vale do Lobo 
BlOO Aknansl 
Louie 
Portugal 


SECRETARY/TYPIST 

Secretary/Typisi required with 2-3 years work 
experience, to assist Account Directors in 
Covcni Garden advertising agency. Mainly typ- 
ing (high standard required) using IBM word 
processor, but opportunity to use initiative and 
increase responsibility. Some lunchtime switch- 
board relief involved. Must be well organised 
and level headed with smart appearance and 
good telephone manner essential. 

Salary £8,000 - £8.500. 

Please send CV to Claudia Dench, 

Golly Slater & Partners, 

42 Drury Lane. 

London WC2B 5RN 


TECHNOLOGY 

Koiglitsbridge 

£ 10,000 

Your o m ra— r a l abtews fur 
ratted ternnsuamn tiong w<ti 
to ce U pd seanarol sWfi «tel 
be tetaed to me fus wben jum- 
mo me UK manager m tbe 
Bnteb otbee te Bra uresugnus 
Sveash tem One tel oporetu- 
ret, to a real caret mo*s Rmg 
tea Day 


Staff Introductions 
TEL: 0V486 6951 


TELEVISION 

£8,500 

IMMKMoroni 
arth a keen i nterest y i 
sport fo (Can extremely 
fnsndty tteewaon uam. 
Ntae Frencfi is ro asset. 
A sense of furore a 
raesL SH & typing sUs 
£ same «q> exp. 


ADMIN/SEC 
Drink Distillers 
£9,500 

Ydu wB enioy temr. basing 
wrtb the USA and your boss s 
the Fmwoal Director, yoimg 
andmyrefered As wen as run 
rung the ofiiu you will have 
eueHnrt shityoreg and an eye 
tor octal. Large wen -Annum 
Maytro company Good perks. 
I tog Carobne Wtehnger 


Staff latrodiiciioiis 
TEL: 01-486 MSI 


PERSONNEL 

BUMONDS ARE A 
GIRL’S BEST 
FRENK 

Casa 

RnwKo daecay to USA Kuad- 
oanso. iwgrwra ub 
redos rod ruining atem 
reoeedrees make Ore a loo 
prawn Vow boss e fin and 
&B to detegae and tol toe 
you Hr sservoe te depro- 
ncM. Tto oroduas are 
damenB and «a antes te 
oeMlomau seamy EaceL aW 
uentec root person 
stem, sooks and soul cMl 
BUPA. island and 25 days 
to te- 
lco sereearos pfltoe 
JtJOY lEMS oa M6-B7I7. 

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SECRETARY / 
PA 

To both partners ofsmsll 
property consultancy in 
Mayfair. Top adminis- 
trative and secretarial 
skills needed for a de- 
manding but satisfying 
job with potential. Salarv 
£10000+. Replv to BOX 
D32. 


ftKnmnGTC-ac l 

TIME FOR A 
CHANGE 

£10.000 + free 
lunches + benefits 

Stragbt si at rtie top o! Bps 
beaunbJ hotte m krosanqisii H>gb 
levte reocmcteiiK. organ sjtion \ 
and parttotabon as PI to te semre 
&£QHve. LimC secreonai cones . 
supplement yore rote cudleni ' 
sunorete^. fee Mmon. tired | 
OsK Orris ge iS Wire vou 
C31 dgi 7638 red speak tt Sue 
i0wn J 


SOCIAL SECRETARY 
to £9,000 

The Chairman of a very famous name comapny 
seeks a young secretary to assist with the planning of 
his very hectic social tie. No day is ever the same, 
from organising opera tickets to shopping at Hatreds. 


No day is ever the same. 


Free lunch. 


EXHIBITION ORGANISER 
£8,500 

Join the head of PR arid exhibitions of this trade 
Federation and help with the organisation of a large 
exhibition to be held in August You’ll also attend, 
sort out problems and meet the press. Benefits in- 
clude 5 weeks holidays. 80/50 skills needed. 

.BizobeHiHunlReauibiier^ConsuflQnts, 

V 2-3 Bedford Sheet London WC2 01-240 3511 J 


SECRETARY - 
BUSINESS AFFAIRS 
c £8,000 p.a. (a.a.e.) 

We are looking for a young and able person to Join our 
Business Affairs Department whose work involves the 
negotiation and drafting of contracts between the 
Company and Its artists, producers, etc. and the con- 
tractual aspects of the licensing of recorded material. 

You win be working in a dynamic and cheerful atmo- 
sphere. assisting iwo young managers, and will 
provide them with full secretarial support - shorthand, 
typing, answering a busy phone, organising meetings 
and genera) office administration. 

You should possess a good educational background, 
excellent shorthand and typing skills, be alert, abfe to 
team autckly and enioy a busy job. Previous working 
experience is desirable but bnghi college leavers with 
confident skills will also be considered. 

To apply, please write with full details of your back- 
ground and experience 10 : 

Barbara K Rotlerova. Senior Personnel Officer. EMI 
Records (UK). 20 Manchester Square. London. WLA 
1ES. 


STRUTT &. 
PARKER 1 


ESSEX 

Colchester 4 rrtees 

London (Liverpool Street) SO minutes. A fine country house set 
in beautiful landscaped gardens and parkland. 3 Reception 
rooms 6 Principal Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Self Contained Flat 
Oil Central Nesting Heated Swmnwrg Pool Stabling and Ga- 
raging 3 Beckoomed Lodge 
About 30 Acres 
Region of 2350.000 

Cheknatord Office; Coval Han (0245) 58201 

(Ref: 2AB7018) 



SECRETARIES 


The Eccnonvs! newspaper and the Economist pubBcabcms, our 
business publishing subsklary needs secretaries. 
Ouakficattors necessary; tmourva. common sense. 1 years sec- 
retarial experience. 90 shorthand. 50 typing, word processing or 
computer knowledge wextid help. 

Salary £7.000 to 57500 + profit sharing scheme. 

Send hand wroten tetter and CV to: 

Aagela Mackwartft-Yaug Personnel Manager 
Tbe Economist 

25 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1HG. 


INTERNATIONAL BANKING 

£13,000 + Mortgage Sub 

PA Secretary to Managing Director Cay Mercian! Bank. Absogmg He- 
ma rating posi iwiti e*c. scone Ire admmsrawn ate aeatnmy SUIs 
tOO ’70. pret backing egwnence. 

£10300 Age 22 - 26 

Secretaries urgently r sawed for City International Banks msi stois 
100-65 A levels and wnn an ambitious career- mmaea approach benefits 
mortgage sub. bonuses etc. 

£13,500 German 

pa for dynamic Senor Eraartmp m eapanamg Investment Area City Bank. 
Skills 100/70 resit excellent German Benefits mortgage sub. etc. 

430 1551/2653 

DLTCIE SIMPSON APPOINTMENTS LTD 


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SECRETARIES 

MVJORRFTklintm P- PERSONNEL SEf .rei'V)- £10.000* BPiEFTTS 
RECORD CO. - Pk ‘-EC - (Will . £V« 

TELFVLsKlM . SPORTS DEPT - «».in . e£SH\i 
TELEVISION - OOlLEflE L£A\QLS • 7IWJ - fteWfi 
LINGS RD - PRi AD\ ERTISIMi - NO SHORTHAND • ctKOiX) 

OitlPf TEXS - WP, VJMIN ■ hO SHriRTH4.NO - cflMQ 

PLEASE CONTACT Lt N BAIRD OR LINDA McLEOD ON 
BI-4.W l J3» UK aflrr uJWpai 

RM *». LINEN HALL li-M* RECENT STREET LONDON » IR STB 


Cbairman’s PA 
CAR C0RP 
£9,500 

Tran tuner start wfltrei the new 
neadguanere Ire tho muip-na- 
twnal company, to* 3 boss 
who b degar* and bnBora and 
roth a sutw pascnanty Mere 
wp indastnafcsa when you 
regrose and occasmly attend 
lundireis and mee&ngs where 
you red use yaw tact and charm 
tor hgtily m d een ta l pintens 
Enetoe sreareanal smHs 
needed teg Lm Mbms. 


Staff Introdnctiots 
TEL: 01-486 6951 


SECRETARY /PA 

Rrauirm lor the Fjteruthc 
Srcrri jr, of a Learned Son- 
rrv and prnlewinnal brov 
Full WITUrial . (Fills and 
oroarauiKHial atiimv re 
uuired AW 25 so 
roeinwilorv Pneiwi 

tflum'. nr-ctimr. inieresl 
tree loam lor eaiffli llrtits. 
sutrudneg lunrhK. ronomud 
HOTknw condilK-n-- Salarv 
on scale Cb.995 L** ldb P.d. 

AipBctom la wrM-e to 

Dr. L. Cohen. 
The Institute of 
Physics. 

47 Belgrade Square. 
SWIX 82X. 


^ A SWEET SMELLING ^ 
RECEPTION 
E84J00+++ 

A world famous Dretume 
comuanv in Mayisi needs an 
e-DHienced reogjiiomsi to 
reel come Ihen (nooiant 
raters In afldt'on 10 satary. 
you mil receive EScw IVs and 
a senlar amount to soernt on 
me campanv s famous 
Diodurts An puyUent bonus 
BUPA eic male this a «rv well 
lewanjed nosaam There n a 
HetaM wtntboato v>o seme 
sccurae amespondence 
IWtr» 

Bernadette 
of Bond St. 

Per-..nr'“'- - 4 

’Hr i5 :tiBrs»ia»T^*'UD 

2* m-Eja ! 2 fl« .cS 


PERSONNEL 

HEW VENTURE PA | 
£9,080 I 

A usuque oporetoiity to rrei 5§ 
you own oftce seiwo iff 

am Itoi-tech systems laa- g 
mg renti too meroatenji * 
tferts. arrangmq ortreences 
and esuUstang a brand new 
to&on wttM a secue bank 
mg enwormeru. Your ■& 
secretarial backgroreid mil be & 
an asset, bat the mam 
quates rrenared are ® 
or g anis a t i onal Uar. sell- w 
matmaton ant an amtuon H> w 
succeed. p. 

For mom (tanungn ctel 
SUSIE ROBERTS % 
m m EZ3-1226 % 

j j 

THCHMKEWnnMnCMM.GR0iro 


HARLEY 
STREET 
Experienced Medical 
Secreian required for 
surgeon. 

Salan- negotiable. 
Phone 01-935 8793 
after 6.00pm. 


£14,000 

NEG 

You are an ex- 
tremely competent 
fop level PA with 
poise and a confi- 
dent personality to 
work with, rather 
than for. the senior 
partner of a large 
professional City 
firm. 

Good shorthand- 
/typing skills + ba- 
sic bookkeeping 
needed. 

W*.;E.rf 4397001 p — 

Secretaries P lus 


TEMPS 

NEW JUNE RATES 

Secretaries, Receptionists, 
Word Prat Secretaries. 
Want Prac. Ops. 

A luge sf lecfion re a a q ra ient s m 
TV. Funs. AQiren&na. Muse, 
ireatte and Video. 

CALL 

Kim nr Kate on 81-629 3132 

and become a Pathlmdets temp 
- you II love it* 


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SUPER SECRETARIES 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


610,000, COVENT GARDEN 

PA for MD of Etec Recruitment Co. Good skills and 
some IBM PC exp pref. 

POLITICS 

Sec tor Research Dept Lots of admin, some typing 
(45+wpm). To £6.000. 

COLLEGE LEAVER 

To EG, 000 for go-ahead Co in Mayfair. Typing, some 
WP (will train). 

CLERK/TYPIST 

Personnel Dept. City Bank. Artuidate 2nd Jobber? 
£7,500 + mortgage + perks. 


ANTIQUES W1 ll IftSLlM'IK 


SECRETARY 


Anexcengepuflituntr lor col- 
lege iwwr to W* m tte 
brqgesi and busiest areques 
market m Lcnton No two 
daw ate me saiw-etcmrenl 
and wmsly gnarrantssd Good 
rypsig am some Btotnand es- 
crow Won] mmssoi; 
compiler experience an 
aflvamage 

Pteasa pbm ton Listar 

II 493 B3U 


FLAIR RECRUITMENT 
01-938 2222 


COSMETICS 

COMPANY 


IMPERIAL COLLEGE 
COMPUTER 
CENTRE 


MANAGING 

DIRECTOR 


An Ideal opportunity for a 
bright well spoken person 
to learn OUT business lit 
South Kensington. Typing 


Tel: Emm Buttle 


Secretary / Network 
Administrator 


required with good secre- 
tarial skjH3 including word 

processing Applicants 

must be able !o communi- 
cate well and be able to 
administer a large and sbU 
growing local area com- 
puter network Interest m 
computers, ability to learn 
fast and become part ol 
enthusiastic team 

essential. 


of literary agency 
seeks Secretary/ 
Person Friday. Salary 
negotiable. 
Please write lo BOX 
E33. 


01-584 8203 
(9 - 5pm) 

or 01-381 9410 

(5JO - 9pm) 


Urgently 

required 


Salary m range £6993 - 
£8092 according to age 


and experience. 


Applications with CV to Mr 
R Beckwith. Head of Com- 
munications. 

Microprocessors & Graph- 
ics. Computer Centre, 
Exhibition Road. London 
SW7 2BX. 


KNIGHTSBRIDGE 


SECRETARY 

A busy trade association lo- 
cated adjacent to 
Embankment / Charing 
Crass Stations require a 
competent secretary with 
proven administrative ability, 
proliciem in shorthand, au- 
dio and word processing. 
Phone the Director General 
01 930 3611. 

(No agencies). 


CHELSEA ESTATE 

AGENTS 

Wf usd brajri etl«ae« had ! 
ing sec win aaod speeds and 
UiMttga WP lo be me lyndi P"i 
« var; busy resutenfal sales otic* 
it Fitiian Rd EqieneRCC on prap- 
nrv netful fed mu essanel-sense 
o< BuntkH a mui 1 Salary aae. 

NO AGENCIES. 

Tel 01-373 8425 ref CUM. 


COOL CALM & 
CAPABLE 

Bright. enthusuM* sec 
needed tor Farrah Stead A 
Glynns ever expanang 
Kensington him letwigs dept. 
Good speeds accuracy and 
knowfedge ol WP an 
advamage- sense ol humour a 
must? Salary aae. _ 

NO AGENCIES. 

Tel 01-603 1221 ret NB. 


Office junior required, 
knowk-dpc ol French pn-f- 
rrabid. lo perform all ecncial 
Hm-unal dunes, wilting io 
tram on wp. Satan. 1&.0UA 
Nrji + LV’i + BL'PV id 
Diane Jroics 135 SI26. No 
agencies. 


COLLEGE LEAVERS TO *7.500. 

Wr hate numrniin ptmlrons in 

I actual i . nvarkriinq. soles pro 
mol ran. public rrtnlKHts and 
irkinv oilier innusirm Pfc«r 
r.iU OOomr furluudson Re 
rruilmenl CansullantS Ol 409 
?S95 


EXECUTIVE PERSONAL 4vux- 
IjiiI k> vvnrt- lor financial 
Managem-M Craivulkuil poilic 
ularl} iiivolicu in all a+peclMif 
prnpcnv linonrr. lenlure an 
praisal and allied 

uiM-.im.-ni. insurance deals 
Hralw-il ■ olifw and inlr-qrilv rn 
rnJired. Inna hours and serious 
involvement mirsan Mini- 

muni 5 s ears rvpprieiKe 
Miracle e n nnmi-r.itmn pack 
aoe including minimum hasar 
CO 003 per annum [owiblr an 
srheduli-Dbai-i- Ba<K salon IO 
he renewed bi-annuaU\ Please 
(elrohan* lor an interview in 
the I in, I uislanre. Mrs Butler Ol 
379 6^01 NO AGENCIES. 


SPECIAL PROJECTS DEPT ol 

fils Merchanl Rank rid crmfl 
itenti.il -f No s h wilh lo P 
'Sills SnuH hioti llimu learn 
La 900 * V SubMdrwl morl 
isnr U uorlhiMAs- Per Cans Ol 


RECEPTKHIIST ' TTPIST lo 

LS 5<X» * n larfqaae Well coo 
Sen .-vp prren red bv leadinq 
merchanl bank Lois of rlienr li- 
aison Call hale Vivian Ol Hi! 
73-72 hidipland Pcrs Com 


CLASSICAL MUSIC PR Co hi 
Ivesi London, needs rnlhir-ws- 
lie sc Career. involv*menl 
rji iyv) ♦ tree concerts Call 
Ndbilia TED Anv 01 73c 9857 


FRENCH: ExtremeR Billingvul 
SerirliWr wilh flawless Engl&n 
imusl be able In nttir. rralls ac 
curate Flush and a couple of 
Sears experience, fo wart for a 
maun >u Fienrh Manager* in 
Cnrtmralr finance Depailmem 
of Inlemalional investment 
House You will need lo have 
wed shorthand in bom Ian 
guaor-v .us! >■ re- a s.-lf- motivated 
person »hn imovs a liven* ioh 
in a buss env iranmenl M iXW- 
Lionoo * Borne, and Ban kina 
Esli as Multilingual Servim 
■ Recruilmenl Codsijllanlsi Ol 
ajo 3794 6 


SECRETARY wilh 

EiKdi-h rrm.li shorthand tvp- 
liio remitted hv Belqravia 
rixwnndiLv mere hams dour to 
V h* luria sralion in work in biisv 
cilice Good ivpin? speeds and 
lelev aialilv Good solan, . Rrpll 
lo WiV H2I 


ANTIQUE DEALER. £9.000 
Kiieihlshridqe ossm wlui any 
Ihuw) and every llunq- some 

orrounLs. i a- 1 lymnn. slou 

snorilund. responsible atniude 

■ — .hii.il Javgar Careers 

•Moane “Vv LIH Ol 7.30 S14B. 


JAPANESE: Aaminisiralive As 
sisiam u-ho is numeraU-. speaks 
and reads Japanese and who «s 
inl'-resied in Inlemdbonal fi- 
nance is needed loc a 
fascinalina. busv and limeaym. 
Minima mb with a bank II vou 
don*1 mind tunny hours but do 
wanl in ue vou Tapanese and 
learn about Hie Olv Hus is an 
unusual oppr-mniu wiih-asala- 
rv ol around Ll I O00 r Bonus 
and Banking extras Mullilln- 
aual Services > Recruilmenl 
Consullantsi Ol B3o 3794 S 


VENTURE CAPITAL Company 

. (HunruHi cnltepemeurs seeks 
ncviMc Inenrtly wrrtary' lo 
'sack in small team bawd in 
Park Lane Accurate tvmnq es- 
sential plus shorthand and or 
audio Minimum 2 years evp 
Salary up lo £8 000 pa Tel 
Lueind-i Guuqh Allen on Ol 
408 05SS 

DCStCN SECRETARIES £3.000 
ncwHiaUe Seieralopeninqslnr 
vaunq sevrerailes vcilh lop 
snorthand lyping and admin, 
abililles plus (he personallly to 
makr a v n,ii cnninmmon lo me 
cnsiilve world rasnnalina de- 
snm prelects Handle 
Recruilmenl 493 1184 

CROUP ASSISTANT one 18 
2teish aynlun I he Admin 
Manager Larne Media Group 
EC4 vs’di uain on compuier 
WP General aimsiance in very 
busv office Good upmo men- 
llal c £7.503 pa Joyce 
Gurnets 01 589 8807 OOIO. 
iPec Co ns I 


Spunsi-raiip Cora pom in Wl 
require PA. 23* la Research Ck 
rwior Good admin, numeracy 
and WP skills 80* shorthand, 
and ideally F renrh and German 
required. £8.500 £9.000 Call 
Sec rel.iries Pius The Secretari- 
al Consultants on 439 7001 

£IZJXI0 NEC - ho shorthand rad 
xcnmi level expvnence in an In 
lernolMnal epiironmenl + WP 
skills ■ ideally Wanqi for Inlerna- 
Imnal Hi9d <4 mona-iemcnl 
consultants in 5W 1 1 french 
and nr Italian useful Call Sec- 
retaries Plus ■ The Secretarial 
Cnnsullonls an 439 7001 

PA SECRETARY lo work fnr dy 
nanne ynima Wnx with well 
devefoped sense of humour! 
\ aried and f^-pnmible pesdicm. 
noorf organisational and sec re 
(anal skills essential Age 18+ . 
Sours tdino Wl Phone 
Jennv nn 499 2242 Beov res Lid 
■Rrc Oms i 

TEL RECEP -TYPIST TELEX 

early 20's lo run nusv reception 
SW I Holm Gn>up Goad tvping 
U< os pi load Telex and Ph-vsey 
swiirh ivsiil in.M ni Lively ten 
rnumenl. super ofures 

r C.7.BOO pa * concessions 
Mvre Gumess Ol 589 

KH07 OOIO 'Ri-c Cnnsi 

NO SHORTHAND] Mrdul sec Col 
leiy leav er Ir>r SW 3 Ad' er Using 
Auenex- Musi have really mod 

upinn- ouiirang per-oHiaiity 
and leant sninl te>.5O0 ♦ S'.. 
Ik, nus Super fringe bens. Joyce 
Gumess Ol 509 8807 OOIO 
iRer Corv.i 

SEC IN PERSONNEL r £8.500 
Wi-ll known recording Co m 
Wii rig sec wiin neo SH 
O-id PA Sec b.iei.ip'inind A 
some jwrson rv-l exp Pid live 
ne,vr AiP-d 25-27 Call dame 
rm Ol *23 4226 kmgsland Pers 
Cnns 

AOMIN ’P.A. P.R. £10.000 Total 
respoTvsibilil'.' lor orsunrsuig 
se< era! «-lilr vxTMl I unctions an 
nuaHv plus lull secrdarlal 
biH-k'jp. 28 40 100 nO. exrel 
leni eduralion. Handle 
Recruilmenl 443 1184. 


LA CREME DE LA CR] 


BORN ORGANISER 
TO E9J00 


ARE YOU A DYNAMIC 
PR MEGA-STAR? 


(M company near 
Oxford Cirrus 
needs experienced 
PA/admiraslrativa 
as se lam tor personnel 
depanmenL full scope 
to handle own prefects 
and cnnesoandance. 
No shorthand. 


Meredith Scott 
Recruitment 


OynariK UK-wde Draelor 
based SW reqwes equally 
dynamic PA. You mist be 
prepared lo help set im 

extubibons. orgsuse a 

bnsterous sales team and have 
typmg of 50 wpm. Experience 
of PR tme atmosphere 
essential. Salary to £8 500 + 
£500 perk + guaranteed salary 
review July 


L/7 Flirt Si. trn&u FC4Y lAAl 
\ TtL 01-Saj HU4/WSS 7 


DESIGN STUDIO 


Based in Wl. we require a 
very adaptable secretary 

with gowl orgamsaintul 

dblUXV and lelephone nun 
ner as well as all the 
evkOTHlal serreiarial sKflb 
Mum also be keen to I earn 
new duties invoked in lhe 
running of a busy d>~agn 
qroup. Salary rwgotiatile. 


I 


SEC/ADMINISTRATCR 
£14,000 ug. 


Tafeptmoe Cmtto oa 
01-408 0670 


Senqi Sex. Jcmmsmitr pnf 
mih imancul Dacxgiajna + at- 
(ice rranagemem yoOs uustber 
nab tOo.'SO'WP. 


Please can Penny. Jane or fiipe 


63S 4951 


Hev Ventore VP 

[Ret Cons) 


1 


PUBLICITY IN PUBLISHING. 

Wonderful oppnrtiinllH-v lo at- 
b-nd prm recmUons. lor bnqhl 
pnlhuxif>.|lr v'ctpIaiti-j Wilh 
Mllhoul SH Who lhnv pv In bee- 
tle exnluig env irorunenu. 
u-hpre organkang vklllxA inldb- 
g* nee i* ill be rewarded £7.500 
Winnifrad Johnson , rec cans i 
Ol 49J JOGS 


FIRST job OwonuniD' in 

Lnn (or Sccirtary with good 

pducaimn an>1 Ivmng. Sl.uuna 
salarv £6000 with lost ad 
vann-mml nn mem. WP 
iraiuina aivno Telephone 
Heather James 0 1-629 5917 


HARLEY ST Consul I pnl needs PA 
io tun ufltre Greet wlienh ac 
canoe apooinimenls. 

correspondence elc MUM be 
mature, well spoken, like peo- 
ple High salary far rtghl 
person Link Appw 846 974-3 

PUBLISHING VACANCIES^ 

PAPERBACKS- PA IO the M«- 
kelMHi Dir « loc. ULSOO. SklUs 
BO 55 wpm 

PAPERBACKS PA lo the Edit 
crul Direnor £8-250 Skills 
80 55 wpm 

PAPERBACKS PA la the Sales 
Manaocc £8.000. Skills 80 55 
wpm 

PAPERBACKS PA In Hie Pro 
ducllhn Director £8.000+ 
SHIK 80 wpm. 
PAPERBACKS College Leaver 
Audio PA lo a CommKsloning 
Eililor To £7.100+ Typing al 
50 wpm 

PAPERBACKS PA to the Man 
owr Ol Hie Art Detuirmenl To 
17 10O+ Skills SO 50 wpm 
PAPERBACKS PA lo a Rights 
Manager To £7.100*. Skiiw 
80 50 wpm 

HARDBACKS- College Leaver 
PA io an Edllor Chlldrnrs 
nooy.s C6.8SO SKI Its BO 50 
wpm. 

HARDBACKS College Leaver 
Audio PA in l ho Sale*. Manager 
£6 T50 Tv puig al 60 wptn SH 
an assei 

PAPERBACKS PA lo the Pro 
mreions Manager. £6.590. 
Skills 80 50 wpm 
HARDBACKS Hetepnonfcl To 
£6 500* Typing al 40 wpm 
sxnnrqv. I he rernalmrnl con- 
sullancv 01-657 9533 

ART CHARITY £8,500 - rtiarlta 
ble assorulion lor art and 
design see* Sec PA In Chair 
man Vnu will handle member's 
rnguinvs help promote exhibi 
iioiev. awards elc and allend 
funclnm You will M 
organr*^. j prolevl of your own ■ 

10 which 1600 people are Invll 
ed- Lovely Iniolving 106. 
reguirlnq <mod shorthand and 
Iv Him plus al least 1 vrs' work 
experience Age 20* Please 
leb-phone 01-493 5787 Gordon 
Xalex Consullancv 

PROPERTY (£10.500. This W l 
properly rlnrWmenl eompony 
has rerenlly aptranled a raw 
financial Dvreclor He is look- 
ing lor vwnconr to train os Tux 
PA A llexible apprewh 6 r-v 
s+niiol os vou will he exraried 
In mi|i r problems as l hey err nr. 
Chirm voiit lirxl tasks will be lo 
oniAire hw olllre and set up 
Hire -.vslofns Own office, au 
dio ivptng SO wpm. ruili 
shwlhand amf w p experience 
UM-rted C-iiallnr King Appls. 
oi agu 8070 

GET BUTTLED! c£LSOO - Din ; 

-.reclaim odv ertrvina agency do 

11 in si vie wim a Duller lo brum 1 
INI vnur lea or roffee 1 The ■ 
par*- howrvec Is herlK and os 1 

| sec in sale- manager vnu will 
need In nun r Iasi XkrwescHcb- 
era liaison- internal conlocl 
wilh regional rtllces. Inlerrup 
lions elr Lois ol admin and 
invnlv emenl Good Shorthand 
and l)pmg essential Age 21+ 
Please lei 01 409 1232 The 
Work ‘■OxT 

COLLEGE LEAVER Secretary 
IH* mssjed rvs 2 Dlreelorsi I on 
MP> FXHHbbing Subscription 
maaorine Will In-Ip run office 
lip* i neresoondenee locnwon- 
J au<1io> shorthand nol 
ewi-nluil Fyceflenl opportunity 
inr flexible p°- 1 -siav.il Mv In 
eme, oe m super SW 3 Kronen 
T*> C7SOO » p*>rks Jnvce 
Gumess OI 589 8WJT OOIO 

■ R.-C censi 

NO SHORTHAND hut oood llrping 
i kh -d.il .v. admin secretars for 
nv-diral video otryeri Lively 
I'sim Iras of admin and lots of 
■a-npe Age 20's. Cl* 9001 Call 
S< i rrunrs Plus The Sorrel an- 
al Conuillanls on 439 7001 


WIMBLEDON. ASCOT. HENLEY 

C8.OC0 Help ornanr-e Pres* Of 
lire, a be responsible far 
pcomghons A sponsership of 
well known group, ureal 
oppnrluniies lor enlluntaMir 
secieianes • 80 50 ■ Javgar 
Careers dsloane -sgi Ltd 01 730 
S148. 


| TRILINGUAL TRAVEL German 
French spk sec Inc ski exer of N 
London Travel Ora Top sec 
; skills and fluency in adl three 
longs ess Merrow Emv Agy 
■ Ihe Language Specialislsi Oi 
636 1487 

GERMAN AN ASSET, tail hotel 
group needs PA for Dim Dtrvc- 
KM Sec admin skills Cd 
preseniahon. 25-35. 

UOOOO** Link Language Ap- 
pomlmenls 846 °743 
ITALIAN SPHC SECS wfUi gd 
ski 16 needed for ext positions in 
City banks. Mum be smart, on 
Hie DaQ A hard working Bank- 
ing exp an asset. C9-C 13.000 
Link Language Appls 846 9743. 
LANGUAGES. Spanish French 
80 50 Graduate pref. Interna- 
tional cons Wesl London 
Career training courses. £8.000 
Call Natalia TED Agv 01736 
9867 

AUDIO SEC. £10.000* Presll 
gran social Mayfair campany 
Luxury offices 60+ typing and 
flair for organisation. Handle 
Rnruiimcnl 491 1184. 

FILMS. ADMIN/ SEC £9 000 
Market mg depl 25*. lOO 60 
Top admlnistralive and 
nrganlulnnal ability Handle 
RecTUilmetll 493 1184 
GRADUATE wilh lew months 
working exp Typing 40 wpm 
Interesting admumrotive posi- 
tion EC4. £6.700 Grade One 
Rec Cons Ol 734 9266 
LEGAL J%500 mixed taw posk 
Imn Busy PA role, involving A 
challenging work based Wl 
An» 20* Call Mr Thompson 
623 4226 Kingstaltd Legal. 
SECRETARIES for A rrhiler'x A 
Designers PermaneiH & Irmno- 
rarx posllkms A MSA Specialist 
Rec Com- 01 73J 0532 
WIMBLEDON COMMON Director 
needs bookeeper set Nn xh. 
arc Ivmng Run office. £8.500. 
Call Natalia TED Agv Ol 736 
9857 

ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER 

in Parson* Green looking for an 
enltiuna -1 ic. adaptable Sec re- 
larv £6 509 Tel Ol 736 2*99 
FRENCH BILINGUAL pa sec Inc 
ml charily C8.600 AAE 
Merrow Emp Auv 'The Lan- 
guage Spenaltsfv 636 1047 
GERMAN SPEAKING SEC 'PA 
English s h only, lb £11 000. 
one of mans language Posts v va 
Pols alnl Agency Ol 2A7 5242 
LANGUAGE SECRETARIES wilh 
exnerirttre speak to Polyglot 
Stall Agency on 01 247 5242 


VIDEO & FILM £7.000 . inlerna 
Imnal him udm to seeks 
vnung sec Working in a lively, 
v nuiHi eni Imnmenf yen will 
handle enquiries. research, 

'phone rolls and oversea* 
folexrs Excellent benefits in 
rlnne tree health club, free 

vioen library. pm ale 

scrranings and subsidised park 
mg Xn shorthand rrq mil good 
Is tuna ecemul Age IS* 
Ph aw IN Ol 409 1232 The 
Work Shoo 

AUSTRALIA. HZ £5,000 - small 
irade osvncialion seek secretary 
tr. ssork wilh Ihree others, pc* 
mmina rammer re wilh 

VuMraltan New Zealand Li4s 
m inson emenl handling lele 
pnora liaison researrhiug 
'■iKirarres and nraantsing funr 
1i"m- W P evu.-n.w- useful. 
Typing essential PUs+se lele 

pnune oi 493 5787 Gordon 
Vales Consultancy 


FRENCH MARKETING SECRE- 
TARIES for Iwo inlemaHonal 
banks Good skills ess previous 
banking evp pref £9 000 4 VL 
+ Banking benefits. Mpttdw 
E mp Agy 'The Language Spe- 
ruUrvtsi 636 1487 


BANKING 

COLLEGE LEAVER 

c£6,000 


RECEPTIONIST/ 

TYPIST 


Required far j-oung. Tim bul 
vctv hin> Architwis nffice 
We nix’d xofiKMoe who iv 
hard working and nHahie. 
wilh al leni one -ear's ex- 
perience. fast accuraic taping 
and food Ick-phonc manner. 
Hours 9 - 5, "-Opm. Salary c. 
£7.«K1 neg. 


Phone CTurtofW on 
01-253 2523. 


DIRECTORS'S 
SECRETARY 
c. £8.000 p.a. to sian 

Tor small, friendly office in 
Belgravia, convenient for 
Victoria Station. 

Interest and involvement 
in return for audio 
/shorthand skills and good 
educational standard. WP 
/Micro training given, if 
needed. 


PUBLISHING c. £7,500 Sene 
larv la asuM Children's Book 
Editor wilhm voung fnendly 
Com pan v Shorthand pro- 

l+riixl lols of inintv emenl 01 
aos R676 or oiler 7pm 599 
4377. Duke 61 Rrc Cans 


Ring Siobhan 
01-730 5031 

(No agencies) 


£10,000 *. Energetic highly mo 
In .il.-rf well presmlecl person 
trained lo senior secretarial lev - 
el regmred k> handle all aspects 
of office odimmslralian fal her- 
i nr 3 partner small merchanl 
banking concern operating 
iram prisigoiD offices 
inWi-sImimler C\s please lo 
Cn See. Abbey side Group pic. 
IO Storeys Gale. SIP 3AY 


QUALITY FASHION HOUSE Wl 
reg seH mnliialed s h sec lo 
Deo Finance Director £9.000 
tap'd house Rec Cons 01404 
4646 


A HHJNE CO IN WL would like a 
college leaver wilh good IVPIng 
and bubbly personality la work 
lot rhrm This win be a varied 
loo. including colled mg VIP's 
from arpnrls Age 18+ ; 
£6.500 Call Andrea. Borneo , 
Media. Ol 629 7838. iReC Cans) | 


GERMAN: II van speak Huenl 
German verx- good English and 
l\ pe well, hnw about manning 
I he phones lor a cm Bank? H 
vou don't know already, you 
will be laughi lo operate a mod- 
ern switchboard and now io 
wnd I Hexes Good salary and 
banking extras Multilingual 
Services i Recruitment Consul 
tanlsi Ol 836 3704 fi. 


BANKING SEC £8-250 + mod 
gage Due la expansmn maloc 
merchant bank seeks several 
2nd Hither Secs Super position 
with .vdmin & inv of v emenl as 
well as c\c career prospects 
1 9* Call Kale Vivian Ol 831 
7372 kingstand Pers Cons 


GERMAN £9.500 + mortgage. 
Presliamus merchanl bank 
seeks m ling PA Sec la work 
far a charming Director Musi 
have S hand + typing- Ext Id 
manner 3 plenty of iniualive 
Call Kale Vivian OI 831 7372 
klugstaud Pers Cons 


ADVERTISING A MEDIA? We 

currently have lob of vacancies 
for serrrunes m Adi ctlisifig 
and Media CoS. good (y Pina al- 
lhough SH r. nor always 
iMRarv. II you are looking 
lor a mb In Ibis evening new 
please call Andrea. Bameli Me- 
dia. Ol 029 7838 'Rec Const 


mOCHUNC SECRETARY 

■c £6.000 pa 1 for eminent 
rducananal chanty of Jewish 
or mm wilh aiirocilve ofnres 
ffiVv 1 1 The person appotnled 
•25*1 will be responsible la Hie 
Dtreeior for IMF 

control promotion a t presnge 
advertising in event brochures. 
Short band required imlnor usei 
and WP experience. Write or 
Irletthanr Managing Director. 
Massey's executive Selecuan. 
IOO Baker Sired. Wl. Ol 935 
6581 


tECEPnONKT/Offtre Junior 
for expanding young Reside rv 
li.il Property Company. SW3 
Good Idephone manner and 
typing Age 18+ Salary £6500 
pa Please phone Sarah an 351 
7801. 


RE^U-'iwOST wiui sat mr faire 
wIhj is a onud inleH+genl. con 
v rxdlmualisl. for Clly 

mi-rrlum bank MuM IV pe weU 
•'"d look a million dollarv 
£10.£k'£3 + exrpphonal perks 

W- 5046 Call Mrx Bv/iiUinr, 

rtl 222 509 1. Norma Skrmp 
prrsnnilel Soft tens toga SI 
Limes' Park lube' 


EXECUTIVE SEARCH £30,000 - 

leading inlemattgnal wvirch 
consultancy seeks luoli calibre 
secretary lo wvrk with execu 
live coraulUnl. Sound 
commercial experience, superb 
aresnitaiion and excellent 
shorthand typing essential 
Benefits include generous annu- 
al dress allowance. Please 
lelephane Ol 493 S7B7 Gordon 
V ales Consultancy . 

TELEVISION Hi EflJOO + exr 
prospects This bifluenbol 
orgaixsoDon is seekma a 
PA Secretary lo a Prograinme 
Ptanning Coordinator You 
wHI need (he aMllly M work on 
vaur own In Illative as you liaise 
with Tv componim. A miowf 
edge of French on asset Skills 
100 53 wpm. Synergy Hie re- 
mnlmenl cnnsulioncy. 01-657 
9533. 

ADVERTISING £8.000 - leading 
malrrJream agency seeks secre- 
lory for Ihree man orcoum- 
handllng loam. Lola of client 
contact wilh lop-name ac- 
counts. Prospects of promotion 

io ocrouni handler Lois of lyp 
irw No shorthand Mfn 6 mnihs 
work expenenre r eg uned. Sim- 
ptv a super mb. Please call Ol 
409 1232 The work Shop. 
ELIZABETH BENNETT with a 
touch Bobbie Wickham needed 
ro run of Tier overlooking the 
nver. where she would also : 
learn lo do things kj alphabets, 
drawing wilh a rompufre. Ihal 
nolmdi- thoudil Possible. Good 
nav perhaps irudeuuaie recom 
Dense for tong, bul rmoyaMe, 
hours Bing OU8I 9640. 
please 

KENSINGTON Rerepllonm 

TelepnnniM £8.000. A Very 
sucressiul advertising agency- 
seeks a polished, professional 
and experienced person lo oper- 
ate I heir Kinsman swilchlxurd 
and greet Ih+ir VtP clients 
Please Irtephnne 01 240 

3511 3531 'tarsi End' or 01 
240 3551 'Ciiy. Elicabefh Hutu 
Rerniilment Onrsullanls 
£12.000 - Pa secrelarv. 27-35 lo 
handle media enquiries, busy 
dnrx. rlienl liaison and re. 
search for malum, loc busv MD 
of SW I Maiugetiirnl Consul- 
tants Shorthand audio aim wp 
skills n+ed,-d + A level educa- 
tion and conddenl personolilv 
Coll Sc-t warn-. Plvrt ■ The Sec 
rcionol Consultants on 4 39 
7001 

AD AGENCY. WEST END has va 

ranev roc smart, experienced 
vcrrlary in small friendly Me- 
■ha Dew Fas] accurate typing 
with penrtunl foe Inure week 
SH preferable Oiarnunq man- 
ner essential Salary around 
E7.BW Rina Tina Hamilton lor 
further details BastaMe Dwlry 
■Vdv if living Ol -408 1818 
ADMUI PA £10.000 + early re- 
view Bern me IctaHv involved 
in inis markelmgonentaled en- 
vironnu-nl where vou will have 
the obp in carry oui a 
delmnping role in which you 
w ill ra uoi* lo c twere v our own 
pnsihon. Skills 80 60 wpm 

Svnerqv. Hie r err in true ni con- 
sultancy. Ol 637 0553 
A RARE VINTAGE, a? SOO Help 
set up and an end -sine tastings 
and prov idr a full PA rate la ihr 
Chairman of Ihr. highly sur 
nwsiiil lirm of wine merchants 
100 50 xkilh and W P expert 
enre needed PH -aw icHephora 
OI 240 3511 3531 -U'i-sI Cndi 
nr 01 24i1 3551 «cilvi. EJizobHh 
Hum Rev r min lent Consultanls. 
FREE TO TRAVEL. 112.000 Flu 
nil T renrh and lig travel 
n-gutarfv lo Lumped- Then min 
ihe chatman nf Ihh famous 
name company as 

PA Secretary lOO SO skills es- 
■>miiai WM*PiPiepnn»poi 240 
3511 3531 -Wesl End' or OI 
240 3551 . (jiy i OQabefh Hum 
Rnruiunenl Coiwultonu 
RfTERIOR DESIGN £8,000 • 
small, exclusive design consul- 
Luicx seek secrelarv lo 

Moruennq Direr lor Xaned and 

rtulimqniq role offering real 
scope lor mvolv emenl Prase 
and polish important Cml 
shorthand and umnq essential 
Age 21* Plr&e call 01409 
1232 The Wort Shop 


WeU esabtehed Oty B e o uto nent 
CmsJUncy Soecabsaiq ir France 
urgently ranve a inn Secratsv/ 
Aaiwstratoi to assist a smafl. 
teem ram. 

Canftdates must posses aovae 


[j HA3A VALE, W9 ( 

I Setattn a(. newiy wWi®** 


l ¥D«iq and M ideally tm some 
enwffinre oi wo pfocessm 
annougo at v* piowtt ranmg n 
necessary A nod Hapiione 
maimer s BSsenM as mere «iU t» 
a hffi level ol eftem amtact 
M m mum ol 5 O' Lewis mduttotg 
Maths and Eogbsh. A Levels are 
pce l er a Me. 


FURUHED 

miWKE AVENUE. LWP0HW9 

Sutertt lunsiied.'ifflfumBte! iiaise. wtt.its vn swn- 
mmg pool. gartBi. use ot efflnrwS — 8m * 

cart uialD^mMnUWVmfa AcoiTLOTitfS® 
at diwui im. ciawmg nn. 5 Peeing. mrsery 3wm a 


RENTALS 

w piiwt mu UHE Wll EMM 

Bgauwmty uwirtefl modem to*n hose m nr> diamwig 
part or On pwsea- The nouse w i hnw. gertt* i*ja 
sun unace. 1/2 reojittpi /com*, 4/5 bwtaoms. 3 MC>- 
mm&. sepraa WX„ and h5y MW Ain wmnlDM 
JkN. 


3*m WVmml meakiaa ararfljto p* 

RADNOR WALK _ 


j flats to popular nous® Moc*9 
i ctKatoaianiEBMS. PofWWi 

! aJuUe wtb 14 bige recap-i 

|Mns.T0BHyeqBpp«WTO ; i 

1 1-2 Battiwms. 5orae Bas wan 


101-236 1113 


Mimun «mh _ ■■ — 

Ctamno Ciesee souse mto pwtr $ww * 

Tire taste «n raeomy 

lag dMe itcag im. areaway-dinBiB im. l/iMisiav 
Iran tom son and Z JuSw cortft mtonre and 
daunre tSSOp* 

A SELECTION Iff 


BOURK STREET 

Sensed m Betfs 


Don Mules 


saiwirtenflmmtiaraaLpatBiwBHjN*- Ac wnawda- 
— .--- j— — - “ •+** *■ room, Z DMuoms. 


LONDON SWI 
toanwoMSOHd 


PrSre>r»oto«bMlCZn4MB 

per nek. Long Comp** Htt- 

01-722 7101 


p--- 

0UR ROISTER 


6 A rling ton Street, London SW1A 1HB 01-4938222 


BASSETT ROAD W10 

We currently have a selection of 1/2 
bedroom ed flats in modem conversions in this 
pleasant tree-lined street The flats are deco- 
rated and furnished to a high standard and 
offer spacious living accommodation with mod- 
em kitchens and 1 (2 bathrooms. Available now 
for long lets to companies at £160/2200 per 
week. 


01 221 3335 


C0URTF1ELD ROAD, SW7 

Attractive Studio flat in brand new conversion close to 
Gloucester Road tube station. Modem |dt & battiim, E125pw. 

COURTFIELD ROAD, SW7 
2 one bedroom ed units available. Both interior designed 
throughout Fitted kitchen & bathroom. £165pw each. 




ARUNDEL GDNS, W11 

Good 2nd floor convereiofl flat 
with use of communal gar- 
dens. 2 (Brie beds, dble recap, 
kitchen & bathroom. Avail 
immed 6/12 mths. £170 nea 
fteffino Hifl Office: 
0T321 3500 


WATERMAN QUAY. El 

Two im m a culate flats in excel- 
lent new development with 
water Views: Minutes from 
City. 2 beds, reception, fully 
fitted kitchen. From £150 pw. 
Docklands Office: 
01-538 4921 


Gascoigne-Pees 

IR.Uk>. W>, ~ 


TURKS ROW. SW3 
SHORT in Sw flat mss on 
Sloaw Some 1 rncen. I bed 
1 bath jno FF U Aval raw lor 
Co Ul. El 75 PW 
MORGANS WAUL SW11 
Lovely 1(8 m new dev-ektfnenl 
a 'I The Tlwrm. 1 receo 2 
beds. 1 taui aid Ff w Ant 
now to long Co Lei 5350 PW 
FRANKLINS ROW. SW3 
Elegant tin n portend Modi m 

vry canal munon 7 reaps 
7/3 beds. 2 tatfs stn FF U 
Arad now tor King Co LeL £450 
PW 



01*730 8682 


MAYFAIR 

Shaw Hss. Ctwlmfietd SL 
A devetoamvil ol 10 newly retur- 
brehed kuury aoartments Shortly 
avalHde tot refill on a long Com- 
pany la The apartments ranging 
Iram 1 u 4 bedroo m s with spa- 
mis reception room luve been 
furnished u an exceptional son 
dant promdag outsBnang 
accommntrtjon m Ons most pies- 
btfus resdenbal location. For tub 
details pins call. 

WEST TREND 
01 935 9512 
SHAW HOUSE 
01 499 1679 
PLAZA ESTATES 
01 724 3100 


ReqWms furrashed properties In 
central London tor waong com- 
panes. Haase contact 
GOy Conyers. 


01 351 0821 


^ CAMDEN TOWN 

turt&Tivendale 


BRUGES PLACE. Heron ng Few 
ol 21 stuuBig 2 stay bouses 
lomwig pvt ol Ou ureque anal- 
Stde devetaprnenl H the heart ot 
Camden Town Qucfc S easy ac- 
cess ro the oty and West End. 
Prices tram 539.500. 

01 388 9387 


TRECUNTCR ROAD SWIO 
well der orated 1 st rial 3 
beds. 2 OaHix. rerep. modern 
kllrhrr £575 pw. 

CADOCAN SGUAM SWI 
Really smart flal 2 teih. 9 
Mills large weep, modern 
kitchen LMI. Porter. £550 


Superior Rentals 


ORR— EWING 
ASSOCIATES 
01-581 8025 


18 Montpelier Mews 
LONDON SW7 


01 584 3285 


HOLIDAY FLATS. 


LIPFRIEND & CO 


Super self contained holiday 
dais in Kmsinpwi SWJ. 
Avail from (Sih June. 
SiuJkb frm £19Sp» 

1 bedroom frm £23Qpw 

2 bed roomy frm £37Spv>. 

Book now. 

LONDON ETTES 
01-589 4555. 


CARE 
for Lbeir 
LANDLORDS 
and 

TENANTS 

499 5334 


SW3 

Charming masonette recenfly 
rsdBCorated. furnished or un- 
firmshed. 3 beds. 2 baths, 
large reception Kitchen and 
lug sunny terrace £300 per 
week, company lei. (No 
agents). 

878 3814. 
or 584 0030 


EALING WJ DellqhlfU] 3 bed- 
rooim luxury house, c. h . 
wrauei floort. lurnllure and 
lixfurexlo a very MgH Honda rd. 
modem kdmen. rase garden. 6 
imm from Puraflllly une and 
shops, available rmraedialely 
£ 2 » oo pw. company M 
pretiered. worth vrfwtng. 
phone 01 579 3712 for 

.moo I Him ml 


CHELSEA MR &LOANE SQUARE 

Ctvar nuog 6ih Hour rial newly 
modemiwd 6 decorated Dble 
bednn receo. kan. Iillv porters, 
reslauranl C30Dnw loci CMW 
minimum W 6 mlhs 362 0609 


BALING BRGADWAT WS. Beou- 
liliHIV prevented CQhvrrsMii 
rui. dbte bed. new MKhen. 
smart bathroom, targe lounge, 
garden, dove lo Broadway- Cen- 
tre A Faring Common CKKe IQ 
lube. Central. Pic & Otsmci- 
MuH be viewed. £115 pw Td: 
01579 4701 


COUBTFELD GARDENS, «K 

Huge 4 Bed matsonrile near 
Clouresler Rood lube Long 
Cununv lev esapw Call 
Bingham & EJboc lodav 226 
28 22. 


MMCSET. Beautiful medieval 
coumrv house. lumBlwL 

sltorthOW Or company M.avall- 
abtr- (or 2 5 yron 5 bedrooms. 

4 recap . fUMmg and paddock. 
Rrfertwrx required. WRITE, 
(or further details. A Jestyn 
Coke. Choriered Surveyors. 35 | 
Eon SO- eel. BtamUora. Dorvei, 


LrgmOy require I lots A hoUM-S 
in remral London from CiSOlo 
LC one nvv Ph-axe rail Sallv 
Owen nr Lorraine Campbell oa 
OI 937 96B4 


SOUTH KENSINGTON SnOOB 
llal nr rube and tyree wtin a 
if bln bMW. dble gtartnq. nectH 
uirh lull lewjin bay windows, 
kil w drvwr. bain. Res porter. 

video entrance phone, co leL 
£290 pw. Goddard A Snuh 
930 7321 


nmWA COURT. Wl Stuntnnq 
2nd nnor lux 4 bed Hal Huge 
Rerep Viewing highly lerom 

mended. Long Company 
lel CbOOpw. Call Bingham A 
Uliol Inday 2Z5 2822 


raP-A-TEXlS Monday Fmtai . 
Kenreanqlon area. cemloiUMe 
2 raoronm rial in luxury home. 
£60 09 per person per week 
Both rooms currently available 

Tel OI 002 5442 


MAJDA VALE sapurb lux rial. 2 
menanmne beds, mil dressing 
mn and -Judy, v rrv targe recent. 
Pierre Cardin furniture, lorunf 
and dhtiwasher.eir. communal 
id ns. £300 nw nun 1 yr. tefe* 
Phone 0202 2242S 


TEMPTING TIMES 


Wl. Close io Marble Arch 3 sp,i 
emus. well lumr-Jv-q 
apartmeriLs 2 3 bedrrns. 2 
rerrps. xunnv roof lev lerr 
Long lets nnfy CJ2S 8 Ll 00 

pw Trt 262 2632 


READING. BERKSHIRE. WHhtn 
30 mim of Paddington A 
Heathrow A good selection of 
lurnivlwd flout £ houses tram 
£T5o £909 non always avail- 

able wnghL Hedges 8 
Partners 0734 090719 


TEMPING WITH 
A DIFFERENCE 


Why take just any 
temporary secretarial 
(00 when you could 
work in TELEVISION. 
FILMS. ADVERTISING, 
PUBLIC RELATIONS 
OH PUBLISHING? 

We have tots of 
vacancies and otter 
excellent rates ■ and 


YOUNG GRADUATES with and 
without wnurul xkiltv tor 
tmuMarv work in Limetxi 
hex. chanties and alhrr non 
commercial orgaruvabom 
Pir.r#- ring Prosper lx Temps 
(Stair Agxnryi 6jg 1331 


whai’s more we pa 1 


asr 


Why not cafl us 
today on 01-499 6566 
or 01-493 8383 


iBtUUOfl. p? 


TALENTED TEMPS! “A Handle 
Temp" enlDVx exnting and ob- 
xrabuig avsfgnmencx in Mime. 
Adierliunq. Faxruon Cknem 
P.R ♦ Marveling. Tor I how of 
yin with excHlent shorthand 
tvnuvt audio vnpv and wp 
i plus Inal i-xira sparkle ptmne 
now . work available m rn e d i- 
airtj - lop ralex Handle 
Recrvillmenl 01 4?3 ngd 
CC^O PSH HOUR for decretanex 
win Worn OHvelii ssi. 4£S. 
WM PC for City Banks Immedi 
ale bootangv Fiona aui 
1S3I 2653 DuIcip Simpson 
Apprantmvnis 

RANH XEROX 630 + legal experf- 
ence Several lempv ragutred 111 
f he Ciiy . Stay luvj term nr letup 
lur lust a week of vour hnlHtav 
Ring 377 0666 UwdPliB TtB- 

HP WCLUhIV. 


Hint rmai ml niarme Arrn 
Luxury 1 bed ItaL xuperti iirdrr 
excel leni Viewy ovre So C250 
pw Long cn lel DAP 402 
*»46| 262 552? 

KENSINGTON W» Bright liar in 
•luiip ta anon nil chun-n xir*--f 
Thrra rnomv K & B all new- fur 
Hdute and appliancex £2P0Pvv 
Ol 499 9618 Mr Steward 
RENT YOUR FURNITURE wHh- 
oid cojxuil outlay. For 
miniedidle sen ire oi onrarfue 
Pnrex ring Mr Mirhdrl 
v.omurv John Si rand Can 
Irons Lid Tel 01 485 8015 


REGENTS PARK. Suoerb SC 2 
ned ital Lower gma linnr In 
maanifireni Nash Itr Exqut 
slelv lurrusned and equipped 
J-6 mnnihr, £285 pw Co lel 
I9v- 278 9697. exes Jrj JUJ 
REGENTS PARK unmvwllv ele- 
ojjiL charming vnormiiv. xtudm 
Ital. till modern eumpRienl. pn 
vale rnlronre. maid service. 
mm table € oupte. 1260 pw let 01 
26B 2593 


TOWER BADGE Large etegam 
rial. 2 miny CtaPtum Cud "non 
Eoiiv Olv arres-. PMixe. |||V 
kil A hiilh r«oj wrth opm lire 
CH tl60pw Co tel pref T' l 
PhlDK 930 1234 i9 30 6 S0> 


Wl pleavani 2 rm flat Nr MMdv 
Hdso. Wash nMrh . CH. dble 
gnu Micro, tv ciao pw. b 
mmv. | yr. TN: ai-703-1809 
WEST 11 Bateans flal overlook 
mg communal "aide lev. 2 dbl 
hran reception, k and b 6mm 
mm £220 pw 0344 88o?25 
WIMBLEDON - 2 bed mi house 2 
ton-pi*, laumtary. p'king. £l00 
pw Others 627 3610 

Hamrfnralopv 

BARNES A targe lux 4 bed IUL 
new deem- nf lube. £2«0 pw. 
7HB 4448 Finches. 

CHELSEA SW3- The Vale. ibM. 

1 rec K A B. Free now. 3 b 
mlhs C13S pw 562 6870 
CHAD WELCOME 2 bedrm (lal 
hr tram. £80 pw Phone I he ex- 
pert' 637 2610 Hrarvelocovors. 
CnY CC2 Choice of 1 A 2 bed 
flat* til Ihe Rnrbicafi from C1TO 
pw He. Frank Harm 387 0077. 
TOLHAM. Spacious lumhnM 
hnuw 4 Berts 3 rerep Co Let 
caoo PW Tel. <02021 768637. 
HAMPSTEAD - 5 bednn. (lot . pets 
ok handy lube. £130 pw Olh. 
eev 627 26H3 Hohlffocalors 

KEttSWttTONWARKem bert k 
A b. CH. Tv \gfao. garden. 
1160 pw 0772 72639 
KCtlStiMTOk VIA Urn.' newly 
erm I oed turn (lot. ch. 
£11 3»w Crawrfofds 589 46SB • 
KENSINGTON . Ekpc nal wilh 

I'+.-tMime. parking. tlOO nw. i 
Olivers 62 7 2610 HxaimnUK I 


JEAN WILLIAMS LTD 

01-949 2482 


HBtALOS PUCE, SE11. bnroac 3 


del hso. Nasty fit ML AS mads. Croat Cbptnm Corel Uw & shops. E2S0 


TMffS LME. >Wlf MA1PBL FroasiHil/atoiBiigl 4 bed. 2 reap Mf 

CJawata Sin R shops. E850 pan rod Gammer. . , 

COLLUffitum GONS. WI5. OTookw gardens, stBDCis tisc 8 tan 
sort leeN Fbt Rtih patio. 2 bed. 2 batb. toe recap, {fi. £«0 per. 
COLHiBgiS COUffT, S*&- Spacious 3 Dad. gtatfi 2 recap fra 
gardens Furreshevg waireiyntfi s andart. O pm* anantes. Egg P*; 
MRSHMa COUHT. swt fcrnw designed reed-Mem. Un Mock, afl 
macfis E1Z0 p*. tod CH 4 CHW. 


ST JOHNS WOOD NWS. 

A substanM hose located na 
ua road ctoaa to ti* Amencan 
SdnoL SfwaHy fraWted t 
comprans set doctJe bedroom, 
flaw bativoores. doutfc raoep- 
bon room, furtiier recapoop mare, 
faaiii room two kitebero and a 
man secluded garden. rtgWy 
ra c oomended I a avtaebie n 
sarty Jdy tor 2/3 years a E750 a 
■oak. Companr tunancy reand. 

Phans rampsiead Ones 
734 1125. • 


KNtatnSBRDGESWr.^ * 

Srawts t ^ U |^ , ^ir^? to 
tim badreon. audy or taurti 
bedmo m nw wtiim nw ii . 
through inog roam dttng roreo. 
vr el -aampeo Utfwv md paw 
aankaRmtiedwtiimlqwsit- 
g MtibHe now lor Gnarttis or 
longer ro EGOO a amk io a com- 
pany tenant • 


<ee* 


PMtCES GATE MEWS 8W7 Mac house n BKadtonl IpcabDB. 2 recpGL j 
2 d Me beds, i bath. lor. roof terrace, co lei £375 peg pw. f 
CHOSE* Sm*t ns in Uack. 1 reept American W. Itoto bad/bato, £1751 
pw rag, oo hd. J 


01 351 0821 


r Quraishi 1 
Constantine 


SOOTH AUOLEY ST. Wl. Newto 
dec & lum. 4di fir flat wtib m 


01-244 
7353 a 


dec & turn 4th fir flat wab m 
and porrer 2 double bedrooms. 
2 bathrooms, recep-dfai rm. Lf. 
ha CH/CHW nc. £500 p.w. Cos 
w»y- 

IMTFUI OFTtttz 493 MSI 


EODfflO ST. CHB3EA BnUfaOyite 
mw deamadlHi ten u a aay n 
sbtaML 3 beds, recap. 2 MM. hw 
eqwpcd ft dn sea. rad mi. 
Long Co to. NGw rem m oendta. 


FUK-CT. tUYflUR tome - oh. 2 
■Me bedL 2 bHto « ml Ctrm. Ige 
My UMipad H. cooremtoy. 
ran pm 


iGoomr ST. sw3. emomm 
tire* bed Cbetoea town nouse 


three bed Cbefeea town muse 
wnh 2 recaps. 2 bans, tat S root 
terrace. Aral long M - £600 p.*. 

POHJCO OFFICE: 834 7316 


DHAYC0TT PLACE \ 

KMGHTSBHDflE tend own 2nd fk I 


Ital 2.dlilB beda.2H>B. rauUy 
NWped M. Long Co Ml MR pw 


PEMMONE SQUARE. KERSMGTW 


dump am Lge ronserw: 


Cardale 
Graves II 


row. reeea proo. 2 baa. bah ctom • 
Finr aoRnd taLUa of tnow eoun. ] 
Long On ht £350 pw. i 


JOy Aadenm nr Mto WMki 
IT-244 7441 - 
« OM Bantam Rata. 
LnMn&WJ. 



LETTING 


MASKELLS 


ESTATE AGENTS 


G0DHS7 STBEET. 8W3 DefioMfuf 
Mum n parted order, i obi. 1 
fiwi & 1 sjy bed. tiding nn. dming 
ira, rood. UL ibcuzzi btfL s ho wn 
rm. study, roof tanace. Arad now. 
long CD U. £550 pw. ItatadbOI- 
581 2216 


WATERFORD ROAD, SW Newly 
md tasidutiy decorated Musa 51 


MW commao 

ROAD. SW7 

Santo and one bed flats iray 
close to Gloucester Road tube. 
Modemiy htinshad. luiiy filled 
to. batb. double bedroom, fltt 
- E1SB. 

CALLOW STHST, SWW Newly 
decorated town ground floor fiat 
nth Barden, one bedm racapL 
W. bath. £181 

TURKS HOW. SW3 Two double 
bad fla. Good rare* to. batiu 
porter A LdL £250. 

DOWS PUCE, SW3 Mews Me 
Three bedropms, Iroe racapL 
dnmg roam. to. bm £366. 


dM bedrms ,srang r ro/toreng area. | 
superb H. bathrm. dwro. ganfan. I 
And now. Img Co ML E40Q pw. 
MaskaBs OT-Sjf 2216 
167, WaHaw Stnst, Lawdaw 
S» m Tcfcptawe 61-661 22M 


Douglas y 
& Gordon * 


Mawmefl Street, SWI 

Preay penod HOUSE n quiet to* 
cation. Dotadn recapbon room. 
2 Double bedrooms, 2 batfi 
rooms, gantan. Long tot £350. 
Chelsea /umiwMlDor 
FLAT n ml run propose bub 


crock. Large double reception 
room 3 bedrooms. 2 both 
rooms, excefent new Utctien. 


Long M. £550 
Tet 01-1 


ek 01-730 0688 


NWI A magnttcam boss ai Huta- 1 
ton Twia ca S Bads, osopw. .j 
MM A donnag bnxad .MOM 
dose to St. Johns Wood 


SnsL 2 Bads. 3 Ftocaps. 2 B 
tiiitoi R Terrace Uatipwi 


MM A ht-rcD ntenar oam-sx) 4th 
floor IM m pJL tdock. 3 Beds. 3 


Rees. QSDpoL 

RbuhbM orr u ed ta rti 6 Bid house 
n St Johns Wood. Apprm 
fLIMpm. Usual hw reound. 

01-724 3160 


Wl Smcious 2 bedroom raolnn 
flat in Imnur rondlDon . £200 
nw 240 7989 IU 
WU Lovely 3 bed rial. neon. If 
ui. k s k comm pdns. 749 
2007 Hi 

Wl HARLEY ST. Flal. 3 dble 
beds. 2 baths, recejv. fully fur- 
nished. £350 pw 631-13em 
WC1 Lnlgue modern l bedroom 
Mews flal with character. £160 
pw. 240 7988 IU 


LAMA 607 9381. Selection of 
Unnirtoux (late houses (ram 
£150 • £500- 

10 HHNS CXTT: Beautiful f ra 
pert flat h) tape. OCH. pfvlng lyr 
£17Qpw 985 8107 (after 6pm l. 

NWS. Lux xunnv duplex beauti- 
fully ind 2 bed lerr. view. Oo 
Let £229 pw 01-686 9261 

QUEZMSOATC. Huge 2 bed apt. 
Mognu sptu level receo. £375 
pw W.T P 936 9612. 

RICHMOND lux 1 bed riaL £600 
pern mr 01 734 536B between 
6 30 pm a IO pm. 

RICHMOND/ KCW 4 8 beds. 
nwdernJurn. lawn house. For 
co lel. £295 pw. Ol 947 1666 

S F l bednn tan dal. recpL 
phone, ch. £70 pw Qlhen loo 
627 2610 Hometaraiora. 

ST. JOHN'S WOOD. Superb mats. 
2 rrr 2 beds. Ml dkn. utility. 
COT non Cl BO pw. 821-0417. 

SW 9 bedrm (lal. gdn. reept. park- 
ing. redet . £76 pw. Others 027 
3610 Homehxstorx. 

TAKE VOUR PICK or me bed 
flats, duplex £ houses in Loo 
don - 589 5481 ITV 


AT PBPJCO very smart reman. 
2 roam flat plus k A b. ideal 
pMJtenv. Co leL £90 pw. 
Hunter 6 Co Ol 837 7366. 

LEAFY BARNES. Large 4 bed. 2 
receo lamily house nr Green. 
Suit f amily sharers wfm ro teL 
£226 pw i £46 pw each). Bu- 
chanan. 361 7767. 

NWS Superior town house. 4 
beds. S reepte. 2 hath, gas CH. 
inlergrta garage. Garden. LN- 
furnished £400 pw. Greene 
& Co 62S 8611. 

MJfretfTSBRIDCB Nr house 2 bed 
aakany rial in small Hock. Rex 
house keeper, co tong-let. £256 
pw inc CH CHW. Goddard A 
Smith Ol 930 7321. 

AMERICAN SPECIALISTS are 
currently seeking good quality 
rental accommodation In 
central London for waiting 
company tenants 01 937 9601 . 

ASHLEUH ESTATES special be i 
in renting a telling, m ihe west 
End A Central lonkn. from ! 
ample siiuncn lo luxurious ! 
apartments Contact 4090. VM | 

W14, BAR O NS COURT. F. F. 1 
r harming lux 4 bed Town- I 
house 2 baths, gdn. Mdng Only 
C2SO pw win O l -675 1 896 m 


Contmoed oa page 35 


London Property 


ADmSOM AVENUE 
HOLLAND PARK W11 
Na« or tin irartet B a ap l MLi l 
Itfti. law bus Muse. eoteHy 
rtarebehta to exacting stan- 
dards. nranantiate Unontnai 
Rased gr Ik dramng room, dn- 
ry loom, own Dedraam and 
badvaren. 3 furthsr bedrooms 
+ batnroom suacas. 
Kric&m,ixedda&t roam, doak- 
room. uttay room Stfinm 
west faoro GO ganlea 

FriuboM. Offers 
S7suna 
Td 01-603 6742. 


SUSSEX FLACE W2. Superb W- . 
rated Work, a bed flaL large 
lounge, filled kit. bath, up wx. 
Brand new mi Deugncd. 40 yr 
lease. £ 100.000 (nc lux eun- 
Tents. Tel 686 1034. 


PUTNEY Emba n k m ent. Lux rav- 
er studio, newly convened apL 
£66.090 Ol 788 2847. . 


London Proi 


NORTH of the 
THAMES 


KNIGHTSBRIDGE 

HOUSE 

5,4 DM mag ntamK 

jMwj, SL’3 hamroor*. 
oaraffe *w» *9aat lanje 
doubt# reception roan. 

-of Cadogw 
Squire 'Riee 0 Vdtm. 
ReTuruahed to knvtugh 
standard by interior dr- 

£380,000 


Tcfa OK 937 0020/ 
01-235 0037 


BUYING A 

PROPERTY IN LONDON 



MAIDA VALE 



£375.000. 

0 1 288 2857 ft. 


MARCO ROAD, 
W6. 


(fatal: aki regrerta E 168 JJ 00 
Frti Spac tvtay tat. {fair ice. 
gd size Mf/b 1st na. ige cetare. 4 
beds, batb + doaiis GasC-H.45 
ft S-(acng gdn. 

JERHAIN & PASItlBB 
749 304Z 


ST JOHNS WOOD 
muaJM»0B68 PLAGE 
nre 


Between Abbey Road Hj nG uu 


Tenze. tatfK. recently deco- 
rated. coauertn fbL 2 bads. 
recagL modero open plan AEG 
fitted to bath m «C- eMrense 
phone, pme firesb pa npet Haro. 

S dL toby dote ganL very 
out gongs, ckne tube/ 


km out gangs, di 
stops. Lean A ys. 


089,950 
Tel 372 6318 


FULHAM SW6 


ABsactiw ereft prape 
1st floor flat Compi 
douUebedniooto 


tocton. (mno room. - 
batiraom. Gas uH. access 
to roof terac*. dose to M» 
stamp. 

ttUMtenetald. 

Tel 01385 9166 (asyfine). 


PALACE MANSIONS WL4. A 
hugh aud luxurious 2 nd Rr min 
this nmUgouf p.B. btk. 2 
iwm. Sbrd6.2lMBre.clks. tat 
94 yn £175.000. BecdALfVf- 
b Ol 244 8577. 

HUM HO IE MLL. 3 floor ed tar 
with roof leg and snuh gdn. 4 
beds. 2 bamv ultra rood kil alt 
apptlam* Study —ra ge 75 
yr Ke Cl 97. 600 01 493 2091. 

, eses 870 4703 IT1 
HDGMOUNT GARDENS, WCt 
tmraar uiNraor dnuwd flat 
with 3 Beds. 2 Rees. Mr Omer. 
Bathrm. Shower Rm. be 78 
yr nn £149.980. (bug Twtav 
Batty Stexern Good 696 2736 
SWI CARLISLE PLACE 4B Un 
morulat* and smooch 3 4bnL 
2 3 rerotfon room. 3rd nr DaL 
ideal for entertamtao. be 93 
yrx. £280.000. Horuer Esuin 
tel 828 214*. 

sen VICTORIA AlMey Man- 
sions.- A manning, wfl 
. decorated 2 bed. 3rd Or flat 
svMlvilfL low servtce change, he 
94 yn. £95.000. Hunter Ev 
lams 828 2144. 

UHMOOCRNISCD BELGRAVIA 
MW. Long be. Planning pe»- 
raasum tor rtMHM- Witt 
make. 4 bens. 3 baths, lounge. 
fcUcben. garden. £4854300. Tel 
244 9536 

VICTORIA SWt Ashley Gdxn 
Quirt rtadfWUI roman. <w 
ctoos Gf FtaL 2 rrr. 4 bed- 2 
bedims. Large Kitchen CH 
£296000 Lease 129 years. 

. Brton Dadd 01 506 6112. 
BEDFORD PARK W4. Supetta 2 
bed P BstadtevriapL Close m 
all amemues. Gee- 090 yn 
lew. £79.500. TeL- 01-995 
6406 eves Wends. 
CLONCURRY STREET SWA. 
Tastefully mod F. H with gdn. 3 
beds. 2 reoro 2 bath, kw bTast 
Offers £ 210.000 +. Graham 
Marks- Ol 581 4103. 
DOCKLANDS. 2 bed terraced 
house within a luxury water 
side development. 'Off St 
parking Gas CH £76.000 Bat- 
ty Stevens Good. 636 2736 
EALING WB Haymnts Estate Su- 
perb 5 bed detached doubte : 
framed property. £269.000 
Further deans phone 992 7B61 ; 
GAT Esiar«. 

FULHAM. Attractively mod 2 bed j 
tree. 2 men. fit Ml b'tst rm 
Gas ch Sth ICng pauo. dose.: 
Parsons Green tube. C112JIOO I 
i 'hid- vonstom 736 9822. 
FULHAM (PARSONS GREEN). 
DeughUuL sunny, one bed (IM 
with s - bong balcony. 
£69.950. Tel: 731 031 5 1 Home I 
or 636 6060 ext 3667 lOffKel 
HAMPSTEAD GDN SUBURB 
NWlt Lux 2 bed Wlenor de 
signed flal Ui character btoclr. 
balcony. CM. £76.000. 289 
Oita 6658 

HAMPSTEAD GDN SUBURB N3 

Lux detached 4 bed. 2 bath resi- 
dence in premier road. 
£346.000 F H.. 2898 

0104 6556 Howard Estates. 
UTILE VENICE Wipe lower 
ground floor flat nr lo canal. 2 
beds, t lge reept. lux k A h. 
£115000. 289 0104 6SS6 

Howard Estain. 

Hcrrratc hbxcate nat. a beds, 
reception, kitchen, bathroom, 
parking score, close lo robe A 
bus. £72.000 727 0665 eves A 
w/rnds. 920 3227 office. 
RE GE NTS PARK. FMag over 
Gardens. Mansion nat. 4 beta. 5 
baths. 3 Ige recn». 140 yn. 
Ground rent £5 £380.000. 01 
499 9981. eves 8 TO 4703. IT) 
ST HIKES MEWS MIX. Superb 
and flrtly mod mews h*e thru 
rec co. 2 beta. 2 baths, kn. din- 
ing rm. F H £125.000. Reed A 
Lewis 01 244 8577- 
W8 Bright 6Ui Itr flat lilfll bt 
Pb.b. Loc rrcpL dble bed. ku. 
baui. parage. CH. 92 vrs. 
Cl 15.000. HOLMANS 370 
6781. 

WARWICK SQUARE SWZ. Im- 

' maruiate 2 Bed 3rd floor flat 
wim un oxertooMng gardens 
Lse 113 yrs. £120.000. Tel 
Hunler Estates 828 2148 
BAYSWATER W2. Interior de- 
smned flat in’ luxury modern 
block overlooking Hyde Park. 2 
(Me beds. 3 baths, kil blast 
rm. due rerep. terrace, garage. 
2« hr secumy. Lae 996 vrx. 
£ 2 36^000 IO include luxury 
contents. Apply; AhMltf 229 
8946 727 7422. 

CWSWICA. Burunglon Rd Ctooe 
shops and Green Spactovntpw. 
ei Ground floor flat in Victorian 
semi-det house needing reder. 
wnh own 80 nw rartno tan. 2 
beds. bath, sen w.c. ML lge 
rerep. gas CH. 93 yrs 

£79 .000. TM: K-iaon 6 long; 
878 4942. 


VIP ESTATE 
SERVICES 


(tatiFKi a Houw or an 
awrtiunit in London but 
tain 4PWP Rw* unite ana 
rtlwfl? " 

let the xperionsJ 
Yt ftw vnu 

Trifpbooe^fll) 740 6527 

i Telex: ©7121 


Font £30000 - £500000. We cm 
sm vao am ata rtfert to.totaff i 
mse or U to yoro tfttoure 

A 


ELJi PARK ROAD. SW3 
Uoqoa Oftartutay. Sjaoous 
earn bug wSfl us own sett 
Stott M *0 30 tt be gon 
MB 2E Ocroog nn. Wcnen. 3 
torts, toft, flrer no. Mr qM5 
CCRB* a MSWbLiaBLW. 
cuts, etw S ro 84 (ansrettaei. 
E38&UBB. VM today 332 9192 

muuR ofttte m im 


RnMH SM taw < tod. 3 tote 
«ta loMotox 2 km obpo dil 
rotate ONn got eon Ga.cb ifas 
mm Effisooe - 

88£S ML MB S«8» 2 dfcte bctlTM 

» fbt new ok mar 21 reewanseo 
Bug 2 tore*, bus fa kt tong la 
Fbnn Gas tb Many nog MUtS. 
£107000 

RK2MM. SM6 3 trot Via character ttrr 
BTO wffl «r 00* 2J rec ZT nc M 
, w/atau an Baft M ga eft 


ILftteSHAWI 


^4037250] 

OOCKLAKDS 


ST JOHNS WOOD, 
NWS 

Wtttbfm CoarL Lmurv 


WtttuBB Cwt Luxurx 
grassssd floor flat ro pb. 
Mock. 4 beds. I tnitn. Doo- 
feJc iceepaon. Modernised 
kitchen. 89 year lease. 
flWlOOQ 

- YORK ESTATES 

01-724 0335 


HOLLAND PARK WII 3 bed- 
room period bouw 2 baths. 
22 tt rereptwn wuh targe base- 
ment k lichen awing room. 
Small potto and powbk- rnnf 
terrace. 300 metres exreUetM 
shopping, private -ebook and 
. Herr and Park men. £230000 
Trt w’eortt eves 01 221 42bl 


Bavxwaier. WJ Owet Hegonl 
A Mr nd-de sac 3 Beta, large 
sitting room A kHrhen. baih 
room, root pabo. be aura ui airy 
sutrease. attic storage- Ortomal 
leatorex Freehold' available 
£147.000 Tel 01 329 0836. 


FULHAM. Soanous .pretty vtc 
lanan lerrared house m Irre 
iiam cut de sac. 3 beta, toe 
■ecep. new hit b'lovt rm 
balbrm. vnow rm. gas OH 
Sm -faring gdn ruewty refurb 
throutaxiuL £119.9Sa Kimbrr 
+ Katater- STB 8244. 


MARIA VALE W* £230j00tL 
ctunmuig 2nd and 3rd matxoti- 
efle la rerem conversion. 
EwreUrrvt csmdflwn 3 beds. 2 
baUik cna. recep. ml rod ire 


Lxe 126 vrs temtr charge 
C300 pa Park Lord a Co. Ol 
722 9793. 


ROLL IRLL NW7. Good star de. 
■ rartied rimer house in need of 
moderntMMn 2 Rerronons. 
slodv. 3 dble bedrooms, kitch- 
en. bathroom. 2 separate wr'a 
CCH.OetaChed garage Garden 
£98950 F HOW Tef Ot 969 
4296 6-8 pm Weekdays 


H20 UfGQUC ARCH DCSIGH spill 
level Mr. 3 beds, balli. drexsing 
rm snare 2nd bath vep clkrm. 
Ige recep- dimng area, titled WL 
Dfasl area. OCH- «fwe gge. out 
SQiuUng gdn a special feature. 
Immed pones £235.000 FH. 
TeL Ol AJS 8238 


HOTTING HILL. BeautHully red'd 
F H tree, onq fearures. CH 3 
dble beds. 2 bam WC sep elks, 
elegant drawing A formal din- 
dig ran. rood tar DrVfaM rm. 

- S C gdn flat, recep. dble bed. 
bath wc. fri hit. pabo 
£279500 01-727 2190 


BLOOMSBURY wci Amanng 7 
room pop mansion block ram 
wing lop flr (tat. 7 rooms. Ul 
and bath, md gas CH. Porter. 
IM etc Needs modernising 78 
yr be Cl 66.000. Frank Harm 
' 387 0077. 


HYDE PARK. BeauMut m tenor 
deuqned 2 bed. 2 oath flat In 
lux P B block, views over 
square Long lease. £280.000 
including an ronleneh Really 
581-0052 metre bru 


LONDON FIELDS EB. 3 bed Edw 
lerr. nr lo fields. 1': mb Oty 
26U Ige tutu recep 20 It pw 
ML GCH. cellar Exr dec- order. 
EM wailed sunny tan. C7SJ000 
ono. Tel. 01 254 4197. 


MAIDA VALE. Exceptional gar 
■ den Oak Very large bedrm. very 
large siiung rm. r f kit. comer- 
vafory. private 60FI gun. GCH. 
F H £56.000. Ol 289 S«5I. 


MAYFAIR PLAT. 2 bed. recep. 
kil. bath. CH. Courtyard 
etiwrance. Porterage Parking. 
980 yr be. Good condiuon 
£176.000 TH 0905 812 273. 


FULHAM PROranrlESt Free 
money vouchers up to £750 tor 
aU our buyers A seders Details 
from Barbers 01-381 0112. 


IT YOU ARC LOOKING f or a gual ■ 
lb' flat m central London, we 
have a wide srteruon available. 
Tel Parkers: 01 724 4466 


IF YOU ARC LOOKING Itr a 

oualiry fiat in central London, 
fwe have a wide selection avail 
able Tel Parkers m 724 44S& 


W1L Pretty i bed roomed goner 
ird flat Long tease. £47.000 
ono Tel. Jones Ol SOI 3911 
■OfTIrei 01T27 7472 leiesj 


WCt audio im wim large sm 
Mi diner ui pop p b Mock note 
Kings X. 93 yr sr £39.950. 
Frank Hams A Co 387 0077. 


NORTH OF THE 
THAMES 


! OinSTAWUHG TOMES VIEW 
Charming fepney Styta House 
*> Bans. MagmhCant Hnsrsda 
posam, Penod eiomnee. com* 
baied ioUi raotem tadtoes 20 
mns tram Cojl 4 Bedrm. (1 Sto- 
*o on Roof Terrace lewf). 
ramDmnj rm • wtU (Mr as- 
pect 2 Showers, 1 bahrm, 
meffal girage + car spec. 
Lags Simny roof terrace 
Beil Race Qraartsbrod ! 
Freehold E29SJ6B 
T« 05 377- 3705 
01-87HB06 


VALE. Smcious 3 tad 
garden flat. xoulB lacing Excel- 
ienl Iwm ion, dirvci access onto 
4 acre gardens. CtoW 19 park 
■emmets, squash and pool Par- 
to rage. 10 Mtns Marble Arch. 
£120000. Tel Ol 286 6103. 

PARSON6 GREEN. Shmitiltg rna^ 
sonrtif Newly converted lo 
*y*ptiOTiaHy high sundara. 
2T rer. 3 due beds. 2 bamribs 

fuUy fli kn bfxi na. Wen (mg 
Cta ch, rare. £134000 
rntd VausloiK 736 9822. 

w*3T mawsteao a 
tadcoomed hncury modenusM 
ground floor flat in eicgm 
mansion block ready lor unme. 
mate ocmpauon. £115.000. 
Phone day only order or 28 * 
8300 or 0923-21295. 

A BEAUTIFUL EATON PLACE 
Sunny 2nd floor flat 2 reevpp, 
3 beds. 2 bouts, shower room, 
coaik room, heavenly new 
Lumen, balcony- LS 98.000 
o n-O. Tel 238 3M5. 

CAWONMWY 54 NI. GiAxtund- 
UW rnodteiMed mareonefte 
oviTtookimi Souare. 2 toe <Me 
beta, kil diner. n*«p. fkat and ' 
lop noon at nsted house, from 
I garden. C89AQ0. 01-304 0669 


£300.000. Hupp 6 bed dble 
framed Vtri det tree Vau 
arcomadauoa. Lota of ortcarud 
feMurro. Turreted roof. Sec- 
ondary glazed. Massive 160' 
wailed rror tan. Short wMk Ea- 
ling Broadway Wtubrnn 
Porter 01 997 3000. 

ODSWICK 1*4 vtcrarun Town* 

home in giuei Bee Imed 

ffY”* 1 .Large drawing room. 
kitche n, dining. uUity. 3 double 
bedrooms. 2 bathroom*, png. 
na] rpuurm mroughooL waited 
garden. OUers - around 
£1 59.000. TH 01 994 1 Y 75 . 
EALMC WS. The Grove. 
£180.000 An Edwardian 5 bed 
s 4 m ittuatrd next la Eating 
- Common, short wall imm i 
tube B.R. Lois of original ien- 
tum.gatch. new roof . 80 " rear 
Mn. Must be viewed. Wtobnan 
Porter Oi 997 3000. 

LITTLE VCHKE. Randolph j 
CrmertL Dellghtfuf viewy and I 
acressio 5 arre romtn gdn and ; 
own private roof ice 2 beta lux 1 
IctLjge high ceihnged receg- 
Immai- anser. 121 up*. 

nr^ySzJS SMI - &l “ 

Ot 870 4705 IT» 

BAYSWATER ROAD W2. (ofQ 
SubUrUkrf Mock Of 9 agort- 
mrais with spacious rogpn bv 
9WM (rerttined sireeL. Vacant 
Ptatossfotk Freehold 

£750.000. LUirass Ud: OI 602 

WHURM GREDI NE2. Very sn- 
nou.2 bed oaL High Uondard 
« ttoCtdl large lounge, rood «t 
■lAL -bathrm, tow ogigomss- nr 
rrnnwon and ameniues u 4 pb 
• ^ OA9.9SO. Con- 

tart ton Cruise on Ol -503 0044. 


HOUSE WANTED 5 4 bedrooms, 
close lo Park. Lp to £450.000. 
01-435 6086 anytime. 


MBA. MLL. Rate country cottage 
del. ■* acre, a beds. 3 rerp. Z 
bath. £196.000 01906 0809 


WANTED. 2/3 BEDROOM flal. 
up to SI 30 OOO required «UKk 

IV* 01-455 6086 anrumf 


WRHTEIk URGENTLY flar Wl or 
nwbv area Any ronddioh up 
to tbCLOOO. Reply lo BOX E 14 


MEWS MOUSE uroreiUv rewnned 
i« cash. Ol 455 6066 annum?. 


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LANCASTER CATE WL Out 

sundina views across Hyde 
Park, a stunning luxury flat 
whim has-been superbly de- 
signed and decorated 10 tughesi 
standard. Magruf me 
mrp dming m. t, beta 4 
baths. rthsL superbly routs 
k«t break rm.Uft. 24 hr parter. 
£009 lease Pnce Oo AppiRa- 
Imkl Porkers: 01-724 4455. 

HAMMERSMmi mall, wt 

L tuque opnomnuiy la purchase 
townfaotne wun Borage directly 
overlooking RHer Trumn. S 
. Beds. Lounge. Kitchen. B+Ihrm. 

' WC LIHiiy Rm- Gantm. 
Cm CM In need of some refur 
hhhnwif. merer ore evceberH 
Wife Ctag.BOO Freehold. PM 
nek Bngham oi 7 m gj&a 


Cw tinoed or pajee 33 





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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 





’ GUIDE 


LONDON PROPERTIES 






Grade I listed Regency Mansion of much distinction, Nuffield Lodge stands 
in some 4Vz acres- of well-stocked and maintained gardens and enjoys 
a commanding view of the Regents CanaL 
It would make an impressive private house with studio, separate staff and 
guest accommodation, or would be suitable for an Ambassador’s residence. 
Approximately 1 2,300 sq feet and support accommodation. 

OFFERS ARE INVITED FOR THE DIRECT 99.£EARS {M^gSiSTE LEASE 
Vte>ying P|tf^ by arrangement with ' the sole Oger^, fi!^st&toris Residential. 

Contact usprfuH --- 




28-29 COLLINGHAM GARDENS 

Kensington, London SW5 

Ten superbly planned and 
impeccably presented 
apartments — for sale on 
150 year leases 

EIGHT FLATS AND MAISONETTES 
EACH OF TWO BEDROOMS: 

FROM £1 30,000 TO £250,000 

TWO MAISONETTES EACH OF 
THREE BEDROOMS: 

. FROM £215,000 TO £225,000 

Passenger Lift; Gds GH.; top mudixy 
Kitchens and marble-tiled Bcahwams; 
nfu 1 Decorations & Carpets; Ratio, 

Baiamj- or Terrace to most apartments. 

VIEW TODAY AND DAILY 
11AM. TO 7PM. 

(Show Flat 01-373 9562) or apply to joint agents — 



WAELLIS 

174 Brampton Roid 
Loodoa SW3 1 HP 
telex 23661 WAE 

01-5817654 



327 VUmdSBamdem 

3P#/Os£&&/. 07-35237*3 




7/9 Draycott Place, London SW3 | 

:> Two most impressive late Victorian period houses with red brick facades 
£ and beautiful bay windows, provide the setting for this development of 
£ newly convened apartments situated just off Slaane Square. 

Apartments vary in size from two to five rooms and feature as follows:- 

S • Pmiipon enhance ban and saircasc wflh 
carpcung ihrooghotfl * 

$i • Siylah i men or designed decor and hjgb qual- 
X; H> bled haihrooms * 

$ • Resident caretaker and SB service • 


• Fully equipped .kitchens with f nd g/freg?er. 


washcr/drycT. buih-tn oven and hefai etc. * 

■ Video entranco-phone and telephone. FV4 and 
TV acrid s&ckets • 

• Full independent ps'Gicd CH * 

Price nnge £145,060 - £335400 
for in long tenses. ‘ 

Show flat open weekends 12 now - 5 pm A development by BERKLEY 
Saks^BceVS 01-sff 3566 HOUSE PLC 

JOINT AGENTS 




Esaue Agerssmd Vbhters 

7**t*wi* W-225 emmmmm 





Roberts Cburt 

43-49 BARKSTON GARDENS 
1 LONDON SW5 
-re ■ y. Overlooking a beautiful 

Garden Square in South Kensington 


tab*. 




Newly converted Luxury apartments of 2 or 3 
Bedrooms. Many having a private terrace. ^ 








Mr* 


AtVI/i. 




Prices £128,000-<£320,000 — 

Resident Uniformed Porter; Lift; Terraces; 

-Aw,,.. Long leases ; Low outgoings 

Show Flats open to view daily llam-7pm 
Tel: 01-2448253 or joint agents:- 
W.A.ELLIS • FARRAR ]S2Adtam'lM 

174 Brorapton Road STEAD & London SW10 9PR 

London SW3 1HP riTVvr 01-373 8425 

01-5817654 


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QUAY HOUSE, WATERSIDE, E14 

16,650 Sq Ft net approx. Prestige new offices 
is the heart of London’s Enterprise Zone. 

A pax Devetapraem by Mbps Snap PLC n amcMoa 
tat}: part at London PrapvUS Lantod. 

* (OK CapO* Alowness 

• No local fetes untH Apd 1992 

• Magnificent wsasde locaton. 

■ On Sue Docklands \jtft ftalway operational July 1997. 

* Generous Car fertaia. 

' CoropMon Spmg 1987. 

An Enquiries Apply Sole Agents, 
CLAPSHAWS 01-515 8800 (Bel SK/RH). 


BETWEEN THE COMMONS 

Amner Road SW1Z. 1 min Clapham Common. 
Fully modernised luxury terraced house. Spacious 
rooms. Full Gas CH. hall, large cellar, double 
drawing room. 4 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms, fully 
fitted kitchen/b’fast room. Big attractive garden. 
£145.000 freehold. 

Tel: 585 0804 (t) 


NORTH OF THE 
THAMES 



EATON PLACE Lurge unnted Iwr 
gmd Hal. B»f«. 2 Nd». K 4B. 
Lot, Ira, i67yrs) £146,000. 
01-741 8330. OJ-229 1999. 
LADBROKE QROVE Wll 1 bed 
lux nai id character commim 
£66.500. 289 0103 666* 

Howard IAAd 

MAIM VALE m Lux new eon- 
icnMM 1 bed, Irem £69500. 
Also 2 A 5 Mt »aUWf. 289 
OIO« 6S6* Howard E lW* 

rWUCO. 2 bed gmd flr flat 
Lnor. both. klM-fimtllr. M vr 
tM> £85.000 828 9051 dw 854 
6611 n« 

ST JOHNS WOOD MW* 1 bM lux 

p b R31 V-Hh pmmr [VUIO gdna. 
_C36.50a 289 OHM. 6566 

Howard EMU* 

STUDIO. DANCER ML Fulham, 
pmiv macloui Mudto. *» Wi* 
both. 85 vr He £39.850. 
Hnmcll & CO S84 6863 
SWS. Large 5 DM flat an «nd«f 
«0iW modernisnllnn Bat» 25 
x IB - , comm gdie Cl 39-950 
LP F Sw Sol Ion 938 2222 
an. QUICK SALE. Flat in HaOam 
Street. 2 bedrooms. Ms iKftt 
Don. lorn Nov. £130.000. Tcfc 
Ol S81 2TQ2. 

iw n ao ww terrace w s 

art cMianrr (emmwi 
£145X100 289 0104 6S5S 

Kamard Eiwn 

KARLS COURT Style* studio. Id . 
parkins. C87 pw Many others 
671 2610 HaMlonMn all 9 
MARM VALE BMdulin Mansaon* 
Maxi period: town- ground n 3 
am in £87.960. 289 4051 IT1 
NEASOCN mrz 2 DM newly mad 
gdn flat XA0.0OO. Tei Ol 289 
0104 5 Howard Etum 
UMNO MA1DA VXUCkMIMi 
HU aslom iWrti 2nd IT 3 bed 
UL £89.980. Ol .289 4031 IT) 

FULHAM widn lerrarr am 3 
Upon + rrlut 33 ft gardm 4 
artt wdy 6. Through rnro. 
All larppUim New hiKhcn. 
Agent* talur £192.000. «U< 
Ml OfOT 01-580 7661 

tSUNOTOM 1 bed n«L raw! 
ground floor, manir ’ period 
(rofurev large amv mcoL 

CH. 50 n gdn. . 96 yr be. 

C62 OOO irteMtone 745 2030 ex 
2094ianic« or 35« 6165 


SQUARE Wll. 
Cxirrmiv Ugnl and raac 
2nd 3rd II mad- S’lscUng ibis 
most twauufui SQ weep. * 
beds. Barn. 95 .vr,. £1*5 £00 
need A Lewi, Ol 244 8377. 


CHELSEA A 
KENSINGTON 


KOtSMQTQN COURT M. Su- 
perb S bed flat. 3 reers. 2 bath. 
Urge fitted kHrtten broaUaal 
ran. £320009 Or Offrr for quack 
Ulr Tel: Ol 937 8652 


HOLLAND PARK. LoreTv 2 bad. 1 
reerp garden Rat in levrlv 
sueeL F hold 57? i. OOO. 
Wet-rock L CB 584 6863. 
CHELSEA SWS 2 bed flat, good 
dec order. OCa-l. tong tse. 
£99600. 01 352 5960. 

Cmtl FIEL D CDNS SW6 Iramae 
1 Bed flat 3rd rtr. no lift. 96 yr 
be. mTSOO 01 2448S69 
OAKLET ST SWS Stunning 3 4 
bed apt. 3 rrr ram. fab root ler 
rato £287.500. 361 7868. 

CMETNC PLACE SWS. Sunny 
3rd flr rut mill warn wieo 
iitm Perlerl pled de lerre. 
DMe rec. 1 tad. hllchen. baltv 
room. Long iea*e 83 yrv CR 
£60. £99.aoa CtuMeion* Ol 
361 1686 

VnC PARK. SWF 2nd fl AM In 
mod p bum Mdg with gdn 
ilrva 6 U ground narking. 
□Mr Recep. 3 Bed*. 2 BalM 11 
m-*uHn. FF Kia chew. Lang 
lease £368.000 ASTORS 930 
39S3 

TREVOR PLACE KMgmsbrWge 
SW7 Sdpny.aacdiDonumn 
’ house. iZ st be. £170.000. 
KEKStNOTON WB Luxury IUI. 
3 bed. 2 balhL 22“ recep P B 
oam Mh. 70 yr be £140.000. 
Lwron Ltd- Ol to? 5564 

CHELSEA WHARF AREA SWLO. 
firiohl sunn, 1 bed flai In courl- 
yard deseioomenl o looking 

park. cn. serv low ouigotog*. 
pnsaic car par*. 91 year*. 
CfcO.OOO. 381 S9SO 

EMBANKMKMT ROMS. Suserb 4 
bedim 1*1 nr apl oUtng Royal 
Hosplul Cdns. Diolng rm 
drawing rm. lux UL 2 twlrrms 
24 nr porter. UL rb. rtts. 
£378.000 Spencers 223 8787 

KEKSINOTOM W*. 4th flr flat bi 
P b Mock close la Holtand 
park Recep. 2 beate. HudV. 
. haihraani. rtoakraam Lease TO 

vr* 1 1 dO.OOO Apgty: AiguU 
.229 0946 727 7432. 

FED UP WITH LOOtQNB? 

We are properly linden for 
biM- petrtke Engusti Homes 
Ol 370 3788. 



25/27, Evelyn Gardens, 
London, S^WZ 


1 dings 
ide chi 


have been 


irceen 


beautifully modernised co 
individually designed, one and two bedroom, and 


This attractive pair of Victorian building 

'X 

studio apartments. 

Evelyn Gardens is an extremely popular location, 
being situated with the newly landscaped gardens, 
between the Fulham and Old Brompton Roads. 
The area is well served with both transport and 
shopping facilities. 

AMENITIES INCLUDE 

Fined Carpets Conservatories. Ratios and 


Curtains in some apartments 
Fully Fined Kitchens 
Luxury Bathrooms 


le traces 

Specialise Paine Finishe 
But Hydraulic Lift 
Burglar Alarms 


LEASES 62 YEARS. PRICES FROM £80,000 

K»r viewing today. Ham- 4pm. telephone 01-244 84 IT or via agents 


W: A. ELLIS 

01-581 7654 


JACKSON-STOPS & STAFF 
01-581 5402 


CLUTTON’S 

01-589 1122 



n SW3 


! Superb Show Hoot at 28ftmt£se Hfcft is cpoi dtdfy between 
10.00am and (LOOpmor by prior qtpoirementwdh the jomla^nts: 


Homes Ud. 

Splendid newly built 
✓j bouses and apartments 
in traditional style — 
constructed, fitted and 
equipped to the hgbest 
standards and in a 
favourite, quiet location 

dose to Hospital 
aixl the River Thames. 

Non-basement Houses 

of 4-5 bedrooms, 

3 bathrooms, 

2-3 reception rooms, 
snail &iden, sun terrace 
and separate garage 
space. Each £455,000. 

Leases 99 years 


W AFIXIS igp 


9Rm*GIm 

Uw»nSWtl3TP 

nkmne MS M* 



IVBWA COURT W8. 
to ntto oi model M U b u n. w4 
lant p otency 3 bedmoce. 
ivcapfeon room, towa roam/ 
btoroom doakraam. m, 
■■te ponsr. 66 tr 
E14SJJOO 

GARDEN SQUARE. 
SOUTHKENSMGTON. 
teewWB. Liige roctetm 
room, 2 te OooRE. 2 natorooBK, 
doteroom. ktohan/tnaktoM 
idool 99 yr toan. naSbOOQ. 
RESCENTIAL mw 
ngatotor requred. 

,17 / 353 3743/ 


ELM PARK GARDENS 
SW1B 

Immaaiata and bright 3rd 
floor fill In fins popular 
CMm address. Ideal let- 
ting investment Reception 
room, bedroom, bath- 
room. KUchan/breaktast 
rm, Lift, Caretaker, park- 
ing space. Lease 121 
years. £99.950. 

01-225 2577 


STEPHANSENS LTD 
01-221 7582 

MKH T sa ang. f*v m» mb d 
Sotertmi rai£fflis« ixrbt, tea r 
Dvncmin Sguce * 06b 1 bOB (I cn 
su»t Sava * Vtac «n Obfenc. W 
aranrg rm BuOy bhtW arvO"t*V 
OlbHmi whim itecpmieki 
uconmnigiBtoar rude £750 doo 
TOUAW fS HEWS. S0S8WTBL 

RWamm sOTrrtfcrt Jons 2 

Dims M argrgog onng u rggetol- 
cm Ftofl S239OT3 
OUXMa raw CHB30L Soot to 
ii»viH«i6!OTiwOTr'U! * ots 2 toFs 
U cn mi dot will, eg to 
mg rm long at U6S000 

23 Itotad Pwfc Mews. 
Lomtoe VII 3SX 


BALCONY FLAT 
CORNWALL GARDENS 

Ftst floor balcony ftet n «ar- 
flao square. 2 Bets, i wrnien- 
aaK snower roam, bathroom, 
Med kactien. elegam 23 ft 
rirawng room. Gas CH. Ac- 
cess to ganlen. Loro lease. 

For urgent saJe.E18SJMQ 
STWatSOI 488 2389 DAY 
0732 75257 EVE 


HAMPSTEAD & 
HIGHGATE 


HIGHGATE WOODS 
A SPECTACULAR 
EXECUTIVE HUE. 
Compnsng a fnarotarit touifte. 
wto a cathedral c e&ng [30 It 
hwi). ard mnw ovptiaogng 
ipnery. Stotnq doors to tnbo 
garter. 3 beds, (master with bal- 
cony ottering rows over London 
skyfine). 2 baths + stokers (1 


..... hah pressure 

pump), pbs 1 0twaatars dotes. 
Hal rfcrFc room, mrxlem 
Mdcn/tMtekfasL AD ammties- 
Garage Searty system. Many 
extras Seckxted. kml lor erter- 
tomng. Must be seen » be 

appr prntivl 

C2BU08 Rtefetol 
01-883 9031 nyte 


BELSIZE PARK 

F ABULOVS 3-8 bedrm 
Luxury Penthouse mai- 
sonette with outstanding 
views Of London t a trtWo 
aspect reception ind pri- 
vate roof terrace in a 
beautiful Vlclortan resi- 
dence close to weS End. 2 
WCs. tge bathrm. ige 
kitchen. Low outgoings & 
comm gardens. Freehold. 

£225,000 ONO 

Tel: 01-722 2477 



PRATT WAUL SE1 
imn* sactuc Gtoga 

«3m » ns ■* oi 


ObuiMmc onto Ceraptocs; 


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Itot Bnog tot KC 2 

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(I3SJXI0 

SUMRET MAD. SB 


wot cm toacn on tom tori 
Sw 8B sawn A toWE CoOTran ; 2 
Bete. nob tom Fmd Kt BWc CH: 
Esage tku Vud FncMH £75.000. 

DBYOffl COURT. SE11 
MtoWn aeOTfi pal 
M hack &w mewl (artcm 
can Taws. CbfBK i JBL 1 
toctp U. *■*. m CH; Mam. 
IflMlSm f*LS00 


157 KENMNCTON LVSltStll 

01-582 5550 


LONDON. N.W.6. 

The Area bc. Bnndesbtey Path. 

Superb kmiry orncted bona in ex- 
ctoswe Bnmeesb«y Park, corwen- 
entty baud tor uidergnawf . BA 
City tne ana busts, stops** cen- 
tres A dost to central London. FuBy 
moe. gas cn. 5 beds. 2 recs demg 
im. M W. 3 batto (1 en jute) gwa 
cR. ige kift tor com d >eo. Gg*- Gdn 
tram & rea 

rust k sea to k amnaarar 
£1 19558 FRBHOLO 
TOWN & AROUND LTD 
01-435 8386/31 435 S38S 


ON WANDSWORTH 
COMMON 

Conservator area. EdwartPan 
terr hse. Sympathetic restora- 
tion. Ong tiled floors, doors & 
flreplacas tivu'ouL 3 bds. 2 rec. 
Ige tad. kit. bath Repfexntod A 
rewired. Good decorative ord. 
Basutiiul posmon & views over 
common m quet rd. Garden front 
& mar. tnterestog toUy. Close 
shops & transport Easy f*g. 
piannng pennssion arcMect 
designed roof exmnsExi to giva 2 
more txlrms. 


01-328 3231 eves 


HOLLAND PARK «11 
Ctese Part aed bte Katton 
A si able oval ROW TEfiflACE ■ 
reactod trmi French wnaws from 
me pretty tasnor Room ol tt«s 
fle*g»to tDP Door FLAT n a tot 
peroo canvosem w Ladbrtfe Rd. 
Dbie Bedrro won mo robes, aver 
Baton. Srtton Room Ktoen/ 
Bfsi tot. Gas CH. out 90 v«is. 
Ottos a item d El 00.000. 

Cal Harpers S38 2311. 


CHOLSCA, Stand Sunrmiv dreo- 
rairo a HIM a iMroom 
nunonrltr in UrtHtillul n«* 
Mrm enrtopnwil. COM B* 
mV urn room. luUv ratuppM 
kilrnni. 2 batnrooms. garagp 
unaro CasCH r inert carpets e 
curumv i2ioOOO opk Con- 
smiction. 2a Pond Piorr. 
London S»5 01-584 8517. 


SJtDtS PW lOE Charming lop 
t5ihi floor 1 M rial m p.b 
block wiiii ui and portrrMoe 
Pana ramie ivm across 

KnrtMsbndto and 5 mins walk 
io Harrods Ind CCH. fully 111 
irt and raroeti Low euignnn 
LwWttl £75.000. TrtCDhonc 
0836 209 746. 


KEMSMGTON KISH STREET. 

Excel km. soactous. ourpow 
bulll soulh IKIM Hal. Using 
room, dlttihg. kitchen. Mill 
room. 2 double bedrooms 
Porter. UP Very well nun- 
lamed Mock. £132.500. Tel: 
r044«5i 2675 <homei 


OAKLEY STREET SWS. A dr 
bgnma. ipk<« imenw 

droqnrd 4udk> 1141 wIDi OOM 

lireaUco. Sep kit A haihraani. 
6S ire lie. nrrouoful i«ue at 
£49.500 uwnend 499 SSM. 
SLOANE SQUARE SW1. >Oin El 
eganl. Charming 3 slorpy house 
wiiti iwm garages Designer de- 
cor Light wni-(acing drawing 
TOOm 86 JT M £386.000 
LUVDU Lid Ol 602 5664 
BOLTON CARDENS. 

L'pmodernfeed enormous 4 bed. 
2 creep. 2 both. 2nd naor com 
mi. OS yr be WJrtOOO. 
HewwL i CO £84 6M3. 
SOUTH KEN. SUBerbly deceralrd 
and dengnea 3rd iloar im ctoe 
id Pa rk Lor recep. dbl bed. K 8 
B. CH. nn 87vrv £135.000 
Kins wood 730 6191 


WQIKMTE WEST MU. - 250 yds 
irom ’The Flask'. Sruniung one 
bedroom, sludio house plus ga- 
rage. in conn yard of former 
Coaching inn Lnlqur and luxu 
nous £98.500 me carpels and 
njflaina. Tel 01 341 4670 


... Sopero 

marsonrlle. beoutMul drawing 
room, kllctien. spiral staircase, 
bedroom, bathroom. CCH. 
£59.000 early cornptelxm 
Tel Ol 435 1723 


WEST HAMPSTEAD. Spacious 2 
bed (Ui . I bed 22 ’X 13'. recep 
IB-< 17*. kll 14-X 13" wiu, big 
shared gdn. parking lease 82 
years. £99.960. 01-624 9035. 


Receni flat cons'. 
97 yr hr 2 beds. If! kiL carpets 
rtr Superb siesws Iran alnp (he 
hill. £88000 01 541 5573. 


HUNGTON/MSHOATE 2 bed 

new cons many extras. 
060.000 ODD lei Ol 361 1636 t 


CAMBERWELL Large Georgian 
house part rebuilt, loslngly ren- 
ovated retaining many original 
features. 4 beds. oath, shower 
rm. Hire lounge, sep dining rm. 
conservatory, superb lilted 
kilrhen Wine rrtiar. gardens 
part walled Gas CH Every- 
thing brand hew 6 unused 
Cl 15.000 RenmesO) 958 7280 


6 

bed roomed Edwardian semi 
Ortonal features Potential lor 
IUI Nr village, tube, schools. 
NO agents. £229.000 Day Ol- 
382 6903 Eve 946 2969. 


BLACKMEATB. Large 3 bedroom 
flat in QMei. sotiMil aller. tree 
lined Vinorkui terrace CCH 
Lse 93 VTV C75J3CO Mr Gunn 
439 8401 cVs'L 862 2059 >HV 


SW1B L0C 2 Bed. 3 floor mats. V. 
Ige 6 spanouv Excel eond. 
Edge Wands Common. 
£73.000 Tel. 87* 2413 Eves. 

THE TOHSLEfS Newly Con I 
bed grdn flat, finished to a high 
standard. CCH. K'u with mod 
worktop and while Kell anpb 
awes large Pep with recessed 
lighting, doors id palm. £69.950 
Tel 01 381 1646. 

WANDSWORTH C OMM O N 2 rm. 
h.B. IsinoorC H. 20 yds Com 
mon Fined carpets low 
outgoings- C46.9SO Contort 
Rourr on 431 2728 Sleeper NO. 
428 *24 hrsL 

CAMBERWELL 2 beds, modern 
terr house wrtn garden, garage 
CCH in Selboume v ulage. 
£75 000. Telephone Ol bSb 
8238 Wk Ol 348 7024 Home 

HOME A INCOME in Blackhealh 
18 brd res nurse home owner 
riallel. £276.000 FH. BOX C99 


RICHMOND & 
KINGSTON 


COOMBE HILL 

An Hna y a scwy de&qned newly 
canstiuefes devekwmert 3 con- 
vened soues so SfonS a 
oetysttii court rail 3 touses wa4 
rttom a ?.'3 DMtot.. ige ik rm, 

S tate. ?osfDTits ere. BUtf to a 
spectieadn «m enroiusA on 
scewv PnuuM poo 8 totoa 
from £166000 to «M0 000. TayW 
Oaten Pona 01-541 16» 


. _ _ Hint 

ion Couri Waterloo 35 mins 
Moder n Georgian type house in 
exclusive small dev elopement, 
set in 4 acres ol the delronuul 
ground* of Garrick'* v ilia, next 
lo Bushs- Park 3 bedrooms 2 
bat brooms ■] ensullejL further 
bedroom or studs' A bathroom 
or units room on ground floor. 
Open plan 32 tool lounge ■ 
dining room, kitchen, double 
garage lull gas CH. £183-000. 
Tel. 01-979 0734 


STRAWBERRY HU. Smart vki 
rant is A 2nd floor rial in guiel 
k-aly area 3 tge beds. 2 lg- 
rerms. 2 aerte rooms 
isludv spare rm r. I lul CCH. 
ige gun 2 mins BR sin no vva 
lertooi and gofl course, shops 
£92.500. Phone 01-755 0013 


, I men 

designed studio flaLtn 
Ceocgian House, sep lux 
kii baih-nenimg long lease . 
low outgmnpv. £42.000 01 221 
BS85 ext 25 or 892 6456 eves 


MOHTLAKE/SHECK. Otoef Rd. 
snacTous vk grd nr PB mao. 
ong fear recent, dbtc bed. lux 
bath ige kii ding lo own sunny 
gdn. C57Q0O. 876 31 17 

w e eve 


BfVERVtEW FLATS. 

Kinguon Surbikm border*, 
hew dev etopmenls. Only 3 re. 
mam l xbndge House 2 bed, 
£62.500. RunuKP 2 beds. 2 
nalbs. nil. Blacony. Me. 
£87 600 and £110.000 Bomgr 
Penningtons 01 390 7033 
Ml HAM COMMON. Detached 
family home. 5 4 beds. 7 baths, 
rec rm. kii dining, sell con- 
tained granny Hal Allractiie 
walled garden Reduced lo 
Cl 59.000 lor quick sale. 948 
7518 or 351 7858. 


RICHMOND. Vuttonan end lerr 
nse. rul de sar 5 mnr. RKh- 
mood *rn 2 beds 2411 rerep. 
CCH JuM redecoralrd Gdn. 
£91.000 Tel- Ol 9*8 0609. 

TWICKENHAM - Chle Park Rd.' 
Del Edwardian fam hse Imnur 
cond- 2 reerp. brkhl family 
rm kll. gnd flr bed wim 
bam cikrm. 1st nr bed with lux 
en suite bain 3 I under beds, 
sludv- shower rm vpWC one. 
7511 landscaped ddn £185.000. 
View anyllmr. Ol 892 4093. 


WIMBLEDON 


WIMBLEDON PARK 

very spaoous 4 double bed- 
room terrace house, origin! 
Icatm. ready to mwe mro. 3 
recep. newtv lifted oak bt&nen. 
gas eh . smafi secluded qjt- 

Telephone: 

01 346 6390 


Country Property 


Southams 

LITTLE ADDINGTOM 
Wnlfr a t uir lrffThfrir 

Exceptional detached mature bungalow n etraMd mreiorelng vAage 
position with approxmuieiy twyhftfts acre. Luxury hoed new techea Taste- 
Iu8y denxaed. Three beds. Feature lounge Fid central heateng and double 
garage Easy access to WeHeigbuntigh Station (5 ntesf. hourly H.S.T 
service. Further deals on aopheanon. 


(0913 688757) 


THE PERIOD PROPERTY 
REGISTER 

Each month The Register 
Catalogues hundreds of 
old and msioxic homes 
tor sale natorwKle. 

Buying or seBng contact: 

Tlw Historic BuNdhns Co, 
Chobfwm GU24 8HQ 
Tel 09805-7983/6128 


RETIRE m DMM ITT to Ow gra 

clous surroundings of * new 
English Courtyard cottage or 
■Ui. specially designed for pn 
vaev and Independence m old 
age Traditional arc hi lecture 
Anractive settings. Modern fa- 
rtlllies ui aU roftogrs and flats, 
wnh 24- hour warden wtvig? 
And our 1 60- year leases ptotect 
sour capital too. From 
£79.000 Devon. Berks. 
Non harts Full details from 
The English Courtyard Associa- 
tion. B Holland SI. London W8 
ALT. Tel 01-957 4511 

WEST SUFFOLK ■ near 
LaveMiam. easy reach of A *5 
A Ml I Fine Elizabethan Manor 
House. rvlmuvelV refurtUMied 
ui io acres 4 rec. excellent no 
mesne ofttrrs. cloakroom. 6 
bedrooms. 2 bathrooms OM CH. 
garage slabllng £287.600 
rre».-9972i H J. Turner 6 Son 
iTel 0787 728331 

BOURTOM ON THE WATER. 
L nmodermsed 2 bedroom Bone 
rim age. urgent £29.950 free- 
hold Tel Ol 209 0165 lOl 


BERKSHIRE 


SUNNINGDALE 

Brenfl new Sussex style Ob- 
tached Iuahoib hou» set n 
own grounds Pnvae drive. 4/5 
MUrooms. 2 Whs 11 en suite! 3 
leceos Kitchen; utility 24ft wqn 
German aopKancre. French Urns 
Securay system Double gtod 

£215,000. 
0276 682232. 


KAOM6 STATION 2 mun At 

Irartn e. weil-equtoped. 

secluded bungalow, about 1 
arre. 6 good seed rooms. 3 
bathrooms i2 ensullei. luxury 
kite hen. Gar CH. excellent deco- 
rative order, twin garages, 
dose bus routes £160.000 
Trt -07341 474109 
CO0KHAM DEAN Substantial 
nversic residence. 300* Irani- 
ato- 4 leceps. 4 bedroom, 
bathroom, shower. Self con- 
tained annex- Substantial offer, 
invited Howar A Gooch. 0628 
471398 


BEDFORDSHIRE 


HKTOHIC GEORGIAN 

House, easy arce» Ml M25 3 
recep. 5 t beds. 3 baths, dry 
cellars, good dec order acre 
walled garden, mitbuiklbigs. 9? 
rage Cradr n in Marvel Town 
Conservation area. Offer, In rx- 
ress 01 £ I SO. OOO Td 01 370 
6951 or 103251 403778 levtsl 


BUCKS 


IDYLLIC 

16a C THATCHED COTTAGE 

rnmms com rcl £ mOT to Lon 
3on usy access n> Ui /UO and BR 
i ie« accoro io « betts. open ms tody 
diflirg im won nags maq aiamng nn. 
erocsKiMan, itokun gakiy. san- 
ds* «dn mart. ■> acre oesgoed eat 
gen, sro ero iraus » open fields. DM 
gge Q-Danmn tote 


PriM 


nde C240J0B. 
DZO 457 


BRACKNELL 

Luxuro 4 bed. 2 bath alroasr 
new Charles Cntxch house on 
prasngous oevatopemenL 5 
rrons Irom Ascot arm 
Brackned. London Waterloo 47 
runs Heathrow 2D mns 
Close to M3. M4 and M2S. 

A rare e r a wpO at 

£141,500 

Tel 034# 485 824 
or 0344 599 33 


CMirVELCY 1 mile Irom Mo lor 
wav with excellent train 
services (rum Newbury & 
Dxlroi Big village house wtih 
small attractive walled garden 
5 dblr Kedrins. 2 ensulle. also 
familv baihim. drrssing rm. 
drawing rm dining rm. idling 
rm. study, new country style 
kllctien. Ine usable cellar Oil 
CH dmr garage All in good 
decoram r order. Offrr* around 
£1 75.000. Tel. 0635 248931 


FINE MODEM COUNTRY Rest 
denre sel I'» acre*, anudsi 
pr'vaie Parkland, yri wtthin IO 
mins dnve ol the M4 cjunrlion* 

12 A 13i SOU indoor swimming 
pool, lemus court. 5 bedrooms. 
3 bathrooms. Pougmpohl hitch, 
en A 4 rar garaging- £25apOO 
Sanson & 0o35 31333 

Open Bank Holidav Mondat. 
MR HUH B EHF O RP. A subaannal 
rounlrv house In The Pewyey 
Vale lormed tov Ihe nlnvvion 

anod modermsalion ol a period 
collage 3 recepuon rooms. 5 
bemooms Oil CH. double « 
raw. large pntaie gardens 
Suprra position Price guide 
£165.000 Neale, Hungerford 
Office 0488 82808. 


MAPtOLL - SuMUnthU del r«r- 
denre. bull! in itw 1 780's wlih a 
superb imerronnecling granny 
rnilagr -Old Quarries' - dining 
rm.Ml rm.elkrm.lge half with 
rttwn fire kii 6 beds2 batn&_5 
VvC. CCH. 3 bnrk garages. 
'Cr annvs' ■ Inge. kll. cikrm wiin 
v. c 6 shwr. 2 beds 1 en sidle 
wiih dressing rm. WC. shpwer 
and hand basn CSCH An etec- 
I r chair lul i« installed but sale 
of this is negotiable Price guide 
£21 5.000 II all of near garden 
is nor required Pnce guide 
£190 000 Tel >02402415100. 


SEER GREEN NEAR BEACONB- 
FIELD Modern end of lerrare 
home lacing altraruve green. 
Easy reach of MAO 25 4. 

Mart lebnne 36 mins. 4 beds <1 
en suilel. bath. lull, til rm. utih- 
ly filled kii. 2 rec ps. garage. 
£86.950. T« 1049461 77264. 


LAUNCH Charming period col- 
lage w Uh iroul stream. 3 beds. 1 
reception, dining room, country 
pine lined kitchen wiin aga. 
baihroom. planning pemusion 
lor exi Cily 45 mins. 
£130.003. Tel 02404 4|80. 


dflLTCKM VILLA CC Close lo 
Checkers and easy reach of 
tseuuaver 'for Vfarvletxine 
ham. 4vled»urv and Primes 
Risboroughi A guiel charming 
1 71 h %- rouniry bouse, m an 
oseiioolnng glorious and 
unspcrtii counirv S elegant In 
i ng rooms large kitchen, d 
bedims and dressing rms. A 2 
oaihrmv- Dole garage m drtigna 
■ul acre garden Jibi 
available for sale Call 
Heihcnngiotis Prellej 4 Ohs at 
their Q Masmqdon ofhee 
.024061 4131 

HUGHENDEN VALLEY A farm of 
18' • arres in the green befj near 

High Wfrombe and easy reach 

of M40 25 Modem homestead 
with 5 to mg rooms 32' 
kiicben familv room. 4 bed- 
rooms. 2 balhrtrts 3 stiwims 
Dele garage in grounds mainly 
paddorts Jvri available for 
sale Comaci Hemerington, 
Pretlv *. Ellis ai their O 
Vlnsendm office 1024061 4131. 

IV EH Magmftcenl spacious Fam- 
lb- Home sel 3 acres 2 recep c 
sludv bar. 6 beds. 3 baths. CH. 
dwe gge siatHe Mock Offers 
around £300.000 A C. Frost 3 
Co *07351 66S6&S. 


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SOLTH OF THE 
THAMES 


Spacious tulip mod 1st 
floor Itol in elegant del dblr 
fronted Itse ? beds bath. Ige 
drawing room. kll. gae CH. 80 
II communal garden, garage 
Low outgoings 123 yrs. 
£92500 Quirk kale required. 
Tel Kltson A King Ol 878 
4942 

SNEER fPARKSIDEL An unusual 
Edwardian corner midenre 
vvilh lurreled roof A det gge. 
The modemnad accgmodalion 
often 3 gd bed rms 19' draw- 
mg rm. 19* damng rm. exc hi Iui 
A lux balhrm Gas ch. Sunny 
odns ci 35 ooo. Taylor Dixon 
Porter 876 Ol 16 
A £ 44 . 000 Luxury 2 Bedroom 
Freehold Carden flat on Quirt 
True Lined Jemingham Road. 
SE14. Jus! 12 minutes rail WrsI 
End A C«y Own Garden. Cu* 
tom Buill klrcnrn. Fully tiled 
bathroom A sep Ooaks COI. 
Law outgoings 286 8040 
PtITNET, rleganl tenu-arl Vtcl 
hse with BO ri S lacing gdn b 
beds. S hulw shower rm 3 

study area, bkfet 
kll ronserv OSP lor 5 
rars r H offers Insiied around 
£300.000 lor Speech *ale Tel. 
KlLsoii A King Ol 878 4942. 
CLAPHAM LKJW. kMGotis 
ground floor consenion i bed 
Hal. Filled UtrfiAL cellar. CCH. 
Gdn. OH si reel parking. Filled 

Caraeb. met. £64.960 ono. 
TeCOl 340 7 LBS *X 368 iWI. 
01-627 3238 iHI. 
PHOTOORAPHCRS FLAT In 
Toulse Hill Sunny L ounce A 
rum FiknI Dark Room /Siudv 
aaawaiw io 2nd Bedrown 
Nervi* Decor a led. CCH. niM 
Carpels. £38000 L. H TeL Ol 
735-9946 cih/WMM, 


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QUINTON SCOTT A CO. SttuaM 
in Village Drtighllul conver- 
sion 3 beds, largo i|v usg room, 
fid klirhm. oath room. Full Cas 
CH. Mi king, roftim gardm*. 
£129.950.01 946 9600 77PO. 


PROPERTY TO LET 
LONDON 


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ron. taror garagr workUvon. 2 
minsvlalioii. 25mtnsnlk- £495 
pem TriOl 850 8634 

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Harrods Lux aparimenl, avail 
now Kingsloo 4 Bed lux town- 
home ovenooUng Rtcltmond 
Park BeH A Co Ol 841-1921. 

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in mod new (lal. shr k dm + 
hath £56 p w For Hdy m s. 
Td Ol 437 3826 352 1080. 

WC1 2 double bed Hal. recep. 
kitchen diner Compans lei 
minimum 1 sear. £200p w.Tcl 
Ol 388 4947 

KLHZC PARK Newly furnished 
maisonette 2 bed, avail co let 
preferred £300 Dw 435 4323. 

KMGHTSBIKDGE Short let luxu 
rs l bedroom Hal. £600 per 
week me Ol 681 4030. 


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RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY 


Elizabethan and 
little changed 

■ The Viscount and Viscountess 
Garrnoyle ere selling their Elizabethan 
manor house. Queen Hoo Hall 

| pictured right), near Hertford, a Grade It* 
building set in a rural position 
overlooking the Lea Valley. Much of the 
property has remained virtually 
unaltered for 400 years since it was built; 
Queen Elizabeth I is believed to have 
used it as a hunting lodge when it was 
occupied by Edward Skegges- 
The house has tour reception rooms, 
five or six bedrooms and outbuildings. 
There are formal gardens enclosed by 
an original brick wall and four paddocks, 
making a total 17 acres. The property, 
with two cottages, is for sale through 
Lane Fox and Partners, who are 
asking for offers over £500.000. 

■ Waterdale, at Milton, near East 
Knoyle in Wiltshire, was built (n the 
1930s as changing rooms for the 
swimming pool on a neighbouring 
estate. It h now considered a fine 
country house in its own right, and has 
three reception rooms, a master 
bedroom and three further bedrooms. 
The grounds of seven acres include a 
three-acre woodland and three-acre 
paddock. Humberts' London and 
Shaftesbury offices are asking £190,000. 

1 086 and ail that 

The Refectory at Hurley-on-Thames. 
between Marlow and Henley, was built in 
1 086 and is now one of the oldest 
inhabited dwellings in England. Originally 

e art of a Benedictine monastery, the 
uitding and grounds are Grade II listed 
and the building itself is designated an 
Ancient Monument 
Since 1950 the property, in six acres, 
has been converted and restored by 
Nicholas Sorrell-Straussler. an 
inventor and engineer, and is now 
occupied by his son. There is 5.500 
square feet of accommodation, which 
include numerous architectural 
features of the Normal Period, with a 
moat ot about 400 feet. 

A.C.Frost and Co of Windsor want 
more than £600.000 for the property, 
which includes a building plot for a 
“substantial" residence. 

■ Mautby Windpump, at Mautby 
Marsh, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, is 
a converted wind pump by the River 
Bure. The present accommodation 
includes two reception rooms and a 
bedroom, with further floors unused, and 
within the grounds of an acre is a 
second pump house which could 
provide three rooms. The mill's sails 
remain on the building. SavilEs' Norwich 
office is asking £100,000. 



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Country Properties — SUMMER 1986 



The East Midland* & ihe North 
Qw :0.’+* JWfiM Gnartaan «S» 
Hjttjsjic (H£? 61274 

Tli* Sooth West & die Midland*^ 

q i.iiiiJiini 0?42 4SU4 UNun tiTi. 2*741 
zist.il Nekton,- 


Thh illustrated colour hmdreic ‘■tarns 

rncreiucs triurii we availibfc limwcbraH 
England. CJo and SdutlmJ Wbabrr rau 
arc wcfanjsalarm. wtugcar scountr. 
house, this htnJum: [»nln * 
j WiprUiaiMtCTctoraacrm.^ a wt range 
of prices ind i* rrartaNc tier* part of the 
SlTOII a Patter wnke Id sendur- and 

porcbasm „ . . 

.rhune vwrusN Strutt i Parker itrna 
offkr lur this InMtlvre. 

HeadOffirt 

Lrodun-Ul 

East Anglia 

Chdaslisd 0245 *W1 tpsttfe VT5 2I4WI 
N.«wh unO? *17431 

The South Bast . 

Cunerteir- B227 -saw Lcees 0273 425**1 
Scotland 

Edmixnsb Oil- 226 2500 


Queen Hoo Hall, built near Hertford about 400 years ago 

The £8 million lodge 


Healthy Victoriana 

■ The Saltings at Portishead. 
overlooking the Bristol Channel, was built 
In the 1 830s and was used to allow the 
Victorians to take salt-water baths for the 
good of their health. It was adapted in 
me 1930s to form a family home. 

Standing in grounds of about one 
acre, with a 150-yard frontage to toe 


K AA4 II IWII ■ iWUiU r. ■« ■■ ■ 

e 1930s to form a family home. 
Standing in grounds of about one 
acre, with a 150-yard frontage to the 
Channel and fine views across it, The 
Saltings has three reception rooms, four 
main bedrooms and two more on the 
lower ground floor. It is for sale at 
£197.500 through Hodden Pritchard of 
Bristol 


By Christopher Warman 

Property Correspondent 


The north-west comer of Regent's Park. 
London, is the focus for some very 
expensive property. Overlooking the 
park, with wonderful views of London to 
the south from Prince Albert Road two 
penthouses on lop of a 1 0-storey new 
development are for sale at £1.375,000 
and £1.250.000. From there the view 
takes in another luxury development in 
Park Road close to the imposing 
mosque, where the prices range from 
£295.000 to £420.000. 

From both of these blocks, and in 
between them, is Nuffield Lodge, the 
Grade I Regency village designed and 
built by Decimtu Burton between 1822 
and 1824. which is for sale on behalf of 
the Nuffield Foundation and the Crown 
Estate Commissioners through 
Chesiertons for at least £8 million, 
winning the valuation prize for the week. 

This fine house, with decorations 
inside by Sigismund Goetze. an Edwar- 
dian painter, is — like other grand houses 
recently sold by the commissioners — to 
be used as a single private residence, 
which could mean a private owner or 
more likely an ambassadorial purchaser. 

The penthouses are the last two units 
to be completed at Park Saint James, the 
first luxury apartment building to be 
constructed in the last 15 years in Prince 
Albert Road Occupying two floors, they 
have four bedrooms each, with roof 
terraces to lake advantage of the views 
over the park and beyond One potential 
buyer, an Indian businessman, offered 
£2.4 million for both, but together they 
are for sale at £2.625.000. and the agents. 
Lassmans. are confident they will get the 


full asking price for these spacious 
apartments, singly or together. 

One has been furnished in what is 
becoming known as Zh’iuuip-style lav- 
ishness, with marble everywhere and a 
water “feature*' running down some 
steps. The cause of conservation has 
nevertheless had a say in this palatial 
development, because a 100-year-old fig 
tree, gnarled and bent over, has been 
preserved as pan of the planning 
consent; it even had to be shored up 
during construction work. 

The house stands between Park Saint 
James and St James's Terrace Mews, a 
new development of four town houses, 
which have either three bedrooms and 
three bathrooms, or two bedrooms and 
bathrooms. These delightful houses, 
which have roof terraces or balconies 
overlooking landscaped gardens, and 
inside have galleries, are for sale through 
Lassmans. at prices ranging from 
£255.000 to £395.000. Tucked in behind 
the tall block, they have three or four 
floors. 

The Park Road development is Crown 
Court, by the Rosehaugh Co-Partner- 
ship. a seven-storey block of 23 apart- 
ments. The company specializes in high- 
quality houses and what it hopes to be 
excellent investments, a point which 
seems to have been taken up by buyers - 
1 8 of the apartments have already been 
sold six months before completion. 

A feature of the development is the 
large reception area. There is a special 
air-cooling system to the main rooms, as 
well as resident porterage, underground 
parking and an electronic security sys- 
tem. The five apartments remaining 
have two or three bedrooms, two 
bathrooms and double reception room, 
and the prices, through Hampton and 
Sons, range from £295.000 to £420,000. 


SUFFOLK COAST 

Ipswich 21 miles, Woodbridge 14 
miles 

QUAY HOUSE, ORFORD 
An attractive bouse urith superb 
views over the River 
4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 4 
bathrooms 

Central heating, Garage. Detached 
2 bedroom cottage. Garage block 
with planning permission for resi- 
dential conversion, Large garden. 

Auction as whole or In 3 lota on 
20th June 

{L3i less previously sold) 
joint Auctioneers; Hampton & 
Sons, 6 Arlington Street, St 
James’s London SW1A 1RB Tel: 
01-493 8222 

Strutt & Parker, Ipswich Office: 11 
Museum Street Tel (0473)214841 
(R 0 f.5AB8546) 

EAST SUFFOLK 

Saxmundham 5 miles. Ipswich 24 
miles 

A superb Grade H Regency style 
house restored to the highest 
standards on the edge of a 
village. 

4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms 
and 3 bathrooms including guest 
suite, Oil central heating. Self-con- 
tained flat Extensive outbuildings 
inducting cottage. Winter garden 
and orangery. Exceptional well 
designed gardens 
About 4 Acres 

Ipswich Office: 11 Museum Street 
T el’J0473)21 4841 
(Ref.5AB8541) 


NORTH WALES 

Caernarfon 7 miles 
An important 18 th century Fort 
and dockyard « a strategic posi- 
tion overlooking the Menai Strait 
Grade II Fori including 3 
residences. 

19 th century dockyard with 2 cot- 
tages. Farmhouse. Farmland and 
about 354 miles of coastline. Caer- 
narfon Airtfieid (Let on Lang 
Lease). Moorings 
About 672 Acres 
As a whole or in lots 
Joint Agents: 

GLYNUJVON ESTATE OFFICE, 
Uanwnda, Caernarfon. Tel: (0286) 
830217 

Strutt & Parker. Chester Office, 19 
Grosvenor Street Tel: . (0244) 
310247 

(Ref12BB1333) 

KENT BARHAM 

Canterbury 5 miles. Folkestone 8 
mites. 

Superb Georgian country house 
on the edge of a smafl village . 
4 reception rooms, bifliard room, 6 
main bedrooms, 2 dressing rooms, 
4 bathrooms, 2 attic rooms. Gas 
central heating 

Pair of cottages. Garaging. Gar- 
den, heated swimming pool hard, 
tennis court 
About 4 acres 
Canterbury Office, 

2 St Margaret's Street Tel: (0227) 

451123 

(Ref.8BD2617) 


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arf at Ste affeM, Essex 
Tel Brastwwd (S277) 211467 


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FINS 

QUEEN ANNS 
RESIDENCE 

Insoonfn after Sr Cross an. 
dose CadwiraL College. and 
Mater meadows. 5 Bwoons, . 
dressing nan /bed 6. 2 bath- 
rooms. 2 slws. . 3 
reception mores. Aortega 
co rem a to ty. btdxc. i*»r. 
self c amme d Battel bad- 
scaped garden, doable 
Swage- 


COMPACT 

COUNTRY 

ESTATE 

Fine eoantty house enjoying 
complete sedusme 7 bed- 
rooms. 2 Btfteooms. 3 
race pO oB rooms, study. 
Wdien/bnaktast roan, urt 
tf. stff vsnng. Farm 
huidegs. two cottages 87 
acres. Paddocks, soodiand. 
rim (rentage. 


11a Sout h g a te Street, 
Winchester, Hampshire 
Tel. 1 0962) 66422 


BATH 

AWARD-WINNING 
NORTHANGER COURT 

RENOWNED FDR QIUUTY and foallt completed, on mnQne 

cil'<mlrr Ibb tu>c mm twee errognned at Ihr bed lotnn deedep- 
canu b> ihe-Wha ftoese" Mtk (or IWS. 

SuprrMv iuio%rJ twttle the Rner Avon. Ihr (bn etude oaetK) m 
ctrTt maeci of ten and rtceuuon. Femuro .Wb <unv4gledtohd 
mom tedvo. hnnrv balbnmaa with rmapunite ulmf ud Amoco 
IWik ThrmapHtweninKRomaoue buiklmaitsrtaBaOsdciwSIfal 
brxhopai cnntimh pnxidiea (JetetaW unrnmdii^c. mntaH ihe 
drodprA of nuiromnig ihaa vtowng o cmqimI wen tpprrrmioo 
of Ihr Beilin me aMrr. 

■ PRICES; £8SJXNM24S40e 
- Brochure from; 

UTHODOMOS LTD 

Sdct Office. I Nontungrr Coen. Grmc Sent. Bath EU2 6PE 
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OXFORDSHIRE • ABOUT 587 ACRES 

HEYTHROP HUWT 

Stow-oo-ttie-Wold 4 miles. Chipping Norton 4 miles 

AN ATTRACTIVE AND COMPACT WELL DRAINED MAINLY 
ARABLE FARM 

PERIOD FARM HOUSE 

3 Reception Rooms. 5 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. 

OXFORDSHIRE 

Oxford 14 miles. London 63 miles 

AN IMPRESSIVE FORMER RECTORY IN IMMACULATE 

ORDER ON EDGE OF SMALL VILLAGE 

4 Reception Roams. 5 Mam Bedrooms. 3 Bathrooms. 4 
Secondary Bedrooms/Separate Flat 

2 Bed. Cottage. Tennis Court. Swimming Pool. Timbered 
Gardens & Grounds. 

ABOUT 2*k ACRES (4'-> Acre Paddock also available). 

Banbury Office: 0295 710592 
OXFORDSHIRE 

City Centre 3 miles. London 65 miles 
AN EXCEPTIONALLY APPOINTED FAMILY HOUSE 
In unspoilt rural surroundings. 

3 reception Rooms. 7 Bedrooms. 4 Bathrooms. 

Excellent indoor Swimming Pool. 

Tennis Court Garagmg for 4. Outbuildings. 

Stabhng. Gardens 2 Paddocks. 

ABOUT 7 ACRES IN ALL- 

Banbury Office: 0295 710592 

HERTFORSHIRE - NR WELWYN 

Hertford 4 miles. London 25 rmtes 
AN EXCEPTIONAL ELIZABETHAN MANOR HOUSE 
In a superb rural positren overlooking pie Lea Valley 

4 Reception Rooms, modem Kitchen (Breakfast Room, 5/6 
Bedrooms. 3/4 Bathrooms. 

Useful Outbuildings including ganupng and stabling. 

Hard Ten ms Court 4 Paddocks. 

Two Excellent Cottages. 

ABOUT 17 ACRES 

London Office: 01-499 4785 

SOUTH N0RTHANTS 

Milton Keynes 8 rmles. Towcesier 4'i miles 

A SUPERBLY SITUATED PERIQ0 FARMHOUSE FOR 

IMPROVEMENT 

Half a mde from a village 

3 Reception Roams, 4 Bedrooms. 

Garden with Paddock. Outbuildings. 

OVER 1W ACRES 

Additional Lana adiomtng may be available. 

Banbury Office: 0295 710592 
HAMPSHIRE - R0THERW1CK 

Basingstoke 6 miles. Reading 11 miles. London 42 miles. 

AN EXCEPTIONAL COUNTRY HOUSE WITH RNE VIEWS 
Standing on the edge of die village 

3/4 Reception Rooms. Mdoem Domestic Offices. 6 Bed- 
rooms. 3 Bathrooms. Dressing Room. 

Traditional Bam cmnnamg Annexe and Garaging. 

Hard Terms Court. Heated Swimming Pool 
Three Loose Boxes. Two Paddocks. 

ABOUT 7 ACRES 

A Staff Cottage is also available if required 
kLondoD Office: 01-499 4785 


HOMEOWNERS 
(OVER 67 ?) 

Want to free tbe capital tied up hi your house 

For details please contact: 

Mr T. Lynn, J.G. INSKJP AND CO. 

„ _ Chartered Accountants 
31 Goldin eton Rd, Bedford MK40 3LH 
Td (0234) 40511 


Period Cottage. Par ot modem Cottages. 

Modem and Traditional Farm Buildings. 

534 Acres Arable. 46 Acres Pasture. 

ABOUT 587 ACRES IN ALL 
For Sale Privately as a Whole or m 5 Lots 
Circencester Office: 0285 3101 

OXFORDSHIRE - WALLINGFORD 

Henley on Thames 11 miles, Reading 124 miles 
A MOST ATTRACTIVE SMALL GEORGIAN HOUSE 
Well situated in an outstanding position beside the River 
Thames 

3 Reception Rooms. 5 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. 

: Magnificent Coach House with Garaging and Annexe/Staff 
Fiat. 

Dekghtful Mature Garden. Swimming pooL 

London Office: 01-499 4785 

OXFORDSHIRE - WOODSTOCK 

Oxford 7 rmles. Witney 9 miles 

CHARMING LISTED PERIOD TOWN HOUSE 

2 Reception Rooms. 4 fiedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. 2 Attrc 
Bedrooms. 

Attractive Walled Garden. Garage. 

FOR SALE BY AUCTION (unless previously soldi 

Circencester Office: 0285 3101 
OXFORDSHIRE 

Oxford 6 miles. Woodstock 5 miles. London 54 miles 

A SUPERB XVIIth CENTURY VILLAGE HOUSE 

With considerable character and surrounded by mature 

moated grounds 

Fine Reception Hall. 2 Reception Rooms. Study. 4 Bedrooms. 

2 Bathrooms 

XVth Century Dovecote. Garage. Stab! mg & Paddock. 

6 ACRES IN ALL 

Banbury Office: 0295 718592 

GLOUCESTERSHRIE - C0TSW0LDS 

Circencester 8 rmtes. Cheltenham 10 mites 
ATTRACTIVE MAINLY GEORGIAN FORMER VICARAGE 

3 Retention Rooms. Playroom. 6 Bedrooms. 3 Bathrooms 4 
Attic Bedrooms. 

Garden. 3 Paddocks. 

ABOUT 5 ACRES 

Circencester Office: 0285 3101 

BERKSHIRE - KINTBURY ’ 

Hungerford 3h miles. Newbury 6*i rales. London 68 miles 
A DELIGHTFUL FAMILY HOUSE WITH SUPERB VIEWS 
Ideally situated m a tine elevated position 

3 Reception Rooms. Magn.hcem Games Room. 5 Bedrooms. 
s bath rooms 

Useful Outbuildings including SfabJmg Mature Garden Terms 
Court. Swimming PooL Two large Paddocks. 

Attractive Collage 

ABOUT lift ACRES 

FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS 

London Office: 01-499 4785 A 


CLUTTONS 


Brighton, Sussex 
Adjacent to Brighton Marina 

Complete Grade I Lined Regency Home forming pan of faitmns Crescent. 1 Magnificent 
Reception Rooms, Library, modern Kitchen, 6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Shower Room. Full 
Gas CH. Sun Deck. 2 S/c Basement Flats. Wilted Garden. Garage. For Sale By Private 
Treaty. 

Mayfair Office Td: 01-499 4155 

Near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk • 

A45 4 miles, Bury 4 miles. 

Unique and charming Cottage, completely refurbished in 1981, in a delightful situation, 
surrounded by parkland and open country, Used Grade IL Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, 2 
Reception Rooms, KflcfaenfDixung Room, Conservatory, Utility Room, 2 Bedrooms, large 
Landing, Bathroom. CEL Garage. Attractive Gardens with Pond. About 1 Acre. For Sale By 
Auction (unless sold privately beforehand). 

Oxford Office Td: (0885) 246611 
Mayfair Office TcL' 01-499 4155 

Pflrdown, East Sussex ' 

Udtfidd 3 miles. Haywards Heath S miles. 

Charming “Listed” House dating horn 17th Cenmry in delightful unspoilt raral position yet 
dote to excellent commuter travel facilities. Hall, Cloakroom, 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen 

6 Breakfast Room, 7 Bedrooms. Dressing Room, 3 Bathrooms. Oil CH- Attached 
Bam/Gamcs Room. Stabling. Garaging for 5. Stable Building with potential as Granny 
Annexe. Hard Tennis Court. Heated Swimming PooL Cdouful Gardens & Paddock. About 
4 Acres 

Mayfair Office Teh 01-499 4155 

Yarmouth, Isle of Wight ' : 

London (Waterloo: Rail/ Ferry) 2 hours 27 mins 
One of tbe finest Period Houses on tbe I sla n d with 60 ft Pier and superb views over The 
Soleot 

Lot 1: 4 Reception Rooms, Cloakroom, Kitcben/Breakfast Room, large Cellar, 1 0 Bedrooms, 

7 Bathrooms. Staff Cottage/Annexe with 2 Rooms, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom. Double 
Garage, Summerhouse, Sea Wall & 60ft Pier. Attractive formal Garden. In all about 0.66 
Acres. Offers Invited. 

Lot 2: Valuable Potential Building Land. Currently a Tennis Court and Vegetable Car den. 
About 0.22 Acres. Offers Invited. For Sale Privately as a Whole or in 2 Lore. 

Mayfair Office Tel: 01-499 4155 

Tonbridge Wells, Kent 

Fine Edwardian House in protected mature Residential Parkland area of Spa Town. Hall, 3 
principal Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen & Domestic Offices, currently 16 Bedrooms, 4 
Bathroo ms, Lift. Outbuildings used as offices & additional accommodation. Fitted Smoke 
Sensors, Emergency Lighting & Fire Precautions. Presently used for religious p u rposes but 
with potential as Nursing/ Retirement Home or similar use subject to P lanning Gnruww. 
Wooded Grounds. Productive Kitchen Garden. About IYj Acres 
Mayfair Office Tel: 01-499 4155 

Canterbury, Kent 

Individual, architect designed otodem House with excellent accommodation, situated on ' 
high ground overlooking Canterbury and surrounded by its own Farmland. Main House: . 
Entrance HalL Drawing Room, Dining' Room, Games Room, Study, Kitchen with Breakfast 
area. Cloakroom, Utility Room, 5 Bedroom suites with private Bathrooms/Shower Rooms. 
Oil CH. 2 double Garages. Parking Area. Greenhouse. Landscaped Gsden. 

Lodge Hill, 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, Utility Room, 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom. CXI 
CH. Outbuildings & Garage. Gardes. About 136 Acres of Pasture, Orchard & Woodland. 
For Sale As A Whole. Offers invited for the Freehold. 

Canterbniy Office Tel: (0227) 457441 ' 

127 Mourn Succv Mayfiut London WIY SHA. Tttcpbane 01-449 4155 
*ba at: Loodon— WcammsKr. Kraaneioa. Chrism. Arundri. Buh. OanJerbnry. Edinburgh. 
Harrogate. Oxford. Wdk Bahrain. Dubai. Kuwait. Shaoab 


PEREDS 

tv consultants & international real estate agents 


SURREAL ESTATE IN SUSSEX 

(London 60 miles) 

Secluded within ornamental woodland at the end of 
an enchanting mile-long drive through beechwoods, a 
surrealistic modification of a .coinfoitabiy sized - 
Lutyens house. ■ 

6 beds, 4 bathrooms, sitting room, dining room, study 
etc., plus separate 3 bedroomed cottage, stabling* etc. 

IN ALL ABOUT 66 ACRES 

Offers invited for freehold interest with full vacant 
possession in the region of £750,000 


House, Portland Road, Holland Park, London WI1 4LA 
reds London Telephone: 01-221 1404 Telex: 896691 Peredsj 


HANTS^ DORSET, & 


London 
by road 



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ABOUT 132 

For sale m a whole or in 6 
GnBdtard office, 

242 Mob 
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Jackson-Slops 
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DEVON & CORNWALL 


MODBURY 

LAWS IMS’S TOWN HOUSE | 
Heart ot axsenu&on am oi i 
sougtt after anil mm Close 
sawy beadws A thrmoor Rym- 
otnft 25 rnfns. Vsrsaaie 
icnjrvnodjtion ot 2 isceps. 5 
hHfi + 3lHTfts Newty cecofaw 
Dil CH Garaen ftatriiw Ben- 
CW «« MlM No agents. 
Detaft Q5«a $38723 


DCTaCHED XSTH CENTURY CW 

Uor. 'drrv Tamar \alM. 16 
ntilnrii mouth U2.000.Tri. 

i082?i 8S2i«>0 


SUOC. H CORNWALL. Budding 
'rtr >»ilh P P loc 4 qtulilv 
ddj (Ullvp Tine sra 
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Pnir sued- C6S 70.000 Hoc 
uliuiri UcMcn. 1 lusoowti 
Hd Budr Corni-all 0288 5661 


EAST CORNWALL. 7S arrav 
Froctaqr la taniar Moorura 
Lxrnwa Building* Period 
rjTTTinomr s Brc tIBO OOO 
I Brt- 5640 V3RSERVICES. 

Tnt mi2 J27U8 


EAST ANGUA 


SOUTH N0HF0U 

1? rotes Sootft of Nomdi (Lm- 
oon2i>s| Sao tofl not is aaca 
soiHti fating 4 bedroom rev- 
dan sri n aoora 1 13 acres 
mft large durtitefc otnd. oxn 
mens ore farmtate. E«eBem 
confeo n waft od food CH. 25' 
teuras leading to tsge cmetva- 
tory, tiffflg no, knoen/b test 
rmuttityrai 2 balxms. garage, 
arson, gwtited hard s&ntag 
Nx several cars. 

£84^00 

TEL 0508 42320 


WITHIN 2 MLS 

Coast at Orfbrd desly priced 
tor saanp A deu to Siwpa 
uanmos goB comas A for- 
ests. Uafoc ri te y lastarad 
smgto prepwry o» qual- 
«y wiui nai 3twg rm. amg 
area lufc eqnpped kitenae. 3 
beds. arte, tain A wc En- 
closed Cdn. Gge. £82.500. 

Neal Seaa • Iria e 
UriedbMga (toO) 2SA3 


BOWNHAM MAriHET Fanrg 
reunion a new gall muiv ai- 
irannr rirgr 3 DNioanml 
m O 6 acres. i*ry «<wt 
po*4tnm 1 mile nun Iuk< su 
Iron £97.000 for qmcS. sate. 
DewiHiam Marker 3B22B9 


NORFOLK t SUFFOLK COAST. 

irtitl m> pmlion Panoramic 
imvM moetern deUchKi S bwl 
bunviow. Dauiroem. unmie 
W c. kuinoe. sea sun kMinoe. 
kn djrv-r <tue gta r. ctiJarge 

aac work shop, to 9 c pl«l. pr 
eotf and soorMniBk . Meat haU 
uy reircal or perm residence 
CSMCd no imtudr carpets and 
some fnmllurei Tel Palmer 1 
0602189277 Or 1 WM 1 004015 


Oarv SuManilal lurnorcenai- 
i\ n ummouse. sn back from 
road 3 * Wds. naitiroom. 
kdchen. 4 rrcep ream, lull cen- 
tral troadna. arre graunm. 
ouimuMinos. Oplicn tor further 
'* acr e. Off ers around £9s.950. 
Trt- 1 0787i 3775S5 


N O LI CM r r. SUFFOLK. COB ay 

set in 2 acres sunoundeo by 
nwround where wild deer 
loam I reel v Riding settoai- 
nearin' Bndalwass. 4 beds, 
faunae ' diner, mi. untny rm. 
BdUi. Lgr dn garage bam Sta- 
ble C 115.000 O594 4HT09. 


CAMCMDCE - Dei pan period 
mm* 6 Onto. 5 rrceos. lined 
kiictirn, CCH. 1 acre Quiet vd- 
laor lor anon CambrMqr 4*. 
Rlilcs. Mil y miles. Around 
Cl laooo. Tel: 1 09541 80661.- 


■t«Ck/ 8 Um>LK BO B BE RS 

turious Carefully contened 
17th c coaage a bedrooms, 
mrage. atlracme '■ acre gar- 
den In Ihe noon of C74.00 
Tel. Lories Colne PT74 


LEA PARK, Lines C69.996. Lr 
. reolionai 3 . yr old home 
stfuated ui Lea Stork rompns- 
ing entrance tudl. clkrm VV C. 
lounqr. dining room, kitchen, 
ultttls. 4 beds, etnuite shower 
and bathroom W.C High tirco 
ramr order UimughouL Dbte 
garage Part exchange ate 
apie 3 year redundancy 
safeguard runner IntorrnaUon ' 
contact Style Homes ud. Tel: 
<0427» «|«907 i 24 Irourar. 
SUFFOLK, rials fee the elderly A 
new hep, dm dexeMomenl in 
Burs SI Edmunds. 1 A 2 bed 
rooms jtaime Luxury fined 
Kitchens including manv elecin- 
raJ e\lr rfv Total independence 
nui with me senirio: of a aatir. 
alarm rail system Prices from 
C4i 7SO apMV lor detailed 
brochure la O A J Lnms Ud . 
28A Halier Street. Bury Si. Ed- 
rounds. SutfWk. 1 PW IKE. Tel: 
10284- 655641. 


BUCKLEY. SUFFOLK. Counin- 

roUagr Lgr Ml diner, lounge. 2 
beds, bain immar mroughouf. 
Small gdn L56 jOOO 0394 
411709 

■orrewoRo, nottl ibui 

Cemun 1 cottage, beams, leaded 
svindow'i. 5 rerenv a beds, oa- 
rage. f CCH SimrslLheli calls 

!5 tXSl8& 60 - fiaaktma 

■ ESSEX 

ONBAR. Snarroiis end nwiq 
house Master bedroom shower 
roam en suite, a further beets, 
ban. lounge with pego dm lead- 
ing 10 pretty gmroi . seperale 
dining room, docks. Italy tu ui. 
ulilltv. CCH. gge £99.980 Td. 
0077 364497 . . . 


Tastefully restored and Listed GratoH* Mill Bouse 
in seconded locu tion , with 600 foot frontage to the 
River Stour. 

4 recejRiOT rooms, cloakroom, fiillv fined lozdieo, 

5 bedrooms, 2 luxury hatfarooms. Gas- fired central heating. 
Staff cotcage, lodge bouse and bam with Ttcreatiorad 
puential. CnnbuUdings and subfes. Landscaped gardens, 
meadows and grounds. Fishing rfofa ts. In. all shoot 1214 acres 
For sale as a whole or in four Ms. 

Apply: 168 High Suca, tinemoikcL 75t (0638) 662231. 


GLOUCESTER 


•ROADWAY Mft MILES. 17th 
Century grade Iwo Irate Old 
Manor House in attractive vil- 
lage 6 bedroorm. a bathroomv. 
full CH. fully (Hied kitchen. 
. kKin9rwitti.fnglenook nrauare 
Srtln I* : acrtavsKti stream AI- 
lactied annex MnuMMng 
lounge. UctMA: ba throom and 
bedroom ivfih full mams ser- 
vices ' Freehold. -Around 
E20O.D0O Td. (0386)858789 - 




(60 NUNS CfTY) 


Fine Period Famhause, 3 
. Reception Rooms.'. 

6 Bedrooms : 

Bam. Outbukto^. Paddock 
About 3 teres 
Lovely Rural Village Setting 

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modern bed irihc cotuge wUh 
2 bedroomed defamed annex 
and about Z arm Srerepmn. 
& .aedmE. on find CH and 2 
garages. Offers hi Ihe retyfln of 
CISaOOD. BanMw EiM. 
CheJmloM en 024S SSaseS2 or 
Braintree 0576 ZOOOQ. 






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THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 


35 


OVERSEAS PROPERTY 


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f ®T flo T es d 5 Andalnda, is ideal for permanent living. The kitchens are fully 

upped and marble floors are standard. Private swimming pools, costing from around £6,000, can be installed if required. 

Down on the Costa del Farm 


The sheer bngth of the Cosia del SoPs 
coastline, stretching east as it does from 
Gibraltar to Ahnuhecar. a distance of 
over 100 miles, allows it to offer a variety 
of property for sale, in all price brackets. 

Holiday apartments and villas, often 
purchased with a long-term view to 
permanent retirement are still the most 
popular choice. But growing numbers of 
potential buyers are looking inland and 
considering the idea of acquiring a 
village house, perhaps with an acre or so 
of garden, a smallholding or even a 
working farm. 

The idea of buying a rural property 
seems to appeal to two distinct types of 
UK buyers. FirsL there is the hobby 
farmer, keen to buy a manageable tract of 
land which requires little. regular in- 
volvement According to UK agents 
Fincasol. who run a farms department 
from their Spanish office at Sotogrande. 
up to 15 acres is viable on this basis. 

“This could contain a few fruit trees, 
probably oranges, which would enable 
the property to pay for rtselC'’ says 
Fincasol have a variety of small farms 
for sale, including a fully fenced avocado 
plantation with 500 metres of river 
frontage to the Guadiaro, some five 
miles inland from Sotogrande, asking 
£210,000, and a 560-acre mixed farm of 
arable and grazing at nearby San Martin 
del Tesoriilo asking around £300,000 
freehold. 

Fincasol are selling 15 acres of fertile 
land, with a cottage requiring complete 
modernization, in a -river* valley just 
below Jimena de la Frontera 35 minutes 
inland from the coast at Sotogrande. 
There is electricity and unlimited water, 
both rare commodities in rural areas, 
and the land, which has been worked 
since Moorish times and still has the 
original. working Moorish well, produces 
a mixed crop of vegetables including 
aubergines, pimentoes and tomatoes, 
and fruits such . as. oranges. lemons, figs 


& 


By Diana Wildman 

and pears. The asking price is around 
£70,000. 

The second category of British buyer is 
seeking a permanent home and, accord- 
ing to Sue Orr, this now includes a 
signi ficant number of expatriates keen to 
establish a European foothold in the 
property market. These buyers often seek 
a small working farm. Those farms 
Specializing in avocadoes are gaining in 
popularity, as they give two crops a year. 

Fincasol have a variety of small farms 
for sale, including a fully fenced avocado 
lantation with 500 metres of river 
mtage to the Guadiaro, some five 
miles inland from Sotogrande. asking 
£210.000, and a 560-acre mixed farm of 
arable and grazing at nearby San Martin 
del Tesorifio asking around £300.000 
freehold. 

It is essential when buying old rural 
properties that a lawyer checks that the 
purchaser is able to acquire full title 
deeds to all the land as well as the house. 

Five villas are 
still for sale 


Details: Fincasol Ltd. 4 Bridge Street. 
Salisbury SP1 2 LX. Tel: 0722 26444 or 
their London office. 18 Queen Street. 
Wl.TeL- 01-499 6187. 

. Flores de Andalucia is a development 
of large three andfour bedroom detached 
villas set in spacious landscaped gardens 
by the Los Naranjos golf course on the 
vast Nueva Andalucia estate. This is in 
the foothills behind Puerto Banus, a mile 
or so west of Marbella. 

Phase One. 1 0 of an eventual 21 villas, 
set in a walled park, together with a 
swimming pool, is virtually complete. 
The construction of phase two, with 


facilities including a clubhouse serving 
drinks and snacks, and a tennis court, is 
planned to start later this year. 

The villas, which are fully air-condi- 
tioned. have split-level living rooms 
complete with open fireplaces and a 
gallery, and each home has an individual 
alarm system. 

Five villas are still for sale in phase one 
through Chestenons Residential and 
their Spanish associates. Panorama de 
Espana. in Marbella. The three three- 
bedroom homes cost £l 7 0.000 while the 
four-bedroom ones, which have roof 
solariums, are priced at £225.000 and 
£247,000. Details: Cbestertons Residen- 
tial. 116 Kensington High Street, Lon- 
don W8 7RW. Tel: 01-937 7244. 
Panorama, Avda de Ansol 2, Marbella 
(MA)l Tel: 952 774266. 

Quite the most dramatic house for sale 
in Andalucia. inviting offers of around 
£6 million, is Villa Las Sirenas, set in a 
50-acre hillside estate complete with vast 
pool, covered terracing and tennis 
courts, outside the village of San Enrique 
de Guadiaro. 

Both the architectural design and 
building were organized by the owner, an 
American millionaire, over the past 
decade and the mansion is part grand- 
European in style with its vast reception 
rooms, traditional library complete with 
16th-century coffered ceiling from Se- 
ville. and four large bedroom suites. 

But it is a strong Arab influence which 
dominates the house. The Moorish wing 
has cell-like bedrooms in pure Alhambra 
style built around the cupola of a large 
double-domed Arab reception room and 
the whole house has a myriad of linked 
passageways where wall murals and 
general design is modelled on Granada's 
famous Alhambra Palace. 

Chestenons’ associates. Panorama, 
are the Spanish agents, appointed by the 
owner’s main agents Previews Inc of 
New York. 


PROPERTY BUYERS’ GUIDE 


VILLARS- S WITZ ERL AMU 


pac an exclusive resort, jast 70 nmoles from Geneva ... 

taring. . .swimming. . .golf. . . horse-riding superb restaorantfi & shops. 

International schools . . . all set in wooded slopes with stunning mountain view. 
Ail this- and more- you will find at VILLARS -a historic village with 
a sophisticated yet ttflr friendly atmosphere. 


IE BRISTOL 


- indoor 
5was finance 


New bmauncM opp o rt an h Y *■ Sow Beal Catata 
EueUent income potential 

A unique concept in soca ndl> serviced apartments with aO the facilities of a lax 
poaL (quash, tan. restaurant, oc. I to 4 main apartments from SF1 30000.- Up to 
avwbbic *i favourable terms. 

MEET THE SWISS DEVELOPERS AT: 

THE MAY FAIR HOTEL. STRATTON STREET. LONDON Wl. 

IQAM-BPM 29TH AND 30TH MAY. 10AM-4FM 3 1ST MAY. 

THE COFTHORNE HOTEL. HUNTLEY STREET, ABERDEEN. 

11AM-8PM 1ST AND 2ND JUNE. 

THE CALEDONIAN HOTEL. PRINCES STREET. EDINBURGH. 

HAM -3PM 3RD AND 4TH JUNE. 

THE GOSFORTH PARK HOTEL. GOSFOKTH PARK. NEWCASTLE. 

11 AM -8PM 5TH AND GTH JUNE 
HILARY SCOTT LTD Far details and appointment: 

422 Upper Rkhnwid Road West, IrnmobHfcre de VBtars SA. 

Loaded SW 14 7JX ITM 1884 VffltH, SwlB eHU . 

Telephone: 01-876 6555 Cjf Tdephaor. 016 41 2SOS3S31 

Tefcs9270Z8 Tele* 45*213 CESE CH 


Each spacious and beautifully appointed property an the Royal Heights is set m the prawy 
and security of its ran \ttama landscaped gardens. Vfflas with 3-5 bedrooms arid 
private pod, fu3 maintenance and security senrices. range from £145,000 to £240,000 
oral mortgages ora (notable- for oar brocW cafl 01-836 5333 or contact any reputable 
ogent. Or arrange o personal visit to the site. Our offices are open 7 - ^j. 

days a week (U: Mabeflo 773368 or 773411). London Office: Ml.-* , 

Dray lime, London WQB 5TN. A Las Brisas Club SA Development 


WINDMILL mi J, 

A luxurious development of houses and 
apartments overlooking the sea and Albufeira. in 
the heart, of the Algarve. Prices front £39,500 freehold. 

EXHIBITION NEXT SUNDAY JUNE 1st AT THE 
WESSEX HOTEL, BOURNEMOUTH Between J0am-7pm 

ELLIOTT PROPERTY & LEISURE GROUP LTD. 

81 SL Grater Street, Leodoa W1R9FA. 

Tpfc 01 491 2677 (evenings 
and weekends- 0992 443524). *. . 

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mUNITRY PROPERTIES 


RUSSELL & HAMLEY 

BOOMH. 02^00. Luxury Sptnhh syte nandenc*. 4 Bate-, 2 
rerms- fitted kit- S/C Art- Landscaped danbfe-itte. 
lRe£B.H 87151. , 

■HL LOOE. CS2^00< Secluded vetting. Mod. det-laxar^ Bunga- 
low. 2 due- tMdnna. four en-eute shaaer ra.1, lounge. kAMaar, 
riirafcrnL. M diiy . spat, fitud hathnu. Additional rrn. arm wriiahle to 
convert to 2/3 brdnna. or R-c. Ftat. to acre of nature pto Det- 
ranter. greenhouse. iReft B-H. R773L ‘ 

WDWN. C47.B50. War end. Amac. spac. mod. det. Bunsalnw. 
3 bedmK- bathnn.. lounge, dnrinx n*.. well fined kiL. uUUqe. 
^end^ffb^Lnrge garagB. Ftoed carpets, curtama. 

OAMEI^ORD. £39,750. SmaO Hamlet. Edge of Bodmin 
Moor. Mod. Bungabw. 2 Iwbmfc, haihmu toonge. te, mUit jr. 
bwm.j»idork and ediw. appno. Ito aoca. Range of dm* atabto. 

DEnWiSON ROAD BODMIN 
Phones (0208) 2346 


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J6BH SOU AGENTS: PEARSONS. NHMCHESTEH (8882) 6444 
MaM (896Z73) 2886 
SAVUR (OWSfll 8844 


HOVE 

ELEGANT SUNNY REGENCY 
BALCONY FLAT 1st FLOOR 

fiarasned by Hanods. Onnoste Sea and laws. 3 bedraorrs. 
totamramn 100m. teed kflehen. taflawan & shower mem. Sas CH. 
Very Qua. P»wg S5»te. Lrt 6 caraattr. Uitgongs km. 
niOAOO toci. content* 
immediate o ccupat i o n 
Tet<fl273) 779560 


HEREFORDSHIRE, 
WORCS. & SHROP 


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mid other lam boMdnHW- railed 
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out lurrMHuniV farm 
Lmd Cl 63.000 Trtntfmnf 
ClT&S 47720 


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MIDLANDS 


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m Bmdnw O* acres, large 

lonnor. dudna room. 

ha, SUMS'- 3 4 Bedrms. 2 
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dured 16 £77JOa TeL I07TT, 

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nan sea shower rm. drawp im. 

rm Judy ftad w, uony. 
sWJv ottwm aaape qdft. £CR 

53*079 Eramgs md reMkaniH. 


rt. IT* WOOOl a bedrnorri do 
Lathed now bum 19T6. 
Lounqr tuning roorn kitchen. 
dutV- ooakroom. 3 bams Ow- 

ruamur cthnemeru srhoojj 
and main Im* siaitan tern 20 
mUnl £130.000 Teienhone: 
SSn^Mn .06801 S-ISSO 
nOHLCr. 4 hed d»< Mr. 2 
raacs A hortdMn. WW ««*■ 
.lavra- gdn. sunloiuw*. 
hi, brtw room, nwdu mbed 4 
rewired, curtains and one* 
w imeretw drW»r m chHU'e 
£146.000 O14oi 0097. 


NORTH WEST 


■mCHOALCLcn«|yder)Kiuw>. 

brttv 3 rcctv- new 

ini am room. NP^fr 1 W WHi 

SSuSi naiaens. 

rhmirr zsrnm. £63.000- Tel. 

0706 4330? 



. CHARLTON KINGS, CHELTENHAM 

MigNdicBd mMM deapied * ma 5 Bataomed Detached tewtences m pnro* 
posdnn at CtHrtam Kjajs m fee rodb estafi ouufc«ls oi CMHDdom An 
nedug range o* s» house it/p ss oHunno wr>> spaoous tarn Jy acmtmnom 
And hoans&i* ep»p«d ttnitighitd- M awifcns h»* 2 M tasmonn. tul Gas 
CH. Doodle Qsing. ftcoeaiion Rnm or Stay. Large Doebln 6aoge. 

Prices Emn • CC7JD00 

Saks cdtax now open * Ctenral P*k Wiy, 

Ciencssui Road. Chortm nogs Ctvfteiftm. 

. Conua Fnd Meadows flKM21 574296 or 

Makun (06845) 60501. «24 BtvSHWKl. 


DEVON /DORSET BORDER 

(Axminster 2 miles) 

Charming Georgian detached house in quiet 
picturesque village. 2 recap. 4/5 beds. bath. 
£72,000 

Dorman Reeves 
Bath (0225) 333332 


WIRRAL, CHESRIRE- 

SUKtarmal freehold prouory on a 
prommert cor-er s® r the heart 
of ono ol trie Mrral s btskst and 
most popular towns, rornpnsmg a 
long je ut iutmii and successful 
Laaes Fashion Shoo wrh strt- 
stanhal Bwig a ceommodahon- For 
Sale as a Gong Concern, ottes m 
the reoaui oi ES5JD0. 

Dwtatts (rant 
Beresford Adams 
Commercial, 

The Cross, Chester, 

Tut (0244) 42101. 


CUMMUA-EUct VaUev S luxury 

wr (wsumd dpsnmmk in a 
i in* hMoru- rounirv house s*» 
in (tHwwr ut cmiMrvHdr 6 nU«* 
North EW» ct Pcnriin. ideal lor 
rrumwnt. Pncw from 
- -2 E. .OOO. Strutt A Parker 13. 
■'^rinm Squat*. H arrouaw. T« 
•04231 61274 


OXFORDSHIRE 


luxury houseboat. 

Ssperti pied a tens. 

hkSc pairanant Thames mowing 
won** 1 m* Orton! «vwsie 
Man senneos Sttt * i2h sffifi mA 
huge (26W slate mom naal r«w- 
BUUB nanaMS U> »rts! DMmomi 
dm Vittkcn ffiue iKflroom. 
bathroom eketne 'Wl tas heatmo. 
dauMeqfcana h* swdjnoan- 
struend u> nigh sawac 
£33,758 Odristtt safe or 
£TiS» for 3 year lease. 


year 

, 3l 15601— 

I 40703. imgMSI 


Torowroy 0865.51 «60 IBTysj m 


COTSWOLDS 

Faun. Chadingum 
I nr Chippme NwtooL A 

tonh -CounyanT «f « 
hlptn> HUperiur pcfmid 
bnswi. * bautaJrw. ol 
prices from JCWJWO. 

Tayler ft Fletcher, 
Chipping Norton. 
416Y2. 


Nfi OXJOBD. Ml- iff MS DtdfPl 
viol km Md.and M40 Mwmti- 
■with MluaUd rmintir nous*. 
• • in amui 7 atm ground* 
Rnrm half . ewakroom. 2 
r«ept. Wirttcn- ottk«. prmci- 
Pk* suilr with (UmetiM room 
-amn tumraom, a further iwt 
raams. 2 further Ba/wwum on 
. nr tOTwni* w*" 
u« |i> . or im around [229000 
mviuvl somand V* hillock 16 
' Kir»< FdwoW Str**t CMOrtL 
- OBe* 2M637 


MORTH OXFORD LO* 6 or 6 
bedroom *d iww with sttf cun- 
uunrd run d)Otnin«. Main hum* 

. 40 II by 16 (I matt, room wllti 
a ateavd root 2 uUvpwm and 
2 loUrts. Milrtwn. studv and a 
garden tuning room on cen- 
irai hcauiHi ilirougnout. Flat 
tun I bedroom, tounor. Wlcrwn 
and utnram. also wHh pat 
CJ1 Medium sir* garden and 
space lor parking C17&00O 
F nr* hold. Trt 0S6G S4W9. 

200 yaar* «M spacious Moo* built 
euliaoe ol character acumen, 
recently restored, iwo recs. rwa 
beds, uuuiy etc. cn. gang*, de 
Ughduf secluded waded rare 
garden £70 003 Tel: 
03671 FarrtngtJon) 212B1 C,es 


OXFORD CUMHOR HAL. 4 be<K. 
2 031 re. lac or km hen. 4 carga 
rage. '■ acre, orchard. 2 mit. 
Irani cm- Cl os. OOO Prlialr 
Sale TeLiOB&5> 86341 B 


OXFORD /BANBURY Ui the 
Char*, ell \ alley welt 
modem hed period Urmhom*. 
2? II lnim loom .kitchen, 
ground floor RiowefTooth. and 
scape lo torm reprrale duiM 
rcuim. 5 bed*, both, ad eh. 
charming waned garden, garag- 
ing Real AUc oils- PTKed 31 
around F» OOO freehold 
styles and whHwek lb King 
Cdword SI. Oxford lei 06652 
44637. 

SOUTH OXQN OXIWd 11 robes. 
Ceorgun \illaw house, lovely 
mounds 3 ret. Mayrnotn. 5 

' beds 2 balh rh. Slone bam. ga 
raging gardens. paddork. 
Aboul 1 1 ■ arrn Cum* 
1200.000 Dreweatt* Wonlage 
.023671 4642 


SOMERSET ft AVON 


Ouantorh Hills hpa- 
. rious 9 hi-diotwn - elegjnl 
counlrv tanuam. orcina-iag 
unrivalled poulion in Area of 
OuMandmg Kalural Beauty. 
brealhLaklna views. 5 garages, 
stabling paddocks 209 acres. 
Fl 20.000 Tel Hoi ford 366 


SCOTLAND 


sror VALLEY- superior conagr 
uUialed won* 3 ml* from 
AberkHir amidst me vplendour 
W in* 9P*» % alley 3 b*d*. 1 
with *Ji'* r rtn m» unlr. iiiqr 

duuno rm. study. Kit. sun Inge- 
hath Full CM A DC. Lge qdn 
wtlb qg* Oiler, over Eao.OdO 
lo Sleplien A Robb. 197 Mid M 
Keith AB9 3BJ or Tel 1034061 
til 9 lor lurthrr particulars. 


GALLOWAY on lt» beautiful 

South west coast « Scotland. 

18 miles irnnv Dumfries, superb 
L incurs- Srandmatian Log Bull! 
Houves lor safe 3 bWoonrt 
■ullinqroam- kilch*rt. bathrodfn 
bfraBv Ulualed on. landscaped 

sue 400-v-db troro bearn. aoo 

><a from golf roun*. «mnws 

ius-rey r or [on details wntr or 

leteptione Bar-end Properties. 
Dew . TT. SansyhttK-. 
culbeaitie. Kirkcvidbngtiwiurc. 

. OM 778 663. 


WESTAR ROSS 

2 cottages sleep 4. by 
trie side of Loch 
Dutch. Superb Scen- 
ery. Meal for boats. 

From £26,000 

ALSO SITE FOR SALE 

Tel: 059985 205 


SURREY 




AXLFtQSt&Co 


ENGLE FI ELD 
GREEN 

Substantial period prop- 
erties set approx Vi 
acres. 2 reepts, study, 
office, kitchen, 8 bed- 
rooms. 3 bathrooms (2 
ensurte), gas CH. sep an- 
nex, garaging, stable end 
swim pooL Substantial 
offers invited ei the re- 
gion of £350,000. 

Fufl details from 

Staines office 

(0784) 65656. 


SALFORDS Close lo Rugate mm 
R rdhlll. Emv anew to M23 25 
and Garwirk. SO mlnv by train 
10 Viclona. Spacious detached 
house In deUghllid soughl-arter 
tree lined prli'Me raML 6 bed- 
rooms. 2 bathroom. Uichcn. 
breakfast room, garage, garden. 
£126.900. Tel: IQ293I 793280 


KINGS WOOD. MUM sen during 
June BrautdUJ modern bunga 
* low. sel In -i acre. 4 oedrms. 2 
bathrrM 1 emull*. 2 nugnlfi- 
rinl teerp nns fmHs> IHled kiL 
laundry rm. double garage. 
Easy arena M23 233 London. 
£225000 ono. 107371 B33886. 


OVIN YOUR OWN Surrey nm 
near Dorking- 5 bedroom latm- 
twuae. 120 arm. beaundd 
sguare 23 box elable yard. Fur 
i her period Bar m and 

outbuildings. For appolnlmruU 
lo view call 0483 BIO 303. 


UHUHJK OPPORTUNITY 10 pur- 
rhuse a wing of ihe Georgian 
Manor vlstuaied in Vlrtania wa- 
fer. Own private Mn A terror* 
+ acres* ol braulHul adns MIB 
pniib court. Accommodation 
on 3 llrs Grd nr: rUcrm. kit, 
dining rm. drawing rm Its nr- 3 
beds- 2 tuntrs Semi oaaemem- 
BMrm 'si tuna rm with shower 
2 in. ulilliv room, a kr games 
area 3 sloraoe area Oilers in 
Ihe region ol 1240.000 Tel 
Cnertsev M8M 

COUNTRY COTTAOe in Ockham 
vnon drive liom A3 M» cm- 
l r* of 3 in Miely rural posluon 
j h*dv. bam. thing room. 
mil hen breakfast, utility elks. 
W. GKJi. Coodrick Meecn. 
GuiMfora 10*931 224343 fSun 
and Mon 2242061, 


SUSSEX 


NR BRIGHTON. 

UnqH! Ben cvnerson ol 7 
nouHs «i dokgwiU Pacnam 
Ort Vikagr Many original 1» 
lures, 3/4 bnlrm 
accommabon ,Prtas trom 

£115.000. for fun ratals S 

bmehre con ad 

Whiteheads 
0273 565117 


nr pmmMrm, west suseex. 

L nseoiR country- aim 
MuiKUinnai pari or a vac hue. 
Mansion fitted lo exacUim Man- 
dard 9 8 bedrms. 3 balh, 7 3 
rerepwrlOdl-x. Utrhm Cos CH. 
double garage Private mature 
grounds and paddork. Guide 
pme Cl 93 OOO. Apply King * 
Chawmare. Lombard SI. 
Pdlwonh. 0796 4 COll- 


£12,995 ti £55,000 
Sea Front Hemes 

From Studio to 
two bedroom 

tea pnortty » your 
IRITY we have day ana 
ragnt Poaera. a Telephone 
Entry Security System and 
Burgtsr alarm. 


tt your 
SECURf 


If your priority 
from poBuOon i 


Freedom 

we hava dwr 

open sea and a Sadavg Club 
opposite 

Wd have other advantages: 
4 Passenger Lifts Balconies 
faang South, immediate and 
Constant Hot Water. Daily 
Refuse CoHeewn. -In 
House'' Shopping Parade. 

APPLY FOR CURRENT UST 
TO (TEL: 0424 424000) 

JOSH BRAY & SOTS, 

10 Marine Cowl, 

SL Leanatda-on-SeB, 
East S ua e ex . 


crow your own omattos a* 

CRAWLEY" Archilerl designed 

«plll-l*irt del home, very cen- 
tral but uuiei location. 3 
eadimv. I granny rt»L 1 mauer 
b r di i n with own dressing r m A 
balhrm msuiie. Further banirm 
i. 2 vep viiower rms. \ «v Urge 
nolif le* d ferep darOtq rm. 
kiUhrn hY»u rm. laundry A 
ulilliv rm. Urge ronvervalory 
on mil-, wiin batremy unto 
beanUf iiltv appointed • - acre 
garden Full, double glared 
inraufmoirt. GCH Freetudd. 
Cl 50.000 Tel 1 0293 1 27040 


B ri um i perwmmi a 
MI P WU NST. I*e*l Sussev Peri 
. oa rouPUl conge M charoner. 
Rural povlIMn wdh daUnl 
ilrwv and walk*. 3 4 bed- 
rooms. 2 bathroom* cloakroom 
mill iiuiwre 2 rwepiion 
rooms sun room, knehen. 
imergraigaraq* OilCH ■■acn* 
garrirn Oilen around 
tl 35.000 Applv King & 
Chas* more. Lombard vircei. 

petwnrin. Wesl SussexTei. 
0790 42011. 


NR STCYNBM, WSST SUSSEX. 
A marrninn period collage in a 
lovely rural location. 4 bed- 
room*. 2 bathrooms. 3 
rrrcpiimi rooms Garage ono 
workshop. 3 loose boxes and 
tuv store. Aboul b acres in all. 
Oilers m evens el Clts.OOO. 
Applv King A Chosemor*. Aprt- 
niliural Divtsum. Pul borough.- 
ffWB 2081 or Stoymna Office-. 
0903 B15800 


DrtigtiUui srrm det 
infeO’s bulll bungalow, oioe* 
midrnlial road ICO vds Uom 
bearn nalurp i *s*r\r nearby 3 
iirtf*. J ounc* aier Irl ri iwi. 
bathroom Cor an* b s**ludH 

garden Goad derwallir order. 

143.950 ono. >02791 23910 


BURWASH EASE SUSSEX. IK 

lonun o bed. 2 bolh. 3 r*c*p 
I io use in 1 acre Ca.lm<d\pty 
modern rsed m heart of Sussex 
countryside- bui wKh near 
nnqnbourt i hour London try 
train. C149.9S0 TH *0438' 
889445 for drtaIN iTi 
SUSSEX VILLA BE com Brtgh- 
Ion. CdxKl. M2S- Vihonan 

semi. 4 6 beds, 3 reertk HR 
nfn* garden. usrtuU ogl build- 
mo C89.00Q. OMU 912100. 
RYE 2 Hides. 4 Dntnmmnl house. 
I - acr* Pieosanl urea. 
LI 20.000 Mm I0797BI 247. 


WEST SUSSEX, Petwortn. A pair 
at charming rural YKJorun ft- 
laic collages in need of 
modenusaiion. each Mill 3 bed- 
rooms and garden. A pair of 
hslcd 17th century cottage* in 
comervallon area in need of re 
fuTtnshmenl Budding ptal with 
outline planning pennisnon lor 
a lerrane of 3 Bwwv Apply 
SmUhs Gore. Cslolr Oilier. 
PM worth. Wen &»n. Tele- 
phone *0798) 42902. 


WILTSHIRE 


WOOTTOK RIVERS nr Martbor 
ough Charming tnatcnra 
farmhouse recvnily renovated 
lo a high standard in a pretty 
village with easy «fr» lo Lon- 
don 4 recep..4 bedrooms, 
kilrhen & bathroom, small 
barn garage, garden. About 

1 2 acre Excess £135.000. 
John German. Ramsbury- 
Marlborough. wins. 0672- 
20691 

SALUBURY IB MLS 3 Bed del 

cottage. 3 yrs old . Arexor l 
acre woodland. L'vcful oulbvoid. 
tog. Pure) Ullage -gfuauon Gge. 
CH. rulb Insulaled £87.500. 
Tel nm. Wends 0980 620 i4t 
THATCHED COTTAGE wllh nan 
oramk v i*ws. 7 miles M4 vJIbi 

2 beds, igp ode gge png very 
wnvale. Good order £49.500 
0793 8S366I 

DEVDHLL \ alley, charming 
Terr, roll Quirl vlll locauon. 2 
beds, rh gdn good views 
L43.O0O Tel. 098 93 719 


YORKSHIRE 


EASING WOLD, hi Yorks. Seclud 
ed del bung in cons area 2 dbl 
boos, i Med balh. Igr recep. ioe 
i us kil with conservatory Dbl 
oM/ed. GCH. rav ily wall insula- 
tion. Mature odn. Gge £91 COO 
ono Tel 0347 21819 aR 6 pm 


LISTED GEORGIAN VICARAGE 

(or sale Ch. Aoa viable Mock 
Superb v lews Kr Richmond 40 
nmn Teevde Tel 074B 5454 
•SUMMER WINE* Ivy covered 3 
reed slonr senu. large garden, 
oier 1 one ol land A out build 
lugs Trt O40J 682196 


LAND FOR SALE 


SO ACRES APPROX. Some rood 
iroiilao* ■ might spill i 
Tonbridge area £.70X00. Ring 
089283 2541 


PROPERTY’ WANTED 


WANTED, property SuilaMe for 

refurbishment A 

modernisation. Trt: 01-455 

6086 


PROPERTY TO LET 

COUNTRY 


PERIOD COTTAGE TO LET fur 

ntshed Lovely Essev v illage. 28 
mlv >S 6 miiw London. Rail or 
Road (Mill Oakbeaened Killing 

rm. 7 dbh> bedrms allK 

studio Mavrin baiii a shoMcr 
rms. kiirtven dining rm oar 
den too pw excl 09956 «a 
01 242 4719 Of 099&6 657 


TINY EUZABXTHAH thatched 
railage | bedroom, village nr 
Arundel 89 mim VKiona. UO 
pw. neg Tel 01 957 1938- 


COSTA BLANCA 

1 bedroom apartment, shared pool from £7,325 

2 bedroom apartment shared pool from £11,511 

1 bedroom maisonette from £10,465 

2 bed villa find plot) from £24,000 

FEW & PHILLIPS SPANISH PROPERTY 
8 Station Rd, Cambs 022023 2667 (24hrs) 

CANARY ISLANDS 

BALEARICS 

AMARILLA GOLF A COUfTRY 
CLUB - S Tenerife Apartments 
A villas from CI5.9BO. to mine 
from ihe nrpon. iwifinit not- 
um le. beach ■ trams - bowls - 
riding 2 golf courses and much 
mm Tel i24 tvrsiOl 938 3516 
or 031 643 7025. 

HHEBfFE SOUTH. The but He 
v eiopments on san Miguel Calf 
Coune overlooking sea. or Su 
pern properties by Kurl Konrad, 
odnreni lo new Marina, nr Las 
Americas. Tet Gran Sol Proper 
ues. Prmon '07721 25587 C24 
hrsl ABOPA member 

MALLORCA. AJCUdta 2 magnUh 
cral iiUercom mold aptmts. 
F lura and toL £28.000. Top 
llr of *» elusive complex, lifts. 
CH. trains. beauIHul swimming 
pool A gdns. Good telling 
recent Otscounl for toimediair 
sale. Tei. Ol 732 0953 

MAJORCA - CALL* MAYOR. Nr 
Palma Fully furnished studio 
With gnctienelle. Balhrnom and 
large veranda Sleeps up lo a 
Swimming pool. Par. near 
beach. £10.500. Viewing ran 
be arranged. 10642) 784326 


Country Property 


LAND FOR SALE 

Braadd bean-Mr pttk r» knn renan 
rertsun * •s-rft"Bu6I sonsbnr 
Ago a/o/LtA an e OMfogman um 
ontaeuly natcre nflae tam n id 
poUgctian fufi utM *nn ux » *e 
DOOerhldf 
APARTMENTS 

hi spimniu i sbhiP kmxn Lra*n 
worn mar open imAcr 3 bremns . 
btfnom ttower tom garage w" 
ureai nan sn «ww s mm ata. gi 
not krenrehde eaiMaon Pona on 
Fur UmgidV Pic* to.Cfflj US Dwfara 

REsmnriAL plots 

Full mv«o ram ate. 100 mures 

HDBWir* ia nan luM DUnq arena, 
Wi iUMenH DUflUf pUnreng 

prmxaon 500 '500 sn mrm 500 

pWSUctUWeMan Odigraful lurM VK3 

nor M Umrires hum utun raw* 

AGtyCULIURAL LAND 

Free him polU-to uow Mr BUK# 
and spa-miNal pups, tattoo or (or- 
ray Cowumn AgncuJbm imhoM 

--caxi pAtoHr 

Details tram: & Boil Ejapter. 19 
Andean Street (mraoss m 
URL 


PUERTO POUJENSA MALLOR- 
CA. 2 bed roomed fully 

1 urn hived apartmeni In Ihe port 

2 nuns sea. EZ9.BOO. TeL 
•07341 663! 11. 


■RA. Mod vludroftai San Anto- 
nio CI2J50 or car token in 
port *. Tel 0629 610 542 


VILLAS and apart men li for sale 
in Menorca Please telephone 
Ol 937 4274. 


ITALY 


for Tuscany 
and other parts of Italy Brian A 
French A Assoc. 16 Farm Road. 
Hove. Sussex i0273l 722357. 


PORTUGAL 


£100,000 UPWARDS 

tavoero CUj las ttm best vitas. 
management and rental service 
Bm reeve come across in Portugal 
dunng ore veare as a leading sne- 
cabsi lore operare. Soars 
laouies ncWfl ilu Dared Lloyd 
Tsnris Centre, squasn and 
hwsrtidng. a champonshgi qual 
dy 27 hole qpK come s mder 
construction. Prices are cubstsital 
but include tunwlungs. pool, rand- 
scapng etc so no hidden extras. 
For more mtamauDn or an nsoec- 
tm wsrt Tel 

POflTlHUAS B8926 64225 

ATOL IJSO 


FRANCE 


GASC&BY FARM HOUSE 

Fully renovated, ol centra heat- 
ng. 4.-5 bedrooms. 2:3 recots. 2 
bathrooms. 1 wnh w c 1 s»a- 
rate. double garage, hilly 
damprooled ihnughoui me gge 
Beauidul rural snuafwi but not 
isolated area land 
£70,000 ono. 
Tel 01 385 3013 


LISTED NORMANDY WATER 
MILL an Tributary of Ihe 
S*tn*. a drlighllul wal« null in 
rvnllnil can olilon inlenor de- 
slgned llvrou^voul. 6 brth. 2 
bains, rerap rm armiss river. 2 
further rweps. garage, rollage. 
' H land nod mare 25 km 
South a( Rouen, l hr from Par. 
is 1.950.000 FT'S Farrar 
Stead A Glyn Ol 573 B429. 
TARADEAU VILLAGE -VAR. IO 
nuns motors- ay Charming 

lenh rent ns* «-mi gdn rsom 
Rpgulrn modrrnuallan 6 
roans. large garage klirhen. 
tul broom. Price 1.3 m FF 
Claude Thomas Imm Ch 
Bi-rreer. 06740 Chaieauneul de 
Gl ass* Trt 93 42 56 56 
TOULOUSE r CARCASSONNE. EJ- 
r gunl Y VII C wUage houw 
Qrartous acrommodalKHv Im- 
loro* family + room lor ewun. 
-oon Courtyard garden Healed 
pool Garage. Around 
(.120.000. Michael Spencer 
FRICS. 42 SI Gilev. Oxford Tet. 
■0865 1 513926. 

DETATOfED SHI CHALET, 
fiun imm residential 900 m 
ail Sleeps 8. fulls 
rquippm lurnhtied swimming 
pool £65.000 0892 3o282 

evenings -scekmds 
CANNES South ol France luxury 
aoaifmrnls Iran C49 800 Pan 
oromlr sea views, swimming 
hook toe ha Iconic-. London de 
setopeis Ol 203 3019. 

VAR quiet ullage- 10 mile, sou 
and L* Lavandou. newly 
modernised rials 2 rm*. KAB 
tl»SOO o. C26SOO Ol 933 
3393 or 063628 eSB 
BRITTANY. Dordogne A South. 
Keirrnon or properties, cortagrv 
io rhoieaux from £10.000. Bro- 
chure Ol 4BS 2735 <TI 
LOT. STONE HOUSES, barns, all 
under CIO OOO Cntaunoun. 
^lurkgowan. Arrortvor CSJ 
7DH. Tel OlO 55 63362825 
Me u h i m uumr dr 
Rouergue. Tam « Garonne, re- 
stored larmhouse. I acre. 
039 OOO Trt 0265 810057 

PERtaORD TkmsBRAVTOME 
house lo hr restored and turn 
Kear river. 600 sg m. land. Trt. 
Franc i- S3 53 23 21 

PQRDOGNC FARMHOUSE- Full 
restoration Water rtrr. phone 
tlSOOO freehold TH- iWJJl 
31439 or 010-33 53 606U92 

GULF OF ST TROPES. A four 
Mar pai v i|i a superb location 
Ovi-rJouking Ihe Gull 6 non 
OMT lo accra a ruuWier oi 3D 
bbronnns for the Ml mo OJ 
mobile homes on your own s*. 
Irrtrd sue IOT D*1V at* uw end 
Sub Idling All mains serv if*> 
v pool, tennis bar teslaurani 
and shoos. Art now and Ort 
jow chore 6f gp Fm tjnh 
tliuie aiHf tuntwr tMreJfti. 
Provence Lmuir P*r ,ST| - 

Damvioii. Dane Lane 

Vv irarod. Beds. Trt. 0Eo4 
741573 


TORREVEIJA 

COSTA BLANCA 

SnuBes - — from £8,500 oppraL 

1 Bedroom Aponmentt.,— .-from £U. 100 agprere. 

2 Bedroom Bunga losrt (large wn roof) £18.555 oppre*. 

2 Bbdioam VAb m 800 won metres of Ofonadhem £30.000 

apprav. mdudiog load. 

MANY MORE PROPERTIES FOR SALE 

STOP PRESS! 

Bungolows do ihe Villa Marine 

Golf Coune.. from £ 2 3 ^22 appro c. 

Apartments -...from £18,666 oppc». 

SELLISG FAST 

H VRa Murhne Goff Course preferred pMose quote when 
aequTing biochure 

AS our properties ore freehold Fnanco arranged Foilivghtly 
rtspecnan tkghi 

Send (or our 66 puge Brochure today 

Telephone: 

0603-61 5692/61 6221/632379 
SUNRISE OVERSEAS PROPERTIES 

44/48 Magdalen Street, Norwich KR3 ME 
Telex 9975491 


I fry nry Terraced Apartments^ 
in quiet, civilised 


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AMS n SPui 

London Wet 
Trt 01 ZM 1'96 

e Ware) 


\tanicffo. anca i 
jplaya do la Cuce\ 

CAL AHtylDA. Costa drl&j, 



BEACH FR( VT DEVtLQPftENT/PUEBLO APTS 
FREEHOLD. PRICES FtUM.£4S.OOO 
SPANISH GLVERNUEWT BACKED OEVELP CD. 
ALL DEPOSITS INSURED AND GUARANTEED. 
ONE SINGLE PHASE BUILT DEVELOPMENT. 


SPAIN 


PARADISE 

Br*l value far money on 
Cana del Sol. Now high 
quality detached tllfas. free- 
hold . with to acre land 
(vines, olives, almonds, rtci. 
1 bed £19.000. 2 bed 
£25.000. 3 bed £29.000. In 
unspoilt rural paradise ideal 
for holidays or retirement 
Breathtaking sea and moun- 
tain views in an area of 
outstanding natural beauty, 
peace and tranquillity, only 
20 mins from sea Full after 
sales service. Inspection 
/Jie/ifs from £95 n day*/. 
Free colour brochure from: 
PTI. 51 53 High SlreeL 
Guildford. Surrey. Tel 
■0483) 506696 124 ill's). 


MARBELLA INVEST 

Tlie Top 12 Devebwre are sebmg 
treed and mvne you lo a Property 
Eniitxtion at me Post House Ho- 
fei Reading. Grenadier Suie (Off 
Junction 11 ol M4. A33 Id Read- 
mg 400 yards on tire tett I 
Sal 31 May - TOaohtan. 
Comprehennw Catalogue 6 Proo- 
erly Buying Gude 

Tel B62B4 2193. 


MARBELLA Beauulul new 2 bed 
appi Spacious In* dnc. lu\ l f 
kitchen. fultv furni*hrd and 
rguiped Sunny balcony, met 
looking vea. swimming pools 
ono pardons For eartv rumple 
hon 136.750 Ol 624 0381 


BENALMADENA GAMONAL5 

Private sol* studio out peak 
and wraens. fully ecrulpprd 
1.10.000 Tel 0234 B70 770 


FUENGWOLA, COSTA DEL SOL 

Fully lurmvhed 4lh nr Dal. 2 
dole bedrms lor louiw 
Cl 5 OOO Drtaifc. 07978 525 


MARBELLA. MUtAFLORES Lux 

garden apart Now ready Tip 
B 2 b*4. 2 bain (uitusiwm 
C72 400 -02761 682391 


COSTA BLANCA imagine living 
in a luxury villa oi .your Choice 
■wiin help iron* our arrhilensi 
IO min> up above- Irani Calpe 
with inrradibh- sweeping sea 
view from ihe manna at 
Moraira lo Calpe. Details trom 
Binkiers Costs de Camp. Dridn 
1. Cato*. AJic-vple. Spain. Tel 
OlO 54 o5 83 27 95. 

CALPE Outstanding plots of '« 
wrrmCI Fuslera Smihslrom 
Color. 50-5 vds Irom sea wiih 
magiiifir-TU unspoilt sea views 
Water. Etacmcitv. Phone Must 
be seen Details direvl Irom. 
Coses rleCamp. Drtfin I Calpe. 
All coni* Smun Trt OlO 34 65 
83 27 45 

JAVEA, SPAM. Mila. 1 acre, 
trees, pool. view. J am ihtos . 5 
full othrmv. 2 kirhs. 5 living ar 
eas solar water ru-ai . 2 
(irrptarrs. Fop location D bom- 
car Good renlal income Call 
Spate area code 6S Trl 
793928 WHIP EJ Ollvar M is 
25. Javea lAlicaniri Spain 

MARBELLA A IBIZA. Dream 
homes read) now lo move into 
or runll to \ our ow n spec 
Choose Irom huge srtrcuon of 
flat- and villas on emir* .oast 
or island From ClS.tWi » 
LIM 2 Iter nights if )tu huv 
tori EMai*s 81 82 Cl gw lord 
Sheet. London Wl 724 0335 

MOKAHU Soacious lerrared v il- 
la*. beaulitullv I unshed 2 beds. 
P boihs. lilcnen. living dining 
area fg* lerrare pdns pool in 
delmhifuiv veiling £28 000 
DdaiK direct irom C asa de 
Camp. Coll* DHlin 1. Calp-- 
•Me ant*. Spam Trt OlO 54 65 
83 2795 


COSTA BLANCA l nrcuorcd 
Farmhouses, wnn large areas of 
gmd agnrullural land The 
Finva of vaur dreams DetoiK 
diced irom. Cases de Camp. 
Den in i . Colne. AUranlr. Spain 
Tel OlO 34 oE- 83 27 96 
LA MANGA GOLF CLUB Luxury 
fuflv fur rushed pen Ihouse avail 
2 beds. 2 tul tvs «c. HoU pnro 
uteen fees Enormous roof ler- 
rare superb views. E75 OOO 
■-.no Ol 272 7015. 
MAK8ELLA-CALAHONDA. 2 
bedrm bungalow lullv fur 
ntsm-i] on small complex. 
be.iuiHul gardens. magnN poof, 
excel iPfling polenliOl C30.000 
ONO Tet 0892 26610 
NURIA A ALMUNECAR The 
Cosia Del Sol as n should be 
Rav her Thompson Homes 
Abroad In avsoaaiian with 
imerPTom*. SA Tel <07241 
8719»2 .24 HrS‘ 

COSTA DE LA LUZ luxury new 3 
bed villa I nr sale, fully fur 
lushed pool, offer- over 
£100.000 lei 0672 670605 
FOR SALE. Very sponous lc*wn 
house- Los Alton d* Marhella 3 
bed. 3 balh Spr* locular views 
L69 SCO. 10273. 5O0U58 
JAVEA GOLF. New villa. 4 bed 2 
oath. ■ acre, v.xsaiue d«-s«n. 
siui I co owners club pool *ic 
f.e^gge Trt 09I413 3o40 
MtRAFLORES 'MARBELLA re 
•Oies available Considerable 
savings on ttsl* Genuine rea- 
sons lot vale 01 44c 2481 
MR A FLORES - Partner warned 
»nr shaied ownership 01 886 
6teS 

SWITZERLAND 


CHALET, traditional Mvle 3 bed 
detached lUXUrt rhalrl nisi nfl 
live pme. hear V eroier 
tlSTCGO TelOl 267 5272 Os- 
bornes Soimlors 


TIMESHARE 0\'ERSEAS 


CALPE COSTA BLANCA Rare 
i- tuner- io arguire ireehold 
Tinkslurr re sal. w in p<-pular 
block ai bargain ralrs rn C77B 
• MaV iip £1.075. Aiiii’ per nidi 
inun 7 w.-eksi Defoils fiem 
.laixh-al. 5 Lvslon Gardens. 
Lision. Sudbury. Suffolk Tel 
0787 73672. 


LAND FOR SALE 


BURWOOD 

PARK 

WaKon-ofi-Thames, 

Surrey 

Two freehold plots 
each of iust under 
acre, with all serv ices. 

Particulars 

BLR HILL ESTATES 
CO. LTD 

WaKon-on- Thames 

220815 


OVERSEAS PROPERTY 
WANTED 


DQfcm&iTOaitaUgsda 

seetiopuitivsesuilabte 

reridetW5taeqatrfe 

tikes and tteitaiB mire 

NttamcMWctomaa 

kampdaUgcnta 

PisasetartOEiteWiaerorts: 
brpecnAssocatorita 
Oxeentcn. 
w«wiw»17A 
ICKOB-^infite 
Befgum. 



GENERAL APPOINTMENTS 


WEST END 
BROKERAGE 

A vacancy has arisen for a 
bnght inuligeni individual 
(33/33] for a professional 
organisation m the West End 
of London tt you are also 
mature and amfatious »retn a 
taste lor something dfterem 
please ring Jeny Robertson 
on 

01-629 7114 


DOMESTIC ft C VTERING 
SIT CATIONS 


AUPA1R FOR VIENNA 

Vounri ip.ivpr idt I 

.cat sM-iitt. i"pr 1996 J£ rorp-v- 

un to/ cu* iaa lyiuflftfefi Jtfrd to 

i6 3 v.f-r- fuoES'S) inrtuaD n 
Efiist-Gfi irnporani im«ji m 
vjor-. and at Pcssraanv -a 

rr ,r..ng Gpr- V|n (Jleijt- imt OTO 1 ' 

{OKi n>i*l full C- ono itcern nn.ro 
Id Uir Lis, eti ton Som* AuM'd 
11® Vitnna ov'™ 

Wi 11 


OVERSEAS AU PAIR AGENCY 

87 RygrtU Strm.London »i 
Trt «•» US34 IK O.i-rvee* 
.U«o rn ftrtps tfom* temp pertw 
OVERSEAS AU PAIR ACEMCV 
87 Regent SUert Loiuten vv i 
T*i 439 6534. WK Chcr^jv 
Aha ni.helpo done temp perm 


EXPERIENCED GOURMET 

Cony HC-uW-keeper Work 
-ilHn.nf ioi Ameriran fanulv in 
larg.- in iun town huth* Dule-*. 
■ nr ItirM- 'JimTirm pi riMTifpi 
mTMiVKH rni**l , > NMrif f.h'.lnilNi 
,ind liuirvi'fu'W c.ir^ PTPltf 

\niiihj rmvMul cordon mi*u 
UTMujU* wim f\|irti»nrr in 

Mlllil.ll nil! Vusl lllvi <hil«Jr*Ml 
Ov»ii ‘JlKHO Hi H-'im 2 \IMI« 
iiiiiiimniii i «cminiili|iriii s>murr 
VMii i nrm.il inriKltv aln;o 
■-plMt' Mil*! iijio irti 
rf wfr,if»|r *r*+f+ nr** 

wiin i-nnin u- !.•>■ Mi-mi. 7t uw* 
Pu Chnrhv-Midi. "-bCjfc Paris 
Tl.lnre wr mlnview 

EXPERIENCED COOKS and hall 
lile- TrmjKMarv .mil 

permanent n-te rounliy w up- 

I..OI London- Hiito Mma.r The 

earing ageiurv fWe.7 aSC?" 1 

LEAMHC WEST END ti*fduianl 
rroinrei lie-t Canuru cllrt -uid 
km inn pm mis Paw .uU Ol 
930 asoo 


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NEGOTIATOR REQUIRED lor 

busv. long estabtohr-d Fur 
iiishn] Lenuia arvj vuinM-'iiuiil 
(Hlire in Clapham Cslaie 
Agents Car owner essential 
Hours and renum<-ra(io/i netrs 
liabfi-. Telrphoin 1 Barnard 
Mai r us on 627 0593 


THREE TRAINEE Monoa-rs re 
uuired C7 OOO i etowllnJ 

r. ii hums w:nrm* Probable 1st 
v*.ir i-arniiKr- Cl a OOO Ring 
Ol X2 8372 

PARTNERS IWTERtOftS are loci 
■ivq im a well pr.-s.-nied prison 
wiih a working liv.swl.-Ogr ol 
rnn. nl w dli-Mper» .inO iat.ri.-s 
to work in ihrir rrrjJ shop- in 
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THE .TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 19S6 


PERSONAL 


*11 ctasafkd advcnuetncnu 
aa be accepted h* ttfcpboor 
(except Announcements}. The 
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to pubi teuton (it? 5.00pm Moo- 
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yon mfa to send m advert ac- 
meni in turning please include 
yoor daytime phone number. 
CUSTOMS! SERVICES □£■ 
PWTteiT. ir you have any 
queries or problems itUimg u 
your advertisement once u has 
appeared, picas: contact oar 
Customer Service; Department 
by telephone on 01-WI 4100. 


ANNOUNCEMENTS 


PLEASE HELP The National Be 
nmohnl Fund lor in* Aunt to 
erenra* loti* - mariUru* tor me 
nM a i (Min in ctmdHiom like 
an nr On GOO Iwm a machine. 
Donations please K> me v& 
rauni Tonnundv. Chairman 
NBFA. 35. New. Broad St. Lon- 
don. EG? M1NH 
SWISS SUMMUI FARM JOBS. 
AiM qwmcUnq in France A 
SwiUerUnd. Send large SAC lo 
VWI. 9 Park End «. Oxford. 


BIRTHDAYS 


lain. Happy Birth- 
day pop. loo of love Jane. 
Johnathan, and Christina. 


SERVICES 


COMPANY GOV Days organised 
Mr stall or rustomer*. Any to- 
ration. Tel 0734 872725 
PIANO LESSONS Young concert 
pianist tun a lew vamoes for 
pnh Chelsea 3S2 4402 
TOUT CINE Fuses converted to 
video tape Any ape. Details 
Moving MOYiev 01-240 9129 
CVS proto 


written and produced rumeu- 
hm> vliae documents. Details: 
Ot 580 2959. 

FHENDSMP, Love or Marriage. 
AD aqm. areas. Dateline. Dept 
>0161 73 Amnodoji Road. Lon- 
don we. Tel Ol 938 lOI I . 

DUkKRlAOe A ADVICE Bureau 
Katharine AUen lex loragn Of- 
ncei personal inlerv lews.7 
Sedley PL Wl. Ol 499 2656. 


wanted 


Debenture* and 

ballots wanted (or private com- 
panies. Top prices paid. 01 258 
0423 


WIMBLEDON TICKETS AD days 
wanted. 01 688 9449 Day. 
Eves Ol 387 4589 and Ol 303 
1979 


WIMBLEDON We guarantee lo 
pay lop prices (or centre court 
seals Phone Room Richardson 
on Ol 836 2630. 

ALL HWELLERT warned. Top 
cash Williams. 43 Lambs 
Conduit St WC1 406 8538 

ALL WIMBLEDON TICKETS 
wanted. Centres. No 11. Best 
purrs paid 01-839 6233. 

WIMBLEDON all UCheU wanted, 
not lor resale. Best prices pakL 
Ol 930 4836 

WIMBLEDON - top prices for Cen- 
tre Court seats Ring Ol 836 
6571 

WIMBLEDON tickets wanted. 
Wham. Queen, all other events. 
Ol 582 9264 or 01 587 1095. 

WMBLEDON TICKETS. Bought 
or sold Top prices paid Tel Ol 
701 8283 

WIMBLEDON TICKETS LdS and 
Mens Semi and Finals Tel 061 
736 8128 

WIMBLEDON TICKETS required 
Ol 928 1775. 


Sfijnk 

War Medals 

Spink Ir Son Limned 
5-7 Kmj: Street. Si .James's. 
London SWIY bQS. 

. Tel: 01-930 7W* 12* twins) y 
\ EUahtoW 1666 f, 


WANTED 


ANTIQUE 

JEWELLERY 


Geoqpan and Victorian 
jewellery required by 
prestigious American 
Department Store. 
Buyer in London 
9 - 10 June. 

For tether detafl and to 
arrange app ointment 
Tet 01-637 0122 
Catherine 


FOR SALE 


Bfcret Doing Nothing? 
Writing the Chopin Liszt 
Be Her to inn ode Martoonl 
Our Prices can't be missed 
(Boy or Hre tram only £16 pm) 

MARKSON PIANOS 


Attnny Street NWt. 

01 935 8682 
AitiUoy Race. SE18 
01 854 4517 


ST ADDLE STOWS whh tops Of 
l*rs Pleas* phone 0747 
811727 Between 1 A 2pm or 
0747 81 12T9 eves 


8RKHTS OF NETTLEBED.17th 

A 18th Century replica fund- 
lure including Tillman, Arthur 
Bran. TiKtunartn & Goodwin 
S2 m kl 11 on slocks tor Immediate 
dell very hfclUePed. near 
Henley i0491l 641115. 

Boumrtnoulh '02021 293580. 
Topvham <0392871 7443. 

Berkel ey, cm. i04S3i 810962. 
FWEST quality wool carpets Ai 
trade prices and under, also 
available 100's extra. Large 
room size remnants under naif 
normal price Chancery Carpets 
Ol 408 0485. 


RESISTA 

CARPETS 

SPECIAL OFFERS 


Wc M dere Cntapiast Tiles. 
Man natural only £835 per sq 
ytf + VAT. Wool mot Belter 
careen 4m wide Hessen backed 
£435 per sq yd 4- VAT. Wtiie 
stocks last 


182 OfgH^nefamoml Road 


SW14 

Tel: 01-876 2089 

Fme estimates -Expert bsng. 


SERVICES 


fcu could send' 
your child 
to public school 
for onlv 
30 % of the fees. 


i 


S end kb Tlx Eqmntfr Life, 
FREBOn;4 Coleman St, London 

EQBjrn&pfa* 01-S6 6611 


Med tao efai A e nfcBl w Mynar 
jdual fee pUas, banriq dna 
by: □ A capita] am. □ Spadng 
iecoameraperioi 


N» 


AlkkCB 


fatadr 


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f IheEauiteHeLife i 

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THE Times 1795-198*- Other 
irUn avail Hand bound ready 
for presentation also 

“hundavs". CIS. BO. Remember 
When Ol 689 6333 
TI CK ETS FOR ANY EVENT. Cals. 
StartWil Dm. Chew. Lcs Mb. 
All IhrMre and spans. 

Tel 821-6616 8280496. 

A Et Vtw Diners 

Bum day due ? cm someone 

an original Times Newspaper 
■Laird me trry dai Uirk wrr* 
bom Cl 2 SO 0492 31303. 
SEA HINDERS Am- meru Inc Lev 
Ain. Coven! Gdn. Starughl Exp. 
Wimbledon. Otviutetaum*. Ol- 
839 1679 Major credit cards 
WIMBLEDON. CATS, Starlight 
Exp. Ch«-v» Ln Mn An theatre 
and wort. Tel 651 5719. 657 
1715. All mamr cirdu raids 
BOUGHT A SOLD. WlmMedon 
Ttrkrtv dim & Pop Concert*. 

01 851 loao 81 
nUGESIlMLUCM. Conkers, 
etc Can you buy cheaper-? B A 
S Lid Ol 229 1947 846B 
WIMBLEDON TICKETS. 

Bouphl and MM Trt 01-881 
3347 Or 01 791 3386 


Bom srati. 1m ion rows Lounge 
had90> etc Tel: Ol 4«? 7851 
WIMBLEDON and all Pop Evento 
Tirkm bought and void 
Ol 930-0277 o» Ol 9300598 
WIMBLEDON TICKETS BrM 
seals, all dayv.ldeal mcennve 

package Ol 602 9766. 


MUSICAL 

INSTRUMENTS 


» 6 n 6. very 

pood condition and c. 
£2.000 Leeds area. Tel.' 0532 
590782 


THE PIANO 

London’s leading specialist Ui 
new and restored pianos for I he 
lamest genuine selection avail- 
able 30a Htgngaie Hd. NWS. 
Ol 267 7671. Free catalogue 
BCCMSTEMS, 2 beautiful grands. 
Good price for quick sal*. Must- 
clans InsmiraenU Tel. 01-666 
4981 

BOeJPOm GRAND PIANO. 1910. 
RLCMBACHSOHN. recenUy 
tuned excel tew conllllan. 
L 1.000 TM- <06281 20018. 
PIANOS: H-LANK * SONS. New 
and reconditioned. Ouality al 
reasonable prices. 326 Brighton 
Hd . S Croydon. 01-688 3513 
BLUTHNEH PIANO £6000 ono 
Tel: (0211 653 6617 or i0384i 
53706 56333 


YACHTS, PLANES & 
SPORTING 


DU7GM BARGE IOO ft tong, by 
approx 17 li beam. 9d cond 
throughout. spare engine Ripe 
lor canvl £36.000 ono. For 
more details left 0272 I 739846 


FOOD & MINE 


CHAMP ACNE OFT SERVICE To 

send a gdi wraop-d bottle HM 
phone 0233 89202. 


FOR HIM 


jCILK XOO°o 
L amlivwoal V neck - STuburt 
Gou Shoes irom £27 SO - 9 Ry- 
der Graduate Irons £138 • Jim 
Farmer Coll A Leisure. Dudd- 
Inrnlon Rd West. Edinburgh 
031 661 4301 Callers only 


GENTLEMANS JEWELLERY al 


Armour-winston. 43 Bu rung- 
ion Arcade. Wl. Ol 493 8937. 




SHIRTS 

Won by o«cr half ibe men in 
America because of the famous 
com Iona Me Mark Collar, are 
now available in the U.K. 
Stccvc lengths available ai 
Scffridgcs. also at 15 Savilc 
Row and oibcr leading relation. 


SHORT LETS 


4 mths lei. 
fully furnished. 1 bed batcony 

flat CUO pw. 01 409 0399. 
DXDNY SERVICED FLATS, 
cenirol London from £325 pw. 
Ring Town Use Apte 573 3435 


FLATSHARE 


BI4 Brookgreen Prof ID n.s. 
26+ to share flat. £3750 
PW.excl Ring: 602 6634 7- 
Sum. 


■DCAUC COTTAGE 2 beds. Heart 
Sussex village green. ToUDy 
prtvale. Long lease onered. 
Ingoing require. Renl Neg. Re- 
ply 10 BOX HOT 
LADY 42. educated, respond Mr 
seeks 10 share or caretafc# 
SWl Wl W2 flat up to £280 
pcm. Tel 458 7163 9- 1 2am * 
3 306.30pm. 

SPACIOUS FLAT rod FI modern 
Mock nr E Putney Tube Own Ig 
rm £75pw + Mbs Inc Oge. Ring 
Wed 9 30-10 30am Ol 434 
4091 x 280 or 870 4513 eves 
CHELSEA- Large room in shared 
flat £90 pw. would sull 2 shar- 
ing ifemalei. 352 9636 laner 
6.301 

CHELSEA IWtB. Lux b. stt wito- 
in mod new flat shr k dm + 
balh. £55 p.w For tidy m s. 
Tel Ol 437 3826. 352 1080 
FLATMATES Selective Sharing. 
Well eslab introductory serv Ice. 
Pise lei for appt 01-S89 5491. 
313 Brampton Road. SW3 
HEFHERD’S BUSH. Nr lube. 
Prof M F. 26/30 vrv Lux In*. 
D R. £150 pern e»cl. Tel. 499 
8644 exl 226. 

SW12 2 Prof people to share 
roo m . C 110 pcm each in mixed 
hots*. CH. w machine 01 673 
2582 after 600 pm. 

W14. n S to snare pteasani Oaf. 
C H. close lo West Ken lube. 
£40 pw exd. Tel: 01 623 4256 
1 day 1 

ALHAM prof M/F non smkr. 
OfR in mxd me Nr tube £165 
pent. Tel 676 3399 aft 4pm. 
CLAPHAM SIR prof hL O R In 
lux mxd hse. nr lube. £175 pan 
Tel- Ol 673 2660 alL 4pm. 
ROUCH HRX ML Prof n 9 
share Jgr lux gdn flaL £160 
pmx Tel Ol -348 9631 alter 6pm 
FULHAM prof pen to share at- 
tractive 2 bed OIL O f. £55 pw 
I net Ol 381 3184 1 alter 6pm ■ 
KMGKTSRMDCE FLAT. Share 
large rm with male lacoiuntant 
22 ynl. £29 pw. 0I-SS4 0635 
HW 3 PROF 2M or M F. N S lo 
share Lae rm. Lie Garden. 
£140 pcm use. 01-267 9993 
a PROF CMU < 221 . seek shared 
ac com modal Km in wb. SW3. 
SW6 ismolersll. 4990396 x 26 
PUTNEY 2 Rmv Kll A balh. new. 
Ih dec. CH Sun 2 young grads 
or Prof. £88 pw Ol 788 2847. 
DOTH NORWOOD <16 mins 
Towni Prof Girl lux 3 Bed hse 
£200 pcm tor 666 9396 eves 
SW11 O/R In slunnlnq lux hse 
All mod -coirs. Gdn. NS Fully 
inrl £.45 pw. Ol 223 6310 Eves. 
WANTED, single lady. 30. N5 . 
prol Inlr designer, requires C 
Lond at com. Tel Ol 727 2985 


OVERSEAS TRAVEL 


SPRING 

SALE 


* SAVE £££’s 
1,000'$ of seats 


must be sold 

* TOURIST CLASS - 

* CLUB CLASS * 

• FIRST CLASS * 

* HUGE DISCOUNTS * 

* FREE CHAMPAGNE * 


2V525U* ' NEW ZEALAND 

PACffIC ■ CMWDA 
FAH £ A3T • ME) EAST 
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««B8EMI - S. AMERICA 
U5A " USA • USA * USA 

SUN WORLD TRAVEL 
(EST’D 1969) 

59 SOUTH ST, 
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£230 mg 
£195 E330 

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Lae & Crw 

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REACH HOTEL VAUNCO In Cor 

tka - Perfect ciimafe. famdoua 
walervpprb. wperb rood, un- 
Umlled wine. Fontasuc bargain 
mm lor May and June decs 
Bfaaon LI net Travel. 

Ol 783 2200 


COSILUI ILMS ON fUphls hois 
lo Europe. LSA & moot detUna- 
bonv Diptofnal Travel: 01-730 
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SWITZERLAND Scheduled flights 
Ol 724 2388 ABTA ATOL 


LOS ANGELES £298 rtn July. 
0.1 £349. Cars <r £80 wk If 2 
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□ w £398 rtn £646. Auckland 
o w £420 rtn £774. JoTxirg 
9 W £264 rtn £470. Lot Aoge 
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New York £249. LA £329. Tb- 
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Nairobi £309. Sydney £639. 
Auckland £749. DvOlr 130 
Jrnnyn SlreeC Ol 839 7144 
ALGARVE, Menorca. Teacrtfe. 
Greek Wands. VUas. apis. 
pensKon.iavemas HoUdaysf 
flights. Brochure /Lmtant book 
ingj. Ventura Holidays. Tel. 
061 834 0055. 

GREECE. TURKEY. CANARIES 

Last mi note fughls & hoPdays 
from Gaiwxk uu avail ex 
Mani 109231 T71266 (04221 
75999 Tlmsway Hobdays 
ABTA ATOL 1X07. 

1 CALL For some of the best deals 
on fits, vinos, apte. titte and car 
hire Tel London Ol 636 6000. 
Manchester 061 832 2000. Alr 
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LATIN AMERICA. Low cost 
fMohts eg Rio £486. Lima 
£485 rtn. Also Small Group 
Holiday JourneysjC9 Peru 
from £3601 JLA Ol -747-3106 
LOW FARES WORLOWIOC - 
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N/YORK Miami LA. ClMdpmi 
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Ideal Spring Summer Tunisian 
Travel 01-373 4411. 

URHEY. Lair availability 3.10 
June fr £189 Turkish Dettgnl 
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USA. C ANADA. AND EUROPE. 

LOWEST AIR FARES. ADO 
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PWte £89 N YORK 
Fianktipl £55 LA/SF £335 
Lagos 020 MBM C19B 
wn» £325 Seig a pors £420 
Joburg 3460 Bv^pOk £335 
Cut £205 Kapnandu £4*0 
Devsam £335 Rangoon £350 
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STD /MEL C61B Perth CB45 AH 
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SUPERIOR 

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Vlte on ahoys supoiy a ftH dbss 
Mia mo at Die last mam Wr 
have probably me hnest sSefflcn 
hi the MrIhribhbl on Corfu, 
Creta Paros. Moane. South ot 
France. Italy - on thg baach or wth 
pool. M have mad. so* a cook. 

Pric es? From th e vwyc proiYBlo 
Gw airpfBngly modest 


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cv Tiuvarn 

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BALEARICS 


House wllh poof and w. jurfer 
avail Aug. Superb position al 
waters edge Excel harbour 
view* Sips 6 2nd house avail 
nearby too sips 6. TM: 01 730 
6972 

MKMORCA vmas. apartments, 
lavemat. all ton avail. 
May June spectate, high season 
from £126. CM Ur HoOOJys 01 
309 7070 * 0622 677071 or 
0622 677076 124 hre) AkM 
1772 

MAJORCA Puerto PoOenxa. beeu- 
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pauo. gdm. nr sea. most dam. 
fr £80 pw inc. 01 948 6900 


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FRANCE 


BOD WEST COAST 
ROYAN 


We fame a Mud. yet d a t iia lire 
tdauxa of penooaDy npreted 
pnpretia akap Ibe com in fasb- 
ipaabie nwro. or QPRnflt Mteby 
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Tel: Brighton (0273) 552454 


D OR DO GNE AREA ism Century 

Faraihoums. coirvCTted to 3 COT- 
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GREECE 


HOUSE PASTES ■ GREECE 

Hue Hotels? Cant find a corolort- 
aWe wMas (ur 2?TteB a unajue 
chance for the dtaCRiMQ couple 
to stay hi some o( the imM heun- 
01 B h oum in Greece. Due Id 
A mencai canBRnn. gm hive 
om or nro laroe hsasy houses on 
Corfu in Jane/arty July. «*h 
pod. beach, maid, cook sendee, 
uch couple wil Ian (hex am 
phv3« bedroom sbG WHIPS. 
We must stress tM pates ire 
toosy an- oigaiised. and eagles 
canbespnvste/socabJeastfcey 
wOl £249 - 2M»S. £189 - 1 Ml 
areih^x. Linatad piaces: deg a 
ail n lor detab. 


Barclay cud or Accett. 

CT TRAW L PV 
43 CADOGAN SIKEr, 
LONDON $m 2PB. 
fil 581 8851 
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CEPHALONIA. ZAKYNTHAS, 
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wlzs ft apts dose to akxtous 
beeches. Saene FREE cHdpijees. 
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Availability throughout the 
summer. 

B403 59788 
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HOUDAYS 

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Anglo Greek fvniy offer bartM 
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pools. Ir £159 knd Quht 
LflNTB) HIS OHO PLACES 
Reese nng tor our snal (neady 
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£139 1 wb. 
£169 2 wkm tar a beauUful MBa 
nr Ok « 1A 1 16 June Ex 
Csrwtck. 01 734 2662 Pan 

1 ■ f II ■ ■ ■ — ■. 

"UI Ki IMMIIIfB' 

RHCMDES Special offer May 21 Inc 
lux apt hols. £149 pa am 
28'S & 4/6 TM: Stroma 0706 
862814. 

REECE. UnmoUf Wanda, cheap 
ntgbte.vula mute «*c- Zeus Hof 
Mays. 01-434 1647. AM Aha. 


taotoied vlHa by sea. Sp* 68. 
£160 p.w. Tel 01-727 4066. 


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Ing weather Or cooaioe a ciiy 
weekend wtm a week tor the 
sec Free brochure from Magic 
of fiaty, Dnx ST. 47 Shephards 
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£195 per week. 


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17th HILT 2 wits. Algarve vffla 
wllh POOL tor 14. includes 2 
maids & CPOk- Hthrw ms rant- 
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ALGARVE ALTERNATIVE. VUa 
HaBdayt of d teUt ictwn for the 
very few. Tef; Ol -491 0002. 73 
Sl James's street. SWl. 

VALE DO UNO. 3 bedrtn visa 
with pool. Avail May - on. Ring 
Ol 560 4512. 

ALGAKVL villas with poML The 
vuia Agency 01-820 8474. 


CORNWALL & DEVON 


DARTMOUTH. DEVON. Gscapt 
Ihe «rot to our MStefU&y 
equipped cottage for 7. In 

grounds of Regency hduM Oon- 
verueoL yet secluded Part - 
mouth 4565. BtacMwion 539. 
EjCORNWALL S/C from Jm. 
Ouuh t arm houw fstos 81 6 
Lodge cottage 161 Tennis, tore 
£teaMoaro.CO»- 406034) 261 


WALES 


NEVDM. FOBS. 2 mb sea. 
moor. Superb del done hse with 
garpen sMe 6-7. July « Sept. 
£130. pw. Tel: 0e39 820886 


YORKSHIRE 


N YORK. MOON* to aWW. toveto 
pM facto house nr rtvrr. Swtro 


mine. IMtfng. canoetnp. 16 Aua 
- 16 SepL Tet 065 362273. 


B.M.W. 


72B ULDl 1979 60.000mb. 
green mrL nr. cond. new 
hrn 4 brakes. £1.900. ono 
Trt Day Ol 2S8 0068. Eves 01 
286 8944. 


PORSCHE 


844 LUX 84 Mod A R*9. C Red. 
G5R POM 215 60H Fog? SM 
rark S Chaim. KaununkL 
17.800 mK PrteUne. £15, BOO 
06286 66069 eves. Wends 


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D 8 S NHBX 8 TJ7S - 
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uxa new mocks by omcal won 


Ham Serves AgtoB only 5300 
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319355 or 519040 


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4 JOO mte- 3 door, viereo. F5H 
£7.600 ono evev 0279 816431 


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AU models available for e a rttert 
defKery. 0205 6161 Iff 


ROLLS ROYCE A 
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CORNiCHE FHC 


S Re^straDoa Scot Pine, 
exesflent corefition. Meticu- 
lously mamtamed. 75.000 
miles. 

E19v495. 

Tel: 01 486 8738 days 
328 1922 eves/w’ends 


BENTLET SZ 1962 auto. PAS. 
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No dealers, no dreamers and no 
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SELF DRIVE SHADOW B Froth 
£475 pw excluding expenses 
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Required. 01 -491 0146)24 Hru 


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Plus ■ The Secretarial Oonsul- 
lanls oo 439 7001. 


PART TIME VACANCIES 


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MO of Computer Software 
Home seeks exper i en c e d todi- 
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to City of Ore ECI Hours loam 
unUi 2pm. Monday lo Friday. 
Salary to £5-000 with 4 weeks 
pmd holiday Telephone: 01- 
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ART GALLERY BELGRAVIA Re- 
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secretarial and aominHtractvr 
duties Applicauonv in wrtung 
to- Parkin Gallery ll MoRonb 
Sl. London SWl. 


audio typtel secretary « hair 
days per week. Saury £4 00 
per hour. Send CV to John 
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London SW1X 7EF 


■ART-TME SEC SOtigM by lead- 
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tJ0-5 30pm daily helping to 
maintain -ckppingv' library to 
edturui dept. SOwpm typing *s 
senllal. Preferred age 30*. 
Salary ccaxxxxa Pte» fete- 
phone 01493 6787 Gordon 
Yates Consul lancy. 


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PASTORAL MEASLUC 1963 
The enurm Coramrsawners have 
pr epa r ed draft Pastoral Schemes 
provid in g for dedaranons of re- 
dundancy in respect of ihe aiimi 
of Sawf Edmund, Wafpote High- 
way: and Die parteh church of 
Walppk: Sam Andrew and pro- 
viding lot- us care and 
maintenance by (hr RedumUnl 
Churches Fund l£ty dtomcc and 
m respect of ibe pansn church of 
Sai ek Stephen. Casik- HHJ, Ealing 
and pravtdtoq for Us aneronrU 
uon 10 nmoeniufl use (London 
dtocne). Co p i er of ihe drall 
KWnm may be obtained ham 
the Giurcn Camadniaaaa. I 
Minank. London BW1P 3JZ to 
wham any reorrsenumons should 
be sent wlltidi 28daJrtOf thepub- . 
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PRINCE 
IBct £ 1.200 
Set £800 
Saver £500 
Steel £300 


f JAEGER 
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9ct £500 
Steel £200 



CARTIER 

18ct £1.000 


PATEK 
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ROWING 


Redgrave sets his 

sights on a 
golden summer 


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By Jim RaBttffl 


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Stephen Redgrave.^d^- 
from Marlow, may 
win a total of four gold 

torts yeartCommon^ 
Games, from July 25 to 29 in 
Siraihdyde. amftlie 
championships, from August 18 
to 24 in Nottingham- 
Redgrave could Treble Bp «n 
the Commonwealth Games, 
contesting for England °|j£ 
the single sculls- bat abo the 
coxless pairs and a four-oarco 
event. He will contest cenaady 
one event in the 
championships. On *°P 
he is expected not only to defend 
his Diamond Sculls nde at 
Henley Royal 

oossiblv double in li* Shff 
Goblets’ or the Prince Phihp. or 
even the Stewards’. 

Redgrave has already won m 
his brilliant career ox major 
Henley titles, a work) junior 
silver medal, and to crown u au. 
an Olympic gold in coxed lours. 

He is going to be onc e aga in a 
busy water athlete this OTnnwr. ada 
The United States wiD Reid a chai 

m the wnrM ..... 



Redgares a mb i tKW S attest 
to send four ctrws to the 
Commonwealth ‘ Games sad 
uorid championships. .... 

The Canadians are sending 
>n athletes to the world 


1 10 athletes to the worm 
championships, and .some of 
them wiU be in action in ihe 
Commonwealth Games. Can- 


are the men’s Olympic 
champions m eights, which they 
for the first time on Lake 


strong team in th e w orld 
championships. . Seycm y . o» 
them will amve in Notungnam 
direct from Moscow where they 
are attending the Fnendship 
Gomes- The Soviet Union team 
will be over 80-strong. 

New Zealand ran into uieir 
perennial problem last year, a 
debt of NZS 100.000. but have 
found the necessary NZ$60,000 


£- 


won for the first time on Lake 
Oritas in California. 

Another British athlete 
attempting to double up in the 
Commonwealth Gaines is Bety! 
Crock ford, aged 36. who looks 
certain after victory in Gbcm for 
the lightweight single snilb 
berth. She wiB also try for a 
place in the lightweight coxfass 
fours. 




New Collie ready 
to make amends 


The fifth week of Oxford's cannot overhaul St Hiida'i to- 
Trinity term once again em- day. who wHI be chasing St 
braces the Oxford Summer Hugh's second eight. 


Eights which start today (Jim 
Railton writes). The favourites 
for the men's head title are New 
College with a cautious eye on 
Oriel, who start in third place 
immediately behind them. The 
head crew, Christ Church. look 
ready for abdication while Ke- 
bfe. near the foot of the top 
division, axe prepared at long 
last fora charge. 

. New College have a chip on 
their shoulders. Last year they 
overlapped Christ Church but 
foiled to register a bump and 
have lived with it since. New 
College include in their crew the 
Blues. Clay, Jones and 
Cartkdge. together whh Peter 
Sudbury, of las. They are 
tutored by Oxford's coach, - 
Sieve Royle, and recently were . 
foster than all the Cambridge 
Collegers entered in die Head of 
the Cam- 

Oriel look slick and boast not 
only a brand new shell but also 
the American Blue, Livingston, 
together with Isis's Machin and 
Ward, who was unfortunate not 
to earn a Bine this'.year. They 
lave been winning regattas and. 
are coached by Jeff Jacobs; who - 
was instrumental in Isis's most 
unexpected victory over Goldie 
this year. 

Keble, who have been on the 
slippery slope for some yean. - 
start tenth today but with Isis’s 
men on board are expected to 
climb the ladder on successive 
days. 

Osier House are fancied to 
retain the women's title. The 
challengers are likely to come 
from St Hilda’s and Somerville, 
who start today in fourth and 
fifth places. These two win not 
only be chasing each other but 
also two St Hugh’s cr e ws . 
Somerville's head challenge 
may cease abruptly if they 


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SPEEDWAY 


Nielsen disqualification 
has a saving grace 


*- e . 


- By Keith Macklin 

How fortunate for England 
and for the international series 
against Denmark that Hans 
Nielsen should get himself dis- 
qualified for hitting die tapes at 
Bradford on Sonday. This over- 
zealous bit of gating, typical of 
Nielsen, cost Denmark a likely 
victory and presented the wMirti 
to E n g l a n d, as Simon W$gg and 
Kelvin Tatam made the most of 
the dunce with a 5-1 maximum 
to give E n g land their first match 
waa of the series. 

It was a life-saver for the 
attendance at the fifth and final 
international at Oxford on Fri- 
day and saved the Lions from 
the threat of a whitewash 
against these rampant Danes, 
who are oat to win every 
championship they can enter. 

They clinched the series with a 
big victory at Wolverhampton 
on Friday and, although some 
English supporters were 
attrib uting defeat to a hangover 
from the tragic death of Kenny 
Carter, there was no doubt thof 
several English riders jost did 
not compete. Exempt from this 
mtjasm most be Chris Morton, 
who battled thronghoot and had 
one convincing beat win in the 
second halt 

One event the Danes caanot 
™ ® Jb* British final for the 
5*™ “wnpionship at Brandon 
awfima, Coventry, next Sun- 


nine 


Coventry, with 
through to the 
final at Belle Vne, Manchester, 
next week. The death of Carter 
win - aga in hang in ' the' at- 
mosphere since Carter was the 
winner in 1984 and 1985. His 
absence opens op the eveot for 
Wigg, captain of the Engfamd 
team, and Jeremy Donca ster , 
both of whom are in good eaoiigb 
form to win the title. Tatum, 
England's only world champfOo- 
ship finalist at Bradford last 
August, has made an indifferent 
start to the League season but 
could make an impact ofl his 
home track. Other inter- 
nationals still licking ' their 
wounds after being Bigoted by 
the Danes are Neu Evitts, Phil 
Collins. Carl Blackbird and 
Simon Cross. 


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Mortoa. of Befle Vae, a fiery 
and East racer but a poor gater, 
was one of the few riders to 
consistently cbaileitgc the 
Danes. If he can get Jus starts 
right, he irill be a strong 
contender. Among the proadsrag 
outsiders are Richard of 

Ipswich, John Dans* <of Read- 
big, and Marvin Cox. whose 
performances at Oxford tend to 
be overshadowed by tbe exploit* 
of Wigg and Nielsen. 



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Malcolm 


day. This should be an league riders. Malcolm 

and keenly contested final, vrith (Hadmey), whose vast 

hope springing eternal that 

fmm h who 
wui wrest the cr o wn from Erik 

SSt 8 ?* " ** Danish 

Shadow for the past two m R 


Nielsen. 

Sixteen riders will take part at 


experience in the British^ 
m akes him virtually onh . 

In the National Leagaft Andrew 
SBver, of Arena Essex, who pad* 
quite well at Wolverhampton in 
bis first International, and Paid 
pw? , of Stoke, a surprise 
finalist. 


MOTOR racing 

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Monday for tbe ^S^dS . 

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By Mandarin (Michael Phillips) 

Nothing succeeds like sue- prove the an: 
cess in-giving a jockey a Nelson runs A: 
confidence-boosting shot in two days after 1 
the arm before a big occasion, long way at Sai 


So. although they may be only 
small fry. Walter Swinburn 
will : still be hoping that 
Tangalooma (2.0) and Ver- 
dant Boy (2.30) can put him in 
the right frame of mind for his 
exciting rides in the Derby and 
Oaks next week on 
Shahrasutni and Maysoon by 
winning their respective races 
at Brighton today. 

Following that heartening 
run behind Summer Sky and 
Dancing Diana at Warwick 
earlier this month. 
Tangalooma is taken to give 
Lester Piggoit another taste of 
success as a trainer in the 
Shoreham Fillies’ Stakes. 
Even in the face of likely 
challenges from Blue Tango, 
Loma Breeze and the ex-Irish 
filly. Lady Behave, who re- 
cently left Mick O'Toole's 
yard to join Richard Hannon. 
Tangaiooma's form still looks 
good enough as Summer Sky 
and Dancing Diana have both 
won recently. 

At first sight Verdant Boy 
looks to have plenty of weight 
in the Clayton Handicap but, 
upon reflection, be probably 
has not. Last year he finished 
third behind iheQueen's Oaks 
runner. Laughter, in the 
Houghton Stakes and on his 
seasonal debut this spring he 
occupied the same place be- 
hind those useful performers. 
Barley Bill and Lance, at 
Haydock. 

Furthermore, Verdant Boy 
appeared to not quite last the 
extended mile there so the 
return to seven furlongs could 


prove the answer. Charlie 
Nelson runs Arctic Ken just 
two days after being beaten a 
long way at Sandown. Before 
that, he had won bis two 
previous races, at Wolver- 
hampton and Warwick. 

Explaining his derision yes- 
terday. the Upper Lam bo urn 
trainer told me that in addi- 
tion to starting slowly at 
Sandown his horse did not 
corner as well going right 
handed as he had done racing 
the other way ' in his two 
previous races. Also Nelson 
added that Arctic Ken has 

S ane up a lot in. his new 
andicaps so- this represents 
his last opportunity, from off 
his old mark. Together with 
Sweet Domaine and Hymn Of 
Harlech, Arctic Ken should 
provide Verdant Boy with stiff 
opposition. 

Arctic Ken’s travelling com- 
panion. Kelly's Royale, goes 
for the Flanagan and Allen 
Handicap but 1 prefer 
Amegbino, the mount of Rog- 
er Wemham, who won the 
race 12 months ago on Singing 




. 


Shahrastam, the Derby joint-favourite, who has his final serious gallop this morning. 

Tisn’t doubtful for Derby 


Sailor. Ameghino shaped like 
a future winner recently when 
1 saw him finish fourth behind 
Dawn’s Delight at Newbury. 

Clive Holmes's 10-horse 
raid on the picturesque north 
Lancashire course. Carmel, 
from his home near Chalfont 
St Giles in Buckinghamshire 
has already resulted in two 
winners and a third. Now I am 
banking on Clearly Bust, who 
was the second of those win- 
ners on Saturday, putting the 
finishing touches to a memo- 
rable visit by running away 
with . the Crake Norices’ 
Hurdle. 


Tisn’t, one of Paul Calc's 
three intended runners in next 
Wednesday's Derby, has polled 
a hi id bar muscle behind the 
saddle and is now an unlikely 
starter. “It's nothing serious," 
the Whatcombe trainer said 
yesterday. “Bat it will mean 
Tisra’t missing three to five days' 
vital work awl as he is such a 
relaxed iadiridaal there is Ettte 
chance of getting him fit enough 
to do himself jestke." 

Nomrood, runner up to 
Shahrasfaai is York's Mecca- 
Dante Stakes, and Nisons, the 
conqueror of Verd-Antique at 
Ljngfield, will be galloped mi the 
Berkshire Downs this morning 
and again on Saturday. “Rich- 
ard Onion wBl then choose 
between the pair." Cole said. 
“Philip Waldron, who had been 
booked for Han't, will ride the 
one Qninn discards." 

Other Derby news came from 
Intend with Dennot Weld 
announcing that Flash Of Steel 
is now a probable starter. The 
Irish 2,000 Guineas winner sat- 
isfied his trainer in a nine- 
furlong workout on the Cmragh 
and, provided the going does not 


By Michael Seely 
become firm, Michael Klnaoe 
will take the mount oa Bertram 
Firestone’s Kris colt, who has 
been in trod need into the betting 
at 25-1 by Ladbrokes. 

As Epsom fever starts to 
mount, tbemaio questions to be 
resolved concern the mounts of 
Steve Canlhen and Pat Eddery. 
Cant ben, the man who rode Slip 
Anchor to that breathtaking 
victory last year, has yet to make 
np his mind between Henry 
Cedi's pair, Masbkonr and 
Faraway Dancer. And Eddery, 
with victories to his credit on 
Grundy and Golden Fleece, is 
waiting to hear whether he is to 
be domed by Vincent O’Brien. 

Clive Brittain is also anx- 
iously awaiting O’Brien's de- 
rision as the Newmarket trainer 
has to make firm plans for his 
Kentucky Derby runner-op. 
Bold Arrangement “The sooner 
1 know whether Pat is available 
the better," he said. “I still have 
Chris McCarron standing by but 
these American jockeys are very 
busy and I would have to give 
him plenty of warning." 

Along with other Derby and 
Oaks hopefuls. Bold Arrange- 


BRIGHTON 


Going: good to fhan 
Draw: tow numbers best 

24) SHOREHAM FILLIES STAKES (2-Y-O: £1,796: 5f) (T runners) 

2 00 BAST1LUA (M Peters) D AiDuOmot 98 JRsM3 

3 BAY WOKS! < a Don) G PntchanHkrtor 8-8 — DGMnonZ 

4 » BLUE TARGO (BF)(D Garfield) 0 Lang 98 ; — ROMMS 

5 0 DEBACH DEITY (Mrs C LUter) M Tompkins 8-8 , — RCoctaane7 

5- 30 LADY BEHAVE fMrj £ Jackmen) R Haroxw 8-B S Canteen 4 

7 30 LOMA BREEZE fRnWvalo Ud) P Keteway B-8 PCookl 

9 3 TANGALOOMA (V Raton] L PiggoC 98 WRSwMonS 

10-11 Tangalooma, 4-1 Loma Breeze. 5-1 Bkn Tango, 7-1 Lady Behave. 12-1 Bay 
Wander. 20-1 Debaah Deity. 2S-1 Bastion. 


rie toman p-7)(5f68y. £2054. soft Aug B, 9 Ran). EXERT (7-10) 1*1 «h to Irish Cookie 
(B-3) at UrglleM. SHADES OF BLUE (94) and DELAWARE RIVER (8-Ubehnd. 
[Heinously (7-7) 2'4| 4th to Foolish Touch (7-12] at Kenmton. AMEQHMO (9-2) a head 
away 5th (61, £5104. good to firm. May 3. 15 Ran). AHEOHMO. (8-12) 3) 4th of 22 to 
Dawmjs («. 210535. soft. May 17. 22 Ran). 

3-30 SEAFORD SELUNG STAKES (3-Y-O: £853: 1m) (10) 


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2 0000-00 FLEUROETH 

3 00000- SPLENDID Mi 


Ltd) M MoCourt 9-0 . 

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4 4010-00 IRE TENDER MATADOR (RWabtqJHott 9-0 

5 200-020 THE (RE TO (R Bastion) Mas L Bower 9-0 — 

6 300- BLUE FANTASY (Mrs 14 Stevens) B Stevens E 


6 300- BLUE FANTASY (Mrs I 

7 0000-60 BLUE STEEL (Uvd Kanberiey) R Simpson 8-1 1 .. 
9 004044 I'EtOtE DU PALAIS (B BEndei) E stovers 8-1 
11 000-00 MAM BLUES (Mrs M Franco) ME Francis 8-11 


BStavauB-li-, 

irapson8-11 

B Sevens 8-11 . 


. R Wemham S 

JR*M« 

R Stares (7) 10 
_ P Waldron 8 

R GuntG 

. R Carter (S) 9 

SWbtanrtbl 

PaolEddery 3 
P Cook 2 


heavy grtMKJ (March ! 
(emcu48-l0)atLeop 


TANGALOOMA, (B-11) 6*1 3rd to Sunnier Sky (8-11) at Warwick (St rath, £104$, firm. 
May 5. 8 Ran). 

Bstate LADY.BEHAVE , . . 

Brighton selections 

. By Mandarin - 

2.0 Tangalooma. 230 Verdant Boy. 3.0 Ameghino. 330 Blue SteeL 

4.0 Kala Nashan. '4:30 Ganoon. 

By Our Newmarkei Correspondent 
ZO Tangalooma. 230 Verdant Boy. 3.0 XhaL 4.0 Bwana KalL 430 
Fourth Tudor. 

By Michael Seely ■' 

230 VERDANT BOY (nap) . 3.0 Korypheos. 4.0 FelGncourt. 

230 CLAYTON HANDICAP (3-Y-O: £3,056: 71) (10) 

WRSwMwnio 

3 03290 SWEET DOMAH (Urs COSUSwan) J UWOpB-r — • WCareoaB 

4 32130-0 KUtMSHA (B hamoud) G Huftar 8-12—-- - - .. -, HWBe rg 

6 300-003 HYMN OFRARLECH (A Anderson) GPrwJtad-GoiilonB-lt ^- GDrtfirid g 

7 01-0 OVUTllGHY IC1 (H Goveri K Brassw 8-10 B WtiStworth 6 

8 8339- PMSTWPE 

10 10440-0 LIGHT WU 
12 4041110 ARCTIC KEN r 

16 000-301 MR KEWVHJ. P t^ M Taf»«*aTa 7-7 r^ T ,7'- 

17 4004)00 PULHAM IMli (B) (P MRS) E Sdn 7-7. — A Itacfcay 7 

9-4 Verdant Boy. 10930 Hymn Of Harlech. 5-1 Mr Kawmffl. 8-1 Swear Domflia 10- 

1 Mudsha. 12-1 Light Hite. 14-1 Arctic Ken, iB-1 other*. 

FORM: VERDANT BOVJ9-7) 

J »«W«2nd of iftoRSaTO^RJccin'™ 

Oct lb). HYMN OF HARLECH W-10J about Vl 3rd of 

£3880. soft. May BL D'ART1GMY78 i ttteyeflr. test saHaoni i-uji ns roirewy i-™« w- 
0) 2 1/21 hare (6f ntti. £1007. good, Oct& 4 m n). TO8TR1WE fth test tiro Otf^eeilierg: 
0) 5Vil 3rd CflS W Bonhorow (9j9 at Yarmouth (7» mtk>. C1(g0. flood, Ayg28L UOWT 
HILLS 081 this year, si 1985 (7-lOj had MUDMJM9-2I1%I Da*" 3 rdvrfwi scoring at 
Sandown (51. £2180. firm. Sep 25. 7 ran). ARCTIC KEN om OffastJO KSmtomw 
UnrvtB«, prewwsiy (8-12)71 Wotavftampton wavier horn SMittfla Pa) (8-5) (71. £2176. 
to soft. May 12. 17 ran). W KEWWU. (B-lO) 1541 Redcar wfnnor from Brava And 

^^^MU^harle^ 

34) FLANAGAN AND ALLEN HANDICAP (£2,339: 6f) (11) 

1 00043B KSJ.Y'S ROYALE (Mrs J YwnoidJC Ndmn 4-9-1 D J Johtaon* 

2 000-004 AMEG«ND H»W W^son? M McCoun E-9^ .. .■«— »™ s 


14 404 TWS& ROSE (M^RIhornmOO Tucker 8-11 P Coair 2 

9-4 The Ute. 100-30 F«W OrM. 4-1 The Tender Matador, 6-1 Blue Fantasy. 
L'Etoile du Patas, 10-1 others. 

FORM: BLUE ST^. (B-^ 9th o( 2t to Snake River (9-5) at Windsor (1m 70yds, £966. 
good. May Iffll THE UTE (8-3) FIRST ORBIT (7-13) were further (mufti PravWusfy 
FIRST ORBIT (8-7) 3J 2nd to TAKE A ffilEAK (Ml at BathJIm, £835. good. Apr 29. 14 
Ran). TMSEL ROSE ^4) w«# 121 furher away 6th & TKETENDQt MATADOR (8-12) out 
of 1est9. THE UTE (07) earner 4i 2nd ollOtO Comedy Prince (8-7) hare (1m. £823. good 
to firm. May 1^. MIAMI BLUES (6-10) no show behind Rayhaan J8-1 0) m Kempton mdn 
(K. £3824, apod flo dm, May 5. 25 Ran). 

Selection: THE UTE 

4.0 CHANNEL HAMHCAP (£2365: 1m 2f) (15) 

1 0441004 EVROS (D) (Mrs H CambanW John FibGoratd 4-9-10 


101-0 BEL OSCAR (US 
M YOUNG QAtaEL 




mbante) John FfttGeraW 4-9-10 RWsl3 

(J Curico) O DoweO 4-8-10 RltoctadolD 

A Moore 80-4 p Cook 12 

(E Gadsden) MBianshard 59-1 B Rouse 3 

M Botton 898 SCaMtanll 

4941 H Cochrane 14 

BWoe7-94U5ex)„ SDewaon(3)1 

__ . PMakm*99 TWitamS 

D Brartatt) P MtetwS 4-M AMcGkneB 

A Pitt 499 — 7 

(CEmis) A Davison 499 
' DAWasonS-7-13 
Franewno 5-7-11 
Beasley 4-7-11 
rmisett) R Smyth 8-7-7 


6 014000- REDDEN 

7 10-4330 BWANA I 

8 00-1041 KING OF 

9 134-300 L0NGST0P 

10 0204)03 KAUNAS!, 

11 204002 PBLRfCOURT 

12 DOO-fiW TDQAFDRCA 

14 0030-00 DERBY 

15 230O4M JENNY , . 

16 0104)00 HARS00M 0 (A Speyer) H Beasley 4-7-11 

17 31044)0 TRUWS(0-G)(DHunniaett)R Smyth 8-7-7 
9-4 Kata Nashan, 7-2 Peftncourt. 5-1 Longstop. S-i Kmg ol Speed, 8-1 Tbdafiarca 

Avanb. 9-1 Jenny UVyBe. 10-1 Trumps- Bwana Khali. 12-1 others. 


1 


J Reid 4 

SI 

R Morse (S) 9 
J Carter (7) 15 


Bailey Bit (9-1 2) in amateurs event at 
ET DOMAIN we« beaten 6th ths 




we* beaten 6th ths 

. n4S6, ^ — , 
at Chester (71. 
baa Faraway Prinoa(9- 
6th last tone out. earlier (9- 


OOCAR. tailed oft this year, last season (9-0) 2HI winner from State Banquet 
) (£822. good to firm. May 30. 10 ran). BWANA KAUSth test Ome, prevlousiyjB-10) 
'AOrdroTMitufy (B-fljal Thnk(lm, £2666. soft. Apr IB. 12 Ran). KMG OF SPEED (8- 
beat Korypheos (99) sh.hd here (71. £2675. good to firm. May 14. 13 Ran). 
kwNGSTOP 5th lest tans, earlier (9-7) a 3rd ot 9 to Oholar (99) here (1m 41. £2566, good 
to soft. Apr 10). PELUNCOURT (9-5) was sh Jtd back e>4th. KALA NASHAN (7-7) 4s| 3rd 
of 13 to Tatmdar (9-5) at Goodwood (1m 21, £3371 .soft. May 21). EVR05 (9-0) was 51 
back n 4th. PELtScOURT (8-0) shJid 2nd to Going-Going (9-7) at Windsor Jim 41. 
£2893, good m bm. May 12. 19 (W). DANCING BAfmON(6~tl) was 8th. DERBY DAY 
behind &ttbne, won die race In 19BS. mataw 8tt(7-7)tobeatAOert»ld(9- 

*—* *.■ May 29. 9 Ran) KING OF SPEED (7-1 f)wsa another 4*1 beck m4th 

further 1HI away 7tti. Law TRUMPS CS-T) scored by 11 from Greed (9-0) over 
course & distance (£2610. son, Aug 8, 7 DDn * 

Selection: TRUMPS 

430 REGENCY MAIDEN STAKES (£959: 1m 4f) (15) 

3 99 BROKEN TACKLE (Mrs □ Oughtort D Oughton 499 

4 000(990 CLUGA GURM (Mrs G Metonal R Hodpes 599 

5 9 FOUR™ TUDOR USA) (B Hantwy) 

ATurneS 


1 0004 JW KBXY'S ROYALE (M«J YanoftJC I'WSpn 49-ID J J ohMon A 

2 000904 AMEtatMO a»(J M “ BWb ^S| 

3 009002 KORYPHEOS(C)(n) g j ^oan noulS Dow 799 .-. -J’M | 

4 940202 XHA1 (M Tcxnprits) M ToraptoK 4-9-0 .MfflmmerB 

5 100009 D0WNSViSmO 4J) m Waniii A Moore 49-0 — — PWafclmnlO 

7 2WW» 

S 009200 SHADES OF BUIE (D) itSnavMSm} U BlansMnl 59-4 — HAdnsll 
9 0300-00 MAJOR’S REVIEW (OD) (t*5C BurilVIjJ Ffitch-HeyOS <94__DG^n 3 

10 00-3444 EXERT (C-D) |B Hager) R Akdhus 4-7-13. .--J B C «Wln 7 

11 «W©4) DEUW)«RiyB^(B(^J^B aiWiy 4-7-12 ; AMeOooeB 

14 0000/09 CAIMAN 9) (Mss I Mchm) N MtchaB 97-7 RSWeta 

3-1 Xh*. 4-1 Delaware River. 11-2 Exert, 6-1 Kdfy'B Royala. Koryphaos, 7-1 
Down s wew, B-t Shades Ol Blue. 12-1 othets. 


5 2 FOUR™ 

6 FRED THE 
8 0204100 JANAAB 

12 000094 T1£ 

13 084)0 AUXNO 

14 00 

16 2209 GABOON 

17 9 

18 MELENDEZ (USA) 

15 00 RIVERS NEPteW 




A Dtcks irj a 
WOtariun 11 
PCookl 4 

AMC0QM2 
M Roberts 12 


P Cola 3-95 

NMUdvsa 395 
399 

dencot O Domed 3-95 


T Quine 7 
MMBarl 
G Starkey 5 

. . R Machado 10 

„ 093 SWISS N2PHE Wjflgj Goulanftis)J Dunlop 3-69 WCwpnIS 

22 OOCW) TURN RM TH’BtTTER (Mm L OiciQ J TOlSv+ieyes 995 A Clark 3 

26 9 MISS SHBtLEY (R0 (Sheiim Mahammarfl J Dunkip 39-2 RF«13 

5-2 Metavtae. 7-2 Swiss Nephew. 4-1 Fourth Tudor. 8-1 Aldtno, 7-1 Ganoon. Miss 
Srtrtey, 10-1 Rivers Nephew. 12-1 The Betsy, 191 others. 

F&M FOURTH TUD0R(99) 1 HI 2nd to Sender (8-3) at Beverley (1m 41. £884. good. 
May 16. B Ran). THE BETSY (3-3) was 4JW fcrthar away 4ft & RIVERS NEPWWTB-S. 
7th. ALDINO out of firsts in h'cap last tima. ' 

Nottmgham (Ini 2L £2176. 
lime out (90) 51 2nd of 8 to 

26). SWISS NEPHEW (91., 

Llngfie id (In* 21. £3133. good to soft. May ioy 
Se&don: SWISS NEPtfcW 


meat will bare his final serious 
gallop oa the Limekilns at 
Newmarket early this morning. 
“It’s just gome to be straight- 
forward work," Brittain contin- 
ued. “I am certainly not going to 
gallop the colt left-handed. He's 
a natural athlete and has already 
proved his ability to handle 
sharp left-handed tracks both at 
Keeneland and Ch archill 
Downs." 

Shahrastam, currently joint- 
favourite for the Wg race with 
most layers, will also be inaction 
this morning, as win Midway 
Lady, the 9-4 favourite for the 
Oaks, who is to gallop left- 
handed round the r.inwtiinc 
Michael Jarvis, however, is 
taking Gesedeh to Yarmouth 
racecourse to pot the finishing 
touches to the Pretty Polly 
Stakes winner's preparation for 
the fillies' classic. 

"Gesedeh will gallop IV* 
utiles but the work win not be 
overdone as she is rather an 
Bnftnnished filly," Jarvis said. 
"However, as she has only had 
two races is her life, I am keen to 
give her a bit more track 
experience before the big day." 

Tuck set 
| to join 
Richards 

Phil Tuck has landed the 
plum job as stable jockey to 
Gordon Richards, the j 
Greystoke trainer. Tuck, aged 
30. takes up the position next . 
season in succession to Neale 
i Doughty. He follows a line of ! 
good jockeys who have field top 
billing at the yard, including the 1 
former champions, Ron Barry 
and John O'NeilL 

Tuck has already ridden 19 
winnere for Richards and the I 
partnership enjoyed a two-day ! 
haul of six victories at Ayr last 
November. "Obviously I am 
delighted to accept one of the 
best National Hunt jobs in the 
country,” Tuck said. “I have 
been associated with Gordon for | 
only a year but I have found him 
a good man to ride for." 

Results — page 38 i 

Richards, one of only three 
men to have sent out 100 jump : 
winners in a season, said: "Phil 
is an experienced jockey and a 
likeable chap and my owners are 
all very taken by him. 1 am 
confident he will do well for us 
and I'm looking forward to the 
new partnership." j 

Course specialists 

BRIGHTON 

TRAINERS: M Stouts. 15 winners from 55 
rumors. 27 J3%\ G Harwood. 27 from 108, 
25 0 %: G PntdianfrGwdon 10 from 48. 
208%. ] 

JOCKEYS: W R Swinburn, 12 winners 
from 52 rides, 23. 1%:TQumn, 18 from 79. I 
229%; W Cason. 39 trom 187, 20.9%- 

CARTMEL 

TRAINERS: C Holmes. 6 whmers from 35 
runners. 22-9%: R Fisher. 7 from 36. I 
19.4%; M Chapman. 10 ham 89. 11.2%. 
JOCKEYS: C Grant, 4 winners from 15 
ndos.26.7% (otV or» qualifier). j 

Blinkered first time i 

BRJGHTWta O Bwana Kali; 430 Bkjsbfng 

Spy- i 


DOR(9-6) 1K1 2nd to Sender (8-3) at Bevartey (1m 41. £884. good. 

E BETSY (9-3) mss 45W Jurttar arm 4tb & RIVERS NEPHEMT/B9> 
Srei9 in h'cao last tone, previously (99) 91 Btti to Matescens (9-0) at , 
an). GANOON 61h final start, first ! 
at Salisbury f7f. £1643. good to soft. June 
to finish 513rd ot 11 to Qunzal (8-11) at 



CARTMEL 


Going: soft, heavy in places 

2.15 NORTH WEST RACING CLUB SELLING 
HURDLE (£665: 2m 41) (7 runners) 


6-11-7 — 

Mr J Oman (7) 


1 2010 NO FLUKE 
4 0P-P TTMPAUP 
g OOffl SPAIN AGJUN W A 
16 WOO RHYMAROUND 0 McCain 9199 
16 6000 DECEMBREffWEJ team 4-10-7 

19 OOP EUiCOTE LAO C Hofcnes 4-197 

21 0300 LETBYOttMCCtapmon 4-197 awami'j 

11-10 Spam Again. 7-2 No Rufce. 9-2 Lardy. 6-1 Tymapafi. 
291 Dacsmvs. Rhymartamd. 33-1 Etmcote Lad- 


_ R Crank 

?SB2 

A Murphy (7) 
KDootan 

CMam 

SU0cM(7) 


Cartmel selections 

By Mandarin 

2.15 Letby- 2.50 Abercata. 3 J 5 Wri«tyle. 4.0 
PriceofTove. 4.3S Stable Lad. S.tO CLEARL\ 
BUST (nap). . 

250 BARRY ROBINSON l^StmE HANOlCAP 
HURDLE (Amateurs: £1,199: 2m 7f) (tl) 

TPPFP POUMEWTEBCB W W McGnia 9-lj-lO K ftridMaon 171 
2 014 ABERCATA M«S JSalkNC 14*11-3 M»JJre*Wt© 
6 FOOD WB--TOT (B) fC-Ol J Nonen 9-191 1 5 Wood* (/) 

18 400 aANCECFLge P ftaMr 7-192 ..-^-CBgdOW 
2fi POO ANNES GROVE RS Franca 19190 — NON-RUWet 
27 OOOF LUWraOttYAMMacrasSgn^,. 


4.0 WHITBREAD TROPHY HANDICAP HURDLE. 

(£1,9T4: 2m If) (6) 

9 0203 BATON MATCH (C-D) M C Chapman 6-11-7 

15 3331 BORLEAFRASOUotfatt 6-11-4 

18 -404 TASTY GUY RFFistWf 7-11-1 

22 8904 B8JJLOV Denys Srad) 5-10-T 

23 0312 PRtCBOFLQVE D Motfatl 91912 KTettaa 

24 2203 OH MAI (B) (C-folBF) J Norton 91912 Mr S Woods (7) 
9-4 Bodes tras. 10930 Prteeoflowe, 4-1 CW Mai, 92 Baton 

Match, 91 aeov. 191 Tasty Guy. 

435 BOB BATEY’S PIG ft WHISTLE NOVICE 
CHASE (£1.774: 2m 5t) (9) 

. 4 1P3Z ANOTHER HALF D McCain S-lt-4 K OooUm 

8 2P41 STABLE LAD J Edwards 7-11-4 

12 PP42 CLONSHARAGH A H ^ ^ 

13 Rfi-P DAtKL DIMAS 0 McOatt 13-11-tt.— - _ ... 

15 F00F MOSSY CONES W A Slaptanson 7-1 1-0 BUnb 

- -22FUFP TULLYCANNA(B)J Wade 911-0 XJOMB 

25 0FUF BOTTLE AMI GLASS EJ Alston 5-19H) MAM6on(7) 

26 00-4 TOCQOESU Mas C Caioe 6-TO-10 R Crank 

27 PP-P CELIA JRobnson 9199—. — Mr R Rob i nson 

7-4 Stable Lad. is-floonsiiaregrt. 109S0 Another Had, 91 

Mossy Cones. 12-1 Tocodasu. 291 twwre. 


POINT-TO-POINT 


Brave challenge foiled 


By Brian Beel 


28 *» ’^^ KT "^9T(WW«KT)wm^ 

29 mr fastoamCSI OMaflatt 9WJ) 8 Mantling (7) 

30FPPF Pi«SEBeAR®(8)«r S J.W^ M ^ jR<stw(7) 

7a Abercata. 9* Frosty Touch, a-i ws ‘ Tot> ^ 
Pouneflas. 14-1 WynwttnKsr.aM omres- 

ZJ25 WHITBREAD BLACKBURN HANDICAP. 
CHASE (£2,765: 2nh1f)(2) 

B OtNP OUR BARA BOTTOM COKtfWn * 

II 2400 raKSIYLECWFwiaytM 145 -':^ AOdtaifT) 

' 2-5 IQrXsiyte. 6-4 Our flara Boy. 


5.10 CRAKE NOVICE HURDLE (£1,033: 2m If) (14) 

3 3031 CLEARLY BUST (C-D) C Hofanes 911-7 CMsm 

B 2204 ASJBENOER D Mottet 6-11-3 .— K Taetai 

16 01)02 WlMCEMP^fftmaffrllf. CBriageO 

17 PP00 ICWBOSH1 P T RjMby 911-3—.---— Mf A Bowby (7) 
.19MP0 MILLSTSEAK (ffittaZGiUn 911-3^ Mr LHuctoi 

2 4 0002 TOEWtLKIBH W A 5tsp*ianoo« 7-11-3 RLanto 

25 0FP0 WOMOERW3T O MoHatt frll-3 Mr J Qutan 

27 1PP OWILIJM ENTERPRISE (B)« TJucke* 4-11-0 _ TWMI 
39 90 MRS SPARKS C Holmes 6-1912— — 
33 F PRETTY tt.Y A HBn*bourt»S-1912 — HBrtsbam 
36 000 TWAS BRIG WWMcGita 5-1912. Hr KAralaraonm 
36 . 4 FAR TO GO M CChopmsi 4-1910— ~ SBCteh*B(7) 

43 000 ONE TRACK MBffl Miss J Earn 4-1910 PBany 

45“ OP SHSffiT SIOUX 0 McCain 4-196 KDootao 

7-4 Ctearty Bust -M The VWk 5-) MMxndq/. ?-i 
Knwsro. 9-1 Far To Go. 191 Kfnboshi. 12-1 GwUHn 
EnMrpnsas. 291 MtWS. . . 

• Jareer. a stable companion of the Derby joint- 
ihvouriie,,Shahrastani. has been well backed for 
the Derbyl Hills report a single bet of £25,000 to 
£1 .OGOTor die coli and he is now quoted at 20-1. 
Colbrsptn. also trained by Michael Stoute. has 
been cut to 16-1 from 20-1 for the Oaks. Midway 
Lady remains 9-4 fevourite. 

' i • 


When Amanda Harwood, rid- 
ing Red Shah, just failed to catch 
Alison Dare, on Rom u lex. in the 
Ladies' Open at the New Forest 
point-to-point on Monday, her 
valiant attempt to win die 
ladies' riding championship 
came to an end. 

Time has ran out for her to 
overhaul Miss Dare, who now 
has a lead of four and is a most 
worlhv winner of the senior 
title. However, the 1 6-year-old 
daughter of the Pulborough 
trainer. Guy Harwood, has hid 
a wonderful first season and is a 
dear winner of the junior title. 

On Saturday Miss Harwood 
had kepi her hopes alive when 
she had won the Adjacent Hunts 
race at ihc Isle of Wight meeting 
on Lawn Meet. The ladies' open 
here was won by Jill Grinyer on 
Sweet Diana, who now has nine 
wins to her credit and cannot be 
beaten for the Grand Marnier 
Trophy. 

Mike . Felton kept his title 
hopes olive in the men's 
championship by following up 
his Saiurdav wn ort Gragara 
Lad at the Dalverton East with a 
double on Camerata and 
Chesterfield ai LarkhilL This 
puts him only one behind Peter 
Greenall who is now throwing 

everything jnto the ring with 

seven rides at tomorrow s Her- 
eford meeting. 


Greenall had only one winner. 
Wild Flyer, at the Tredegar on 
Saturday. Naughty Niece being 
beaten in the Open by Red 
Spirit, who provided John 
Llewellyn with the first leg of a 
double, completed by Miss 
Daffodil in the Maiden. 

On Monday. Llewellyn en- 
joyed his biggest triumph to date 
when winning, albeit rather 
fortunately, the Land Rover 
Final at Chepstow on Fixed 
Price. Going to the last. Culm 
Valley had come to take it up 
and looked the likely winner but 
got too close and crumpled on 
landing, giving Chris Down no 
chance of surviving. 

Saturday's winners 

DULVERTOM EAST: Adj: ADca Woodtaifc. 
Latfier. Menftp Express. Open: Gragara 
Lad. Rase Baron's Leap. Adf River Culm. 
Hunt Bristol Blue. 

ISLE OF WIGHT: Mf: BaJtaTO. Rast 
Golden Roots. LuStx Suns t Diana. 
Qperc Gotten Beach. Ad|: Lawn Meet 
Hunt Flagstaff. 

TREDEGAR: Hunt Immortal Man. Rest 
W3d Ffysr. At& Sporeng Tack Lattes: 
Twligta Moth. Open: Rad Spirit. Mdn L 
Mas ttaflod*. M*i ft Tart#y Jane. 

Monday’s winners 
fEWFORESK *43«r Ketchup (Wo), 

Adi: Gametaa. LK&ea; flomutat, open: 
Robson. Mdn: Chesterfield, Rear. 
MermadB Daughter. 

SOUTH TETGOTTi Merit Small Tom. 
Lattes Country CaroL Opcir Benghazi 
Express. Adj: Stones Gold. Rest 
Barescz. Mdn: Bwug SpWL 


SHOWJUMPING 

Americans 
omit 
two top 
riders 

By Jenny MacArthor 

Conrad HomieTd. the Olym- 
pic individual silver medal win- 
ner. heads the list of five riders 
from which the United States 
team for (he world champion- 
ships in West Germany in July 
will be chosen. 

Such is the embarrassment or 
riches in American 
showjumping that neither Joe 
Fargis. the Olympic gold medal 
winner, nor Leslie Burr- 
Lenefian. last month's Inter- 
nationa] equestrian federation 
World Cup winner, are among 
the five. Mrs Burr-Lenehan is 
reserve. 

Homfeld and two of the 
others on the list. Michael Malz 
and Katie Monahan, all have a 
minimum of two on-form 
horses for the selectors to choose 
from. Of the other two riders 
Lisa Tarnopol, at 13, the youn- 
gest. is likely to ride Adam and 
Katharine BurdsalL the least 
experienced of the five, will ride 
The Natural, a horse which was 
bought by Paul Greenwood, his 
owner, for SI million (about 
£675.000) earlier in the year. 

Already the holders of the 
Olympic team gold medal, the 
United States will start the 
championship as clear 
favourites. The squad will have 
one outing in Europe before the 
event. All five riders will com- 
pete ai the Wolfsburg Inter- 
national Show in West 
Germany from July 3 to 6. 

HORSE TRIALS 

Sponsorship 
sweetener 
for Meade 

Richard Meade, the triple 
Olympic gold medal winner, has 
entered into a sponsorship con- 
tract with Thorny era fi Limited, 
suppliers of confectionery 
(Jenny MacArthur writes). 

The figure, which has not 
been disclosed, will cover the 
expenses of Meade's two 
promising intermediate horses, 
the nine-year-old French Blue 
and the eight-year-old 
Scarramouche. 

Mr Paul Walsh, the chairman 
of Thomycroft, said that addi- 
tional hones may be boueht in 
the future. The- sponsorship is 
for this year with the option to 
continue' for a further two years. 

French Blue, who still has a 
“lot to learn" according to his 
rider, will compete in nis first 
three-day event at the Bramham 
horse trials, in Yorkshire, which 
start tomorrow. "It's jumping 
in at the deep end,” Meade said 
yesterday. “But I think he's 
ready. I’m not expecting to go 
out and win. If he goes nicely 1 
shall be pleased." 


RUGBY UNION 


S African move 
can sabotage 
World tournament 

From Paul Martin, Johannesburg 


The bit now firmly between 
their teeth after the success of 
their first act of defiance against 
the international rugby 
establishment. South Africa is 
planning two more un- 
authorized tours within the next 
year. The new moves will send 
another shudder through the 
world’s rugby corridors of 
power. They threaten to put 
next year's World tournament 
in io disarray. 

British Isles and French play- 
ers are already being ap- 
proached to take part in a series 
of five or six matches, including 
at least one against the Spring- 
boks. in September and Octo- 
ber. Their prospective hosts, the 
Natal Rugby Union, maintain 
ihai they will constitute the 
majority of a World XV — the 
same formula used by the 
Transvaal Rugby Union as a 
smoke screen for a separate lour 
by the New Zealanders. 

The Natal Rugby Union is. 
however, hoping to convert the 
"invitation” squad into an 
international standard team 
from one nation. The option 
strongly favoured is an Austra- 
lian team. Robert Denton, who 
was behind the present New 
Zealand tour, told The Times 
that Natal were trying to arrange 
such a tour for October, after the 
official Australian side com- 
pletes its three internationals 
against New Zealand. 

South Africa has already 
official y invited Australia to 
tour next year, despite stiff 
Australian Government oppo- 
sition. No official response from 
the Australian Rugby Union has 
been received. The prime mov- 
ers behind the alternative, an 
unauthorized visit, are Alan 
Jones, the Australian coach, 
who is unlikely himself to 
accompany the squad, and 
Mark Loane, a former Austra- 
lian captain who played rugby in 
Natal some five years ago. 

Natal's managing director, an 
ex-Welsh schoolteacher and 
rugby coach. Roger Gardiner, 
circumspectly acknowledged 
that his union would "go for the 
most exciting package on the 
market'* for its short tour, which 
is ostensibly to celebrate the 
opening of the new grandstand 
at King's Park. Durban. “We'd 
be fools if we didn V he said. 

More bluntly. Mr Denton said 
that the Australians would be 
coming either this year or next, 
whether officially or un- 
officially. He favours a date next 
year in July, just after the World 


tournament, though Mr Gardi- 
ner also mooted the possibility 
of an earlier date. March or 
April. Mr Denton, managing 
director of Ellis Park stadium 
where the fourth “Test" is being 
held this weekend, staled that 
the New Zealand team would be 
invited back next year if their 
own union banned them from 
official internationals. 

Mr Denton said a team called 
the British Lions and compris- 
ing most or all of the British 
Isles’ best players would be easy 
to bring over. “The players 
would love to come. They’ve 
been queuing up. as have play- 
ers from around the world.” he 
said. __ 

Challenging the world's rugby 
authorities to acquiesce in the 
inevitable, Mr Denton- urged 
them to accept official tour 
invitations, rather than oblige 
South Africa to prove how out 
of touch the administrators are 
with the true desire and interests 
of their players. Mr Denton, 
who is not an official of the 
South African rugby .board, but 
clearly has their blessing, made a 
scathing attack on the admin- 
istration of the game world wide. 
He believed that “player power” 
was asserting itself and that the 
tide in Britain and elsewhere 
would be unstoppable. 

Certainly, the South Africans 
have already proved that they 
cannot be ignored — whether as 
challengers to the world title, or 
as rc-arrangers of international 
rugby priorities. 

Dr Danie Craven, chairman 
of the South African Rugby 
Board, says his country will 
challenge the winners of the 
World tournament to an im- 
mediate contest: though as 
Australia and New Zealand will 
have played or will be about to 
play tbe Springboks by then, the 
issue may well be clear cut. 
Colin Meads, the New 
Zealanders' coach here, has 
enthusiastically backed South 
African claims that the World 
tournament will have little 
conclusive substance without 
the South Africans. 

The New Zealanders, mean- 
while. are having to cope with 
preparations for the final 
“international” with defeat in 
the series looming, and retribu- 
tion from their rugby officials 
back home imminent. 

Fears of further international 
rugby disruption may. they 
hope, help to stay the 
executioner's axe. 7t could next 
fall on those who now wield it. 


Welsh defeated 



Meadejmnping in at deep end 


Suva. Fiji (Reuter) - The 
touring Welsh team was crushed 
29-13 by Fiji's Eastern Prov- 
inces yesterday only four days 
before iheir iniernaiional 
against Fiji on Saturday. Eastern 
Provinces, rated inferior to the 
Western Fiji side which the 
Welsh beat 19-14 in their open- 
ing tour match last Saturaay. 
ran in five tries to one against 
the lacklustre tourists. 

“We were welt beaten by the 
belter team on the day. They 
took their chances well and we 
didn't,” the Welsh coach. Tony 
Gray, said. But with several key- 
players rested from the match, 
he added: “Wc are still very 
optimistic for Saturday. This 
result may well make us doubly 
determined to win." 

After the Eastern Provinces 
winger. Tagivetava. had opened 
the scoring after 30 minutes. 


Michael Coleman examines a bra ve new scheme 

A sporting Mecca beyond a 
Briton’s wildest dreams 


Within four years the town of 
Wakefield may find it has 
become the envied custodian of a 
unique centre for international 
sport in Britain. On a lakeside 
site jost off Junction 39 on the 
Ml a sports Mecca costing in 
excess of £35 million could be 
functioning, the like of w hich 
has not been seen before in 
Britain. 

The proposed swimming pool, 
ice stadium and 
velodrome/indoor athletics 
arena will be of a design hitherto 
beyond British sportsmen's 
reach or even dreams. Tbe 
sports halls, pitches, circuits 
and training areas will be tai- 
lored to the exact requirements 
of the top-level competitor, in- 
ter-related, and set in an 
environment conducive to the 
attainment of sporting 

excellence. 

At the same tune, (here will be 
wide provision for leisure so that 
its catchment can include fam- 
ilies. tourists, campers and plain 
holidaymakers. It shotdd be a 
unique development, both in its 
approach to sport its funding 
and its management 

Its staff will comprise mainly 
young sports people on courses. 
A score or more of household 
names in sport who have studied 
tbe project regard it as the 
ultimate answer. 

ft is the near total lack of top- 
level facilities or the provision of 
stadia not up to tbe international 
mark that has hamstrung Brit- 
ish sporting success and driven 
frustrated sports people and 
trainers abroad. If Olympic 


golds are the aim then it is no 
use constructing racing pools 
where the lanes are not 2.5 
metres wide, pointless having ice 
rinks smaller than 60 metres by 
30 metres, disastrous not to 
cover a wooden velodrome. 

In the view of experts of the 
calibre of Bruce Longdon (for- 
mer coach to Daley Thompson), 
Brian Jacks, Terry Davies (fa- 
ther of Sharon) and Alan 
Minter. the facilities oa offer at 
Wakefield will be of such a high 
quality that national sports 

Reputations 
on th e line 

associations should be unable to 
resist staging their champion- 
ships there and indeed might 
also apply to move their national 
headquarters there. 

A week today the members of 
Wakefield Metropolitan Dis- 
trict Council will be presented 
formally with the detailed de- 
signs of the project and will be 
requested to grant ftontiine plan- 
ning permission. The recent 
local elections have not changed 
tbe councillors’ enthusiasm for 
this bold project, which will 
mark out the people of Wake- 
field as pioneers. Mr John 
Pearman. leader of the council, 
said: “J can see no major 
stumbling block ahead." 

Wakefield Sports Park is 
regarded by its creators. 
Presseord of Burgess HilL Sus- 
sex. as (he vanguard of six 
regional sports centres provid- 


What Wakefield is planning to offer 


• Velodrome and internal arena: 
Main wooden 250-metre cycle track 
to OMnpic standard. Static seating 
(or 6,000 spectators with further 
2,000 in central track area. Space 
for 200-metre athletics track. Mar- 
tial arts, badminton, tennis, gym- 
nastics in the central area. 

Equipped for bve musical perfor- 
mances. Ice track could be laid for 
speed skating. Changing rooms, 
toilets and suites of rooms for dub 
activities beneath velodrome. 

• Pod complex: Main IfHane 50- 
metre pod to Olympic standard, 
capable of subdivision to provide 
2S-melrB training, instruction and 
public water areas. Diving pool 
capable of use for sub-aqua train- 
ing. Warm-up 25-metre pool with 


unique adjustable floor to enable 
use by handicapped people and- 
Children. Static seating (or 500 with 
potential for 4.500. 

• Ice stadium: Ice pad 60 metres by 
31 metres, for all aspects of ice use, 
including league ice hockey, ice 
figure competitions and galas. 

• Conference centre: Exhibition 
hall with auditorium for 2.000 seats, 
committee rooms and lecture 
suites. Capable ot conversion to dry 
sports area. 

• Training water. Secluded and 
supervised water area for training 
and msmjcnon in water sport tech- 
niques. Potential use of adjacent 
800-metre wide lake for ram- 
petitions and for water- based fet- 
sure activities, such as sailing and 
boardsailmg. 


• Outdoor arena: Stadium bowl 
"adapted from landscape. Synthetic 

running track and seating, partly 
covered, (or 4,500 spectators. 
Extensive snooting range beneath 
stand- 

• Pitches and tracks: AS- weather 
surfaces. Three-kilometre circuit lor 
road cycle racing and road running: 
eyctocrass. cross-country and jog- 
ging circuits. 

• MecScai centre: Unique unit an- 
gaged in research into and treat- 
ment of sports-related injuries. 

• Hotel/hosiftl: 200-bedreom hotel 
and 1 09-unit youth hostel; also 1 00- 
unit family sports lodge. Separate 
gOOd-quahty restaurant Caravan 
parking and camping 
pitches/showers. 


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Kubu converting and later land- 
ing a penally, only three pen- 
alties from Bowen, the Welsh 
centre, and a pushover to 1 by 
Douglas kepi the tourists in 
contention. 

The final home try was a 
masterpiece, with Kubu. 
Rokowailoa and Tagivetava 
combining in a 70-metre down- 
field move. 

SCORERS: EaaMm Province*: Til**: 
Tapvstava (2). Ca ma. Ramin). TatanL 
ComwteonR Kubu. RokowaJkra (2L Pan- 
ally: Kubu.Walea: Try: Douglas. Pan- 

• tea: Bo wen (3). _ 

EASTERN PROVINCES: S VuatakL S 
Nattuku, s Nafetawsa. A Nadalo. S 
Vuwvaiu. E Waqa (rapSS RavokaL P Tara. 
E Tetenl (captain). P Navraiu. E 
VavaHamana (rep: S Lovokuru). T Mitch- 
AH. P RaiXSnl, T Cairo. 5 Tagtratava. J 
Kubu. 

WALES: I Bdman. A Buchanan, M 
Richards. R Mortany (captanL H Rich- 
ards. P Pugh. M Brown, P Monarty. M 
Daugtes. M Decay. B Bowen, J Dmereux 
(rep: J Dawes). A Bnyr, M Tipley, M 
Hernbury. 


1.6I0X*»> 
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15,908 


ing for the first time first-class 
facilities in Britain, catering for 
sport at local, national and 
international level and at leisure 
level too. < 

Presscord was created In 1978 ! 
by four keen Sussex sportsmen ; 
frustrated after years of no j 
sports facilities at all or. what 1 
was worse, being denied the use 1 
of those that did exist. “It was ; 
ratepayers and the public first at 
oar focal swimming pool in 1 
Haywards Heath.” said Ted ■ 
Jay, founder of the croup. 

Presscord has 17 sharehold- 
ers and its directors, all of whom 
are pinning their reputations on ■ 
this project, include Ray Stroud, 
former honorary treasurer of the . 
AAA, Laurie McMencmy. man- 
ager of Sunderland Football 
Clab, Dr Dmlley Cooper, head ; 
of the Department of Movement : 
Studies at St Mary’s College, 
Strawberry Hill, and Roger 
Dean, tbe designer. 

The finance is being raised 
externally, though the council is 
being asked to pot in £250,000 
participation money annually, 
indexed linked, during the 15 
years that the capital is paid off. 
Two feasibility studies done by 
the accountants Ballbaker 
Leake show that income from 
the sports park will more Hum 
cover the capital interest 
charges. 

Architect of the whole scheme 
so far has been Geoffrey >4- 
Twyman, one of the original 
Presscord Four, but once tbe 
cons traction stage starts W F 
Johnson, of Leamington Spa. 
take over- .6 




SPORT 


Gloucestershire 
rewarded as 
Walsh ends the 
resistance 

By Richard Streeton 

BOURNEMOUTH: Glouces- beaten immediately after tea 


THE TIMES WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1986 

CRICKET 


boxing 


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V- ■ 


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lershirc (22pts) bear Hamp- 
shire (2) by 146 runs. 

A startling collapse by 
Hampshire, who lost ail their 
wickets in 18 overs yesterday, 
brought Gloucestershire their 
first championship win this 
year with unexpected ease. 
Walsh, the West Indies fast 
bowler, took six lor 26 to 


and Hampshire were finally 
all out for 1 10 after two hours. 

Before this eventful, final 
act. Hampshire must have 
been encouraged by an im- 
maculate display of fast bowl- 
ing by Marshall, their own 
West Indian, who showed 
character as well as skill. 
Possibly jaded after his 


finish with II for 94 in the’ winter's work in the Caribbe- 


match. 

Hampshire made a promis- 
ing stan to their target of 257 
in 62 overs when Terry and 
Chris Smith passed 50 in the 
eleventh over. Suddenly, how- 
ever. the picture changed, with 
five front-rank batsmen dis- 
missed in 25 minutes as 11 
runs came. 

There seemed nothing in 
the pitch to explain such a 
disappointing showing. Walsh 
obtained lift and moved the 
bail both ways but never to an 
extent which justified 
Hampshire's complete failure. 
Like several sides, though. 
Hampshire this year have 
found it hard to find proper 
form during the season's frag- 
mented start to say nothing of 
the indifferent weather. 

It was sunny at Dean Park 
but distinctly breezy as Hamp- 
shire set out on their final 
innings. Lawrence was not 
able to break through and the 
wickets did not start to fail 
until Walsh changed ends 
when Lawrence was rested. 
Walsh's first ball had Terry 
caught at second slip and two 
balls later Robin Smith was 
held behind. 

Chris Smith gave a slip 
catch against Payne at the 
other end before Walsh had 
Nicholas taken down the leg 
side as the batsman aimed a 
loose hook. When Payne had 
Marshall held at the third 
attempt by Stovold, at first 
slip, the Hampshire innings 
was in ruins. Tremlett was 


an. Marshall has doae little 
this season and he remains 
slightly concerned about a 
sore knee. 

All this was put behind him 
as* he bowled 18 successive 
overs, broken only by lunch. 
In this time he took all six of 
the wickets to fall at a cost of 
43 runs. His accuracy and 
subtle variations in pace and 
swing always prevented 
Gloucestershire from scoring 
as rapidly as they wanted to 
do. 

GLOUCESTERSHRi: Fret Innings: 296 
for 7 dec (A W Stovnkl 85. K M Cunran 62. 
PW Romanes 52). 

Second Innings 

A w Stovold c Parks b Marshas 14 

P W Romanes c CL Smith 6 Marshal 29 

A JWnghtb Marshal 13 

P Banixidgo b Marshal 22 

K M Curran not out 38 

J W Lloyds tow b Marshal 22 

I R Payne c Maru b Marshal 6 

Extras (bl.wl.nb 4) 6 

Total (6 wkta dec] : 150 

0 V Lawrence. tR C Russel. *0 A 
Graveney and C A Walsh ad not bat 
FALL OF WICKETS: 1-23, 2-45, 3-69. 4- 
111.5-139.6-150. 

BOWLING: Marshal 23-5-51-6; Andrew 6 
1-26-0: Tremlett 7-2-31-0; Maru 7-2-19-0; 
Bakker 6-2-22-0. 

HAMPSHIRE: Fed femmgs 190 (Walsh S 
for 68). 

Second Innings 

VP Terry c Curran b Warn 31 

CL Smith c Curran b Payne 26 

R A Smith cRussedb Walsh 0 

*MC J Nicholas c Russel b Walsh — 2 

DR Turner c Curran b Lawrence 20 

MO Marshal c Stovold b Payne 0 

TMTrenriettlbwb Walsh 5 

tfl J Parks fow b Lawrence 6 

R J Maru c Lawrence b Walsh 1 

S J W Andrew not out 4 

P J Batts* c Russel b Walsh 3 

Extras (b S. w 4. nb 3) 12 

Total 110 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-57. 2-57. 3-61. 4- 
63. 5-68. 685. 7-102. 8-103. 9-103. 16 
110 . 

BOWLING: Lawrence 8-0-43-2: Walsh 
13.1-3-26-6: Payne 61-32-2 Graveney 1- 
(M-O. 

Umpires: C Cook and A A Jones. 




Winds of change 
lost in a gale 


Hitting the heights: Imran after talcing his eighth wicket at Lord's yesterday 

Extra class of Imran lifts 

t Waisn 

Sussex off the bottom 


By Ivo Tennant 

LORD'S: Sussex (22pts) beat la a particularly fine catch by 
Middlesex (6) by seven wickets. Green at short -leg. Radley suc- 

The all-round brilliance of cumbed to a fast lifter. Butcher 


By Peter Bail 


HEADWGLEY: Yorkshire (8 
pts) drew with Lancashire (7). 

A gale (force 8) blew across 
Headmgley yesterday, but it had 


was briefly the possibility of 
Yorkshire gaining a winning 
position. 

Watkinson and Simmons 


nothing to do with the winds of quickly removed that possibility 
change supposedly influencing with the most positive batting of 


Imran Khan manifested itself 
yesterday, transforming a sterile 
match and lifting Sussex off the 
bottom of the Britannic Assur- 
ance county championship ta- 
ble. His figures of eight for 34 
were the best of his career. A 
depleted Middlesex ’ were 


Yorkshire and Lancashire 
cricket. After two good days, the 
220th Roses match reverted 
firmly to type on the third, 
petering out into another dull 
draw. 

A 1 0-minutc delay for rain 
between innings only served to 
confirm the inevitable. Neither 
side had the courage to break 
free from the stifling caution 
which has inhibited the match 
in recent years. 

Lancashire, having batted 
with little ambition, made a 
tardy declaration. Yorkshire, as 
the possibility of bowling Lan- 
cashire out receded, showed 
little imagination in trying to 
change the course of events. 

The conditions did not help. 
Bails w-ere constantly lifted from 
their groove. Caps blew off in 
the wind, umpire Julian chasing 
Carrick's almost to the bound- 
ary after fumbling the bowler’s 
attempt to transfer it to him. 
Beyond the boundary a news 
vendor's stand was demolished 
while spectators eyed flying 
chairs suspiciously as the wind 
picked them up in rows. 

There was less movement 
from the Lancashire batsman, 
whose suspicion of the pitch, a 
deteriorating slow turner though 
only occasionally spitefUL ap- 
peared almost pathological as 
the morning went on. Mendis 
slowly accumulated his first 50 
for his new county: Varey spent 
an hour acquiring eight, a 
testimony more to his own 
doubts than to any malevolence 
in the spin of Cam’ck and 
Swallow. 

By lunch Lancashire had 
added 85 in 44 overs for the loss 
of four wickets, and the day's 
tone had been established As 
Canick. by then wheeling away 
on automatic pilot, at last found 
a more productive length to 
remove Fairbrother and May- 
nard shortly afterwards, there 


with the most positive batting of bowled out for 70. die lowest 
the dav. a stand of 67 in 12 overs championship score this season, 
that put the earlier perfor- The Pakistani i aft-rounder then 
manccs in perspective and the n l ade 43 off 41 balls to ensure 
ball back in Simmons's coon. victory. _ . 

He spumed the opportunity. “ 'J® 5 Imran s first bowl in 
delaying his declaration to leave the championship this season. 
Yorkshire 251 to win in 75 Althot^h he will be 34 later this 
minutes plus 20 overs. There y«T-. he. looks to have lost 
was no reason, even before the nothing in pace, stamina or 
rain, to suppose that they were accuracy. For some reaso n be 
interested in meeting the was wicketless m the Middlesex 
challenge. first innings: yesterday he more 

than made up for it, extracting 
lancashre: Fksi iiMms 296 fc iiw- lift and movement from the 
nard 132 not out. P 3 w ABoti 65; Pn pavilion end where others had 
Jarvis 5 for 96) got the ball up only stump high. 

- n ii nnriiTi a? Imran had removed two 

m r Chadwick ttw b Swaiow" 28 Middlesex batsmen the pre- 

D w Varey bSwatow 8 vious evening. By luach he had 

N HFsytx^P wr c SNHainey B Cyric* 16 0 ffive for 25. Middlesex 

tC Maynard towbTLmcfc I 12 *ere P 4 ^ or «8hL 1 

m vvatMRson c Moxon b Carre* — 44 37 minutes having been lost for 

n 2 ? had light. Those out leg-before 

J B^ 2 ib 6 w ZmZZZ in "« iwwfc oul - Miller had gone 


•J Simmons not out 38 

P J W AHott not out 21 

Extras (b2.to6.w4.nb8) 20 

Total (7 wkts dec) 268 

DJ Makmson and BP Pattsreon (Moot 
(ML 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-73.2-107. 3-108. 4- 
137. 5-152. 6tfil 7-235. 

BOWUNG: Stoebottam 5-1-19-0: P J 
Hartley 8-3-160: Cemck 47-13-111-4; 
SwaRow 41-12-109-3; Love 2-68-0. 
YORKSWRE: Fast Inrtnos 314 (P Canfcfc 
50: P J W Aloft 4 tar 68L 

Second Innings 

M O Moxon not out 36 

A A Metcalfe fow b Makmson 27 

K Sharp not out 22 

Extras (lb 5) 5 

Total (1 wkt) 90 

FALL OF WICKET: 1-41. 

BOWUNG: AHott 6-1-10-0: Watkinson 12- 
1-49-0: Makmson 10-4-23-1: Farbrothar 
3-2-36. 

Umpires: R JiAan and M J Kitchen. 

Boycott returns 

Geoff Boycott who has been 
resting a pulled hamstring for 
almost three weeks, plays for 
Yorkshire second XI against 
Warwickshire second XI at Hull 
today. 

BASEBALL 

SOtmegN ENGLAND ASSOCIATION: Fire! 
rtvtotoK Sutton Braves 7. Gotten Oman Sox 
6- 


hooked to about the only fielder 
away from the bat And he. 
Jones, was wearing Imran's 
Pakistan cap. 

Be it with bat or hall. Imran 
has looked a das above anybody 
else in this match, which of 
course is what he was before it 
started. He made 60 on Mon- 
day. timing the ball perfectly, 
and, when Sussex were strug- 
gling at 44 for three in pursuit of 
1 13 to win, be came in and was 
soon fighting the boundaries. 
His undefeated 43 included six 
fours and a six. 

It was a remarkable feat in 
that even allowing for the feet 
that the Middlesex batting 
lacked Slack. Gatling and 
Downton. there can be very few 
players capable of turning a 
game so rapidly cm a good pitch. 
Imran was duly presented with 
the bad he had used. His 
previous best bowling had been 
eight for 58 for his country 
against Sri Lanka in 1981. 

It was the first time Sussex 
had won in the championship 
this season. The President of the 
Immortals has seen to it that 
they meet Middlesex again to- 


day in the Benson and Hedges 
Cup quarter-finals. If Middlesex 
will be relieved that Imran can 
bowl only 1 1 overs, it will not 
have escaped their notice that he 
bowled a mere 14.3 overs 
yesterday. 

’ M8JDLESEX: Hret Innings 342 for 9 doc 
(G D Bartow 107. A J T MOar 73. R O 
Butcher 50) 

Second Innings. . 

G D Bartow c Gould b Imran — - 3 

A J TMBerc Green b Imran 10 

SP Hughes bwb Imran 4 

K R Brawn tow b te Roux 1 

•CTRatfeyc Gould b Imran 2 

R O Butcher c Jones b Imran 23 

J D Can- tow b Imran — — 1 

G D Rose tow b Imran — —0 

tC P Matson c Gould.b Janos 5 

N F WHfiMKi fow b Imran 11 

NG Cowans not out ___ , ‘ 0 

Extras (b4, lb3. w2, nbl) 10 

Total __ 70 

FALL OF WICKETS: 16.2-18,3-19,4-22. 
5-43, 645. 7-45. 8-52, 9-71L 

SUSSEX: Fret Innings 300 tor .5 dec F W 
G Parker 107. A M Seen 88) 


Seoondlmngs 


A M Green b Rose 

—2* 

13 

C M Wells not out 

~~25 

Extras (to 2, wl) 

3 

Total (3 wWs) 

— 11 a 


FALL OF WICKETS; 1-10. 2-43. 3-44. 
BOWLING: Hughes 11-2-34-1; Cowans 6 
1-116: Rose 61-40-2: Carr- 26-116; 
Mtfler 1-0-66: Brown 14-0-10-0. 
Umpires: B J Mayor and P B Wight 


Barclay returns to the fray 


By Peter Marson 

Sussex wiU have been fbrti- Ground. Derby. Christopher 
fled, no doubt, by Imran Khan's Cowdrey has been having treat- 
all round performance, yes- ment for a slight hamstring 
terday — he took eight wickets problem, but he is expected io 
against Middlesex and scored lead a side at full strength. 
43 not out — when they meet the Derbyshire, whose escape 
same team at Lord's again today against Nottinghamshire in the 
in the quarter-final round of the championship match at Derby 
Benson and Hedges Cup (Peter on Monday Iasi had- been the 


Marson writes). 

John Barclay is fully fit and he 
returns to lead a side which will 
be chosen from the XI which 
put Middlesex to the sword in 
mid-afternoon yesterday. 
Middlesex, of course, were as 
weak then as they wiU be strong 
today, when their quartet from 
the Texaco Trophy series, and 
Slack who withdrew from it 
because of injury, make their 
return. 

Kent, too. will welcome back 
Dilley and Ellison as they take 
on Derbyshire, at the County 


stuff of legend. wiU have taken 
heart from the examples of 
Morris and Marples and. as 
likely as noL they will prove to 
be an awkward adversary. 

It might well have been that, 
in allowing Derbyshire the room 
to defy logic in the way Not- 
tinghamshire did. Rice was 
guilty of complacency. Nothing 
of the same kind will come to 
divide Rice's mind today, 
though, where last season s 
finalists. Essex, will be at full 
strength — and. without ques- 
tion. at their most dangerous at 


tbeir own headquarters in front 
of what is sure to be a full house. 
Choosing from 13 players. 
Gooch intends delaying his 
selection until this morning. 

At New Road. Worcester, 
Worcestershire will be making a 
determined effort against 
Northamptonshire to reach the 
semi-final round for the first 
lime since 1980. and Neale, also, 
will make his selection from 13 
this morning. 

Botham offer 

Allan Border, the Australian 
Test captain, who is spending 
the summer playing for Essex, 
has said he would welcome Ian 
Botham into his Queensland 
side if the reports that Botham 
wiQ "not be included in 
England's party for next winter's 
tour of Australia materialize. 


Marsh must go 
out to show 
range of shots 


'-m-rrrrrTmTTTT-.-.'.r.-l'^ 


Tailenders 
check 
Somerset’s 
progress 

By Alan Gibson - - 

CARDI FFNj! amorgan (6pts) Terry Marsh. the European 

dm- with Somerset (6) h*ghiweli« wei 8 ht cftmnpwn. JJJSSnaSSSgn* Oliva u 

Glamorgan began at-23 for no “gL his hand in for jus S^3!£htJoIv 
wicket. 22 behind, and-the pale Senge for the Wortd Bpxu* bow 

bufT pitch was expected -to give Ass SiS ion title held by J" ** ££ 

them some trouble, and the Oliva, of Italy, with a 10 lb® talented 

spinners some help. So tixLid. ^ bout against Rw*ie Kai- 
for a while, and Marks, aided by ™ of die United Sates, at Gift**- 
good close catching, was so Jjexandra Pavilion, North Lon- ® 

effective that six wickets were don^ronigfai. Hon 2? a ^ n ^ 

down for 96. and seven for 111. JiS's last two bouts. itaU SindocsiS 

Somerset's task then seemed ^j^Te* N'Kalenkete. of £ 

straightforward but they, were and Francesco Prezmso. nketamfl^ *° hooks. 

checked by ihe Glamorgan taiL c r._j y were heavy tactical himself in some ditttcni 
chiefly Thomas. Derrick, and ; n which Marsh’s moments. 

Davie. Derrick, in particular, ^ffboxing was not seen to Cfcwgjjpwjjg 
batted well. At tea. the score was ^Suage. Ewn though he won be 
230 for eight and Somerset had lb _ defences unanimously, hand speed, but I«« 
lost some of their cohesion, he met the two men onan equal British boxers it is aUaxtack 
Marks tried ibe Cathedral Road rather than ot a Against Gilpin he may b 

end. with the wind, though he champion's terms. This could wishing he some oT tb 
had been successful from the due to fears of a defensive “Jjj? *3? 

Taffend in the morning. rnrmer hand injury recurring. movement of PatCowdelk Bu 

Gamer and Botham had jfefefttamdnas this is a good march afi the same 

spells, hardly more than good JjJjJ: hopes he will use Christie is sull trying to ge 

uying.and the magic had gone. I sharpen up the oW over that knock-out by Marl 

suppose the pitch became easier. style - Kaytor last November If thi 

and a chance or two went down. ^t^naVrisDW before going in Coventry ondtHewignt eat 
but I could not help ageing jgbtg^^oeion: g ug ^ ^ « s p^.a, 

with my old Somerset Triend. rISSt tKnwing to sop the and pm the wily okfcampaigne 

Eric HilL who growled, in his Xme^ Ma^h w^ild do well on the floor it wouJd go afon, 

tree-trunk-brown, voice; some- f a comfortable points way towards re-establishing hur 

thing about “letting them off the Sn^n? in S process t«oS as one . of Britain’s bes 
hook. . . . his growing repertoire of shots middleweight*. 

However. Maries took the test whirfl wou j<i need against a • Sammy Reeson. the unbeater 
two wrckets feirly qmddy after boxer like Oliva when British cruiseiw eight 1 champion 

tea. pvmg him 14 mtne maicn. meets ^ champion in July, frewn Battersea, has been nomi- 

and Somerset nested to score Kaiser, who has a record of 54 nated as official challenger fen 

i 99 !?.* 30(1 foar losses ** •“ d>e first European tide bout ir 

Roebuck ^ I . ; n .^^ ards interesting choice of opponent that division. Reeson. who i> 


■; : ... v , . . . •„ - •• ' w 

■ ■ - t - . ♦ **'• ■ . ' ' .*• i- 


tree-trunk-brown, voice; some- 
thing about "ietting them off the 
hook.” 

However. Marks took the test 
two wickets fairly quickly after 
tea. giving him 14 in the match, 
and Somerset needed to score 
199 in a theoretical 23 overs. 
Roebuck sent in Richards and 
Botham, as splendid an opening 
pair as the world could supply in 
such circumstances, but the 

pitch and the outfiekl were too 
slow for them to score as quickly 
as was -needed. . though both 
played some brave strokes. 

At 49 Richards was caught in 
the deep. Harden came in at No 
3 and had played vigorously 
when he was out at 79. with Is 
overs to go. Then Botham was 
out. caught at deep third man. 
top edge, and the next ball 
Palmer went. That Somerset 
had not abandoned all hope was 
shown when Garner came in 
next He did not stay long. With 
1 5 overs to go. Somerset were 82 
for five and it was now Glamor- 
gan. crowding the bat. who woe 
more interested in the possibil- 
ity of victory. 

Marks and Roebuck made the 
match safe for Somerset. A 
disappointment for them, per- 
haps. after the way most of the 
game bad gone, but it was 
another staunch defensive effort 
from Glamorgan. 

GLAMORGAN: Brat Innings 314 tor 7 dac 
[H Moms 67. RCOntong 78. J G Thomas 
SO not out) 

Second Innings 

J A HopktascGardb Dredge. 12 


as he was stopped, by Oliva 
Kaiser won two of his.last three 
contests on knockouts so Marsh 
will clearly have to be watchful. 

Marsh, who wants to win the 
world title this year and retire, 
does not mind whether he 
challenges Olrva in Naples or 
Rente Arredondo, of Mexico, 
the World Boxing Council 
champion, m the daunting 
Olympic Auditorium, in Los 
Angeles. But Frank Warren. 
Marsh's manager, has ruled out 


the hard- hitting Mexican at the 
moment, believing that he has a 
good chance of bringing Oliva to 
Monte Carlo in July. 

In the main supporting bout, 
the talented Errol Christie takes 
on a tough asognmrnt. Cliff 
Gilpin, of Telfont Gilpin can 
punch, once putting Uoyd 
Honcyghan. now the WBc 
number one. on the floor. 
Christie whose chin docs not 
take kindly to hooks, mayfiod 
himself in some difficult 
moments. ... 

Christie is exciting to watch as 
be bewilders h» opponents wife 
hand speed, but like most 
British boxers it is all attack. 
Against Gilpin be may be 
wishing be had some of the 
defensive qualities and lateral 
movement of Pat Cowdell. But 
this is a good march afi the same. 

Christie is still u>ing to get 
over that knock-out by “Mark 
jCavIor last November. If the 
Coventrv middleweight can 
stand up to Gilpin's punching 
and put the wily old campaigner 
on the floor it would, go a king 
way towards re-establishing him 
as one of Britain's best 
middleweight*. 

• Sammy Reeson- the unbeaten 
British cruiscrw eight champion 
from Battersea, has been nomi- 
nated as official challenger for 
the first European title bout in 
that division. Reeson. who is 
due to defend his British title 
against Andy Straughn 
(Hitcbin). gets hts chance after 
the European Boxing Union, at 
hs weekend meeting in inly, 
agreed to introduce the I3st 8lb 
division among its titles. 

Chris Pvart. who won the 
British light-middleweight title 
in impressive style from Prince 
Rodney in February, has been 
named official ehaUcnger to the 
European champion. Said 
Skotmia. of France. 


RACING 


Cole races to 20 mark 
with Leicester double 


J A Hopkins cGardb Dredge 12 

A L Jones c Dredge b Garror 11 

H Moms c Botham b Marks 29 

G C Holmes c Harden b Marks 5 

Younts Ahmed c Hard* b Marks 22 

-RCOntongcGvdb Marts 14 

M P Maynard b Marks _3 

JG Thomas c Gamer b Marks 32 

J Derrick not ote — — 61 

tT Davies c and b Marks 41 

S J Base Ibar b Marks 0. 

Extras (b1.w4.nb 8) — 13 

Total 243 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-23. 2-25. 3-47. 4- 

72.5- 89.6-96,7-111,8-144.9-243.10-243 
BOWUNG: Gamer 18-6361: Botham T3- 
4-28-0: Marks 31-3-7-1068: Dredge 11-4- 
21-1; Taylor 36-206; Palmer 61-146; 
Retards 5-0-236 

SOMERSE T; First tnrtngs 359 <1 V A 
Retards 136). 

Second Innings 

I V A Richards c Holmes b Base 15 

I T Botham c A L Jones b Oniong _47 

RJ Harden bOnong -—10 

GVPafenercALJonasbOntang 0 

J Gamer b Oniong 1 

V J Mart® c Danes b Derrick 16 

T Gard notour 5 

PM Roebuck not out i — 4 

Extras{b4.fo8.w1.nb2} .13 

Total (6 wkts) —in 

FAIL OF WICKETS: 1-42. 2-78, 3-79. 4- 

79.5- 82.6103 

BOWUNG: Thomas 96-406; Base 46- 
45-1: Ontang 84-4-164; Derrick 4-1-61 
Umpires: J Bxkenstaw and -J H 
Hampshire. 

Another sorry 
Warwickshire 
hatting story 

Set to make 206 to win. 
Warwickshire failed badly at 
Edgbaston yesterday, felling 72 
runs short (Peter Marson 
writes). With Patel taking four 
for 37 and Illingworth three for 
47. Worcestershire were able to 
celebrate their first victory this 
season in the Britannic Assur- 
ance county championship'. 

Worcestershire had started 
out again in the morning at 103 
for three, and leading by 162 
runs: but. after Gifford had 
bowled D'Oliveira. an incisive 
thrust by Small, who took three 
wickets in 16 balls, caught 
Worcestershire off balance and 
heralded a startling collapse, 
wherin seven wickets fell for 43 
runs. Small finished with five 
for 35 and Gifford four for 34. 

Yet, Warwickshire have 
shown themselves to be pal- 
pably weak at laying down the 
foundations to an innings, and 
here again, as they set off. Dyer 
got out for one. and Smith, a 
hero with a hundred in the first 
innings, out now for four, with 
the score 18. 


Paul Cole, who has made an 
excellent start from bis new 
stable at Whatcombe. became 
fee first trainer to reach the 20- 
mark this season when he 
saddled a 29-1 double with 
Floose and Dream Chaser at 
Leicester yesterday. 

Floose made a sparkling de- 
but in the Wood bouse Eaves 
Maiden Stakes, lengthening his 
stride, in the style of a decent 
; youngster after 10 horses had 
been in wife a chance 300 yards 
OUL 

Leicester results 

Goin^goocttottni 

’ 26(51) 1. FLOOSE (T Quinn. 61); 2. T*z ' 
Shikari (W Canon, 1V4 jM*»L 3 , Dutch 
CauragufBRouS8.(11«)-AL50RAN:T1- 
4 jt-ta* Sartoah. 8 Grart Memory (Stti). 17- 
2 Buddy Rich (4ttiL. 14 SadcxpD. 16 Say 
You wa, Touch Of Speed Sth) 33 Gold 
Stele. Morning Howar. Sonant's Taylor. 
Sweet Piccolo, Yawn centurion. 14 ran. 
27 jI. 2L M. hcB, IxS. PCote at Whatcombe. 
TOME £820; £2.10. £1.10. 030. DF: 
E&40.CSF: £20.64. No official tknes. After 
a stewams* mqHiy the result stood. 

260 (00 1 . GERSMMN (A Oaifc. 2611; 

2. Samba Less (N Carlisle. 7-2): 3. 
Craetown Sstty (I Johnson. 33-1). ALSO 
RAN: 64 Cbv Gera And Lany CStfrJ. 4 Easy 
Romance. 11-2 Touch Me'Not (5th), 8 
SaftcoJe Hopeful, 10 Shy Mfaaross (4th) 
16 Nipper Smith. Trebles. 20 HHngdon 
Jkn. Mr Jester, Track The Bear, 25 
□ashaki Gold. 14 ran. eh hd. XL %L ll. «L 
D O’Fonree at Upper Lambown. Tote: 
£38.60: £8.40, £160, £6.20. DF £1.60. 1st 
or 2nd with any other haraa. CSF: 
£104.72- Noted. . 


245(801. CMOETUKIT Lucas, 12-1) 
2. Mtexfl (R HNs, 2-1 (av) 2. Saver 
Ancons- (A Mackey. 61) ALSO RAN: 6 


W ta a nthbrpa (5in) 8 Wnd of Peace. 9 
FmaiDsfight. 16 Sar Ray. Safenon. Frvte 
Majoura. 20 Rabnfoara (4th), Putac 
Prana Be My PresoecL Stra^jw Edge, 
Madame Lafttn. Musewni (6tn)<S Dewy. 
33 Knowles Bank. Slap By Step. La Vena 
(Seam, lawn Lass. 20 ran. NR- Miss 
Sherbrooke. 3L a UmZLCTrtder a| 


DF: £4466 CSF: £40.66. 

3.15 (51) 1. PHttJP (Kim TMder. 136 
tov);2fteinbSngRhper(MHin(9ey.7-1):3. 
S pe ceawtnw Boy (N Horn. 611. ALSO 
RWt 5 Show Hama Tobermory Boy(5lh) 
lOCMta Bed (Gte) ChapNn Ckto. Throne 
Of Gkxy (am) 14 Carpenter's Boy. Lady 
Cara. i6T Gentfeschr. 11 ran. NR: 
toman. 2%l. T.U r*. K) %L n Tmklar at 
Matton. Tote: £240: £1.10. £300. £2.80 
DF: £860 CSF. £1862. Thcast £6337. 

3jS 5 (1m 4t) 1 . TAX1AOA (MtSS J Afison, 
261 ) 2 Hemdare(Miss M Juster. 7-2) 3, 
Caikmian (Mr T T h om so n Jones, 54 fav) 
ALSO RAN: 7-2 Min BatarH (8th). 12 
Pontyates. 14 AytafiekL 20 Casito Pool 
(4th), Walter The Great. 33 Noble Jack, 
Pnctada. Annie Ra (Stti) Greenacres Gm. 
12 ran hd. 7). 2, 51. 51. C Ntfson at 
NewmarksL Tote £58.60: £9.40. £1 50, 
£1.10. OF: £45050. CSF: £88.54. After a 
stewards' mquny the result stood. 

4.15 (1m 31) 1. BISHAH (W Ryan. 168 
tav) 2. Mount Otrmpes (N Connonon, 11- 
4) 3. Stoartan Valay (B Thomson. 62). 
ALSO RAN: 4 Buafiya (oth). 33 Red 
Braaza. Spansyka. Deputy Monarch ®h) 
State Jester. 50 Dcnako (Rh). BHofogW. 
Only Rower. 11 ran. NR: Our Noora. 10t. 
RL 2WL 1151. 81 H CecJ at Newmarket 
Ton: £350 £1.70, £1.10. £1.10. OF: 
£3.70. CSF: £7.09. 

4A5(1m If) 1. ATOKA (F D'Arcy , 14-1). 
2, MtaMa (B Thomson. 7-1); 3. D om inion 
Princess L) Qumn, 11-2 jMav) 4 Star’s 
DeBghl (S Whitworlh, 7-1). ALSO RAN: 


. 11-2it-tav Pershing. 8 Baffin (8th). 7 Night 

3L0 (1m 21) 1. MODENA RSF (Pat Warrior. 10 Thirtaenm Friday, 14 Stttoe. 
Eddery. (11-a 2, AlZtanamid{W Carson. 16 Snake River (5th) New Barnet, 20 

7-4 favt 3. Cramming (M VWgtam. 7-1) Gtenderry. Ravens Peak. Henry's Place, 
ALSO RAN: 3 QuezaTM&i) 12Spirmaker Smttspendar. 25 Kamaress, 33 Seen Be 


Lady. 14 Celtic Dove 
Baydon Quean. Ba* 
e(ter.l0ran.shhd.2>.8L l%i;2L 

at Ktomdera Tote: £630: £230. £1 

E130 DF: £10.70. C8R £15.04. Tricast 
£00-37. 


Fetace Yard (Pat Eddery. 61) ALSO 
RAN: « fav Moon jester (6di) 5 hxdrawer. 

8 Monciare Trmhy, Primrose Way, 12 
Kadesh, 16 The Oryfrw Game. 20 
Patrafvi. 33 AatonThnejia), Cut A Caper. 

B Stevens at Brantley. Tote: £2090: ta ro. CSF: £S5.17. 

£430, £8.00, £4.00, £240. DF: £50390. „ 2-« t3m 2f ch) 1, Queenaway Boy (P 

CS 7 : £18198. Tricast £2,141.67. After a 5«w. 14-1)2, Lean Ort (65 lav) 3. Final 
stewards* inquiry the result stood. Clear ( 61 ) 11 ran. NR: Jiitae bgho. 

49(61)1. DREAM CHASER (T Quinn. 4- 5-%^ 

Ranies - Virginia (4th). RodlEtyle. 5 ran - Tudor Folly, Lot 
Springwd. IOran.3, 10L25y,2VSl.2Sl. P T £ l8 ^ n l? Go-Boy. N« 

Ctee st Whatcombe. Tore: £&90: ri.10, ^ S; »■ R Peacock. Tola 

£1.10, £190. DF: £590. CSF: £1095. SZ2 °- E1 - 70 - £13.40. CSF: £38.44. 

, «« RP 1. NATIVE OAK (S Cauthen. 4- ' w2fo5Jo5«!L24 



, e- r. — „ — s. - - ronn * £190. £290. DF: £10.00. CSF: £3090. 

■ — I.*? 5 V 1 * Coreel Lord (Mr T 

1 . . down Pam. What For. 31, 20L A Beylis. 

Chi— »• >L 4L 3) dsl Y, l. H Ceci at E1 - 70 > ^-TO. E290W: 

£3-10. £4.10. CSF; £594. 

1 . A m barg ai a (R Lamb, 
4-1) 2. Derrycreta Lass (9-5) Vovant|16 
® NR: Fearless SeaL OwTrbPiay, 

Guy. Miramac 61 tav. 10. 5L w A 
Going: good to Brm M.1ft£l.60. £290. 

.2-15 (1m) 1. SPRING FLIGHT (J Lowe. £10688*' ^ ^ CSF: e2Z * 15 * Tncast 

Take the BIscteL OcdgaTlZ CtaNtaMriS ^ VW S*» 

(4tti).2D IfoteTOOd^)^ io ran . mil STST- J*— •* E*pre»- 

3. XI. 2»L A Janus m RoySo^ Toto cSS^1S’ 0 ^L ,av - Z»- J 
£13 60: £2.50. £290. £1.1 £2.60, £290, 
Tricact *81.73 No officiaj £44 ' S0 - CSF: £25.13 TrltaSt 

"KfoocEisiai 


Fnendy. 17 ran. a. VrL 1L 41. John 
FitzGerald at Newmarket Tore: £11.50; 
£450. £1.60. £1.70. £290. DF: £44090. 
CSF: £114.06. Tncast £57791. . 
Ptecapob£590 

Uttoxeter . 

Going: firm 

2.15 (2m H hdte) 1. Royal Shoe (P 
Scudamore. 7-2) 2. Devils Arrow (7-1) 3, 


Scudamore. 7-2) 2. Dewis Arrow (7-1) 3, 
Timber Tool (7-1) 9 ran Daw, Pontons 
Protest Tame Sauce, Glenn's Skppar. 
Telemeter Gem. Rancho Bamdo, Our 
ftitSey. Bectnfied 7-4 lav. 25L 10L M 


i ^ . v. . -*W»ure.6T).ALSORAN: 

Rafflea - Virginia (4th). RodlEtyle, 
airingwea. 10 ran. a, 10L .2X1. 2151. p 

Cole st Whatcombe. Tow £390 £1.10, 
£1.10, £190. DF; £590. CSF: £1095. 

, «0(ri) 1.NAHVE OAK (S Cauthen. 6 
7 fav) 2, RMi (J Raid. 61 ) 3 Bold 
AdmM (W R SwHMin. 161) ALSO 
RAN: 9-2 Ictausa (4th) 7 Bon AccueB 
(6tWL 12 Mummy's Secret 14 Vital Form, 
50 Baer's Revenge. Danribo, Mostango 
Matchmaker. Sasekbye PartTrS 
Stansi Dealer. Drees In Spring. Ho«y 

pzsjssfessi a?5fasa 

CtoeaaX) «L 3) 1)SL Yti. H Ceci at 
Newmarket Tote: £290: £1.10, £3.10 
£323 DF: £5.00. CSF: £658. 

Ptecepot: E869S 

Redcar 

Going: good io Ikm 


YESTERDAYS OTHER SCOREBOARDS 


Warwicks v Worcs Northants v Leics 


MOTOR RACING 


TODAY’S FIXTURES I FOR THE RECORD 


AT EDGBASTON 

Wnvtatant*B (22 pts) beat rtttrmc*- 
stwef7fOy7t mm. 

WORCESTERSWRE: Rrw Innmas 380 fcr 
8 dec (D M Smith 102. P A Neato 84 rut 
out G A Hick 62) 

Second hmmgs 

MJ Weston b Smith 4 

D B O'OkwHra b Gifford as 


AT NORTHAMPTON 
NartftBmptonstura (6 pts) drew waft 

LMBBtershntSi. 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. First Innings 273 
ID J C3pel ill, BJ BaUoy 88: PA J Do 


m j wesnn d smith 4 

D B O OUvetra b Gifford 35 

D M Smrth c Dyer b Smafl 8 

GAHfckbCaferd 53 

DNPafelbSmd 11 

ts J Rhodes C Dyer b Gifford 8 

■P A Nealfl e Kumpage b SmaB 5 

NV Radford b Small 0 

R K IDngwortficHunpaoebSmaM 3 

J D Enchmora b Giftonl 0 

A P Pnogeon not out — 4 

Extras (B 7. to 2 , w 1 . rib 5) 15 

Total 146 

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-20, 283, 6103. 4- 
124. 6128. 6138, 7-138. 6142, 6142, 16 
148. 

BOWUNG: Smal 1764G5& Smith 66 
261: Kerr 66154: Gifford 24-634-4: 
Parsons 62-24-0. 

WARWICKSHIRE: Fast Innings 301 for 5 
dec(PASmith119.TALtoyd70). 
Second Innings 

T A Lloyd c Rhodes b Paw 11 

RlHBDyercSmthbPaul 1 

P A Smith c fochmore b Radford 4 

D L Amtss c Rhodes b Inch mo re 1 

tCWHunpagest Rhodes bPaMl 1 

B M McMIan run out 29 

AsH Din si Rhodes b Hmgworth 27 

G J Parsons b iRngworm 24 

K J Ken c and b lRngworth 12 

G C Small b Patel 7 

"NGrtfoidnotout 0 

E*WS (b5.l65.w2.nb5) 17 

Total 134 

FALL OF WICKETS: 19. 2-18, 621, 4-21. 
628. 679. 7-97. 6113. 6126 
WWJIW: Radford 62-61. Inchmore 16 
6161: Pridgeon 6621-0; Paw 22-9-37- 
4: lUngwonh 192-8-47-3. 

Uofowes: K E Palmer end D Ltoyd. 


Fnutas 5 for 54. j P Agnew 4 for 81). 
Second inmngs 

R J Bailey c WTKaker b Bnara 106 

W Lartms b CUft 10 

RJBowMMaasc Whitaker bBnera _ 53 

R G whams d Belderatam 17 

D J Caps! not out 60 

R A Harper b BaUeratona 49 

to Ripley nor out 16 

Extras (b 2. to 5) _7 

Total (5 wkts) 31 B 

. JG Cook. N G B Cook. A Welker end B 
J Griffiths eld nor baL 

FAU.OF WICKETS: 1-42. 2-1 fi& 6179. 4- 
200. 6292. 

TOWUN& Agnew 4-612-0: Benjamki 6 
61 84):CMt 1 62-561; Da Frertas6616 
£ |8«B^one 366120-2: Bnera 11-6 
54^: Boon 11-1-280; Whitaker T-666 

, _ LBCfcSTERSMRE: First Enffings 
[PBuWiorcsubbHanpB- 32 

RjJ Cobb c and b Harper 41 

J C^taraore c R| pfey b Harper 2 

JJ WWafcerc Waiter bwSten« 27 

TJ BOOnc Bailey b Harper 38 

•N E Brtere BN G B CcxA 83 

P B CWt C Sub 0 Gnffaha 12 

tPWlHthcaseeBWeyb Harper 57 

p A J De Fredas o n cook 4 

WKR Benjamin not out 43 

JPAgnewcNGBCookbBayd-Mose 18 

&%8S(b4.to10.nbZ) 16 

Tool 371 

FALL OF WICKETS 2-76 688. d- 
11 8, 6129. 6-213. 7-289. 8-31 1.63K. 16 
371. 

BOWLING. Waiter l7-1-46<)Grtffidia 17- 
1-561: Cook (N G B) 461393* Harper 
44-17-84-5. Capel 13-4-360. WWams 21- 
652-1: Boyd -Moss 06661. 

Umpires: B Leadtwaiarand N T Pfcws. 


Father of de Angelis 
seeks judicial inquiry 


CRICKET 

Benson and Hedges quartartinals 


BASKETBALL 


(11.0. 55 overs) 

LORD’S: Middlesex v Sussex 
CHELMSFORD: Essex v Notts 
DStBY: Derbyshire v Kent 
WORCESTER: Worcs v Northants 
Tour Match 

BELFAST: Ireland v frxfians 
SECOND ELEVEN CHAMPIONSKP: Bur- 
ten-on-Trime Derbyshire v Worcester 
shire. Cardiff: Glamorgan v 

Gfoucesterahra, Sfttmghounn: Kent v 
Essex. Remsbotfottfc Lancashire v Not- 
tmgtamaWra. Har eS nh fc hWrSeaex v 
Nortoampt o n sta e. GuSdford: Surrey v 
Hampshire. Hall: Yorkshire v 

Warwickshire. 

MMOR COUMTIES CHAMPfONSHK 
Kendal: Cumberland v Hen f ordatere. 
Itert tepoo t Durham v Bedfordarwe. 
Jasmond: Nonhumbenand v Suffolk. 

OTHER SPORT 


Maiseifies (AP) - The father 
of fee Italian racing driver. Elio 
de Angelis, who was fatally 
injured in a testing accident at 
the Le CasteUet circuit on May 
[4. laid a legal soil yesterday to 
obtain a judicial inv estigatio n of 
the circumstances surrounding 
the crash, bb lawyer announced. 

Gilbert Col lard, acting for 
Julio de Angelis, said the “com-, 
plaint against X" (persons un- 
known) was made because the 
circumstances made dear (there 
was) negligence, imprudence, 
faults of inattention and 
mdtscotable breaches oL and 
failure to observe, the 
regulations." 

The complaint dairos there 
were oo track safety workers 
posted near the site of the 
accident, a sinuous section taken 
at fall speed, or on other points 
of the track during the test 
session. 

Several teams were present at 
the track to test tires for d» 
French Grand Prix on July 6. 
and safety arrangements were 


The complaint said track 
workers were slow getting to the 
accident scene, and were not 
wearing fireproof suits or gloves. 
It said it took several minutes to 
right the overturned cur, allow- 
ing a fire to start, and that an 
extinguisher did sot work 
immediately. 


De Aneelis’s heart had 
stopped in fee 170-miJe per hour 
crash, though bis only fracture 
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39 


Today’s television and radio programmes 


Edited by Peter Dear 
and Christopher Davalle 


6.00 Ceefax AM. News 
headlines, weather, travel . 
and sports bulletins. 

&50 Breakfast Time with Frank 
Bough and Seftna Scott. 
Weather at &55, 725, 

7.55, EL25 and GL55; 
regional news, weather 
and traffic at 6.57, 7.27, 
7^7 and 6J!7; national and 
international news at 7.00, 
7.30. 8.00, !L30 and 9.00; 
sport at 7.20 and 8-20; the 
latest pop music charts at 
7.32; and a review of the - 
morning newspapers at 
BJ37. Plus, Beverly Alt's 
summer fashion advice for 
young people. The guests 
include Joan Armatradrng, 
Lucy Irving and Lord 
Uch field 

9- 20 Ceefax 10.05 Gharbar. 

Actress-turned-singer 
Pushpa Hans talks to 
Surinder Kochar about her 
decision to change 
careers; and Dr ntikhar 
Akhtar, a drug addiction 
expert, explains how to 
ensure your children are 
sayira no' to drugs. 10.30 
Play School presented try 
Stuart Bradley. 

10J5Q Cricket Peter West 

introduces coverage of a 
Benson and Hedges Cup 
quarterfinal match. The 
commentators at this 55- 
overs-a-side game are 
Richie Benaud and Tony 
Lewis. 

1.20 News After Noon with 
Richard Whitmore, 
includes news headlines 
with subtitles 1.35 
Regional news. The 
weather details come from 
John Ketttey 1.40 Bertha. 

A See-Saw programme lor 
the very young, with the 
voices of Roy Kinnear and 
Sheila Walker, (r) 

1.55 Cricket Further coverage 
of a Benson and Hedges 
Cup quarter-final match, 
introduced by Peter West 
3.52 Regional news. 

&55 Up Our Street (r) 4.10 
Dogtaman and the Three 
Muskehounds. Cartoon 
series (r) 4.35 Take Two, 
presented by Phillip 
Scholfield. A look behind 
the scenes of the making 
of the series, Grange Hin; 
meet the pupils and 
discover what it is like to 
be a member of the most 
famous school on 
television. 

5.00 Newsiound, presented by 
Roger Finn 5.05 

- Moonfleet Part one of the 
pirate's treasure 
adventure, dramatized 
from J MeadeFalkner's 
novel by George Day. (r) 
(Ceefax) 

5.35 The Flintstones. Cartoon 
series about a modern 
Stone Age family. 

6.00 News with Nicholas 
Witch ei I and Andrew 
Harvey. Weather. 

6.35 London Plus. 

7.00 Wogan. Tonight's guests 
include Victor Mature, 
Rabbi Julia Neuberger, 
Melvyn Bragg. Henry 
Cooper. Bruce Forsyth 
with music from Culture 
Club. 

7.40 Lame Ducks. Comedy 
series about a group of 
disparate people trying to 
• get away from it all. 

Starring John Duttine and - 
Lorraine Chase, (r) 

3.10 Dallas. Jack, upset by - 
Jenna's rejection, goes off 
in a huff and causes J.R. 
concern over the Marinos 
deal; and Pam receives a 
mystenousgift from one 
ot the late Bobby's - 
childhood friends. 

(Ceefax) . . 

9.00 News with Julia Somamfle 
and John Humpbrys. 
Weather. 

9.30 The Africans. The first of a 
nine-pad series, 
presented by Professor Ali 
Mazrui. (see Choice) 
(Ceefax) 

10- 25 Film: An Investigation of 

Murder (1 973) starring 
Walter Matthau and Bruce 
Dern. Eight people, 
including a policeman, are 
machine-gunned to death 
on board a San Francisco 
bus. The policeman's 
partner is joined by a 
replacement and together 
they piece together the 
reasons behind the 
. massacre. Directed by 
Stuart Rosenberg. 

1 2.10 Weather. 


TV-AM 


6.15 Good Morning Britain 
presented by Anne 
. Diamond and Henry Kelly. 
.News with Gordon 
Honeycombs at 530, 7.00, 
- 7.30, 830, 830 and 000; 

sport at 6.40 and 734; 

’ " exercises at 635; cartoon 
at 7-25: pop video at 7.55; 
guest Stephen Callahan, 
who survived 76 days 
adrift on a raft in toe 
Atlantic, at 832; video 
report at 8.40; Wacsday, 

. from 933 includes guests 
Amazulu. 


1TV/ LONDON 


9-25 Thames news headlines 
followed by Ones Upon a 
Time_Man. This edition of 
the animated history 
series deals with the First 
Empires, fri 9.55 Our 
Changing Earth. The 
evolution of the oesans 
and continents 10.10 
Dangerfreaks. Grant Page 
kite glides from the top of 
Ayers Rock 1035 Cartoon 
Time. 

11-05 Indian Legends of 

Canada. An Indian chief e 
experiences along the 
Path of Souls 1130 About 
Britain. Tha island Games, 
held on toe Isle of Man. 

12.00 P ort land BflL Adventures 
of a lighthouse keeper 

12.10 Our Backyard, (i) 

12.30 Underatafxtira 
Adolescents. The special 
problems and difficulties 
that can arise within the 
family unit 

1.00 News at One with Carol 
Barnes 130 Thames 
news. 

1.30 The Champions. The 
Nemesis agents are in a 
race against time to locate 
a Second Worid War 
German bomb, (r) 230 

" Farmhouse Kitchen. 
Grace MuiHgan does some 
baking IQOTJniversIty 
Challenge. 335 Thames 
news headlines 330 Sons 
and Daughters. 

4.00 Portland Bid. A repeat of 
toe programme shown at 
noon 4.10 The Blunders. 
Cartoon series 4.15 
Base's Joke Machine 430 
Poparound. Pop music 
quiz. 435 Roadrunner. 
Cartoon. 

5.00 BeBamy’s Bugle. Another 
edition of David Bellamy's 
ecological series. 5.15 
SSver Spoons. American 
comedy series. 

545 News with Ala stair 
Stewart 630 Thames 
■ news. 

635 Help! Viv Taylor Gee with 
newsof the results of a 
two year campaign for 
healthy school meals. 

635 Crossroads. Benny makes 
his appearance at the 
Magistrates Court 

7.00 Where There's Lite— The 
story of Alan Counsell, a 
cerebral palsey sufferer, 
who is a senior teacher at 
a special school, and the 
happily married father of 
three healthy children. 
Fortyeight years ago 
doctors wanted to 
amputate his limbs and- 
ctasstfy him mentally sub- 

• normal 

730 Coro na ti on StreeL Sally is 
[ivenber marching orders 


Hilda- (Oracle) 
me Airport 1975 (1975) 
irring Chariton Heston, ■ 


8. DO Film: 
starring 
Karen Black and George 
Kennedy. Airstewardess 
Nancy becomes the 
heroine of the hour when 

she takes the controls of 
- - an arrtinar after the captain 
is blinded in a mid-air 
coffision that rips a hole in 
the fuselage, tolling the co- 
pilot Directed by Jack 

10.00 News at Ten with Sandy 
Gall and Pamela 
Armstrong. Weather - 
followed by Thames news 
headlines. 

1030 Midweek Sport SpectaL 
Reports from toe three 
home countries World Cup 
football camps; and 
boxing from toe Alexandra 
Pavilion. 

12.00 The Monkey's Paw. An 
oWsaitor in turn of the 
century New York leaves 
his friend a monkry’s paw 
said to have mystical 
qualities. 

1235 Night Thoughts. 



Into Africa: Ali Mazrui 
(BBC1 930pm) 


• In THE AFRICANS (BBC1, 
9.30pm) Professor AH Mazrui 
sets exit to do for Africa what 
Alistair Cooke once memorably 

did tor America. It is another 
of those prestige television 
extravaganzas designed to 
lend respectability to peak-hour 
viewing and maybe pick up 
an award or two. And it will raise 
all over again the problems 
associated with such 
enterprises: the extent to 
which we follow the presenter's 
gestures rather than listen to 
nis words: toe level of prior 
knowledge assumed in toe 
viewer, and toe suitability of toe 
television medium lor 
dispensing ideas and argument 
tn this first programme, amid 
much leaping about in time and 
topic, Professor Mazrui 
propounds his thesis that Africa 
Is toe product of a “triple 


CHOICE 


nentage'', comprising its own 
indigenous culture. Islam and 
Western colonization. A Kenyan- 
bom Moslem who now 
teaches m Michigan, the 
professor encapsulates all 
three. But I fear he will come to 
be judged as a television 
personality, renter than for ftts 
cultural baggage, and his 
emphatic style may not be to all 
tastes. Nor may his 
exaggerated claims for his 
continent "cradle of 
mankind", "birth place of human 
culture". 

• TRADEWINDS (BBC2. 

730pm) is the first of two 
programmes - the second is 
tomorrow - about the last years 
of toe trading schooners. 


Built ar Porthmadog In North 
Wales, they carried slates 
across the Atlantic and their 
graceful nulls and tall spars 
gave them a beauty which was 
sharply at odds with life 
below deck. M-ted and under- 
paid, toe crews led a 
miserable existence to which, 
after the outbreak of toe First 
World War. was added toe 
danger of attack by the 
enemy. One Porthmadog 
schooner. Miss Morris, was 
intercepted by a German 
submarine in 1 91 7 and as the 
crew took to their lifeboats, toe 
vessel's last moments were 
filmed by a German sailor. The 
film was recently discovered 
in the imperial War Museum and 
provides a graphic epitaph to 
the age of toe tail ships. 

Peter Waymark 


BBC 2 


6L55 Open University: 
Psychology -toe TV 
Studio. Ends at 730. 

9.00 Ceefax. 

10.00 You and Me. For four- and 
five-year olds, presented 
by Harry Towb. With 
Frances Kay and Francis 
Wri “ 


10-12 

330 Cricket continued from 
BBC 1. A Benson and 
Hedges Cup quarterfinal 
match introduced by Peter 
West 

730 Tradewlnds. The first of a 
two-part series about the 
final years of sailing ships. 
With reminiscences from 
Griffith John Ellis who, in 
1917, was on the 
schooner Miss Moms 
when it was sunk by a 
German submarine. He 
has been able to review 
film of the sinking taken by 
one of the submarine's 
crew, which has been 
recently discovered in toe 
vaults of the Imperial War 
Museum, (see Choice) 

830 Forever England. In part 
four of her series on the 
north and south divide. 
Beryl Bambridge meets 
the Roses of Birmingham, 
five whits sisters, including 
one unmarried mother of 
two black children, on their 
annual double-decker bus 
outing to Was ton- Super- 
Mara 

9.00 M*A*S*H. Frank becomes 
infuriated by Hawkeys' s 
and Trapper's jokes and 
applies for a transfer. But 
then news of a gold strike 
in the nearby hills prompts 
Frank to change his mind. 
Starring Alan Alda, Wayne 
Rogers and Larry Unviile. 
(r) 

935 A Very Peculiar Practice. 
Following his traumatic 
first day on the campus. 
Stephen is sent reefing 
. again by Jock's insistence 
that he should give a 
speech to the new 
students about the 
Medical Practice, 
something that both Bob 
and Rosa Marie believe 
should have been their 
right How can he make it 
up to his new. jealous 
colleagues? Starring Peter 
Davison, Graham 
• Crowden, David 
Trd'ughton and Barbara 

Flynn. (Ceefax) . 

1030 Stog Country from the Silk 
CutFestival at Wembley 
Arena. On stage tonight 
are Lacy J Dalton, Mark 
Gray, Connie Smith and 
the legendary George 
Jones, introduced by 
David Allan. 

The latest 

and international 

news including extended 
coverage of one of the 
main news stories of the 
day. With John Tusa, 

Peter Snow, Donald 
MacCormick and OHvfs 
O'Leary. 

1130 Weather. 

1135 Cricket Peter West 
introduces higf ^ghta of 
one of today's Benson 
and Hedges Cup 
quarterfinal matches. The 
commentators for this 55- 
overs-a-skJe game are 
Richie Benaud and Tony 
Lewis, with summaries by 

Ray Illingworth. 

12.10 Open University: 


Ends at 1. 


1035 


CHANNEL 4 


2.30 RehearsaL An award- 
winning documentary that 
looks at rehearsals lor 
four different kinds of 
musical performances. 
Featuring Janet Baker at 
Covent Garden; the Band 
of tire Scots Guards; the 
Wandsworth Boys Choir; 

and tba Incredible String 
Band. 

330 Box Extra: Derby Day. A 
documentary about the 
wonderful cross-section of 
people who make Derby 
Day such a spectacular 
occasion. Made in 1970 
when the young Russell 
Harty was a reporter with 
LWT. 

430 Countdown. The third 
quarterfinal of toe 
anagrams and mental 
arithmetic game. Laurie 
Puddeloot, toe number 
three seed, meets Alan 
Lee, seeded sixth. 

5.00 Alice. Vera finds the love 
of her fffe In the shape of 
policeman, EBiott, and they 
make wedding plans. But 
chaos rules at toe wedding 
rehearsal. 

530 Tout Rien. Frederic Bach's 
animated film about how 
God created the world; 
and Raoul Servais' 
animated view of 20th 
century man. 

6.00 Family Ties. The first of a 
news series of the 
American domestic 
comedy starring Michael J 
Fox, Meredith Baxter- 
Bimey and Michael Gross, 

630 Flashback: To 

Aktermaston and Back 
1958-60. How television 
covered the earty days of 
CND, comparing it with a 
documentary fifm, A March 
to Aldermaston. (r) 


7.00 Channel Four news with 
Peter Sissons and 
Nicholas Owen. 

730 Comment The pofitfcal 
slot this week is ftled by 
Malcolm Bruce. Liberal 
MP for Gordon. Weather. 

830 Gallery. Art quiz preented 
by George Melly. This 
week the regular team 
captains, Maggi Rambling 
and Frank Whiff ord, are 
joined by Ned Shem'n and 
uifys Watting, and art 
students Louise Johnston 
from Dundee, and Jason 
Shuttieworth from Hitt ’ 
College. (Oracle) 

8.30 Diverse Reports. The first 
of two programmes in 
which American New 
Englanders give their 
views on toe British. 

930 Dance on Four. The Ballet 
Rambert, celebrating their 
Diamond Jubilee season. 

' perform a double bifl of 
works by two leading 
British choreographers - 
Robert North's Lonely 
Town, Lonely Street; and 
Intimate Pages by 
Christopher Bruce. 

10.05 Ftou Que La Fete 
Commence (1975). An 
historical drama set In 
18th century Brittany 
about a rebellion, led by 
the headsvongMarquis 
de Pontcallec. before 
taking up arms PontcaHec 
decides to have one 'as! 
meeting with young Louis 
XV's regent, Philippe 
d'Orteans, in order to 
avert bloodshed. Starring 
Philippe Noiret Jean 
Rochefort and Christine 
Pascal. Directed by 
Bertrand Tavernier. Ends 
at 12.15. 


C Radio 4 ) 

On long wave. VHF variations at end 
o! Radio 4 

535 am Shipping 630 News 
Briefing; Weather 6.10 


630 Today, 

830 News Summary. 

6.45 Business News. 635. 

7.55 Weather. 730, 830 
Today s News. 735, 835 
Sport. 7.45 Thought for 
toe Day. 

8j 43 Range Papers. The 
confessions of an 


house husband. Written 
and read by Brian Wnght (3) 
837 weather; Travel 

9.00 News 

935 Midweek, with Laurie 
Taylor. 

1030 News: Gardeners' 

Question Tune. 

Listener's questions. 

1030 Morning Story; The Road 
Runners, by Jill Noms 

10.45 Daily Service (s) 

11.00 News; Travel; The Story 
Girt. A biographical 
impression of Lucy Maud 
Montgomery (1874-1942) 
author ol Anne of Green 
Gables. 

11.48 Enquire Within (new 

senes) Listeners' queries 
answered. 

1230 News; You and Yours 
presented by John 
Howard. 

1237 Around the World in 25 
Years. Johnny Morris 
recalls some of the places he 
has visited and people 
he has met. This week: 
Corsica. 1235 Weather 
130 The World at One; News 
1.40 The Archers. 135 


Shipping 

230 News; Woman's Hour, 
includes interview with 
top women's rower Penny 
Chuter. 

3.00 News; The Afternoon 
Pfay. Not That Sort of 
Beach, by Jim htitchmough 
(s) 

3.47 English Now. Linguist 
David Crystal looks at 
the work of toe Adult 
Literacy Campaign. 

430 News 

435 Fiia on 4. Major issues 
and important events at 
home and abroad. 

4.45 Kaleidoscope Extra: 

Maggie Norden explores 
the problem of writers block 
and how writers cope. 

5.00 PM: News magazine. 

530 Shipping 


535 Weather 

5.00 News; Financial Report 

630 First Night Impressions. 

Robert Cushman 
presents a personal view of 
the British theatre during 
1973-1984 [S] 

7.00 News 

7.05 The Archers 

730 In Business. Refer Smith 
reports from the 
business world. 

7.45 Grounds well. Hugh 
Sykes examines whether 
Britain's environmental 
groups are a help or 
hindrance to environmental 
improvement. 

B.15 Analysis. Hdw toe 
Government in Jakarta 
prepares to save the 
Indonesian economic 
miracle. 

9.00 Thirty-Minute Theatre, 

Ode tor St Cecilia, by 
Gabnel Josipovici (sj 

930 Adventure. New ideas 
and topical events tor 
people interested in 
adventure pursuits. 

9.45 Kaleidoscope, mdudes 
review of Anthony and 
Cleopatra at the Theatre 
Royal. 1039 Weather 

1030 The Worid Tonight 

11.15 The Financial World 
Tonight 

11.30 It's Our Blood They're 
After. Report on the 
British Wood-Stock industry. 

12.00 News; Weather. 1233 
Snipping 

VHF (available in England and 
S Wales only) as above 
except 535-6. 00am Weather; 
Travel. 135-23 0pm 
Listening Comer. 530-535 
PM (continued). 11.30- 
12.10am Open University. 
1130 Puritans and Church 
Music. 11.50 Social Sciences: 
Grapevine- 

( Radio 3 ) 

6.55 Weather 7.00 News. 

7.05 Morning Concert. 

Strauss (Ruhe, mane 
Seele. Op 27 No 1), Mozart 
(Divertimento in E flat, K 
166), Brahms (Piano pieces. 
Op 1 19), Handel (Flute 
Sonata in E minor, Op 1 No 
la). Strauss (Morgen, Op 
27fi' 


27 No 4). 8.0 
835 Morning Concert (cont). 
Nielsen (Pan and Syrinx), 
Weber (Konzertstiick in F 
minor. Op 79: Alfred 
Brandel. piano). Janacek 
(lachian Dances). 930 
News 

935 This Week's Composer. 
Haydn: Estertiaza 1779- 


SI. Stfifonia; U Vera 
Costanza: Quartet in C. 


10.00 Joaquin < 

(piano). Bach, arr Busoni 
(Toccata. Adagio and Fugue 
in C major. BVW 564). 
Brahms (Three Intermezzi. 
Op 1 17). Chopin (Sonata 
in B minor. Op 58). 

11.10 Divertimento, cond 

Nicholas Kraemer. with 
Fiona Dotxe (soprano) 
Evelyn Nallen (recorder). 
Tippett's Fantasia 
Concenante on a theme 
of Corelli; Ridoufs Recorder 
Concerto and Britten'-s 
Les illuminations. 

12.15 Concert Hall, dmaci from 
Broadcasting House, 
with Vanya Mllanova (violin) 
and Jonathan D unsOy 
(piano). Lecleir (Sonata in D) 
Beethoven (Variations on 
Mozart's Se vuol baiiare. 
WoO 40). Vladigerov 
(Chant). Wiemawski 
(Scherzo-tarantelle). 1.00 
News 

1.05 Bath International 
Festival 1986. Live i 
Schubert's Quartet mi 
minor (D 173) and 
Dvorak's Quartet in F. Op 96 
(The American). Peter 
Croper and Ronald Birks 
(violins} Robin Ireland 
(viola) and Bernard Gregor- 
Smito (cetto). 

230 Matinee Musicals. Ulster 
Orchestra, cond Maunca 
Handtord. Philip Hammond 
(Fanlare for Orchestra), 
Borodin (In the steppes of 
Central Africa). Walton 
(Facade: Suite No 1). 
Vaughan Williams (Five 
Variants or Dives and 
Lazarus), Debussy 
(Petite suite). 

330 Domenico Scarlatti. With 
Alan Cuckston on toe 
Weber harpsichord. 
Sonatas; in F minor ( Kk 
483): in D minor (Kk 92); in B 
flat (Kk 112): in G minor 
(Kk 93) in F major (Kk 542). 

335 Music for Horn and 
Piano. Michael 
Thompson and Catherine 
Dubois play Thomas 
Dunhill's Cornucopia and 
Mervyn Cooke's Sonata 
(first broadcast 


430 


performance). 
Chora 


ral Evensong. Direct 
from Christ Church 
Cathedral, Oxford. 435 
News. 

530 Midweek Choice. 
Recordings of 
Beethoven, Goetz. Borodin, 
Kabalevsky. Leone 
Sinigalia, Verdi and Bach. 

730 Debut Charles Ubove 
(violin) and Nina Lugovoy 
™ Bridge's Sonata 

735 Every Angel is Terrible, 
by Ronan Sheehan. 

7.45 London Smtorvetta. cond 
David Atherton. Direct 
from the Queen Elizabeth 
HaH. Part 1; Ravel's 
Introduction and Allegro; 
Richard Rodney 
Bennett's Dream Dancing 
(first performance). 

835 Six Continents, (an 
McOougaU 's choice of 
foreign broadcasts. 

835 London Sinfometta (part 
2). Villa-Lobos's 
Bachianas Braslteiras: No 5. 
for eight cellos and 
soprano; Fafla's El 
corregidor y la mollnera. 

930 Mozart Symphony No 
25, in G minor (K 183). 


Berlin PO/Kart B ohm. 

10.15 New Premises, (r) 

11.00 Chamber Music from 
Manchester, with Garick 
Ohlsson (piano). Bartok's 
Sonata (19621; 

Debussy's (mages t Book 2). 
Prokoviev's Sonata no B. 

Op 84. 

1137 News. 12.00 Closedown. 

VHF only: 6.35-6.55 am 
Open University. Open 
Forum. 

C Radio 2 ) 

On medium wave. VHF 
vanaiions at end of Radio 1. 

News on the hour (7.00pm VHF 
only) Headlines 5.30am, 630, 730 
and 830. Sports Desks: 

1.05pm, 232. 332, 432, 535, 935. 
4.00am Charles Nave (s) 530 
Rav Moore (S) 730 Derek Jameson 
(s) 930 Ken Bruce (s) 11.00 
Michael Aspei (si 1.05 David 
Jacobs (s) 235 Glona 
Hunmford (phonennXs) 3.30 David 
Hamilton (sj 535 John Dunn (s) 

6.00 Cricket Special. The Benson 
and Hedges Cup quarter-finals. 

7.30 Folk on 2 <s) 8.30 Cider 'n' 
Song 9.00 Listen to toe Band (s) 
935 Sports Desk 10.00 A Slight 
Case ot Murdoch. 10.15 The 
Houghton Weavers miscellany of 
songs and humour 1 030 Chns 
Ellis looks back over a lifetime in 
the music industry 11.00 Joan 
Bake well presents Round Midnight 
1.00am Peter Dickson presents 
Nightnde (s) 3.00-430 A Little Night 
Music (s). 

C Radio 1 j 

On medium wave. VHF 
variations al end 
News on the halt hour from 
63Qa/n until 930pm and ar 1230 
midnight. 

530am Adrian John 730 Mike 
Smith's Breaklast Show 930 
Simon Bate s Mammoth Mad 
Coach Drive 1230 News beat with 
Frank Pa (ridge 12.45 Gary 
Davies 3.00 Mike Read 530 
News beat with Frank Patridge 

5.45 Bruno Brookes tnd at 830 a 
review ot toe Top 30 album 
chan 730 Janice Long 10.00-1230 
John Peel <s). VHF Radios 1 & 2 
4.00am As Radio 2. 6.00pm 
John Dunn (s). 730-830 Folk on 2. 

10.00 As Radio 1. 12.00 -4. 00am 
As Radio 2. 


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7.09 Twenty-Four Hours 730 Develop- 
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Britain 1986 930 News 9.09 Review of the 
British Press 3.15 The World Today 930 
Financial News 9A0 Look Ahead 9.45 The 
Waltz King 1030 News 1031 Omnibus 
1130 Wbrid News 11.15 On me Box 1125 
A Lenm from Wales 1130 Meridian 1230 
Radio Newsreel 12.15 Nature NoraDOOk 
1235 The Farmrtg Work) 12A5 Sports 
Round -up 1.00 News T39 Twenty-Four 
Hours 130 Development '86 230 Outlook 

2.45 Report on Relgon 3.00 Ratio 
Newsieefa.1 5 Conversations About Liter- 
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4.15 Counterpoint 5.45 Sports Round-up 

7.45 Good Books 830 News 839 Twenty- 
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931 Network UK 9.15 Album Ten* 9.45 
Recording of the Week 1030 News 1039 
The WwM Today 1035 A Letter horn 
Wales 1030 Financial News 10.40 Reflec- 
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11.09 Commentary 11.15 Good Books 
1130 Top Twenty 1230 News 1239 
News About Britain 12.15 Radio Newsreel 
1 230 Two Cheers fifr May 130 News 131 
Outlook 130 Waveguide 1.40 Book 
Cn«ce 1.45 Living with Drought 230 
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BBC1 ^AU^5.3fiparv430 


Wales Today 635-730 URDU 
B8 — Bethssda 12.10am-12.1S Nows 
and weather SCOTLAND B35pm-7.00 
Reporting Scotland 1026-1135 The 
ibing Tkoe 1135-l235iini Late Night In 
Concert 1235-1230 Weather 
NORTHERN IRELAND 535pta-&40 _ 

Today 's Sport 545430 Irwdo tosfflr 
6JSS-730The FSntstonasI ZIQam-12.1 5 
Mews and waaowr BM3LAND 
63Spm-730Rofltaool newsmaaadnes 


ANGLIA aSSt, 

1030 Cartoon 1035 FireOafl XL5 
11.00-1130 Jacksons 1230pnt-130 Par- 
lour Gam 120 News 1. 


530-635 About Angka 1230 
Story Theatre 1 230am The Cam- 
i Anais. Closedown. 


Farm! 

Short! 
bridge Anflk 
CXf* Starts 1.00pm Countdown 

130 Ftabbalam 1.45 Eisteddford 
430 Esgid Ulw-Bin 530 Rjcket 
Money Programme 630 Blockade 530 
Can Horses Sing? 7.00 Newyddtan 
Satth 730 Eisteddfod 830 Llwad Y 
Gemioq 935 FHm: Written On The 
Wind 1035 Diverse Reports 1125 Inner 
Eye 1225B8I Closedown. 

YORKSHIRE 

fo«s Fumes 8L5D NUt9l020 Pud 
Newman - At The Ur* 1030 WHd. WWtd 
Ot Anhfflls 11 J»-ll30 Shoo Slones 
1230pm-1.00 Calendar Lunchtime Live 
120 News 1JIW30 FmOaat 
5.15-535 Star Choice 630-835 Calendar 
1230 Jazz 1230am Closedown. 


REGIONAL TELEVISION VARIATIONS 


TUC As London eveapt: 928am | CHANNEL As London except 

JJLS Sesame Street 1030 Matt and | ynwimcu, 928am Sesame Sheet 

Jtmw 1035 Donald Dock 1135- _ 

1130 Orphans Ot The «lflM1230pm-130 


Bygones 120 News 130 Short 
Theatre 230-230 Problem Page 3J 

4.00 Young Doctors 5- 15- 545 Con- 
nections B30-635 Coast To Coast 1230 
Show Express 1230pm Company. 
Closedown. 

BORDER As London except: 
purwcff gjsan Sesame Street 
1030 Fireball XL5 1035 GulSver 
11 25-1 1.30 Cartoon 1230pm-1 30 Por- 
trait Ol A Legend 120 News 130- 
230 Country Practice 330 Young 
Doctors 5.15-5.4$ star Choice 630- 
63^ Lookaround 1230 Closedown. 

CCnTTlSH As London ex- 
ScQO 1 'RPcept: 825am Sesame 
Street 1025 Looks FarmSar 11.10- 
1130Gulkver 1230pm-130 John Berke- 
kry At Home 120 News 130 Job 
Spot 135-330 Flm- Beach Patrol 330- 
430 Report Back 5 15-535 
Emmerdale Farm 630 News and Scot- 
land Today 1230 Lata CaiL 
Closedown. 

GRAMPIAN 

Then SL30 Sesame Street 1025 Man 
and Jenny 1030 Smurts 1135-1130 
Short Swy Theatre I230pm-1 30 At 
Home 120 News 130-230 Country Prac- 
tice 5.15-535 Emmerdale Farm 630- 
635 North Tongm 1230 News. 
Closedown. 


1030 Matt & Jenny 1 035 Donald 
Duck 1135-1130 Orphans Of The Wild 
1230-130 Bygones 120 News 130 
Short StorylTwBtre 130230 Prpbtem 
P#qb 5.15^.45 Connections B30- 
6J3S Channel Reoon 1230 Show Ex- 
press 1230am Closedown. 

ill <VTER A® London except 
ULO 1 CQ gjaem sesame Street 
1025 Cartoon: 1035 Prtzewmnws 
1135-11 30 Fabuloos Funnies 1230pm- 
1 30 mdia Waflah 120 Luncfttmte 
130-230Coumry Practice 33CM30 
Look Who's TbIIuw 5.15-535 Star 
Choce 630-835 Good Evening Water 
1135 News. Closedown. 

iimms 

930 FHm: F«ndrsh Plot ot Dr Fu 
Manchu 11.1 ' 


130 Clegg's People 120 News i — 
Where The Jobs Are 130-230 Country 
Practice 6.15-536 Star Chotta 630- 
635 Northern Lite 1230 Medflaton. 
Closedown. 


land 930 Little Rascals 1( — 

film: Bummg HWiber 1230pm-130 
Harpsichora Builder 120 News 130- 
230 Han To Han 5.1 5-535 Star Choice 

6.00 Crossroads 625-7.00 News 
1230 FHm: Blood Retatniss 1.40am 
Closedown 


fiRANARA As London except 
«IWWAUA liam , Grenada Re- 


imports. 

Captam Scarlet 1130 Granada Reports. 
Matt and Jenny 1125 About Bream 
1135-1230 Granada Reports 1 230pm- 
130 Mrs Mrs 120 Grenada Reports 
130-230 The Baron 330-430 Young 
Doctors 5.1 5-5.45 Star Choice 830 
Granada Reports 630-825 This Is Your 
flight 1200 Short Story Theatre 
1230 Closedown. 


14 TV WEST M London ex- 
mv wcai cepIi 9 j 5 a m News, 

Old Cunosay Shop 10.40-1130 Ver- 
sdrfies T230pm-1.00 Glenroe 120 News 
1-30-230 Scarecrow ano Mrs Kvtg 
5.15-5.45 Star Choice 630635 News 
123flCk»«I<MTi 


MTV WALES SSBBL 


10.40 Old Curiosity Shop 630pm- 
635 Wales At Six. 


TQW As London excepr 925am 

Sesame Street 1025 Max The 
Mouse 1035 Zurich Step By Step 
1130-1130 Old House. New House 
1230pm-1.00 Mr Smitn 120 News 
130 Country Practice 225-230 Home 
Cookery 5.15 GusHoneybun 520- 

5,45 Crossroads 6.00 Today Souin West 
830-730 Emmerdale Farm 1230 
Moviemakers 1235 Postcnpt. 
Closedown. 


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6565 CC 579 6*35 Group SaftH 
836 ¥*& LNTIL 26TH JULY 

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in 

THE NORNLAL HEART 

Bl- LANKY KRAMER 
•A Rom W oodr— T 
CmHT LUn 
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ALOWVCM Ol 836 6*04/06*1 
cc 579 6233 rma Can 2 nnr 
CC 01-240 7200 E»«S 7.30. 
Mai Writ E 30. Sat *04 B-O. 

FELICITY KENDAL 


BENJAMIN WfOTROW K 
PAUL SHELLEY hi 

MADE IN BANGKOK 

wnii Omrtapiier FtiUord 
.»k) Dai id Tip 

“ANTHONY XONMIELLA'S 
WBL1IAR Y PLAY WITM A SU- 
rew CAST isexQWUTELY 
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL 
BUUICHME - D. TN 


AMBASSADORS Wrel SI Mi CS 
or 83o Bill CC Ol 836 1171 
741 9999 FLTSI Call 2*0 7200 «7 
aav* 2 *nrt ur bkg wn Croup 
bam Oil 930 6123 MOO Thurs HI 
Bom Ffl A Sal 6pm A 8.45. 
DWSDALE „ n j«* nn 

LAMDEN COODARO 

IQHNqUATLE 
CAROL' STEPHEN 

HAWKINS LEATHOTANO 

mmi RAYMOND FRANCIS 

WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY 

a iMnnifui oornruy 

Mum Md 1» Mmi 


APOLLO THEATRE Shanmburv 
7 A*5. 434 13S8B. Tina 
call or 7200. Crp Sm ox 
430 6123 ElK Burn. SM Matt 

albert^ney.- 

-A ptrtmwa k Mil MNM 


only to iktap Beprt 
o, c ii, , , . 71 mi * b-Bfl noNm 

Mad 

ORPHANS 

■^OU MUST SEE ORPHANS- 

b.T m* 

ONLY FIVE MORE WEEKS! 


APOLLO THEATRE' *37 2663 
UPENWC 3 JtL) 

PAUL SCOT tELP - - 

HOWARD BOLLM5 

I’M NOT RAPPAPORT 


APOLLO VHTTORM 8S828 BC6S 
CC »3b TirkMniasWT CC 

3.79 aiih nrU Call rc i2*nrl 2*0 
72 (M Ort> Sail-* *330 6123 E'M 
745 iiali Tw> A 3 0 
STARLIGHT EXPRESS 

“A muswal thatsurpamcs 
ANVTKWC AROUND IR EVERT 
DrMEKWON * 1 O E*p 

STARLIGHT express 

Muair hy 

a-vorcw LLCrvri wCTara" 
L*nrt* bv RICHARD BnLCOE 
rm«lrt trt NUg* 

apply mayjosm omce 

FOR RETURNS • 
HOW BOOKING TO MARCH 1*87 


ASTORIA THEATRE Box Off Info 
CC 6 Groups Ol 73* *287. 01 
*37 B7T3. 

. BEST MUSICAL i«s . 

Tlw Times. 

LENNON 

A ceteorauon o< Uw Ufe and music 
ol Joh n Lenn on 

-I WAS UP THERE CHEEH1NC 
WITH EVERYONE ELSE AT THE 


Additional Mar sun al *.a Eirs 
T an to Sal 8 . 0 . MAH Sal A Sun 

BOOKING TO SEPTEMBER. 


■ARMCAN Ol 628 B796/638 
8891 CC r Mon-Sun iOara-8p«i 
ROYAL SHAKESPEARE 
• COMPANY 

BARMCAM THEATRE lont 
7.3tt lomor S.OO A -7.30 THE 
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR 
FrtTun MEPHISTO Boot* 
Now Id t THE DANTON AF 
r AIR uy Pam Gem* lopent * 

JldYl 

THE PIT loiFi 7 30. lomor 2.00 
& 7 _3G PHILISTINES uy Maxim 
Gorky. Fn-Tim R. 
cancel A lO. Now tor 
THE DEAD MONKEY Dy NK* 
Darke from IO July 


CHICHESTER 0243 781312 
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN/TM 
CHALK CARDEN Evn 730. 
Matt Thu A Sal 2.30. 


THEATRE" 01-2*0 

2578 Flr« Can 2* br 7 my CC 
240 7200 

THE GAMBLER 

A nafini tommy 

mm MEL SMITH 

■•hrutianl— breWWU (LUIui and 
\ory tunny md«« w Otis. fAa 
inti' as Peking op a Renal 
Flush'’ O Tel. “A mesmeric 
men Irw" vnwrs On. “Huoeiy 
cnMva frif- rr 

OPENS 2 JULY 


COMEDY THEATRE Box OOlco 
□1 UO 2578 tin! CaU 2* Hour 7 
nas- cc taw* 01-200 7200 
•Enwrt (tiMate PI>yl^JFt»T1am 
. CLEHOA NWEL 

JACKSON HAWTHORNE 
-ParfecUy Mat chad- Standard 

ACROSS FROM THE 
GARQglOPUUH 

bx CHARLES WOOD 
Etiroeied b» RON DANIELS 

E* 9 * Mon .p n 8 O Sal 5.30 * 8 SO 


COTTESLDE -S' 9sa 22SZ CC 
iNaUonal Thhaure - * small audi- 
mruimi Toni. . Tumor .7 30. 
. uinn MM- 30 K> June 2 A June 

IO 10 I* last pert* PVTUMSTS 
nv -DtMV HUBhes. Trnl OOO 
Marina TawfeMma. 05 imn Dial 

form wf all Ob. £ 2.00 _ 


CHmON. S 930 S216 iCC 379 

0565 -379 6*3S'7ai 9999 On* 

83h 3962 Ex 9 * 8.00 Thu MU 
2 30. sal s 50 & 8 30 
■•BRITISH FARCE AT ITS BEST* 

o »t*r 

The Tirol n? ei CotnedJ- O MWIWtH. 

SYKES • SCOTT 

BERNARD 

JAN HUNT HELEN COL 

oaretmThumt 

RUN FOR YOUR WTFP. 

tt'inim and dtrerted tip 
- RAV COONEY 
Out -1.300 akH-sisiifflJMt per** 
"SHOULD RUN FOR UFE" 5 Ex 


DOMINION THEATRE Bn Omte 
Ol 580 8845/01 636 8538/9 or 
Ol 6B0 9563/3. FIRST CALL 
Zttr 7 Day CC S3S X42S. 
CTP Rale* 930 6123. 

DAVE CLARK'S 

TIME 

IKE MUSICAL 

“THE SPACE AGE SCT K THE 

STM WONDER OF THE WORLD" - 

S E vo 

CUFF RICHARD. 

AS 'THE ROCK STAR - 
THE PORTRAYAL OF -Alt ASH- 
BY 

LAURENCE OUVIER 

MOT FTl 7 30 ThU Mai 2JO Sal S 
A 8 30. 

SOME SEATS STILL AVAILABLE 
FOR TODAY'S PERFORMANCE. 


DOHMAR WAREHOUSE .240 
8230 CC 579 6565 6*33 UotH 
Jm 21- Eve* 7 SO. MattThur 
330. saw 30 Laarance OtMar 
Award * 8 S CHEEK BY JOWL 
til A MIDSUMMER HtGHTS 
DREAM. “The 


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DRURY LANE THEATRE ROYAL 

01836 8108. 012*0 4066 7. 
Firsi can 2* hour 7 nay tt bVqs 
200 7200 tnp MOMlM fw> 

DnU HnrM'l 

42ND STREET _ 

A SHOW TOR ALL THE FAMILY 
Winner MRlR bast 
Mm leal Awards for 19*4 

cored 

BEST MUSICAL 

STANDARD DRAMA AWARDS 

voted 

BEST MUSICAL 

LAURENCE OUVIER AWARD 
voted 

BEST MUSICAL 

PLAYS A PLAYERS 
LONDON THEATRE CROWS 
AWARD 

£v«t 8 O Matt Wed 3.0 Sal S.O A 
8 30 

Group Sales 930 6123 

NOW BOOKING UNTIL 
UN 1987 

Party Rates A aaflabJa 


DUCHESS 836 82*3^2*0 96*8 
Firsi CaU CC 2*0 7200 
124 nr* 7 davM CC 741 9999 CC 
379 6*35 

Bob LaiWy'i new comedy. 

A MONTH OF SUNDAYS 

MAKES THE WEST END A 
WARMER AND MORE 
WONDERFUL PLACE 1 * D.MlSll 
Sumng 

GEORGE COLE 

Eve« 8 . Wed mau 3 Sols Si 8.30 
NOU BOOKING TWKM.GH TO 
SEPTEMBER 1980. 


DUKE OF YORKS 836 SI 22 Cc 
836 9837/7*1 0999/5*0 72CO 
Eve* B Thu 4fal6ia» 

COMEDY OF THE YEAR 

start*** Drwa Award USA 

STEPPING OUT 

■ TWtMPH ON TAP" an 
Hit ComMS- by Richard Harrft 
uirertnd bv Julia Mehcnn* 
-LAUOH YOURSELF Stti-Y" T O 
■'PER F ECT DELIGHT- O Tel 


LYRIC HAMMERSMITH 01-741 
231 j Prev* TOTT A Tomer 7 45 
Opens Trl 700 -Suti EtK 7*6. 
SwMattdO EartpUefr MEOZA 
LYBW STUDIO TW Sal Bpm 
arorapil Lsalwv > Swarariil 
ENTERTAlNttW STRANGERS. 


FORTUNE S CC 836 2238/9 Eve 
8 Frt & Sal 6 A 8 40 

COMEDY OF THE YEAR 

Laurence Oiivler Award 1984 

UP AND UNDER 

“One e/ me lunntrv ana Ma» Poe- 
IrnlioiH phi* vou ar e ever aotnq 
lo we. TOTALLY HYSTERICAL" 
06*. “A JOY” S Ell. 

LAST WEEK 


GARRICK. S Ol 836 4601. CG 
379 6433 ACC. 24 hr 7 4ayS*0 
7200. Gn* Sales 930 61 23 Eie »8 
pm. Wca nun 3.O. Sal E.O and 8.0 

NO SEX, PLEASE- 
WFRE BRITISH 


GLOBE 437 1S92. GO 379 6433. 
Firvl Call 2 * hr 7 Day OC 240 
7200 Crp Sain 930 6125. Eves 
8 Matt wed 3. Sal *. 
Andrew uoyd WeMter prewott 
DENIS LAWSON 

JAN FRANCIS 

RONALD HOLCATE 

JOHN BARRON 

LEND ME A TENOR 

"GENUINELY FUNNY'- F Tiroes 
“HILARKX^LV OVER 
THE TOp-Cdn __ 
"THE AUDIENCE «*TPLAE«© 
OF THROAT PAINS FROM 
LAUGHING TOO MUCH" Todaa- 
"Aa mp aadat aanlaa af N* Sax 
Plaaaa Wa'ra BrlUah - R roady Is 
vary te— y -.S-Tlroe* 

A enmedv UV ken Ludwiq 
Di rened by David GUmore 


GREENWICH THEATRE Dl BBS 

T7S6 C\n 7.46 mat Sal 2.30 
THE ORPHAN by Tnoma. Ol 
way directed and dewoned hy 
Philip Prc>wv> "NoUnny short 
nl nrrntr. iremendons vualily - 
Tlnui “Inumdlaiety allrarme 
production., played lo me lull" 


HAMPSTEAD 722 9JOI PTe« 
from Tnmor. Eves 8 pm FAYE 
DUNAWAY and STEPHEN 
JCNN in CIRCE AND BRAVO bv 
Donald Freed. 


HAYMARKET THEATRE ROYAL 

Box Oflire in Ol 930 9R32 FliM 
Call 34 Hi 7 dav « boakjmr, 
Ol 2*0 7200 

VANESSA REDGRAVE 
& TIMOTHY DALTON 

ui a Shakespeare season M 

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA 

and 

THE TAMING OF 
THE SHREW 

Pmiews from June * 
Open, June IO al 7 
ill Bepvrinue 
E\T> 7.30 Matt Wed 
<From June 11 1 ana Sal 2 03 


HER MAJESTY* Haymarkel 
930 40,75 tjbOb 2046.' 2850. 
CC TlryidmaslM 379 el3l 
first Coll CC 240 7200 

Tba Andrew Lkyd Wtbtit r 
Harefd Priaea MutlcJd 

THE PHANTOM OF THE 
OPERA 

opens 9 Oct. 


LYRIC THEATRE Shaftesbury 
A< c W1 01-437 3686/7 01-434 
1650. 01-434 1050 01 734 

9166/7. Red Price Prevf. Irditl 
June *. Opera June it al 7.0. 

COLIN BLAKELY in 
TTte National TTiejirr'i acctidrocd 
production ol _ 

ALAN AYCKBOURN'S 
Award Winning Comedy 

A CHORUS OF 
DISAPPROVAL 

EY 6 * 7 30. Matt Weds ilrom June 
I Bland Saiv 30 4ti«ance Baal, 
hit-. Period Now Open June * - 
Aua 30 Group Sale* Ol 930 
6123 FIRST CALL 24HB 7 DA Y 
CC BOOKINGS ON Ol 240 7200 
(NO BOOKING FEEL 


KING'S HEAD 226 1916 
HEYDAY, Dnr A Nmw 7 pro. 
Cl 1 OO snow 8 pm. LB OO 


LONDON PALLADIUM *37 7373. 
*37 2065. CC 734 8961. 379 
6*33/7*1 9909 Flr&l Call 2 * Mr 
7 Dar CC 2*0 7200. GfP Sale* 
920 6123 

THE HIT MUSICAL 
COMEDY 

DIRECT FROM BROADWAY 

GEORGE HEARN A DENIS 
QUILLEY 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLK 

A LOVE STORY 1 VOL 'LL LAL'QH 
A BOLT FOR A LIFE TIME 

“BREATHTAKINGLY 
lavish** ti» Tim« 

-A GLORIOUS CEL EBRA TION — 
A FULL- THROTTLE 
ENTCRTAWMENT" D Mali 

Mon Sai 730. Matt wed A Sal 
230 

BOOK HOW FOR THE 
EVENING OF YOUR LIFE 

From I 6 lh June Wed vm 200 
Sai eve* 800 


LYTTELTON 92a 2262 CC 
iKiiliuMal Tnealre's prnsrenlum 
daqei Ton i. Toroor 8 CM >noi 
7 45 as primed in leaiien Wen 
June 3 10 5 DALLIANCE by Ar 
thru srniunior. v enaon by Tom 
Slnpparri 


MAYFAIR S CC 629 303* MOT- 
Thu a Tn Sal 8*0 A » JO 

RICHARD TODD 
THE BUSINESS OF 
MURDER 

■The beat thrfltar tor N*n" S M. 
“An unalusned winner” S up. 
"*SemaliiMUl” Tiroes 

C» Groat Year 
Over 2.000 PertaraanCM 


NATIONAL THEATRE Sib Bank 

NATIONAL THEATRE 
COMPANY 

Bee SEPARATE ENTRIES under 
DLJVIEB LYTTELTON - 
COTTESLOE Luellenl Cheap 
seals oats M Berts all mealies 
from IO am RESTAURANT i9M 
2C33< CHEAP, EASY CAR PAR. 
inlo 6 S 3 0880 


NEW LOWOOW Drurv Lane U 'CS 
■T05 0073 rx 379 W33 Ell's 7 45 
J up A Sal 3 00 A 743 

THE ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER 
■7-5. ELIOT MUSICAL 

Cats 

APPLY DAB.Y TQ BOX OfTKC 
FOR ftZTURNS 

Group Boohinos 01^05 1667 or 

01 OJO ei?3 Nodal anetirauoRs 
niM. beinq arrepied until end « 
Nov ember 


OLD VIC 91B 7616 CC 261 1821 
Cro*» SWes 930 6123. Utefl 
Sat. Eves 7 30. Mai Today 
2 30. Sal 4 0 a 7.46 


HMS PINAFORE 

-QOMXOUSLY 
INVENTIVE-FUNNY” Ot*. 
“SparhJter— axMlaratins 
evamne” D.Tele 
MUST END SATURDAY! 


OLD VIC 928 7616 CC 261 1821 
Group Min 930 6123. June 3 
10 July 12 

SMI ON WARD 
DAVID LANGTOM 
GARFIELD MORGAN In 

ROSS 

The store ol 

I— ir a te : » of Arabia 

bv Terence RjjhuM 


•S' 928 2252 CC 

(National Theatre's open Maqei 
Ton 1 !. Toroor 7 IS (last pert* 
prior IO transfer In Lvnr The; 
any June 4i A CHORUS OF 
DISAPPROVAL by Alan 
Ayckbourn 


PRINCE OF WALES 01 930 8681 
2CC Hotline 930 08*4/ 5/ 6 Grp 
Sah-. 930 6123. Nerth Pro*** 
7*1 9999 . Find Call 24 hr 7 day 
340 7200. 

TOE-TAPPING GOOD* D. Mall 

"SEVEN BRIDES FOR 
SEVEN BROTHERS" . 

THE BLOCK BUSTER MUSICAL 
“I DEFY ANYONE NOT TO 
ENJOY IT” F Tntv 
“SEVENTH HEAVEN" E Shorter 
Evr« 7.30. Mai Thur * Sal S 


OPEN AM REGENT'S PARK 

486 2431 OC 379 6413. 
CC HoJImr 486 1933. 

ROMEO AND JULIET 

prev leu,* FrI 7 *5. Sal 2 30 A 
746 til nhjhi 2nd June. 


PALACE THEATRE *S7 6834 
CC 437 8327 or 379 6433 
Grt» Sale* 930 61J3 

THE MUSICAL SENSATION 

LES MISERABLES 
“IF YOU CANT GET A 
TICKET - STEAL ONF’ su 

Evm 7.30 Matt Thu A Sal 2 30 
Latecomer* noi admllcd until die 
interval 

BEAT THE TOUTS BY ENQUIR- 
ING FOR RETURNS AT THE BOE 
OFFICE NOW BOOKING TO 
OCT 4 SPECIAL CHARITY PER- 
FORMANCE SUN JUNE 22 CALL 
BOX OFFICE FOR DETAILS 


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WFniSIFSnAY MAY 28 1986 


First published in I78S 


SPORT 


England’s rivals 
at loggerheads 


From Stuart Jones, Football Correspondent, Monterrey 


The pot in Group F, which 
is based in by far the hottest of 
the World Cup venues, is 
already on the boil. While 
England are calmly finishing 
their preparations for the 
forthcoming matches, the 
Poles and the Moroccans are 
arguing with each other. And. 
most notably of alL the 
Portugese are arguing among 
themselves. 

The Portugese, who are 
staying up in the mountains 
with Bobby Robson's squad in 
Saltillo, have fallen into com- 
plete chaos only a week before 
the two nations stage their 
opening tie down in Monter- 
rey. Indeed, there is a danger 
that their entire squad may vet 
be sent home because of their 
extraordinary behaviour. 

They have astounded Jose 
Torres, their manager who led 
their attack with Eusebio to 
the semi-final of the 1966 
tournament, by refusing to 
train or even to play a practice 
match against local opposition 
last Sunday. They requested 
that their' dally allowance 
should be increased immedi- 
ately from $27 to $60. 

The size of their demand 
and particularly the timing of 


it has infuriated both the 
officials here and back in their 
own homeland. It also threat- 
ens to diminish the lead they 
hold in the popularity stakes 
in Monterrey. The industrious 
local people do not respect 
qualities of greed, selfishness 
and stubbomess. 

Even the Portugese Presi- 
dent has intervened in the 
sordid affair. Mario Soares 
sent a telegram yesterday say- 
ing that “as there is at stake 
the prestige of Portugal in one 
of the great sporting events of 
the world. I appeal to you to 
let serenity and common sense 
prevail over intransigence and 
put an end to a situation that 
the people of Portugal do not 
understand." 

Joao de Deus Pinheiro. the 
Education and Culture Minis- 
ter. sent some other words to 
sting the conscience of the 
players. His telegram said that 
their reaction had “neither 
dignified the name of Portugal 
nor shown an understanding 
for the affection, jpy and 
excitement with which the 
Portugese had been backed”. 

Silva Rcsende. the president 
of the Portugese Football As- 


sociation. arrived in Mexico 
City last night but his atten- 
tion is sure to be taken away 
from the principle puqxxse of 
his visiL a series of FIFA 
meetings in the capital city. 
He is expected to contact 
Tomes today in an attempt to 
resolve the dispute. 

The problems that arose 
between England's other op- 
ponents in the first round were 
less extensive. Indeed, they 
were to be expected. They 
occurred during a Morrocan 
training session when two 
Polish spies were spotted sit- 
ting in the limited audience. 
The Africans promptly 
stopped and refused to resume 
until their unwelcome visitors 
had been escorted away. 

In the middle of the diplo- 
matic storms that are raging 
around the industrial centre to 
the north of Mexico, England 
have themselves stepped qui- 
etly and for the first time into 
the fiery heat The tempera- 
ture at ground level, during 
their initial practice here at a 
local and heavily guarded 
club, was 97 F. 

The figure might give the 
impression that the England 
squad is indeed inside "The 


Scottish preparations make 
Hansen’s absence mystifying 


It is a reflection of the 
severity of Scotland's World 
Cup first round group that the 
easiest points may well come 
against West Germany in their 
second match. “Some easy 
points.” muses Graeme 
Souness beside the swimming 
pool of the chalet-style hotel. 
Scotland's captain wears that 
slightly brooding look of a 
commander who knows that 
the enemy has several more 
battalions than he has: rather 
like Tommy Docherty, during 
a Press charity match in which 
our team was being somewhat 
overwhelmed, calling out to 
Billy Wright: “You hold two 
of them while I jockey four" 

Souness is going to be doing 
a lot of jockeying these next 
two weeks or so. He knows 
that, whether unavoidably or 
by Scotland’s own design, 
much of the play against 
Denmark. Germany and Uru- 

g uay is going to be in the Scots' 
alf of the field. He knows, 
just as his manager Alex 
Ferguson does, that Scotland 
have to play as differently 
from their recent performance 
against England as a piano 
sonata is from ragtime. 

“We have to play the others 
at their own game, a waiting 
match, to get behind the ball 
and pull them forward, trying 
to keep possession.” Souness 
says, relaxing as he recovers 
from a stomach bug which 
kept him for a day or two out 
of training. He would not say 
so, knowing from experience 
of that disastrous campaign in 
Argentina eight years ago just 
how important are loyalty and 
unity within the squad, but he 
is one of those who would be 
happier to have his former 
colleague. Hansen, intelligent- 
ly co-ordinating possession at 
the back. 

It is to Ferguson's credit 
that he does not shy away 
from explaining the 
inexplicable, of omitting one 
of Britain's most experienced 
defenders. He talks with grati- 
tude of Hansen's courteous 
acceptance on the telephone of 
the news that he was not in the 


From David Miller, Santa Fe 

squad. “You can only take 22. 
good luck, and call me if you 
need me,” was the gist of a 
disappointed Hansen's re- 
sponse, in contrast to the 
money-for-moaning articles 
written by the Scottish for- 
ward. Speedie. and Francis, of 
England. 

Ferguson, and Bobby Rob- 
son. may possibly have been 
naive and soft-hearted in giv- 
ing Speedie and Francis exag- 
gerated grounds for believing 
they would be included in the 
final squads, but the respec- 
tive managers did not need a 
public lashing. That will come 
if their decisions are seen to 
have been wantonly mis- 
judged in the light of events. 

"Once you’ve made the 
decision, get- on with it,” 
Ferguson says. He has chosen 
a different path to fitness from 
Billy Bingham's, down the 
road with Northern Ireland, 
here in the tranquil ancient 
little city, the smallest and 
oldest state capital in the 
United Stales with a popula- 
tion of only 50.000. Santa Fe, 
almost hidden from view in 
leafy undulations as you ap- 
proach on Highway 25, is, to 
stretch a similarity, the Flor- 
ence of south-west America. 
Indian and contemporary art 
abounds in the many galleries 
and the current open air 
festival, and there is an open 
air opera house. It is art rather 
than stamina, which Ferguson 
has been seeking during the 
preparations: which, of 
course, makes Hansen's ab- 
sence even more odd. 

He argues that Hansen, like 
his Aberdeen partnership of 
Miller and McLeish and 
Albision at full back, is a one- 
position player. He wanted 
Albiston so as to give the 
option of being able to push 
MaJpas forward to midfield: 
which he did in training 
against Nonhem Ireland last 
week and might do against 
Denmark. Narey provides 
cover at right back, for Gough, 
and at centre back. 

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players on whom Ferguson 
places such emphasis is NicoL 
The Liverpool youngster 
plaved his early matches un- 
der Jock Stein at right back, 
but against Wales and En- 
gland this season was in 
midfield. At the moment he is 
nursing an abdominal strain — 
“I tried to get back to peak 
fitness too quickly after 
injury” - but Ferguson sees 
him as one of die team's 
exciting permutations. Pre- 
sumably this would be as an 
alternative to Strachan, if 
Scotland should find a pair of 
central attackers who permit 
them to play 4-4-2. 

Nicol was one of those who 
did not shine at Wembley. 
“That should have been a 
good send-off, a rewing-up, 
but I don’t think we lost 
, in confidence by the 


defeat.” Ferguson says, no 
doubt grateful for Stein's eight 
years of educating Scotsmen 
into believing that beating 
England should not be life's 
exclusive ambition. “I know 
that we would have been 
belter trying to make England 
impatient, instead of running 
at them, and in Mexico we 
cannol be shouting ‘here we 
come’ like John Wayne. So if 
the full backs go forward, the 
midfield will have to drop off 
deeper” 

Ferguson admits that Den- 
mark. in their opening match, 
present him with the most 
problems tactically, with their 
3-5-2 formation. He thinks 
they may be at their most 
vulnerable when they are, 
simultaneously, most danger- 
ous: coming forward in sup- 
port of Laudrup and Elkjaer. 
“Morton Olsen, their sweeper, 
is 35.” he says. Such thinking 
may not be wholly straw- 
grasping. 

The revelation of the train- 
ing here has been Nicholas, 
now considered certain to 
replace Dalglish, and to be 
partnered by either 
McAvennie or Sturrock. of 
Dundee United, so sharp on 
the turn. Archibald, though 
once with Ferguson at Aber- 
deen. is. sadly, the outsider a 
silent loner, his intelligence 
with Barcelona seemingly un- 
recognized. as detached from 
the camaraderie ofthe party as 
the coach-driver on a whist 
outing. 

Nicholas is suddenly all that 
he was at Celtic and has not 
been at Highbury. “Walter 
Smith (Ferguson's assistant) 
and I really went on at him for 
several days, and spelt it out to 
him", Feiguson says. “I want 
him beating defenders, and if 
he loses the ball, then blame 
me. When he used to be 
playing against Aberdeen. I 
never knew sitting on the 
bench what would happen 
next. That’s what we need 
now.” 

If anyone could be 
Scotland's darling of this 
World Cup. it is the sometime 
wayward, splendidly gifted 

Charlie. He stirs memories of 
Baxter and Cooke. 


hell of Mexico”, as the suppos- 
edly inhospitable centre had 
been nicknamed. Yet it would 
seem that the sobriquet is an 
exaggeration. If this is “Hell“. 
there are 'one or two of the 
party who are impatient to 
find out where “Heaven” 
might be. 

A mercifully fresh wind 
transformed a potentially ar- 
duous session into a relatively 
pleasant afternoon's work. 
The players still suffered. 
Shilton, for instance, lost sev- 
en pounds in weight and even 
Bryan Robson, who exercised 
for75 minutes in the company 
only of Fred Street, the team 
physiotherapist was found to 
be three pounds lighter. 

Robson. England’s captain, 
is unlikely to be selected for 
the side that is to meet 
Monterrey, the Mexican 
champions. tomorrow. 
Lineker, who strained his 
wrist severely in Canada last 
weekend, has already been 
ruled out. He trained, “like a 
bird with one wing”, in a sling 
but those two problems are 
clearly nothing compared to 
those particularly in the 
Portugese camp. 

N Ireland 
in their 
element 

Billy Bingham, not given to 
extravagant boasts or prom- 
ises. is growing increasingly 
confident that his Northern 
Ireland team will not let 
Britain down in the World 
Cup. 

At the end of a long 
domestic season, he has his 
largely unknown squad into a 
state of physical fitness that 
has impressed everyone who 
has seen them in training. 

And he is now able to declare: 
“We are in perfect shape. The 
only problem I have now is 
keeping us at this leveL” 

His players knuckled down 
to a gruelling training regime 
during two weeks in Albu- 
querque and the benefits were 
obvious the minute they 
crossed the border into 
MexicaThey have dropped 
down nearly 2,000 feet, and 
after their first training session 
in Guadalajara, Jimmy 
Nicholl, the mil back, said: 
“We are all surprised at how 
much easier this altitude is. 
There is no burning sensation 
in the back of the throat and 
everything comes that bit 
easier” 

It represents success For 
Bingham's gamble on limiting 
the time he allowed for 
acclimatisation. He said: “I 
was a bh apprehensive about 
the time factor. I was not sure 
whether two weeks was long 
enough. But it has proved 
perfect. If we had gone any 
earlier it would have been 
over the top, with players 
going out of their minds with 
boredom. 

“Preparations have gone 
betier than I expected, and we 
have already hit a nice level. 
All I have got to do now is 
keep them there until the first 
match. I shan't be driving 
them any harder from now 
on", he added to the relief of 
his loyal bunch of players. 
Even if the Irish do confirm 
that they are the finest of the 
European contenders. Bing- 
ham shares their worries 
about the effects of the local 
condiiions.“The proof of the 
pudding is when we get down 
to the nitty-gritty.” he said. 
“The heal is intense at mid- 
day. and to sustain a good 
game in that sort of tempera- 
ture is extremely difficult. No 
matter how well prepared you 
arc. you have to conserve 
energy in those conditions.” 

The Irish, still whh a week 
to go before their opening 
game against Algeria, have 
slight fitness worries about 
two players who are looked on 
as essentia] starters in their 
opening line-up. Norman 
Whiteside is suffering from 
tightness in his calf and Dave 
McCreery endured a slight 
thigh strain in last week's 
training game against 
Scotland. 

Hughes fit 

Barcelona (Reuter) - The 
Welsh international football- 
er. Mark Hughes, yesterday 
passed medical tests to com- 

f ilete his move to Barcelona 
ram Manchester United for 
S3million. 


Riots fuel security fear 


Riots ata domestic Mexican 
match last week, in which 
more than 40 people were 
injured, have increased fears 
of serious crowd violence at the 
World Cup finals which be- 
gins on Saturday. 

The riots, at a second 
division match in Pachuca, a 
few miles north of Mexico 
City, followed an incident a 
few days earlier in which the 
Argentine squad were jostled 
and insulted by Mexicans 
after arriving at the capital's 
airport 

The World Cap organizers 


sought to play down the 
Incidents but Mexican sports 
commentators, comparing 
some of their own supporters 
to English hooligans, appealed 
to the nation's football follow- 
ers to “keep it clean.” 

The Pacbuca match was the 
climax of the Mexican second 
division championship, with 
the local side competing 
against Qu ere taro for a place 
in the first divison next season. 
Despite the tumble, the World 
Cup organizers stressed that 
no additional security — 
suns would be taken.- 


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CYCLING 


Yates wins stage 
but not jersey 


. By John Wikockson 


After the main part of the 
day's racing was cancelled 
because of gale force winds 
and traffic accidents across the 
Pennines. the second stage of 
the Milk Race was won yester- 
day by Sean Yates, from 
Sussex, the Peugeot rider. 
Normally, Yates would have 
taken the race lead, but the 
stage lime bonuses were sup- 
pressed, so Steve Joughin'of 
the Moducei team retained the 
yellow jersey. Several riders 
were unhappy with the 
officials' decision on the 
bonuses. 

Much was promised by the 
scheduled 109-mile stage from 
Lancaster, and two of the 
main contenders, Paul Cur- 
ran. of Great Britain, an 
amateur, and Paul Watson, of 
Raleigh, a professional, had a 
25 second lead when the race 
was halted on Bowes Moor 
after 47 miles. Two caravans 
had jack-knifed on the A66 
road, and several other vehi- 
cles were blown over by a 
wind that was gusting to 60 
miles an hour. 

Curran said about his at- 
tack: “We were safer out fronL 
Even so. the wind blew Paul 
into me at one point.” After 
the race was stopped the 75 
riders were transported in 
their team cars to Newton 
Aycliffe, where they lined up 
again nearly three hours later 


to contest a 20-mile circuit 
race. 

•There were many attacks 
and counterattacks on the 
two laps of a hilly circuit, and 
the most decisive move came 
from Jesper Skibby, aged 22. 
the talented Danish amateur, 
who had also been active in 
the morning. He had joined a 
dangerous five-man break, 10 
miles out of Lancaster. 

In the afternoon, four miles 
from the finish- Skibby drew 
out from the pack the British 
professionals, Yates and Gra- 
ham Jones, both of whom 
have experienced riding in the 
Tour de France. The three 
riders stayed dear to the line, 
where Yates brilliantly sprint- 
ed for his fust victory of the 
.season. Jones's ANC-Halfords 
team mate Joey McLoughlin. 
won the dash for fourth place 
just two seconds behind. 

McLoughlin is expected to 
ride strongly for the race 
leadership on today's hilly 
stage through the Yorkshire 
dales to Harrogate, while Cur- 
ran and Watson are hopi ng to 
continue their unfinished . 
business of yesterday. 

SECOND STAGE: Newton Aycftffe 
circuit race, 20 Inules. 1. S Yates, 
Peugeot, 4 9m in 14sec; 2, j Skibby 
(Deri), same time; 3. G Jones, ANC- 
Hairords, same time. Overall: t, S 
Jougtiin. Moducei. 6hr 12min 24sec: 
2: Sutton,. Falcon, at llsecr 3, J 
Joergensen (Den), 12 sea 


Death of 
Italian 
rider 

Palermo (Reuter) — The 
Italian rider.. Emilio Ravasio, 
died in hospital yesterday 
from head injuries received in 
a crash during the first stage of 
the Tour of Italy in Sicily on 
May 11 Ravasio, aged 27, was 
involved m a pile-up 10 
kilometres from the finish of 
the opening stage. 

He remounted his machine 
and completed the route to 
Sciacca but later coraplaoned 
of pain and giddiness and was 
taken in a coma to the 
intensive care unit ofa Paler- 
mo hospital. 

TheTour ofltaly has seen a 
number of crashes but 
Ravasio’s death is the first 
fatal accident . .for several 
. years, race organisers said. 

Pedro Munoz, of Spain, 
sprinted away from the pack 
yesterday to win the sixteenth 
stage of the race, 143 
kilometres from Erba to 
Foppolo. Roberto Visenlini, 
of Italy, who finished third. 
took the overall lead from his 
compatriot, Giuseppe 
SaronnL 

~ SIXTEENTH STAGE |Uafian unless 


Corti, 3tsec; 5. F Chiocdoii, 43sec; 
6. G BaroncheN, Imin 23sec. 
OVERALL: 1. Visentmi, 77hr 4m in 
29s sc; 2, G Saronni. tmin 6sec 
behind; 3, Baronchefii, 1:54; 4, 
LeMond. £05; 5, Corti, 324. . 


ATHLETICS 


Harris in search of a fast time 

By Pat Butcher, Athletics Correspondent 


The combination of loom- 
ing selection dates - less than 
3 month away — for the 
Commonwealth Games, and 
the inclement British weather 
is sending athletes scunying 
across Europe in search of 
favourable conditions for 
qualifying times. 

After a superlative spring 
road running season, during 
which he beat many of the 
world's top distance runners, 
Steve Harris turns his atten- 
tion to the 10.000 metres on 
the Florence track this eve- 
ning; Harris has only ever run 
one L0.000 metres before, on a 


grass track in his native Here- 
ford five years ago. “ ! did 
around 32 minutes and I won 
by about a kilometre but I’m 
hardly counting that as a 
performance,” he said. 

His aim, tltis time, is to run 
28 minutes or better and if it is 
appreciably better then he can 
avoid the Commonwealth tri- 
al at that distance in the AAA 
championships at Crystal Pal- 
ace on June 20, two days after 
which the selections for Edin- 
burgh will be made. 

Peter Elliott follows up his 
successful comeback win in 
the UK championship 800 


metres on Monday with an- 
other race at that distance m 
Stavanger, Norway, this eve- 
. ning. EUiott wants to do 800 
metres in the European cham- 
pionships in Stuttgart in late 
August 

Steve Ovett, another man 
moving up distance, that is to 
say to 5,000 metres for this 
summer’s championships, de- 
cides today whether to follow 
up his 2000 metres victory in 
Seville last Saturday in 5min 
1.4sec with another race in 
Spain, this time in Zaragassa, 
over -3.000 metres tomorrow 
evening. 


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words 
with old 
master 

From Rex Bellamy, Paris 

There are not many tenuis : 
payers who use words like 
“rreathity” when discussing a . 
match. Paul McNamee does. 
Bat McNamee is unusually*, 
artkalate as Australians go — 
as any breed goes, for that 
matter. As his name and dark 
curl? hair suggest, he has Irish 
blood in him, which tends to 
opai the floodgates of loquac- 
ity Id any man. In short, 
McNamee is good with words. 

McNamee pops into the 
news when winning doubles 
championships or wheu 
achieving something special in 
singles — as was the case here 
in 1980 when he beat John 
McEnroe in a match derided 
by four tie-breaks. Yesterday, 
McN amee jumped off a shelf ' 
hi the memory to beat the sixth 
seed, Jeakim Nystrom, by 1-6, 
6-3, 6-2, 6-0 m the fast round 
of the French championships. 

We knew that McNamee, 
aged 31, had been out of the 
game for five months after 
surgery, on October !, to sort 
out a chronic kidney affluent 
that suddenly became really 
nasty. But we also knew that 
he had worked himself back 
into form, whereas Nystrora 
had gone off the bod by 
playing (no much and winning 
too often. It was dear that 
something interesting might 
be cooking. 

Nystrom was the first to 
talk to the Press. Uke most of 
the Swedes, be somehow man- - 
ages to be both reticent and •' 
Hrarming. Nystrom flirted 
with a droll kind of humour. 
“Maybe I have played too 
modi,” he said. “But you do 
not expect to win or reach the 
finals of every tournament I 
played so well that E had to 
play every day. Today, I frit 
tired after the first set and, 
later, even more tired.” 
Nystrom always looks tired, so 
it can bo hard to teU. - 

“When Paul is playing well, 
be is tough to beat” Nystrom 
added. “He was playing very 
deep, hitting the trad high, and 
coming in— and k was difficult 

Results from . 
Roland Garros 

mrSSWGLESi:nr*traan(i:FLuna(SQ) 
bt P Lundonm fSwwL 6-*. *-6. 7-6. 62: T 
Natan (U&bt C S»yn {SAL 2-8. 66. 63. 

6-3. 62; A Gomez (Eel bt G MtcMatt- 
(Canl. 6-3. 3-6. 7-5. 63: J FifceraW (Aus) 

M P Oooftan (Aus) 3-6. 6-2. 6-0. 4-3 (rM 



ISpt. 6-3. 6-t 
Stepanefc JWG). 6-1. 63. 6-2: J HlaMk 
(S«rtz)titHKiWinan(lncSaL 1-6. 6-3. 1-6, 


7-6 6-3: C Mona 
64. 64.63: R< 


M M Woootorde 
sturthun (WGIW E 
(Ara), 1-6. 7-6, 3-6, 64. 6-1; 
S Casa! (Sp) fit K Ntwaoek (CzL 6-3. 4-6, 
64. 63: p McNamee ( Ausl WJ Nystrom . 
1 6-3. 63. 60: D Kbtbbcj ‘ 


(Sm). 1-6 

HGonthardtt(SvWtz).4-6. 6-3. 46.7-6.1 
D Perez (Uni) tn M Oapabiwf (USV. 6-1 , 7- 
6. 2-6. 6-2; T Sima (MUH Schwtar 
(WG1. 63. 64. 4-6: 63. 

WOMEN’S SINGLES: Hnt round: C 
KoMa-Wtah (WGJ bt L McNert [US}. 64, 


^rrow 


m 


6-1 : L GSdemoatar (F 
61. 63: M Maleeva | 
Cz}.61. 63: K RmakJM 
61. 63: K Maleeva 
(US). 62. 61: J Byrne 
63. 63: “ ' 


WAWTWe(USJ. 
bt K Skronska ( 
}b?HuNa(US). 

M T Homday.j. 
rvermakt 


)MY1 


iherska(Cz).61.61 
Aimacti (Ft). 67, 64, 66. M 


(US) bt M 
Rush (US) MS 


bt J Thompson (AuaV, 7-5-J^CV 

(ArgJ.73. 


bt M Lmdstrom (SweL 66. 64. 1 
nefUS) bt M Pwaz-floWan { _ 

2-6. 7-5; T Phelps (US) bt B Nagetan 
|. 63. 63: M NavraHwa IUS) bt A-M 
(m. 63, 63; A Hobbs (GBj M J 
Dune (GB) 62. 64.. 


to pass him.” Nystrom still 
considers that clay is his best 
surface: w if is more fun than 
indoor or hard courts.” 

Enter McNamee, with sup- 
porting evidence: “Variety can 
be effective on any surface. On 
day one has the opportunity to 
do many things, to show one's 
repertoire, especially against 
somebody who is not attacking 
that much. These days, yoa 
have a pretty good chance of 
drawing one of the Swedes in“ 
the first round. But I am a 
competent day-court player. 

“Joakim is very good. He 
plays to quite a high standard, 
and does not make many 
errors. But he is fairly predict- 
able. 1 tried to combat that 
with creativity — angles and 
drops. But for a white it was 
not going very well.” 
McNamee teased Nystrom 
with a diversity of questions on 
the backhand, and made prof- 
itable use of the drop shot 
wheu playing against the wind 
— which, as McNamee printed 
out is the time to play it 
One took time off from all 
that creativity to watch Henri , 
Leconte beating David de4 
Miguel, of Spain. One would 
take time off from almost 
anything to watch Leconte, 
who Is outrageously exciting. 

He .has looks, personality, 
power, touch, and, above ad 
else, is a swaggering adventur- 
er — if yoa like, an Uie Nastase 

without the nonsense. 

Jakob HJasek won a long, 
fluctuating match witfe 
Ramesh Krishnan, and Todd 
Nelson, a Frank Bruno in 
tenuis gear, came hack from 
nowhere to beat Christo Steya 
Britain's challenge was re- 
duced by the defeats of J° 
Dune and Sara Corner. Mfcfc. - 





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Durie took only six game* 
from Anne Hobbs hi the first 
round ■ of the United States 
championships, «nd it was a 
similar story yesterday: 6-2, 6- 
4. This was the first singles 
Miss Hobbs had won in five 
tournaments this year. Her 
tactics were sound — 
played deep to the backhand* ’ 
and looped the ball to Miss 
Dune's forehand — and she 
kept her composure during * 
crisis in the second set -