Quotes of the Week

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Thanks to your policies, I haven't got a job - Patrick Cutler, 59, a bank clerk from Hassocks, asked by John Major why he was not at work.

There is no need to get the hump. I am just saying what I feel - Dennis Wise, footballer, in the High Court to Antony Berrisford, counsel for Dean Saunders, who is being sued for deliberately injuring an opponent.

Quite apart from the effect on the locals, there are national figures to consider. With Prince Charles at Highgrove, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent at Nether Lypiatt, and Princess Anne at Gatcombe Park . . . there is a fear that leading members of the Royal Family are worryingly close to the source of the bug - Neil Norman, writing in the London 'Evening Standard' on the Gloucester bug.

What might appear grey in the portrait is really a mixture of ochres, blues and violets. There is no grey as such in the portrait - Diccon Swan, artist whose portrait of John Major is waiting to be hung in the Carlton Club.