PACKET OF CRISPS AND A HALF V IN ARANCI’S

Luke-warm, watery beef mince swimming in butter beans and two scoops of lumpy mashed potatoes come to mind though. And lumpy custard with jam sponge. The kindly school dinner ladies tried to keep us going with extra helpings of slimy semolina and prunes and other epicurean delights such as that, but we weren’t old enough to appreciate their good deeds. As did retching afterwards in that god awful bog on the corner of the building they tried to pass off as the boys’ lavatory.

FAT’S NOT THE WAY TO GOOD HEALTH, SAY LIB DEMS

“We need to ensure that every parent in Scotland has access to the support and information they need to give their child a healthy start in life. He maintains that the Liberal Democrats would invest in sport, support people to make informed choices and dodge junk food, as well as extend the rights of GPs to social prescribing, including free access to exercise programmes if they judge it will help a person’s health and well-being.”

200 EVACUATED AS FIRE RIPS THROUGH FLATS

The fire broke out at the building on Lancefield Quay, on the north bank of the River Clyde, at about 18:40 on Monday. Sixty firefighters and 15 appliances tackled the “well-developed” blaze in the second floor of the three-storey building. No-one was hurt. One senior firefighter said they did a “remarkable job in very challenging circumstances”, due to wind and rain.

SNP LET DOWN HOMELESS AT EVERY LEVEL

Fiona McPhail, principal solicitor for Shelter Scotland, said the case is about “one of the most fundamental rights homeless people have in Scotland”. “When in the crisis of homelessness, our laws say that temporary accommodation should be provided. Too often Glasgow has failed in that most basic duty,” she added.
A petition with around 10,000 signatures, including Annie Lennox, Robert Carlyle, KT Tunstall and Val McDermid, calling for a law to secure a legal right to a home, will be presented to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday.

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