Contagious rumour

July 14, 1995

Swift reaction last week to the news that Virginia Bottomley was to quit the Department of Health to become National Heritage secretary.

Within minutes a spoof memo had appeared at the British Library, one of Heritage's outposts, warning that books were not to be left on trolleys for more than four hours.

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