Neil runs rings round audience

February 24, 2006

That mysterious mobile phone that everyone dreads blared out loudly while Neil Kinnock, former Labour leader and chairman of the British Council, gave a speech at the Guild of Educators dinner last week. As it rang out for the second time no one was more embarrassed than Mr Kinnock himself - who had to fish the offending item out of his pocket and switch it off to make himself heard.

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