Nocturnal activities

October 10, 1997

So it is goodbye to the Conservative Graduates Association. Not, as some might maliciously suggest, because there are none left, but because the party reorganisation plans unveiled this week suggest amalgamating them with the Young Conservatives and the Conservative Students to form a single body.

Their well-attended reception is likely to be remembered for Peter Lilley's stories of the debates that went on when he was at Cambridge and the burning issue was whether students should be allowed to entertain guests of the opposite sex after 10pm. He remembered one debater asking if there was anything students might do after ten that they could not do just as easily before and receiving the answer "Nothing - but they can do it again".

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