Water works

November 1, 1996

Alumnus to be proud of No:73 is that consummate quangocrat, Brandon Gough, chairman of the Higher Education Funding Council for England. He recently attained the unique distinction for a HEFCE chief of being sent up on Channel Four's Rory Bremner: Who Else? by satirist John Fortune, who implied that a home address in Kent might have some bearing on his ability to do another job, that of chair of Yorkshire Water.

Mr Fortune failed to mention one of Mr Gough's more compelling credentials for the post, a degree from that great northern institution, Jesus College, Cambridge.

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