DIARY: Women celebrate as Robbie turns in grave

Robbie Burns must have been turning in his grave on Wednesday as that male bastion, the Caledonian Club, played host to the Association of Women in Public Relations.

Robbie Burns must have been turning in his grave on Wednesday as that

male bastion, the Caledonian Club, played host to the Association of

Women in Public Relations.



The AGM found the female movers and shakers in the PR industry indulging

in a little navel gazing. After all, what can be the role of the

association now the industry employs more women then men?



Even the Caledonian now admits associate female members and the odds are

on that its trawl for a new in-house PR will turn up a female

practitioner.



Ylva French was re-elected for a second term as president and the

subject of association patrons was also discussed. Names up for not

necessarily serious consideration included Lady Howe, Jean Denton and

Baroness Thatcher.



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