Beauty Banter

Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England), May 18, 2004 | Go to article overview

Beauty Banter


Byline: By Jackie Seymour

Jackie Seymour is the senior stylist at Roots Hair and Beauty Galleries in Saville Row, Newcastle. This is her views on the news.

Q. Schoolchildren aged 14 are being given two days off a week from the classroom to learn a trade such as plumbing or carpentry, to plug skills shortages. Do you think it is a good idea?

A. I'm not sure. There are definitely shortages of these kind of skills and it means firms often have to get contractors in which is expensive. My concern is though, that 14 is a bit young and children may be missing out on vital schoolwork.

Q. Credit card firms are introducing a chip and PIN system to reduce card fraud. It will do away with the need for signatures when buying goods. What do you think?

A. I think it is a fantastic idea and we have the system up and going in this salon. It is easy to forge signatures but a lot more difficult to guess someone's pin number.

Q. Maxine Carr, ex-girlfriend of notorious killer Ian Huntley, left prison last week. She was never prosecuted for any part in the murders of the little girls and wants to be given a new identity and anonymity at the expense of the taxpayer. Do you think she should be allowed?

A. Absolutely not. She should be treated like any other criminal. I have a 12-year-old son myself and the whole case was particularly upsetting for any parent.

Q. It was reported this week that the fitness and cosmetics industry makes pounds 2bn a year on men alone. Would you ever be tempted by surgery or Botox to stop the march of time?

A. Yes! I'd love to have two or three injections of Botox to iron out wrinkles.

Q. Plans are in the pipeline to ban students at Durham University from owning their own cars in a bid to reduce traffic. …

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