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Green queen upsets voters.

Byline: READER'S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: If you want your dreams to come true - you need to be wide awake - C

WRITE TO: Thought For The Day, Scottish Mirror, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA. Every thought printed will win pounds 10BATTLING Dominique Voynet has been a Minister under siege since joining the French Government three years ago.

The 42-year-old Environment Minister caused uproar earlier this year by refusing to cut short a holiday to deal with a threatened oil-spill disaster off Brittany.

She dismissed it as "hardly the catastrophe of the century." She was finally forced back to France after a public outrage.

Her support from the Green Party has slumped and she is often in conflict with fellow Ministers.
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Date:Nov 27, 2000
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