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Sex bias snag on fairway.

A TOP councillor who heads a sexual equality campaign is a member of a MEN-ONLY golf club.

David Begg, of the politically-correct Edinburgh City Council, plays at the snooty pounds 400-a-year Duddingston club.

But last night, the red-faced Labour councillor - who is an adviser to Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott - defended his position.

He said: "I'd be keen to try to change the rules of the club."

But Daphne Sleigh, leader of the city council's Tories, said: "He is clearly paying lip service to equality."
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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Nov 8, 1998
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