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So something had to be done..
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Former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe spent a night out with a group of 20-something women for a programme about binge-drinking to be broadcast on Radio Five Live next week, and was absolutely shocked by what she found.
The women — who included a nurse, a scientist and two teachers — admitted to going out with the deliberate aim of getting drunk and spent hundreds of pounds on vodka, wine and shots in order to achieve their aim.
One admitted it wasn’t unusual for her to spend the whole of Saturday with a hangover; they all saw no reason why they shouldn’t get drunk after a week at work.
So Ann has come up with an idea: as it’s still an offence to be drunk and incapable in public, why not blitz city centres at night and arrest every drunk found collapsed in the street or clogging up A&E — and then print their names and photographs when they turn up in court.
There may no longer be shame attached to getting drunk in public — but none of the women she interviewed wanted their full names broadcast, presumably because they feared their employers would find something shameful about it.
The concept of shame goes hand in hand with reputation, and such an old-fashioned solution to the very modern problem of binge-drinking could be brilliant.
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What Cowell's problem was, as far as I could detect, is one that the girls don't like anyone spotting their game or taking the mickey out of their standard behaviour. They hate that for obvious reasons..
Every girl wants to be number one and they’re very territorial. I like the fight, because otherwise I’d have a dull group of girlfriends.’