"I'm not having halal meat, it's not killed in a humane fashion," says Noreen.
"It isn't compulsory. And bear in mind that it was Mary who told you that the lunch at the last session was going to be spicy."
"Well it was spicy."
"There was a plate of bhajis in amongst the cheese sandwiches and sausage rolls..."
"Well I'm not having halal meat."
"There'll probably be some halal meat for those who require it but there will be lots of other options, as per usual. I promise you, the pork pies and the sausage rolls and cocktail sausages won't be made of halal meat. Honest."
"Well, Mary's looking into it for us. I'd take sandwiches along just in case, Betty."