date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 21:09:48 +0100
from: John Houghton <jthoughtonatXYZxyzcwg1.demon.co.uk>
subject: Forum 2002
I have recently been speaking with John Ashton of the FCO who provided
support for the Forum about the Forum and how its results might
conceivably help the UK government in its discsussions with the US
regarding climate change. As a result, I have decided to write privately
to the Prime Minister and relevant Cabinet members informing them of the
Forum, its programme, its speakers, participants and its statement.
I have in mind your note expressing your desire not to be associated
with the statement and I will of course accommodate that request in some
way. However, not knowing what is your precise problem with it - if it
is one of clarity, accuracy etc - I wonder whether there is any easy way
somehow to accommodate your concerns without having to dissociate you
from all of it.
I hope to get the letters off next week so would be glad for an early