[ubuntu-uk] Reply from my MP!!!!
alistair at skegnessgrammar.org
Wed Nov 29 08:22:54 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 13:24 +0000, ged byrom wrote:
> I wrote my MP after midnight last night (today) and I've already had my reply.
> This is it :
> Dear Mr Byrom
> I am Chairman of the Board of Directors responsible for the Bolton
> Technical Innovation Centre Ltd on Minerva Rd. When we were setting the
> place up, we had a long discussion about 'open' and 'closed' IT systems,
> and decided that the best option for an innovation centre was Linux.
> We host a conference for those that believe in 'open' systems every
> year. So, I am well aware of your concerns. A lot of schools are
> switching over now. I will be seeing Zentec again in Bolton next Friday,
> who do a lot of work with schools in the IT area, so it is a subject
> that I have an interest in.
> Dr. Brian Iddon
> Member of Parliament for Bolton South East
> 020 7219 2096
> So there's hope for us yet !!!
Ah ha... the Bolto TIC host of schoolforge-uk's conference last year. I
went along and gave a presentation, the reception was really good
although I felt that it was a bit like preaching to the converted.
On a side note there is a top notch sandwich bar just down the road ;)
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