The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #58909   Message #935821
Posted By: The Shambles
18-Apr-03 - 02:54 AM
Thread Name: UK Government to license Morris Dancing
Subject: RE: UK Government to license Morris Dancing
Seriously, how the hell will this affect us?

Well you have a year. Although it is not looking good, no one really knows at this stage what the situation will be then, for this Bill has still to go back to the House of Lords. So there is still time year to organise and to support the groups here by writing to your media and our media and both our Governments.

The point has been made that this Government minister is also responsible for attracting tourists to the UK, so will be more likely to pay attention to you, than they have been to us......The more concern expressed from overseas the better, it is ironic that our traditions are far more valued abroad that they are here.

The DCMS letter in the first post of this thread is interestingly and perhaps hopefully a response to a letter of concern from France.....