[geo-discuss] draft open letter to ministers before conciliation
/ 3rd reading
bh at udev.org
Fri Aug 18 18:56:47 BST 2006
Jo Walsh <jo at frot.org> :
> dear Rufus, thankyou.
> On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 07:34:45PM +0100, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> > Great work Jo. I've now taken a look at the letter and made some changes
> > -- all of style and none of substance. My one remaining suggestion is
> > that we might want to cut the (now) penultimate paragraph regarding
> > rejection. The letter is already pretty long and while I have nothing
> > against the point it takes us off in yet another direction, moreover it
> > doesn't seem to be something of immediate relevance compared to
> > determining what position they will take on am 21 and 27.
> > Other than that I think this is ready to go.
> Okay, +1 on this. Benjamin, what are your plans re. getting copies of
> a letter to Ministers? I guess we learned with the MEPs that a paper
> letter works better than anything and in this case of asking questions
> one has an external record of 'receipt'. Does this mean sending a
> letter to each national ministry or do they also all have mailboxes in
> Brussels for their behaviour as the Council?
Yes, of course, we can duplicate our letters to the Coreper, the
permanent representatives in Brussels.
I can try to compile the adresses of Coreper.
Rufus, is the letter ok for you?
[RP: this para could be cut] <--- What would you cut in there? Or the
whole paragraph maybe?
Benjamin Henrion <bhenrion at ffii.org>
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