Gordon Brown Goes AWOL as BMC Heads for No.10

by Mick Ryan – UKClimbing.com Over a hundred climbers and mountaineers, donning newly purchased dresses and suits, are visiting No. 10 Downing Street tomorrow in what is billed as a´Celebration of British Mountaineering´. Unfortunately due to the financial crisis, Prime Minister Gordon Brown can´t make it and the eventwill now be hosted by Sports Minister Gerry Sutcliffe. There is a full report and press release at the BMC website BMC heads to No.10