Letters

BMA secretary responds to news story

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7408.227-b (Published 24 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:227
  1. Jeremy Strachan, secretary (jstrachan@bma.org.uk)
  1. BMA, London WC1H 9JP

    EDITOR—That your news story about the way in which I responded to a motion about staff pay at the BMA's Torquay annual representative meeting presents a partial view of the episode is not surprising.1 I was given no opportunity to explain myself at the meeting; neither did your correspondent feel it necessary to talk to me before going into print.

    What on earth, your readers and BMA members may ask, was the BMA secretary doing deploying legal threats to suppress legitimate debate when everyone else was having such a good time at the seaside? Who does he think he is?

    Let us be clear: the …

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