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The Editor Guardian Letters 21 Feb 2003 Dear Sir Are influential old Gaytonians* trying to divert media attention away from possible war with Iraq? Commentators today have been wondering what Michael Portillo is up to, 'wielding the dagger' by helping stir up a storm about the inner workings of the Conservative party. Is it too much of a coincidence that he was at school (Harrow County School for Boys) with Nigel Sheinwald, recently appointed as Foreign Policy Adviser at Number 10? Cathy Aitchison, Mitcham * Alumni of Harrow County School for Boys (full contact details, not for publication: 85 Love Lane, Mitcham CR4 3AW, tel: 020 8685 9928) [References: Nigel Sheinwald: - biography: http://www.fco.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPa ge&c=Page&cid=1007029391629&a=KArticle&aid=1042719448349 - appointed foreign policy adviser (cached page from Google - original page not there at the moment) http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=cache:V_vOO6-gvLUJ:www.number- 10.gov.uk/output/Page7050.asp+%22Nigel+Sheinwald%22+policy&hl=en&ie=UTF- 8 Michael Portillo profile (1994): http://www.observer.co.uk/tories/story/0,10475,508019,00.html Harrow County School - 1971: http://www.jeffreymaynard.com/harrow_county/Oxbridge1971.htm ] -- Cathy Aitchison _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk