Letter: In brief(3)

December 21, 2000

Your article on British American Tobacco funding of Nottingham University ("Charities fume over tobacco funding", THES, December 8) quotes me as labelling the university's vice-chancellor "clever, but cynical". This is inaccurate. I certainly described the university's actions in those terms, but I did not associate them with Sir Colin Campbell.

Gordon McVie
Director general
The Cancer Research Campaign

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