Rich Solves World Economic Crisis…

Well, we thought they needed a hand – so Rich went down to Downing Street yesterday to sort things out.

It was all part of a BMC reception to raise the profile of UK mountaineering with the government and UK Sport, with 150 representatives and leading climbers from the BMC and British mountaineering.

Leo Holding and Charles Clarke gave short speeches, followed by the usual drinks and reception type activities with government and sports ministers in the drawing room at Number 10.  Gordon was mean’t to be there too, but had to excuse himself for being a bit busy right now…