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Alex Allan - Get Well Soon

I'm very sorry to hear that my old friend, Alex Allan, the present chair of JIC, the Joint Intelligence Committee has been taken seriously ill.

Alex, was of course the original e-Envoy and I dropped into to see him for tea and a chat at the Cabinet Office a few of months ago. Until most recently, he was in charge of the Ministry of Justice and last week, I gave a technology presentation to the Ministry's IT people at the QEII conference centre in London.

Anyway, I do hope that Alex recovers swiftly, he's a charismatic character, with a passionate interest in new technologies as well as the pop group, 'The Grateful Dead'; an unusual mix for a senior civil servant.

Get well soon!

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