25 October 2001
Though reluctant to engage in puerile games, Sue Kedgley responds to Nick Smith's 'statement' today titled 'Greens oppose water!':
"Until today I had not seen the e-mail in question. At the time I had a temporary secretary in my office who responded to the hoax e-mail."
Ms Kedgley said Nick Smith's efforts were more of a joke than the original e-mail.