Moral issue

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 24 April, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 24 April, 1997, 12:00am

In their debates on the proposal to ban tobacco sponsorship of sport, Legislative Councillors should not be concerned about the alleged loss of sponsorship money.

With tobacco companies out of the way, other companies, which are not prepared to get into a bidding war with the tobacco companies, will come forward to sponsor major sports events. This is not a financial issue, it's a moral one.

BOB WILSON President Hong Kong Amateur Rowing Association