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'What do you think about forgetting the whole thing and just going back to trying to help people a bit.'
'Do you remember when all we had to worry about was client care?'
Government promises to cut adoption bureaucracy.
'The government is telling us to get rid of 43% of meaningless targets within the next 6 months!'
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'I'm sorry, sir, this is the department of Immediate Dissatisfaction. Your appointment is with the Bureau of Eternal Frustration.'
In the Corridors of Power there is... No Dancing Allowed
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'It's a 300 page government questionnaire about cutting back on bureaucracy!'
Decision, Decisions, Decisions.
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"It's a 300 page government questionaire about cutting back on bureaucracy."
'I prefer to call it the system of checks and balances in action, senator, not gridlock.'
Mentoring (in politics)
'Always the usher, never the bride.'
"As bigots, let us frown upon same sex marriage. As solicitors, let us enjoy the handsome fees same sex divorce will generate!"
"...I thought I was too smart, too idealistic to end up this way, but LOOK at me! I've become an entrenched bureaucrat!"
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"Undervalued, your livelihood and sense of self worth threatened...constantly told you're a burden on the taxpayer....It would make anyone depressed!"
"Do the M.O.D allow many of their staff to work from home?"
Social Services held back by risk, unrealistic targets and budget cuts.
''Big Society'...paradigm shift blah! Blah! Community spirit, neighbourhood cohesion, blah! Blah! Social inputs, perceptual platforms blah! Blah!'
'I'm not sure that the 'Big Society' idea works with the Ministry of Defence.'
'She's absolutely RIGHT, these targets make absolutely NO SENSE!'
The Elephant in the Corner.
"We are waging war on red tape. There may be, however, be a slight increase in vermilion documentation."