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    This why ministers get move from posts every 18 months other wise they get found out how useless they are.
    "Yes Minister" is so true.
    Government procurement process is broken. So slow and flawed system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinW View Post
    - if only some of them had a science background, it might help. That's one thing Cummings was right about.
    Maggi new a bit about the effects of carbon dioxide and back in the day,
    she was in favour of lean burn engineering which was what we were
    developing in the dear old uk .
    Unfortunately the farther land favoured the catalytic converter that requires
    fuel to run it and this is what we ended up with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jon1d View Post
    This why ministers get move from posts every 18 months other wise they get found out how useless they are.
    "Yes Minister" is so true.
    Government procurement process is broken. So slow and flawed system.
    That's what happens in a certain motor companie !

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    There was a saying in the army which stands true for many other areas of life,..."you get promoted to the point you become incompetent," I think many people have reached that point!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rpm015 View Post
    There was a saying in the army ...."you get promoted to the point you become incompetent," I think many people have reached that point!
    Could this be the reason we have...

    More Generals than battle tanks
    More Admirals than warships

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    Quote Originally Posted by drammyboy View Post
    Could this be the reason we have...

    More Generals than battle tanks
    More Admirals than warships

    Private Fraser
    Now would you chaps mind awfully, if you could please just pipe down and move along, then we can just get on with how we always do things, if you'd be so kind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinW View Post
    Now would you chaps mind awfully, if you could please just pipe down and move along, then we can just get on with how we always do things, if you'd be so kind.
    You wouldn't happen to be an ex high ranking officer who now works at the home office by any chance, would you??

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