Health economist Professor Alan Maynard skewers the policy commissariat
“We know it’s stupid, but it is policy” said the Department of Health civil servant as the Secretary of State (SoS) left the room.
“But why don’t you tell Jeremy that it’s stupid?”
“Don’t worry we have but he just smiles, congratulates us on our insightful support and ignores us. It was, with varying degrees, ever thus!”