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Friday, 6 July 2012

Passing The Buck - Edward Troup

Q: Who said "This is passing the buck", and to whom was he speaking?

A: Austin Mitchell speaking to Edward Troup in a PAC hearing on 2 November 2011.

Tax does have to be taxing.

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  1. Ken,
    Judging by the lack of response to recent postings it must be asked is there anyone left out there?
    No cynics, no pacesetter evangelista's not even Stew G, what is going on?
    I suspect that loyal readers most of whom are imprisoned within HMRC's walls are so fed up and demoralised they no longer have anything to say!

    1. LOL:)

      You make a good point, re comments. That being said the stats show that the site is receiving the same number (even a little higher) of daily visits.

      It may well be that people have simply run out of steam. That being said, I continue to receive a steady stream of emails from loyal readers.

    2. I will keep on posting although I fear that the law breaking goes hand in hand with a complete lack of morals and lack of management nous in HMRC.
      BTW I note in the mail today (P22) that the current head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, has ordered that relevant civil servants must use Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking!
      It would appear that Whitehall chiefs have branded the idea totally mad - I wonder why?
      Social networking sites including Twitter will be used on projects that feature public consultations. LOL!
      Lets hope the 2-way communication works, it hasn't so far.