Government gets low marks for tackling road gridlock

Observing last week’s points race, I was struck by the striking parallels between the current government and a student about to enter sixth year.

26th August, 2006

Observing last week’s points race, I was struck by the striking parallels between the current government and a student about to enter sixth year. Both have a day of reckoning in nine months time and both will be judged on their work in previous years, or lack of it.

Here the parallels end. The class of 2007 will be judged on the totality of their results - not so the coalition. The government’s...

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