Government must shape up, and fast
The government has had a dreadful few weeks, lurching from one mess to another.
The government has had a dreadful few weeks, lurching from one mess to another. It was woefully under-prepared for the introduction of the household charge, only waking up to the fact of mass non-cooperation as the clock ticked down towards the payment deadline of March 31.
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