Wednesday January 22, 2020

Keep tabs on civil servants

As I read Pat Leahy’s sickeningly truthful article about our smug civil servants, I recalled my mother’s old-fashioned advice about getting a job in the civil service when I left school.

9th August, 2008

As I read Pat Leahy’s sickeningly truthful article about our smug civil servants, I recalled my mother’s old-fashioned advice about getting a job in the civil service when I left school.

‘‘It’s a great job with a pension, and you’ll never have a poor day in your life,” she said. ‘‘Don’t bother with education at all.’’ How true it is: they can apparently take half an hour to go to the...

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