Daily Archives: March 15, 2011

Jim Pickard

There was a curious line in David Cameron’s speech during Tory spring conference where he portrayed civil servants as anti-business “bureaucrats” getting in the way of entrepreneurs.

Politicians often say this kind of thing but the language was particularly ripe: “If I have to pull those people into my office to argue this out myself and get them off the backs of business then, believe me, I’ll do it.”