Truth will out – policy, politics, management . . . and the CSCI
At the time of writing – at the fag-end of the old year – the Government and Labour Party appear to be writhing in terminal agony. It may be the sharp and unexpected beginning of a long, slow, decline, or it may just be a hiccup and Labour will bounce back.
A lot of luck and chance is involved with politics, and a lot of skulduggery. Generally, we reap what we sow and, to some extent, we make our own luck. Gordon Brown was lucky as well as cautious as Chancellor, and seems to have been unlucky as Prime Minister. His caution is not such an asset