A quick glance at the morning papers brings us news of:
Home Office offials who could care less that so-called 'students' don't appear to be studying at a reputable institution, or have the necessary funding, and simply rubber stamp their visasThe reason he doesn't dust off this old advertising campaign is, I suspect, simple. He doesn't have the slightest idea of how to fix this. Or he regards it as too much work (and it will be - a huge undertaking and not quickly resolved) and is content to take the reins of power and preside over such a broken country.
Education officials who regard shooting a teacher in the face with a pellet gun as unworthy of anything more than suspension for a week for the 15 year old pupil who did it
Judges who agree to the removal of an electronic tag and curfew restrictions of a manslaughter suspect so he can go abroad on holiday
Librarians so ignorant that they file Professor Chris Stringer's 'Homo Britannicus' under 'gay literature', no doubt due to the title
Transport chiefs who enthusiastically endorse a new electric bus that can only travel 60 miles before the batteries run out, and is so quiet that noise has to be added to it to prevent it running down unwary pedestrians