David-RichardsonDavid Richardson
Agriculture ministers and secretaries of state at Defra seem to change almost as often as football managers and supermarket bosses. In football, they’re usually sacked because they have failed to motivate players to win matches – despite their huge wages. In politics, the reasons for moving ministers can be more complicated, but are seldom for the good of the departments they represent and can often be summarised under the heading “political expediency”. A couple of examples may suffice to illustrate […]
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