Furthermore, critics of the programme are alarmed by the rising costs. But will they ever acknowledge that ‘lockdown sceptics’ warned about these?
It is not that he dares to be dull, but that he cannot help being so. He has prudently turned it to his advantage.
If you don’t like what the Treasury’s up to, criticise the Chancellor, who’s accountable for it – not those who work for him, who aren’t.