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Compulsory reading for all taxpayers, 4 July 2006
I read this book because I read in the papers that the writers have been invited by the government to participate in a big enquiry into its use of consultants. Critics being invited inside like that doesn't happen very often so the book must have got something right ... The chapter about the NHS system is eye watering and should be compulsory reading for all UK taxpayers. For a real laugh, see the bits about the Ministry of Defence trying to explain why its projects keep going over time and budget ...