Don’t give us this ‘concerned’ nonsense, show us action

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Don’t give us this ‘concerned’ nonsense, show us action

Government seems to think its ‘concern’ about the dire state of SOEs and corruption will somehow comfort us

Allan Seccombe

There’s a word coming out of parliament that conjures up an image of a tut-tutting maiden aunt vaguely exasperated at the ways of today’s youth.

The word is “concerned”.

It features heavily in the subject lines of emails from parliamentary portfolio committees, a mild tap on the wrist for those who have erred...

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