Friday 21 August 2020 12:01 am

The City View: Rachel Cunliffe on the government's competence problem

In this episode Christian is joined by City A.M.‘s comment editor, Rachel Cunliffe, who expands on her forthright column from earlier in the week, criticising the education secretary Gavin Williamson.

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Rachel talks about the failure of leadership and accountability surrounding the A-level marking fiasco, and considers what the controversy tells us about the caliber of our politicians and the capabilities of agencies and Whitehall departments.

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Also in this episode, Christian looks at dire warnings from clubs, bars and music venues being hammered by pandemic restrictions; construction giant Mace’s plans to get staff back in the office; and Mike Ashley’s latest financials. 

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