Guest Blog – The Daily Blog – Confessions of an Ex-Public Servant: Watching the Slow Death of the Public Sector


Back in the 16th century, good Queen Bess said to her Privy Council of advisors something along the lines of: “I want your free, frank advice, without consideration of fear or favour.” In other words, tell me what you think, and don’t expect either a new estate, or a beheading. New Zealand inherited those traditions.

The public service was born.

In the New Zealand of 1988, they smothered it.

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Chris Perley

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