Terminological inexactitudes: handy translations of Whitehall jargon (Vol. 4)
Civil Service World's regular guide to the very best in Whitehallese
We’ll need to run this past ministers
I will personally make sure this gets nowhere near a minister. In fact I don’t even remember discussing this with you.
The cost/benefit analysis doesn’t quite stack up
Nice try, but I’m axing your vanity project.
Somewhere in Whitehall, a senior official is about to go ballistic. One step away from an apocalypse of “deep concern”.
We don’t want to implement this policy, but a pilot should keep the minister happy until the reshuffle.
Grammar be damned, you will find a way to shoehorn the latest departmental buzzwords into this press release.
I really would love to help you but, you know, we're in purdah.
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