'I am pleased we have reached an agreement that is good value for the taxpayer and means that the department has retained a strategic stockpile to protect the UK population without incurring a cancellation fee.'I must say, I'd love to know what 'bad value' would have been. Oh well, it's only other people's money.
Andy Burnham, UK Government Health Secretary, when pressed on the £300 million pounds given to GlaxoSmithKline for millions of unnecessary swine-flu shots.
I also wonder how much GlaxoSmithKline have contributed in political donations this year, both above and below the line? Whatever it was, it certainly generated a healthy return.