Who's in charge here, then? By Simon Sweetman

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Someone, somewhere, has to be 'running' HMRC. Simon Sweetman investigates who they might be...

Having taken an interminable time appointing a non-executive chairman for HMRC, we now seem to have an even longer wait for a new chief executive officer. This attempt to make the process spin out even longer than your average summer transfer seems to make very little sense for an organisation going through the throes of reorganisation. HMRC has not had a permanent leadership team in place since Paul Gray's resignation in the wake of the last lost data scandal in November last year.

So, I thought, who runs this organisation at the moment? We seemed to have lost somewhere the old Board of Inland Revenue: going to 'HMRC Board' on...

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By Anonymous
15th Sep 2008 08:08

Filing cabinets
Oh my lips are sealed- Official Secrets Act lol.

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11th Sep 2008 15:52

Goodness Sally!

Is there to be any more information concerning the events behind the cabinets?

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By Anonymous
03rd Sep 2008 16:20

oh long gone the days of Christmas parties
I well remember the passion to which you refer....behind the old wooden filing cabinets.And those wonderfully scripted office party Christmas pantos where we got away with murder portraying the stuffy DI and grade threes of yonder year!

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By Anonymous
03rd Sep 2008 12:03

On behalf of headless chickens everywhere...
...may I just express my dismay at this wholly unwarranted slur

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By cwatkin
01st Sep 2008 14:07

Composition of new board
The likelihood is that the new board, like the old board (and the current government) , will be composed entirely of headless chickens.

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