Sunday’s Piece

“Next door to the ministers, in less spectacular rooms, are the permanent secretaries. The contrast with their ‘masters’ is immediately obvious.The secretaries are, above all, anonymous……With many senior civil servants anonymity is a passion as gripping as fame is for their masters……”

(From Anatomy of Britain by Anthony Sampson, 1926 – 2004)

John Lentell

7th July, 1969

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