The Art and Uses of Lying: Or, a short introduction to contemporary British Public Life

Henry Staunton, past Chairman of the Post Office (sacked by Kemi Badenoch, the Business Minister, and self-righteous prig) claims he was told to stall Post Office payouts, so the government cold “limp into” the election: “‘Early on, I was told by a fairly senior person to stall on spend on compensation and on the replacement […] Source