Consider. Jeremy Hunt has never operated on anyone. Philip Hammond has never machine gunned anyone.
Is this really the best this lawyers' spokesman can do?
Every producer interest thinks they're they're important. Cuts should be for the less important interests.
Just to remind the lawyers and the doctors and the teachers and everyone else ... there's no more money.
Indeed, government are borrowing hand over fist. The country is plunging ever deeper into debit. Maybe, just maybe, we can't afford any longer the way our ponderous legal system is run.
Is major change going to emerge from within the legal profession? It's highly unlikely, isn't it.
So I'm glad the Ministry of Justice isn't headed by a lawyer.
Long may it continue.