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Sir Humphrey's Olympics


Civil servants based in London can start working from home today as part of a plan to reduce traffic on the roads during the Olympics. However, is there a danger of the government wheels grinding to a halt if it Whitehall lies empty for seven weeks?

That doyen of Whitehall, Sir Humphrey Appleby, of Yes Minister fame, casts his expert eye across the situation from his Home Counties garden, courtesy of actor Michael Simkins and the words of Sir Antony Jay.

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