That the Englishman would be onto this story. Hasn't he been waiting forever for the Rural Payment Agency to recycle some VAT back in his direction ?
"Civil servants are said to have had sex in the lavatories, taken drugs, used foul language, brawled in the reception area and held break-dancing contests in working hours.
Some of the goings-on at the Rural Payments Agency, a branch of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in Lancaster House, Newcastle upon Tyne, are believed to have been captured on CCTV."
It sounds like an interesting working environment.
"There is an horrific new craze of vomiting into official cups and leaving the cups to fester in cupboards until discovered through the horrendous smell."
"Last month Lord Bach was moved from his post as farms minister after a week in office because of the Rural Payments Agency's failure to pay £1.5 billion of European subsidies on time to English farmers and landowners.
The fiasco has pushed many farmers to the brink of bankruptcy."
Ah well. They're only customers.
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