Former tech-spending axeman Ian Watmore is leaving the civil service just five months after taking up a new role as the permanent secretary at the Cabinet Office. He had previously headed up the reform and efficiency group, the unit tasked with cutting waste from the Whitehall budget. The Cabinet Office explained that Watmore …
His missus is about to be ordained in the CofE.
As for IT slasher - can this be the very same Ian Watmore responsible for the new IT systems at the NHS? It surely can! Great cost-cutting expertise demonstrated there, then. I confidently expect to hear of lucrative directorships at Accenture and other organisations that have benefited from his largesse with our money.