James Forsyth James Forsyth

Green refuses to name names

In the government’s grid for the week, Sir Philip Green’s report into how to make the public sector more efficient was meant to be the top story today. For an obvious — and tragic — reason it is not.

Politically, the report was meant to help the government make its case that the cuts can be done without throwing Britain back into some Hobbesian state of nature.

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