Bullying-Manner Quits

#2
Eliza! By Jove...
 
#7
Victorian_Major said:
Time to turn double agent for Waterstone's....
Yes I was going to say, when's the book out!

Surely someone from a visible minority should have a crack at being in charge now?
 
#9
Random_Task said:
Surely someone from a visible minority should have a crack at being in charge now?
Someone competent?

(Not that she wasn't. Your quote reminds me of the demand made by some deeply cretinous member of the bickering classes that Prince Charles should have been forced to marry a black woman.)
 
#11
It said in that link:
'Eliza Manningham-Buller had been at MI5 for more than thirty years.'

Oh Dear! She really should have got out more.
 
#12
Mr_Fingerz said:
Bullying-Manner Quits
And I thought this thread was going to be about a desk officer resigning from APC :oops:
 
#15
Another one of the 'old school' moves on, leaving behind thirty years worth of laddered stockings- sacrificed in the service of her country! :D
 
#16
Whiskybreath said:
Random_Task said:
Surely someone from a visible minority should have a crack at being in charge now?
Someone competent?

(Not that she wasn't. Your quote reminds me of the demand made by some deeply cretinous member of the bickering classes that Prince Charles should have been forced to marry a black woman.)
Would none of the Three Degrees go for it?
 
#18
He went for them, as I recall. Must have been 'Dirty Ol' Man' that did it.

(No, not really...)


...oh, I see. No. Good warblers but untutored in the intricacies of operational counter-terrorism, as like as not.
 
#19
cokecan said:
can i take it that the dear Dame is not popular in the circles her agency moves in?
I get the impression that she is well thought of and highly competent; other than that, of course, I couldn't possibly comment! :wink:
 

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