Imagine the staff's delight when the whole of Policy Team gatecrashes the seminar unannounced.
Only the most jaded churl would imagine that this was anything other than a show of high-level support and encouragement.
Opinion is divided evenly between:
- They don't trust us to behave ourselves without supervision.
- They don't trust Jim to behave himself without supervision.
- They fancied a free lunch.
The opportunity for adding value to the event isn't wasted. Mary tells Kate:
"Ellie's off sick, so somebody needs to be sent over to Umpty to cover there tomorrow."