Yes Minister: Season 2, Episode 6

The Quality of Life (30 Mar. 1981)

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The Minister has become concerned over the general quality of life and is not too keen to approve a six-story extension to new high-rise office building banker Sir Desmond Glazebrook is ... See full summary »

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The Minister has become concerned over the general quality of life and is not too keen to approve a six-story extension to new high-rise office building banker Sir Desmond Glazebrook is proposing. In fact, he has recently spoken out again the ever uglier skyline. Problems arise however when a city farm often visited by school children has its lease canceled. Perhaps Sir Desmond can help the Minister out by making available some vacant land that they have on hand? Not surprisingly, it's Sir Humphrey who has manipulated the entire situation to his advantage. Written by garykmcd

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Sir Desmond Glazebrook: Surely once a Minister has made his decision, that's it, isn't it?
Sir Humphrey Appleby: What on earth gave you that idea?
Sir Desmond Glazebrook: Surely a decision is a decision.
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Only if it is the decision you want. If not it's just a temporary setback.
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