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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[talking about a bank's building plans for a new skyscraper]
James Hacker: I see, it's just profits, isn't it, Sir Desmond?
Sir Desmond Glazebrook: Not just profits, it's profits.
James Hacker: Don't you think of anything but money?
Sir Desmond Glazebrook: No, why?
James Hacker: What about beauty?
Sir Desmond Glazebrook: Beauty? This is a building, not an oil painting.
James Hacker: And the environment?
Sir Desmond Glazebrook: Oh yes, I promise you we'll make sure it is part of the environment. It's bound to be once it's there, isn't it?
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