On the advice of his political adviser, P.M. Hacker plans to eliminate the National Education Service and let parents choose the schools their children will attend. Horrified, Humphrey must... See full summary »

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On the advice of his political adviser, P.M. Hacker plans to eliminate the National Education Service and let parents choose the schools their children will attend. Horrified, Humphrey must prevent the precedent being set of eliminating unnecessary bureaucracy. Written by mama.sylvia

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21 January 1988 (UK)  »

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Final episode to feature Annie Hacker, Dorothy Wainwright and Sir Arnold Robinson. See more »

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[Hacker is planning to abolish the Department of Education]
James Hacker: I wonder what Humphrey will say.
Dorothy Wainwright: Whatever he says, I want to be there when you tell him.
James Hacker: To witness the clash between the political will and the administrative will?
Dorothy Wainwright: I think it'll be a clash between the political will and the administrative won't.
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References BBC Six O'Clock News (1984) See more »

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