"You are the doers and the grafters who are going to bring the wealth, the jobs and opportunity our country needs so badly." …
This is what's happening to Advantage West Midlands:
However, most of the 340 staff who worked for Advantage WM expect to be made redundant in September and the organisation, which has an annual investment budget of £300m, will be wound up in March next year.
They're not just evil, they're incompetent.
In November Vince Cable, the business secretary, described the abolition of RDAs as "a little Maoist and chaotic".
I hope you enjoy this radio interview with a government minister on the Big Society as much as I did. Squirming doesn't cover it. Did you know that two government ministers' only 'voluntary' activity is being on the governors of fee-paying schools?