Timmy elsewhereJuly 31, 2010 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere3 CommentsAt the ASI. It appears that GPs can manage procurement budgets….rather better than bureaucrats can, actually. previousGermaine GreernextNever the twain shall meet: Johann Hari and economics 3 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere” Ian July 31, 2010 at 11:05 am This is one of those ideas that sounds great in principle but I’m not convinced it’ll work in (general) practice. Could positive examples like the one in your ASI post be the exception rather than the rule? Other objections aside, where are GPs to find the time? Gene Berman July 31, 2010 at 2:16 pm Don’t worry. Just give ’em (the GPs) a bit of time and they’ll BE bureaucrats. A similar confusion exists wherein people think that having businessmen or corporate executives in charge of government is likely to solve many problems. Mr Potarto July 31, 2010 at 3:33 pm Gene, Isn’t it all about perspective? If your job – your career – is to administrate, and you have the authority, then you become bureaucratic. If the GP is in charge with the administration under him, perhaps the focus could be on medicine. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.