Keep an eye out for the next batch of Government appointments to important jobs. Or to the not-so-important ones, come to think of it.
So long as a minister does the appointing and a few bucks are dished out to the appointees for their work, Alf is interested.
He has been quietly promoting the name of Mrs Grumble among his mates in the Cabinet, urging them to give her a go on one of the boards whose memberships they control.
Sure, you can call it nepotism or jobs for the boys (and gals). But hey – what’s the point of being an MP if you can’t push your missus’s barrow and try to land a bit of extra dosh for the family.
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