The key changes will be that the EU President who is currently chosen on the basis of Buggins' Turn
could be elected by 300 million voters.
The contrast between the truly brave who earn their hero-worship and the worthies who get their gongs by Buggins' turn
has never been clearer than today.
What I cannot accept is the present tendency towards "buggins' turn
." A perpetual descent down the ladder, as one English manager after another rejects the job, or appears to.
While Tories are ruthlessly unsentimental by nature, Labour people seem more inclined to award the leadership on the basis of what used to be known as "Buggins' Turn
How ironic if 'Buggins' turn
' and political expediency, rather than merit, ended Birmingham's losing run.
Presumably, that means they prefer the system we have now whereby a time-serving councillor is appointed Lord Mayor by colleagues on the principle of Buggins' Turn
I was appointed managing director of a moderately successful financial PR firm, on the sound old principle of Buggins' turn
, and managed to make that success even more moderate by applying a management style that combined wheedling flattery, towering rages, sexual harassment and a total absence of inspiring leadership.
All of this is inevitable in a system that bestows the coveted chain and robes, and tidy expenses budget, on a Buggins' turn
FOR donkey's years, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham has been chosen on the utterly reliable principle of Buggins' turn