The callous pen-pusher
who refuses to sign off this emergency loan - no matter how small that may be - should hang their head in shame.
They'd nothing in common, the bookish former teacher and Weatherfield Gazette columnist and Len Clough's sekkertryturned-Town Hall pen-pusher
. She'd light cigarettes to annoy him, evaded all his efforts to persuade her to enjoy the arts.
Perhaps it is Mr Davies who is the modern equivalent of the quill pen-pusher
resisting the technology improvements offered by the fountain pen?
It cost a fortune in taxpayers' money to train them as helicopter pilots but they have quit those roles to become more focused on so-called Royal duties and Harry ends up a pen-pusher
A man with a distinguished World War Two record reduced to begging for extra help, denied to him by a pen-pusher
Still a one-star council - even after the abolition of an outside performance review - the showdown is also going to need the back-up hire and fire power of town hall chief pen-pusher
, Ged 'the flare'' Fitzgerald.
Clarkson''s comments are, in fact, representative of a section of people from his own privileged background, who believe anyone not making piles of money, and who works in the public sector, is a pen-pusher
, bureaucrat or useless drudge.
However, it can only make sense to a pen-pusher
in a distant ivory tower to divorce Haltwhistle, Allendale and Hexhamshire from the constituency of Hexham and lump them in as a make-weight with Consett and Barnard Castle.
A MASSIVE rise in NHS "pen-pusher
culture" has been exposed by new figures showing the number of desk jobs rose 50% over the past decade, Welsh Conservatives claimed yesterday.
who decided Callum can no longer be treated at the hospital best-placed to care for him should be ashamed.
SOMEWHERE in Birmingham City Council's comfortable offices sits a pen-pusher
with a pitiful lack of compassion and a gaping deficit of common sense.
But a Naval source said: "It is well-intentioned but seems to have been dreamed up by some pen-pusher
in Whitehall rather than someone who knows how the Navy operates.
Jones would certainly demand the spot because of her ``socialism'' and Hart would retort that as a former full-time union official she knows far more about the conflict between labour and employer than any former pen-pusher
But his attack on what he calls the "pen-pusher
culture" has drawn stinging criticism from staff organisations which say administrative health workers are essential to keep the health service running.
The brush with potentially lethal gorillas was, he reckons, one of the most exciting and exhilarating moments of his long and distinguished career, and certainly more fun than being a pen-pusher
as one of BBC Two's first bosses.