Yes Minster Brilliant Script

Brilliant Script from Yes Minster

Hacker: ‘Who else is in this department?’

Sir Humphrey: ‘Briefly, I am the Permanent Under Secretary of State, known as the Permanent Secretary. Bernard is your Principal Private Secretary, I have a Principal Private Secretary and he is the Principal Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary. Directly responsible to me are ten Deputy Secretaries, 87 Under Secretaries and 219 Assistant Secretaries. Directly responsible to the Principal Private Secretary are plain Private Secretaries, and the Prime Minister will appoint two Parliamentary Under Secretaries and you will be appointing your own Parliamentary Private Secretary.’

Hacker: ‘Do they all type?’

Sir Humphrey: ‘No. Mrs McKylie types. She’s the secretary.’


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