Government in any shape, form, colour or size is interesting at the best of times, and unbelievably frustrating in the worst of times. But if there is one thing that does trump Government in the interest stakes, it’s watching the government make a mistake and then carry on regardless.

Government operates in many spheres, including the construction and engineering space, and it cocks up just as easily here as it does elsewhere. When it does, its response – or lack thereof – to the issues caused leaves me wondering whether its tasks should not be outsourced to better and…