“I’m still waiting for a sports car to arrive with a bow on it.”
Pensions minister Steve Webb says he is still waiting for his gift from Lamborghini after sparking a media frenzy when he said he was relaxed about pensioners buying cars with their savings.
“It horrifies me that my officials think in terms of waterbeds.”
Webb again on ”the waterbed effect”, a new piece of jargon coined by the DWP to describe hidden charges.
“You’ve got Jim’s best side – his quiet side.”
Partnership director Paul Glynn after an MM hack found herself facing the back of Partnership director of corporate affairs Jim Boyd.
“Bit difficult to talk right now. I’m on a chair lift.”
English Mutual boss Alex Morley demonstrates his professional commitment, fielding an MM hack’s enquiry while on a skiing break.
“Come on guys, let’s not hold grudges. That’s guidance, not advice.”
Comedian Sally Phillips tells insurers at the ABI awards to bury the hatchet with journos and the FCA.