Lazy? Incompetent? Tight fisted? Or all three?
According to the BBC the HMRC sent so much information in an unencrypted format because it was too "burdensome" to strip out the sensitive data. And rather than being made by a junior official it is now claimed that the decision was made a quite a senior level.
Brown and Darling made some very specific statements about what happened and why. As time goes on it becomes clear that what they said was incorrect, the question now is "what did they know and when".
If it turns out that they have misled the House of Commons and the country we may have a general election sooner that we expect.
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