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Falconer's appointment is out of this world

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I was highly amused by your news story suggesting that CABE is about to appoint Lord Falconer to oversee the ministerial 'design champions' (AJ 16/23.8.01). Would that the job were within our gift, but I fear you may be mistaking us for someone else, namely the prime minister. In a parallel universe, it may be that quangos direct their ministers, but in this one we remain very much answerable to them.Many more stories like this and I am likely to be appointed by Lord Falconer to establish a CABE for the Falkland Islands.

Jon Rouse, chief executive, Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

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