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Leaving card

What a curious business, the sudden announcement by the chief executive of English Heritage, Pam Alexander, that she is to leave the organisation in September. The ostensible reason for her departure, that she has no desire to undertake yet another reorganisation of EH, is no doubt fully understandable. But some cynics, especially those who do not believe in coincidences, question whether this is the full story. Alexander herself has usually been regarded as being sure-footed in her ...

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