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If these people would just play the game...
they'd get a lot more out of life.
Nevertheless, Mr. Helpmann, there are those who maintain...
that the Ministry of Information has become too large and unwieldy.
David, in a free society, information's the name of the game.
You can't win the game if you're a man short.
And the cost of it all, Deputy Minister. Seven percent of the gross national product.
I understand this concern on behalf of the taxpayer.
People want value for money.
That's why we always insist on the principle of information retrieval charges.
It's absolutely right and fair...
that those found guilty should pay for their periods of detention...
and for the information retrieval procedures used in their interrogation.
Do you believe that the government is winning the battle against terrorists?
Oh, yes. Our morale is much higher than theirs.
We're fielding all their strokes, running a lot of them out...
and pretty consistently knocking them for six.
I'd say they're nearly out of the game.
... law-abiding citizens to have to subsidize criminals?
But, Mr. Helpmann, the bombing campaign is now in its 13th year.
Thank you very much, Deputy Minister.
Thank you, David.
And a very merry Christmas to you all.