Note to self, I do not recall is the only response required.
How is it that so many so called top administrators fronting the Quarantine Inquiry have such poor memories? So many seem to have no memory of or not recall vital activities and decisions.
Is that memory loss due to?:
All of these people are presumably Honours students in Ar$e Guarding 101. It's an essential for a Public Service career.
Edit, hopefully I don’t forget my predetermined reply.
A lesson from the late, great John Clarke and that magnificent series "The Games" (very topical ATM) on how to deal with pesky questions at an inquiry
Barrister: I want you to listen very carefully. If you're asked a question about what happened on a particular occasion and you don't want to answer, you say "I don't recall."John Clarke: I don't recall.Barrister: Yes. And if you're asked if some event happened, you say "Not that I recall."John Clarke: Not that I recall.Barrister: That's right. If you're asked whether something happened and it has been established that it did happen, you say "Not in my presence."John Clarke: Not in my presence.Barrister: That's right. If you're asked any detail about anything, it means they think they've got you. You clam up, you say "Not to my knowledge.John Clarke: Not to my knowledge.Barrister: That's right. And if you think you're about to reveal something, anything, you stop immediately, you turn to the judge and you say "Can I have a glass of water?"John Clarke: Can I have a glass of water?Barrister: That's right.John Clarke: God, it's no wonder the court system's going so well is it?