They made so many people redundant [from the Treasury] that there aren't people to do stuff that's needed.
Including the changes for the 10p u-turn from Gordo.
They needed someone to make a change to the tax credits database not long ago and found they'd laid off all the developers with the clearance needed to edit the database.
But, really, the state is your friend and is absolutely the best entity for ensuring effectiveness throughout our society.
The above was sarcasm, by the way; if you believe any of that you are a despicable idiot who should go and drown themselves in a small pond.