MPs done to a turn, now for the Civil Service?

Now that we're be reminded that many politicians are lazy, venial and marginally dishonest, perhaps it's time to look at the unproductive, overmanned (overpersonned, haha), wasteful, endemically failing national and local civil service.

They actually waste more in a couple of days, than the £93m odd that the MPs have managed to piss away or line their pockets with.

Hey let's start with those that are meant to oversee them:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2007/oct/26/uk.Whitehall

Well, if there are problems there, what problems lurk in the 'real' civil service?