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Hi, please consider the sentence beginning with, "Ideally one would like to ensure that ... "

Do verbs following this phrase call for the subjunctive or the indicative mood?

"Ideally one would like to ensure that he be on time"? (mandative subjunctive)
"Ideally one would like to ensure that he is on time"? (indicative)

Or is this like a type-II conditional (hypothetical case) that should be written:

"Ideally one would like to ensure that he would be on time"

Thanks for your thoughts!
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dastardleyMaybe it'll be of use to someone, some year. :-)

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