DOMINIC CUMMINGS has described the department of health as a “smoking ruin”. 

I have often wondered if each of the current cabinet ministers was issued a flamethrower along with a desk on appointment.

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I have a mental image of Boris Johnson as a toga wearing Peter Ustinov in the role of Nero, playing a fiddle as he surveyed the “smoking ruins” of Rome. 

The film was Quo Vadis, which roughly translates as “where are you going”?

The question many would prefer to ask, is “when will you go”?

Alexandra Bailey, Darlington