As a founder of the Quintessentially Group, Ben Elliot purports to arrange almost anything for the rich. But even this nephew of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, can’t fix coronavirus for the Tories. This week Elliot and his co-chairman (sic), Amanda Milling MP, snuck out a letter to members conceding that the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham is off. Instead they are moving online to stage a “virtual conference” and “hope we will be able to host some aspects in the physical format”.