Now that Britain’s lockdown policy is being properly scrutinised at last, thanks to Rishi Sunak’s revelations in the Spectator, sceptics are coming out of the closet.

Not everyone has seen the light, and there is a mounting backlash in some quarters to Sunak’s “revisionism”, in particular from former No 10 aides Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain, both lockdown fanatics.

But at least now there is a debate about the pros and cons, and questions are being asked about whether it was wise to close schools, shut down the economy, and “save” the NHS from all but Covid cases.