So, what became of the Cummings Terror? Earlier this month we were told that the civil service was in a state of blue funk, awaiting the deadly scythe of the Grim Reaper, Dominic Cummings. Now, suddenly, it is business as usual, with the Whitehall obstructionists preventing a Big Ben “bong” for Brexit, wrapping the HS2 white elephant in decorative ribbon for Boris and deploying all their usual tricks to ensure Britain’s 5G network is, very sensibly, entrusted to the capable hands of the Chinese intelligence service.