n idyllic Wiltshire village made famous by the Harry Potter films is getting swamped with visitors – despite the lockdown. Some have openly admitted they’re breaking the rules for daytrips, enjoying a brief suspension of reality in a dreamy English fantasyland. Cabinet minister Brandon Lewis has been accused of fantasyland politics after his suspension-from-reality claim that Brexit isn’t to blame for supply disruption. However hard Boris Johnson and his ministers try to wish away the chaos with the magical phrase “teething problems”, the spell just isn’t working.
Our political commentator Andrew Grice on what to look out for today: