SIR - How often behind the closed doors of Number 10 can the quote from Laurel and Hardy be heard: “Well here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into."

Really Boris Johnson fails to embrace the seven principles eloquently laid out by Lord Nolan for ethical standards for those in public life: selflessness, integrity, objectively, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership

If one recalls a number of failings Jennifer Arcuri interlude, pre Brexit propaganda, COVID-19 handling, the problem twins Dominic Cummings and Gavin Williamson, prologue of Parliament - really is it not time for him to adhere to the Nolan principles?

David Algar, Mawcroft Close, Nether Yeadon