Whatever else you might say about the two hundred million horsemen, they don’t waste time. On Monday morning it was reported that Janet Daby, the shadow minister for ‘Women, Faith and Equalities’ (not quite sure what principle of division generated that office) had said that registrars who didn’t see how one man could marry another man should have their consciences respected. By Monday lunchtime, it was reported that she had apologised for her misjudged comments and resigned.