So, part way through a forensic investigation into the Post Office’s Horizon accountancy system, it has been shown to be like the curate’s egg: good in parts.

Glitches have been unearthed. For those hundred-plus retailers who lost their reputations, their businesses and, in some cases, their freedom, there is a sense that justice may prevail after all.

But, like you, I wonder where the money went - the money that subpostmasters were coerced into paying back that they hadn’t lost in the first place. We are talking at least seven figures here. •