Re your editorial (The Guardian view on disability and living costs: ministers must close the gap, 6 January), don’t worry about disabled people – we all got a letter from the DWP saying we were getting a whole £10 Christmas bonus. It also explained that we’d be sanctioned if we were paid it twice and didn’t report the discrepancy, just in case anyone’s worried that we’re gaming the system.
• Having sat through the horrifying, riveting and ultimately educational Ken Burns documentary The US and the Holocaust on BBC Four (TV review, 10 January), I am now firmly of the opinion that Rishi Sunak has it all wrong. It is not maths that should be compulsory until age 18, it is history.
Knowl Hill, Berkshire
• It appears that the postal system is helping to keep NHS demand low. On 10 January, I received a letter about my cataract operation, posted by the hospital on 15 December. The date of the op was 10 January.
• Airbrushing Boris Johnson out of a photo is easy (Spot the difference: Boris Johnson appears scrubbed from photo posted by Shapps, 10 January), but how do people get him and his actions out of their memories?
• Look carefully at the doctored photograph and you can see that Boris Johnson still got his elbow in.
• Some years ago, Chardonnay was in vogue as a baby’s name (Pass notes, 11 January). My hairdresser at the time told me her friend had named her baby girl Tia Maria. She had no idea what it meant.
• MPs looking into Partygate have been meeting “in a dusty parliamentary committee room” (What is at stake for Boris Johnson in Partygate inquiry?, 11 January). Can the government not afford cleaners?