In a blog post, Mr Cummings responded by accusing the MP leading the fake news inquiry - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee chairman Damian Collins - of having "faffed
around" over a date.
"We could have faffed
about and had a few selections but I've decided to focus all my attention on MORE OF THAT (3.20) in our race, the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.
around' for a week - we didn't know where the game was going to be or even at one stage when it was going to be - although that doesn't detract from your preparation."
As ditzy blonde Carrie Bradshaw, SJP faffed
round in tutus and ridiculous heels for more than a decade and, like fellow fashionistas Victoria Beckham and Lady Gaga, I can count on one hand the number of times I've heard a man admit they fancy her.
They all faffed
about, muttering about wanting "success".
But because they faffed
around, and West Ham are now in a battle to beat the drop, the fine was seen as the best way of dealing with it.
So a few MPs have faffed
around and wrung their hands, but the only way to stop another Farepak is by ensuring people's hard-earned cash is fully and legally protected.
"In particular in the second half I thought our defence was pretty reasonable but we sort of faffed
about in attack.