The shock departure of Sajid Javid obscures the fact that there was much less churn than one might expect, especially at the lower levels.
“Javid has already seen one SpAd fired. The Prime Minister may push to dismiss at least two more…which he would resist. This one may not end well.”
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
If the Daily Telegraph catches a whiff of threatened tax rises, it will offer pretty robust coverage.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
The best epitaph on his Speakership is provided in this series of interventions by the former Leader of the House.
The Business Secretary argues that Parliament’s actions are “discouraging businesses from taking the steps they need to take”, and holding up private sector investment.
Brexiteers retain their stranglehold on the top of the chart, but there is a general downward drift. Is it a foretaste of what might happen if we fail to leave the EU next month?
They frame the rest of our life in terms of health and prosperity. Public policy needs to catch up with this new body of evidence.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.