Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
MPs should be allowed to decide if former Ministers are capable of offering independent scrutiny to their successors.
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.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
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 Health Secretary answered questions about the NHS with equal confidence.
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?
Ministers proclaim that social reform is patriotic.
The Health Secretary adds that the funding is already found for six of them has already been found. 34 more are pledged in the next decade.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
Control, cost and consistency all make a huge difference for patients, staff and their families.