My answer would be “maybe, provided the spending or tax cuts significantly improved our growth potential.”
The Chancellor could please every beer & cider drinker; charity donor; motorhome manufacturer, retailer and owner; caravan site owner, and public toilet user in Britain.
The manifesto committed to encouraging local takeovers of civic organisations or community assets under threat – such as local football clubs, pubs or post offices.”
“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.”
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.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury wins decisively with over half the vote. Johnny Mercer was the runner up, with more than a quarter.
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.
Marr criticises the Conservatives for “spending money like water” in a way they formerly criticised Labour for doing.
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.
There was a really good vibe, especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
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?
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.