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The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
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.
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Morgan is Culture Secretary from the Lords, Hart Welsh Secretary – and this holding operation presages a bigger reshuffle after Brexit at the end of January.
The two most likely candidates are both Welsh-speaking Brexiteers – but hail from different parts of the principality and differ on devolution.