Corbyn refused to pull together.
Posts Tagged: Andrea Leadsom MP
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.
Let Sunak and Dowden join Jenrick at the top table. And that should be about it. If the Coronavirus takes off, Ministerial changes will be the least of our worries.
Iain Dale: My reshuffle predictions. The Prime Minister believes he has delivered for his supporters – and now owes them nothing.
Plus: A sofa, two dogs, no cup of tea – and my Brexit evening. And: the pre-eminence of Policy Exchange.
It’s only Day Three – but Brussels is angling for a Britain with “the rights of Canada and the obligations of Norway”. Will there be a Managed No Deal instead?
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.
Plus: Leaders who will have to go and reflections on my eleventh general election. How things have changed.
Selections. How activists find themselves crushed by the attritional, grinding juggernaut of the Party machine.
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.