The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
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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.
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.
Javid pips Johnson and Rees-Mogg to the top of the podium in our first Cabinet League Table of the new Government
Meanwhile Ruth Davidson, so often one of the highest-scoring politicians, is at the bottom of the chart after her row with Johnson and strong line against No Deal.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
Johnson’s reshuffle. Live Blog. Seven of his leadership rivals get jobs. Rees-Mogg in as Leader of the House.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.