America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
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All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
Furthermore, increasing global tensions make improving our defence capabilities essential.
Six members of Cabinet, more than 70 speakers, in 18 events, over three days, makes for over 22 hours of top-flight political insight and debate.
WATCH: The Defence Secretary explains his “anger” at Labour’s “complete cheek”, that sparked the “illegal wars” row
“I spent too much time signing cheques for compensation for where their Government had instructed people to do things that turned out to be unlawful.”
Today, we present two Secretaries of State, a former Chancellor and a host of other great speakers across six events.
It’s a rotten springboard from which to vault into Party Conference as it begins today. But what goes down may go back up.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
Johnson, Sunak, Patel – and more. Do not write below the dotted line. Do not use corrective fluid. Unauthorised materials will be confiscated.
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
To deliver on his promise to the House of Commons, the Secretary of State will need to overcome deeply entrenched attitudes in his own Department.
The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
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.