Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
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Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
The whip will apparently not be withdrawn from her. The rationale for the decision is that, unlike yesterday, this vote had not been declared one of confidence.
Mark Spencer has reportedly rung round to inform them that they have lost the Whip.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
The Chief Whip has enjoyed something of a boost from last month’s victories on crucial votes, but the overall picture reflects a settled disenchantment.
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
We have occasionally seen precipitous falls in Cabinet members’ scores. Vertiginous rises are rarer. Indeed, it is hard to think of a jump quite like it.
Iain Dale: After Sitwell’s sacking, will I be the next journalist to be fired for offending snowflakes?
Plus: When The Sun doesn’t shine and the Home Office doesn’t work. P.S: In solidarity with the former Waitrose food magazine editor, I will eat steak.
The Foreign Secretary’s score is up by 20 points. Grayling now brings up the rear – and Bradley is in the red.
Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
Javid gives Gove a run for first place in our Cabinet League Table. May is back in negative territory.
And Davis’ rating slides – as the Government’s Brexit difficulties contaminate the approval ratings of others at the top table.
Iain Dale: As I prepared for my Question Time debut, I heard that Diane Abbott had pulled out. Was it something I said?
Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
Truss moves up into the middle of the table, Williamson drops towards the floor, and Gauke slumps into the red over Warboys.