Matt Hancock also sees a 20-point rise in his approval rating to take third place as the Covid-19 crisis reshapes British politics.
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Our survey. An emphatic vote of confidence in the Government. Though one in five activists think that it has over-reacted.
Seventy-seven per cent of those polled back the lockdown; 90 per cent think the Prime Minister and his team are handling the crisis well.
The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
Our survey. Over half of Party members give a thumbs-up to fracking – so dissenting from Johnson’s manifesto.
They don’t believe that the Government’s moratorium on it is justified by the evidence about safety.
These results are moderately encouraging for Boris Johnson and his team as they head towards this autumn’s COP26 summit in Glasgow.
Our survey. Almost half of Party members believe that human activity is driving global warming. Almost a third don’t.
Our sense is that Conservative MPs will be very roughly where our panel is – although we have to admit that we’ve no evidence for that.
They reject the claim that there is one by about two-thirds to one third. Our other survey findings on the same theme will also be published this week.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
Bullish Tory members: more than nine in ten think the next election will produce another Conservative majority
Our survey is a snapshot, five years before the event, but this is the starting benchmark: can the Government possibly keep confidence levels this high?
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury wins decisively with over half the vote. Johnny Mercer was the runner up, with more than a quarter.
And by ranking Rayner second, they appear to agree that “Rebecca Long Bailey isn’t even the best Labour leader in her own flat”.
They support raising the threshold by two to one – a useful reminder that the Prime Minister cannot ignore his Party’s base.
He is clearly a winner – and Party members want to keep hold of him now that there is a Tory government in place with a big majority.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
The Spartans played a major role in sinking May’s Brexit deal and floating Johnson’s. Baker has thus been a force to be reckoned with.