Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
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That’s four Cabinet Ministers gone in less than a year since the election – Michael Fallon, Priti Patel, Damian Green…and now the Home Secretary.
The Brexit negotiations and the lack of an obvious successor are likely to keep her in place at least until we leave the EU in March 2019.
The course consistent with this site’s recommendations is to appoint a more junior Cabinet Office Minister.
Our take is that our panel is waiting to see what happens next, and suspending judgement as the political cycle and Brexit negotiations continue.
Davidson and Mordaunt also score highly, whilst the Chancellor and Chief Whip both languish with negative scores.
“The police got their man” – whatever you think of Green, the behaviour of these officers is a disgrace
Even had he been found completely guilty of all allegations, it still wouldn’t be acceptable for the police in misuse their powers in this way.
Unlike Michael Fallon, whose presence in Cabinet the Prime Minister inherited, he was her own creation at the top, and one on which she relied.
She replies: “It is with deep regret, and enduring gratitude…that I asked you to resign and have accepted your resignation.”
She is the respectable tenant of Downing Street, a public-sector property to which Jeremy Corbyn has yet to establish his claim.
And after hitting a personal low last month, the Budget seems to have got the Chancellor (just) back into the membership’s good books.
Next Tory leader. Our survey. Rees-Mogg leads, Gove is second – and none of the above still beats the lot
Add together the totals of those named who backed Brexit, and one reaches a total of nearly 60 per cent of the vote.
WATCH: Howard – Retired officers leaking against Green are “damaging…trust” on which British policing is based
“Damian was my Parliamentary neighbour for many years – he’s denied it, I believe him.”
The moral that many of his colleagues will quietly draw is that you cannot rely on the Conservative Party to treat you fairly if you run into trouble.
From the original raid through to the attempt by former officers to bring down a Government minister on moralising grounds, this is an unedifying picture.