Claims that he slapped down his own department, which wanted a ten-year transition, are a sign that Ministers may be getting their act together.
Posts Tagged: Damian Green MP
Our survey. Next Tory leader. “None of the above” leads the field. Many party members want to skip a generation.
Davis leads with less than a fifth of the vote. Johnson is on his lowest total ever. And if one counts write-ins, in second place is…Rees-Mogg.
Rudd falls with him, May is almost out of negative territory…and Davidson continues to soar up, up and away.
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.
Brexit, housing, public sector pay, education, and industrial strategy should be the the stars by which ministers set a course for victory in 2022.
Corbyn tried to twit her on public sector pay, and neither she nor the Cabinet could treat him with the old contempt.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
The two clashed over Brexit.
Green, standing in for May, showed what an admirable caretaker leader he would make.
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
Nicky Morgan: The choice before us as the Queen’s Speech looms. Adapt to our new circumstances – or hand power to the far left
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
CABINET RESHUFFLE: LIVE BLOG. Green is First Secretary of State – in effect, Deputy Prime Minister. And Gove is back at the top.
Gauke is uncorked as Work and Pensions Secretary. Truss replaces him as Treasury Chief Secretary. Leadsom is the new Leader of the House.