Members seem to agree that the Prime Minister has staged a mild recovery over the summer.
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Rudd falls with him, May is almost out of negative territory…and Davidson continues to soar up, up and away.
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.
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
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.
This is our final survey before the election – so our next update could contain some new faces.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Henry Hill: The election and Scotland. May is pursuing the most muscular and confrontational unionist strategy since Major’s.
It may go horribly wrong. It’s hard, however, to see that she can be blamed for trying.
May and Davis top the Cabinet again; Davidson’s back in first place; and Truss slumps to a serious negative score.
The Prime Minister records her second-best ever result in our table, whilst the Communities Secretary becomes the first to record a negative score.
Theresa May and David Davis hold their ground whilst their colleagues nearly all suffer falling scores, and the Chancellor knocks Ruth Davidson out of the top three!
Also: Sinn Fein tries to win special status for Ulster (by ignoring London); Daisley exposes the SNP’s one-party Scotland; and more.
Also: Rudd and Mundell rule out Scottish exceptions on single market and immigration; Welsh Labour team up with Plaid to fight for status quo; and more.
Theresa May is in second place and Ruth Davidson third, whilst the overall rise in positive ratings we noted last month is sustained.
Beneath the headlines the Scottish Secretary’s statements were entirely consistent with the Prime Minister’s muscularly unionist approach.