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!
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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.
Theresa May edges out Ruth Davidson for the top spot for only the second time, and there is a general rise in positive feeling about most ministers.
Also: Mundell calls for devolution within Scotland; and Hammond praises the Ulster economy.
Meanwhile, Amber Rudd has fallen right to the bottom after trouble with the Child Sex Abuse scandal and her retreat on counting foreign workers.
Also: Davies defends Welsh devo-sceptics; Tory peer spearheads bid for gay marriage in Ulster; Davidson attacks SNP’s policy vacuum; and Foster comes out swinging for Brexit.
The Chancellor’s position recovers despite his advocacy of the Single Market, whilst the Home Secretary falls from 11th to 23rd.
The drop is best explained by the Chancellor’s well-reported stress on a Brexit settlement as close to single market membership as can be found.
Our Party member readers give the new top team an emphatic vote of confidence.
Also: Villiers dismisses Sinn Fein call for border poll; Labour and Plaid strike deal to re-select Jones as First Minister; ex-SNP minister claims Lockerbie bomber release was bid for powers; and more.
“We need to tell voters that we’re the party that can challenge the SNP – now the only party that can challenge the SNP.”
Also: Mundell unconvinced by SNP threats; Welsh Tory leader backs Brexit; Davidson throws down new powers gauntlet; and more.