The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
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Plus: Leaders who will have to go and reflections on my eleventh general election. How things have changed.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
Brexiteers retain their stranglehold on the top of the chart, but there is a general downward drift. Is it a foretaste of what might happen if we fail to leave the EU next month?
Truss is the new Womens’ Minister, Goldsmith will attend Cabinet. The Government is reshuffled at Ministerial level.
Seven changes in all given the recent run of resignations: it all has a bit of a provisional feel.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
Today, its future looks less economically and socially liberal; its flavour less southern and more northern; its replacement MPs more committed to Brexit. Will that work?
Javid pips Johnson and Rees-Mogg to the top of the podium in our first Cabinet League Table of the new Government
Meanwhile Ruth Davidson, so often one of the highest-scoring politicians, is at the bottom of the chart after her row with Johnson and strong line against No Deal.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
Johnson is set to face an early general election. His Cabinet must be ruthlessly shaped to fight it – on a No Deal platform.
Its members must be signed up to leaving on October 31. Here’s a rough draft of what the top team might look like.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: My whip said the office is neutral for this leadership contest. Tell that to the marines.
Our elder statesman returns for the election – and writes that “the poor devil who wins will then face the same dead end as old Mrs May”.
Liz Truss: “Now is the moment for a Prime Minister with energy and optimism to lead this country.” Her speech today: full text.
Cut taxes, boost education spending, reduce waste, expand towns, set up freeports – and leave the EU by October 31st.
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.