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The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Selections. How activists find themselves crushed by the attritional, grinding juggernaut of the Party machine.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
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?
The message is welcome after the defeatism of her predecessors. But radical measures are needed to free up supply and get attractive new development.
This is a return to the agenda of Eric Pickles. It should help show the community benefits of new housing.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
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.
Johnson’s reshuffle. Live Blog. Seven of his leadership rivals get jobs. Rees-Mogg in as Leader of the House.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.