McVey? Mordaunt? Hammond, because the policy swings the other way? May herself? None of the above?
Posts Tagged: Esther McVey MP
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
The Work and Pensions Secretary says that she’s “behind the Prime Minister” – but goes no further.
Media focus is on the DUP. But we can’t help suspecting that near the heart of policy is a preoccupation with those just-in-time supply chains.
The prospect of millions of families losing out financially makes ministers jittery – as, presumably, those briefing the press intend.
For all the talk of May being pushed towards a Canada-type deal, there is currently no majority around the top table for any Chequers alternative.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
The Foreign Secretary’s score is up by 20 points. Grayling now brings up the rear – and Bradley is in the red.
How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
Meanwhile, Hammond’s approval rating plumbs new depths – as Fox and Raab gain ground after criticising the Treasury’s Brexit forecasts.
Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
Number 10’s plan was summarised in the statement released after Chequers. The Ministers’ was contained in DexEU’s draft of the White Paper.
If no deal is better than a bad one, the sum of this policy is certainly a bad deal. Tory leavers now face a bleak choice.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.