Tactical newspaper articles are necessary but insufficient. She should make a series of speeches to set out her stall and try to change the weather.
Plus: The mystery of the missing Kwasi Kwarteng. The presence of the ebullient Brandon Lewis. The absence and recovery of Nick de Bois. Plus: Capita’s failures.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
The Prime Minister has made the freedom to strike trade deals, so important to key allies and the membership, a cornerstone of her strategy.
Our take is that our panel is waiting to see what happens next, and suspending judgement as the political cycle and Brexit negotiations continue.
Davidson and Mordaunt also score highly, whilst the Chancellor and Chief Whip both languish with negative scores.
Her confirmation that she is staying to fight the 2021 Holyrood elections binds her fortunes to May’s.
And after hitting a personal low last month, the Budget seems to have got the Chancellor (just) back into the membership’s good books.
And we will have one for Hammond, for what it’s worth, if the armed forces are refused further cash that they need.
Add together the totals of those named who backed Brexit, and one reaches a total of nearly 60 per cent of the vote.
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
The Defence Secretary made the remark in his first Commons outing in his new role.
Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
It’s personal low in the run-up to the Budget. Meanwhile, Gove gets within a single point of beating Davidson for the top spot.