The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
Posts Tagged: Grant Shapps MP
If governments are going to keep signing up to ‘legally-binding targets’, this sort of thing will continue to happen. Legislative indolence is the root of judicial power.
Johnson and Shapps may lose a legal case over the expansion plan, and then decide whether or not to go to their favourite place – the Supreme Court.
The Transport Secretary insists the Manifesto pledge to lower debt over this Parliament will be honoured.
Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
Iain Dale: My reshuffle predictions. The Prime Minister believes he has delivered for his supporters – and now owes them nothing.
Plus: A sofa, two dogs, no cup of tea – and my Brexit evening. And: the pre-eminence of Policy Exchange.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
Business Rates and the planning system contribute to the problem of boarded-up shops in so many of our towns.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
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.
The place to put these proposals to the test is at a general election, not in a Parliament apparently determined to do little other than delay Brexit.
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 data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
Shapps sets a tight deadline for his independent review into High Speed Two.