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Truss top, Wallace second, Sunak down, Gove up – and Johnson sixth from bottom in our post-shuffle Cabinet League Table
There is a willingness to give the new Cabinet a chance, but nervousness about the country’s economic prospects and the Party’s strategic direction.
Darren Caplan: The UK railway industry can play a key part in the country’s post pandemic economic recovery
It is vital the Government remembers this while finalising the Comprehensive Spending Review.
The Transport Secretary says “if people carry on as they normally would… then you won’t have queues”.
The Government’s actions are also a sign of confidence in the combined authority model.
Among them are: what does he do about economic policy? Who runs Downing Street? And: what about the Home and Foreign Offices?
Our Cabinet League Table. Raab plummets from third from top in July to fourth from bottom last month.
And Wallace is up from ninth to fourth. The Prime Minister and Home Secretary are both in the bottom ten.
But the Transport Secretary won’t rule out making more frequent changes – ‘no one can ever say never.’
A brief apology doesn’t justify him remaining in post. It’s now up to him to do so live. This is one for Andrew Neil, assuming he’s available.
Our vaccination programme is proof of what can be achieved when science and industry is backed by the power of the state.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
The Transport Secretary also predicted a post-Brexit boom, “if we use these new freedoms wisely, if we think and act like more of an up-start nation”.
Johnson and the railways. Is he ready for pay as you go – and the end of the season ticket? And are passengers?
He plans to bring in a Fat Controller – as he seeks to balance the public interest with private sector freedom. This is the second piece in our rail mini-series.
The Transport Secretary joins a distinguished panel to explore this crucial question on Tuesday 20th April.
And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.