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.
Posts Tagged: Grant Shapps MP
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Of course, many of the sacked ministers – Fallon, Mitchell, Shapps and a dozen others are hoping for preferment under a Boris administration.
Our hero is lobbied by the teams of four of the candidates – and by the fifth in person…
Three meetings with the ’22 each year, with no questions allowed, are simply not sufficient. Even Corbyn engages more than this.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
WATCH: Shapps – “It’s conceivable but not likely that Theresa May will lead us into the next election”
But the former Party Chairman tells Sophie Ridge that he thinks the Prime Minister needs to stop delaying decisions.
Robert Halfon: We need a workers’ party that’s like a modern trade union – not a trivial Nando’s scheme.
We must change our organisation, making it more democratic, accessible for the lower paid and a place in which the most disadvantaged can feel at home.
Peter Franklin: Introducing GovOpposition. How the Tories can reinvent themselves in office. And who’s doing it best.
While the responsibilities of government must be shouldered, there’s no doubting the need for a time of renewal – one as profound as in any period of opposition.
But he says the way the Chancellor presented the OBR’s growth figures was “interesting”.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Plus: investment increasing, Heseltine declining. Listen to Farage – especially if you disagree with him. And: Activate sounds like dermatological face cream.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.