Wallace is well up, Gove down, and Patel much the same in the wake of that bullying report – and Johnson and Hancock just outside negative ratings.
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Ministers are indeed attempting to restore the power to call an election to the Prime Minister, using the Royal Prerogative – and shield it from the courts.
The Moggcast: Coming out of “an extraordinarily deep slump” is “not the time when you want to slap the economy down with higher taxes”
Plus: Our interviewee suggests that if a Brexit deal doesn’t come soon, MPs may have to sit on Christmas Day. Is he any good at singing?
Labour faces “a battle between their natural authoritarian instincts and their political opportunism”
But “the majority of the Conservative Party will vote for the restrictions and the tiers”, says our interviewee. Plus: Is he any good at singing?
Cummings has a “willingness to shake things up and sometimes things get too shaken”. Our interviewee on the “disgraceful” treatment of Symonds and Johnson’s longstanding Euroscepticism. Plus: Why he voted for Theresa May’s third WA.
“I think you’ve got to be much more patient”, says Rees-Mogg. “There’s always a demand to know things very quickly – but we won’t know things very quickly.”
“The job of the Prime Minister is to listen to people he thinks are very well informed”, he adds. “I think the people who have been advising him have been doing so with the greatest integrity and knowledge.”
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
Six members of Cabinet, more than 70 speakers, in 18 events, over three days, makes for over 22 hours of top-flight political insight and debate.
Jacob Rees-Mogg answers listeners’ questions in a special live episode. Why MPs “owe it to our constituents” for the House of Commons to be sitting. And will he release a 2021 Mogg calendar?
The Leader of the House will be interviewed by Paul Goodman in front of a live audience.
“With all these things, arguments evolve,” says our interviewee, as he discusses No Deal, Covid marshals and the possibility of a second lockdown.
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
By the way, it is a travesty that the Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Leader of the House aren’t full members.
Profile: York – and its potential role as Parliament’s new home, a Johnson joke which could become serious
Hoyle and Fowler are deeply opposed to the move, but Labour voters in the North of England like the sound of it.
Rees-Mogg on Lansley’s NHS reforms – “the people who are held to account” should “make the decisions.”
Our interviewee speaks to us about FDR’s new deal, the “extremely satisfactory” Withdrawal Agreement and his views on self-identification.