The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
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Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Nick Hargrave: Meet Megan and David – who, with others like them, may determine this election result
If on election day they think the result is a foregone conclusion, then they are more likely to use their vote in different ways.
Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.
How will the election pan out? “Ask Sir John Curtice,” Rees-Mogg tells us. Plus: Bercow’s partiality “was damaging to the position of Speaker”.
“It’s such a pity that Nigel Farage hasn’t worked out that he’s won.” How will the election pan out? “Ask Sir John Curtice,” Jacob Rees-Mogg tells us. Plus: Bercow’s partiality “was damaging to the position of Speaker”
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.
ConservativeHome is very dubious that, assuming a poll is deliverable, the Party can win a healthy majority without already having delivered Brexit.
“Asking for more time is pointless and foolish,” Jacob Rees-Mogg argues. Also: why he believes leaving the EU will strengthen the Union.
“Everything Letwin has done has been to frustrate leaving altogether,” and “asking for more time is pointless and foolish,” Jacob Rees-Mogg argues. Also: why he believes leaving the EU will strengthen the Union.
The Malthouse Amendment experience of different people coming together shows that unity is possible.
He described the proposed Customs Partnership at the time as “completely cretinous”, “impractical”, “bureaucratic” and “a betrayal of common sense”.
The Moggcast. “The Government will obey the law, but it’s not necessarily entirely clear precisely what the law is.”
Rees-Mogg suggests Conservatives will prefer restoring the Law Lords to judicial hearings. And says Watson faces “very serious questions”.
“The Government will obey the law, but it’s not necessarily entirely clear precisely what the law is.” Rees-Mogg considers why “legal activism has become part of our constitution”. And says Tom Watson faces “very serious questions” over his use of Parliamentary privilege.
The mood of this conference has been supportive but apprehensive. And now we are finally seeing the outlines of Johnson’s negotiating plan.