Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
Posts Tagged: Jeremy Hunt MP
Never mind Hunt. Move over, Hancock. Meet Geoffrey Cox – the most significant appointment of the reshuffle.
As the meaning of legal texts moves centre-stage, Brexit-wise, May sends for a top QC to champion her case – and pore the documents.
Geoffrey Cox becomes Attorney General.
What may count most today is not whether the water simmers over, but whether his temper and patience do instead – or first.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
Our new, outcome-focused, and patient-centric plans fit into a long tradition of careful Conservative stewardship of the Health Service.
This finding confirms that Gove and Javid are the big beasts of these run-offs. We will bring you their run-off result tomorrow morning.
Johnson gets less reward than one might expect for his earlier backing for Leave, and this narrow win underlines the general decline in his ratings.
Javid’s storming of our Next Tory Leader finding will render this result, like Michael Gove’s trouncing of Boris Johnson, no surprise to our readers.
Nicky Morgan: If Cabinet Ministers aren’t prepared to listen to business, they should consider their position
Saying “f**k business” is the kind of lack of understanding I’d expect from our Marxist-sympathising Shadow Chancellor – not from a Conservative Foreign Secretary.
Gove is second, “Other” third. It is an astonishing turnaround for a man who three months ago was languishing on a mere two per cent.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
Should Williamson get the defence spending rise he wants? Plus: introducing Next Tory Leader run-offs. Our monthly survey is out.
We have put Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson up against each other to get the view of our members’ panel.
The hard paradox is that while older people are electorally powerful – perhaps more than ever – they are also individually vulnerable.
WATCH: Hunt tells Airbus it is “completely inappropriate for businesses to be making these kinds of threats”
“The more that we undermine Theresa May the more likely we are to end up with a fudge, which would be an absolute disaster for everyone.”