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Morgan is Culture Secretary from the Lords, Hart Welsh Secretary – and this holding operation presages a bigger reshuffle after Brexit at the end of January.
The Prime Minister looked as if she was merely going through the motions.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
The Prime Minister completes the mini-reshuffle she started last week. Will she now give the new appointees a chance to grow into the role?
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Mostly Remainers. Almost all May supporters. Majority female. The 21 new intake MPs promoted to PPS.
What does their selection reveal about the Government’s priorities? And why are some other rising stars missing?
On the surface, this intake looks different from those that have preceded it – and is in some respects. But beneath it, this is in many ways a very traditional Tory group.