All credit to her. She’s the first prime minister since Tony Blair to do one phone-in outside an election period. They always carry a slight risk for a politician.
Posts Tagged: Liz Truss MP
CABINET RESHUFFLE: LIVE BLOG. Green is First Secretary of State – in effect, Deputy Prime Minister. And Gove is back at the top.
Gauke is uncorked as Work and Pensions Secretary. Truss replaces him as Treasury Chief Secretary. Leadsom is the new Leader of the House.
There are sound, conservative reasons to take rehabilitation seriously.
The Lord Chief Justice’s recent attack on the Lord Chancellor is unprecedented. Is she right for the job? Or is the job itself flawed?
Exports are up more than 70 per cent.
The Justice Secretary tells Sophy Ridge of her ‘belief in the rule of law’, and how ‘too many people in our country don’t understand what judges do’.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
Theresa May is in second place and Ruth Davidson third, whilst the overall rise in positive ratings we noted last month is sustained.
Theresa May edges out Ruth Davidson for the top spot for only the second time, and there is a general rise in positive feeling about most ministers.
The Chancellor’s position recovers despite his advocacy of the Single Market, whilst the Home Secretary falls from 11th to 23rd.
But her decision and other recent ones also raise the question of whether Ministers really hold sway in their own departments.
The drop is best explained by the Chancellor’s well-reported stress on a Brexit settlement as close to single market membership as can be found.
How Cameron can bind up the Party’s wounds post-election.
Almost a third of all A-level papers are now in those subjects. A decade ago, it was under a quarter.
And, more to the point, how will he do so? Finesse should deployed instead of force.