And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
Posts Tagged: Matthew Hancock MP
David Gauke: Ten years for lying on a form. Disproportionate – and characteristic of our cavalier approach to sentencing.
If we impose yet more draconian prison sentences to win a political arms race, the burdens on the taxpayer will become unsustainable.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
As Johnson put it yesterday: “we can’t think of this just as a project for us and us alone”.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Hancock announces the changes in the Commons and the country moves closer to another lockdown.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
More of the South and East of the country goes to Tier Four, more of the rest into Tier Three – and none of it now is left in Tier One.
Max Caller, the inspector who brought change to Tower Hamlets, has been sent in to the city. The Government could take control.
Swathes of the South-East go up a tier, three areas in the West of England move down a tier – and there is further “granularity”.
Five reasons why Hancock’s announcement of tougher restrictions yesterday met less resistance than might have been expected.
WATCH: Hancock announces that more of England will go into Tier Three. We will know later this week if any of it moves out.
London goes into the toughest tier, as do parts of Essex and Hertfordshire, which are split for that purpose.
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.
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.