This second piece in our mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA argues that he has taken a few strong first steps – but that real results are needed.
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In the first of a mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA, Gove’s willingness to challenge mighty vested interests is put to the test.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
At Policy Exchange, we see prosperity, people, place, and patriotism as the four pillars of a politics which seeks to unite the four nations, town and country, and north and south.
“Over recent years innovation has declined, and growth has stalled, because capital has not been allocated to productive investment.”
Our Survey. Next Tory leader. Rees-Mogg leads Gove by less than ten votes in over a thousand. Javid is third.
If, that is, you don’t count “Other”, which comes ahead of the Home Secretary but behind the two front-runners.
The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.
Javid gives Gove a run for first place in our Cabinet League Table. May is back in negative territory.
And Davis’ rating slides – as the Government’s Brexit difficulties contaminate the approval ratings of others at the top table.
Readers will see that it is all plain sailing for the plan reportedly being cooked up by “Tory grandees”.
Even the liberal commentators are having to acknowledge that post-Brexit the country has become more welcoming to migration, not less.
We are being nudged towards Norway Minus rather than Canada Plus Plus Plus almost without anyone noticing.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
The Environment Secretary sets out why members of the Cabinet are sceptical about the Prime Minister’s proposals.
Speculation about pressure on Williamson, or calculation about Cabinet numbers, misses a key point: May must keep Davis and Fox onside.
Today’s announcements are extremely cautious. Some of this is justified, some less so, but it makes a stark contrast to the Gove era.