It sends a clear, positive signal to young people from migrant backgrounds, among whom our Party lags behind.
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We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.
Tonight the Government news begins with the appointment of Ministers of State.
A manifesto from Govern Up on how the Johnson administration can best get to grips with Whitehall – and deliver effectively.
She says that over the past few months she has become “increasingly uncomfortable” with the rhetoric surrounding Brexit.
Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
The only worse scores we can find were awarded to Vince Cable and Chris Huhne at their lowest points in the Coalition.
He resigned in December over Brexit, but has now been promoted from PPS to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.
Some have stepped down due to scandal or ill-health, but the overwhelming majority are down to policy disagreements with the Government.
It is a telling sign that several PPS positions – usually the first step on the ladder for ambitious MPs – have gone unfilled since November.
Heaton-Harris resigns as No Deal Minister: “I simply cannot support any further extension to Article 50”
He praises the work done by civil servants to prepare for exit without a deal – and suggests the Prime Minister has not been fully informed of their progress.
‘I profoundly disagree with this approach and I have therefore decided that I must reluctantly tender my resignation.’
If this Prime Minister won’t or can’t sack them, her successor should. That is the only way to preserve the basis on which government functions.