The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
Posts Tagged: Nick Hurd MP
Many are choosing to depart at an age which would have been very unusual in earlier times, and each gives Johnson a new chance to reshape the parliamentary party.
Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
Interpretation one: its members are talking at length, but there’s no real resistance to the Prime Minister’s draft Brexit plan. Interpretation two: it is running into trouble.
Phil Taylor: Fire deaths dropped 28 per cent last year – but don’t expect to hear that number being reported
The Grenfell Tower tragedy was a shocking exception to a trend of improvement in safety. Fire deaths are down below 250 a year, the second lowest on record.
He has the ideas to take the Capital forward. One great example is his plan to put one thousand extra police officers on the streets by cutting waste in City Hall.
The current rules blur the line between fishing waters and properly-protected areas, and our Overseas Territories need more support.
Jo Johnson is third. Then Greg Hands and Matt Hancock. But those who lead the results may be no less likely to go up than those who trail them.
The Mercers, Tugendhats and Cleverlys get a lot of media coverage. However, most promotions come from the ranks of the toiling Ministers of State.
Sponsored Post: Derek Webb: The bookies’ trade body desperately attacks the Centre for Social Justice over its FOBT report
My Campaign for Fairer Gambling will continue to press for stakes to be capped at £2.
A summary of the news from the junior ranks to date. Announcements of appointments yet to conclude.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Latest ministerial appointments: Dunne to Health, Heald to Justice, Hurd to BEIS. Raab, Swire and Duddridge out.
May’s shuffle continues.
Closing old, unreliable, and highly polluting plants is the cheapest way of ensuring security of supply, cleaning up our air, and tackling climate change.
What is it? The decision to establish a protected area around the Pitcairn Islands, revealed in yesterday’s Budget.