The former Treasury Minister is regarded as a “safe pair of hands”. However, he may not stay in post for long.
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Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Lidington gives the impression that on Brexit the Government is becalmed
The Prime Minister’s deputy baffled inquiry with consummate professionalism.
Rebecca Pow: Reconnecting young people with the natural world would bring benefits to mental and physical health
From creating more green and blue spaces, to GPs prescribing walks and gardening, nature can be a soothing, healing influence.
Plus: Damian Collins and his useless Select Committee shot themselves in the foot this week. Let grandstanding committee chairmen be warned.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Mostly Remainers. Almost all May supporters. Majority female. The 21 new intake MPs promoted to PPS.
What does their selection reveal about the Government’s priorities? And why are some other rising stars missing?
On the surface, this intake looks different from those that have preceded it – and is in some respects. But beneath it, this is in many ways a very traditional Tory group.
We reveal who will sit on the Communities and Local Government, Environment and Rural Affairs, Justice, Public Accounts and Science and Technology committees.
We continue our post-match inspection of our battleground profiles with the Liberal Democrat graveyard of the South West.