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Posts Tagged: Reshuffle
Truss is the new Womens’ Minister, Goldsmith will attend Cabinet. The Government is reshuffled at Ministerial level.
Seven changes in all given the recent run of resignations: it all has a bit of a provisional feel.
Competent, loyal, a woman – oh, and a Johnson voter from the leadership election. We hope the new Work and Pensions Secretary enjoys the ride.
It sends a clear, positive signal to young people from migrant backgrounds, among whom our Party lags behind.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
The shuffle doesn’t just mould the Government, it also shapes the Select Committees which scrutinise it
In a nice piece of constitutional give-and-take, a more loyal minister-class makes for a potentially more troublesome set of Tory Select Committee chairmen.
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.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
Johnson’s reshuffle. Live Blog. Seven of his leadership rivals get jobs. Rees-Mogg in as Leader of the House.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.
Johnson is set to face an early general election. His Cabinet must be ruthlessly shaped to fight it – on a No Deal platform.
Its members must be signed up to leaving on October 31. Here’s a rough draft of what the top team might look like.
Plus: Snubbed by a Remainer. Delighted for Beth Rigby. Tusk japes, May spooks, Francois almost self-combusts. And: is Brexit Brecksit or Breggsit?
Hall becomes PPS to the Party Chairman; Cartlidge follows Hunt to the Foreign Office; Chalk appointed PPS to the Health Secretary.