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Posts Tagged: Reshuffle
Riddle-me-ree: are Brexiteers taking over the Ministerial ranks, or are the whips taking over the Brexiteers?
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
A summary of the news from the junior ranks to date. Announcements of appointments yet to conclude.
Bringing this Vote Leave champion into government will calm Brexiteer nerves.
There are only five days to go until the start of the Brexit negotiations. May cannot afford to make a reshuffle mess of a department from which she has now lost two Ministers.
The Prime Minister says that she intends to serve a full term and is “getting on with the immediate job”.
CABINET RESHUFFLE: LIVE BLOG. Green is First Secretary of State – in effect, Deputy Prime Minister. And Gove is back at the top.
Gauke is uncorked as Work and Pensions Secretary. Truss replaces him as Treasury Chief Secretary. Leadsom is the new Leader of the House.
Iain Dale: Rudd to the Treasury, a Gove comeback, McLoughlin to quit. What may happen in the reshuffle.
Oh, and Timothy and Hill should be moved on from being co-Chiefs of Staff – the former to head up policy, the latter press.
May should announce that she will reappoint her top three ministers and her Brexit team post-election
Doing so would at guarantee continuity to her negotiation planning, and free Johnson to do what he does best without distraction – namely, campaigning.
His appointments will further deepen concern among the Parliamentary Labour Party that he isn’t that interested in winning.
Responsibility for social care has been downgraded from a Minister of State post to the bottom rung on the Ministerial ladder, Under Secretary.
Nadhim Zahawi: Despite the dire predictions, May has succeeded in reuniting our Party after the referendum
Where there was discord, she has brought harmony.
Cabinet, junior ministers, and whips.
Plus some more names of those who are leaving the Government.