The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
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He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
Plus: Leaders who will have to go and reflections on my eleventh general election. How things have changed.
Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
The Prime Minister, though brought to a standstill by the loss of the second vote, continues to convey a sense of direction.
The Malthouse Amendment experience of different people coming together shows that unity is possible.
Brexiteers retain their stranglehold on the top of the chart, but there is a general downward drift. Is it a foretaste of what might happen if we fail to leave the EU next month?
Despite the Supreme Court ruling, he still has a fighting chance of gaining an election – and then winning it.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
Javid pips Johnson and Rees-Mogg to the top of the podium in our first Cabinet League Table of the new Government
Meanwhile Ruth Davidson, so often one of the highest-scoring politicians, is at the bottom of the chart after her row with Johnson and strong line against No Deal.
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 key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
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.
Mordaunt’s conference call with Tory activists suggests she is still considering running – but she must decide soon
The call was a genuine consultation, floating policy ideas and testing the response, rather than just a PR pitch. But the clock is ticking.