Neither is at all likely indeed to succeed May if they nod reluctant assent to any scheme to sign up to the Customs Union – which might not succeed in any event.
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The conventional wisdom is: weak Prime Minister, strong Cabinet. But what we see is: weak Prime Minister, weak Cabinet.
New polling also reveals that neither is so far ahead as to be unstoppable, however.
Johnson has topped an ESRC poll, as he did our last survey. Its findings are even better for Brexiteers than ours were.
Javid is right about illegal immigration across the Channel – and his critics help to underline his point
Cynics suggest his leadership rivals stoked up this ‘crisis’ – if so, they (and outraged Labour MPs) might find their approach is backfiring.
Meanwhile, Leadsom makes huge gains following her rebuke to the Speaker over alleged sexist remarks.
There are three contenders in double figures, one well ahead of the other two – and a very long tail of names in single figures,
The Attorney General saw off strong competition from Michael Gove and Sajid Javid, with Liz Truss missing out on a podium spot.
Normally it’s the other way round. How long will it be before the traditional divide reasserts itself?
The challenge is on – and has been rushed forward in timing that helps May. None the less, a simple majority for her might not be enough.
And: For May, there should be no way back from losing. My Tory leadership straw poll. Cox, a man of substance and integrity. Plus, Tower of Power extra: Dick for Iain.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
The DUP appeared to think this was, to put it mildly, an understatement.
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
Johnson. Distrusted by Conservative MPs. Clung to by Party members. He extends his lead in our Next Tory Leader survey.
It may be that the former Foreign Secretary has become a kind of comfort blanket in bewilderingly unpredictable times.