Let Sunak and Dowden join Jenrick at the top table. And that should be about it. If the Coronavirus takes off, Ministerial changes will be the least of our worries.
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Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
Steve Barclay: Tomorrow we will get Brexit done, and start building a better future for every corner of our United Kingdom
The third piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit comes from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
Plus: Leaders who will have to go and reflections on my eleventh general election. How things have changed.
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.
Pressed as to whether a letter will be sent, the Brexit Secretary adds that the “legislative requirements” will be met.
He compares the process to climbing a mountain and says it will take ‘vigilance, determination and patience’ to strike a deal.
The Brexit Secretary insists that the European Union has to accept a replacement to the backstop, which he describes as a “unicorn”.
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?
“There’s extensive talks been happening at a technical level and also at a political level.”
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
“The Agreement is a very expensive invitation to talks about our possible exit. It does not give us either a clear date for leaving or the terms on which we might eventually be allowed out.”