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.
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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.”
In a letter dated May this year, the Brexit Secretary attempted to assuage concerns about the implications of Theresa May’s deal for the United Kingdom.
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.
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 Brexit Secretary also sets out the arrangements the Government has made to secure continuity on flights, medical imports, and more.
Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
The Commission which drew up the report will publish alongside it next month a Draft Alternative Arrangements Protocol.