The UK market for food and groceries is a massive prize for any country to be allowed greater access to it. We should not sell ourselves short.
Posts Tagged: Theresa Villiers MP
There is no reason why it cannot be as intrinsically patriotic, rigorous and questioning as other historical disciplines.
Iain Dale: How many Cabinet members would make your fantasy Cabinet? I count five. And it gets worse…
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.
It’s deeply disturbing for many that a modern European democracy might shortly be led by a party that continues to have its strategy overseen by an Army Council.
The shock departure of Sajid Javid obscures the fact that there was much less churn than one might expect, especially at the lower levels.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
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.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
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.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
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.
It may not be agreed at all with the EU – and if it is the numbers in the Commons are very tight indeed by our calculation.
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?