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Listed below are the rankings given by 1,274 Tory members for twenty-seven shadow cabinet ministers.  The respondents supplied their answers from August 24th to August 28th with more than 80% of answers in by the close of business on the 25th.

David Davis reclaims the top spot with marginally more grassroots members satisfied with his performance than with William Hague.  His advantage may even grow if crime continues to be front-and-centre of the Conservative pitch to the electorate.

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George Osborne’s net satisfaction rating is now just +24%.  When the series began in January 2006 his net rating was +68%.  This is despite the underlying improvement in the party’s standing on economic issues.  Last week’s ICM survey found that Labour were now behind the Tories on a number of key indicators.  More people think that "the economy will deteriorate" under Labour.  The Conservatives also lead on interest rates, inflation and particularly taxes.

Members are more dissatisfied than satisfied with five of the 27 shadow cabinet ministers: David Willetts (-1%), Oliver Letwin (-6%), David Mundell (-6%), Francis Maude (-10%) and bottom-of-the-league Sayeeda Warsi (-20%).  David Willetts’ position is improving from the -24% rating that he scored in the immediate aftermath of grammarsgate.  A lot of the members that were dissatisfied with him two months ago have become ‘don’t knows’.

  1. David Davis: +79% | 88% satisfied, 9% dissatisfied
  2. William Hague: +76% | 87% satisfied, 11% dissatisfied
  3. Liam Fox: +49% | 71% satisfied, 22% dissatisfied
  4. Lord Strathclyde: +43% | 55% satisfied, 12% dissatisfied
  5. Alan Duncan: +40% | 62% satisfied, 22% dissatisfied
  6. Michael Gove: +40% | 59% satisfied, 19% dissatisfied
  7. Chris Grayling +36% | 55% satisfied, 19% dissatisfied
  8. Caroline Spelman: +34% | 55% satisfied, 21% dissatisfied
  9. Eric Pickles: +31% | 50% satisfied, 19% dissatisfied
  10. George Osborne: +24% | 60% satisfied, 36% dissatisfied
  11. Andrew Lansley: +20% | 54% satisfied, 34% dissatisfied
  12. Nick Herbert: +19% | 37% satisfied, 18% dissatisfied
  13. Philip Hammond: +17% | 33% satisfied, 16% dissatisfied
  14. Pauline Neville-Jones: +15% | 37% satisfied, 22% dissatisfied
  15. Andrew Mitchell: +10% | 33% satisfied, 23% dissatisfied
  16. Jeremy Hunt: +10% | 30% satisfied, 20% dissatisfied
  17. Owen Paterson: +10% | 26% satisfied, 16% dissatisfied
  18. Patrick McLoughlin: +9% | 30% satisfied, 21% dissatisfied
  19. Theresa May: +8% | 45% satisfied, 37% dissatisfied
  20. Peter Ainsworth: +8% | 37% satisfied, 29% dissatisfied
  21. Theresa Villiers: +7% | 35% satisfied, 28% dissatisfied
  22. Cheryl Gillan +3% | 22% satisfied, 19% dissatisfied
  23. David Willetts: -1% | 38% satisfied, 39% dissatisfied
  24. Oliver Letwin: -6% | 40% satisfied, 46% dissatisfied
  25. David Mundell: -6% | 19% satisfied, 25% dissatisfied
  26. Francis Maude: -10% | 33% satisfied, 43% dissatisfied
  27. Sayeeda Warsi: -20% | 19% satisfied, 39% dissatisfied

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