It’s been a month in which the Covid-19 crisis has transformed British politics, and there’s no reason to expect our Cabinet League Table to be any exception. So what impact has the pandemic had on party members’ perceptions of the Cabinet?
Raab slips from the podium. The Foreign Secretary has not had a bad month, with a small rise in his own already-respectable score as he fights to bring home British nationals trapped overseas, but with the pandemic consuming political attention the Health Secretary has overtaken him.
An overall rally. The average scores seem to be up across the table, perhaps reflecting a similar ‘rally round the flag’ effect on the part of members that national polls are picking up in the wider electorate.
Davies falls back. The number of people putting “Don’t know” for both devolved leaders continues to dwarf those offering a view, but it is nonetheless interesting that the Welsh leader records a visible fall in his standing at the same time as Tory MPs are attacking the Welsh Government over their response to the Covid-19 crisis. Ought he not to be capitalising?