The course consistent with this site’s recommendations is to appoint a more junior Cabinet Office Minister.
This is our final survey before the election – so our next update could contain some new faces.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
That’s the head of the Downing Street Policy Unit, the Chair of May’s Policy Board, the most important Minister you’ve never heard of…and our former columnist.
May and Davis top the Cabinet again; Davidson’s back in first place; and Truss slumps to a serious negative score.
To date, May has been able to junk, water down or delay Cameron’s agenda with little blowback. The Budget NICs furore may change all that.
The Prime Minister records her second-best ever result in our table, whilst the Communities Secretary becomes the first to record a negative score.
Whatever Scotland’s first Minister decides to do, events seem to be creating their own momentum.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Theresa May and David Davis hold their ground whilst their colleagues nearly all suffer falling scores, and the Chancellor knocks Ruth Davidson out of the top three!
Theresa May is in second place and Ruth Davidson third, whilst the overall rise in positive ratings we noted last month is sustained.
Theresa May edges out Ruth Davidson for the top spot for only the second time, and there is a general rise in positive feeling about most ministers.
He sees the referendum result as a “defining test” for Britain, and is charged with finding solutions to help meet the challenge.