Together, the United Kingdom and United States are leading the way in the fight to eradicate preventable diseases.
Also: Johnson makes ‘plea for the Union’ as he orders ministers to make more visits to Scotland and prevent the SNP taking credit for UK Government policies.
For all that Downing Street sources dismissed Douglas Ross as ‘Mr Nobody’, the Prime Minister has decided to replace him with two people.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
The Party actually gained ground in both nations – but the Scots were overtaken by a Nationalist surge, whilst the Welsh were not.
Also: Labour’s civil war on Scottish independence deepens; Scottish Government pays Salmond half a million pounds in damages; and more.
The Prime Minister’s tour of the United Kingdom sees him square off against nationalists from Sinn Fein, the SNP… and Welsh Labour.
His appointments to the Territorial Offices are a mixed bag: Cairns is a welcome retention, Jack a bold but possibly risky change, and Smith another letdown for Ulster.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
Margot James resigned as a minister following her rebellion. Meanwhile, the Chancellor joined Gauke and Clark in failing to support the Government.
The first in a ConservativeHome series of what the new Prime Minister must do in the month before Parliament returns in September.
Also: A good week for devoscepticism as Hunt urges Johnson to rule out new powers for Holyrood; Lidington and Mundell issue warnings on the Union; and more.
Its members must be signed up to leaving on October 31. Here’s a rough draft of what the top team might look like.
Gove, Stewart and perhaps others too could see their standing and prospects damaged this afternoon.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.