Wallace is top again. Badenoch and Cleverly score well. Sunak wins a respectable rating. And Williamson is in negative territory.
Some Tory members would see such a development as nothing less than an establishment coup: as a conspiracy of bad actors working together to win revenge for Brexit.
“You would want to take your cabinet with you, and you would want to discuss it with them,” he says.
Yesterday, he bent the passage of time – by giving the Commons the chance to carry out a Covid reckoning before the inquiry is up and running.
We need to focus on policies which will stimulate growth, benefit the many, and not breach the basic principles of fair taxation.
We knew that even the prospect of one would widen and deepen debate on Coronavirus policy – which was essential.
The quest of Mel Stride and the Treasury Select Committee for sight of its elusive quarry contines.
The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee on its efforts to get information from the Government on the costs of restrictions to lives and livelihoods.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
He would not conciliate the Liaison Committee by promising to meet it three times a year, let alone by holding an inquiry into Cummings.
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.