With the Cabinet complete, Boris Johnson staffs the lower echelons of the government.
The Bolton Council leader says he knows virus rates in the North are high, but he calls for an exit package from restrictions.
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The machinery of state has shown itself to lack the bandwidth and agility required to deliver complexity at pace.
It sends a clear, positive signal to young people from migrant backgrounds, among whom our Party lags behind.
We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.
Tonight the Government news begins with the appointment of Ministers of State.
A manifesto from Govern Up on how the Johnson administration can best get to grips with Whitehall – and deliver effectively.
She says that over the past few months she has become “increasingly uncomfortable” with the rhetoric surrounding Brexit.
Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
The only worse scores we can find were awarded to Vince Cable and Chris Huhne at their lowest points in the Coalition.
He resigned in December over Brexit, but has now been promoted from PPS to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.
Some have stepped down due to scandal or ill-health, but the overwhelming majority are down to policy disagreements with the Government.