Otherwise, most scores are much the same as last month, with many of them down even from its woeful levels.
Only 17 members of the Cabinet are above a lowly ten points. Sunak falls to his lowest negative rating yet. Badenoch continues to lead the rankings.
The IDF still has to be able to deal with Hamas after Cameron called for a “sustainable ceasefire”, he says.
The Deputy PM says the economy is growing, debt will fall and the number of small boats has been cut by a third.
Cleverly drops from first in the table to near bottom, Badenoch goes top, Mordaunt is second, Hunt is still in negative ratings…as, on his return to the table, is Cameron.
The Foreign Secretary has been a visible media and online presence since Hamas attacked Israel – and, like Ben Wallace during the Ukraine war, sees his place and rating rise.
Badenoch is top for the second month running, but scores are paltry almost all the way round, and in no way a springboard for the Manchester conference.
At just over 700 replies, the low response rate reflects not only the summer season but diminished expectations. This is a bleak return for the Government as Parliament resumes.
My explanation? The Uxbridge & South Ruislip by-election result – and the Prime Minister’s tilt from green politics to red – or rather blue – meat.
The Deputy Prime Minister also faced questions on child poverty, mortgage rates, and Levelling-Up funding.
Dowden and Rayner traded flouts and jeers, and nobody supposed this was a day when any serious work would be done.
He claims that Labour’s plans on pensions, energy, and more would mean “endless borrowing and higher prices”.
Dowden, standing in for Sunak, did not dare to be dull by telling us what this Government is for.
He defends the Government’s approach to the Covid inquiry, in light of its commitments to “end the abuse of the judicial review”.
The Deputy Prime Minister, who has prepared Tory leaders since Howard for PMQs, at last stepped into the limelight himself.