For us, it is a spectator sport. But others are deeply invested in its outcome.
I’m talking, of course, about the Tory shadow cabinet reshuffle.
The news and rumours so far.
– Eric Pickles is the new party chairman;
Conservativehome also reports:
1118: Theresa May confirmed as new shadow work and pensions secretary.
1114: BBC – Alan Duncan is shadow leader of the Commons.
1112: Unconfirmed rumours of Chris Grayling taking Home Affairs, Dominic Grieve moving to Justice and Nick Herbert to Defra
PS: Some people are mooting Justine Greening rising to the Tory front bench.
Full details are as follows
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Mark Francois MP
Shadow Minister for Europe
Alan Duncan MP
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Chris Grayling MP
Shadow Home Secretary
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
Nick Herbert MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The Rt Hon Theresa May MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Shadow Minister for Women
Eric Pickles MP
Chairman of the Conservative Party
Caroline Spelman MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government