Reshuffle puts Gove in the driving seat for next election

By Heather Jameson | 22 September 2021
  • Heather Jameson

Forget bickering over the relevance of dropping local government from the departmental name – no amount of changing the stationary will determine the relationship with the Government – this is a clear message of policy intent over structures. 

In his reshuffle, Boris Johnson has shifted vast swathes of his General Election wishlist to Mr Gove – a man with a reputation for getting things done. 

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