I was tempted to say that this is basically a reshuffle to get rid of people who have cocked things up. But then Jeremy Hunt was appointed Health Secretary….
It would have been good news if Andrew Lansley had left Health well over a year ago. Now, it is closing the stable door after the horse has bolted.
It is shame that Ken Clarke is leaving Justice, though he was always a bonus for the Lib Dems, and will at least still be in cabinet.
We should take satisfaction that all five Lib Dem cabinet ministers stay as they are, but not too much satisfaction as this reflects the fact that 40% of our post holders had to leave previously – Laws and Huhne.Tweet