There has been occasional chatter of a second major cabinet re-shuffle of the Johnson ministry when the coronavirus outbreak finally ends. The re-shuffle of the opposition frontbench may have dominated headlines recently, but it has been over a year since Boris Johnson’s first reshuffle. Looking at polling data from both within the Conservative and Unionist Party and the wider public, there are four additions and four removals that would make objective political sense, if there were to happen in a reshuffle in the near future.

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The first addition will be the return of former Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith. Mr…

Gursimran Hans

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