There's been a chorus of disapproval from some local MPs following last week's cabinet reshuffles. Phil Hornby muses on their fate.
Airport row rumbles on but the Prime Minister says he stands by his manifesto promise of "no third runway at Heathrow"
The arrival of a new Transport Secretary after a Cabinet reshuffle has renewed speculation about a third runway at Heathrow.
The row over whether there will be a third runway at Heathrow continues to rumble on.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, who opposes any Heathrow expansion and favours a new airport in the Thames Estuary, fears that the cabinet reshuffle signals a shift in policy by the government.
However, in Prime Minster's questions David Cameron said he won't break a manifesto pledge of no third runway at Heathrow.
But there are fears that the policy may change if the Tories win the next election and change their manisfesto plans for the next parliament.
New Forest West MP Desmond Swayne has secured a post in the Cabinet reshuffle.
PM appoints Desmond Swayne as Government Whip (Senior Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) #reshuffle
London Mayor Boris Johnson has told reporters he is still against expansion at Heathrow yet fears a "u-turn" in Government policy after yesterday's cabinet reshuffle.
Helen Grant, MP for Maidstone & the Weald has been named as joint Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice and for Women’s & Equality issues in David Cameron's Cabinet reshuffle.
Regret 2 report after 7 yrs Shadow Minister and 2 as Minister 4 Children PM asked me 2 stand down-good luck 2 successor in this vital role
For more on the Cabinet reshuffle you can visit the ITV National News website.
Decided to step down from Govt. Honoured to have worked with police & driven big reforms. Will focus on new ideas & protecting countryside.