ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby sees Michael Gove's loss of his role as Education Secretary as a "punishment" and suggests Esther McVey - who joins Cabinet in the reshuffle but remains Employment Minister - paid the price for her intervention in the Maria Miller's expenses row.
This looks to me like a tough, tough reshuffle. Wouldn't one say Gove to Chief Whip was a punishment?
Can't also help feeling Esther McVey might have got more if she had stayed on message over Maria Miller.
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