++ Centralisation of power behind Boris and Cummings is complete. The pawns are in position to deliver provocations on Brexit trade negotiations while gunning for economic growth. A Reaganite boom awaits. ++
The balance between Prime Minister and Chancellor has been, and always will be, of utmost importance to how the UK functions. Brown never recovered being number two to Blair, Maggie was eventually dethroned by a a sheep-shaped Geoffrey Howe, and Philip Hammond proved little help to an increasingly isolated Theresa May. But when the two greatest offices of state are held in harmony, much can be done . . .