“In the forthcoming Cabinet reshuffle, Owen Paterson’s replacement with the DEFRA brief should move the language and policy of [bovine tuberculosis] on in a way that will please the scientific community, pacify voters and benefit the rural economy.”
He may not be up for going quietly …
Reshuffle battle – Owen Paterson fan Lord [Greville] Howard tells @eveningstandard there will be "fury" if OP is sacked
— Joe Murphy (@JoeMurphyLondon) July 14, 2014
Of all those being variously tipped to lose their jobs in the reshuffle, unseating Owen Paterson would be particularly unjust.
— Mark Wallace (@wallaceme) July 14, 2014
… or have they been briefed that Paterson is out?