Individual considerations for cabinet ministers

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A close ally of the prime minister has an advantage as they can be relied upon to support the leader.
George Osborne, secretary of state (2015)
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Promotion may be used as a reward for support in the support in the past.
Michael Gove, the former chief whip, was promoted to the post of Justice Secretary (2015)
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An individual may represent a significant section of the party, such as a right- or left-wing group.
Theresa May, home secretary (2015)
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In a coalition government, key figures in the partner’s party must be included.
Nick Clegg (2010)
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A potential rebel may be included to silence them with collective responsibility.
Vince Cable (2010)
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A prime minister may foresee that an individual will be an effective minister.
Andrew Lansley (2010)
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Promotion may be used as a reward for support in the support in the past.

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Michael Gove, the former chief whip, was promoted to the post of Justice Secretary (2015)

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An individual may represent a significant section of the party, such as a right- or left-wing group.

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In a coalition government, key figures in the partner’s party must be included.

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A potential rebel may be included to silence them with collective responsibility.

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