We’ve had a reshuffle, but no change of direction for this hapless government | Polly Toynbee

The fall guys have been skewered, but the key problems remain at the top with Boris Johnson himself

Will this reshuffle make a scrap of difference? Of course not. The most damaged of the prime minister’s dented shields of inadequates are out, to be replaced mainly with other willing obedients.

, We’ve had a reshuffle, but no change of direction for this hapless government | Polly Toynbee, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

This noisy grinding of the gears signals no new direction or intention. Nadine Dorries as culture secretary? Read her books. God help the Brexit- and budget-stricken arts and broadcasting, but she’s the epitome of Boris Johnson’s habit of hiring those he regards as his inferiors.

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