"" src="http://cdn2.spectator.co.uk/files/2012/07/11155.jpg">The final reshuffle moves have now been announced. Chloe Smith, the winner of the Norwich North by-election, moves from the Whips
office to become economic secretary to the Treasury. Expect Smith to, in time, do a lot of media.
Greg Hands, Obsorne’s PPS moves into her slot as a whip. From this position, he’ll be able to continue running the parliamentary side of George Osborne’s highly effective
political operation. Sajid Javid moves from being PPS to John Hayes to being PPS to the Chancellor.
I suspect that Smith’s promotion will be seen by those Tories who held frontbench positions in opposition but missed out on jobs in government because of coalition as evidence that their
chances of promotion are effectively gone. Cameron is clearly looking to a new generation. Ensuring that none of the passed over go off the reservation will be quite a challenge for the party