With a Tory majority to celebrate, the Cabinet turned out in full force for this year’s Spectator summer party. As David Cameron and George Osborne caught up with their old head of strategy Steve Hilton, Sajid Javid and Michael Fallon enjoyed the British heatwave.
Harriet Harman was there on behalf of Labour, with the departing deputy leader sharing a tender moment with Boris Johnson in the garden. Johnson meanwhile was on fighting form over the Heathrow expansion recommendations. However, he also found time to say some kind words about his brother Jo Johnson’s plan to change the current university grade system to put a stop to students who ‘coast within the 2:1 band‘. As the proud owner of a 2:1 degree from Oxford, did Boris think it was a fair comment from Jo? ‘Everything my brother says is brilliant,’ the Mayor of London responded diplomatically to Mr S.
Here are a selection of photos from the bash, courtesy of Alan Davidson and Anita Jean: