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Cameron's Cabinet: Promotion Prospects or Beliefs watch

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    With a divided cabinet following the EU referendum; we see those MPs in the cabinet who are happy to stick to their beliefs and join the OUT campaign. This is seen to be going against Cameron, and although allowed, will likely effect any promotion prospects.

    Then we have those on the IN campaign. Some of his cabinet will truly believe that in is the best vote, and so are sticking to their opinions, but there are some members who would probably rather vote OUT, but are backing in during the cabinet, to agree with Cameron, and not severely effect their promotion prospects.

    What are your views on this, would you respect them more if they stuck to their principles, didn't worry about patronage, and didn't worry about future promotion!
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    Some Eurosceptics will be sacked, others promoted. Priti Patel will probably be promoted, maybe replacing Iain Duncan Smith. Gove will stay, as there would be an uproar otherwise.
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    Then we have those on the IN campaign. Some of his cabinet will truly believe that in is the best vote, and so are sticking to their opinions, but there are some members who would probably rather vote OUT, but are backing in during the cabinet, to agree with Cameron, and not severely effect their promotion prospects.

    What are your views on this, would you respect them more if they stuck to their principles, didn't worry about patronage, and didn't worry about future promotion!
    They are reserving the right to become Eurosceptic again in the future - with the argument "I voted to remain in the EU because I believed we had renegotiated a relationship that worked for the UK, I now believe we were mislead by the EU and the British people deserve another referendum".

    The same happened with the Conservatives when Tony Blair was going to war in Iraq, they did not want to be accused of being weak on defence or not supporting British troops so they voted with Blair but then criticised him afterwards saying "Tony Blair misled us in to war with Iraq".
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    (Original post by adam9317)
    With a divided cabinet following the EU referendum; we see those MPs in the cabinet who are happy to stick to their beliefs and join the OUT campaign. This is seen to be going against Cameron, and although allowed, will likely effect any promotion prospects.

    Then we have those on the IN campaign. Some of his cabinet will truly believe that in is the best vote, and so are sticking to their opinions, but there are some members who would probably rather vote OUT, but are backing in during the cabinet, to agree with Cameron, and not severely effect their promotion prospects.

    What are your views on this, would you respect them more if they stuck to their principles, didn't worry about patronage, and didn't worry about future promotion!
    Rigidly sticking to his principles and saying good bye to any kind of party advancement seems to have worked for Corbyn's career within his party. He's now got the top job :rofl:
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    It will also be interesting to see Boris Johnston's stance, although not in the cabinet, he potentially could have promotion in his grasp!
 
 
 
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