Reshuffle redux: how Lib Dem members rated the ministerial performances of the sacked and the promoted

by Stephen Tall on October 12, 2013

I posted earlier the most recent ratings by Lib Dem members of the party’s government ministers. Here’s how those affected by the reshuffle have done over the three-plus years we’ve been running our members’ surveys

Sacked

Michael Moore (Secretary of State for Scotland, May 2010 to Oct 2013)

michael moore performance

Jeremy Browne (Minister – Foreign Office, May 2010 to Sept 2012; Minister – Home Office, Sept 2012 to Oct 2013)

jeremy browne performance

David Heath (Deputy Leader – Commons, May 2010 to Sept 2012; Minister – Rural Affairs, Sept 2012 to Oct 2013)

david heath performance

Promoted

Alistair Carmichael (Lib Dem chief whip, May 2010 to Oct 2013; now Secretary of State, Scotland)

alistair carmichael performance

Norman Baker (Minister – Transport, May 2010 to Oct 2013; now Minister – Home Office)

norman baker performance

Don Foster (Minister – Communities and Local Government, Sept 2012 to Oct 2013; now Lib Dem chief whip)

don foster performance

* Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and editor of the 2013 publication, The Coalition and Beyond: Liberal Reforms for the Decade Ahead. He is also a Research Associate for the liberal think-tank CentreForum and writes at his own site, The Collected Stephen Tall.