Chris Grayling will bring his phenomenal work-rate to the job. The Home Office is still not fit for purpose and one can be certain that Grayling will be terrier-like in uncovering scandals. However, Grayling will have to avoid acting up to Tory stereotypes. Grayling will also have to be prepared for a fight on the ECHR in government. Grieve has infamously threatened to resign over the issue and Ken Clarke is a supporter of it, but securing various opt-outs, and if necessary leaving, is crucial to serious criminal justice reform.