Gerry grimstone

Who will lead for Liz in the Lords?

The Westminster WhatsApps are ablaze this morning with the age old question: who is up and who is down? With Liz Truss’s coronation expected just before lunchtime, attention has turned to the identity of her new cabinet. The dynamics and timing of the contest have meant the last few weeks of this election has become something of a protracted transition, with half the top jobs already divvied up. But one role over which there are question marks is the leadership of the House of Lords. In recent years, relations between the Upper House and No. 10 have deteriorated somewhat, in light of rows over Brexit and parliamentary procedure. For six