Politics

Cabinet Predictions

With the possibility of a hung parliament in the upcoming election, Nouse Politics has picked potential cabinets in the event of a coalition government

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With the possibility of a hung parliament in the upcoming election, the Nouse Politics team has picked potential cabinets in the event of a coalition government. Many key Conservative and Labour figures will lose out if there is a hung parliament and a coalition is formed. Expect several days of infighting and some surprises.

Labour/Liberal Democrat Coalition

(Other parties could be involved, but for simplicity we've stuck to two)
















PM

Gordon Brown (Labour)

Chancellor

Vince Cable (Lib Dem)

Home Secretary

Nick Clegg (Lib Dem) or Chris Huhne (Lib Dem)

Foreign Secretary

David Miliband (Labour)

Transport

Alastair Darling (Labour)

Schools

Ed Balls (Labour)

Business

Lord Mandelson (Labour)

Leader of the House of Commons

Harriet Harman (Labour)

Secretary for Energy and Climate Change

Simon Hughes (Lib Dem)

Justice Secretary

Jack Straw (Labour)

Health

Norman Lamb (Lib Dem)

Defence

Ed Miliband (Labour)

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Jeremy Browne (Lib Dem)

Attorney General

Baroness Scotland (Labour)






Conservative & Unionist /Liberal Democrat Coalition
















PM

David Cameron (Conservative)

Chancellor

Vince Cable (Liberal Democrat)

Home Secretary

Nick Clegg (Lib Dem)

Foreign Secretary

William Hague (Conservative)

Transport

Andrew Lansley

Schools

George Osborne (Conservative)

Business

Ken Clarke (Conservative)

Leader of the House of Commons

Michael Gove (Conservative)

Secretary for Energy and Climate Change

Simon Hughes (Lib Dem)

Justice Secretary

Chris Grayling (Conservative)

Health

Chris Huhne (Lib Dem)

Defence

Dr. Liam Fox (Conservative)

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Phillip Hammond (Conservative)

Attorney General

Lord Trimble (Former Ulster Unionist now Conservative)






Finally...

In an ideal world who would you want to be in the cabinet? We've thrown up one eclectic combination

A very much Hypothetical Cabinet:

Fantasy Cabinet: Whimsical










PM

Jeremy Clarkson (According to Facebook: a popular choice)

Chancellor

Carol Vorderman (At least everything would add up)

Justice

Stephen Fry (Has experienced the Judicial system first-hand)

Home

Al Murray (Representing Britain with pride)

Health

Hugh Laurie (Diagnostic genius)

Business

Deborah Meaden (The dragon who never invested in anything)

Secretary for Scotland

Frankie Boyle (No explanation necessary)

Defence

Ross Kemp (Hard as nails)


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