Thinking Aloud

Thinking Aloud: What qualities should a PM have?

There hasn't been much said about the 4G leaders' attributes beyond their policy work

When the Prime Minister announced the Cabinet reshuffle two weeks ago, people saw hints of who was being groomed for the top job, even though there was not much in the statement beyond listing who was taking on which portfolio.

But precisely because it was such a bare-bone announcement, everyone zeroed in on the actual appointments, speculating who among the front runners appeared to be the favoured one.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 06, 2018, with the headline 'What qualities should a PM have?'. Print Edition | Subscribe