But what will the Euros bring?
The original plan had been to have the re-shuffle on Monday after the EU elections had been made known. Well that’s had to be brought forward and while the local results come in we are getting the re-shuffle.
In many ways you have to admire Brown’s resilience and resolve but there’s no doubt that he’s been badly damaged by the events of the past few days and the pressure will be piled on as the election outcomes are known.
Darling stays, it seems, and the favourite to be the next leader, Alan Johnson, gets locked in by taking over the Home Office.
Lots of betting implications which, no doubt we’ll discuss on the thread.