Amid the chaos that has habitually swirled around Boris Johnson’s premiership, you might be forgiven for thinking that Labour might be glad to have Keir Starmer in charge.
The opposition leader is a solid, lawyerly figure: serious, earnest and unlikely to spend £800 on a single roll of wallpaper.
He has seen off the Corbynistas, and wiped away the worst of the anti-Semitism stain left on the party by his predecessor. Labour is ahead of the Tories in the polls.
But now even his own MPs…