Cameron: New Cabinet team 'reflects modern Britain'

Prime Minister David Cameron has said his new Cabinet "has the ability to take this country forward." Mr Cameron is expected to finalise the lower ranks of government this morning, before taking questions in the Commons.

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Clarke at Downing Street amid reshuffle rumours

Kenneth Clarke, minister without portfolio, has been pictured arriving at 10 Downing Street as rumours circulate that he is to be replaced in an anticipated government reshuffle.

Kenneth Clarke was pictured at No 10 amid rumours he is to be replaced. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Sir George Young - another name linked with an exit from the cabinet this week - was also seen arriving at Number 10 today.

However, Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Employment Minister Esther McVey, spotted arriving at the Prime Minister's headquarters together, were said to be there on "departmental business".

Ms McVey, education minister Liz Truss and ministerial aide Penny Morduant are among a number of women that have been tipped for more senior roles in government as David Cameron seems likely to promote a host of younger talent.

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