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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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Energy and Climate Minister Greg Barker leaves govt

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker is leaving government and will not seek re-election next year.

Greg Barker has left his role. Credit: PA Wire

He said he was "very pleased" to have served in environment and climate change posts for 10 years in opposition and Government and had a "terrific time".

"For me it's time to seek new challenges. I remain 110% supportive of the Prime Minister and his ambition for Britain," Mr Barker added.

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