MPs pay tribute to 'extraordinary' Foreign Sec Hague

MPs from across the political spectrum have paid tribute to William Hague, who has stepped down as Foreign Secretary to become the Leader of the Commons before leaving Parliament next year.


@williamjhague an extraordinary Foreign Secretary especially for his work challenging impunity & complacency on sexual violence in conflict


I greatly admired William Hague as Foreign Secretary. Much respected internationally; also a calmly disciplined and professional politician.


I've known William Hague for over 3 decades and although we've never agreed politically I can't imagine any better Tory Foreign Secretary

Read: Hague has been 'one of Tory Party's leading lights'


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.