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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Nick Hurd steps down from ministerial role

Nick Hurd, the minister for civil society, is stepping down from his role.

The MP, who is the eldest son of former Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd, announced the news on Twitter.

"Thanks to so many friends and critics in our brilliant voluntary sector. You have often driven me nuts but my respect and love is undimmed," he added.

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