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

David Cameron said William Hague has been one of the Conservative Party's "leading lights" for a generation, after he announced his decision to leave the Commons next year.

David Cameron and William Hague. Credit: Reuters

Hague, who earlier quit as Foreign Secretary to become the Leader of the Commons, said the time was right to move on from politics.

Mr Cameron said Hague had been a "close confidante, wise counsellor and great friend".

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