Cameron confirms Hague's new role in Cabinet

David Cameron has confirmed outgoing Foreign Secretary William Hague's new role as Leader of the House of Commons as the Prime Minister sets about announcing his Cabinet changes on Twitter.

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Confirming: William Hague to become Leader of the House of Commons. He remains First Secretary of State. #Reshuffle.

Mr Cameron also paid further tribute to Tory veteran Ken Clarke who leaves his post as Minister Without Portfolio.

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Ken Clarke has been a political Titan for more than a generation. His wise and trenchant views will be missed around the Cabinet table.

Read: Hague's rise from political prodigy to party statesman

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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.