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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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Head of the Civil Service to stand down in the autumn

Sir Bob Kerslake, seen meeting the Queen in July last year. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Archive

The head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, is to step down from his position in the autumn, Downing Street has announced.

Sir Bob will also retire as permanent secretary of the Department for Communities and Local Government next February.

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