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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Fallon 'hopes' there will be no further defence cuts

The new defence secretary said he "hoped" there would not be further cuts to his department's budget and praised his predecessor for "taking some very tough decisions" in order to get funding "under control".

Michael Fallon told Good Morning Britain the Ministry of Defence was able to "invest in the future" because Philip Hammond - the new Foreign Secretary - had "spent nearly four years" working on the department's budget.

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