Paddy Ashdown has vowed to "eat" his hat if an exit poll predicting a disastrous night for the Liberal Democrats is proved right.
An exit poll made the Conservatives the largest single party with the Lib Dems predicted to win just 10 seats.
Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Neil, Mr Ashdown said: "If this exit poll is right Andrew, I will publicly eat my hat on your programme."
It was one of the last big Cabinet jobs to be announced but the Prime Minister has chosen to stick with Jeremy Hunt as Health Secretary.
Prime Minister David Cameron has today continued to put together his new cabinet. Here is what the new-look cabinet looks like so far.
David Cameron was unsurprisingly in a great mood as he spoke to journalists before addressing his 331 Conservative MPs today.