Britain’s new leader has been chairing the first meeting of his historic coalition cabinet.
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron’s newly-appointed deputy Nick Clegg was, of course, invited alongside four other centrist Liberal Democrats with top jobs.
Not since the Second World War has a coalition gathered around the cabinet table in the UK.
The government, whose top priority is tackling the country’s record budget deficit, today announced a five per cent pay cut for all ministers.
Yesterday, Cameron and Clegg set out their power-sharing plans, calling it “new politics.”