Quangoes and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills are expected to bear the brunt of the spending cuts set to be announced.
'Freedom' and 'fairness' at heart of Queen's Speech
Former Labour leader Neil Kinnock has backed former energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband for the Labour leadership.
Defence secretary Liam Fox has been forced to clarify his position on the role of reconstruction in Afghanistan after an early apparent Cabinet division emerged yesterday.
All but six of David Cameron's 29 Cabinet ministers have assets and investments believed to be worth over £1 million, a newspaper has claimed.