Lansons Conversations

Cameron appoints his cabinet as the coalition set out their agreed priorities and policies

The key personnel and priorities of the coalition Government were confirmed today as Cameron and Clegg gave their first joint press conference in the garden of No 10. Meanwhile, David Miliband became the first contender for the Labour leadership as he announced his intentions Key developmentsLib Dems take key financial briefs Iain Duncan Smith returns as Work and Pensions Secretary Some form of banking levy to be introduced   • Independent commission to consider separating investment from retail banking   • Proposals to give Bank of England macro prudential responsibilities  • David Miliband confirms he will stand for the Labour leadership For a comprehensive briefing paper on the personnel and policies of the coalition Government please see our bulletin