98 Facts About David Cameron

1. David Cameron rejected the notion, stating that UKIP leader Nigel Farage wished to "destroy the Conservative Party, not work in tandem with it.

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2. David Cameron joined Parker in condemning the leaks, maintaining that the activities of the GCHQ were lawful and necessary for the protection of the British people.

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3. David Cameron called members of Parliament back to London for discussion of the riots.

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4. David Cameron announced that he would respect Scotland's efforts in that direction but would "campaign to keep our United Kingdom together with every single fibre that I have.

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5. David Cameron sought to modernize the party and shed its right-wing image.

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6. David Cameron joined the media company Carlton Communications in 1994 as director of corporate affairs.

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7. David Cameron was a regular columnist for the Guardian in the paper's trendy Tory.

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8. David Cameron was born in London, and grew up in Peasemore, Berkshire.

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9. David Cameron became the Prime Minister of United Kingdom after he won a general election in 2010.

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10. David Cameron assisted John Major, the Conservative Prime Minister when he was at Conservative Research Department in 1988 until 1993.

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11. David Cameron made a statement that he would leave the office in October 2016.

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12. David Cameron married Samantha Sheffield in 1996, and the couple have four children.

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13. David Cameron was declared leader of the Conservative Party after winning December 2005 elections.

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14. In 1994, David Cameron left politics to work as the director of corporation affairs at Carlton Communications, a British media company.

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15. David Cameron is a keen cricket fan and has appeared on Test Match Special.

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16. David Cameron owned £31,500 of shares in the fund and sold them for a profit of £19,000 shortly before becoming Prime Minister in 2010, which he paid full UK tax on.

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17. On 17 September 2010, David Cameron attended a private ceremony for the funeral of his father in Berkshire, which prevented him from hearing the address of Pope Benedict XVI in Westminster Hall, an occasion he would otherwise have attended.

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18. David Cameron repeatedly called for the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war to conclude and publish its findings, saying "People want to know the truth".

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19. David Cameron supported a motion brought by the SNP and Plaid Cymru in 2006 calling for an inquiry into the government's conduct of the Iraq war.

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20. David Cameron was seen encouraging Conservative MPs to join the standing ovation given to Tony Blair at the end of his last Prime Minister's Question Time; he had paid tribute to the "huge efforts" Blair had made and said Blair had "considerable achievements to his credit, whether it is peace in Northern Ireland or his work in the developing world, which will endure".

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21. In 2006, David Cameron made a speech in which he described extremist Islamic organisations and the British National Party as "mirror images" to each other, both preaching "creeds of pure hatred".

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22. David Cameron said that John Prescott "clearly looks a fool" after Prescott's personal indiscretions were revealed in spring 2006, and wondered if the Deputy Prime Minister had broken the ministerial code.

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23. David Cameron denied that austerity had contributed to the 2011 England riots, instead blaming street gangs and opportunistic looters.

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24. In 2012, David Cameron publicly apologised for Thatcher-era policies on homosexuality, specifically the introduction of the controversial Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988, which he described as "a mistake".

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25. David Cameron went on to say, "Tony Blair explained his priorities in three words: education, education, education.

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26. David Cameron was "certainly a big Thatcher fan, but I don't know whether that makes me a Thatcherite", claiming to be a "liberal Conservative", though "not a deeply ideological person.

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27. David Cameron promised that, before expanding UK air strikes to include IS units in Syria, he would seek parliamentary approval.

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28. David Cameron made clear his rejection of trade or academic boycotts against Israel, acknowledged Israel's right to defend its citizens as "a right enshrined in international law", and made note of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, as "the moment when the State of Israel went from a dream to a plan, Britain has played a proud and vital role in helping to secure Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people.

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29. David Cameron said he wanted to reaffirm his "unshakable" belief in Israel within the same message.

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30. David Cameron was mobbed by demonstrators, mostly women, seeking his assistance in tracing missing relatives.

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31. In 2014, David Cameron dismissed warnings that his cuts to the UK defence budget had left it less than a "first class-player in terms of defence" and no longer a "full partner" to the United States.

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32. David Cameron said in July 2013 that "in the last decade we have had an immigration policy that's completely lax.

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33. David Cameron supported the introduction of gay marriage despite more of his own Conservative MPs voting against the move than for it, meaning the support of Lib Dem MPs in government and Labour MPs in opposition was required to allow it to pass.

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34. In December 2010, David Cameron attended a meeting with FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-joon in which a vote-trading deal for the right to host the 2018 World Cup in England was discussed.

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35. In June 2010 David Cameron described the economic situation as he came to power as "even worse than we thought" and warned of "difficult decisions" to be made over spending cuts.

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36. David Cameron repaid £680 claimed for repairs to his constituency home.

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37. David Cameron was criticised by Labour MP Peter Hain, himself an anti-apartheid campaigner.

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38. David Cameron announced on 29 September 2005 that he would be a candidate.

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39. David Cameron was appointed Opposition frontbench local government spokesman in 2004, before being promoted to the Shadow Cabinet that June as head of policy co-ordination.

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40. In June 2003, David Cameron was appointed a shadow minister in the Privy Council Office as a deputy to Eric Forth, then Shadow Leader of the House.

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41. David Cameron opposed the payment of compensation to Gurbux Singh, who had resigned as head of the Commission for Racial Equality after a confrontation with the police; and commented that the Home Affairs Select Committee had taken a long time to discuss whether the phrase "black market" should be used.

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42. David Cameron proposed that the Committee launch an inquiry into the law on drugs, and urged the consideration of "radical options".

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43. At the 1996 Conservative Party Conference, David Cameron called for tax cuts in the forthcoming Budget to be targeted at the low-paid and to "small businesses where people took money out of their own pockets to put into companies to keep them going".

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44. David Cameron was reported to have missed out on selection for Ashford in December 1994 after failing to get to the selection meeting as a result of train delays.

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45. At the beginning of September 1993, David Cameron applied to go on Conservative Central Office's list of Prospective Parliamentary Candidates.

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46. At the 1992 Conservative Party conference, David Cameron had difficulty trying to arrange to brief the speakers in the economic debate, having to resort to putting messages on the internal television system imploring the mover of the motion, Patricia Morris, to contact him.

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47. David Cameron revealed he had led other members of the team across Smith Square to jeer at Transport House, the former Labour headquarters.

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48. In 1991, David Cameron was seconded to Downing Street to work on briefing John Major for the then twice-weekly sessions of Prime Minister's Questions.

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49. David Cameron graduated in 1988 with a first-class honours BA degree.

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50. David Cameron could have lectured me on it, and I would have sat there and taken notes.

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51. David Cameron obtained three 'A' grades and a '1' grade in the Scholarship Level exam in Economics and Politics.

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52. David Cameron passed twelve O-Levels and then three A-levels: History of art; History, in which he was taught by Michael Kidson; and Economics with Politics.

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53. David Cameron is the younger son of Ian Donald David Cameron a stockbroker, and his wife Mary Fleur (nee Mount; born 1934), a retired Justice of the Peace and a daughter of Sir William Mount, 2nd Baronet.

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54. David Cameron sought to rebrand the Conservatives, embracing an increasingly socially liberal position.

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55. David Cameron was the Member of Parliament for Witney from 2001 to 2016 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.

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56. In 2016, then-Prime Minister David Cameron called a referendum "to settle this European question in British politics" once and for all.

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57. David Cameron is co-operating with Denys Blakeway, one of Britain's leading political film-makers, on a multi-part BBC documentary.

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58. David Cameron could be getting his very own TV show about life after Number 10.

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59. David Cameron was replaced by Liam Fox, who committed the Conservative.

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60. David Cameron has told friends he is planning to return to frontline politics as the next Foreign Secretary.

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61. David Cameron wants to come back into politics because he's 'bored'.

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62. David Cameron 'looking for return to frontline politics'—what is he up to now?.

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63. David Cameron should stay in his shed: Mirror Politics morning briefing.

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64. David Cameron getting back into politics is an absolutely brilliant idea.

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65. David Cameron moving back into politics 'entirely a matter for him', says No 10.

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66. David Cameron would be better off reviving the Big Society than coming back to Westminster.

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67. David Cameron is wrong to think he can make comeback—leader comment.

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68. David Cameron is an occasional jogger and in 2009 raised funds for charities by taking part in the Oxford 5K and the Great Brook Run.

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69. In October 2010, David Cameron inherited £300,000 from his father's estate.

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70. David Cameron took paternity leave when Arthur was born, and this decision received broad coverage.

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71. In 2007 David Cameron appointed Andy Coulson, former editor of the News of the World, as his director of communications.

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72. David Cameron was a strong advocate of increased ties between India and the United Kingdom, describing Indian–British relations as the "New Special Relationship" in 2010.

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73. David Cameron is listed as being a supporter of Unite Against Fascism.

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74. David Cameron criticised Gordon Brown for being "an analogue politician in a digital age" and referred to him as "the roadblock to reform".

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75. In 2007 David Cameron promised, "We can make British poverty history, and we will make British poverty history".

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76. In 2006 David Cameron described poverty as a "moral disgrace" and promised to tackle relative poverty.

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77. On 7 May 2015, David Cameron was re-elected UK Prime Minister with a majority in the Commons.

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78. In August 2013, David Cameron lost a motion in favour of bombing Syrian armed forces in response to the Ghouta chemical attack, becoming the first prime minister to suffer such a foreign-policy defeat since 1782.

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79. At the end of May 2011, David Cameron stepped down as patron of the Jewish National Fund, becoming the first British prime minister not to be patron of the charity in the 110 years of its existence.

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80. David Cameron said he was "proud" of the role United Kingdom played in the overthrow of Gaddafi's government.

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81. David Cameron said immigration from outside the EU should be subject to annual limits.

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82. At age 43, David Cameron became the youngest Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812, beating the record previously set by Tony Blair in May 1997.

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83. David Cameron attended a gathering at Warsaw's Palladium cinema celebrating the foundation of the alliance.

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84. On 4 April 2000 David Cameron was selected as prospective candidate for Witney in Oxfordshire.

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85. In 1997, David Cameron played up the company's prospects for digital terrestrial television, for which it joined with ITV Granada and Sky to form British Digital Broadcasting.

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86. David Cameron left Carlton to run for Parliament in 1997, returning to his job after his defeat.

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87. In July 1994, David Cameron left his role as Special Adviser to work as the Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications.

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88. David Cameron was much more socially liberal than Howard but enjoyed working for him.

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89. David Cameron was working for Lamont at the time of Black Wednesday, when pressure from currency speculators forced the pound sterling out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism.

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90. David Cameron was rewarded with a promotion to Special Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Norman Lamont.

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91. David Cameron has said, "On my mother's side of the family, her mother was a Llewellyn, so Welsh.

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92. David Cameron was born in Marylebone, London, and raised at Peasemore in Berkshire.

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93. David Cameron has been praised for modernising the Conservative Party and for decreasing the United Kingdom's national deficit.

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94. David Cameron made a "clear and unambiguous commitment" at a meeting.

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95. David Cameron is in a horrible bind as he perseveres with writing his memoirs.

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96. David Cameron has been reported as being interested in becoming foreign secretary.

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97. David Cameron reportedly wants to return to politics but people are not happy.

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98. David Cameron does not want a political comeback, say sources.

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