Knowledge Identifier: +David_Cameron
Born in 1966.
Countries: United Kingdom (62%), (8%), United States (5%)
Linked to: Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party, Leaders of the Conservative Party, New Statesman
John Maples, Baron Maples - During his time as Chief Secretary, 1989-90, Maples was instrumental in working with David Cameron on the policy to enter the Exchange Rate Mechanism, designed to track with the German Deutsch Mark Peg. In 1990, Maples had been appointed as Economic Secretary before the change of Prime Ministers
Carlton, which had won the ITV franchise for London weekdays in 1991, was a growing media company which had film distribution and video producing arms.
In March 1994, someone leaked to the Press that the Labour Party had called for a meeting with John Major to discuss a consensus on the Prevention of Terrorism Act. After an enquiry failed to find the source of the leak, Labour MP Peter Mandelson demanded assurance from Howard that Cameron had not been responsible, which Howard gave.
David Cameron with Theresa May, who was a member of the Shadow Cabinet from 1999 until 2010.
Michael Howard - Despite announcing after the 2005 general election that he would vacate the role of party leader, Howard performed a substantial reshuffle of the party's front bench on the 10 May in which several rising star MPs were given their first shadow portfolios, including George Osborne and David Cameron
George Osborne - In 2005, he ran David Cameron's successful party-leadership campaign and was made Shadow Chancellor
Michelle Tempest - In 2005, she was an integral part of a working party branding group, chaired by a Board Member directly under David Cameron's scrutiny
William Hague - In the 2005 Conservative leadership election Hague backed eventual winner David Cameron
Michael Ancram - He stood down from the shadow cabinet in December 2005, following the election of David Cameron as party leader
David Lidington - He was one of the few Shadow Cabinet ministers left in his old post by David Cameron when the latter became leader in December 2005
Liam Fox - On 7 December 2005 he was moved to Defence by new Leader of the Opposition David Cameron MP.
Zac Goldsmith - He was placed on the party's "A-List" of prospective parliamentary candidates by David Cameron, the Leader of the Opposition, in 2006
William Hague - Further, on 15 February 2006, Hague stood in during David Cameron's paternity leave at Prime Minister's Questions
Zac Goldsmith - In May 2006, he was one of the prospective parliamentary candidates featured on David Cameron's 'A-List'
Jonathan Ross - In June 2006, when Conservative Party leader David Cameron appeared on "Friday Night with Jonathan Ross", Ross began a line of questioning relating to Conservative ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, culminating in the question "Did you or did you not have a wank thinking of Margaret Thatcher-"
Matthew Parris - In August 2006, Parris entered into a civil partnership with his long-term partner, Julian Glover, a speech writer for David Cameron and a former political journalist at "The Guardian"
Edward Leigh - In October 2006, Leigh was vocal in stating that after David Cameron had become Leader of his Party core supporters were drifting away from voting Conservative
Norman Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick - In October 2006, he complained that the new party leader David Cameron lacked policies
John Maples, Baron Maples - He returned to front bench politics under David Cameron's leadership in November 2006, as deputy Chairman of the party with responsibility for candidate selection
Keeley Hazell - Hazell was hailed by Conservative leader David Cameron in December 2006 as an "environmental hero" for her campaigns in "The Sun", giving environmental tips such as turning lights off during the day
A photograph showing Cameron in a tailcoat with other members of the club, including Boris Johnson, surfaced in 2007, but was later withdrawn by the copyright holder.
Alexander Armstrong (comedian) - He appeared as David Cameron in the satirical fictional documentary "The Trial of Tony Blair", played a middle aged man who leaves his wife during a mid-life crisis in "Maggie Mae" and a sex-addicted guest in "Hotel Babylon" in 2007
Eric Pickles - On 2 July 2007 David Cameron appointed Pickles to a reshuffled Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary
Boris Johnson - His campaign was launched in Edmonton in March 2008 when David Cameron, introducing Johnson, commented "I don't always agree with him, but I respect the fact that he's absolutely his own man
Rupert Murdoch - In August 2008, British Conservative leader and future Prime Minister David Cameron accepted free flights to hold private talks and attend private parties with Murdoch on his yacht, the "Rosehearty"
Nick Clegg - At the 2009 party conference in Bournemouth he accused the Conservatives of "simply believing it is their turn" and claimed that come the election the "choice before people is the choice between fake, phoney change from David Cameron's Conservatives, and real change the Liberal Democrats offer"
George Osborne - In 2009 when David Cameron was asked whether or not he would be willing to sack a close colleague such as Osborne, he stated, "With George, the answer is yes
Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt - He took up the appointment on 1 September 2009, but resigned in October the same year after the announcement that he was to become an advisor to David Cameron, believing that his resignation was necessary for RUSI to maintain its political neutrality
Boris Johnson - Johnson's period in the Bullingdon Club alongside David Cameron, and his campaign to become President of the Oxford Union, were examined in the Channel 4 docu-drama, "When Boris Met Dave", which was broadcast on 7 October 2009
Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt - Between November 2009 and the British general election in May 2010, Dannatt served as a defence advisor to David Cameron
At the launch of the Conservative Party's education manifesto in January 2010, Cameron declared an admiration for the "brazenly elitist" approach to education of countries such as Singapore and South Korea and expressed a desire to "elevate the status of teaching in our country".
Paul Krugman - Krugman asserted that Brown "defined the character of the worldwide financial rescue effort" and urged British voters not to support the opposition Conservative Party in the 2010 General Election, arguing their Party Leader David Cameron "has had little to offer other than to raise the red flag of fiscal panic
Ruby Wax - Wax appeared in the 2010 Comic Relief in "Comic Relief Does Master Chef" in which Wax prepared an appetiser for the Prime Minister, David Cameron
Liam Fox - Fox was appointed as Secretary of State for Defence in the cabinet of David Cameron on 12 May 2010 and that weekend flew out to Afghanistan with the Foreign Secretary, William Hague and the International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell to see first hand the issues facing the troops based there
Eric Pickles - Pickles was appointed as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government as part of David Cameron's new coalition Government on 12 May 2010, and sworn as a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010
Mike Jackson - After the Saville Report published its findings in June 2010, Jackson gave an interview in which he joined Prime Minister David Cameron in offering a "fulsome apology" for the events
Dolar Popat - On 12 July 2010 Lord Popat was ennobled on the recommendation of David Cameron, leader of HM Opposition, for his services to small and medium sized businesses and to the wider community
Nick Clegg - Clegg next stepped in for prime minister's questions on 8 September 2010 following the news that David Cameron's father had taken very ill
Liam Fox - In a speech on the future of the Armed Forces to the House of Commons on 19 October 2010 Prime Minister David Cameron set out plans that would mean cuts 7,000 jobs go in the British Army; 5,000 in the Royal Navy; 5,000 in the Royal Air Force; and 25,000 civilian jobs at the Ministry of Defence
Sting (musician) - In 2011, Sting was among more than 30 signatories to an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron calling for the "immediate decriminalization of drug possession" if a policy review shows it has failed
Andy Coulson - He subsequently joined David Cameron's personnel as communications director, until announcing his departure on 21 January 2011 because of continued media coverage of the phone-hacking affair
Michael Howard - In February 2011, there was increased speculation that David Cameron would reshuffle his cabinet, and prominent Conservative MPs have said that Lord Howard is very likely to replace Kenneth Clarke as Secretary of State for Justice in the next reshuffle
Liam Fox - In May 2011 Dr Fox, opposed plans to sharply increase Britain's aid budget, in a direct challenge to David Cameron's authority
Mary Portas - In May 2011 she was appointed by the Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead an independent review into the future of the high street
Ryan Giggs - On 23 May 2011, the gagging order set off a political controversy, with Prime Minister David Cameron commenting that the law should be reviewed to "catch up with how people consume media today"
Martin Seligman - In July 2011, Martin Seligman encouraged David Cameron to look into well-being as well as financial wealth in ways of assessing the prosperity of a nation
Ed Miliband - In July 2011, following the revelation that the News of the World had paid private investigators to hack into the phones of Milly Dowler, as well as the families of murder victims and deceased servicemen, Miliband called for News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks to resign, urged David Cameron to establish a public and judge-led inquiry into the scandal and announced that he would force a Commons vote on whether to block the News International bid for a controlling stake in BSkyB
Anders Behring Breivik - On 25 July 2011 British Prime Minister David Cameron announced a review of Britain's own security following the attacks
Helena Bonham Carter - In 2012 she was reported to have "shocked" her fans by revealing her friendship with British Prime Minister David Cameron
Mary Portas - On 13 December the Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement thanking Portas for her review and explaining that the Government would respond to her recommendations in Spring 2012
Clarke Carlisle - In February 2012, he was part of a PFA delegation that met with British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss the issues of racism and homophobia in the sport
Ed Miliband - In April 2012, in the midst of a debate about the nature of political party funding, Miliband called on David Cameron to institute a £5,000 cap on donations from individuals and organisations to political parties, after it had been suggested that the government favoured a cap of £50,000
Phillip Schofield - On 8 November 2012, Schofield interviewed the prime minister David Cameron on "This Morning" and presented him with a list he had obtained from the internet of five persons named as paedophiles in connection with the North Wales child abuse scandal
Amongst other notables, he agreed to holding the Scottish independence referendum, 2014 and eliminated the "devomax" option from the ballot for a straight out yes or no vote
Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP, said that he would enter into an electoral pact with the Conservative Party in 2015 on condition that David_Cameron (Category:David_Cameron) stepped down as leader