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David Cameron

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leader of the Conservative Partyadd

Category: Politics

Born in 1966.

Countries: United Kingdom (62%), (8%), United States (5%)

Main connections: Gordon Brown, Liam Fox, Theresa May

Linked to: Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party, Leaders of the Conservative Party, New Statesman

 

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David Cameron was born in 1966 add something


1974

This was, however, 20 seats short of an overall majority and resulted in the nation's first hung parliament since February 1974. add something


1984

After leaving Oxford in 1984, Cameron started a nine month gap year. add something


1988

After graduation, Cameron worked for the Conservative Research Department between September 1988 and 1993. add something


1989

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


1991

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. add something

 

In 1991, Cameron was seconded to Downing Street to work on briefing John Major for his bi-weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions. add something


1992

The Conservatives had last won a general election in 1992. add something

 

However, Cameron lost to Jonathan Hill, who was appointed in March 1992. add something


1993

Taxes needed to be raised in the 1993 Budget, and Cameron fed the options Lamont was considering through to Conservative Central Office for their political acceptability to be assessed. add something

 

Lamont was sacked at the end of May 1993, and decided not to write the usual letter of resignation; Cameron was given the responsibility to issue to the press a statement of self-justification. add something

 

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


1994

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. add something

 

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


1996

Early in 1996, he was selected for Stafford, a new constituency created by boundary changes, which was projected to have a Conservative majority. add something


1997

B to form British Digital Broadcasting. add something

 

Critics often refer to him as "Call me Dave", implying populism in the same way as "Call me Tony" was used in 1997. add something


1999

David Cameron with Theresa May, who was a member of the Shadow Cabinet from 1999 until 2010. add something

 

In 1999 the Express on Sunday newspaper claimed Cameron had rubbished one of its stories which had given an accurate number of subscribers, because he wanted the number to appear higher than expected. add something


2000

He was in the final two but narrowly lost at Wealden in March 2000, a loss ascribed by Samantha Cameron to his lack of spontaneity when speaking. add something

 

On 4 April 2000 Cameron was selected as prospective candidate for Witney in Oxfordshire. add something


2001

In the round of selection contests taking place in the run-up to the 2001 general election, Cameron again attempted to be selected for a winnable seat. add something

 

During November 2001, Cameron voted to modify legislation allowing people detained at a police station to be fingerprinted and searched for an identifying birthmark to be applicable only in connection with a terrorism investigation. add something


2002

From February 2002 until August 2005 he was a non-executive director of Urbium PLC, operator of the Tiger Tiger bar chain. add something

 

In March 2002, he voted against banning the hunting of wild mammals with dogs, being an occasional hunter himself. add something

 

However, he was passed over for a front bench promotion in July 2002; Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith did invite Cameron and his ally George Osborne to coach him on Prime Minister's Questions in November 2002. add something


2003

Also in 2003, he voted to keep the controversial Section 28 clause. add something

 

In March 2003, he voted against a motion that the case had not yet been made for the Iraq War, and supported using "all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction". add something

 

In April 2003, he voted against the introduction of a bill to ban smoking in restaurants. add something

 

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

 

In June 2003, he voted against NHS Foundation Trusts. add something

 

In October 2003, however, he voted in favour of setting up a judicial inquiry into the Iraq War. In October 2004, he voted in favour of the Civil Partnership Bill. add something

 

Theresa May - Appointed to Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council in 2003, she became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Shadow Minister for Women before being appointed to her current positions in Prime Minister David Cameron's Cabinet on 12 May 2010

 

David Davis (British politician) - Between 2003 and 2008 he was the Shadow Home Secretary in the shadow cabinet, under both Michael Howard and David Cameron


2004

He was appointed as the Opposition frontbench local government spokesman in 2004, before being promoted into the shadow cabinet that June as head of policy co-ordination. add something

 

In October 2004, he voted in favour of the Civil Partnership Bill. add something


2005

In February 2005, he voted in favour of changing the text in the Prevention of Terrorism Bill from "The Secretary of State may make a control order against an individual" to "The Secretary of State may apply to the court for a control order . add something

 

Cameron announced formally that he would be a candidate for the position on 29 September 2005. add something

 

In the first ballot of Conservative MPs on 18 October 2005, Cameron came second, with 56 votes, slightly more than expected; David Davis had fewer than predicted at 62 votes; Liam Fox came third with 42 votes and Kenneth Clarke was eliminated with 38 votes. add something

 

In the second ballot on 20 October 2005, Cameron came first with 90 votes; David Davis was second, with 57, and Liam Fox was eliminated with 51 votes. add something

 

As is customary for an Opposition leader not already a member, upon election Cameron became a member of the Privy Council, being formally approved to join on 14 December 2005, and sworn of the Council on 8 March 2006. add something

 

Cameron's election as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition was announced on 6 December 2005. add something

 

William Hague - After David Cameron was elected leader of the Conservative Party in 2005, Hague returned to front line politics as shadow foreign secretary

 

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

 

John Redwood - During the 2005 Conservative leadership campaign, Redwood supported first Liam Fox and David Cameron

 

David Maclean - He returned to the back benches when David Cameron was elected as leader in 2005

 

Patrick McLoughlin - He was promoted to Chief Whip by David Cameron in 2005

 

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

 

Boris Johnson - When David Cameron was elected leader of the Conservative Party in 2005, Johnson was re-appointed to the front bench as Shadow Minister for Higher Education and resigned as Editor of "The Spectator"

 

David Davis (British politician) - In the second ballot, held two days later on 20 October 2005, Cameron polled 90 votes, Davis 57 votes and Liam Fox was eliminated with 51 votes so Davis went through to the next stage with David Cameron

 

Charles Kennedy - After the election of the more moderate David Cameron as Leader of the Conservative Party in December 2005, it was widely reported that senior members of the Liberal Democrats had told Kennedy that he must either "raise his game" or resign

 

Michael Ancram - He stood down from the shadow cabinet in December 2005, following the election of David Cameron as party leader

 

David Mundell - He was appointed by David Cameron to the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland in December 2005

 

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

 

Michael Howard - Howard stood down as leader in December 2005 and was replaced by David Cameron

 

William Hague - On 6 December 2005, David Cameron was elected leader of the Conservative party

 

Liam Fox - On 7 December 2005 he was moved to Defence by new Leader of the Opposition David Cameron MP.

 

Boris Johnson - He was appointed Shadow Minister for Higher Education on 9 December 2005 by new Conservative Leader David Cameron, and resigned as editor of "The Spectator" soon afterward


2006

Cameron being interviewed at the headquarters of Oxfam in 2006. add something

 

In 2006, 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". add something

 

In early 2006 he was photographed cycling to work followed by his driver in a car carrying his belongings. add something

 

Hague, assisted by Davis, stood in for Cameron during his paternity leave in February 2006. add something

 

While the Conservative and Labour Parties drew even in early spring 2006, following the May 2006 local elections various polls once again generally showed Conservative leads. add something

 

During a speech to the Ethnic Media Conference on 29 November 2006, Cameron described Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London , as an "ageing far left politician" in reference to Livingstone's views on multiculturalism. add something

 

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

 

Ed Miliband - The same organisation's polling did find that Miliband's personal ratings in his first full year of leadership were better than David Cameron's during his first full year as Conservative Leader in 2006 however

 

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

 

John Maples, Baron Maples - He returned to the front bench in a minor reshuffle in November 2006, when David Cameron appointed him Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party with responsibility for candidate selection

 

Mark Lancaster - Lancaster was a Conservative Party whip between November 2006 until July 2007, when he was appointed Shadow Minister for International Development under the Leader of the Opposition David Cameron

 

William Stanley (inventor) - On 23 November 2006, Lady Harris and David Cameron placed a time capsule to recognise the contribution of Stanley to South Norwood

 

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


2007

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. add something

 

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

 

A feature on Cameron in The Mail on Sunday on 18 March 2007 reported that on the day he was due to attend a job interview at Conservative Central Office, a phone call was received from Buckingham Palace. add something

 

A Daily Mail article from June 2007 quoted Sunday Times Rich List compiler Philip Beresford, who had valued the Conservative Leader for the first time, as saying: "I put the combined family wealth of David and Samantha Cameron at £30 million plus. add something

 

Quentin Davies MP, who defected from the Conservatives to Labour on 26 June 2007, branded him "superficial, unreliable and an apparent lack of any clear convictions" and stated that David Cameron had turned the Conservative Party's mission into a "PR agenda". add something

 

When Gordon Brown became Prime Minister on 27 June 2007, Labour moved ahead and its ratings grew steadily at Cameron's expense, an ICM poll in July showing Labour with a seven point lead in the wake of controversies over his policies. add something

 

Some supporters of the party have accused Cameron's government for cronyism on the front benches, with Sir Tom Cowie, working-class founder of Arriva and former Conservative donor, ceasing his donations in August 2007 due to disillusionment with Cameron's leadership, saying, "the Tory party seems to be run now by Old Etonians and they don't seem to understand how other people live. add something

 

Following the Conservative Party Conference in the first week of October 2007, the Conservatives drew level with Labour When Brown declared he would not call an election for the autumn, a decline in his and Labour's standings followed. add something

 

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

 

Caroline Lucas - In 2007 she had been shortlisted alongside Gordon Brown and David Cameron

 

Rupert Murdoch - It was reported that Murdoch had given Cameron a personal guarantee that there would be no risk attached to hiring Andy Coulson, the former editor of "News of the World", as the Conservative Party's communication director in 2007

 

Patrick Mercer - Mercer was forced to resign as Shadow Minister for Homeland Security in March 2007 by David Cameron over perceived racist comments although initially the Conservative Party stated the comments were a 'private matter'

 

Eric Pickles - On 2 July 2007 David Cameron appointed Pickles to a reshuffled Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary


2008

Cameron speaking at a Conservative reception in 2008. add something

 

This decreased slightly in early 2008, and in March the Conservatives had their largest lead in opinion polls since October 1987, at 16 points. add something

 

In May 2008, following the worst local election performance from the Labour Party in 40 years, the Conservative lead was up to 26 points, the largest since 1968. add something

 

In early May 2008, David Cameron decided to enroll his daughter Nancy at a State school. add something

 

Cameron's appearance on the cover of Time in September 2008 was said by the Daily Mail to present him to the world as 'Prime Minister in waiting'. add something

 

John Major - He was touted as a possible Conservative candidate for the Mayor of London elections in 2008, but turned down an offer from Conservative leader David Cameron

 

J. K. Rowling - I believe that poor and vulnerable families will fare much better under the Labour Party than they would under a Cameron-led Conservative Party.

 

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"


2009

Cameron, in late 2009, urged the Lib Dems to join the Conservatives in a new "national movement" arguing there was "barely a cigarette paper" between them on a large number of issues. add something

 

Res poll showed the Conservative lead had decreased dramatically though by February 2009 it had recovered to reach 12 points. add something

 

In April 2009, The Independent reported that in 1989, while Nelson Mandela remained imprisoned under the apartheid regime, David Cameron had accepted a trip to South Africa paid for by an anti-sanctions lobby firm. add something

 

Cameron's period in the Bullingdon Club is examined in the Channel 4 docu-drama When Boris Met Dave broadcast on 7 October 2009. add something

 

In a response to Cameron at Prime Minister's Questions in December 2009, Gordon Brown addressed the Conservative Party's inheritance tax policy, saying it "seems to have been dreamed up on the playing fields of Eton". add something

 

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

 

Rupert Murdoch - In a 2009 blog, it was suggested that in the aftermath of the News of the World phone hacking scandal which is still ongoing in 2012 and might yet have Transatlantic implications Murdoch and News Corporation might have decided to back Cameron

 

Nick Clegg - In the Commons Clegg initially concentrated most of his fire on Labour and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, but in the autumn of 2009 began focusing on Conservative leader David Cameron and the Conservatives

 

Titian - On February 11, 2009, an argument about Titian's age at death arose between British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Leader of the Opposition David Cameron at Prime Minister's Questions, where Cameron was attempting to ridicule Brown's general factual accuracy.

 

Andy Coulson - On 7 July 2009, John Prescott called on leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron to remove Coulson from his position, after "The Guardian" revealed further details about phone-hacking by the "News of the World"

 

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


2010

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". add something

 

Cameron speaking at the Home Office, on 13 May 2010. add something

 

On 11 May 2010, following the resignation of Gordon Brown as Prime Minister and on his recommendation, Queen Elizabeth II invited Cameron to form a government. add something

 

On 2 June 2010, when Cameron took his first session of Prime Minister's Questions as Prime Minister, he began by offering his support and condolences to those affected by the shootings in Cumbria. add something

 

In a speech in Ankara in July 2010, Cameron stated unequivocally his support for Turkey's accession to the EU, citing economic, security and political considerations, and claimed that those who opposed Turkish membership were driven by "protectionism, narrow nationalism or prejudice". add something

 

His second daughter, Florence Rose Endellion, was born on 24 August 2010, three weeks prematurely, while the family was on holiday in Cornwall. add something

 

His father was born at Blairmore House, a country house near Huntly, Aberdeenshire, and died near Toulon in France on 8 September 2010. add something

 

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

 

Margaret Thatcher - At the Conservative Party conference in 2010, the new Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he would invite Thatcher back to 10 Downing Street on her 85th birthday for a party to be attended by past and present ministers

 

Frank Luntz - During the 2010 UK General Election, Luntz led focus groups during the Prime Ministerial debates between Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg, and wrote about his findings for "The Sun", and appeared on the BBCs Daily Politics

 

Edward Ruscha - In 2010, during British prime minister David Cameron's first visit to Washington, President Barack Obama presented him with a signed lithograph by Ruscha, Column With Speed Lines, chosen for its red, white and blue colours.

 

Michael Howard - In 2010, it was announced David Cameron wanted Howard to join his Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition, possibly as Lord Chancellor, via the House of Lords as part of David Cameron's appeal to rightwing Tories

 

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

 

J. K. Rowling - In April 2010, Rowling published an article in The Times in which she heavily criticised Cameron's plan to encourage married couples to stay together by offering them a £150 annual tax credit.

 

Andy Coulson - After David Cameron became Prime Minister in May 2010, he appointed Coulson as Director of Communications for the government at 10 Downing Street

 

David Davis (British politician) - In May 2010, it was revealed that David Cameron wanted to invite Davis and other right-wingers such as Michael Howard and Iain Duncan Smith into his Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition cabinet

 

Nick Clegg - Clegg became Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Lord President of the Council on 11 May 2010 through a coalition with the Conservative Party under 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

 

Theresa May - On 12 May 2010, May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron as part of his first cabinet

 

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

 

Susanna Reid - She was previouly the regular newsreader during the headlines on "The Andrew Marr Show", On 16 May 2010 she stood in briefly for Andrew Marr, for the Sunday newspaper review, when he arrived late for the programme after interviewing the new Prime Minister David Cameron

 

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

 

John Barrowman - In June 2010, Barrowman met with the current Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron as a representative of the LGBT community

 

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

 

Gary McKinnon - On 20 July 2010 Tom Bradby, ITN political editor, raised the Gary McKinnon issue with U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron in a joint White House press conference who responded that they have discussed it and are working to find an 'appropriate solution'

 

Andy Burnham - Until after the Shadow Cabinet election, Burnham continued in his role as Shadow Health Secretary, and at the end of September 2010 he openly criticised new Prime Minister David Cameron for the Tory-Lib Dem Coalition Government's public spending cuts and health reforms to the NHS.

 

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

 

Nick Clegg - On 10 November 2010, as David Cameron was making a trade visit to China, Clegg deputised for the third time, meeting Harriet Harman across the despatch box


2011

On 5 February 2011, Cameron criticised the failure of 'state multiculturalism', in his first speech as PM on radicalisation and the causes of terrorism. add something

 

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

 

In July 2011 he was arrested and questioned by police in connection with further allegations of illegal activities at the News of the World, and released on bail add something

 

Until his veto on treaty changes to the European Union in December 2011 amid the Eurozone crisis, most opinion polls that year had shown a slim Labour lead add something

 

David Starkey - During the 2011 Conservative Party Conference, he spoke at a fringe meeting, declaring London Mayor Boris Johnson as a "jester-despot", and Prime Minister David Cameron as having "absolutely no strategy" for running the country

 

Harriet Harman - In 2011, Harman was moved to become Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport due to her good performance over the phone hacking scandal and her several attacks to the David Cameron's association with Andy Coulson

 

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

 

Darren Gough - He was invited by David Cameron to be the Conservative Party candidate in the Barnsley Central by-election in February 2011, but declined due to other commitments

 

Marine Le Pen - In February 2011, David Cameron expressed a rejection of multiculturalism during a speech at Munich security conference

 

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

 

Guvna B - He was invited to a Downing Street reception in April 2011 along with some of the UK's most noted Christian figures where he met and had opportunity to speak with the Prime Minister David Cameron

 

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

 

Mary Portas - She was appointed in May 2011 by British Prime Minister, David Cameron

 

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"

 

Rupert Murdoch - In July 2011 it emerged that Cameron met key executives of Murdoch's News Corporation 26 times during the 14 months that Cameron had served as Prime Minister

 

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


2012

Coulson was detained and charged with perjury by Strathclyde Police on 30 May 2012 add something

 

In June 2012, shortly before a major Tory rebellion on House of Lords reform, add something

 

In November 2012, Cameron and Nick Clegg agreed to fast-track legislation for introducing same-sex marriage add something

 

In December 2012 he stated that he wanted to give religious groups the ability to host gay marriage ceremonies, and that he did not want to exclude gay people from a "great institution" add something

 

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

 

Ed Miliband - Following the announcement in late January 2012 that the Chief Executive Officer of the nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland, Stephen Hester, would receive a bonus worth £950,000, Miliband called the amount "disgraceful", and urged David Cameron to act to prevent the bonus

 

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

 

Mirza Masroor Ahmad - He later sent messages to President Barack Obama of the USA, Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom warning them of the destruction and ramifications of nuclear warfare, on March 25, 2012

 

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


2013

In January 2013, it was revealed that Adam Afriyie was planning his own bid for the Tory leadership with the support of fellow MPs Mark Field, Bill Wiggin, Chris Heaton-Harris, Priti Patel and Dan Byles add something

 

Theresa May was seen as a potential challenger for the leadership, after her speech to a ConservativeHome conference in March 2013 add something

 

In the county council elections in May 2013, the Conservatives made huge losses even in key heartland territory whilst UKIP began to rise add something

 

At a Q&A, in August 2013 he described himself as a practicing Christian and an active member of the Church of England add something

 

He travelled to Jaffna on 15 November 2013, the first day of his stay in Sri Lanka add something


2014

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 add something

 

He stated that if this investigation wasn't completed by March 2014 he would press for an independent "international" inquiry add something

 

She resigned however in August 2014 over the government's handling of the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict add something


2015

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 add something

 

On 7 May 2015, Cameron was re-elected Prime Minister with a majority in the Commons add something

 

After child tax credit were cut in the July 2015 budget Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper wrote in the "New Statesman" add something

 

In September 2015, a biography of Cameron by former Conservative Party donor Lord Ashcroft made claims that Cameron took drugs at Oxford and placed his genitals in the mouth of a dead pig as part of an initiation to the Piers Gaveston Society add something

 

In September 2015, after the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, Cameron called the party a "threat" to British security, on the basis of his defence and fiscal policies add something

 

Following the Isil bombings in Paris in November 2015, Cameron began pushing for a strategy for the Royal Air Force to bomb Syria in retaliation add something


2016

In March 2016, U.S. President (President_of_Iran) Barack Obama accused Cameron of allowing Libya to sink into a "mess" add something

 

However, following the Panama papers leak in April 2016, his personal approval ratings fell below Corbyn's add something

 

In April 2016, following the Panama Papers financial documents leak, David_Cameron (Category:David_Cameron) faced calls to resign after he was forced to admit that he and his wife Samantha profited from Ian Cameron's offshore fund add something

 

Thousands of protesters assembled in London on 9 April 2016 to demand Cameron's resignation add something

 

Following a renegotiation of the terms of the UK's membership of the EU, he called a referendum on membership of the European Union to be held on 23 June 2016 add something

 

On 24 June 2016, a few hours after the results became known, Cameron announced that he would step down as Prime Minister by the start of the Conservative Party Conference in October 2016 to make way for someone else to guide the UK in the new direction for the country add something

 

Cameron has made it clear that the next Prime Minister should activate article 50 and begin negotiations with the EU. The PM was in Brussels on 28 June 2016 for his final summit with the EU and planned to address members add something

 

In October 2016, Cameron became chairman of the National Citizen Service Patrons add something


2017

In January 2017, he was appointed president of Alzheimer's Research UK to address misconceptions surrounding dementia and campaign for medical research funding to tackle the condition add something


2019

In January 2019, following Theresa May's defeat in the House of Commons over her Brexit plan, Cameron gave a rare interview, saying he backed May's Brexit deal with the EU and did not regret calling the 2016 referendum add something

 

In May 2019, HarperCollins released the book's title and release date: "For the Record", to be published in hardback, ebook and radio on 19 September add something