Rt Hon David Cameron was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on 13 November 2023. He was previously Prime Minister from May 2010 until July 2016. David led a Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government from 2010 until 2015 and continued as Prime Minister from May 2015 leading a Conservative government. He was the Conservative MP for Witney in West Oxfordshire between 2001 and 2016.
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