David Cameron

David Cameron has been MP for Witney since 2001. He was elected leader of the Conservative Party in December 2005 and after the 2010 general election became – at 43 - the youngest British premier since Lord Liverpool in 1812.

He won the overall majoirty in the last general election in May 2015.

Khan wins bitter London contest

City’s first Muslim mayor hails voters’ choice of ‘hope over fear’

Recriminations start over Goldsmith campaign

Tories squabble over divisive tactics

Nicky Morgan
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Morgan beats retreat on forced academies

Revolt by Tory backbenchers prompts another policy U-turn

Trump says Britain ‘better off’ leaving EU

Cameron tones down criticism of Republican candidate

Overseas aid budget to fund child refugees

Diversion of resettlement costs prompts LibDem protests

Japan’s premier warns on Brexit threat

Abe says Britain would no longer be ‘gateway’ to Europe

Labour candidate Sadiq Khan (left) and Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith during The London Debate with LBC and ITV News at The Union Chapel in London.
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Goldsmith denies running negative campaign

Strategy in London mayoral race has unnerved rightwing Tories

Party leaders clash over extremism

Heated clash in Commons over London mayoral race

UK wins exemption from EU asylum rules

Brussels unveils proposal to rewrite existing Dublin system

Cameron bows to child refugees pressure

Hundreds of youngsters in camps to be allowed into UK

A vote to leave will make Britain poorer

In the first of a series, the FT weighs up the economic case on Brexit

Tories face new housing bill fight

Draft legislation aims to reverse falling home ownership

Europe moving ever closer to Britain

If the UK stays it may be joined in an outer circle by other EU states, writes Vernon Bogdanor

The week: May 2

UBS has raised $471m for a cancer research investment fund

Panama Papers are good for UK fund houses

Onshore might be about to become de rigueur, and the UK stacks up rather well, says Andrew McNally

Labour launches anti-Semitism inquiry

No place for any kind of racism in party, says Corbyn

Cameron climbs down on union funding

Ministers boost Labour by diluting bill to secure pro-EU support

Whitehall sees little value in BHS action

Compared with Tata Steel, the retailer has had little attention

Cameron attacks funds’ hidden fees

Prime minister wades into debate on the costs of saving

Sterling climbs to 10-week peak

Easing Brexit fears provide momentum

May seeks exit from human rights treaty

Home secretary seen as setting out stall for Tory leadership

US to send 250 more troops to Syria

Special operations deployment heralds assault on Isis strongholds

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Obama and the end of the Anglosphere

The crucial point is that he is America’s first Pacific president

A stirring reminder of shared values

Cameron’s praise for the monarch was like a business encomium

US and EU flags are pictured on November 11,2013 at the EU Headquarters. Europeans and Americans restart their discussions today to establish a comprehensive free trade agreement, a process that was interrupted by the financial crisis in the United States but also undermined by the scandal of U.S. spying. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)
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EU-US trade: why a deal looks difficult

Both sides still grapple on key issues including services and investment

Obama’s parting shot angers Brexiteers

Sheer gusto of EU referendum intervention delights In campaign

MPs ‘should stay’ during Westminster refurb

Cost of relocating ministers ‘would provoke public outcry’

Obama’s intervention in Brexit campaign

The US president’s remarks will be troublesome for Leave camp, writes Sebastian Payne.

Obama gives powerful warning against Brexit

US president says UK will be at ‘back of the queue’ for trade deal if it votes to leave

US and UK ‘desperate’ to stabilise Libya

Obama focuses on reinforcing new government in Tripoli

Obama in blast against Brexit

Trip dominated by political row over ‘Remain’ stay

© London News Pictures. 21/04/2016. Stansted, UK. President of the United States BARACK OBAMA is greeted by United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom MATTHEW BARZUN (left) and is wife BROOKE BROWN (right) as he arrives at Stansted Airport in Essex, UK, for the start of his UK visit.. President Obama will meet the Queen for lunch at Windsor Castle, and also holds talks with Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo credit: Ben Cawthra/LNP

Obama makes case for UK to stay in EU

US president warns of diminished influence in event of Brexit

Brussels to get tough on tax avoidance

Commissioner seeks ways to ensure transparency over ownership of trusts

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Statistics chief censures Leave camp’s data

Watchdog says £350m figure excludes rebate and other payments

A tepid crusade against illicit finance

The UK’s transparency plans seem unlikely to make a big difference

Tighter money laundering rules planned

Companies face greater responsibility to report suspicious activity

Cameron leads tributes to the Queen

Corbyn congratulates ‘highly respected’ monarch on her 90th birthday

Nicky Morgan
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Schools policy shift signals dysfunction

Cameron has no time for any matters aside from the EU referendum, says Sebastian Payne

Prisons hope family ties curb reoffending

Shake-up of jails unlocks novel approaches

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Brexit may break Britain’s Tory party

The Leave campaign has opted for invective over rational argument

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