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Posts Tagged: David Cameron MP
WATCH: Cameron’s departure – “It has been the greatest honour of my life to serve our country as Prime Minister”
His last speech in office.
Full text: Cameron’s final words – “For me, politics has always been about public service in the national interest”
“As we leave for the last time, my only wish is continued success for this great country that I love so very much.”
This Prime Minister knew how to arrive, and how to go.
“Nothing is really impossible, if you put your mind to it.”
He inherited a country that was bankrupt, dishonoured and fearful. He leaves it confident, prosperous and independent.
Leave wins the vote, he announces his resignation.
WATCH: The Cameron Years 14) The EU referendum. “What comes first – World War Three or the global Brexit recession?”
The campaign breakthrough that he hoped for never came.
After ten years as leader, a Commons majority at last.
“I would be heartbroken if this family of nations was torn apart.” It was a tense struggle with a late panic – but Scots voted for the Union in the end.
A blow to the Government’s standing and credibility abroad.
The united top team that powered the Conservatives through over ten years of opposition and government.
His special relationship with the American President was tested, but it endured.
Growth recovered – and a jobs miracle came.
Controversial among Conservatives – but one of the landmarks pieces of legislation for which he will be remembered.