- David Cameron became Britain’s new foreign minister
- David Cameron succeeds James Cleverly as Foreign Secretary
- David Cameron was the Prime Minister of Britain from 2010 to 2016.
Before the general election to be held in Britain next year, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has started reshuffle in the cabinet. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday announced the appointment of the country’s former Prime Minister David Cameron as the new Foreign Minister in an unprecedented move. AFP According to the report, former Prime Minister David Cameron is now the new Foreign Secretary, replacing James Cleverley. Thus, former British leader David Cameron returned to the British government as Foreign Minister on Monday.
Rishi Sunak has removed Indian-origin Home Minister Suella Braverman.
PM Rishi Sunak sacked his Indian-origin home minister Suella Braverman after accusing her of fueling tensions during weeks of controversial pro-Palestinian demonstrations and counter-protests in Britain.
Rishi Sunak, the first British Prime Minister of Indian origin, was under pressure from many members of his Conservative Party over Braverman’s comments and also faced attacks from the opposition.
Cameron resigned as Prime Minister in 2016. Resignation
Cameron was Prime Minister of Britain from 2010 to 2016 and led the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016. Cameron, 57, resigned as prime minister in 2016 after losing the Brexit referendum. In the same year, he resigned from the post of MP. After lobbying the UK government for finance group Greensil Capital, he was embroiled in a fraud case in 2021, which was later dropped. This matter tarnished his reputation badly.
Cameron will be made a member of the ‘House of Commons’
In Downing Street, the Prime Minister’s Office in the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament, it has been announced that Cameron will be made a member of the ‘House of Commons’. According to parliamentary protocol, he has to be a member of the ‘House of Lords’, meaning he can sit in the government.
Cameron gladly accepted the new role
Following his appointment as foreign secretary, the former prime minister said he was “delighted to accept” the role as Britain faced a “difficult set of international challenges”.
Cameron said in a post on ‘X’, ‘While I may disagree with some individual decisions, it is clear to me that Rishi Sunak is a strong and capable Prime Minister, providing exemplary leadership in difficult times.’
He said: ‘I want to help them deliver the security and prosperity our country needs and be part of the strongest team serving Britain that can be put before the country when the general election comes around.’