David Cameron’s rumoured return to frontline politics mocked by Labour MPs

David Cameron is allegedly seeking a return to politics. Picture Ian Rutherford.
David Cameron is allegedly seeking a return to politics. Picture Ian Rutherford.
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Shadow education minister Angela Rayner has labelled the rumoured return of David Cameron to frontline politics as “bizarre”.

Ms Rayner, MP for Ashton-under-Lyne, was among a series of Labour MPs who reacted to reports of the former Prime Minister fancying the job of Foreign Secretary.

The Sun reported the 52-year-old as telling friends he wanted to return to the front benches two years after leaving 10 Downing Street in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Ms Rayner tweeted: “Just when you thought politics couldn’t get anymore bizarre.

“No David please stay in retirement you caused enough damage last time.”

The paper said Mr Cameron would not be against the idea of cabinet recall in the ministry of whoever succeeds Theresa May as Prime Minister.

Shadow communities and local government secretary Andrew Gwynne wrote: “God. No.

Didn’t he do enough damage first time round?? Please spare us all.”

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Redcar MP Anna Turley said: “The sense of entitlement is unreal. Please go away and think about what you’ve done”, while Emily Thornberry posted a facepalm emoji - a picture used to display frustration or embarrassment at a certain situation.

Yvette Cooper tweeted: “What, because it worked out so well last time? Man, you ripped up our closest international partnership. By accident. That makes you even worse than Boris Johnson.”

The Sun reported today that the former Prime Minister was hoping for a Cabinet recall after a new leader succeeds Theresa May. The article also states that a source close to Mr Cameron says he wishes to return to politics as he is ‘bored s***less.’

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