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27 June 2017 10:56 (South Africa)

David Cameron's father passes away

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The UK Prime Minister's office confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that David Cameron's father passed away after suffering a stroke while on holiday in France. The Prime Minister arrived at his father's side a few hours before he died. Cameron missed the parliamentary prime minister's questions in order to be with his father, and opposition leaders have respectfully refrained from using Cameron's absence to score cheap political points. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg stood in for Cameron for the prime minister's questions.  Read more: Sky News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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