David Cameron’s father passes away

By Andy Rice 8 September 2010

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


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