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Professor Tim Bale, Why did David Cameron resign? Did he resign over grammar schools, Libya or memoir plans?


David Cameron says he stepped down as MP because he did not want to be a “distraction”. But why did he really resign? Professor Tim Bale has taken a look at the different reasons why he may have stepped down including the idea that he wants to focus on writing his memoirs amid widespread criticism of his leadership. Professor Bale said: “I think that he is going to want to set the record straight as effectively as he can. It’s about restoring his reputation and protecting his historic legacy.”
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