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Former British leader David Cameron to leave Parliament

Former British leader David Cameron to leave Parliament

Former Prime Minister David Cameron is standing down from his position in Parliament because he doesn't want to be a distraction to the new government headed by Theresa May. 

Cameron's unexpected announcement Monday will trigger a by-election for his seat in Oxfordshire. Cameron had earlier resigned as prime minister after failing to persuade British voters in June to remain in the European Union in a referendum. 

He said at the time he planned to remain in Parliament although he would no longer have a leadership role in the Conservative Party. He has been replaced as prime minister by May, who is overseeing the process to remove Britain from the 28-nation...

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