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David Cameron has insisted he’ll “continue to support the party and help where I can” after quitting frontline politics.

The former Prime Minister informed Rishi Sunak he was resigning because the shadow international secretary should be sitting within the House of Commons.

Lord Cameron was made a Peer by Mr Sunak in order that he may serve in Government.

He sits within the House of Lords.

Former deputy international secretary Andrew Mitchell has taken up the function whereas Richard Fuller – former financial secretary to the Treasury – is the brand new Conservative chairman.

The social gathering has named Jeremy Hunt its shadow chancellor, with James Cleverly shadow house secretary, mirroring the portfolios they held in authorities.

Kemi Badenoch has turn out to be shadow levelling-up secretary, whereas Kevin Hollinrake will shadow Ms Badenoch’s former Business Secretary publish and Mims Davies turns into shadow ladies and equalities minister.

Posting the explanation for his resignation on X, previously Twitter, Lord Cameron mentioned: “It’s been a huge honour to serve as Foreign Secretary, but clearly the Conservative Party in opposition will need to shadow the new Foreign Secretary from the Commons.

“So I informed Rishi Sunak that I’d step again. I’m delighted that the Shadow Foreign Secretary function has gone to my good buddy Andrew Mitchell.

“As a committed Conservative I will continue to support the Party and help where I can as we rebuild from the very disappointing election result.”

Mr Fuller mentioned: “The Conservative Party has had a difficult election and it is important that we regroup and reflect on these results.

“We should also challenge ourselves candidly and deeply on the strengths of the Conservative Party across the country and outline where improvements can be made.

“I am honoured to be asked to act as interim Chairman of the Conservative Party and to be working alongside colleagues in the Shadow Cabinet.

“United as a party we will be ready and able to hold this new Labour government to account every step of the way.”