David Cameron has been introduced to the House of Lords after becoming Foreign Secretary.

The former Tory Prime Minister was sworn into the Lords on Monday afternoon.

It comes after he made a shock return to politics last week when he took up the role of Foreign Secretary.

He replaced James Cleverly, who became Home Secretary after Suella Braverman was sacked.

Cameron had to join the Lords to become part of the UK Government as he is no longer an MP.

The ex-PM now takes the title of Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton.

Cameron wore the traditional scarlet robes for the short introduction ceremony in the Lords, where he swore the oath of allegiance to the King.

He then shook the hand of Lord Speaker John McFall, who is a former Labour MP from Dumbarton.

Cameron was Prime Minister between 2010 and 2016.

He has not been involved in mainstream politics since he resigned as Prime Minister, Tory leader and as an MP in 2016.

Cameron resigned as Prime Minister after the UK voted to leave the EU in the 2016 Brexit referendum. He had campaigned for remain.

He oversaw austerity and huge public sector budget cuts during his time in office.

Cameron also granted a referendum on Scottish Independence in 2014. He successfully campaigned against independence.

Braverman was sacked as Home Secretary last week following Armistice Day violence.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak had been facing intensifying calls to sack her after far-right protesters attacked police officers.

The former Home Secretary was accused of inflaming tensions after she branded pro-Palestinian protesters “hate marchers” and accused the police of bias for letting the rally go ahead on remembrance weekend.

She also wrote an article for The Times which had not been fully signed off by Sunak.

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