- David Cameron will probably be identified by his new title, Lord Cameron of Chipping North
For years he was a mainstay of the ‘Chipping Norton set’ – a chummy group of headline-grabbing heavyweights hailing from the Cotswolds.
And it seems these years will not be fairly behind David Cameron as he’ll now be identified by his new title, Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton.
In a shock return to frontline politics, the previous prime minister was this week elevated to the Home of Lords after being appointed International Secretary by Rishi Sunak. And yesterday a Lords spokesman confirmed his full title will probably be ‘The Rt Hon. the Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton’.
Lord Cameron has lengthy held ties to the market city, which nestles within the picturesque hills of Oxfordshire and inside his former constituency of Witney.
International Secretary David Cameron arrives in Downing Road for a cupboard assembly. He made a shock return to frontline politics this week
The slender streets and terraced homes of Chipping Norton, an historic market city within the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire
Lord Cameron has lengthy held ties to the market city, which nestles within the picturesque hills of Oxfordshire and inside his former constituency of Witney
Its many notable residents included Information UK chief Rebekah Brooks, former Prime Gear host Jeremy Clarkson and Blur bassist Alex James, integral members of the Chipping Norton set.
The events thrown by the world’s elite residents have led some to dub it ‘Chipping Snorton’ due to the presence of sure narcotics.
Probably the most high-profile gatherings of the Chipping Norton set was the 2009 marriage ceremony reception of Rebekah and Charlie Brooks. Socialite and racehorse coach Mr Brooks hosted the lakeside celebration at his household property with a star-studded guestlist.
Attendees included Lord Cameron after which prime minister Gordon Brown. They had been joined by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Carphone Warehouse founder Charles Dunstone and Dow Jones chief government Les Hinton.
Newer additions to the set have included David and Victoria Beckham, who in 2016 purchased a £5million barn conversion within the Cotswolds.
The Beckhams’ nine-bedroom mansion is close to to each Chipping Norton and Soho Farmhouse – the celebrity-filled members’ membership whose opening celebration in 2016 was attended by David and Samantha Cameron.
Final evening Israel introduced Lord Cameron is to go to the nation subsequent week. On Monday he’ll take the oath of allegiance to the Crown, sporting the standard pink robes.