David Cameron gets his title shelved

The Times

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Narrated by Patrick Kidd

Before donning his ermine to be greeted in the Lords as “right, trusty and well-beloved counsellor (delete as applicable)”, Chipping Norton’s new baron contributed to one of Boris Johnson’s projects. Lord Cameron’s old chum had resurrected the Prime Minister’s Library, a tradition established by Ramsay MacDonald by which cabinet ministers donate a book to the Downing Street shelves that might offer PMs advice. Cameron has modestly given his own memoir, For the Record. Among other recent offerings, Kemi Badenoch has given The Righteous Mind, Jonathan Haidt’s 2012 book on “why good people are divided by politics and religion”, and Ben Wallace, the former defence secretary, gave a Gerald Seymour thriller. The library also has two copies of Jeremy Clarkson’s Diddly Squat, which