Back to the future: Cameron returns to front-bench politics

David Cameron's shock appointment as foreign secretary on Monday marks the first time that a former prime minister has returned to the Cabinet since Sir Alec Douglas-Home was also appointed foreign secretary in 1970. Seven and a half years on from losing the Brexit referendum, and subsequent resignation from Downing Street and the House of Commons, we look at the journey the now-Lord Cameron has taken back to front-bench politics. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at