David Cameron has earned £750,000 since walking away from politics

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<em>David Cameron has earned £750,000 since leaving Downing Street in 2016 (Getty)</em>
David Cameron has earned £750,000 since leaving Downing Street in 2016 (Getty)

David Cameron may have quit Downing Street a little earlier than he had planned but it has reportedly done his bank balance no harm.

The former Prime Minister has earned at least £745,000 in the two years following his departure from politics.

His company, the Office of David Cameron, had £627,227 in cash and £119,395 in other financial assets by the end of last April.

<em>The former Prime Minister set up his company the month after he left the Commons in September 2016 (Getty)</em>
The former Prime Minister set up his company the month after he left the Commons in September 2016 (Getty)

Mr Cameron has registered several paid jobs, including Vice-Chairmanship of the UK-China fund and representing payment services company First Data Corporation as a ‘brand ambassador’.

He also received secured an £800,000 contract to write his memoirs.

The 52-year-old has also taken unpaid roles at the charities Alzheimer’s Research UK and the National Citizen Service.

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Labour MP Virendra Sharma, said that Remain-supporting Mr Cameron, who quit after the Brexit vote, has ‘some brass neck’.

She told the Daily Mirror: ‘He is cashing in giving speech after speech all over the world about the total and utter car crash he has created.

‘He is being paid for failure.’

<em>Mr Cameron has earned money through an advance for his memoirs and various other positions (Getty)</em>
Mr Cameron has earned money through an advance for his memoirs and various other positions (Getty)

A spokesman for Mr Cameron told the newspaper that the company was formed ‘so that he could properly employ a small staff to assist his future work’.

He added: ‘The company accounts have been published in the appropriate way and filed with Companies House.’

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