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

Andy Wells
Freelance Writer
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.

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.’

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.’