Ex-prime minister David Cameron formally joined the Home of Lords in the present day after his dramatic return to Westminster.
The previous premier has been put in as Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton after formally taking his place in Parliament’s unelected higher Home.
Wearing ermine robes, the peer swore an oath to the King in a packed chamber.
Lord Cameron is the primary ex-PM to hitch the Lords since Margaret Thatcher was made Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven in 1992.
The 57-year-old spent seven years within the political wilderness after his time as PM led to 2016 within the wake of his humiliating loss within the EU referendum.
However Lord Cameron sensationally returned to frontline politics final week when Rishi Sunak appointed him as Overseas Secretary and handed him a peerage.
The ex-PM made his first overeas journey in his new function final week when he met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
Ex-prime minister David Cameron formally joined the Home of Lords in the present day after his dramatic return to Westminster
The previous premier has been put in as Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton after formally taking his place in Parliament’s unelected higher Home
The previous premier is taking the title of Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton, which confirms his long-held ties to the Cotswold city
Lord Cameron made his first overeas journey in his new function final week when he met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv
Lord Cameron, pictured with Chinese language President Xi Jinping when he was PM, has confronted questions on his enterprise hyperlinks to Beijing throughout his time away from Downing Road
It was confirmed on Friday that his full title will probably be ‘The Rt Hon. the Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton’.
The title confirms Lord Cameron’s long-held ties to the Cotswold city of Chipping Norton, which lies inside his former Witney constituency.
Throughout his time in workplace the previous PM was often called a member of the so-called ‘Chipping Norton set’, an elite group of political and media figures who lived within the space.
Lord Cameron’s appointment as Overseas Secretary has not been with out controversy, with MPs offended they will not be capable to quiz him within the function as he can’t converse within the Home of Commons.
Questions have additionally been requested concerning the ex-premier’s enterprise hyperlinks to China throughout his time away from Downing Road.
Previous to his return as Overseas Secretary, Parliament’s Intelligence and Safety Committee had raised issues about Lord Cameron’s appointment as vice-chair of a £1 billion UK-China funding fund.
There has additionally been scrutiny of the ex-PM’s involvement with the Colombo Port Metropolis in Sri Lanka, seen as a serious a part of China’s controversial belt and highway initiative.
Campaigners have written to Mr Sunak’s ethics chief to place strain on Lord Cameron to set out the small print of his previous enterprise dealings with China.
In a letter to Sir Laurie Magnus, the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Ministers’ Pursuits, Unlock Democracy director Tom Brake wrote: ‘I’d argue very strongly that the disclosure of Baron Cameron’s enterprise pursuits are indisputably in Parliament’s and the general public’s curiosity.
‘I stay up for your response, setting out the motion you propose to take, however I hope it’s going to embrace the complete, rapid and public disclosure of all of Baron Cameron’s enterprise pursuits.’