David Cameron 'could return to politics by standing as MP'

Former Prime Minister David Cameron is considering making a comeback to politics by standing as an MP, it has been claimed.

One source told the Mail on Sunday that Cameron’s friends have been making discreet enquiries about standing for the Tories in Sevenoaks – one of the safest seats in the country.

The candidacy will be open following the planned retirement of current MP Sir Michael Fallon.

Brexiteer MPs are reportedly fearing the possibility of him returning with former Chancellor, George Osborne, who now works as the editor of the London Evening Standard.

Osborne is said to be eyeing up becoming the MP of Kensington, which was formerly a Tory stronghold but was lost to Labour in the 2017 general election.

However, any attempt to return to the political frontline is likely to prove controversial.

The Tory Party has been divided since the EU referendum, which he called in 2016.

But his allies have pointed out that Cameron has been the only Conservative leader to secure a Commons majority in 27 years.

Despite the claims, Cameron has denied any plans to make a return to the political arena.

Since quitting the top job in 2016 following the referendum, Cameron has made a lucrative career out of after dinner speaking, reportedly earning up to £120,000 per hour.

He has also been working on his auto autobiography For The Record in his £25,000 garden shed he bought.

The book will be published a month before the Brexit deadline of October 31.

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