UK's Cameron: I want to stay PM

2013-01-06 20:21
David Cameron (Peter Macdiarmid, AP)

David Cameron (Peter Macdiarmid, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

London - David Cameron says he wants to stay on as British prime minister until 2020, calling his agenda of reforms enough to keep him busy through another term.

The prime minister's remarks to the Sunday Telegraph newspaper come a day before he and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg publish a midterm review of how their coalition government, formed in 2010, has fared.

Relations between Cameron's Conservative Party and Clegg's Liberal Democrats have become strained over disagreements on austerity measures, political reforms and other matters.

Cameron told the newspaper there was no turning back on policies such as allowing same-sex marriage or the protection of foreign-aid spending, which have been unpopular with his party's grass roots. He urged critics in his party to "stop complaining."

Calling his "enormous reform agenda" enough to "keep us all busy," Cameron said he wants to "fight the next election, win the next election and serve."

Britain's next general election is scheduled for 2015.

Read more on:    david cameron

SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside News24

 
/News
Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

If you can`t logically make sense of things, trust your intuition and notice the signs around you to help you see through the mist...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.