David Cameron resigned as MP for Witney Monday, meaning his role in the House of Commons will end and a by-election will take place.
In a statement, the former prime minister said of life on the backbenches:
I think everything you do would become a big distraction and a big diversion for what the government needs to do for our country. I support Theresa May, I think she’s got off to a great start, I think she can be a strong Prime Minister for our country.
I don’t want to be that distraction. I want Witney to have a new MP who can play a full part in parliamentary and political life without being a distraction.
For some, this didn't really cut:
Anyhow, here's the state of the country at the end of his political career:
1. More people are being evicted from their homes than when he was elected