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Three key facts about David Cameron’s departure

He will be the youngest ex-Prime Minister since William Pitt if he quits when planned

By Peter Kellner  

The Conservative manifesto is full of big dreams, but can they come true? © Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

One down, two to go. One consequence of David Cameron’s announcement that he will not seek a third term as Prime Minister is that we are now less than five weeks away from his last pre-election television grilling. Last night’s encounter with Jeremy Paxman has probably changed little; neither Cameron nor Ed Miliband achieved a knock-out blow. I suspect, though, that the Prime Minister is relieved that…

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