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David Cameron leaves his daughter at a pub

The British prime minister left his 8-year-old daughter at a pub. Simple accident or irresponsible parenting?

David Cameron

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After a mix-up regarding who's driving whom, David Cameron and his wife left their 8-year-old daughter at a pub, according to The Guardian.

The Camerons and two other families, having just finished Sunday lunch, were trying to sort out lifts when the prime minister's daughter went to the bathroom. When her parents got home a few minutes later and realised that she wasn't with them, they rushed back to the pub and found her with the staff.

A Downing Street spokesman said: "The prime minister and Samantha were distraught when they realised Nancy wasn't with them. Thankfully when they phoned the pub she was there safe and well. The prime minister went down straight away to get her."

When Cameron left the pub he went home in one car with his bodyguards and thought Nancy was with his wife and their other children in another car.

I feel sorry for David and his wife. I wouldn't say they are irresponsible parents but they are going be lambasted as such because of a simple mistake. I'm sure just about every parent has forgotten their sleeping baby in the car, their toddler at a restaurant or forgotten to pick up their kid from school.

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