David Cameron’s Knowledge Of The Magna Carta Is Pretty Shaky

Hopefully the Prime Minister has scrubbed up on his baronial history.

1. David Cameron today said he wants every child in the country to know about the Magna Carta. But the Prime Minister’s own knowledge of the constitutional document is a bit shaky, as he showed in this interview:

“Again, you’re testing me, um….”

3. Watch the full clip of Cameron struggling with a British history test, which was conducted by U.S. talkshow host David Letterman in 2012:


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Jim Waterson is the UK deputy editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London. Waterson focuses on politics.
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