Cameron’s sister to wed Suffolk general’s son
Jem Fawcus and Clare Cameron to marry 10 days before election
THE son of a retired Suffolk senior army officer is to marry Conservative leader David Cameron’s younger sister 10 days before the General Election.
Jeremy Fawcus - called by his friends Jem - has known Clare Cameron for 20 years, but they only began dating last year before announcing their engagement in October.
Mr Fawcus is the son of Major-General Graham Fawcus and his wife Diana, of Flowton Hall near Ipswich, where they have lived for 19 years.
Major-General Fawcus, who served in the Royal Engineers, is a former Chief of Staff at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.
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Mr Fawcus graduated from Cambridge University in 1989 and worked for an internet marketing research company and is now a director of Firefish, a market research agency.
It was Clare Cameron who introduced the Tory leader to his wife, the then Samantha Sheffield, when they all went on holiday to southern Italy more than a decade ago.
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Miss Cameron, who is five years younger than her brother, teaches NEETS, which stands for youngsters “not in employment, education or training.”
Mr Cameron says of Mr Fawcus: “He’s lovely, he’s so nice. I’m really excited.”
Mr Cameron is expected to take a break from the hectic schedule of canvassing and electioneering to attend the wedding. Conservative Central Office said it would be a private ceremony and would not reveal the location.