David and Samantha Cameron with their daughter Nancy in 2007. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

• Even British prime ministers can relate to the plot of “Home Alone,” it seems. David Cameron and his wife Samantha recently left their 8-year-old daughter Nancy at an English country pub — accidentally, of course; one of those I thought she was in YOUR car! things. They realized she was missing once they got back to the house with their other two kids and circled back to collect her within 15 minutes — but the incident, revealed Monday by the Sun tabloid, triggered debates about security, government policy (Cameron’s administration has started a series of parenting classes) and, well, high-level flakiness.

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