Boris Johnson MP

Boris Johnson MP

Politician & Writer

Synopsis

The former London Mayor, and author of The Churchill Factor, served as British Foreign Secretary until his resignation in Summer 2018 amid the Brexit negotiations. He is regarded as one of the most captivating political speakers of his generation, with a famously entertaining style of delivery.

Biography

Boris Johnson was elected Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in May 2015. He was appointed UK Foreign Secretary in 2016, standing down two years later.

Prior to this Boris was Mayor of London for 8 years, elected with the largest personal mandate in British political history. He was also a key figure in the EU referendum, leading the Vote Leave campaign. He previously served as Editor of The Spectator, MP for Henley-on-Thames, Shadow Minister for the Arts and Shadow Minister for Higher Education.

Boris is the author of numerous books including The Churchill Factor, Johnson's Life of London and Have I Got Views for You. He has won numerous awards, both as editor and columnist, and currently writes for The Telegraph.

As well as being a passionate cyclist, Boris enjoys painting and playing tennis.

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