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The day Boris Johnson became prime minister

 

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Boris Johnson vows UK ‘not giving up on Hong Kong’ | AFP

 

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Boris Johnson reacts to Putin calling his body 'disgusting'

 

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Boris Johnson: "If Putin was a woman, he would not have invaded Ukraine"

 

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Boris Johnson Hit with ANOTHER Tory MP 'Sleaze' Scandal

 

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We are taking the tough decisions to save lives and protect our NHS through this pandemic. #PMQs https://t.co/lyek1oSts3

 

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Together we will fight back against this virus, protect our NHS, and save many more lives. https://t.co/lQCMlglowL

 

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We are making the tough decisions to get this virus down. https://t.co/TpMM2m3d0h

 

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We are getting this country through the pandemic and delivering on the people’s priorities 🇬🇧 #PMQs https://t.co/LnwZ8nIyGT

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician and writer serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015 and was previously MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008.
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  • Fun facts 

  • Personal 

  • Childhood: 1964–1977 

  • Eton and Oxford: 1977–1987 

  • ''The Times'' and ''The Daily Telegraph'': 1987–1994 

  • Political columnist: 1994–1999 

  • ''The Spectator'' and MP for Henley: 1999–2008 

  • Becoming an MP 

  • Second term 

  • Mayoral election: 2007–2008 

  • First term: 2008–2012 

  • Policies 

  • Relations with police, finance, and the media 

  • Re-election campaign 

  • Second term: 2012–2016 

  • Return to Parliament 

  • Brexit campaign: 2015–2016 

  • Foreign secretary: 2016–2018 

  • Return to the backbenches: 2018–2019 

  • Journalism 

  • Allegations of racism and Islamophobia 

  • 2019 Conservative Party leadership election 

  • First term (July–December 2019) 

  • Brexit policy 

  • Cabinet 

  • Spending plans 

  • Foreign policy 

  • Loss of working majority 

  • 2019 general election 

  • COVID-19 pandemic 

  • Political positions and ideology 

  • Environmentalism 

  • Immigration and the European Union 

  • Unionism and devolution 

  • Public persona 

  • Relationships 

  • Family and ancestors 

  • Reception 

  • Depictions 

  • Honours 

  • Bibliography