Prime Minister - Downing Street - Westminster Parliament

The incoming UK prime minister Boris Johnson has courted fun and controversy in his rise to Number 10.

 

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician who has now become the Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party since 23 July 2019.

 

He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656.

 

Yet previous quotes like "My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive." are foiled..

 

The former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.

 

 

Speaking at the Queen Elizabeth II centre in London, he said: "We are going to energise the country.

 

"We are going to get Brexit done on 31 October and take advantage of all the opportunities it will bring with a new spirit of can do.

 

Boris Johnson News - Prime Minister - Westminster Parliament

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