Boris Johnson was elected as Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip on 7 May 2015 and was re-elected in 2017 and 2019.
He became Prime Minister on 24 July 2019 having previously served as Foreign Secretary from 13 July 2016 to 9 July 2018. He has held the post as Leader of the Conservative Party since 23 July 2019.
He served as Mayor of London for 8 years between 2008-2016.
Before this he was Editor of The Spectator, Member of Parliament for Henley on Thames, Shadow Minister for the Arts and Shadow Minister for Higher Education.
He has won several awards for journalism, both as editor and columnist and has previously written a weekly column for The Telegraph.
He is the author of many books, notably The Churchill Factor, Johnson's Life of London, Have I Got Views for You and Dreams of Rome.
As well as being a passionate cyclist, Boris enjoys painting, and playing tennis.