UK: Boris Johnson takes over from Theresa May as British PM

Boris Johnson, Journalist and former Mayor of London, has won the race to become the next British Prime Minister.

The Leader of the conservative party won rival Jeremy Hunt in the contest to replace Theresa May as Conservative party leader who resigned.

The outing Prime Minister, Theresa May is expected to officially step down as Prime Minister on Wednesday, 24th July and 2019.

The major challenge that awaits the new Prime Minister is the Brexit battles to take Britain out of the European Union.

He is expected to make his first speech as Conservative leader, before taking over as PM on Wednesday. The victory speech is made inside the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.

Moments after the hard-line Conservative was elected the Minister of Education Anne Milton resigned from the post.

She expressed concerns over PM elect, Johnson statement that he is prepared to pursue a departure from the European Union should be centred around future cooperation, and I had sincerely hoped we would have been able to leave the EU without a deal for cooperation.

The new British Prime Minister has received congratulations from World leaders including US President Donald Trump as well as from outing PM Theresa May.

Acceptance speech

Boris Johnson told supporters that he will energize the country.  Adding that his campaign slogan — “Deliver, Unite, Defeat” — had an unfortunate acronym, so he adds an ‘E’ at the end for “energize.” He promised a “new spirit of can-do”.

Background

Prime minister-designate of the United Kingdom, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician and was Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019.

The 55 years old politicians was a journalist at Times and The Daily Telegraph from 1987–1994.

He had been Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015, and was the MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008.

The astute politician is author of a number of books was born on 19th June 1964 at Upper East Side, New York, United States

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