Boris Johnson

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative

Boris Johnson’s voting in Parliament

Boris Johnson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Boris Johnson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Boris Johnson generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Boris Johnson generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Boris Johnson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre 17 Nov 2017

    Staff who work as part of the Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Centre (CPACC) remain employed by the relevant department rather than being seconded to CPACC. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has twenty seven posts assigned to CPACC and the Ministry of Defence has ten posts. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have eight posts and Department for International...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sanctions 16 Nov 2017

    The Government is committed to promoting and protecting human rights. We publish an annual Human Rights and Democracy Report which focuses on how the Government is striving to protect and promote human rights around the world. The 2016 report was laid before Parliament on 20 July. The purposes in subsection 2 of Clause 1 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill are broad enough to...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Sanctions 16 Nov 2017

    ​The Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies have been engaged from the start of the consultation process and we continue to discuss with them on a regular basis. This has been reflected in the drafting of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill and, notably, in the power in clause 51 to extend its provisions, and any sanctions regulations, to those jurisdictions where appropriate.

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Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Henley

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Topics of interest

Boris Johnson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education and Skills
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Capita
  • Capita Group
  • Further Education Colleges
  • Community Hospitals
  • Higher Education

Currently held offices

  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (since 13 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Mayor of London (2 May 2008 to 5 May 2016)
  • Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Higher Education), Education (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Dec 2005 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Arts), Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Arts), Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Apr 2004 to 13 Nov 2004)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2003 to 1 Jul 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Boris Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 155 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Boris Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 292 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Hodder and Stoughton UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE:
13 October 2016, received £1,043.23 for Castillian and Audio subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 December 2016)
10 January 2017, received £8544.36 for Hungarian subrights and US royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 10 February 2017)
28 March 2017, received £9,125.46 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 April 2017)
20 April 2017, received £3,719.06 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 June 2017)
13 June 2017, received £433.77 for Ukrainian subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 10 July 2017)
11 July 2017, received £1,825.68 for Czech royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 August 2017)
11 July 2017, received £5,495.10 for US royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 August 2017)
Payments from Harper and Collins UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE:
29 September 2016, received £464.37 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 December 2016)
20 April 2017, received £1,717.12 for Korean subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 June 2017)
Payments from Harper and Collins UK, 1 London Bridge St, London DE1 9GF, via Rogers, Coleridge and White Ltd, 20 Powis Mews, London W11 1JN:
18 July 2017, received £429.76 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 August 2017)
18 July 2017, received £111.71 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 August 2017)
18 July 2017, received £64.82 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 August 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: James Hay
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 1 November 2016, house in London, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, from 1 March 2017, (ii). (Registered 20 March 2017)

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