Boris Johnson

MP, Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative

Boris Johnson campaigned to leave the European Union

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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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria 14 Sep 2016

    I wish to make a statement about the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the steps Her Majesty’s Government is taking to respond to the situation. This Government wholeheartedly condemns the use of chemical weapons, by anyone, anywhere. It is appalling that three years after the Ghouta attacks in 2013, where hundreds died from exposure to nerve agent, Syrian civilians continue to be...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen Update 5 Sep 2016

    This government continues to believe that the best way to achieve stability in Yemen is through a political solution. The UK’s priority is to support the UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, in facilitating a credible peace process in Yemen. I deeply regret the failure of the parties to reach an agreement at the UN-led peace talks in Kuwait, and I continue to urge them...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Destruction of Libyan Chemical Weapon Precursors 5 Sep 2016

    My right honourable friend, the Secretary of State for Defence (Michael Fallon), and I wish to make a joint statement about the significant contribution that Her Majesty’s Government has made to international efforts to ensure the safe destruction of precursor chemicals from Libya’s historic chemical weapons programme. Libya’s chemical weapons stockpile was destroyed under...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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

Also represented Henley

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Boris Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • 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 74.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 163 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Boris Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 125 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received as Mayor of London from Greater London Authority, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA. Hours: full time. (Registered 06 June 2015)
28 July 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 08 October 2015)
28 August 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 08 October 2015)
28 September 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 08 October 2015)
28 October 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 11 November 2015)
28 November 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 03 December 2015)
28 December 2015, received £3,982.50. (Registered 11 January 2016)
28 January 2016, received £3,982.50. (Registered 12 February 2016)
28 March 2016, received £3,982.50. (Registered 25 April 2016)
26 February 2016, received £3,982.50. (Registered 26 April 2016)
28 April 2016, received £3,982.50. (Registered 06 June 2016)
Payments from Hodder and Stoughton UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE:
11 August 2015, received £26,653.31 for sale of Dutch, Czech, Bulgarian and US subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 01 October 2015)
29 September 2015, received £31,343.33 for advance on paperback publication of book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 November 2015)
30 September 2015, received £96,673.02 for royalties for book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 November 2015)
29 October 2015, received £9,981 for advance on paperback publication of book not yet written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 November 2015)
12 November 2015, received £2.676.41 for sale of Spanish sub-rights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 03 December 2015)
15 December 2015, received £2,339.20 for Danish advance on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 January 2016)
15 December 2015, received £9,512.15 for US advance on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 January 2016)
12 January 2016, received £14,557.46 for German, Brazilian and Portuguese advance on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 12 February 2016)
15 March 2016, received £3,158.37 for French subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 25 April 2016)
24 March 2016, received £27,011.45 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 25 April 2016)
26 April 2016, received £320.35 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 June 2016)
12 July 2016, received £481.17 for sale of Romanian subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2016)
12 July 2016, received £23,561 for Dutch royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2016)
12 July 2016, received £964.20 for sale of Russian subrights to book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2016)
12 July 2016, received £17,692.09 for French royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2016)
12 July 2016, received £4,232.27 for US royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2016)
From June 2015 until July 2016, I received £22,916.66 a month for writing articles for the Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT. Hours: 10 hrs a month. Final payment of £10,349.36 received on 13 July 2016. (Registered 13 July 2015; updated 05 September 2016)
Payments from Harper and Collins UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE:
30 September 2015, received £631.31 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 November 2015)
17 March 2016, received £59.57 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 25 April 2016)
27 March 2016, received £180.85 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 June 2016)
27 March 2016, received £330.87 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 June 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Mrs Fitriani Hay
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: staffing to a value of £50,000 to assist in winding up my role as Mayor of London

Date received: 9 May to 13 July 2016

Date accepted: 9 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 July 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Cardiff Business Council
Address of donor: The Courtyard, County Hall Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4UW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the Rugby World Cup England v. Wales; value £315

Date received: 29 September 2015

Date accepted: 29 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08650575

(Registered 14 October 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 8 May 2016, in my capacity as Mayor of London:
Chair of Transport for London

Co-chair, Crossrail High Level Forum

Chair, London Crime Reduction Board

Chair, London Health Board

Chair, London Enterprise Panel

Chair of the London Infrastructure Delivery Board.

I held powers and duties in respect of policing in London, which were discharged through the Mayors' Office for Policing and Crime.

(Registered 06 June 2015; updated 07 June 2016)

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