Boris Johnson

MP, Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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 2018

Recent appearances

  • Health and Social Care: Topical Questions 23 Oct 2018

    I can personally testify to the passion, the care and the professionalism of staff at Hillingdon Hospital. They do a fantastic job, but, sadly, too much of the physical environment in which they work is no longer fit for purpose. I invite my right hon. Friend to visit and see it for himself and to commit to providing the medical facilities that my constituents will need for the long term.
  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Oct 2018

    I know that my right hon. Friend will appreciate that, in deciding to remain in the customs union, the Leader of the Opposition is guilty of a shameless U-turn and a betrayal of millions of people—[Interruption.]
  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Oct 2018

    In that case, I will repeat that the right hon. Gentleman, the Leader of the Opposition, is guilty of a shameless U-turn and a betrayal of millions of people who voted leave. Will my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister confirm, as I think she has just said, that the very latest deadline by which this country will take back control of our tariff schedules in Geneva and vary those tariffs...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (13 Jul 2016 to 9 Jul 2018)
  • 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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 17 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 — 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 77.43% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 375 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

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:
29 September 2017, received £15,372.17 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2017)
17 October 2017, received £1,167.40 for Bulgarian and Hungarian subrights and royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2017)
8 February 2018, received £499.49 for Czech subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 12 March 2018)
30 March 2018, received £6,013.27 for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 April 2018)
17 April 2018, received £560.13 for Czech subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 May 2018)
10 July 2018, received £11,290.17 for French and US royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 22 August 2018)
Payments from HarperCollins UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE:
26 September 2017, received £1,382.58 for advance on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2017)
11 January 2018, received £5,970.76 for US and Dutch royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 February 2018)
5 July 2018, received £37.82 for French Royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 22 August 2018)
Payments from HarperCollins UK, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF, via Rogers, Coleridge and White Ltd, 20 Powis Mews, London W11 1JN:
30 September 2017, received £42.79 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2017)
30 April 2018, received £244.91 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 May 2018)
5 September 2017, received £63.72 from Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE, for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2017)
From 11 July 2018 until 10 July 2019, articles for the Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for which I expect to receive £22,916.66 a month. Hours: 10 hrs a month. First payment received on 13 August 2018. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 September 2018)
28 September 2018, received £800 from The Spectator (1828) Ltd, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for an article. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 15 October 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Jon Wood
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 for office and staffing costs

Date received: 1 October 2018

Date accepted: 1 October 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 October 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Surrey County Cricket Club
Address of donor: The Kia Oval, Kennington, London SE11 5SS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to Test Match at the Oval, value £1,800

Date received: 8 September 2018

Date accepted: 8 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration IP27896R

(Registered 01 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Address of donor: 1789 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For myself, flights £6,666.09, hotel accommodation £1,459.52 and other costs of £1,059.56; for my staff member, flights £6,666.09, hotel £994.82; total £16,846.09

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Dates of visit: 13-15 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To receive Irving Kristol Award at AEI Annual Dinner.

(Registered 15 October 2018)
Name of donor: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, food and accommodation, estimated value of £14,000

Destination of visit: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 19 – 21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Meeting with regional figures to promote education for women and girls.

(Registered 17 October 2018)
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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