Boris Johnson

Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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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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Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU 12 Feb 2019

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on what she is doing to extricate this country from the humiliation of the backstop, in accordance with the overwhelming wishes of the House, but will she confirm that there is no point having a time limit on the backstop unless that is written into the treaty itself and unless the end date falls substantially before the next general election?
  • Knife Crime Prevention Orders 4 Feb 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend and the Home Secretary on what they are doing to tackle this very difficult problem. There are no easy answers, but I remind her that 11 years ago, the Met instituted Operation Blunt 2, which, in the course of about 18 months, took 11,000 knives off the streets of London and was one of the factors that led to serious and sustained falls in knife crime and indeed,...

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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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  • Has spoken in 21 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 79.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 389 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
8 February 2018, received £499.49 for Czech subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 12 March 2018) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
28 September 2018, received £8,968.27 via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington St, London W1F 0LE, for royalties on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 November 2018)
12 December 2018, received £525.12 for Hungarian subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 December 2018)
16 January 2019, received £909.78 for US subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 04 February 2019)
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
23 October 2018, received £491.75 via Rogers, Coleridge and White Ltd, 20 Powis Mews, London W11 1JN, for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 November 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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
30 April 2018, received £244.91 for royalties on books already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 May 2018)
19 December 2018, received £435.72 for Ukrainian subrights on book already written. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 15 January 2019)
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
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) This is a late entry which was the subject of a Report, published on 6 December 2018, by the Select Committee on Standards.
Payments from The Spectator (1828) Ltd, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for articles:
28 September 2018, received £800. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2018)
21 December 2018, received £350. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2019)
9 October 2018, received £2,000 from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2018)
2 November 2018, received £94,507.85 from GoldenTree Asset Management, 300 Park Avenue, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10022 via Chartwell Speakers, 14 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HN, for a speaking engagement on 8 November 2018. Travel and accommodation also provided. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 November 2018)
Payments received through via Jeremy Lee Associates, 14 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LJ, for speaking engagements. I consulted ACoBA about this arrangement. (Registered 16 January 2019)
21 December 2018, received £28,900 from KNect365, KNect House, 30-32 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7RE, for a speaking engagement on 4 December 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. Transport and accommodation also provided. (Registered 16 January 2019)
25 January 2019, received £51,250 from Pendulum Events & Training, 13 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4, D04 W7K5, Ireland, for a speaking engagement on 10 January 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. Transport also provided. (Registered 04 February 2019)
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)
Name of donor: CTF Partners Limited
Address of donor: 4th Floor, 6 Chesterfield Gardens, London W1J 5BQ

Amount of donation: Interest free loan of £20,000 for office and staffing costs, repaid on 18 January 2019.

Date received: 20 December 2018

Date accepted: 20 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07196537

(Registered 04 January 2019, updated 18 January 2019)
Name of donor: CTF Partners Limited
Address of donor: 4th Floor, 6 Chesterfield Gardens, London W1J 5BQ

Amount of donation: £3,000 for office and staffing costs.

Date received: 21 December 2018

Date accepted: 21 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07196537

(Registered 04 January 2019)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

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

Date received: 15 January 2019

Date accepted: 15 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 18 January 2019)
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)
Name of donor: Democratic Unionist Party
Address of donor: 91 Dundela Avenue, Belfast BT4 3BU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality and travel to Belfast for myself and a member of staff, estimated value £355.94

Date received: 24 November 2018

Date accepted: 24 November 2018

Donor status: registered political party

(Registered 20 December 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)
From 4 October 2018, a 20% share of a residential property in Somerset: (i) and (ii). (Registered 17 January 2019)

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