Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born June 19, 1964) is actually a British politician, author and former journalist who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as well as leader of the Conservative Party after 2019. He was Foreign Minister from 2016 to 2018. and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and was MP for South Ruislip and Uxbridge after 2015. He has been called a part of the ideological tradition of conservatism of a nation and national conservatism.
Johnson was educated at Eton College and also studied classics at Balliol College, Oxford. He was elected president of the Oxford Union in 1986. Throughout 1989 he served as Brussels correspondent and later political columnist for the Daily Telegraph, where his articles had a powerful Eurosceptic impact on the British proper. He was editor-in-chief of The Spectator magazine from 1999 to 2005. Immediately after being elected MP for Henley in 2001, Johnson was clearly a junior shadow minister under Conservative leaders Michael Howard and David Cameron. Throughout 2008 he was elected mayor of London and resigned from the House of Commons; he was re-elected mayor in 2012. Throughout his mayoralty, Johnson oversaw the 2012 Summer Olympics, showcased the all new Routemaster buses, a bicycle rental program and also the Thames Cable Car, as well as alcohol consumption prohibited on many London public transport systems.
In the 2015 general election, Johnson was elected MP for South Ruislip along with Uxbridge; he resigned his post as mayor the following year, during which he became a figurehead in the excellent Brexit voting holiday plan of the 2016 EU membership referendum. then served as Minister of Foreign Affairs during the early stages of Theresa May’s tenure as Prime Minister; he resigned from content 2 years later, criticizing May’s approach to Brexit and also the Checkers deal. After May’s resignation in 2019, he was elected Conservative leader and appointed prime minister. The September month of his prorogation of Parliament in 2019 was ruled illegal by the Supreme Court. In the 2019 general election, Johnson led the Conservative Party to its biggest parliamentary victory after 1987, winning 43.6% of the vote – possibly the largest share of all parties after 1979. The UK won. withdrawn from the European Union under an amended Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, entering a transition period as well as negotiations leading to the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. As of February 2020, Johnson has led the UK’s continued response to the COVID 19 pandemic.
Johnson supporters praised him as upbeat, entertaining and humorous, with an appeal going beyond mainstream Conservative voters. Alternatively, his critics accused him of prejudice, cronyism and elitism. His actions, viewed by his supporters as pragmatic, seem to be viewed by opponents as opportunistic.