Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister

The formal process of Theresa May leaving her role as Prime Minister and the appointment of Boris Johnson has been completed (24 July 2019)

As announced on Twitter:

This afternoon, in an Audience with The Queen, The Right Honourable Theresa May MP tendered her resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury. Her Majesty was graciously pleased to accept. (


The Queen received The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP in an Audience this afternoon and requested him to form a new Administration. (