Conservative MP, Mr. Boris Alexander Johnson has been appointed UK Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury by Her Majesty The Queen.
Earlier this afternoon, Her Majesty received in audience the Right Honourable Boris Johnson and formally asked him to form a new government.
Her Majesty’s offer was accepted by Boris Johnson and he officially became the U.K’s 55th and the Queen’s 14th Prime Minister.
The other 13 Prime Ministers during Her Majesty’s reign are:
Winston Churchill (1951-55),
Sir Anthony Eden (1955-57),
Harold Macmillan (1957-63),
Sir Alec Douglas-Home (1963-64),
Harold Wilson (1964-70 and 1974-76),
Edward Heath (1970-74),
James Callaghan (1976-79),
Margaret Thatcher (1979-90),
John Major (1990-97),
Tony Blair (1997-2007),
Gordon Brown (2007-2010),
David Cameron (2010-2016),
Theresa May (2016-2019)
Following a Privy Council meeting with her new Prime Minister and the new members of the Cabinet towards the end of the week, The Queen will depart for her annual summer break at Balmoral.
Congratulations to Boris Johnson and God save the Queen!!