Breaking: Boris Johnson Elected New Prime Minister Of Uk
Boris Johnson is set to become the new prime minister of the United Kingdom following his election as new Conservative party leader in a ballot of party members.
He edged his opponent, Jeremy Hunt, by a comfortable win of 92,153 votes as against 46,656.
The former mayor of London will officially take over from Theresa May on Wednesday. May was forced to resign over her inability to secure a Brexit deal with the European Union.
Boris Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit by October 31. He served as foreign secretary in Theresa May's Cabinet until his resignation over May's approach to Brexit.