Masters of the Bench
The Right Hon Boris Johnson MP
Full Title: The Right Hon Boris Johnson MPCategory: Honorary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 3.11.2011
Mayor of London since 2007, Boris served as MP for Henley from 2001-2007. After graduating from Oxford, where he read Classics, he became a trainee reporter for The Times. He worked for The Daily Telegraph from 1987 to 1999. His association with The Spectator began as political columnist in 1994. In 1999 he became editor of the paper and stayed in this role until December 2005. Besides his work as a journalist, he has published several books, including Lend Me Your Ears, Friends, Voters and Countrymen, and Seventy-Two Virgins. He has also produced a series on Roman History from his book of the same name, The Dream of Rome. He has held shadow government posts as Vice Chairman, Shadow Minister for the Arts and Shadow Minister of Higher Education.
He was Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom between 13 July 2016 – 9 July 2018.
He is Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.