Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

Biography

Boris Johnson was appointed Foreign Secretary on 13 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in May 2015. Previously he was the MP for Henley from June 2001 to June 2008.

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for the work of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, with particular focus on:

  • Policy Unit
  • honours
  • intelligence policy

Announcements

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  1. Foreign Secretary statement on the appointment of a new UN SRSG for Libya

    • News story
  2. Foreign Secretary attends the June 2017 EU Foreign Affairs Council

    • Press release
  3. Foreign Secretary statement on UN Security Council resolution on arms smuggling in Libya

    • Press release
  4. Foreign Secretary response to arrests after protests in Russia

    • Press release
  5. Foreign Secretary statement on settlement units in the West Bank

    • Press release
  6. Foreign Secretary statement on the Kurdistan Regional Government’s intention to hold a referendum on independence from Iraq

    • Press release
  7. Foreign Secretary to meet Gulf counterparts to discuss ongoing regional tensions

    • Press release
  8. Montenegro joins NATO

    • Press release
  9. Foreign Secretary welcomes new UN Security Council resolution on North Korea

    • Press release
  10. Foreign Secretary statement on civil society in Egypt

    • News story