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 travels to Toronto for G7 meeting

    • Press release
  2. African leaders gather in London for illegal wildlife talks

    • Press release
  3. Why Britain is helping poor girls get better education: article by Boris Johnson

    • Speech
  4. Foreign Secretary launches Platform for Girls' Education

    • News story
  5. Foreign Secretary expands UK Commonwealth diplomatic network

    • News story
  6. Foreign Secretary announces £9m to save our oceans

    • News story
  7. Foreign Secretary commits £4m to democracy in the Commonwealth

    • News story
  8. UK and Canada call for international support for Rohingya crisis

    • News story
  9. United Kingdom and New Zealand to increase cooperation in the Pacific and on global challenges

    • News story
  10. G7 foreign ministers' statement on the Salisbury attack

    • Press release