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. Boris Johnson: US Human Rights Council withdrawal is regrettable

    • Press release
  2. Foreign Secretary announces appointment of UK Commonwealth Envoy

    • Press release
  3. Speech by the Foreign Secretary to the UN Human Rights Council

    • Speech
  4. Foreign Secretary welcomes extension of Afghan government ceasefire

    • Press release
  5. Foreign Secretary's message for Eid ul Fitr

    • News story
  6. The World Cup ‘does not belong to Vladimir Putin’ and an England boycott would only cheat fans: article by Boris Johnson

    • Speech
  7. Foreign Secretary & Naomi Campbell discuss girls' education

    • Press release
  8. Foreign Secretary statement on military action in Hodeidah

    • Press release
  9. Foreign Secretary statement on US-DPRK leaders' summit, June 2018

    • Press release
  10. Foreign Secretary call with Aung San Suu Kyi

    • News story