Boris, whose full name is Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. The items are tied together and are used in ceremony during the week-long festival of Sukkot. The Conservative leader and former Foreign Secretary beat Jeremy Hunt with 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656. Civil servants have said that the total amount each politician had claimed every year should be published, but not the details of what the money has been claimed for. He also had to lead the country through Brexit. 5. She and Johnson welcomed their first child together on April 29. The Conservative leader and former Foreign Secretary beat Jeremy Hunt with 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Taking on one of the most important jobs in the country, he has … You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. The new polar ship will transform UK research in the polar regions and will be used on BAS missions which are critical for understanding and making sense of changing climate. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. As well as all living ex-prime ministers, the former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg – who has recently taken a new job working for Facebook in California – has also been allowed to claim the allowance. The PDCA was established by Mr Major in 1991, one year after he took over as prime minister from Margaret Thatcher. The attempt is raising funds for Ollie's Army Battling Against Battens, an organisation campaigning to raise GBP 250,000 to fund a clinical trial aimed at saving the sight of children with CNL2 Batten Disease, Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner speaking during Prime Minister's Questions, People enjoying the autumn sunshine as they punt along the River Cam in Cambridge, Early morning light bathes the skyscrapers of the City of London, at the start of a week in which the UK is expected to bask in temperatures of more than 30 degrees. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Johnson now lives in a £1.3million mansion with his fiancée Carrie Symonds, 32, a former political public relation specialist. At present, the financial benefits are: - Annual salary of £142,500 including a salary of £65,737 as a member of parliament [1] - Free travel and accomodation