'Give him a chance': How Facebook reacted to Boris Johnson being named new Prime Minister

FORMER London mayor Boris Johnson has been named the new prime minister after winning the Conservative leadership election.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 5:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 5:47 pm

Mr Johnson beat current foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt in the poll of Tory members, getting 66 per cent of the vote, and will replace Theresa May in Number 10 Downing Street. Mr Johnson has promised to take the UK out of the EU by October 31 with or without a deal. Here is how our readers reacted on Facebook.

Newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson leaves Conservative party HQ in Westminster, London, after it was announced that he had won the leadership ballot and will become the next Prime Minister. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire