24 Jul 2019

Boris' first day as the UK's Prime Minister

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 24 July 2019

Boris Johnson is Britain's new Prime Minister and today is his first day in the role after winning a convincing victory over Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative party leadership race.

The British papers have had a headlines field day, and our correspondent Olly Barratt updates us from London with the local, regional and national reaction.

Boris Johnson leaves Conservative party headquarters in central London after party members voted him next Tory leader and UK prime minister.

Photo: AFP