24 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson voted new Conservative leader, UK Prime Minister

From Morning Report, 6:09 am on 24 July 2019

The former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has won the race to lead the governing Conservative party and become UK Prime Minister.

Mr Johnson will formally succeed Theresa May on Wednesday.

As he delivered his victory speech Mr Johnson reminded the audience of campaign.

Our correspondent in London is Oliver Baratt.