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Boris Johnson (Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson)

Date of Birth: 19 June 1964


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Multi-party rebellion against Johnson government's aid cuts

Pressing Boris Johnson's government into holding a vote is one thing but defeating it would require the biggest Conservative party rebellion since the December 2019 general election...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is proposing to link increases in aid spending to two conditions: a fall in public debt and UK public accounts being in surplus for a sustained period...

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Whitehall's planned foreign aid cuts condemned as immoral

When the heads of state and government of the Group of 7 biggest economies meet in Cornwall on 11-13 June their host Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he wants to focus the summit on global trade strengthening the international system against pandemics and tackling climate change (AC Vol 62 No 2 A scramble for vaccines)...

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Far from obvious

In ordinary times January's UK-Africa investment summit – the second such event ever and the first international investment event Britain has hosted since leaving the European Union's single market on 31 December – would have been the ideal place for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to wax lyrical about the 'sunlit uplands' of new trade and investment partnerships that the newly 'liberated' UK would enjoy...


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Rich countries slowly accept the pitfalls of vaccine nationalism

French President Macron and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson were among the first to pledge to offer surplus vaccine supplies at the end of last week with Johnson also urging G7 leaders to support a treaty on pandemic preparedness through the World Health Organization at a virtual summit on Friday (19 February)...

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Pandemic prospects

Already the spectre of vaccine nationalism is raising its head with both United States President Donald Trump and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailing their advance purchases of millions more vaccine vials than they have people (AC Vol 61 No 8 The war for the cure)...


Retreating from the stage

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that the Department for International Development (DFID) will be subsumed into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in September prompted equal measures of dismay from the development policy community and pleasure from most of his Conservative Party...

Choice: Lungu or Zelensky The Department for International Development has had plenty of time to prepare psychologically for the merger with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) a senior DFID staffer told Africa Confidential but Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement still took them by surprise...


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