INDEX – Abroad – Boris Johnson will run in the next UK parliamentary election

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who remained a member of the House of Commons after his resignation – has decided not to leave politics and run in the upcoming parliamentary elections. As stated in The telegraph On Thursday, Reuters reported that the former prime minister had informed members of the ruling Conservative Party in the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip in west London of his intention, who fully support him as a local representative and candidate in all upcoming elections.

The newspaper wrote that Johnson had until December 5 to notify the Conservative Party leadership of his intention to participate in the 2024 general election. However, it is important to note that he still has the right to change his mind as the parliamentary elections approach.

He already hinted at it in October

in October, Liz Truss’ resignation After the Conservative Party, several candidates’ names have emerged as potential prime ministerial candidates. Many have speculated that Boris Johnson, who resigned before Liz Truss, might try to come back as prime minister again.

then you Boris Johnson said soThat this is not possible. According to the BBC, the Conservative politician said he would have the support to run, but concluded that it wouldn’t be the right thing to do now. Moreover, because the Conservative Party is now deeply divided, and for this, he believes that even if he were elected, he would not be able to govern effectively.

Finally, on October 24, it was announced that he is of Indian descent To Rishi Sun He became the new British Prime Minister.

(Cover photo: Boris Johnson. Photo: Peter Summers/Getty Images)