United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has new leader. Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson became UK's new Prime Minister yesterday after Theresa May announced her resignation in June. Mr Johnson, commonly known as Boris, realized childhood dream of becoming leader of UK. It is reported that when he was eight, he told his parents he wanted to be king of world. He now has the lesser role of Prime Minister but has tough task ahead of him. His most pressing undertaking is to deliver Brexit and make sure Britain withdraws from European Union. Mr Johnson has vowed to ensure this will be done by October 31st. His political future depends on this.
Boris Johnson had to go to Buckingham Palace to meet Queen Elizabeth before taking over as UK's 77th Prime Minister. Tradition dictates that Queen formally asks any new appointee to form new government. Johnson accepted and drove to 10 Downing Street - official residence of British leader. His first job is to form his Cabinet - people who will take up key decision-making roles in new UK government. Johnson said: "Though I am today building great team of men and women, I will take personal responsibility for change I want to see." In his first speech to nation as Prime Minister, he promised to spend more money on police, education and social welfare.