This study guide will help you analyze Boris Johnson's first speech as PM (Prime Minister). You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for discussing it and putting it into perspective.
Boris Johnson (b. 1964) is a British politician, member of the Conservative Party, author, and former journalist who served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (2016-2018) under Prime Minister Theresa May and as mayor of London (2008-2016). The speech, from 2019, is Johnson's first speech as Britain's Prime Minister after his predecessor Theresa May resigned because she could not implement a plan for Britain's exit from the European Union (Brexit).
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