General Election 2015: Boris Johnson wins Uxbridge, making him London Mayor and MP

Boris Johnson returns to Parliament as MP for Uxbridge & Ruislip South

Kashmira Gander
Friday 08 May 2015 10:25
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Boris Johnson is elected at his count
Boris Johnson is elected at his count

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has landed himself a second job, by winning a west London seat for the Conservatives in the general election.

Johnson won 22,511 votes to take the Conservative safe seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Asked to comment on a shock exit poll which suggests that the Conservatives would gain the most seats in Parliament, Johnson said if the result was correct “then obviously, it's a very, very clear victory for the Conservatives and a very bad night for Labour”.

Johnson has not held a seat in Parliament since he was MP for Henley – a seat he held for seven years before he resigned to move into City Hall. in 2008.

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