Boris Johnson is reelected as the Mayor of London for a second term.
An independent report commissioned by the ruling Conservative Party on discrimination within the party details that two-thirds of the 727 discrimination complaints filed against the party from 2015 to 2020 are classified as Islamophobic incidents. Incidents listed include comments made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson about the attire of Muslim women, and comments by London Mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith about his opponent and current Mayor Sadiq Khan during the 2016 election. It also found "no evidence" that these complaints were treated significantly different from other complaints.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is formally referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) amid allegations of corruption during his tenure as Mayor of London. Johnson is alleged to have awarded a close friend, American technology entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri, "thousands of pounds" in public business funding, according to the "The Sunday Times".
Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus collapses into administration after buyout talks fail, with 1,200 jobs lost. Local politicians urge action from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who commissioned the so-called "Boris Bus" from the company when he was Mayor of London and previously promised to "do everything we can to ensure the future of" Wrightbus.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds discussions about a possible snap election in the face of opposition to leaving the European Union without a deal. Those against Johnson's plan to leave in late October with or without a deal within his own Conservative Party are warned they may be expelled from the party.
The new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May begins forming her ministry following the end of the Second Cameron ministry. The former Mayor of London Boris Johnson is appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond is appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Amber Rudd is appointed Home Secretary filling Theresa May's former position, Liam Fox is appointed as Secretary of State for International Trade and David Davis is appointed as minister for the newly created Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson rules himself out of running in the Tory leadership contest, a move believed to be influenced by Michael Gove's announcement earlier in the day to run for the leadership.