Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson

Alexander de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of Britain's Conservative Party from 2019 to 2022. He previously held two cabinet posts in Tony Blair’s governments - firstly Secretary General for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs, then upgraded within his own country local government at London City Council until 2016 when he became an MP again this time representing Uxbridge where it all began; while shortest serving mayor yet elected into office back during 2008–10 season with duties including managing River Thames among others things.


About Wickwar

Founded in 1773 , by Joseph & William Wickwar , Wickwar started as a luxury paper mill outside Newbury . In 1786 HMSO was founded and Joseph Wickwar won the contract to supply paper to Parliament .

In 1788 Joseph partnered with Joseph Bramah to produce luxury Despatch boxes for Royalty & Government and went on to produce in excess of 5,000 boxes and became the premier supplier of the Iconic red box .

The simple design of the famous Gladstone Box continues today & Wickwar manufacturers around 100 boxes per year using traditional skills & tools from its workshop in London .

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