Why Brexit? Because Empire.

Updated: Sep 27, 2019


Liberal Unionist Party poster depicting the perils of following a free trade policy, 1905-1906

Before he became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson was Mayor of London, Foreign Secretary, and a loud supporter of the Brexit movement. Educated at both Eton College and then Oxford University, his beliefs about British exceptionalism are often expounded in his public speeches.