No 10 role for Boris' brother

David Cameron has appointed Boris Johnson's brother Jo as his head of a new Conservative parliamentary policy advisory board in a re-organisation of the party's political operation. Mr Johnson was elected as MP for Orpington, in Kent, in 2010.

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Jo Johnson's father 'absolutely thrilled' by No 10 role

Stanley Johnson, the father of London Mayor Boris, told ITV News he was "absolutely thrilled" that his son Jo has been added to David Cameron's team in Downing Street.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson's dad Stanley. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

He said: "I'm absolutely thrilled at this wonderful appointment David Cameron has made, there is no doubting Jo's intelligence.

"He is delighted and I'm confident the Tories will get their act together in a big way.

"I wish my father had been alive to see this and I'll keep lobbying him to make sure the Tories stay green."

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Boris Johnson's brother with PM in policy meeting

Jo Johnson, the brother of Boris, sitting next to Prime Minister David Cameron. Credit: Twitter / David Cameron

David Cameron has tweeted a picture of his new policy board, which features London Mayor Boris Johnson's younger brother Jo.

The Prime Minister's tweet said: "I've been meeting with my new policy board, made up of MPs. I told them I want more ideas to help hardworking people."

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Boris: 'Great there is finally a Johnson in Number 10'

The Daily Telegraph's political correspondent Peter Dominiczak has tweeted London Mayor Boris Johnson's reaction to his brother Jo heading up a Policy Unit in Downing Street.

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Boris on his brother's promotion : "Great there is finally a Johnson in Number 10. Jo will be superb. Now for Rachel and Leo!"

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