Boris bids to become MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Boris Johnson is seeking to become MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at next year's general election.

The London Mayor's spokesman confirmed that he is applying to be the Tory candidate in the safe seat.

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Boris announcement is 'confirmation of PM's weakness'

Labour has said that Boris Johnson's bid to become a Tory MP is "confirmation of how weak David Cameron is and how out of touch the Tories are".

The party's London spokesman Sadiq Khan accused Conservative politicians of "jockeying for position in a future leadership contest" instead of tackling the "cost of living crisis".

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