Reaction in Calendar's Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region as Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clapped into 10 Downing Street by staff. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

He's only been in Downing Street for a couple of hours but Boris Johnson's premiership is already having a direct impact on our region.

Greg Clark, the government minister at the heart of the talks to save British Steel in Scunthorpe, and with it 4,000 jobs, has quit the government. His resignation comes just hours after addressing the House of Commons with the latest information about negotiations with potential buyers.

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Meanwhile, as the new Prime Minister settles into Number Ten, we've been back to the Dean Clough Mills complex in Halifax where, just two years ago, Boris Johnson was among the audience as Theresa May launched her manifesto for the 2017 general election.

The historic setting was once the world's largest carpet factory, but is now home to over 100 businesses, who are all waiting to find out what the new Prime Minister's administration will mean for them.

  • Video report from Halifax by ITV News Calendar reporter Chris Kiddey

Separately, we've been back to Boston in Lincolnshire, which delivered a very undivided opinion when it came to Brexit: the highest percentage Leave vote of anywhere in the country, at 75 per cent.