Boris Johnson during his speech at Blackpool and The Fylde College

On the day Boris Johnson resigned as Prime Minister - we look back at some of his visits to Lancashire, including Preston, Blackpool, Leyland, Burnley and Accrington

Boris Johnson resigned as Prime Minister earlier today after a staggering 59 government resignations.

By Jon Peake
Thursday, 7th July 2022, 1:37 pm

After surviving a recent vote of no confidence, the PM finally bowed to pressure from his own party and resigned, giving a speech outside No10 Downing Street at lunchtime.

The race for the top job will now begin with a new PM expected to be appointed in the autumn.

Here we look back at some of Boris’ visits to Lancashire, including Preston, Blackpool, Leyland, Burnley and Accrington.

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