Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader and will become the next UK prime minister.
He defeated Jeremy hunt in a ballot of party members, polling 92,153 votes to 46,656.
Boris, a former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.
In his victory speech, Mr Johnson promised he would “deliver Brexit, unite the country and defeat Jeremy Corbyn”.
Speaking at the Queen Elizabeth II centre in London, he said:
“We are going to energise the country.
“We are going to get Brexit done on 31 October and take advantage of all the opportunities it will bring with a new spirit of can do.
“We are once again going to believe in ourselves, and like some slumbering giant we are going to rise and ping off the guy ropes of self doubt and negativity.”
The outgoing PM in turn congratulated her successor, promising him her “full support from the backbenches”.
US President Donald Trump has also sent his congratulations to Mr Johnson, adding:
“He will be great!”