Boris always drew a crowd on visits to York

Boris Johnson campaigns for Brexit in York in May 2016. Photograph: Richard McDougall

Boris Johnson has visited York on a number of occasions, always drawing a crowd and grabbing the headlines.

Here are a few of the stories we have covered involving the man who is about to quit as PM.

He came here in May 2016 on the Brexit campaign trail:

The following year the then Foreign Secretary was spinning at the University of York after the General Election debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.

In July 2019, the Boris Johnson roadshow returned to York as he took on Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative Party leadership hustings at the Barbican.

In 2020 he didn’t come in person but sent his representatives to York after he proposed moving the House of Lords to the city:

He passed through the city via York Station with York Outer Conservative MP Julian Sturdy in November last year:

And he’s also visited North Yorkshire. He met officers on a trip to the county’s police HQ in Northallerton in July 2020:

And he was in Selby talking all things railways in 2021: