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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964) is a British politician, author, and former journalist who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, he identifies as a one-nation conservative.
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PM says 'biological males' should not compete in female sport and venues should have women only spaces

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transgender cyclist Emily Bridges was last week barred from competing in a women's event after the sport's governing body ruled she was not eligible.Bridges, 21, who had been due to compete in a women's event for the first time at the British National Omnium Championships, set a national junior men's record over 25 miles in 2018 and began hormone therapy last year to reduce her testosterone levels.Also this week, new guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission said that transgender people can be legitimately excluded from single-sex services - but only if the reasons are "justifiable and proportionate".

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The government's watchdog said that the justification could be for reasons of privacy, decency, to prevent trauma or to ensure health and safety.The prime minister made clear that his government "will have a ban on gay conversion therapy", but added that there are "complexities and sensitivities when you move from the area of sexuality to the question of gender".Meanwhile, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer told broadcasters that "conversion therapy in all forms should be banned" and that the government must "stick to its promises".In 2015, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) changed its rules allowing transgender athletes to compete as a woman if their testosterone levels are below a certain threshold - ten nanomoles per litre for at least 12 months before the competition.In 2019, World Athletics lowered the maximum level to five nanomoles per.

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