British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds married Saturday in a small personal ceremony in London, his Downing Road workplace mentioned Sunday.
Johnson’s workplace confirmed stories within the Mail on Sunday and the Solar that the couple wed on the Roman Catholic Westminster Cathedral in entrance of a small group of family and friends.
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“The Prime Minister and Ms. Symonds have been married yesterday afternoon in a small ceremony at Westminster Cathedral,” Downing Road mentioned. “The couple will rejoice their marriage ceremony with household and buddies subsequent summer season.”
The couple have reportedly despatched save-the-date playing cards to household and buddies for a celebration on July 30, 2022.
Below present coronavirus restrictions in England, not more than 30 individuals can attend a marriage.
Johnson, 56, and 33-year-old Symonds, an environmental advocate, introduced their engagement in February 2020 and have a son collectively, 1-year-old Wilfred.
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The wedding is Symonds’ first and Johnson’s third. He has at the least 5 different youngsters from earlier relationships.
The final British prime minister to marry in workplace was Lord Liverpool in 1822.
The reported nuptials come after a tumultuous political week for Johnson, who was accused by former prime aide Dominic Cummings on Wednesday of bungling the federal government’s response to the coronavirus and being “unfit for the job.”
On Friday, an ethics inquiry discovered the prime minister acted “unwisely” in renovating his Downing Road condominium with out figuring out the place the cash had come from however it cleared him of misconduct.
A member of the opposition Labour Get together, Jon Trickett, advised the marriage was “a great way to bury this week’s dangerous information” on Cummings’ testimony and the report on the funding of the Downing Road flat.
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