Prime Minister Boris Johnson will take a ‘short period of paternity leave’ later in the year , presently he will be focusing on tackling Coronavirus outbreak.
Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have announced birth of a “healthy baby boy” on 29th April. Both mother ‘and baby are doing well’ , said their spokesperson.
Last year in the month of july, Mr Boris addressed the country during his first televised speech as the prime minister, having assumed the position earlier that month.
55-year-old Johnson and 32-year-old Ms Symonds have been romantically involved since 2018.
The couple have been living together in Downing Street since Johnson became prime minister in July, with Symonds the first unmarried partner to live openly with a British leader in recent history.
The relationship between couple was unclear until Johnson announced that he would be divorcing his wife of 25 years, Marina Wheeler, in September 2018.
Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler have four children together, ranging in age from 20 to 26.
“The prime minister and Miss Symonds are very pleased to announce their engagement and that they are expecting a baby in the early summer,” the couple said in a statement.
Symonds, 31, said in a message posted on Instagram that she had kept news of her engagement secret until now.
“I wouldn’t normally post this kind of thing on here but I wanted my friends to find out from me,” she said.
“Many of you already know but for my friends that still don’t, we got engaged at the end of last year… and we’ve got a baby hatching early summer,” Symonds said, adding: “Feel incredibly blessed”.