Downing Street has confirmed that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
married his long-term partner Carrie Symonds
over the weekend.
On Saturday afternoon, the couple married at Westminster Cathedral in front of a small group of friends
The wedding was first reported on Saturday, with a spokesperson confirming the following morning: "The Prime Minister and Ms Symonds were married yesterday afternoon in a small ceremony at Westminster Cathedral."
According to PA, the wedding will take place in July 2022, and Symonds will take on her new husband's surname as of Saturday, becoming Carrie Johnson.
An official photo of the couple on their wedding day has also been released, with the bride wearing a white gown and a floral headband and the PM wearing a black suit with a blue tie.
According to The Sun, staff cleared Westminster Cathedral at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, informing visitors that it was “going into lockdown.”
Father Daniel Humphreys officiated the wedding and oversaw the baptism of the couple's son Wilfred, born in 2020.
Carrie Johnson, 33, is getting married for the first time, and the prime minister is getting married for the third time.
Between 1987 and 1993, he was married to artist and journalist
Allegra Mostyn-Owen, and then to barrister and journalist Marina Wheeler.
between Johnson and Wheeler was finalized in 2020.