British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was married to his fiancé Carrie Symonds at a private ceremony at the Catholic Cathedral in London on Saturday, his office confirmed.
Under the current UK restrictions associated with the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus that causes COVID-19, 30 people are allowed to attend a wedding in a safe venue or private garden of COVID-19. I will.
“The Prime Minister and Ms. Simmons had a wedding yesterday afternoon at a small ceremony at Westminster Cathedral,” a spokeswoman for 10 Downing Street said on Sunday. “This couple will celebrate their wedding with family and friends next summer.”
There were media reports that the couple sent a save the date card to family and friends on July 30, 2022.
Simmons is known as Carey Johnson, giving his husband’s surname.
Johnson is the second British Prime Minister to marry during his tenure, the first time in 199 years since Sir Liverpool married Mary Chester in 1822.
He was also the first incumbent Prime Minister to be baptized as a Catholic, but was later confirmed to be an Anglican Church.
A spokeswoman for Westminster Cathedral said: The Sunday Times “Both the bride and groom are parishioners of the Parish of Westminster Cathedral and are baptized Catholics.”
by Mail on SundayThe ceremony was held by Father Daniel Humphreys. Father Humphreys baptized Johnson’s son in the same cathedral.
The Johnsons announced their engagement in February last year with news that they were pregnant with their first child. On April 29, 2020, their son Wilfred Johnson was born.
The prime minister has been married twice. The divorce from his second wife, Marina Wheeler, was confirmed last year.
Conservative and Johnson ministers congratulated the newlyweds on Twitter.
The Conservative Twitter account said, “Congratulations to the newlyweds, @Boris Johnson and @carriesymonds for the entire Conservative Party.”
— Conservatives (@Conservatives) May 30, 2021
Interior Minister Priti Patel wrote: twitter“May you have a lot of love and happiness.”
“Congratulations on the marriage of @Boris Johnson and @Carriesymonds,” wrote Health Minister Matt Hancock. twitter“I wish you a happy future together.”
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Written by Robert Jenrick: “Send all our love and our best wishes to both. Please spend years of happiness together.”
The wedding took place at the end of a turbulent week for the Prime Minister, and former aide Dominic Cummings said in a seven-hour testimony that he was “not fit for work.” No.11 We proceeded with the remodeling of the apartment on Downing Street.
Labor Rep. Jon Trickett said the wedding was “a good way to bury the bad news this week.” Proposed by Tonia Antoniazzi The “emergency marriage plan” was an attempt to “escape from negative press.”
PA contributed to this report.