Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds has given birth to a baby boy, the couple have announced. A spokeswoman for the Prime Minister and his partner said both mother and baby are “doing very well” after the birth in a London hospital on Wednesday morning.
The spokeswoman said: “The Prime Minister and Ms Symonds are thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning.
“Both mother and baby are doing very well.
“The PM and Ms Symonds would like to thank the fantastic NHS maternity team.”
Mr Johnson, 55, and Ms Symonds, 32, announced in March that they were expecting a baby in “early summer”, and that they had become engaged at the end of last year.
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The news of the birth comes just weeks after the PM was discharged from intensive care where he had been battling coronavirus.
What will Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds baby be called?
There has been no news as yet of what the couple have named their baby son.
However, according to bookmakers Ladbrokes, Wilfred is leading the way in the name stakes.
Ladbrokes spokesman Alex Apati said: “Wilfred has headed the betting since day one but Winston is closing the gap. Elsewhere it looks unlikely Boris will be naming the baby after himself at odds of 100/1!”
Ladbrokes latest betting – Boris and Carrie baby name
- Wilfred 5/1
- George 8/1
- Thomas 8/1
- Winston 10/1
- Arthur 10/1
- Harry 12/1
- Frederick 12/1
- Oliver 12/1
- Charles 14/1
- Rory 14/1
- Jack 14/1
- David 16/1
- Lucius 20/1
- Hugo 20/1
- Horatio 20/1
- Dominic 25/1
- Michael 25/1
- Matthew 25/1
- Boris – 100/1
- Brexit 1000/1
Others on request
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