Tatler reveals how Carrie Symonds and Boris Johnson grew close after she ‘offered him coaching’

Carrie Symonds is the cover star of this month’s Tatler, with an in-depth feature written by the journalist Anne McElvoy.  The article contains a raft of revelations about Boris Johnson‘s 32-year-old fiancee, who it calls ‘one of the most influential women in Britain’.  Insiders describe No10 as like a Tudor court, with Ms Symonds exerting … Read more

Celebrity eco-designer who inspired Carrie’s Downing Street revamp

Her mission to overhaul Downing Street – in both interior design and inner circle – has seen Carrie Symonds likened to Madame de Pompadour and Marie Antoinette.   Like the mistress of King Louis XV and Queen of France before her, the Prime Minister’s fiancée has become known for her bohemian sartorial sense, love affair for opulence … Read more

Former standards chief on Boris Johnson’s plan for a charity to fund makeover of his No.10 flat

Boris Johnson’s plan to set up a charity to fund Downing Street refurbishments is ‘monstrous’ and may be illegal, the former head of a standards watchdog warned yesterday. No 10 came under increasing pressure to release details of the renovation of the Prime Minister’s official flat made by his fiancee Carrie Symonds. Sir Alistair Graham, … Read more

PM and his fiancee ‘plan to get married as soon as they can’

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds will marry as soon as restrictions on big weddings are lifted, it was claimed today.  The couple announced in February last year that they got engaged in late 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic put their plans on ice.  But wedding bells may soon be heard in Downing Street once ceremonies … Read more

DAN HODGES warns: Boris Johnson needs to stop his fiancée meddling… or give her a real No 10 job

The roadmap to recovery has been successfully delivered. And now, for the first time since the Election, the political pathway for Boris Johnson is clear. Land the budget. Unlock Britain. Complete a bold reshuffle of the Cabinet. Oh, and one other thing. Either build a garret at the top of Downing Street and lock Carrie … Read more

DAN HODGES warns: Boris Johnson needs to stop his fiancée meddling… or give her a real No 10 job

The roadmap to recovery has been successfully delivered. And now, for the first time since the Election, the political pathway for Boris Johnson is clear. Land the budget. Unlock Britain. Complete a bold reshuffle of the Cabinet. Oh, and one other thing. Either build a garret at the top of Downing Street and lock Carrie … Read more

Carrie Symonds and Dilyn the dog are running No 10, snipes Dominic Cummings’s ally

The war between Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds and exiled No 10 aides intensified last night after she was accused of ‘running Downing Street’ – with the assistance of her dog Dilyn. Ms Symonds has been under increased scrutiny since she helped to force out the Prime Minister’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings and communications chief … Read more

Boris Johnson’s nine-month-old son Wilfred has inherited his dad’s unruly mop of blonde hair

Like father, like son! Boris Johnson’s nine-month-old baby Wilfred shows he’s inherited his dad’s unruly mop of blonde hair as it spills over the top of his buggy Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred, nine months, appears to have inherited dad’s hair In photo from Thursday, Wilfred’s bright blonde hair spilled over top of pushchair Mother Carrie … Read more

Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds tried to damage the careers of top women civil servants

Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds tried to damage the careers of Britain’s top two female civil servants by manoeuvring against them and making offensive remarks. Miss Symonds urged the Prime Minister to sack a female Whitehall official who refused to sign off a large taxpayers’ bill for her refurbishment of the Downing Street flat, including … Read more

Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds tried to damage the careers of top women civil servants

Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds tried to damage the careers of Britain’s top two female civil servants by manoeuvring against them and making offensive remarks. Miss Symonds urged the Prime Minister to sack a female Whitehall official who refused to sign off a large taxpayers’ bill for her refurbishment of the Downing Street flat, including … Read more