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14 December 2019 06:31

At 31, she is the youngest partner of a sitting prime minister to live in Downing Street.

Carrie Symonds joins Boris Johnson outside No 10 after the election victory. A former Conservative Party communications director, she champions environmental causes Yui Mok/PA As Boris Johnson strode up Downing Street this morning after his resounding win Carrie Symonds, who has previously stuck to the sidelines, was right by his side. The couple's joint arrival showed a rare moment of public affection between them as the prime minister slipped his arm around her waist. She had eschewed the limelight during his election tour, campaigning apart from him in marginal seats but is now expected to adopt a more formal role as "first lady". At 31, she is the youngest partner of a sitting prime minister to live in Downing Street.

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