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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds arrive arm in arm at Conservative party conference

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds arrive arm in arm at Conservative party conference as the event goes ahead despite Parliament blocking a recess for Tory MPs to attend

  • The couple were photographed strolling into their Manchester hotel this evening
  • Ms Symonds, 31, braced for the northern chill in a long blue buckled-up coat 
  • Supreme Court judgement threw into question whether event would go ahead

Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds were all smiles as they arrived arm in arm at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this evening.

The couple were photographed strolling into their hotel ahead of the annual gathering of Tories which is set to kick off tomorrow.  

Ms Symonds, 31, braced for the northern chill in a long blue buckled-up coat as she clutched the Prime Minister’s forearm.  

A damning Supreme Court judgement this week that the government had unlawfully prorogued Parliament threw into doubt whether the conference would go ahead.

Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds were all smiles as they arrived arm in arm at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this evening

The couple were photographed strolling into their hotel ahead of the annual gathering of Tories which is set to kick off tomorrow

The couple were photographed strolling into their hotel ahead of the annual gathering of Tories which is set to kick off tomorrow

Mr Johnson, who will be hoping to use the conference to rally his party’s grassroots ahead of a likely general election, will cap off the gathering with a speech on Wednesday

But, with Ms Symonds likely at his side, he will attend a slew of speeches and receptions over the four-day event.

Unlike many spouses of first-time leaders, Ms Symonds is a veteran of Conservative conference after attending in previous years in her former capacity of director of communications for the party.

Ms Symonds, 31, braced for the northern chill in a long blue buckled-up coat as she clutched the Prime Minister's forearm

Ms Symonds, 31, braced for the northern chill in a long blue buckled-up coat as she clutched the Prime Minister’s forearm

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