By Lara Keay For Mailonline
Published: 18:17 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 18:22 BST, 1 July 2019
Former Chancellor George Osborne and his wife Frances are to divorce after 21 years of marriage, they have announced today.
A statement on behalf of the Evening Standard editor said the pair remain 'good friends' and 'jointly devoted' to their two children, Liberty and Luke, but had mutually decided to split.
The statement released today rads: 'George and Frances Osborne have sadly decided to divorce after 21 years of marriage.
'This is a long