By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline
Published: 11:19 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 12:59 GMT, 3 March 2020
Boris Johnson today declared he will take paternity leave when his partner Carrie Symonds has their child.
The couple announced at the weekend that they had become engaged, and are expecting their first child in the early summer - thought to be late May or early June.
The timing immediately raised questions about whether he would be able to take a break, as his working schedule appears to be hectic.
It includes a G7 summit in the US in June, and a crucial meeting with EU leaders on the post-Brexit trade