Sumary of Where are Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds staying on holiday?:
- The Prime Minister has reportedly been in Spain since Friday, staying with wife Carrie Symonds and their son Wilfred in a 600-acre estate in Marbella owned by Tory MP Zac Goldsmith.
- A Spanish police source told the Mirror: “Officially we can’t confirm but unofficially he’s in a big luxury villa on the border between Marbella and Benahavis.
- The PM is not the first big name to have stayed at the Marbella mansion – actor Hugh Grant has enjoyed a stay, while Princess Diana is rumoured to have hidden out there after her divorce from Prince Charles, and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was pictured there on his 1995 honeymoon.
- Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng defended the prime minister’s travel plans on Sunday, saying a short holiday was “reasonable” and that they were in regular touch via WhatsApp.