Suffolk: Community leaders welcome news of royal baby arrival

Gun salutes will sound across London today to mark the birth of the royal baby as the armed forces j

Gun salutes will sound across London today to mark the birth of the royal baby as the armed forces join in the celebrations. - Credit: PA

The birth of the Royal prince was welcomed across the region last night.

As people across the county celebrated the news, Suffolk MPs sent messages of congratulations to the happy couple.

Therese Coffey, MP for Suffolk Coastal, said: “I send my heartfelt congratulations to the happy couple. It is always a blessing to bring a new child into the world and I am sure many people will be raising a drink to the family.”

She said the birth would bring yet another smile to faces across the nation who had already been celebrating a great sporting summer.

MP for Ipswich, Ben Gummer, added: “Like I’m sure everyone is, I am delighted that they have got a little boy safely delivered. I know that everyone would want to send best wishes to the parents and the new born.


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“Now that we have the news, I hope they will be allowed to have a bit of privacy so that they can enjoy those first magical moments of parenthood.”

Meanwhile, Ipswich Mayor Hamil Clarke said: “On behalf of the people of Ipswich, the Mayoress and I would like to add our congratulations and best wishes to the royal couple on this happy and momentous day.”

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