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Baby blue: New councillor celebrates birth of first child

Andrew Parkinson and wife Shreena named daughter Emilia

02 December, 2018 — By Richard Osley

Andrew Parkinson with Shreena and baby Emilia

A CONSERVATIVE councillor will be juggling Town Hall meetings with nappy changes after the arrival of his first daughter.

Andrew Parkinson and his wife Shreena were receiving messages from well-wishers on Sunday as they celebrated the birth of little Emilia, who appeared a week after her due date.

“She arrived just in time to watch her first Arsenal match on Sunday afternoon,” said Cllr Parkinson with a little trepidation – his wife is a Spurs fan. “We knew Emilia must be on her way when Shreena went into labour during Tottenham versus Chelsea and she didn’t care about the score.”

Cllr Parkinson was one of the new councillors elected to the Town Hall in May’s council elections and is one of the Tories holding the Frognal and Fitzjohns ward.

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