Kezia Dugdale has announced her engagement with her partner Louise Riddell – just months after coming out. The Labour politician became the fourth Scottish party leader to come out in April, when she said: “I have a female partner. I don’t talk about it very much because I don’t feel I need to.”
Ms Dugdale revealed that she and Ms Riddell are now engaged, after popping the question on a holiday to Puerto Soller, Mallorca. She told the Daily Record: “I’m utterly thrilled to be marrying the love of my life and we can’t wait to start planning. “We hope this news brings a smile to a few peoples faces and we’ll certainly be toasting all those campaigners and activists who made marriage equality possible.” Ms Dugdale tweeted: “So, [Louise] and I got engaged and we couldn’t be happier!”
And there is nothing for us to add except the warmest congratulations.