Labour MP Holly Lynch has announced she is expecting her first child.
Ms Lynch, 31, entered Parliament as MP for Halifax in 2015 and was re-elected with an increased majority last year.
She worked for a local technology company before becoming an MP and married husband Chris Walker in 2014.
In a tweet revealing their news, she wrote: “Pleased to announce that all being well my husband and I are expecting our first child in the autumn.”
Pleased to announce that all being well my husband and I are expecting our first child in the Autumn. https://t.co/Ihh0lBX05F— Holly Lynch MP (@HollyLynch5) May 10, 2018
Ms Lynch told the Halifax Courier she was planning to take a short maternity leave, adding: “I look forward to the challenge of being both a mum and an MP.”