In a statement give earlier today, Michael Middleton, Kate’s father said: “I would just like to say that Carole and I are absolutely delighted by today’s announcement and thrilled by the prospect of a wedding sometime next year.”
Michael Middleton gave permission to William to ask Kate to marry him revealed that he is used to his future son-in-law.
“As you know Catherine and Prince William have been going out for quite a number of years, which is great for us because we have got to know William very well. We think he’s wonderful and we’re extremely fond of him.”
The man added: “They make a lovely couple. They’re great fun to be with and we’ve had a lot of laughs together. We wish them happiness for the future.”