Why? Well in an interview today he said he intends to marry her but hadn't "got around to it".
That must make her feel like a million dollars! A big bunch of flowers is called for, I think!
In his persistent efforts to tack left, he's also been making some very anti grammar school comments today. His whole campaign seems to be trying to alienate the middle classes, the very people who have Blair and New Labour three stonking election victories.