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PM announces general election date

Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has announced that a general election will take place on 4th July 2024.

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Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has announced that a general election will take place on 4th July 2024.

The news follows months of speculation and anticipation, with the Prime Minister sparking frenzy as he confirmed the polling date in a dramatic press briefing outside Number 10 Downing Street this afternoon.


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Amidst the pouring rain Mr. Sunak revealed that he had sought and received permission from the King to dissolve Parliament for the upcoming election.

The announcement came after a day of intense Westminster speculation, with the Prime Minister's earlier silence on the matter only fueling the rumors of an impending summer election.

While many political insiders had initially predicted a November election, recent economic developments such as promising inflation figures and the Parliamentary approval of the Rwanda policy may have influenced Mr. Sunak's decision to call for an earlier election.

The unexpected summoning of Cabinet ministers, including Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron and Defence Secretary Grant Shapps, added to the anticipation and signaled that significant political moves were afoot.

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