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Sunak the Foolhardy?

Britain’s election would have been different with Farage

1 June 2024

9:00 AM

1 June 2024

9:00 AM

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pulled the plug. He’s gone to the King to ask for an election to be called. The writs have been issued. The election will take place on 4 July.

Now, Sunak could have waited till later this year. Yet he opted to go early and to do so with his party, the Tories, massively behind in the polls (20 points or more) and with an incredible 78 current Tory MPs having announced they will not contest the election.

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