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Watch reside as Rishi Sunak is questioned by parliament’s choose committee chairs relating to world affairs, financial points, COP28 and vitality issues.

It comes after the prime minister dominated out the prospect of a common election in 2025, telling a gathering of journalists in Downing Street that the UK will go to the polls subsequent 12 months.

Under present guidelines, the newest date an election might be held is January 2025.

According to a December 2023 Ipsos ballot on UK voting intention, Labour are at 41 per cent and the Conservatives are at 24 per cent.

Britain’s high pollster instructed The Independent that Mr Sunak is heading for a landslide election defeat even when his Rwanda immigration coverage will get off the bottom.

Professor Sir John Curtice stated the prime minister faces a “very bleak situation” and will lose as many as 220 of the Conservatives’ present whole of 350 MPs.