U.Okay. election date set for July 4, Rishi Sunak broadcasts | EUROtoday

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LONDON — Under lashing rain, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday introduced that Britons can be heading to the polls on July 4 — the primary basic election in years with a excessive likelihood of ousting the long-dominant Conservative Party and ushering in a brand new period of Labour Party management.

Speaking at a lectern exterior 10 Downing Street, his darkish tailor-made go well with completely soaked, the prime minister stated: “Now is the moment for Britain to choose its future. To decide whether we want to build on the progress we have made, or risk going back to square one with no plan, and no certainty.”