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23 May 2024 - Rishi Sunak calls for general election on July 4

Publié par Marion Coste le 23/05/2024

The General Election Will Be On July 4, Rishi Sunak Has Announced

Kevin Scholfield (The Huffington Post, 22/05/2024)

Rishi Sunak has announced that the general election will take place on July 4.

The prime minister finally put an end to months of speculation by naming the date in a statement outside 10 Downing Street following a meeting of the cabinet.

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Calling an election on the economy is a risky gamble

Faisal Islam (BBC News, 22/05/2024)

I have never before heard of pegging an election launch to a set of economic statistics, but Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has clearly decided to go for an election on the back of Wednesday’s inflation figures, and the stronger than expected exit from recession.

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UK election: Why Rishi Sunak pulled the trigger

Rosa prince (Politico, 22/05/2024)

Why now? Why not.

That was essentially the calculation Rishi Sunak and his top team were grappling with ahead of his stunning decision to call an unexpected general election for July 4.

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Why Conservatives are furious with Rishi Sunak

Rachel Cunliffe (The New Statesman, 22/05/2024)

Bafflement. That is the mood among many Conservative MPs and campaigners at the news Rishi Sunak has called an election for 4 July.

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