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Who will win the UK general election?

Mark and Pete

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Episode  ·  17:48  ·  May 26, 2024


In this riveting episode of the Mark and Pete podcast, we dive into the unexpected and rather soggy announcement from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on 22 May 2024. Standing in the pouring rain, Sunak looked less than prime ministerial as he informed the nation that he had requested permission from King Charles III to dissolve Parliament and call a general election for 4 July.We'll explore the significance of this announcement, made under the grey skies, and what it means for the UK's political landscape. The process, executed in line with the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Act of 2022, marks a departure from the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, adding a fresh twist to British politics.Join Mark and Pete as they dissect the events leading up to the announcement, the reactions from political opponents, and the public's response to Sunak's drenched demeanor. Was this a strategic move or a moment of sheer misfortune? Tune in for our take on this rainy day revelation and what it could mean for the future of the UK government.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/mark-and-pete--1245374/support.

17m 48s  ·  May 26, 2024

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