UK Elections 2024: Crushing Defeat Leads Rishi Sunak to Resign as Conservative Party Leader

UK Elections 2024: In the general election held in the UK, the Labour Party's wave was so strong that Rishi Sunak couldn't withstand it. The Conservative Party faced a crushing defeat.
UK Elections 2024
UK Elections 2024: Rishi Sunak Resigns as Conservative Party Leader After Crushing DefeatImage Credit: AFP

UK Elections 2024: In the general election held in the UK, the Labour Party's wave was so strong that Rishi Sunak couldn't withstand it. The Conservative Party faced a crushing defeat.

The Labour Party made a resounding comeback after 14 years, winning over 400 out of 650 seats. The general election took place on July 4th in the UK.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has conceded defeat. However, Sunak won his own seat, securing victory in Richmond and Northallerton in Northern England with a margin of 23,059 votes.

UK Elections 2024: Sunak Resigns as Conservative Party Leader

Following the crushing defeat in the election, Rishi Sunak has resigned as the leader of the Conservative Party. He addressed the public, saying, "I have heard your anger and disappointment, and I take responsibility for this loss."

Sunak described his opponent, Keir Starmer, as "a decent and public-spirited individual" and congratulated Starmer on his victory.

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Keir Starmer, who is set to become the new Prime Minister of the UK, won from the Holborn and St Pancras seat.

On the Labour Party's victory, the 61-year-old Starmer said, "I will be your voice, stand by you, and fight for you every day."

Starmer delivered a victory speech on Friday morning, stating that the country has "got its future back after 14 years of Conservative rule."

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