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The door of 10 Downing Street, London, following the resignation of Liz Truss as Prime Minister. Picture date: Thursday October 20, 2022. PA Photo. See PA story POLITICS Tory. Photo credit should read: James Manning/PA Wire
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Rishi Sunak has confirmed a date for the General Election.

Mr Sunak has faced calls for an election and speculation has been building today. Cabinet ministers were called to an urgent meeting at 4pm.

Speaking outside Number 10 Downing Street, Mr Sunak confirmed that the election will take place on July 4. The Liverpool ECHO has launched a WhatsApp community dedicated to sharing the latest updates in the lead up to the General Election and on the day.

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