UK politics: is it time for a general election?

In October 2022, Rishi Sunak became the prime minister of the UK, making him the fifth prime minister in six years. His appointment is the most recent event in a long period of instability for the UK – for example, Mr Sunak took charge after the previous prime minister, Liz Truss, resigned after just 44 days in the job! Now people are asking: what’s next for UK politics? And is it time for a general election to give the power back to the people?

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