Rishi Sunak

North East Conservative Party members have insisted that the appointment of Rishi Sunak as PM is constitutional despite calls for a general election. The leadership contest lasted only a matter of days, as just one candidate, Mr Sunak, managed to achieve the 100 plus nominations needed to stand in the party’s election. After frontrunner Penny […]

Sunderland residents have been reacting to Rishi Sunak’s appointment as UK Prime Minister. In his first speech, the Richmond MP promised to bring the party and country together. Rishi Sunak said he had been elected as the Conservative Leader and Prime Minister in part to fix mistakes made by his predecessor. Barber Christopher Clark said […]

Rishi Sunak’s appointment as Prime Minister has been criticised as “undemocratic” by North East Labour MPs. The former chancellor was selected by more than 180 Conservative MPs to succeed Liz Truss as Tory leader. This announcement sparked mixed reactions across the North East, but Labour MPs were united in their disapproval. Newcastle Central MP Chi […]

Residents in Tyne and Wear have reacted to calls for the UK Prime Minister to resign. This comes after Liz Truss apologised for her Government’s mistakes and moving “too fast”. The pressure to leave office intensified following a proposed U-turn from tax cuts and ex-chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s sacking which raised questions of credibility in her […]


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