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The UK general election could impact the royal family;  know how

The UK general election could impact the royal family; know how

The British Royal Family must postpone some official commitments due to… Announcement of a general election by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, last Wednesday (22). The decision, which was defined as “normal procedure”, was taken so as not to distract from the election campaign.

In a statement from Buckingham Palace, as reported by Sky News, King Charles III and Queen Camilla made a statement. “The royal family – in accordance with usual procedures – will postpone commitments that may appear to distract or divert attention from the election campaign,” the text stated.

Also through the statement, the couple “sincerely” apologized to everyone affected by the decision. Originally, the election was scheduled to be held at the end of January 2025, but after a decision taken by Sunak, in agreement with King Charles III, Parliament was dissolved and the date was brought forward to 4 July.

Legislative elections in the United Kingdom

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, He called for holding legislative elections in the country on Wednesday (22). The election was scheduled for July 4, with the Labor opposition the favourite.

“I spoke to him today Your Majesty, To demand the dissolution of Parliament. “The King has accepted this request and we will hold a general election on July 4,” Sunak said. British vehicles such as Sky News and The Guardian were already expected The Prime Minister will call for elections.

With information from Agence France-Presse.