Tories face ‘challenging circumstances’ around upcoming by-elections, says Sunak

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ishi Sunak has admitted the Conservatives face “challenging” circumstances as the party prepares for an uphill battle in a number of crunch by-elections.

July 20 will see elections in London’s Uxbridge South Ruislip following the resignation of Boris Johnson and in Selby and Ainsty after his ally Nigel Adams quit.