UK's Sunak rules out national election – lawmakers

© Reuters. Britain’s Conservative MP Rishi Sunak walks next to his campaign headquarters in London, Britain, October 24, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak, the new leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and soon-to-be prime minister, has ruled out holding a national election, according to lawmakers present at a speech given by him on Monday.