Sunak asked if he caught pneumonia after rainy general election speech

Rishi Sunak shared a joke with constituents in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, over his general election speech that was dampened by pouring rain.

The prime minister was told by one constituent that she thought he'd "be in bed with pneumonia" as he met local ex-servicemen at one of their regular Saturday breakfast meetings.

At the Buck Inn, a Wetherspoons pub, Vicky Rudd, sat next to her husband Doug, from Richmond British Legion, asked Mr Sunak about his health.

"No pneumonia yet, my suit on the other hand… I’m not quite sure what state it will be in when I get back down to London," the PM replied.