British PM Rishi Sunak's Conservative party faces two major by-election defeats.

The losses signify a decline in Conservative support.

Only the third time a British PM has lost two by-elections on the same day since 1991.

Labour Party won Mid-Bedfordshire and Tamworth.

Largest deficit overcome in a by-election for Labour since 1945.

Sunak attempted to cast himself as a bold reformer.

Voters are concerned about inflation, economic stagnation, and healthcare waiting times.

Sunak announced plans to scrap a high-speed railway line.

Polls show Sunak struggling to close the gap with Labour.

Resignations of politicians close to former PM Boris Johnson triggered the by-elections.