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School of Politics and International Relations

A Popular British Politician Falls From Grace Over a Tax Scandal


Rishi Sunak was once considered a potential successor to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Now he faces scrutiny over his wealthy wife’s tax status.

Professor Tim Bale from Queen Mary University of London said: “It’s difficult to imagine him making a successful bid for the leadership anytime soon, or possibly ever. It perhaps also speaks to the invulnerability and entitlement that affects someone who is so wealthy.”

This was covered in the New York Times



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