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Tax Tramp Fame Rishi Sunak A Strong Contender in UK's PM Race

Updated: Oct 6, 2022

"I'm standing to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and your Prime Minister. Let’s restore trust, rebuild the economy "- Rishi Sunak on Twitter.

After a long political scuffle, UK's parliament is getting ready to have a new administration.

Although five candidates have shown interest, on 8th July Rishi Sunak formally declared his candidature as the prime minister of the UK. The tax tramp fame Rishi Sunak is a strong contender in UK's PM race.

Rishi Sunak stands with the experience of :

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer - from 2020 to 2022

  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury of the UK - 2019 - 2020

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities - 2018- 2019

  • Member of Parliament - Since 2015

Rishi Sunak's popularity saw a faze based on his decision of hiking tax. BBC shared " The chancellor said the new tax would raise £5bn over the course of the next year, allowing the government to help families, but the discontent was avoiding debt burden further."

The pop-up issues in the country are :

  • Increasing cost

  • Labor

  • Supply chain issue

  • Differences between Russia on Ukraine matter with the US and other western allies.

(Image: Bloomberg/ Getty Images)

Rishi Sunak is a second-generation immigrant from India to the UK. He is the son-in-law of the founder of the IT company Infosys.

Rishi Sunak's leadership as Prime Minister of the UK will be an instance against migration and globalization politics in Europe and around the world. If elected Rishi Sunak will be the first Indian immigrant parent's Prime Minister in the UK.

“From modelling the effects of climate change, to powering the discovery of new drugs and increasing business innovation, the capabilities of advanced compute are endless,” said Sunak.

He is facing attacks over wife Akshata Murty's tax arrangements in India. He said on Twitter that:

That he is confident the independent review by House of Lords peer Christopher Geidt, the Independent Adviser on Ministers' Interests, will provide further clarity.
"I have always followed the rules and I hope such a review will provide further clarity," Sunak said on Twitter.

Let's see who wins the elections.

“A fish rots from the head, Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner said in an emailed statement. “It is the prime minister’s responsibility to bring this debacle to a close by ensuring that standards are upheld across his cabinet."

stay tuned for more..


By - Nandini Dash (Content Writer ; Author ; Academician)



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