City AM – Tax trouble sees Sunak sack Zahawi
London business paper City AM leads – like most of Monday’s newspapers – with the sacking of Nadhim Zahawi as the Tory party chairman.
CityAM says Nadhim Zahawi has today been sacked by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as Conservative party chair after weeks of speculation about his tax affairs.
Sunak told Zahawi, 55, that, after an independent investigation, “it is clear that there has been a serious breach of the Ministerial Code,” forcing him to ditch the MP for Stratford-on-Avon.
Sunak’s letter said he wanted his government to “have integrity, professionalism and accountability at every level,” a promise he made when entering Number 10 late last year.
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