Chancellor becomes first frontline politician to join the rich list
It comes just days after the 「財務省が民間部門から魔法のように資金が実現することを期待している場合、スナックはこの変革を実現するために必要な政策の阻止をやめなければなりません。 said the coming months would be “tough” during a cost-of-living crisis, with families across the country facing soaring energy bills and inflation at a 40-year high.
Despite intense political pressure, ボリス・ジョンソン and Mr Sunak have so far resisted calls for an emergency budget, a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, and further help for the poorest households.
It also follows intense scrutiny over Mr Sunak and his wife’s financial affairs, 後 独立者 明らかに Ms Murty, the daughter of one of India’s richest men, had been claiming non-dom status in the UK.
The tax status typically applies to someone who was born overseas and spends much of their time in the UK, but still considers another country to be their permanent residence or “domicile”.
It has been estimated Ms Murty’s non-dom status could have saved her £20m in taxes on dividends from her shares in Infosys, an Indian IT company founded by her father.
After a furious political row, Ms Murty agreed to pay UK tax on her worldwide income, including dividends and capital gains, saying she did not want her tax status “to be a distraction for my husband”.
Mr Sunak was also cleared of breaching the ministerial code by Boris Johnson’s standards adviser after considering his declarations.
金曜日の朝, the annual サンデータイムズ Rich List revealed they featured at 222 in the list with the joint forecast of £730m, driven by Ms Murty’s £690m stake in Infosys.
Asked about the news, ドミニク・ラーブ, 副首相, said it was “fantastic” the chancellor had joined the rich list.
彼が追加した: “I think we want more of those people. I think it’s fantastic that you’ve got someone of British-Indian origin, showing all people in our country that you can get to the top of politics.
“And frankly, I think if I understood correctly, インクルード サンデータイムズ Rich List was a reflection of not just him but his wife. His wife is an incredibly successful entrepreneur in her own right.
“Again someone that’s here, British-Indian, and actually I think we want to see more women succeeding in both business and politics.”
The latest ranking of the 250 richest people in Britain also revealed a record 177 billionaires in the UK this year, から 2021.
全体, the richest 250 in the UK this year are worth £710.72bn, compared to £658.09bn in 2021, NS 8 per cent rise on last year, インクルード サンデータイムズ 前記.
水曜日に, it was revealed that prices rose at their fastest rate in more than 40-years in the 20 months to April, with inflation climbing to a fresh record of 9 per cent – up from 7 per cent in March.
At an address to the Confederation of British Industry on the same day, スナック氏は言った: “I cannot pretend this will be easy.
“There is no measure that any government could take, no law we could pass, that can make these global forces disappear overnight. The next few months will be tough. But where we can act, we will.”