Questions must be asked when an IT firm part-owned by the Prime Minister’s wife received almost £7million in public sector contracts last year, even if Downing Street and the Cabinet Office insist it is all above board
Key public services are going to ruin – but one family seems to be doing very well out of the public purse – Rishi Sunak’s.
Questions must be asked when an IT firm part-owned by the Prime Minister’s wife, Akshata Murty, received almost £7million in public sector contracts last year.
Downing Street and the Cabinet Office may insist it is all above board but the Sunak’s spouse holding a £619m stake in Infosys, co-founded by her father, illustrates how out of touch they are from hard-pressed voters.
Most families have somebody who works in the NHS or for the council but not a large slice of a firm whose Government work increased from £4.7m the year before with the prospect of more to come.
It cannot be right that a Tory ruling elite – also responsible for Covid scandal VIP lane cronyism – is doing far, far better out of public services than anybody who uses, pays for or works for them.
Taken for ride
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He could have easily afforded to get himself to the hearings using the £320,000 paid by I’m a Celebrity, £45,000 from Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins and £48,000 for writing his
It is not right that taxpayers pick up the bill for Hancock’s personal transport. Those who blame him and other members of the Tory Government for the deaths of family members have every right to be furious.
Romance scammers have broken hearts and bank balances by tricking people, mainly women, out of £90million. More must be down to find and take down these catfishing crooks for good and help offered to victims of cruel fraudsters.