2023-01-25 11:33:53

Nadhim Zahawi news - live: Sunak faces Starmer at PMQs as Tories warn chairman must go now

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The Independent
By Matt Mathers

More senior Conservative figures have called on Nadhim Zahawi to resign his role as party chair amid the ongoing controversy over his tax settlement with the HMRC.

Influential peer Lord Hayward became the latest Tory to say Mr Zahawi should step aside, at least until the inquiry concludes warning that the saga could help flatline Tory popularity ahead of the local elections.

Earlier reports said prime minister Rishi Sunak was not informed about Mr Zahawis tax dispute when he appointed him to the cabinet because Whitehall officials werent aware of any issues.

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