2023-01-25 09:13:25

Nadhim Zahawi: 5 questions that need answering on tax affairs

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The Independent
By Adam Forrest

Rishi Sunak is under pressure after he resisted firing Nadhim Zahawi, despite the Conservative chairmans admission he settled a tax dispute after an HMRC investigation.

The prime minister, who has ordered his ethics adviser to investigate whether Mr Zahawi broke ministerial rules, admitted there are questions that need answering as the saga rumbles on.

Some Tory MPs want Mr Zahawi to quit, though others have urged him to get out more tax details in an attempt to clear the matter up. The Independent takes a closer look at the big unanswered questions.

The Independent first revealed in July that HMRC was investigating Mr Zahawis taxes inrelation to an offshore company Balshore Investments, which had held shares in the polling company he co-founded, YouGov.

Mr Zahawi provided previous few details in the summer but he deniedbeing a beneficiary of Balshore Investments, and disclosed that his father had held the shares.

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