Rsihi Sunak Interview: Former finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday that there was racism towards party members in the matter of being elected as the next leader of the Conservative Party and successor to Boris Johnson as prime minister. (Racism) is not a factor.
Sunak, who is competing against Foreign Minister Liz Truss in the final leg of the British prime ministerial race, said factors such as gender or ethnicity will play no role in Tory members’ postal ballots next week.
Why was this question asked?
Sunak’s statement came at a time when Lord Rami Ranger, an Indian-origin businessman and Conservative Party affiliate, said in a video last week that Britain would be seen as racist if Sunak lost the Tory leadership election. will go.
What did Sunak say in the interview given to The Daily Telegraph?
Sunak said in an interview to ‘The Daily Telegraph’ that I don’t think it is a factor in any (member’s) decision. I don’t think this is correct. He said that I was elected a member of Parliament from Richmond… Our members preferred merit over anything else.
What did Rishi Sunak say on the tax dispute with his wife?
I am sure that when he considers this question, he will only prioritize who is the best person to be prime minister… gender, ethnicity and anything else will have no role. Referring to attacks on wife Akshata Murthy’s tax case related to Infosys shares, Sunak said that this is not a very old thing and I have clarified that I have never had any relation with this issue.