James Cleverly said it was sexist to question Rishi Sunak’s wife’s tax – only 5 responses you need

Much attention is being focused on the tax affairs of chancellor Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murty, after it was revealed she uses non-domicile status to avoid paying UK tax on the £11.5m in annual dividends she receives from a stake in her family’s IT business empire.

Labour said it would be ‘breathtaking hypocrisy’ if she had been reducing her tax liabilities while the chancellor was raising the tax burden on nearly everyone else.

Here’s what a lot of people were saying about it today.

And we mention it again because Tory MP and minister for we can’t remember right now James Cleverly weighed in with this, appearing to suggest that somehow the whole thing was basically sexist.

And these are the only 5 responses you need.






And especially this.

Just in case anyone still wasn’t clear.

To conclude …

And this.


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