British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy. | POOL
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murthy, holds non-domiciled status in the UK, meaning she doesn’t pay British taxes on her foreign earnings. This sentence rather caught my eye when it appeared in the British press. Also, I found this quote rather interesting as well: (Minister) Jacob Rees-Mogg has refused to apologise for calling the Downing Street partygate scandal “fluff” and “fundamentally trivial”. We are talking about senior ministers in the British government and to be honest while they have done nothing wrong they should really know better and set an example. If the Chancellor of the Exchequer is asking the great British public to pay a sizeable part of their total earnings in taxes then his wife should do the same. It is the honourable thing. She is not breaking the law but it is more a question of fair play and setting an example.