Nazim Al-Zahawi: dismissal of the head of the ruling Conservative Party in Britain due to a “serious breach” related to his tax file
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has sacked Nazim Al Zahawi, head of the ruling Conservative Party, after an investigation into his tax file.
In his dismissal letter, Sunak said the investigation had established Zahawi’s “serious breach” of the ministerial code of conduct.
Sunak had asked the government’s advisor to the new curator, Sir Laurie Magnus, to investigate after it was found that Al-Zahawi had paid a fine to the Tax Authority during his work as Minister of Finance for not paying taxes in the past.
Sir Lowry’s investigation concluded that Al-Zahawi had not clearly disclosed his financial resources.
Sunak sent a message to Al-Zahawi, in which he said: “As a result, I inform you of my decision, which is to remove you from your position in His Majesty’s government.”