Zahawi attacks media over coverage of his tax affairs

Mr Zahawi failed to declare he had paid a penalty to HMRC.

Nadhim Zahawi has attacked the media over coverage of his tax affairs in his letter to the Prime Minister.

After being told he was being sacked by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak by letter the former Tory party chairman replied back to the Prime Minister attacking the media over coverage of his tax affairs scandal. 

In his letter to Rishi Sunak, Zahawi did not directly address the findings of an investigation into his tax affairs - but he did attack some of the media coverage of the row.

He told Sunak he was concerned "about the conduct from some of the fourth estate in recent weeks".

He said some of the headlines over his position in government had made it difficult for his family, and he apologised for the toll it had taken on them.


The former Conservative party chairman was sacked after failing to declare he paid a penalty to the HMRC over his tax affairs by the Prime Minister on Sunday 29th January.

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