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Rishi Sunak wants to be Britain’s new prime minister but questions around his mega-wealthy wife may get in his way

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Akshata Murthy says she wishes that her tax status doesn't become a distraction to her husband Rushi Sunak to become UK's next prime . (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
Akshata Murthy says she wishes that her tax status doesn't become a distraction to her husband Rushi Sunak to become UK's next prime . (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

The wife of Britain’s wannabe prime minister steps out of her home carrying a tray of tea and biscuits to a crowd of reporters camped outside.

We’re approachable, Akshata Murthy’s message seems to be. We’re one of the people.

But although the gesture went down well it didn’t take long for the tea tray to be scrutinised.

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