ADIL RAY and Kwasi Kwarteng clashed during Thursday’s Good Morning Britain as the host challenged the MP on why people in the UK are having to deal with the rise in National Insurance when Rishi Sunak’s wife doesn’t have to pay UK tax.
Kwasi Kwarteng appeared on Good Morning Britain via video link as he spoke with ITV hosts Kate Garraway and Adil Ray about the rise in energy prices and Rishi Sunak’s wife. Ray and Kwarteng ended up clashing after the MP was put on the spot about why Sunak’s wife, who has a non-domicile status, doesn’t pay UK tax.
“Why is it that the people watching this show have to deal with high national insurance,” Ray began as he asked: “Whereas the very wealthy like Rishi Sunak’s wife can choose to make sure her tax isn’t paid here?”
Kwarteng replied: “So I’m not an expert on her tax affairs, but from what I understand, she’s an Indian citizen, so she doesn’t have dual citizenship she has Indian citizenship.
“And as a consequence of that, she has what is called a non-domiciled…”