Rishi Sunak’s link to childcare firm added as footnote to list of interests as probe continues

Wife Akshata Murty’s ‘minority shareholding’ in Koru Kids noted in first ministerial register in 12 months

Adam Forrest,Kate Devlin
Wednesday 19 April 2023 12:14 BST
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Rishi Sunak faces probe over budget ‘benefit’ to wife’s childcare agency

Rishi Sunak’s link to a childcare company boosted by Jeremy Hunt’s recent Budget has been included in a new list of ministerial interests – but only as a footnote.

The new register – updated for the first time in a year – contains a reference to the Koru Kids firm that Mr Sunak’s wife holds shares in amid a row over declarations.

Mr Sunak is under investigation by parliament’s sleaze watchdog over allegations of a possible failure to declare the shares held by Akshata Murty in the childcare agency.

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