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Sunak investigated in UK over possible undeclared interest


LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is under investigation over allegations he failed to disclose shares his wife owns in a child care business that stands to benefit from his government’s budget. Parliament’s independent watchdog opened an inquiry last week for possible violations of a code of conduct that requires members to be “open and frank” in declaring relevant interests. A spokesperson for Sunak says he has made the necessary disclosure as a government minister and not through Parliament. The investigation centers around the government’s plan announced last month that would include a massive expansion of free child care. Sunak’s wife owns shares in a company that may benefit.

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