In full: the letters between Nadhim Zahawi, Rishi Sunak and his ethics adviser

What was in the letters sent between the prime minister, the former chancellor and Sir Laurie Magnus

Rishi Sunak has sacked the Conservative party chair, Nadhim Zahawi, after he was found to have breached the ministerial code by failing to declare the HMRC investigation into his tax affairs.

An investigation by the prime minister’s ethics adviser, Sir Laurie Magnus, concluded that Zahawi had committed a “serious breach” of the code by not telling officials he was under investigation by the tax body when he was appointed chancellor by Boris Johnson.

Here are the letters between the prime minister, his ethics adviser and Zahawi in full.

Sunak to Zahawi:

Zahawi to Sunak:

Magnus to Sunak:

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