When former British foreign secretary William Hague vacated from his seat in the countryside of Yorkshire, an Indian-origin candidate, Rishi Sunak stepped into his shoes as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak has been appreciated for his work many times and is the most liked chancellor of Britain in 40 years.
According to the Ipsos MORI report, Rishi Sunak has the highest satisfaction ratings for a chancellor since Denis Healey in 1978. Talking about Rishi, he is Infosys boss Narayan Murthy’s son-in-law, for people in Northern England’s Yorkshire, he’s a son-of-the-soil Member of Parliament, in UK he is the Briton responsible for steering the country through the COVID-hit economic crisis.
Sunak was appointed as the Chancellor of the Exchequer in February 2020, he has seen a steady rise in British politics. He also presented his first Union budget in March 2020. Those who are not aware, Rishi Sunak, went to Oxford and Stanford and became MP just five years ago. His father worked as a general physician under the National Health Scheme and his mother was a pharmacist. The British media refer to him as “possible future prime minister”.
Sunak’s official website states, “I grew up watching my parents serve our local community with dedication. My dad was an NHS family GP and my mum ran her own local chemist shop. I wanted to make that same positive difference to people as their Member of Parliament.”
His profile by The Guardian states that “despite gaining a first in the traditional politician’s degree, he rejected student politics and instead devoted his spare time to his fascination with money, becoming president of the Oxford University Investment Society.”