UK Finance Minister Sunak has paid COVID-breach fine -Sky News

British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak speaks at a statement on the economic update session, at the House of Commons in London, Britain March 23, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

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LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has paid a fine for a breach of COVID-19 lockdown laws, Sky News’s political editor said on Tuesday, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson earlier said he had done the same.

Johnson apologised but defied calls to resign on Tuesday after being fined for breaking the rules by attending a gathering in his office to celebrate his birthday in 2020. read more

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Reporting by Paul Sandle
Editing by Chris Reese

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