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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the independent adviser on ministers’ interests to investigate his finance minister, 10 Downing Street confirmed on Monday. It comes after the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak—who in the past week was embroiled in accusations around his financial interests—wrote to Johnson on Sunday, asking the prime minister to order a review into his declarations of interest. On Monday, a spokeswoman for Johnson confirmed that the prime minister had agreed to Sunak’s request, and asked Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests Christopher Geidt to undertake the inquiry. “The prime minister has full confidence in the chancellor,” the spokeswoman added. Sunak has endured a torrid week in which a substantial increase in taxes came into effect as the tax arrangements of his family also came under scrutiny. As daughter of one of the founders of Indian IT giant Infosys, Sunak’s wife Akshata Murty owns 0.93 percent of the company, entitling …