Rishi Sunak says he was ‘silly’ to say he had no working class friends

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In an interview with Andrew Neil on Channel 4, Rishi Sunak admitted it was ‘silly’ to say he had no working class friends – a statement he made in a 2007 BBC documentary on class. ‘We all say silly things when we’re students, but I’ve talked about my background, my family were welcomed here as migrants,’ he said. Neil also asked Sunak if it was’ unsavoury’ for the son of successful middle-class migrants to support the Rwanda policy – to which the former chancellor responded: ‘No’

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