British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak proved that none of the above the law when he was punished for not seatbelt in a moving car as he shoots videos for social media, according to BBC. Lancashire Police have issued a £100 fine to a 42-year-old man Prime ministerand now he will have 28 days to pay that amount… or something else. Aren’t the British just the most eccentric little creatures?
An administration spokesman said Prime Minister Sunak “fully accepted this was a mistake and apologized”.[z]Editor. This person added that Sunak will pay the full fine. If the Prime Minister has decided to fight the case in court, fines may be get a raise up to £500.
The breach happened in Lancashire while Sunak was on a trip across northern England. The video was made to promote the latest round of government “level up” spending and has been posted to his Instagram account.
The BBC reports that this is not the first time the Prime Minister has applied the law. Last April he was fined along with Boris Johnson for violating Covid lockdown rules by attending a fraternity gathering for Johnson at 10 o’clockwining street in june 2020.
For British politics is no different from our politics here in WORLDHowever, opposition politicians in the Liberal Democrats took the opportunity to jump right into the neck of Conservative leader Sunak as he was only the second Prime Minister to ever serve to be fined by the police (BoJo was the first). first).
“From partygate to seatbelt gate, these Conservative politicians are just taking the British people for fools,” Daisy Cooper, Deputy Liberal Democrat leader, said. “Whilst they continue to behave as though it’s one rule for them and another for everyone else, this fine is a reminder that the Conservatives eventually get their comeuppance.”
The BBC says that passengers who are 14 years old or over are responsible for making sure they’ve got a seatbelt on in cars, vans and other vehicles if one is available. If the passenger is under 14, the driver is responsible. Last time we checked, Sunak is indeed over 14 years old, which is why he was fined.