RU cai no índice global de corrupção devido a escândalos
January 31, 2023 -
O Reino Unido caiu sete lugares na tabela do índice global da corrupção
– o maior deslize entre as principais economias do mundo – após uma série de escândalos políticos e de despesa pública.
Britain fell seven places to 18th on Transparency International’s corruption perceptions index, representing the biggest fall among the G7 countries.
The closely watched index was published two days after Rishi Sunak sacked the Conservative party chair, Nadhim Zahawi, after revelations over his tax affairs.
The index grades a country on a scale of zero to 100, the latter being perceived as least corrupt. The UK scored 73, sliding from 78 a year earlier.
Qatar, which faced criticism over its treatment of workers in the run-up to the World Cup, dropped nine spots to 40th place. Denmark, Finland and New Zealand remained at the top of the list, while Somalia, Syria and South Sudan were at the bottom.