The Treasury is considering removing a cap on bankers’ bonuses as part of a post-Brexit shake-up of City rules.
Fran Boait, Executive Director at Positive Money said:
“Gifting bankers uncapped bonuses at a time when millions of households are choosing between eating and heating is beyond tone deaf – it’s shameful.
“Providing greater relief to the wealthy than the poor has characterised Truss’ premiership so far, with the energy price cap freeze announced last week expected to disproportionately benefit the highest-income households.
“The new government’s priority right now should be raising incomes for the lowest earners, not City fat cats.”
- Kwasi Kwarteng considers scrapping bankers’ bonus cap to boost City: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62906854
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