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Poor Bob Diamond gets tax support

Issue No. 2297

As if bosses aren’t “earning” enough, some are now even getting their tax paid for them.

Barclays boss Bob Diamond is set to trouser £17 million in pay, shares and benefits this year. But just to make sure he doesn’t run out of cash, the bank is also proposing to pay a £5.7 million tax bill for him.

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Tue 3 Apr 2012, 18:39 BST
Issue No. 2297
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