Rich lists

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2% tax on UK rich list families ‘could raise £22bn a year’
Campaigners for tax reform say similar levies in Europe have helped to reduce inequality

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

29, May, 2023 @7:01 AM

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Rishi Sunak thinks voters don’t care about his vast wealth, but the pollsters aren’t so sure | Polly Toynbee
Public opinion is turning against the super-rich. Will it take a general election for the prime minister to realise, asks Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

23, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Let’s use our spare rooms to help homeless refugees | Brief letters
Brief letters: Hosting asylum seekers | Liz Truss in Taiwan | Jim Ratcliffe’s wealth | Martin Amis

22, May, 2023 @4:32 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s family fortune falls by £200m in Sunday Times rich list
Fall in value of Infosys, in which PM’s wife Akshata Murty holds a stake, drives drop in couple’s wealth

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

19, May, 2023 @8:36 AM

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Manchester United bidder Jim Ratcliffe up to second on UK rich list
Hinduja family remain at top, while Richard Branson drops 33 places to 77th

Mark Sweney

19, May, 2023 @8:32 AM

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Joseph Stiglitz: tax high earners at 70% to tackle widening inequality
Nobel prize-winning economist calls for new top rate of income tax and 2-3% wealth tax on fortunes

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

22, Jan, 2023 @2:09 PM

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Who wants to live for ever? Only billionaires like Jeff Bezos
No wonder the super-rich are funding anti-ageing research. Getting older must look lovely when you can afford your own climate-controlled island, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

08, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Cost of living crisis: Stop the Squeeze calls for wealthiest to ‘pay proper share’ of tax
Coalition of 40-plus charities and groups launches amid fears of spending cuts to plug public finances

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

27, Oct, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Does Rishi Sunak’s £730m fortune make him too rich to be PM?
With a weekend home sporting a £400,000 pool and spa, the ‘insanely rich’ ex-chancellor is dividing opinion in his Yorkshire seat

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

22, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Superyacht linked to sanctioned Russian oligarch Igor Kesaev on sale for £26m
Brokers in Monaco told it is ‘strictly prohibited’ to advertise sale of MySky on print or the internet

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

01, Oct, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Indian tycoon Gautam Adani named world’s third richest person
Billionaire becomes first Asian person to break into the top three of world’s wealthy

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Aug, 2022 @10:49 AM

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Billionaire closes main road in South Kensington for gardening work
Ivy owner Richard Caring wins council permission to close part of Onslow Square, a busy ambulance and bus route, for two weeks

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

27, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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