‘Brexit boom’ creates record number of UK billionaires

Hinduja brothers top Sunday Times Rich List with £16.2bn as newcomers include author EL James and DJ Calvin Harris

Britain has more billionaires than ever in what equality campaigners said was a clear sign the UK economy is only working for the few at the top.

There are now 134 billionaires based in the UK according to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, 14 more than the previous highest total, as the super-rich reap the benefits of a “Brexit boom”. Fifteen years ago, there were 21.

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