Of course, they are the usual people.
Bankers’ bonuses soared to record levels in April as the Government’s cut in the top rate of income tax came into effect, new figures have revealed.
The disclosure provoked anger, with Labour accusing David Cameron of giving a “massive tax cut” to millionaires in the City at a time when ordinary families are seeing their incomes shrink.
And, like so many aspects of austerity it worked just as intended and the opposite of how it was advertised.
The surge in bonus payments could also have cost the Treasury tens of millions of pounds in lost tax revenues.[cross-posted at Firedoglake]