Scotland’s billionaire wealth stood at £2.7 billion a decade ago; as late as 2019, it was £17.2 billion; and now, two years on, it stands at £22.4 billion. It’s worth taking a second to breathe, read those figures again and wonder what has become of this self-consciously progressive nation.
Sunday Times Rich List
Many Scots are struggling to put food on the table nearly two months into lockdown, but at least the billionaires are doing alright. The Sunday Times Rich List showed Scotland’s super-rich grew its wealth by 13 per cent over the past year, an increase that Rich List compiler Robert Watts said was higher than the […]