Equality — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:44 pm on 8 February 2011.

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Photo of Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Labour 2:44, 8 February 2011

My Lords, would the Minister care to answer the question put by the noble Lord, Lord Smith of Clifton, who asked not about the taxation of banks but about bankers? Does he agree with me that if I received a bonus of £100 million and were to lose even half of it, that would not be the same as being in poverty and losing £10 a week?