A look at the obscene pots of cash floating around town this week.
Sale of Witanhirst, London’s second largest house: £32 million (estimated)
Average London home: £313,000
Total in: £32,313,000
Michael Barry steals from Bexley Council: £220,000
Ne’er-do-wells posing as Jose Mourinho commit benefit fraud: £60,000
Brian Haw is a drain on police resources: £111,000
Jack Lemley, chair of the Olympic Delivery Authority, nets £400,000 for quitting his job.
Metronet overspend: £2 billion.
Total out: £2,000,791,000
Grand total: £1.968 billion in the red.