The London Ledger

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The London Ledger

A look at the obscene pots of cash floating around town this week.

Money in

Sale of Witanhirst, London's second largest house: £32 million (estimated)

Average London home: £313,000

Total in: £32,313,000

Money out

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.

Last Updated 21 July 2007