April 30, 2012
He has received at least £35million since joining the beleaguered Royal Bank of Scotland in 2008.
… And yesterday some of those taxpayers who helped bail out his bank got to see exactly how the chief executive is spending his riches.
He has hired some of the best landscape gardeners in the country to turn Broughton Grange into ‘one of the most significant private contemporary gardens in Britain’, in the words of one expert.
In rolling hills outside Banbury in Oxfordshire, the country pile boasts an outdoor heated swimming pool, two tennis courts and two horse paddocks.