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Rich politicians: Times lists wealthy MPs and peers

Politicians have been ranked by The Times which has revealed its list of the 20 wealthiest parliamentarians in Britain, although the top slots are taken by Lords - not MPs.

David Thompson spoke to Ipsos MORI chief executive Ben Page and The Times' associate editor Alice Thomson about the list, which sees Lord Ashcroft taking the gold spot, and Richard Benyon named as the richest MP.

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