DAVID Cameron has added to growing pressure on Bob Diamond to forgo a multi-million payout following his resignation from Barclays.
The Prime Minister said that it would be "completely wrong" for bank bosses to leave in the wake of scandal to receive "vast payouts".
Labour's former city minister, Paul Myners, has warned that former chief executive Mr Diamond could depart the bank with up to £30 million. A reported almost £20m of unvested – or provisional shares –have been awarded over recent years to Mr Diamond, who earned around £18m last year alone. However, Mr Diamond appeared to resist calls to give up his payout yesterday.
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