Politics 14 May 2013 “How can you tell us one man is worth £36,000 after tax and does not play in the Premier League?” Business quote of the day. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML “How can you tell us one man is worth £36,000 after tax and does not play in the Premier League?” An angry shareholder demands an answer from Centrica chief executive Sam Laidlaw during its tense general meeting yesterday. Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, which increased its prices by 6 per cent in December, is set to make £1.4bn in profit in 2013. Laidlaw also holds lucrative roles at HSBC and the Department for Transport. › How the war on hackers is picking our pockets and risking our lives Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Diversify your income in increasingly concentrated UK markets How Brexit will affect boob jobs, hip replacements and other medical devices What happens when the European Medicines Agency leaves the UK?