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. 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 More Related articles We are heading for the next recession – it's crucial the right people are in charge Five years of profitable themes and stocks… Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn?