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Lord Bamford

Lord Bamford – formerly Sir Anthony Bamford – has spent more than 50 years at digger firm JCB and 2015 marks his 40th year as chairman. The company was formed by Lord Bamford's father Joseph Cyril Bamford. Lord Bamford has donated almost £5 million to the Conservative Party since 2002 and has also been an active benefactor of non-political causes including the NSPCC.

 

Top 50 most wealthy in Midlands are almost £8 billion better off than last year

There is an interesting reason why the combined wealth of this year's most wealthy in the Midlands is almost £8 billion higher than 2016

Birmingham Post Rich List 2017: see the 50 richest people in the Midlands

See who made the 2017 Rich List with eight new entries and an overall wealth that has increased by almost £8 billion

Lord Bamford

Rich List 2017: No.2 - Lord Bamford and family

The pro-Brexit JCB boss is confident about opening new markets after missing out on this year's top ranking in the Birmingham Post Rich List

Lord Bamford

Birmingham Post Power 250: Manufacturing

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of manufacturing

Lord Bamford has been with JCB for more than 50 years

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.1 - Lord Bamford & family

Lord Bamford’s JCB – one of the world’s most famous companies – celebrated 70 years in business in October

Post Rich List 2016

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: Global slowdown takes its toll on manufacturing

Slowdowns in the previously buoyant economies of China, India and Brazil, Russian sanctions and sluggish economies in Europe have taken their toll on manufacturers

Birmingham is the UK's fourth most prosperous city according to new research

Birmingham named fourth most prosperous city

And the number of millionaires living here is on the rise according to new research published by Barclays

Five Brindleyplace, home to Deutsche Bank in Birmingham which is said to be considering leaving the UK if it exits the EU

Deutsche Bank ponders leaving UK on EU exit

Banks employs more than 2,000 at base in Brindleyplace and is one of several major corporate firms in the city

Sharon Osbourne is at No.28 on the 2015 Post Rich List with husband Ozzy

Rich List 2015: Lack of women leaves wealthy club all the poorer

There are no independently-wealthy females on the 2015 Birmingham Post Rich List – an “unacceptable” position according to business and community leaders.

Lord Bamford

Rich List 2015: No.1 - Anthony Bamford & family

Baron Bamford has spent more than 50 years at JCB, and 2015 marks his 40th year as chairman.

The Rich List is in the January 22nd edition of the Birmingham Post

Rich List 2015: The Midlands' wealthiest top 50

Photo gallery and this year's Birmingham Post Rich List

The Birmingham Post Rich List is focused on the area covered by three LEPs covering the West Midlands

Rich List 2015: Manufacturing leads the way in Midlands wealth

The combined fortunes of the 50 names on the 2015 Birmingham Post Rich List add to up to more than £17.4bn - and the top three are all manufacturers

JCB to build £30 million golf course in Rocester

Plans for an 18-hole, 7,150-yard, par 72 championship golf course centre on 240 acres of countryside to the south of its headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire

Birmingham Post Rich List 2014

Birmingham Post Rich List 2014

A rundown of the top 50 richest people in the Midlands.

Anthony Bamford

Birmingham Post Rich List 2014: No.1 - Lord Bamford and family (£3.3bn)

The highest profit in his firm’s 67 year history, one of its biggest ever single orders and a seat in the House of Lords – not a bad year for the chairman of digger-maker JCB.

Mike Whitby

Peerage for former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby

Mike Whitby to become Lord Whitby after David Cameron picks him to become a Tory peer

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