Hinduja brothers regain top spot in UK rich list

The Hinduja brothers, Gopichand and Srichand, have reclaimed their crown as the UK’s wealthiest people, according to the annual Rich List survey.The Indian-born, London-based industrialists are estimated to be worth £22bn, up £1.35bn on last year’s list.The brothers knocked British businessman Sir Jim Ratcliffe from the top spot. The controversial chemicals entrepreneur, boss of Ineos, who is leading the drive to develop fracking in the UK, has dropped to third, with an estimated fortune of £18.1bn, down £2.9bn in the past 12 months.