The top five richest families In the UK are the Duke of Westminster who is worth £7.83 billion, businessmen brothers David and Simon Reuben worth £6.93bn, the Hinduja brothers worth £6.03bn, Earl Cadogan is worth £4.16bn and Newcastle United football club owner Mike Ashley  who is worth £3.31bn.

These families have a combined wealth of £28.2 billion and the poorest fifth of the UK population only account for £28.1 billion.

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