THE former trainer of Thomas Cook has been urged by MPs to lapse a £500,000 bonus.
Debt-hit Thomas Cook folded final month withdrawal 150,000 Brits stranded and in need of repatriation.
Former arch executive Peter Fankhauser told MPs he was “deeply sorry” that bosses could not save a famous transport giant.
Labour MP Rachel Reeves told a cross-party cabinet that his reparation “rings rather hollow” unless he was peaceful to “put something back”.
She pronounced his some-more than £500,000 income reward from 2017 could be “put to improved purpose” such as excess payments for staff or remuneration for taxpayers.
She urged Mr Fankhauser to “do your association proud” and “go divided and simulate on a outrageous salaries you’ve earned”.
The former arch told a Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee he would “consider what is right”.
Mr Fankhauser, 59, who is Swiss, also pronounced no supervision ministers called him in Thomas Cook’s final 6 days before Sep 23 nonetheless their counterparts from Germany, Spain, Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece did so.
At a apart hearing, Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom told MPs that she schooled Thomas Cook was in difficulty a month before it collapsed.
She pronounced bailing it out with a “£200million plus” it sought would have been “throwing good income after bad”.
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