Bonuses such as those awarded by Barclays should be taxed, Labour's Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury has said.
Cathy Jamieson MP said such a tax "could fund a paid job for every young person out of work for 12 months or more, which they would have to take up or lose benefits".
The proposal, announced by Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves yesterday, would be used to create 56,000 jobs.
Barclays awarded £2.38 billion in bonuses and other incentive awards to staff last year, up 10% from 2012.
More top news
ITV Border Political Editor Peter MacMahon says it's far too early to call this referendum.
A World War Two veteran has told ITV News he has fulfilled a boyhood dream by voting for an independent Scotland.
Speaking as a Scot - not the ITV News Scotland Correspondent - I am feeling a great anxiety about what lies ahead.