"100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery," runs the Telegraph's splash today. "This letter is signed in a personal capacity," it notes at the end, in italics.

To find out how much we should all be listening to these business leaders, we decided to put April Fools' Day content to one side and spend several hours trawling through the names to find out exactly who these 103 people (to be exact) - or 0.000158 per cent of the UK's 63.2m population - are.

Starting with the basics, other than the fact that this is such a minute percentage of highly privileged people, we found that the signatories aren't exactly representative of the country's gender make-up:

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