Donors give Conservatives £24 million during election campaign. Labour given £9 million.

Figures released by the Electoral Commission show that political parties received a total of £40 million in donations between April and June this year, with the Conservatives being the biggest recipients with £24 million raised, compared to £9 million for Labour.

The Lib Dems were given £4 million.

The total donations received by the major parties are as follows:

  • Conservatives – £24,840,627
  • Labour – £9,492,519
  • Liberal Democrats – £4,358,410
  • Scottish National Party – £596,000
  • Women’s Equality Party – £282,931
  • Green Party – £176,363
  • UKIP – £156,455
  • Co-operative Party – £150,980
  • British National Party – £100,000
  • The Socialist Party of Great Britain – £26,333
  • Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales – £5,300

 

100 word news by The Hooting Times.

Full story here: http://bit.ly/2vsPK7a

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