The Liberal Democrats have accumulated more donations in Britain’s most marginal constituencies than any other party, Bureau research reveals.
Hedge funder Martin Taylor’s £600,000 donation to Labour’s election war chest means the party has now raised at least £1.5m from the financial services sector this Parliament.
The Bureau can reveal that Labour’s third largest individual cash donor since the last election helps run Nevsky Capital, a hedge fund based near Bond Street in Mayfair, west London.
The first comprehensive analysis of all cash donations given to Labour from outside trade unions since the last election highlights concerns over party’s pledge to be transparent about its funders.
A winning auction bid for a portrait of Margaret Thatcher is returned to donor.
Home credit firm has given £28,500 to party since December 2011
Industry figures out in force after call to avert mansion tax
Black and white party has raised concerns over wealthy guests’ access to ministers
Questions over major cash gift linked to Russian banker
With the general election just 10 months away, how are the parties shaping up?
A third of Gold Care homes failed at least one standard at last inspection
The Bureau reveals the money going into marginal seats.
Thatcher portrait linked via manservant to Andrei Borodin
Pot of honey and Thatcher-signed champagne fetched tens of thousands of pounds at Conservative summer.
MP quizzes David Cameron about Conservative fundraiser at prime minister’s questions today.
The finance sector formed the largest contingent at the Conservative summer party at Old Billingsgate.
An unrivalled opportunity to meet David Cameron and other key government ministers in a convivial and private setting.
Goldman Sachs banker and tory donor told parliament he would be completely independent.
Bell Pottinger executives among those on seating plan for Tory summer ball.