No party funding consensus without compromise

Writing on Lib Dem Voice, Paul Tyler says today (Wednesday), “The Government has signalled changes in a significant area:  cleaning up political funding.  This is very welcome news.  What appears to be on offer is not a full, comprehensive reform package, but it is a start.  The move to deal with links between parties and non-party campaigners is a prerequisite for any more wide-ranging reform (a proper donation cap, for example) since without it money would simply move from parties to other political organisations.”

Read the full article here:  http://www.libdemvoice.org/paul-tyler-writesthere-can-be-no-party-funding-consensus-without-compromise-34791.html

Read the Funding Democracy:  Breaking the Deadlock draft Bill recently published at a cross-party seminar at: http://www.fundingukdemocracy.org

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