February 20th, 2013

Party Funding Figures Out

cashParty funding figures for the last quarter are out. Excluding public money, between October and December last year the Tories received £3,309,109 in donations, Labour £2,592,885 and the LibDems just £570,959. The three biggest donors were Unite, Unison and the GMB, who funnelled over £1.5 million of their gold to you know who. Things don’t change…


57 Comments

  1. 1
    Owin Jones says:

    Don’t knock it, stating the obvious can be a revolutionary act!

  2. 2
    B Boyd says:

    Nothing to see here

  3. 3
    CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

    Need to ban non-voters from contributing to political parties.

  4. 4
    Jimmy says:

    “The three biggest doners”

    Those are some expensive kebabs

  5. 5
    CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

    http://www.ukip.org/content/latest-news/2958-now-former-lib-dem-mayor-is-backing-diane-in-eastleigh

    Glynn Davies-Dear worked as constituency caseworker for LibDem MP David Chidgey but has now ripped up his LibDem membership card and is calling on the people of Eastleigh to support UKIP candidate Diane James in the by-election on February 28.

    Mr Davies-Dear has served for 20 years a Lib Dem borough councillor and 12 years as a county councillor.

  6. 6
    spread the bumsex, feel the love says:

    “doners” – which illiterate cvnt is supposed to be in charge today?

  7. 7
    Tuscan Tony says:

    “Their gold”?

    Some of that old Union Modernisation Fund taxpayer cash finding its way back to Labour.

  8. 8
    Huhne Cellblock H says:

    Who on earth is still donating to the Liberal Democrats? What could they possibly hope to gain by it?

  9. 9

    Hmmm, one party takes money from people who want better pay / jobs… the other party takes money from people who want to lower pay / cut jobs.
    Things don’t change.

  10. 10
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    1.5 million pounds worth of union members subs, but how much went on the two union bosses salaries and pensions. I would hazard a guess of around 250,000 pounds for salaries, pensions and perks. That’s just the start.
    Comrades, brothers, do you not think you are being stung?

  11. 11
    Pizza the Hutt says:

    That’s socialist education for you.

  12. 12

    The union leaders selected Ed, the union members paid for Ed.

    If Cameron wasn’t so spineless, Miliband would be a joke. As it is, in a couple of years, he’ll be a bought-and-paid-for Prime Minister.

  13. 13
    The Fifty Seventh Earl of Perineum says:

    http://bit.ly/ZefuP6

  14. 14
    Anonymous says:

    Union many are raised by payments made by many and given to improve the living standard of many. When a rich man gives £1.5m he gives it to raise the living standard of himself, so its not for the greater good.

    Only issue I have when union raise money from public servants is, most aren’t value for money so they give it to increase inefficiencies.

  15. 15
    Steve Miliband says:

    Wunoshun

  16. 16
    Pied Piper of Scroungers says:

    Ed Miliband dances to the tune of the union barons.

  17. 17
    Anonymous says:

    Cameron was selected and paid for by few rich men.

  18. 18
    Idle Public Sector Worker says:

    A Lordship?

  19. 19
    James Delingpole says:

    doners? Messrs Staines and Cole clearly enjoy their kebabs but this is taking it too far.

  20. 20
    James says:

    Time to impose a £100k cap on political donations…

  21. 21
    Moussa Koussa Mark 6 says:

    Hi Guido.

    Have you received you orders for the day, from The Gimp Gove office yet.

    PS Pound in Free Fall !!!!!

  22. 22
    Moussa Koussa Mark 6 says:

    Correction. The Spelling neo nuts will be foaming

    Hi Guido.

    Have you received your orders for the day, from The Gimp Gove office Spads yet.

    PS Pound in Free Fall !!!!!

  23. 23
    James O'Brien says:

    I’m a total c-unt, aren’t I?

  24. 24
    Evil Landlord says:

    +1

  25. 25
    Moussa Koussa Mark 6 says:

    How much did you donate to Dave and Co Guido….LOL

  26. 26
    Socilisim is running on empty says:

    Proveable fact or lefty jank?

  27. 27
    keeshond8 says:

    Why begrudge the LibDems receiving around 17.5% of the Tories’ donations? After all, had there been state funding they would have received an amount proportionate to each party’s vote share in the last general election: 65.5% of that of their coalition partners…..so rather more than £571,000.

  28. 28
    Rinka Scott says:

    Afghan hounds do not seem to have much fight in them.

  29. 29
    King of Mervyn Gardens says:

    We definitely need more QE. The currency is so debauched that a few more hundred billion won’t matter. Anyway I’ll be fucking off soon to spend more time with my pension(already converted into euros!)

  30. 30
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote UKIP.

  31. 31
    Anonymous says:

    Just count the number of men he called in for supper at no. 10 and money.

  32. 32
    Cockney Rebel says:

    I’m fed up of living in a multi-culti shithole like London. I’m thinking of moving north to get away from it. Somewhere nice like Bradford or Blackburn.

  33. 33
    Anonymous says:

    A jobless mother appeared on national TV today to defend herself after widespread outrage over her having the upkeep of her 11 children and a purpose-built six-bedroom home paid for by taxpayers.

    Unemployed redhead Heather Frost, 37, of Churchdown, Gloucestershire, was on ITV’s Daybreak to insist she ‘didn’t beg’ for the £400,000 eco-home and was now ’50/50 whether I’m going to take it’.

    Her daughter Angel, 16, was also on the show to mount a defence of her mother after MailOnline revealed yesterday that the family had the means to keep a horse called Annie, bought last year.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2281172/Mother-11-having-400k-taxpayer-funded-house-built-says-in.html#ixzz2LRdckaoM
    Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

  34. 34
    EU Watch says:

    EU institutions and p3d0’s ?

  35. 35
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote LibLabCon.

  36. 36
    The Exit Gift Voucher, The Gift That Really Does Last Forever says:

    I’ll send him a voucher it includes the one way air fare to Switzerland.

  37. 37
    The Exit Gift Voucher, The Gift That Really Does Last Forever says:

    I’d only recommend if you can time travel to the 1950s as well.

  38. 38
    That's quanTITative easing for you says:

    Don’t get much for your money these days.

  39. 39
    Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

    The word ‘idle’ is superfluous when talking about public sector employees (not ‘workers’).

  40. 40
    Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

    I haven’t been a union member for several years now. Wild horses couldn’t drag me back. They stab us working class white English in the back, and they’re sod all use when you actually need the bastards.

  41. 41
    Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

    Political parties should have jusst one source of income: subs from ordinary members.

  42. 42
    T'Old Fella says:

    “the Tories received £3,309,109 in donations” so where did that lot come from, the usual in money terms then the Cons should walk into power

  43. 43
    T'Old Fella says:

    Gideon’s advisers?

  44. 44
    T'Old Fella says:

    There should be a law as in Australia mate, where a person is registered to vote they have to vote, plus you could have spot checks on those who register for postal votes

  45. 45
    Ma­qboul says:

    Prescott took delivery.

  46. 46
    Ma­qboul says:

    Yes, like you I was sat outside the door watching them come and go.

  47. 47
    Sam Sung says:

    Bollocks to his Spads – it’s his husband you should be frightened of

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2281373/He-belted-school-says-wifes-boss-confesses-best-Education-Minister-years-Im-Mr-Blurt-PM.html

    Anyone else think that he looks better without the beard?

  48. 48
    Boshy says:

    You couldn’t make it up, only in the UK

  49. 49
    Plato Chips please luv says:

    How many ‘husbands’ did this woman have? And WTF are they all now?

  50. 50
    Plato Chips please luv says:

    Once known as ‘teenage scribblers’?

  51. 51
    Plato Chips please luv says:

    Several hundred thousand ex-union members would seem to agree with you. I tore my card up in 1982 – and gave myself a 170 quid tax free annual pay rise in the process, which is much more than the union ‘negotiators’ ever got for me.

    It is such a shame that union members today seem to be too thick to realise that they funding a very luxurious lifestyle for their leaders. You would think that so called ‘educated’ teachers would be bright enough to suss this out for themselves.

  52. 52
    Plato Chips please luv says:

    … and far less than 100k per member per annum.

  53. 53
    Extremely ancient seafarer says:

    Silly boy! If he could time travel to the 1950s he would not be needing to get out of London. Used to be a lovely place to live back then.

  54. 54
    Giddy here says:

    They will be food self-sufficient, owning that horse.
    No need for Tescos.
    Just think of the number of burgers it will make.

  55. 55
    I don't want to share the same air as the Edinburgh socialist dogshite says:

    How much debt are the Labour Party in now.

  56. 56
    Jess The Dog says:

    Stop all donations Make the parties rely on individual membership subscriptions. Then we might see the country run properly.

  57. 57
    Madam Stemcor says:

    PAH! chump change you chumps.


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