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Thursday, 25 August 2011

Labour funding – if it wasn’t for the unions...

The Electoral Commission has published political party funding figures for the second quarter of 2011. Trade unions contributed over 85% of Labour’s £3,093,094 donations of which UNISON Labour Link levy payers contributed £385,263 (13%) – making the union the UK’s third largest political donor during the period in question:  http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/party-finance/party-finance-analysis/party-funding/Q2-2011