Flashcards in Chapter 3 - Party Funding Deck (12):
What is the main source of all party's funding?
Who sparked controversy by donating £1 million to the Labour Party and arguably benefiting?
When was the Political Parties, Elections and Referendum Act? (PPERA)
What did the PPERA act do?
Gave state funding of £30,000 per constituency and required parties to declare any donations over £5000 to the Electoral Comissionn
When was the Political Parties and Elections Act?
What did the PPEA do?
Imposed tighter restrictions on spending and raised declaration threshold to £7,500, and restricted those donations to only UK residents
What system did the 2007 Phillips Report suggest?
Define Short Money
The grant offered to opposition parties to help them cover administrative costs and allow them to offer proper scrutiny
Define Cranborne Money
HoL version of Short Money
Which Conservative backer admitted he did not pay UK tax on his overseas earnings in 2010?
When was the inquiry launched into 'Party Political Finance'?