Laura Sharman 13 November 2014

Commission published figures for party donations

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The Tories received the largest amount in donations during the third quarter of this year, registering more than £6.7m.

New figures published by the Electoral Commission show that the eleven political parties accepted £14,927,083 in donations between 1 July and 30 September 2014.

This amount is over £400,000 less than the second quarter of this year, but nearly £700,000 more than the first quarter.

The figures also show the value of loans to parties stood at £14,244,663, with six parties also accepting £346,360 from public funds.

The seven political parties to report the most in donations were:

  • Conservative Party – £6,757,289
  • Labour Party – £3,188,931
  • Liberal Democrats - £2,752,873
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) - £1,572,825
  • Co-operative Party - £415,114
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP) - £98,387
  • Green Party - £88,250
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