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Which big donors have been funding UK political parties over the last 10 years?

Duncan Hall

2nd March 2020

Which parties get big donations, who is paying, and why? Find out more here.

A fascinating insight into party funding in the UK. Compared with the New Labour era, the Conservatives have a big lead over Labour when it comes to large individual donations. The biggest single donation in the last decade went to the Liberal Democrats in 2019. It's very interesting to see who's paying and how much, but it's just as interesting to consider what they might hope to get in return.

Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall is Subject Lead for Politics and Sociology for tutor2u. Duncan is an experienced social science and humanities teacher, writer and senior examiner. He has taught Politics and Sociology A Level for many years and has a PhD in Social History.

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