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Conservative Party donors revealed for Q3 2013

1: Mr John Griffin - £500,000
2: Mr James R Lupton - £250,000
2: Mr Michael S Farmer - £250,000
3: National Conservative Draws Society, Disraeli House - £125,000
3: The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd, 24 Old Queen Street - £125,000
4: United & Cecil Club, 18 Thornley Lane North - £92,600
5: Shore Capital Stockbrokers Ltd, Bond Street House - £72,500
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Conservative Party donors revealed for Q2 2013

The donations and borrowing figures for the second quarter of 2013 were released in the last half hour. Analyis by SearchTheMoney.com reveals that donors to Conservative Party organisations gave £4.63m in this period.

The complete list in descending order of magnitude:

  1. Ms Joan L B Edwards - £420,576
  2. Mr Michael S Farmer - £355,770
  3. Mr James R Lupton - £263,600
  4. National Conservative Draws Society, Disraeli House - £165,000
  5. Offshore Group
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Conservative Party donors revealed for Q1 2013

The donations and borrowing figures for the first quarter of 2013 were released in the last hour. Analyis by SearchTheMoney.com reveals that donors to Conservative Party organisations gave £3.74m in this period.

The complete list in descending order of magnitude:

  1. Mr Michael Davis - £500,000
  2. Ms May Makhzoumi - £500,000
  3. Mr James R Lupton - £255,000
  4. Mr Michael S Farmer - £254,334
  5. National Conservative Draws Society, Disraeli House - £175,000
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Bedroom Tax protest at David Cameron's ten-bedroom grace-and-favour home

MPs David Winnick, Michael Meacher and Kelvin Hopkins have staged a protest over the government's controversial Bedroom Tax outside the prime minister's Chequer's country retreat.

Their letter to the prime minister is reproduced in full below:

The Rt. Hon. David Cameron MP
Prime Minister
Chequers, Near Ellesborough
Aylesbury
Bucks.

5 April 2013.

Dear Prime Minister,

We have come to protest at the unjust and cruelly vindictive

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Serious questions for the Carlton Club

The work done by SearchTheMoney.com naturally involves significant engagement with legislation and guidance relating to political donations. When we launched, for example, we found a loophole enabling Tory dining clubs to avoid revealing their wealthy backers. This went on to be featured in the Daily Mirror under the headline 'Tories get more than £1m from secretive supper clubs'.

It is the affairs a different kind of club which has piqued

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Conservative Party donors revealed for Q3 2013

1: Mr John Griffin - £500,000 2: Mr James R Lupton - £250,000 2: Mr Michael S Farmer - £250,000 3: National Conservative Draws Society, Disraeli House - £125,000 3: The [...]

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