Party donations “should be slashed”, says Miliband

16th April, 2012 10:17 am

If you didn’t see it yesterday, here’s a clip of Ed Miliband’s Marr interview on party funding:

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    And you really think that this is going to happen? How can you stop people buying their way in to make government policy? The Unions have outstanding lawyers but so too do the rich Tory donors.
    When it comes to paying for those adverts, for Eddie Izzard in Manchester, for all the little dinners I am sure that a way round the laws will be found.
    Meanwhile the central party members in London grow farther and farther away from the people they are supposed to represent leaving the way open for the likes of George Galloway.

  • Dave Postles

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