Party funding

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Labour backer to match donations to Just Stop Oil after Tory criticism
Dale Vince pledges to match amount given by public over next 48 hours after Tories target his Labour links

Aletha Adu

31, May, 2023 @3:49 PM

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Pressure on Tories to reveal ‘true source’ of party donations
Questions raised on loopholes in ban on foreign donations to political parties and their effects on the electoral system

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Michael Savage

28, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Major Tory donor investigated over fraud and money laundering allegations
Indian rice tycoon Karan Chanana, who gave the Conservatives more than £220,000, is under scrutiny by India’s finance ministry

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Solomon Hughes

20, May, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Labour criticised for giving global banks access to parliament
Exclusive: HSBC and NatWest staffers seconded to shadow business secretary Jonathan Reynolds’s team

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

07, May, 2023 @1:52 PM

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Government defeats move to tighten UK foreign donations law
Campaigners say defeat of amendment to close loopholes on party funding leaves UK open to ‘malign influences’

Ben Quinn Political Correspondent

03, May, 2023 @6:59 PM

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Push to crack down on foreign states’ influence over MPs’ cross-party groups
Standards committee calls for ban on APPGs accepting funding from foreign governments and review of parliamentary pass-holders

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

04, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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£3.5m of Tory donations linked to pollution and climate denial, says report
Millions given to party and MPs last year came from entities linked to fossil fuels, high-polluting industries and climate denial

Helena Horton

30, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Key questions about the House of Lords | Letters
Letters: Conservative peer Timothy Kirkhope on what the upper house does well and how to ensure appointments to it are done on the right basis

01, Jan, 2023 @6:38 PM

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One in 10 Tory peers have given more than £100,000 to party
Exclusive: 27 members of House of Lords have donated almost £50m in total to Conservatives

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

29, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Tories make billionaire ex-Mubarak minister senior treasurer
Mohamed Mansour, who served under Egyptian autocrat, given role fundraising in run-up to election

Rowena Mason, Aubrey Allegretti and Clare Rewcastle Brown

14, Dec, 2022 @1:21 PM

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Ex-Tory donor scathing about party’s response to Michelle Mone allegations
Exclusive: Gareth Quarry, who now donates to Labour, says Conservatives have trashed their reputation

Kiran Stacey

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Donations to Tory party slump 40% over three-month period
Almost £3m collected from July to September, as Labour takes more for first time in over a year with £4.7m

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

06, Dec, 2022 @3:31 PM

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