|Series||Standards in public life|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||13|
Get this from a library! The funding of political parties in the United Kingdom: the governments̓ proposals for legislation in response to the fifth report of the Committee . The Funding of Political Parties: Where Now? brings fresh comparative material to inform this topical and intractable debate, and assesses the wider implications of continuing problems in political funding. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of Cited by: 7. The concluding chapters consider arguments for more extensive public funding of the political parties - as proposed by both the Houghton Committee in and the Hansard Society in In considering this issue the author draws heavily on Swedish experience, and throughout the book reference is made, where appropriate, to developments in Cited by: Get this from a library! Standards in Public Life: the funding of political parties in the United Kingdom volume 1: report.. [Great Britain. Committee on Standards in Public Life.].
The source of funds for political parties varies around the world based on culture, precedent and legal standards. In most countries in continental Europe, political parties are at least partially funded from the national budget in the form of various types of allowances, including those for regular party operation, functioning of parliamentary groups of party representatives, and for campaign. All political parties need funding to play their part in the political process, yet the role of money in politics is arguably the biggest threat to democracy today. This global threat knows no boundaries, and is evident across all continents from huge corporate campaign donations in the United States and drug money seeping into politics in Latin America, to corruption scandals. All of the English parties except for the Green Party contest elections in England, Scotland and Wales. Parties represented in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom or the European Parliament are. Conservative Party - A centre-right party which promotes British conservatism and unionism.; Labour Party - A centre-left party which promotes social democracy and democratic socialism. The Funding of Political Parties: Where Now? brings fresh comparative material to inform this topical and intractable debate, and assesses the wider implications of continuing problems in political funding. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of political science, political theory, policy and law.
The Funding of Political Parties:A Survey of the Main Choices Involved 13 Questions for Discussion 23 Part 2 – Annexes Introduction to Part 2 27 A – Objectives of the Review 29 B – Process of the Review 31 C – Recent Views on Party Funding 33 D – Political Party Income and Expenditure for the Last Four Years 37 E – Existing Public File Size: KB. Fifth Report – The Funding of Political Parties in the United Kingdom - Full Report PDF, MB, pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Besides, if parties are removed from the necessity of having to raise funds, they will become more unrepresentative and more detached from the day to day political realities. The artificial level to qualify for funding makes a false distinction between the spectrum of smaller parties that exist today, and gives some disproportionate influence. Public funding of political parties in New South Wales started in The main political parties currently receive reimbursement of around 75% of their electoral communications expenditure.