Statement on political party funding

27 March 2012

Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, Francis Maude made a statement in the House of Commons on party funding on Monday 26 March 2012.

Party funding

The statement on party funding follows the publication of a report into political party finance by the Committee on Standards in Public Life in November 2011. The House of Commons Library has also prepared a briefing note on party funding.

Leader of the Opposition, Edward Miliband responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on political parties in the Topics section.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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