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House of Lords Hansard

Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL]

27 June 2017
Volume 783

    First Reading

    A Bill to make provision for the regulation of funding and expenditure of political parties; to make provision for the phased introduction of a cap on donations to political parties; to make provision for affiliation fees from trades unions and membership organisations to political parties to be counted as individual donations in prescribed circumstances; to make provision for the public funding of political parties; to make provision for the modification of rights of candidates and parties to election addresses; to make provision for limits on political parties’ expenditure between regulated periods; to confer powers on the Electoral Commission, and for connected purposes.

    The Bill was introduced by Lord Tyler, read a first time and ordered to be printed.