Political Finance

What’s the issue?

Whether you call it Londongrad or the London Laundromat, there’s no doubt that the UK has a serious problem with dirty money in politics. It undermines the integrity of our elections and therefore our democracy – a problem that is exacerbated by weak rules around donations to political parties. These issues can and must be dealt with if we’re to drive dirty money out of UK politics.

What does Spotlight on Corruption do?

Spotlight has researched and developed a model “know your donor” policy that political parties could straightforwardly implement. And we continue to recommend additional important measures to secure the integrity of the UK’s democratic processes.