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Lord Ashcroft and the Conservative Party: the financial controversies

With Michael Ashcroft back in the news over his financial support for the Conservative Party, this post provides a quick recap of the past controversies over Michael Ashcroft, the Conservative Party and political funding.
Ashcroft’s sequence of senior Conservative posts
Under William Hague, Ashcroft was Treasurer of the Conservative Party (1998-2001), becoming a peer and member of [...]