Lib Dems outraise Conservatives in second week of general election

Both an impressive performance by the Lib Dem fundraisers and also a sign of how poorly the Conservative campaign is doing: the declarable* Lib Dem donations added up to a greater sum that those for the Conservatives:

Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives struggled to raise money in the second week of the election campaign, bringing in just £290,000 from private donors, while Labour received a windfall of £4.4m…

The Liberal Democrats received £335,000 in the second week of the campaign. [The Guardian]

* i.e. donations above the declarable limits, so excluding small donations.

UPDATE: It was a similar pattern through the rest of the election.

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