Edition: India  
> >

Liberal Democrats raise half a million pounds in election fundraising push

City A.M. Friday, 21 April 2017 ()
Liberal Democrats raise half a million pounds in election fundraising pushThe Liberal Democrats have raised £500,000 pounds since Prime Minister Theresa May shocked the UK by announcing a General Election will be held on 8 June.

The political party raised the donations after it sent out emails in response to the shock announcement, it told the Financial Times.

Labour's fundraising email raised £200,000 in the first 24 hours, according to an email sent on Wednesday.

Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have welcomed the chance to fight the General Election in seven weeks' time. Both parties voted in favour of the Prime Minister's motion to call the election under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, which required a two-thirds majority.
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
Source: Wochit News - < > Embed

News video: Democratic Senator Raises $2 Million for Reelection Run

Democratic Senator Raises $2 Million for Reelection Run 00:36

According to a report, Montana Democratic Senator Jon Tester raised $2 million in the first three months of 2017 for his reelection campaign next year. The report adds that much of that money has come in small increments as grass-roots Democrats contribute in far larger-than-usual amounts. Tester is...

You Might Like

Recent related news

Rachel Johnson rumoured to have joined Liberal Democrats and eyes...

Rachel Johnson rumoured to have joined Liberal Democrats and eyes...
Rachel Johnson, the sister of foreign secretary Boris Johnson, is rumoured to be a potential General Election rival for Ben Howlett. Journalist and author Mrs...
Bath Chronicle - UKAlso reported by •Grimsby Telegraph

2017 Staffordshire County Council election manifestos: Liberal...

THE Liberal Democrats are fielding candidates in the County Council elections on 4 May across the Lichfield and Burntwood area.These include:Jeyan Anketell in...
Lichfield Mercury - UK

Other recent news in Business

AKSHAYA TRITIYA 2017: Crowds throng jewellers; sales to go up by 40%Players reject CRICKET AUSTRALIA's pay offer as dispute continues
BARCLAYS first quarter profit doubles, misses bond trading boomBOEING seeks U.S. anti-dumping probe against Bombardier jet
Corruption on decline in India; KARNATAKA ranked most corrupt, Himachal Pradesh least: SurveyFACEBOOK launches Messenger Lite in 132 more countries
GAUTAM GAMBHIR to bear educational expenses of Sukma bravehearts' childrenGENERAL MOTORS ceases production at Halol plant
TAMIL NADU industry captains made aware of tourism opportunities in KazakhstanSHAHID AFRIDI turns down Najam Sethi's farewell offer


Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 newsR / One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter