Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust publishes details of planned donations to the Liberal Democrats

The latest quarterly donation reports show relatively modest donations from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust to the Liberal Democrats (£8,725 in the third quarter of 2008), but via their website comes news that more money is on its way:

Grants made in 2008
October 2008 Quarter

Liberal Democrats

£1,230,000 towards campaigning costs in the lead up to the next General Election allocated as follows:

* £150,000 to support campaigns in key seats with women, black and minority ethnic candidates;
* £700,000 towards the cost of campaign staff and literature;
* £200,000 for election related training;
* £180,000 to support voter contact operations.

The Office of the Leader of the Liberal Democrats

£105,000 over 18 months from December 2008 to support the office of the Leader of the Liberal Democrats.

York Outer Liberal Democrats

£5,000 to assist the York Outer Liberal Democrats to secure office accommodation.

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