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The difference between cleaning up and laundering 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Earlier in the week, Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott suggested that Nick Clegg should "show some leadership in stopping the next election being fought with dirty money.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">His Lordship was suggesting that voters could be asked via the ballot box whether they would back state funding of political parties. He also called for a £5,000 cap on political donations to stop any undue influence by wealthy donors on party policy.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Commentators suspect the reference was to Lib Dem donor Sudhir Choudhrie who was recently denied a peerage after inspection reports by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) raised serious concerns over standards at hospitals and residential care homes owned by his family company.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">In his defence, Clegg has consistently argued for new funding arrangements to stop the wealthy donors having influence on politics. However, he is considered doubly damned by some in his party for failing to reach a cross-party agreement with Labour, and especially the Conservatives, on a new system.&nbsp;</span><br /><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"><br /></span><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Of course, events in Falkirk have since prompted a rethink by Ed Miliband.&nbsp;</span><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Meanwhile, David Cameron is left reflecting on his party’s arbitrary treatment of </span><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: maroon; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"><a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10228123/David-Cameron-very-sorry-for-the-way-Peter-Cruddas-was-treated.html"><span style="color: maroon;">Peter Cruddas</span></a></span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"> and how the (very) former tory co-treasurer has recently become a big buddy of the PM’s personal nemesis Lord Ashcroft.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Who knows, avoiding the kind of negative influence that this pair could conjure up between them might be enough to push Cameron back to the negotiating table.<o:p></o:p></span></div><!--EndFragment--><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Earlier in the week, Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott suggested that Nick Clegg should "show some leadership in stopping the next election being fought with dirty money.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">His Lordship was suggesting that voters could be asked via the ballot box whether they would back state funding of political parties. He also called for a £5,000 cap on political donations to stop any undue influence by wealthy donors on party policy.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Commentators suspect the reference was to Lib Dem donor Sudhir Choudhrie who was recently denied a peerage after inspection reports by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) raised serious concerns over standards at hospitals and residential care homes owned by his family company.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">In his defence, Clegg has consistently argued for new funding arrangements to stop the wealthy donors having influence on politics. However, he is considered doubly damned by some in his party for failing to reach a cross-party agreement with Labour, and especially the Conservatives, on a new system.&nbsp;</span><br /><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"><br /></span><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Of course, events in Falkirk have since prompted a rethink by Ed Miliband.&nbsp;</span><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Meanwhile, David Cameron is left reflecting on his party’s arbitrary treatment of </span><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: maroon; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"><a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10228123/David-Cameron-very-sorry-for-the-way-Peter-Cruddas-was-treated.html"><span style="color: maroon;">Peter Cruddas</span></a></span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;"> and how the (very) former tory co-treasurer has recently become a big buddy of the PM’s personal nemesis Lord Ashcroft.</span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #1e1e1e; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Who knows, avoiding the kind of negative influence that this pair could conjure up between them might be enough to push Cameron back to the negotiating table.<o:p></o:p></span></div><!--EndFragment--><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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