Sunday, October 01, 2006
Another Bernie in the making
Replying to a post by Iain Dale on his humungous Diary about the Fibs biggest benefactor getting the pokey wur Stephen writes:
Obviously another example of fibbery being endemic in the FibDems.
And the very next day Iain adds more cold water to the firing fibbery:
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Was LibDem Donation Permissable and Will Courts Force Them to Repay It?
The Times questions this morning whether the 2.4 million pound donation to the LibDems by convicted perjurer Michael Brown was permissable under Electoral Commission rules. Three of the four investors in 5th Avenue Partners were foreign, which raises the possibilty that the LibDems were in effect given a foreign donation. This is The Times's speculation, not mine.
These four investors, who include former Man United chairman Martin Edwards, believe it was their money which Brown donated and they want it back. However, the LibDems have spent the money and couldn't pay it back even if they felt morally obliged to - which they don't.
The next stage is for the four investors to launch a court action against the LibDems. Watch this space.
Stephen was convinced the Garibaldi vote was in the bag with his choice of shirt