*Data-geek alert* Spreadsheets of all main party donations, 2001-11, available to download here

by Stephen Tall on February 27, 2012

There are many ways to live it large on a Friday night. Here’s what I did to get the weekend party started… grazed on the Electoral Commission’s website, looking at the data available of all declared donations by the Lib Dems, Labour and the Conservatives between 2001 and 2011.

Here are the results of my labours…

First, this blog-post from Saturday night (surely prime-time for data-geeks everywhere, no?), 10 things you might not have known about party political funding over the last decade.

Secondly, and far more excitingly, I’ve uploaded Google spreadsheets of the three main parties’ donations received between 2001 and 2011 (incl.):

To date, these have been accessed more than 200 times. You guys know how to roll almost as much as I do.