Posts Tagged “michael brown”

In other news… Michael Brown extradited, unpaid party internships, Jo Swinson for cabinet? & other stories

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Lib Dem donor Michael Brown to be extradited to UK (BBC News) Convicted fraudster and former Lib Dem donor Michael Brown is facing a hearing in Spain for extradition to the UK. He was flown to Madrid […]

Michael Brown and the Lib Dems: the bits the Telegraph missed out

by Stephen Tall on September 11, 2011

Today’s Telegraph splashes with the story, Revealed: secret new life of fugitive Lib Dem donor, devoting its first three pages to the tale of Michael Brown’s new life on the run in a Caribbean hideout. Michael Brown, as our readers will not need reminding, donated £2.4m to the party just before the 2005 general election. […]

+++ OFFICIAL: Lib Dems cleared by Electoral Commission over Michael Brown’s £2.4m donation

by Stephen Tall on November 20, 2009

Here’s the full statement just released by the Electoral Commission:
Donations by 5th Avenue Partners Limited to the Liberal Democrats: statement
20 Nov 2009
The Electoral Commission, the independent elections and party finance watchdog, today announced the outcome of its investigation into donations made by the company 5th Avenue Partners Ltd to the Liberal Democrats. Donations totalling over […]

Lib Dems' £550k deficit, 8.5% membership drop, and other facts from the party's annual accounts

by Stephen Tall on July 30, 2009

The Electoral Commission has just published online the latest sets of financial accounts for the main parties, including the Liberal Democrats, for the year end 31 December 2008. Stephen Tall has waded through its 28 pages to unearth a few of the sexier snippets.