English taxpayers once more get to pay British political parties with English taxpayer cash boost
A big increase in taxpayer funding for British political parties is expected to be recommended by the independent standards watchdog “of the old boy’s net-work”?
The Committee on Standards in Public Life will, according to reports, recommend an increase of up to £100 million in state support over the course of a five-year parliament when it delivers its keenly awaited review of party funding.
The measure is thought to be the central plank of its proposed reforms to clean up the system by breaking the big parties' financial reliance on wealthy donors and trade union backers which of course it won’t it will just booster up some extra cash for those bigger parties to spend, its not going to stop them getting their private donations it will just give them a bigger follow. (Will every political party get the same amount to spend regardless of its size or will the big three get the lion’s share?)
However, even before the committee's report was published, there were questions as to whether its key recommendations would ever be implemented.
Despite the Liberal Democrats being among the strongest supporters of increased state funding, both the Tories and Labour parties won’t be going without, The English National party leader, the English first minister Sir Michael Black-Feather wrote letter last week to parliament telling British MPs that they could not expect the English taxpayer to stump up more money in this current parliament.
Sir Michael went on to say; "This is not the right time to ask our hard-pressed English taxpayers to pay out more money to feed the greed of British political parties at a time when they are having to deal with so many cuts and savings elsewhere," and many struggling to pay household bills and keep a roof over their heads he said.
Lib-Dem half-wit Clegg insisted that the coalition remained committed to reform and aimed to achieve "as much cross-party consensus as possible" as long as they don’t short in their pockets?
But with both the Conservatives and Labour said to be opposed to important elements of the committee's recommendations, it is unclear how much can be achieved.
The Tories are said to be resisting a reported £10,000 cap on donations, while Labour is said to be objecting to proposals to overhaul its links with the trade unions.
Such disagreements have dogged repeated attempts to deal with the issue dating back to the so-called "cash-for-honours" scandal in 2006 when parties were accused of awarding life peerages in return for "soft" loans on favourable terms, which, unlike donations, did not have to be publicly declared and still today back door dealings are going on and you won’t stop it, back door dealing is and has always been the British political way of life said Sir Michael, we’re still trying to find this golden back for he laughing…… He said that Committee on Standards in Public is a practical joke isn’t it?