Labour pulling in more donations than Tories

Prime Minister Gordon Brown was given another boost today with figures showing Labour's fundraising has been outstripping that of the Tories.

The party received more than £5m in private donations between July and September this year, according to the Electoral Commission.



It also converted loans worth £2.25m into gifts - £2m from former science minister Lord Sainsbury and £250,000 from businessman Sir Gulam Noon.



Meanwhile, David Cameron's Conservatives raked in £4,060,633 in private donations over the same period.

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