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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