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Party financing scandals have created the perception that influence can be bought. Reforming the system is unlikely as both parties benefit from the status quo

Cammaerts, Bart (2012) Party financing scandals have created the perception that influence can be bought. Reforming the system is unlikely as both parties benefit from the status quo. British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In the wake of the cash-for-access scandal, it is certainly relevant to discuss how political parties are financed in the UK. Bart Cammaerts argues that this latest scandal will unlikely lead to reform as both major parties benefit from the status quo, leading to gridlock on the issue.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 21 May 2012 15:03
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/43822/

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