Labour becoming more reliant on union donations

A reader has sent in an analysis of what proportion of disclosed major donations, have come from for . There is a real trend here.

  • 1999 – 7.2%
  • 2002 – 10.4%
  • 2005 – 15.0%
  • 2008 – 27.8%
  • 2011 – 46.7%
  • 2014 – 64.5%

So Labour has lost any broad appeal it once has, and in election years is dependent on unions. The unions are not a subsidiary of Labour, Labour is becoming a subsidiary of the unions!

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