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Political Parties

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what discussions he has had with HM Revenue and Customs on the implementation of the new provisions in the Political Parties and Elections Bill on non-resident donors. (288089)

Officials from my Department have had a number of discussions with officials from HM Revenue and Customs on the taxation status provisions in the Political Parties and Elections Bill.

My officials will continue discussions with HM Revenue and Customs, political parties and the Electoral Commission on implementation issues prior to bringing the new restriction into force.