Monday, November 26, 2007

Donations: Labour general secretary resigns

By Robert Winnet Last Updated: 6:03pm GMT 26/11/2007

The Labour Party’s general secretary has dramatically resigned after admitting he knew that one of the party’s major benefactors had sought to hide his financial support by funnelling donations through other people.
Peter Watt stood down amid the growing furore over a series of donations totalling almost £400,000 made by property developer David Abrahams. Mr Abrahams gave the money to two members of staff who then donated the money to Labour.;jsessionid=EQ2YGKOXZ3TRTQFIQMGSFFWAVCBQWIV0?xml=/news/2007/11/26/nlabour326.xml

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