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Getty donated £5m to Tory party

Getty donated £5m to Tory party

John Paul Getty Jr has revealed that he donated £5 million to the Conservative Party shortly before it lost the General Election.

John Paul Getty Jr donated £5 million to the Conservative Party in the run-up to the General Election, it has been announced. The gift was made “without strings.”

The donation follows the £5m donation made to the party by Stuart Wheeler, the wealthy IG Index betting company businessman.

Read Getty stumps up £5m for Tory cause by Michael White at the Guardian.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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