HC Deb 14 March 2003 vol 401 c488W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans she has to propose legislation that will require companies to disclose financial donations in kind to political parties. [100909]

Miss Melanie Johnson

There are already such requirements under sections 347A to K and paragraphs 3 to 5 of Schedule 7 to the Companies Act 1985, as amended by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.