The Illuminated Party
UK political party secrect donars are mainly Jewish
Conservative lenders unveiled the Conservative Party has published a list of wealthy individuals and companies to whom it owes £15.95m in total.
Johan Eliasch - £2.6m
former deputy treasurer of the Conservative Party. On the advisory board of the Centre for Social Justice,Chairman and chief executive of sporting goods manufacturer head and a think-tank set up by former Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith.
Lord Ashcroft - £3.6m
Party treasurer from 1998 to 2001, under William Hague. Ranked 54th in the Sunday Times Rich List 2005, with an estimated personal wealth of £797m.
Lord Laidlaw - £3.5m
Businessman and founder of the Institute for International Research, who received a peerage in 2004. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2005, Scotland's sixth richest man, with an estimated wealth of £498m.
Michael Hintze - £2.5m
A former Australian army officer. His London-based hedge fund firm, CQS Management, made about £60m last year.
Lord Steinberg - £250,000
Founder and chairman of Stanley Leisure casino group. Awarded a peerage in 2004.
Henry Angest - £550,000
Investment banker and former director of the Institute of Directors, and a member of the Court of the Guild of International Bankers. Donates and loans money to the Conservatives through City firms Flowidea and Wyler Investments. Estimated wealth at least £30m.
Dame Vivien Duffield - £250,000
Chairman of the Royal Opera House Endowment Fund and a Governor of the Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School.
Alan Lewis - £100,000
Former chairman of the CBI Initiative for Europe.
Graham Facks-Martin - £50,000
Retired farmer and Conservative councillor.
Lady Victoria de Rothschild - £1m
A party treasurer from 2001 until 2006.
Raymond Richards (deceased) - £1m
Charles Wigoder - £100,000
Chief executive of Telecom Plus and governor of the North London Collegiate School
Cringle Corporation - £450,000
Manchester-based estate agency business
BBC News, "Conservative lenders unveiled", 31 March 2006.
BBC News, "Commission suspends loans probe", 6 April 2006.
The UK elections watchdog has suspended its probe into loans to political parties pending the outcome of the Metropolitan Police investigation.