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    Senior Tories fear super-rich donors have a stranglehold on Downing Street

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    Senior Tories fear super-rich donors have a stranglehold on Downing Street , as they claim the Prime Minister is “on bail” from a small group of wealthy people.

    The Conservative Party is now more reliant on a small group of donors than it has been since registration began more than two decades ago. , according to an analysis of records kept by the Electoral Commission.

    The Sunday Telegraph examined the top 10 donors in any given year as a proportion of the total donations received by the two main parties.

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    In the past Three quarters of Tory donations came from just 10 people this year, up from 40 per cent in 2022 and the highest since 2001.

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