To ask the Leader of the House how much Cranborne money has been budgeted to (1) the Labour party, (2) the Liberal Democrat party, (3) the office of the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers, and (4) any other groups or parties in the House of Lords, in the current financial year.
22 October 2020
For the 2020-21 financial year, the maximum amount available for financial assistance to opposition parties and the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers (“Cranborne money”) is as follows:
Labour - £656,948
Liberal Democrats - £328,008
Office of the Convenor of the Crossbench peers - £ 99,770
No other groups or parties are able to claim it.