The letter, from Shadow minister Michael Dugher, follows an admission by co-treasurer Peter Cruddas, filmed by undercover Sunday Times reporters, that access to David Cameron and other ‘Premier League’ Tory politicians for between £2000,000 and £250,000.
The Prime Minister, interviewed as he prepared to run a mile for Sport Relief this morning, criticised Cruddas for what he said were “completely unacceptable’ claims, said he was right to resign and promised a party inquiry.
Asked if there would be funding reforms, however, Mr Cameron replied that he had already addressed funding issues in his party before turning his back on the interviewer and racing off.
“We’ve reformed party funding,” he said. “I took over a party with £20 million of debt. It’s now virtually debt-free.