political fund

political fund

a fund maintained by a TRADE UNION or other body for the purpose of supporting a political party. In the UK such funds must be clearly distinct from other union budgets and union members have the right to be exempt from making payments into it. The TRADE UNION ACT 1984 requires that unions maintaining a political fund must ballot their members on its continuation at least every ten years.
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Without a political fund we cannot do any political campaigning to stand up for Unite CPHVA members.
s to Thatcher's nasty little scheme backfired when members of every union that had a political fund voted to keep it, and unions without one decided to set one up.
What court-appointed lawyers said is not true,'' Ozawa said at the first hearing of his trial, denying the alleged false reporting of funds handled by his political fund management body Rikuzankai in connection with a 2004 land deal in Tokyo.
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Ian Titherington, the secretary of Plaid's trade union section, Undeb, said: "Plaid is asking people to opt-out of funding Labour, not the general political fund.
SIR - Inside many trade unions there is a serious debate about the future of the trade union political fund.
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In Utah, where union membership is optional, contributions to the Utah Education Association union's political fund dropped from 68 percent to 6.
Unison will prepare a report over the next year on its affiliated political fund, which goes to Labour, and its general political fund which finances campaigns.
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26 of falsifying political fund reports for his political fund management body Rikuzankai.