Questions raised over funding of Libertas Lisbon campaign

Libertas, the organisation that was instrumental in the defeat of the Lisbon Treaty referendum, may face an investigation from the Standards in Public Office Commission following an admission by founder Declan Ganley that he loaned Libertas €200,000.

20th September, 2008

Libertas, the organisation that was instrumental in the defeat of the Lisbon Treaty referendum, may face an investigation from the Standards in Public Office Commission following an admission by founder Declan Ganley that he loaned Libertas €200,000.

Ganley said that all Libertas financing was cleared with the Standards Commission in advance of the campaign.

The Standards Commission may wish to probe whether, in fact, Ganley’s loan - and other loans he suggested were given to...

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