Gina Miller is Britain’s most loved/hated woman who is currently in the political frontline, and the millionaire business woman has now launched a crowd-funding appeal.
The campaign named ‘Best for Britain’ is making cash available to pro-Remain candidates from the SNP, the Lib Dems, the Greens and Labour fighting for a seat on June 8th.
The campaign has already raised £330,000, £55,400 of which could be funnelled to the Scottish nationalists – an enormous sum when you consider that the Tories are only targeting 12 seats north of the border.
As for the money’s origin, the crowdfunding page does not encourage donors to provide their name and donations are capped at £499 ‘for electoral reasons,’ but there is more to this than meets the eye.
The Electoral Commission does not class any contribution under £500 as a donation, and donors therefore have no obligation to reveal their identity.
A large number of Best for Britain’s 11,000 backers have decided to remain anonymous.
Miller’s campaign can be seen by some as abusing the electoral system by donating this way, however it is a loop hole that we’re sure will be blocked in the future.
She said: “Ordinary citizens, the SNP, Lib Dems and Greens – they’re coming together. The problem is that we’re all too small on our own.”
Mrs Miller added: “There is no opposition. Our country is sleepwalking into a disaster, with no-one holding it to account. I just can’t let that happen. How do I justify that to my children, my grandchildren, to myself?”
Mrs Miller infamously took the government to court and won her case forcing the Prime Minister to give parliament a vote on starting the Brexit process, even though more than 17 million people voted to leave the EU.