One year after the first disclosures, we still do not know the full extent of private funding and are far from limiting the toxic relationship between money and politics. The PPFA does force political parties to disclose Audited Financial Statements to the IEC by 30 September 2022 and this will give us deeper insight into private funding and influence. But if it is to achieve what it purports to, the PPFA needs to be strengthened. MVC commits to working towards guarding against threats to the Act and strengthening it.

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