The report on political party funding can probably be best summed up as 'right idea, wrong time'.
As Turkish president Abdullah Gul begins a three-day state visit to the UK, the country traditionally at the crossroads between east and west finds itself facing an ancient dilemma once again.
It's time to knock heads together to reveal a middle ground on party funding reform.
Tim Farron, Liberal Democrat president, comments on the committee on standards in public fife’s report into political party funding
Sir Christopher Kelly, chairman of the committee on standards in public life, comments on its report into British political party funding:
Michael Dugher, shadow Cabinet Office minister, comments on a committee on standards in public life report on the funding of British political parties
The prime minister's spokesperson comments on a committee on standards in public life report on the funding of British political parties:
The emphasis on choice and competition must not be diluted in a clamour for a quieter life.