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Which MPs took donations from developers?

AAP logoAAP 30/08/2016 Miranda Forster

WHO MADE ILLEGAL DONATIONS TO THE NSW LIBERAL PARTY IN THE LEAD UP TO THE 2011 ELECTION?

* JOE TRIPODI, ex-Labor minister - Found to have engaged in serious corrupt conduct by giving a confidential Treasury report on Newcastle port to the director of Nathan Tinkler's Buildev company. ICAC recommends a charge of misconduct in public office be considered.

* MICHAEL GALLACHER, ex-Liberal minister, now crossbench - Acted with the intention of evading laws that ban political donations from property developers and require the disclosure of donations. No charges recommended.

* CHRIS HARTCHER, ex-Liberal minister - Acted with the intention of evading laws that ban political donations from property developers, cap donations and require the disclosure of donations. Recommended charge of larceny be considered over $4000 in bank cheques payable to the Liberal Party.

* ANDREW CORNWELL, ex-Liberal MP for Charlestown - Acted with the intention of evading laws banning political donations from property developers, and requiring the disclosure of donations. Recommended charge: Giving false and misleading evidence.

* BART BASSETT - former Londonderry MP for Liberals - Knowingly solicited a donation from a property developer. No charge recommended.

* OTHER LIBERAL MPs WHO ACTED WITH THE INTENTION OF EVADING ELECTION FUNDING LAWS:

- DARREN WEBBER, former Wyong MP

- CHRIS SPENCE, former The Entrance MP

- TIM OWEN, former Newcastle MP

- CRAIG BAUMANN, former Port Stephens MP

- GARRY EDWARDS, former Swansea MP

* OTHERS WHO COULD BE PROSECUTED FOR GIVING FALSE AND MISLEADING EVIDENCE:

- SAMANTHA BROOKES, Andrew Cornwell's wife

- TIMOTHY KOELMA, Chris Hartcher's ex-staffer

- WILLIAM SADDINGTON, owned building supply company

- TIM GUNASINGHE, property developer's associate

SOURCE: ICAC Operation Spicer

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