Vote Leave campaign broke law finds Electoral Commission: fines issued, police called in

The Vote Leave campaign for the 2016 European Referendum broke the law: that is the conclusion of a long and detailed investigation by the regulator, the Electoral Commission.

The Commission has both fined the Vote Leave campaign and Darren Grimes, and also called in the police to look at further potential enforcement action:

Another one for the list of how Leave campaigners repeatedly broke the law.



The founder of the youth-focused pro-Brexit campaign group BeLeave has won his appeal against a £20,000 fine imposed by the elections regulator. [BBC]

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