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Lib Dems file papers to use “Liberal Democrats – To stop Brexit” on the Euro ballot papers

Political parties have the choice of using on ballot papers either their official name or one from a set of official party descriptions registered with the Electoral Commission.

Which helps explain why the Liberal Democrats have recently filed some paperwork with the said regulator:

Adam Payne tweet about Lib Dems applying for a new official description to use on ballot papers

A stark contrast to Labour’s approach.

UPDATE: The Electoral Commission finally approved this application, but not until after the European elections.

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