Following news earlier this week of Vote Leave being fined £40,000 comes news of yet another piece of law breaking by Leave campaigners. … Read the full post »
Read about what the regulator for elections and political finance in the UK, the Electoral Commission, has got up to. It was created in 2000 by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA).
Momentum has today been fined multiple times by the Electoral Commission for failing to comply with electoral finance law. … Read the full post »
Craig Mackinlay, the Conservative MP who was cleared while a senior Conservative official was convicted over election expenses, has some very critical things to say about the Electoral Commission. … Read the full post »
As previously trailed, new rules have now come into force to allow local election candidates to withhold their full address from publication on ballot papers. … Read the full post »
News from the Daily Mail with a dramatic escalation in the accusations about the circumstances surrounding the European referendum. … Read the full post »
Another day, another SNP-inspired complaint about the election expenses of a Scottish Liberal Democrat falls apart. Following the news about Jo Swinson, comes the news about Alex Cole-Hamilton. … Read the full post »
Evaluating the controversial voter ID pilots run during this May’s local elections, the Electoral Commission has recommended more testing next year.
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The Times has the latest news in the Electoral Commission’s investigation into whether or not Leave.EU broke election spending rules around the European referendum. … Read the full post »
Details of the national election expense returns for the bigger parties at the 2017 general election have been published by the Electoral Commission. … Read the full post »
During the 2016 European referendum, the DUP received £435,000 in a secret donation which was then spent on Brexit campaigning across the UK. The Conservatives have now ditched plans to make this donation public, ignoring the advice of the official regulator. … Read the full post »