Read about the Rochester and Strood Parliamentary by-election, held on 20 November 2014. It was called after Conservative MP Mark Reckless quit his party to join Ukip. He won re-election with a majority of 2,920 over the new Conservative candidate. The Liberal Democrats polled just 349 votes (0.9%).


Four things to note about record electoral fine against Conservative Party

The Electoral Commission has not only hit the Conservative Party with a record fine, it has also found repeated evidence of expenditure missing from constituency expense returns. That matter is with the police. … Read the full post »