Fines issued by Electoral Commission for breaches of party finance rules

21 Mar 2018

Details of concluded investigations have been published by the Electoral Commission.

The cases relate to late and inaccurate deliveries of financial reports by smaller parties and campaigners including DDB UK and Yorkshire Party. DDB UK – a permitted participant at the EU Referendum – failed to deliver an accurate spending return for the EU referendum and has been fined £1,750. Yorkshire Party has been fined £1,000 for the late delivery of pre-poll reports for the 2017 UK Parliamentary general election and their 2016 statement of accounts.