February 2019

EU Elections

Extract from Debate in House of Lords – The noble Lord, Lord Anderson of Ipswich, asked a series of questions. First, I agree that a three-month extension would not be sufficient to arrange and carry out a second referendum. No one would take issue with that, but then we do not propose a second referendum. Secondly, […]

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Electoral Funding: Unincorporated Associations

They Work For You – Thank you very much, Mr Austin. My hon. Friend reminded us that all parties ought to be above board and transparent about their donations. I can confirm that the Conservative party is above board and transparent, as I would expect it to be.

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Elections

They Work For You – We support elections by providing financial and technical assistance to international organisations that carry out election observations missions; in particular the European Union, the Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe, and the Commonwealth.

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Political map of Pendle set to change

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England – The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for Pendle Borough Council.

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Voting Rights: EU Nationals

They Work For You – The UK pushed hard in negotiations to include the right to stand and vote in local elections for UK nationals living in the EU, and EU citizens in the UK, but they will not be included in the Withdrawal Agreement as the Commission said it was out of scope.

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