March 2019

European Parliamentary Elections: Written question

TheyWorkForYou: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate his Department has made of the potential costs to the public purse of holding elections for the European Parliament this year, in the event that the UK remains in the EU after 22 May 2019.

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Vote Leave

They Work For You – The Electoral Commission works closely with the Information Commissioner and others in making sure that our rules are followed, but the Electoral Commission, in terms of its responsibilities, continues to urge the Government to introduce legislation to strengthen its sanctioning powers for future referendums and elections.

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Foreign Influence on Elections

They Work For You – My hon. Friend raises an important issue. The Electoral Commission’s regulatory remit is confined in law to UK-based parties and other campaigners.

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No, no, no, no, no, no, no…yes?

Democracy Club – We’ve got voter ID information up on our polling station finder, we’re excited about SoPN parties next week (join us!) and we’re pondering the limits of civic tech…

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