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Vote Leave fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law

The Electoral Commission has today published the conclusions of its investigation into the campaign spending of Vote Leave and a number of other campaigners, and has found Vote Leave and Darren Grimes broke electoral law. The Commission’s investigation found significant evidence of joint working between the lead campaigner, Vote Leave and another campaign group BeLeave. Read […]

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When does working together break the rules?

Electoral Commission blog: Promoting public confidence in the democratic process is at the heart of the Electoral Commission’s work. For the public to have confidence in the process, fairness and transparency are vital. And to provide that, we have laws that govern political and electoral finance which were set out by Parliament and are enforced by […]

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On election alert…

Democracy Club: We need your help to catch up with Super Thursday results and to be prepared for a snap election. Plus, want to join our book club? Read more…

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Unitary Notts council wins backing

A scheme to abolish district and borough councils has taken a significant step forward at a heated county council meeting. Proposals will now be put together on whether to create a new “super council” for Nottinghamshire. Read more…

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