Tagged as election expenses

Election Expenses (Authorisation of Free or Discounted Support)

TheyWorkForYou: That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Representation of the People Act 1983 to provide that election expenses relating to property, goods, services or facilities provided free of charge or at a discount are incurred only if authorised by the candidate or the candidate’s election agent; and for connected purposes.

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Kensington MP in expenses storm

Emma Dent Coad, the controversial Labour MP who won a historic victory when she took the Tory safe seat of Kensington in the 2017 election, has been reported to police for allegedly  failing to declare all her campaign spending. Read more…

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British election spending laws explained – and why they need updating

Back in November 2017, the Electoral Commission reopened investigations into allegations that Vote Leave, the official exit campaign in the 2016 referendum on UK membership of the European Union, had breached spending rules. Into 2018 this was a story that had rather bubbled under the surface. However, a slow drip of revelations regarding the work of Cambridge Analytica, unearthed […]

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