Tagged as Electoral Commission blog

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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When does an allegation result in an investigation?

Recent reports in the media have thrown a spotlight on the Electoral Commission’s investigations into the spending returns submitted by registered campaigners at the EU Referendum. As the regulator of political finance in the UK, it is proper that the decisions we take are open to scrutiny. Read the latest Electoral Commission blog by Bob […]

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Enhancing and ensuring transparency in political party finance

Party finance and registration is central to the Commission’s remit to ensure fairness and transparency in the political system. Making information available on party accounts, spending and donations is at the heart of having a fair and open democracy. Read the latest Electoral Commission blog…

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4 things you need to know about casting your vote on 3 May

According to our research, 80% of the public said it was easy to find information on how to cast their vote ahead of the 2017 local elections – let’s keep this up again this year! We need your help in sharing essential voting information to support people ahead of the local elections on Thursday. Read more…

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