Tagged as Electoral Commission news release

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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Fines issued by Electoral Commission for breaches of party finance rules

Details of concluded investigations have been published by the Electoral Commission. The cases relate to late and inaccurate deliveries of financial reports by smaller parties and campaigners including DDB UK and Yorkshire Party. DDB UK – a permitted participant at the EU Referendum – failed to deliver an accurate spending return for the EU referendum and has […]

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1 in 4 black voters aren’t registered to vote

The Electoral Commission estimates that 24% of black voters in the UK are not registered, as nearly half of England gets set to go to the polls for local elections on 3 May 2018. The Commission’s brand new campaign “Got 5?” is encouraging people to register online at gov.uk/register-to-vote before the 17 April deadline if they have local […]

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1 in 5 isn’t registered to vote in Yorkshire and the Humber

The Electoral Commission estimates that 18% of people are not registered to vote in Yorkshire and the Humber, as half the region gets set to go to the polls on 3May 2018. The Commission’s brand new campaign “Got 5?” is encouraging people across Yorkshire and the Humber to register online at gov.uk/register-to-vote before the 17 April deadline […]

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