Tagged as Northern Ireland

The limits of transparency in Northern Ireland

Electoral Commission blog: Transparency is a guiding principle for us at the Electoral Commission. We believe voters should be able to see and understand how political parties and campaigners are funded; how they spend their money; and who they target with campaign materials.

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Date is set for West Tyrone by-election

The Westminster by-election triggered by the resignation of Sinn Féin’s Barry McElduff will be held on 3 May. Mr McElduff resigned his seat after he published a video of himself with a loaf of Kingsmill on his head.

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Sinn Féin claims constituency plan for NI is ‘flawed’

Sinn Féin has described the latest proposals from the Boundary Commission for NI for future Westminster seats as “fundamentally flawed”. In a submission to the Commission, it criticises the body’s proposal to retain four seats in Belfast. An original plan was to cut the number of constituencies in Belfast to three.

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