Tagged as spending limits

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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Vote Leave: Activist to give MPs evidence of ‘rule breaking’

The Brexit activist who has accused the Vote Leave campaign of exceeding legal spending limits said his claims will be backed up by evidence presented to MPs. Shahmir Sanni alleged that the official Brexit campaign used a different group, BeLeave, to overspend. Both groups deny any wrongdoing and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a prominent Vote Leave campaigner, […]

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