Electoral Commission

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Momentum fined over £16k for breaches of electoral law

Labour’s grassroots campaign group Momentum has been fined over £16,000 for multiple breaches of electoral law during the 2017 general election.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Labour Party hit with £12,500 fine over donation declaration failures

Labour Party hit with £12,500 fine over donation declaration failures

The Labour Party has been fined £12,500 by the Electoral Commission over failings to deliver on time and accurate reports about donations.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Arron Banks and Leave.EU associates referred to the National Crime Agency

Arron Banks and Leave.EU associates referred to the National Crime Agency

Arron Banks and Leave.EU associates referred to the National Crime Agency

Arron Banks and others associated with the Leave.EU campaign have been referred by the Electoral Commission to the National Crime Agency for alleged criminal offences around donations

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

The pro-Brexit campaign was found to have misreported its transactions during the referendum campaign

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Electoral Commission starts investigation into spending of Labour's Momentum

Jeremy Corbyn's Momentum allies face Electoral Commission probe

Jeremy Corbyn's Momentum allies face Electoral Commission probe

The Electoral Commission will look at whether the group went over spending limits and if it submitted accurate records

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Electoral Commission investigates people voting twice in general election as fears grow over students illegally voting for Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission says it has received more than 1,000 complaints, with allegations that some young people voted in more than one location

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Women's Equality Party raises four times as much as UKIP from donations

New blow for UKIP as figures show election donations plummeting

New blow for UKIP as figures show election donations plummeting

In the penultimate week of the general election campaign the Women's Equality Party received £71,552 whereas UKIP only took £16,300

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Electoral expenses rules must be reviewed to avoid confusion', says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

The CPS has ruled that no charges will be brought against Conservatives who were being investigated over electoral expenses

'The electoral commission is partisan and politically motivated', says Karl McCartney

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan and politically motivated' Electoral Commission

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan' Electoral Commission

Karl McCartney tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the commission did not treat parties fairly

Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires in Tory 2015 election spending

BREAKING Tory election spending: Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires

CPS says no criminal charges in Tory spending investigation

There remains one file under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

George Galloway opening monologue: 'If the Tories lose their majority, what happens to Brexit?'

George Galloway: 'If the Tories lose their majority over expenses scandal, what happens to Brexit?'

George Galloway: 'If the Tories lose their majority, what happens to Brexit?'

Our host delivered a powerful opening monologue about the state of the Conservative party in the wake of an incredibly difficult week

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'There has to be a maximum spend, else Tories could buy the election,' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it'

Stephen Pound, Labour MP for Ealing North, spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing storm surrounding the Conservative Party's election expenses

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tory expenses: 'It would be wrong for this to affect misinformed MPs, says Sir Roger Gale

Tory MP Sir Roger Gale says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Tory MP says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Sir Roger Gale, MP for Thanet North, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the electoral commission's fine for the Conservative Party

Conservative Party handed £70,000 fine by Electoral Commission over election expenses

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

The Electoral Commission said the party had "numerous failures" in the declarations of its expenses

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

The Electoral Commission is looking into whether the party breached UK election laws after a ruling in the European Parliament

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Nigel Farage to serve as interim UKIP leader

Nigel Farage to return as interim Ukip leader after Diane James steps down

Nigel Farage to return as interim Ukip leader after Diane James steps down

The former leader of the party will serve as a caretaker until a new leader can be elected